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David Johnson The Leader In New-Look TE Room

Gotta admit, it’s like Christmas time when I see interviews with John Mitchell and James Daniel. Daniel, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ tight ends coach, briefly sat down with Steelers.com’s Missi Matthews to go over the tight end room. It’s one that has seen plenty of moving and shaking post-Heath Miller, the…


DeAngelo Williams To Embark On Wrestling Career

DeAngelo Williams appears to be moving on with life’s work. He’s taking an interesting path though, joining Impact Wrestling. From CBS Sports.  “Williams is expected to enter the ring at Impact’s Slammiversary XV pay-per-view on July 2 in Orlando, Florida. Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter reported that Williams will…


Devil’s Advocate: Most Important, Most Contentious Negotiation

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 same idea…


Slot Receiver Study: Cobi Hamilton

One of the biggest questions the Pittsburgh Steelers are looking at on the offensive side of the ball is who their third wide receiver is going to be, working alongside Antonio Brown and Martavis Bryant, the latter of whom was immediately put into work with the first-team unit after returning…


Coaching Staff’s Passion Part Of What Makes Steelers Great

When you think of the Pittsburgh Steelers, you think about two elements: success and stability. A one family ownership. Three head coaches since 1969. And six sparkling Lombardi’s standing tall in the facility. For the present, part of what makes this organization so strong aren’t just the big names in…


2017 Steelers Stock Watch – DE Johnny Maxey – Stock Up

With the 2017 NFL Draft now over and the bulk of the heavy lifting done with regard to the roster building process now out of the way, it is easier to begin to take stock of where the Pittsburgh Steelers stand at certain positions, and what the implications might be of a…




Chris Boswell Booted From Penguins Game

Don’t worry, he didn’t throw a catfish. But Chris Boswell somehow got booted out of tonight’s Penguins’ game, one where the home team thoroughly dominated. Boswell tweeted about it moments ago. Got kicked out for banging on the glass?! Man that's crazy!! Sorry we just won two fights! — Chris…



Martavis Bryant Looking “Beastly” In Practice

Hopefully, Martavis Bryant is a changed man. His physique sure is, adding 15-20 pounds this offseason and being in the best shape he’s ever played in. And he’s saying all the right things off the field to keep him on the straight and narrow. Per one reporter, it’s helped him…


Martavis Bryant Career Targets And Route-Types Analysis

With wide receiver Martavis Bryant returning to the Pittsburgh Steelers offense this season, I wanted to examine how he had previously been used in Todd Haley’s system. For this study, I looked at all 171 of his career targets and recorded his catch rates by route type and target area,…


Ask Alex: Steelers’ Mailbag

Glad you have you back for our Thursday chat. Let’s get right into it. To your questions! george: Whats the odds VA holds out mini camp and the odds he holds out training camp? Alex: Find it to be very, very slim, like I said in Monday’s podcast. Showing up for OTAs…


B.J. Finney Leaves Practice Early With Apparent Injury

Today was the final day for OTAs but it wasn’t one where they could escape without some sort of injury. Guard/center B.J. Finney left practice early for unknown reasons but likely due to injury, per this tweet from PennLive’s Jacob Klinger. Unrelated: B.J. Finney left practice today, Kyle Friend said….


Devil’s Advocate: Nickel Snaps For ‘Digger Hargrave

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 same idea…