David DeCastro Named Top Offensive Lineman By Pro Football Focus

One of the main conflicts that currently exists within Steeler Nation is the seeming disparity between the level of talent on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 53-man roster and the inability for that talent to be fully realized on the field. After all, this was not a bought and paid for super…


Cameron Heyward Calls Criticisms Of Discipline ‘A Load Of Crap’

If there is one thing that the Pittsburgh Steelers have had enough talking about, it’s drama. The season was plagued with drama before it really even began. And the worst of it, from their perspective, had been the perception—whether it is unfounded or not—that the proliferation of drama is symptomatic…



Ravens CB Marlon Humphrey Arrested For Robbing A Phone Charger

Baltimore Ravens general manager and former Crimson Tide player Ozzie Newsome sure loves drafting Alabama players. He was more than happy to ‘settle’ for Alabama cornerback Marlon Humphrey in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft, even though they seemingly did not have a role for him. Heading into…


2018 Offseason Questions: Favorite Moment From 2017 Season?

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….


Contextualizing The Steelers 2017 Sack Production: OLB Bud Dupree

While all sacks are created equal in a game book or on a stat sheet, not all of them really are when you look at why and how each one happened. Throughout the offseason I plan on looking at each of 56 sacks the Pittsburgh Steelers defense registered during the…


Senior Bowl Recap: Day Three

It’s here already. The final day of practices for the 2018 Senior Bowl. Kickoff for the game is Saturday. We’ll be back home by then, not sticking around to cover the game (most people don’t). Like yesterday, we’ll start by jotting down some notes from what I saw in the…



Steelers WR JuJu Smith-Schuster Tops All 2017 Rookies In Jersey Sales

If I had told you immediately after the 2017 NFL Draft had ended that one of the players selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers would ultimately have the highest selling jersey of all rookies by season’s end, you would have probably told me it would be running back James Conner. If…


Le’Veon Bell Says Artificial Deadline For New Deal With Steelers Is Feb.20

If we are to believe everything that Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell has said this week while he’s in Orlando, FL preparing for Sunday’s Pro Bowl, we should fully expect him to sign a new long-term contract extension this offseason and even prior to him potentially receiving the franchise…


Explaining The Fifth-Year Option Process Of Steelers OLB Bud Dupree

In addition to deciding whether or not to sign running back Le’Veon Bell to a long-term contract extension, or place the franchise tag on him, the Pittsburgh Steelers will also need to make another decision by just after the draft takes place on the future of outside linebacker Bud Dupree,…


2017 Year In Review – Chapter V: The Opening Salvo

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…


Le’Veon Bell On Fichtner As New OC: ‘I LIke Randy A Lot’

Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is far from the only member of the Pittsburgh Steelers down in Orlando right now. And he’s not the only one talking about the team’s new offensive coordinator, Randy Fichtner, who has already served on the coaching staff for 11 seasons, first as the wide receivers coach…


Mike Hilton Rated 16th-Best Slot Defender By Bleacher Report

The Pittsburgh Steelers added two members to their starting secondary this past year, each of them coming from very different places. Joe Haden, a seven-year veteran and two-time Pro Bowler prior to bringing brought into Pittsburgh, came in as a high-priced free agent and an immediate starter. The other new…


Senior Bowl Day Three: What To Watch For

Last day of practice. Have a little extra time at the hotel so let’s go through what I’m looking for on the North and South sides. North Team – I don’t think Marcus Allen has been bad but he’s felt quiet. Wasn’t a big playmaker in college and he told…