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Steelers Offer More Candid Comments On Draft Class For Countdown Series

The Pittsburgh Steelers premiered the fourth episode of their behind-the-scenes “Countdown” series yessterday, telling the story of the draft. This fourth installment takes us through to the end of the draft over the course of days two and three. The episode is interesting because it reveals some more candid takes…


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Vic So’oto Is Reportedly Pushing Chris Carter During Steelers OTA Practices

Who is Vic So’oto and should we should start paying more attention to him? According to Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, So’oto, who was signed to a futures contract by the Pittsburgh Steelers back in January, appears to be putting the heat on fellow outside linebacker Chris Carter through…


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Colin Kaepernick Contract Extension Full Of Fluff

Details of the six-year contract extension signed on Wednesday by San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick have now emerged and I thought I would pass them along being as so many people are concerned about how it might affect contract negotiations with Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. For starters, several…


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Steelers TE Michael Palmer Injured During Wednesday’s Practice

In addition to recently losing fullback Will Johnson to ankle sprain, the Pittsburgh Steelers might have to close out their second week of OTA practices down a tight end as well. According to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, tight end Michael Palmer left Wednesday’s practice with an undisclosed injury. If indeed Palmer…


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Steelers Fulfilled The Need For Defensive Speed This Offseason

Once unanimously regarded as the fastest player on the team, even veteran cornerback Ike Taylor was surprised by the collective team speed on display when he returned to Latrobe for the second set of OTAs for the Pittsburgh Steelers. The 12th-year veteran believes this team will be “super-duper fast” in…


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Steelers Rookie WR Martavis Bryant Gets Scolded For Lack Of Work Ethic

One of the knocks on Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver Martavis Bryant heading into the draft was that his work ethic could be much better. Andrea Adelson of ESPN.com noted this in an article last April on the Clemson product. Apparently, that knock on Bryant is holding some water already at…



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New Steelers LB Arthur Moats Still Getting First-Team Reps Ahead Of Chris Carter

How far out of favor with the Pittsburgh Steelers coaching staff has fourth-year outside linebacker Chris Carter fallen? It appears far enough that new linebacker Arthur Moats is continuing to get reps with the first-team defense at the left outside linebacker spot with starter Jason Worilds still on the sidelines nursing a…



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Report: Former Packers TE Jermichael Finley Visits Steelers Team Neurosurgeon

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, free agent tight end Jermichael Finley recently visited the Pittsburgh Steelers facility to get checked over by team physician Dr. Joseph Maroon. Maroon, the Steelers team neurosurgeon, reportedly is the one who fused the Finley’s C3-C4 vertebrates together after he suffered a…


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Former Steelers CB Mel Blount Arranged Tryout For New WR C.J. Goodwin

How does a small college wide receiver that only caught 11 passes for 131 yards in 2013 get signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers? It probably helps if you know somebody with a little bit of pull and that appears to be the case with former California University wide receiver C.J….


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Steelers Ramping Up Work On No-Huddle Offense On Wednesday

With have a some no-huddle offense sightings to pass along. According to Mike Prisuta of DVE Radio, the Pittsburgh Steelers worked a little bit Tuesday on their no-huddle offense and they were back at again on Wednesday. Steelers toyed with no-huddle Tue., cranked it up today at OTAs. Lance Moore:…


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Steelers FB Will Johnson Sidelined With Ankle Sprain

The Pittsburgh Steelers are now down a fullback for the rest of this week. According to Jim Wexell of Steel City Insider on Twitter, Will Johnson is currently in a walking boot after leaving practice Tuesday with an ankle sprain. Johnson claims that he will be back next week, so…


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Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey Considered To Be ‘Indispensable’ By Adam Schein

In his latest “Schein Nine” offering on NFL.com, analyst Adam Schein has attempted to define the nine most indispensable offensive players around the league. Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey comes in at No. 3 on Schein’s list. The Steelers’ star center suffered a season-ending injury on Pittsburgh’s eighth offensive snap of…


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Steelers HC Mike Tomlin Has His Eyes On CB Antwon Blake

During the 2014 NFL Draft, Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau and defensive backs coach CarnellLake both made it a point to mention the name of third-year cornerback Antwon Blake when talking about depth in the secondary. On Tuesday during practice, Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin let the former undrafted…