L.J. Fort

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…


Report: L.J. Fort To Be Released

In a bit of a surprising move, the Pittsburgh Steelers reportedly plan to release linebacker L.J. Fort, per this tweet from the Houston Chronicle’s Aaron Wilson moments ago. L.J. Fort being released today, according to a source — Aaron Wilson (@AaronWilson_NFL) September 11, 2017 Coming out of camp, Fort battled and beat…


Stats Of The Weird: Steelers Vs Browns

These articles are always a lot more fun after a one, even a less-than-stellar one like today’s 21-18 victory over the Cleveland Browns. For the first time this year, let’s get weird. – T.J. Watt with a record setting day. For the record, sacks became an official stat in 1982….


Steelers 2018 Scheduled Free Agents Following 2017 Final Cuts

The Pittsburgh Steelers now have their initial roster set for the 2017 season and while it might undergo a quick shuffling prior to their regular season opener, now is as good as time as any to take a look at the players currently under contract who are set to become…



Practice Squad Eligbility And You – A Guide For Fringe Players

So you’re a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers and you’re worried that you’re not going to make the 53-man roster. What’s your next step? Are you eligible for the practice squad, or will it require another team giving you an opportunity on their 53-man roster, even though you haven’t been…


Film Room: L.J. Fort Standing Out Among ILB Reserves

If you have been following my 53-man roster predictions through the summer, you will have noticed a subtle but significant change. Entering training camp, I had the Pittsburgh Steelers carrying four inside linebackers, with Steven Johnson being the last. That quickly changed, adding L.J. Fort as a fifth. But now…


Steelers Training Camp Recap: Inside Linebackers

Now that the 2017 Pittsburgh Steelers training camp has concluded, we’re recapping everything that went down over these past 16 practices. We’ll break down each play, position-by-position, with final winners and losers at the end. Finishing up the linebackers with the inside guys. Inside Linebacker Ryan Shazier: Unfortunately, a similar story with him….


Steelers’ Training Camp What To Watch For: Day Three

And yeah, you can bet there’s a lot to check out today. Sunday is the first day the pads come on for the Pittsburgh Steelers. No one is more excited than Vince Williams. Full pads tomorrow and GOT. It feels like Christmas in July. — Vincenzo Williams (@VinnyVidiVici98) July 29,…


Steelers’ Training Camp Day One: What To Watch For

Welcome to the best day of the year. For me, at least, and maybe you as well. Football has returned with the Pittsburgh Steelers trotting down St. Vincent’s stairs to Chuck Noll Field a 2:55 PM practice. If you haven’t been around the site before, we’ll be there throughout camp,…