JuJu Smith-Schuster Looking To Avoid Familiar Slump Down The Stretch

When wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster was originally drafted, many, including Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant, believed that the rookie was a replacement for now former Steelers’ wide receiver Sammie Coates. Now more than halfway through the 2017 season, Smith-Schuster has replaced them both. Not only that, but the rookie…


Steelers Salary Cap Implications From Marcus Gilbert Suspension

Earlier this week, Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Marcus Gilbert was suspended for four games for violating the leagues PED usage policy and because of that, the seven-year veteran will lose some money and the team will gain some salary cap space not only this year, but in 2018 and 2019 as…


JuJu Smith-Schuster Has Chillest 21st Birthday Ever

You probably remember your 21st birthday (actually, you probably don’t). JuJu Smith-Schuster will definitely remember his as being a normal, laid-back Tuesday night/Wednesday morning. The now 21 year old Smith-Schuster celebrated the milestone in the only way he knows how. Playing some video games and making some toast. He posted…



Steelers Among Most Successful Generating Pressure In NFL

When it comes to getting sacks, the Pittsburgh Steelers have made great strides over the course of the past three seasons since Keith Butler replaced Dick LeBeau at defensive coordinator. Over the course of his last few seasons at the helm, the pass-rush had fallen off a cliff, to the…


Clear Plan Not Yet Evident For Martavis Bryant

In case it has not yet become obvious, the Pittsburgh Steelers are using rookie wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster as a starter. On Sunday, he only came off the field for two snaps that came before the final drive of the game when starters were replaced that were not out of…



Steelers WR Antonio Brown Named AFC Offensive Player Of The Week

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown had a great game this past Thursday night against the Tennessee Titans and his performative included him catching three touchdown passes. For his efforts, Brown has now been named the AFC Offensive Player of the Week for Week 11. Antonio Brown has won 5 Player…


Film Room: Le’Veon Bell’s Pass Protection Solidifies His Value

Le’Veon Bell is the best back in the NFL. I hope you were sitting down for that declaration. His patience, underrated power, contact balance, ability out of the backfield. Watch any primetime game, and you’re in luck because there’s a metric ton of those up ahead, and that’s what will…


17 Has Been The Magic Number For Steelers’ Defense

For the Pittsburgh Steelers this season, there has been no more important statistic than defensive points allowed. And their magic number has been 17. They are averaging just a bit under 17 points per game on the season, for example, which is the second-fewest points allowed per game in the…


Teammates, Coaches Voice Confidence In Chris Hubbard

Considering the fact that Chris Hubbard has already been in the starting lineup for the majority of the season for the Pittsburgh Steelers this year, there has been a lot of hand-wringing going on out there about the sudden absence of Marcus Gilbert and how that will affect the offense’s…



There May Be No Tackling Steelers’ Tackling Problem

There is a reason that we have a missed tackles report around here on a weekly basis. And there is also a reason that it has been a more recent phenomenon, because, believe or not, the Pittsburgh Steelers used to be the best tackling defense in the league. Now, as…


Ravens Will Discipline Ryan Mallett For Verbally Abusing Officials

The Baltimore Ravens have been on both sides of the injury luck equation this year. While they have dealt with some huge injuries of their own, they have also benefitted from playing a number of opponents who have been severely weakened by key injuries even more significant than what Baltimore…



Tale Of Two Steelers Right Tackles – Key Offensive Stats

Now that Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Marcus Gilbert has been suspended for the next four games, Chris Hubbard will go back to starting on the right side once again. Hubbard, in case you didn’t already know it, has already started five games in place of an injured Gilbert this season in…


Former Steelers Faneca, Ward Named 2018 Hall Of Fame Semifinalists

Former Pittsburgh Steelers guard Alan Faneca and wide receiver Hines Ward are among the 27 semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2018, it was announced Tuesday night. BREAKING: The list of the 27 Modern-Era Semifinalists for the Class of 2018 #PFHOF18 pic.twitter.com/mzruqRt0O4 — Pro Football HOF…


Steelers Workout Five Players, Including Former 4th Round Pick

Over the last five days, the Pittsburgh Steelers have worked out five different players. It’s headlined by former 4th round pick OT/OG Willie Beavers. The team also worked out: WRs Amba Etta-Two and Keyarris Garrett, QB Alek Torgersen, and OT Javarius Leamon. Beavers was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in the…


Roethlisberger Believes Gilbert Unintentionally Used A Banned Substance

Immediately after it was reported on Monday that Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Marcus Gilbert had been suspended for the next four games for violating the league’s PED policy, the starting offensive lineman released a short statement on Twitter that included him apologizing to his teammates, coaches and the entire Steelers family…


Steelers’ Defense Knows It Can Still Improve

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense is certainly in a much better place now than it has been in years. Glance over the numbers and it’s easy to come away impressed. But talk to the players in the locker room and they paint a different picture. One that leaves room for improvement….