Study Session, Season #2, Episode #414: 9/15/22: Talkin’ Malik Reed, His Role on the Steelers Defense Filling in for TJ Watt

By Jeremy Hritz What is up, Steel Studians? Happy Thursday, and welcome to episode #414 of the Study Session! Join me today as I discuss OLB Malik Reed and how he will fill in for TJ Watt during his rehab. Much gratitude to you for supporting The Steel Study and for sharing with your familyContinue reading “Study Session, Season #2, Episode #414: 9/15/22: Talkin’ Malik Reed, His Role on the Steelers Defense Filling in for TJ Watt”

Meet the Man Who Will Step in for Steelers TJ Watt: OLB Malik Reed

By Jeremy Hritz Malik Reed has the monumental task of filling in for TJ Watt as he begins rehabilitation for his pectoral injury. While there is no replacing Watt, as he is an amazing player, Reed must be productive in order for the Steelers defense to play at a high-level. And it won’t all fallContinue reading “Meet the Man Who Will Step in for Steelers TJ Watt: OLB Malik Reed”

Study Session, Season #2, Episode #411: 9/13/22: Talkin’ TJ and Najee Injuries, Malik Reed, and Steelers Home Opener Against the Pats

By Jeremy Hritz What is up, Steel Studians, and welcome to this lucky Tuesday, September 13th! As always, I appreciate you joining me for another session, and I today, I discuss TJ Watt’s injury and his replacement, Malik Reed, in addition to talking a bit about this weekend’s matchup against the Patriots. Much gratitude toContinue reading “Study Session, Season #2, Episode #411: 9/13/22: Talkin’ TJ and Najee Injuries, Malik Reed, and Steelers Home Opener Against the Pats”

Best Case Scenario for TJ Watt Is 6-Week Absence; Malik Reed Ready to Step Up

By Jeremy Hritz It’s Tuesday, and while the speculation continues to charge, nothing definitive regarding the TJ Watt pectoral injury has been communicated. Later today, Mike Tomlin will hold his weekly press conference, and quite possibly, a concrete direction will be provided. As reported Monday night by Ian Rapoport after hearing from league sources andContinue reading “Best Case Scenario for TJ Watt Is 6-Week Absence; Malik Reed Ready to Step Up”

2022 Steelers Season Preview: Part 5: OLB, the Strength of the Defense with All-World TJ Watt; Middle Backer, Not So Much

By Jeremy Hritz The Steelers have the luxury of having one of the best players in the world at outside linebacker on their team: TJ Watt. After a record-setting season in 2021 with 22.5 sacks, Watt seems more motivated than ever to eclipse that number and set the single-season record in the NFL for sacks.Continue reading “2022 Steelers Season Preview: Part 5: OLB, the Strength of the Defense with All-World TJ Watt; Middle Backer, Not So Much”