David Johnson

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…




Steelers 2017 Pre-Draft Movements: Tight End

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…



New Contract Details For Steelers TE David Johnson

The Pittsburgh Steelers re-signed tight end David Johnson on Thursday and his two-year contract totals out at $2.05 million, according to Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle. Johnson received a $235,000 signing bonus as part of the deal and is scheduled to earn a base salary of $900,000 in 2017….



Steelers Officially Sign TE David Johnson

In what could be their most thrilling move of the day, the Pittsburgh Steelers announced they have re-signed TE David Johnson. We have signed TE David Johnson. MORE: https://t.co/qhUtXCDxRD pic.twitter.com/MgIdacfHoM — Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) March 9, 2017 Terms of the deal were not announced though you can bet it’s a…