Steelers Training Camp Diary: Day 15

Back at it for, sigh, the next-to-last day of Pittsburgh Steelers’ training camp, 2017 edition. They’ll be out there tomorrow and then break for camp, heading back to the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex for the remainder of the preseason. Let’s dive in. Quick aside: want to thank our training camp sponsor, Touring…


Steelers Injury Report: JuJu Day-To-Day With Bone Bruise; Finney Dehydrated

The Pittsburgh Steelers apparently dodged a few more injury bullets over the course of the last two days of training camp practices. According to Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin at the conclusion of Thursday’s practice, rookie wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster suffered a bone bruise during Wednesday’s practice and he is…


Report: Steelers Actively Trying To Sign Stephon Tuitt To Contract Extension

With a little over three weeks remaining before the Pittsburgh Steelers 2017 regular season opener, the team has still yet to sign defensive end Stephon Tuitt to a long-term contract extension. With that said, work is currently being done to rectify that. Art Rooney II said Steelers trying to sign…


Steelers C/G B.J. Finney Carted Off Practice Field Thursday

The Pittsburgh Steelers are currently conducting their Thursday training camp practice and unfortunately I have to pass along an injury report. According to Alex Kozora, backup center/guard B.J. Finney needed to be carted off the field midway through Thursday’s practice with an unspecified injury. Finney, the former undrafted free agent…



Butler On Harrison: ‘We’re Looking For Him To Be A Big Part Of Our Team’

While it’s now been a few days since Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebackers coach Joey Porter essentially said that rookie T.J. Watt and third-year player Bud Dupree will more than likely be the team’s Week 1 starters and that veteran James Harrison would basically be used as a relief pitcher for…


Le’Veon Bell Report Date Still Unclear, But Expected To Prior To Season Starting

While we still don’t know exactly when Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell will ultimately sign his $12.12 million franchise tag tender and report to the team, a Thursday morning report indicates that will happen sometime prior to the 2017 regular season getting underway. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, Bell…


New Faces 2017: QB Bart Houston

We are now at a point during the offseason in which we find ourselves looking at training camp just around the corner for the Pittsburgh Steelers and the rest of the league, and a lot has changed for them over the course of the past several months. They have lost a number…



Report: Injured WR JuJu Smith-Schuster Says He Won’t Practice Thursday

After reportedly suffering a left knee injury during the team’s Wednesday training camp practice, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster said Thursday morning that he won’t be participating in practice later this afternoon, according to Jacob Klinger of pennlive.com. According to a late Wednesday report by Ray Fittipaldo of the…


Interview: Eric Green Talks Le’Veon Bell, Bringing Mean Joe Cookies

Bringing you another Pittsburgh Steelers’ interview courtesy of our good friend Ron Lippock of the Pittsburgh Sports Daily Bulletin. Today, Bringing you an interview with one of the most athletic tight ends in team history. Eric Green talks to Ron about coming out of a small school, leaving Pittsburgh, and his thoughts on Le’Veon Bell’s contract…



Are Coates And Hunter Really The Two Dogs Fighting For One Bone?

Pittsburgh Steelers third year wide receiver Sammie Coates probably couldn’t have timed his return to the practice field any better. Coates, who was removed from the Steelers Active PUP list on Wednesday, hit the field right away and now presumably has plenty of time to battle for a roster spot…


Film Room: Xavier Grimble Seeking Consistency

It should be obvious by now that the Pittsburgh Steelers are fans of young tight end Xavier Grimble. They carried him on the practice squad for the entire duration of the 2015 season, and he was on the 53-man roster all of last year, despite there being four total tight…


Steelers Training Camp Statistical Recap: One On One Drills

Haven’t gotten around to recapping what we’ve seen and charted in one-on-ones in about a week. So wanted to revisit the topic today. First, we’ll post the one-on-one wins/losses/ties since the last time we’ve tracked it, Day 10 and on, and then add it to the rest of the numbers…