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2016 Steelers’ UDFA Scouting Reports: Georgia TE Jay Rome

A look at our 4th UDFA of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Georgia tight end Jay Rome. #87 Jay Rome/TE Georgia: 6’4/3 248 The Good – NFL looking frame, long with muscle – Effort blocker who gets his arms extended, does show the ability to stick with proper technique – Occasional moments…



College Production Again A Major Theme In Steelers’ 2016 Draft Class

During the 2015 NFL Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ approach seemed to feel just a bit different in some ways, and that was somewhat validated during the team’s post-draft press conference, when Coach Mike Tomlin and General Manager Kevin Colbert frequently made references to ‘production’ in relation to the majority of…



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The Pessimist’s Take: Diamonds In The First-Year Rough

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…


Matakevich Surprised But Happy To Be In Pittsburgh

Get drafted. That’s the ultimate goal for any prospect looking to crack the NFL. A moment that, no matter where your career path takes you, can never be taken away. That’s why Tyler Matakevich is excited to be a Pittsburgh Steeler. Even if he wasn’t really expecting it. “It caught…


Brown, Roethlisberger Make PFF’s Top 25 List

Yesterday, we wrote that Pro Football Focus ranked James Harrison an appropriate 92nd overall in their 2015 rankings. The site unveiled the rest of its list today with two Pittsburgh Steelers making the top 25. Ben Roethlisberger came in 24th place while Antonio Brown was ranked the 2nd best player…


Ask Alex: Steelers’ Mailbag

Hey Steelers’ Nation. Hope you’re having an awesome week. Know we are getting close to one of the few “dead seasons” the NFL has. But we’re still here, pumping out content and like every Thursday, taking your Steelers’ questions. So hit me up in the comments below and I’ll get…


Ike Taylor Calls Steelers’ Secondary Most Physical In NFL

Ike Taylor saying positive things about his Pittsburgh Steelers certainly isn’t going to lead the topic of conversation, but there’s never a dull moment when asked to give his opinion. That’s what he did the other day on NFL Network where he ranked the top three hardest hitting secondaries. After…



Little Known DE Johnny Maxey Looking To Make Noise In Camp

The Pittsburgh Steelers brought in ten UDFAs immediately after the draft. It’s been widely, and fairly, regarded as a ho-hum class without too many “names.” And the most unknown of the bunch was Mars Hill defensive end Johnny Maxey. Mars Hill might sound like the title of a Sci-Fi B…




Bengals Sign Soccer-Player-Turned-Kicker Tryout With No Film

If Cincinnati Bengals veteran kicker Mike Nugent is going to lose his position this offseason, then it appears that his expense might come at the hands of a college soccer-to-football transfer who has never recorded a single kick of any form or fashion on his collegiate resume. Recently, the Bengals…


The Optimist’s Take: Diamonds In The First-Year Rough

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…