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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

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
How Steelers Increase YAC for George Pickens, D...
Now that we know the Pittsburgh Steelers are keeping Matt Canada at offensive coordinator, it's time to go over some of their biggest goals for Kenny Pickett's development. One of those will be to increase YAC, or yards after catch for his receivers Diontae Johnson and George Pickens.
46 min
Steelers Keep Matt Canada | What Offense MUST S...
The Pittsburgh Steelers decided to keep Matt Canada at offensive coordinator, but was it the right call? The overall numbers aren't good, but Canada does take on extra blame that might not be accurate. Still, the Steelers' offense must show significant improvement with Kenny Pickett in his second year at quarterback, and the growth in Najee Harris, George Pickens and the unit as a whole.
44 min
Should Pittsburgh Steelers Target Wide Receiver...
The Pittsburgh Steelers have tough decisions about which position groups they should target in the 2023 NFL Draft. Some think that finding a wide receiver for Kenny Pickett should be a priority, and Jordan Addison would be the perfect fit.
43 min
Steelers Are Closer to Being AFC Contenders Tha...
The Pittsburgh Steelers are a lot closer to being real AFC contenders than many might think with their young offensive stars of Kenny Pickett, Najee Harris, George Pickens and Pat Freiermuth along with their star defensive players with T.J. Watt, Cam Heyward and Minkah Fitzpatrick. What are the steps to getting there in the NFL Draft, free agency and natural development that could put the Steelers on par with the Kansas City Chiefs, Buffalo Bills and Cincinnati Bengals in the AFC?
42 min
Steelers Salary Cap Plans for Omar Khan, Mike T...
The Pittsburgh Steelers will have salary cap space to make moves in 2023 to be a more competitive roster. But how can Omar Khan and Mike Tomlin make big steps in the offseason to compete with other top AFC playoff teams?
34 min
Mike Tomlin's Steelers Headed in Right Directio...
Mike Tomlin's Pittsburgh Steelers avoided a losing season for a 16th straight year. But at 9-8 with missing the playoffs, is the franchise headed in the right direction? Chris Carter and Jenna Harner reveal clips from inside the locker room at the end of the season to hear from the players, and give their opinions on whether the future for the Steelers is bright or will remain about the same.
44 min
Steelers WR Diontae Johnson Rumors Overblown | ...
The Pittsburgh Steelers aren't having problems with Diontae Johnson, despite any rumors you've heard on Twitter or social media. Here's why Johnson's just fine and could get a lot more production next season with Kenny Pickett and an improved offense.
37 min
Steelers' Ceiling for Kenny Pickett, George Pic...
The Pittsburgh Steelers' top picks in the NFL Draft combined for some impressive stats in 2022. Kenny Pickett and George Pickens combined for a passer rating of 120 as rookies together and improved as the season continued. What was the biggest factor in their increased chemistry?
37 min
Steelers Have Matt Canada Replacement Plan? | K...
Mike Tomlin declined to talk about whether the Pittsburgh Steelers would replace Matt Canada at offensive coordinator. But Najee Harris defended Canada and said his play calls weren't the problem for the Steelers' offense. Will the Steelers find a new offensive coordinator?
42 min
Kenny Pickett, Steelers Show Important Growth i...
The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Cleveland Browns 28-14 Sunday as Kenny Pickett led the team with three touchdown drives for the most points scored in a win this season. But despite the 7-2 finish on the season to be 9-8, the Steelers missed the NFL playoffs as the Miami Dolphins defeated the New York Jets 9-6
34 min
Steelers Stomp Browns 28-14 as Kenny Pickett, O...
The Pittsburgh Steelers finished strong with a 28-14 win over the Cleveland Browns, with the most points scored by the team in a win this season. But, the Miami Dolphins pull off a close 9-6 win over the New York Jets, ending the Steelers' season.
7 min
Can Mike Tomlin's Steelers Sneak into NFL Playo...
The Pittsburgh Steelers can still sneak into the NFL playoffs. But it will require Mike Tomlin's team to finish strong with a win over the Cleveland Browns, as well as losses from the New England Patriots and the Miami Dolphins. Can it happen?
42 min
Steelers' Kenny Pickett's Game-Winning Efforts ...
The Pittsburgh Steelers have seen Kenny Pickett deliver four game-winning drives this season, including back-to-back fourth quarter comebacks against the Las Vegas Raiders and Baltimore Ravens. But has that been enough to be the future franchise quarterback without question?
37 min
Steelers' Plan for Najee Harris/Jaylen Warren 1...
The Pittsburgh Steelers are seeing the emergence of Najee Harris and Jaylen Warren as a running back combination in their backfield. The plan makes the Steelers' future run game fearsome, but it also could be the design that aids in the development of Kenny Pickett, and helps extend the prime and both running backs for the Steelers' offense.
30 min
Steelers' Kenny Pickett, Najee Harris, Kevin Do...
The Pittsburgh Steelers' 16-13 win over the Baltimore Ravens required some major performances from the right players at the right times on both sides of the ball. While the defense dominated with performances from Cam Heyward, T.J. Watt and Minkah Fitzpatrick, the offense also had some elite performances as well. But where did Kenny Pickett rank? And why was Kevin Dotson the highest graded offensive lineman?
41 min
Steelers' 16-13 Win Over Ravens Shows Resilienc...
The Pittsburgh Steelers won another huge game 16-13 over the Baltimore Ravens to keep their playoff hopes alive. The Ravens took another 10-point lead, but this time Kenny Pickett leads a second half comeback and another last minute game-winning touchdown drive to seal the deal. This time it comes with a touchdown pass to Najee Harris, who also had a special night with 111 rushing yards on 22 carries. Are they developing into the Steelers' leaders of the future?
34 min
Cam Heyward, T.J. Watt Have Steelers' Run Defen...
The Pittsburgh Steelers need their run defense to show up in their rematch with the Baltimore Ravens. Cam Heyward, T.J. Watt, Alex Highsmith and company seem motivated to prove a point against J.K. Dobbins and the Ravens' ground game. What must the Steelers' defense hone in on to make sure they win up front this time around?
34 min
Steelers' Kenny Picket/Najee Harris Reflect 1st...
The Pittsburgh Steelers have seen their recent early round investments in the NFL Draft rise in big moments like Kenny Pickett's comeback win over the Las Vegas Raiders last week and how Najee Harris has rallied the Steelers' run game to better production. That change isn't just about their talent, but their character as leaders.
31 min
What Games Steelers Need for Playoffs | Ravens ...
The Pittsburgh Steelers' playoff hopes are still alive. But what games do they need to make it? There's a clear path, and it requires the Miami Dolphins losing to the New England Patriots and the New York Jets, as well as the Seattle Seahawks to beat the Jets, and the Buffalo Bills to beat the Patriots. After that, the Steelers need to win out against the Baltimore Ravens and the Cleveland Browns. But of all those games, is this week's game against the Ravens the most unlikely thing to happen?
38 min
What Kenny Pickett's 3rd Game-Winning Drive Sho...
When Kenny Pickett threw his game-winning touchdown pass to George Pickens for the Pittsburgh Steelers, it became his third game-winning drive of the season, and his NFL career. But was it enough to show he's made true progress in his rookie season for the Steelers' offense?
36 min
Judge, Messi, Rams, Bengals, Ovechkin, Coach K,...
This is a bonus episode featuring a year's review from Locked on Sports Today. Locked on Steeler will return Tuesday, December 27,
30 min