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New Contract Numbers For Steelers K Shaun Suisham

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed kicker Shaun Suisham to contract extension several days ago and now we have the details of that deal. According to Joel Corry, Suisham will reportedly earn base salaries of $855k, $2.595M, $2.4M, $2.4M and $2.4M from 2014-2018 and he apparently was given a $2.85 million signing…


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Steelers CB William Gay Once Again Getting Limited Work At Safety

With starting Pittsburgh Steelers safeties Troy Polamalu (concussed birth certificate) and Mike Mitchell (groin) both sidelined Sunday during practice, cornerback William Gay actually got to take a few reps with the first-team safeties in their absence. This is not the first time such an event has happened as defensive backs…



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Report: Bengals Give QB Andy Dalton Six-Year, $115 Million Contract Extension

The Pittsburgh Steelers will be chasing after Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton for several more years to come as he’s reached an agreement on a six-year, $115 million contract extension, according to Adam Schefter. Dalton was entering the final year of his rookie contract. He was drafted by the Bengals…


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Steelers Remove S Mike Mitchell From Active PUP List

The Pittsburgh Steelers will finally have safety Mike Mitchell back on the field practicing as he has been activated off of the Active PUP list. Mitchell, who suffered some sort of groin injury prior to the start of camp while training, has been working with the trainers on the side ever…


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Linebackers Coach Keith Butler Talks About His Starters

Pittsburgh Steelers linebackers coach Keith Butler has long held the reputation of being one of the more straight-shooting coaches in the league, speaking candidly and freely about what he makes of his players, or whatever the topic may be. It’s for that reason in particular that I always like to…


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Steelers WRs Brown, Bryant Are Young, Tall, And Hungry

When the Pittsburgh Steelers first drafted 6’4” wide receiver Martavis Bryant in the fourth round, it pretty much immediately ignited discussions, particularly in the national media, over whether or not he could seize upon a starting position as a rookie. As the logic went, Bryant could become the big target…


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Skip The Pink, Roger

By Beth Myncin Anyone that has turned on a TV or radio has heard about the Ray Rice assault and subsequently his two game suspension. Commissioner Roger Goodell defended the Baltimore Ravens running back recently stating that Rice had taken responsibility for his actions after he admitted that he made…



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Steelers OL Chris Elkins Can’t Afford To Lose Momentum Now

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed undrafted rookie free agent Chris Elkins following the draft after they watched him handle former Pitt defensive tackle Aaron Donald, a first-rounder this year, at Heinz Field a year ago. The “Chicken Nugget” has a reputation of being a technician, which helps excuse his less than…


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Markus Wheaton’s Professional Approach Impresses Mike Tomlin

If the Pittsburgh Steelers offense is going to have success in 2014, second-year wide receiver Markus Wheaton is going to have to show that he can handle the No. 2 wide receiver spot. So far during training camp he’s done just that and head coach Mike Tomlin appears to be…



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Steelers Training Camp Practice Report: Day Eight – Sunday

Practice notes from another rain-logged day at Saint Vincent College. Mother Nature is a fickle woman. – Newly signed Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jawan Jamison was the first to make his way down the stairs, at around 2:35. Tauren Poole came down moments later. – Like yesterday, the bulk of…


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Report: Steelers LB Ryan Shazier Leaves Sunday’s Practice Injured

The Pittsburgh Steelers are starting to wind down their Sunday practice and it appears as though first-round draft pick Ryan Shazier may have suffered some sort of right knee injury. Shazier limped off of the field after tackling running back Le’Veon Bell during a red zone drill and was being…