Steelers Report to Training Camp Today

Today is the day when all the fun begins.  The Steelers will arrive in Latrobe today at St. Vincent College for the start of Training Camp.  It is a day that most of us have waited for since the team lost to Denver in the playoffs.  It left a bad taste in the mouth of players and […]

Steelers sign first round pick David DeCastro

Steelers came to terms with their number one draft pick David DeCastro yesterday.  DeCastro who fell beautifully to the Steelers at pick number 24 signed a 4 year contract worth approximately $7.814 million with a 5th year option.  Based on the rookie wage scale the first 3 years are fully guaranteed.  There is […]

Steelers 2012 Position Battles: Offensive Line

What used to be one the Steelers biggest strengths had become the teams biggest weakness over the past 8 seasons.  The Steelers won their fifth Super Bowl with what was one of the top tier offensive lines in football.  They had a Hall of Famer in Alan Faneca.  Two studs at their position in […]

Steelers 2012 Position Battles: Overview

The Steelers are in a different situation then usual this season.  They have had their starting 22 set for the most part since Mike Tomlin took over.  This year that is not the case.  The team has 9 potential starting spots up for grabs.  There are also 5 other spots that will contribute that are open for […]

Maurkice Pouncey is about to take the next step to Elite

Maurkice Pouncey is about to enter the third year of his career for the Steelers.  He has been everything everyone could have wanted in a first round pick and more.  Pouncey almost instantly came in and made his presence felt.  He did not waste any time impressing his coaches and his teammates.

Pouncey was […]

Notes from Day 1 of Steelers Minicamp

Back from vacation and what a good two week rest that was.  It seems there was a lot going on while I was away.  I won’t go backwards in time but I will pick back up now that I am back.

Here are some notes from Minicamp Day 1:

Mike Wallace did not show up […]

Heath Miller will be used properly under Todd Haley

For years now Heath Miller has been one of the better tight ends in the NFL.  You would not know that though by how he has been misused in the Steelers offense.  Miller is under utilized as a pass catcher and his abilities were wasted in Bruce Arians offense.

Miller was used as a […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

David DeCastro and Mike Adams can not participate in Steelers OTA’s

The Steelers first two draft picks who both look like they are on their way to starting roles for the Steelers are unable to participate in OTA’s with the team from a report by Mark Kaboly.  DeCastro and Adams both have obligations to their colleges and have to finish school before being able to join […]

Marcus Gilbert to stay at Right Tackle and Mike Adams gets first shot at Left Tackle

Ed Bouchette is reporting that Marcus Gilbert will remain on the right side where he belongs.  That means rookie OT Mike Adams will be placed on the left side.  The Steelers told Willie Colon he was moving to left guard with full intentions of making Adams the Left Tackle.

This makes the most sense.  Gilbert […]

Steelers sign 7th round pick Kelvin Beachum

The Steelers are now almost done signing draft picks.  They signed 7th round pick Kelvin Beachum.  Beachum signed a 4 year deal.  Beachum is the 7th of nine draft picks to sign.  As soon as David DeCastro and Sean Spence are signed the Steelers will be ready to head to camp.  They may sign another […]

Steelers tried to trade with Jets to pick David DeCastro

The Steelers were “excited” when they got to draft David DeCastro.  It seems like they may have been a little antsy as well when getting ready to select him.  There is a rumor running around right now that the Steelers were planning on trading up to the number 16 pick with the Jets to […]