In an attempt to keep three of their own players, the Pittsburgh Steelers have tendered offers to restricted free agent fullback Will Johnson and cornerbacks Antwon Blake and Robert Golden.
The Pittsburgh Steelers move to 3-2 on the season after the defense keeps them in the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Jacksonville falls to 0-5. The Steelers won, 17-9.
After a stunning first half scorching of the Cleveland Browns, the Pittsburgh Steelers came out after halftime and had to play tough, fundamental football in order to set up a game-winning field goal for Shaun Suisham. Overall, the Steelers open the 2014 NFL regular season with a favorable game grade in week one.
The Pittsburgh Steelers announced its four captains for the upcoming season on Monday.
A playoff atmosphere has given the Pittsburgh Steelers a feeling of urgency in practice this week. While several Steelers players are listed as probable for Sunday’s game, it is the defensive backfield that is being watched closely.