Najeh Davenport

Study: Steelers’ Field Position And Scoring Correlation

Field position. The thing you forget about until it costs your team a game. Talk to any special teams coach and they’ll tell you how important it is and how it impacts the ability to score. Intuitively, we know the better field position you have, the more likely you are…


Next Steelers’ Return Man Likely To Be On Offensive Side Of The Ball

Gary Russell. Felix Jones. Najeh Davenport. These are just a sampling of offensive players deemed “the guy” on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ return units under Mike Tomlin. It’s a common source of frustration for fans with middling return numbers and the failure to find an impact player who could stick for…


Steelers Under Mike Tomlin Do Prefer Carrying Four Running Backs

Yesterday, I wrote about the Pittsburgh Steelers’ running back position and its hypothetical long-term future—not much of which is known, of course, given that neither Le’Veon Bell, DeAngelo Williams, or even Fitzgerald Toussaint are under contract for beyond the 2016 season. I wrote that, given the odd of Williams, at…





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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday April 26th

Amazon.com Widgets After being slapped with a six-game suspension from the NFL, Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is expected to issue a statement today, accepting the four-to-six game suspension issued by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell last week. ESPN Outside the Lines reporter Kelly Naqi examines how Ben Roethlisberger will mend fences…


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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday May 20th

Steeler defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau is dreaming up a new defensive package. Steelers safety Troy Polamalu and reserve wide receiver Dallas Baker are the only two players absent from the organized team activities this week. Polamalu is excused as he is in California working out with Marv Marinovich. No word…



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Steelers vs Patriots Week 13 Inactives

Steelers QB Dennis Dixon (3rd QB) DE Brett Keisel T Marvel Smith T Tony Hills CB Bryant McFadden LB Bruce Davis DB Fernando Bryant RB Najeh Davenport Patriots LB Adalius Thomas WR Kelley Washington QB Matt Gutierrez (3rd QB) RB LaMont Jordan T Wesley Britt G Billy Yates TE Tyson…


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Steelers re-sign RB Davenport, release CB Lewis

Thanksgiving was good for free agent running back Najeh Davenport, as he was re-signed by the Steelers on Thursday. Davenport was previously released by the Steelers following a 23-6 win at Washington on November 3rd. To make room for Davenport on the roster, cornerback Roy Lewis was released.



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Steelers Week 10 Friday Practice Injury Report

The Steelers wrapped up the short week of practice preparations for the Indianapolis Colts on Friday and released the official team injury report. RB Najeh Davenport (hamstring), CB Bryant McFadden (forearm), TE Heath Miller (ankle), RB Willie Parker (shoulder), T Marvel Smith (back) and LB LaMarr Woodley (calf) all sat…


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Steelers Week 10 Thursday Practice Injury Report

The Pittsburgh Steelers continued preparations on Thursday for this week\’s game versus the Indianapolis Colts. RB Najeh Davenport (hamstring), CB Bryant McFadden (forearm), TE Heath Miller (ankle), RB Willie Parker (shoulder), QB Ben Roethlisberger (right shoulder), T Marvel Smith (back), WR Hines Ward (shoulder) and LB LaMarr Woodley (calf) all…


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Steelers Week 10 Wednesday Practice Injury Report

The Steelers started out the short week for week 10 versus the Indianapolis Colts with a full list of injured players and veteran players either sitting out or limited Wednesday. S Tyrone Carter (ankle), RB Najeh Davenport (hamstring), DT Casey Hampton (toe), CB Bryant McFadden (forearm), TE Heath Miller (ankle),…