Steelers Spin: The Secret Motive Behind The Steelers 2017 NFL Draft

What was really behind the Pittsburgh Steelers somewhat bewildering strategy in the 2017 NFL Draft? Adding depth to critical positions? Filling roster holes? Plotting for the future? Creating offseason competition? Yes…but at the root, there was something even more radical. More profound. And it wasn’t even mentioned by NFL Draft…


Joshua Dobbs’ 2016 Touchdown Pass Study Reveals Great Data

I have now completed my study of the 2016 touchdown passes that new Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Joshua Dobbs threw for Tenneseee during the 2016 season and below is a recap of the data that I compiled from all 27 of those plays complete with a passing chart graphic so you…


Steelers Could Hope To Find Some Tight End JuJu Out Of Slot Position

It was believed at the time that the Pittsburgh Steelers signed tight end Ladarius Green last offseason, it was a move made at least in part as a response to the foreknowledge that wide receiver Martavis Bryant was going to be suspended for the season. It goes without saying that…


Ladarius Green’s Contract Ranked 12th Worst Of 2016

I gotta be honest, Steelers’ Nation. 12th place for Ladarius Green’s contract? Not as bad as I thought it would be. Jason Fitzgerald on Over the Cap released his rankings of the worst contracts of the 2016 offseason. Green’s contract came in as the 12th worst. Here’s what Fitzgerald had…



Devil’s Advocate: Offensive Role For Coates

You may recall for the past several offseasons that I ran an article series called The Optimist’s/Pessimist’s Take. I used it to explore different issues and topics the Pittsburgh Steelers were facing and took a positive or negative approach, examining each side in a separate article. This is essentially the…


Holba Steps Into Young Group Of Specialists With Chance To Grow Together

The Pittsburgh Steelers did not exactly receive a windfall in terms of monetary replenishment when they released veteran long snapper Greg Warren with a failed physical designation, which presumably means that he is subsequently going to retire after 12 years and two torn ACLs with the team. But it does…


2017 UDFA Reports: Wisconsin QB Bart Houston

The draft is over but we’re not finished breaking down their prospects just yet. While we had a scouting report on every non-long snapper drafted, we didn’t write one on most of the Pittsburgh Steelers undrafted free agents. So we’ll be covering those names over the next several weeks. Unless any…


2017 Steelers Stock Watch – TE Jesse James – Stock Up

With the 2017 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…




2017 Offseason Questions: Will Green Take The Field In 2017?

The 2016 season is unfortunately over, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are now embarking upon their latest offseason journey, heading back to the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, formerly known and still referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility of Heinz Field. While the postseason is now behind us, there is plenty…


Report: Former Steelers TE Ladarius Green Still Hopes To Play In 2017

The Pittsburgh Steelers released tight end Ladarius Green with the failed physical designation on Thursday and apparently he still hopes to resume his NFL career. According to Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com, Green told a player following his Thursday release that he’s hoping to sign with a team as a free agent and…


2017 OTAs On Deck: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of yinz once again and welcome to the end of what has ultimately been a busy week for the Pittsburgh Steelers. While this week was expected to be slow news-wise, the Thursday releases of long snapper Greg Warren and tight end Ladarius Green with failed physical…