Joe Thomas


Steelers Unlikely To Dip Their Toes In Trade Frenzy

It’s been a couple unusually active days in the NFL But with the trade deadline looming, November 1st, it’s not a total shock. We’ve seen the New England Patriots make a flurry of moves. They acquired linebacker Kyle Van Noy from the Detroit Lions and then ship out tight end…

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Browns Claim Jonathan Cooper Off Waivers, Place Joel Bitonio On IR

Every week, it becomes difficult to imagine things getting much worse for the Cleveland Browns, and yet it keeps happening. The latest export from the Factory of Sadness featured yet another offensive lineman going down, this time one of their mainstays, and this time for a stint on injured reserve….

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Ravens To Be Shorthanded Once Again At OLB

When the Baltimore Ravens take the field tomorrow in Cleveland, they will be doing so a bit short-handed at the critical pass-rushing position. Starter Elvis Dumervil is still trying to recover from offseason surgery, having already been ruled out again for week two after missing the season opener as well….

BEREA, OH - MAY 17:  Cleveland Browns draft pick Justin Gilbert #21 works out during the Cleveland Browns rookie minicamp on May 17, 2014 at the Browns training  facility in Berea, Ohio.  (Photo by David Maxwell/Getty Images)  *** Local Caption *** Justin Gilbert

Browns Wipe Slate Clean Of Past First-Round Busts

Over the course of the past couple of weeks, the Cleveland Browns have traded not one, but two fairly recent top-10 draft picks for late-round draft picks in exchange. Even the Pittsburgh Steelers happened to get one of them a couple of days back when they forfeited a 2018 sixth-round…


Ranking The Rooms: AFC North OL

Now that we’ve had a look at the tight end rooms around the AFC North, we shift to the trenches and take a look on the offensive side of the ball with the offensive line. In recent years this group has been an area for all four teams in the…


Antonio Brown Becoming Model Of Consistency

I recently found myself browsing an article that I came across on my Twitter feed from Pro Football Focus, which purported to list the most consistent players in the NFL over the course of the past five seasons. Eight players were listed, and I could not help but notice that…

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No Steelers Make PFF’s Top 10 Offensive Linemen List

On a calendar marking the NFL’s offseason schedule, it would be fitting if the period between mid-June and late-July were simply marked through in red marker with the word “LISTS”. This is my way of telling you that I have another list for you to dive into. Only this time…


New Browns Regime Tasked With Reloading O-Line

While the Pittsburgh Steelers have been somewhat atypically adding some notable pieces to their puzzle utilizing outside free agency this offseason, the Cleveland Browns, no matter who is in charge, have been biding their time, spending the bulk of this free agency period being, well, the Browns—or at least that…


Anthony Chickillo’s Role In 2016 Comes With No Guarantees

For most of the regular season, the Pittsburgh Steelers with five outside linebackers on the 53-man roster—in fact, they carried 10 linebackers in total, and, by the end of the season 11. And unlike in the past, where they were satisfied to have two thoroughbred players that can rack up…


Steelers 2015 Sack Review: LB Arthur Moats

Over the course of the next several weeks I will be recapping the sacks registered during the 2015 season by the Pittsburgh Steelers defense. Each post will be dedicated to one individual player and along the way we’ll document the down and distance, time and number of players sent on…

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Steelers 2015 Sack Review: LB Jarvis Jones

Over the course of the next several weeks I will be recapping the sacks registered during the 2015 season by the Pittsburgh Steelers defense. Each post will be dedicated to one individual player and along the way we’ll document the down and distance, time and number of players sent on each…


My Response To Bill Barnwell’s Annual Slamming Of The Steelers

You know the drill at this time of year, right? The Pittsburgh Steelers get eliminated from the playoffs and one-by-one the major media experts hacks write about how poorly the organization manages their salary cap. The year, Bill Barnwell of is the first one to nationally take a swing…


Steelers Vs. Browns 2015 Week 17: Game Time, Line, Weather, TV, Injuries & Radio Schedule

2015 Week 17 Pittsburgh Steelers (9-6) vs. Cleveland Browns (3-12) Kickoff: 1:00 p.m. ET Site: FirstEnergy Stadium (67,431) • Cleveland, Ohio Playing Surface: Natural Grass TV Coverage: CBS-TV (locally KDKA-TV, channel 2) Announcers: Greg Gumbel (play-by-play), Trent Green (color analyst), Jamie Erdahl (sideline) Local Radio: Steelers Radio Network – WDVE-FM…


Steelers Vs Browns: Matchups To Watch

The final week of the regular season is upon us as the Pittsburgh Steelers (9-6) hit the road to take on the lowly Cleveland Browns (3-13), who are vying for the No. 1 overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. While the Browns look to stake their claim as the worst…


Browns Injury Report: CB Tramon Williams Ruled Out For Sunday

The Cleveland Browns have now released their final injury report of the 2015 season and it shows that four players will miss Sundays finale against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Sitting out again Friday and ruled out for Sunday are quarterback Johnny Manziel (concussion), wide receiver Marlon Moore (concussion), cornerback Tramon Williams…