2017 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Kentucky RB Stanley Williams

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: Eastern Washington WR Cooper Kupp

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…


Film Room: Keith Butler’s Dog Rush 1

We’re starting to hit a lull in the offseason, clearly. I don’t know about you but I’m dying for some football. So we’re jumping back into the tape today to break down one of Keith Butler’s blitzes we’ve never gone over yet. Sound good? Usually with these breakdowns, we’re looking…


Lolley: Sammie Coates’ Fingers ‘Mangled Like A Lineman’

If you were searching for some optimism about third-year wide receiver Sammie Coates heading into the 2017 season, beat writer Dale Lolley provided a cold bucket of water for you yesterday afternoon on Twitter, reporting that the Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver’s fingers looked like they were “mangled like a lineman”…


2017 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Pitt RB James Conner

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’…


2016 Player Exit Meetings – S Mike Mitchell

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 WR Markus Wheaton – Unrestricted

Player: Markus Wheaton Position: Wide Receiver Experience: 4 Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2016 Salary Cap Hit: $1,818,844 2016 Season Breakdown: The Steelers never really got out of Markus Wheaton perhaps what they were hoping to when they used a third-round draft pick on him in the 2013 NFL Draft, and…



2017 Offseason Questions: Will Second-Half Takeaways Continue?

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…



Last Two Franchised RBs Received Very Different Contracts

At some point prior to March 1 the Pittsburgh Steelers are expected to place the franchise tag on running back Le’Veon Bell and ahead of that happening, former NFL player agent Joel Corry has now written a lengthy post that details how the long-term contract negotiations might go for both…


Steelers’ Seven Shots – Sunday, February 19, 2017

Every Sunday during the offseason I plan on recapping for you seven items related to the Pittsburgh Steelers and the rest of the NFL that may have fallen through the cracks the past week that should be worth your time to read. This weekly feature will be entitled “Steelers’ Seven…


2017 Steelers’ Futures Reports: RB Trey Williams

We’re again back to break down the lesser known or brand new players signed to futures contracts by the Pittsburgh Steelers for the 2017 offseason. A year ago, Al-Hajj Shabazz was one of those guys. An afterthought, a name many wouldn’t think was worth talking about. But he wound up…


NFL Network Gives Steelers’ Rookie Class Division-Best B Grade

It doesn’t stop many people from grading drafts in the minutes after they are completed even though the majority of participants are well aware of the futility of such endeavors. Doing so a year into their careers is not necessarily all that much better, although it certainly gives a good…


Vince Williams Says He Stole Playbook During Rookie Year To Make Team

Vince Williams has the Roman Pierce we hungry mentality to him. You probably already knew that, Williams one of the tone setters for the Pittsburgh Steelers and special teams monster. On Twitter yesterday afternoon, he told the story of how he gave himself an extra advantage to make the team and how…