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Film Room: Keith Butler’s Dog Rush 1

We’re starting to hit a lull in the offseason, clearly. I don’t know about you but I’m dying for some football. So we’re jumping back into the tape today to break down one of Keith Butler’s blitzes we’ve never gone over yet. Sound good? Usually with these breakdowns, we’re looking…


2016 Player Exit Meetings – S Mike Mitchell

The Pittsburgh Steelers find that their 2016 season ended a bit prematurely, and are undergoing the exit meeting process a couple weeks sooner than they would have liked. Never the less, what must be done must be done, and we are now at the time of the year where we…


Steelers 2017 Free Agents Analysis WR Markus Wheaton – Unrestricted

Player: Markus Wheaton Position: Wide Receiver Experience: 4 Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2016 Salary Cap Hit: $1,818,844 2016 Season Breakdown: The Steelers never really got out of Markus Wheaton perhaps what they were hoping to when they used a third-round draft pick on him in the 2013 NFL Draft, and…



2017 Offseason Questions: Will Second-Half Takeaways Continue?

The 2016 season is unfortunately over, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are now embarking upon their latest offseason journey, heading back to the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, formerly known and still referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility of Heinz Field. While the postseason is now behind us, there is plenty…


Last Two Franchised RBs Received Very Different Contracts

At some point prior to March 1 the Pittsburgh Steelers are expected to place the franchise tag on running back Le’Veon Bell and ahead of that happening, former NFL player agent Joel Corry has now written a lengthy post that details how the long-term contract negotiations might go for both…


Steelers’ Seven Shots – Sunday, February 19, 2017

Every Sunday during the offseason I plan on recapping for you seven items related to the Pittsburgh Steelers and the rest of the NFL that may have fallen through the cracks the past week that should be worth your time to read. This weekly feature will be entitled “Steelers’ Seven…


2017 Steelers’ Futures Reports: RB Trey Williams

We’re again back to break down the lesser known or brand new players signed to futures contracts by the Pittsburgh Steelers for the 2017 offseason. A year ago, Al-Hajj Shabazz was one of those guys. An afterthought, a name many wouldn’t think was worth talking about. But he wound up…


Vince Williams Says He Stole Playbook During Rookie Year To Make Team

Vince Williams has the Roman Pierce we hungry mentality to him. You probably already knew that, Williams one of the tone setters for the Pittsburgh Steelers and special teams monster. On Twitter yesterday afternoon, he told the story of how he gave himself an extra advantage to make the team and how…


2016 Player Exit Meetings – CB Artie Burns

The Pittsburgh Steelers find that their 2016 season ended a bit prematurely, and are undergoing the exit meeting process a couple weeks sooner than they would have liked. Never the less, what must be done must be done, and we are now at the time of the year where we…


Steelers 2017 Free Agents Analysis OLB James Harrison – Unrestricted

Player: James Harrison Position: Outside Linebacker Experience: 13 Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2016 Salary Cap Hit: $1,500,000 2016 Season Breakdown: It’s hard to oversell just how well James Harrison played for the Steelers in 2016 given the circumstances. What he did at the age of 38 shouldn’t really be possible…


Bengals Sign Former Panthers CB Bene’ Benwikere

In the span of a year, cornerback Bene’ Benwikere went from being the starter on a Super Bowl-caliber team to looking for work on teams’ practice squads. The fifth-round pick from 2014 was on track to log over 1000 snaps for the Panthers in 2015 until he suffered a broken…


2017 Offseason Questions: Who Will Be Steelers’ No. 2 WR?

The 2016 season is unfortunately over, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are now embarking upon their latest offseason journey, heading back to the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, formerly known and still referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility of Heinz Field. While the postseason is now behind us, there is plenty…