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Chasing championships, not clicks: The Steelers need to gain humility

Chasing championships, not clicks: The Steelers need to gain humility

Photo by Michael Reaves/ After a stellar season that fizzled out, the Steelers must look inward to avoid inexcusable distractions and mend league-wide relationships. It’s hard to elucidate how painful the Steelers’ playoff loss to the Cleveland Browns truly was. A season that emerged as one of the franchise’s best since 1933 came to a crashing halt, one half of title-winning football played in the team’s last 6 games. Seeing Ben Roethlisberger, Maurkice Pouncey and JuJu Smith-Schuster morose as they embraced on the Steelers’ lonesome bench after the fourth...
ClutchPoints Jan 12, 2021
Video: Ben Roethlisberger’s apology to Maurkice Pouncey at end of Steelers’ loss to Browns

Video: Ben Roethlisberger’s apology to Maurkice Pouncey at end of Steelers’ loss to Browns

The Pittsburgh Steelers recently concluded a late-season collapse with a disappointing loss to the Cleveland Browns in the Wild Card Round of the playoffs. As the game drew to a close, Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was seen on the bench looking sad next to center Maurkice Pouncey. We now know what was said between the […] The post Video: Ben Roethlisberger’s apology to Maurkice Pouncey at end of Steelers’ loss to Browns appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Steelers’ early sleepwalk ends their once magical season

Steelers’ early sleepwalk ends their once magical season

Photo by Joe Sargent/ JV ball in the first half and a total of five turnovers combine to make a bridge too far. The Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2020 regular season was typified by various sluggish starts preceding game-winning comebacks. But not even our wildest imaginations could have conjured what we witnessed at Heinz Field on Sunday night. On the first offensive play of the game, Maurkice Pouncey sailed the snap high over Ben Roethlisberger’s head and the Browns recovered the ball in the end zone for a touchdown. That blunder would prove to be a portent of things to...
Podcast: Steelers season ends in an absolute embarrassment

Podcast: Steelers season ends in an absolute embarrassment

Join BTSC for immediate reaction after the Steelers disastrous Wild Card performance against the Browns. The Pittsburgh Steelers season is over and it, more or less, ended on the first play of scrimmage when Maurkice Pouncey’s snap sailed over Ben Roethlisberger’s head and the Browns recovered in the end zone. After that, Ben threw a trio of picks in the first half and the Browns capitalized like crazy scoring 28 points in the first quarter of play. The Steelers were done before they got started. Jeff Hartman, Dave Schofield and Bryan Anthony Davis break down the game like...
ClutchPoints Jan 11, 2021
VIDEO: Ben Roethlisberger, Maurkice Pouncey sulk on bench with retirement talk looming

VIDEO: Ben Roethlisberger, Maurkice Pouncey sulk on bench with retirement talk looming

Ben Roethlisberger left everything on the field on Sunday. After a rough start, the Pittsburgh Steelers legendary signal-caller’s herculean effort in their Wild Card game against the Cleveland Browns was just not enough as the Browns came up with a huge 48-37 win to end the Steelers’ 2020 NFL season. The 38-year old was overcome […] The post VIDEO: Ben Roethlisberger, Maurkice Pouncey sulk on bench with retirement talk looming appeared first on ClutchPoints.
BTSC Survivor Pool Update: We have a winner!

BTSC Survivor Pool Update: We have a winner!

Photo by Joe Sargent/ It took all 17 weeks of the NFL season to determine a winner. The Behind The Steel Curtain survivor pool has finished! It took all 17 weeks to go from 352 entries all the way down to one. After getting though the entire regular season, someone finally gets to take home the autographed Maurkice Pouncey football. There were three contestants entering Week 17, each choosing two teams. The choices were difficult as 18 teams had already been used so there were only 14 choices to make two selections. The choices were two for Minnesota, two for Dallas,...
Steelers snap counts show which depth players got the chance to make their mark in Week 17

Steelers snap counts show which depth players got the chance to make their mark in Week 17

Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports With the Steelers stars out, they still nearly beat the Browns. With a home playoff game in the wild card round locked down and a bye week out of the picture, the Pittsburgh Steelers left a lot of their best players at home, Ben Roethlisberger, Maurkice Pouncey, Cameron Heyward, T.J. Watt, Terrell Edmunds, Chris Boswell and Joe Haden (COVID-19) wouldn’t play the season finale in Cleveland. That gave a lot of players opportunity to get some more snaps in a real NFL game, playing a desperate opponent who was playing to make the...
Podcast: The Steelers’ best-case scenarios for Week 17

Podcast: The Steelers’ best-case scenarios for Week 17

BTSC’s Jeff Hartman, Dave Schofield and Bryan Anthony Davis talk news of the day and everything surrounding Week 17 at Cleveland. All of this while mixing in fun and frivolity like only they do. The Steelers are reportedly resting Ben Roethlisberger, Maurkice Pouncey, T.J. Watt and Cam Heyward for Week 17 against the Browns. With Pittsburgh already in the postseason, they still have a lot to gain against Cleveland. What is it that they are actually looking to achieve? This is just one of the subjects that will be discussed and speculated on in the latest edition in the...
Steelers lose another offensive lineman via waivers, this time Derwin Gray to the Jaguars

Steelers lose another offensive lineman via waivers, this time Derwin Gray to the Jaguars

Photo by David Rosenblum/Icon Sportswire via The Pittsburgh Steelers have now lost young reserve linemen for the second straight season. The Pittsburgh Steelers are getting a little long in the tooth on their offensive line. Whether you are talking about Maurkice Pouncey, David DeCastro or Alejandro Villanueva, the Steelers could use some youth in their system to help fill some of these voids when these older players are phased out, one way or another. However, for the second straight season the Steelers took a gamble by waiving a offensive linemen, likely thinking...
Five Steelers earn Pro Bowl nods

Five Steelers earn Pro Bowl nods

T.J. Watt, Cam Heyward, Minkah Fitzpatrick, Maurkice Pouncey and Dave DeCastro were named to the AFC squad. 

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