LATROBE, Pa. (93-7 THE FAN) — Day five of Steelers training camp came and went Thursday with what were probably the best conditions they’ve had all week, and if you had to score this one, it would be best described as a boxing match.
LATROBE, Pa. (93-7 THE FAN) — The first full week of Steelers training camp continued Wednesday, and the day began with an 11-on-11 team drill devoted chiefly to the team’s running game.
LATROBE, Pa. (93-7 THE FAN) — The highlight of the first day in pads was the “backs-on-backers” drill in which a running back and an occasional tight end has to pick up a blitzing linebacker.
In this next in the series of 93.7TheFan.com Exclusive Web Primers, Andrew Fillipponi will take an in depth examination of the linebackers of the Steelers.
The following is a letter, covertly intercepted, that was really not sent from Steelers Headquarters late Thursday night to outside linebacker Jason Worilds.
The Pittsburgh Steelers selected University of Georgia outside linebacker Jarvis Jones with the 17th overall pick in the NFL Draft on Thursday.
Now that James Harrison won’t be with the Steelers in the next season, some are speculating as to who could be his replacement.
The Pittsburgh Steelers are near critical mass as eight players miss practice on Wednesday. While Coach Mike Tomlin and the rest of the organization and coaches prepare replacements to fill necessary positions, the Steelers are digging in to make the most of their situation with only three games left in the 2012 NFL regular season and a must-win game against the Dallas Cowboys.
Ike Taylor and LaMarr Woodley may be out for the Pittsburgh Steelers (7-5) when they host the San Diego Chargers (4-8) at Heinz Field Sunday, but the return of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to the field and players returning from injury lists puts the Steelers in great position to win the game. Everyone is feeling that the timing is just right.
The Pittsburgh Steelers (7-5) will host the San Diego Chargers (4-8) at Heinz Field Sunday. Kickoff is scheduled for 1 p.m. EST. Although the Chargers have struggled this season, the Steelers understand the challenges they face this weekend. Find out how the Chargers stack up.
Wednesday’s practice for the Pittsburgh Steelers was a testing ground for quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. While head coach Mike Tomlin hasn’t said that Roethlisberger will make the start against the San Diego Chargers, the team is preparing with the understanding that it doesn’t matter who the quarterback is and they must improve. Read the full practice report and find out who will be stepping into rolls left vacant by injured Steelers.
Despite news that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was able to participate in a limited capacity in practice this week, Pittsburgh Steelers fans will have to wait at least one more week to see him on the football field in action. News that wide receiver Antonio Brown and safety Troy Polamalu will return on Sunday has lifted the hopes of the Steelers faithful.
The Fan Morning Show’s Gregg Giannotti and Jim Colony made their way down to the South Side this week, where Gregg chatted with offensive linemen Maurkice Pouncey and Max Starks.
News of moves and player statuses showed on Wednesday that the Pittsburgh Steelers (6-5) are not focusing on the past in their preparation and practice sessions for their second meeting in three weeks with the Baltimore Ravens (9-2).
The Pittsburgh Steelers are returning home to Heinz Field with a 3-3 record going into Week 8 of the NFL regular season. Their opponents, the Washington Redskins (3-4) may have tooled themselves to Robert Griffin III, but do they have what it takes to beat the Steelers at home?