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Week 2: Steelers vs. 49ers - News, Headlines and Updates

Ryan Shazier has breakout performance vs. 49ers

Second-year linebacker Ryan Shazier had a monster game against the San Francisco 49ers at Heinz Field on Sunday.

Steelers offense makes key red-zone adjustments

The Steelers' offense abandoned its jumbo package and utilized tight end Heath Miller in the red-zone against the 49ers.

Are the Steelers "back" after beating 49ers?

Steelers steamroll the Niners, but are they officially "back" to being contenders and not pretenders?

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Pittsburgh Steelers vs. San Francisco 49ers Week 2 Highlights

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Re-live the Pittsburgh Steelers dominant victory over the San Francisco 49ers with the NFL Network highlight reel.

Steelers shred 49ers defense with vertical passing

Ben Roethlisberger threw for 369 yards on just 21 completions in a 43-18 win over the San Francisco 49ers in Week 2.

Ryan Shazier talks about shutting down Kaepernick

The Pittsburgh Steelers had the look of a contender on Sunday at Heinz Field. Go inside the Steelers locker room to hear from Ryan Shazier, Jarvis Jones, DeAngelo Williams and head coach Mike Tomlin regarding the victory.

Nothing to bemoan after the Steelers win Sunday

The Steelers put on such a show in their 43-18 victory over the 49ers on Sunday at Heinz Field, the only thing to complain about was that the game had to end.

DeCastro: 49ers D "was holding on for dear life"

The Pittsburgh Steelers offense was incredibly impressive and efficient in their 43-18 victory over the San Francisco 49ers Sunday, and according to Pittsburgh guard David DeCastro the 49ers defense "was holding in for dear life".

Steelers vs. 49ers: 10 Amazing Statistics

Sunday's blowout victory by the Steelers didn't look like it came from a team that is missing two key, offensive players. These ten statistics show just how good this team could be.

Steelers vs. 49ers: Winners and Losers

Lots of winners and few losers in a blowout victory for Pittsburgh this week giving them their first victory of 2015.

Steelers Twitter reactions to win over the 49ers

The Pittsburgh Steelers won their home opener against the San Francisco in a big way, and after the game the team took to Twitter and social media to celebrate. See what was said following the team's first victory.

Home Sweet Home: Steelers dominate 49ers

The Pittsburgh Steelers were able to defeat the San Francisco 49ers in their season opener at Heinz Field in dominating fashion. See what happened which lead to the Steelers' 43-18 win over the 49ers.

Steelers vs. 49ers: 2nd half open thread & updates

The Pittsburgh Steelers are hosting the San Francisco 49ers today at Heinz Field. Be sure to get all the information necessary to keep you up-to-date with scores, injuries and the best discussion around in our open thread.

Steelers vs. 49ers: 1st half open thread & updates

The Pittsburgh Steelers are hosting the San Francisco 49ers today at Heinz Field. Be sure to get all the information necessary to keep you up-to-date with scores, injuries and the best discussion around in our open thread.

Steelers inactive list vs. the 49ers, CB Allen out

See the players who will not be suiting up for the Steelers as they face the 49ers at Heinz Field.

5 players to watch vs. the 49ers

The Pittsburgh Steelers are trying to avoid starting the 2015 regular season 0-2. Take a look at 5 players who will be under the microscope against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday at Heinz Field.

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It's a Pittsburgh Steelers Game Day!

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There isn't anything like it. Waking up realizing it is a Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday! Get hyped for the game with this awesome 'Renegade' video...

By the Numbers: The importance of beating SF

Every game in the NFL is important, but for a Week 2 game against a non-conference foe, the game Sunday against the 49ers has some significant ramifications for the Steelers.

Which Steelers to start & sit vs. the 49ers

The Pittsburgh Steelers are opening up Heinz Field for the first time this 2015 regular season when they host the 49ers. Be sure to set your fantasy football lineup accordingly with which Steelers to start and sit heading into this matchup.

CB Ross Cockrell ready for his debut vs. the 49ers

When the Steelers signed CB Ross Cockrell before the 2015 regular season began, fans wondered when, and if, the former 4th round pick would see the field. Looks like Week 2 is that answer.

The not-so-forgotten target: Heath Miller

The Pittsburgh Steelers have a bevy of offensive talent on their roster, but one player who often gets forgotten is none other than the ever-reliable Heath Miller.

Who the experts are taking in Steelers vs. 49ers

The Pittsburgh Steelers are trying to avoid dropping consecutive games and starting 2015 0-2. See who the experts like in this Week 2 game against the San Francisco 49ers.

Get to know the 49ers: A Q&A with Niners Nation

As the Week 2 game between the Steelers and 49ers approaches, BTSC sat down with Niners Nation to discuss the upcoming matchup and get the view from the other side of the fence in this inter-conference grudge match.

5 key matchups to watch in Steelers vs. 49ers

The Pittsburgh Steelers will be back at Heinz Field for the first time in the 2015 regular season. Be sure to watch these 5 key matchups as the black and gold look to move to 1-1 heading into Week 3.

Injury Report: Good news on Boykin's status

The Pittsburgh Steelers released their final injury report before the game against the San Francisco 49ers, and there was some positive news for newly acquired CB Brandon Boykin.

Predicting the Steelers vs. 49ers game

The Pittsburgh Steelers are hosting the San Francisco 49ers at Heinz Field this Sunday. Will the Steelers enter Week 3 1-1, or will they stumble into St. Louis 0-2?

Steelers Film Room: Containing Colin Kaepernick

Steelers Film Room: Preview vs. 49ers Containing Kaepernick

How to watch Steelers vs. 49ers

The Pittsburgh Steelers host the San Francisco 49ers Sunday at Heinz Field, be sure to get all the information you'll need to see this inter-conference matchup.

How the Steelers will attack the 49ers defense

How the Pittsburgh Steelers can attack the San Fracisco 49ers defense Sunday at Heinz Field for the team's home opener.

Betting the Black & Gold: Steelers vs. 49ers

The Steelers are six-point favorites at home against the 49ers in Week 2

Antonio Brown's streak needs to be bigger news

Despite the Pittsburgh Steelers' week one loss to the New England Patriots, Antonio Brown continued his historic streak.

Friday Factoid: History behind 49ers vs. Steelers

A few fun facts about the Steelers going into their season opener against the 49ers.

Inj. Report: Boykin's defensive debut in jeopardy

Breaking news out of Thursday's practice regarding Brandon Boykin and several other players' status for the game Sunday.

Key to Success: PIT forcing Kap to throw the ball

When the Pittsburgh Steelers host the San Francisco 49ers at Heinz Field Sunday, the key to success for the home team will be forcing the visitors into relying on Colin Kapeernick to throw the football.

Time to re-establish home-dominance over NFC teams

The Steelers got off on the wrong foot with a Week 1 loss at New England. However, Week 2 figures to be a different story, with the 49ers traveling cross-country on just six-days rest. The Steelers need to re-establish their home-dominance over NFC.

Podcast: Breaking down the San Francisco 49ers

The Pittsburgh Steelers are preparing to play the 49ers this Sunday at Heinz Field. Take a listen as the BTSC podcast "The Standard is the Standard" breaks down the upcoming game, and more.