Steelers Waive Two Undrafted Players, Sign Two More

The Pittsburgh Steelers have decided to shuffle their 90-man offseason roster during their third week of OTA practices as two undrafted players have been waived and two more signed to take their places. Signed on Tuesday were tight end Paul Lang and linebacker Kevin Anderson. Waived were linebacker Tyriq McCord…


One Step To Take: Shamarko Thomas

New series we’re kicking off here to get us through the upcoming dog days of the offseason. Every player wants to improve, to elevate his game in all areas from one season to the next. Understanding that, we’re going to isolate just one area, one faction of a player’s game….


Kirwan: Examining Blitz Rate Success

We’ve spent a ton of the offseason discussing Keith Butler’s blitz trends. We’ve concluded he is blitzing more often and generally, playing more aggressively than Dick LeBeau’s later years. But how successful is he? Pat Kirwan examined league-wide trends over at Real Football Network. He looked at the ratio of blitzes…


2016 Steelers Stock Watch – OLB Bud Dupree – 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…



Bengals Counting On Major Contributions From Young DEs

For as well as the Cincinnati Bengals have drafted in recent years, which has drawn many to claim that they have the deepest roster in the NFL, there are, as always, a couple of questions that remain. One of the question that I have is this: where in the world…


The Optimist’s Take: Fair To Question Medical Staff?

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…


Steelers Workout TE Jake Phillips

One piece of late-night news to pass along to you. The Houston Chronicle’s Aaron Wilson is reporting the Pittsburgh Steelers worked out tight end Jake Phillips today. It, does, however, appear Wilson got the first name wrong in the tweet. Former UNLV tight end Jordan Phillips worked out for the…


PFF Ranks Steelers’ Roster 4th In NFL

For the third straight offseason, Pro Football Focus released its annual roster rankings for all 32 NFL teams. The 2016 rankings see the Pittsburgh Steelers current roster ranked No. 4, according to Pro Football Focus’ Sam Monson. In the ESPN Insider article posted Monday morning, Monson lists Antonio Brown, Ben…


Former Steelers DL Cam Thomas Signs With Rams

It took a while, but former Pittsburgh Steelers defensive lineman Cam Thomas has finally found a new home. According to his agent, Thomas has agreed to a contract with the Los Angeles Rams after playing two seasons in Pittsburgh with the Steelers. While no financial details have been released, it’s…


Boswell Not Taking Upcoming Camp Battle Against Suisham Lightly

Based on his stellar performance last season, it’s hard to imagine Pittsburgh Steelers kicker Chris Boswell not beating out veteran Shaun Suisham for the job this year during training camp. With that said, Boswell, who joined the Steelers last year during Week 5 of the 2015 season, isn’t taking anything…



Steelers Seeking Slot Options During Spring Drills

The Pittsburgh Steelers have of late grown accustomed to having a veteran presence in the slot in their offense. It was a role that the great Hines Ward fulfilled in the latter stages of his career, and he was succeeded in that capacity by Jerricho Cotchery. After Cotchery departed in…


Ross Cockrell Does Some ‘Necessary’ Bulking Up This Offseason

Whether listed under “con” or “weakness”, depending on how the particular scout or platform formats its reports, one of the ever-present areas of concern in the game of cornerback Ross Cockrell has been a limitation in his strength and physicality on the field, which is generally not what you want…


Steelers Cancel Monday OTA Practice For Annual Team Building Trip

The Pittsburgh Steelers kicked off their third week of OTA practices on Monday the same way they have for the last several years and that includes them taking a team-building field trip. The annual trip is normally to the family-friendly Dave & Buster’s chain that offers a sports-bar-style setting and a large…