Ravens Worked Trade Options In First Round; Was It For A WR?

If you are a Pittsburgh Steelers fan—which is overwhelmingly likely given that you’re reading this—then you probably also know a good deal about the Baltimore Ravens. And if you know anything about the manner in which they go about the NFL Draft, it’s that they have an itchy trigger finger…


2017 Offseason Questions: When Will Steelers Add More Safety Help?

The 2016 season is unfortunately over, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are now embarking upon their latest offseason journey, heading back to the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, formerly known and still referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility of Heinz Field. While the postseason is now behind us, there is plenty…


Steelers DC Keith Butler Compares New CB Brian Allen To S Sean Davis

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed their first draft pick on Monday and it was former Utah cornerback Brian Allen, who was selected in the fifth-round. Steelers defensive coordinator Keith Butler recently talked about Allen during an interview with Missi Matthews of steelers.com. “Big,” said Butler when asked what he likes about…


Steelers Sign Fifth-Round CB Brian Allen

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now signed one of their eight 2017 draft picks as the team reported Monday afternoon that fifth-round cornerback Brian Allen is now under contract. We have signed our fifth-round selection CB Brian Allen. MORE: https://t.co/Npcv4EhBmd pic.twitter.com/fi9cXYWfrJ — Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) May 8, 2017 The four-year contract…


Video: Third & JuJu – 2016 USC 3rd Down Receptions

In a Sunday post, I wrote about new Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster and how I think he might be able to make somewhat of an immediate impact on offense during his rookie season on third downs and inside the opponent’s red zone due to the success he had…


Sutton Plans To Have His Nose In Steelers’ Playbook During Rookie Year

The life of a rookie isn’t easy. The weight of expectations, playing in a new city, truly being on your own, and trying to digest an NFL playbook. For that last one at least, Cam Sutton shouldn’t have too much trouble. A self-described football junkie, Sutton told Steelers.com’s Missi Matthews…


Value Between DB And WR Was Easy Decision In Second Round

You might recall that the 2017 NFL Draft was frequently spoke of in terms of the evident quality of depth that it possessed among certain positions, most notably its defensive backs. The numbers would seem to bear that out, as out of the 253 total players drafted over that weekend,…




Devil’s Advocate: Plan AB For Punt-Return Duties

You may recall for the past several offseasons that I ran an article series called The Optimist’s/Pessimist’s Take. I used it to explore different issues and topics the Pittsburgh Steelers were facing and took a positive or negative approach, examining each side in a separate article. This is essentially the…


Recent Run On Defense In First Round Is Fuel Necessary For Turnaround

Over the course of the majority of their recent history, the Pittsburgh Steelers worked to become an even-handed team when it came to switching off between the offensive and defensive sides of the ball with respect to their premium resources—particularly in the first round, which is the best opportunity to…


Report: Jerome Bettis Out As ESPN Analyst

ESPN has been laying off several employees over the course of the last several weeks and it appears as though former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jerome Bettis has seen his time come to an end with the sports media giant as part of those cuts. According to a Monday morning…


Best And Worst Case Scenarios Of The 2017 Steelers’ Draft Class

Back to do this article for the fourth year in a row. A fun, hypothetical look at the future of the eight selections the Pittsburgh Steelers made in the 2017 draft. Where I think the ceiling and floor is for all these picks. To preface, because I always get a…


2017 Steelers Stock Watch – WR Martavis Bryant – Stock Up

With the 2017 NFL Draft now over and the bulk of the heavy lifting done with regard to the roster building process now out of the way, it is easier to begin to take stock of where the Pittsburgh Steelers stand at certain positions, and what the implications might be…