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Pittsburgh Steelers running back Isaac Redman says his journey from rookie free agent to NFL starter has changed the way he's received in his hometown of Paulsboro in southern New Jersey.
Redman says he is recognized more often these days and is even holding his first-ever football camp at his old high school next month.
It's a far cry from three years ago, when Redman arrived as an out-of-shape rookie from Division II Bowie State and needed a little bit of luck just to make the practice squad.
Now he's the No. 1 back for the Steelers while starter Rashard Mendenhall continues his lengthy rehab after tearing the ACL in his right knee in last year's regular-season finale.
Redman ran for 121 yards in a playoff loss to Denver and believes he can handle a heavy workload.
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The Pittsburgh Steelers have completed their first two OTA practices of the 2012 season and quite a good bit of information has come out since the team has reassembled this week in Pittsburgh. The past few days we received confirmation on what we already knew heading into the week and that is that there are two fullbacks on the roster in the form of David Johnson and Will Johnson...
The Pittsburgh Steelers wrapped up their final day of their first OTA session of the 2012 season and below is a recap of news and information that surfaced on Twitter and the web today.
Brett Keisel returned to make the final practice after attending a family function. Jonathan Dwyer was excused to attend a family graduation. Ben Roethlisberger, Troy Polamalu, James Harrison, Ike...
By Cian Fahey
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Just because the primary needs have been filled, that does not mean that the Steelers roster is in perfect shape now. The best front offices in the league...
Day 2 of the Steelers first full team, mostly at least, mini camp of 2012 is in the books. The following is a synopsis of the happenings on the field during practices and some brief comments from the players as they talked to the media.Several players were still not present but those that are absent are accounted for. The only player still missing due to anything other than an injury...
According to an article in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette, by Harrisburg Bureau Chief Laura Olson, the former Steelers receiver was in Harrisburg, PA today to be honored by Govenor Tom Corbett.
Below are a few excerpts from Wards’ day in Harrisburg:
Mr. Ward received a proclamation from the governor, and both chambers of the General Assembly have introduced resolutions honoring his...
Scott Brown is reporting that Rashard Mendenhall has not ruled out playing week 1 of the regular season for the Steelers. Mendenhall went down in the last week of the season versus Cleveland. Week 1 would be a nine month recovery. That would be good for someone like Casey Hampton who does not have to move laterally. For Mendenhall though that quick of a recovery would be...
A player who normally does not attend OTAs was out on the field today for the Steelers. Safety Troy Polamlu who never attends these practices and works out with his own trainer in California was present today. Troy plans on being at all OTAs and minicamps this season.
”It’s my time to be around the team a little more.”
Troy knows what he is doing. He knows this team...
James Harrison was a shell of his formerly fearsome self last year, but the 34-year-old told SCI.net publisher Jim Wexell that he's feeling much better this spring.
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Maybe Polamalu realizes that working out with his teammates is better for the Steelers as a team.
If you don’t know by now that Steelers LB James Harrison hates dislikes NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, you probably haven’t paid much attention to the last few years of punishment in the league. Harrison said at one point “If that man was on fire and I had to piss to put him out, I wouldn’t do it” He later retracted the statements and said he used a poor word-choice...
By Christopher DiMarino
For any of you that have read my work on Steelers Depot, you may know a few things about me. The one that relates to this article is how I like writing analysis pieces about articles on NFL.com. While I am a fan of football and a connoisseur of its subtle nuances, a better word to describe me is a critic. More accurately a hater. When I say hate, I don’t...
Two days of OTAs are in the books and the Steelers already have quite a few position battles heating up. It’s still way too early to know what this year’s depth chart is going t o look like but it’s great to see these guys pushing each other so early. Hopefully all of the battles carry over to Latrobe – it’ll keep anyone from getting lazy.
Here are the fights that popped...
Trai Essex says he shouldn't be counted out of the left tackle derby quite yet.
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Unfortunately, the opening day roster is only made up of 53 players. Some will not...