2018 East-West Shrine Game Discussion Thread

The 2018 East-West Shrine Game will be getting underway this afternoon and if you feel up to discussing it, you can do so in the comments below. If you want to watch the game online, there’s a chance your cable provider will allow it and below is a link for…


Vince Williams Doesn’t Think Overconfidence Played An Issue In Loss

There’s been plenty of criticism for the Pittsburgh Steelers after getting bumped out of the playoffs on their first try. The negative press that’s coming out either from players or media: David DeCastro’s comments about the team not being focused, Mike Tomlin taking over Keith Butler’s job, Le’Veon Bell being…


Rogers’ Injury, Free Agent Status, Opens 2018 Door For Tucker

On Friday it was reported that Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Eli Rogers suffered a torn ACL in the team’s Divisional Round loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars and that now means he’s going to be sidelined for at least 8 months and maybe longer. Rogers is also set to become a…



Injury Puts Eli Rogers’ Future Status In Jeopardy, Weakens Depth

This was not the season that Eli Rogers envisioned for himself about a year ago at this time. Coming off his first healthy season after spending his rookie year with the Pittsburgh Steelers on injured reserve for a foot injury, the diminutive product of Louisville quickly earned himself a role…


Audio: Mel Kiper Jr. 2018 Pre-Senior Bowl Week Media Conference Call

ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. held his annual pre-Senior Bowl media conference call on Friday and it lasted just a little less than an hour. With two college All-Star games taking place on Saturday and the Senior Bowl practices getting underway next week, this might be a good starting…


2017 Year In Review – Chapter I: The Pain And The Yearning

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2017 season ended not only prematurely, but also bitterly, suffering an early postseason exit after falling to the Jacksonville Jaguars at home in the Divisional Round by a score of 45-42. The wounds are still fresh, but it’s time to relive the 2017 season that was, starting…


Darryl Drake Has History Of Instilling Physicality In Receivers

One of the main reasons, I would gather, that Pittsburgh Steelers fans were excited about the possibility of one of their former wide receivers—arguably their most beloved—in Hines Ward taking over as wide receivers coach for the retired Richard Mann was due to the belief that the former Super Bowl…



2018 Offseason Questions: Does Bell’s Tardiness Make A Difference?

The journey toward Super Bowl LII ended far too prematurely for the Pittsburgh Steelers, sending them into offseason mode before we were ready for it. But we are in it now, and are ready to move on, through the Combine, through free agency, through the draft, into OTAs, and beyond….


2017 NFL Conference Championship Round Weekend: Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday! Well, the NFL Conference Championship games will take place on Sunday and unfortunately the Pittsburgh Steelers won’t be playing the New England Patriots in the AFC one. Personally, I’m still a little bit in shock that the Steelers lost to the Jacksonville Jaguars last Sunday at Heinz Field….


106 Players Granted Special Eligibility For 2018 NFL Draft

It’s now official. On Friday, the NFL announced the names of 106 players who have been granted special eligibility for the 2018 NFL Draft and 13 players who have fulfilled their degree requirements with college football eligibility remaining and are also eligible for selection in the April 26-28 draft at…


Daniel Jeremiah 2018 Mock Draft 1.0: Steelers Select LSU CB Donte Jackson

It’s officially mock draft season for fans of 28 NFL teams and on Friday, Daniel Jeremiah of the NFL Network released his first prediction of 2018. In his mock of the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft, Jeremiah has the Pittsburgh Steelers selecting LSU cornerback Donte Jackson with the 28th overall…


Steelers Sign Three More Players To Reserve/Futures Contracts On Friday

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed three more players to Reserve/Futures contracts on Friday. Steelers sign three to reserve/futures contracts: S Malik Golden, LB Darnell Leslie and P Matt Wile. — Ray Fittipaldo (@rayfitt1) January 19, 2018 Signed to the offseason roster were safety Malik Golden, linebacker Darnell Leslie and punter Matt Wile….


Report: Steelers Hire Darryl Drake To Be Next WRs Coach

Though someone has to, it won’t be easy replacing Richard Mann. That someone could wind up being Darryl Drake. According to this tweet by Vaughn McClure, Mike Tomlin is going after Drake to be the next Pittsburgh Steelers’ wide receiver coach. Drake has been the Arizona Cardinals’ coach at the…