Anatomy of a WR – Justin Hunter

By Steeler Nation Member | July 22, 2017

By G.Stryker Justin Hunter entered the NFL as a productive receiver at Tennessee. Hunter is a towering receiver at 6’4” with a 196 lb frame. He’s also shown great speed to go with his excellent size, after running a 4.36 second 40 yard dash at the combine. He also has big hands and great […]

Steelers Must Not Run the Wheels Off Le’Veon Bell

By Steeler Nation Staff | July 19, 2017

By Chris Gazze With Le’Veon Bell only guaranteed to remain with the Pittsburgh Steelers for one more season, the shouts to “run the wheels off” Bell are getting louder by the minute. It is easy to understand why after Bell turned down a deal worth more than $12 million per year, according to a […]

What JuJu Smith-Schuster Brings to the Steelers Offense

By Zach Metkler | July 18, 2017

Check out this article on GZ Sports Report In the 2nd-round of the 2017 NFL Draft, the Steelers surprised many by selecting receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster. After only meeting with the USC stand-out briefly at the NFL Combine, it didn’t appear that Smith-Schuster was on the Steelers’ radar at all. Funny how quickly things change. Fast-forward to […]

Anatomy of a WR – Demarcus Ayres

By Steeler Nation Staff | July 18, 2017

By G Stryker Demarcus Ayres was drafted in the 7th round of the 2016 draft, thanks to an extra pick the Steelers gained by trading Brad Wing to the Giants. He was a small receiver at 5’9” and 182lbs, and timed a lethargic 4.72 40yd dash in predraft workouts. He had an excellent 2015 […]

No extension for Bell; Will play 2017 on Tag

By Steeler Nation Staff | July 17, 2017

By Justin McGonigle The Steelers and running back LeVeon Bell did not come to an agreement prior to the 4pm deadline set Monday by the league. Bell instead will sign his 12.12 million dollar franchise tag offer that was placed on him in February. Bell now becomes the highest paid running back in the NFL […]

The Steelers’ Tight End Depth is a Free-For-All

By Zach Metkler | July 17, 2017

Check out this article on GZ Sports Report Heading into training camp, many of the Steelers starting positions are set and won’t involve any type of camp battles. Tight end is no exception to this. But just as many positions with depth that has yet to be set in stone, the depth behind starting tight […]

Anatomy Of A WR – Sammie Coates

By Steeler Nation Member | July 16, 2017

By G.Stryker Sammie Coates is a good sized receiver at 6’2″ and 200lbs. He has good speed (4.43 range) to go with his size. Before last season, it looked like he packed on some muscle, to help get him ready for the 2016 season. Since Martavis Bryant was suspended for the year, Sammie, only […]

Vince Williams Will Be Just Fine as the Steelers’ Starter at Inside Linebacker

By Zach Metkler | July 11, 2017

By Zach Metkler of GZ Sports Report Check out this article on GZ Sports Report With the 15th pick in the 2007 NFL Draft, the Steelers selected Lawrence Timmons, who began his career as James Harrison’s backup at outside linebacker. By 2009, he had become the Steelers starter at inside linebacker and would retain that […]

Did you know? Monday Fun Facts

By Steeler Nation Staff | July 10, 2017

Shazier can get dah man down According to Pro Football Focus, Shazier allowed the fewest yards (1.08) in the NFL in 2016 after making first contact against runs. The minimum to qualify for that stat was 20 first contacts. Behind him in that stat were two defensive linemen in Aaron Donald of the Los Angeles […]

Camp Battles – RB edition

By Steeler Nation Staff | July 10, 2017

By: Leif Adams In my second installment of this series I am moving to another position of strength for the Steelers in running back. Le’Veon Bell has established himself as the best all purpose back in the NFL. He is a dual threat running or receiving out of the backfield and is a match-up […]