Steelers Fans Didn’t Hide Their Love for Dick LeBeau

01/11/2015 14:18:21 PM

There’s a place in New York City where dozens of people, men and women both, proclaim their love for Dick on Sunday afternoons in the fall. The patrons at Hibernia, a Steelers bar in the Hell’s Kitchen section of Manhattan, shouted  ...

2014 NFL Playoffs: Steelers Fans Stuck Watching Ravens, Patriots and Blount

01/07/2015 08:58:06 AM

When the fourth quarter of the AFC wild-card game between the Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers began last Saturday, NBC came out of the commercial and played the beginning of “Ah! Leah!” by Donnie Iris. Since Iris is from the Pi ...

It’s Sad to See the 2014 Pittsburgh Steelers Go

01/05/2015 09:31:06 AM

For the fourth straight year, the Pittsburgh Steelers have either missed the playoffs or gone one-and-done in the playoffs. Saturday’s 30-17 wild-card loss to the Baltimore Ravens at Pittsburgh brings about another long offseason for the ...

Bengals vs. Steelers: Showdown for AFC North Title Revives Rivalry

12/27/2014 14:05:00 PM

The rivalry between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals hasn’t always burned with the white-hot intensity of a thousand suns. Unlike the feud between the Steelers and Ravens, which is calibrated almost point for point, the balance ...

Steelers Can Get Away With One More Letdown And Still Win AFC North

12/11/2014 01:41:57 AM

So the Steelers are only a half-game behind the Bengals in the AFC North. They’re so close that the Bengals can smell the Primanti’s on their breath. The Steelers scored 40 or more points for the third time this season, a franchise reco ...

LeGarrette Blount Gives Patriots New Way to Torment Steelers

11/28/2014 14:02:15 PM

Apparently, leaving the Steelers bleeding in a ditch wasn’t good enough for the Patriots. Bill Belichick figured he’d twist the knife one more time by signing LeGarrette Blount. The Steelers dropped their weapons, put their hands up and ...

Pittsburgh Steelers Struggled Against Bad Teams Even When They Were Good

11/16/2014 09:09:27 AM

Are you tired of the Steelers losing to teams that have nothing to play for but high draft picks? Are you nostalgic for the days when the Steelers used to crush weak opponents like aluminum cans ready for the recycling bin? Since Mike Tomlin ...

Are the 2014 Pittsburgh Steelers Following in the Footsteps of Their Most Recent Championship Team?

10/24/2014 14:13:58 PM

The boos rained down at Heinz Field on Monday night. Coming off an ugly road loss, the Pittsburgh Steelers were down by two scores and the season seemed to be heading in the wrong direction. Then No. 10 caught a touchdown pass to cut the St ...

Why Did the Steelers Waste $26 Million on Cortez Allen?

10/19/2014 09:21:43 AM

Cortez Allen will be an awfully expensive nickel back Monday night when the Pittsburgh Steelers host the Houston Texans at Heinz Field. The Steelers agreed to pay Allen 520 million nickels, or $26 million, over the next five years. But because ...

Pittsburgh Steelers Must Suppress Browns 2014 Uprising

10/11/2014 12:01:17 PM

Since the Cleveland Browns were reincarnated in 1999, the Pittsburgh Steelers have been able to count on two Ws almost every year just like “Wheel of Fortune” contestants can count on getting the R, S, T, L, N and E turned for them befo ...

Can the Steelers Still Count on Beating Rookie Quarterbacks?

10/04/2014 01:34:20 AM

Just when it seems the Pittsburgh Steelers hit rock bottom, a rookie quarterback awaits on their schedule. Losing to inferior competition has become a habit in recent years, but the Steelers seemed to dip to a new low last week. Not only was ...

5 of the Most Disappointing Players So Far This Season for the Steelers

10/02/2014 18:56:20 PM

The Pittsburgh Steelers are not having a terrible season to this point in 2014 even with the embarrassing loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Going into the second quarter of the season, it’s now time for the Steelers to either improve or carve ...

