Archive for the ‘Pittsburgh Steelers’ Category

If this is the last year of Cam Heyward’s Steelers tenure then he’s had a great run

Friday, July 3rd, 2020

Let’s take a look at one of the biggest leaders on the roster today: Position: DT/DE Height: 6’ 5” Weight: 295 lbs College: Ohio State Draft: 1st round pick 31st overall in 2011 2019 stats 9 Sacks 83 Tackles 11 TFL 23 QB Hits 6 Passes Defended 1 Forced Fumble 1 Fumble Recovery Contract remaining Expires in 2020 $13,251,250 salary cap number (6.6% of total cap) $3,751,250 Dead money $9,500,000 Savings if cut Likelihood of making the roster Lock.

If the Pittsburgh Steelers were forced to change their name, what would it be?

Friday, July 3rd, 2020

When news broke of Washington “Redskins” stadium sponsor, FedEx asking the organization to stop using its team name, coupled with Nike pulling all team merchandise from its website, it got me thinking about what they could change their name to. Of course, any Washington based team can just pull on the cities political ties. They already feature the Capitals, Nationals, and...

Rivalry Recap: Bengals vs. Steelers

Friday, July 3rd, 2020

Since being united in the AFC North, the Steelers have been the thorn in the Bengals side. This rivalry has been tough, gritty, and sometimes just plain dirty. Ulike the rivalry with the Browns and the Ravens, the Steelers’ series is the only one in the division that is heavily unbalanced away from the Bengals.

Steelers fans foolishly expected the 2019 backup quarterbacks to perform like Ben Roethlisberger

Friday, July 3rd, 2020

BAD also asked me over and over again if they would be better prepared in 2020 in the event of another major injury to Roethlisberger. I gave several answers to that question, and they all had to do with... maybe?

Super Bowl 55 odds: Tom Brady’s Buccaneers, Steelers — not Patriots — top best value bets in 2021

Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

Brady's old team, the Patriots (+2000) have newfound Super Bowl momentum with Newton, but after free agency and the draft as a whole, it's arguable the Bucs have fewer concerns and more definitive answers. The NFC is tough, starting with the Buccaneers' foes in the South, but it's more wide open than the AFC to give rise to a previous non-playoff team, much like the 49ers in 2019. The AFC is more top-heavy.

The 25 most prolific Steelers jersey numbers of all time: 11th place

Thursday, July 2nd, 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?

Antonio Brown catches deep ball from Russell Wilson in new video

Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

AB's latest workout video with a famous NFL player features the Seahawks QB.

Film Room: The ups and downs of James Washington’s roller-coaster 2019 season

Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

Week 9, 2nd quarter, 11:20, James Washington is the receiver to the bottom of the screen. Mason Rudolph hits James Washington for a quick gain through a small gap in the defense. Look at the catch James Washington made.

The battle for the Steelers right tackle spot is not a popularity contest

Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

The Twitter account Blitzburgh recently conducted a poll asking fans who they thought would win the competition for the Steelers starting right tackle spot between Chukwuma Okorafor and Zach Banner, a position battle that was created when head coach Mike Tomlin announced last week that incumbent starter Matt Feiler would begin training camp at left guard. The results—67.6 percent to 32.4—were overwhelmingly in Banner’s favor. That just didn’t make sense.

NFL players raise concerns; others ignore advice

Wednesday, July 1st, 2020

NFL players raise concerns; others ignore advice