Jesse James

Steelers Vs. Panthers Preseason Week 4: 10 Offensive Players To Watch

The Pittsburgh Steelers will close out their 2017 preseason schedule Thursday night on the road against the Carolina Panthers and while several of the team’s more established players are certainly unlikely to see much, if any, action in this contest, there will still be several other younger players worth keeping…


Jesse James Surprised Steelers Made Trade For Tight End

Trades are always surprising. Odds of one happening are inherently slim. But when the Pittsburgh Steelers traded for Vance McDonald 24 hours ago, it was hard to put on a shocked face. Unless you’re Jesse James, who told reporters he was surprised to see the trade go down. “It was…


Film Room: Jesse James Lacking Consistency

To be honest, it’s not Jesse James’ fault that he is in the position that he is, presumably acting as the Pittsburgh Steelers’ number one tight end. While I have written that I believe the team would be wise to take more of a committee approach, and that James’ talent…



Steelers Vs Colts: Winners And Losers

Winners/losers after the Pittsburgh Steelers drop their first game this season, a 19-15 loss to the Indianapolis Colts.  Winners Xavier Grimble: This was the sort of game Grimble needed to quiet any doubts about his roster spot. Did well as a blocker and made a great catch in the red zone, an…


Steelers Training Camp Statistical Recap: All 16 Practices

Last look at our Pittsburgh Steelers’ statistical training camp now that the 2017 session is in the books. As usual, we’ll recap what has happened since the last time we revisited this (after Day 13), and then tally up the final numbers at the end. Let’s dive in. Final thoughts…


Steelers Training Camp Recap: Tight End

Now that the 2017 Pittsburgh Steelers training camp has concluded, we’re recapping everything that went down over these past 16 practices. We’ll break down each play, position-by-position, with final winners and losers at the end. Next up, tight end. Tight End Jesse James: It wasn’t a terrible camp for The Outlaw. Let’s be…


2017 Training Camp Battle Preview: Tight End Roles

As the calendar has finally hit the late-July date that signals the start of training camp for the Pittsburgh Steelers, we turn our attentions for the next few weeks to just that, training camp, the necessary respite for all football fans who have been the past six weeks wondering what…



Ranking The Steelers’ Starters: 21-19

Back for the second installment of the “Ranking the Starters” series for the Pittsburgh Steelers, we’re going to take a look at No’s. 21-19 today. Just a quick reminder:  I put this list together using the Steelers’ base 3-4 defense and a 3-wide set on offense with no fullback, so…


Xavier Grimble Becoming A Gym Junkie During Offseason

Xavier Grimble’s first day of training camp this year will be a far cry from the last one. Back then, he was unable to even finish the first day of practice due to cramping. Which means, due to not taking care of your body the right way. That all has…


2017 Steelers Pre-Training Camp Roster Review: Tight End

The last time that we took a look back at the Pittsburgh Steelers’ roster in review, it was very shortly after the 2016 season ended. It would be safe to say that quite a bit has changed, and, in a rarity, this actually applies to literally every position on the…


One Step To Take: Jesse James

Bringing back a series I had a lot of fun exploring last offseason. Every player wants to improve, to elevate his game in all areas from one season to the next. Understanding that, we’re going to isolate just one area, one faction of a player’s game. The biggest area for…