Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau won’t take full credit for being the first coach to run the zone blitz scheme, as its roots trace back to Bill Arnsparger’s early 70’s Dolphins. But, undoubtedly, LeBeau was the first to perfect and commit to it as a defensive philosophy.
After battling an illness for nearly a week, Bears defensive end Julius Peppers was back at practice Wednesday and ready to put his early season struggles behind him.
The 2013 Steelers certainly aren’t your dad’s Pittsburgh Steelers.
They beat a pair of 2012 playoff teams with high hopes and third year quarterbacks who are trying to show they are long term solutions at the position.
For one night, if not for a whole lot longer, the Bengals have become the Steelers. And the Steelers, bless ‘em, have become the Bengals.
The Steelers haven’t opened a season so badly in 11 years.
Flying pig skins filled the air in the opening weekend of NFL action. A record-setting 63 touchdown passes were thrown in Week 1. Here’s my take on how Week 2 will play out.
It’s here. It’s finally here. The NFL is back!
A winning defense is not going to be reminiscent of the old Steel Curtain or the ’85 Bears. Today, it’s about coming up with turnovers and key stops.
After falling to the fourth round of the 2013 NFL Draft, Shamarko Thomas is determined to prove everyone that he will be a valuable player for the Steelers, while also influencing his younger siblings that maturity and discipline pay off in the long run.
The Pittsburgh Steelers have put wide receiver Plaxico Burress on the injured reserve list, likely ending his season.
Two organizations hoping to return to glory after mediocre performances last season are the Pittsburgh Steelers and the New York Football Giants.
After locking up tight end Martellus Bennett with a four-year contract, the Bears promptly cut both Kellen Davis and Matt Spaeth.
Speedy wide receiver Mike Wallace will be catching passes for the Miami Dolphins next season, according to a report by ESPN.
This is the second in a series where I take a look at some of the top candidates’ background, strengths, scheme, and what skill position players the Bears would need to add to properly execute their system.
He’s given no indication as to when, but Bill Cowher said he plans to coach again.
The NFL’s plan of making Week 17 significant by scheduling 16 divisional games worked precisely as designed. The AFC is all set, with only the top four seeds to be determined. In the NFC, the East division title and the No. 6 seed are up for grabs. Here’s how I think the regular season finale will play out.
Huge games in Seattle and Baltimore, and Adrian Peterson steps closer to history. Here’s my take on how this weekend’s action will shake out.
It’s officially crunch time in the NFL, and Week 15 is chock-full of crucial games with playoff implications. Four current playoff teams in the NFC square off and there’s a potential Super Bowl preview in Foxboro. Here’s my take on how this weekend’s action will shake out.
With five games remaining, playoff pretenders are starting to drop out and contenders are battling for position. Two bitter rivals meet in Baltimore, and a potential playoff matchup in Chicago headline Week 13 action. Here’s my take on how the games will play out.