RGIII Back Under Center For Browns In Long-Term Audition

The Cleveland Browns in the offseason moved forward with their plans at quarterback, passing up the opportunity to take the second quarterback in the draft—or to move up to grab the top quarterback—instead signing former second-overall pick Robert Griffin III on a relatively low-dollar two-year deal and giving him the…


ESPN’s Mike Greenberg Says Ben Roethlisberger Is Best QB In NFL

Is Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger currently the best in the NFL at his position? It probably depends on who you ask, but during the Friday edition of ESPN’s ‘Mike & Mike’ radio show, host Mike Greenberg cast his vote for the Steelers quarterback. “Ben Roethlisberger, in my opinion, takes…


Giants’ LB Kelvin Sheppard Not Fined For Le’Veon Bell Facemask

Pull away the player who tried to corkscrew the neck of your running back? Fine. Be the guy who tried to corkscrew a guy’s neck? No fine. That’s what the NFL has said after officially announcing the fines from this past weekend’s slate of games. As was reported yesterday, Ramon Foster…


2016 NFL Week 14: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of you and welcome to Week 14 of the 2016 NFL season. Well, we finally have a new puppy in the house and the first 24 hours have been quite interesting. I have forgotten how much attention they need in addition to how often they like…


Steelers And Many Others Face Grim Reality At 7-5

The Pittsburgh Steelers have run into an old friend this winter yet again. They are no stranger to 7-5, as they’ve crossed paths almost annually it seems like and yet here they are again, chatting it up. Topics of discussion include catching up on what has happened since they last…




Danny Smith Says Special Teams Needs To Stop Being Charitable

It was what you remember about the Pittsburgh Steelers’ special teams the most in last week’s win over the New York Giants. Penalties. And oh boy, there were a lot of them. In total, four were accepted with two or three more being declined, canceled out by another. They hurt…



Watch: Evaluating Bud Dupree

As per reader request, my breakdown of Bud Dupree’s performance against the New York Giants. Unfortunately, we don’t uncover a lot of positive tape here, especially as a pass rusher. But check out all the issues he’s working through and the positives he has against the run. Let us know…


Report: Saints Signing LB Travis Freeney Off Of Steelers’ Practice Squad

According to a Friday morning report, the Pittsburgh Steelers are about to lose one of their 2016 draft picks to the New Orleans Saints. Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network is reporting that the Saints are planning on signing linebacker Travis Feeney off the Steelers’ practice squad pending a physical….


Steelers’ Haley Enjoys Multiple Tight End Challenges

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have tight end Ladarius Green healthy and on the field producing, we’ve see the offense use quite a bit of two and three tight sets in the last several games. During his Thursday session with media, offensive coordinator Todd Haley was asked if it’s a…


Steelers Film Room: Ladarius Green Rusty As A Blocker

We have understandably talked a lot about Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Ladarius Green over the course of this past week, which tends to be what happens when a highly-valued player finally breaks through with a big game that has been anticipated since March. In his first extended playing time of…


Steelers Film Room: Maurkice Pouncey Taking On Giants’ Front Seven

There has been some discussion this week, and over the past day or so, about Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey and what sort of season he is having. While Pro Football Focus considered his performance against the Giants as one of the 10 best of the week, they did not…


Xavier Grimble’s Role, Roster Spot To Be Determined

I think the next few days could be rather interesting for Pittsburgh Steelers first-year tight end Xavier Grimble. He could be losing his roster spot as early as tomorrow. Or, come Sunday, he could see himself returning to the field as an offensive contributor after being absent for the past…