Carnell Lake

Steelers’ History With The Franchise And Transition Tags

On Tuesday the annual NFL tagging period will begin and it will then be interesting to see if the Pittsburgh Steelers ultimately have to place the franchise tag on running back Le’Veon Bell by the March 6th deadline. In the meantime, however, I thought we would take a quick look…


Bouchette: Carnell Lake ‘Truly Did Leave On His Own’

I would say that Pittsburgh Steelers fans are prone to conspiracy theories, but that would be too specific. The reality is that a large percentage of the population is prone to conspiracy theories, and there is a reasonable logic behind it. Conspiracy theories—and here I am speaking of the stereotype,…



Steelers’ Staff Shakeup Most Prominent In A Decade

When it comes to an organization with the sort of stability that the Pittsburgh Steelers demonstrate, this offseason would have to constitute their version of a shake-up. I would use the phrase ‘cleaning house’, but the reality is that nobody was actually fired, and only one move was made to…


2018 Will Be Crucial Season For Secondary With Or Without Lake

Carnell Lake, until yesterday, had been with the Pittssburgh Steelers as their defensive backs coach since 2011, hired in order to replace Ray Horton, who had gotten the opportunity to be a defensive coordinator. Steelers fans have wanted Lake fired since about 2013. It took a while, because his defenses…


Five Options To Replace Carnell Lake As Steelers’ Secondary Coach

Yesterday’s sudden departure of Carnell Lake creates a new void in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ roster. Hopefully, we’ll soon get an answer for who the team chooses as his replacement. In the meantime, here are five possible options. Rod Woodson/Darren Perry – Lumping the former Steelers’ together. Woodson wasn’t retained in Oakland…



Breaking: Carnell Lake Announces He’s Leaving Steelers

Moments ago, through the team, Carnell Lake issued a statement announcing he is leaving his position as the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defensive backs coach in order to return to California. Here is his full statement.  “I have decided to return to California to be able to be a part of my…




Carnell Lake Says Joe Haden Capable Of Taking Away Half The Field

Consider Carnell Lake a happy man. Over the last two years, the Pittsburgh Steelers have been hell-on-wheels in adding to their secondary. Drafting Artie Burns and Sean Davis. Trading for J.J. Wilcox. And signing Joe Haden, who might have been the biggest short-term impact of them all. In a rare…




Lake Considers Sensabaugh A ‘Plug And Play’ Cornerback

Due to all the injuries the Pittsburgh Steelers currently have at the cornerback position, it’s not hard to imagine newcomer Coty Sensabaugh seeing a lot of playing time in the team’s Friday night preseason opener against the New York Giants. Ahead of that game taking place, Steelers defensive backs coach…