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2016 Steelers Pre-Draft Movements: Running Back

The Pittsburgh Steelers entered this league year with nearly a couple dozen players scheduled to hit unrestricted free agency. They ended up retaining five of those unrestricted free agents, but did not tender their one restricted free agent, who signed elsewhere. Pittsburgh also added help from outside of the organization at tight…


The Optimist’s Take: Backloaded Division Schedule

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…


Browns Hoping Cam Erving Has Better Success Against Cam Heyward In 2016

Considering the number of casualties that the Cleveland Browns suffered along the offensive line this free agency period, with both starting center Alex Mack and right tackle Mitchell Schwartz agreeing to contracts elsewhere, there is a lot riding on the rapid development of Cameron Erving, who was drafted in the…


Steelers Schedule Rings With Holiday Spirit

If you like to watch Pittsburgh Steelers football during the holidays, and your family likes to spend time with you during those times, then I have som good news and bad news: the Steelers are slated to play on not one, not two, but three holidays this football season. The…


The Pessimist’s Take: Ramon Foster And Longevity

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…


Ask Alex: Steelers’ Mailbag

Welcome back to another chat. Thanks for taking the time to talk some Steelers with me. If you’re interested, I am hoping to try out my first Periscope session sometime over the weekend or next week. Please try to show up and ask questions so it isn’t me awkwardly looking…



Antwon Blake Posts Video Of Injured Hand

Like an Adam Sandler movie, the Antwon Blake news continues, even if you loathe seeing it. Yesterday afternoon, Blake posted a short video to Twitter, showing a pin being removed from his hand. It isn’t overly graphic but if you are squeamish, you might want to click out because ya…


The Optimist’s Take: Ramon Foster And Longevity

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…


2016 Steelers Pre-Draft Movements: Quarterback

The Pittsburgh Steelers entered this league year with nearly a couple dozen players scheduled to hit unrestricted free agency. They ended up retaining five of those unrestricted free agents, but did not tender their one restricted free agent, who signed elsewhere. Pittsburgh also added help from outside of the organization at tight…



The Pessimist’s Take: Drafting For Wide Receiver

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…


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La Canfora Sees Steelers Going Cornerback In First Round

Not that it means much of anything but Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports wrote on Wednesday that he can very much see the Pittsburgh Steelers selecting a cornerback in the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft. He writes: The Steelers are looking long and hard at corners and…



Next Steelers’ Return Man Likely To Be On Offensive Side Of The Ball

Gary Russell. Felix Jones. Najeh Davenport. These are just a sampling of offensive players deemed “the guy” on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ return units under Mike Tomlin. It’s a common source of frustration for fans with middling return numbers and the failure to find an impact player who could stick for…