Mike Adams still first in line to start at Left Tackle

With the return of Max Starks to the Steelers many are questioning who will be the starting Left Tackle.  It still looks though as if there will not be a question to who the starter is.  Starks basically answered that question for us in an interview with WDVE.  Starks plans to start the preseason […]


Steelers sign Max Starks to one year deal

The Steelers have signed Max Starks to a one year deal according to Ed Bouchette.  Starks has been rehabbing his surgically repaired knee this summer.  He had yet to sign with a team due to his health. 

Starks will come in and compete with Mike Adams for the Left Tackle position.  He will provide good […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Willie Colon officially moves to Left Guard for Steelers

Mike Prisuta is reporting that Willie Colon  is the new Left Guard for the Pittsburgh Steelers.  The tweet is a direct quote from Colon.  This is great news in my opinion.  It means that Mike Adams will start.  That Marcus Gilbert will stay at Right Tackle and we now have a more then solid […]


Mike Adams needs to start as to not impede Marcus Gilbert’s development

The Steelers drafted Marcus Gilbert last season to possibly be the future left tackle of the Pittsburgh Steelers.  When the season started Gilbert was second string behind Jonathan Scott.  The Steelers went with the veteran at Left Tackle.  Gilbert was expected to be the swing tackle behind Scott and Colon.

Then Willie Colon went […]


Second Round Pick Mike Adams signs with Steelers

Second Round Pick Mike Adams has come to terms with the Steelers.  He signed a 4 year deal yesterday.  The numbers for the contract are not known as of yet.  Adams is the fourth member of the Steelers draft class to sign.  They still have five players left to get inked including first round pick […]


Maurkice Pouncey 100% recovered from ankle surgery

Steelers All Pro Center Maurkice Pouncey is fully healed from ankle surgery this offseason.  Pouncey struggled with the injuries to his ankle over the last two seasons.  The surgery should make it so the chance of another injury is much smaller.  Now that Pouncey is fully healed he will be able to participate in […]


Guest Column #3: The Travels of Mike Adams

In anticipation of Reader Appreciation Week, we asked for article submissions for a guest column spot right here on BB&G.  We got quite a few worthy submissions from which we’ve selected our three favorite.  Thank you to all who entered and congratulations to our selected few.

By  Justin Manns

With the 56th pick of the […]