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Steelers Injury Report: Bell Back Thursday; Blount Sidelined Along With Three Tight Ends

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now started their Thursday practice and already we are getting word as to who is working and who isn’t. According to Alex Kozora, running back Le’Veon Bell (hamstring) is in pads at the start of Thursday’s practice. Bell has missed the last several practices because of hamstring tightness, but it looks […] Steelers Injury Report: Bell Back Thursday...
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6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Markus Wheaton ‘more relaxed’ and ready to grab No. 2 wide receiver position

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Markus Wheaton, a third-round pick from the 2013 NFL Draft, will be expected to become a key player on offense for the 2014 season. The speed demon receiver saw his season end early due to a broken finger that required surgery. For any pass catcher, their hands are the moneymakers, and if the hand makes the money, the finger rakes it in. However, Wheaton...
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PHOTO: Le’Veon Bell’s hilarious reaction to RB Jordan Hall’s hit on linebacker

Not many things are more exciting during NFL practices than the backs-on-backers drill. Running backs and linebackers get full heads of steam then collide, with the winner gaining praise from his teammates. Steelers rookie running back Jordan Hall recently put on an impressive display during this drill, and although he is in a dogfight to even make the team, Hall turned some heads...
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7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Daniel McCullers Has Star Potential for the Pittsburgh Steelers

When the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted Daniel McCullers in the sixth round of the 2014 NFL Draft he was called a project player. Most players selected after the sixth round are project players, but not many of them are nearly as big as McCullers.   At the 2014 NFL Scouting Combing McCullers, a nose tackle out of Tennessee, measured at 6’7″ and 352 pounds. It’s hard to get much...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

"Kick his a$$ again Jordan (Hall)," barked Coach Tomlin

Nothing draws a crowd like the backs-on-backers drill, in training camp. That is where undersized Jordan Hall make his biggest impact. Kick his a** again Jordan, Coach Tomlin barked. Good leverage Jordan, praised runningbacks coach James Saxon. Yeah man, I've been waiting to put pads on all of camp, Hall said smiling ear to ear. I was excited since the time I woke up today...
Via College2Pro.com
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Thinking Long-Term With S Shamarko Thomas

When Pittsburgh Steelers Pro Bowl safety Troy Polamalu spent the early portions of his offseason back home working out on his own, rather than attending spring OTAs, the coaches turned to veteran Will Allen to take the reps at strong safety, as he did in 2012, in the process passing over second-year safety Shamarko Thomas. […] Steelers Thinking Long-Term With S Shamarko Thomas...
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12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Steelers NT Daniel McCullers Starting To Move People

Going back to last year, with the Pittsburgh Steelers mired in what seemed to be a lost season, the upcoming draft was a topic of conversation in November and December far more frequently than is the norm in western Pennsylvania. Back then, the go-to “the Steelers need to draft…” tended to be nose tackle Louis […] Steelers NT Daniel McCullers Starting To Move People is a...
Via Steelers Depot
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Antonio Brown to Emmanuel Sanders: 'You don't throw your quarterback under the bus'

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown commented on his former teammate Emmanuel Sanders' blunt comparison of his new QB Peyton Manning and his former signal caller of 4 years, Ben Roethlisberger. "(From) a mental standpoint, I don't care to really say this, but I feel Peyton is a far better leader," Sanders told KKFM in Denver on Monday. "In terms...
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Antonio Brown not happy with ex-teammate's QB comments

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown is not happy with ex-teammate Emmanuel Sanders for his comments made about Ben Roethlisberger. Sanders, who spent four seasons with the Steelers before signing with the Broncos in March, compared his new quarterback with his old quarterback and enumerated the ways Peyton Manning is a better leader than Big […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Antonio Brown rips Emmanuel Sanders for QB comments

Pittsburgh Steelers Pro Bowl wide receiver Antonio Brown took issue with former teammate Emmanuel Sanders calling Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning a “far better leader” than Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. “That was terrible,” Brown said Wednesday, via ESPN.com. “You don’t throw your quarterback under the bus, the guy who makes you who you are.”...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  1 Comment

Antonio Brown didn’t like Emmanuel Sanders’ comments about Big Ben

Earlier in the week former Steeler and current Broncos receiver Emmanuel Sanders said that Peyton Manning is a better leader than Ben Roethlisberger. Sanders’ former teammate Antonio Brown didn’t like what he had to say. Emmanuel Sanders said Peyton greater leader than Ben. Antonio Brown said of Sanders' words: "That was terrible." — Aditi Kinkhabwala (@AKinkhabwala...
Via Pro Football Zone
1 day ago  |  Discuss

They call him "Nugget" Pittsburgh Steelers rookie Chris Elkins, the next Chris Elkins?

Unenthusiastically he mutters out the word 'Nugget.' Yah they call me Nugget, Chris Elkins said referring to his Pittsburgh Steelers teammates. Don't ask where it comes from because I have no idea. Nicknames regardless if embraced or not are given when you are making yourself known. Elkins quietly goes about his business and watching him play at YSU an...
Via College2Pro.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Gone Steelers Camping: Why Ryan Shazier loves the intesity

The Pittsburgh Steelers are well into camp—find out the biggest camp stories below! Why Ryan Shazier’s first camp is just how he likes it Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 first round pick Ryan Shazier has found out that if he likes to go through the motions, he’s come to the wrong place. “I really liked the intensity,” said Shazier. “It’s exactly what I was looking for. It...
Via cover32 - Steelers
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ben Roethlisberger: ‘I want to be here’

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger doesn’t envision a circumstance where he won’t finish his career in Pittsburgh. “That’s always been what I’ve said, too,” Roethlisberger told the team’s website. “I said it last year when the erroneous NFL Network reports came out (about Roethlisberger being unhappy in Pittsburgh and being expected to ask the organization to...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dri Archer lining up everywhere for Pittsburgh Steelers at training camp

The first-offensive player Pittsburgh drafted, in 2014, was Kent State's Dri Archer. The same guy who averaged 8.4 yards per carry, in his final two-college seasons, ran a 4.26 forty at the NFL Scouting Combine and scored four touchdowns on the 18 kick-returns as a junior and senior. Explosive! Lethal! Awe-dropping! Just a few terms to describe the play of Archer on the fo...
Via College2Pro.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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