Darrius Heyward-Bey


Loss Of Martavis Bryant Can’t Be Quantified In Preseason

When Ben Roethlisberger was healthy and Martavis Bryant returned from suspension, the Pittsburgh Steelers could have easily been said to boast the best group of wide receivers in the league—failing that, certainly one of the best. With first-team All-Pro Antonio Brown leading the way, Bryant added a dynamic element that…


Steelers Offense Still No Fan Of Play Action

I happened upon a Tweet recently posted by Pro Football Focus which purported to show the quarterbacks who most frequently made use of the play action, and the names on the top of the list were not exactly surprising. Colin Kaepernick used play action nearly a third of the time…


Who Are The Most Underrated Steelers?

Last week, Dave Bryan shared Football Outsiders’ selection of Stephon Tuitt as the most underrated player on the Pittsburgh Steelers. That isn’t a bad choice on a national level but in Pittsburgh, every fan knows how valuable he is. So locally (keep that in mind), who are the most valuable…


Missing Pieces 2016: WR Martavis Bryant

Now that we have completed our look at the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 90-man roster heading into training camp a bit under a month from now, it’s time to take a look back at the team’s 53-man roster from last year’s regular season, for the purpose of revisiting the contributions of the players…


Show Me Something, Darrius Heyward-Bey

With spring drills officially over, I think we all understand that we’re all in for a long haul, six weeks in total, between the end of minicamp and the start of training camp. You know the drill. There’s little new information coming out during this period, so it serves as…


Film Room: Shaking The Ben Roethlisberger Narrative

Ben Roethlisberger came in at 21 on this year’s edition of NFL Network’s Top 100 players. Based on those results, it makes him the 5th QB in the league. For Steelers’ fans, there is certainly a level of frustration in seeing that. Another perceived slight, never giving proper credit, even…

Sammie Coates

Roethlisberger/Coates Named Underrated Tandem

We’ve had a lot of talk about Antonio Brown lately. And hey, he’s the best receiver in the league so there’s good reason to break him down and comment on other sing his praises. But let’s talk about another receiver. Or, better phrased, talk about someone else talking about another receiver. And…


Technology Proves Heyward-Bey Is Fastest Player In Pittsburgh

At the 2009 NFL Combine, Darrius Heyward-Bey ran an official 4.3 flat. In 2016, now 29, Heyward-Bey still shows those same wheels. Heck, maybe he’s gotten faster. As ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler reports, the team has been using GPS technology to track speed and steps, a growing trend around the league. In…

during their game at Wallace Wade Stadium Stadium on November 15, 2014 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Virginia Tech won 17-16.

Issac Blakeney Has The Size, Learning The Technique To Play In The NFL

Most people wake up every morning, grab their coffee, brush their teeth, get dressed for work. It’s their routine and there’s comfort in that. Anyone who’s been around someone who hasn’t had their morning cup of joe can attest to that. Change that routine and everything gets out of whack….

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2016 Steelers Pre-Training Camp Roster Review: Wide Receiver

The Pittsburgh Steelers have wrapped things up in minicamp and put an end to their spring practices, which means that we are officially into the dead zone, the slowest time of the year for football news and general activity, the time between the end of spring drills in mid-June to…