Steelers



A 10-Year History Of Compensatory Draft Picks Under Mike Tomlin

We have tried to warn you since August or so that the Pittsburgh Steelers were not likely to receive a compensatory draft pick this year. Their trade acquisition of J.J. Wilcox {thus inheriting his formula impact), and Jarvis Jones’ failure due to injury to make the Arizona Cardinals’ roster, plus…




2018 Offseason Questions: Preferred FA Starter At ILB Or S?

The journey toward Super Bowl LII ended far too prematurely for the Pittsburgh Steelers, sending them into offseason mode before we were ready for it. But we are in it now, and are ready to move on, through the Combine, through free agency, through the draft, into OTAs, and beyond….


Early Reminder That Steelers’ Strength Of Schedule Is Meaningless

One of the most useless exercises of the offseason is calculating and analyzing every team’s ‘strength of schedule’ for the upcoming season, which is about as meaningless an attribute as there is. For a league that widely boasts of its parity, the focus on strength of schedule thoroughly disregards the…


Steelers Accept Risks That Come With 5th-Year Option

The Pittsburgh Steelers have a number of personnel questions looming over the horizon, one of them regarding their 2015 first-round draft pick, outside linebacker Bud Dupree. While he has had some modicum of success over the course of his first three seasons, posting a career-high six sacks a year ago,…





Steelers’ 2017 Draft Gets A B Grade From NFL Network

Immediate, kneejerk draft grades tend to come with a bit of derision and mockery, and I honestly can’t blame those who respond in that manner. Everybody has the players that they like in a draft they’re convinced are going to be great, or are going to fit like a glove…