Jacoby Jones

With Rogers Out, Brown Likely To Resume Punt Returning Duties

The Pittsburgh Steelers ruled wide receiver Eli Rogers out for the team’s Sunday night home game against the Kansas City Chiefs with a toe injury and that likely means that fellow wide receiver Antonio Brown will likely have to return punts in that contest. “Yeah, but again, Markus Wheaton has…


Steelers Spin: 2016 Season Crystal Ball Edition

September hails the dawning of a new Super Bowl era for the Pittsburgh Steelers. The rise of another decade of post season brilliance will be launched with the kickoff Monday night against the Washington Redskins in front of a national audience. After dabbling in the uncertain waters of mediocrity the…


Tomlin Still Deciding If Gilbert Will Return Kickoffs

When the Pittsburgh Steelers decided to acquire cornerback Justin Gilbert from the Cleveland Browns via a trade on Saturday the team also received a player who has some experience returning kickoffs. As a result of that, head coach Mike Tomlin was predictably asked Tuesday during his press conference if he…


Would The Steelers Consider Signing Veteran Returner Devin Hester?

Last November, the Pittsburgh Steelers decided to sign veteran return man Jacoby Jones in hopes that he could give them a spark on special teams on both kickoffs and punts. That spark unfortunately never happened as the longtime Baltimore Ravens specialist was a shell of his former self. On Tuesday,…


Missing Pieces 2016: WR Jacoby Jones

Now that we have completed our look at the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 90-man roster heading into training camp a bit under a month from now, it’s time to take a look back at the team’s 53-man roster from last year’s regular season, for the purpose of revisiting the contributions of the players…


Missing Pieces 2016: RB/WR Dri Archer

Now that we have completed our look at the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 90-man roster heading into training camp a bit under a month from now, it’s time to take a look back at the team’s 53-man roster from last year’s regular season, for the purpose of revisiting the contributions of the players…


Steelers Aiming To Remove Antonio Brown From PR Unit

As we wrote yesterday, Eli Rogers and Demarcus Ayers were the two notable names in the team’s punt return lineup. That’s going to be a notable battle to watch because according to Rogers, the team’s goal is to take Antonio Brown off punt return duty. The news was reported by…



Former Steeler Dri Archer Cut By Jets

Dri Archer reportedly had up to ten practice squad offers following his mid-season release by the Pittsburgh Steelers. He opted against them all, remaining a free agent until signed to a futures contract with the New York Jets in early February. That stint has come to a quick close, the…





Demarcus Ayers The Latest Attempt At Finding Return Man

While the Pittsburgh Steelers spent much of the Saturday portion of the 2016 NFL Draft twiddling their thumbs in light of a nearly 100-selection gap between their first and second selections of the day, the late portions of the late rounds got busy again for the Steelers, with three selections…


2016 Steelers Pre-Draft Movements: Wide Receiver

The Pittsburgh Steelers entered this league year with nearly a couple dozen players scheduled to hit unrestricted free agency. They ended up retaining five of those unrestricted free agents, but did not tender their one restricted free agent, who signed elsewhere. Pittsburgh also added help from outside of the organization at tight…


Next Steelers’ Return Man Likely To Be On Offensive Side Of The Ball

Gary Russell. Felix Jones. Najeh Davenport. These are just a sampling of offensive players deemed “the guy” on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ return units under Mike Tomlin. It’s a common source of frustration for fans with middling return numbers and the failure to find an impact player who could stick for…