Articles by Dave Bryan


2017 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Iowa TE George Kittle

We’re back again breaking down prospects for the 2017 NFL Draft, set to kick off on April 27th through the 29th. Our goal this season is to write reports on at least 150 players and hopefully, as many as 200. It will, of course, have a focus on Pittsburgh Steelers’…



Steelers’ Joey Porter To Plead Guilty To Disorderly Conduct (Update)

Pittsburgh Steelers linebackers coach Joey Porter was given a citation for disorderly conduct in January resulting from an incident at a South Side bar following the teams Wild Card win over the Miami Dolphins. According to Porter’s attorney, Robert Del Greco, Porter is planning on pleading guilty. According to the…


Steelers LB Ryan Shazier Has An Offseason Deadline As Well

I’ve already touched on several of the dated deadlines associated with Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell as it relates to the franchise tag over the course of the last few weeks and now it’s time to go over another deadline related to a defensive player on the team who…






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…



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…


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…