Mike Tomlin


Colbert Explains Pittsburgh’s Mock Draft Process

It’s rare to get a straight, transparent answer out of the Kevin Colbert/Mike Tomlin pre-draft press conference. They’re a close-to-the-vest team in general and come draft season, they’re not delving into any specifics. Which hey, that’s a respectful and fair process. One specific Colbert did get into was how the…


Steelers Downplay Use Of Analytics In The Draft

This certainly should not come as a surprise to you if you know anything about Kevin Colbert and Mike Tomlin. And we’ve broached the topic before. But they’re not big into analytics, including during the draft process. Both summed up analytics as a useful tool but not one that can…


Study: How Pre-Draft Visits Shape The Steelers Draft

The draft is hard. For those on the inside, the people in the actual war rooms, and especially for those on the outside. That’s us. It’s an unpredictable beats, made all the more tougher by two important factors we know little about: medical and interviews. So we’re going to miss,…


Steelers’ Seven Shots – Sunday, April 23, 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…





2017 Easter Weekend: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Good Friday to all of you and I hope your week was most excellent. We are now less than two weeks away from the start of the 2017 NFL Draft and that means the Pittsburgh Steelers will be wrapping up their pre-draft visits early next week. We can probably…



Devil’s Advocate: The Impact Of Dan Rooney’s Loss

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…


Kinkhabwala: ‘Kevin Colbert Loves Jabrill Peppers’

Will the Pittsburgh Steelers ultimately draft Michigan safety Jabrill Peppers in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft? It will be a little more than two weeks before we find out the answer to that question but according to one major media reporter, the Steelers really like the versatile…



Steelers Mike Tomlin, Carnell Lake Present At LSU Pro Day

LSU is holding their annual pro day on Wednesday and Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin and defensive backs coach Carnell Lake are both present for it, according to the team’s head coach Ed Orgeron. The Tigers would like to welcome Mike Tomlin and his staff from The Steelers to…


Tomlin, Ayers Expecting Big Jump In Year Two

Stepping up after too many injuries to count, Demarcus Ayers is setting his sights on an even better second season. And Mike Tomlin is right there with him. Speaking to Missi Matthews last week, Tomlin made it a point to mention Ayers’ name when asked about the rookie class heading…