Colbert, Tomlin To Hold Pre-Draft Presser Monday

As they normally do, Mike Tomlin and Kevin Colbert will come out of their offices and speak to the media next Monday, according to the Beaver County Times’ Chris Bradford, who may be slightly lamenting that fact. Tomlin, Colbert to discuss #Steelers draft at Monday noon presser … And there goes my…


Recent Cap Relief Not Enough To Make It Into Regular Season

Although the release of Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Cortez Allen hardly came as a surprise, the timing and manner of release did surprise some, including myself. In particular, I was surprised to see that he was not released with a post-June designation for a very simple reason, that being the fact that…


2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Maryland DE Quinton Jefferson

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…


Jarvis Jones

Steelers Must Soon Make Fifth-Year Option Decision On LB Jarvis Jones

The Pittsburgh Steelers now have less than two weeks to decide whether or not to pick up the fifth-year option on outside linebacker Jarvis Jones and while I have been telling you for some time now how that amount would likely be in excess of $8 million for the 2017…


2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Ole Miss S Trae Elston

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…


2016 NFL Draft: WR True Heights

As we did for the cornerbacks yesterday, we’re looking at combine-invite wide receivers to determine their “true height,” adding up their height, arm length, and vertical. This is the third straight season we’ve conducted this. As we did with the corners, I made sure to look at Pro Day numbers…


The Optimist’s Take: First-Round Risk Vs Reward

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…


2016 Steelers Pre-Draft Movements: Interior OL

The Pittsburgh Steelers entered this league year with nearly a couple dozen players scheduled to hit unrestricted free agency. They ended up retaining five of those unrestricted free agents, but did not tender their one restricted free agent, who signed elsewhere. Pittsburgh also added help from outside of the organization at tight…


Ravens Turn To Trainer With Steelers Ties To Help Curb Injuries

The Baltimore Ravens have been plagued by injuries as much as anybody else has over the course of the past two seasons. During that span, they have dealt with a total of 39 players placed on injured reserve, with that number being as evenly divided between the two seasons as…


The Pessimist’s Take: Improved Tackling Efficiency

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…


Pro Football Focus Creates Steelers’ Draft Board

Pro Football Focus, who may not be your #1 fan, just put together the laborious task of a Pittsburgh Steelers’ draft board. In the first round, they circle three names as the best fits: West Virginia S Karl Joseph, Alabama ILB Reggie Ragland, and Michigan State OLB Shilique Calhoun. We’ve…



Steelers Tuesday Pre-Draft Visitors Include Two Defensive Backs, One Running Back

The Pittsburgh Steelers are wrapping up their allotted pre-draft visits on Tuesday as it was announced a short time ago that three more players are in town talking to members of the organization. According to Bob Labriola of steelers.com, Texas A&M cornerback Brandon Williams, Michigan safety Jarrod Wilson and Utah running back Devontae…



2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Oklahoma WR Sterling Shepard

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…