Bill Lubinger of The Plain Dealer reports that former Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Troy Smith was released early so that he\'d have an opportunity to catch on elsewhere before training camps get started. Lubinger reports Mike Tomlin was the one to inform Smith of his release.
Zac Jackson of FOX Sports Ohio has a piece up on Steelers rookie tackle Mike Adams after Jackson talked to Adams while he was attending the NFL rookie symposium.
D. Orlando Ledbetter of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has a great Q & A up with former Steelers safety Chris Hope, who signed with the Atlanta Falcons this past week.
We have been scouting the offensive lines of the other three teams in the AFC North and have posted about the Baltimore Ravens and the Cincinnati Bengals this week. Our report on the Cleveland Browns will be posted shortly.
The NFLPA has filed a lawsuit against the NFL on behalf of three players suspended in connection with the league\'s bounty investigation of the New Orleans Saints.
Fans at stadiums around the NFL could get to listen to referees discuss plays under review in the near future. In the meantime, they will get to see the exact footage and angles that the replay official is looking at under the hood.