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Roethlisberger Practices Tuesday, Dixon Sidelined

Starting quarterback Ben Roethlisberger returned to practice on Tuesday after suffering an Achilles contusion last week. Third string quarterback Dennis Dixon is still sidelined by a separated right shoulder injury suffered Saturday night versus the Washington Redskins. Second string quarterback Charlie Batch and rookie Mike Reilly joined Roethlisberger in quarterback drills. The Steelers are not […]

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Preseason Game 2 Recap: Redskins 17 Steelers 13

There were not too many highlights for the highlight reel on a rainy Saturday night in Washington as the Steelers lost to the Redskins 17-13. The Steeler defense looked lethargic giving up 167 yards rushing, while only allowing 137 yards through the air. The Steelers used mostly the third stringers past halftime to get a […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday August 21st

Starting running back Willie Parker said that his main focus during the offseason was working on his hands and getting the third-down role in the offense. Parker is in his final year of his contract and no doubt wants to get as much of his ability down on tape. Veteran Mewelde Moore caught 40 balls […]

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Ben Roethlisberger Injured On Last Day Of Camp

Starting quarterback Ben Roethlisberger appeared to hurt his right ankle or foot during the Steelers final training camp practice on Thursday.

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday August 20th

Nothing like bulletin board material for a pre-season game. Washington Redskins safeties coach Steve Jackson said, his safety LaRon Landry, is better than Steelers safety Troy Polamalu. I wonder if Jackson watches tape at all. There is more to playing safety than just coverage. Perhaps he missed this video below. It really comes as no […]

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Steelers Training Camp Day 18 – 2 Minutes & Rain

The Steelers worked in the rain on Wednesday and practiced the vertical field two minute offense. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is looking stronger every day and ready for the season. Injury wise: Linebacker James Harrison (virus), offensive lineman Darnell Stapleton (knee), defensive tackle Scott Paxson (elbow), defensive tackle Nick Eason (calf) and running back Frank Summers […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday August 19th

Mewelde Moore is slowly recovering from his hamstring injury and was able to participate in individual drills on Tuesday, however, he will not play in Saturday’s preseason game against the Washington Redskins. Players\’ union chief, DeMaurice Smith, is starting to warn players that they need to be saving their money as a lockout might be […]

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Steelers Training Camp Day 18 – Red Zone Work

Tuesday the Steelers concentrated on red zone work and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger deemed his arm is arm is feeling better. Injury wise: Tight end Sean McHugh (knee) and offensive lineman Darnell Stapleton (knee) did not practice. Defensive end Nick Eason (calf) left practice early. Defensive end Scott Paxson (elbow) was hurt during practice but finished. […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday August 18th

Let us hope the early success of undrafted rookie free agent running back Isaac Redman is not going to his head, On Sunday during the goal-line drill he spiked the ball after going into the endzone and that did not set well with the veterans on defense. Jim Wexell has a story on both #73\’s […]

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Steelers Training Camp Day 18 – Hot In Pittsburgh

The Steelers held two practice sessions on Monday on what was a very hot day in Latrobe. Injury wise the Steelers remain relatively healthy. Offensive linemen Darnell Stapleton (knee) remains sidelined and likely will not start practicing until next week. Running back Frank Summers (groin) and wide receiver Shaun McDonald (calf) were held out, but […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday August 17th

Offensive lineman Darnell Stapleton had the staples removed from his surgically repaired knee on Sunday and proclaimed that there’s no doubt in his mind that he can come back and play this season. Jim Wexell reports on free agent running back, Isaac Redman, work against the first string goal line defense on Sunday. Redman had […]

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Steelers HC Mike Tomlin Cardinals Post Game Press Conference Transcript

Head Coach Mike Tomlin: That was a good start for us on a lot of fronts. This is going to be a good take for our football team to make corrections. Of course we are far from perfection. That is why we go through this process. We saw some things that we don’t like – […]

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Preseason Game 1 Recap: Steelers 20 Cardinals 10

Steelers rookie undrafted free agent running back Isaac Redman and punter Dan Sepulveda stole the show in the preseason opening 20-10 win Thursday night against the Arizona Cardinals at Heinz Field. Redman, from Bowie State, ran 10 times for 32 yards and 2 touchdowns in second half action. Redman began his uphill climb to make […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday August 13th

The NFL has suspended Cleveland Browns wide receiver Donte\’ Stallworth for the entire 2009 season. The suspension means the Browns don\’t have to release him and suffer a sizable hit to their 2009 salary cap and they will get a credit on this year\’s cap for the $745,000 base salary. Stallworth has responded on his […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday August 12th

Ryan McGee for ESPN E:60 had a great story last night on lifelong Steelers fan, Bob Zinski, who is battling cancer. Here is the link to the story and below is a brief interview. Keep up the fight Bob, we are praying for you. Dennis Dillon of the Sporting News list his five reasons the […]

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Steelers Training Camp Day 12 – Wallace Keeps Pushing Sweed

The Steelers offense continued to look good on Tuesday as wide receiver Mike Wallace continues to impress. Head coach Mike Tomlin is upping the practice tempo and working on last minute special team details for Thursday night. Running back Rashard Mendenhall, cornerback Joe Burnett and linebacker Andre Frazier all had a strong day according to […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday August 11th

The Chris Mortensen ESPN tour came through Latrobe on Monday. Mortensen really did not reveal anything earth shattering in his camp report article, he did however have wide receiver Hines Ward on his bus for an interview. Below is the video. John Harris has a story on right tackle Willie Colon as he enters the […]

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Steelers Training Camp Day 11 – Ben & Charlie Shine

The Steelers put on an impressive offensive show on Monday during practice. Wide receiver Dallas Baker, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and quarterback Charlie Batch all had strong showings on Monday. Injury wise, wide receiver Martin Nance (hamstring), wide receiver Brandon Williams (abdominal), running back Mewelde Moore (hamstring), tight end Dezmond Sherrod (undisclosed), running back Willie Parker […]

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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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