Haley Doesn’t Want Toussaint’s Playoff Fumble To Define Him

Even though Pittsburgh Steelers running back Fitzgerald Toussaint registered 201 yards from scrimmage and a touchdown on 54 total touches last year, most fans of the team will only remember his fourth quarter fumble late in the playoff loss to the Denver Broncos. With that said, Steelers offensive coordinator said Wednesday…



Heyward-Bey The Forgotten Man In Steelers’ WR Group

Clearly, the year-long suspension of Martavis Bryant has significantly bumped Darrius Heyward-Bey’s status amongst the receivers in contention for playing time. And the Steelers’ minimal options within the receiving corps can’t hurt his chances. But what may be even more of a reason for an increased role within the offense,…


NFL Apparently Adopts ‘Joey Porter Rule’

You all know Mike Pereira, the former NFL vice president of officiating, who now works as a rules analyst for Fox Sports. You all love Mike Pereira, of course. He is, at least in my estimation, perhaps the best in the business when it comes to correctly making calls and,…


PFF Ranks Steelers’ Cornerback Group 24th In NFL

One of the worst-kept secrets in western Pennsylvania is that few people think very highly of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ secondary, with the cornerback position under particular scrutiny in recent years. While not from the outside pressure itself, the front office has clearly been motivated to address the position in recent…


Study: Steelers’ Field Position And Scoring Correlation

Field position. The thing you forget about until it costs your team a game. Talk to any special teams coach and they’ll tell you how important it is and how it impacts the ability to score. Intuitively, we know the better field position you have, the more likely you are…


2016 Steelers Stock Watch – RB DeAngelo Williams – Stock Up

With the 2016 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…



Giovani Bernard’s New Deal Reflects Role In Bengals Offense

Yesterday, the Cincinnati Bengals announced that they have agreed to terms with fourth-year running back Giovani Bernard on a three-year extension, which will reportedly consist of three years and $15.5 million in new money. Bernard was the top running back drafted in the 2013 NFL Draft, with the 37th overall…


The Optimist’s Take: Ascending Run Defense

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…


Le’Veon Bell Ranked 41st On NFL Network Top 100

The second Pittsburgh Steeler has cracked the NFL Network’s Top 100 list. Le’Veon Bell comes in ranked 41st overall per the player’s vote. JUUUUICE. Only played just over 5 games in 2015 & still ran for 556 YDs.@steelers RB @L_Bell26. 🙌 #NFLTop100 pic.twitter.com/n9Ma9dnAEz — NFL Network (@nflnetwork) June 9, 2016…


Bengals Lock Up RB Giovani Bernard; Will Le’Veon Bell Be Next?

Just over four years ago the Cincinnati Bengals drafted running back Giovani Bernard in the second round of the 2013 NFL Draft and since that time he’s rushed for 2,105 yards during the regular season in addition to catching 148 passes for another 1,335 yards. On Wednesday, the Bengals rewarded…


LB Kevin Anderson Waived/Injured, Steelers Place Two On IR

The Pittsburgh Steelers have made several transactions today and this one, if we’re being honest, is the least interesting. But in the interest of good bookkeeping, the team has issued linebacker Kevin Anderson a waived/injured designation. Assuming he clears waivers, he will be placed on injured reserve. Anderson was signed…


Steelers Sign First-Round Pick CB Artie Burns

Judging by a Wednesday afternoon Twitter post, Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Artie Burns has now signed his rookie contract. Burns, who was drafted 25th overall by the Steelers in the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft out of Miami, entered Wednesday as one of two draft picks that had yet…


New Steelers TE Paul Lang Looking To Show Home Town Team His Versatility

While it’s hard to get too excited about undrafted players signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers three weeks into the team’s annual OTA practices, if you like big blocking tight ends, newly signed Michigan State product Paul Lang might certainly be worth watching closely throughout the rest of the offseason. While Lang only had…