Found July 14, 2012 on Steelers Depot:
Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin is back home in Virginia for his annual youth football camp and he sat down with Bruce Rader of WAVY-TV for an interview to discuss several topics that include leadership on the team. Mike Wilkening of Pro Football Weekly talked recently to running back John Clay about the upcoming roster battle he has in front of him at training camp. Alby Oxenreiter of WPXI-TV talked exclusively this past Thursday with running backs coach Kirby Wilson at the Homeboys football camp at Geneva College about his recovery from severe burns suffered in a house fire Read more [...]

Plaxico Burress Helps Mike Tomlin Out With His Football Camp

This is how rumors get started. Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin held his All-Star Football camp on Friday and Saturday at Christopher Newport University, located in Newport News, Virginia. Tomlin is of course from that area and Tomlin is a very active supporter of the Hampton Roads Youth Foundation in addition. Several NFL players who hail from the area also helped...

Kaboly Predicts 2012 Will Be Final Season For James Harrison With Steelers

Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review took to Twitter Saturday afternoon to predict that 2012 will be the final season for outside linebacker James Harrison in Pittsburgh. Kaboly tweeted specifically, "I do believe that this will be Harrison's last year with Steelers. Either aren't going to afford him anymore or his back will get best of him." http...

These aren’t your dad’s Pittsburgh Steelers

Tough nosed, no complaints, hard hitting, gritty, do whatever it takes to win; we know that’s the Pittsburgh Steelers mantra.  Maybe in years past it was.  This year, they don’t like the playbook, don’t like their contracts, and they’re old.  We have heard Ben Roethlisberger complain about the coordinator change and how hard it is [...]

Mendenhall Returns To Twitter On Friday The 13th To Say His Knee Has Healed Wonderfully

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall has returned to Twitter today, exactly one year since his last tweet. In his first tweet back, Mendenhall merely said, "hello", but in his second tweet he thanked all of his well wishers and added, "My knee has healed wonderfully." Mendenhall, who...

Pittsburgh Steelers training camp battle: Terrence Frederick vs. Terry Carter

This Pittsburgh Steelers training camp will feature some interesting position battles along the offensive and defensive lines, linebacker, running back and cornerback. While there are starting positions up for grabs, there are also some exciting battles for back up and special teams spots, especially in the secondary.The Steelers have usually carried 10 defensive backs on the active...

2012 Pittsburgh Steelers training camp roster throwdown: Safeties

Turning our attention to the defense in our series of looking at the roster battles for the upcoming Steelers training camp, we’ll start with the Safety position. Before we get started though, big kudos to  my writing partner Marc for some great stuff with the offense; I know I’m looking forward to seeing what he comes up with as we start on the defense now. The current roster...

Report: Steelers Still Optimistic About Getting Deal Done With Wallace Before Camp

We can't go a full week without an update on Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free agent Mike Wallace, now can we? Last weekend it was Len Pasquarelli of The Sports Xchange that reported that there’s been very little negotiating and no progress made between the Steelers and Wallace in regard to new long-term deal. Today, John Clayton of ESPN said in an interview that the Steelers...

Former Steeler Dermontti Dawson joins concussion lawsuit

Add another name to the ever-growing list of former NFL players suing the league for head injuries sustained while playing professional football. Former Steelers center Dermontti Dawson, who is about to be inducted to the Hall of Fame, is among the latest to file suit against the NFL, according to the Pittsburgh Post Gazette. The suit was filed July 3rd in Mississippi, and...

Rashard Mendenhall says his knee has “healed wonderfully”

Getty Images Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall if coming off of ACL surgery after tearing it at the end of last season.  Right now the Steelers don’t expect him to contribute much early on in the season.  It should be interesting to see how they bring him along in training camp and the preseason. Mendenhall told all of his Twitter followers that his...

2012 AFC North Running Back Breakdown and Preview

If fantasy football ruled the world all we would be talking about are quarterbacks and running backs, so let’s pretend just for a minute that it does. The AFC North has its share of talent at both positions, last month we ranked and broke down the talented group quarterbacks that this division has to offer, well now it’s time to do the same for the running backs. 1) Baltimore...
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