JuJu Smith-Schuster

Steelers Vs. Lions: Five Key Storylines Ahead Of Week 8 Game

The 5-2 Pittsburgh Steelers will play the 3-3 Detroit Lions at Ford Field Sunday night in a Week 8 non-conference matchup and ahead of that game kicking off, there are several key storylines worth pointing out. Below are what I consider to be the top five storylines for both teams…


WR As A Need Being Viewed Much Differently In Hindsight

I wouldn’t quite put myself in the early spring camp that was vigorously against the idea of drafting a wide receiver early, even though I was pretty strong in my belief that outside linebacker and cornerback needed to come early. The Pittsburgh Steelers’ later acquisition of Joe Haden attests that…


2017 NFL Week 8: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday, Steelers fans, and welcome to the last weekend of October. The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Detroit Lions Sunday night and that means we’ll all get a chance to sit back and watch a lot of football prior to that contest getting underway. It will make for a…










New Steelers Getting Brought Up To Speed About Bengals Rivalry

When it comes to rivalries, every player in the locker room understands what the deal is. Or if not, they’ll be quick to find out. Already, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster, about to face the Cincinnati Bengals for the first time, has been given pointers about what it…


Anatomy Of A Steelers Play: “Mesh Concept”

The “Mesh” passing scheme is one of the most common and effective concepts in football. It allows receivers to quickly out leverage defenders in Man coverage, it creates open areas and soft spots in Zone defenses, and it gives the quarterback clear and simple reads that lead to easy completions….


Danny Smith Praises JuJu Smith-Schuster’s Return Ability

Danny Smith made some interesting comments today about the lack of returners the Pittsburgh Steelers have, pointing out they probably have the fewest return-capable guys in the league. But he’s happy about at least one of the guys he has. Sitting down with Bob Labriola for this week’s Coordinator’s Corner, Smith…


Lost Ball On Free Kick Is Biggest Special Teams Gaffe Of All

The Pittsburgh Steelers got off to a roaring start on special teams this season, including scoring their first points of the year off a blocked punt that was returned for a touchdown. The following week, they successfully defended a fake punt on a pass attempt that was batted down—both plays…