1:04 PM EDT, Sat April 20, 2019
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Projected salary cap costs for Steelers 2019 draft class

Projected salary cap costs for Steelers 2019 draft class

We take a look at the contracts the players selected by the Steelers are expected to sign this offseason While the Pittsburgh Steelers might not know who they will ultimately end up selecting in the 2019 NFL Draft, they should already have a good idea what they will be paying them. Thanks to a sliding scale for rookie contracts agreed to under the terms of the CBA, every team effectively knows the contractual value of each draft pick long before they make the selection. Using figures generated by OverTheCap.com, a site that has proved to be extremely accurate at projecting the value of...
1 hour ago
The Steelers 2020 UFAs, scheme and depth will have an impact on the upcoming draft

The Steelers 2020 UFAs, scheme and depth will have an impact on the upcoming draft

While everyone focuses on immediate needs in the upcoming draft, the unrestricted free agents, and scheme, will dictate a lot for the upcoming selection process. I have come out with my objections to drafting an inside linebacker and wide receiver early in the draft, but I did not delve into areas of weakness. I see the Pittsburgh Steelers as having all offensive, defensive and special team’s positions filled for 2019. Sure there may be a couple of camp battles for starting positions, but those battles should come from current players, not from a rookie. If all starting positions are...
3 hours ago
12 intriguing facts about the Steelers’ 2019 regular season schedule

12 intriguing facts about the Steelers’ 2019 regular season schedule

Opening on the road, Monday Night Football, and the NFC West are just a few items pertaining to some interesting facts for the Steelers in 2019. Now that the 2019 NFL schedule has been released, here are 12 interesting facts pertaining to the Steeler’s schedule: The Steelers are opening up the 2019 NFL season for the fifth consecutive year on the road. It is the longest active streak in the NFL and is the longest streak in Steelers franchise history. The Steelers are 17–2 in week 17 games dating back to 2000. Their only two losses were when they played in Baltimore. The Steelers close...
5 hours ago
2019 NFL Draft: Complete and Updated 7-round draft order

2019 NFL Draft: Complete and Updated 7-round draft order

The full update 2019 NFL Draft order following offseason trades. After a flurry of trades around the start of the new league year, it would appear that most teams have completed the moves they were looking to make ahead of the 2019 NFL Draft, barring a possible trade involving Arizona Cardinals quarterback Josh Rosen. The Cleveland Browns acquisition of New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. caused the most change to the top end of the draft, but the Pittsburgh Steelers, Oakland Raiders, Tennessee Titans and Miami Dolphins are just some of the teams who have seen a significant...
6 hours ago
Black and Gold Links: Despite contracts, could the Steelers be adding kickers in the upcoming NFL Draft?

Black and Gold Links: Despite contracts, could the Steelers be adding kickers in the upcoming NFL Draft?

Time to check on the latest news surrounding the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2019 is fast approaching, and the news surrounding the black-and-gold is far from over. For the drama-filled Steelers, things are just heating up, and this is where the daily links article comes in. You might have missed some key news, and we fill you in and give you the latest, and sometimes greatest, news surrounding the Steelers. Today in the Black-and-gold links article we take a look at how despite the contracts to both Jordan Berry and Chris Boswell could the Steelers be looking to add...
21 hours ago
Steelers March Madness Results: What Team is the Best of the Rest?

Steelers March Madness Results: What Team is the Best of the Rest?

Bracketing the best teams in the past 50 years of Pittsburgh Steelers history never to win a title. In the final round, your votes determined the “Best of the Rest”. BTSC has completed their search for the best and most-memorable Steeler team to not win a title. Through the last six weeks, you the BTSC reader, have voted from 19 total teams and have deemed the 1976 team the best never to hoist a Lombardi. In fact, some believe it to be the best and possibly most-cursed Steeler team ever. Here are the final results. No. 8 Seed: 1976 - The Steel Curtain Defense at their highest level -...
23 hours ago
The NFL has some nerve giving the Steelers five prime-time match-ups again

The NFL has some nerve giving the Steelers five prime-time match-ups again

After everything the Steelers have gone through this offseason with their reputation being dragged through the mud, the NFL has some nerve making them play five prime-time games in 2019. Coming off a 2018 campaign in which they missed the playoffs for the first time in five years, I figured the Steelers would get a bit of a break in terms of the amount of prime-time match-ups they’d be required to play in 2019. Nope. In case you haven’t heard—and, according to the Internet, there’s no way you haven’t—the NFL released its 2019 regular season schedule on Wednesday, and your...
Apr 19, 2019
Le’Veon Bell sends message to Steelers, but will it even matter?

Le’Veon Bell sends message to Steelers, but will it even matter?

