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Category Archive: 2011 Post Season

Theme of the 2011 Steelers: Missed Opportunities

That basically sums it up in 2 words . The Steelers had plenty of chances this season to right many wrongs that they did to themselves early on in the season and they failed and failed miserably each time. The two main things were the losses to the Ravens at Heinz Field where Flacco drove …

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Mike Tomlin season ending press conference transcript

Opening statement: “We acknowledge there can only be one and it’s not us this year. That’s what stings. It’s what we were working toward. There are always tough feelings that come with that. We’ll move forward and start the process of chasing it in ’12.” On the injuries: “We have three significant ones. Max Starks …

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Significant injuries could require surgery for key Steelers players

Mike Tomlin had his season ending press conference today. Our friend, Chuck Finder, from CBS Sports took note of several key players that are being evaluated today.   We’ll have the full press conference audio posted up this afternoon. Tomlin reports three significant injuries Mike Tomlin, in his end-of-season news conference, said three players suffered …

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The day after thoughts on the Steelers post season loss

As I woke up this morning after a rough night of trying to sleep, the reality of last night really began to sink in. Yes the Steelers losing keeps me up at night, yes I think about game plans and players and missed opportunities as I try to drift off to dream land, it’s just …

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Ike Taylor sends apology to his teammates and fans

IKE_APOLGIZES

Checking out some of the players websites and Twitter accounts after the game, I came across this one from the Steelers Cornerback. After the game, reporters mentioned that Ike sat in his chair for about 20  minutes and would not talk to the media. Ryan Mundy fielded calls for several minutes about that one play, …

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Should Tomlin have given Suisham a chance at the end?

I was debating this with some of the Steeler Addicts members during the game,  just before Mike Tomlin elected to leave the Steelers offense on the field. I realize it would have been a 67 yd FG but the way things were going today in the kicking game why not give it a shot? The …

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Steelers defense rarely lived up to its #1 overall ranking

Will Gay AFC Wildcard Game 2011

Search your soul, look into your heart and minds SteelerNation and you’ll see it was true. The #1 overall defense in statistics yes, but on the field it was a different story. Credit the #1 defense ranking to the Steelers playing teams like the Rams, Browns, Chiefs, and Bengals. Not exactly the kind of offenses …

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Steelers season ends with a resounding THUD!

Ben2011AFWCG

It was a playoff game worthy of primetime, 2 teams in the wildcard round fighting through adversity all year long.  The game lived up to it’s hype of being a close game, coming down to the last minute, literally and it did just that. The Steelers came into Denver being favored, and many already handing …

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Steelers-Broncos inactives for Wildcard Sunday

Ben Roethlisberger not 100% but will start and play the entire game today. Also welcome back Lamarr Woodley who will start today after missing the last half of the season with a hamstring injury. Steelers inactives: RB Mewelde Moore, S Ryan Clark, DB Cortez Allen, C Mike Pouncey, LB Mortty Ivy, DE Al Woods OT …

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Steelers Offensive Line vs Broncos Front Seven, including depth charts

Doesn’t it always though, the big guys up front absolutely must take care of business today against the Broncos pass rush. With All Pro Center Maurkice Pouncey out yet again with the troublesome high ankle, it will be up to Doug Legursky to be the linchpin for the 5 lineman. Ben Roethlisberger can’t afford to …

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