Pittsburgh Steelers Will Be OK With William Gay at Cornerback

09/27/2014 11:43:30 AM

In the coming weeks, a veteran defensive back with long hair and a nose for the ball will make game-changing plays for the Pittsburgh Steelers. It’s not like William Gay hasn’t done it before Sure, the Steelers will miss Ike Taylor for ...

Pittsburgh Steelers: Panthers Defense Inflated Mike Mitchell’s Free Agent Value

09/20/2014 12:02:35 PM

It’s homecoming weekend for new Pittsburgh Steelers safety Mike Mitchell. Mitchell goes up against his old team when the Steelers play the Carolina Panthers Sunday night at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina. Panthers wide ...

Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Baltimore Ravens: Steelers Have Rare Chance to Bury Ravens Early in Season

09/10/2014 14:25:06 PM

The last two times the NFL has played games on Sept. 11, the Pittsburgh Steelers have played at Baltimore. In 2011, they lost the season opener to the Ravens 35-7. They again play at Baltimore on the anniversary of 9/11 on Thursday night. The ...

Best- and Worst-Case Scenarios and Predictions for 2014 Pittsburgh Steelers

09/04/2014 01:44:34 AM

Spoiler alert. The Pittsburgh Steelers will not start the 2014 season with an 0-4 record. Even in the worst-case scenario, the Steelers will win at least one game in September, something they couldn’t do last season. Of course that still ...

Do the Steelers Have Kelvin Beachum 2.0 on the Roster?

09/03/2014 18:20:58 PM

The Pittsburgh Steelers seemingly grabbed one of the steals of the 2012 NFL Draft by selecting Kelvin Beachum in the seventh round. I’ve admitted it before that I thought Beachum had no shot at making this team when he was drafted. Then Beachum ...

Ryan Shazier Gives Pittsburgh Steelers High Hopes for 2014 Season

08/18/2014 15:15:12 PM

How impressive was Pittsburgh Steelers rookie Ryan Shazier in his pro debut Saturday night? Well, he might have increased the Steelers’ chances of making the playoffs. How can that be? How can a rookie boost the Steelers’ playoff stock ...

5 Takeaways from Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2014 Preseason Opener

08/11/2014 09:22:53 AM

It’s getting to the point where if preseason games counted, the Pittsburgh Steelers would have the No. 1 draft pick every year. After going winless in the preseason last year, the Steelers opened the 2014 preseason with a 20-16 loss to the ...

5 Players To Watch In The Steelers’ First Preseason Game

08/07/2014 22:21:07 PM

The Pittsburgh Steelers have had a disappointing past two seasons with repeat 8-8 performances. The team begins to put all of that behind them when their Preseason begins against the New York Giants on Saturday August 9th. I’m just ecstatic ...

Can The Pittsburgh Steelers Rely On Only Three Running Backs?

08/02/2014 15:20:46 PM

The Pittsburgh Steelers have been in camp for about one week now as we inch closer and closer to the regular season. There are position battles up and down the roster and it’s time for players to either step up or not have a job. One of the ...

Pittsburgh Steelers: 5 Burning Questions Heading into 2014 Training Camp

07/21/2014 00:33:40 AM

For the second year in a row, Pittsburgh Steelers fans were subjected to a longer offseason than expected. That’s what happens when the Steelers don’t make the playoffs and the season ends in December. Nearly seven of those eight excruc ...

Pittsburgh Steelers’ 53-Man Roster Projection

06/24/2014 00:39:30 AM

Summer vacation has begun for the NFL and the 90 players trying to make the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2014 roster. The Steelers coaching staff got a look at those players at organized team activities and minicamp. Now there’s a respite before ...

How Does Maurkice Pouncey Compare to Great Pittsburgh Steelers Centers of the Past?

06/16/2014 09:02:25 AM

How much does Maurkice Pouncey mean to the Pittsburgh Steelers? One woman’s face said it all. When Pouncey went down after David DeCastro’s wayward block in last year’s season opener, it was an emotional punch to the gut for the Ste

Chuck Noll’s Teaching Skills Helped Change Steelers History

06/14/2014 14:28:57 PM

Chuck Noll’s death on Friday at the age of 82 was hardly a surprise. He had been in poor health for a number of years. But couldn’t he have had just one more Father’s Day? Noll was more than just a football coach. Unlike many of tod

Grading the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2013 Draft a Year Later

06/09/2014 12:00:57 PM

The meter is running on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2013 draft class. At a time when the Steelers need immediate contributions from their rookies because of all the holes in their roster, even more will be expected from their second-year players ...

