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City of Champions Oct 15, 2019

Stephon Tuitt’s Season-Ending Injury Threatens to Doom Pittsburgh Steelers Entire Defense

After losing a star defensive lineman for the rest of the season, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ entire defense could be doomed. The Pittsburgh Steelers defense has quickly become one of the best units in the entire NFL. With an aggressive front seven and a secondary that has been bolstered by the arrival of Minkah Fitzpatrick, the […] Stephon Tuitt’s Season-Ending Injury Threatens to Doom Pittsburgh Steelers Entire Defense - City of Champions - City of Champions - A site dedicated to covering Pittsburgh Sports
Steven Nelson’s injury status might be the most important for the Steelers in Week 6

Steven Nelson’s injury status might be the most important for the Steelers in Week 6

Philip G. Pavely-USA TODAY Sports The Pittsburgh Steelers will need their secondary in tact as they travel to play the Chargers in Week 6. The Pittsburgh Steelers secondary with Steven Nelson, Joe Haden, Minkah Fitzpatrick, Mike Hilton and Terrell Edmunds might be the most complete secondary fans have seen since the Mike Tomlin era began in 2007. Is it the best secondary in the league? No. Does it have its weaknesses? Absolutely, but there is no doubt this secondary is a huge upgrade over the past few seasons. As the team prepares for the Los Angeles Chargers in Week 6, they are hoping...
City of Champions Oct 10, 2019

Minkah Fitzpatrick Has Been Worth the High-Priced Trade So Far

When the Pittsburgh Steelers traded for Minkah Fitzpatrick, the move was met with skepticism, however, the defender has lived up to the massive expectations. When the Pittsburgh Steelers shipped out their 2020 first-round selection in exchange for disgruntled Miami Dolphins defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick, it was met with both excitement and significant skepticism. At the […] Minkah Fitzpatrick Has Been Worth the High-Priced Trade So Far - City of Champions - City of Champions - A site dedicated to covering Pittsburgh Sports
Minkah Fitzpatrick is mastering the ABC(D)s of Safety for the Steelers

Minkah Fitzpatrick is mastering the ABC(D)s of Safety for the Steelers

Photo by Joe Sargent/ Showing how Minkah Fitzpatrick is not just learning the Steelers’ system, but mastering it. It’s been three weeks since the Steelers traded their first round pick in the 2020 draft to the Miami Dolphins for safety Minkah Fitzpatrick. The price tag for acquiring the talented 22 year-old was steep, as are expectations that Fitzpatrick will solidify the back end of a Steelers defense that hasn’t had a top-notch free safety since Ryan Clark departed in 2014. A three game sample size isn’t enough to draw definitive conclusions on whether Fitzpatrick has met...
Stripe Hype Oct 4, 2019

Minkah Fitzpatrick: Should Bengals Have Paid the Price?

On Monday Night with football fans across the world watching, The Bengals suffered a humiliating loss to the Steelers. Here, we explore a scenario where Minkah Fitzpatrick would have ended up on the other side. Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton might be diagnosed with PTSD after the amount of hits he took in the backfield, as […] Minkah Fitzpatrick: Should Bengals Have Paid the Price? - Stripe Hype - Stripe Hype - A Cincinnati Bengals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
How the Steelers defense could end up being one of the best in the NFL this year

How the Steelers defense could end up being one of the best in the NFL this year

Photo by Justin K. Aller/ Stats that show the near future could be bright for Keith Butler and the Steelers. I can hear your laughter, and I understand your skepticism. The Steelers are 1-3 and before pounding a terrible Bengals team on Mike Tomlin’s favorite football day, the team ranked at the bottom of the NFL in most defensive categories. But when you look at circumstances and the players on the field, the picture starts to look a lot brighter. And remember, Minkah Fitzpatrick has only been a Steeler for 2 games, and is entering his second full week of practice with the team. What...
Still Curtain Sep 30, 2019

Writers week 4 picks: Pittsburgh Steelers vs Cincinnati Bengals

With the Pittsburgh Steelers latest 24-20 loss against the San Francisco 49ers, the team currently sits at a 0-3 record. Pittsburgh’s defense had a dominating performance with the team capturing five turnovers. Let us recognize in his debut with the Steelers, Minkah Fitzpatrick had two of the five forced turnovers on the day. I predicted […] Writers week 4 picks: Pittsburgh Steelers vs Cincinnati Bengals - Still Curtain - Still Curtain - A Pittsburgh Steelers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Still Curtain Sep 26, 2019

