Matt Jones

2016 South Side Questions: What To Make Of Rushing Defense?

The regular season is here, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are taking their practices at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, formerly known and still referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility of Heinz Field. While the real work is now upon us, there is plenty left to be done. And there…


Steelers Vs. Redskins: 7 Keys To Victory

The Pittsburgh Steelers will open their 2016 regular season Monday night against the Washington Redskins and below are seven things that I believe the team will need to do in order to come away with a road win. Run right, right from the start – Even through the Steelers offense…


Steelers Vs. Redskins 2016 Week 1: Game Time, Line, Weather, TV, Injuries & Radio Schedule

2016 Week 1 Pittsburgh Steelers (0-0) vs. Washington Redskins (0-0) Kickoff: 7:10 p.m. ET Site: FedExField (82,000) • Landover, Md. Playing Surface: Natural Grass TV Coverage: ESPN (locally WTAE-TV, channel 4) Announcers: Sean McDonough (play-by-play), Jon Gruden (color analyst), Lisa Salters (sideline) Local Radio: Steelers Radio Network – WDVE-FM (102.5)/WBGG-AM…


Film Room: Redskins’ Offensive Scouting Report

This year, Josh Carney and I will break down the opposing team’s offense in our weekly scouting report. You can normally expect these every Friday but with the Monday night game, we waited until today. Like last year, I will be looking at the opposing team in a more broad,…


Redskins Week 1 Injury Report: Doctson, Four Others Questionable

The Washington Redskins have released their final injury report before Monday night’s home opener. Five players are questionable. They are: WR Josh Doctson (Achilles), DE Kendall Reyes (groin), RB Matt Jones (shoulder), OG Spencer Long (groin), and NT Kedric Golston (back), according to the team’s site. Jones, Doctson among those…


Redskins Week 1 Injury Report: Doctson, Reyes Limited Again On Friday

The Washington Redskins have now wrapped up their Friday practice ahead of Monday night’s regular season opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers and their latest updated injury report includes one new name on it. Tackle Ty Nsekhe (illness) was added to the Redskins injury report on Friday after failing to practice…


Redskins Injury Report: RB Matt Jones Practices Fully On Thursday

The Washington Redskins have now released their first injury report for Week 1 ahead of Monday night’s game against the Pittsburgh Steelers and only four players were included on it. Limited on Thursday during Washington’s practice were wide receiver Josh Doctson (Achilles) and defensive end Kendall Reyes (groin). Doctson, the…


St. Louis Rams Defensive Scouting Report

This year, Jon Ledyard and I will be collaborating our scouting reports. We’ll play to our strengths – he’ll be focusing on the individuals while I’ll be looking at overall scheme. These reports will be broken down into two articles, one for offense and one for defense. Our reports for…


Round Four Still Offers Solid Options For Steelers

After selecting feisty cornerback Senquez Golson in the second round and height/weight/speedster wide receiver Sammie Coates in the third round on day two of the 2015 NFL Draft, there exists a few names that could slide across the ticker come the Steelers’ pick in the fourth round. T.J. Clemmings-offensive lineman-Pitt…




2015 Steelers Mock Draft Version 4.0: Final Edition

The 2015 NFL Draft will get underway Thursday night in Chicago, so I might as well beat the rush and go ahead and release my final mock draft on this Monday. If you missed my previous three mock drafts, or educated guesses as I like to call them, you can…


2015 Steelers Mock Draft Version 3.0: Post Free Agency

With the bulk of the free agency signing period now behind us, the pre-draft visits have begun and that means it’s time for my third 2015 Pittsburgh Steelers mock draft of the offseason. As usual, I like to call my mocks educated guesses designed to inspire good draft talk about players. If you missed…


2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Florida RB Matt Jones

As we delve further into the Pittsburgh Steelers offseason, our attention has begun to shift towards the draft. Like we’ve done all offseason, these reports will cover the prospects of the 2015 NFL Draft, placing an emphasis on those who could help the Steelers the most. Today, we’re evaluating the…


Report: Steelers Met With Florida C Max Garcia Ahead Of Pro Day

Not only did the Pittsburgh Steelers meet with Florida running back Matt Jones prior to his Tuesday Pro Day, they also met with center Max Garcia as well, according to Tony Pauline of draftinsider.net. Garcia is a versatile lineman who played center, guard and tackle during his college career and…