2011 Steelers 90 Man Roster With Early Training Camp Notes

Now that the CBA has been ratified and the official moves are out of the way, we have a good starting point for the 2011 Steelers 90 man roster to move forward with. Below is the roster and some early camp notes on each player. The Steelers will carry 90 players on their roster until the first cut-down date which is Aug. 30 and at that time they will need to cut to 75 players. The final roster cut is Sept. 3 and that is when they will need to trim down to their 53 man roster.

7Roethlisberger, BenQBBall and chain and Netflix will be good for him
4Leftwich, ByronQBOdds on favorite to back up Roethlisberger
16Batch, CharlieQBWill battle Dixon likely for 3rd spot
10Dixon, DennisQBWill likely battle for 3rd spot and showcased in preseason
34Mendenhall, RashardRBOff Twitter hopefully for good
33Redman, IsaacRBShould enter year as Rashard backup
21Moore, MeweldeRBShould make 53 with Batch hot on his heels
35Batch, BaronRB7th round camp darling and off to a great start and inside the bubble
38Clay, JohnRBBig back that might be in line for practice squad
27Dwyer, JonathanRBVery little chance at making roster
41Johnson, JamesRBNo chance at making roster
17Wallace, MikeWRAwesome and could get better if he improves short area play
86Ward, HinesWRCourt date in October for DUI
88Sanders, EmmanuelWRPray that foot heals fast
84Brown, AntonioWRGetting plenty of well needed reps early on in camp and is safe
81Battle, ArnazWRGreat start to camp and is holding his roster spot for now
80Sweed, LimasWRIt is his for the taking but he has not showed he wants it
19Grisham, TylerWROutside looking in but very unlikely
15Lyons, WesWRCould be a dark horse to push Sweed out for good and grab 6th WR spot
18Mims, AdamWRRaw but could have outside shot at practice squad
14Robinson, ArmandWRNo chance at making roster
8Greenwood, EricWRNo chance at making roster
11McCrae, TerrenceWRNo chance at making roster
85Johnson, DavidTEGood start to camp as he tries to win #2 TE spot but is better Hback
89Gilmore, JohnTEVeteran street free agent trying to earn #2 TE spot
44Saunders, WesyleTELike his chances at making roster
45McCoy, JamieTEStrong showing early and might be practice squad material
49Charlton, VaughnTENo chance at making roster
87Bright, EugeneTEPUP with shoulder and that is never good for a nobody
53Pouncey, MaurkiceCLooks healthy and hungry in his 2nd camp.
64Legursky, DougC/GBackup center and outside shot at right guard spot
54Miller, ColinCPossible practice squad candidate after Brooks left camp
68Kemoeatu, ChrisGActive PUP with knee swelling to start camp is not good
73Foster, RamonG/TBattling for starting right guard spot
62Williams, KeithG6th rounder that is progressing nicely early in camp
77John MaleckiGPitt boy with no chance
69McCaskill, NevinGNo chance at making roster
72Scott, JonathanTLeft tackle until Gilbert is ready
74Colon, WillieTWelcome back Willie
65Gilbert, MarcusT2nd round pick that has missed tons of time but will be on 53
61Scott, ChrisT/GSeems they like him on the right side and currently inside the bubble
66Hills, TonyTDo I really have to comment on Tony? OK I just did
67Jolly, KyleTPossible practice squad candidate again
55Turner, TrevisTBig kid with little to no chance
91Smith, AaronDESo far so good with the repaired biceps in camp
99Keisel, BrettDEThe beard is back and will start on right side
96Hood, ZiggyDEFormer 1st round pick that is progressing nicely
95Heyward, CameronDE1st round pick that seems to be learning fast
77Harris, Ra\’ShonDENot flashing at all
61Boyle, TyDENo chance at making roster
65Chavis, MiguelDENo chance at making roster
?Bryant, CorbinDENo chance at making roster
98Hampton, CaseyNTUses camp to get into shape. No more ding-dongs
76Hoke, ChrisNTVersatile veteran and backup to Hampton
69McLendon, SteveNTCould get passed up by Gray if he falters
67Gray, AnthonyNTShowing quickness and legitimate practice squad material
92Harrison, JamesOLBOnly think that can slow him down is the commish and his back
56Woodley, LaMarrOLBCurrently waering the tag and hopefully extended by week 1
97Worilds, JasonOLBProgressing nicely and should be Harrison backup
54Carter, ChrisOLB5th rounder has showed his quickness and could be early ST guy
51Farrior, JamesILBIn great shape once again to captain the defense
94Timmons, LawrenceILBHeading into his final year under contract and could be Pro Bowler this year
50Foote, LarryILBShould back up inside again and help in goal-line package
55Sylvester, StevensonILBLooks ready to contribute if needed inside
90Ellis, ChrisLBJust doesn\’t have it
44Harvey, MarioLBCould be special teams guy if healthy
48Ivy, MorttyLBNo chance at making roster
46McCoy, ChrisLBNo chance at making roster
47Atkins, BarakaLBHave not heard his name all camp
24Taylor, IkeCBSwaggin back for his 9th year and worked harder on his hands
20McFadden, BryantCBNagging injuries already in camp with his hamstring but should be safe
22Gay, WilliamCBNickel job is his to lose
23Lewis, KeenanCBBattling for a roster spot but seems not to have not made jump yet
28Butler, CrezdonCBBattling for a roster spot but has missed early time with quad
40Brown, CurtisCB3rd rounder that is starting to show his toughness and skills
39Allen, CortezCB4th rounder that will make 53 but has been sidelined early in camp
30Warren, DonovanCBNo chance at making roster
27Brinkley, NilesCBNo chance at making roster
43Polamalu, TroySSSo far so good with the Achilles and will get plenty of days off
29Mundy, RyanSSShould make the 53 again to back up Polamalu
42Cromartie-Smith, Da\’MonSSCould be headed to practice squad again
25Clark, RyanFSBack to football now and enough with the other stuff
26Allen, WillFSShould stick as 4th safety and special teamer
35Greenwood, BrettFSNo chance at making roster
9Sepulveda, DanielPRebuilt knee yet again
13Kapinos, JeremyPWill battle Sepulveda for punting job
6Suisham, ShaunK4 year deal means they trust him
5Waters, SwayzeKNo chance at making roster
60Warren, GregLSHard to see him being beat out
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