Antonio Brown Serving As Shakim Phillips’ Mentor On And Off Field

Artie Burns gets the chance to defend him every day. But Shakim Phillips gets to share the same meeting room with him, train with him, constantly pick his brain. Much of the discussion over the fight for the #5 wide receiver spot, a void created following Martavis Bryant’s suspension, has…


2016 Steelers Stock Watch – K Shaun Suisham

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…


Heath Miller Still A Presence At Practice For Haley, Steelers

I don’t imagine that anybody, other than perhaps opposing linebackers and safeties, is very excited to see what the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offense looks without tight end Heath Miller for the first time since quarterback Ben Roethlisberger’s rookie season in 2004. Many, no doubt, are excited to see what the offense…


Bengals TE Tyler Eifert’s Hope To Avoid Surgery Backfires

While the Pittsburgh Steelers were well aware of the injury situation surrounding their new tight end, with Ladarius Green undergoing ankle surgery early in the offseason well before he signed a free agent contract, the Cincinnati Bengals were clearly not as familiar with the nature or extent of the injury…


The Optimist’s Take: Making Good On 30 Points Per Game

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 Memorial Day Weekend: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

The Pittsburgh Steelers held their first set of OTA practices this past week and after the upcoming Memorial Day weekend takes place, they will reconvene at the team’s practice facility for their second set of practices on Tuesday. While we all probably didn’t learn a lot this past week due to…


Former NFL Players Give Le’Veon Bell Advice On How To Avoid Injuries

A lot has already been made about the comments made Tuesday by Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell as it relates to him believing the Cincinnati Bengals purposefully attempted to injure him last season. After already being blasted nationally on ESPN’s “First Take” by Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless…


Todd Haley Calls Rookie Jerald Hawkins A Potential Guard Prospect

While we haven’t heard much in the way of reports related to Pittsburgh Steelers rookie offensive lineman Jerald Hawkins during the team’s first set of OTA practices that concluded on Thursday, offensive coordinator Todd Haley talked briefly recently about this year’s fourth-round draft pick as it relates to his position…



Steelers’ Continuity Creates More Advanced Practice Environment

Not only do the Pittsburgh Steelers boast one of their most talented groups, the level of consistency and continuity the group has the ability to maximize the talent. That’s what Todd Haley pointed out to Missi Matthews in their one-on-one interview over on Steelers.com. “This being year five for me…


Heyward Downplays Need For Hargrave To Contribute Right Away

While it’s hard not to be excited about new Pittsburgh Steelers defensive tackle Javon Hargrave based on his tape and stat production that he put together at South Carolina State, there’s a decent chance he might not start the 2016 season as anything more than a reserve player behind third-year…


James Harrison Among Others Named In December PED Report To Be Interviewed By NFL

You might recall that back in December, current Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison was one of several players named in an Al Jazeera documentary on the use of performance-enhancing drugs in professional football. The documentary, which largely centered around former NFL quarterback Peyton Manning, who was an active player at…




2016 Steelers Stock Watch – WR Antonio Brown – 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…