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Steelers Draft Watch List Series: Volume #6

Continuing our new article series every Saturday morning for the rest of the season, I take a look at three draft-eligible college football prospects the Pittsburgh Steelers could and should examine at length this spring. Obviously a lot will change between then and now, so this analysis is based on…


Steelers Fantasy Football Predictions: Week 12 Vs. Seahawks

Week 12 – November 29, 2015 Location: Seattle, Washington Opponent: Seattle Seahawks Coming off the bye week, it finally feels like there is some stability in Pittsburgh. Battling one injury after the next was the theme of the middle portion of the 2015 season. Let’s hope that the theme of…




Steelers Among Least-Penalized Teams This Season

At one point earlier this season, the Pittsburgh Steelers were able to boast the distinction of holding the title of least-penalized team in the league. Through 10 weeks now, they are still very close to that mark, now ranking second, behind only the Minnesota Vikings, who hold the current distinction….


Bye Week Evaluation, Justin Forsett Injury May Factor Into RB Roster Move

Yesterday afternoon, the Pittsburgh Steelers announced an unexpected but not altogether unsurprising roster move as the team gets closer to resuming actual football activity. The move saw the promotion of running back Fitzgerald Toussaint from the practice squad, ousting Isaiah Pead from the 53-man roster in the process. Pead was…


2015 Steelers Emerging As Battered, But Battle-Tested Unit

Entering the 12th week of the NFL season, the Pittsburgh Steelers currently have 17 players on reserve lists of one sort or another, including 15 on the good old injured reserve. Admittedly, only perhaps half-dozen or so of those players were on the 53-man roster, and perhaps another two or…


Bye Week Rethink: Red Zone Usage Of RBs

Today is Sunday, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are not playing. They are not playing tomorrow, either, nor did they already play on Thursday. The 6-4 franchise is entering its long awaited and much needed bye week after 10 straight games. With not much else going on, it would figure to…


What A 2016 Contract Extension For Lawrence Timmons Might Look Like

Earlier this morning, I wrote about how Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Lawrence Timmons is hoping to receive an extension in the offseason so that he can rightfully end his long career right where it started. As I mentioned it that post, it won’t be surprising to see the Steelers try to…


Steelers Film Room: Seattle Seahawks’ Defensive Scouting Report

This year, Jon Ledyard and I will be collaborating our scouting reports. We’ll play to our strengths – he’ll be focusing on the individuals while I’ll be looking at overall scheme. These reports will be broken down into two articles, one for offense and one for defense. Our reports for…



Steelers Film Room: Seattle Seahawks’ Offensive Scouting Report

This year, Jon Ledyard and I will be collaborating our scouting reports. We’ll play to our strengths – he’ll be focusing on the individuals while I’ll be looking at overall scheme. These reports will be broken down into two articles, one for offense and one for defense. Our reports for…



Steelers Start And Finish Home Stretch As Road Dogs

The Pittsburgh Steelers seem to be relatively happy and healthy coming out of their bye week after 10 straight weeks of battering their bodies. After all, there is a good deal to be happy about. Some of their main rivals in the Wildcard race fell, leaving them as the only…


Keeping Russell Wilson Contained Key For Steelers’ Run Defense

The Pittsburgh Steelers have taken pride in their run defense this season, and rightfully so after beginning a turnaround from a steady drop off in recent years. While the defense ranked relatively favorably a year ago in terms of yards per game allowed on the ground, their yards per carry…