Steelers Offense Taking Next Step Is Up To The O-Line

The Pittsburgh Steelers have failed to add a new offensive lineman through the draft that has actually stuck over the course of the past three years, but they did use major resources to revamp their offensive line over the course of the three drafts prior. After largely neglecting the position…


Top Bench Presser Whimpey An Intriguing UDFA For Steelers

For those in attendance at the Utah State Pro Day, they were witnesses to what a chip on the shoulder of a man who goes 6-foot-5 and 295 pounds can do. Kevin Whimpey, the Aggies’ offensive lineman who was a three-year starter, had one goal going in, and that was shattering the…


Speed, Explosiveness Again A Theme In 2015 Draft For Steelers

Speed was a theme of last year’s draft class, as the Pittsburgh Steelers took Ryan Shazier and his 4.37 in the 40 in the first round, then followed that up by taking the fastest player at the NFL Combine in diminutive scatback, Dri Archer in the third round. This time around, the team had…


Steelers Have Spot Open For UDFA Along O-Line

Although the ninth lineman is not held in quite the same regard as is the third quarterback within the South Side facility, it’s still generally true that the Pittsburgh Steelers prefer to carry nine offensive linemen on their 53-man roster. And that means that there’s a spot open for one…


Gerod Holliman Admits Favoring Injured Left Shoulder

At the risk of beating the drum one stroke too often and tearing the canvas, there is another piece to fit in place to the puzzle that is Gerod Holliman, the Louisville free safety and Jim Thorpe Award winner that the Pittsburgh Steelers selected with the 239th overall pick in…


Senquez Golson, Sammie Coates Share A Mutual Respect For One Another

Before they were both drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers last weekend, cornerback Senquez Golson and wide receiver Sammie Coates new quite about each other thanks to them both playing their college football in the SEC. After Friday’s first rookie minicamp practice, Golson was asked to talk about Coates the player….


Video: Antonio Brown’s Children Are Also Fast

Prior to being drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers, wide receiver Antonio Brown posted a 4.57 second 40-yard-dash time at the 2010 NFL Scouting Combine. A month later he ran at his pro-day and posted a time of 4.48 seconds. It looks like he passed that speed on to his children…


Steelers UDFA Murphy Took The Scenic Route On Way To NFL

When Boston College quarterback, Tyler Murphy, was a youngster, he idolized former Boston College and now Atlanta Falcons star, Matt Ryan. He eventually landed at the college, but not with a bunch of stars or the “big man on campus” label like a lot of today’s hot shot recruits. In…


Where Are They Now? Baron Batch

From high school gridirons to signing days and college campuses to draft day and million dollar salaries, football has certain stages of it, with the NFL obviously being the pinnacle. But what happens after the NFL? For some, like current Oakland Raider Charles Woodson, he’s been playing almost the equivalent…


Lack Of Numbers At Key Positions Favor Tryout Candidates

The Pittsburgh Steelers began their rookie minicamp yesterday, during which the team’s new draft picks, undrafted free agents, and first-year players all participate as a sort of introductory session into the new league year, and into the world of professional sports. In addition to the above-named group of players currently…