Former Steelers running back Jerome Bettis was down in Jacksonville at a Latitude 30 bowling alley grand opening and said he thinks the owners and players will reach deal soon. Bettis was checking out the bowling alley as he is planning to open one in Pittsburgh.
The big news on Monday was the announcement that former Steelers safety Carnell Lake was named the new Steelers defensive backs coach. Steeler Nation welcomes him back with open arms.
Hines Ward was on WCNN radio in Atlanta for an interview to talk about his upcoming Dancing with the Stars contest and the preparation involved. He also says he is skeptical that a new CBA will be reached before a lockout.
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Albert Breer of NFL.com has the latest on the labor negotiations as the league and the union are expected to return to the FMCS building Tuesday at 9 a.m to resume talks.
Part IV of On The Road with Steelers Director of Football Operations Kevin Colbert is up on Steelers.com. At the end of the piece, Colbert gives a quick glossary of some of the more popular terms they use at the NFL Combine.
A quick glance around the division and we noticed that Ravens receiver Derrick Mason says he has no plans on retiring.