The Steelers are at a crossroads. And no, not simply because Ben Roethlisberger isn’t playing well.
The Steelers’ 23-16 win last Sunday in Buffalo was just one win. It doesn’t mean anything more in the standings than if the Steelers beat the Raiders in their home opener Sunday at Heinz Field.
Some had begun to doubt the deal would get done, but the Steelers remained steadfast that they would get star linebacker T.J. Watt signed before the start of the season.
It was one preseason game, and the offense was very vanilla in terms of presnap movement and all of the bells and whistles, but the Steelers seem to be picking up new offensive coordinator Matt Canada’s offense.
In a small way, McDonald native Marty Schottenheimer will be going into the Pro Football Hall of Fame Saturday, Aug. 7.
Thursday was a sad day for the Pittsburgh sports world.
So, Tim Tebow is now officially part of the Jaguars’ offseason roster, trying out with Jacksonville as a tight end.
This is the time of year, everyone with a pulse puts out a mock NFL draft. Some do more than one. I’ve got to admit, I do a bunch of them myself.
You can expect to see the Steelers back at Saint Vincent College at the end of July. Or at least that’s the hope of the team moving forward.
Well, that crisis was averted.
It’s been a busy week for the Steelers despite nothing really happening.
The world lost a great football coach this past week when Marty Schottenheimer died. It lost an even better person.
Over the course of the season, there have been a lot of doomsday predictions regarding the 2021 NFL salary cap.
A lot of the focus on the Steelers’ issues over the past month or so have been on the team’s lack of a running game, and certainly that has been part of the problem.
The Steelers were due for a stinker. I mean a real stinker.
“We’re not trying to go 16-0. We’re trying to win a Lombardi Trophy.”
Dale Lolley covers the Steelers for DKPittsburghSports.com and writes a Sunday column for the Observer-Reporter.
We knew that at some point this season there would be an NFL team that would have issues with a COVID-19 outbreak.