• Numero Uni: Who were the most notable Steelers to wear number 55?

    Numero Uni: Who were the most notable Steelers to wear number 55?
    Photo by Kirby Lee/NFLPhotoLibrary In a countdown of the most prolific Steelers jerseys of all time, No. 55 comes in 7th place. BTSC continues to rank the best numbers in team history on a standpoint of thriving over time throughout multiple players. It seems there are a few numbers which are always represented with quality play in Steelers lore. One BTSC author has wondered aloud “what is the most accomplished number in Steelers history?” Through player and jersey value rankings fo
  • Predicting the Madden 21 ratings for the rest of the Steelers’ rookies

    Predicting the Madden 21 ratings for the rest of the Steelers’ rookies
    Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images We now have an idea of how harsh, or fair, developers are being to rookies in Madden 21 after the release of ratings for quarterback and wide receivers. Madden 21’s release is now a mere six weeks away from its August 21 release date (it’s incredible to think Madden’s developers will be able to fix Franchise mode and re-design the Washington _________ in time) and with it comes the obligatory ‘teaser’ campaign via the release of r
  • The 2020 Steelers from A to Z: John Keenoy

    The 2020 Steelers from A to Z: John Keenoy
    Photo by Andrew Hancock/XFL via Getty Images Breaking down every player one-by-one alphabetically on the Steelers current 90-man roster Moving along to part 48 of our 90-part series — assuming the roster does not change before we are complete — which will break down each player of the Steelers current 90-man roster in alphabetical order. This series will encompass many aspects of each players game and their current role with the team. At the end, I’ll give some projected stats
  • Ranking my four favorite non-Steelers NFL franchises

    Ranking my four favorite non-Steelers NFL franchises
    Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports Here’s a look at my four favorite non-Steelers NFL franchises.If you’re anything like me, in addition to the Pittsburgh Steelers, you love all things NFL.I’m sure you have a handful of teams you also enjoy watching besides the Steelers. Maybe you don’t enjoy them and respect them a much as the Steelers, but I doubt you would ever use a derogatory name to describe them, such as the Clowns, Ratbirds,Cheatriots, Bungals or even the Browns.I hav
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  • Podcast ‘Yeah, I said it’: The Steelers will surprise 31 NFL fan bases with success in 2020

    Podcast ‘Yeah, I said it’: The Steelers will surprise 31 NFL fan bases with success in 2020
    In the latest episode of ‘Yeah, I said it’, we talk about some burning topics surrounding the Pittsburgh Steelers. After missing the playoffs the past two NFL seasons, fan bases across the NFL landscape have written off the Pittsburgh Steelers as also rans. But with Ben Roethlisberger back from injury and a defense which ranks near the top of the league, those legions of fans in other cities like Baltimore, Boston, Kansas City, Houston, Los Angeles and all points in between are in fo
  • Black and Gold Links: Examining the depth at safety for the Steelers in 2020

    Black and Gold Links: Examining the depth at safety for the Steelers in 2020
    Photo by Shelley Lipton/Icon Sportswire 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 Steelers keep pushing forward toward a return to football activities. Just because the NFL has cancelled the 2020 Hall of Fame Game and cut the preseason to an undetermined amount of games doesn&rsq
  • Report: Bud Dupree files grievance to be classified as a defensive end

    Report: Bud Dupree files grievance to be classified as a defensive end
    Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images It appears a deal is nowhere close as Dupree wants to be listed at another position to make more money. In the wake of Buccaneers linebacker Shaq Barrett filling a grievance with the NFL to be listed as a defensive end rather than an outside linebacker, Steelers left outside linebacker, Bud Dupree has filed a similar grievance.
    Ian Rapoport tweeted the Steelers defensive standout filed the grievance in hopes of making more money. Defensive Ends make $2 milli
  • Bud Dupree files grievance, disputing he is a linebacker

    Bud Dupree files grievance, disputing he is a linebacker
    Bud Dupree signed his franchise tender on April 23, but he has filed a grievance disputing what his position is, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports. The Steelers want to pay Dupree as a linebacker rather than as a defensive end. The franchise tag for linebackers is $15.828 million, and it’s $17.788 million for defensive [more]
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  • Friday Night Steelers Six Pack of questions: Offseason, Vol. 27

