Steelers 2016 Free Agents Analysis WR David Nelson – Unrestricted

Player: David Nelson Position: Wide Receiver Experience: 6 Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2015 Salary Cap Hit: $585,000 2015 Season Breakdown: If there is one thing you might think the Steelers did not need last season, it would have been depth at the wide receivers position—that or depth at either linebacker…


Finding A Kick Returner Requires Looking For One

The Pittsburgh Steelers have never been averse to the idea of having a dedicated returner over the years—particularly recently. Antwaan Randle-El is perhaps the most well-known in this century, a college quarterback turned wide receiver who largely was able to carve out a name for himself as a return specialist,…


2015 Player Exit Meetings – OT Kelvin Beachum

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ season ended a few weeks earlier that they had planned it to, but now that their 2015 campaign has drawn to a conclusion, it’s time to wrap things up and take stock of where they are and how they got there. Part of that process involves holding…


Steelers Have Options At ILB Heading Into 2016

The Pittsburgh Steelers are entering what has the potential to be a transitional period for their group of inside linebackers, one of the bedrock positions of any 3-4 defense and perhaps the deepest position group on the entire roster. There exists the potential for great turnover within the group over…


Jets Sign Dri Archer To Futures Contract

The New York Jets have announced they have signed former Pittsburgh Steelers’ running back Dri Archer to a futures contract. We have signed RB/KR Dri Archer to a reserve/future contract: READ >> https://t.co/VCkg43GNNg pic.twitter.com/cED7JRHALa — New York Jets (@nyjets) February 3, 2016 After being released by the Steelers on November…



Looking Ahead At The 2016 Top Outside Free Agent CB Market

The Pittsburgh Steelers are in fairly good shape from a salary cap standpoint as they enter the offseason and after several restructures are taken care next month, the team might have enough room to go after a free agent or two. However, if you think the team will go after a…



Bill Cowher Advocates For Alan Faneca HOF Induction

Sure, he may be a little biased. But it doesn’t mean Bill Cowher is wrong. Speaking to Teresa Varley of Steelers.com, Cowher believes Alan Faneca should get into the Hall of Fame on his first try. Faneca was named a Hall of Fame finalist on January 7th, one of 15…


Determining The Current Market Value Of Steelers CB Brandon Boykin

A reader recently emailed me to ask if I would do a projected market value post on Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Brandon Boykin, who is scheduled to be an unrestricted free agent come the start of the new league year, and I told him I would. Boykin is a very hard…


2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Virginia Tech OLB Dadi Nicolas

As we delve into the Pittsburgh Steelers offseason, 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…


Steelers’ Futures Report: RB Daryl Richardson

With a look to the offseason, the Pittsburgh Steelers are in the process of shaping their summer roster. They re-signed nearly everyone on their practice squad, sans Tyler Murphy, to future deals that can keep this players through camp. They also added several players from outside the organization, as is…


Steelers 2016 Free Agents Analysis: OT Byron Stingily – Unrestricted

Player: Byron Stingily Position: Offensive Tackle Experience: 5 Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2015 Salary Cap Hit: $482,059 2015 Season Breakdown: The signing of Byron Stingily became an unfortunate mid-season necessity after the Steelers lost starting left tackle Kelvin Beachum to an ACL tear, which thrust their green reserve swing tackle,…


Will Johnson’s Transition Out Of Backfield Began Last Season

While the Pittsburgh Steelers may have originally signed Will Johnson as a free agent with an eye toward making him a fullback, the reality is that he had already begun to shift substantially away from that role in 2014 after just two seasons. With the emergence of Roosevelt Nix in…


2015 Player Exit Meetings – OG Ramon Foster

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ season ended a few weeks earlier that they had planned it to, but now that their 2015 campaign has drawn to a conclusion, it’s time to wrap things up and take stock of where they are and how they got there. Part of that process involves holding…