Steel City Blitz Quick Hitters for August 13th, 2014

-I won’t be able to lead with this too much longer but here’s the official training camp guide if you are headed to Latrobe. Practice is at 255pmET with the Buffalo Bills. -As you may have heard by now, the punting battle we expected hasn’t come to fruition and it won’t either. The Steelers placed Adam Podlesh on the reserved/did not report list. Podlesh has...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Breakdown Of Brad Wing’s Six Punts Against Giants

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have placed veteran punter Adam Podlesh on the Reserve/Did Not Report list, Brad Wing now has a golden opportunity to win the job this year during the preseason uncontested. While Wing’s average (36.5 yards) and net average (34.5 yards) of his six punts Saturday night in the preseason opener against […] Breakdown Of Brad Wing’s Six Punts Against...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Tomlin Currently Has No Plans To Sign Another Punter

Tuesday, the Pittsburgh Steelers placed veteran punter Adam Podlesh on the Reserve/Did Not Report list and after practice head coach Mike Tomlin was asked whether or not he’d be able to compete for the job at some point. “It is what it is. Right now he’s on that list and his status will remain there […] Mike Tomlin Currently Has No Plans To Sign Another Punter is a post...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers place their punter on the Reserve/Did Not Report List

The Pittsburgh Steelers have a good battle in their camp at the punter position between Adam Podlesh and Brad Wing the former LSU punter.  Well today it looks like Brad Wing took another step closer to winning the punting spot.  The team placed Adam Podlesh on the reserve/did not report list.   Pittsburgh Steelers    @steelers  We […] The post Steelers place their punter...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers place special teamer on did not report list

Pittsburgh Steelers punter Adam Podlesh has yet to report to training camp nearly two weeks after it began. Today the Steelers placed him on the reserve/did not report list. According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette, Podlesh has a very legitimate reason for no-showing: Steelers place vet punter Adam Podlesh on reserve/did not report list. Podlesh staying by his wife...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Have Placed P Adam Podlesh On Reserve/Did Not Report List

The Pittsburgh Steelers made another roster move Tuesday as the team has announced that veteran punter Adam Podlesh has been placed on the reserve/did not report list. Podlesh, who was signed during the offseason after he was released by the Chicago Bears, has yet to arrive to training camp due to his wife being pregnant, […] Steelers Have Placed P Adam Podlesh On Reserve/Did...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Steel City Blitz Quick Hitters for August 8th, 2014

-No practice today as the Steelers travel to New York to play the Giants tomorrow night. -Here’s Mike Tomlin’s first press conference of 2014. Not a whole lot of new information but is that any surprise?’s Bob Labriola provides comments as well int he adjoining article. -With Adam Podlesh missing all of training camp to this point (wife is expecting), Brad Wing...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Brad Wing Shows Power, But Finesse To Be Tested

The Pittsburgh Steelers are nearly ready to head out to East Rutherford, New Jersey for their first preseason game against the New York Giants, and their final free agent signee, punter Adam Podlesh, remains away with his “very pregnant” wife. If he stays away much longer, it may not do much good for him to […] Brad Wing Shows Power, But Finesse To Be Tested is a post from...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

The Steelers best position battle in camp is at Punter?

The Pittsburgh Steelers have a good competition going for their starting punter spot between Adam Podlesh and former LSU standout Brad Wing. This is a very good position battle since both are listed as co-number 1 punters on the first initial depth chart for the Steelers.  If Brad Wing can stay out of trouble and […] The post The Steelers best position battle in camp is at Punter...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Steel City Blitz Quick Hitters for August 4th, 2014 official training camp guide for your pleasure. Practice today at 255pmET and a reminder that the team is off on Tuesday. -Long-time Sports Illustrated NFL writer Don Banks was in Latrobe recently and offered this piece on Antonio Brown. -Despite surgery on his broken nose, wide receiver Justin Brown will still make the roster in my opinion. -Mike Tomlin released the...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Continue To Wing It With One Punter During Training Camp

With veteran punter Adam Podlesh still away from training camp as he awaits the birth of his child, the Pittsburgh Steelers continue to wing it at Latrobe with just one punter. Brad Wing, who was signed to the offseason roster way back in January, remains the Steelers lone punter in training camp until Podlesh returns. […] Steelers Continue To Wing It With One Punter During Training...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Two Steelers Training Camp Battles On Special Teams To Watch

The Pittsburgh Steelers report to Latrobe for training camp on Friday and the team will take the field on Saturday. Here is a look at two key training camp battles that will take place over the coming weeks on special teams. Adam Podlesh versus Brad Wing The Steelers head into training camp once again with their punter job wide […] Two Steelers Training Camp Battles On Special...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers’ 2014 Training Camp Battle Report: Punters

