L.J. Fort



Film Room: JuJu Smith-Schuster’s KR Touchdown Breaks A Massive Drought

It took more than seven years, 87 months, 380 weeks. But the Pittsburgh Steelers’ streak is finally broken. JuJu Smith-Schuster’s 96 yard kickoff return touchdown was the first such play since Antonio Brown’s inaugural game all the way back in 2010, taking a reverse from Mewelde Moore and racing to…


Steelers Vs. Patriots: Five Key Storylines Ahead Of Week 15 Game

The 11-2 Pittsburgh Steelers will play the 10-3 New England Patriots at Heinz Field Sunday afternoon in a well-awaited for Week 15 conference matchup in what will likely decide the No. 1 seed in the AFC. Ahead of that game kicking off, there are several key storylines worth pointing out….


Film Room: For Consideration, L.J. Fort

I don’t know exactly what the answer is, but I do know that they haven’t found it yet. The question? How to appropriately adjust for the absence of starting mack inside linebacker Ryan Shazier. The Pittsburgh Steelers’ first swipe at that was not exactly a smashing success. With Tyler Matakevich…


2017 South Side Questions: How Will Mack Duties Be Redistributed?

The journey toward the Super Bowl is now well under way with the Pittsburgh Steelers back practicing at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, still informally referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility. With the regular season standing in their way on the path to a Lombardi, there will be questions…





2017 South Side Questions: Who Starts At ILB?

The journey toward the Super Bowl is now well under way with the Pittsburgh Steelers back practicing at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, still informally referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility. With the regular season standing in their way on the path to a Lombardi, there will be questions…


Mike Tomlin Comfortable With Playing ILB L.J. Fort If Need Arises

The Pittsburgh Steelers enter Week 7 of their 2017 regular season with two inside linebackers perhaps questionable for Sunday’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals as starter Vince Williams and his backup Tyler Matakevich are both currently dealing with injuries suffered during the teams Week 6 Sunday road win over the…




Steelers Sign Fort To Practice Squad, Release Galambos

The Pittsburgh Steelers made a practice squad change Wednesday morning that included a few linebackers being shuffled. One day after being released from the Steelers 53-man roster, linebacker L.J. Fort was signed to the practice squad. To make room for Fort on the 10-man squad, linebacker Matt Galambos was released….


Steelers Re-sign LB Steven Johnson, Release Fort

The Pittsburgh Steelers have re-signed linebacker Steven Johnson, the team announced a short time ago. Fellow ILB L.J. Fort was released in a corresponding move. We have re-signed LB Steven Johnson, and terminated LB L.J. Fort. MORE: https://t.co/QqqgnwRQZj pic.twitter.com/CO4YaX1wge — Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) September 12, 2017 Johnson has bounced on…