Lawrence Timmons

Recapping The Steelers Biggest 2017 Offseason Storylines

There have been quite a few major storylines for the Pittsburgh Steelers since they lost to the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship game and with the team’s 2017 offseason practices now completed, and the start of training camp a good five weeks away, it’s as good a time…


Film Room: Pattern Matching Made Easy

Kicking off this week with another Film Room. Know you guys have been asking for more of this and I love you all for it. My favorite topics to write about. Keith Butler had a lengthy conversation with the media during last week’s minicamp. Much of it revolved around schematic…


Steelers’ 2016 Season And The Tangible Value Of Sacks

Derrik Klassen of settingedge.com recently conducted an interesting study on the tangible value of sacks from last season as it relates to both offense and defense and the effects of them ultimately killing drives. As far the Pittsburgh Steelers offense last season in Klassen’s study, that side of the football had a…


Devil’s Advocate: Most Successful Former Steeler

You may recall for the past several offseasons that I ran an article series called The Optimist’s/Pessimist’s Take. I used it to explore different issues and topics the Pittsburgh Steelers were facing and took a positive or negative approach, examining each side in a separate article. This is essentially the same idea…




Vince Williams Hopes To Follow Lawrence Timmons’ Consistency

It was clearly tough to see a player like Lawrence Timmons leave the organization. No one might have been more upset about it than Vince Williams, the man who is replacing him. Speaking with reporters after practice via Steelers.com, Williams praised Timmons for all he did for the franchise. “Because…





Steelers Defense Continues Trending Younger

Don’t look now, but the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense may have just gotten significantly younger once again following the 2017 free agency period and the draft. By the time the regular season opens—or at least, perhaps, but the time that it ends—it seems there are pretty good odds that the team…


Devil’s Advocate: Defending Between The Hash Marks

You may recall for the past several offseasons that I ran an article series called The Optimist’s/Pessimist’s Take. I used it to explore different issues and topics the Pittsburgh Steelers were facing and took a positive or negative approach, examining each side in a separate article. This is essentially the…


Steelers 2017 Pre-Draft Movements: Inside Linebacker

The Pittsburgh Steelers entered this league year with well over a dozen players scheduled to hit unrestricted free agency. They ended up retaining five of those unrestricted free agents, and also tendered their two restricted free agents. Pittsburgh also added help from outside of the organization at wide receiver, defensive…


What Really Happened When Joe Thomas “Re-Accommodated” James Farrior?

If you’ve paid close attention to the news on Monday you’ve probably seen quite a few reports about what happened over the weekend on a United Airlines flight 3411 from Chicago to Louisville. In case you missed it, a passenger was forcibly removed from the overbooked flight after nobody volunteered…