Shamarko Thomas


Steelers Wheaton, Gilbert Both Expect To Play Against Redskins

The Pittsburgh Steelers won’t release their first injury report of the week until Thursday afternoon but ahead of that, we’re already getting a good idea as to which day-to-day players are currently able to practice ahead of Monday night’s regular season opener against the Washington Redskins. While the Wednesday morning…

Jordan Dangerfield

Dangerfield Among Young DBs Who Must Pick Up ST Slack

The Pittsburgh Steelers roster did right by their teammate in naming fifth-year safety Robert Golden their special-teams captain for the third year in a row. It was an honor that Golden said that he did not expect to receive this year because his responsibilities on special teams are expected to…

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Study: Just How Bad Is Pittsburgh At Drafting Defensive Backs?

Doran Grant, the 2015 4th round pick, has been picked up by the Buffalo Bills. It’s just another in a long line of of swings and misses by the Pittsburgh Steelers. I could write basically the same article I did last year, this one entitled, “Steelers Woes Of Evaluating Secondary Continues.”…

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Special Teams Injuries Could Help Shape Initial 53-Man Roster

If there is one thing that every team absolutely wants to avoid during the preseason, it’s injuries, but it’s virtually impossible to avoid them. Every team is afflicted with injuries at some point, and the Pittsburgh Steelers have been no exception. Injuries to special teams players in the past couple…


Bryan: 2016 Steelers 53-Man Roster Prediction: Final Edition

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have closed out their 2016 preseason, it’s time for me to release my final 53-man roster prediction. Please note that this prediction has two sections. The top section is what I predict the 53-man roster to look like Saturday evening right after 4 p.m. deadline….


Steelers’ Special Teams Not As Dire As First Glance

I gotta admit, I may have gone a little bit overboard here. Sometimes, it’s good to be sorta looney. Clearly, with the injuries the Pittsburgh Steelers have dealt with towards the bottom of the 53, the special teams outlook looks questionable. Given the high amount of turnover they were already…

Artie Burns

2016 South Side Questions: What Is The Role For Artie Burns?

The preseason has ended, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are taking their practices at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, formerly known and still referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility of Heinz Field. While training camp and the preseason might have seen a lot of work put into the team and…


Steelers Vs. Panthers 2016 Preseason: Game Time, Line, Weather, TV, Injuries & Radio Schedule

2016 Preseason Game No. 4 Pittsburgh Steelers (1-2) vs. Carolina Panthers (1-2) Kickoff: 7:30 p.m. ET Site: Bank of America Stadium (73,778) • Charlotte, N.C. Playing Surface: Grass TV Coverage: CBS-TV (locally KDKA-TV, channel 2) & NFL Network Announcers: Bob Pompeani (play-by-play), Charlie Batch (color analyst), Missi Matthews and Rich…


Several Steelers On Roster Bubble Entering Preseason Finale

With one preseason game remaining for the Pittsburgh Steelers, most of the team’s 53-man roster appears to be set in stone with very few spots appearing to be up for grabs. With that said, below I have identified seven players who I believe are currently on the proverbial roster bubble…

Shamarko Thomas

Steelers S Shamarko Thomas Leaves Saints Game With Groin Injury

The Pittsburgh Steelers have already suffered an injury in their Friday night preseason game against the New Orleans Saints as safety Shamarko Thomas has left the contest with a groin injury. Thomas was likely injured while covering a kickoff. The Steelers certainly can’t afford to lose depth at the safety…