Jesse James

Steelers 2017 Week 5 Injury Report: Gilbert Sits Out Thursday

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now released their Thursday injury report ahead of Sunday’s home game against the Jacksonville Jaguars and only one player is listed on it as not practicing earlier in the day. Sitting out Thursday’s practice after practicing fully on Wednesday was starting right tackle Marcus Gilbert (hamstring)…


Antonio Brown Wide-Open Play Against Ravens: Ad Lib Or By Design?

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown is certainly happy his team got the win on Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens but with that said, he wasn’t happy that he didn’t contribute very much during it. By now, you’ve probably already seen Brown getting mad after quarterback Ben Roethlisberger failed to…




Film Room: Jesse James Shows Toughness And Versatility

Since kicking the year off with a pair of touchdowns in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ regular season opener, third-year tight end Jesse James hasn’t exactly lit things up. He did actually have one reception against the Vikings in which he somehow—perhaps accidentally—made a tackler miss, but generally speaking, and seemingly on…





Steelers 2017 Week 3 Injury Report: Watt, Gilbert Both Sit Out Thursday

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now wrapped up their Thursday practice ahead of their Week 3 Sunday road game against the Chicago Bears and the team’s daily injury report includes some good news when it comes to several players. Tackle Marcus Gilbert (hamstring) and outside linebacker T.J. Watt (groin) both failed to practice…


Steelers 2017 Week 3 Injury Report: Watt, Tuitt Both Limited Wednesday

The Pittsburgh Steelers first injury report of Week 3 has now been released and it includes nine players being listed on it. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (not injury related), tackle Marcus Gilbert (hamstring), wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey (sick), tight end Jesse James (ankle), and center Maurkice Pouncey (sick) all failed to…


First Performance, Now Health A Concern At Tight End

So the Pittsburgh Steelers have a bit of an issue at tight end—perhaps more than one issue. We already knew going in that the team wasn’t all that happy with the quality of play from the position, which prompted them making a trade for Vance McDonald from the 49ers, who…


Seven Shots Sessions Paying Off In Regular Season

It’s how the Pittsburgh Steelers started every training camp practice. Seven shots. Ball at the two, the offense/defense run seven plays. It’s been a staple for several years. In the first two weeks of the regular season, we’ve seen the fruits of their labor pay off in big ways. With…


Jesse James Looking To Keep Up Work In Red Zone

The Pittsburgh Steelers left Sunday’s game with two touchdowns scored on offense on two trips inside the red zone, and third-year tight end Jesse James was responsible for producing both of them. They were the fifth and sixth touchdowns of his career, but it was the first time in that…


Roethlisberger Says Jesse James Took McDonald Trade ‘Personal’

The biggest winner in the Vance McDonald might have somehow ended up being…Jesse James. A clearly highly motivated James had one of the best games of his career, becoming the first Pittsburgh Steelers’ tight end to score twice in a game since Heath Miller in 2012. Appearing on the Cook…


2017 NFL Week 1: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of you once again and welcome to the weekend. The 2017 NFL season got underway Thursday night and we were treated to the New England Patriots losing at home to the Kansas City Chiefs 42-27 at home. Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith had a very solid game…