Chris Hubbard

Chris Hubbard’s Improved Value Could Attract Outside Interest

The restricted free agent has become a dying breed over the course of the past six years ever since the most recent shuffling of the collective bargaining agreement made all rookie draft pick contracts at least four years. Only undrafted players and those who were released and not claimed off…


Clarifying Ross Cockrell’s Forthcoming Restricted Free Agency

The Pittsburgh Steelers are scheduled to have two restricted free agents this offseason and they are cornerback Ross Cockrell and tackle Chris Hubbard. While Hubbard’s possible forthcoming restricted free agency is fairly cut and dry being as he’s a former undrafted free agent, the same hasn’t necessarily been the case…


The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers ERFA Signings, Patriots Recap With Alex Kirby, Listener Emails & More

Season 7, Episode 73 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and in this Friday show, David Todd and I get right to talking about the few exclusive rights free agents the Pittsburgh Steelers have already come to terms this past week. Tackle Alejandro Villanueva is another one of the team’s several exclusive rights free agents…


Steelers Abandoned What Had Been Working On Offense

I have yet to do the charting for the Pittsburgh Steelers’ loss to the Patriots during the AFC Championship game, but one thing I can tell you for certain is that they continued to move away from what had been working for them for the post few months—which is a…


Overview Of The Steelers 2017 Free Agents

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have been eliminated from the playoffs it’s time to do a quick overview of the players who are scheduled to be free agents come the start of the 2017 league year in March. As usual, these free agents are broken down by three types; unrestricted,…



Steelers Stuck With Three-Receiver Sets Throughout Sunday’s Game

If you read one of my earlier articles today diving into the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offensive work against the Chiefs on Sunday through my charting notes, you no doubt already know what this article is about. If you didn’t read it, you should probably start reading our weekly charting notes series,…


PFF Makes Case For Steelers’ O-Line As Best In The League

As much as the 2016 season has been a marathon of tales of highs and lows for the Pittsburgh Steelers, perhaps the best story of all—and the one that flows through everything that has happened with the team this year—has been the development of the offensive line into arguably the…


Steelers Vs. Chiefs: Player Snap Counts – Divisional Round Week

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Kansas City Chiefs in a Divisional Round playoff game Sunday and when you look at the snap counts from that contest a few notable things stick out. For starters, tackle Chris Hubbard only played 3 snaps on offense against the Chiefs this week as an…


Steelers Healthier, Deeper In Postseason Than In Years Past

When it came time to play in the postseason a year ago, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ top back who was healthy enough to play had just 18 carries on the season for 42 yards, posting a 4.3-yard average. Their defensive line depth was sparsely used due to how frequently they relied…



Steelers Vs. Dolphins: Player Snap Counts – Wild Card Week

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Miami Dolphins 30-12 at home Sunday to advance to the divisional round of the NFL playoffs and when it comes to the individual player snap counts in that game, there weren’t many things that stood out. Offensively for the Steelers, tackle Chris Hubbard was used…



Steelers Week 17 Offensive Charting Notes

The Pittsburgh Steelers wrapped up their regular season on Sunday in a meaningless game against the Cleveland Browns, in doing so playing a punch of backups, but it also resulted in some interesting charting anomalies. It featured, for example, the only play of the season without a quarterback on the…