Kevin Colbert Says Ladarius Green Expected To Be Back In 2017

In his first press conference with reporters since the season has ended, Kevin Colbert indicated tight end Ladarius Green is expected to be back in 2017. The news was first reported by the Trib’s Joe Rutter. Colbert also indicated TE Ladarius Green will be back next season. Needs to pass physical…


Contract Extension Likely On Tap For Steelers T Alejandro Villanueva

The Pittsburgh Steelers have been busy re-signing several of their exclusive rights free agents this offseason but with that said, tackle Alejandro Villanueva apparently hasn’t signed his offered one-year tender. Whether he has or hasn’t signed that speculated given tender yet really isn’t a big deal as that will ultimately need…


Dulac Believes Steelers Will Re-sign QB Landry Jones

Will Landry Jones be the Pittsburgh Steelers backup quarterback once again in 2017? It might be a while before we know the answer to that question but one longtime beat writer said Wednesday he believes Jones will return in 2017 to backup starter Ben Roethlisberger. During his Wednesday online chat,…


2017 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Oklahoma RB Samaje Perine

We’re back again breaking down prospects for the 2017 NFL Draft, set to kick off on April 27th through the 29th. Our goal this season is to write reports on at least 150 players and hopefully, as many as 200. It will, of course, have a focus on Pittsburgh Steelers’…


2017 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Clemson TE Jordan Leggett

From now until the 2017 NFL Draft takes place, we hope to showcase as many prospects as possible and examine both their strengths and weaknesses. Most of these profiles will feature individuals that the Pittsburgh Steelers are likely to have an interest in, while a few others will be top-ranked…


Re-Signing Of Steven Johnson Good News For Lagging Special Teams

It wasn’t exactly a major splash, and the news didn’t necessarily send shock waves through the nation, but the Pittsburgh Steelers’ decision to re-sign inside linebacker Steven Johnson is not only a fairly significant move, it’s also a validation of the fact that he played well last season and that…


Roethlisberger Foundation Giving Over $75K To Local Police Departments

The Ben Roethlisberger Foundation is giving out $76,000 worth of grants to eight local police departments, the foundation announced yesterday. Here is part of the press release issued to the foundation’s website. “The K-9 departments receiving funding from Ben this year include the Arnold Police Department, Castle Shannon Police Department,…


2016 Player Exit Meetings – ILB Lawrence Timmons

The Pittsburgh Steelers find that their 2016 season ended a bit prematurely, and are undergoing the exit meeting process a couple weeks sooner than they would have liked. Never the less, what must be done must be done, and we are now at the time of the year where we…


Steelers 2017 Free Agents Analysis OLB Jarvis Jones – Unrestricted

Player: Jarvis Jones Position: Outside Linebacker Experience: 4 Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2016 Salary Cap Hit: $2,769,933 2016 Season Breakdown: Here is one of those big, juicy ones to discuss. Jarvis Jones is expected to hit the open market in under a month when free agency opens, and it certainly…


Peter King, Others Don’t Believe Patriots Will Part With Garoppolo

It was reported a couple of weeks back by Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com that it is the intention of the Cleveland Browns to pursue New England Patriots backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo in a trade. The move would seem to make sense considering the sort of deals that the Browns…


2017 Offseason Questions: Is Sammie Coates In ‘Good Hands’?

The 2016 season is unfortunately over, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are now embarking upon their latest offseason journey, heading back to the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, formerly known and still referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility of Heinz Field. While the postseason is now behind us, there is plenty…


Report: Jaguars Decide Against Picking Up Option On T Kelvin Beachum

Former Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Kelvin Beachum is about to become a free agent once again. According to Mike Garafolo of the NFL Network, the Jacksonville Jaguars have decided against picking up Beachum’s four-year option and if true, the Steelers former seventh-round draft pick out of SMU will soon become an…



Steelers Finish 20th In Rick Gosselin’s Annual Special Teams Rankings

You probably don’t need a creative set of rankings to know just how bad the Pittsburgh Steelers were on special teams during the 2016 season but in case you do, Rick Gosselin of The Dallas Morning News has you covered. Gosselin, who annually ranks the league’s 32 teams in 22…


Correcting The Steelers “Failed Philosophy” Post

Well, this is awkward. But I dove deeper into the data of my post earlier today of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ success rate on first down and found some errors/quirks with my charting. So in the interest of transparency, here’s what happened, and here are the actual numbers. We wrote the…