Film Room: Improvements in the Steelers' Running Game

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Film Room: Improvements in the Steelers' Running Game
Film Room: Improvements in the Steelers' Running Game

Chris HalickeOct 18, 2019 Earlier in the season, I did an in-depth film study on James Conner and the running game. I carefully watched each and every carry, looking to see where he could have hit better running lanes, how well the offensive line actually did in run-blocking, and how the game-planning and play-calling impacted the results. After carefully studying three games worth of carries, I found that coaching and the game-planning was the biggest culprit, followed closely by blocking on the edge, especially by the tight ends. Conner was not void of blame, but his mistakes were minimal compared to everything else I saw. I knew that the running game would succeed eventually if they were

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