Day 12 of training camp is in full swing in Latrobe with two practices today, with the later being open to the public. We will have news, notes, nuggets and practice information from today posted up on this page as we get it in. Check back often through out the evening to see the updates per our usual.
Compiled from interviews and info on Steelers.com | ESPN Radio Pittsburgh | 93.7 The Fan Radio | Pittsburgh Post Gazette | Pittsburgh Tribune | Twitter UpdatesMorning practice was short session.Morning was an hour long special teams practice.Running backs coach Kirby Wilson says rookie Jonathan Dwyer will have a featured role in Saturday\’s game versus the Lions.Kirby says Dwyer has to be more consistent and needs to be more productive in special teams, pass protection and be accountable in pass routes. He came here as a one dimensional running back.Jason Worilds not working thus far in afternoon session.All quarterbacks working today as Byron Leftwich returned to practice today after having Monday off to rest his arm.Matt Spaeth (undisclosed) and James Harrison (shoulder) not fully practicing today as well to this point.Tony Hills (ankle) and Steve McLendon (MCL) remain sidelined.Worilds is now present for backs on backers drill.LaMarr Woodley runs over Dwayne Wright.Jonathan Dwyer still struggling in backs on backers.Maurkice Pouncey working as 2nd team center today.Jonathan Scott is working as the 2nd team left tackle with Hills out today.Ramon Foster working as the 2nd team right tackle.Working on deep routes today. Leftwich hit Mike Wallace for touchdown in 11 on 11.Leftwich hits Hines Ward on crossing pattern behind LaMarr Woodley.Pouncey now works at 2nd team right guard and Doug Legursky works at center.Running hurry up offense.First team offense stalls on drive as Leftwich goes 2 of 7 for 21 yds.Anthony Madison pick 6.Jeff Reed holding for Daniel Sepulveda so he can practice a few field goals.Stevenson Sylvester mostly working inside learning and watching James Farrior, Larry Foote and Lawrence Timmons.Pouncey says he is still trying to learn center schemes to make proper line calls.Mike Tomlin said cornerback Joe Burnett has a rib injury although he did finish practice.Worilds made it through most of practice with his hamstring.Harrison still dealing with shoulder discomfort, but is expected back tomorrow.Leftwich had an up and down day.