James Harrison Still Among The Best Pass-Rushers In The Game

About a decade and a half or so into his career, and after about a decade of starting, I think it probably goes without saying that Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker James Harrison is a rare specimen indeed. Alex Kozora recently pointed out just how consistently he has been graded by…


Devil’s Advocate: L.T. Walton Cracks The Rotation

You may recall for the past several offseasons that I ran an article series called The Optimist’s/Pessimist’s Take. I used it to explore different issues and topics the Pittsburgh Steelers were facing and took a positive or negative approach, examining each side in a separate article. This is essentially the…


Sean Davis: ‘Last Year Should Be The Worst I’ll Ever Play’

“Last year should be the worst I’ll ever play”. That is exactly what you would want to hear out of anybody, but especially out of one of your rookie starters—your rookie of the year, no less, in a competitive field. That is what Pittsburgh Steelers second-year starting strong safety Sean…


Leverage The Focal Point For Phazahn Odom

Part of OTAs have focused on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ biggest names. The return of Martavis Bryant, the absence of Le’Veon Bell, and an eager rookie class. But it’s also a time for the little known players to stand side-by-side with those names and begin their journey to trying to make…


2017 Steelers Stock Watch – TE Xavier Grimble – Stock Up

With the 2017 NFL Draft now over and the bulk of the heavy lifting done with regard to the roster building process now out of the way, it is easier to begin to take stock of where the Pittsburgh Steelers stand at certain positions, and what the implications might be…


Steelers Add Strength And Conditioning Intern

I hope you were sitting down for that headline. A minor coaching staff move but it appears the entire staff is unchanged otherwise, from assistant coaches to the scouts. The Pittsburgh Steelers’ site shows a new name on its list, hiring Dan Liburd as their strength and conditioning intern. Liburd…




2017 Offseason Questions: What Can Depth RBs Contribute?

The 2016 season is unfortunately over, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are now embarking upon their latest offseason journey, heading back to the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, formerly known and still referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility of Heinz Field. While the postseason is now behind us, there is plenty…


Former Steelers CB Justin Gilbert Suspended For First 4 Weeks Of 2017 Season

While it certainly doesn’t mean much as far the Pittsburgh Steelers go, former cornerback Justin Gilbert was suspended for the first four weeks of the 2017 regular season on Thursday, according to Courtney Fallon‏ of the NFL Network. Source: Free Agent DB Justin Gilbert has been suspended by the Commissioner for…


Stephon Tuitt Tied For 6th-Best In 3-4 DE Run Stops Over Last Two Seasons

At some point between now and the start of the regular season, Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Stephon Tuitt will more than likely sign a lucrative long-term contract extension being as he’s now in the final year of his rookie contract. On Thursday, Pro Football Focus provided an interesting run defense…



Vince Williams Hopes To Follow Lawrence Timmons’ Consistency

It was clearly tough to see a player like Lawrence Timmons leave the organization. No one might have been more upset about it than Vince Williams, the man who is replacing him. Speaking with reporters after practice via Steelers.com, Williams praised Timmons for all he did for the franchise. “Because…


Steelers RB James Conner Sidelined During OTAs With Hamstring Injury

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie running back James Conner won’t likely have great memories about his first week of NFL OTA practices as the local product reportedly had to serve as an observer, instead of a participant, for most of the three-day session. According to Joe Rutter of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Conner,…


Rookie CB Cameron Sutton Primarily Working Outside At Start Of OTAs

The Pittsburgh Steelers wrapped up their first week of 2017 OTA practices on Thursday and while we haven’t learned a lot as it relates to which players were lined up where and with what unit, a few details related to those kinds of topics have surfaced nonetheless. While we knew…