David Johnson

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…


In Defense Of David Johnson

We relayed a report yesterday from ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler that the Pittsburgh Steelers are interested in bringing back veteran tight end/h-back David Johnson. The eight-year veteran has spent six of those seasons with Pittsburgh—the first five and the most recent—as well as two seasons with the Chargers. Following Heath Miller’s…


2017 Pittsburgh Steelers’ Mock Offseason

I’m not one for sports radio. Too many commercials, too many hot takes, not enough substance. But the one radio show that will always have a special place in my heart is the Tony Bruno Show. Not the actual, Philadelphia one. The Madden franchise one. That was my life in high school. No…


Report: Steelers Interested In Re-signing TE David Johnson

With the 2017 NFL legal tampering period now underway, the Pittsburgh Steelers have several players who are set to become unrestricted free agents on Thursday. One of those players is tight end David Johnson and apparently the Steelers have interest in re-signing him. According to Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com, the…


2016 Player Exit Meetings – TE David Johnson

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 2017 Free Agents Analysis: TE David Johnson – Unrestricted

Player: David Johnson Position: Tight End Experience: 7 Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2016 Salary Cap Hit: $600,000 2016 Season Breakdown: The Steelers waited all the way until May, well after the draft, before they brought back their former seventh-round draft pick in David Johnson, who essentially came in to replace…



2017 Offseason Positional Review – Tight End

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…


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 Vs Patriots Positional Grades

Well, that didn’t go anywhere near as planned. Right from the start Tom Brady and the New England Patriots simply dominated the Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC Championship Game Sunday evening, rolling to a 36-17 win, clinching a spot in their ninth Super Bowl in franchise history. This will be…


Film Room: A Look At Kick Returns, Just For Kicks

The Pittsburgh Steelers have not exactly been the most impressive team in the league this year—or in the past several years—when it comes to getting off quality kick returns. Actually, it seems that league return averages as a whole are down this year because there are fewer and fewer returns…


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…