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Steelers Rookie DL L.T. Walton: “Technique Is Very Important Over Here”

On Friday, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie defensive lineman L.T. Walton became the first of the team’s eight draft picks to sign a contract and the 6-5, 319-pound sixth-round draft pick said Sunday that he’s glad to have that part of the process behind him now. “It’s a good feeling to get…


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Steelers Rookie LB Anthony Chickillo Was Willing To Skip Graduation For Minicamp

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie outside linebacker Anthony Chickillo missed the start of the weekend minicamp due to graduation ceremonies, but he revealed Sunday that the organization didn’t want him to miss walking with his classmates and receiving his diploma. “That just speaks about what Coach Tomlin and this organization is about,”…



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UDFA Dismukes Could Be Sneaky Pick-Up, Good Fit For Steelers Zone Scheme

When asked to draw up his favorite play by scouts at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis, Auburn offensive lineman, Reese Dismukes, didn’t as much as bat an eyelid. “Inside zone,” he told them, according to James Crepea of the Montgomery Adviser. “I like to run the ball.” If that doesn’t…


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Revamped Steelers Defensive Line Has Potential To Rival Smith, Hampton, Keisel

For a long time after the new millennium in 2000, the defensive line of the Pittsburgh Steelers was widely considered the barometer by which opposing defensive lines were measured. The foundation, or bedrock, in the middle, was none other than Casey Hampton, aptly nicknamed “Big Snack”, who’s listed weight of 325 pounds…


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Top Bench Presser Whimpey An Intriguing UDFA For Steelers

For those in attendance at the Utah State Pro Day, they were witnesses to what a chip on the shoulder of a man who goes 6-foot-5 and 295 pounds can do. Kevin Whimpey, the Aggies’ offensive lineman who was a three-year starter, had one goal going in, and that was shattering the…


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Speed, Explosiveness Again A Theme In 2015 Draft For Steelers

Speed was a theme of last year’s draft class, as the Pittsburgh Steelers took Ryan Shazier and his 4.37 in the 40 in the first round, then followed that up by taking the fastest player at the NFL Combine in diminutive scatback, Dri Archer in the third round. This time around, the team had…


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Steelers Have Spot Open For UDFA Along O-Line

Although the ninth lineman is not held in quite the same regard as is the third quarterback within the South Side facility, it’s still generally true that the Pittsburgh Steelers prefer to carry nine offensive linemen on their 53-man roster. And that means that there’s a spot open for one…


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Gerod Holliman Admits Favoring Injured Left Shoulder

At the risk of beating the drum one stroke too often and tearing the canvas, there is another piece to fit in place to the puzzle that is Gerod Holliman, the Louisville free safety and Jim Thorpe Award winner that the Pittsburgh Steelers selected with the 239th overall pick in…


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Sammie Coates Anxious To Get Things Going With Ben Roethlisberger

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver Sammie Coates may be new in town, but he already knows exactly what a quarterback wants to hear. And rather than wait to hear from his new quarterback, one of the first things the Auburn standout did after the Steelers drafted him in the third…


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The Bus Shares Early Bust Carving Pictures

It’s been three months since former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jerome Bettis was measured for his Hall of Fame bust and on Saturday he checked in with the progress of it and even shared pictures of it as it was being carved. It is believed that Blair Buswell is doing…


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Broncos Lose Ohio State TE Jeff Heuerman To An ACL Injury

With two days of their rookie minicamp now in the books, the Pittsburgh Steelers have been fortunate when it comes to injures “None to speak of,” head coach Mike Tomlin said Saturday after practice when asked if there are any injuries that he’s aware of. While the Steelers have been…


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Senquez Golson, Sammie Coates Share A Mutual Respect For One Another

Before they were both drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers last weekend, cornerback Senquez Golson and wide receiver Sammie Coates new quite about each other thanks to them both playing their college football in the SEC. After Friday’s first rookie minicamp practice, Golson was asked to talk about Coates the player….



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Steelers T Alejandro Villanueva Excused From Rookie Minicamp

If you are like me, you were hoping to hear some positive news this weekend about Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Alejandro Villanueva during the annual rookie minicamp, but according to reports, the former Army captain was excused for the session so that he could get married. Bud Dupree and Anthony Chickillo…