Linebacker Lawrence Timmons will throw out the ceremonial first pitch tonight at Blair County Ballpark for the Altoona Curve.
Ed Bouchette has a couple of quick short stories about Chuck Noll and the drafting of Franco Harris as well as how in 2004 Dan Rooney steered Bill Cowher and Kevin Colbert back to Ben Roethlisberger instead of drafting a guard.
Roethlisberger said he\’s optimistic that he and his teammates will be at training camp this summer, despite the current NFL lockout.
Wide receiver Antonio Brown is back at Central Michigan University for the week and will be on hand for tonight\’s Spring Game football. Brown will be having an autograph signing before the game at C & O Sportswear.
Lost in the news about the Troy Polamalu jersey being the top seller this past year on nflshop.com is the fact that the Roethlisberger jersey sales are back on the rise as his jersey sales were enough to place him 16th on the list, one spot ahead of Hines Ward, who finished 17th overall.
Former NFL scout Bucky Brooks discusses the keys to scouting interior offensive linemen for the 2011 draft.