Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday May 11th

Steelers guard Trai Essex, center Justin Hartwig and h-back Sean McHugh dropped in to visit patients who were getting treatment at the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center. It is so good to read about stories like this.

Defensive end Aaron Smith is ready for the upcoming season as he has rehabbed from major shoulder injury and ready to fool everyone in 2010 at the age of 34. Smith\’s son Elijah has also made remarkable progress recovering from cancer and all signs point to him making a full recovery. I can\’t wait to see Smith back on the field.

Scott Brown blogged about defensive line coach John Mitchell and the age of the defensive line. Mitchell states that Ziggy Hood is coming along fine in his development and that he will be ready to start sooner rather than later should the Steelers need him.

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AP sports writer Alan Robinson has a story claiming Ben Roethlisberger has worn out his welcome in Pittsburgh. I think the story is a bit over the top myself and do not think the fan base is so one sided as Robinson suggest in the article.

NFL.com has the complete 2010 NFL preseason national TV schedule posted on the website. NFL.com Analyst Bucky Brooks looks at five teams that face pivotal decisions surrounding quarterbacks in the 2010 season. The Steelers of course being one of the five.

Dale Lolley blogged about how the drug suspension of Texans linebacker Brian Cushing could have an effect on linebackers LaMarr Woodley and James Harrison moving forward.