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Steelers are expected to name Eddie Faulkner of N.C. State as their new RB coach

Steelers are expected to name Eddie Faulkner of N.C. State as their new RB coach

The Steelers next running back coach will be Jaylen Samuels’ former position coach at college according to multiple reports. When the Pittsburgh Steelers were scouting Jaylen Samuels in 2018, it would appear that he was not the only one who impressed them at N.C.State. In need of a new running backs coach this offseason, it looks like Pittsburgh will be returning to North Carolina to fill their vacant role. The #Steelers are expected to hire #NCState TEs/FBs coach and ST coordinator Eddie Faulkner as their new RBs coach, sources say. A hire from an unexpected place to work with James...
Big Easy Mafia Jan 16, 2019

Steelers to hire N.C. State's Eddie Faulkner as running backs coach

The Pittsburgh Steelers are turning to the college ranks for their new running backs coach. Eddie Faulker, who was Steelers rookie Jaylen Samuels' position coach ...
Breaking Down the Steelers Team Needs: Part 5, Running Back

Breaking Down the Steelers Team Needs: Part 5, Running Back

Part 5 of the series. Should Pittsburgh look for depth, or a change of pace weapon? Article No. 5 on ways the Steelers could improve what should have been a championship caliber roster. After articles on the Corner, ILB and Edge classes we’re going to shift focus over to the offense for once. There aren’t a lot of holes on this side of the ball but RB may be the clearest. Consider: the Steelers drafted Jaylen Samuels in 2018 to be the #3 guy behind Leveon Bell and James Conner. With Bell gone he became the #2, leaving a roster spot that could be improved. Here is the current...
Big Easy Mafia Dec 27, 2018

Steelers’ Randy Fichtner: Jaylen Samuels will have a role even when James Conner returns

Even with signs pointing toward James Conner's return to the Pittsburgh Steelers lineup, offensive coordinator Randy Fichtner said Jaylen Samuels has earned the right keep ...
Bold and bizarre predictions for Steelers vs. Saints, Week 16

Bold and bizarre predictions for Steelers vs. Saints, Week 16

BTSC’s Nostradumbass predicts the Steelers’ now must-win game vs. New Orleans. The 8-5-1 Steelers take to the road against one of the top teams in the NFL in the form of the New Orleans Saints. With the Ravens defeating the L.A. Chargers on Saturday Night, the Black-and-Gold feels the pressure once again. Will Jaylen Samuels replicate his magic of a week ago against the league’s top rushing defense with James Conner out again? Will Ben Roethlisberger have a game without a pick? Can the defense stop Drew Brees? Will the Steelers slip out of the playoff picture because of Boswell...
Jaylen Samuels will have a tough time finding running room vs. the Saints defense

Jaylen Samuels will have a tough time finding running room vs. the Saints defense

It won’t be easy for Jaylen Samuels to repeat his performance had against the Patriots in Week 15. Last Sunday at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh fans rejoiced after a huge game against the New England Patriots. Not only did the win snap the Pittsburgh Steelers three-game losing streak, it gave fans insight into what running back Jaylen Samuels could do in the NFL. After having a tough game against the Oakland Raiders in Week 14, the 2018 fifth-round rookie ran for 142 yards on 19 carries while tallying two catches for 30 yards. The Raiders are at the bottom of the league against the run and...
RB Jaylen Samuels wins Rookie of the Week honors for game against Patriots

RB Jaylen Samuels wins Rookie of the Week honors for game against Patriots

Jaylen Samuels became the Steelers first Rookie of Week winner since Le’Veon Bell won the award in 2013 on Friday. While he may have missed out on player of the week honors for Week 15, it appears the efforts of Jaylen Samuels did not go completely unnoticed after he was announced as the Rookie of the Week for his performance against the New England Patriots. Congratulations @JaySam1k! #ROTW pic.twitter.com/Enkbzbg1Ud— Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) December 21, 2018 Samuels would finish the day with 19 carries for 142-yards and a 7.5 yards a carry average, adding another 30-yards...
Black and Gold Links: Patience the key to Jaylen Samuels’ success in Week 15 vs. the Patriots

Black and Gold Links: Patience the key to Jaylen Samuels’ success in Week 15 vs. the Patriots

Time to check on the latest news surrounding the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Pittsburgh Steelers are a very inconsistent team, and nothing showed this more than the team rebounding from losses to the Broncos, Chargers and Raiders with a huge home win vs. the New England Patriots in Week 15. It doesn’t get any easier for the Steelers though, as the New Orleans Saints await in Week 16. Today in the Black-and-gold links article, we take a look at how rookie running back Jaylen Samuels exploded on the scene in Week 15, and why does he think he saw a boost in success? Patience. We’ve heard...

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