Steelers Finish Season Ranked 6th In Special Teams

The Dallas News’ Rick Gosselin has been producing his own special teams rankings for years. He takes 22 different categories, gives points for each, and then compiles them into one final ultimate ranking. The Pittsburgh Steelers finished a very respectable 6th in 2015 with 316 points, where in like golf, the lower the…


Coates’ Emergence Could Push Heyward-Bey Out The Door

If you’re a fan who has been paying attention, you should want Darrius Heyward-Bey back. He’s fast, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ best blocker, multi-facet special teamer, and a hand-in-the-pile guy. But getting a first-hand look at Sammie Coates yesterday could be the decision that causes him to bolt out of Pittsburgh….


Steelers Vs Broncos Sack Breakdown

Our final sack breakdown (though we’ll have a year in review) for the season. 1. 2nd and 6, 11:15 2nd. 11 personnel. Five blocking against a four man rush. Playcall is a designed bubble screen to the field. But Ben Roethlisberger has other ideas, looking to throw hot to Sammie…


Steelers Badly Lost Field Position Battle To Broncos

While there were many factors that led to the Pittsburgh Steelers losing in the Divisional round to the Broncos, one of the big reasons was clearly starting field position. Including five touchbacks off of kickoffs, the Broncos still managed to post an average starting field positive of its own 36-yard…


Markus Wheaton Muffs Debut As Punt Returner

When Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown was ruled out for the Broncos game with a concussion, they lost not just one highly valuable player, but two, because he was not only their top wide receiver, but also their top punt returner. As it turned out, the Steelers didn’t really…


Steelers Defense Played Winning Football In Denver

Though the Pittsburgh Steelers defense may have surrendered a seven-minute, 13-play, 65-yard game-winning drive in the fourth quarter against the Broncos, the truth is that they played well throughout the course of the game in spite of a couple of unfortunate, fluke-like plays that helped keep the game close. The…


Jordan Berry Struggles At End Of First Season In Pittsburgh

Due partly to Markus Wheaton’s awfully poor showing in his debut attempt at being a punt returner, but mostly because of their punter, Britton Colquitt, the Broncos were able to spend the day consistently ahead of the Pittsburgh Steelers in the field position battle, where they had an average starting…


Steelers Sign Safety Ray Vinopal To Futures Deal

Hours after their first wave of futures deals were announced, the Pittsburgh Steelers have signed another player to their offseason roster. They have added former Pitt safety Ray Vinopal to a futures deal, according to Jerry DiPaola. Good news on ex-Pitt safety Ray Vinopal. He has signed a free-agent contract…


Steelers K Shaun Suisham Still Not Cleared To Resume Kicking

Pittsburgh Steelers kicker Shaun Suisham spent the entire 2015 season on the team’s Reserve/Injured list as a result of a knee injury suffered during the Hall of Fame game to kick off the preseason. While that injury took place in August, Suisham apparently won’t be kicking any footballs in the…


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Steelers Sign Eight To Futures Contracts

As every team does once their season ends, the Pittsburgh Steelers quickly signed eight players to reserve/futures contracts. All eight were on the team’s practice squad. The list includes: safety Jordan Dangerfield, OT Matt Feiler, OG/C B.J. Finney, CB Isaiah Frey, TE Xavier Grimble, RB Rajion Neal, RB Abou Toure,…


Top 10 Questions The Steelers Must Answer This Offseason

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers 2015 season has come to an end, the team has several questions that must be answered over the course of the offseason. Below are my 10 questions that must be answered by the team between now and the start of the 2016 regular season and I…


Antonio Brown Thanks Teammates, Steelers’ Nation

While we’re still waiting on the All-22 to come out to really dive into last night’s loss, we’ll shift our attention to some softer stories. On Facebook a short time ago, Antonio Brown thanked his teammates, coaches, and of course, the fans. It has to be an incredibly difficult week…


Steelers CB Senquez Golson Cleared To Resume Offseason Work Outs

The Pittsburgh Steelers didn’t get to see their 2015 second-round draft pick in action this season as Senquez Golson missed the year due to a shoulder injury that ultimately required surgery. On Monday, Golson talked about his rehab and delivered some encouraging news in the process. Golson told the media…