Originally posted on SteelerAddicts  |  Last updated 5/5/12
The rookie camp got underway on Friday as the Steelers get their first real look at the new draft class and undrafted free agents. This is where the new players get their first taste of life in the NFL and as a Steeler.  First impressions mean a lot but there’s still a long way to go. The coaches take these mini camps very seriously, there’s no wasted time, no wasted reps, you get as much work in as you can in the few days you have with these kids right now. Only rookies and players previously not a team roster are present. It’s a good time for all young guys to get their feet wet with players around their own skill level. They get crucial one on one instruction with their position coaches and being to get a feel of what it will be like working under the watchful eye of the coaching staff. As tough as these kids thought spring practices and summer camps were at college, it’s a whole new world competing at the NFL level. Below are some updates via Twitter and Steelers.com on how things have
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