Found March 28, 2013 on Steelers Depot:
The New England Patriots signed free-agent wide receiver Michael Jenkins on Thursday and now several are curious to know what this may mean for Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders, who visited the Patriots nearly two weeks ago. Dale Lolley of the Washington Observer Reporter posted on Twitter that the Patriots signing of Jenkins means that they won't be signing Sanders to an offer sheet. I disagree with Lolley, and believe that the signing of Jenkins has absolutely nothing at all to do with the Sanders situation. It's entirely separate. First, Read more [...]

Steelers S Troy Polamalu Thinks Players Should Be Allowed To Vote On Rule Changes

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu was on ESPN Friday morning and he made it a point to say that he believes players should have a say in any rules changes made by the NFL. "There's rule changes every year," Polamalu said. "I do wish, however, that the NFL did have a voice from the players' side, whether it's our players' union president, or...

Rob Gronkowski on his wild and crazy ways: I wouldn’t ‘put myself in jeopardy’

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, who plays as hard off the field as he does on it, opened up on Wednesday during an interview on ESPN’s “Mike & Mike in the Morning,” saying that despite his highly publicized outings, hijinks and whatnot over the years (see here for an incomplete, but revealing rundown), he would never do anything that jeopardize his successful...

Steelers reportedly want to sign Ahmad Bradshaw

According to Aditi Kinkhabwala of the NFL Network, the Pittsburgh Steelers really want to sign free agent running back Ahmad Bradshaw. Told Steelers brass would really like to sign RB Ahmad Bradshaw. Can say this: one of the toughest players I’ve been around — Aditi Kinkhabwala (@AKinkhabwala) March 28, 2013 Bradshaw is a perfect fit for the Steelers because of his toughness...

Rob Gronkowski Makes Comical Appearance on Sportscenter (Video)

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, had quite the comical debut on Sportscenter today. After appearing on ESPN’s First Take, Gronkowski took on a bigger task by attempting the opening monologue on the sports network’s highly rated show and he delivered like only he can. Check the video out here:   Gronk then followed that up by calling his own highlights. H/T to...

Michael Jenkins Lands in New England

The Patriots have signed former Falcons and Vikings receiver Michael Jenkins. SOURCE: Jason La Canfora, Spin:We're going to go out on a limb and say this isn't the field stretching weapon New England is looking for. Jenkins had 40 receptions, 449 yards and two touchdowns last season and owns a 12.5 ypc average in his career.

Vollmer super 'happy' to be back with Pats... for real

BY DAN BEGNOCHEOffensive lineman Sebastian Vollmer is really happy he was able to re-sign with the New England Patriots. Seriously, he’s really happy.Vollmer spoke with reporters via conference call on Thursday about a number of issues, including his new contract, his time in free agency, his feelings on the other returning lineman for the Pats and even his injury status. (photo...

Reiss: Patriots to sign veteran WR Michael Jenkins

With wide receiving still an area of need for the New England Patriots, the team signed former Atlanta Falcons and Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Michael Jenkins to a contract according to Mike Reiss from The signing of Jenkins isn't something to overly excited about since he is nothing more than a depth move and a third or receiver at best but will compete for...

Rob Gronkowski would accept openly gay teammate

A report from this week stated that a current NFL player is "strongly considering" coming out publicly as being gay.This has sparked several players from around the league to chime in with their thoughts on the matter. One of those players include Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, who spoke to Stephen A. Smith and Ryan Ruocco on ESPN Radio New York Wednesday...

i thought it would be awesome to grab ESanders from steelers and have him at X position and place AHernandez in Y position. or get a little risky and grab Titus Young after the draft i think if we get Sanders and Young, our offense would be better than 20

Not to get into semantics, but Gronk is the traditional “Y” or in-line tight end, and...

(via Superstar NFL Player Visits Lockport HS | WKBW News 7:...

(via Superstar NFL Player Visits Lockport HS | WKBW News 7: News, Sports, Weather | Buffalo, NY | Top Stories) Thanks to @PatriotsXLVIII for this! Great stuff on Gronk who has turned a corner in his offseason and is showing up for all the right reasons.
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