    Friday Night Steelers Six Pack of questions: Offseason, Vol. 27
    Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images There is always something to talk about when it comes to the black-and-gold! Even though I’m finishing up my vacation, I still have to do my best to pull off the Friday Night Six Pack. While I have kept my responses to myself, I have read every comment the last several weeks and have really enjoyed getting to know members of our community even better. Hopefully I can keep coming up with engaging questions even as I stare at the ocean.
    The rules are still
  • The NFL’s Adam Schein doesn't think the Steelers are a complete team

    The NFL’s Adam Schein doesn't think the Steelers are a complete team
    Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images The NFL.com writer’s list even included multiple division rivals NFL.com analyst Adam Schein ranked his top 9 complete teams this past week end, and he failed to include the Pittsburgh Steelers in any of those spots. The only thing holding Pittsburgh back from being a complete team is the information on the true status of Ben Roethlisberger.
    If Roethlisberger can play then this is one of the most loaded rosters Kevin Colbert ever gave him. This defense co
  • The 2020 Steelers from A to Z: Jarron Jones

    The 2020 Steelers from A to Z: Jarron Jones
    Photo by Rob Tringali/XFL via Getty Images Breaking down every player one-by-one alphabetically on the Steelers current 90-man roster We are onto part 47 of our 90-part series — assuming the roster does not change before we are complete — which will break down each player of the Steelers current 90-man roster in alphabetical order. This series will encompass many aspects of each players game and their current role with the team. At the end, I’ll give some projected stats as we
  • Every team in the AFC North views the Steelers as their biggest rival

    Every team in the AFC North views the Steelers as their biggest rival
    Photo by Scott Taetsch/Getty Images The Steelers being the gold standard in the AFC North was something we already knew, but here’s the data to support it.Last week, BTSC dove into looking at who the Steelers biggest rival was in 2020. In doing so, I made the statement each of the other AFC North teams saw the Steelers as their chief rival within the division and across the entire league. After compiling the data through SB Nation Reacts, my suspicions were confirmed as the Steelers came
  • The Steelers offensive plan for the 2020 season is coming together nicely

    The Steelers offensive plan for the 2020 season is coming together nicely
    Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images The Pittsburgh Steelers adhered to a well constructed plan this offseason to improve the offense which almost mirrored my own.The last couple of post seasons have been pretty rough on Steelers Nation. Not only have our beloved Steelers missed the playoffs for two years in a row, but the Steelers have been faced with the unknown concerning some of their best offensive weapons due to injuries and mental instability. All the while, the Steelers window of opportuni
  • 4 Steelers on their rookie contracts who could be on track for the Pro Football Hall of Fame

    4 Steelers on their rookie contracts who could be on track for the Pro Football Hall of Fame
    Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images Examining the Hall of Fame credentials for some of the Steelers’ younger players One of the most exciting aspects of the current Pittsburgh Steelers’ roster is the young corps of starters the team has built.Not only can this group of newcomers greatly improve the Steelers’ chances at a Super Bowl title in the near future, but they are also providing hope for the team post-Ben Roethlisberger. Even though some of the Steelers’ best players
  • 5 reasons why the Steelers could miss the postseason again in 2020

    5 reasons why the Steelers could miss the postseason again in 2020
    Mitch Stringer-USA TODAY Sports It’s not that any of these things are likely, but if the Steelers falter in 2020 it could possibly be due to one or more of these reasons. Pittsburgh fans are expecting good things once their beloved Steelers take the field for the 2020 season. I even wrote a piece earlier this week about how the Steelers should be contenders this season. But what if the team comes up short again? What if fans are asking “why?” once more at season’s end? I
  • Podcast: What trades or cheap additions could the Steelers explore before camp?

