Steelers Fantasy Football Predictions – Week 5 – 2016

Week 5 – October 9, 2016 Location: Heinz Field – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Opponent: New York Jets This Pittsburgh Steelers team is a roller coaster of emotions. After getting smashed in Week 3 in Philadelphia, they come back last week and absolutely destroy a very good Kansas City Chiefs team. At…


Steelers Promote Shabazz To 53 Man Roster

The Pittsburgh Steelers have begun their roster move dance to makeup for the rash of injuries they’ve suffered, beginning by signing cornerback Al-Hajj Shabazz to their 53 man roster. Their agency, Tier 1 Sports Management, announced the news on Twitter. Couldn't be happier for @FollowHajj2 on signing with the @Steelers…


Steelers Using Sammie Coates in Similar Manner To Previous Raw Receivers

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Sammie Coates enjoyed his best showing of his young career last Sunday night against the Kansas City Chiefs, nabbing 6 receptions for 79 yards. This performance was a first glimpse of Coates’ complete package skills – containing size, speed and hands. Although Coates may one day…


Steelers’ Plan For Tackle Depth Unravelling Due To Injuries

You might recall that way back in March, while free agency was still cooking, I took a stab at addressing the Pittsburgh Steelers’ seemingly intensive search to uncover an offensive tackle to add to their depth, which they eventually acquired when they signed veteran Ryan Harris to a two-year contract….


Danny Smith Says Shamarko Thomas Is ‘An Outstanding Player’

When it comes to Pittsburgh Steelers fourth-year safety Shamarko Thomas, it seems that for a lot of people it is a struggle to evaluate him outside of the prism of the ambitions that were prescribed for him when he was drafted, given the role of inheriting the strong safety spot…


Steelers Vs Jets X Factor: CB Ross Cockrell

Might be going a little out of the box here with the selection of Ross Cockrell at this week’s X Factor versus the New York Jets. But the Jets do have one thing going for them. Size at receiver. And Brandon Marshall is their best weapon, all 6’4 of him….


Blandino Addresses Brown’s Dance, Wheaton’s Catch In Latest Officiating Video

Dean Blandino, the NFL’s Senior Vice President of Officiating, released his weekly officiating video for Week 4 on Friday and quite a bit of it is dedicated to what is and isn’t considered unsportsmanlike conduct as it relates to taunting and sexually suggestive celebrations. According to Blandino, through the first…


The Terrible Vlogcast: Breaking Down Ryan Fitzpatrick’s INTs

Always trying to add a new element into the Depot rolodex. You’ve seen Dave and I individually do some tape breakdowns but this time, we’ve teamed up to break down all ten of Ryan Fitzpatrick’s interceptions this season. Are they all his fault or are there other mitigating factors leading…


Steelers Film Room: Jordan Dangerfield Vs Chiefs

When it comes to first-year Pittsburgh Steelers safety Jordan Dangerfield, the tired refrain over the years has become that he doesn’t get any respect. Of course, the obvious tie-in here is to Rodney Dangerfield, but the fact that he was released three times over the course of the previous three…


Keith Butler: The 3-4 Is ‘Almost Obsolete’

Remember the 3-4 defense? It’s something the Pittsburgh Steelers used to run for a few decades, a change that they made after Joe Greene retired in the early 1980s. It had a good run of about 35 years here, and it see gets its cameo appearance here and there, but…




2016 NFL Week 5: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Another week has come and gone and Week 5 of the 2016 NFL regular season is already underway. The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the New York Jets Sunday at Heinz Field and enter the contest as heavy favorites even though they currently sport a very long list of injured players….


Seahawks Mainly Used 4-Man Rush To Beat Jets QB Ryan Fitzpatrick

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the New York Jets Sunday at Heinz Field and that means they’ll face veteran quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, who hasn’t played very well in his team’s first four games of the season. Now that I have had time to go through the Jets Week 4 game…


Steelers Release Bruce Gradkowski From IR

Minor roster move but one worth updating. The Pittsburgh Steelers have released Bruce Gradkowski from injured reserve today. Source: #Steelers have released QB Bruce Gradkowski. He was on the injured reserve list. Now a free-agent. — Dov Kleiman (@NFL_DovKleiman) October 7, 2016 Gradkowski suffered a hamstring injury in the preseason…