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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday August 10th

Bob Glauber from Newsday talked to new Hall of Famer Rod Woodson over the weekend and got his thoughts on the 2009 Steelers. Woodson says he does not expect the Steelers to repeat if they don’t run the ball better and protect the quarterback. I think Woodson will win the Captain Obvious award this week […]

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Steelers Sign Alex Stepanovich, Release Jordan Reffett

The Steelers signed veteran center Alex Stepanovich on Monday and released defensive end Jordan Reffett. Stepanovich is a six-year veteran who played for the Atlanta Falcons last season. The Steelers are thin at the center position with Justin Hartwig still recovering from a toe injury and Darnell Stapleton recovering from exploratory knee surgery. Stepanovich will […]

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Steelers Training Camp Day 10 – Defense Wins Goal Line Drill

The Steelers held their best of 7 goalline drill on Sunday with the defense winning the best of seven battle. Running backs Isaac Redman and Frank Summers finally scored in the final three tries against the backup defense. Injury wise, linebacker LaMarr Woodley (knee) and rookie receiver Mike Wallace (groin) practiced fully on Sunday while […]

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Steelers Training Camp Day 9 – Ward & Roethlisberger Back In Sync

Saturday was one of the best practices for the offense according to wide receiver Hines Ward. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger seems to have shaken off the arm rust as well. The morning practice was a shortened practice focused on getting some work done with the younger players. Injury wise, running back Mewelde Moore (hamstring), linebacker LaMarr […]

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Steelers Training Camp Day 8 – No Goal Line Drill

Below are some links to practice reports from the two practices on Friday. The Steelers did not run the goalline drill in the Friday night practice like many hoped. Wide receiver Brandon Williams (hip), running back Mewelde Moore (hamstring), linebacker LaMarr Woodley (knee), defensive tackle Scott Paxson (knee), tight end Sean McHugh (knee), wide receiver […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday August 7th

Starting center Justin Hartwig is still limited in practice by a sore right toe and doesn\’t want to rush back for fear of re-injuring it. Hartwig still does not know when he will return to a full practice. Jim Wexell reported on Twitter that undrafted free agent center Alex Derenthal could be signed today to […]

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Steelers Training Camp Day 7 – Hines Ward Works Some

Injury wise, wide receiver Hines Ward practiced on a limited basis on Thursday while linebacker LaMarr Woodley and fullback Sean McHugh both sat with some knee swelling. Rookie defensive lineman Ra\’Shon Harris is still battling a groin problem and both running back Mewelde Moore and wide receiver Martin Nance are still battling hamstring injuries. Darnell […]

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Darnell Stapleton To Have Arthroscopic Surgery Friday

Steelers offensive lineman Darnell Stapleton will have arthroscopic surgery on Friday morning on his left knee. Head coach Mike Tomlin would not give a definite time frame on how long Stapleton will be sidelined. Stapleton, who has missed the past four days of practice, had been working as the backup center in the absence of […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday August 6th

What is it about Penn State players and short arms? Defensive tackle Scott Paxson seems to be the original T-Rex on the team, not rookie offensive lineman A.Q. Shipley. Looks like Charlie Batch has been pretty much already given the number two quarterback job and Dennis Dixon the number three spot. Not surprising, but I […]

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Steelers Training Camp Day 6 – Stapleton Still In Limbo

The updates from the Wednesday day 6 training camp practices are now rolling in. Below are some of the links to the practice reports from the major media outlets. The biggest news is still no news on the knee injury to offensive linemen Darnell Stapleton. also wide receiver Martin Nance injured his leg or hamstring […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday August 5th

Scott Brown has an article on safety Troy Polamalu this morning in which defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau compares him to former Steelers star Carnell Lake. The Steelers continue to ease Polamalu into camp as not to aggravate his current hamstring problem. Mike Bires has the comments made by linebacker LaMarr Woodley and safety Ryan Clark […]

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Steelers Training Camp Day 5 – Parker Rest Shoulder

Below are some reports from both the morning and afternoon Tuesday training camp practices. http://news.steelers.com/article/107062/ http://www.wpxi.com/steelers/20236340/detail.html http://www.nfl.com/trainingcamp/story?id=09000d5d811aa36d&template=without-video-with-comments&confirm=true http://nflfromthesidelines.blogspot.com/2009/08/hello-again.html http://pit.scout.com/2/884774.html http://pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/steelers/viewfromthepressbox/show_comments.php?entry_id=4757

