The last time the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted a rookie who made an immediate impact and started opening day was Kendrell Bell in 2001, but first-round draft pick Ryan Shazier has all the skills of an NFL starter and the backing of defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau.
With the 2014-2015 NFL season about to get underway, Elliot Harrison of NFL.com took a look at the best and worst case scenarios for all 32 NFL teams.
Since the day he was drafted by the Cleveland Browns, there has been much speculation about whether or not Johnny Manziel would be able to unseat incumbent Brian Hoyer as the teams starting Quarterback.
Many experts would agree that the Cleveland Browns are trending in the right direction for the first time since they last had a winning record in 2007, but not many are ready to call them the team to beat in the AFC North.
What if we told you that the Pittsburgh Steelers would finish third in the AFC North behind the Cincinnati Bengals and Baltimore Ravens, missing the playoffs for the third year in a row.
The Pittsburgh Steelers shocked the Green Bay Packers with a 38-31 win at Lambeau Field only to understand that without a win against upcoming Cleveland Browns, their playoff hopes will die. Le’Veon Bell and Ike Taylor receive team awards.
Coming off of a 30-20 win over the Cincinnati Bengals, the Pittsburgh Steelers look forward to their meeting with the Green Bay Packers on Lambeau Field this weekend.
While Mel Blount and Franco Harris visit Heinz Field as NFL Legends, the Pittsburgh Steelers will rely on improved play and tenacity to hand the Cincinnati Bengals a loss in the AFC North.
With the Steelers almost mathematically eliminated from the playoffs, questions are arising as to whether or not the Steelers will begin to play some of their younger more inexperienced players, but Steelers Insider and Post-Gazette Beat Writer Ed Bouchette says he doesn’t see Head Coach Mike Tomlin taking that approach.
Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin and players agree that the AFC North meeting with the Cincinnati Bengals will be business as usual, not an exhibition or evaluation game.
The Pittsburgh Steelers (5-7) are still fighting for playoff hopes as they host the Miami Dolphins (6-6) at Heinz Field on Sunday. With Roethlisberger and Tannehill squaring off as the field generals, only a few points may separate the two teams in the end.
After catching fire in the last few weeks, the Pittsburgh Steelers lost to the Baltimore Ravens by two points on Thanksgiving. Refining their play will require the Steelers to once more ask players, especially on the offensive line, to step up and focus on the Miami Dolphins this Sunday.
A game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens usually features hard hits, flying helmets and a pivotal play in the final minutes.
The Pittsburgh Steelers will look to leadership and mental toughness to create a win against the Baltimore Ravens on the road. The AFC North meeting proves to be a Thanksgiving feast of turf battles for supremacy on both sides of the ball.
For the Pittsburgh Steelers, Thanksgiving night may prove to be the most critical game of the 2013 NFL Season as they face a Baltimore Ravens team that is hungry to end their three-week winning streak. With playoff potential on the line, as well as bragging rights, the game will be everything it is billed to be, and more.