    Podcast: What trades or cheap additions could the Steelers explore before camp?
    In the latest episode of “The Steelers Preview” show, we break down all the news you need to know surrounding the Black-and-Gold from the week that was in Steeler Nation. The 2020 Steelers have a seemingly complete starting 22 going into training camp. However, depth in this generation of the NFL seems to be always an issue. With several reserve positions needing strengthening, the Steelers could entertain a free agent pickup or trade before the season starts. Who could be options fo
  • Black and Gold Links: Eric Ebron is ready to show his ankle issue is not a factor for 2020

    Black and Gold Links: Eric Ebron is ready to show his ankle issue is not a factor for 2020
    Photo by Michael Hickey/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 toward a return to football activities. Just because the NFL has cancelled the 2020 Hall of Fame Game and cut the preseason to an undetermined amount of games doesn’t mean we stop pr
  • The 2020 Steelers from A to Z: Diontae Johnson

    The 2020 Steelers from A to Z: Diontae Johnson
    Photo by Justin Berl/Getty Images Breaking down every player one-by-one alphabetically on the Steelers current 90-man roster Coming back down the other side of the mountain with part 46 of our 90-part series — assuming the roster does not change before we are complete — which will break down each player of the Steelers current 90-man roster in alphabetical order. This series will encompass many aspects of each players game and their current role with the team. At the end, I’ll
  • The Steelers need depth at safety and Marcus Maye is reportedly available

    The Steelers need depth at safety and Marcus Maye is reportedly available
    Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images Safety depth has been a concern all offseason this fixes that. New York Jets head coach, Adam Game reportedly pushed hard for the organization to trade away safety Marcus Maye in 2019. A deal was never completed, but after the addition of Ashtyn Davis the Jets might again be taking phone calls on the Florida alum.
    Entering the final year of his entry deal, Maye would only cost the Steelers a very manageable $1,358,730. He would also immediately bolster the Stee
  • T.J. Watt: We’ll adapt and adjust if no fans are in stands

    T.J. Watt: We’ll adapt and adjust if no fans are in stands
    The Steelers are hopeful to have mask-wearing fans in the stands at Heinz Field during home games this season, but it’s far from certain that will be the case. Should the stands be empty come September, it will make for a very new experience for players who are used to playing in front of large [more]
  • Numero Uni: Who were the most notable Steelers to wear number 99?

    Numero Uni: Who were the most notable Steelers to wear number 99?
    Photo by George Gojkovich/Getty Images In a countdown of the most prolific Steelers jerseys of all time, No. 99 comes in 8th place. BTSC continues to rank the best numbers in team history on a standpoint of thriving over time throughout multiple players. It seems there are a few numbers which are always represented with quality play in Steelers lore. One BTSC author has wondered aloud “what is the most accomplished number in Steelers history?” Through player and jersey value ranking
  • I see no reason why the Steelers can’t be serious contenders in 2020

    I see no reason why the Steelers can’t be serious contenders in 2020
    Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images Call me crazy, but I think the Steelers will be better in 2020 than many people realize.You hear something long enough, and from enough people, you start to accept it as gospel.
    As it pertains to the prospects of the Steelers being actual contenders in 2020, the opinion held my many this offseason is that they won’t be, at least not on the same level as the Chiefs, Ravens and even the Tom Brady-less Patriots.Can they win the AFC North? That seems doub
  • Film Room: Devin Bush’s best attribute is his learning curve

    Film Room: Devin Bush’s best attribute is his learning curve
    Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images Devin Bush has elite athleticism but his football intelligence is even more impressive. When the Steelers traded up to the 10th spot in the 2019 NFL draft to select Devin Bush, I was ecstatic. I was born in Michigan, to a Michigan family, and I’ve followed Wolverines football longer than I have followed any NFL football. I loved being able to continue cheering for Devin Bush, but more than that, I was excited that the Steelers solved their inside lineback
  • The Steelers give some answers to season ticket holder’s regarding the 2020 season

    The Steelers give some answers to season ticket holder’s regarding the 2020 season
    Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images Hopeful to still have fans in the stands, the Steelers announced several items to their season ticket holders on Wednesday.For those few fans who are privileged enough to call themselves Steelers season ticket holders, uncertainty of the 2020 season has brought many questions with very few answers. Being one of those people, I was sent a very interesting email Wednesday evening about the status of the 2020 season when it comes to those who have already paid
  • Podcast: Why Steelers fans should be even more optimistic about Devin Bush in 2020

    Podcast: Why Steelers fans should be even more optimistic about Devin Bush in 2020
    In the latest episode of “The Standard is the Standard” show, we break down all the news you need to know surrounding the Black-and-Gold from the week that was. The Steelers trade with the Denver Broncos on Draft Day in 2019 allowed the Steelers to select an impact inside linebacker in the form of Devin Bush Jr. at No. 10. The Michigan standout had a promising rookie year with some growing pains mixed in. Now the second-year pro has a year under his belt and has the tools to be a lea
  • Zach Banner after DeSean Jackson remarks: “Let’s all uplift each other”

