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Ramon Foster, Steelers Share Mutual Admiration

The Pittsburgh Steelers took care of one of their biggest items on their free agency to-do list when they were able to work out a new three-year agreement with left guard Ramon Foster on the day prior to the start of the new league year, which ties him to the…


Steelers Bring In Two Pitt Panthers For Visits

It should come as little surprise but Kevin Colbert confirmed two Pitt Panthers have taken official visits with the team. He didn’t specifically say who, referring to them as “the two Pitt kids” in his interview with Missi Matthews, but you can reasonably assume they are wide receiver Tyler Boyd…


Steelers Navigating Offseason So Far Without Contract Restructures

A month ago, I would have bet you a lot of money that the Pittsburgh Steelers would have restructured the contract of at least one player prior to April. However, so far, no such transaction has taken place. In fact, now that center Maurkice Pouncey and defensive end Cameron Heyward…


Study: What Pittsburgh Looks For In Drafting Offensive Linemen

We are back looking at Pittsburgh Steelers’ draft trends since the Mike Tomlin era began. We’ve looked at wide receivers, the defensive line, and now, let’s look towards the offensive line. Remember, these are just general prerequisites. There are exceptions everywhere, including within the Steelers. But we all have certain…


The Optimist’s Take: Ben Roethlisberger Staying Upright

The Pittsburgh Steelers have, by and large, been on an upward swing over the course of the past two and a half seasons after they missed the playoffs for two straight seasons, and failed to win a postseason game in four straight years. Last season saw them gain that elusive…


Kevin Colbert Still Believes James Harrison Will Play In 2016

After Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker James Harrison came out of retirement to sign with the team during the 2013 season, he was re-signed early in the following offseason to a two-year contract, though he expressed all along that he likely would not play another season. As the year wore on,…


2015 Player Exit Meetings – S Ross Ventrone

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ season ended a few weeks earlier that they had planned it to, but now that their 2015 campaign has drawn to a conclusion, it’s time to wrap things up and take stock of where they are and how they got there. Part of that process involves holding…


The Pessimist’s Take: Ross Cockrell’s Ceiling

The Pittsburgh Steelers have, by and large, been on an upward swing over the course of the past two and a half seasons after they missed the playoffs for two straight seasons, and failed to win a postseason game in four straight years. Last season saw them gain that elusive…



With April Nearing, Bulk Of Steelers Free Agency Activity Likely Over

Are the Pittsburgh Steelers done signing outside unrestricted free agents until after the prime signing period ends? While we won’t know the answer to that question for several more weeks, the history of the franchise under the leadership of general manager Kevin Colbert reveals that we shouldn’t expect much to…


Steelers Veterans Foster, Gay Set To Hit Career Milestone In 2016

The Pittsburgh Steelers did well to lock up two of their own most critical free agents—cornerback William Gay and guard Ramon Foster—to new three-year contract just prior to the formal opening of this year’s free agency period. Though Gay did spend one year in Arizona, both players have been cornerstones…


Steelers Futures’ Report: CB Isaiah Frey

With a look to the offseason, the Pittsburgh Steelers are in the process of shaping their summer roster. They re-signed nearly everyone on their practice squad, sans Tyler Murphy, to future deals that can keep this players through camp. They also added several players from outside the organization, as is…


The Optimist’s Take: Ross Cockrell’s Ceiling

The Pittsburgh Steelers have, by and large, been on an upward swing over the course of the past two and a half seasons after they missed the playoffs for two straight seasons, and failed to win a postseason game in four straight years. Last season saw them gain that elusive…



2015 Player Exit Meetings – S Shamarko Thomas

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ season ended a few weeks earlier that they had planned it to, but now that their 2015 campaign has drawn to a conclusion, it’s time to wrap things up and take stock of where they are and how they got there. Part of that process involves holding…