Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday July 19th – Randle El Smack Redskins Spurned Ravens And Patriots Edition
I Twittered a link on Saturday about how wide receiver Antwaan Randle El is ready for his second time playing in Pittsburgh. El was at his Sound Mind Sound Body Football Academy Saturday morning and said that Redskins owner Dan Snyder was too hands on with the team during his stay in Washington. El also was offered deals from Baltimore and New England, but chose to come back where he started instead.
Jim Wexell has a snapshot article on seventh-round draft pick Doug Worthington out of Ohio State. Worthington talks about how he is getting mentoring from fellow Steelers defensive end Brett Keisel, who was picked 242nd by the Steelers in 2002, the same place where Worthington was selected.
NFL.com Senior Analyst, Michael Lombardi reported on Sunday that the Steelers have no intentions of letting outside linebacker LaMarr Woodley walk away when his contract is up and that they just cannot get him signed right now. Lombardi points out that this is not an uncommon problem around the NFL with the uncertainty of the labor agreement looming. I posted nearly the same thoughts in an article on Woodley last week.
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Cornerback Bryant McFadden is next up on the Ask The Steelers segment on Steelers.com. McFadden talks about his reaction to finding out about the trade back to Pittsburgh and how much he enjoys playing for defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau.
We came across Steelers offensive lineman Ramon Foster on Twitter last night and you can follow him @nomar73. Make sure to follow us as well @SteelersDepot. Foster appears to be working out with trainer Ted Borgerding of Ignition-OH training.
Many do not realize that Steelers offensive lineman Tony Hills replaced free agent lineman Jonathan Scott at left tackle when he left the University of Texas for the NFL. These two seem destined to be battling for the same roster spot as the Steelers start training camp the end of this month.