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Weekly Recap

The Vikings; Heinz Field; true heroes and more

A look back at all the Steelers news during Week 2 of the regular season.


A look at player injuries and practice participation for Week 2.
Here is the current injury report for the Steelers' Week 2 game vs. Minnesota.

Minnesota bringing an attention-getting pass rush to Heinz Field.
A look at what the Steelers will be up against on Sunday afternoon against the Minnesota Vikings:

Hitting on all the topics as the Steelers head home to Heinz Field.
Rookie T.J. Watt's motor doesn't stop. Maybe it is a family trait like Ryan Shazier hints at, or maybe it's just his style, but either way it's paying off for the Steelers' defense.

In advance of Sunday's home opener, the Steelers have released a special 360/VR video that provides a special look at game day in Pittsburgh.
A collaboration between the Pittsburgh Steelers and leading VR production studio MANDT VR now allows Steelers fans everywhere to experience a game day at Heinz Field.

A theory as to why there are so many penalties at the start of every NFL regular season.
There were 20 in Baltimore-Cincinnati; 19 in Jacksonville-Texas; 17 in Pittsburgh-Cleveland; 16 in both Detroit-Arizona and Seattle-Green Bay; 15 in Carolina-San Francisco; and a weekend high 21 in Kansas City-New England.

Find out what the Vikings said about Antonio Brown, Le'Veon Bell, Ben Roethlisberger and more.
The Steelers host the Minnesota Vikings in their home opener on Sunday at Heinz Field and the Vikings are giving their take on Antonio Brown, Ben Roethlisberger, and the team in general.

Chickillo, Matakevich earn special teams honor.
Danny Smith never speaks softly, but he still wants his special teams to carry a big stick.

Learn more in this week's edition of Coordinator's Corner.
Like everyone else, Butler is breathing a sigh of relief that the injury suffered by defensive end Stephon Tuitt against the Browns is not a season-ending one.

Le'Veon Bell is ready to do whatever is asked of him against the Vikings.
Le'Veon Bell is accustomed to putting up big numbers for the Steelers offense. What he isn't accustomed to, is mustering just 47 yards on 13 carries.

Another installment of Bob Labriola answering your questions about the Steelers and the NFL.
If the blocked punt in the game against the Browns was not recovered in the end zone and instead went out of the back of the end zone, where would they place the ball?

Depth at outside linebacker apparent in the early going.
Outside linebacker Bud Dupree was limited in practice today but optimistic about his potential availability for Sunday's home opener against the Minnesota Vikings.

Ben Roethlisberger hit on a lot of topics, including the Vikings, the crowd, and what matters most.
Last week the Steelers faced a Cleveland Browns defense that came out strong, ready to show the improvements they have made.

The Hall of Fame announced their nominees, and seven Steelers made the list.
The Steelers are well represented among the nominees for the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2018.

A look back at a memorable win over the Vikings in 2009.
There are games when the offense carries a team, and there are games when it's the defense that does. On this day, a day that had Ben Roethlisberger facing Hall of Famer Brett Favre, it was the defense that carried the Steelers to victory.

The Steelers hosted Heroes at Heinz Field, a night to give back to veterans.
Hero. It's defined in its simplest terms as, "A person who is admired or idealized for courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities."

The Steelers' legacy wasn't lost on James Farrior.
The Steelers have had some impactful free agent signings over the years, and there is no doubt that James Farrior is right near the top of that list.

Coach Mike Tomlin talks about a variety of topics leading into the Vikings game.
When you look at the numbers, you can easily shudder. Thirteen penalties for 144 yards. Those are numbers that can cost a team a win, but luckily for the Steelers that wasn't the case on Sunday against the Cleveland Browns.

The news on Stephon Tuitt's biceps injury has been all good for the Steelers so far.
On Sunday in Cleveland, in the immediate aftermath of the Steelers' 21-18 victory over the Browns, it was gloom and doom.


Missi, Bob and Mike give you the practice report from Friday's practice in preparation of Sunday's game vs. the Vikings.

As the team prepares for Sunday's game Mike takes you through some key plays from the Vikings game last week.

Tunch Ilkin brings you his three keys to Steelers vs. Vikings on Steelers Live.

Missi, Bob and Tunch go over Thursday's practice report to get you ready for the home opener vs. the Vikings.

We discuss Todd Haley's comments regarding the offense's desire for efficiency on Steelers Live.

Missi, Bob and Tunch debate what the defense needs to do to stop Sam Bradford and the Vikings offense.

Defensive coordinator Keith Butler on his approach to stopping the Vikings' offense.

Offensive coordinator Todd Haley on the challenges the Vikings' defense presents.

Le'Veon Bell plans to use his opportunities on the field to go out and make plays.

Missi Matthews sits down with Anthony Chickillo to go over a number of topics.

Missi, Craig and Mike bring you Wednesday's practice report heading into the home opener vs. the Vikings.

Ben Roethlisberger discussed the lack of running game early vs. the Browns and we discuss how to get Bell rolling vs. the Vikings.

With the home opener vs. the Vikings on the horizon, Mike and Bob argue the secondary and offensive line play.

Missi and Bob discuss Coach Mike Tomlin's update on injured DE Stephon Tuitt.

Missi and Bob rundown the key points from Coach Mike Tomlin's press conference on Steelers Live.

Missi, Bob and Tunch recap the Steelers 21-18 victory over the Browns on Steelers Live.

The Steelers brought Terrible Towels to Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC for the next generation of Steelers Nation.

Coach Mike Tomlin on the win over the Browns and the home opener against the Vikings.


The Steelers prepare for the Week 2 matchup against the Minnesota Vikings.

The Steelers prepare for the Week 2 matchup against the Minnesota Vikings.

The Steelers prepare for the Week 2 matchup against the Minnesota Vikings.

Pittsburgh Steelers players show their support for military veterans at Heinz Field.

Take a look at the best photos from the Week 1 matchup against the Browns. The Steelers defeated the Browns 21-18.

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