Justin Hartwig

Colbert Has Had Success Signing Street Free Agents Early In Offseason

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert has had his share of successes when it comes to signing true unrestricted free agents during the primary signing period dating back to 2000, his first year with the organization. With that said, Colbert has also fared well as a whole when it comes…


Steelers Contract Look-Back: Sean Mahan 2007 Signing

Continuing on with my look back at lucrative contracts signed by Pittsburgh Steelers over the course of the last 15 years, today I will recall for you the signing of center Sean Mahan back in 2007. If we are to consider the 2002 signing of linebacker James Farrior by the…



Pittsburgh One Addition Away From Boasting Incredible OL Depth

The signing of Ryan Harris wasn’t sexy but it was logical and after the slew of tackles brought in, expected. But the Steelers have pressed further, bringing in Geoff Schwartz and Stefen Wisniewski, in a more surprising move. Now, I fully understand both players have seemed to leave without contracts….



Blast From The Past: Paul Ernster

New series to fill out the rest of the offseason. Which is mercifully close to being over. Inspired by a Jerame Tuman name-drop on a recent edition of The Terrible Podcast, and a “Forgettable Pirates” twitter account that I love, we’ll rattle off a few Pittsburgh Steelers that have fallen into…



Kelvin Beachum Is A Bargain For The Steelers

Six years ago, Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers somehow went all the way to Super Bowl XLIII and won it with a patchwork offensive line that consisted of Max Starks, Chris Kemoeatu, Justin Hartwig, Darnell Stapleton, and Willie Colon. From 2006-2009, Big Ben was sacked an average of 47.25…


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Replacing A Championship Roster – Trai Essex To David DeCastro

The Pittsburgh Steelers have experienced an uncommon amount of roster turnover over the last few seasons, which just so happened to coincide with consecutive years without a postseason berth. As a result, we’re finding an unusual amount of new faces in the starting lineup compared just to last season, when…


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Replacing A Championship Roster – Maurkice Pouncey A New Anchor

The Pittsburgh Steelers have experienced an uncommon amount of roster turnover over the last few seasons, which just so happened to coincide with consecutive years without a postseason berth. As a result, we’re finding an unusual amount of new faces in the starting lineup compared just to last season, when…