Javon Hargrave Sees Field Ahead Of Daniel McCullers

If you were watching the Pittsburgh Steelers’ preseason finale against the Panthers last night, you may have noticed something somewhat interesting about the defensive starting lineup. The team opened in their 3-4 front, and the nose tackle at the heart of the lineup was rookie defensive tackle Javon Hargrave. Hargrave…


Ogbah, Nassib Step Up In Browns In Preseason Finale

The Cleveland Browns are working with something like their 12th new regime or something of that sort since they returned to the league in 1999. This one is spearheaded by head coach Hue Jackson, and a large part of their hopes are tied to the success of a number of…


2016 South Side Questions: What Is The Role For Artie Burns?

The preseason has ended, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are taking their practices at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, formerly known and still referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility of Heinz Field. While training camp and the preseason might have seen a lot of work put into the team and…



Richardson Leads Sluggish Offense, Steelers Fall 18-6

The much-anticipated fourth preseason game (especially from the perspective of players on the roster-bubble) finally got under way following a short rain delay. After fans were able to kick back and enjoy last week’s beat down, the Pittsburgh Steelers turned their attention to the Carolina Panthers. There were many question…


Steelers Vs Panthers Winners And Losers

Preseason over. On to Washington. These aren’t in any order, by the way. So don’t yell at me. WINNERS 1. Artie Burns – It was just one game, and against strictly backups no less, but an encouraging initial showing. He closed quickly on the football, threw his body around, and…


Chickillo, Feeney Leave Steelers Preseason Finale With Injuries

The Pittsburgh Steelers are trailing the Carolina Panthers 12-0 at halftime in their 2016 preseason finale and two defensive players have left the game with injuries. Injured in the second quarter were young outside linebackers Travis Feeney and Anthony Chickillo. Feeney, a rookie draft pick, left the game with a…



Kevin Colbert Believes Green Will Immediately Play After Coming Off PUP

The Pittsburgh Steelers placing Ladarius Green on Reserve/PUP means he will miss the first six weeks of the season. But Kevin Colbert believes Green could be ready before then and seemed to imply he’ll be ready to join the team as soon as he is eligible. Colbert joined Bob Pompeani…



Steelers Vs. Panthers Preseason Defensive Player Spotlight: CB Artie Burns

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie cornerback Artie Burns will supposedly make his NFL debut Thursday night in the team’s 2016 preseason finale against the Carolina Panthers and because of that, it’s easy to make this year’s first round draft pick my selection for this game’s defensive spotlight player. Burns, who missed quite a bit…


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Steelers Vs. Panthers Preseason Offensive Player Spotlight: WR Eli Rogers

The Pittsburgh Steelers will close out their 2016 preseason Thursday night in Charlotte against the Carolina Panthers and while I have chosen wide receiver Eli Rogers as my offensive spotlight player for this week, it has more to do with wanting to see what he does as a punt returner…


Ask Alex: Steelers’ Mailbag

Hey everyone, glad to be chatting with you again. Favor to ask, need your help. Kicking around an idea for a new idea related to the Steelers and the site but don’t totally have things figured out. Or if people would even be interested. So trying to create some semblance…


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‘Dirty Red’ Needs To Be ‘Special Red’ Thursday Night Against Panthers

Thursday night’s preseason finale against the Carolina Panthers will most definitely be a big game for several Pittsburgh Steelers players when it comes to them attempting to make one last statements as to why each deserve to be part of the team’s final 53-man roster. So, how many players are…