Alejandro Villanueva


Francis Kallon Making For Intriguing Practice Squad Candidate

He’s a man who gets few reps in practice. Near the end of the roster. But he’s worth keeping around on the practice squad. Defensive end Francis Kallon is as raw as they come, and it shows on the field, but there’s intriguing upside and athleticism. One play against the…




Villanueva Injured During Thursday’s Practice; Shazier Leaves Early

The Pittsburgh Steelers are currently conducting their Thursday training camp practice and appears as though left tackle Alejandro Villanueva went down injured during the team portion. Villanueva got rolled up on earlier in team. Trainer looking at him as Villy trying to jog it off. #Steelers — Alex Kozora (@Alex_Kozora)…



New Contract Details For Steelers T Alejandro Villanueva

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed tackle Alejandro Villanueva to a new four-year contract last week and now that the deal has been filed with the NFLPA, we can pass along the numbers and structure to you courtesy of Joel Corry of CBS Sports. As previously reported, Villanueva’s contract totals out at…


Alejandro Villanueva: ‘I Didn’t Want To Break The Bank’

For a towering giant of a man who is also a decorated war veteran, Pittsburgh Steelers third-year left tackle Alejandro Villanueva is quite the unassuming sort, uninterested in drawing attention to himself or away from others. Nor is he interested in getting bogged down in business. He just wants to…


2017 Training Camp Underway: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of you once again and welcome to football in pads season. Well, almost. The Pittsburgh Steelers held their first training camp practice on Friday and it included the team having to move their operations over to Latrobe High School due to inclement weather. It sure is…



Alejandro Villanueva Gave Steelers A Bargain Under New Contract

A little over a month ago, I weighed in on the Alejandro Villanueva contract situation with the Pittsburgh Steelers and proposed the argument that whatever contract that he ultimately signs could come in higher, perhaps even significantly higher, than the majority of commenters had been suggesting. Over the course of…


Report: Villanueva’s New Four-Year Deal Totals Out At $24 Million

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed tackle Alejandro Villanueva to a new four-year contract upon his arrival to training camp on Thursday and now a few numbers related to the deal appear to be surfacing. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Villanueva’s new four-year deal totals out at $24 million…


Report: Steelers Sign T Alejandro Villanueva To New Contract

Well, that didn’t take long to materialize. According to Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com, Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Alejandro Villanueva will report to training camp on time and sign a new four-year contract with the team when he does. Villanueva, who has been the Steelers starting left tackle since midway through the…


Report: Foster Indicates Villanueva, Steelers Are Talking Contract Extension Again

Even though he’s yet to arrive for the start of training camp, tackle Alejandro Villanueva and his agent are reportedly currently in contract extension talks with the Pittsburgh Steelers. According to Ray Fittipaldo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Steelers guard Ramon Foster revealed Thursday afternoon upon his arrival at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe that…


Time To Pump The Brakes On Hawkins Being A Threat To Villanueva In 2017

As the Pittsburgh Steelers open their 2017 training camp on Thursday with the team reporting to Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, a lot of eyes will be on second-year tackle Jerald Hawkins, the team’s fourth-round draft pick in 2016, during the remainder of the summer and with good reason. For…