Steelers 2016 Draft Needs: Offense Overview

With the Pittsburgh Steelers 2015 season now firmly behind us, we can now take a good look at the teams 2016 draft needs. In this post, we will look at every offensive position from a needs standpoint as the team enters the offseason. Quarterback – (Low Need) – With starter…


ESPN’s Mel Kiper Jr. Downgrades Steelers 2015 Draft Class Grade

ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. certainly gave the Pittsburgh Steelers a favorable grade immediately after the 2015 draft. Now that the regular season is over, Kiper is updating all 32 of his original grades and has thus lowered the Steelers. Kiper dropped the Steelers from an A-minus to a…



NFLPA Bowl Game: Players To Watch

With the Pittsburgh Steelers’ trying season coming to a disappointing close at the hands of the Denver Broncos in the AFC Divisional Round, Sunday, the focus for Steeler Nation has turned towards free agency and the 2016 NFL Draft, which takes place April 28-30. Fortunately, a majority of the potential…


Steelers Film Room: Sammie Coates Vs Broncos

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver Sammie Coates was only active for a few games during his rookie season, and the only three games during the regular season in which he saw any playing time were in the three games after Tyler Murphy was sent down to the practice squad and…


L.J. Fort Makes Steelers Debut On Special Teams

The Pittsburgh Steelers brought in inside linebacker L.J. Fort quite late into the process. In fact, he only joined the team a couple of games into their preseason schedule. On a roster that already had virtually five locks at the position, with one player having already converted from inside linebacker…


Steelers Film Room: Matt Spaeth Vs Broncos

Outside of a brief stop over in Chicago for a couple of seasons, Matt Spaeth had made for a solid one-two tight end combination for the Pittsburgh Steelers with Heath Miller since the 2007 season, when Spaeth was selected in the third round as the first offensive player drafted in…


Steelers Bring Back ‘Bronco’ Package Against Broncos

Doug Legursky was signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers as an undrafted free agent in 2008, spending some time with the team on the practice squad during that season. Both he and fellow undrafted free agent Ramon Foster managed to make the 53-man roster the following year, and Legursky would spent…


Steelers Film Room Heath: Miller Vs Broncos

The Pittsburgh Steelers have always used tight end Heath Miller in a variety of ways over the years. He has lined up in every tight end formation there is. He lines up as a wide receiver. And on Sunday, for the first time this season, he lined up in the…


Would Mike Tomlin Really Have Gone For Two Late Against The Broncos?

If its and buts were candy and nuts, it would be Christmas every day, right? While I’m not one who normally likes to play the “what if” game when it comes to Pittsburgh Steelers games, it is interesting to ponder what might had happened had their offense scored a touchdown…


Dick LeBeau Promoted To Titans’ Defensive Coordinator

It’s been all quiet on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ coaching staff front. But around the league, plenty of ex-Steelers are getting shuffled around. Yesterday, the Tennessee Titans promoted Dick LeBeau to defensive coordinator. LeBeau will also carry the title of assistant head coach. LeBeau replaces Ray Horton, also an ex-Steelers’ coach,…


Ask Alex: Steelers’ Mailbag

Hey everyone. Good to be back, though unfortunately, the first mailbag with the Pittsburgh Steelers’ season officially over. But still so much to talk about. Couple things to note. No mailbag next week because I will be in Mobile, Alabama for the Senior Bowl. We’ll have our next one in…



Tomlin Says Grant May Be Headed To Safety During Offseason

A few days ago I wrote about the possibility of Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Doran Grant moving to safety next season and on Wednesday, head coach Mike Tomlin was asked about that during his end of the season press conference. “He may be,” said Tomlin of Grant, who the team drafted in…


Don’t Rush To Run Steelers CB Cortez Allen Out Of Town

During his Wednesday press conference to close out the 2015 season, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin didn’t sound overly optimistic when asked if cornerback Cortez Allen would ever be able to become an impact player on defense. Why should he? After all, Allen has only started 7 games since…