Sean Smith

Nine Franchise Tags, One Transition Tag Issued By NFL Teams In 2016

Tuesday’s 4 p.m. ET deadline to use franchise and transition tags has now passed and overall there weren’t any surprises when it comes to the ten teams who decided to use the league’s unrestricted free agent mechanisms. As expected, linebacker Von Miller received the exclusive version of the franchise tag…


Cornerbacks Poised To Get Paid Big Money On Open Market

With free agency looming, we are getting our first idea of what cornerbacks are aiming for on the market. And the short answer is – a lot. Janoris Jenkins reportedly turned down a 5 year, $45 million deal from the St. Louis Rams and then proceeded to fire his agent,…


2016 Projected Franchise Tag Amounts And Early League-Wide Candidates

Now that the 2015-2016 season is officially over, the offseason will start moving very quickly into the new league year which is now one month away. Prior to the start of the new league year, however, NFL teams will need to designate any franchise or transition players starting on February…


Looking Ahead At The 2016 Top Outside Free Agent CB Market

The Pittsburgh Steelers are in fairly good shape from a salary cap standpoint as they enter the offseason and after several restructures are taken care next month, the team might have enough room to go after a free agent or two. However, if you think the team will go after a…


Steelers Vs. Chiefs: 7 Keys To Victory

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the 1-5 Kansas City Chiefs Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium and below are seven key things that I believe they will need to do in the game in order to come away with a road win. Earn deep R-E-S-P-E-C-T – Even though the Steelers main concern…


Steelers Film Room: Kansas City Chiefs’ Defensive Scouting Report

This year, Jon Ledyard and I will be collaborating our scouting reports. We’ll play to our strengths – he’ll be focusing on the individuals while I’ll be looking at overall scheme. These reports will be broken down into two articles, one for offense and one for defense. Our reports for…


Steelers Versus Chiefs: An All-22 Primer

The weekly All-22 primer of things I’ll be keeping in the back of my mind when watching the Coaches Tape of the Pittsburgh Steelers victory over the Kansas City Chiefs. – A couple of people have correctly pointed it out on Twitter. Ben Roethlisberger played a really good game. He…


Steelers Film Room: Kansas City Chiefs Scouting Report

Scouting report on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Week 16 opponent, the Kansas City Chiefs. OFFENSE – Alex Smith leads the bunch. You can call him a “game manager” and it’s true this isn’t a vertical offense but he’s still been a good QB. After throwing three picks in Week One, he’s…