Chris Adamski

Steelers Running Away With AFC North Crown

The Pittsburgh Steelers are going to win the AFC North. It’s a done deal, even if only half the season has been played. You know it, I know it, the sports books know it too. The Steelers’ odds are so high that it’s literally not even worth betting on them….


Film Room: Dirty Red Makes Browns Pay For Sloppy Special Teams

Special teams, despite how often they’re overlooked and minimized by new league rules, still starts every game. Every one begins with a kick and their importance shouldn’t be forgotten. If you did, your memory was quickly jogged Sunday afternoon. The Pittsburgh Steelers first points of the season came on Tyler…


Daniel McCullers Says He’s Adding Spin Move For 2017

Now this I gotta see. Daniel McCullers recently said he’s working on his pass rushing repertoire in this make-or-break season, practicing a spin move to bring to 2017. “I have been a ‘nose’ all four years,” he told the Trib’s Chris Adamski. “But hopefully I can show my pass-rush moves and my…


Heyward-Bey’s Leadership Makes Him A Tough Cut

Chris Adamski had a really good feature piece on Darrius Heyward-Bey that our Matthew Marczi summed up and added onto this morning.  I don’t know if much of it was ground-breaking but it reinforced the value DHB has to the Pittsburgh Steelers. To assume that leadership role, even when he was…


William Gay Opens OTAs As Starting Slot Corner

There is not just a battle but an all-out brawl for the starting slot gig in Pittsburgh this year. All challengers will have to chase William Gay. Gay opened up as the starting slot corner in OTAs, per Chris Bradford’s tweet. @Alex_Kozora 22 — Chris Bradford (@BCTBradford) May 24, 2017…


T.J. Watt Earns High Praise From Teammates On Day One

It’s just Day One of his NFL career. But it was a good step forward for T.J. Watt. Per the Trib’s Chris Adamski, Watt began the first day of OTAs running as the first team ROLB, though the caveat is that James Harrison did not participate in team drills. Watt’s…


Justin Gilbert Confirms He’ll Return Kicks This Weekend

Despite a shaky performance last week, Justin Gilbert will remain one of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ kick returners this weekend, he confirmed to the Trib today. From Chris Adamski, who caught up with Gilbert after today’s practice. “I’m back there again this week,” Gilbert said. “So hopefully we can make one…



UDFA DE Johnny Maxey Seeing Starter Reps This Week

If the Pittsburgh Steelers are without Stephon Tuitt Sunday, they’re likely to call up an extra defensive end. And it’s looking like that guy will be Johnny Maxey. Maxey is getting first team reps throughout the week from the PPG’s Chris Adamski. Practice squad rookie Johnny Maxey said he took…



Hargrave Practices, Assures Hand Injury Is Minor

Not that it had the feeling of being a concern after Thanksgiving’s win over the Colts, but Javon Hargrave confirmed his hand injury is not serious. According to the Trib’s Chris Adamski, Hargrave said he practiced today and considers his injury to be relatively minor. Javon Hargrave confirms he practiced…



Steelers TE Ladarius Green Still Receiving Limited Practice Reps

If Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Ladarius Green is going to make his 2016 debut in the team’s Sunday home game against the Dallas Cowboys, he better start getting some serious reps in practice. Green, who is eligible to be activated to the team’s 53-man roster from the Reserve/PUP list at any…