Steve McLendon


How We Got Here – Looking Back On The Steelers’ Offseason

This is it. Today. The day you’ve been waiting for ever since a tough loss in the Divisional Round to the eventual Super Bowl champions. The Pittsburgh Steelers make their regular-season debut tonight in Washington. Before we get there, though, I think we should pause and look back on how…


Andy Dalton Gets Sacked 7 Times In First Game Back

The Cincinnati Bengals were fortunate to come away with a late field goal yesterday afternoon to secure a victory in their season opener against the Jets, but that does not mean that all is right in ‘Who Dey’ land. Of particular concern has to be the performance of the offensive…


Average Age Of Starters For Steelers Down To 27

It’s been a few days now since the roster has been trimmed and tweaked, and so we can probably assume that at least this is the 53-man roster that the Pittsburgh Steelers will carry into the season opener. With that in mind, I wanted to do a bit of analysis…


Steelers’ Free Agent Losses: Where Are They Now?

The Pittsburgh Steelers had a large number of players from their 2015 53-man roster who hit free agency this past offseason, and, as you might recall, many of them ended up signing with other teams. Some of them even joined each other on the same roster. With us now on…



Steelers Film Room: L.T. Walton Vs Lions

While the Pittsburgh Steelers have been aware for a couple of years now that defensive line depth has needed replenishing, they also understood that there was only so much that they would be able to do in free agency, and that some improvement would have to come from within the…


Daniel McCullers Paints Familiar Picture In Extensive Snaps

The Pittsburgh Steelers knew that they had to address the nose tackle position after veteran Steve McLendon departed in free agency, and they did that with the drafting of Javon Hargrave in the third round of the 2016 NFL Draft, but they were also counting on seeing some development from…



Heyward On Daniel McCullers: ‘I Don’t Like Hearing ‘Could’ Because That’s Just Potential’

“It’s been…you know…” That was how Pittsburgh Steelers sixth-year defensive end Cameron Heyward began to answer a question posed to him yesterday during an interview aired on Steelers Nation Radio about their third-year nose tackle, Daniel McCullers. It seemed like a fitting way to begin answering a question about a…


Javon Hargrave Quickening Himself To Starting Spot

It is no doubt a good feeling for the Pittsburgh Steelers’ training camp to be underway, especially now with a couple of days of practice in pads now under our belts as well. It is the surest sign that real, meaningful football will be with us shortly, just around the…



John Mitchell Talks Stephon Tuitt, Daniel McCullers

If you have been following the Pittsburgh Steelers for a while, then you know that longtime defensive line coach John Mitchell is not in the habit of being overly complimentary toward younger players, particularly when they first come on board. He holds the belief that he has to break players…


2016 Training Camp Battle Preview: Starting Nose Tackle

As the calendar continues to push forward, we hasten upon the end of July, where looms the beginning of training camp, the necessary respite for all football fans who have been the past six weeks wondering what to do with themselves—as least as far as the game goes. With the…