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Contract Extension Talks With Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Creep Along

If the Pittsburgh Steelers are going to extend the contract of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger this offseason, they have roughly 100 days left to get it done. However, by the sound of things on Tuesday, no significant progress has been made in that area. “I tell my agents if anything important…


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Debunking Three Myths About The Dri Archer Pick

By Michael K. Reynolds The reaction to the Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 third round selection of Dri Archer was nearly universal: “Huh?” I’ll admit to the same immediate response myself. My confusion was positional. Why would the Steelers braintrust take a running back with such a high pick? But it only…


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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Admits To Being Upset On Draft Day

According to a story two weeks ago about agent Ryan Tollner by Austin Murphy of Sports Illustrated, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger reportedly sent Tollner a text message not suitable for sharing following the selection of Ohio State linebacker Ryan Shazier in the first round. When I initially read that…


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Steelers K Shaun Suisham Hits 60 Yard Kick During First OTA Practice

Sure, it was only the first day of 2014 OTA practices for the Pittsburgh Steelers on Tuesday, but that first day was chock-full of good news nonetheless. There’s even good news to report about kicker Shaun Suisham. According to Chris Bradford of the Beaver County Times, Suisham was good from…


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Report: No Apparent Mobility Issues For Steelers LB Sean Spence

While all of the talk Tuesday about the Pittsburgh Steelers linebackers centered around rookie Ryan Shazier working with the starters during the first OTA practice of the 2014 season, it was an equally important day for another young inside linebacker. Sean Spence, the Steelers third-round pick in the 2012 NFL…


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ESPN Analyst Herm Edwards Predicts Steelers, Buccaneers Super Bowl

It’s only May, but former NFL head coach Herm Edwards has already made his Super Bowl prediction and it might just surprise you. The charismatic ESPN analysts said Tuesday that he predicts that the Pittsburgh Steelers will face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Super Bowl XLIX, which will be played…


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Steelers Sign Draft Picks, Wesley Johnson, Jordan Zumwalt

There was a ton of good news on Tuesday during the Pittsburgh Steelers first OTA practice of the 2014 season and even more good news has now surfaced this evening as two more draft picks have now come to terms. According to Bob Labriola of Steelers Digest, linebacker Jordan Zumwalt…


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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Excited To See What WR Markus Wheaton Can Do

After having to miss a lot of playing and practice time during his rookie season due to a finger injury, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Markus Wheaton is expected to show this offseason that he deserves to start opposite Antonio Brown in 2014. At the conclusion of the Steelers first OTA…



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Rookie LB Ryan Shazier Practiced With First Team During Steelers First OTA Session

The Pittsburgh Steelers aren’t wasting any time with rookie linebacker Ryan Shazier as the Ohio State product reportedly practiced with the starters Tuesday during the first OTA practice of the 2014 season. Shazier, the Steelers first-round draft pick, still has several months to go before the season-opener against the Cleveland…



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Ravens Rookie RB Lorenzo Taliaferro Arrested After Breaking Taxi Cab Window

It hasn’t been a great offseason for the Baltimore Ravens when it comes to the police blotter. According to The Virginia Gazette, Ravens rookie running back Lorenzo Taliaferro was arrested early Saturday morning and charged with being drunk in public and destruction of property after he broke a window in…


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Troy Polamalu, Ike Taylor Absent For Start Of Steelers 2014 OTA Practices

The Pittsburgh Steelers first set of OTA practices got underway on Tuesday and it appears as though that there are only three players not in attendance. In addition to rookie linebacker Jordan Zumwalt, who is unable to attend because of UCLA being on the quarter system, veterans Troy Polamalu and…


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Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell Looking Forward To Use Of More Outside-Zone In 2014

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell admits that he didn’t know very much about new offensive line coach Mike Munchak prior to him being hired during the offseason, but now that he’s on board, the second-year Michigan State product is excited about the changes being made on offense which should…


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Ben Roethlisberger Hopes New Players Can Pick Up No-Huddle Quickly

If given his druthers, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger would more than likely want to run even more no-huddle offense in 2014 than was run last season, but with all of the turnover that has taken place this past offseason at the skill positions, it might take a little while…