How Much Would Expanded NFL Playoffs Help the Pittsburgh Steelers?

06/01/2014 22:28:30 PM

Most fans don’t want expanded NFL playoffs. And Roger Goodell doesn’t care. Principal Goodell tried to ram expanded playoffs down everyone’s throat for 2014, but the matter wasn’t voted upon at the owners meetings in Atlanta.

Pittsburgh Steelers: Are Martavis Bryant and Ben Roethlisberger Compatible?

05/20/2014 14:12:47 PM

Super Bowl-winning quarterback, 32, height-weight proportionate, seeks tall wide receiver who’s down to earth but has a high vertical leap. Must have amazing hands to fulfill my red zone fantasies. I like long walks along the Allegheny River, ...

Pittsburgh Steelers Beef Up Defensive Line in 2014 NFL Draft

05/14/2014 14:09:18 PM

Cornerback, cornerback, cornerback. That’s what most Steelers followers were thinking in the weeks leading up to the 2014 NFL draft. Now, if the Steelers accomplish their mission, everyone will be thinking defensive line, defensive line, ...

Pittsburgh Steelers Pull Rare Surprise, Repeat History by Drafting Ryan Shazier

05/12/2014 05:40:06 AM

Raise your hand if you seriously thought the Pittsburgh Steelers would draft Ryan Shazier after the first 14 picks were made in the first round of the 2014 NFL draft. Didn’t think so. This was the Steelers’ most dramatic, unpredictable ...

What Were the Pittsburgh Steelers Thinking Drafting Dri Archer?

05/10/2014 11:19:29 AM

Dri Archer? Really? The Pittsburgh Steelers punctuated a 51-pick wait Friday night on Day 2 of the 2014 NFL Draft to take this guy? The Steelers used their third-round compensatory pick, No. 97 overall, on Archer. The 5’8″, 173-pounder ...

Top 11 Remaining Cornerbacks on Pittsburgh Steelers’ Radar in 2014 NFL Draft

05/09/2014 17:37:38 PM

Many a shoe was thrown against a wall Thursday night when the Pittsburgh Steelers passed on cornerback Darqueze Dennard and chose Ohio State linebacker Ryan Shazier in the first round of the 2014 NFL draft. And when Dennard went to the hated ...

Predicting the Pittsburgh Steelers’ First-Round Board in the 2014 NFL Draft

05/08/2014 06:51:12 AM

Today is the day. The 2014 NFL draft is finally here, starting with the first round tonight at Radio City Music Hall in New York. The Pittsburgh Steelers need a fruitful draft to curb their slide down the slippery slope of perennial mediocrity. ...

Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 Mock Draft With Trades

05/05/2014 19:18:55 PM

With two extra weeks of hype leading up to the 2014 NFL draft, most people are probably mock-drafted out at this point. So how about another Pittsburgh Steelers mock draft? This one comes with a twist. Not only does it predict picks but also ...

Pittsburgh Steelers: 4 Potential Trade-Down Scenarios in 2014 NFL Draft

05/03/2014 09:48:08 AM

The Pittsburgh Steelers haven’t traded down in the first round of the NFL draft since 2001, when they took Casey Hampton with the No. 19 pick. This could be the year they do it again. The Steelers are more likely to trade down from the No. ...

Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 Mock Draft 3.0: Full 7-Round Predictions and Analysis

05/01/2014 14:36:42 PM

What’s this? A mock draft in May? That’s right. With the 2014 NFL draft pushed back two weeks, there’s more time to dissect the big board and churn out our latest Pittsburgh Steelers mock draft. The Steelers hold the No. 15 pick in

Pittsburgh Steelers: Win-Loss Predictions for Every 2014 Game

04/26/2014 10:29:57 AM

The NFL is still abuzz with the release of its 2014 schedule. Previously, we broke down the twists, turns and quirks of the Pittsburgh Steelers slate. This time, we’ll play the good ‘ol win-loss-loss-win-loss-win-win game. This is just a ...

