Shamarko Thomas


2017 Offseason Positional Review – Safety

The season might not quite be over for another couple of days, but 30 teams, including the Pittsburgh Steelers, have already hit offseason mode following their elimination, either prior to or during the playoffs. Pittsburgh got quite far this year, reaching the AFC Championship game for the first time since…



Overview Of The Steelers 2017 Free Agents

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have been eliminated from the playoffs it’s time to do a quick overview of the players who are scheduled to be free agents come the start of the 2017 league year in March. As usual, these free agents are broken down by three types; unrestricted,…


Steelers Punt Coverage Unit Has Undergone Several Changes Since Week 4

The Pittsburgh Steelers Wednesday injury report included some mixed news when it comes to their punt coverage team as safety Robert Golden (ankle) practiced fully while linebackers Anthony Chickillo (ankle) and Vince Williams (shoulder) both failed to practice. Assuming both Golden and Williams will be able to play Sunday in…



Special Teams Could Suffer Due To Injuries Against Dolphins

Special teams is not important. Roster spots for ‘special-teams players’ is a waste. Unless the special-teams units are struggling because they lack the sort of quality player that not only has the ability but the willingness to carry out that sort of grunt work to the requisite level of success….




Steelers Vs. Ravens 2016 Week 16: Game Time, Line, Weather, TV, Injuries & Radio Schedule

2016 Week 16 Baltimore Ravens (8-6) vs. Pittsburgh Steelers (9-5) Kickoff: 4:25 p.m. ET Site: Heinz Field (68,400) • Pittsburgh, Pa. Playing Surface: Natural Grass TV Coverage: NFL Network (locally WPXI-TV, channel 11) Announcers: Mike Tirico (play-by-play), Tony Dungy and Doug Flutie (analysts), Heather Cox (sideline) Local Radio: Steelers Radio Network…




Steelers Injury Report: Tuitt, Green, Chickillo All Sit Out Wednesday

The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the Baltimore Ravens Christmas night at Heinz Field and the team’s first injury report of the week that was released on Wednesday shows that a few key players sat out practice earlier in the day. Not practicing Wednesday were defensive end Stephon Tuitt (knee), tight end Ladarius Green (concussion),…


David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Week 15: Steelers Versus Bengals

The Pittsburgh Steelers took on the Bengals in Cincinnati Sunday and came away with their fifth consecutive win and fourth straight on the road. The win keeps the Steelers in first place in the AFC North and sets up a huge Christmas Day game at Heinz Field this coming Sunday…