Found June 29, 2012 on Steelers Depot:
If you have been reading the site all off-season you know that I have been keeping close tabs on the ACL rehab of free agent tackle Max Starks. It has been a few weeks now, but Starks has made sure to give updates every few weeks of his progress after tearing the ACL in his right knee in the Steelers AFC Championship game. Friday Starks tweeted that he generated peak force during his squat workout today and that he is feeling close to normal again. He also posted that he is back on the practice field doing his first true pass sets and that it feels good to almost be back at 100%. I asked Starks Read more [...]

2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Training Camp Roster Battles: Nose Tackles

Today we continue on with our look at the training camp roster battles for the Pittsburgh Steelers by looking at the nose tackle position. Steve McLendon and rookie Alameda Ta'amu are locks to make the 90 man roster and we will take a look at both of them more in depth later. Casey Hampton will open training camp on the active PUP list as he continues to recover from the torn...

Steelers Release LB Brandon Lindsey, Sign LB Ryan Baker

Now we know why the Pittsburgh Steelers signed former LSU linebacker Ryan Baker today as Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports via Twitter that the Steelers have released former University of Pittsburgh linebacker Brandon Lindsey. This means that the roster remains at 89 players right now following the release of Troy Smith earlier this week. Lindsey was signed as...

LaMarr Woodley Now A Married Man

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker LaMarr Woodley today married long-time girlfriend Jordan Vinson, who is also from Saginaw, Michigan. The two have a  daughter together named Gabrielle, who was born in January of 2008. We knew a wedding day was close as Woodley reportedly had his bachelor party in Las Vegas several weeks ago. During his time out in Vegas he was pranked by...

Which Position Will The Steelers Add To With One Roster Spot Now Open?

The Pittsburgh Steelers released quarterback Troy Smith on Monday and thus opened up a spot on the 90 man roster. Five quarterbacks was one too many to take to training camp, so it is pretty safe to say that another quarterback will not be signed to fill that spot. With two long snappers, two kickers and two punters currently on the roster, I think we can rule out a specialist being...

Brandon Lindsey Confirms He Needs Shoulder Surgery

It was annouched earlier today that the Pittsburgh Steelers had waived former University of Pittsburgh linebacker Brandon Lindsey and signed former LSU linebacker Ryan Baker. I mentioned in that post that Lindsey might have been waived injured with a shoulder injury and that indeed was the case. Lindsey announced on Twitter today that he tore up his shoulder and that it will require...

Pittsburgh Steelers work out former Patriot Markell Carter

Per a league source, the Pittsburgh Steelers are working out former New England Patriots outside linebacker/defensive end Markell Carter. Carter, a second year OLB/DE out of Central Arkansas, didn't quite pan out in New England it seems. He spent all of last season on the practice squad and was released by the Patriots earlier this month. He was the highest-paid player on the...

Steelers’ Clark: Big Ben could be ‘scary good’

Earlier today, NFL Network's Albert Breer mentioned that Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger showed up to offseason workouts "far earlier" than in years past, and, from what Breer hears, has been "terrific" learning the offense being implemented by new coordinator Todd Haley. While it's not a surprise Roethlisberger is adapting with ease, teammate...

Pittsburgh Steelers Linebacker Stevenson Sylvester Could Be the Answer at Inside Linebacker

As the days before training camp come to a crawl, fans always have the solace of dissecting different positions and determining who the starters will be. Of course, one of the biggest questions facing the Pittsburgh Steelers is who will assume the mantle at inside linebacker after the release of veteran inside linebacker James Farrior at the start of the free agency period...

On the Steelers; A preview of the offensive position breakdowns

With training camp for the Pittsburgh Steelers now less than a month away, many sites similar to this one are breaking down some of the key position battles heading into the 2012 season. At SA, we’ll give you a brief preview first of both sides of the ball and then in July we’ll start breaking down the specific positions in the days leading up to camp in Latrobe, Pennsylvania...

Steelers Six From Around The Web – June 30th – Hope & Pope Edition

Former Pittsburgh Steelers safety Chris Hope, who has played the last six seasons with the Tennessee Titans, signed with the Atlanta Falcons on Friday. Tight end Leonard Pope is back home in Georgia and did a local radio interview in which he was asked about the offense and his role in it. [audio:] Wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders...

Steelers Sign Ryan Baker and Release Brandon Lindsey

The Steelers made a roster move.  They released outside linebacker Brandon Lindsey of Pitt and signed OLB Ryan Baker in his place.  Baker like Lindsey was an undrafted free agent.  He played for LSU last season.  Baker will hope to make this team due to his special teams play.

Man for All Positions, Golden Settles at FS

One of the Steelers' prize undrafted rookie free agents, Robert Golden is coming off an impressive showing this spring in Pittsburgh. Dale Lolley has the details.
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