Steelers Film Room: Steve McLendon Vs Broncos

Nose tackle Steve McLendon certainly gets talked about an awful lot for a player who, by percentage, doesn’t see a great deal of playing time, given that the Pittsburgh Steelers have resorted to spending most of their time in sub-packages. The veteran nose tackle logged 379 snaps during the regular…


Denver Game Shows How 3-4 Became A Sub-Package For Steelers

Against the Broncos on Sunday, the Pittsburgh Steelers defense lined up to face the Broncos offense on 72 plays, excluding field goals and kneel downs, but including penalties, both pre- and post-snap. And in spite of the fact that Peyton Manning has shown a significant physical decline this season, they…



Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Backs Out Of Pro Bowl Due To Injury

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will not play in the Pro Bowl this year presumably because of the right shoulder injury that he suffered during the AFC Wild Card game. On Friday, it was announced that New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning will be replacing Roethlisberger in the annual NFL…


Steelers Sign CB Ross Cockrell To One-Year Extension

It took a few days, but as expected, the Pittsburgh Steelers have re-signed cornerback Ross Cockrell to a one-year deal. Cockrell, who originally signed by the Steelers on September 5, 2015 after being released by Buffalo Bills, was scheduled to be an exclusive rights free agent during the offseason. His…


Steelers 2016 Draft Needs: Defense Overview

With the Pittsburgh Steelers 2015 season now firmly behind us, we can now take a good look at the teams 2016 draft needs. In this post, we will look at every defensive position group from a needs standpoint as the team enters the offseason. Defensive End – (Moderate Need) –…



Steelers Sign QB Dustin Vaughan To Futures Deal

On the heels of the news of the Pittsburgh Steelers signing WR Levi Norwood, the team has also signed QB Dustin Vaughan to a futures contract. PennLive’s Jacob Klinger reported the news, per Vaughan’s agent. #Steelers sign QB Dustin Vaughan and WR Levi Norwood to futures contracts, per their agent….


Steelers 2016 Draft Needs: Offense Overview

With the Pittsburgh Steelers 2015 season now firmly behind us, we can now take a good look at the teams 2016 draft needs. In this post, we will look at every offensive position from a needs standpoint as the team enters the offseason. Quarterback – (Low Need) – With starter…


ESPN’s Mel Kiper Jr. Downgrades Steelers 2015 Draft Class Grade

ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. certainly gave the Pittsburgh Steelers a favorable grade immediately after the 2015 draft. Now that the regular season is over, Kiper is updating all 32 of his original grades and has thus lowered the Steelers. Kiper dropped the Steelers from an A-minus to a…



NFLPA Bowl Game: Players To Watch

With the Pittsburgh Steelers’ trying season coming to a disappointing close at the hands of the Denver Broncos in the AFC Divisional Round, Sunday, the focus for Steeler Nation has turned towards free agency and the 2016 NFL Draft, which takes place April 28-30. Fortunately, a majority of the potential…


Steelers Film Room: Sammie Coates Vs Broncos

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver Sammie Coates was only active for a few games during his rookie season, and the only three games during the regular season in which he saw any playing time were in the three games after Tyler Murphy was sent down to the practice squad and…


L.J. Fort Makes Steelers Debut On Special Teams

The Pittsburgh Steelers brought in inside linebacker L.J. Fort quite late into the process. In fact, he only joined the team a couple of games into their preseason schedule. On a roster that already had virtually five locks at the position, with one player having already converted from inside linebacker…


Steelers Film Room: Matt Spaeth Vs Broncos

Outside of a brief stop over in Chicago for a couple of seasons, Matt Spaeth had made for a solid one-two tight end combination for the Pittsburgh Steelers with Heath Miller since the 2007 season, when Spaeth was selected in the third round as the first offensive player drafted in…