Day 5 of training camp has started in Latrobe now as today features two practices with the later being open to the public. The morning session is an abbreviated practice focusing on special teams. 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.
Compiled from interviews and info on Steelers.com | ESPN Radio Pittsburgh | 93.7 The Fan Radio | Pittsburgh Post Gazette | Pittsburgh Tribune | Twitter UpdatesCenter Justin Hartwig was first Steelers player on the field this morning.Steelers working on onsides kick.Jonathan Dwyer, Casey Hampton and Jason Worilds all reportedly not working this morning with hamstring injuries.Rashard Mendenhall working this morning limited.Rookie Maurkice Pouncey and Ramon Foster out working as well according to radio reports.Full afternoon practice on tap. Morning session was short and sweet and dedicated to special teams.Pouncey says he will practice this afternoon, Mendenhall not so sure.6 minutes into afternoon walk through session and no Pouncey, no Mendenhall and no Casey Hampton so far.Pouncey and Mendenhall now working in afternoon session.Dwyer (hamstring) sidelined again for yet another practice and is shadowing running backs in drills taking mental reps.Worilds is still sidelined as well with a hamstring problem.Pouncey working at 2nd team right guard in 9 on 9 rush drills behind Trai Essex.Mendenhall not working fully with first team. Isaac Redman and Mewelde Moore are running first team.Redzone drill going on. Leftwich at quarterback.Leftwich looked better than Dennis Dixon in redzone offense throwing frozen ropes.Heath Miller great corner route touchdown.Emmanuel Sanders makes several great catches in redzone drill.Ryan Clark popped the rookie Sanders on one catch and Sanders popped right up.The schooling of Tony Hills continues this time at the hands of Scott Paxson.Roethlisberger pulling out his pump fake quite a bit.Dixon nice touchdown pass in 7 on 7.Frazier remains working on the side as he remains on the PUP list.Players race for the golf carts after the horn blows.Nick Eason dehydrated today per Tomlin.Jonathan Dwyer status quo and termed as-is with hamstring per Tomlin.