Show Me Something, Shamarko Thomas

With spring drills officially over, I think we all understand that we’re all in for a long haul, six weeks in total, between the end of minicamp and the start of training camp. You know the drill. There’s little new information coming out during this period, so it serves as…


Le’Veon Bell’s Unique Skill Set Commands Top Dollar

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell is certainly not going to get $15 million per season, as he alluded to recently, admittedly in a rap song, a genre known for its braggadocio. At least he is unlikely to get that from the Steelers, though the manner in which the financial…



Missing Pieces 2016: CB Brandon Boykin

Now that we have completed our look at the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 90-man roster heading into training camp a bit under a month from now, it’s time to take a look back at the team’s 53-man roster from last year’s regular season, for the purpose of revisiting the contributions of the players…


Antonio Brown Ranked 4th On NFL Network Top 100 For 2016

The NFL Network is finally done counting down their annual Top 100 players in the NFL and Wednesday night it was revealed that Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown finished ranked fourth overall. Last year, Brown was ranked 8th overall and 23rd overall in 2014. Over the course of past…


Video: Pat Kirwan Discusses Market Value Of Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell

Are you already tired of talking about Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell and the content of his latest rap song? If so, too bad as we are likely going to run this topic well into the ground and beyond between now and the start of training camp. Why? Because…


Steelers Film Room: Why Didn’t Antonio Brown Catch That? Part 16

During this dead period of the NFL season I thought it would be fun to look back at the tremendous 2015 season that Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown had as it relates to the targeted passes that he didn’t manage to catch. This series, however, should not be viewed…


Video: Bill Cowher Breaks Down The Cover 3 Defense

No mater who the coach is, it’s always fun to watch them discuss the inner workings of offensive and defensive schemes. It’s even better if that coach is Bill Cowher. In a recent video on Real Football Network, Cowher, who was the Pittsburgh Steelers head coach from 1992 to 2006, thoroughly…


Report: Steelers Clueless That Le’Veon Bell Needs $15 Million A Year

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell created quite a stir on the interwebs a few days ago when he released his latest rap single “Focus” that included him somewhat insinuating that he is looking for a new contract this offseason that will pay him $15 million a year. If indeed…


Steelers Contract Look-Back: Sean Mahan 2007 Signing

Continuing on with my look back at lucrative contracts signed by Pittsburgh Steelers over the course of the last 15 years, today I will recall for you the signing of center Sean Mahan back in 2007. If we are to consider the 2002 signing of linebacker James Farrior by the…


Ross Cockrell Expects CBs Up At Line Of Scrimmage More This Season

No matter how much two coaches might be alike, it goes without saying that changing the guard from one to the other will inevitably bring about some degree of changes, significant or otherwise. Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Keith Butler was Dick LeBeau’s linebackers coach for about a decade and knew…


Expect Steelers To Use Nickel As Majority Grouping In 2016

Last year we saw an increase in the Pittsburgh  Steelers’ use of the nickel package, which subs in another defensive back for a linebacker. This, of course, is a direct reaction to the increasing number of three wide receiver sets that offenses tend to employ. And the rate at which…


Photos: Steelers Antonio Brown Uncovered In ESPN The Magazine Body Issue

ESPN the Magazine released the full gallery for the 2016 edition of its annual Body Issue on Wednesday and it includes three pictures of Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown as you’ve never seen him before. Brown is one of 19 athletes who allowed themselves to be photographed this year and…


One Step To Take: L.T. Walton

New series we’re kicking off here to get us through the upcoming dog days of the offseason. Every player wants to improve, to elevate his game in all areas from one season to the next. Understanding that, we’re going to isolate just one area, one faction of a player’s game….


Blast From The Past: Rod Rutherford

The continuation from a series we began last season to pass the time. The random, oh yeah, remember him? players in recent Pittsburgh Steelers’ history. Some made an impact to the team, others cut early and never heard from again. But they all produce some level of nostalgia. There are few people…