Stephon Tuitt

Stephon Tuitt Named To NFL.com’s Under 25 Team

Some offseason fodder for those who care about such things. Stephon Tuitt was named to NFL.com’s Under 25 team, the only Pittsburgh Steeler to make an appearance. Elliott Harrison compiled the list and marked Tuitt as a defensive tackle, which for the purposes of this exercise we’ll roll with, and…


Steelers 2017 Salary Cap: Projected Space Exiting Bulk Of Free Agency

While you can never say never, it appears the Pittsburgh Steelers are pretty much done doing their 2017 free agency shopping. Sure, there’s a possibility that another player or two might be ultimately signed, but even if that happens, they aren’t likely to spend much more than minimum on them….




Where And How To Address D-Line In Draft Up For Debate

For years, since the Pittsburgh Steelers used a first-round draft pick on nose tackle Casey Hampton and solidified their anchor point along the defensive line in the final decade or so of the era of the nose tackle as a starting position, the team had not felt it necessary to…


Tuitt Talks About Becoming A Leader In Heyward’s Absence

Arguably the biggest way Stephon Tuitt grew in 2016 wasn’t anything directly on the field or a lone physical attribute but in his maturation and acceptance of becoming a leader for the defensive line. When Cam Heyward was lost for the season, there wasn’t anyone else to turn to. It…


Steelers Likely To Extend Tuitt’s Contract After July 15

As I have written several times over the course of the last several weeks, you can probably expect the Pittsburgh Steelers to sign defensive end Stephon Tuitt to a contract extension at some point during the offseason. Additionally, such an extension isn’t likely to be consummated until after the team…



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…