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Pittsburgh Steelers left tackle Mike Adams is getting more and more repetitions at practice, and that means more trust from the coaching staff and an indication of better things to come for the rookie out of Ohio State.
He's already surpassed veteran Trai Essex on the depth chart as he's prepared to at least get the start in their first preseason game against Philadelphia.
Adams told the Beaver County Times , “Coach (Mike Tomlin) told me that I’d have my shot, and so far, that’s the way it’s been,” said Adams, a second-round pick. “It’s been that way for the past few days now.
“I don’t know what their plans are. But I’m going to take advantage of every opportunity I’m given.”
The 6-foot-7 323 lb Adams is also gaining the respect of the man who's blind side he'll possbily be protecting come week one.
Ben Roethlisberger says he loves the fight in him; “we got to see him get in a little scuffle the other night,” Roethlisberger said of the Friday evening workout at Latrobe Memorial Stadium. “It’s good to see in a young lineman, as we like to say, what kind of ‘dog’ he has in him. It was good to see his tenacity.”
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While all of the talk this past week concerning Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has been about his ankle and small rotator cuff tear in his throwing arm, not enough credit has been given to him for his attempts to help out in getting restricted free agent Mike Wallace into camp.
Columnist Ron Cook of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette called out the Steelers quarterback...
The Pittsburgh Steelers have Monday off before getting back on Tuesday and starting their third week of training camp. Now is as good of time as any for me to post some things that have stuck out to me through the first two weeks of training camp based on all of the news, reports and interviews.
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Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau has made it clear in a recent interview with 93.7 The Fan that his defense must force more turnovers in 2012, and he is confident that they will.
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The Pittsburgh Steelers said goodbye to four members of their Super Bowl XL Championship team on Friday night in Latrobe, ending an era that will never be forgotten by Steeler Nation. These former pro bowlers, Joey Porter, Willie Parker, Aaron Smith and Marvel Smith, all have different legacies within the organization, but their imprint and what they did for the franchise will...
I keep saying that I’m over and done with this whole Mike Wallace thing but as camp moves forward, heading into it’s second full week, the passing attack of the Steelers continues to prepare for life with out their speedy deep threat. Whether or not you’re in the same boat as me, tired of the Wallace circus, thinking he’s a one trick pony, or whatever, he fills a role and...
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger suffered a sprained left ankle at practice Saturday. He limped off the field after being stepped on by a defensive lineman and had the ankle wrapped in an ice pack, USA Today reported. Roethlisberger, entering his ninth season in the NFL, also said earlier that he’s dealing with a partially torn rotator cuff in his throwing...
By Christopher DiMarino
This is another entry in a set of early looks at the teams the Pittsburgh Steelers will play in the 2012-13 season. The goal is to acclimate the average Pittsburgh Steelers fan to the offseason changes each team has made. This will make the in-depth analysis in the week before the game more familiar and understandable.
Who: San Diego Chargers at Pittsburgh...
Steelers coach Mike Tomlin says he'll start two rookies on the offensive line and give big backs Jonathan Dwyer and John Clay plenty of work in the preseason opener.
Ben Roethlisberer…a true warrior.
Big Ben led the Pittsburgh Steelers to another great regular season last year, finishing with a 12-4 record and clinching a wild card spot. But when it came to the play-offs the Steelers weren’t good enough…they fell to Tim Tebow and the Denver Broncos. Overall, Ben had another great season, but unfortunately he is very injury-prone. As I...
Looks like Plaxico is taking a shot in the dark (Pun intended) and trying to make a return back to where his career began, Pittsburgh. Previously he played five years with the Steelers notching 261 receptions for 4,164 yards, 22 touchdowns, and six fumbles over the span of 71 games. His best season with them came in 2002, when he set his career highs for receptions (78) and yards...
According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh post-Gazette, the reason free agent wide receiver Plaxico Burress is still available is because he’s asking for too much money.
It looks like the Steelers were looking into acquiring Burress as a replacement for Mike Wallace, but Bouchette said that he wants “too much money.”
The reason Burress is likely asking for too...