Archive for the ‘Pittsburgh Steelers’ Category

James Conner surprises his father with an extra-special gift

Saturday, June 6th, 2020

Steelers Pro-Bowl running back James Conner took to twitter to share a heart-warming moment between he and his dad when the younger Conner handed his father the keys to a brand new pickup truck. Check out the video: Sure, it might have come a couple weeks early from Father’s day. However, his Dads reaction is still absolutely priceless as the two Conner’s giggled and embraced.

Steelers land two defenders on PFF’s “50 Best Players Entering the 2020 Season”

Saturday, June 6th, 2020

On Wednesday, Pro Football Focus released their full list of the top 50 NFL players entering 2020. Though the Steelers lack any players in the top 25, two players did make the list: T.J. Watt earned the 28th position on the list, while Cameron Heyward took spot number 40. It shouldn't come as much of a surprise to see Watt on the list given his performance last year.

Steelers’ Alejandro Villanueva blames media for Drew Brees fallout: ‘unbelievably divisive right now’

Saturday, June 6th, 2020

Pittsburgh Steelers’ Alejandro Villanueva blames the media for the controversy surrounding Drew Brees' remarks against kneeling during the national anthem this week, believing that the comment was taken out of context. Villanueva, a former captain in the United States Army who famously stood alone outside the Steelers’ tunnel during the national anthem in 2017 while his entire team remained behind, refused to comment during an interview with KDKA Thursday when asked about Brees’ comment.

Can Bell-Collins-Eubanks be as good as Chesson-Darboh-Butt?

Saturday, June 6th, 2020

Meanwhile, Chesson was a First-Team All-Big Ten player in 2015 and Darboh was on the Second-Team in 2016. All three were selected in the 2017 NFL Draft and are looked at as some of the better offensive weapons to come through Ann Arbor in quite some time. The Wolverines have not been able to find a tight end come even close to Butt’s level of production since he left.

Will Steelers Linebacker Devin Bush be even better in 2020?

Saturday, June 6th, 2020

Part 13 of our 90-part series— assuming the roster does not change before we are complete— which will break down each player of the Steelers current 90-man roster in alphabetical order. This series will encompass many aspects of each players game and their current role with the team. At the end, I’ll give some projected stats as well as their chances to make the 53-man roster.

Football Outsiders ranks all NFL Dynasties; Super Steelers come in 6th

Saturday, June 6th, 2020

Starting in May, Football Outsiders’ Bryan Knowles started publishing his analysis-based rankings of all the dynasties in the NFL. Using a Dynasty points scale, DVOA, number of qualifying seasons and championships won. Unsurprisingly the top ranked team was the New England Patriots from 2001-2019, more surprising was finding 4 teams between the Patriots and the Pittsburgh Steelers from 1972-1979.

Podcast: ‘Yeah, I said it”: Ben Roethlisberger is not the best quarterback in the AFC North.

Saturday, June 6th, 2020

Ben Roethlisberger is back and looking to lead the Pittsburgh Steelers to a division tiltle. With three Heisman winners playing in the AFC North, advancing age, and coming off of an elbow injury... No.

Steelers News: The Steelers’ running back room is very crowded

Saturday, June 6th, 2020

Today in the black-and-gold links article we take a look at the stable of running backs entering Steelers’ training camp in 2020. Let’s get to the news: With only one football to carry each play, how will the Steelers divide the carries? How could the running backs’ division of labor play out for Steelers in 2020?

Joe Haden Makes Bold Claim About Steelers’ Defense

Friday, June 5th, 2020

The Pittsburgh Steelers boasted one of the best defenses in the NFL in 2019 and members of the defense believe they can be even better in 2020. In an interview for NFL Network’s “NFL at Home” series, Joe Haden didn’t hold back on his expectations for the defense. I expect in 2020 for our defense to be the best defense in the league,” Haden said.

Friday Night Steelers Six Pack of questions and open thread: Offseason, Vol. 22

Friday, June 5th, 2020

As the incoming editor here at BTSC, I will do my best to give you all what you’re looking for with the Friday Nigh Six Pack. Although we all recognize there is a lot going on in the world at this time, this thread is intended for those who wish to engage in these questions as a small escape from the burdens many are faced with at this time. This is your opportunity for some great Steelers discussion (with some other silliness thrown in) with me merely providing some questions.