Ravens Sign CB Jerraud Powers

Before the draft, Kevin Colbert stated the Pittsburgh Steelers could take a look at a veteran cornerback. If they still are, there’s one fewer name available. The Baltimore Ravens have signed Jerraud Powers to a one year contract. The move was reported by NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. Free agent CB…


CB Montell Garner Impresses In Minicamp

Though no Hall of Fame speech has ever started with “rookie minicamp,” one cornerback made some noise over the initial three down weekend last week. Montell Garner was labeled as a player “to watch” by Steelers.com’s Bob Labriola, who was in attendance for two of the three days. The final…


Jerald Hawkins Feeling At Home In Pittsburgh

For a junior entering the NFL against the league’s advisement, you might get the impression Jerald Hawkins might regret his decision. But ask him about it and you won’t hear a twinge of that feeling. In face, he’s elated to call Pittsburgh home. “I feel at home, honestly,” Hawkins told…


Bill Barnwell Approves Of Steelers Not Extending Timmons’ Contract

When it comes to Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Lawrence Timmons and his future with the team, opinions seem to be rather mixed, on not one, but two fronts. There are some who believe that this should be his final season with the team—others have even suggested releasing him, or at…


Steelers Should Look Back Into Veteran DE Market As Well

Yesterday, I wrote an article suggesting that the Pittsburgh Steelers should consider exploring the residual free agency market at the cornerback position, now that the threshold has passed during which unsigned players—distinguished from free agents who were released—would influence the compensatory pick formula. As I pointed out, the future compensatory…


2016 Steelers’ UDFA Scouting Reports: Georgia TE Jay Rome

A look at our 4th UDFA of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Georgia tight end Jay Rome. #87 Jay Rome/TE Georgia: 6’4/3 248 The Good – NFL looking frame, long with muscle – Effort blocker who gets his arms extended, does show the ability to stick with proper technique – Occasional moments…


2016 Steelers Stock Watch – WR Markus Wheaton – 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…


College Production Again A Major Theme In Steelers’ 2016 Draft Class

During the 2015 NFL Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ approach seemed to feel just a bit different in some ways, and that was somewhat validated during the team’s post-draft press conference, when Coach Mike Tomlin and General Manager Kevin Colbert frequently made references to ‘production’ in relation to the majority of…



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The Pessimist’s Take: Diamonds In The First-Year Rough

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…


Matakevich Surprised But Happy To Be In Pittsburgh

Get drafted. That’s the ultimate goal for any prospect looking to crack the NFL. A moment that, no matter where your career path takes you, can never be taken away. That’s why Tyler Matakevich is excited to be a Pittsburgh Steeler. Even if he wasn’t really expecting it. “It caught…


Brown, Roethlisberger Make PFF’s Top 25 List

Yesterday, we wrote that Pro Football Focus ranked James Harrison an appropriate 92nd overall in their 2015 rankings. The site unveiled the rest of its list today with two Pittsburgh Steelers making the top 25. Ben Roethlisberger came in 24th place while Antonio Brown was ranked the 2nd best player…


Ask Alex: Steelers’ Mailbag

Hey Steelers’ Nation. Hope you’re having an awesome week. Know we are getting close to one of the few “dead seasons” the NFL has. But we’re still here, pumping out content and like every Thursday, taking your Steelers’ questions. So hit me up in the comments below and I’ll get…


Ike Taylor Calls Steelers’ Secondary Most Physical In NFL

Ike Taylor saying positive things about his Pittsburgh Steelers certainly isn’t going to lead the topic of conversation, but there’s never a dull moment when asked to give his opinion. That’s what he did the other day on NFL Network where he ranked the top three hardest hitting secondaries. After…


Steelers Should Look To Add Vet CB With Comp Pick Threshold Passing

There had been no veiling of the fact that the Pittsburgh Steelers were entering this offseason with the full intention of replenishing and improving their secondary. It was an edict sent down from the top of the food chain, president Art Rooney II, and the front office followed through by…