Steelers, Tomlin come to terms on contract extension

The Steelers have given a three year contract extension to Head Coach Mike Tomlin good through the 2016 football season.  Tomlin has been with the Steelers for five seasons, including two Super Bowl appearances and only missing the playoffs once.  Tomlin is 55-25 in his 5 years as head coach and 5-3 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 […]


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 […]


Steelers post draft press conference

Mike Tomlin and Kevin Colbert had their post draft press conference last night.  They seem very happy about how things played out.  Colbert said the Steelers plan to reach out and grab about 10 or so guys as UDFA.  I will have that list out when it becomes official.  Here is the press conference.

 

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Kevin Colbert calls DeCastro Pick a ‘No brainer’

Kevin Colbert said in the Steelers pre draft press conference that there were 7-10 surefire picks in this draft.  At pick 24 the Steelers got one of those guys.  Colbert said he was one of those few special players that the Steelers thought could be great.  He was a possible candidate for a trade up by […]


Steelers Pre Draft Press Conference: Only 7-10 surefire picks in 2012 NFL Draft

The Steelers had their pre draft press conference today.  Kevin Colbert and Mike Tomlin talked about the plans for the draft.  They did state that it is not the strongest draft as they are only looking at a pool of 150 prospects.  They expected teams to go in their own direction earlier then usual because […]


Coach Tomlin is looking to add a Running Back

Mike Tomlin did an interview at the coaches breakfast at the NFL meetings yesterday.  During that interview he expressed that he is looking to add another running back.  It could be in either free agency or the draft. 

With the loss of Mendenhall and with how uncertain it is that he will return fully […]


Mike Tomlin attends WVU Pro Day, Steelers sign Fullback Will Johnson

The Steelers went to the West Virginia Pro Day to scout for draft picks.  They came home with a fullback named Will Johnson.  Mike Tomlin was  in attendance at the WVU Pro Day.

The most intriguing player coming out of WVU is OLB Bruce Irvin.  Irvin is a great pass rusher.  He is fast, strong […]


Colbert and Tomlin attend Michigan State Pro Day showing interest in Trent Robinson and Kirk Cousins

Mike Tomlin and Kevin Colbert are making the rounds this year.  The attended Michigan State’s Pro Day today.  You never hear of them attending this many pro days.  History on Tomlin shows that if he shows up he has real interest.  Maybe he is trying to change that perception by attending more pro days this […]


Steelers attend Miami Pro Day in full force

The Steelers came to the Miami Pro day in full force.  They sent 7 representatives to The U yesterday to see what Miami had to offer for the NFL Draft.  The Steelers were the most well represented at the Pro Day.  Head Coach Mike Tomlin and GM Kevin Colbert were both in attendance.

This […]


Coach Tomlin speaks on Ward, Farrior and Smith

Coach Tomlin spoke about the three big names that the Steelers had released over the past week.  Tomlin had nothing but good things to say about the guys.  He made mention to “taking the emotion out of it.”  He knew they were football based decisions and not decisions about how he feels about this […]


Steelers add Quality Control Coach

Coach Mike Tomlin now has a full staff.  He has hired his Quality Control Coach for the offense.  Shaun Sarrett formally of Duke will be taking over the position.  He replaces Harold Goodwin who followed Bruce Arians to Indianapolis.  The Steelers only question mark on the coaching staff now is Kirby Wilson.  Hopefully he heals […]


Steelers to meet with Dont’a Hightower and Dontari Poe on Saturday

In what was my favorite news of the day the Steelers met with Dont’a Hightower according to Ken Laird of Trib Live Radio.  They also are going to meet with Dontari Poe.  Hightower is my favorite prospect in this draft, at least where I think the Steelers can actually reach to.  This is something […]


Ben Roethlisberger needs to keep his issues out of the media

This is starting to get old.  Ben Roethlisberger  needs to get out of the media.  In an interview with the Pittsburgh Post Gazette before Steelers new offensive coordinator even had his introductory press conference Roethlisberger had to talk about what he thought Haley should do.

This is now the third time since the start of […]


Steelers Introduce Todd Haley

The Steelers held a press conference today to introduce Todd Haley.  Coach Tomlin spoke first and said “Needless to say, we’re extremely excited.”  Even after all the rumors about Tomlin not wanting to hire Haley and it being the Rooney’s decision he seemed like he bought in more and more the longer […]