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Examining Lawrence Timmons’ Future With Pittsburgh

Lawrence Timmons has been a mainstay at inside linebacker for the Pittsburgh Steelers since the 2009 season, when the former Florida State standout took over the starting role for James Farrior alongside Larry Foote. Since then, Timmons has started in 108 of the 110 games he’s appeared in, including five…


Antonio Brown Excited To Dance Back On The Football Field

In my very novice view of the show, Antonio Brown had a great run on Dancing With the Stars. But after being eliminated Monday, I’m ready to see him find the end zone and then put some of those new dance moves to work. Brown took to Twitter to express his excitement of…


Audio: Steelers’ Interview With Inside The Pylon

Was excited to get to jump back on with the fine people over at Inside The Pylon for a quick interview going over the Pittsburgh Steelers’ draft class and how some of the rookies fit into the lineup. We cover the roles Sean Davis and Javon Hargrave could have in…


Hidden Gems: Cincinnati Bengals’ UDFA Sleeper

The Cincinnati Bengals may not have the most talented offense in the league, but they don’t fail to make up for it with depth. At running back, they have some particularly intriguing options. Jeremy Hill surprised many pundits with a solid rookie season, but he took a large step back…


David Johnson In Good Company Among Second-Term Steelers

There was once a time that is was virtually unheard of for the Pittsburgh Steelers to sign in free agency a player that once left them. This was especially true of players that they had released, although Max Starks was a notable exception in 2011 under unusual circumstances. But the…


2016 Steelers’ UDFA Scouting Reports: NC State C Quinton Schooley

Our breakdown of UDFA center Quinton Schooley. #60 Quinton Schooley/C NC State: 6’3/3 294 The Good – Looks to have average to above average length – Plays with active hands, works hard to keep them inside, and will fight with the defender – Light on his feet in pass protection,…



Versatility Key To David Johnson Signing

While it may not exactly be a splash signing, and we’re still far away from even the opening of training camp, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ decision to sign David Johnson is an interesting one, considering it was not necessarily believed that they were still seeking help at the tight end position…


Bengals Bank On S Shawn Williams With 4-Year Extension

I wrote just recently, a short couple of days ago, about the Cincinnati Bengals and their safety tandem, now that veteran Reggie Nelson left in free agency and signed with the Raiders. Fifth-year safety George Iloka also hit free agency this year, but was retained on a five-year, $30 million…


The Optimist’s Take: Cranking LB Up To 11

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…


Instant Analysis Of Steelers Signing David Johnson

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed David Johnson to a one-year contract on Tuesday and that now means the former seventh-round draft pick out of Arkansas State should be able to make a legitimate run at a roster spot this summer. So, why did the Steelers wait so long to sign David…


Pittsburgh Signs Former Steeler FB/TE David Johnson

The Pittsburgh Steelers aren’t really getting the band back together, but they have re-signed a player who was part of the team’s Super Bowl run in 2010. The team announced the signing of FB/TE David Johnson. UDFA tight end David Reeves was released in a corresponding move. We have signed TE…


Steelers Defense Continues Annual Personnel Turnover

While I think it can be pretty safely agreed upon that the Pittsburgh Steelers defense made significant, and perhaps sustainable strides last season, it is also obviously a unit that still has a long way to go particularly with respect to being able to better defend the pass. They are…



Steelers Draft Class Tasked To Bridge Special Teams Gap

The Pittsburgh Steelers lost a lot of firepower for their special teams units during free agency this year. They lost five significant special teams contributors to signings by other teams, and you can add a sixth with the evident decision not to re-sign veteran Will Allen, who earned his keep…