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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

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
Steelers' Minkah Fitzpatrick's Return Enough to...
The Pittsburgh Steelers might get Minkah Fitzpatrick back against the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday. He played a huge role in crushing the Bengals and Joe Burrow in week one, and now he might be the key to putting together the elite defense Mike Tomlin had planned to when he put them together in training camp.
33 min
Mike Tomlin Shows Steelers Ready to Use 12 Pers...
The Pittsburgh Steelers increased their usage of tight ends Pat Freiermuth and Zach Gentry, especially as run blockers for Najee Harris and Jaylen Warren. Mike Tomlin discussed the usage of 12 personnel and how the Steelers' tight ends will help both the run game, and play action passes for Kenny Pickett to open up Matt Canada's offense.
36 min
Steelers' Najee Harris/Jaylen Warren RB Duo Key...
The Pittsburgh Steelers have a dynamic duo at edge rusher with T.J. Watt and Alex Highsmith, but could one be brewing between Najee Harris and Jaylen Warren?
36 min
Did Najee Harris, Kenny Pickett, Steelers Defen...
The Pittsburgh Steelers found a way to win over the New Orleans Saints in a 20-10 victory, but were there lessons they picked up that could help them grow? Najee Harris had a big day with 99 yards on the ground and that led the offense to enough points to hold on, while Kenny Pickett struggled, but didn't throw an interception.
30 min
Will Steelers Finally Get "Breakout" Game for N...
The Pittsburgh Steelers come out of the bye week looking for their offense to improve against the New Orleans Saints. Matt Canada says he sees a breakout game for Najee Harris coming, but will it be Harris or Kenny Pickett that gets things started for the Steelers' offense--if it ever happens this season?
32 min
How Far Does T.J. Watt's Return Take Pittsburgh...
The Pittsburgh Steelers are ready for the return of T.J. Watt against the New Orleans Saints. But can Watt's return truly boost the Steelers' defense back to being elite?
31 min
Mike Tomlin Says Steelers Must "Put Up or Shut ...
Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin talked before media Tuesday and said the Steelers must "put up or shut up" against the New Orleans Saints Sunday. But what does that mean?
30 min
Former Steelers DL Chris Hoke Offers Valid Crit...
Former Pittsburgh Steelers defensive lineman Chris Hoke joins Locked on Steelers to talk about what he sees of Kenny Pickett on the all-22 film and why it's OK to criticize the rookie quarterback's start.
26 min
How Steelers Design Kenny Pickett's Reads to Pr...
Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers' bye week is over, it's time to help Kenny Pickett fix their offense. The top key is to simplify his reads to prioritize Diontae Johnson and George Pickens as primary threats, and not be predicable while doing so.
31 min
Minkah Fitzpatrick on Steelers' Plan to Refocus...
The Pittsburgh Steelers bye week has arrived, but Minkah Fitzpatrick spoke about how he and the team don't plan to take it lightly as they look to refocus on recover from their 2-6 record. Fitzpatrick matches the energy Najee Harris offered on the show earlier in the week in how Mike Tomlin is challenging the Steelers in how they must respond to their ugly start to the season.
37 min
Mike Tomlin's Plan for Steelers' Offense to 'Gr...
37 min
Steelers Trades to Get 2nd Round Pick for Chase...
The Pittsburgh Steelers made big trades at the NFL Trade deadline to get rid of Chase Claypool for a second round pick from the Chicago Bears, and to get William Jackson III for virtually nothing from the Washington Commanders. Both moves were big to add to the Steelers' NFL Draft capital and bring in a capable starting cornerback to replace Ahkello Witherspoon.
44 min
Pittsburgh Steelers All-22 Film Shows Kenny Pic...
33 min
Steelers Ask Too Much of Kenny Pickett | 35-13 ...
The Pittsburgh Steelers got trounced 35-13 by the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday, as they fell to 2-6 on the season heading into the bye week. Kenny Pickett went through another game without a touchdown pass while committing two turnovers with an interception and a fumble.
30 min
Chase Claypool, Steelers WRs Call for More Deep...
Chase Claypool and the Pittsburgh Steelers' wide receivers made public their wishes for more "go-balls" from Kenny Pickett and Matt Canada. Will that actually happen against the Philadelphia Eagles' defense that is the best turnover unit in the NFL?
36 min
How Steelers Help Kenny Pickett Solve Intercept...
The Pittsburgh Steelers have seen Kenny Pickett throw seven interceptions in his first four NFL games, a rate that is alarming as they face the Philadelphia Eagles, who lead the NFL in turnovers forced.
31 min
How Long Do Steelers Keep Matt Canada? | Mike T...
Mike Tomlin spoke from the Pittsburgh Steelers' practice facility Tuesday and gave his perspective on when there might be a big change to the Steelers' offense. Spoiler alert, it's not this week. But how long can the Steelers wait for Matt Canada's offense with him as the coordinator?
44 min
Steelers' Best Way to Help Kenny Pickett: Bigge...
The Pittsburgh Steelers need to find answers to help rookie quarterback Kenny Pickett after his three-interception game against the Miami Dolphins Sunday night. But the best way might be simple: throw it to George Pickens. v
41 min
How Steelers Survive Kenny Pickett's Growing Pa...
The Pittsburgh Steelers lost 16-10 to the Miami Dolphins Sunday night and saw Kenny Pickett throw three interceptions, including two on drives that could've won the game. But despite his struggles and Matt Canada's offensive play calling, there are bright spots to the Steelers' struggles.
38 min
Pittsburgh Steelers' Trade of Chase Claypool to...
Rumors swirl about the Pittsburgh Steelers' chance to trade Chase Claypool to the Green Bay Packers. But do they make sense? Claypool is an important part to the Steelers' offense, but hasn't had the production that might entice the Packers' willingness to trade more than a late third round pick for him.
38 min
Steelers' Kenny Pickett, Minkah Fitzpatrick, On...
Crossover Thursday between Locked on Steelers and Locked on Dolphins: The Pittsburgh Steelers have a long injury report with listed players to start the week, including Kenny Pickett, Minkah Fitzpatrick, Cam Sutton, Levi Wallace, Ahkello Witherspoon, Pat Freiermuth, among others. But the good news is that most of them look like they'll be on track to face the Miami Dolphins on Sunday night.
32 min