Xavier Grimble


Overview Of The Steelers 2018 Free Agents

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have been eliminated from the 2017-2018 playoffs, it’s time to do a quick overview of the players who are scheduled to be free agents come the start of the 2018 league year in March. As usual, these free agents are broken down by three types; unrestricted, restricted…


Xavier Grimble Being Asked To Earn Keep On Special Teams

Xavier Grimble is a player who has only ever had a tenuous grasp at best on a roster spot, and quite frankly, that is probably how it is going to be for most of his career. It can be reasonably expected that the Pittsburgh Steelers will look to acquire a…


Steelers Vs. Ravens: Inactives For Week 14

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now released their list of seven inactive players ahead of their Sunday night Week 14 home game against the Baltimore Ravens and as expected, it includes the names of the three players who were officially ruled out for the contest on the team’s Friday injury report….


Steelers Versus Ravens: Week 14 Projected Inactive List

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play their thirteenth game of the 2017 regular season at home Sunday night against the Baltimore Ravens with a chance to improve their record to 11-2, remain the No. 1 seed in the AFC in addition to winning their their division. As usual, I will attempt…


Film Room: Xavier Grimble’s Last Stand

Leading up to the bye week, second-year tight end Xavier Grimble found himself playing a more prominent role than he had been all season—and no doubt the biggest role he is likely to play for the rest of the season. Due to a domino effect of injuries, the Pittsburgh Steelers…


Xavier Grimble With An Opportunity Tonight In McDonald’s Absence

The last time that Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Vance McDonald missed a back, back in the second week of the season, that didn’t necessarily lend itself toward Xavier Grimble seeing for himself an expanded role. But that is exactly what happened last week when McDonald left the game early in…


Steelers Vs. Bengals: Inactives For Week 7

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now released their list of seven inactive players ahead of their Sunday Week 7 home game against the Cincinnati Bengals and it includes two injured starters on it. After being ruled out for Sunday’s game against the Bengals on the team’s Friday injury report, defensive end…


Steelers Versus Bengals: Week 7 Projected Inactive List

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play their seventh game of the 2017 regular season at home Sunday afternoon against the Cincinnati Bengals with a chance to improve their record to 5-2 and take over the No. 1 seed in the AFC. As usual, I will attempt to project the seven inactives…


Steelers Vs. Chiefs: Inactives For Week 6

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now released their list of seven players who will be inactive for Sunday’s Week 6 road game against the Kansas City Chiefs and it includes one who is injured and six healthy scratches. Steelers starting left guard Ramon Foster is inactive for Sunday’s game against the…


Steelers Versus Chiefs: Week 6 Projected Inactive List

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play their sixth game of the 2017 regular season on the road Sunday afternoon against the Kansas City Chiefs with a chance to improve their record to 4-2. As usual, I will attempt to project the seven inactives for each and every Steelers game of the 2017…


Steelers 2017 Week 3 Special Teams Report

It’s time for your weekly special teams update. The first thing that I want to note is that the Pittsburgh Steelers are still utilizing Mike Hilton as one of their two primary gunners despite winning the starting slot cornerback job. He may have to stay there if the team is…



Film Room: Xavier Grimble Steps In

Considering how shorthanded the Pittsburgh Steelers were at tight end on Sunday, it is not surprising that Xavier Grimble, the second-year man, saw a good many more snaps than just the one that he had during the season opener. And in his dozen and a half or so snaps of…


Steelers 2018 Scheduled Free Agents Following 2017 Final Cuts

The Pittsburgh Steelers now have their initial roster set for the 2017 season and while it might undergo a quick shuffling prior to their regular season opener, now is as good as time as any to take a look at the players currently under contract who are set to become…