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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

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
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.
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