Jeff Reed

Steelers’ History With The Franchise And Transition Tags

On Tuesday the annual NFL tagging period will begin and it will then be interesting to see if the Pittsburgh Steelers ultimately have to place the franchise tag on running back Le’Veon Bell by the March 6th deadline. In the meantime, however, I thought we would take a quick look…


Mike Tomlin Explains, Defends Onside Kick Decision

Of all the frustrating coaching decisions made in yesterday’s loss, Mike Tomlin’s decision to attempt an onside kick was perhaps most baffling. Speaking with reporters after the game, Tomlin offered an explanation for his choice. “We wanted to get the ball back,” Tomlin said. “We had’t stopped them convincingly enough…



Interview: How Josh Miller Helped Jeff Reed Become The Steelers Kicker

Bringing you another Pittsburgh Steelers’ interview courtesy of our good friend Ron Lippock of the Pittsburgh Sports Daily Bulletin. Today, Ron talks former Steelers’ punter Josh Miller. They discuss his broadcasting career, how he helped choose Jeff Reed, and the time Bill Cowher asked to trade him to Green Bay. Be sure to check out Ron’s…


Steelers’ Seven Shots – Sunday, April 9, 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…


Chris Boswell Makes NFL History In Yesterday’s Win

If you follow me on Twitter, you probably saw this stat. But if you don’t, know that Chris Boswell one-upped Le’Veon Bell’s historic day from a week ago. By the time the Cincinnati Bengals’ game ended, Boswell was in a category of his own. Per the data at Pro Football…



Brown In Rare Territory By Surpassing Boswell In Total Points

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown joined elite company Sunday with his league leading 11th touchdown grab. Brown’s acrobatic catch in the back of the end zone gives Brown 66 points on the season, joining Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson as the only players this season to outscore their kickers….



Steelers Want Boswell To Be More Cautious On Kickoffs

The Pittsburgh Steelers were put in quite a bind last season when their kicker, Shaun Suisham, suffered a season-ending ACL injury when he attempted to make a tackle in the second half of the team’s Hall of Fame game in the preseason, an additional preseason game that only two teams…


Missing Pieces 2016: K Shaun Suisham

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 K Shaun Suisham Still Not Cleared To Resume Kicking

Pittsburgh Steelers kicker Shaun Suisham spent the entire 2015 season on the team’s Reserve/Injured list as a result of a knee injury suffered during the Hall of Fame game to kick off the preseason. While that injury took place in August, Suisham apparently won’t be kicking any footballs in the…


Steelers Kickers Not Known For Having Big Legs

Every time the Pittsburgh Steelers attempt a field goal over the course of the final two games could potentially be a chance for first-year kicker Chris Boswell to make some franchise history—provided that that kick comes from the line of scrimmage at at least the 32-yard line. It is an…


Stats Of The Weird: Steelers Vs Colts

Your stats of the weird after a joyous win. Celebrate good times, come on! – You know I always start with the score. This is only the second 45-10 game the Pittsburgh Steelers have ever been involved in. The other was a loss against the Los Angeles Rams in 1968,…