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Christopher Carter, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, and an extra on WPXI-TV and Steeler Nation Radio digs deep on the Pittsburgh Steelers and the NFL, everyday and all year long. Everything you need to know about the Steelers Monday through Friday. Part of the Locked On Podcast Network. #steelers #nfl

Steelers' 1-2 Punch Run Game w/Najee Harris & J...
The Pittsburgh Steelers have been styling their offense to focus on winning at the line of scrimmage with a strong running game that's led right now by Najee Harris and Jaylen Warren. But is that the focus the team should have for the long term?
34 min
Steelers' Alex Highsmith a Real Deal Edge Rushe...
The Pittsburgh Steelers' Alex Highsmith dominated against the Carolina Panthers as he racked up his 11th sack of the season. He continues to prove he's among the NFL's best edge rushers, and should get a lot more respect than just being T.J. Watt's partner.
36 min
Steelers' 24-16 Win Over Panthers Sign of Found...
The Pittsburgh Steelers earned a physical win over the Carolina Panthers 24-16 on Sunday. But past Mitch Trubisky's game manager style of play, the offensive line's dominant day for Najee Harris and Jaylen Warren and the best version of the Steelers' run defense, is the winning foundation for the future of the Steelers.
31 min
Steelers Legend Alan Faneca Shares Insight into...
Hall of Fame former Pittsburgh Steelers guard Alan Faneca visited the Locked on Steelers podcast to talk about his campaign to raise awareness about epilepsy with the Steps Toward Zero campaign. But he also took some time to talk about what he, Jerome Bettis and the Steelers offense did to grow into a powerful unit under Bill Cowher that eventually won a Super Bowl with Ben Roethlisberger.
12 min
Diontae Johnson Wants Steelers to Start Mason R...
The Pittsburgh Steelers still aren't sure who will start at quarterback against the Carolina Panthers, but Diontae Johnson put his name behind the idea of Mason Rudolph starting on Sunday. Johnson has a history of a disconnect with Mitch Trubisky after their halftime locker room argument during the Steelers' game against the New York Jets.
34 min
Steelers Move Mason Rudolph Up Depth Chart? | W...
The Pittsburgh Steelers look like they're giving Mason Rudolph a chance to start in practices leading up to their matchup with the Carolina Panthers. Even Rudolph talked about how he's more of the 2A quarterback option for the Steelers in practice.
32 min
Kenny Pickett Concussion Update | Who Starts at...
Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin revealed Kenny Pickett's status in the concussion protocol before the team's matchup with the Carolina Panthers. He's not ruled out yet, but if he's not cleared to play, Tomlin wasn't clear if Mitch Trubisky or Mason Rudolph would start. Who gets the nod?
36 min
How Should Steelers Handle Kenny Pickett's 2nd ...
The Pittsburgh Steelers saw rookie quarterback Kenny Pickett suffer a hit that put him into the concussion protocol for the second time this season. Chris Carter and Wes Uhler talk about real concerns for Pickett and how the Steelers must protect him and help change his game moving forward so that Pickett doesn't continue to suffer concussion symptoms.
34 min
Steelers' 16-14 Loss to Ravens Highlights Offen...
The Pittsburgh Steelers' 16-14 loss to the Baltimore Ravens highlights several problems. At the top of that list are the offensive and defensive lines, as the Ravens pushed the Steelers around all game.
30 min
Kenny Pickett's Connection with Steelers OC Mat...
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Kenny Pickett explained his connection with offensive coordinator Matt Canada this week and their understanding of one another. He also explained how Canada listens to what Pickett and the offense want to include in the offense, something Canada was accused of ignoring earlier this season.
30 min
Najee Harris, Pittsburgh Steelers Offensive Lin...
The Pittsburgh Steelers have seen significant improvement in their rushing offense with Najee Harris and the offensive line. But how will that improvement hold up against the No. 2 rushing defense in the NFL of the Baltimore Ravens?
29 min
Steelers QB Kenny Pickett's Night & Day Changes...
The Pittsburgh Steelers have seen their rookie quarterback Kenny Pickett playing better football of late to help them win 3 of the last 4 games. But what changes to his game that are night and day have balanced the offense and helped the Steelers become one of the best time of possession offenses in the NFL?
