Sammie Coates Fumbles First Impression Of 2016

Prior to the game yesterday, I reserved some space in my preview column for second-year wide receiver Sammie Coates and my hopes for what we might see from him last night against the Lions. The Pittsburgh Steelers are relying on him to step up this year, and he has drawn…


RGIII’s Browns Debut Produces Explosive Plays For Offense And Defense

The Cleveland Browns debuted their new-look offense yesterday—or at least a decidedly vanilla flavoring of it, as this is, after all, the preseason—with quarterback Robert Griffin III under center, who led the unit for the team’s first two drives before giving way to the rest of the Brown’s four quarterbacks….


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2016 Camp Questions: Will Gradkowski Be There Opening Day?

Training camp is now upon us, in case you have failed to take notice. The Pittsburgh Steelers reported to Latrobe on July 28, and began practicing the following day in preparation for their first preseason game on August 12, and eventually, for the 2016 regular season in April. Every NFL…


Tomlin On Green Headache Report: ‘He’s On PUP Because Of His Ankle’

As expected, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin was Friday night about the Thursday reports concerning recurring headaches that new tight end Ladarius Green is supposedly suffering from. When asked if could elaborate on those reports, Tomlin said that he wouldn’t. “I can, but I won’t at this juncture,” said…


Steelers Vs Lions: Winners And Losers

Like we do after every game, a recap of the winners and losers from the preseason opener against the Detroit Lions. I’ll also make a short Youtube video with some other thoughts on the game or for those of you that prefer an audio version so you can learn while…


Chickillo, Gradkowski Headline Steelers Injury Report Following Loss To Lions

The Pittsburgh Steelers lost their 2016 preseason opener to the Detroit Lions Friday night at Heinz Field by the score of 30-17 and after the game was over head coach Mike Tomlin addressed the injuries that took place during the contest. Tomlin said that safety Ross Ventrone and quarterback Bruce…


Steelers’ Offense Flails In Opener, Fall To Lions 30-17

It was a tale of two halves with the Pittsburgh Steelers maintaining control in the 1st, but the Detroit Lions bounced back in the second and exposed the Steelers’ defense. The Steelers started off very slow with three consecutive 3 and outs. Alejandro Villanueva struggled early on as he was beat…



Steelers S Ross Ventrone Leaves Preseason Game With Hamstring Injury

The Pittsburgh Steelers have suffered their first injury in their preseason opener against the Detroit Lions as safety Ross Ventrone has left the game with a hamstring injury. Ventrone injured himself while covering a first quarter punt and he will reportedly not return to the game. Depending on the severity…



Steelers Waive RB Brandon Johnson From IR On Friday

While we wait for the Pittsburgh Steelers to kick-off their preseason opener against the Detroit Lions at Heinz Field, I’ll take this time to pass along a transaction that was made by the team on Friday. According to the daily NFL transaction report, the Steelers have waived running back Brandon…


Steelers Rookie DB Sean Davis Appears Set To Play In Preseason Opener

During the preseason, teams are not required to submit a list of inactive players and sometimes it’s unknown as to which banged-up players will actually play in a game until they actually get on the field. While Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin was gracious enough to let us know…


The Path To 53 Comes On Special Teams

We’ve arrived, folks. The Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2016 season is upon as we approach tonight’s kickoff at 7pm/EST. I don’t know about you, but training camp flew by, and thanks to the in depth reports by Alex Kozora, we’ve been able to get an inside look at how some of our…


Training Camp Recap: Secondary Evaluations

To finish things up, we’re breaking down my thoughts on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ secondary after the first 11 practices. Cornerbacks William Gay: His snaps have been limited in camp in an effort to rest him and get a look at the youth behind him. But like so many of the…