The Pittsburgh Steelers are getting ready for the preseason opener, and Steelers insider Ed Bouchette from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette updates Vinnie & Cook with all the latest on Sportsradio 93.7 The Fan.
LATROBE, Pa. (93-7 THE FAN) — The Steelers have had such rotten luck with their secondary recently they couldn’t even get through a day without hitting without their depth chart taking a hit.
Former Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Alameda Ta’amu is set for a trial before a judge on charges stemming from an alleged drunken-driving rampage last fall.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Casey Hampton was presented with “The Chief” Award by the Steelers on team awards day Thursday in honor of his superior cooperation with the media, which can’t have been easy in the wake of unfulfilled expectations.
The Steelers say they have released rookie defensive lineman Alameda Ta’amu to make room on the roster for another player.
While Casey Hampton continues his methodical comeback from offseason knee surgery – a return that hit a bit of a snag when the five-time Pro Bowler underwent a procedure recently to “fix” his left elbow – McLendon is blossoming into the heir apparent as the anchor of Pittsburgh’s 3-4 defense.
(93-7 The FAN) — Steelers nose tackle Chris Hoke called it quits Wednesday after 11 NFL seasons in Pittsburgh.