2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Florida LB Antonio Morrison

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…


Temple CB Tavon Young Enjoyed His Visit With The Steelers The Most

The Pittsburgh Steelers brought quite a few cornerbacks in for pre-draft visits during the month of April and one of the smaller ones, Temple product Tavon Young, let it be known during a Thursday interview on ESPN 980 in Washington, D.C. that he really enjoyed his visit with the black…


2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Boise St CB Donte Deayon

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…


The Optimist’s Take: Roethlisberger’s Touchdown 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…


2016 Steelers Pre-Draft Movements: Defensive Tackle

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…


Bengals Have Taken Opposite Approach As Steelers To CB Position

If there is any one team in the league that is virtually the polar opposite of the Pittsburgh Steelers when it comes to evaluating, valuing, and drafting for the cornerback position, it would have to be their division rivals, the Cincinnati Bengals. Over the course of the past 10 draft…


The Pessimist’s Take: Jesse James In Pecking Order

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…


One Final 2015 Steelers Re-Draft Exercise

As the last few days tick off of the calendar prior the start of the 2016 NFL Draft, I figured we would spend this Thursday evening taking one last look back at the Pittsburgh Steelers 2015 draft by doing another mock exercise. If you have followed our work here for…


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Steelers’ Pre-Draft Visits Make General Direction Clear

Don’t ask me who will be the 25th overall pick. Good luck getting a straight answer from anyone. I’ll have my final mock draft on Monday with my best guess but yours is as good as mine. But if the pre-draft visits are any indication, we have a general sense…




Ask Alex: Steelers’ Mailbag

One week away from the draft. But the last two weeks have felt just as crazy. For the record, we’ll still do a chat next Thursday, same time, on the day of the draft. I’m also aiming to do a Periscope session tomorrow, though I still barely know how it…


2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Pittsburgh TE JP Holtz

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…


Steelers Won’t Be Signing Former Panthers CB Josh Norman

I hate to be the balloon-popper on this Thursday and while it’s not shocking news to most of us, Jason La Canfora is reporting Thursday morning that the Pittsburgh Steelers aren’t pursuing free agent cornerback Josh Norman. The Steelers are not pursuing and will not pursue Josh Norman. — Jason La…


Josh Norman Hitting Market Could Be Good For Pittsburgh, Indirectly

During the course of the 2015 season, Carolina Panthers cornerback Josh Norman built up his resume to such a degree that he has become regarded as the best cornerback in football. Metrics would help bear that out, as he gave up the lowest quarterback rating in his zone of coverage…