Dri Archer

2015 Player Exit Meetings – WR Jacoby Jones

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ season ended a few weeks earlier that they had planned it to, but now that their 2015 campaign has drawn to a conclusion, it’s time to wrap things up and take stock of where they are and how they got there. Part of that process involves holding…


Revisiting Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2014 Draft Class

A couple of days ago, I wrote an article about a series of grades evaluating the rookie draft classes of each NFL team following their first seasons, and I talked about the arbitrary nature of the process, in particular the signing of a letter grade for players who have yet…



Steelers Under Mike Tomlin Do Prefer Carrying Four Running Backs

Yesterday, I wrote about the Pittsburgh Steelers’ running back position and its hypothetical long-term future—not much of which is known, of course, given that neither Le’Veon Bell, DeAngelo Williams, or even Fitzgerald Toussaint are under contract for beyond the 2016 season. I wrote that, given the odd of Williams, at…


2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: San Jose St RB Tyler Ervin

As we delve into the Pittsburgh Steelers offseason, our attention has now shifted to the 2016 NFL Draft as it relates to the prospects. From now until the draft takes place, we hope to profile as many draft prospects as we possibly can for you. Most of these player profiles…


Finding A Kick Returner Requires Looking For One

The Pittsburgh Steelers have never been averse to the idea of having a dedicated returner over the years—particularly recently. Antwaan Randle-El is perhaps the most well-known in this century, a college quarterback turned wide receiver who largely was able to carve out a name for himself as a return specialist,…


Jets Sign Dri Archer To Futures Contract

The New York Jets have announced they have signed former Pittsburgh Steelers’ running back Dri Archer to a futures contract. We have signed RB/KR Dri Archer to a reserve/future contract: READ >> https://t.co/VCkg43GNNg pic.twitter.com/cED7JRHALa — New York Jets (@nyjets) February 3, 2016 After being released by the Steelers on November…


Steelers May Have Kick Return Quandary In Antonio Brown’s Absence

A Pittsburgh Steelers game plan that does not include All-Pro wide receiver Antonio Brown is a game plan that is vastly different, and vastly diminished. And if he is to miss Pittsburgh’s divisional round match against the Broncos on Sunday, it will affect not just the offensive side of the…




Haley Believes This Year’s Running Back Depth Better Than 2014

Same story, different year. The Pittsburgh Steelers find themselves potentially starting an unheralded running back in their Wild Card matchup. Last year, it was Ben Tate for Le’Veon Bell. This year, Fitzgerald Toussaint for DeAngelo Williams. And though on the surface the situations are disappointingly similar, Todd Haley is much…


David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Steelers Versus Browns

The NFL is a grinding 16-game schedule played out over 17 weeks. 12 of the league’s 32 teams make the playoffs at the end of the regular season. If you accomplish what you need to over a three month stretch sure to be filled with injuries and other challenges, you’re…


Steelers Have Likely Learned From Ben Tate Experience Last Year

It’s still early, but, while the Pittsburgh Steelers are fortunate to have advanced to the playoffs, they are facing the very real possibility of entering the postseason wounded severely at the tailback position, losing their acting starting running back in the regular season finale. Last year, Le’Veon Bell suffered a…


Recapping The Steelers 2015 Transactions

The Pittsburgh Steelers made quite a few transactions in 2015 and below is recap of all of them that have taken place since Week 1 of the season. 9/23/15 RB Le’Veon Bell Activated to 53-Man Roster Bell was forced to miss the first two games of the season due to…


Jacoby Jones’ Sharp Descent From Return Man To 53rd Man

It has been a couple of games now since the Pittsburgh Steelers benched Jacoby Jones after he fumbled twice on returns against the Colts. The two fumbles—one of which he lost, on the opening kickoff—gave him three fumbles on about 15 or so returns in four games with his new…