Robert Golden

Steelers’ “Special Players” Entering 2017 Training Camp

With the Pittsburgh Steelers set to report to training camp in Latrobe in just a little more than two weeks from now, it’s probably a great time to look at a few “special” players on the roster and by that, I mean those who can likely contribute immensely on special…


Interview: Robert Golden Says Steelers’ Defense Making Big Transformation

Bringing you back another Pittsburgh Steelers’ interview courtesy of our good friend Ron Lippock of the Pittsburgh Sports Daily Bulletin. Today, we bring you his interview with safety Robert Golden. Golden speaks extensively about the rookies and scheme changes Keith Butler has made. First, let us know how OTA’s and mini-camp went this year versus last?…


Devil’s Advocate: Competition For Third Safety

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 same idea…


Understanding The Gronk Problem That Has Plagued The Steelers

If there is one player on the roster of the New England Patriots other than Tom Brady who has had the Pittsburgh Steelers’ number over the years, it is tight end Rob Gronkowski. The 28-year old All Pro tight end who played high school football in Pennsylvania has made the…


2017 Steelers Stock Watch – S Robert Golden – Stock Down

With the 2017 NFL Draft now over and the bulk of the heavy lifting done with regard to the roster building process now out of the way, it is easier to begin to take stock of where the Pittsburgh Steelers stand at certain positions, and what the implications might be of a…


Devil’s Advocate: Golden Stays 3rd Safety

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 same idea…




Devil’s Advocate: Safety Net At Safety

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…


The One Big Problem The Steelers’ Defense Hasn’t Solved

There’s no question the Pittsburgh Steelers made attempts to upgrade their defense this offseason. Two defensive players, Cam Sutton and T.J. Watt, selected with the team’s first three picks. Ridding themselves of Jarvis Jones, who only held the pass rush back. And going with more youthful legs in Vince Williams,…


Devil’s Advocate: Trust Is Golden

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…


Steelers 2017 Pre-Draft Movements: Safety

The Pittsburgh Steelers entered this league year with well over a dozen players scheduled to hit unrestricted free agency. They ended up retaining five of those unrestricted free agents, and also tendered their two restricted free agents. Pittsburgh also added help from outside of the organization at wide receiver, defensive…



2016 Player Exit Meetings – S Robert Golden

The Pittsburgh Steelers find that their 2016 season ended a bit prematurely, and are undergoing the exit meeting process a couple weeks sooner than they would have liked. Never the less, what must be done must be done, and we are now at the time of the year where we…