Xavier Grimble

Steelers Announce 2016 Rookie Minicamp Participants

The Pittsburgh Steelers will hold their annual rookie mini-camp this coming weekend and we now know all of the players who are scheduled to take part in it thanks to a Wednesday update on the team’s official website. According to the recent report, 54 players are currently scheduled to comprise…


Heath Miller

2016 Steelers Pre-Draft Movements: Tight End

The Pittsburgh Steelers entered this league year with nearly a couple dozen players scheduled to hit unrestricted free agency. They ended up retaining five of those unrestricted free agents, but did not tender their one restricted free agent, who signed elsewhere. Pittsburgh also added help from outside of the organization at tight…


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…


Xavier Grimble

The Optimist’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…


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…



2016 Steelers Pre-Free Agency Positional Review: Tight End

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…




Rob Blanchflower Undone By Health Concerns

The Pittsburgh Steelers may not have addressed the tight end position in an overly significant way in quite a while—Matt Spaeth in 2007 has been the team’s most recent draft pick at the position in the first three rounds, and his re-signing has been the most significant free agency addition—the…


B.J. Finney

Steelers Sign Eight To Futures Contracts

As every team does once their season ends, the Pittsburgh Steelers quickly signed eight players to reserve/futures contracts. All eight were on the team’s practice squad. The list includes: safety Jordan Dangerfield, OT Matt Feiler, OG/C B.J. Finney, CB Isaiah Frey, TE Xavier Grimble, RB Rajion Neal, RB Abou Toure,…


B.J. Finney

Tis The Season For Practice Squad Poaching; Are Steelers At Risk?

The trees are bare. The weather is cold. ABC Family is running their Christmas marathon. It’s now December and that means one other thing. Protect your practice squad players. The further the NFL goes into its season, the more likely practice squad players are likely to be poached by other…


Quick Hits: A Breakdown Of The New Practice Squad Additions

The Pittsburgh Steelers are moving players again this morning, releasing WR Jarrod West, TE Harold Spears, RB Dominique Brown, and G Antonio Johnson to make room for TE Xavier Grimble, OT Matt Feiler, RB Fitzgerald Toussiant, and WR Isaiah Burse. A quick look at the new additions, with more to come…


Steelers Sign Four To Practice Squad

The Pittsburgh Steelers aren’t quite done making moves yet, signing four players to the practice squad, head PR man Burt Lauten announced on Twitter. The team has signed offensive tackle Matt Feiler, wide recevier Isaiah Burse, running back Fitzgerald Toussaint, and tight end Xavier Grimble. Wide receiver Jarrod West, offensive…