NFL Rule Change Will Make Ryan Shazier Hit A Penalty

If you’re a football purist and grew up watching Mel Blount and Jack Lambert, avert your eyes from this story. Starting this year, hits like the one Ryan Shazier dished out on Gio Bernard in the Wild Card game will be illegal, according to Pro Football Talk. The rule change…


Colbert Won’t Put Artificial Deadline On Return Of Rehabbing RB Le’Veon Bell

At the beginning of March, Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell announced on social media that he’s been cleared to begin running again after suffering a season-ending right knee injury that suffered midway through the 2015 season. On Monday at the league’s annual meetings in Boca Raton, Florida, Steelers general…


Martavis Bryant Issues Statement On Suspension

Martavis Bryant has released a full statement, the first comments he’s made since the NFL suspended him for the 2016 season for violations of the league drug policy. The statement, in full, courtesy of Aaron Wilson on National Football Post. “I sincerely apologize to the Rooney family, the great Pittsburgh Steelers…


Report: Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey No longer Limited In Offseason Workouts

By the sound of things, Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey should be ready to participate in training camp later on this year after missing the entire 2015 season with a broken fibula that he suffered during the preseason. According to Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com, Maurkice’s twin brother, Mike Pouncey, said…


Tomlin, Steelers Don’t Plan To Sign CB In Free Agency

Mike Tomlin spoke to the media down at the NFL Owner Meetings in Boca Raton, Florida, talking for the first time since his season-ending press conference. Information from his media session is just now trickling in. Tomlin indicated the Pittsburgh Steelers are unlikely to sign a cornerback in free agency, according to…


Kelvin Beachum Contract Details Now Known

Now that the contract that tackle Kelvin Beachum signed last week with the Jacksonville Jaguars has been filed with the NFLPA, we’re now learning more about the specific breakdown of it. As you can see in the recent tweets by Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle, Beachum’s contract is indeed…



Colbert Talks Progress Of Daniel McCullers, Defensive Line Needs

With the bulk of the free agent signing period now behind us and the 2016 NFL Draft quickly approaching, the Pittsburgh Steelers still have glaring needs on their defensive line. Ahead of this week’s annual league meetings in Boca Raton, Florida, Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert not only addressed the…


Ramon Foster, Steelers Share Mutual Admiration

The Pittsburgh Steelers took care of one of their biggest items on their free agency to-do list when they were able to work out a new three-year agreement with left guard Ramon Foster on the day prior to the start of the new league year, which ties him to the…


Steelers Bring In Two Pitt Panthers For Visits

It should come as little surprise but Kevin Colbert confirmed two Pitt Panthers have taken official visits with the team. He didn’t specifically say who, referring to them as “the two Pitt kids” in his interview with Missi Matthews, but you can reasonably assume they are wide receiver Tyler Boyd…


2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Ohio St WR Michael Thomas

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…


Colbert Admits Steelers Backup Quarterback Spot For 2016 Is Still in Limbo

It’s likely to be several more months before we find out who the Pittsburgh Steelers will anoint as their backup quarterback to starter Ben Roethlisberger for the 2016 season. With that said, that spot is currently owned by Landry Jones by default being as two of the quarterbacks on the…


2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Miami (FL) CB Artie Burns

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 Navigating Offseason So Far Without Contract Restructures

A month ago, I would have bet you a lot of money that the Pittsburgh Steelers would have restructured the contract of at least one player prior to April. However, so far, no such transaction has taken place. In fact, now that center Maurkice Pouncey and defensive end Cameron Heyward…


Study: What Pittsburgh Looks For In Drafting Offensive Linemen

We are back looking at Pittsburgh Steelers’ draft trends since the Mike Tomlin era began. We’ve looked at wide receivers, the defensive line, and now, let’s look towards the offensive line. Remember, these are just general prerequisites. There are exceptions everywhere, including within the Steelers. But we all have certain…