Browns Could Be Down Two Starting OL For Steelers’ Regular Season Opener

I normally would not cover multiple intra-divisional news items on the same day, but we had two emerge yesterday that I felt merited timely coverage. Earlier today, I route about a potential reunion in the works between the Baltimore Ravens and former starting center Jeremy Zuttah. The Ravens have been...
Via Steelers Depot
42 minutes ago

Film Room: Veterans Cockrell And Gay Make Their Play

If the early portions of the preseason are anything to go by, then the Pittsburgh Steelers are not particularly interested in the vocal section of the fan base that is prepared to send starting cornerback Ross Cockrell to the bench, and nickel cornerback William Gay to the unemployment line, as...
Via Steelers Depot
52 minutes ago

Cobi Hamilton’s putting up a fight to make the Steelers roster

One of the big storylines with the Steelers this offseason has been their wide receiver depth. You have star receiver Antonio Brown, who everyone adores. You have Martavis Bryant, returning from a year long suspension and expected to dominate the competition. You also have JuJu Smith-Schuster, a second round draft pick who everyone is excited to see play. Even free agent signing...
Via Steel City Underground
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

2017 Camp Questions: How Significant Is JuJu Smith-Schuster’s Injury?

The journey toward the 2017 season is now in full swing with the Pittsburgh Steelers having reported to Latrobe for their annual training camp at Saint Vincent College, where they have held their camps for over half a century now. This is surely the time more than any other in...
Via Steelers Depot
3 hours ago

Steelers Podcast: “The Standard is the Standard” returns tonight 9:30 pm ET

Join Jeff Hartman and Lance Williams of BTSC for the latest episode of the flagship podcast “The Standard is the Standard”. Join Jeff Hartman and Lance Williams of BTSC for the latest episode of “The Standard is the Standard”, the BTSC flagship podcast. On tonight’s episode, you will hear plenty of talk about injuries plaguing the team, the Steelers upcoming Week 2 preseason...
Via Behind the Steel Curtain
12 hours ago

Steelers Injury Report: JuJu Smith-Schuster leaves practice with leg injury, not thought to be serious

The Steelers’ second round draft pick gave the fans a scare when he went down with a leg injury during practice today, but the injury doesn’t appear to be serious. The Pittsburgh Steelers have been a fortunate team throughout their time at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, PA. When I speak of good fortune I am referring to the team’s overall health. While other teams have seen...
Via Behind the Steel Curtain
15 hours ago

Why the Pittsburgh Steelers should pay Le’veon Bell

The Pittsburgh Steelers have a lot of expectations to live up to this year. The team has arguably the most talent on the roster since their last trip to the Super Bowl in 2011. Martavis Bryant has returned to the team and the young defense looks to be building well. Despite all the positives though, there’s still one face missing, Le’veon Bell. As the season approaches, the Steelers...
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Training Camp 2017: Live practice updates 8/16

The Pittsburgh Steelers are back, and training camp practices are underway! Follow along with BTSC as the players start to hone their skills and prepare for the 2017 season. The Pittsburgh Steelers, and the rabid fans awaiting their first glimpse of the black and gold, are prepared for the third day of training camp, the second day of actual practice. The Steelers will hit the practice...
Via Behind the Steel Curtain
18 hours ago

AFC North preview: Steelers have too much talent to lose

Over the next few weeks as part of our NFL preview series, we’ll be taking a good look at each division in the league. We started with the AFC East. Today, we evaluate the AFC North.Since the division was realigned in 2002, no team has won the AFC North three years in a row. The Steelers, Ravens and Bengals have all shared the top spot while the Browns have lingered behind.Pittsburgh...
Via The Sports Post
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Which Steelers wide receivers are expendable?

