Teresa Varley

Villanueva Juggled Classroom And Football Field In 2016

Football is their job. Not their life. That’s a point most who play in the NFL try to push across. And one that us, the fans on the outside, tend to forget. There’s rookies moving to a new city, veterans with families, and for Alejandro Villanueva, time in the classroom….


Tomlin, Ayers Expecting Big Jump In Year Two

Stepping up after too many injuries to count, Demarcus Ayers is setting his sights on an even better second season. And Mike Tomlin is right there with him. Speaking to Missi Matthews last week, Tomlin made it a point to mention Ayers’ name when asked about the rookie class heading…


Bud Dupree: ‘It Helped A Lot Not Having The Rotation’

When the Pittsburgh Steelers used their first-round selection in the 2015 NFL Draft on outside linebacker Bud Dupree, they did so envisioning him some day as an every-down player. He already exceeded playing time expectations during his rookie season, not only working into a rotation immediately, but by the end…



Steelers’ Seven Shots – Sunday, March 5, 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…


Antonio Brown On His New Deal: ‘I’m Grateful’

That?  That’s the smile of a man who just earned his long-term contract. Steelers.com’s Missi Matthews and Teresa Varley are the first two people to talk to the NFL’s highest paid receiver in the league, Antonio Brown, an interview that went up a short time ago on the team’s website….


Daniel McCullers Hopes To Drop 15-20 Pounds During Offseason

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive tackle Daniel McCullers is a very large man but the team’s former sixth-round draft pick hopes to get a little smaller weight-wise during the offseason in order to become a better player. “This offseason I am going to train hard, hopefully I am going to drop some…


Jerald Hawkins Says Veteran OL Helped Him Get Through Rookie Season

Stashed away on injured reserve, it’s easy to forget about Jerald Hawkins, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ fourth round pick. But his teammates didn’t. And they helped push Hawkins during his rookie season, one that quickly ended with an August trip to injured reserve. Steelers.com’s Teresa Varley caught up with him to…


Steelers’ Seven Shots – Sunday, February 19, 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…



Steelers’ Seven Shots – Sunday, February 12, 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…


Steelers’ Free Agent Class Happy They Chose Pittsburgh

It’s a story you’ve certainly heard before but one, for me, that never gets old. There’s no organization like the Pittsburgh Steelers. Steelers.com’s Teresa Varley has a great article about three free agents from this past year and their experience in Pittsburgh. Ladarius Green, Ryan Harris and Steven Johnson had…


William Gay Inducted Into Kentucky Pro Football Hall Of Fame

On the day where Alan Faneca finds out if he’s going to Canton, William Gay has been inducted into the 2017 Kentucky Pro Football Hall of Fame. Teresa Varley over at Steelers.com has a great article with some quotes from Gay on his journey. He was born in Florida but…


Antonio Brown’s Sideline Apparel Shows Off Team-First Mentality

You may have noticed early in last week’s game against the Dolphins that after Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown scored a touchdown on the team’s opening drive, he was shown prior to the ensuing kickoff sitting on the team’s bench sporting a hat emblazoned with the number 92 of…