On Roethlisberger, Suspensions, And Deep Passing

It was part of his scouting report coming out of college that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger had a big arm. Given the fact that his size often finds him in a situation in which he is larger than those trying to tackle him, that would indeed stand to reason….


2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Akron LB Jatavis Brown

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…


Duke S Jeremy Cash To Hold Personal Pro Day On Wednesday

Wednesday figures to be a pretty big day for Duke safety Jeremy Cash as the 2015 ACC Defensive Player of the Year will finally do a full workout for teams. Cash, who recorded 100-plus tackles for the third straight year in 2015, was unable to do much of anything at…


2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Texas Tech RB DeAndre Washington

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…


The Optimist’s Take: Drafting For Wide Receiver

The Pittsburgh Steelers have, by and large, been on an upward swing over the course of the past two and a half seasons after they missed the playoffs for two straight seasons, and failed to win a postseason game in four straight years. Last season saw them gain that elusive…


Bengals Banking On Hits From Last Year’s OT Double Dip

The Cincinnati Bengals allowed a couple of starters to walk in free agency this offseason when perhaps they didn’t need to, but in the case of right tackle Andre Smith, a quality starter who only ended up signing just a one-year, $3.5 million contract with the Vikings, the Bengals had…


History, Options Suggest Likelihood Of Drafting QB

Over the course of general manager Kevin Colbert’s tenure with the Pittsburgh Steelers, starting in the year 2000, the team has drafted five quarterback not named Ben Roethlisberger. Over a 16-year span in which he has been a factor in making draft picks, that works out to about one mid-…


The Pessimist’s Take: Scoring On The Ground

The Pittsburgh Steelers have, by and large, been on an upward swing over the course of the past two and a half seasons after they missed the playoffs for two straight seasons, and failed to win a postseason game in four straight years. Last season saw them gain that elusive…


NFL Releases Names Of 25 Prospects Who Will Attend 2016 Draft

The 2016 NFL Draft will get underway two weeks from this coming Thursday and today the list of players who will be attending the annual selection event was released by the league. As you can see below, the list includes 25 players with five of them being former Ohio State…


Report: Josh Gordon Denied Reinstatement

Not that it is a total surprise considering the rumors swirling around the last several days, but the Cleveland Plain Dealer is reporting Cleveland Browns’ wide receiver Josh Gordon has officially had his bid for reinstatement denied by the league. According to Mary Kay Cabot, who wrote the report, Gordon will be…


Giants Gave Former Steelers T Byron Stingily A Minimum Salary Benefit Contract

Former Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Byron Stingily signed a one-year free agent contract with the New York Giants on Monday and the details of that deal have now been made public by Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle. As expected, Stingily signed a Minimum Salary Benefit contract with the Giants that includes a…



2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Texas A&M C Mike Matthews

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…


Steelers Bring Oklahoma WR Sterling Shepard In For Pre-Draft Visit

One day after they entertained 8 players for pre-draft visits, the Pittsburgh Steelers reportedly only have one in town on Tuesday. Oklahoma wide receiver Sterling Shepard is in Pittsburgh to visit with the Steelers on Tuesday and he’s considered to be one of the top-10 at his position in this…


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McShay’s Latest Mock Draft Has Steelers Going All Defense With First Three Picks

ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay released his latest mock draft Tuesday morning and this one includes three rounds. McShay has the Pittsburgh Steelers addressing their secondary in the first two rounds of his latest mock as he has them selecting Houston cornerback William Jackson III 25th overall and Boise state safety Darian Thompson in the second round…