Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday May 17th
Steelers.com latest article by Bob Labriola focuses on new special teams coach Al Everest and the task he has ahead to improve the overall poor play last season on the special teams unit.
Ed Bouchette explains how the upcoming capless salary cap season might make it tough for the Steelers to sign linebacker LaMarr Woodley to a long-term contract. Woodley is about to enter the final year of his rookie contract this upcoming season.
Sporting News writer Dennis Dillon has a 7 question interview with head coach Mike Tomlin. Tomlin does not reveal much, but does say the Steelers will not approach the Ben Roethlisberger suspension from a survivalist mentality.
Gene Collier of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette looks back at the Steelers 2005 draft and grades it a B-.
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Pittsburgh ESPN Radio host Chris Mack is saying that all signs are pointing to another mediocre season for the Steelers in 2010. He speculates that if the Steelers do not return to the playoffs that Tomlin might not get a new contract. Not sure I buy any of that.
Deshea Townsend is still a free agent but is busy working with Dr. Zane Gates speaking to state lawmakers about a bill that would fund clinics across the state Pennsylvania.