Articles by Josh Svetz




Jerome Bettis Has A Message For His Late Father

The joy former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jerome Bettis has been expressing during the Hall of Fame process has been infectious. All week, Bettis has been smiling, laughing and overall just living in the moment as he prepares to be enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame Saturday night. However, despite all…


Bettis Thinks Faneca Deserves To Be In The Hall Of Fame Next Year

Soon-to-be Pro Football Hall of Famer Jerome Bettis is gearing up to join the all-time greats in Canton next month. While he is finally receiving the recognition he deserves after failing to make the Hall of Fame twice previously, Bettis is not letting this special moment center all around him. During…


Jerome Bettis On Levon Kirkland: “I Was Just Like, ‘Wow'”

When discussing Jerome Bettis, it’s tough to find a running back who was tougher to bring down in NFL history. Weighing in at over 250 pounds during his playing days, the affectionately nicknamed “Bus,” was a beast on the football field. Bettis showed a rare combination of strength, size, vision…



Assessing The Steelers Free Agent Alternatives: Third-String Quarterback

So far in this series we’ve tackled the Pittsburgh Steelers running back position and offensive tackle position. Of course, the one position that may need better competition the most is at quarterback. It goes without saying that Ben Roethlisberger is locked in as the starter for years to come. Additionally,…


Assessing The Steelers Free Agent Alternatives: Offensive Tackle

Now that we’ve went over the running backs, it’s time to dive into a position that most Steelers fans (including myself) are begging Pittsburgh to add depth to in the offensive tackle position. Pittsburgh seemingly has the starters set at tackle with criminally underrated, Kelvin Beachum anchoring the left side…


Assessing The Steelers Alternatives: Running Back

As I’ve read through the site, I’ve seen many fans and fellow writers on social media express their desire for the Pittsburgh Steelers to bring in free agents to provide depth at a few key positions. This got me thinking. Are there really players available right now that fit what…


The Steelers Future’s Report: Final Grades Part 2

So far, we’ve graded 9 out of 19 players currently on the Steelers roster signed to a futures contract. Now, we will finish evaluations with the top 10 best graded futures’ players. The same rules apply from last time, but here’s a reminder about how this works. First off, this…


The Steelers Future’s Report: Final Grades Part 1

With the future’s reports all wrapped up and training camp looming it is time to give final grades to all the futures players and assess their final ability. A few notes before we get into the evaluations. First off, this is not a roster prediction post. Grades are given off…



The Steelers Future’s Report: Tajh Boyd

Name: Tajh Boyd College: Clemson Height: 6’1 Weight: 222 Born: 9-25-1990 We have officially come to the end of the first ever Steelers Future’s report and we will finish up the evaluations with former Clemson standout, quarterback Tajh Boyd. Boyd joins the Steelers after being cut by the New York Jets…


The Steelers Future’s Report: Jordan Berry

Name: Jordan Berry College: Eastern Kentucky Height: 6’5 Weight: 210 Born: 3-18-1991 The Pittsburgh Steelers have added another new player to their offseason roster, so in the spirit of that, we’ll take a look today at rugby style punter, Jordan Berry. Berry joins the Steelers after going undrafted and unsigned…