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Steelers Punter Battle Already Being Called An ‘Interesting Competition’

A punter battle appears to be in full swing already during the Pittsburgh Steelers OTA practices. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review calls the early offseason battle between veteran Adam Podlesh and youngster Brad Wing an “interesting competition” right now through four practices. Last year at this same time, Drew Butler was battling…


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Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey Says Contract Talks Not Currently On His Mind

Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey has seemingly recovered from the knee injury that he suffered last year in the season-opener and now the former first-round draft pick enters the final year of his rookie contract not knowing whether or not he’ll get an extension worked out prior to the start…


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Steelers Outside-Zone Runs In 2014 Won’t Include Cut Blocks

A failed cut block by Pittsburgh Steelers right guard David DeCastro in the season-opener last year put center Maurkice Pouncey out for the season with a knee injury. On Tuesday, Pouncey revealed that the outside-zone runs used this season will not include those types of blocks. “That was the last…


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Report: Steelers QB Landry Jones To Wear Glove On Throwing Hand

When Pittsburgh Steelers third-string quarterback Landry Jones hits the field later this summer during the preseason games, we can probably expect to see him wearing a glove on his throwing hand. According to Chris Bradford of the Beaver County Times, Landry, who was drafted in the fourth-round of the 2013…


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Steelers DE Nick Williams Doesn’t Appear To Be Close To Practicing Fully

Pittsburgh Steelers second-year defensive end Nick Williams is still unable to practice and by the sound of things, he’s not going to be able to fully practice until the start of training camp at the earliest. According to Jim Wexell of Steel City Insider, Williams, the Steelers seventh-round draft pick in 2013 out of Samford, is still recovering…


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Ignorant Patriots Fan Gets Response From Steelers RB LeGarrette Blount

Stay classy New England Patriots fans. It takes all kinds of people in this world and apparently new Pittsburgh Steelers running back LeGarrette Blount has lost a fan after moving on from the Patriots during the offseason. As you can see by Blount’s tweet below, there is at least one…


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Steelers Rookie Dri Archer Packed His Playbook For Trip To Los Angeles

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver/running back Dri Archer was present Tuesday for the start of the second week of OTA practices and while the third-round draft pick was forced to miss last week due to him being selected to take part in the NFLPA Rookie Premier event in Los Angeles,…


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Steelers CB Ike Taylor Looks Forward To Jesus Polamalu Playing Safety In 2014

While veteran Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor managed to finally arrive for OTA practices on Tuesday, safety Troy Polamalu remains absent as he’s continuing to train back home in California. Taylor was asked about his longtime teammates absence on Tuesday and he predictably said he’s not worried one bit about…



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Steelers CB Ike Taylor Says Defense Is ‘Super-Duper Fast’

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor missed the first week of OTA practices, but he was present on Tuesday for the start of the week number two. Taylor said that he was finishing up his training last week in Florida with trainer Tom Shaw and he talked about what he focused…


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Report: Steelers To Sign California University WR CJ Goodwin

According to a Tuesday report on Twitter by WKKX Radio in Wheeling, WV, the Pittsburgh Steelers will be signing California University undrafted free agent wide receiver CJ Goodwin. #Confirmed CJ Goodwin is a Pittsburgh Steeler @linslyschool — AM1600 WKKX (@WKKX) June 3, 2014 Goodwin caught 11 passes for 131 yards…


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Steelers LB Vic So’oto, G Will Simmons Reportedly Fight On Tuesday

Fight, fight, fight. We apparently have our first fight of the 2014 offseason as Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review is reporting that linebacker Vic So’oto and guard Will Simmons squared off Tuesday during practice. Nice OTA fight between LB Vic So'oto and OG Will Simmons today. — Mark Kaboly…




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Picking Up A New Defense Shouldn’t Be A Chore For New Steelers LB Arthur Moats

If you’ve already heard new Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Arthur Moats talk, you know by now that he’s a very intelligent player. Moats’ intelligence is currently being put the test with him having to learn the complex defense of coordinator Dick LeBeau. With Moats already having played for three defensive coordinators…