Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday June 1st – Rooney Myth Buster Edition
Teresa Varley writes about how the Steelers offensive line is looking at consistency as being a major goal for the 2010 season. Varley caught up with Trai Essex and Willie Colon for their thoughts.
Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is expected to practice Tuesday for the first time this Summer since NFL commissioner Roger Goodell suspended him April 21. Roethlisberger passed his evaluation, but not much if anything is known about what type of test or evaluation he was given. Two clinical psychologists not involved in the Roethlisberger gave thoughts on what might have taken place during the behavioral evaluation.
ESPN senior writer, Len Pasquarelli, has a story on Steelers rookie first rounder, Maurkice Pouncey, and his choice to leave Florida early and life without his twin brother by his side on the football field.
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Ed Bouchette dispels the myth that Art Rooney Sr. bought the Steelers with big winnings at New York\’s Saratoga race track in 1937. Bouchette also goes on to tell about the evolution of Spring practices and how the Steelers were one of the last teams in the 1980s to work out in the spring.
NFL.com Senior Analyst, Pat Kirwan, list wide receiver Mike Wallace at #20 of his top 20 players likely to have breakout seasons. Kirwan says 75 catches in 2010 a possibility.
Steelers running back Jonathan Dwyer and Chiefs receiver Dexter McCluster talked to Lindsay Soto from the NFL Network and try to conjure up a friendly wager on who will have a better rookie season.