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No Results Yet On Darnell Stapleton MRI

Steelers offensive lineman Darnell Stapleton sat out both practices again on Tuesday with an injured left knee. Stapleton reportedly had an MRI on the knee on Monday and head coach Mike Tomlin stated after practice that they are still looking at the injury and no results were released. Stapleton was seen in between practices without […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday August 4th

John Harris of the Tribune-Review gives a run down of the Monday sessions. He also has a video report below. Jim Wexell reports on what he has seen at camp and gives his thoughts on Rashard Mendenhall and his between the tackles running ability. Ed Bouchette has a story on Willie Parker this morning in […]

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Steeler Training Camp Day 4 – Timmons Practices

Morning: Steelers free agent running back Stefan Logan was activated from the PUP list to begin his first team work in training camp. Linebacker Lawrence Timmons returned to practice this morning after being slowed the last few days with cramping issues. Wide receiver Hines Ward and linebacker James Farrior, were given the morning session off. […]

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Heath Miller Contract Numbers

Below are the new contract numbers for tight end Heath Miller. The base yearly numbers are correct and the signing bonus numbers are from estimations according to published reports. Based on the numbers below, the 2009 cap charge for Miller will be in the neighborhood of $3,960,000.00. This puts the Steelers 2009 salary cap total […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday August 3rd

Mike Bires reports that wide receiver Limas Sweed is making improvements in his quest for the number 3 receiver spot vacated by free agent Nate Washington. Sweed is battling veteran acquisition Shaun McDonald. Dale Lolley reports that offensive lineman Trai Essex is getting more comfortable on the right side of the offensive line. If Essex […]

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RB Stefan Logan Removed From PUP List

Steelers running back Stefan Logan was activated from PUP list this morning according to Jim Wexell and is practicing in the Monday morning session. Logan was recovering from a mild foot sprain that was limiting his ability to cut. Logan is an undrafted free agent from the CFL league where he played for the B.C. […]

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Steeler Training Camp Day 3 – Grisham Impresses, Foster Injured

Afternoon: Day three of Steelers training camp was a short as thunder storms and rain interrupted the afternoon session. Wide receiver Hines Ward was working on the field in in shorts and shirt and was clearly given the day off. reserve receiver Dallas Baker was working in his place with the first unit, but I […]

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Steeler Training Camp Day 2 – Polamalu & Townsend Work

Morning: In the morning session on Saturday, punter Daniel Sepulveda was showing why he was sorely missed last season. Sepulveda was booming some punts past the return men. Offensive lineman, Darnell Stapleton, who was noted on Friday as having knee swelling, worked at center with the first team. Trai Essex worked at right guard with […]

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Steeler Training Camp Day 1 – Heath Miller Had Hernia Surgery

The Steelers arrived on Friday to training camp to check in and get ready to work on Saturday. Some injury news first. Tight end Heath Miller had surgery to repair a sports hernia in June and he will be limited early on in preseason. Miller should be good to go by the start of the […]

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2010 Steelers Free Agents

With players reporting to training camp today, it is never too early to look at ahead at the current roster players entering their final year of their contract. All players listed below are starting their final year under contract and unless re-signed, will be a 2010 free agent. The list below is alphabetical by last […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday July 31st

FINALLY! Training camp is here. Steeler players must report by 4 p.m. today and the team will hold two practices on Saturday, with the later session being open to the public at 4 p.m. Below is a video on how to get there from Pittsburgh. Robert Dvorchak has a great article on the Rooney sale […]

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Ziggy Hood & Kraig Urbik Contract Numbers

Below are the contract numbers for 1st round pick Ziggy Hood and 3rd round pick Kraig Urbik. The base yearly numbers are correct and the signing bonus numbers are from estimations according to published reports. I have also updated the Steelers salary cap page. This includes the guesstimate on the new Heath Miller contract as […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday July 30th

Now that tight end Heath Miller has been locked up with a new six year deal, Dale Lolley reports that safety Ryan Clark is likely next on the list for a new deal. Lolley also has an article on the six main questions facing the Steelers. Mike Bires disagrees with Chris Mortensen\’s notion that the […]

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Steelers Sign Heath Miller To New 6 Year Contract

The Steelers nailed down an important upcoming free agent on Wednesday night as tight end Heath Miller agreed to a new six-year contract. The new deal ensures he will be under contract until the 2014 season. Miller was about to enter the final season of the contract he signed in 2005 as a rookie. The […]

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