Archive for the ‘Pittsburgh Steelers’ Category

Cameron Heyward: “I don’t always feel comfortable around police officers”

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020

Cameron Heyward's one of the more popular and recognizable players for the Steelers, but he doesn't always feel that way when he's in Pittsburgh. The star defensive end said during an appearance on 102.5 FM that the national discussion about police brutality and race relations stemming from the death of George Floyd resonated at a [more]

Steelers News: If Minkah Fitzpatrick moves around, some else must move wit him

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020

Let’s get to the news: The Steelers may be better off leaving ‘well enough’ alone in the secondary Minkah Fitzpatrick’s game isn’t broken, so Steelers need not fix it When safety Minkah Fitzpatrick wanted out of Miami, he said the Dolphins moved him around the field too much. Now that he’s made first-team All-Pro with the Steelers, Fitzpatrick would like to spend time at “corner or linebacker, whatever it may be, that’s what I’m going to do.

Post-Gazette Steelers Beat Writer Ray Fittipaldo Handicaps The AFC North

Monday, June 1st, 2020

PITTSBURGH (93.7 The FAN) - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Steelers beat writer Ray Fittipaldo joined The PM Team with Andrew Fillipponi and Chris Mueller. Ray was asked what scenario would surprise him more this year, the Steelers winning the AFC North or finishing behind the Cleveland Browns. Ray also talked about the offseason for the Steelers and which players they'll want to talk with about new contracts.

The 2021 quarterback class is loaded, but will the Steelers make the pick?

Monday, June 1st, 2020

Although it’s early, it is believed there could be as many as eight quarterback’s selected in the first round of the 2021 draft. The names at the very top of the board are obvious in Trevor Lawrence, Justin Fields, and FCS standout Trey Lance. We could very well see each of those guys go off the board within the first three picks.

The 25 most prolific Steelers jersey numbers of all time: 24th place

Monday, June 1st, 2020

BTSC continues to rank the best numbers in team history on a standpoint of thriving over time throughout multiple players. It seems there are a few numbers which are always represented with quality play in Steelers lore. One BTSC author has wondered aloud “what is the most accomplished number in Steelers history?

If Justin Layne pans out, the Steelers’ secondary should be fine for years to come

Monday, June 1st, 2020

Quality slot corners and depth pieces Mike Hilton and Cameron Sutton were ahead of Layne, as well as 2016 first-round bust Artie Burns. Nelson, Haden, Hilton, and Sutton all had excellent seasons in 2019, and unless Layne could have managed to show Pro-Bowl ability his rookie season, there were no reasons or expectations for him to overtake the starting four.

Would the Steelers be wise to kick the tires on a Lawrence Timmons reunion?

Monday, June 1st, 2020

Bringing in an veteran backer with experience in the Steelers defensive schemes and personnel, like recently released Mark Barron, has been suggested. I have no issue with this suggestion, especially if the price is right and doable. But what if the returning former Steelers player isn't Barron, but instead longtime standout Lawrence Timmons?

Podcast: Does Juju Smith-Schuster’s future include a second contract with the Steelers?

Monday, June 1st, 2020

JuJu Smith-Schuster was the toast of Pittsburgh his first two seasons. But last year, his play fell off for various reasons. Is talk that he may not receive a second contract with the Steelers premature?

Steelers News: Minkah Fitzpatrick makes the NFL under 25 team

Monday, June 1st, 2020

Let’s get to the news: Minkah Fitzpatrick is one of the NFL young superstars Steelers Land One Member of All-Under 25 Team The youngest roster in football? NFL.com’s Marc Sessler created the 2020 All-Under 25 Team, combing the league’s youngest stars into one extraordinary roster. Led by Patrick Mahomes at quarterback and Saquon Barkley in the backfield, the offense of the Under-25 Team would give any ‘Greatest Show on Turf’ the run for its money.

Steelers WR JuJu Smith-Schuster Set For ‘Huge Year Statistically’ Says Nate Burleson

Sunday, May 31st, 2020

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster did not have his best season in 2019 while encountering some injury trouble along the way. However, former NFL wide receiver and current NFL Network analyst Nate Burleson believes that the Steelers’ top pass-catcher will bounce back in a big way come the 2020 campaign. If you look at his last best season, which was two years ago, he put up those monster numbers,” Burleson recently said on NFL Network’s Good Morning Football, via USA TODAY Spo...