Randy Fichtner



2016 NFL Cutdown Weekend: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of you and welcome to Labor Day weekend, which just so happens to include the league’s deadline for final roster cuts. Between now and 4 p.m. EST on Saturday, the Pittsburgh Steelers will have set their initial 53-man roster for the 2016 season. With that said,…


Time To See If Randy Can Make Mettenberger Dandy

Even though I was a bit surprised to see the Pittsburgh Steelers claim quarterback Zach Mettenberger off of waivers from the San Diego Chargers on Wednesday, in the grand scheme of things, I probably shouldn’t have been. After all, being as it’s more than obvious now that veteran quarterback Bruce…


Eli Rogers Practice Habits Basis For Successful Preseason

It’s been an tough-to-watch preseason for the Pittsburgh Steelers offense. But the one consistently bright spot has been Eli Rogers, coming off a four catch, 39 yard performance. He attributes that success to practice habits and a simple message instilled by the coaching staff. “Coach Todd always says, it’s just…


PFF Has Steelers Roethlisberger As Least-Pressured QB In 2015

Even though he missed four-plus games to injuries last season, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger finished the year as the least-pressured QB in the league, according to stats tracked by Pro Football Reference. Least-pressured QBs last season: 1. Ben Roethlisberger, 27.2% of dropbacks2. Drew Brees, 28.73. Andy Dalton, 28.9 pic.twitter.com/fgCyTw4Zy4…



Spring Snaps Less Valuable For Gradkowski Than For Jones

Realizing the need to “freshen up” the quarterback room a few years back, in the words of Coach Randy Fichtner following the drafting of Landry Jones in 2013, the Pittsburgh Steelers allowed the contracts of their backup quarterbacks to expire and replaced their roster spots with the aforementioned rookie Jones,…



Steelers Send Fichtner To Arkansas Pro Day

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ coaching staff seems to be camping out in the South today. In addition to sending Mike Tomlin, Kevin Colbert, Keith Butler, and Joe Greene to Baylor, they’ve also sent quarterbacks coach Randy Fichtner to Arkansas. He’s observing quarterback Brandon Allen who according to ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler, left…


Ben On Landry: He’s The Smartest QB I’ve Ever Been Around

It was supposed to be Landry Jones’ show. Until it wasn’t. And then it was Ben Roethlisberger’s spotlight. He yet again who shined in it as he’s done so many times before. But after the game, Roethlisberger deflected and heaped praise on the third year quarterback. “He is, above the…


Steelers’ Fichtner Deserves Credit For Two Point Decisions

The Pittsburgh Steelers have already bucked the trend by going for two three times this season, converting all three. And according to those in the locker room, that plan isn’t going to stop. There’s a lot of credit to go around. Mike Tomlin for being gutsy enough. Ben Roethlisberger and…