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2016 South Side Questions: Game Edition – Who Wants A Job?

Training camp has ended, and the Pittsburgh Steelers have reverted back to taking their practices at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, formerly known and still referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility of Heinz Field. While training camp might have seen a lot of work put into the team and…


Steelers Film Room: Le’Veon Bell Vs Saints

It took until the third preseason game, but Pittsburgh Steelers fans were finally able to see Le’Veon Bell in game action for the first time since his knee injury suffered last November 1. Against the New Orleans Saints, Bell touched the ball eight times (three rushes, five catches) for a…


Steelers Film Room: Sammie Coates Vs Saints

Sammie Coates can be a frustrating player for not only the Pittsburgh Steelers themselves, but for the fan base as well. For a guy with tons of talent as a receiver, Coates is massively inconsistent and might remind some fans of Limas Sweed, who could never put it together for…


Steelers Claim QB Zach Mettenberger, Place QB Bruce Gradkowski On IR

The Pittsburgh Steelers have claimed quarterback Zach Mettenberger off waivers, per Jason La Canfora. The steelers claimed QB Zach Mettenberger on waivers. — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) August 31, 2016 Mettenberger was waived by the San Diego Chargers in the team’s initial wave of cuts. He saw scant playtime during…


Steelers Film Room: Vince Williams Vs Saints

Vince Williams recently signed a 3-year extension with the Pittsburgh Steelers, and although many fans are left pondering the implications this will have on longtime ILB Lawrence Timmons, many are excited for the vibrant and instrumental player’s future in the city of Pittsburgh. Williams was able to exemplify some of…


Study: Steelers’ Preseason Penalties

Ahhh, the penalty. We love to talk about them; we love to criticize the calls, and we most certainly love to make our judgments off of them. They’re what make a lot of games even more interesting; just ask Vontaze Burfict, or Adam Jones. And yes, they can be dull…


Several Steelers On Roster Bubble Entering Preseason Finale

With one preseason game remaining for the Pittsburgh Steelers, most of the team’s 53-man roster appears to be set in stone with very few spots appearing to be up for grabs. With that said, below I have identified seven players who I believe are currently on the proverbial roster bubble…


Dulac: Steelers Close To Long-Term DeCastro Deal

You get a new contract. You get a new contract. The Pittsburgh Steelers have a very Oprah type feeling today. In addition to the restructure Antonio Brown has received, the PPG’s Gerry Dulac wrote in his chat this morning the team is nearing a long-term deal with David DeCastro. His specific answer….


Steelers Film Room: Lawrence Timmons Vs Saints

Ever since the Pittsburgh Steelers announced last week that they have reached an agreement with fourth-year inside linebacker Vince Williams on a new three-year deal that extends through the 2018 season, beat writers and bloggers alike have been hastening toward the demise of Lawrence Timmons, penning many an epitaph for…


Steelers Film Room: Ross Cockrell Vs Saints

One of the major topics over the course of this offseason—and really, one of the critical issues facing the team this year—has been the development of Pittsburgh Steelers third-year cornerback Ross Cockrell, who is expected to enter the starting lineup this year after playing extensively during large stretches of the…


Steelers Vs Saints Sack Breakdown

Just one quarterback takedown from the preseason victory over the New Orleans Saints. 1. 2nd and 12, 6:18 4th: 11 personnel (empty set). Five block versus a six man rush. Pittsburgh Steelers in empty, probably unfamiliar ground for the new QB Brynn Renner, attempting his first and only dropback of…


Steelers Roster Layout Following Initial Cutdown

Wanted to keep this going since we did this last season and it helps frame the roster for Thursday’s preseason finale. We’ll go through the roster to see who is left and who is unlikely to play against the Carolina Panthers. Players with an asterisk next to their name are…


Questions Linger About Nature Of Ladarius Green’s Condition

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced yesterday that tight end Ladarius Green, who was their ‘splash’ free agent signing, arriving courtesy of a four-year, $20 million deal, is going to at least begin the 2015 regular season on the Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform List after he has failed to seemingly come close…


Steven Johnson’s Contributions Shouldn’t Go Unnoticed

Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Steven Johnson has drawn a lot of attention to himself in recent weeks—check that, I should say that much attention has been drawn to him. The reason for that has little to do with his own actions, but rather those of others, and of the perception…


Ravens’ Breshad Perriman To Make NFL Debut In Preseason Finale

The Baltimore Ravens sought to bolster their wide receiving corps. in a major way during the 2015 NFL Draft when they made Breshad Perriman their first-round draft pick, but he has hardly even been on the practice field since then. Finally, however, the second-year wide receiver is set to make…