Recapping Roster And Draft Impact From Flurry Of Trades

The Pittsburgh Steelers may have been the cause of a handful of strokes within the eastern Pennsylvania region over the course of the past week or so in light of their unusual and uncharacteristic activity. Because of the uncommon and, frankly, frequent behavior, I thought it would be of service…


Mike Tomlin Explains How Justin Hunter Made Steelers Roster

Wide receiver was undoubtedly the deepest position on the Pittsburgh Steelers roster. So there was no question it was a tough decision to figure out the final spots. Ultimately, it went to Justin Hunter and Mike Tomlin explained why at his opening press conference. “He’s been a consistent playmaker for…



Steven Johnson Returns For Special-Teams Impact (If He Can Get A Helmet)

While the re-signing of sixth-year inside linebacker Steven Johnson may have come as a surprise to many, the fact that it coincided with the Pittsburgh Steelers waiving safety Jordan Dangerfield with an injury designation does help to bring the decision into perspective. Dangerfield was an important contributor on special teams….


Steelers Week 1 Depth Chart: Watt Listed As Starter, JuJu Top Kickoff Returner

The Pittsburgh Steelers released an updated depth chart ahead of their 2017 regular season opener against the Cleveland Browns and while not a lot sticks out on it, there are a few listings worth noting. For starters, rookie T.J. Watt is listed as the team’s starting right outside linebacker and…



Smith-Schuster Could Be A Week 1 Inactive List Candidate

The Pittsburgh Steelers selected wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster in the second-round of this year’s draft and because of that, it’s not hard to imagine him becoming a regular contributor on offense during his rookie season. With that said, the USC product might just open the 2017 regular season on the…


Steelers Should Have A Role For Justin Hunter

I think that it is common knowledge within this community that keeping Justin Hunter on the 53-man roster was not my preference because I had a hard time envisioning him even seeing a helmet on game day due to the fact that he does not contribute on special teams. He…


Steelers Continue Tradition Of Carrying Big Running Backs

They are the giant sequoia of the NFL. The Pittsburgh Steelers certainly have traits they look for at certain position. Big, fast receivers. Long, physical corners. And running backs who look like they could play linebacker. The latter is the focus today, Pittsburgh’s final 53 man roster confirming what we…


Fitzgerald Toussaint The Right Choice For Practice Squad

A lot of people don’t seem to be particularly exhilarated or, dare I say, inspired by the Pittsburgh Steelers’ decision to go with third-year running back Fitzgerald Toussaint as their practice squad member at the position. I happen to think that it is a virtually ideal choice, and here’s why….





2017 Camp Questions: Will Mike Hilton Start In The Slot On Sunday?

The journey toward the Super Bowl is now well under way with the Pittsburgh Steelers back practicing at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, still informally referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility. With the regular season standing in their way on the path to a Lombardi, there will be questions…


The Perspective Of An Average Steelers Fan: Preseason Is Over

The 4th preseason game is supposed to be meaningless. Indeed, most starters were kept off the field. 61 players played at least one snap meaning over 30 did not. Plus, a slew of injuries to defensive backs Cam Sutton, Jordan Dangerfield, Malik Golden & Terrish Webb. Coupled with Mike Mitchell…