33 min
How Steelers' QB Kenny Pickett Must Approach Ge...
The Pittsburgh Steelers got the best performance out of Kenny Pickett yet in their win over the Atlanta Falcons. But rookie phenom receiver George Pickens didn't get the ball enough and demanded for more passes in his disappointment.
33 min
Steelers Forge Identity in 19-16 Win Over Falco...
The Pittsburgh Steelers won another close game, this time 19-16 over the Atlanta Falcons. But in doing so, they showed consistency in the type of team they need to be with their current roster.
27 min
Steelers Praise Kenny Pickett's Football IQ Dur...
The Pittsburgh Steelers saw Kenny Pickett calling out adjustments and play calls that helped them beat the Indianapolis Colts, including on their game-winning touchdown.
27 min
Can Steelers Get Breakout Game For Kenny Picket...
The Pittsburgh Steelers have seen improved offense since their bye week, but up against a struggling Atlanta Falcons defense, this could be the chance for a breakout game for Kenny Pickett and the offense.
30 min
Why Steelers Offensive Line, Mason Cole and Pat...
The Pittsburgh Steelers' offensive line has played considerably better in the past month, and it's been part of the offensive improvement to score 20 points or more in three straight games. But who deserves the most credit with the turnaround?
39 min
Steelers Earn Gritty 24-17 Win Over Colts | Ken...
The Pittsburgh Steelers needed a win in a desperate way, and came away victorious on Monday night football, 24-17 over the Indianapolis Colts. Kenny Pickett looked the most mature we've seen of him yet in his third straight game without an interception, and the Steelers' third straight game with 20 or more points.
28 min
Why Steelers vs Colts Could Be Breaking Point f...
The Pittsburgh Steelers prepare to face the Indianapolis Colts on Monday night football. This is a game Mike Tomlin's team has to win, and in a way that fits the identity of how this roster was constructed. T.J. Watt, Cam Heyward, Minkah Fitzpatrick and the defense have to dominate a Colts offense that hasn't run the ball well with Jonathan Taylor, or thrown well with Matt Ryan.
29 min
Why Steelers QB Kenny Pickett's Success vs. Bli...
When charting Kenny Pickett's passes for the Pittsburgh Steelers, it's clear his best success comes when defenses decide to blitz him. But why is that?
31 min
Top Matchups for Steelers vs Colts: Can T.J. Wa...
It's Crossover Thursday and time to talk Pittsburgh Steelers vs Indianapolis Colts. The Colts are missing Shaq Leonard on defense, but have still been one of the best units in the NFL.
31 min
Can Steelers Fix Diontae Johnson's Targets Prob...
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Diontae Johnson hasn't gotten a lot of targets lately and it's shown in the Steelers' passing attack. He still has zero touchdowns on the season and as the team's highest paid player on offense, he's been irrelevant. Mike Tomlin says opposing game plans have focused to take him away, but he does have an answer to fix that.
29 min
Kenny Pickett Making Real Progress for Steelers...
The Pittsburgh Steelers saw Kenny Pickett have arguably his best game in the NFL against the Cincinnati Bengals, but it wasn't enough to get the win. Is he making real progress towards being Mike Tomlin's next franchise quarterback?
40 min
Steelers' Defensive Plan Exploited By Bengals |...
The Pittsburgh Steelers lost to the Cincinnati Bengals 37-30 Sunday in a game where Kenny Pickett and Najee Harris carried the offense to its highest output, but the day was spoiled by missed opportunities on both sides of the ball. Mike Tomlin and Teryl Austin had their defensive game plan exploited by Joe Burrow who constantly attacked the Steelers' role players like Arthur Maulet, Robert Spillane and Levi Wallace with players like Tee Higgins and Samaje Perine.
34 min
Steelers' Balanced Offensive Plan Helps Kenny P...
The Pittsburgh Steelers plan to use a balanced attack on offense to win their rematch with the Cincinnati Bengals in hope for a sweep. After Najee Harris and Jaylen Warren got the ground game going against the New Orleans Saints, is this the week for Kenny Pickett to put together a complete game with George Pickens and Diontae Johnson?
31 min