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NFL Owners Vote To Move Extra Point Attempts To 15-Yard Line

The NFL owners decided Tuesday to pass the new PAT proposal at their annual owners’ meetings in San Francisco. The proposal, which was originally submitted by the New England Patriots to the Competition Committee, includes moving the line of scrimmage for kicked extra points back to the 15-yard-line. The league…


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Report: Steelers Claim QB/WR Devin Gardner Off Waivers From Patriots

Not finished tweaking their 90 man roster just yet, the Pittsburgh Steelers have added QB/WR Devin Gardner off waivers, per ESPN’s Field Yates. Gardner, who played at Michigan, was originally a UDFA pickup by the New England Patriots. He was waived on Monday. The Steelers showed interest in him prior to…


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NFLPA Wants Goodell To Recuse Himself From Brady Appeal

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is currently set to hear the appeal of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady following him being suspended for four games last week for his apparent role in Deflate-gate. However, if the NFLPA has their way, someone other than Goodell will hear it. In a statement…


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Where Are They Now? Donnie Shell

Today, I wrote an article in regards to Troy Polamalu making it into the Hall Of Fame as a first-ballot candidate. It’s a legitimate discussion, as he’s going to get in regardless, it’s just a question of when. However, as great as Polamalu was, he may not even be the first Steelers’…


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DeflateGate: Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Won’t Appeal Punishment

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft has now reportedly said that his team will accept the punishment that the NFL handed down to his team last week for their role in the deflation of the footballs prior to the team’s AFC Championship victory over the Indianapolis Colts, according to ESPN….


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Steelers Shazier Comfortable In His Own Skin After Childhood Bullying

As often the case with younger children, a detriment or abnormality of one may result in being made fun of or ridiculed by others. Bullying is a commonplace in today’s society, and it’s not taken lightly either. From after school fights to stealing lunch money, it can be a challenging…


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The Pre-Noll Era: Recapping The 1934 Steelers’ Season

As I’ve done occasionally throughout the offseason, we’ve traveled back through time to look at the early days of the Pittsburgh Steelers. It’s a topic that, I’ll admit, isn’t for everyone, and given how annually bad they were, takes a special kind of insanity to want to hear about. Insanity…


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Steelers Take Over NFL Network’s Tuesday Programming

It’s a great day for you to play hooky from school or work as the NFL Network is dedicating all of their afternoon programming to the Pittsburgh Steelers. Below is the television listings and while you’ve probably already seen all of these shows before, they never get old. All this…


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Examining Whether Polamalu Gets Into HOF As A First-Ballot Selection

Often viewed as one of, if not the greatest safety to ever lace up his cleats, recently retired Troy Polamalu, barring a Michael Jordan-esque comeback, will dance into the Hall of Fame as a first-ballot lock in 2020, right? Fans in Steelers Nation will clamor yes, that he absolutely makes…



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Improvement Of Defense Starts With Tackling For Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers have been accumulating talent on offense for some years now, and that talent at long last emerged in a big way during the 2014 season, producing one of the most successful offenses, both in terms of yardage and scoring, in the league, as well as one of…


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Swearinger Interest May Not Be Much More Than A Failed Waiver Claim

Last week, the Houston Texans released their former 2013 second-round draft pick, D.J. Swearinger, a safety prospect that the Pittsburgh Steelers had shown interest in before selecting safety Shamarko Thomas later in the draft in the fourth round. We also learned that the Steelers were among eight teams that submitted…


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Last Licks For Mike Adams To Prove He Belongs On Steelers Roster

When the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted Ohio State left tackle Mike Adams with their second-round draft pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, they did so with the belief that they were selecting a player with first-round talent that they could project as a starter for some time. That is part of…


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Steelers Le’Veon Bell Ranked Second In Broken Tackles in 2014

When one thinks of a broken tackle, we often think of the “truck” stick on a video game, where the press of a button equates to a defender being steamrolled by the ball carrier, and that’s often the case. Beside the definition of a broken tackle in the encyclopedia should…


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Steelers 2015 Undrafted Free Agent Signing Bonuses

The Pittsburgh Steelers recently signed several undrafted free agents and we now have the signing bonuses that were paid to nine of them, courtesy of Joel Corry of CBS Sports. As expected, former Kansas State offensive lineman B.J. Finney, was the highest priority undrafted free agent signed by the Steelers…