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Markus Wheaton Set To Make 2017 Debut Against Steelers

Remember Markus Wheaton? Unfortunately he has ended up proving to be more forgettable than what the Pittsburgh Steelers had in mind when they used a third-round draft pick on him in 2013. He entered his second season as a starter following the departure of Emmanuel Sanders and Jerricho Cotchery in…


Steelers Vs. Bears: Five Key Storylines Ahead Of Week 3 Game

The 2-0 Pittsburgh Steelers will play the 0-2 Chicago Bears at Soldier Field Sunday afternoon in a Week 3 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 ahead…


2017 NFL Week 3: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of you and welcome to yet another football-filled weekend as we all get ready for the Pittsburgh Steelers to play their Week 3 game Sunday against the Chicago Bears on the road. The Steelers have only won once in Chicago in 12 previous tries and their only…


Bears 2017 Week 3 Injury Report: Kwiatkoski Out, Sitton Doubtful

The Chicago Bears released their final injury report of Week 3 on Friday and only three players have game designations for the team’s Sunday home game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. After failing to practice again on Friday, linebacker Nick Kwiatkoski (pectoral) and guard Josh Sitton (ribs) end the week listed as out and…




3 Weeks Until 2017 Training Camp: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of you once again and welcome to weekend. Predictably, it was a very quiet week for the Pittsburgh Steelers with three weeks remaining before training camp gets underway in Latrobe. Unless running back Le’Veon Bell signs a new contract by July 17, things will likely remain…




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…


Slot Receiver Study: Addendum

One of the biggest questions the Pittsburgh Steelers are looking at on the offensive side of the ball is who their third wide receiver is going to be, working alongside Antonio Brown and Martavis Bryant, the latter of whom was immediately put into work with the first-team unit after returning…




2TE Personnel Usage Something To Monitor In 2017

If there is one thing that I am curious to follow as the Pittsburgh Steelers head into their second season without Heath Miller, it will be how the team chooses to utilize their tight ends. The fact of the matter is that the Steelers made greater use of multiple-tight-end sets…


Steelers 2017 Pre-Draft Movements: Wide Receiver

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…