Will Johnson

Strong First Season Could Lead To Bigger Role For Roosevelt Nix

When college defensive lineman Roosevelt Nix came out for the draft in 2014, he faced an uphill battle after going undrafted, signing with the Falcons, and being converted to fullback. Unsurprisingly, he failed to make the 53-man roster, and was unsigned for the duration of the season. The Pittsburgh Steelers signed…



Xavier Grimble

The Pessimist’s Take: Xavier Grimble’s Roster Potential

The Pittsburgh Steelers have, by and large, been on an upward swing over the course of the past two and a half seasons after they missed the playoffs for two straight seasons, and failed to win a postseason game in four straight years. Last season saw them gain that elusive…



Will Johnson Bids Farewell To Steelers Nation Via Instagram

On Monday, we passed along the news that Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agent h-back Will Johnson had a agreed to a two-year contract with the New York Giants and on Tuesday, the former undrafted free agent out of West Virginia bid farewell to Steelers fans via a classy post on…



Report: Will Johnson Signs Two Year Deal With Giants

Another former Pittsburgh Steeler is off the market. H-Back Will Johnson has signed a two year contract with the New York Giants, according to ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler. Former Steelers H-back Will Johnson told me he's headed to the New York Giants on a two-year deal. Johnson can… https://t.co/GyDbKudv73 — Jeremy…


The Pessimist’s Take: Holding On To Will Johnson

The Pittsburgh Steelers have, by and large, been on an upward swing over the course of the past two and a half seasons after they missed the playoffs for two straight seasons, and failed to win a postseason game in four straight years. Last season saw them gain that elusive…


The Optimist’s Take: Holding On To Will Johnson

The Pittsburgh Steelers have, by and large, been on an upward swing over the course of the past two and a half seasons after they missed the playoffs for two straight seasons, and failed to win a postseason game in four straight years. Last season saw them gain that elusive…


The Pessimist’s Take: Offseason’s Impact On Special Teams

The Pittsburgh Steelers have, by and large, been on an upward swing over the course of the past two and a half seasons after they missed the playoffs for two straight seasons, and failed to win a postseason game in four straight years. Last season saw them gain that elusive…




Steelers 2015 Offensive Breakdown: 12 Personnel

Before we dive too deep into the free agency period now underway, I figured it would be best to wrap up our series of articles that delves into the Pittsburgh Steelers offense and the manner in which they conducted their business, as dictated by personnel packages. We have already looked…


Steelers Interested In Will Johnson But Will Let Him Test Market

We’ve written a novel about the Pittsburgh Steelers’ soon-to-be free agents over the last few weeks. But one of the players we’ve talked about the fewest, a total afterthought, has been fullback Will Johnson. Matthew Marczi might have produced the only articles on him in the last month. Anywhere. But…


2016 Steelers Pre-Free Agency Positional Review: Fullback

We’re now into March, and that means that the new league year will be upon us shortly, and when that time comes, the floodgates to free agency will open—not that the Pittsburgh Steelers will be major players when it comes to signing outside free agents, as they tend to keep…