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Christopher Carter, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, and an extra on WPXI-TV and Steeler Nation Radio digs deep on the Pittsburgh Steelers and the NFL, everyday and all year long. Everything you need to know about the Steelers Monday through Friday. Part of the Locked On Podcast Network. #steelers #nfl

Steelers' Najee Harris Really Top 5 Running Bac...
Pittsburgh Steelers running back Najee Harris was called a top 5 NFL running back by Marshawn Lynch on the I Am Athlete podcast. But is Lynch right?
32 min
Steelers Debate: Should Omar Khan, Trade Up or ...
The Pittsburgh Steelers' NFL Draft plans could involve trade options for Omar Khan trade up or down. But which direction should they go? Chris Carter of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Wes Uhler of Steelers Nation Radio debate the potential of trading up or down in the NFL Draft, and which would be better.
35 min
Steelers' Plan for Hiring Coaches Under Mike To...
The Pittsburgh Steelers hired their new outside linebacker assistant coach Aaron Curry under Mike Tomlin. Is that a change in pace to add a young 36-year old position coach to a staff that's generally been older?
32 min
Should Pittsburgh Steelers Pay Terrell Edmunds ...
The Pittsburgh Steelers must decide if they'll pay Terrell Edmunds and/or Damontae Kazee to stay. If not, Brian Branch or other NFL Draft safeties. Edmunds and Kazee were cheap in 2022, and probably could be again to be partners to go alongside Minkah Fitzpatrick.
31 min
Steelers Mock Draft 1.0 | Chance at Christian G...
It's time for the Pittsburgh Steelers Mock Draft 1.0 for the Locked on Steelers Podcast. 1st round prospects like Christian Gonzalez and Paris Johnson Jr. could fall to the Steelers at the 17th overall pick in the first round, but if they don't, where could the Steelers go?
33 min
Steelers' Best Plan at EDGE: Sign Alex Highsmit...
The Pittsburgh Steelers already have the best edge rusher in football in T.J. Watt, but what should they do with Alex Highsmith? That's easy, keep a great player you developed. But, they could also keep an eye on Bud Dupree, who might not be with the Tennessee Titans much longer if they don't like his salary cap number.
31 min
Steelers WR3 Options: Free Agency: JuJu Smith-S...
The Pittsburgh Steelers won't have a proven third wide receiver option going into the 2023 offseason, but is that a huge concern? Free agent options like JuJu Smith-Schuster and Mecole Hardman could be available, but Chris Carter makes the case why a move like that won't be needed.
31 min
Why Steelers Should Be Cautious About Big Reuni...
The Pittsburgh Steelers have holes on their roster to fill, but could they look to former Steelers to fill those spots? Both Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Javon Hargrave and Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster are set to hit free agency this offseason.
28 min
Steelers' Need to Find Cam Heyward's Partner/Re...
The Pittsburgh Steelers have plenty of needs going into the 2023 offseason, but one of them that shouldn't be overlooked is the defensive line. Cam Heyward's only going to be an elite player for so much longer, and it will be crucial to find a big, mauler type of defensive lineman to partner with him for the next year or two and eventually be the dominant force of defensive linemen to come.
33 min
Steelers' Diontae Johnson Clear of False 'Punch...
The Pittsburgh Steelers' wide receiver Diontae Johnson was accused of punching Mitch Trubisky earlier this season and that rumor was pushed again during Super Bowl week. But, the rumor was debunked. Still, it brings up another example about how situations are often exaggerated when it comes to narratives about "diva" players.
31 min
Which Steelers Offensive Linemen Will Be Replac...
The Pittsburgh Steelers will most likely look to add to their offensive line in the NFL Draft and free agency in 2023. But if they do, which offensive linemen will be the on the chopping block to lose their starting spots between Dan Moore Jr., Kevin Dotson, Mason Cole, James Daniels and Chukwuma Okorafor?
44 min
Steelers Must Prioritize Cameron Sutton in Free...
The Pittsburgh Steelers have plenty of questions to answer this offseason, but one that should be easy, is the work it will take to sign Cameron Sutton in free agency. But how much money would it take to pay Sutton to keep him as the Steelers' top cornerback?
36 min
Did Steelers Make Mistake to Not Keep Brian Flo...
