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Steelers Rookie OL Wesley Johnson Showed Versatility During OTA Practices

Over the course of the last three weeks of OTA practices, we haven’t heard much about Pittsburgh Steelers rookie offensive lineman Wesley Johnson. On Thursday, however, Bob Labriola of Steelers Digest provided a nice little update on the Steelers fifth-round draft pick out of Vanderbilt. Wesley Johnson, the fifth-round pick…


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A Look Back At The Injury History Of Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey

You knew as soon as Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey was signed to a contract extension that there would be people wanting to throw the injury prone tag out as a reason why the team shouldn’t have locked him up. It is true that during his first four seasons in…


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Dri Archer Compared To RB Jamaal Charles As He Begins Work At WR

According to Jim Wexell of Steel City Insider, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie Dri Archer began working with the wide receiver group today during the final OTA session before mandatory minicamp. Wexell also notes that Archer told him he will be attending both running back and wide receiver meetings going forward. This,…


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Report: Steelers Sign Rookie WR/RB Dri Archer

According to Field Yates of ESPN.com. the Pittsburgh Steelers have signed third-round draft pick Dri Archer. Archer’s four-year deal is expected to total out at around $2.748 million and include a $506,016 signing bonus. Archer is the Steelers eighth draft pick to sign and that leaves defensive end Stephon Tuitt…



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Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey Very Emotional During Press Conference

Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey spoke to the media on Thursday after signing his five-year contract extension and below are a few of his comments. At one point during the press conference, Pouncey became very emotional and nearly broke down crying. Opening statement: I’d like to start it off first…


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2014 Season Of Hard Knocks To Feature Falcons

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin no longer has to worry about the HBO cameras hovering around training camp this year as the Atlanta Falcons have been chosen to be the subject matter of “Hard Knocks” in 2014. Thanks to back-to-back 8-8 seasons and them failing to make the playoffs…




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New Details Of Maurkice Pouncey’s Five-Year Contract Extension Emerge

More details of the five-year contract extension given to Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey on Wednesday are now emerging. According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, Pouncey will pocket $14 million in 2014 and that means his base salary has been lowered down to $1 million from the $1,288,375…


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The Maurkice Pouncey Contract Freakout Is In Full Gear

It’s funny to see everybody freak out about the new five-year extension that Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey received on Thursday when they don’t really know or understand the original details, of which there are few. First, Pro Football Talk reports that Pouncey’s signing bonus was $13 million. It sounds…


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Report: Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey Agrees To Five-Year Contract Extension

According to Pro Football Talk, Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey has come to terms on a new five-year extension. More details to follow. Maurkice Pouncey agrees to terms on a new five-year extension with the Steelers. Details coming at PFT. — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) June 12, 2014 According to Mike Florio,…


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Steelers S Shamarko Thomas Admits He’s Comfortable, No Longer Thinking

Pittsburgh Steelers second-year safety Shamarko Thomas didn’t play much during the second half of his rookie season after injuring an ankle in Week 10, but the playing time he received prior to that was invaluable. “I’ve progressed a lot,” Thomas said after Wednesday’s OTA practice. “I just know the whole…


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New Steelers S Mike Mitchell Ready To Work With Troy Polamalu

New Pittsburgh Steelers safety Mike Mitchell has already talked to his new secondary counterpart, safety Troy Polamalu, since being signed during the offseason, but he’s yet to work with him on the practice field. That figures to change next week, however, when the Steelers mandatory minicamp gets underway and Mitchell…


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Steelers Film Room: Sugaring The “A” Gaps

By Alex Kozora Throughout the rest of the offseason, we’ll examine specific plays from the Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 season. We won’t be focusing so much on individual play, though that inevitably comes with any breakdown, but instead, we will focus on concepts used in the pro game to show not just what…