Joe Rutter

Roethlisberger, Heyward Named 2017 Team Captains

The Pittsburgh Steelers have named their team captains for 2017. Ben Roethlisberger has been named captain of the offense and Cam Heyward for the defense. The #Steelers have named Ben Roethlisberger and Cam Heyward as their captains for 2017. No Special Teams captain this year. — Missi Matthews (@missi_matthews) September…


Dobbs and Smith-Schuster Quickly Developing Chemistry

Josh Dobbs complete to JuJu Smith-Schuster. That’s a sentence you could hear a lot this preseason. For most rookies, it’s about coming into a new system, a new team, and learning to work with the vets. But sometimes, it’s about rookies learning about other rookies. And Dobbs said he is…


New Phone, Who Dis? Bell Never Answers Ben

Everyone knows Le’Veon Bell isn’t at training camp. Yet to sign his franchise tag, he’s able to report when he chooses to without financial penalty from the team. Leading up to Thursday’s report date, several Pittsburgh Steelers reached out to Bell in an attempt to convince him to show up….


Bud Dupree: “I Like The Pressure”

Bud Dupree will be tasked to be the Pittsburgh Steelers’ main source of pressure in 2017. Turns out, he’s just fine with embracing that pressure, too. In an article yesterday from the Trib’s Joe Rutter, Dupree said he has no problems with the expectations placed upon him for the year….


Sammie Coates Says He’s Still Working On Getting His Speed Back

Though there’s been some negativity coming out on Sammie Coates during the spring, he has a couple good excuses. Last season was a trying one for him on the injury front. A busted hand. A groin injury. Even wisdom teeth that needed to be removed. It’s fair to assume Coates…




Haason Reddick Embracing NFL’s Uncertainty

In 2017, you might see Haason Reddick lined up as a defensive end, an outside linebacker, or off-ball linebacker, flying around downfield. That part of his career arc isn’t certain. But for Reddick, that particular where doesn’t seem to matter. He’s just happy to make it to the NFL and…


Kevin Colbert Says Ladarius Green Expected To Be Back In 2017

In his first press conference with reporters since the season has ended, Kevin Colbert indicated tight end Ladarius Green is expected to be back in 2017. The news was first reported by the Trib’s Joe Rutter. Colbert also indicated TE Ladarius Green will be back next season. Needs to pass physical…


Martavis Bryant Can’t Be Counted On, Per Rooney II

More from Art Rooney II’s interview today where he was asked about all the problems and decisions facing the Pittsburgh Steelers in the offseason. Rooney II was asked about Martavis Bryant’s situation but said he’s someone the team can’t currently count on. The quote from Joe Rutter. Regarding Martavis Bryant…



Mike Mitchell Puts Team Ahead Of Steve Smith Rivalry

Even through it’s very likely that Pittsburgh Steelers safety Mike Mitchell and Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith Sr. didn’t exchange Christmas cards this year, the two players certainly didn’t get into a war of words prior to Sunday’s game at Heinz Field like they have done before previous games between their…


Steelers Gilbert, Tuitt Fined For Actions In Bengals Game

While Sunday’s game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Cincinnati Bengals won’t go down as one of the dirtiest played contests between the two teams, it did include a little extracurricular activity nonetheless. At least two Steelers players have been fined for their actions in that game and they are tackle Marcus Gilbert…