PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Steelers have fired special teams coach Al Everest and promoted assistant Amos Jones to his job, effective immediately.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — When head coach Mike Tomlin addressed the media at his weekly press conference in preparation for Saturday night’s preseason game in Buffalo, he praised the work backup linebacker Chris Carter has done while superstar James Harrison and semi-regular Jason Worilds try to regain their health.
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.
Mike Wallace will end his holdout and report to team headquarters this weekend, according to at least one source.
PITTSBURGH (AP) Ike Taylor stuck his hands out and reached for the ball. Normally, it leads to an incompletion – and more than a little frustration for the Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback. This time, it led to a touchdown.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — At least, on this particular Sunday, the Steelers didn’t miss Mike Wallace that much.
PITTSBURGH (AP) Unlike his electric preseason debut, Andrew Luck’s first pass against the Pittsburgh Steelers didn’t result in a touchdown. His eighth one did. Just not for the Indianapolis Colts.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger addressed the media in Latrobe Friday as the Steelers prepare for their second preseason game against the Indianapolis Colts.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Steelers GM Kevin Colbert joined “Seibel, Starkey & Miller” live from the penultimate training camp session in Latrobe Friday to discuss the team’s latest roster moves.
The Steelers activated veterans Casey Hampton and Rashard Mendenhall from the PUP (physically unable to perform) List, the team announced Friday afternoon.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — On this, the penultimate day of training camp, Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin met the media at St. Vincent College to break down Sunday night’s 8:00 P.M. preseason contest against the Indianapolis Colts at Heinz Field.
Steelers coach Mike Tomlin held a news conference Friday morning, on the last day of training camp.
93-7 The Fan Steelers insider and Post-Gazette writer Ed Bouchette joined The Fan Morning Show Friday.
The Fan Morning Show’s Gregg Giannotti and Paul Alexander continued to make the rounds at Steelers’ training camp this week with Thursday’s preseason opener fast-approaching.
With the Steelers starting their 2012 preseason slate Thursday in Philadelphia against the Eagles, 93-7 The Fan’s Jim Colony had a chance to catch up with a few players as they prepared for kickoff.