Jeremy Fowler of ESPN has the Steelers feeling good about the added speed on their defense and how it will help them attack the Patriots offense.
Jim McBride of the Boston Globe takes a closer look at Tom Brady as he embarks on his 20th NFL season.
The Boston Herald's Karen Guregian details how much of a problem the Patriots pass rush could be for the Steelers.
Rich Thompson of the Boston Herald spoke with tight end Ryan Izzo, who could be in line for a significant role in the offense out of the gate.
Kevin Duffy of the Boston Herald spoke with NFL legend Gil Brandt about the Patriots unprecedented two-decade run of success. Great quote from Brandt:
“He never stops asking questions. A lot of guys think they know it all, but he always is asking questions… There will never be another Belichick. And I say that working for (Tom) Landry, who I thought was great. But everything that Landry had done, Belichick seems to have done a little bit better or improved on.” Gil Brandt on Bill Belichick
Steve Hewitt of the Boston Herald takes a closer look at shutdown corner Stephon Gilmore and his emerging role as a leader on defense.
Mark Daniels of the Providence Journal breaks down how things might be different this time without Steeler killer Rob Gronkowski on the field for the Patriots.
Phil Perry of NBC Sports Boston thinks the Steelers are better equipped to deal with the Patriots running backs in the passing game.
Andrew Callahan of MassLive has a great long read about the rise of Gunner Olszewski.