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Report: Steelers Sign K Garrett Hartley

The Pittsburgh Steelers lost veteran kicker Shaun Suisham for the season to a knee injury Sunday night in their preseason loss to the Minnesota Vikings and they have now apparently signed another kicker to the roster to replace him. Following a tryout, kicker Garrett Hartley was signed to the 90…


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Steelers WR Martavis Bryant Expects To Return To Practice Today

The Pittsburgh Steelers will resume their training camp practices Tuesday at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe and it appears as though wide receiver Martavis Bryant will be back on the field as well. According to Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Bryant, who has been sidelined following him needing a procedure…


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2016 NFL Draft To Take Place In Chicago

The 2015 NFL Draft was held in Chicago this year and according to a Tuesday morning report by Adam Schefter of ESPN, that’s where the 2016 NFL Draft will also take place. Many believed that the league would start holding the annual selection of future players in other NFL cities…


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Game Rewind: Steelers vs Vikings Breakdown

We’ll continue to write about specific moments and players throughout the week but as I did last year, here’s my overall game notes after re-watching it. Let’s dive in. – I was able to identify most of the first team kick return unit. The front five: Anthony Chickillo, Bud Dupree,…


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Debut Game Typifies State Of Sammie Coates’ Progress

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver Sammie Coates got the nod to start on Sunday night against the Vikings in the Hall of Fame game, playing 43 snaps according to our stats, or about two-thirds of the game. He only came down with one reception during the exhibition for 12 yards,…


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Stat Line Not The Full Story For Landry Jones In Preseason Opener

The Pittsburgh Steelers were set on getting a nice, long look at third-year quarterback Landry Jones on Sunday night during the Hall of Fame game, and they certainly did that. He played nearly every snap during the game, excepting a small handful of plays during which Tyler Murphy served as…


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Steelers Look To Make Themselves Less Easy To Beat In Next Outing

Even though the end result of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ opening preseason game is meaningless, head coach Mike Tomlin still came away from the effort expressing his disappointment in the sentiment that they made themselves an easy team to beat. Outside of individual performances, if there is one team goal that…



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Steelers vs. Vikings Preseason Game: Landry Jones’ Passing Chart

Below is the passing chart of Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Landry Jones from the Sunday night preseason game against the Minnesota Vikings. This chart reflects how far the football flew in the air past the original line of scrimmage on each one of his throws. Blue represents a completed pass while…


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Steelers Vs. Vikings: Player Snap Counts – Preseason Week 1

Below are the initial player snap counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday night preseason loss to the Minnesota Vikings, according to the NFL official gamebook. As usual, we will see if any of these differ in our weekly game charting as the week progresses. In all, there really aren’t any big…


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Steelers To Workout Three Kickers Tomorrow

As devastating as the loss of Shaun Suisham is, all the Pittsburgh Steelers can do is find another kicker. That process will start tomorrow in Latrobe. The team is expected to bring in Alex Henery, Jay Feely, and Garrett Hartley in for tryouts tomorrow, according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL…


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Steelers Film Room: Chris Hubbard Breakdown

Still watching the replay of yesterday’s HOF game but wanted to touch on some players who participated in the first half only. We’ll start by putting guard Chris Hubbard under the microscope. 1. 14:21 1st Quarter Simple base block on the DT for Hubbard. But the guard struggles to get…


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Steelers Film Room: Landry Jones’ Second Half Incompletions Against Vikings

We’ve already looked at the incomplete throws that Pittsburgh Steelers backup quarterback Landry Jones had in the first half of Sunday night’s preseason opener against the Minnesota Vikings and now we will look at the throws he failed to connect on during the second half. Jones’ first incompletion of the…


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Steelers Suisham Suffers Torn ACL, Likely Done For Season

Pittsburgh Steelers kicker Shaun Suisham has suffered a torn ACL in his left knee, likely ending his season, according to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette. The kicker will undergo surgery this week. It’s almost certain he will be placed on injured reserve. Suisham tore it attempting to make…


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Steelers Film Room: Alejandro Villanueva Pass Protection Breakdown

When you have an offense led by Landry Jones and lacking the likes of Ben Roethlisberger, Le’Veon Bell, Antonio Brown, Heath Miller, Markus Wheaton, Martavis Bryant and Maurkice Pouncey, you should enter the game with ridiculously low expectations. If you did, those expectations were likely still too high, as Jones…