The Pittsburgh Steelers lost Brian Flores to the Minnesota Vikings who took a defensive coordinator job to leave the team. But could that have been prevented? And was there more the Steelers could've done to keep Flores in the fold?
41 min
Brian Flores Leaves Pittsburgh Steelers for Min...
Brian Flores has officially left the Pittsburgh Steelers to be the Minnesota Vikings' defensive coordinator. That fallout will leave the Steelers short of a defensive assistant and linebacker coach. What was Flores' impact on the season? And could his departure cripple the defense's development?
32 min
How Pittsburgh Steelers Focus Draft on Defense ...
The Pittsburgh Steelers' owner Art Rooney II hinted last week that the team could maybe focus more of their NFL Draft picks on defense. But if they do that, how could they improve an offense that needs to improve?
35 min
Art Rooney II: Will Steelers Focus Draft on Def...
Jenna Harner of WPXI spoke with Pittsburgh Steelers owner Art Rooney II about the team's offseason plans and he revealed interesting notes on the NFL Draft. The Steelers might be planning to focus on their defense even more in the offseason than the offense in an effort to get younger players alongside Cam Heyward, T.J. Watt and Minkah Fitzpatrick.
33 min
Why Steelers Can Buck Cornerback Draft Misses w...
The Pittsburgh Steelers haven't had the best luck with picking cornerbacks in the NFL Draft over the past several years. But is the 2023 NFL Draft cornerback class the perfect fix to that situation?
31 min
Steelers' Early Draft Target at Senior Bowl? | ...
The Pittsburgh Steelers' last two first round picks have been Kenny Pickett and Najee Harris, both who played in the Senior Bowl. Now that Senior Bowl week has started, is there a target on the Steelers' NFL Draft Big Board as a first round pick who's at the Senior Bowl?
40 min
Can Steelers Keep Brian Flores on Staff? | Seni...
The Pittsburgh Steelers might lose Brian Flores to other teams looking for defensive coordinators and head coaching prospects. But Steelers beat writer at the Athletic Mike DeFabo thinks there's a chance Flores stays with Pittsburgh at least for another year to help with the T.J. Watt, Minkah Fitzpatrick and the defense. How would that benefit the Steelers' 2023 campaign?
34 min
Steelers Should Seek Passing Game Coordinator f...
The Pittsburgh Steelers aren't letting go of offensive coordinator Matt Canada just yet. However, Art Rooney II left the door open for a chance to maybe make other coaching changes. The possibility of hiring a passing game coordinator is still on the table, and Mike Tomlin should look to that as an opportunity to help develop the offense around Kenny Pickett.
38 min
Art Rooney II: Steelers, Kenny Pickett Have Eno...
Pittsburgh Steelers Owner and President Art Rooney II said he liked the progress seen from Kenny Pickett and the team, which led to his being OK with the decision to keep Matt Canada at offensive coordinator. But that also leads Rooney to see the Steelers as real contenders in the coming years.
39 min
What Steelers Need George Pickens to Improve to...
The Pittsburgh Steelers know they have a special wide receiver in George Pickens. But what does he need to do to become a top 5 NFL wide receiver? The answer is in the details of his route running, and where in the formations he can line up for Kenny Pickett and beat opposing cornerbacks.
34 min
Should Steelers' Linebacker Plan Include Tremai...
The Pittsburgh Steelers' linebackers underperformed in 2022, so how should Omar Khan and Mike Tomlin address the group in 2023? Obvious questions about signing pending free agent and former Buffalo Bills linebacker Tremaine Edmunds exist, but would that be the right move?
39 min
How Teryl Austin's Changing the Steelers' Defen...
The Pittsburgh Steelers made a switch at defensive coordinator with Teryl Austin. But how did he do? The defense finished in the NFL's top ten despite changes to how they relied on different groups. Studies showed the Steelers significantly increased their usage of man coverage in 2022 vs how much they relied upon zone coverage under Keith Butler.
33 min
Steelers' CB Plan Must Include Cameron Sutton ....
The Pittsburgh Steelers have some tough decisions to make this offseason, but cornerback shouldn't be one of them. Cameron Sutton's contributions to the secondary make him an offseason priority that Omar Khan and Mike Tomlin need to find a way to pay and fit him into the team's salary cap.
31 min