Yes, you read that right. I’m breaking down the battle between punters Adam Podlesh and Brad Wing. If you know anything about me then you know how serious I am about special teams. You also know how below average the Pittsburgh Steelers have been in this department in recent seasons. Punting has been one of the most glaring problems for the Steelers for some time now as they cannot...
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July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Training Camp

With the Steelers beginning Training Camp this Saturday at St. Vincent College in Latrobe there are a lot of questions that have to be answered.  The defense has gotten younger and faster, but can they can force turnovers and make big plays when they need to.  Will new offensive line coach Mike Munchak help this line play up to its potential, and it would help for them to be healthy...
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July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

One Stat The Chicago Bears Ranked Last For That You Didn’t Know

Posted to Chicago BearsEveryone knows how badly the Chicago Bears defense played in 2013, but were you aware of how bad the punting was? The Chicago Bears ranked last in the NFL for punting average at 40.2 yards per – thanks Adam Podlesh. That’s the reason why Adam Podlesh is now a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers and why the Chicago Bears used a 6th round pick on Miami punter...
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July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Improvement in the Steelers’ Kicking Game Can Benefit the Younger Defense

The most  forgotten part of the game of football is the kicking game and while NFL coaches will tell you that they stress its’ importance, kicking or special teams’ miscues are often the difference between a win and a loss. As the Steelers look to make their 3-4 defense younger and faster, they’ll still need to take advantage of every possible thing they can. Improvements...
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Punter Battle Already Being Called An ‘Interesting Competition’

A punter battle appears to be in full swing already during the Pittsburgh Steelers OTA practices. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review calls the early offseason battle between veteran Adam Podlesh and youngster Brad Wing an “interesting competition” right now through four practices. Last year at this same time, Drew Butler was battling veteran Brian Moorman for the […] Steelers Punter...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Podlesh Signs with Steelers

Former Jags and Bears punter Adam Podlesh has signed a one-year deal with the Steelers. Click HERE for more.
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May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears draft a punter, while Lions, Redskins add at kicker

Just three specialists — one punter and two placekickers — were selected in the 2014 NFL Draft. The Bears struck first, taking Miami (Fla.) punter Pat O’Donnell in Round Six (No. 191 overall). Given his status as a draft pick, O’Donnell figures to have every chance to win the job as a rookie. The Bears released Adam Podlesh, their punter from a season ago, in March. The...
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May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers free-agent signings assigned jersey numbers

Don’t act like you weren’t waiting for this, Steelers fans. Some of our Free Agent signing were assigned jersey numbers today and they are as follows: Punter Adam Podlesh – #4 Wide Receiver Lance Moore – #16 Running Back LaGarrette Blount – #27 Outside Linebacker Arthur Moats – #55 WR Darius Heyward-Bey – #85 Defensive Tackle Cam Thomas – #96 Safety Mike Mitchell...
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May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Will the Bears draft a punter?

Currently the Bears have two unproven punters on their roster. Tress Way and Drew Butler are the options to kick for a special teams unit that struggled last year. This means the Bears could draft a punter for the first time since Todd Sauerbrun was drafted back in the second round of the 1995 draft. Adam Podlesh was released because he was making too much money to be so inconsistent...
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April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Have $311,934 In Salary Cap Space After Signing P Adam Podlesh

Judging by the latest NFLPA update, the contract signed on Wednesday by punter Adam Podlesh was a one year, qualifying contract that comes with a reduced cap charge of $570,000. It does not appear as though Podlesh was given a signing bonus due to the cap number only displacing $75,000. Now that the NFLPA has […] Steelers Have $311,934 In Salary Cap Space After Signing P Adam...
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April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

The Terrible Podcast – Talking More Pre Draft Visits, Safety Position, Mock Draft & More Episode

Season 4, Episode 95 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd start this show off by talking about the Pittsburgh Steelers signing of punter Adam Podlesh on Wednesday. The Steelers have had a few more draft hopefuls in for pre draft visits so we go over the list and talk a little […] The Terrible Podcast – Talking More Pre Draft Visits, Safety Position, Mock Draft...
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April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers, Podlesh Have A Common Goal In Finding Consistency

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed yet another outside free agent yesterday, bringing their season total to eight. As a street free agent, he won’t have any impact on compensatory picks, assuming he even makes the roster. They added punter Adam Podlesh, who has the distinction of having been drafted ahead of Daniel Sepulveda in the 2007 […] Steelers, Podlesh Have A Common Goal In...
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April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Don’t Dismiss Importance of Podlesh Signing With the Steelers

We as football fans love to poke fun at the kickers and punters but they really are as vital to the success of a team as just about any other position. The Pittsburgh Steelers have played musical chairs at the punter position for the last few years but they may have taken a step towards finally solidifying it. Pittsburgh signed former Chicago Bears’ punter Adam Podlesh today and...
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April 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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