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Steelers Are Golden in Home Openers

By Jeremy Hritz Last year, the Pittsburgh Steelers blew an opportunity in Tennessee to secure their third victory of the season. When the fourth quarter concluded, the Steelers limped away from a 26-23 loss marred by injuries and mistakes. Ike Taylor was victimized throughout the night by Kenny Britt and…


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Steelers Lack Of Experienced Depth At Inside Linebacker Is A Big Concern

Last season, inside linebackers Larry Foote and Lawrence Timmons played in all 16 games for the Pittsburgh Steelers and both very rarely came off of the field. Now that the roster has been trimmed down to 53 players, the Steelers primary backups to both those players are rookie Vince Williams…



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Cardinals Claim Former Steelers NT Alameda Ta’amu Off Waivers Sunday

The Pittsburgh Steelers waived second-year nose tackle Alameda Ta’amu on Saturday and on Sunday he was claimed off waivers by the Arizona Cardinals. Ta’amu , who the Steelers drafted in the fourth-round of the 2012 NFL Draft, was beaten out by Hebron Fangupo for the backup nose tackle spot on…


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Steelers Sign OG/C Cody Wallace; Waive John Malecki

By Matthew Marczi After submitting their first ‘final’ 53-man roster yesterday, the Pittsburgh Steelers announced today that they have claimed interior offensive lineman Cody Wallace after being released by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. In order to make room for him on the roster, the Steelers released John Malecki. Wallace, a…


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Broncos Claim Former Steelers LB Adrian Robinson Off Waivers From The Eagles

Former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Adrian Robinson has a new home as the Denver Broncos claimed him off waivers from the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. The Steelers had traded Robinson to the Eagles a week ago Friday for running back Felix Jones, but the Temple product wasn’t able to survive the…


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Steelers Sign Eight Players To Practice Squad

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now set their initial eight man practice squad for the 2013 season as guard Chris Hubbard, tackle Joe Long, defensive end Brian Arnfelt, linebacker Alan Baxter, linebacker Terence Garvin, running back Alvester Alexander, cornerback Devin Smith and wide receiver Justin Brown were all signed Sunday after…


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Inside The Tape: Breakdown Of Steelers Versus Panthers

By Alex Kozora Breaking down the final preseason game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Carolina Panthers. Starting with the next game review, you’ll get pictures from the vantage point of All-22 Tape, infinitely better than what the TV broadcast is able to provide. First Half – Starting 11 on defense….


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Hritz: 2013 Steelers Season Preview and Prediction

By Jeremy Hritz The Pittsburgh Steelers are seeking to avoid consecutive non-playoff seasons for the first time since 1999, when they followed up a 7-9 season with an awful 6-10 finish. Much to the dismay of Steelers Nation, the team failed again to make the playoffs in 2000, finishing 9-7….


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Internal Options To Fill Matt Spaeth’s Roster Spot For Steelers

By Matthew Marczi With the decision to carry five tight ends, the Pittsburgh Steelers seemingly expressed their intent to place tight end Matt Spaeth on the Reserve/Injured List with Designation to Return. In order to place the return designation on a player being moved to injured reserve, that player must…


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Examining The Rationale Behind The Surprising Roster Moves

By Matthew Marczi The last few spots on a 53-man roster are almost always tough to predict. However, the final roster for the Pittsburgh Steelers was even more difficult to call than usual this year, given the amount of roster turnover from a year ago, including emerging starters replacing aging…


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Steelers 2014 Salary Cap Situation Heading Into The 2013 Season

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have made their final roster moves we have a much firmer grip on what the 2014 salary cap situation will look like. As of Sunday, the Steelers have 38 players under contract for 2014 with cap chargers totaling just over $119 million. In addition, they…


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Steelers Hunt For Help Outside The Organization Likely To Come Up Empty

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now trimmed their roster down to 53 active players and thus begins the watch to see whether or not they will add any recently released players to the roster between now and the season opener. While there certainly have been a few notable players released by…


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Steelers Waive CB DeMarcus Van Dyke From Injured Reserve With A Settlement

The Pittsburgh Steelers made several transactions on Saturday as they trimmed their roster down to 53 players, but one insignificant move went unreported. According to the official NFL transaction release from Friday, the Steelers waived cornerback DeMarcus Van Dyke from injured reserve with an injury settlement. Van Dyke, who the…


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A Look At The Steelers 2013 Salary Cap Situation Post Final Roster Moves

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now made their final roster cuts and transactions so now we have a pretty good idea as to what the 2013 salary cap situation looks like with the season opener now almost one week away. According to my numbers, the Steelers are nearly $3.8 million underneath…


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Steelers 2013 Practice Squad Prediction

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now made their roster cuts and the next course of action will be the signing of eight players to the practice squad. Below is my educated guess as to who those eight players will be. Terry Hawthorne – Hawthorne is now healthy after missing the offseason…


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Instant Analysis Of Steelers Final 53 Roster Cuts

By Matthew Marczi The Pittsburgh Steelers made their final roster cuts today, and they made me and many others look foolish with their predictions. Perhaps the biggest surprise is that they kept just eight linebackers on the roster. It will probably be simplest to go position by position and take…



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Steelers 2013 53 Man Roster

Below is the initial 2013 53 man roster for the Pittsburgh Steelers following the moves made on Saturday. This is of course subject to change prior to the season opener against the Tennessee Titans as the team could decide to place tight end Matt Spaeth on the injured reserve list…


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Steelers Waiving Of RB Jonathan Dwyer Not Surprising

Jonathan Dwyer, who was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the sixth-round of the 2010 NFL Draft, was waived by the team on Saturday as they chose to keep the newly acquired Felix Jones instead. During his three seasons with the Steelers, the Georgia Tech product rushed for 774 yards…


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Steelers Make Final Roster Moves

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now trimmed their roster down to 53 players and below are the transactions that took place on Saturday. Waived were G Mike Golic Jr., C Joe Madsen, WR Reggie Dunn, LB Terence Garvin, CB Devin Smith, RB Alvester Alexander, WR Kashif Moore, TE Nathan Overbay, S…


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Steelers Waive LB Marshall McFadden

According to ARN Sports, the Pittsburgh Steelers have waived second-year linebacker Marshall McFadden. LB Marshall McFadden has been released from the Steelers — ARN Sports (@arnsports) August 31, 2013 Color me surprised with this one as I thought McFadden was a lock after Stevenson Sylvester was released last week. During…


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David Todd: Steelers Final 53 Man Roster Prediction

By David Todd QUARTERBACKS (3) – Ben Roethlisberger, Bruce Gradkowski, Landry Jones Analysis: The Steelers aren’t going to cut their fourth round draft pick. Jones was drafted for 2015, not 2013. RUNNING BACKS (6) – Le’Veon Bell, Isaac Redman, Jonathan Dwyer, Larod Stephens-Howling, Felix Jones, Will Johnson Analysis: Jon Dwyer…


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Focus On The Titans, Not 0-4

By Jeremy Hritz The Pittsburgh Steelers finished the preseason 0-4 for the fourth time in the last 48 years, and each previous time that they did, they failed to make the playoffs. But despite the historical record, this year’s preseason finish does not have to be indicative of what is…