Pittsburgh Steelers

Quarantine workouts have Steelers' James Conner primed for pivotal season

Entering the final year of his rookie contract, Conner used his isolation time to strengthen his body for perhaps his most important season.

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2 hours ago, ESPN, Pittsburgh Steelers

Pittsburgh Steelers: Top 5 wide receivers from the 2010s

Pittsburgh Steelers: Top 5 wide receivers from the 2010s

Despite their offensive difficulties last year, the Pittsburgh Steelers churned out some of the league’s best wide receivers during the 2010s. The Pittsburgh Steelers are well-known around the NFL for finding quality wide receivers in the draft and turning them into Pro Bowl candidates. The Steelers...

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2 hours ago, NFL Spin Zone, Pittsburgh Steelers

One BTSC writer's Top 5 Steelers defenders list for the 2020 NFL season

Photo by Scott Taetsch/Getty Images My attempt to rank the top five Steelers defenders heading into the 2020 season. It wasn't as easy as I thought. I have been contemplating this point of discussion and distraction as a topic for an article for a couple days now. I originally considered writing...

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4 hours ago, Behind the Steel Curtain, Pittsburgh Steelers

The Steelers acquiring a veteran backup QB would send the wrong message to Mason Rudolph

Photo by Justin Berl/Getty Images Mason Rudolph has two years left to build on the 10 games of experience he accrued last season as the Steelers starting quarterback. It would be nice if the Steelers could find out as much about him as possible before his rookie deal ends following the 2021 campaign....

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6 hours ago, Behind the Steel Curtain, Pittsburgh Steelers

The best draft picks by selection in Steelers history: 11-20

Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images Part 2: The Pittsburgh Steelers have been one of the greatest drafting teams in NFL history, but who are the best picks by number selected. Part two of discovering the best draft selections in the Steelers first round history highlights a different era in Pittsburgh...

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7 hours ago, Behind the Steel Curtain, Pittsburgh Steelers

Podcast: Is stopping the run the key to the Steelers’ 2020 defense?

In the latest BTSC podcast, our Steelers ‘Stat Geek’ breaks down the numbers surrounding the black-and-gold. The Pittsburgh Steelers had a rebirth of dominance last season. But with the expected return of Ben Roethlisberger to the offense, the defense will need to remain top tier. With Javon Hargrave...

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8 hours ago, Behind the Steel Curtain, Pittsburgh Steelers

Black and Gold Link: James Conner refuses to play scared due to the pandemic

Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images Time to check on the latest news surrounding the Pittsburgh Steelers It has been a one-of-a-kind offseason for the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2020. Unable to attend most player pro days and participating in the NFL’s first virtual draft, the Steelers keep pushing forward...

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9 hours ago, Behind the Steel Curtain, Pittsburgh Steelers

Report: Steeler training camp will not be at St Vincent college, by order of the NFL

Philip G. Pavely-USA TODAY Sports The NFL has told all NFL teams to use their practice facilities for camp For fifty-four years the Steelers have held their annual training camp at St. Vincent College in Latrobe, Pennsylvania. That streak will end this season. And so the NFL has told all its teams...

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20 hours ago, Behind the Steel Curtain, Pittsburgh Steelers

Steelers RB James Conner: 'I'm Not Playing for a Contract...I'm Playing to Win'

The Pittsburgh Steelers have no plans to offer James Conner a contract extension before his deal expires after the 2020 season. Conner appears just fine with that. "I'm not playing for a contract or playing not to get hurt...

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20 hours ago, Bleacher Report, Pittsburgh Steelers

JuJu Smith-Schuster, James Conner facing make-or-break 2020 with Steelers?

Is time up for JuJu Smith-Schuster and James Conner with the Steelers? While the NFL Draft is now far behind us, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster and running back  James Conner are officially on the clock. The pair of 2017 NFL Draft picks are both entering the final years...

