NFL Draft News: Concerns Over Long-Term Future Of Smith, Jack

Not a ton of news going on in Pittsburgh today. So let’s take a moment to look league-wide at some draft news. Unfortunately, the news buzzing around isn’t positive. Though obviously no report has been confirmed, there appear to be serious long-term health concerns over a pair of linebackers: UCLA’s…



2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: South Carolina WR Pharoh Cooper

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 Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Cutting CB Cortez Allen, Brugler Mock Draft, Player Profiles & More

Season 6, Episode 102 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and in this Monday show, Alex Kozora sits in again for co-host David Todd and we immediately begin talking about the Pittsburgh Steelers decision to part ways with cornerback Cortez Allen on Friday. Alex and I not only discuss the timing of Allen’s Friday releases but other…



Remainder Of 2010-2011 Draft Classes Now All Wheat, No Chaff

The Pittsburgh Steelers chose late last week to released sixth-year cornerback Cortez Allen after three successive disappointing seasons and an inability to stay healthy, let alone to live up to a five-year, $26-million contract. An interesting byproduct of this move is that we have now fully separated the wheat from…


2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: LSU OT Jerald Hawkins

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 Begin Phase One Of 2016 Offseason Program On Monday

Phase One of the Pittsburgh Steelers OTA sessions will get underway on Monday and during this first two-week period the player’s activities will be limited to strength and conditioning, and physical rehabilitation only. While this two-week training program is not mandatory, players who do attend the sessions will earn the CBA…


2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Baylor WR Jay Lee

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: Brian Hoyer As Best Option To Address QB

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…


2016 Steelers Pre-Draft Movements: Fullback

The Pittsburgh Steelers entered this league year with nearly a couple dozen players scheduled to hit unrestricted free agency. They ended up retaining five of those unrestricted free agents, but did not tender their one restricted free agent, who signed elsewhere. Pittsburgh also added help from outside of the organization at tight…


Browns Renew Annual QB Speculation As Draft Nears

I think it is safe to say that there is one question in particular more than any others surrounding the Cleveland Browns that is paramount above all others, and the very simple reason for that is because it is a recurring question that we are obliged to ask every other…


The Pessimist’s Take: Impact For Mike Mitchell

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…



Texans Cut Hoyer, Could Steelers Have Interest?

Ok, I’m going to break one of my cardinal rules here. I normally despise the typical “the Steelers should sign Player X” right after a transaction. But when one of those players is someone who spent their time in Pittsburgh, there’s a little more bite to it. The Houston Texans…