Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday May 21st

Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau was spotted wearing a Aaron Smith\’s jersey during Thursday\’s OTA session after wearing James Farrior\’s on Wednesday. LeBeau is a master at motivating his players, earning their respect and sending them messages.

Nick Fierro of the Morning Call has an article on the opportunity former Steelers 2009 draft pick A.Q. Shipley has to make the Eagles roster. Shipley is a Penn State grad.

Ed Bouchette caught up with current #3 quarterback Charlie Batch to find out about his thoughts on possibly being the starter. Batch is the consummate professional, but even he knows it will be Byron Leftwich or Dennis Dixon under center on week 1. Batch will make a great quarterback coach when he hangs up the clip board.

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Steelers Pro Bowl linebacker James Harrison has been working extra hard this week on developing some extra pass rushing moves with defensive assistant and former Steelers linebacker Jerry Olsavsky. I look forward to a strong showing by Deebo in 2010.

John Harris, writes about how 2010 is crunch time for running back Rashard Mendenhall in 2010. Running backs coach Kirby Wilson talks in the article about how Mendenhall is becoming an every down back in the NFL.

Joe Starkey spoke with Steelers cornerbacks William Gay and Bryant McFadden after OTAs. You can listen to the audio of both interviews here.

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