Alejandro Villanueva

Steelers’ Offensive Line Ranked Third In NFL

It should be another strong season for the big five up front and the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offensive line is getting the credit they deserve. Unveiling their list of all 32 starting offensive lines in football, Pro Football Focus ranked the Steelers in third place. Author Mike Renner wrote the following…


Villanueva’s Contract Offer Could Come In Higher Than You Think

I wasn’t going to write about this today, but after going through the comments of the article that I wrote yesterday discussing the contract situation of Pittsburgh Steelers left tackle Alejandro Villanueva, I thought it would make sense. To put it simply, I think the majority of people are underestimating…


One Writer Believes ‘Villanueva Will Make A Mistake’ If He Declines Steelers’ ‘Best Offer’ This Summer

One of the hottest topics of the summer for the Pittsburgh Steelers is inevitably going to be the contract status of three of its starters, and in order of contentiousness, it figures to fall like this: Le’Veon Bell, Alejandro Villanueva, Stephon Tuitt. Even with Bell’s situation being more contentious and…



Recapping The Steelers Biggest 2017 Offseason Storylines

There have been quite a few major storylines for the Pittsburgh Steelers since they lost to the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship game and with the team’s 2017 offseason practices now completed, and the start of training camp a good five weeks away, it’s as good a time…



Jerald Hawkins Does Little To Change Villanueva’s Situation

I’m writing this partially in response to what our Matthew Marczi wrote earlier in the week and partially due to the general chatter about the topic over the last couple, prompting Marczi’s article. Matthew left it open-ended but I bet I know what his answer is. And what all of your answers…


Post 2017 Minicamp: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of you once again and let me officially welcome you to the slowest part of the NFL offseason. The Pittsburgh Steelers wrapped up their 2017 offseason practices on Thursday and that now means we have six long and boring weeks before they start training camp in…



Steelers T Alejandro Villanueva Present For Mandatory Minicamp

While Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell reportedly isn’t present for the team’s annual mandatory minicamp that got underway on Tuesday, tackle Alejandro Villanueva apparently did decide to show up even though he’s still yet to sign his one-year exclusive rights tender. According to Chris Bradford of the Beaver County…


Is This The Best Steelers’ Offensive Line Ever?

I don’t want to sound hot take-ish to kick off your week but seriously guys, I think this group of Pittsburgh Steelers are in contention. We’ve all discussed how good this current line is: Alejandro Villanueva, Ramon Foster, Maurkice Pouncey, David DeCastro, and Marcus Gilbert. The upgrade it is over…



Devil’s Advocate: Quick Start For Big Al

You may recall for the past several offseasons that I ran an article series called The Optimist’s/Pessimist’s Take. I used it to explore different issues and topics the Pittsburgh Steelers were facing and took a positive or negative approach, examining each side in a separate article. This is essentially the same idea…


Steelers’ Seven Shots – Sunday, June 11, 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…


Think Worthwhile, Not Worth, While Pondering New Villanueva Contract

Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Alejandro Villanueva finally decided to talk to the media this past week and since then we’ve been showered with stories that center around how much he’d be worth as a free agent and what the average salary of a starting left tackle in the NFL is. While…