The Steelers wide receiver corps is the best in the NFL, but who will be kept? Size, speed, vision, experience, youth, talent, agility and football smarts are just a few of the words that can be combined when defining the Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver corps. It’s a unit that is undoubtedly the deepest on the team but is probably the best single unit in the entire NFL. It...
Via Steel City Underground
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ben Roethlisberger regrets fallout caused by retirement talk

Ben Roethlisberger seriously contemplated retirement this past offseason but decided to give it one more year, much to the relief of the Pittsburgh Steelers and the team’s fans. While Roethlisberger admits his retirement thoughts were legitimate, he now regrets the frenzy caused by publicly broadcasting them.“I understand, so it won’t happen again,” Roethlisberger said Monday...
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Good, Bad & Ugly – Steelers vs. Giants Preseason Week 1

At long last, our nightmare is over. Steelers football has returned! Yes indeed, there was a game (albeit a preseason game), and when you reflect on it, there were some good things, some bad things, and even some ugly things. That means it’s time for this season first edition of Good, Bad and Ugly! Let’s take a look at what stood out in the Giants preseason matchup. Good The...
Via Steel City Underground
3 days ago  |  Discuss

JJ Watt learned about brother TJ’s big game through text from Kendrick Lamar

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie linebacker TJ Watt was phenomenal in the team’s preseason opener against the New York Giants on Friday, so much so that he even got the attention of Kung Fu Kenny himself.Watt’s older brother, Houston Texans four-time All-Pro defensive end JJ Watt, told reporters a great story about how he learned of TJ’s big game through a text from rapper Kendrick...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers rookie Juju Smith-Schuster suffers concussion in first NFL game

The Pittsburgh Steelers have been excited about what rookie receiver Juju Smith-Schuster has done during training camp. Unfortunately the former USC star didn’t get to play much on Friday during the team’s first preseason game.After rookie quarterback Josh Dobbs threw his first of two early interceptions, Smith-Schuster attempted to make the tackle but ended up getting injured...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt shouts out T.J. Watt after rookie comes up with two sacks

J.J. Watt was, like many of us, eager to see what his younger brother, T.J. Watt, would do in his first NFL game Friday night.Let’s just say, the rookie out of Wisconsin was darn impressive. He came up with two early sacks for the Pittsburgh Steelers, who were playing the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium (watch them both here).In response to seeing his younger brother dominating...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Tomlin ‘not comfortable’ with Le’Veon Bell holdout

The Pittsburgh Steelers play their first preseason game Friday against the New York Giants and Le'Veon Bell has yet to make an appearance at training camp. Head coach Mike Tomlin admitted recently he's "not comfortable" with the running back's continued absence.Tomlin stated earlier this week that while he's been in contact with Bell, he doesn't know when the running back may report...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: Ben Roethlisberger will not play in preseason opener

The Steelers have announced that Ben Roethlisberger will sit out of their first preseason game against the Giants on Friday. The coaches want give him some rest as 2017 may very well be his last season. The second quarterback on the depth chart is Landry Jones, but he can’t play because of an injury. So Mike Tomlin is giving rookie quarterback Joshua Dobbs the nod. The fourth round...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers GM: Team needs to prepare for Roethlisberger's retirement

Ben Roethlisberger will not be on the field for the Pittsburgh Steelers when they open their preseason against the New York Giants on Friday. Maybe this could be a nice little test run for a Steelers team that’s facing the possibility Big Ben will call it quits soon.According to general manager Kevin Colbert, the team is actually at the point where it has to prepare for life after...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers GM: Le’Veon Bell only hurting himself with holdout

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell remains absent from training camp after he and the team failed to agree on a long-term deal and no one, including head coach Mike Tomlin, has any idea when he’ll return.When Bell does ultimately decide to return, he’ll have to sign his one-year, $12.12 million franchise tender first. And although he reportedly expects to return...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: What to look for in the first preseason game

The Pittsburgh Steelers will be heading to the Big Apple for their first preseason game. It is a game I will be attending (New Jersey resident) and I will be watching for a few of the young players to step up in their first game as a Steeler. The guy I will be most focused on is Juju Smith-Schuster. He has a ton of potential in this offense and could end up being a key cog in the...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

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