Carnell Lake




Steelers Spin: Greatest Draft Hits – Second Round

The end is near. There are only two rounds left to analyze in this series exploring the Pittsburgh Steelers drafting history during the modern football era (since 1969). What will the past predict about the potential of success for the Steelers 2017 second round draft pick? Apparently, it comes down…


Fowler: Carnell Lake Attending WVU’s Pro Day

If you listened to the Terrible Podcast already, Dave wondered out loud where Carnell Lake has been. Today, he was in West Virginia. Jeremy Fowler just tweeted out the Pittsburgh Steelers’ DBs coach is attending the Mountaineers’ Pro Day, most likely to watch CB Rasul Douglas. Steelers represented at WVU's pro…



Steelers Coaching Staff Expected To Remain Intact For 2017

With one week to go before the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine gets underway in Indianapolis it appears as though there won’t be any changes on the Pittsburgh Steelers coaching staff this offseason. During his Tuesday online chat, Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette was asked if it’s safe to assume…


Butler Implies Lake Had Heavy Influence In Davis’ Selection

The success of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ rookies is one of the best storylines coming out of the team this season. To have two of them come in the secondary, in today’s complex passing game and consequently, coverages, speaks highly to the whole coaching staff but particularly, defensive backs coach Carnell…


Carnell Lake Says Golden Responsible For Gronkowski TD

It’s a play that’s been talked about a lot among Steelers’ Nation. Here and elsewhere. Rob Gronkowski’s 36 yard touchdown, one of two splash plays given up by the defense in the second half. Myself and even Tunch Ilkin in his Chalk Talk over on Steelers.com circled on Sean Davis…


Newly-Shaped Cornerback Group Lacks Physical Presence

You might recall back during the draft that I invoked the name Justin Gilbert in referencing the Pittsburgh Steelers’ selection of cornerback Artie Burns in the first round, noting that the team wanted to draft him the year he came out in 2014, and that Burns fits the same sort…


Report: Steelers To Look At CB Doran Grant As A Safety Soon

Remember all of that talk about Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Doran Grant possibly making a move to safety this year? Well, apparently that’s still a possibility, according to one of the team’s beat writers. During his Wednesday online chat, Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette was asked about Grant and he…


Carnell Lake On Sean Davis: ‘I Think He’s Capable’

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have lost cornerback Senquez Golson for an extended amount of time after he suffered a Lisfranc injury earlier in the week, rookie safety Sean Davis will be given every opportunity to win the starting slot cornerback position in the team’s sub package defense moving forward. A few days ago,…


Ross Cockrell Not Taking Starting Job For Granted

The Pittsburgh Steelers are at an interesting place in the secondary right now, particularly at the cornerback position, when you consider that the player who was supposed to start on the left side, as well as the player who ended up starting, are both gone. In is a rookie first-rounder…


Bears Sign Former Steelers CB Brandon Boykin

How about one more update on former Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Brandon Boykin before the start of training camp? It’s been quite an offseason for Boykin and he’s finally found another home as it was announced late Wednesday that he has signed with the Chicago Bears. After originally being signed by…


Ryan Clark Blames Talent Development For Secondary Struggles

Training camp is fast approaching now, and soon the offseason chatter will begin to fall always, but I would like to draw attention to an article back in April, in which former Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark talked to Chris Bradford for the Beaver County Times, in which he talks…