Boston College quarterback Tyler Murphy (2) beats North Carolina State defensive end Mike Rose (90) during the second half at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh, N.C., Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014. Boston College won, 30-14. (Ethan Hyman/Raleigh News & Observer/MCT)

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…



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Steelers 2015 Training Camp Diary: Day Fourteen

Home stretch everybody. It makes me sad. Final day is Friday. But let’s focus on the present and leap into today’s notes. – Injury roundup. Josh Harris, Ross Ventrone, Steve McLendon, Lawrence Timmons, Vince Williams, Jordan Zumwalt, and Cameron Clear all failed to practiced today. Ventrone did some cutting and…


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Steelers 2015 Training Camp: Mike Tomlin Recaps Day 14 Sunday Practice

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now put the wraps on their Sunday practice at Saint Vincent College and head coach Mike Tomlin talked to the media at the conclusion of the session to talk about what took place during the day. “Good to get back out here and start the last…


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2015 Steelers Training Camp: Live Updates From Day 14 – Sunday

The Pittsburgh Steelers 14th of 18 training camp practices will get underway shortly at Saint Vincent College as the team looks to get back to work following their 23-21 preseason loss Friday night to the Jacksonville Jaguars. As usual, we will live blog all of news, notes and nuggets from Twitter…


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Talking Cover 2 Defense With Steelers CB B.W. Webb

After seeing the Pittsburgh Steelers play so much Cover 2 defense during the first few weeks of the season, I talked to cornerback B.W. Webb about the team’s adjustment to the defensive scheme after three weeks of training camp. “I wouldn’t say it is too difficult for us, I don’t…


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Steelers Activate QB Bruce Gradkowski From PUP List

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now removed another player from their Active PUP list as quarterback Bruce Gradkowski was given the green light Sunday to resume practicing. The #Steelers have activated QB Bruce Gradkowski from the Active/PUP List after passing his training camp physical. He will practice today. — Burt Lauten…