Darrius Heyward-Bey



Steelers 2017 Pre-Draft Movements: Wide Receiver

The Pittsburgh Steelers entered this league year with well over a dozen players scheduled to hit unrestricted free agency. They ended up retaining five of those unrestricted free agents, and also tendered their two restricted free agents. Pittsburgh also added help from outside of the organization at wide receiver, defensive…


Devil’s Advocate: Taking A WR In The Draft

You may recall for the past several offseasons that I ran an article series called The Optimist’s/Pessimist’s Take. I used it to explore different issues and topics the Pittsburgh Steelers were facing and took a positive or negative approach, examining each side in a separate article. This is essentially the…



2016 Player Exit Meetings – WR Darrius Heyward-Bey

The Pittsburgh Steelers find that their 2016 season ended a bit prematurely, and are undergoing the exit meeting process a couple weeks sooner than they would have liked. Never the less, what must be done must be done, and we are now at the time of the year where we…


Steelers’ Seven Shots – Sunday, February 26, 2017

Every Sunday during the offseason I plan on recapping for you seven items related to the Pittsburgh Steelers and the rest of the NFL that may have fallen through the cracks the past week that should be worth your time to read. This weekly feature will be entitled “Steelers’ Seven…


PFF Picks WR Pierre Garcon As The One Free Agent The Steelers Should Sign

In a recent piece for ESPN.com, Pro football Focus attempted to suggest a soon-to-be free agent that each NFL team should sign during the offseason. In the case of the Pittsburgh Steelers, PFF suggested they sign Washington Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon and below is their reasoning as to why:…



2017 Offseason Positional Review – Wide Receiver

The season might not quite be over for another couple of days, but 30 teams, including the Pittsburgh Steelers, have already hit offseason mode following their elimination, either prior to or during the playoffs. Pittsburgh got quite far this year, reaching the AFC Championship game for the first time since…


Cobi Hamilton: ‘We’re All Number Two’ Receivers

As I wrote about yesterday, one of the storylines that we might find ourselves in during Sunday’s AFC Championship Game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Patriots is who the Steelers are going to get to step up for them outside of their primarily playmakers, namely wide receiver Antonio Brown…


ESPN Insiders Misread Tomlin’s Tea Leaves On Brown

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin spent a lot of time during his Tuesday press conference addressing the locker room video that wide receiver Antonio Brown posted Sunday night following the teams win over the Kansas City Chiefs and with good reason. While Tomlin said quite a bit about Brown’s…


Film Room: Special Teams’ Blunder Mars Successful Day

I know you all think I’m a bit of a Danny Smith apologist. So you probably think I’m doing my victory lap with how well special teams performed against the Kansas City Chiefs. And they did well. Mostly. The caveat comes from the Pittsburgh Steelers first kickoff, the obvious blunder, a…


Steelers Punt Coverage Unit Has Undergone Several Changes Since Week 4

The Pittsburgh Steelers Wednesday injury report included some mixed news when it comes to their punt coverage team as safety Robert Golden (ankle) practiced fully while linebackers Anthony Chickillo (ankle) and Vince Williams (shoulder) both failed to practice. Assuming both Golden and Williams will be able to play Sunday in…