Ask Alex: Steelers’ Mailbag

Hello again everyone, You know how this works by now. Feel free to ask whatever question you want in the comments and I’ll answer it up here. Kicking around the idea of joining Periscope. For those who don’t know, it’s sorta like Facetime, where you could see me (and mom’s…


Age, Experience Matter To Steelers When It Comes To Drafting Cornerbacks

At some point during the 2016 NFL Draft the Pittsburgh Steelers are expected to draft at least one cornerback. While that might ultimately happen, there’s a good bet that any cornerback that they wind up drafting will not only have a good amount of college experience, that player is also…


Steelers Sign Free Agent DL Ricardo Mathews

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now signed another free agent as defensive lineman Ricardo Mathews has agreed to a one-year contract, according to the team. Mathews, who was originally drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the seventh round of the 2010 NFL Draft out of Cincinnati, played his last two seasons with…


Steelers Meet With Boise State OL Rees Odhiambo

The Pittsburgh Steelers are in Idaho today at Boise State’s Pro Day. And per draft-info wizard Tony Pauline, they’ve taken interest in one Bronco offensive linemen. Also, Colts, Steelers, Saints, Vikings & Buccaneers meeting/working out underrated offensive lineman Rees Odhiambo https://t.co/VguooZTb1H — Tony Pauline (@TonyPauline) March 31, 2016 Odhiambo weighed…


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Fairness Not At Issue During Brandon Boykin’s Tenure In Pittsburgh

The big news around western Pennsylvania yesterday came in the form of the Panthers coming to terms with former Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Brandon Boykin, who spent about seven months in the black and gold after being traded for in early August in the early portions of training camp. Perceived as…


Kevin Colbert Believes Big Ben’s Prime Will Last Through Current Contract

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger recently turned 34 years old. The team’s championship window with a franchise quarterback who can play up to the level of such would seem to be closing, but their general manager, Kevin Colbert, believes that the former 2004 first-round draft pick still has a few…


2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Ohio State QB Cardale Jones

As you should know by now, our attention has now shifted to the 2016 NFL Draft as it relates to the prospects. From now until the draft takes place, we hope to profile as many draft prospects as we possibly can for you. Most of these player profiles will be…


John Mitchell Attends South Carolina State Pro Day

The Pro Day information keeps coming in. The Steelers’ position coaches were all over the map yesterday. Joey Porter was in Maryland. Mike Munchak at South Carolina. And John Mitchell was reportedly a dart throw away from Munchak, attending South Carolina State’s Pro Day, per Tony Pauline and Walter Football….


Video: Ohio State CB Eli Apple 2015 Pass Targets With Stat Breakdown

With the 2016 NFL Draft now a month away, I have begun thoroughly breaking down a few of the top cornerbacks in this year’s class as it relates to how they performed when targeted in coverage. Last week, I compiled all of the targets that Clemson cornerback Mackensie Alexander faced…


The Optimist’s Take: Holding On To Will Johnson

The Pittsburgh Steelers have, by and large, been on an upward swing over the course of the past two and a half seasons after they missed the playoffs for two straight seasons, and failed to win a postseason game in four straight years. Last season saw them gain that elusive…


Former Kicker Jay Feely Believes NFL Will See Fewer Touchbacks

Earlier this offseason, the league opted during the Owners Meetings to adopt a new year on a one-year trial basis to tweak the rules on kickoff returns, awarding return teams the 25-yard line, rather than the 20-yard line, upon registering a touchback. The rationale behind the decision was aimed toward…


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2015 Player Exit Meetings – WRs Eli Rogers & Shakim Phillips

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ season ended a few weeks earlier that they had planned it to, but now that their 2015 campaign has drawn to a conclusion, it’s time to wrap things up and take stock of where they are and how they got there. Part of that process involves holding…


The Pessimist’s Take: McCullers In The Middle

The Pittsburgh Steelers have, by and large, been on an upward swing over the course of the past two and a half seasons after they missed the playoffs for two straight seasons, and failed to win a postseason game in four straight years. Last season saw them gain that elusive…


Geoff Schwartz Signs With Detroit Lions

It should come as no surprise to see a free agent who met and left the Pittsburgh Steelers sign somewhere else. So it should induce zero shock to know that OL Geoff Schwartz has signed with the Detroit Lions to a one-year deal. Alex is roaring like a Lion! He's…