Report: Steelers WR Martavis Bryant Was Out Sick Monday

Pittsburgh Steelers second-year wide receiver Martavis Bryant missed the team’s Monday bonus day practice and while head coach Mike Tomlin wasn’t willing to reveal the reason why he was absent for that session during his Tuesday press conference, the former fourth-round draft pick has now explained it. According to Jacob…


Return Of Garvin and Thomas Great News For Steelers’ Special Teams

I am thankful for special teams’ demons. I bet Danny Smith feels the same way. It seems almost certain the Pittsburgh Steelers will be getting back two of them Sunday. Terence Garvin and Shamarko Thomas were both full participants in Wednesday’s practice. Garvin missed several weeks with an MCL injury…




Heyward Keeping Playoff Focus Solely On Pittsburgh

It’s the time of the season when scoreboard watching becomes as common as seeing Christmas lights or half the radio stations playing its music non-stop. The Pittsburgh Steelers are in a good spot, 6-4, the only non-division leading team above .500 and still with an outside chance of winning the…




Roethlisberger Will Wear Brace, Hopes To Wear Normal Shoe Sunday

As Ben Roethlisberger recently admitted, he won’t be fully healthy until well after the season ends, but is hopeful to make one small step this Sunday. He plans to wear his regular shoes, replacing his oversized left shoe to compensate for the foot sprain suffered in Week 9 against the…


Steelers T Mike Adams To Remain On Reserve/PUP The Remainder Of Season

Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Mike Adams has officially been shut down for the remainder of the 2015 season as the former second-round draft pick out of Ohio State will remain on the team’s Reserve/PUP list after failing to resume practicing on Tuesday. Adams, who started the 2015 season on the Steelers Reserve/PUP list…


Mike Tomlin On Steelers CB William Gay: ‘He’s Been Rock-Solid’

If the Pittsburgh Steelers handed out a defensive player of the year award, you could make a strong argument that cornerback William Gay would be a candidate to win it in 2015. While Gay’s play on a week-to-week basis often times goes unnoticed by a large section of the fan…


Steelers Film Room: Fire X Coverage

We’ve written about the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Fire X blitz before. It was a staple of Dick LeBeau’s attack, even if it was one phased out towards the end. Our attention usually is on the blitz itself and less on the coverage. We’ll talk about the blitz briefly here but I…


Roethlisberger Isn’t Completely Healthy, Only Late-November Healthy

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger had a welcomed week off last week as the team was on their bye. While the rest undoubtedly provided time for the injuries to his left knee and foot that he sustained this season to heal more, head coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday that his…



Steelers Have Luxury Of Taking It One Game At A Time

The Pittsburgh Steelers can successfully characterize their bye week as a productive one on many fronts, not the least significant of which being the extra time to get some players, such as Ben Roethlisberger, closer to 100 percent health. Equally significant for the Steelers’ season as a whole is the…


Steelers vs. Seahawks: Marshawn Lynch Out For Sunday After Undergoing Surgery

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch will miss Sunday’s game against the Pittsburgh Steelers and is expected to miss a lot more time than that after having surgery Wednesday morning to repair a sports hernia. With Lynch out, rookie undrafted free agent running back Thomas Rawls will start Sunday against…