Stephon Tuitt

2017 Offseason Questions: Will Stephon Tuitt Play Out Rookie Contract?

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…



Film Room: Keith Butler’s Dog Rush 1

We’re starting to hit a lull in the offseason, clearly. I don’t know about you but I’m dying for some football. So we’re jumping back into the tape today to break down one of Keith Butler’s blitzes we’ve never gone over yet. Sound good? Usually with these breakdowns, we’re looking…


2016 Player Exit Meetings – DE Stephon Tuitt

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…


2017 Offseason Positional Review – Defensive End

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…


2017 Steelers’ Final Defensive Charting Notes

We’re going through our final breakdown of our Pittsburgh Steelers’ defensive charting. It is, frankly, a slog to go through but it provides with some of our most valuable data throughout the season. If you want to know any info that isn’t included here, let us know in the comments…



Stephon Tuitt: ‘We Have To Use This To Get Better’

This must surely be a trying experience all around the Pittsburgh Steelers’ locker room, but it sounded as though it was especially trying for third-year defensive end Stephon Tuitt who not only had a season filled with adversity in his own right, but was forced to step up in a…


Steelers Vs Patriots Positional Grades

Well, that didn’t go anywhere near as planned. Right from the start Tom Brady and the New England Patriots simply dominated the Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC Championship Game Sunday evening, rolling to a 36-17 win, clinching a spot in their ninth Super Bowl in franchise history. This will be…



Young Defensive Nucleus Built On Past Three Drafts

When the Pittsburgh Steelers defense takes the field, they will be doing so with a unit that looks dramatically different from the one that they fielded the last time they found themselves in the AFC Championship Game, six seasons ago. After all, only three players on the Steelers’ roster on…


Tuitt Knows Intensity Will Be At An All-Time High Sunday

Coaches always point out the increase in intensity throughout each stage of a football season. From spring OTAs, that’s really when the season starts, to training camp, the preseason, regular season, and playoffs. The Pittsburgh Steelers have been in their own personal playoff race for pretty much the entire win…


Steelers Healthier, Deeper In Postseason Than In Years Past

When it came time to play in the postseason a year ago, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ top back who was healthy enough to play had just 18 carries on the season for 42 yards, posting a 4.3-yard average. Their defensive line depth was sparsely used due to how frequently they relied…


Steelers Spin: Divisional Playoffs Rants And Ramblings

Playoffs? You kidding me? I just hope we win a game. These were the immortal words of then Indianapolis Colts coach Jim Mora at a press conference years ago. And although he was deflecting questions following a disappointing regular season loss for his team, his words should be the mantra…


Dolphins Needed To Get ‘Moore’ Out Of Quarterback Position

The Pittsburgh Steelers know that they got quite a bit of a break when it comes to playing a Miami Dolphins team that was missing about a third or so of the players who started the previous game between the two teams. The most significant absence was quarterback Ryan Tannehill,…