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22 hours ago, NFL Spin Zone, Pittsburgh Steelers

The Steelers still have a lot to figure out when it comes to tickets for 2020

Even after holding back tickets, the Steelers would have a long way to go should Heinz Field only be filled to 50% capacity It’s a date which may not mean much to the majority of Steelers’ Nation, but yesterday (June 1) was a key deadline for those who are able to call themselves Pittsburgh Steelers...

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23 hours ago, Behind the Steel Curtain, Pittsburgh Steelers

The 2020 Steelers from A to Z: Saeed Blacknall

Photo by Mark Brown/Getty Images Breaking down every player one-by-one alphabetically on the Steelers current 90-man roster Part 9 of the Pittsburgh Steelers A-to-Z continues on — assuming the roster does not change before we are complete— which will break down each player of the Steelers current...

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1 day ago, Behind the Steel Curtain, Pittsburgh Steelers

Peter King puts Steelers in the top 10 in latest power rankings, still can’t get over backup QBs

Joe Maiorana-USA TODAY Sports Despite distrust of Ben Roethlisberger’s health and no confidence in his backups, King believes the Steelers are contenders Peter King released his power rankings yesterday, with the Steelers ranked 10th in the NFL coming off an 8-8 season. They aren’t the only non-playoff...

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1 day ago, Behind the Steel Curtain, Pittsburgh Steelers

A way-too-early look at the 2021 NFL Draft: Wide Receivers

Photo by Michael Wade/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Which wideouts could be donning the black and gold next year? Let’s look at the top wide receivers Steeler fans should be watching this college football season. From the second the 2020 draft came to a close, Speculation had already started up...

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1 day ago, Behind the Steel Curtain, Pittsburgh Steelers

Masters of Disguise: How the Steelers keep offenses guessing by masking their coverages

Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images The more difficult a defense can make a quarterback’s ability to read the field, their better their chance for success Most Steelers fans, especially those who have hung around BTSC a while, can remember the criticism directed at Keith Butler and the defensive staff...

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1 day ago, Behind the Steel Curtain, Pittsburgh Steelers

The best draft picks by selection in Steelers history: 1-10

Photo by Ross Lewis/Getty Images The Pittsburgh Steelers have been one of the greatest drafting teams in NFL history, but who are the best picks by number selected. The Pittsburgh Steelers have won 6 Super Bowl championship on the backs of superior drafting and developing their talent. In fact, you...

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1 day ago, Behind the Steel Curtain, Pittsburgh Steelers

Podcast: Ryan Switzer can make the Steelers on his own merit

In the latest episode of “Steelers Q&A” show, Bryan Anthony Davis and Tony Defeo analyze Ryan Switzer’s chances of making the Steelers. Some naysayers believe that Ryan Switzer will only make the Steelers because if his friendship with his quarterback, but Switzer could make it own his own merit....

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1 day ago, Behind the Steel Curtain, Pittsburgh Steelers

Black and Gold Links: If Minkah Fitzpatrick moves around, some else must move wit him

Photo by: 2019 Nick Cammett/Diamond Images via Getty Images Time to check on the latest news surrounding the Pittsburgh Steelers It has been a one-of-a-kind offseason for the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2020. Unable to attend most player pro days and participating in the NFL’s first virtual draft, the...

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1 day ago, Behind the Steel Curtain, Pittsburgh Steelers

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

Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images Current projections have as many as eight QBs who could go in the first round of the 2021 NFL draft. 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...

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1 day ago, Behind the Steel Curtain, Pittsburgh Steelers

Numero Uni: Of the 25 most prolific Steelers jersey numbers of all time, which is ranked 24th?

Photo by George Gojkovich/Getty Images The Steelers have had a plethora of great players representing one number over the years. Find out which one is ranked 24th. BTSC continues to rank the best numbers in team history on a standpoint of thriving over time throughout multiple players. It seems there...

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2 days ago, Behind the Steel Curtain, Pittsburgh Steelers

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