    Zach Banner after DeSean Jackson remarks: “Let’s all uplift each other”
    When Steelers tackle Zach Banner was a rookie in 2018, a gunman opened fire on the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, killing 11. So when he saw DeSean Jackson‘s anti-Semitic comments on social media — and the resulting backlash — it stirred some powerful emotions in him. Banner decided to film a video to [more]
  • Black and Gold Links: Celebrating the Steelers 87th birthday

    Black and Gold Links: Celebrating the Steelers 87th birthday
    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 toward a return to football activities. Just because the NFL has cancelled the 2020 Hall of Fame Game and cut the preseason to an undetermined amount of games doesn’t mean we stop providing you with features, commentary
  • Steelers will require fans to wear masks if fans are allowed

    Steelers will require fans to wear masks if fans are allowed
    The Steelers will require masks for fans . . . if fans are allowed at Heinz Field this season. The team maintains hope it can have at least some fans for its home games. “Our goal is to still have fans at Heinz Field this year with the understanding that social distancing, as well as [more]
  • The 2020 Steelers from A to Z: Anthony Johnson

    The 2020 Steelers from A to Z: Anthony Johnson
    Photo by Andrew Dieb/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Breaking down every player one-by-one alphabetically on the Steelers current 90-man roster We are at the midway point of our 90-part series — assuming the roster does not change before we are complete — which will break down each player of the Steelers current 90-man roster in alphabetical order. This series will encompass many aspects of each players game and their current role with the team. At the end, I’ll give some pro
  • Steelers had one of the best, and one of the worst tight ends of the last decade

    Steelers had one of the best, and one of the worst tight ends of the last decade
    Philip G. Pavely-USA TODAY Sports Football Outsiders DYAR rankings for the decade contain two Steeler TEs. Heath Miller had been a starter for the Pittsburgh Steelers for 5 years when the 2010 season kicked off. Miller would play 6 seasons in the decade, and yet end up 11th in Football Outsiders DYAR (Defense-adjusted Yards Above Replacement) for the decade. All ten tight ends above him on the list played more games in the decade than Heath Miller.
    Football Outsiders recently compiled the numbe
  • Which members of the Pittsburgh Steelers would you give a 10-year contract?

    Which members of the Pittsburgh Steelers would you give a 10-year contract?
    Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images On the heels of the Pat Mahomes deal, we ask who on this team would you give this long of a contract. Kansas City Chiefs quarterback, Patrick Mahomes may have just changed the way contracts are negotiated in the NFL. Tying up a player to a long term deal gives general managers peace of mind they won't have to worry about losing star players anytime soon. But who, on this current Steelers team exactly could you justify giving a 10-year deal to?
    First of all,
  • Point/Counterpoint: If there is no NFL preseason, why bother playing any games at all?

    Point/Counterpoint: If there is no NFL preseason, why bother playing any games at all?
    Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images BTSC’s Tony Defeo and Dave Schofield debate the difference in canceling the preseason versus scrapping all of the 2020 season BTSC’s Tony Defeo and Dave Schofield are going to give both sides of the following argument. First up is Tony with his thoughts on if it is safe to hold the 2020 NFL season.In news filed under “I could see this coming,” it was reported last week the NFL will cut its preseason schedule from four games down to two.And
  • 4 Steelers who will outperform their 2020 salary cap hit

    4 Steelers who will outperform their 2020 salary cap hit
    Photo by: 2019 Nick Cammett/Diamond Images via Getty Images Every team needs big production from players who outperform their salary cap hits for a given year. These savings can come from rookies who start early in their careers or veterans trying to reestablish themselves or are early in their subsequent contracts. There are quite a few Pittsburgh Steelers who could fit into criteria in 2020 and it was difficult to sift through and pick out only three four. I just could not limit the list to t
  • Devin Bush is the key component of the Steelers next legendary defense

    Devin Bush is the key component of the Steelers next legendary defense
    Photo by Mark Alberti/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images The top defenses in NFL history have all had a singular distinction; a superstar inside linebacker. Devin Bush holds the key to the Steelers hope for dominance.Tales of their exploits have been permanently etched into our collective memories. Some of us have been blessed to have witnessed their greatness in person or at home yelling encouragement at our television screens. Some fans have learned about these legends via the internet or throu
  • Podcast: Stats the Steelers need to improve on to win a championship in 2020

