2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Stanford OG Josh Garnett

As you should know by now, our attention has now shifted to the 2016 NFL Draft as it relates to the prospects. From now until the draft takes place, we hope to profile as many draft prospects as we possibly can for you. Most of these player profiles will be…


Jarvis Jones

Steelers GM Wants To See More Sack Production From LB Jarvis Jones

The Pittsburgh Steelers still have several weeks before they have to decide whether or not to pick up the fifth-year option on linebacker Jarvis Jones for the 2017 season. While Jones has improved as a run defender since being drafted in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft out…


Changes On Defense Could Lead To Changes In How Steelers Build Roster

For the first time that I am aware of in the recent history of the Pittsburgh Steelers—certainly at least since before the Dick LeBeau era—the defense fielded primarily its nickel sub-package as its base defense. But if we go back two years ago, the Steelers actually turned to their quarters…


Steelers 2016 Free Agents Analysis: T Kelvin Beachum – Unrestricted

Player: Kelvin Beachum Position: Offensive Tackle Experience: 4 Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2015 Salary Cap Hit: $1,553,474 2015 Season Breakdown: The 2015 season for Kelvin Beachum was a short one, and certainly one that did not go according to plan following an offseason during which he and the Steelers front…


Rob Blanchflower Undone By Health Concerns

The Pittsburgh Steelers may not have addressed the tight end position in an overly significant way in quite a while—Matt Spaeth in 2007 has been the team’s most recent draft pick at the position in the first three rounds, and his re-signing has been the most significant free agency addition—the…


2015 Player Exit Meetings – CB Ross Cockrell

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ season ended a few weeks earlier that they had planned it to, but now that their 2015 campaign has drawn to a conclusion, it’s time to wrap things up and take stock of where they are and how they got there. Part of that process involves holding…


Kevin Colbert Believes 2016 Draft Secondary Talent Is Deep

It has been a trend in recent years for the past couple of years for the Pittsburgh Steelers and Art Rooney II to make some sort of declaration to the effect that they consider the secondary a primary area of the team to address—and truthfully, you can’t necessarily say that…


Steelers LB James Harrison On 2016 Status: ‘We’ll See’

On Tuesday, Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said he anticipates veteran linebacker James Harrison wanting to play in 2016 and that he doesn’t see a scenario where the team wouldn’t want him back. Additionally, Harrison’s agent, Bill Parise, said Tuesday his client plans to honor the final year of his…


Steelers Release Blanchflower, Sign Two

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced they have released tight end Rob Blanchflower and offensive tackles Mitchell Van Dyk and Kelvin Palmer. They signed defensive tackle Lavon Hooks and long snapper Matt Dooley. The news was first reported by Ray Fittipaldo. Steelers sign DT Lavon Hooks and long snapper Matt Dooley. They released TE…


Colbert Says Steelers Will Entertain Re-Signing Gay, Blake, Allen And Boykin

Judging by comments made Tuesday by Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert, the team’s 2016 defensive secondary is likely to include several players who were on the 2015 roster if they are able to re-sign several who are scheduled to be unrestricted free agents in a matter of weeks. In…


Steelers LB James Harrison Expected To Play Out Final Year Of Contract

With three weeks remaining before the start of the new league year, it certainly sounds like Pittsburgh Steelers veteran linebacker James Harrison will be part of the 2016 team. During his talk with the media on Tuesday, Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert gave every impression that Harrison will indeed play…


Kevin Colbert Cautions Steelers Won’t Be Big Spenders In Free Agency

I hope you were sitting down. That headline could be a little jarring for the faint of heart. Of course, I say that with as much sarcasm as I can possible convey on the Internet. Speaking with the media today, Kevin Colbert addressed several topics, including keeping their long-standing tradition…


DE Stephon Tuitt Wants Steelers Defense To Be Feared In 2016

While the Pittsburgh Steelers defense probably played better in 2015 than most of us thought they would have headed into the season, the unit still needs to improve in several areas during this offseason in order to be considered one of the league’s top-ten overall defenses. With that said, Steelers…


2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Georgia OLB Leonard Floyd

As you should know by now, our attention has now shifted to the 2016 NFL Draft as it relates to the prospects. From now until the draft takes place, we hope to profile as many draft prospects as we possibly can for you. Most of these player profiles will be…


Matching Pittsburgh’s Snap Counts To Rest Of The NFL

A few weeks ago, we slogged through our defensive charting and came up with a ton of cool factoids about the Pittsburgh Steelers. We’ll do similar today but use a league-wide approach and compare snap count totals to the Steelers in relation to the 31 other teams. Of course, we…