T.J. Watt

2018 Offseason Questions: Will 2018 Draft Yield Rookie Starter?

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….



2018 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Wisconsin OLB Garret Dooley

From now until the 2018 NFL Draft takes place, we hope to showcase as many prospects as possible and examine both their strengths and weaknesses. Most of these profiles will feature individuals that the Pittsburgh Steelers are likely to have an interest in, while a several others will be top-ranked players at…


Steelers Need To Be On Edge To Find Yet Another OLB This Offseason

After spending a 2017 first-round draft pick on outside linebacker T.J. Watt, the Pittsburgh Steelers probably aren’t likely to use their 28th overall selection in the 2018 NFL Draft on another edge-rusher and especially when you consider that they have bigger needs at the inside linebacker and free safety positions….


Watt, Smith-Schuster Both Make Gil Brandt’s 2017 All-Rookie Team

The Pittsburgh Steelers top-two draft picks of 2017, outside linebacker T.J. Watt and wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster, certainly had strong rookie seasons. While nether will win any primary or national awards for their play during the 2017 season, both made the annual All-Rookie team that NFL Media senior analyst Gil…


2017 Year In Review – Chapter III: The New Blood

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2017 season ended not only prematurely, but also bitterly, suffering an early postseason exit after falling to the Jacksonville Jaguars at home in the Divisional Round by a score of 45-42. The wounds are still fresh, but it’s time to relive the 2017 season that was, starting…


Watt, Smith-Schuster Make PFWA All-Rookie Team

While the Pittsburgh Steelers and their fans continue to lick their wounds from Sunday’s painful lose to the Jacksonville Jaguars, there is at least reason for optimism for the future. Pittsburgh still has one of the most talented rosters in the NFL, and much of that talent is young and…


Film Room: T.J. Watt’s Hustle Hinders Browns

T.J. Watt may not have been the Pittsburgh Steelers’ rookie of the year in 2017, but in a normal season, he would have been. With seven sacks, an interception, a forced fumble, seven passes defensed, a blocked kick, and his fair share of tackles, this is about the best season…



Film Room: T.J. Watt Excels Vs The Run

One last look at what happened Week 17 against the Cleveland Browns. Thought it was one of T.J. Watt’s best games vs the run and on the whole, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense did a great job shutting the ground game down. Let’s go through three plays where Watt really stuck…


2017 South Side Questions: Concern Over Rookie Wall?

The journey toward the Super Bowl is now well under way with the Pittsburgh Steelers back practicing at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, still informally referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility. With the regular season standing in their way on the path to a Lombardi, there will be questions…



Steelers Rookie Grades For The 2017 Regular Season

The Pittsburgh Steelers only had six rookies play this season and all had different impacts throughout the course of the season. Head coach Mike Tomlin recently said that the rookie class as a whole has contributed positively to the football team’s success. Here are my rookie grades for the 2017 regular season: Wide Receiver,…


2017 NFL Week 16: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday once again and welcome to the Christmas weekend. Monday the Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Houston Texans on the road and even though they already have a playoff spot locked up they won’t get a chance to rest any players to close out their regular season. The Week…