Steelers 2012 Position Battles: Nose Tackle

The next position battle on the list is at Nose Tackle.  The Steelers have a had a stud in this position for years.  Casey Hampton is expected to be sidelined at the beginning of the season though with his knee injury.  Hampton would like to be ready but he is still most likely going […]


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 […]


Steelers sign Alameda Ta’amu

The Steelers signed their first draft pick of the year.  NT Alameda Ta’amu singed a four year deal with the team.  The Steelers still have 7 other draft picks to sign.

Ta’amu is going to be the heir apparent to Casey Hampton.  He may also be the starter at the beginning of the season. Hampton […]


Troy Polamalu to mentor rookie NT Alameda Ta’amu

Alameda Ta’amu appears to be the heir apparent to the NT position for the Steelers.  He will learn under Casey Hampton and John Mitchell on how to play the position this season.  He could even end up starting if he learns fast enough and Hampton is unable to recover from knee surgery.  Hampton will […]


Steelers 2012 Draft Grade

The Steelers had a great draft no doubt about it.  We are going to have to wait until the players get out on the field to see what these guys look like for real.  As of right now it looks great.  Here are the way to early draft grades for the Steelers.

Draft Grades:

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Steelers Trade Up to Get Alameda Ta’amu

This draft just keeps getting better.  The Steelers moved up in the fourth round to get a player they needed.   The Steelers drafted Alameda Ta’amu NT from Washington.  The Steelers gave up their 4th and 6th round pick to the Redskins to get Ta’amu.

Ta’amu is a huge man.  He was expected to go […]