TJ Watt

Film Room: Steelers’ Pass Rush Showing Cracks

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ pass rush has, generally speaking, been really good this year. They’ve gotten home with the front four and finished plays, something they were unable to do last season. One of the biggest underrated reasons why the Steelers’ sack numbers are so high this year is due to…


Steelers’ Pass Rush On Super Bowl-Winning Pace

As we’ve written several times, and as I’m sure you noticed, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ pass rush is back. And in a big way. They’re tied for second in the league in sacks with 24, mainly because of the insane numbers Jacksonville has posted this year (they’re first with 33). Compare…



T.J. Watt’s Hustle Saved A Touchdown Sunday

One quick play I wanted to share with you guys tonight. T.J. Watt returned to the lineup after missing time with a groin injury and wound up playing all but two snaps in Sunday’s win over the Baltimore Ravens. His impact wasn’t huge on the box score but I thought…


Countdown To Steelers Camp: 50 In 25 Series – TJ Watt 2017 Preview

The calendar has now flipped over to July and that means the Pittsburgh Steelers annual training camp will be getting underway in Latrobe later this month. As usual, we have several series planned to get you ready for this year’s training camp and mine will center around preview profiles of 50 players…


TJ Watt To Wear #90 For Steelers

I don’t know if the number will end up sticking but TJ Watt will begin his career wearing #90. He took to Twitter to announce it this afternoon. #️⃣9️⃣0️⃣ — TJ Watt (@_TJWatt) May 2, 2017 Of course, with the entire offseason to get through, numbers can – and often…


CBS Gives Steelers A “B” For 2017 Draft Grade

I know, I know. Draft grades are sorta silly and pointless. I’m not crazy about them either. But some people do and at the least, they provide another jumping off point as we begin to put a bow on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ draft class. Pete Prisco jumped into the fray…


TJ Watt Says Steelers Sent The House To His Pro Day

The pick is made and TJ Watt is a Pittsburgh Steeler. But had we known then what we know now, that statement would’ve come as zero surprise. Watt sat down to talk with Missi Matthews over on Steelers.com in an interview that went up earlier today. And while he said…


Football Family Instilled Competitive Nature In Watt

When your two older brothers play football, it’s hard not to play with an edge. And now TJ Watt is bringing that edge to Pittsburgh. In his opening press conference after being drafted less than 24 hours ago, Watt explained the influence his family has had on him throughout his…


National Media Gives Steelers High Marks In First Round

Ok, you’ve heard us talk a ton about the Pittsburgh Steelers’ first round selection. What does big media think? To sum up, they’re all on board with the selection. Sports Illustrated gave the team taking TJ Watt a B+ grade. An excerpt from their explanation. “He tested extremely well at…


Tomlin And Colbert Point Out Watt Is Inexperienced, Not Raw

The narrative is pretty straight-forward. TJ Watt has tons of upside but is health-hazard raw. But Mike Tomlin and Kevin Colbert worked to dispel the notion that he’s raw but only inexperienced. And the progress he’s made in such a short time made the pick all the more attractive. “I…


Why TJ Watt Was The Steelers Perfect (And Expected) Pick

TJ Watt was the right pick. It also was, if you’ve been following us, the one you should’ve expected all along. It’s not often those two things align in a draft class but in an offensive heavy draft at the top, eight of the top 12 picks going on that…


Kozora: Initial Reaction To Steelers Taking TJ Watt

My reaction to the Pittsburgh Steelers selecting TJ Watt. A lot of it may have been what you’ve heard from me already but now that he’s officially guy, it’s good to reaffirm my initial reaction. Just a brief breakdown of my thoughts on why Watt was the pick and what…


Evaluating The Value: OLB TJ Watt

With the 30th overall selection in the 2017 NFL Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers select … Wisconsin EDGE T.J. Watt. Early reactions of the selection are, well, joyous. Watt, the younger brother of Houston’s J.J. and Los Angeles’ Derek, tested off the charts at the combine and checked every single box…


Kozora: 2017 NFL Draft Outside Linebacker Rankings

I didn’t get a chance to see every edge rusher but here’s each guy I’ve studied during the pre-draft process. Wanted to condense my overall thoughts on the prospects we’ve been talking about for the last couple months. And for those who wanted to see a personal mock draft, hopefully…