Respect This: Dangerfield Brothers To Battle Friday Night In New Orleans

When the Pittsburgh Steelers play the New Orleans Saints Friday night in the Superdome there will be one extremely proud mother watching the game with split rooting interest. Erica Dangerfield is that that mother and it sounds like she’ll be present Friday night to see her two sons play against…


Report: Harrison, Others Expected To Be Cleared In NFL Investigation

Finally. Finally. We might be closing the book on the NFL’s PED investigation into James Harrison, Julius Peppers, and Clay Matthews. ESPN’s Dan Graziano went on NFL Insiders yesterday afternoon with a brief update of where Roger Goodell and the league stands after meeting with Harrison and the others. He noted the league…


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Steelers Vs. Saints Preseason Defensive Player Spotlight: OLB Jarvis Jones

If things go like many expect they will Friday night, Pittsburgh Steelers fourth-year outside linebacker Jarvis Jones will make his 2016 preseason debut against the New Orleans Saints. Because of that, I have chosen Jones as this week’s defensive spotlight player of the week. Jones, who has reportedly been dealing with a back issue for…



Saints Game Offers Small Window For 75 Cutdown Bubble Players

No, the final roster won’t be set for over another week. But in a few days, players will begin to receive their walking papers. By August 30th at 4 PM, all NFL clubs must trim their rosters down to 75 players. Quick math tells you that’s 15 players in uniform…



Steelers Finally Do The Inevitable With Minor Restructures

It was, in truth, only a matter of time before it would happen, but it occurred quite late in the proceedings in comparison to what might have been expected. Yesterday, the Pittsburgh Steelers were revealed to have restructured the contract of starting right tackle Marcus Gilbert in order to clear…


Sammie Coates Reflects On Preseason Start

A great training camp. A not so great pair of preseason games. That’s how you can sum up Sammie Coates’ 2016 season. He sat down with Steelers.com’s Missi Matthews to reflect on what’s happened this year. “That’s part of the game,” Coates told Matthews on his disappointing preseason performances. “You…


NFLPA Rep Ramon Foster Warns Of Pending CBA Battle In 2021

Earlier in the day, I wrote an article on the conclusion of the James Harrison saga versus the NFL with regard to pursuing allegations against him and several other players that they were supplied performance-enhancing drugs in an investigation in which the informant later recanted his covertly-obtained claims. There was…


The David Johnson Conundrum

I love David Johnson. Ok, maybe love is a little strong of a word. But he was undervalued in his first stint and the second time around, he has the chance to carve out a niche role as a blocker. Regardless of Ladarius Green’s status, Johnson is going to be a backup…


How The Steelers’ Defensive Line Depth Will Factor In 2016

Following the 2015 season there was a glaring issue on the Steelers roster; aside from the lack of depth amongst defensive backs, it was the lack of defensive linemen. This was most evident due to the fact that both Cameron Heyward and Stephon Tuitt were on the field for nearly…


Steelers Vs. Saints 2016 Preseason: Game Time, Line, Weather, TV, Injuries & Radio Schedule

2016 Preseason Game No. 3 Pittsburgh Steelers (0-2) vs. New Orleans Saints (0-2) Kickoff: 8:00 p.m. ET Site: Mercedes-Benz Superdome (73,000) • New Orleans, La. Playing Surface: UBU Speed Series-S5-M TV Coverage: CBS-TV (locally KDKA-TV, channel 2) Announcers: Bob Pompeani (play-by-play), Charlie Batch (color analyst), Missi Matthews and Rich Walsh…


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New Contract Details For Steelers LB Vince Williams

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed linebacker Vince Williams to a new contract earlier in the week and the numbers have now hit the NFLPA. Williams’ originally scheduled 2016 base salary of $675,000 remained the same as part of his two-year extension. Additionally, it’s estimated he was given $2 million base salaries in both…


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Steelers Restructure Contract Of S Mike Mitchell

The Pittsburgh Steelers have restructured another contract as evidenced by their NFLPA cap number dropping $2,243,334 Friday morning. Additionally, the contract of Vince Williams has now been filed. Safety Mike Mitchell had his contract reworked once again as his 2016 base salary has been lowered to $885,000. That $4,115,000 reduction was…


Preseason Steelers Vs Saints – What To Watch For

The Pittsburgh Steelers are set to kick off their third preseason game tonight against the Saints, this time on the road for the first time, in New Orleans, after taking two home losses at Heinz Field. But the prospects of some quality football should seem greater tonight, as several key…