T.J. Watt


Steelers’ Seven Shots – Sunday, May 7, 2017

Every Sunday during the offseason I plan on recapping for you seven items related to the Pittsburgh Steelers and the rest of the NFL that may have fallen through the cracks the past week that should be worth your time to read. This weekly feature will be entitled “Steelers’ Seven…


Keith Butler Relates To T.J. Watt’s Brotherly Rivalry

Most, I assume, are aware of the fact that Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Keith Butler was not only formerly a linebackers coach, but also a linebacker himself. He was a second-round draft pick of the Seahawks in 1978 and played there for a decade, starting 132 games as an inside…


Mike Tomlin: T.J. Watt Was ‘An Easy Evaluation’

It is often the case that NFL teams who play in a ‘base’ 3-4 front, regardless of whether or not they play in a true base of the 3-4 since the proliferation of the nickel defense, have had to do an extra level of projection when drafting players to occupy,…


Keith Butler Stresses Focus On Improving Steelers’ Pass Rush

For as close-to-the-vest as the Pittsburgh Steelers’ normally are, they’re generally transparent about the areas of the team they have to address. Before the draft, the team made it clear they wanted to develop a better pass rush and they walked away with a pair of outside linebackers. Sitting down…


Steelers Defense Continues Trending Younger

Don’t look now, but the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense may have just gotten significantly younger once again following the 2017 free agency period and the draft. By the time the regular season opens—or at least, perhaps, but the time that it ends—it seems there are pretty good odds that the team…



Colbert Says Watt’s Hand Usage Is Advanced

New Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker T.J. Watt registered outstanding numbers at this year’s scouting combine and they were even better than his older brothers’, Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt. Those strong Underwear Olympic measurables aside, Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said Tuesday during his interview on ‘Movin’ the Chains’…





Steelers 2017 Re-Draft Exercise

Now that the 2017 NFL Draft is over, I’m sure most of you have had more than enough time to not only fully digest the eight selections that were made by the Pittsburgh Steelers, but other teams as well. With that said, it is now time for all of you…


Steelers 2017 Draft Class Recap

The Pittsburgh Steelers 2017 draft class has now been assembled and if you missed anything concerning the team’s eight selections over the weekend you can get caught up quickly on each player by following the links below. Over the course of the next several weeks we will have more in-depth…



2017 Offseason Questions: Initial Impressions Of 2017 Draft Class?

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…