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Pittsburgh Steelers: Consistency is key for Shaq Richardson

Going into this year’s NFL draft, many believed the Pittsburgh Steelers would address the secondary in the first round. That, however, did not hold true. The Steelers didn’t draft for the secondary until the the fifth round where they took Arizona corner Shaq Richardson. Richardson started all 13 games for Arizona in 2013 and was second on the team when it came to interceptions...
Via isportsweb.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Troy Polmalu has taken Shamarko Thomas under his wing

According to Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor,  second-year safety Sharmarko Thomas is out in California training with Troy Polamalu.  He said this is not something Polamalu typically does. “I was telling Shamarko before he went out there, ‘Shamarko, that’s something huge because the dude don’t ever do that. As far as learning tendencies and the defense, just the way of life...
Via Pro Football Zone
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Safeties Troy Polamalu, Shamarko Thomas Training Together In California

While he might not ever start a game in 2014, Pittsburgh Steelers second-year safety Shamarko Thomas is expected to make a ton of progress this season. The Syracuse product knows it and he’s trying to absorb as much as he can from starter Troy Polamalu, the player he will likely succeed as early as 2015. […] Steelers Safeties Troy Polamalu, Shamarko Thomas Training Together...
Via Steelers Depot
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Shamarko Thomas Hoping Better Understanding Of The Defense Leads To Bigger Role

In a sense, Pittsburgh Steelers safety Shamarko Thomas can be said to be the forgotten man of the 2014 rookie draft class. Not that he’s a rookie, of course. The Steelers drafted him in the fourth round of the 2013 NFL Draft, but they traded away their 2014 third-round pick to get there. Unlike the […] Shamarko Thomas Hoping Better Understanding Of The Defense Leads To Bigger...
Via Steelers Depot
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers S Shamarko Thomas Admits He’s Comfortable, No Longer Thinking

Pittsburgh Steelers second-year safety Shamarko Thomas didn’t play much during the second half of his rookie season after injuring an ankle in Week 10, but the playing time he received prior to that was invaluable. “I’ve progressed a lot,” Thomas said after Wednesday’s OTA practice. “I just know the whole defense now. Last year I […] Steelers S Shamarko Thomas Admits...
Via Steelers Depot
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers S Shamarko Thomas Might Be Headed For Less Playing Time In 2014

Prior to him suffering an ankle injury in the Week 10 game last season against the Buffalo Bills, Pittsburgh Steelers safety Shamarko Thomas registered a whopping 193 snaps of playing time on defense. Once he was healthy, however, he never played another snap all season. With less than 100 days to go until the start […] Steelers S Shamarko Thomas Might Be Headed For Less Playing...
Via Steelers Depot
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: Is Shamarko Thomas ready for a bigger role?

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense will be highlighted this offseason as the unit suffered one of its worst seasons in recent memory. The Steelers’ secondary may have been the worst part of the aging unit. The secondary constantly gave up splash plays and looked old and slow. Underneath the old and slow lies the young Shamarko Thomas who the Steelers drafted in the fourth round...
Via isportsweb.com
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: Preseason Week 1 Expectations

Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman (photo credit: steelerstoday.com) Saturday August 10 the Pittsburgh Steelers open their preseason against the New York Giants. When it comes to the first week of the preseason the expectations are different then what it would be in a normally game situation. Teams usually don’t play all of their starters and those who do get to see game action...
Via isportsweb.com
August 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie Shamarko Thomas groomed by veteran safeties

When the Pittsburgh Steelers selected safety Sharmarko Thomas in the fourth round of the 2013 NFL Draft, it was clear that he would be groomed to be the heir apparent to take over for Steelers veterans Ryan Clark and Troy Polamalu. Clark and Polamalu still have what it takes to be a defensive threat for the Steelers, but even they see the necessity to teach Thomas the tricks of the...
Via SteelBlitz Steelers Blog
June 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers sign 4th round pick Shamarko Thomas

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced today that they’ve signed fourth round pick, safety Shamarko Thomas. We have signed our 4th round draft pick safety @shamarko21ya.Details HERE: stele.rs/10I8MjS twitter.com/steelers/statu… — Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) May 16, 2013 Thomas recorded 75 tackles 1 sack, and 2 interceptions during his finals season at Syracuse.     Need NFL...
Via Pro Football Zone
May 16, 2013  |  1 Comment
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