8 Takeaways from Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 Schedule

04/24/2014 14:08:10 PM

The NFL sent out 256 save-the-date cards Wednesday night by unveiling its 2014 schedule. The Pittsburgh Steelers have known their 2014 home and away opponents since Dec. 29, when the Kansas City Chiefs’ scrubs came oh-so-close to winning at ...

Pittsburgh Steelers Should Not Trade Up in First Round of 2014 NFL Draft

04/21/2014 11:51:26 AM

The Pittsburgh Steelers have their highest pick in the NFL draft since 2007, but two of the players at the top of their wish list probably will be off the board at No. 15. Cornerback Justin Gilbert led the Big 12 in 2013 with seven interceptions ...

2014 NFL Draft: Pittsburgh Steelers Must Do a Better Job Drafting Cornerbacks

04/17/2014 13:50:36 PM

The Pittsburgh Steelers aren’t the only team that passed on Richard Sherman in the 2011 NFL Draft. However, that’s not the only mistake they’ve made when it comes to drafting cornerbacks since Mike Tomlin became head coach in 2007.

Pittsburgh Steelers: Ranking the Top 10 Tall Receivers in the 2014 NFL Draft

04/13/2014 10:38:15 AM

Perhaps Ben Roethlisberger is on to something when he expresses his desire for a tall wide receiver. Eight of the NFL’s top 10 in receiving yards in 2013 stood at least 6’3″. Antonio Brown and DeSean Jackson, both 5’10″,

Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 Mock Draft 2.0: Full 7-Round Predictions and Analysis

04/06/2014 22:48:15 PM

When we released our first 2014 Pittsburgh Steelers mock draft two months ago, we knew the NFL Scouting Combine might shuffle the draft board. What we didn’t know is that the Steelers would be uncharacteristically active in free agency. So ...

Pittsburgh Steelers: LeGarrette Blount Signing Is Surprisingly Bold Move

03/30/2014 21:11:47 PM

The Pittsburgh Steelers aren’t going out like lambs this March. In recent years, the Steelers have bid a reluctant farewell to some of their most iconic veterans. They’ve said their share of goodbyes this March, as well, but no one’

Pittsburgh Steelers: Will Emmanuel Sanders’ Exit End the Curse of the No. 88?

03/16/2014 17:34:52 PM

Now that Emmanuel Sanders is gone, the Pittsburgh Steelers must retire the No. 88. Not because Sanders deserves the honor, but rather because that uniform number is cursed. Those digits seem to weave their way into Steelers misfortune whenever ...

Pittsburgh Steelers Can Re-Sign Jason Worilds Without Any Painful Cuts

03/02/2014 02:24:47 AM

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ salary-cap noose, which had been tight enough to choke even the most pencil-thin neck, is a whole lot more comfortable now that the NFL has increased the cap to $133 million. That’s $10 million more than last se ...

2014 NFL Draft: Pittsburgh Steelers’ Wish List Remains Intact After Combine

02/28/2014 14:35:12 PM

No matter how much anyone’s stock rose at the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine, all the players at the top of the Steelers board remain within their reach in the 2014 NFL draft. Sure, not everyone among Mike Evans, Justin Gilbert, Darqueze Dennard, ...

Ranking the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 7 Worst Drafts Since 2000

02/24/2014 08:55:52 AM

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ two-year playoff absence is their longest since Kevin Colbert became the team’s director of football operations in 2000. Part of the problem is their recent drafts. Many of them are among the Steelers’ seven

Ranking the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Top 7 Drafts Since 2000

02/22/2014 04:12:49 AM

The football world has descended upon Indianapolis this week for the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine. When all the bench presses, vertical leaps and 40-yard dash times for the 335 combine participants are recorded, the buildup to the 2014 NFL draft ...

5 Mistakes the Pittsburgh Steelers Must Avoid During the 2014 Offseason

02/17/2014 12:25:22 PM

The Pittsburgh Steelers have a lot of decisions to make between now and the start of training camp. If too many of those decisions are the wrong decisions, they’ll be no better than a .500 football team for the third year in a row in 2014. ...