The Pittsburgh Steelers lost Le’Veon Bell via free agency this offseason, and the All-Pro RB sent a message to his former team regarding their Week 16 matchup. The NFL schedule release has become a full fledged event across the league landscape, and don’t think players don’t pay attention to specific games which pop up among the new slate of games. For former Pittsburgh Steelers turned New York Jets running back Le’Veon Bell, he has the Week 16 game vs. the Steelers at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey circled on his calendar. In fact, Bell took to Twitter to send a...
Apr 19, 2019
Oklahoma WR Marquise Brown would have no problem with being drafted by Steelers - ‘I love Pittsburgh’

Oklahoma WR Marquise Brown would have no problem with being drafted by Steelers - ‘I love Pittsburgh’

The Steelers might be reluctant to draft the cousin of Antonio Brown this year, but the feeling is not necessarily mutual With the departure of Antonio Brown this offseason, it seems reasonable to believe that the Pittsburgh Steelers could be in the market for another option at wide receiver via the draft. With a range of viable candidates expected to be available in every round, while Pittsburgh should be spoiled for choice at the position, there may be one highly ranked name on the list that the coaching staff is somewhat wary about selecting. Oklahoma wide receiver Marquise Brown has...
Apr 19, 2019
Art Rooney II’s comments on the Pittsburgh Steelers 2019 regular season schedule

Art Rooney II’s comments on the Pittsburgh Steelers 2019 regular season schedule

The Steelers’ president has some candid remarks regarding the team’s 2019 slate of games. The 2019 NFL Regular Season schedule has been released, and fans across the NFL landscape are still wrapping their heads around the full 16-game slate. For Pittsburgh Steelers fans, it would be important to know what the team owner thought of the new schedule. Art Rooney II sat down with Bob Labriola of Steelers.com to give fans an idea of what he thinks about the upcoming season. On the opening week game vs. the New England Patriots: “We had some hints that this could happen, so it wasn’t a...
Apr 19, 2019
Podcast: Offensive players the Steelers could target in the 2019 NFL Draft

Podcast: Offensive players the Steelers could target in the 2019 NFL Draft

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. As the Pittsburgh Steelers season is over, and while the team isn’t playing anymore, it doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty to discuss — so it was time to get back on the airwaves and discuss the Black-and-gold. Take a look at the rundown for the latest episode of the BTSC podcast The Steelers Preview. On this show Jeff Hartman, Dave Schofield and Bryan Anthony Davis break down all things Steelers leading into the offseason. Check...
Apr 19, 2019
Black and Gold Links: While needs are evident, the Steelers shouldn’t look at G/C early in the draft

Black and Gold Links: While needs are evident, the Steelers shouldn’t look at G/C early in the draft

Time to check on the latest news surrounding the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Pittsburgh Steelers’ season is over, but if you think the news surrounding the black-and-gold is over — think again. For the drama-filled Steelers, things are just heating up, and this is where the daily links article comes in. You might have missed some key news, and we fill you in and give you the latest, and sometimes greatest, news surrounding the Steelers. Today in the Black-and-gold links article we take a look at how with the Steelers’ team needs approaching the 2019 NFL Draft, drafting a center/guard is...
Apr 18, 2019
TE Xavier Grimble signs his restricted free agent tender with Steelers

TE Xavier Grimble signs his restricted free agent tender with Steelers

The tight end joined offensive lineman B.J. Finney in signing his RFA tender ahead of the NFL deadline on Friday. With the NFL imposed deadline for teams to extend an offer sheet to restricted free agents set to pass on Friday, it would appear that tight end Xavier Grimble has now signed the RFA tender the Pittsburgh Steelers presented to him earlier in the offseason. As per the official NFL transactions report, Grimble signed the one-year contract with the Steelers on Tuesday, a deal that will pay him $2.025 million in 2019. He will become an unrestricted free agent in 2020. Offensive...
Apr 18, 2019
Steelers open as 6.5-point underdogs vs. Patriots in Week 1

Steelers open as 6.5-point underdogs vs. Patriots in Week 1

Following the release of the 2019 NFL schedule on Wednesday, the bookmakers have already priced up all the action for Week 1. With the release of the 2019 NFL schedule on Wednesday, the bookmakers moved quickly to price up the opening week of action and it should comes as no surprise to learn that the Pittsburgh Steelers are underdogs for their Week 1 matchup with the New England Patriots. Facing the defending Super Bowl Champions on home turf will be no small task for the Steelers and the Patriots have been installed as 6.5-point favorites for the contest, according to Vegas Insider. The...
Apr 18, 2019
Complete list of Steelers 2019 pre-draft visitors and their historical significance

Complete list of Steelers 2019 pre-draft visitors and their historical significance

We take a look at the full list of prospects the Steelers have hosted in Pittsburgh this offseason and the importance of pre-draft vists on draft-day selections. With the arrival of Wisconsin edge rusher Andrew Van Ginkel at team facilities on Wednesday, the Pittsburgh Steelers have now officially used up their full allowance 30 out of town pre-draft visitors in 2019. For the first time in several years, every player the Steelers met with in Pittsburgh has been reported by the local media, with the credit going to Bob Labriola of Steelers.com for revealing most of the guests this...