Vance McDonald

Steelers Week 3 Turning Point: Field Goal Block

In a game full of big plays and turnovers, it was the last few seconds of the first half that stole the headlines in this week’s Pittsburgh Steelers loss to the Chicago Bears. In a highlight that you will surely see plenty of times over the next week, Bears cornerback Sherrick…


Steelers Vs Bears Winners/Losers

*fires self into the sun* WINNERS Javon Hargrave: Hargrave was basically the only defender to consistently make a positive impact today. Even when doubled or triple-teamed, he still found ways to get pressure and racked up his second sack of the season. He’s a star in my eyes and soon…


Sunday Should Provide Better Feel For State Of Tight End Group

When it comes to the tight end position, the Pittsburgh Steelers were at a major disadvantage on Sunday with respect to being able to have all hands on deck. Obviously, their newest tight end, Vance McDonald, missed the game entirely while recovering from a back injury, to get the ball…



Steelers Versus Vikings: Week 2 Projected Inactive List

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play their 2017 home opener against the Minnesota Vikings Sunday afternoon and if you’re like me, you’re counting down the hours until the game begins. As usual, I will attempt to project the seven inactives for each and every Steelers game of the 2017 season and…


Steelers 2017 Week 2 Injury Report: Tuitt, Wilcox Questionable; Dupree Practices Fully

The Pittsburgh Steelers final injury report for Week 2 was released Friday afternoon and it includes a little bit of good news ahead of the team’s Sunday home game against the Minnesota Vikings. #Steelers Status Report:QUESTIONABLE: J.J. Wilcox, Vance McDonald, Stephon TuittOUT: Jerald Hawkins — Missi Matthews (@missi_matthews) September 15,…


Steelers 2017 Week 2 Injury Report: Tuitt Still Sidelined; Davis, McDonald Added

The Pittsburgh Steelers Thursday practice has now been completed and the team’s recently released injury report for the day now shows six players listed on it. https://twitter.com/missi_matthews/status/908412246291828736 Tackle Jerald Hawkins (knee), safety J.J. Wilcox (concussion), defensive end Stephon Tuitt (bicep) and tight end Vance McDonald (back) all failed to practice…



2017 NFL Week 1: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of you once again and welcome to the weekend. The 2017 NFL season got underway Thursday night and we were treated to the New England Patriots losing at home to the Kansas City Chiefs 42-27 at home. Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith had a very solid game…


Film Room: Vance McDonald Debuts On Short Notice

While it is certainly nice and all that the Pittsburgh Steelers were very proactive in improving their roster deep into the preseason process, including trading for two players and adding a third as a street free agent, the downside is that those players get very little playing time before they…


How Much Vance McDonald Is Used Something To Watch For Sunday

The Pittsburgh Steelers made the bold move a short time ago to make a trade for a tight end in Vance McDonald who has the capability of being a start in the NFL—certainly as much capability as their primary ‘starter’ last season, Jesse James. But given the limited window with…


Roethlisberger On McDonald: ‘He’s a Quick Study’

The Pittsburgh Steelers will open their 2017 regular season on the road Sunday against the Cleveland Browns and it will be interesting to see how much and in what way new tight end Vance McDonald is used in that contest. McDonald, who the Steelers acquired last week in a trade…



Run-Blocking Highlighted In Vance McDonald’s Steelers Debut

The Pittsburgh Steelers may have only acquired him two days prior, but they did not hesitate to get a solid look at their latest offensive weapon, tight end Vance McDonald, for whom they traded with the 49ers, swapping their fourth-round pick for San Francisco’s fifth-round pick, in addition of course…


Jesse James Surprised Steelers Made Trade For Tight End

Trades are always surprising. Odds of one happening are inherently slim. But when the Pittsburgh Steelers traded for Vance McDonald 24 hours ago, it was hard to put on a shocked face. Unless you’re Jesse James, who told reporters he was surprised to see the trade go down. “It was…