Willie Colon





Two Former Steelers Announce Retirement

Since we noted LaMarr Woodley’s retirement the other day, we’ll round things up by adding another two names to that list. Mike Vick and Willie Colon both announced they are done with the NFL. Neither, of course, come as much of a surprise. Willie Colon is retiring. Says his knees…


Former UDFA Ramon Foster Will Reach Big Career Milestone Sunday

Sunday’s game will be a big one between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Baltimore Ravens, without a doubt, and there is no shortage of reasons for that, starting simply with the fact that it will take place on Christmas Day. The Steelers have the opportunity of locking up the AFC…


Steelers G David DeCastro Is A Penalty Machine In 2016

In Sunday’s win over the Cincinnati Bengals, the Pittsburgh Steelers were penalized a total of seven times during the game for 104 yards. Not only did the first three penalties committed during the first half the game by the Steelers hurt, a few in the second half did as well….


Steelers’ Plan For Tackle Depth Unravelling Due To Injuries

You might recall that way back in March, while free agency was still cooking, I took a stab at addressing the Pittsburgh Steelers’ seemingly intensive search to uncover an offensive tackle to add to their depth, which they eventually acquired when they signed veteran Ryan Harris to a two-year contract….



Steelers Contract Look-Back: Willie Colon 2011 Re-Signing

Continuing on with my look back at lucrative contracts signed by Pittsburgh Steelers over the course of the last 15 years, today I will recall for you the re-signing of tackle Willie Colon back in 2011. Do you remember the 2011 offseason? It was really awful as the 132-day NFL…



Release Of Mike Adams Ends Curious Saga

With the Pittsburgh Steelers finding themselves three players over the 90-man offseason roster limit, they had until yesterday to make room for those three players, in doing so releasing three. The most notable of that group, of course, was offensive tackle Mike Adams, the team’s former 2012 second-round draft pick,…


The Optimist’s Take: Ramon Foster And Longevity

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: Pro Bowl In Future For Marcus Gilbert

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…


Recent History Supports Steelers’ Urgency To Find Tackle Depth

With Kelvin Beachum unable to be retained last offseason, as well as this offseason, and the uncertain health and ability of Mike Adams, the Pittsburgh Steelers understood that offensive tackle was a major position of need this offseason, no matter how comfortable they might have been in the starting pair…