Ed Bouchette

Bouchette: Mike Tomlin Ran Steelers’ Defense In 2017

Keith Butler received plenty of heat this season – myself included – for fielding a defense that faded down the stretch and struggled to communicate throughout the entire season. Perhaps some of that blame should be shifted to Mike Tomlin. From Ed Bouchette’s post-season wrap-up, he drops this interesting nugget….



David DeCastro Criticizes Steelers For Focusing On Patriots

David DeCastro, even though he says much more than he used to, is one guy you don’t expect to make waves in the locker room. But following today’s disappointing loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars, he offered some sharp criticism to his teammates who sounded focused on New England, not the…


Marcus Gilbert Suspended Four Games For Violation Of NFL’s PED Policy

Big news out of Pittsburgh this Monday evening. Pittsburgh Steelers’ right tackle Marcus Gilbert has been suspended for four games for violating the NFL’s PED policy. Ed Bouchette reported the news. Steelers OT Marcus Gilbert suspended 4 games for violating NFL’s policy on performance enhancing substances. 4th Steeler in 3…





2017 Training Camp Ends: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to everyone and I hope all of you had a very prosperous week. The weekend is now upon us and that means another preseason game for the Pittsburgh Steelers with this one being at Heinz Field against the Atlanta Falcons. The Steelers will break camp on Saturday and…


Bouchette: Le’Veon Bell Vetoed Contract His Agent Agreed To

While we already think we know most of the details related to the multi-year contract that Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell turned down just over one month ago, a report released Friday morning by Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette includes a previous unknown element of those negotiations. According…


Bouchette Says He Doesn’t Think Bell Will Show Up To Camp On Time

Count the man with the longest tenure on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ beat as thinking Le’Veon Bell will be absent Day One of camp. In his Post Gazette chat yesterday, Ed Bouchette was immediately asked if he thought Bell would report to Latrobe on Day One. Here’s his answer. “I don’t…


Pittsburgh Steelers All Underrated Team: Running Back

New series we’re kicking off today and take us throughout the summer. We’ve written about the best players in franchise history and the most underrated on the current edition but we’ve never gone through the list of most underrated position-by-position. Not the best ones to ever wear a Pittsburgh Steelers’ uniform but…



Steelers’ Seven Shots – Sunday, June 11, 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…



Bouchette Hints At Martavis Bryant Hip Injury

Here’s a weird one for you. Most of the focus surrounding Martavis Bryant has been off the field and his still pending Week One stats. But there may be a new issue with him. A hip injury, as implied by Ed Bouchette during yesterday’s chat over on the Post Gazette. …