Tomlin And Colbert Point Out Watt Is Inexperienced, Not Raw

The narrative is pretty straight-forward. TJ Watt has tons of upside but is health-hazard raw. But Mike Tomlin and Kevin Colbert worked to dispel the notion that he’s raw but only inexperienced. And the progress he’s made in such a short time made the pick all the more attractive. “I…



Why TJ Watt Was The Steelers Perfect (And Expected) Pick

TJ Watt was the right pick. It also was, if you’ve been following us, the one you should’ve expected all along. It’s not often those two things align in a draft class but in an offensive heavy draft at the top, eight of the top 12 picks going on that…


Devil’s Advocate: Secondary Or Bust On Day Two

You may recall for the past several offseasons that I ran an article series called The Optimist’s/Pessimist’s Take. I used it to explore different issues and topics the Pittsburgh Steelers were facing and took a positive or negative approach, examining each side in a separate article. This is essentially the…


Steelers 2017 Day-Two Draft Targets

The Pittsburgh Steelers entered yesterday’s first round of the 2017 NFL Draft with some significant ‘wants’ at key defensive positions, but I think it’s no secret that they have long valued the pass rush more than any other. They had options at multiple spots, but when their turn came in…



2017 Offseason Questions: If Not Watt, Then Who?

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…




Kozora: Initial Reaction To Steelers Taking TJ Watt

My reaction to the Pittsburgh Steelers selecting TJ Watt. A lot of it may have been what you’ve heard from me already but now that he’s officially guy, it’s good to reaffirm my initial reaction. Just a brief breakdown of my thoughts on why Watt was the pick and what…



Evaluating The Value: OLB TJ Watt

With the 30th overall selection in the 2017 NFL Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers select … Wisconsin EDGE T.J. Watt. Early reactions of the selection are, well, joyous. Watt, the younger brother of Houston’s J.J. and Los Angeles’ Derek, tested off the charts at the combine and checked every single box…


2017 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Wisconsin EDGE T.J. Watt

From now until the 2017 NFL Draft takes place, we hope to showcase as many prospects as possible and examine both their strengths and weaknesses. Most of these profiles will feature individuals that the Pittsburgh Steelers are likely to have an interest in, while a few others will be top-ranked…


Video: Wisconsin Edge T.J. Watt Sack Compilation Highlights

In an effort to provide you as much information as possible when it comes to the top edge-rushers in the 2017 draft class, I am currently putting together as many sack compilation videos as I can between now and the end of April and especially when it comes to players…



2017 NFL Draft: First Round Discussion Thread

The 2017 NFL Draft will be getting underway in Philadelphia less than 30 minutes from now and as usual, we will have a thread dedicated to each day. Thursday night the first-round will take place with the Pittsburgh Steelers scheduled to pick 30th overall. We’ll fill in the picks as…


Kozora’s Final Round One Steelers’ Draft Thoughts

Saying my piece one final time before Round One kicks off here in about two hours. Breaking down the favorites for the Pittsburgh Steelers’ choice at 30 and the pros/cons of each player and position. One last time, let me know who you think the pick will be at 30…


Bryan: 2017 Pre-Draft Final Thoughts

We still have a few hours remaining until the 2017 NFL Draft gets underway in Philadelphia and with that, I have a few final thoughts roaming around inside my head to pass along to all of you. Most are related to the Pittsburgh Steelers while others are just generic in…



2017 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Alabama WR ArDarius Stewart

From now until the 2017 NFL Draft takes place, we hope to showcase as many prospects as possible and examine both their strengths and weaknesses. Most of these profiles will feature individuals that the Pittsburgh Steelers are likely to have an interest in, while a few others will be top-ranked…