Shamarko Thomas

Interview: Shamarko Thomas Says He Left Steelers On Good Terms

Bringing you another Pittsburgh Steelers’ interview courtesy of our good friend Ron Lippock of the Pittsburgh Sports Daily Bulletin. Today, Ron chats with former Steelers’ safety Shamarko Thomas. They talk about his time with the Steelers, his workouts with Troy Polamalu, and what Thomas is up to today. Be sure to check out Ron’s book, Steelers’ Takeaways:…


Devil’s Advocate: Shamarko Over Stafford

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…


Jets Sign Former Steelers Safety Shamarko Thomas

Shamarko Thomas has found his second NFL home, signing with the New York Jets today. He posted the news to his Instagram account. New Home‼️Thank you @nyjets for the opportunity. GOD IS GOOD 🙌#newyorkjets A post shared by Shamarko Thomas (@shamarko) on Jun 1, 2017 at 4:13pm PDT Thomas was…






Recap Of Steelers’ Draft Pick Trade History During Kevin Colbert Era

With the 2017 NFL Draft now just a little more than 24 hours away from getting underway in Philadelphia, there’s a lot of fans wondering if the Pittsburgh Steelers will ultimately participate in any trades during the annual college selection event. During his Monday pre-draft press conference, Steelers general manager Kevin…


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 Shamarko Thomas

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…


Loss Of Timmons Only Brings Steelers 5th Round Compensatory Pick Value

The Pittsburgh Steelers have already lost two of their own unrestricted free agents to other teams so far during the 2017 NFL league year as linebacker Lawrence Timmons and wide receiver Markus Wheaton have both signed contracts with the Miami Dolphins and Chicago Bears respectively. Whenever a team loses an unrestricted free…


2017 NFL Scouting Combine: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of you and welcome to the 2017 scouting combine weekend. Alex Korora and I will be buried in our televisions and spreadsheets through Monday in order to bring you all of the results. In case you didn’t know already, you can view the results here. On…


Steelers 2017 Free Agents Analysis: S Shamarko Thomas – Unrestricted

Player: Shamarko Thomas Position: Safety Experience: 4 Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2016 Salary Cap Hit: $788,288 2016 Season Breakdown: Ah, yes, here we have Shamarko Thomas, everybody’s favorite safety. Or at least he was everybody’s favorite four years ago when the Steelers drafted him—albeit in the fourth round—as the heir…


2017 Offseason Questions: Do Steelers Want Shamarko Thomas Back?

The 2016 season is unfortunately over, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are now embarking upon their latest offseason journey, heading back to the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, formerly known and still referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility of Heinz Field. While the postseason is now behind us, there is plenty…