Dave Holcomb

NFL, Pittsburgh Steelers, Detroit Lions
Syracuse University
Marietta, Georgia


Dave Holcomb is a sports reporter covering the Pittsburgh Steelers and Detroit Lions for Heavy.com. Originally from Pittsburgh, he has covered sports at the high school, college and professional level for outlets including the Star-Ledger, Football Nation, Fansided, Rotowire and Yardbarker.

He has also published four books, including his first novel in October 2021.

Dave has been a Heavy contributor since February 2022.


Dave Holcomb earned a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism from Syracuse University in 2013.

Latest Articles From Dave Holcomb

  • Lions Linked to Projected $64 Million Star, Previously Controversial WR

    CBS Sports' Garrett Podell connected the Detroit Lions to pending free agent wide receiver Calvin Ridley.

  • Steelers Linked to Project QB Hyped for Edge on Kenny Pickett: ‘Not Even Close’

  • Steelers Projected to ‘100 Percent’ Bring Back Veteran Cut Candidate

  • Lions Part Ways With Veteran Starter After 6 Seasons: Report

  • Lions Projected to Target Possible Eventual Frank Ragnow Replacement

  • Daniel Jeremiah Turns Heads With Latest Steelers Mock Draft Prediction

    NFL Network's Daniel Jeremiah projected Mike Tomlin and the Pittsburgh Steelers to draft Washington offensive tackle Troy Fautanu.

  • Lions ‘Cannot’ Enter 2024 Without ‘Overhaul’ at Key Defensive Spot: Analyst

  • Lions $25 Million Veteran Dubbed Cut Candidate

  • Lions Encouraged to Make ‘Luxury’ Move for $43 Million Starter

  • Steelers Star WR’s Future ‘Is in Doubt’: Report

  • Steelers Linked to Former $137 Million Star QB in Hot Water

    Pro Football Talk's Peter King connected the Pittsburgh Steelers to recently suspended quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo.

  • Lions Land Star Edge Rusher in ‘Tag-to-Trade’ Proposed Blockbuster

  • Steelers’ Cameron Heyward Speaks Out Following Surgery

  • Steelers Challenged to Consider ‘Doubling Down’ in the Trenches

  • Lions Expected to Lose ‘Crucial Role’ Starter

  • Blockbuster Trade Proposal Ships Steelers Rare First-Round Choice

  • Steelers Urged to Replace Allen Robinson With Big Play WR

  • Lions Pressed to Add ‘Physical, High Motor’ Edge Rusher to Pair With Aidan Hutchinson

  • Proposed Trade Gives Steelers ‘Two-Fold Victory’ With ‘Massive’ RT

  • Lions Linked to Super Bowl Champion CB

    Bleacher Report's Alex Ballentine argued the Detroit Lions are a potential fit for cornerback Ronald Darby.

  • Steelers Facing ‘Internal Division’ on 2024 QB Decision: Report

  • Lions Connected to ‘Elite Pass Protector’ Coming Off First Pro Bowl Season

  • Steelers Urged to Sign ‘Stand Out’ Versatile Lineman

  • Lions Projected to Target ‘Lightning Speed’ to Begin Fixing Pass Defense

  • Lions Encouraged to Consider Signing Ex-Top 10 QB to Compete With Hendon Hooker

    SI.com's All Lions' Christian Booher argued that the Detroit Lions should consider signing veteran Ryan Tannehill to compete with inexperienced quarterback Hendon Hooker.

  • Steelers Rival’s All-Pro Floated as Potential Cameron Heyward Replacement

  • Lions Urged to Bring Back First-Round Bust

  • Proposed Blockbuster QB Trade ‘Immediately Changes’ Steelers: Analyst

  • FB Jason Cabinda Puts Lions, NFL on Notice: ‘Unfinished Business’

  • Steelers Insider Pumps Brakes on Mason Rudolph Definitely Leaving Pittsburgh

    ESPN's Brooke Pryor argued that quarterback Mason Rudolph's future with Pittsburgh Steelers is still undetermined.