Report: DeCastro, Adams and Ta’amu may participate in Steelers Minicamp

Ed Bouchette is reporting that the Steelers draft picks David DeCastro, Mike Adams and Alameda Ta’amu may be able to participate in Steelers minicamp.  All 3 of these guys are still in school and were not allowed to participate until the semester was over.  That now may not be the case.

According to Ed the […]


Slash Retires a Steeler

Kordell Stewart has not played football in 7 years but still had yet to retire.  He wanted some closure and decided it was time to do just that.  Stewart signed a 1 day contract with the Steelers and finished his career the way he started it.  He retired in the Black and Gold.

“I […]


Maurkice Pouncey and Mike Wallace are in NFL Top 100

NFL Network continued there countdown of the top 100 NFL Players in 2012 last night.  The Steelers had two players show up on the list.  Center Maurkice Pouncey and WR Mike Wallace were the two Steeler entries this week.  They join LaMarr Woodley as the frist 3 Steelers on the list.

Pouncey came in first […]


Steelers Sign 3rd Round Pick Sean Spence

The Steelers have signed 3rd round pick Sean Spence according to Pro Football Talk.  Spence is the 8th of nine draft picks to sign.  The only player left for the Steelers to sign is first round pick David DeCastro.  That should happen soon.

Spence is an undersized player who while may not have lasted […]


Would there be a Revis Island if the Jets had not traded ahead of the Steelers?

Back in 2007 heading up to the NFL Draft I had an obsession with 3 players on defense.  I thought there were 3 game changing guys in that draft.  Those three players were Patrick Willis, LaMarr Woodley and Darrelle Revis.  The rest of the draft was solid but these three guys were going to […]


Farrior and Steelers talking retirement

Steelers former captain and leader of the defense James Farrior is talking to the Steelers about retirement.  His agent Ralph Cindrich told The Fan about the talks according to Mark Kaboly.  Farrior was released earlier in the offseason.

I am so glad to hear this.  Farrior will now join Ward and Smith as guys […]


5 Headlines as Steelers Wrap Up First OTA Session

The Steelers wrapped up their first OTA session yesterday and will now take the weekend off before they make their way to back.  There were few headlines but we did learn a lot about the team and the new offense.  It was a good week.  Here are some of the things that seem to have […]


Ryan Clark and Mike Tomlin shoot verbal jabs across the field at practice

Steelers Safety Ryan Clark and Coach Mike Tomlin had a little fun with one another today in practice according to Mark Kaboly.  Clark and Tomlin did a little verbal sparring across the field at one another.  Clark was poking fun at the offense and Tomlin was poking fun at Clark.

Clark picking at QB Ben […]


Mendenhall not ruling out playing week 1

Scott Brown is reporting that Rashard Mendenhall has not ruled out playing week 1 of the regular season for the Steelers.  Mendenhall went down in the last week of the season versus Cleveland.  Week 1 would be a nine month recovery.  That would be good for someone like Casey Hampton who does not have to […]


Steelers would have taken Adams in Round 1?

The Steelers got a gift when David DeCastro fell to them at pick 24 in the 2012 NFL Draft.  DeCastro was a top 10 prospect but expected to fall into the teens because he is a guard.  Pass rushers and cornerbacks passed him up on draft day and DeCastro continued to slip.  The Steelers […]


Steelers Day 1 OTAs Recap

The Steelers opened up their first round of OTAs today.  As expected Mike Wallace was not in attendance.  Wallace was in town to meet with Mike Tomlin last week though and he got his playbook.  Wallace will wait as long as he can to sign his tender.  He can not wait that long though.  With […]


Troy Polamalu at OTAs and plans to attend all OTAs

A player who normally does not attend OTAs was out on the field today for the Steelers.  Safety Troy Polamlu who never attends these practices and works out with his own trainer in California was present today.  Troy plans on being at all OTAs and minicamps this season.

 “It’s my time to be around the […]


5 things to watch at Steelers OTAs

When the Steelers open up OTAs tomorrow they will be without 3 main players.  They have starter and Pro Bowler Mike Wallace out.  They also will be missing potential starters on the offensive line David DeCastro and Mike Adams.  Even with those guys out there will be plenty to watch.  The team is very young […]


Mike Wallace will miss Steelers OTAs

The Steelers open up OTAs tomorrow.  A big part of their offense will be missing when they do.  Mike Wallace has yet to sign his RFA tender.  He is also not expected to be at OTAs according to the Pittsburgh Post Gazette.

The Steelers are in the early stages of a new offense.  This is […]


Trai Essex and Jonathan Scott to compete with Mike Adams, Starks not contacted

The Steelers have a vacant left tackle position at the moment.  The best bet is that Mike Adams is going to fill that void.  He will have competition at that spot according to Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune Review.  Veterans Jonathan Scott and Trai Essex will compete with Adams for the starting spot.

I […]