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Steelers’ Initial 53 Man Roster Layout

With first cuts being announced, wanted to do a quick layout of how the Pittsburgh Steelers’ roster currently stands. Keep in mind this is a fluid situation and by NO means a final representation of what the team will carry to Washington. Offense (24) Quarterback (3) –  Ben Roethlisberger, Landry…


Red Zone Defense A Rare Bright Spot In Charlotte

It would be fair to say that two nights ago against the Panthers, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense did not look very impressive. If there was one positive to take away from it all, however, it would have to be the red zone defense. Carolina cracked the Steelers’ 20-yard line on…


Kozora: Final 53 Man Steelers’ Roster Predictions

Getting near the end. My 53 man roster predictions for the Pittsburgh Steelers. This is the “settled in” version, after the team places Le’Veon Bell on the suspended list and Senquez Golson on injured reserve. If you want to look back at my last roster prediction, from like, yesterday, click…


2016 NFL Roster Cuts Tracker

Today is the day that all 32 NFL teams must cut their rosters down to 53 active players by 4 p.m. EST and while some of the cuts around the league took place on Friday, the rest will take place over the course of Saturday. As usual, I will track…



Arthur Moats Reminds Steelers Have Depth Off The Edge

The Pittsburgh Steelers are currently dealing with a bit of an uncertain situation when it comes to their starting left outside linebacker. Second-year player Bud Dupree has missed a great deal of not just training camp and the preseason, but even the whole offseason going back to OTAs, while dealing…


Steelers Could Vie With Ravens For Tight Ends On Waivers

The Pittsburgh Steelers are facing a bit of an unanticipated depth conundrum at the tight end position, one that they surely did not foresee back in March when they just inked Ladarius Green to a fat new contract and still have Matt Spaeth in the cards. It may only prove…


2016 South Side Questions: Who Will Be Here Today, Gone Tomorrow?

The preseason has ended, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are 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 and the preseason might have seen a lot of work put into the team and…


Report: Steelers Waive OG Shahbaz Ahmed

The first roster cut as the Pittsburgh Steelers trim down to 53 has been made public. NFL Insider Aaron Wilson tweeted out early this morning that guard Shahbaz Ahmed has been released by the team. Steelers cut former Temple guard Shahbaz Ahmed — Aaron Wilson (@AaronWilson_NFL) September 3, 2016 Ahmed’s…


2016 NFL Cutdown Weekend: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of you and welcome to Labor Day weekend, which just so happens to include the league’s deadline for final roster cuts. Between now and 4 p.m. EST on Saturday, the Pittsburgh Steelers will have set their initial 53-man roster for the 2016 season. With that said,…


Two Recently Cut CBs Could Pique Steelers’ Interest

Let the speculation begin. Now that the 2016 preseason has come to an end, NFL team’s will be required to trim their rosters down to 53 active players by 4 p.m. EST on Saturday. Ahead of that deadline, some teams have already started to make their final roster cuts and…


Burns Pleased With Preseason Debut

It was only one game, the preseason finale no less, playing 47 snaps, but Artie Burns is just happy to have some football under his belt. “It definitely felt good,” he told reporters in the locker room following the game. “Had my first game, almost been a year. Out there…


Special Teams Injuries Could Help Shape Initial 53-Man Roster

If there is one thing that every team absolutely wants to avoid during the preseason, it’s injuries, but it’s virtually impossible to avoid them. Every team is afflicted with injuries at some point, and the Pittsburgh Steelers have been no exception. Injuries to special teams players in the past couple…