Wk 10 recap Rams at Steelers: Third Down’s the Charm

The Pittsburgh Steelers of 2019 are writing a story for themselves that defies the odds. It features a defense that has been transformed since the arrival of Minkah Fitzpatrick and just enough contributions from its young QB and its special teams. What that defense did yesterday was obvious: they took Jared Goff’s soul, buried Sean McVay’s...

Wk 9 Recap Colts at Steelers: The Indy .500

It was a win Vince Lombardi would have loved. I mean, he’s the one who coined the phrase, “Winning isn’t everything… it’s the only thing”, right? A win is a win is a win is a win. Not only that, but it gets this team somehow, someway to the .500 mark, after a disastrous 1-4 start....

Wk8 recap Dolphins at Steelers: Growing Pains

We understood that things with a young quarterback weren’t likely to be easy, and especially so with one coming off getting KTFO in his most recent appearance–some three weeks earlier. In fact, if you heard last week’s podcast, you know that I was probably the least surprised person in the world on Monday night, when the...

Wk 6 Recap Steelers at Chargers: Deja Vu All Over Again

Other than bad officiating on purpose, nothing chafes my sense of righteousness like bad behavior and stupid philosophies being rewarded. The NFL changed its game to reward scaredy-cat QBs who couldn’t take a hit, dumped the ball off underneath, and would never take chances with the football. Now, they’re all the rage and statistically superior to...

Wk 2 Recap SEA @ Steelers: Elbowed Out of the Way

I shoulda stayed in bed. I returned to my rock star roots last weekend… played some reunion shows in Colorado, which meant I’d be driving back towards LA on Sunday and hope to stay out of the Steelers’ news loop until I got into my hotel room in Utah and got to watch the game...