    Podcast: Stats the Steelers need to improve on to win a championship in 2020
    In the latest BTSC podcast, our Steelers ‘Stat Geeks’, brothers Dave and Rich Schofield, are out this week. Join Lance Williams as he subs in for the brothers Scho and breaks down the numbers surrounding the Black-and-Gold. There is quite a feeling around the Steel City that the 2020 version of the Pittsburgh Steelers have the roster to bring the Lombardi back to Pittsburgh. But as always, they have a lot of areas that neat tweaked and stats that have to improve. What areas do the St
  • Black and Gold Links: Breaking down the Steelers wide receiver’s room

    Black and Gold Links:  Breaking down the Steelers wide receiver’s room
    Photo by Daniel Shirey/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 toward a return to football activities. Just because the NFL has cancelled the 2020 Hall of Fame Game and cut the preseason to an undetermined amount of games doesn’t mean we stop pro
  • Making the case for Diontae Johnson as a number one receiver

    Making the case for Diontae Johnson as a number one receiver
    Photo by Justin Berl/Getty Images Heading into 2020, Johnson has a chance to be the Steelers next superstar even if JuJu Smith-Schuster stays with the Black and Gold. For some reason any time second year wide receivers are discussed, you will rarely see Diontae Johnson’s name mentioned with the rest of the NFL. The 2019 rookie receiver’s class certainly had a plethora of skill sets which were on display throughout the season. This is not a knock against any of the other guys who pla
  • The 2020 Steelers from A to Z: John Houston

    The 2020 Steelers from A to Z: John Houston
    Photo by Brian Rothmuller/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Breaking down every player one-by-one alphabetically on the Steelers current 90-man roster We are onto part 44 of our 90-part series — assuming the roster does not change before we are complete — which will break down each player of the Steelers current 90-man roster in alphabetical order. This series will encompass many aspects of each players game and their current role with the team. At the end, I’ll give some proje
  • JuJu Smith-Schuster continues the Steelers gift giving party

    JuJu Smith-Schuster continues the Steelers gift giving party
    Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images The Steelers receiver announced that he had purchased a house for his family Monday Two days after Steelers running back James Conner dropped a video of himself gifting a house to his mother, JuJu Smith-Schuster posted a video gifting a house to his own family. The fourth-year wideout took to YouTube to document the experience.This is one of the biggest accomplishments of my life and a dream come true! I’ve wanted to do this for so long, finally
  • The Immaculate Reception wasn’t the NFL’s best ‘Game with a Name’

    The Immaculate Reception wasn’t the NFL’s best ‘Game with a Name’
    No way was the Immaculate Reception the best NFL’s best game with an unofficial name. In fact, while the play has a name, nobody calls the 1972 divisional round playoff game between the Steelers and Raiders anything but that.Steelers fans are a privileged and entitled group. You tell them that something about the team is the best in the history of the NFL, and much like John Mayer in Funny or Die, they don’t even need to know what it is: “That’s enough, I’m sure it&
  • Breaking down Matt Feiler’s 2019 performance at guard, Part 1: Run blocking

    Breaking down Matt Feiler’s 2019 performance at guard, Part 1: Run blocking
    Matt Feiler has come a long way since being undrafted in 2014 As many know by now, Steelers’ head coach Mike Tomlin announced that the team was opening 2020 by moving tackle Matt Feiler back to the left guard spot vacated by the retirement of Ramon Foster.This move has major ramifications for the entire line. It means starters at two new positions instead of one. It forsakes continuity for familiarity. And it gambles that Chukwuma Okorafor or Zach Banner will be ready to start on opening n
  • Even after Mahome’s record-breaking deal, he still has a lower cap hit than Ben Roethlisberger the next two seasons

    Even after Mahome’s record-breaking deal, he still has a lower cap hit than Ben Roethlisberger the next two seasons
    Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports The young superstar quarterback sets a new bar for big paydays, but won’t see Roethlisberger’s 2021 cap number until 2023. Patrick Mahomes signed a contract extension on Monday, one that will keep him quarterbacking the Kansas City Chiefsthrough 2031.
    Patrick Mahomes signed a 10-year, $450 million extension that could be worth up to $503 million, per sources. The extension includes a $141.48 million injury guarantee, as well as a no-trade clause. It
  • Podcast: How pivotal a year is 2020 for Maurkice Pouncey?

