Mike Prisuta

Tyler Matakevich Continues Earning Coaching Staff’s Praise

There have been only a handful of consistent bright spots on the Pittsburgh Steelers this year. Antonio Brown. Javon Hargrave. Tyler Matakevich’s name should be tossed into that conversation. A special teams standout, he’s been rewarded as a captain the past two weeks. Mike Tomlin praised his efforts at today’s…


Two Dogs, One Stick For Special Teams Battles

The Pittsburgh Steelers curiously left off a special teams captain for the first time in several years. That may have been a hint that Robert Golden’s roster spot isn’t entirely safe, though for the moment, he’s rock solid, but probably had more to do with the team opening competition. Per…


Keith Butler On Joe Haden: ‘I Like What I See’

Keith Butler has gotten a lot of new toys in the offseason. Drafting T.J. Watt in the first round and picking up Joe Haden and J.J. Wilcox during the same week. Haden has been the headliner given his resume and price tag. And Butler seems to be happy with what…


Ramon Foster Praises Artie Burns ‘Calmness,’ Improvement

Yesterday, Matthew Marczi wrote about Ramon Foster praising unknown cornerback Mike Hilton, a guy I admit have hyped up during the offseason. Foster praised another, more common name in the secondary, seeing improvement during spring practices. “Artie (Burns), I feel like he’s had one of the best springs from a…


Keith Butler Admits Team Played Too Much Zone In 2016

Keith Butler addressed the media after today’s minicamp practice to discuss the changes the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense will make this upcoming year. Honestly? It’s hard to get a straight answer out of a normally candid, good ‘ol Southern boy. Butler did admit the Steelers spot dropped too much in zone…


Steelers’ Seven Shots – Sunday, May 14, 2017

Every Sunday during the offseason I plan on recapping for you seven items related to the Pittsburgh Steelers and the rest of the NFL that may have fallen through the cracks the past week that should be worth your time to read. This weekly feature will be entitled “Steelers’ Seven…


Haley Says Steelers’ Maturity Key In Win Over Bengals

The Pittsburgh Steelers kept a cool head. It’s such a simple, borderline trite philosophy, but it’s one that once again vaulted them over the dysfunctional Cincinnati Bengals. Ben Roethlisberger mentioned it following the game, recalling how he told the team prior to kickoff to not get caught up in the…


Cameron Heyward Still Contributing To Rising Defense

The Pittsburgh Steelers have been without their defensive captain—one of them, anyway—on the field for the past four weeks, since it was that long since sixth-year defensive end Cameron Heyward was placed on injured reserve. Over the span of the past four games, the Steelers defense has stepped up to…


Antonio Brown Not Concerned About Celebration Penalties

I’m sure this is the topic you were dying to hear about. But it’s relevant, affecting the team, and Antonio Brown was asked about it today. After being flagged, and fined, for excessive celebration against the Indianapolis Colts, Brown was asked by reporters if he’s concerned about his actions. His response, per…


Steelers Not Thinking Ahead To Ravens Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers know full well where they are right now. through 11 games in their 16-game schedule, they are riding a two-game winning streak that has gotten them to a 6-5 record. They also know exactly where the Baltimore Ravens are—because they are right there with them. The Ravens…


Wexell: Expect Sean Davis To Start Sunday

Over the course of the past couple of weeks, the Pittsburgh Steelers have been making tweaks to their secondary on the back end, largely doing so to get their rookie defensive backs more involved. First-round cornerback Artie Burns was moved into the starting lineup, while second-round safety for the past…


2016 South Side Questions: Will Dupree Get Activated For Sunday?

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…



Jarvis Jones Confirms He Screwed Up On Zeke’s Final TD

Quick update and confirmation over what happened on the Dallas Cowboys’ final play, a 32 yard dash by Ezekiel Elliott into the end zone to give them a 35-30 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers. Mike Prisuta over at DVE has the goods for us. It appears he was one of…