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April 28, 2017
by Joe Rutter


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Mock Draft: Day 2 redo

The Steelers reset their draft board and began another mock draft process on Friday for rounds 2 and 3. So if they get to have a do-over, why can’t I? My first round was blown to pieces when the Baltimore …

April 15, 2017
by Joe Rutter


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Tomlin, Colbert reflect on Dan Rooney’s passing

Of Dan Rooney’s many decisions as Steelers president, the two most important ones since the turn of the century easily were bringing Kevin Colbert and Mike Tomlin into the family operation. In 2000, Rooney plucked Colbert — like Rooney a …

March 27, 2017
by Joe Rutter


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Rutter: Tomlin talks Harrison, Timmons & AB portrayal

PHOENIX — The Steelers will open the 2017 season with a 24-year-old and a 38-year-old at outside linebacker. If you think coach Mike Tomlin is concerned about the old guy — James Harrison — handling the position at an advanced …

March 26, 2017
by Joe Rutter


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Rutter: Leftovers from Kevin Colbert conference call

Some excerpts from Kevin Colbert’s 15-minute conference call with reporters attending the NFL annual meeting in Phoenix: 1. The Steelers liked defensive lineman Tyson Alualu when he entered the NFL draft seven years ago. Alualu joined the Steelers last week, …

March 4, 2017
by Joe Rutter


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Rutter: Pitt, Penn State notes from NFL Combine

INDIANAPOLIS — Leftover items from Friday’s interview sessions at the NFL Combine. MILLER TIME Scott Orndoff’s favorite tight end should come as no surprise for someone raised in Waynesburg and who played football at Seton-La Salle and Pitt. It’s Heath …

March 1, 2017
by Joe Rutter


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Rutter: The inexact science of evaluating 3-4 pass rushers

INDIANAPOLIS – Despite all of the measurements and drills conducted at all-star games, scouting combine and pro days, the Steelers don’t know whether a college player has the aptitude to play outside linebacker in their 3-4 defensive scheme until much …

February 28, 2017
by Joe Rutter


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Rutter: Clearing up Bell’s franchise tag number

Trying to make sense of the NFL salary cap and collective bargaining agreement is a lot like trying to decipher the IRS tax code. It can be confusing and can lead to mistakes by those without genius IQs. I learned …

 
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