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Offseason Only Fueling Steelers And Patriots Obsession

Every fighter has an arch rival. It is the formula that powers show business and most importantly, professional sports. Whether it be live attendance, television or social media, the world is tuned in when these two heavyweights go head to head. Those who follow the NBA are familiar with the...
Via Steelers Depot
55 minutes ago

Jesse James Acknowledges Steelers Used Green And Grimble In Similar Roles Last Season

I posed the question recently about whether or not it was conceivable that over the course of the 2017 season, second-year Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Xavier Grimble could ultimately end up becoming a bigger contributor to the offense than Jesse James, who is the presumptive starter after the team released...
Via Steelers Depot
1 hour ago

Grass Ain’t Always Greener – Post-Steelers Career Of Steve McLendon

When it comes to free agency, the Pittsburgh Steelers have very rarely dipped more than a toe in the pool, though they have had quite a bit of success with players ranging from Kevin Greene to Mike Mitchell making significant contributions to the team. But the Steelers have also had...
Via Steelers Depot
2 hours ago

Pittsburgh Steelers: Can Ben Roethlisberger win the MVP award in 2017?

The NFL MVP Award odds were released Thursday afternoon with several great candidates listed as possible winners for the 2017 season. Among the names listed was Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger with 12/1 odds to win the most prestigious award that professional football has to offer. Roethlisberger will have a bit of an uphill battle if he wants to capture his first...
Via EndZoneScore
15 hours ago

Six former Steelers we didn’t know were still in the NFL

How many times have you heard an NFL player’s name and thought to yourself, “I didn’t know he was still in the league.” It turns out there are plenty of former Steelers who are now toiling in obscurity for other teams. It’s not like the Steelers made a mistake letting any of these guys get away, but considering their lack of an impact in Pittsburgh it’s hard to believe...
Via SteelerAddicts
18 hours ago

Steelers want to see more out of former Tennessee DL Daniel McCullers in 2017

Former Tennessee DL Daniel McCullers was selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the sixth round of the 2014 NFL Draft, but has failed to live up to expectations so far. The 6-7, 350-pound lineman hasn’t seen the field much and hasn’t made much of an impact when he has played. According to TribLive.com, Steelers defensive line coach John Mitchell said this season will be a pivotal...

Counting down Richard Mann’s top three accomplishments as the Steelers’ receivers coach

Head coaches get all the credit, but it’s the position coaches who do most of the face-to-face work with players. The Steelers are blessed with some of the best out there. Since 2013, that’s absolutely been true about wide receivers coach Richard Mann. For a guy who will be coaching the Steelers’ wide receivers for just his fifth — and final — season in 2017, Richard Mann...
Via Behind the Steel Curtain
1 day ago

Saturday BTSC Six-Pack of Steelers questions

With the latest installment of the BTSC Six-Pack of questions, we are one week closer to football! Join us for some black and gold talk... It's time for another edition of the Pittsburgh Steelers BTSC Saturday Six-Pack of questions. Quick rundown of the ground rules. I will ask at least three questions strictly related to the Steelers The rest of the questions could be about...
Via Behind the Steel Curtain
1 day ago

Pittsburgh Steelers: Knile Davis set to ignite return game

Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

A look at the Pittsburgh Steelers’ running back depth

The Pittsburgh Steelers had a tolerable running game last season, claiming the 14th ranked rushing offense in the NFL. But no Steeler wants to be ranked 14th in any category. Le’Veon Bell led the Steelers with 1,268 rushing yards in 2016, despite missing the first four games of the season because of a suspension after failing a drug test. Steelers fans are constantly question the...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Antonio Brown freaks everyone out wearing Panthers helmet practicing at home

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown’s life is practically an open book. He updates his social media accounts multiple times a day showing off and documenting his rigorous exercise habits.On Wednesday, Brown posted a Snapchat of himself wearing a Carolina Panthers helmet while catching footballs in his yard. We are sure there is some silly explanation for this. Maybe...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Gilbert reportedly suspended for a year

Former top-10 pick Justin Gilbert has reportedly been suspended for a year by commissioner Roger Goodell.Gilbert was released by the Pittsburgh Steelers in February and was later suspended four games for a violation of the league’s substance abuse policy. Now NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport says Gilbert has been suspended a year. Gilbert was a bust after being taken No. 8 overall by...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Pittsburgh Steelers are still not a fan of Roger Goodell

Yes, Roger Goodell made one Pittsburgh Steelers player’s year by changing the celebration rules, but that doesn’t mean he’s won back the hearts of Steelers’ fans. As excited as everyone is to see Antonio Brown dance his butt off in the endzone this season, Roger Goodell still leaves a bad taste in the mouths of […] The Pittsburgh Steelers are still not a fan of Roger Goodell...
Via Still Curtain
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerome Bettis says players were ‘taken advantage of’ regarding concussions

Jerome Bettis has a pretty strong opinion when it comes to the information NFL players received regarding concussions during his playing days.The NFL has been the subject of criticism by former players who feel they were not educated as well as they should have been on the dangers of head injuries. Many have come out in recent years saying they wish the league did more. Among them...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

How will the Pittsburgh Steelers prepare for life after Big Ben?

