Jack Finn

  • joined Mar 12, 2014
  • last login Aug 22, 2014
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Born and bred Scotsman with a degree in Politics. All I want is to watch and write about the Steelers all day, but no one seems to want to pay me for it.

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Bell made his own way to Philadelphia

Running back Le'Veon Bell is indeed in Philadelphia with the Steelers. However he did not travel with the team, he made is own way.

Twitter reaction to Brett Keisel resigning

A Steeler for 12 years since being drafted in 2002, Keisel briefly parted ways with the organisation over the summer. The fan favourite was recently resigned, predictably lighting up the Steelers...

Let 'em play, just not too much

It's been a bumpy preseason for the NFL referees new points of emphasis. Penalties per game have nearly doubled, and something needs to change before there is a lasting backlash.

Roethlisberger upset with Sanders' comments


He's not angry with him, he's just very disappointed...

Special teams will be decisive in roster battles


Fierce competition is currently being waged during the Steelers training camp for a very limited number of roster spots. Who excels the most on special teams will likely be the decisive factor in...

Joey Porter happy to learn from his former coaches


After a storied career as an outside linebackers in the NFL, Joey Porter was hired as an assistant to work under the man who coached him as a player. He feels blessed to work and learn under his...

Keith Butler preaches faith in defensive system


The Steelers defense has fallen on hard times, a shadow of its former self. Linebackers coach Keith Butler sees a return to dominance as long as his players believe in their teammates, and believe...

McCullers taking confidence from Giants game


The Shade Tree is feeling good after his first NFL game, even if it was only preseason.

Steelers not committed to any one running scheme

With the addition of Mike Munchak as offensive line coach, the Steelers are again flirting with the outside zone running scheme. However, they're not going to force feed any one scheme, they're...

Dri Archer's teammates eager to see what he can do


Rookie third round pick Dri Archer will have his first taste of NFL action tonight against the Giants. Although it is only preseason, his teammates are eager to see what he can do on the field

Wesley Johnson's versatility impressing in camp


Steelers rookie offensive lineman Wesley Johnson has impressed so far with his versatility, playing three different positions in one day.

Mitchell feels prepared despite injury setback


Free Safety Mike Mitchell is ready for some live hitting against an opponent that isn't sharing a locker room with him.

LeBeau heaps praise on Timmons

Dick LeBeau has seen and done it all during his Hall of Fame worthy coaching career. When he thinks a player is worthy of Pro Bowl recognition, it might be time to sit up and listen.

McLendon missing practice due to concussion


It was reported today that the Steelers starting nose tackle from 2013, Steve Mclendon, has been missing practice due to a concussion.

The Shade Tree showing what's he's got at camp


Sixth round rookie Daniel McCullers had one very impressive day during the Steelers training camp on Wednesday. The Shade Tree showed flashes of potential domination, enough at least to garner some...

Golden looking to impress with first team reps


Robert Golden, a former undrafted free agent entering his third year in the NFL, has thus far been known for his contributions on special teams for the Steelers. He wants to become more though, and...

Bettis defends Big Ben's leadership abilities


When Ben Roethlisberger was in his second year in the NFL, he helped lead the Steelers to a Super Bowl win in Detroit. Jerome Bettis, part of that winning team, defended Big Ben today against...

Ben adjusting offseason program as he gets older


At age 32, Ben Roethlisberger is discovering that things are a little different when you're older. In order to maintain his high level of performance, Big Ben sought some additional help during his...

Coach Butler thinks Garvin has great potential


Terence Garvin joined the Steelers last season as a tryout for rookie camp. During the 2013 season he contributed on special teams and at linebacker on defense. Linebackers coach Keith Butler...

Steelers are 14th most valuable franchise in NFL


The Steelers were placed 27th on Forbes' annual list of the 50 most valuable sports franchises, good for the 14th most valuable franchise in the NFL.

Tomlin will let play determine RB pecking order


The Steelers have a strong stable of running backs heading into 2014. Coach Mike Tomlin says he will decide who receives what role after observing Le'veon Bell, LeGarrette Blount and Dri Archer in...

Brown may be too good not to return punts in 2014

Rookie receiver Dri Archer was a premier kick returner in college, but was never tested as a punt returner. If he is unable to competently reutrn punts this year, and perhaps even if he is, All-Pro...

Roethlisberger second-most valuable QB contract

Despite being placed seventh in ESPN's quarterback rankings, Ben Roethlisberger finished second in a different set of rankings.

Ike has every right to complain about pay cut


Ike Taylor recently said he was pissed off and hurt about having to take a $4 million pay cut with the Steelers. It may have rubbed some the wrong way, But Taylor is absolutely entitled to complain...

Steelers looking to use more play-action in 2014

The play-action pass can create game changing plays for an offense, but the Steelers used it less than any other team int he NFL last season. A rejuvenated running game could breathe life into...

Beachum must work on technique

Kelvin Beachum has been an underdog since he entered the NFL as a 7th round draft pick. Now, as the Steelers prospective starter at left tackle, he must work hard to perfect his craft if he is to...

Spence impressing in minicamp

During his rookie pre-season, Sean Spence suffered a horrific. During his first full Spring practice with the team since the injury two years ago, Spence looked great intercepting a pass in coverage.

Le'Backfield showing its versatility

If you want to run a successful no-huddle offense, you're going to need some multi-dimensional players capable of performing a variety of roles. So far, the LeBackfiled is showing it's up to the task

Jordan Zumwalt has had to play catch-up

Because his class at UCLA had not yet graduated, Jordan Zumwalt was unable to attend the Steelers OTAs over the last couple of weeks. The 6th round draft choice admits that missing OTAs has set his...

Shazier will see playing time as a rookie

With athleticism of the charts, Ryan Shazier could push for a starting role at linebacker in his rookie season. According to linebackers coach Keith Butler, Shazier is progressing well and is...

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