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2017 Offseason Questions: Make Way For Mettenberger?

The 2016 season is unfortunately over, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are now embarking upon their latest offseason journey, heading back to the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, formerly known and still referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility of Heinz Field. While the postseason is now behind us, there is plenty…


2016 Player Exit Meetings – QB Zach Mettenberger

The Pittsburgh Steelers find that their 2016 season ended a bit prematurely, and are undergoing the exit meeting process a couple weeks sooner than they would have liked. Never the less, what must be done must be done, and we are now at the time of the year where we…


Three Steelers Participating In 2017 Football Without Barriers Camps

Some fun offseason fodder for you with a pretty cool message. DeAngelo Williams, Roosevelt Nix, and Zach Mettenberger have all joined several other NFL players in Finland for this year’s Football Without Barriers. Nix and Williams have posted a ton of clips of their trip on Instagram the last few…


Dulac Believes Steelers Will Re-sign QB Landry Jones

Will Landry Jones be the Pittsburgh Steelers backup quarterback once again in 2017? It might be a while before we know the answer to that question but one longtime beat writer said Wednesday he believes Jones will return in 2017 to backup starter Ben Roethlisberger. During his Wednesday online chat,…


Dulac: Mettenberger Lacks Talent, Steelers Like Landry

If you are among the not insignificant group of fans who believe that the smart money is the Pittsburgh Steelers turning their sights to fourth-year quarterback Zach Mettenberger for their future backup quarterback needs, I have a bit of bad news for you. Actually, I have a couple of bits…


2017 Offseason Positional Review – Quarterback

The season might not quite be over for another couple of days, but 30 teams, including the Pittsburgh Steelers, have already hit offseason mode following their elimination, either prior to or during the playoffs. Pittsburgh got quite far this year, reaching the AFC Championship game for the first time since…


Art Rooney II Says Steelers Would Consider Re-Signing QB Landry Jones

During his talk with the media on Tuesday, Pittsburgh Steelers team president Art Rooney II indicated that not only does he expect quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to play in 2017, that he also anticipates the team might ultimately address the quarterback position at some point during the 2017 NFL Draft. During…


Landry Jones Deserving Of Second Contract In Pittsburgh

It’s time to talk about Landry Jones. The Pittsburgh Steelers drafted him in the fourth round of the 2013 NFL Draft with an eye not toward him developing into a capable starting quarterback, but rather backup quarterback that could learn under Ben Roethlisberger in the late stages of his career….


Overview Of The Steelers 2017 Free Agents

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


Steelers Versus Patriots: Championship Round Week Projected Inactive List

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the New England Patriots Sunday night in the AFC Championship game and based on the team’s Friday injury report, it looks like several players who have missed recent games are likely to return this weekend. The Steelers Friday injury report included three players listed as…


Steelers Vs. Chiefs: Inactives For Divisional Round Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers and Kansas City Chiefs have both announced their lists of inactive players ahead of Sunday’s Divisional Round playoff game and when it comes to the visiting team, there really aren’t any big surprises when it comes their seven players. After ending the week listed on the Steelers…


Steelers Versus Chiefs: Divisional Round Week Projected Inactive List

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Kansas City Chiefs Sunday night in a Divisional Round playoff game and based on the team’s Friday injury report, it looks like several players will miss that contest as unhealthy scratches. The list of seven inactive players this week will likely include at least…


Steelers Vs. Dolphins: Inactives For Wild Card Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers and Miami Dolphins have both released their lists of inactive players ahead of Sunday’s Wild Card game at Heinz Field and when it comes to the home team’s seven, there are no surprises based on how the final injury report looked on Friday. After being ruled out with ankle injuries on…


Steelers Versus Dolphins: Wild Card Game Projected Inactive List

The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the Miami Dolphins on Sunday at Heinz Field in an AFC Wild Card game and the home team enters the game with two players ruled out on their injury report and another three listed as questionable. With that being the case, it’s easy to predict…


What Are The Steelers Options If They Don’t Re-Sign Landry Jones?

Finally, in his fourth season in the NFL, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Landry Jones was finally credited with a win as a starter. He had previously won in relief of Michael Vick last year, and had started in last year’s victory over the Cleveland Browns – but only lasted a series. Week…