Joey Porter

Anthony Chickillo Credits Coaching Staff For Smooth Position Switch

A year ago, Anthony Chickillo weighed 267 pounds. He was used to playing with his hand down, in the trenches against tackles and guards. So when the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted him in the 6th round, everything changed. By training camp, Chickillo dropped down to 254. He was moved to outside…



Reynolds’ Steelers Spin: 2016 NFL Draft

There is no better hangover remedy for the 31 teams that fall short of a Super Bowl victory than the NFL Draft. In a flash, painful disappointments fade away and all teams cups’ overfloweth with bright hopes as they ride in on rainbow striped unicorns. In what has become as…




The Steelers Are Buying Into “New Age Of Linebackers”

Over the course of recent years it is clear that an emphasis on athleticism and playmaking ability has been placed throughout the NFL.  These categories now dominate the conversation. The linebacker position has not evaded this focused attention, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are riding the wave. If the draft selections…






OLB A Position Of Need Not To Be Overlooked

it takes merely cursory knowledge of the recent history of the Pittsburgh Steelers to understand that some things simply are not the way they used to be. Particularly speaking of their prime recent period of the mid- to late-00s, comparison to the team’s current roster shows a unit, particularly on…


Bud Dupree Knows He Left Plays On Field During Rookie Season

It’s a fair common understanding in the NFL that, outside of a couple of prized free agents around the league, there is usually no group of players more important to the success or failure of a franchise—particularly in any given season—then their group of second-year players. NFL players are expected…


Steelers LB Coach Joey Porter Present At Maryland Pro Day

There are quite a few pro days taking place on Wednesday and according to Daniel Gallen of Baltimore Sun Media, Pittsburgh Steelers linebackers coach Joey Porter was present at the one taking place at the University of Maryland. Porter was reportedly spotted talking to Maryland defensive end Yannick Ngakoue on…


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Steelers Coaches Lake, Porter Both Present At Florida Pro Day

The University of Florida held their annual pro day on Tuesday and while Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert and head coach Mike Tomlin had to reportedly miss it due to both being in Boca Raton, Florida for the league’s annual meetings, at least two members of the teams coaching…