The sagging real estate market and economy has taken down another victim this time in the form of Steelers all time great center Dermontti Dawson. Dawson filed for bankruptcy in the Eastern District of Kentucky United States Bankruptcy Court. We wish Dirt the best in his attempt to get reorganized financially.
Craig Wolfley explains the Steelers old saying “Hunker-Down-Dawg” and how it relates to the Steelers and the recent loss of right tackle Willie Colon to a season ending injury. Wolf goes on to say that offensive line play is as much attitude as it is “athletic-tude.”
Hunter Ansley of FOXSportsSouthwest.com writes about which teams have interest in free agent tackle Flozell Adams besides Pittsburgh, who recently visited the Steelers. It is feasible the Steelers wanted to sign Adams, but the two didn\’t see eye to eye on price. I really would not be surprised to see Adams sign with Denver or wait until another team suffers a training camp or pre-season injury.
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The second part of the Ask The Steelers segment with rookie wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders is up on Steelers.com. Sanders understands the importance of wearing #88 and talks about what roles he played on special teams while at SMU.
Yinzers can celebrate Independence Day at Heinz Field during The Heinz Field Rock the Country Fourth of July Celebration presented by Coors Light. Gates open at 2 p.m. on July 4th and admission is free. Parking lots open at 8 a.m.
Chargers coaching great Don Coryell sadly passed away on Thursday, at the age of 85. According to the Chargers, Coryell had battled a lengthy illness and was actually surrounded by his family, when he died at Grossmont Hospital in La Mesa. Steve Sabol has a great narrated video up on NFL.com of former players and coaches remembering him.