Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday August 13th – Pouncey Ready To Pounce On Lions Edition
Steelers rookie Maurkice Pouncey thinks he may get his first action on Saturday against Detroit at center in relief of Justin Hartwig or Doug Legursky. Tomlin did say thought that Pouncey will see time at both center and right guard during the game.
While we are on the offensive line, Steelers offensive line coach Sean Kugler talked with 93.7 The Fan reporter, Jim Colony, about the progress of camp so far in his first year as offensive line coach with the Steelers.
Jim Wexell writes about the plight of kick returner Stefan Logan to once again make the 53 man roster as an undrafted kick return specialist. Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin admitted on Thursday that he kind of stifled that development of Logan as a receiver.
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Rookie wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders suffered a stinger in his neck a few days ago, but said that he will play Saturday night against the Detroit Lions. He reportedly had his worst practice of training camp on Thursday and wide receivers coach Scottie Montgomery let him and the other rookie receivers in camp know about it.
Ed Bouchette blogged that he thinks quarterback Byron Leftwich should start Saturday against Detroit and that Ben Roethlisberger should not play at all and gives his reasons why.
On Thursday our buddy at ESPN 1250 Radio, Chris Mack, gave Steelers Depot an on air shout out you can listen to here. We appreciate it and remind all readers to tune in daily to the station for outstanding training camp coverage of the Steelers on a daily basis. You can follow Mack on Twitter here and also read Mack\’s blog right here.