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Steelers RB Dri Archer Plays With A Chip On His Shoulder

Pittsburgh Steelers running back/wide receiver Dri Archer might be small in stature, but he carries around a big chip on his shoulders. Archer said recently after practice that Kent State was the only school to offer him a scholarship because other programs were deterred by his 5-8, 173 pound size….


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Know Thy AFC North Enemy: A Look At The Bengals 2014 Draft Class

We have already thoroughly broken down the Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 draft class, so now it’s time to look at what the other teams in the AFC North did. We already kicked this series off with a look at the Baltimore Ravens and Cleveland Browns 2014 drafts, so today we will…


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Best And Worst Case Scenarios For Steelers 2014 Draft Class

By Alex Kozora Predictably and understandably, we’ve given a ton of attention to the Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 draft class. But even after giving all of our opinions, no one can deny this is all projection. The measurables, tape study, debates, all now fruitless. What happens on the field is the…


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Tomlin On How Pass Rush And Coverage Work Together

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin fielded some questions following the morning practice of the rookie minicamp yesterday, and naturally the questions covered a variety of topics, which can go in one ear and out the other. From what Tomlin is looking for when evaluating during minicamp to whether or…


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Jordan Zumwalt Gets A Chance To Show His Versatility

After the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted linebacker Jordan Zumwalt with the first of their two sixth-round draft picks earlier this month, linebackers coach Keith Butler said that he saw Zumwalt playing inside in the Steelers’ scheme. He was playing outside linebacker yesterday during the team’s rookie minicamp. Now, there shouldn’t be…


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Howard Jones Looking To Continue Trend Of UDFA Outside Linebackers

The Pittsburgh Steelers currently find themselves in a bit of a bind at outside linebacker—particularly when it comes to depth. With both James Harrison and LaMarr Woodley now a thing of the past, the team is turning to Jason Worilds and Jarvis Jones to start. Which is a problem, because…


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Tomlin Not Worried About Polamalu OTA Attendance

During the offseason, the Pittsburgh Steelers signed free agent free safety Mike Mitchell to replace Ryan Clark. Being as this will be the first season in a long time that fellow starting safety Troy Polamalu will have a new partner in the secondary, head coach Mike Tomlin was asked Saturday…



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Steelers WR Martavis Bryant Held Out Injured Saturday Morning

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver Martavis Bryant was apparently injured Friday during the afternoon rookie mini camp practice and as a result was held out of the Saturday morning practice. “He fell yesterday catching a ball on the sideline,” said Tomlin. “We’ll take it practice by practice. Maybe he’ll be…


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Mike Tomlin Says Steelers Draft Picks Zumwalt, Richardson To Miss OTA Time

During his Saturday post practice talk with the media, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin confirmed that sixth-round draft pick, linebacker Jordan Zumwalt, will miss OTA practice time due to UCLA being on the quarter system. “Zumwalt and Shaquille [Richardson] will be limited by that,” said Tomlin. “I don’t know…


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Steelers 2014 Undrafted Free Agents: Offensive Player Scouting Reports

By Alex Kozora Following the conclusion of the 2014 NFL Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers signed nine additional rookie free agents. Yesterday, we showed you the defense. Today, the offense. Keep in mind that because these are undrafted free agents, tape can be a little more difficult to find on them and…


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Todd McShay Already Mocking The Steelers A Cornerback/Safety In 2015

The 2015 NFL mock drafts are already in full swing and Todd McShay of ESPN.com even has one out for the first round already. McShay has the Pittsburgh Steelers picking 21st overall in the 2015 NFL Draft and has them selecting LSU cornerback Jalen Mills. McShay writes: Mills brings very good size…


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On Daniel McCullers: Play High, Play Low

New Pittsburgh Steelers defensive lineman Daniel McCullers is a very big man. So big that he has quite a hard time getting small, which is a problem for a nose tackle. How big a problem is it? When Jim Wexell asked him yesterday how often he’s heard from coaches that…


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Steelers Stack The Deck For New Coaches

One of the first topics that I delved into when I began writing about sports a few years ago was the fact that Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin had a tendency to want to give his new coaches some new players for their position to help bring them along….


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Steelers Eyeing Potential Of Large Invitee Contingent

It wasn’t so long ago that the Pittsburgh Steelers seemingly had a stacked roster, from nearly top to bottom, at most positions. It was extremely difficult for young, unheralded players to make the roster behind young, pedigreed players who themselves were still waiting their turns for playing time behind established…