Steelers’ Foster, Watt on Being Back After Off Season

PITTSBURGH (GSM) – Steelers veterans Ramon Foster and T.J. Watt are leading the charge on both sides of the ball during the team’s organized team activities (OTAs).

During the last week of conditioning before mini-camp both players shared their sentiments about practicing with young players who are fighting for positions.

Steelers Receivers Coach Darryl Drake Comments After Drafting Diontae Johnson

UPDATE: Steelers Wide Receivers Coach Darryl Drake Dies.

PITTSBURGH (GSM) – Wide receiver Diontae Johnson was drafted by the Steelers in the third round of the 2019 NFL Draft out of Toledo. At 5′ 11″ Johnson ran a 40-yard-dash time of 4.53.

Receivers coach Darryl Drake, excited about the pick, said “[Johnson] can make people miss in open space,” an attribute he says is more important than speed.

 

Steelers 2019 Schedule Released

 

PITTSBURGH (GSM) – The Pittsburgh Steelers have released their 2019 schedule. They kick off the season on the road in a Sunday Night game against the New England Patriots.

Date Opponent Time (ET) TV
Sept. 8 at New England Patriots 8:20 PM NBC
Sept. 15 Seattle Seahawks 1:00 PM FOX
Sept. 22 at San Francisco 49ers 4:25 PM CBS
Sept. 30 Cincinnati Bengals (Mon.) 8:15 PM ESPN
Oct. 6 Baltimore Ravens 1:00 PM CBS
Oct. 13 at Los Angeles Chargers 8:20 PM NBC
BYE
Oct. 28 Miami Dolphins (Mon.) 8:15 PM ESPN
Nov. 3 Indianapolis Colts 1:00 PM CBS
Nov. 10 Los Angeles Rams 4:25 PM FOX
Nov. 14 at Cleveland Browns (Thurs.) 8:20 PM FOX/NFLN/AMAZON
Nov. 24 at Cincinnati Bengals 1:00 PM CBS
Dec. 1 Cleveland Browns 4:25 PM CBS
Dec. 8 at Arizona Cardinals 4:25 PM CBS
Dec. 15 Buffalo Bills 1:00 PM CBS
Dec. 22 at New York Jets 1:00 PM CBS
Dec. 29 at Baltimore Ravens 1:00 PM CBS

Antonio Bids Pittsburgh Farewell

Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown scores the game winning touchdown against the Cincinnati Bengals on October 14, 2018 at Paul Brown Stadium. (Marlon Martin / Golden Sky Media)

PITTSBURGH (GSM) — Still under contract, the Steelers’ number one receiver has made it known that he wants out of Pittsburgh.

Antonio Brown was drafted in the 6th round (pick #195) in 2010 and during his time as the Steelers’ biggest playmaker, he has made significant strides in the team’s success. There has reportedly been a difference of opinion and lack of communication between parties with Brown skipping the final game of the season due to a knee injury.

Update: Brown  expressed his feelings quarterback Ben Roethlisberger in several exchanges with fans on his twitter page, saying the QB had an, “owner’s mentality.”

Roethlisberger has yet to respond publicly.

Ben Roethlisberger and Antonio Brown celebrate after a touchdown at Heinz Field. (Brian Cook / Golden Sky Media)