    Podcast: How pivotal a year is 2020 for Maurkice Pouncey?
    In the latest episode of “Steelers Q&A” show, Bryan Anthony Davis and Tony Defeo predict the future of the Steelers long-time center. When the Pittsburgh Steelers lost Ben Roethlisberger to a season-ending elbow injury in 2019, every unit on the offense took a step backwards. The Steelers had no Pro Bowl selections at skill positions on the offensive side of the ball. A lot of fingers were pointed at Maurkice Pouncey and the offensive line. Going into his eleventh season, is the
  • Black and Gold Links: The are plenty of reasons to be optimistic for the Steelers 2020 season

    Black and Gold Links: The are plenty of reasons to be optimistic for the Steelers 2020 season
    Photo by Andy Lyons/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 toward a return to football activities. Just because the NFL has cancelled the 2020 Hall of Fame Game and cut the preseason to an undetermined amount of games doesn’t mean we stop provid
  • Derek Watt says his agents kept Steelers interest in him quiet until right before signing

    Derek Watt says his agents kept Steelers interest in him quiet until right before signing
    Pittsburgh Steelers fullback Derek Watt didn’t know that he would be joining his brother T.J. in black and gold until right before putting pen to paper on his new contract. In an interview with Sirius XM NFL Radio on Monday, Watt said his agents had kept the true nature of the Steelers interest in him [more]
  • 3 Steelers flying under the radar who could really impact the 2020 season

    3 Steelers flying under the radar who could really impact the 2020 season
    Photo by Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images While many Steelers have been pegged for a big season, some players are quietly preparing to do their part this year. In what has felt like the longest offseason in the history of the NFL, there has been plenty of talk about various Steelers needing to step up their game for the 2020 season. There are a number of players on offense looking to have bounce-back years such as Ben Roethlisberger, JuJu Smith-Schuster, and James Conner, along wi
  • The 2020 Steelers from A to Z: Devlin Hodges

    The 2020 Steelers from A to Z: Devlin Hodges
    Photo by Scott Taetsch/Getty Images Breaking down every player one-by-one alphabetically on the Steelers current 90-man roster Full steam ahead to part 43 of our 90-part series — assuming the roster does not change before we are complete — which will break down each player of the Steelers current 90-man roster in alphabetical order. This series will encompass many aspects of each players game and their current role with the team. At the end, I’ll give some projected stats as w
  • Numero Uni: Who were the most notable Steelers to wear number 73?

    Numero Uni: Who were the most notable Steelers to wear number 73?
    Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images In a countdown of the most prolific Steelers jerseys of all time, No. 73 comes in 9th place. BTSC continues to rank the best numbers in team history on a standpoint of thriving over time throughout multiple players. It seems there are a few numbers which are always represented with quality play in Steelers lore. One BTSC author has wondered aloud “what is the most accomplished number in Steelers history?” Through player and jersey value rankings
  • 2020 NFL Game-by-Game Record Predictions: AFC South

    2020 NFL Game-by-Game Record Predictions: AFC South
    Thomas J. Russo-USA TODAY Sports Will a loaded offseason allow the Colts to compete with the Titans? How ugly will things be in Jacksonville? One BTSC writer offers his predictions for each team in the AFC South. In the third installment of my 2020 NFL Record Prediction series, which will span 9 parts, I’ll be examining the dynamic yet dreadful AFC South.Note: These predictions are meant to reflect not just which team is better in a duel of two coteries, but who I feel the likely winner w
  • Support for Bill Nunn to enter the hall of fame is rapidly growing

    Support for Bill Nunn to enter the hall of fame is rapidly growing
    Photo by George Gojkovich/Getty Images Long overdue for enshrinement, the Steelers legendary scout could be the first person of color to enter the Pro Football Hall of Fame as a contributor. Legendary scout, and patriarch of the greatest draft class in NFL history, Bill Nunn may finally have his name forever enshrined in Canton, Ohio.Social justice has unearthed some issues in our society. But one in particular could finally, and rightfully see Bill Nunn become an NFL Hall of Famer. In the 57 y

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