From the week of July 13:
While there isn't much news in the offseason, BTSC has reached out to players to provide insight into their perspectives and experiences as elite-level players. Here's what we came up with for this week:
One-on-One with former Pittsburgh Steelers RB Isaac Redman. I tracked down Isaac Redman and found out more about his sudden departure from the NFL, early football years, and what he is up to now. You won't find this anywhere else.
Black & Gold Backstage Podcast: Interview with Steelers UDFA Niko Davis. I also did a podcast with UDFA DE Niko Davis in which the Liberty alumnus talks about his lack of interest in football as a kid, first favorite sport, and insider perspectives on the Steelers. Black & Gold.
One-on-one with Donovan Carter: From football player to HBO Ballers star. Donovan Carter is a star on the same show on which former Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall is a writer and Antonio Brown has made a cameo. Find out more about the show and one player's journey from football player to actor.
Latest News & Commentary
All you need to know surrounding Cam's new deal Busy week for offseason news, mostly because Cam Heyward signed a long-term deal with the Steelers. Jeff Hartman and other BTSC contributors provided in-depth coverage about the extension.
Lawsuit over "Sunday Ticket worth following Do you buy the NFL package on DirecTV? If so, Jeff Hartman covers a lawsuit that could directly affect you.
Predictions, Observations & Previews
Steelers Training camp position preview: Cornerback. Mike Frazer took a look at one of the weakest and most mysterious positions on the roster- CB. Will our secondary improve and who will be a part of it? Read this article to find out.
Left-handed quarterbacks are scarce Anthony Defeo explored southpaw quarterbacks, an NFL rarity.
Lawrence Timmons to out-do Patrick Willis' career? Christopher Carter compares Timmons' career to the recently retired Patrick Willis who was drafted four picks ahead of Timmons.
Fantasy football: 2015 top 15 running backs (pre-season) Christopher Carter, Bryan DeArdo, and I weighed in on best fantasy picks at RB. Be on the lookout for other installments.
Fantasy football: Top 10 quarterbacks to draft for 2015 Christopher Carter & Bryan DeArdo submitted their lists of the top fantasy QBs int he NFL.