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Training Camp Diary: Day Fifteen

Day 15! Another hot one but as Mike Tomlin coins it, a “spirited” one. Let’s get into the notes. – Not practicing today: Josh Harris (foot), Ross Ventrone (ankle), Lawrence Timmons (toe), Vince Williams (hamstring), Stephon Tuitt (unknown), Cameron Clear (knee), Cortez Allen (unknown), Steve McLendon (unknown), David Nelson (shoulder),…


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Steelers 2015 Training Camp: Mike Tomlin Recaps Day 15 Monday Practice

The Pittsburgh Steelers Monday training camp practice wrapped up about an hour ago and head coach Mike Tomlin addressed the media afterwards to answer questions about the session. “Another good work day for us today,” started Tomlin. “Love the elements. It was hot and uncomfortable but that’s part of this…


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2015 Steelers Training Camp: Live Updates From Day 15 – Monday

The Pittsburgh Steelers 15th of 18 training camp practices will get underway shortly at Saint Vincent College as the team looks to start winding down their final week in Latrobe. As usual, we will live blog all of news, notes and nuggets from Twitter for you throughout Monday and that will…



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Tyler Murphy The Ideal Practice Squad Candidate

He’s been a quarterback. A receiver. A gunner. A jammer. Maybe he fights crime at night? Tyler Murphy has done it all in training camp. And it’s why he deserves a spot, somewhere, on this team. The official site can list him wherever they want. It doesn’t matter. Murphy will…


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Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: Preseason vs. Jaguars

The Pittsburgh Steelers got a mulligan last week by virtue of their extra preseason match in the Hall of Fame game against the Minnesota Vikings. So how did they respond with their second drive off the tee against the Jacksonville Jaguars? Fore! Unfortunately, it was another generous serving of “meh”…


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Pass Protection By Steelers RBs On Point In Loss To Jaguars

Once the Pittsburgh Steelers starting offense left the field Friday night in the preseason game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, there were very few bright spots to hone in on the rest of the game. However, pass protection by the Steelers running backs certainly caught my eye as being a positive…


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Ian Wild Embodying Concept Of ‘The More You Can Do’

It’s likely not very often that a player, undrafted as a rookie, makes his first NFL roster three years after the fact, but that is what safety Ian Wild is attempting to do with the Pittsburgh Steelers this summer. And he’s taking every step possible to maximize his value, which…


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Mike Tomlin Seeking Discomfort For Offensive Line

For the vast majority of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ training camp experience in 2015, the offensive line groups have remained fairly static, barring injuries. Some players seemed to be settling into their roles, which was probably especially true for the offensive tackles, who had the luxury of staying on one side….


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Mike Mitchell Understands Importance Of Safety Tandem Being In Sync

The Pittsburgh Steelers welcomed back defensive starter Mike Mitchell yesterday, who participated in his first padded practice of training camp working with Shamarko Thomas. The veteran defensive back knows that this time is crucial for the two safeties to come together and work in cohesion with one another, something that…


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Bruce Gradkowski’s Return Restores Order In Quarterback Depth Chart

After sitting out the first few weeks of training camp with a shoulder injury that had been lingering for much of the offseason, Pittsburgh Steelers backup quarterback Bruce Gradkowski has finally been activated from the PUP List, though he continues to work his way back before he becomes a full…


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Ethan Hemer May Find Reps Hard To Come By With Daniel McCullers Returning

Second-year Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Daniel McCullers was having a very good offseason until recently, when he suffered a hamstring injury evidently running after practice. The injury sidelined him for some time up until yesterday, when he finally put his uniform back on and participated in a limited capacity with…


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Steelers Training Camp Stock Report: Day 14

You would think that after two preseason games and three weeks of training camp practices, that the energy might be a bit down heading into the final five practices of camp, but not so on Sunday. Even if the players had any ideas about taking it easy, Mike Tomlin made…