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Antwon Blake Posts Video Of Injured Hand

Like an Adam Sandler movie, the Antwon Blake news continues, even if you loathe seeing it. Yesterday afternoon, Blake posted a short video to Twitter, showing a pin being removed from his hand. It isn’t overly graphic but if you are squeamish, you might want to click out because ya…


The Optimist’s Take: Ramon Foster And Longevity

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…


2016 Steelers Pre-Draft Movements: Quarterback

The Pittsburgh Steelers entered this league year with nearly a couple dozen players scheduled to hit unrestricted free agency. They ended up retaining five of those unrestricted free agents, but did not tender their one restricted free agent, who signed elsewhere. Pittsburgh also added help from outside of the organization at tight…



The Pessimist’s Take: Drafting For Wide Receiver

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…


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La Canfora Sees Steelers Going Cornerback In First Round

Not that it means much of anything but Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports wrote on Wednesday that he can very much see the Pittsburgh Steelers selecting a cornerback in the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft. He writes: The Steelers are looking long and hard at corners and…



Next Steelers’ Return Man Likely To Be On Offensive Side Of The Ball

Gary Russell. Felix Jones. Najeh Davenport. These are just a sampling of offensive players deemed “the guy” on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ return units under Mike Tomlin. It’s a common source of frustration for fans with middling return numbers and the failure to find an impact player who could stick for…


On Roethlisberger, Suspensions, And Deep Passing

It was part of his scouting report coming out of college that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger had a big arm. Given the fact that his size often finds him in a situation in which he is larger than those trying to tackle him, that would indeed stand to reason….


The Optimist’s Take: Drafting For Wide Receiver

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…


Bengals Banking On Hits From Last Year’s OT Double Dip

The Cincinnati Bengals allowed a couple of starters to walk in free agency this offseason when perhaps they didn’t need to, but in the case of right tackle Andre Smith, a quality starter who only ended up signing just a one-year, $3.5 million contract with the Vikings, the Bengals had…


History, Options Suggest Likelihood Of Drafting QB

Over the course of general manager Kevin Colbert’s tenure with the Pittsburgh Steelers, starting in the year 2000, the team has drafted five quarterback not named Ben Roethlisberger. Over a 16-year span in which he has been a factor in making draft picks, that works out to about one mid-…


The Pessimist’s Take: Scoring On The Ground

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…


Report: Josh Gordon Denied Reinstatement

Not that it is a total surprise considering the rumors swirling around the last several days, but the Cleveland Plain Dealer is reporting Cleveland Browns’ wide receiver Josh Gordon has officially had his bid for reinstatement denied by the league. According to Mary Kay Cabot, who wrote the report, Gordon will be…