Artie Burns

Simplifying Defense To Get Younger Players On Field Has Been Double-Edged Sword

The changes made to the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense under defensive coordinator Keith Butler have been a double-edged sword. The longtime linebackers coach has actively worked to simplify the language and concepts used under his predecessor, Dick LeBeau, enabling younger players to become contributors at earlier points of their career. This…





Steelers CB Artie Burns Says Wednesday Knee Injury Only A Hyperextension

By the sound of things, Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Artie Burns dodged a huge bullet during the team’s Wednesday practice. Burns, who reportedly suffered a non-contact knee injury during the team’s Wednesday practice that resulted in him ultimately being listed on the injury report as limited, said Thursday that an MRI…


Joe Haden Still Surprised (But Not Mad) Browns Released Him

No one is happier to be in the playoffs than Joe Haden. And all it took was the Cleveland Browns giving up on him, assuming his career was over. As many Steelers fans have uttered before: thank you Cleveland. While Haden has always spoken highly of the people and fans…






Steelers Considering Benching Artie Burns For Texans Game

Joe Haden’s return to the field might not be the only shakeup in the secondary. It sounds like the Pittsburgh Steelers are considering benching Artie Burns for Monday afternoon’s game against the Houston Texans. Burns told the PPG’s Ray Fittipaldo that Cam Sutton received the first team reps Saturday morning….


Steelers Vs Texans X Factor: Artie Burns

As we will do every Saturday to get you ready for the week’s game, our X Factor of the week. Sometimes it’s a player, unit, concept, or scheme. What will make or break the Pittsburgh Steelers as they square off against the Houston Texans.  X Factor: Artie Burns There isn’t a whole…


Film Room: Gronkowski Dominates The Steelers (Again)

Listen to the opening beat of Bell Div Davoe’s hit song That Girl Is Poison and you instantly know what you’re about to jam too. You know the one, right? da da dada da dadadada baa! I heard it Saturday and during Sunday’s loss to New England, it played through my head again. Rob…


Steelers CB Artie Burns Fined For Removing Helmet Against Ravens

The Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday night game against the Baltimore Ravens wasn’t quite as physical as their Week 13 game against the Cincinnati Bengals, but even so, at least one player from the home team was ultimately fined this past week for an illegal action that he committed during the most-recent…


Artie Burns Claims He ‘Knows’ He Has CTE

Sports Illustrated ran an interesting article Wednesday morning. And perhaps Artie Burns’ response was most interesting and frankly, pretty scary. SI asked several current NFL players that if a test existed to test players for CTE, a chronic and degenerative brain disease that’s led to the death of many players,…