Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday August 5th – Prime Time Emmanuel Edition
Mark Kaboly writes that new Steelers offensive line coach Sean Kugler is teaching the offensive line to be much more physical instead of trying to be a finesse unit. Kugler is implementing zone, man and gap-blocking schemes in camp.
Rookie wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders continues to look great and camp and talked Wednesday more about how he routinely would go up against NFL cornerbacks while training with Deion Sanders at his Prime U. camp in Texas. Sanders has kept in close touch with his new found mentor every day.
Gene Collier of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette writes that new special teams coach Al Everest brings a very different approach to the unit this season that was a mess last year.
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Dale Lolley writes that Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace is no longer just a deep threat as he has improved his route running in the process of becoming an every-down receiver. Wallace is being counted on to make a big jump in 2010 and fill the shoes vacated by Santonio Holmes.
Steelers safety Troy Polamalu chatted with the media yesterday and discussed Dick LeBeau’s impact on the Steeler defense and on his career, and shared his thoughts on what to expect from the defense this year. Mike Wallace, Ryan Clark and Rashard Mendenhall also all had interviews on 93.7 The Fan yesterday.
NFL Network takes a look at the legacy of Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau, who will be inducted this weekend into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.