Weekly Recap

Passing game, quiet crew & top catches

A look back at the week that was for the Steelers.


'Brothers in Arms' tells of a special bond between Alejandro Villanueva and his interpreter.
Alejandro Villanueva has made the transition from Army Ranger to Steelers' offensive tackle, but his time in the military, and those he met along the way, will always be special to him.

An epic career ended when Joe Greene retired.
Hall of Fame defensive tackle Joe Greene retires from playing.

Mel Blount once did something to Chuck Noll that was way worse than Facebook Live.
One of the early issues of this offseason – and it's still very early in the offseason – is Steelers management's alleged dissatisfaction with Antonio Brown to the degree that there's thought to trading him.

The team's tight ends are the quietest group on and off the field.
When you talk to the Steelers' tight ends, especially trying to get them to talk about themselves, their performance in games, or really anything on the record, there is one thing you quickly notice.

Another installment of Bob Labriola answering your questions about the Steelers and the NFL.
I was impressed with how well our rookies – Artie Burns, Sean Davis, and Javon Hargrave – played as the year went on. When was the last time the Steelers had three rookies starting on its defense?

Passing game delivered, but questions linger.
When at its best in 2016, the Steelers' passing game was as good as necessary.

William Shakespeare was the Steelers' first ever draft pick, but there's more to it.
When you hear the name William Shakespeare, it's only natural you think about the historic English poet and playwright from the late 1500s to early 1600s who is frequently quoted to this day.

Newcomers in 2016, like Ryan Harris, know how special the Steelers' organization is.
It's a saying that has been uttered over and over again, in every avenue of life, including sports.

An updated look at the Steelers offseason moves to date.
The offseason is officially underway, and that means some changes to the Steelers roster.

Another installment of Bob Labriola answering your questions about the Steelers and the NFL.
When Art Rooney II says something in one of his end-of-season media sessions that later turns out to be true ("We need to protect the quarterback better," or "We need to run the ball better") is that based off discussions with Mike Tomlin and/or Kevin Colbert? I would like to think so since he trusts his people to do their job. If you don't know the answer would you please hazard a guess. Mahalo!

The Steelers have the 30th pick in the 2017 NFL Draft.
The order for the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft is almost complete.

Gilbert came to the team via a trade before the start of the 2016 regular season.
The Steelers released cornerback Justin Gilbert, it was announced today.

A live Q&A with Bob Labriola.
Thanks for another great season of asked and answered! Now that the season is completed, how long is your offseason? Or do you actually get an offseason period? Also looking into your magical crystal ball ( which I know you love "so much" ) how do you see the Steelers offseason unfolding?

Steelers have the tools to build on what they achieved in 2016.
Since taking over as coordinator two seasons ago, Keith Butler has had a vision of how he wants the Steelers to play defense.


Check out the best photos from the 2016 season.

Check out the best photos from the 2016 season.

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