Could the Pittsburgh Steelers Draft Michael Sam?

02/14/2014 09:11:34 AM

What are the chances that Michael Sam could be in a Pittsburgh Steelers uniform next season? If the Steelers draft the Missouri defensive end, it wouldn’t be for the sake of having the NFL’s first openly gay player, it would be for the ...

Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 Mock Draft: Full 7-Round Pre-Combine Predictions

02/08/2014 12:49:34 PM

Defense must be the theme of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2014 draft. They ranked 14th in the NFL in points allowed in 2013, their lowest since 2003, and 13th in yards allowed, their worst since 1992. The Steelers allowed 11 plays of 50 or more ...

Who Should Steelers Fans Root for in Super Bowl XLVIII?

01/29/2014 08:52:32 AM

So what are “Pittsburgh Steelers” and “Super Bowl XLVIII” doing in the same article title, you ask? The search engines will be more confused than Jarvis Jones was playing defense early in his rookie season. After three Super B

Kickoff Returns Need Major Improvement For Steelers

01/28/2014 20:07:49 PM

Antonio Brown finished the 2013 season in the top four in both punt return yards and yards per return with one taken back for a touchdown. Unfortunately, the Steelers as a team didn’t have that same success on kick returns. Felix Jones, the ...

Pittsburgh Steelers Hire Mike Munchak, Convert a Rival

01/26/2014 20:27:46 PM

It wasn’t easy to watch Mike Munchak shaking hands with his assistants on that September afternoon after the Tennessee Titans had secured a Week 1 victory at Heinz Field. That wasn’t supposed to happen. Sure, few predicted the Pittsburgh ...

Ranking the Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 Free Agents by Priority

01/19/2014 22:59:16 PM

Free-agent departures have become a rite of spring in recent years for the cap-strapped Pittsburgh Steelers. The Steelers have some hard choices to make, but there are some free agents they can’t afford to lose. We’ve ranked the Steeler ...

Pittsburgh Steelers: 2013 Report Card for Defense, Special Teams and Coaching

01/11/2014 18:44:51 PM

No more pencils, no more books for the 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers. The Steelers did get some dirty looks from their fans during their second consecutive non-playoff season, and most of them came when they were on defense. These grades for the ...

The Steelers Have Decisions To Make On The Defensive Line

01/10/2014 13:35:11 PM

The Pittsburgh Steelers will certainly need improvement on the defensive line in 2014 if they want to get back to being stout against the run. The Steelers’ defense finished an uncharacteristic 21st in the league against the run and 13th in ...

Pittsburgh Steelers: 2013 Report Card for Offense

01/05/2014 20:50:33 PM

The grades are in on the offensive side of the ball for the 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers. Although the Steelers were like a broken record in 2013, missing the playoffs for a second straight year and finishing 8-8 for the second straight year, the ...

What Is The Future Of The Cornerback Position?

01/04/2014 23:32:35 PM

The Pittsburgh Steelers just finished a disappointing 8-8 season and missed out on the playoffs for a second straight year. Though the team ended the 2013 strong by winning six of their final eight games, missing the playoffs still makes it ...

Pittsburgh Steelers: Heartbreaking 2013 Season Makes It Hard to Look Ahead

01/01/2014 11:40:13 AM

There will be plenty of time to compose a wish list of prospects for the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 2014 NFL draft. There will be plenty of time to bid farewell to the decorated veterans who inevitably will become victims of the Steelers’ ...

Pittsburgh Steelers Can Only Watch as 2013 Season Comes to Painful End

12/30/2013 08:48:10 AM

First, the Pittsburgh Steelers started the season 0-4. Then they were disgraced in New England. Then a three-game winning streak came to an excruciating end on Thanksgiving night in Baltimore. Then Antonio Brown stepped out of bounds against ...

Pittsburgh Steelers: All They Want for Christmas is Some Help to Make the Playoffs

12/25/2013 00:12:07 AM

The Pittsburgh Steelers not only defeated the Green Bay Packers Sunday, they also vanquished the Grinch. Unlike last year, the Steelers can keep a playoff berth on their Christmas wish list. In 2012, they were mathematically eliminated two days ...