Cam Heyward

Steelers Reiterate Desire To Reduce Heyward And Tuitt’s Snaps

It certainly sounds good. But seeing is believing. The team repeated their hope to lower Cam Heyward and Stephon Tuitt’s snaps, something they’ve been trying to do for the past two years but haven’t been able to reliably execute. This time around, it was John Mitchell expressing that desire. Specifically,…


Ranking The Rooms: AFC North DL

In the last installment of “Ranking the Rooms:  AFC North” I took a look at the big uglies in the trenches on offense, with the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offensive line group coming in first. This week, I’ll take a look at the big uglies in the trenches on defense as we…


Heyward Praises Tuitt, Shazier For Stepping Up In 2016

Cam Heyward gave props to the players along the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense who stepped up in his absence. Heyward, after missing the back half of last year with a torn pectoral muscle, credited two names in particular. Ryan Shazier and Stephon Tuitt. “I thought Tuitt took that next step,” Heyward…


One Step To Take: DE Johnny Maxey

Bringing back a s series I had a lot of fun exploring last offseason. Every player wants to improve, to elevate his game in all areas from one season to the next. Understanding that, we’re going to isolate just one area, one faction of a player’s game. The biggest area…


Steelers Unhappy To Play Second Straight Christmas Day Game

It’s just your usual Monday afternoon football game. The Pittsburgh Steelers are slated to play on Christmas Day for the second season in a row, traveling to Houston to play the Texans at 4:30 PM/ET on NBC. And several in the organization, let’s say, weren’t sharing much holiday spirit. Put…


Tuitt Talks About Becoming A Leader In Heyward’s Absence

Arguably the biggest way Stephon Tuitt grew in 2016 wasn’t anything directly on the field or a lone physical attribute but in his maturation and acceptance of becoming a leader for the defensive line. When Cam Heyward was lost for the season, there wasn’t anyone else to turn to. It…


Kozora: Steelers Season Still A Roaring Success

It’s ok to cry. In 2004, when I was in middle school and the New England Patriots‘ crushed the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 15-1 dreams, similar to today, I bawled like the baby I was. 12 years later, I’m in the same place. The more things change, the more they stay the…


Arthur Moats Recipient Of The 2016 “The Chief Award”

You already know Sean Davis has been named rookie of the year. But the Pittsburgh Steelers announced another award today, giving the 2016 “The Chief Award” to Arthur Moats. Arthur Moats has been named the recipient of the 2016 "The Chief Award." #MoatsWPMOYChallenge 🏆 | https://t.co/ZsTBOoZzZH pic.twitter.com/GISXlpDl6D — Pittsburgh Steelers…


Resiliency, Brotherhood Propels Steelers In Comeback Victory

It wasn’t an easy win. Those ones are hard to come by against the Baltimore Ravens. But it was a win and in the end, that’s all that matters for anyone who was rooting for those sweet black Color Rush unis. At the start of the fourth quarter, those winning…


Cam Heyward Still Playing Key Role While On IR

He is the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defensive leader. And so even though he’s been confined to the sidelines for the rest of the season, the result of a torn pectoral, he’s still lending a helping hand to the rest of the team. Sitting down with Missi Matthews on Steelers’ Nation Radio, Keith…


Heyward, Wheaton Placed On Injured Reserve; Dupree Activated

The Pittsburgh Steelers have sent two players to injured reserve today, shutting down their seasons. DE Cameron Heyward and WR Markus Wheaton were place don IR, the team announced minutes ago. Bud Dupree has officially been activated to the 53 man roster while Daryl Richardson was called up from the…


Breaking: Steelers DE Cameron Heyward Out For The Season

The worst-case rumors have been confirmed by Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward as he announced on his Instagram page he will miss the rest of the season with a pectoral injury. I would like to thank everyone who has been in my corner this season. It pains me to…


Steelers Vs Cowboys Positional Grades

What is being called one of the two best games of the year so far in the NFL happened to end in heartbreak for the Pittsburgh Steelers as Sunday’s home loss to the Dallas Cowboys marked four straight losses this season, dropping the Steelers’ record to 4-5. While it was…


Don’t Buy Into Tomlin’s Explanation For Run Defense Woes

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ run defense is a problem. That much is obvious to everyone. The why is a lot more interesting. In his post game press conference yesterday, Mike Tomlin sought an explanation.  “We acknowledge schematically we were willing to bleed a little bit in the run game in an effort to…