Artie Burns

Steelers Answer Call To Respond In Big Win Over Chiefs

This time a week ago was a low point of the 2017 Pittsburgh Steelers’ season. An ugly, blowout loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars that put Pittsburgh at 3-2. Fast forward to today and it’s nearly a 180 degree turn. Winning really is the cure for all ills, especially when those…


Artie Burns Bowing Out Against The Run

Had a reader/tweeter ask a good question today. How many tackles does Artie Burns have against the run? The answer? Zero. That’s according to the always-handy Pro Football Reference’s Game Play finder. Of the 162 tackles the Pittsburgh Steelers have against the run this year, Burns hasn’t been involved in any of…



Film Room: Artie Burns Still Growing

When looking upon the early beginnings of Artie Burns’ second season in the NFL, his body of work through three games with the Pittsburgh Steelers is not without blemish, but there is also evident growth, both in the mental and physical aspects of the game. The former first-round pick is…



Tomlin, Steelers Bungling Up Kick Return Situation

There are plenty of unfair, or at least debatable, criticisms of Mike Tomlin. Not being a good X’s and O’s guy (that one has always been pretty dumb), having unprepared teams, yadda yadda. One underrated, but certainly valid, criticism though is the mess the team has made time and time…


Tomlin Still Sorting Through Returner Options Ahead Of Opener

The Pittsburgh Steelers first regular season depth chart of 2017 was released on Tuesday and if you’re like me, you were probably surprised to see rookie wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster listed on it as the team’s top kickoff returner. In fact, it was also somewhat surprising to see cornerback Artie…


Steelers Secondary Could Man Up Against Colts

The main attraction of the third preseason game for most people is the fact that it means that all or most of the team’s starters are going to be playing in the game, and of those that do, the majority of them are probably going to see a significant amount…


2017 Preseason Game No. 3: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of you once again and let me welcome you to another exciting weekend full of preseason football. The Pittsburgh Steelers will play their third preseason game of 2017 Saturday night at Heinz Field against the Indianapolis Colts and that contest figures to feature the debut of…


Cam Sutton Still Counting On Contributing In 2017

Training camp didn’t get Cam Sutton off to the start he hoped for. After suffering a hamstring injury on the second day of practice, Sutton didn’t participate in another team period the rest of camp. But he’s reportedly returned this week and on track to play against the Indianapolis Colts,…


Steelers Training Camp Recap: Cornerback

Now that the 2017 Pittsburgh Steelers training camp has concluded, we’re recapping everything that went down over these past 16 practices. We’ll break down each play, position-by-position, with final winners and losers at the end. Getting near the end with the corners. Artie Burns: Man, his camp was like a weight off his…



Steelers Vs. Falcons Preseason Week 2: 10 Defensive Players To Watch

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play their second preseason game of 2017 Sunday night at home against the Atlanta Falcons and while quite a few starters will once again sit the contest out due to either injuries or a coaching decision, there will still be plenty of younger players worth paying…


Steelers’ Defense Will Feel Closer To The Real Thing Sunday

The next time the Pittsburgh Steelers defense takes the field on Sunday, the unit is going to look a fair bit different than it did during the preseason opener. While they still figure to be missing a couple of starters, they should be getting back three on the field for…


Artie Burns Picks Up Where He Left Off In Return From Injury

While the Pittsburgh Steelers have certainly not drawn the shortest straw this summer when it comes to injuries, they have had their fair share as well. The team has managed to avoid any major, long-term issues so far, but a number of players have missed significant and valuable time with…