Last Two Franchised RBs Received Very Different Contracts

At some point prior to March 1 the Pittsburgh Steelers are expected to place the franchise tag on running back Le’Veon Bell and ahead of that happening, former NFL player agent Joel Corry has now written a lengthy post that details how the long-term contract negotiations might go for both…


Steelers’ Seven Shots – Sunday, February 19, 2017

Every Sunday during the offseason I plan on recapping for you seven items related to the Pittsburgh Steelers and the rest of the NFL that may have fallen through the cracks the past week that should be worth your time to read. This weekly feature will be entitled “Steelers’ Seven…


2017 Steelers’ Futures Reports: RB Trey Williams

We’re again back to break down the lesser known or brand new players signed to futures contracts by the Pittsburgh Steelers for the 2017 offseason. A year ago, Al-Hajj Shabazz was one of those guys. An afterthought, a name many wouldn’t think was worth talking about. But he wound up…



Vince Williams Says He Stole Playbook During Rookie Year To Make Team

Vince Williams has the Roman Pierce we hungry mentality to him. You probably already knew that, Williams one of the tone setters for the Pittsburgh Steelers and special teams monster. On Twitter yesterday afternoon, he told the story of how he gave himself an extra advantage to make the team and how…


2016 Player Exit Meetings – CB Artie Burns

The Pittsburgh Steelers find that their 2016 season ended a bit prematurely, and are undergoing the exit meeting process a couple weeks sooner than they would have liked. Never the less, what must be done must be done, and we are now at the time of the year where we…


Steelers 2017 Free Agents Analysis OLB James Harrison – Unrestricted

Player: James Harrison Position: Outside Linebacker Experience: 13 Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2016 Salary Cap Hit: $1,500,000 2016 Season Breakdown: It’s hard to oversell just how well James Harrison played for the Steelers in 2016 given the circumstances. What he did at the age of 38 shouldn’t really be possible…


Bengals Sign Former Panthers CB Bene’ Benwikere

In the span of a year, cornerback Bene’ Benwikere went from being the starter on a Super Bowl-caliber team to looking for work on teams’ practice squads. The fifth-round pick from 2014 was on track to log over 1000 snaps for the Panthers in 2015 until he suffered a broken…


2017 Offseason Questions: Who Will Be Steelers’ No. 2 WR?

The 2016 season is unfortunately over, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are now embarking upon their latest offseason journey, heading back to the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, formerly known and still referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility of Heinz Field. While the postseason is now behind us, there is plenty…




Should The Steelers Restricted Tender T Chris Hubbard?

While the Pittsburgh Steelers have been busy tendering and ultimately re-signing several of their exclusive rights free agents so far during the offseason, they’ve yet to do anything with their two players who are set to become restricted free agents, cornerback Ross Cockrell and tackle Chris Hubbard. While it’s pretty…


2017 Steelers’ Futures Reports: C Kyle Friend

We’re again back to break down the lesser known or brand new players signed to futures contracts by the Pittsburgh Steelers for the 2017 offseason. A year ago, Al-Hajj Shabazz was one of those guys. An afterthought, a name many wouldn’t think was worth talking about. But he wound up…


2017 Steelers’ Futures Reports: CB Devonte Johnson

We’re again back to break down the lesser known or brand new players signed to futures contracts by the Pittsburgh Steelers for the 2017 offseason. A year ago, Al-Hajj Shabazz was one of those guys. An afterthought, a name many wouldn’t think was worth talking about. But he wound up…


Steelers 2017 Free Agents Analysis RB DeAngelo Williams – Unrestricted

Player: DeAngelo Williams Position: Running Back Experience: 11 Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2016 Salary Cap Hit: $2,565,000 2016 Season Breakdown: DeAngelo Williams was heralded as a minor hero for salvaging the Steelers’ season in 2015, during which they managed to win their first playoff game since 2010. That was in…


2016 Player Exit Meetings – CB Ross Cockrell

The Pittsburgh Steelers find that their 2016 season ended a bit prematurely, and are undergoing the exit meeting process a couple weeks sooner than they would have liked. Never the less, what must be done must be done, and we are now at the time of the year where we…


Browns’ O-Line Rebuild Not As Complex As It Seems

The Cleveland Browns did themselves and their quarterbacks no favors when they allowed two of their best starting offensive linemen to depart in free agency. Pro Bowl center Alex Mack joined up with the NFC Champion Falcons, while right tackle Mitchell Schwartz also saw himself donning a new set of…


2017 Offseason Questions: Do You Stay Engaged Through The Offseason?

The 2016 season is unfortunately over, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are now embarking upon their latest offseason journey, heading back to the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, formerly known and still referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility of Heinz Field. While the postseason is now behind us, there is plenty…


Contract Details For Recently Re-signed LB Steven Johnson

The Pittsburgh Steelers re-signed linebacker Steven Johnson to a one-year contract this past weekend and as expected, it was a minimum salary benefit deal that comes with a reduced salary cap charge. According to Adam Caplan of ESPN, Johnson’s one-year contact totals out at $855,000 and includes a non-guaranteed base…