Steelers ‘Minkah Fitzpatrick or 1st round pick’ debate will continue

The Pittsburgh Steelers gave up a first-round pick to acquire, Minkah Fitzpatrick. Here’s why that decision will continue to be debated. As unfortunate as it is, the sad truth is that Steelers fans will be debating all season long whether or not Minkah Fitzpatrick will be worth the potentially high first-round pick Pittsburgh gave up […] Steelers ‘Minkah Fitzpatrick or 1st round pick’ debate will continue - Still Curtain - Still Curtain - A Pittsburgh Steelers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Mike Tomlin gives a review on Minkah Fitzpatrick and Mason Rudolph

Mike Tomlin gives a review on Minkah Fitzpatrick and Mason Rudolph

Photo by Brian Rothmuller/Icon Sportswire via At his weekly press conference on Wednesday, Tomlin spoke about the performance of his new safety and quarterback In his weekly press conference on Wednesday, head coach Mike Tomlin spoke freely about the debut performance of newly acquired safety Minkah Fitzpatrick as well as the first start for quarterback Mason Rudolph. Tomlin first offered up his thoughts on Fitzpatrick‘s time with the Steelers on Sunday where he had an interception and a forced fumble. “I was really impressed by his ability to learn, and learn in a short period of...
Still Curtain Sep 26, 2019

Why Steelers Kevin Colbert trading for Minkah Fitzpatrick was right move

The Steelers safeties before Minkah Fitzpatrick were young and inexperienced. This lack of experience lead to mistakes and shortcomings in their defensive play. Gaining Minkah has proved to be the right move. The Steelers safeties allowed 240 passing yards, through the first two weeks of the season. Five. The number of 20-plus plays the safeties […] Why Steelers Kevin Colbert trading for Minkah Fitzpatrick was right move - Still Curtain - Still Curtain - A Pittsburgh Steelers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Updating the Steelers projected 2020 draft picks after the Vannett and Fitzpatrick trades

Updating the Steelers projected 2020 draft picks after the Vannett and Fitzpatrick trades

Photo by Brian Rothmuller/Icon Sportswire via With three trades since thier Week 1 game, it’s time to update which draft picks the Steelers still have in their possession The 2019 Pittsburgh Steelers have been uncharacteristically active during the in-season trading period for the NFL season. Trading QB Joshua Dobbs to the Jacksonville Jaguars following their Week 1 game, the Steelers followed up with their trade for FS Minkah Fitzpatrick before Week 3. Most recently, the Steelers traded for TE Nick Vannett from the Seattle Seahawks before their Week 4 match up with the Cincinnati...
Report: The Nick Vannett trade not due to Vance McDonald’s injured shoulder

Report: The Nick Vannett trade not due to Vance McDonald’s injured shoulder

Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports The Pittsburgh Steelers made a trade on Tuesday night for TE Nick Vannett, but it wasn’t for the reason most thought. The Pittsburgh Steelers have been doing this differently so far in 2019. For whatever reason, the Steelers have been extremely active trading draft picks away to acquire players from other teams. The most noteworthy trade was with the Miami Dolphins for Minkah Fitzpatrick, which sent the Steelers’ 2020 1st round pick to Miami, but on Tuesday night the Steelers made another trade, this time with the Seattle Seahawks, for tight end Nick...
'Heat-seeking missile' Minkah Fitzpatrick reviews his Steelers debut

'Heat-seeking missile' Minkah Fitzpatrick reviews his Steelers debut

At least for one game, the production matched the hype for the newest Steelers defensive back.
PFF suggests Minkah Fitzpatrick’s Steelers debut wasn’t as great as many thought

PFF suggests Minkah Fitzpatrick’s Steelers debut wasn’t as great as many thought

Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports The Pittsburgh Steelers gave up a lot for Minkah Fitzpatrick, and while he made some plays in Week 3 he also left some on the field too. The Pittsburgh Steelers lost another close game in Week 3 by way of a 24-20 defeat to the San Francisco 49ers on the road, but the entire story surrounding this game wasn’t all doom and gloom. The Steelers’ defense registered 5 turnovers on the day, Mason Rudolph showed signs of life in the second half and Minkah Fitzpatrick showed off some dazzling playmaking ability via an interception and forced fumble. But was his...
ClutchPoints Sep 22, 2019
Video: Minkah Fitzpatrick creates fumble for Steelers’ 3rd forced turnover vs. 49ers

Video: Minkah Fitzpatrick creates fumble for Steelers’ 3rd forced turnover vs. 49ers

To cap off a drama-filled week for defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick in which he went from the Miami Dolphins to the Pittsburgh Steelers, he is already making his impact felt against the San Francisco 49ers: Minkah making an impact. His forced fumble is the @Steelers defense third turnover of the day! @MinkFitz_21 #PITvsSF #HereWeGo

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