Recent content by Steely McBeam

  1. Steely McBeam

    Nick Vannett sounds ready to forget last season in Seattle and Pittsburgh

    Getty Images The best thing about 2020 for Nick Vannett is it’s not 2019. The tight end began his fourth season with the Seahawks, who traded him to the Steelers. He ended up with 17 catches for 166 yards and few good memories. Vannett signed a two-year deal with the Broncos in free agency...
  2. Steely McBeam

    Antonio Brown among Lamar Jackson’s workout receivers

    Hollywood Brown on Twitter Lamar Jackson is working out in South Florida with a pair of buddies with the last name Brown. One is his teammate Marquise Hollywood Brown. The other? Antonio Brown. On his Instagram account, the Ravens quarterback posted a video of Antonio Brown catching a 50-yard...
  3. Steely McBeam

    Steelers may be adding more former XFL players

    Getty Images The Steelers have been active when it comes to adding former XFL players to the roster this month and they may be making more additions in the future. The team has signed five players from the league, which shut down five games into its inaugural season due to the COVID-19...
  4. Steely McBeam

    Eric Ebron wants to be Ben Roethlisberger’s security blanket

    Getty Images One of Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger‘s most fruitful partnerships during his Steelers tenure was with tight end Heath Miller. Most of the 592 passes that Miller caught over 11 seasons in Pittsburgh were thrown by Roethlisberger and many of them came at moments when the...
  5. Steely McBeam

    Tonight’s Football Week in America has plenty of Peyton Manning

    Getty Images You won’t be seeing or hearing Peyton Manning on Monday night anytime soon. But you will be seeing him (and periodically hearing an Omaha or two) tonight. Wednesday night is Peyton night on NBCSN, with two of his Broncos games re-aired back to back. First, it’s his debut with the...
  6. Steely McBeam

    Steelers “very comfortable” not having first-round draft choice

    Getty Images The Steelers don’t have a first-round draft choice this year. The last time they didn’t make a first-round pick was 1967. Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert is just fine not having a first-round choice. That’s because the team traded its top pick to Miami for safety Minkah...
  7. Steely McBeam

    Steelers sign a fifth former XFL player

    Getty Images The XFL has produced at least some offseason NFL talent, and most of it has headed to Pittsburgh. The Steelers announced the signing of defensive end Dewayne Hendrix, which moves their total of former XFL players to five. The Steelers had previously signed linebacker/long snapper...
  8. Steely McBeam

    Steelers G.M. looks to 1974 for draft inspiration

    Getty Images The Pittsburgh Steelers had perhaps the best draft in league history in 1974. They did it without the various devices that are (or at least were) currently available. Steelers G.M. Kevin Colbert is using a process that generated five Hall of Famers as inspiration for 2020. “Art...
  9. Steely McBeam

    NFL player-turned-doctor Myron Rolle on the front lines in COVID-19 fight

    Getty Images Myron Rolle took a year off from college football at Florida State to be a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford, and then went to medical school after a brief NFL career. He doesn’t shy away from challenges, and now he’s facing a big one. A neurosurgery resident at Massachusetts General...
  10. Steely McBeam

    Who are the best receivers of all time?

    Getty Images In this world without live sports, we’ve got to find something to talk about. Earlier this week, Bills receiver Stefon Diggs helped fill the vacuum with one simple tweet: “Top 5 wideouts to ever play the game . . . GO.” Simms and I did just that on PFT Live, with a five-round...
  11. Steely McBeam

    Steelers signing XFL long snapper/linebacker Christian Kuntz

    Getty Images The Steelers have agreed to terms with a fourth XFL player. They are signing long snapper/linebacker Christian Kuntz, Mark Kaboly of TheAthletic.com reports. Kuntz was in their training camp last year. Kuntz, 25, played for the Dallas Renegades. Kuntz was a linebacker at...
  12. Steely McBeam

    Three former No. 1 overall picks are available

    Getty Images As free agency moves from phase two to phase three, a trio of former No. 1 overall picks are available to be signed by anyone who wants them. Quarterback Cam Newton (2011), edge rusher Jadeveon Clowney (2014), and quarterback Jameis Winston (2015) were each the first pick in their...
  13. Steely McBeam

    Steelers sign another XFL veteran, Jarron Jones

    Getty Images The Steelers are double-dipping on former XFL players Wednesday. According to Rich Cimini of ESPN.com, the Steelers are signing former New York Guardians offensive lineman Jarron Jones, in addition to the previously reported signing of XFL sack leader Cavon Walker. Jones was...
  14. Steely McBeam

    Former XFL safety Tyree Kinnel signing with Steelers

    Getty Images The Steelers have come to terms with a third former XFL player. Former DC Defenders safety Tyree Kinnel committed to the Steelers, according to his agent, Vince Calo. He joins former New York Guardians defensive tackle Cavon Walker and offensive lineman Jarron Jones. Kinnel, 23...
  15. Steely McBeam

    XFL sacks leader Cavon Walker signing with Steelers

    Getty Images The Steelers have agreed to terms on a one-year deal with defensive lineman Cavon Walker, according to his agent JR Rickert. Walker led the XFL in sacks with 4.5 while playing with the New York Guardians. He also made 19 tackles, including five for loss, and nine quarterback hits...
Top