David Johnson

We May Not Have Seen The Last Of David Johnson

There are probably some who are not interested in hearing this, but I was surprised and disappointed by the Pittsburgh Steelers’ decision to move on from veteran tight end David Johnson, who has been their only consistent performer over the course of the past two summers, and during last season,…


Steelers Training Camp Recap: Tight End

Now that the 2017 Pittsburgh Steelers training camp has concluded, we’re recapping everything that went down over these past 16 practices. We’ll break down each play, position-by-position, with final winners and losers at the end. Next up, tight end. Tight End Jesse James: It wasn’t a terrible camp for The Outlaw. Let’s be…



2017 Training Camp Battle Preview: Tight End Roles

As the calendar has finally hit the late-July date that signals the start of training camp for the Pittsburgh Steelers, we turn our attentions for the next few weeks to just that, training camp, the necessary respite for all football fans who have been the past six weeks wondering what…



2017 Steelers Pre-Training Camp Roster Review: Tight End

The last time that we took a look back at the Pittsburgh Steelers’ roster in review, it was very shortly after the 2016 season ended. It would be safe to say that quite a bit has changed, and, in a rarity, this actually applies to literally every position on the…



David Johnson The Leader In New-Look TE Room

Gotta admit, it’s like Christmas time when I see interviews with John Mitchell and James Daniel. Daniel, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ tight ends coach, briefly sat down with Steelers.com’s Missi Matthews to go over the tight end room. It’s one that has seen plenty of moving and shaking post-Heath Miller, the…



Weighing Options After Steelers Move On From Ladarius Green

It is rather understandable that in the aftermath of the Pittsburgh Steelers releasing a player whom they signed to be a long-term starter just a year ago, there are a lot of questions being asked, and there are not enough answers to satisfy them. But the fundamental question that now…


2017 Steelers Stock Watch – TE David Johnson – Stock Up

With the 2017 NFL Draft now over and the bulk of the heavy lifting done with regard to the roster building process now out of the way, it is easier to begin to take stock of where the Pittsburgh Steelers stand at certain positions, and what the implications might be…


2TE Personnel Usage Something To Monitor In 2017

If there is one thing that I am curious to follow as the Pittsburgh Steelers head into their second season without Heath Miller, it will be how the team chooses to utilize their tight ends. The fact of the matter is that the Steelers made greater use of multiple-tight-end sets…



Devil’s Advocate: Content With Tight End Group

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…


What Draft Dodge Means For Steelers’ Tight End Group

The Pittsburgh Steelers and the rest of the league completed their drafts heading into the 2017 NFL season yesterday evening, adding eight new players through the draft and nine more through the undrafted free agency process. Only one of them, an undrafted player, was a tight end, and that has…