Though it feels like number seven has been under center for the Pittsburgh Steelers since the first Bush Administration, it wasn’t until the end of last season that the team and fans began to realize that Ben Roethlisberger won’t be dawning the black and gold forever; following an ugly loss to the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship game, Big Ben informed the media that...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers already thinking about top seed in AFC

A No. 1 seed in the NFL playoffs is something that is earned in the chill of November and December.The Steelers, however, are talking about it through the sweat of June.After the Steelers lost to the Patriots in the 2016 AFC championship game, according to ESPN, head coach Mike Tomlin told his players to write down their goals for the 2017 season. During the final days of minicamp...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Big Ben on Martavis Bryant: ‘He looks like a stud, as usual’

Martavis Bryant spent all of last season suspended, but Ben Roethlisberger is excited to have his star receiver back for the upcoming season.For good reason. In 21 career games since being drafted in the fourth round out of Clemson, Bryant has caught 76 passes for 1,314 yards and 14 touchdowns. A deep threat who can score from anywhere on the field, Bryant is a dangerous weapon.Roethlisberger...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Senquez Golson’s stock has fallen

The once high hopes for cornerback Senquez Golson seem to be deteriorating quickly within the Pittsburgh Steelers’ organization. It was only a couple years ago that the Steelers took Senquez Golson in the second-round of the 2015 NFL draft. He was considered a high-upside pick who could play in the slot for the Steelers. It […] Pittsburgh Steelers: Senquez Golson’s stock has...
Via Still Curtain
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Meet the Pick: Keion Adams and his future with the Pittsburgh Steelers

Now that there are eight new faces in Pittsburgh, let’s take a deeper look at them and how they will impact the Pittsburgh Steelers and their futures with the team. The Steelers double dipped at two positions in this draft: outside linebacker and corner. These two positions were the most glaring holes on the defensive […] Meet the Pick: Keion Adams and his future with the Pittsburgh...
Via Still Curtain
6 days ago  |  Discuss

TJ Watt: The next great Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker?

Rookie linebacker T.J. Watt is under a lot of pressure to succeed for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Watchful eyes will be looking to see if Watt’s breakout junior season at Wisconsin, his second season playing on the defensive side of the ball, which garnered him All-American honors is the level of play that can be expected or was a fluke. He is under added pressure being a linebacker...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Former NFL exec questions giving Bell long-term deal

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell is facing a mid-July deadline to sign an extension. Should that not happen, he will either play under the franchise tag or hold out for a long-term deal.It’s not exactly the best of situations for Pittsburgh, who has to rely on Bell to be a workhorse in order to contend in the AFC next season.One former VP of personnel around the...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh reporter accuses former employer of spying on DMs, employer denies

One of the strangest media feuds in a while popped up Thursday, with Pittsburgh-based reporter Alan Saunders accusing former employer Dejan Kovacevic of spying on his Twitter direct messages. Saunders, whose profile indicates he currently writes for The Associated Press, The Beaver County Times, and a couple of other sites, tweeted Thursday that he was fired from Kovacevic’s DK...
Via Awful Announcing
9 days ago  |  Discuss

JJ Watt sends funny tweet after brother TJ officially signs with Steelers

There are now officially three Watt brothers in the NFL, and the eldest one is thrilled at what that means.Rookie linebacker T.J. Watt, who was taken by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the first round of this year’s draft, officially signed with the team on Wednesday. In reaction to the news, Watt’s older brother J.J., the four-time All-Pro defensive end for the Houston Texans, posted...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Le’Veon Bell skips Steelers minicamp

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell decided to skip the team’s three-day mandatory camp this week. Bell has two reasons for the no-show. One, he’s still recovering from an injury. Two, he’s not under contract, meaning the mandatory part of the equation doesn’t apply to him. Either way, the absence made headlines, with NFL.com’s Kevin Patra providing the details...
Via The Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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