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Due to all the injuries at the cornerback position the Pittsburgh Steelers were down to just six healthy players at the position as they prepare to resume practice on Wednesday. They now have seven as the team announced Wednesday morning that they have signed cornerback Devin Smith along with running back Alvester Alexander. To make [...] Steelers Sign CB Devin Smith & RB Alvester Alexander; Waive RB Curtis McNeal & DE Cordian Hagans is a post from: Steelers Depot [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Steelers 2013 Training Camp – Day Eleven Recap

The Pittsburgh Steelers are almost halfway through with training camp and the Monday practice featured the team back in shorts after several days of wearing the pads. Head coach Mike Tomlin said the decision to get out of pads was an effort to let the team get healthier as they will also have Tuesday off. [...] Steelers 2013 Training Camp – Day Eleven Recap is a post from: Steelers...

Mike Tomlin Says Switching Mike Adams To Left Tackle Has Produced Positive Results

Last Friday, the decision was made by the Pittsburgh Steelers coaching staff to flip the tackles as Mike Adams was flipped over to the left side where he replaced Marcus Gilbert, who moved over to the right. Since that move was made the two haven’t flipped back and head coach Mike Tomlin was asked Thursday [...] Mike Tomlin Says Switching Mike Adams To Left Tackle Has Produced...

Mike Tomlin Wants To See If His Young Players Wear Failure Against The Giants

Mike Tomlin most certainly won’t be the last head coach the Pittsburgh Steelers have as one day his time in the Steel City will come to end. When that day finally does come, you can rest assured there won’t be another one like him. Tomlin, whose post training camp practice sessions with the media very [...] Mike Tomlin Wants To See If His Young Players Wear Failure Against The...

Steelers changing their defensive philosophy under Dick LeBeau

  It sounds like the Pittsburgh Steelers will be changing their defense a little this season and will ask their defensive ends to rush the passer more. “We definitely need to get more pressure up front,” Brett Keisel said, via the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. “There’s been an emphasis more on [ends] getting on the edge rather than just pushing the pocket, getting on the edge...

Pittsburgh Steelers: Preseason Week 1 Expectations

Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman (photo credit: Saturday August 10 the Pittsburgh Steelers open their preseason against the New York Giants. When it comes to the first week of the preseason the expectations are different then what it would be in a normally game situation. Teams usually don’t play all of their starters and those who do get to see game action...

Steelers Could Play Two Road Games In Los Angeles In 2015

Over the course of the last year, there has been a lot of talk about the possibility of the NFL once again having a team in Los Angeles. Several owners have weighed in with their thoughts on when that might actually occur and this past Friday Pittsburgh Steelers team President Art Rooney II was asked [...] Steelers Could Play Two Road Games In Los Angeles In 2015 is a post from:...

Young Tight Ends Figure To Get A Lot Of Playing Time Against The Giants

Not only are the Pittsburgh Steelers currently banged up at the cornerback position, they also are short a few tight ends as well due to injuries. While the foot injury suffered on Wednesday during practice by Matt Spaeth is not expected to be serious, it could prevent him from playing in the preseason opener Saturday [...] Young Tight Ends Figure To Get A Lot Of Playing Time Against...

Mike Tomlin Intends To Play Starters 10-12 Plays Against Giants

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin talked to the media Thursday morning to talk about the upcoming preseason game Saturday night against the New York Giants. Tomlin first announced his intentions as to how long the starters might play. “All the healthy bodies will participate in the game,” Tomlin said. “We anticipate playing our first [...] Mike Tomlin Intends To Play...

Tomlin Speaks As Steelers Prep for Giants

Hard to believe it but we are already just 48 hours away from the Steelers taking the field in the opening preseason game. The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the New York Giants Saturday evening at Heinz Field. Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin fielded questions today prior to the team’s afternoon practice. Among the juicer tidbits offered by Coach Tomlin were… The starters are...

Craig Wolfley Podcast w/ Tom Bradley & Chris Hoke | Steelers Talk

August 7, 2013 Wolf & Tom review Training Camp (so far) & The Craig Wolfley Podcast Mailbag Former Penn State defensive coordinator Tom Bradley and former Steelers defensive lineman Chris Hoke join former Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman and now broadcaster Craig Wolfley on his podcast. LISTEN OR DOWNLOAD THE PODCAST LINKED AT END OF POST: [...]

Troy Polamalu feels great heading into this season

  Steelers safety Troy Polamalu admits he has to pace himself during camp in an attempt to stay healthy. “I absolutely have to pace myself in camp,” Polamalu said.  “You’ve got to see what you need to see. Whether or not you’re practicing every day in camp or whether you miss the entire camp, no one remembers as long as you play 16 games. “It’s been going well in...

The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Depth Chart, Personnel Usage, Left Handed Tackles & More Episode

Season 4, Episode 5 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I start off by talking about the most recent depth chart that was released by the Pittsburgh Steelers on Tuesday as well as the most recent transaction that took place Wednesday morning while we recording. Also in this episode we [...] The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Depth Chart, Personnel Usage...

Le’Veon Bell to play with the Steelers’ starters

There’s a lot of hype surrounding rookie running back Le’Veon Bell, and on Saturday, we’re finally going to see him in action. Mike Tomlin had this to say about the Steelers first preseason game: “We are going to play the one’s 10-12 snaps. Don’t be surprised if you see Le’Veon getting some snaps with those guys,” said Tomlin. “I think he has earned that. I think...

Cardinals claim defensive end Cordian Hagans off waivers

Ken Whisenhunt may be gone, he Cardinals still seem to have a love for former Steelers players. On Thursday, the Red Birds claimed defensive end Cordian Hagans, formerly of the Steelers.

Giants vs. Steelers Preseason Game: 5 Things To Watch For

Sure, it's only the first game of the preseason, but that doesn't mean that there aren't some intriguing things to watch for when the Steelers and Giants square off on Saturday.  These are two of the NFL's flagship franchises and both are coming off disappointing 2012 seasons in which they missed the playoffs. There are many topics to discuss for both teams, but...
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