Tag Archive | "Keith Butler"

The Terrible Podcast – Wrapping Up Steelers Mini Camp, Talking 3rd Down RB Snaps & More Episode

Season 3, Episode 111 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I recap the Pittsburgh Steelers final week of offseason practices after the 2013 mini camp came to a conclusion on Thursday. We discuss what Mike Tomlin had to say during his press conference and look at the injury situation heading […]

Read the full story

Posted in Article, Downloads, Mini Camp, News, PodcastComments (1)

Stevenson Sylvester Versus Chris Carter Training Camp Battle In The Works?

By Matthew Marczi That fourth-year reserve linebacker Stevenson Sylvester is entering a critical season was no secret long before linebackers coach Keith Butler said so explicitly. Indeed, it was obvious before the Pittsburgh Steelers chose not to give Sylvester a restricted free agent tender. With Pittsburgh Tribune-Review author Mark Kaboly reporting on Wednesday that the […]

Read the full story

Posted in Article, Depth Chart, Mini Camp, NewsComments (8)

Steelers 2013 Mini Camp – Day Two Recap

Day two of the Pittsburgh Steelers mandatory mini camp was a pretty uneventful one, but there were still a few things worthy of some attention just the same as the defensive coaches were allowed to talk to the media on Wednesday. Here is a recap for you. Adams Football Family Reunion – Nothing has changed […]

Read the full story

Posted in Article, Mini Camp, NewsComments (3)

Steelers Coach Keith Butler Sets Record Straight On Rookie LB Jarvis Jones

Shortly after the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted linebacker Jarvis Jones in the first-round of the 2013 NFL Draft, I speculated that the Georgia product might be doing well to see 100 snaps of playing time during his rookie season because of the complexities involved in learning the defense. On Wednesday, linebackers coach Keith Butler pretty much […]

Read the full story

Posted in Article, Depth Chart, Mini Camp, NewsComments (33)

Report: Steelers Move Stevenson Sylvester To Outside Linebacker

Last Thursday I wrote about how I thought fourth-year linebacker Stevenson Sylvester might have to show some position flexibility in order to make the Pittsburgh Steelers 53 man roster in 2013. Now, nearly one week later, Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review is reporting Wednesday that Sylvester has been moved outside after predominantly working inside […]

Read the full story

Posted in Article, Depth Chart, Mini Camp, NewsComments (13)

Steelers 2013 Mini Camp – Day One Recap

The Pittsburgh Steelers mandatory mini camp got underway on Tuesday and here is a recap from day one. Markus Down For An Excused Absence – With it being a mandatory mini camp the Steelers had everyone present except for rookie wide receiver Markus Wheaton, according to Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. That means both […]

Read the full story

Posted in Article, Mini Camp, NewsComments (1)

Don\’t Expect A Training Camp Competition Along The Steelers Defensive Line

By Matthew Marczi Pittsburgh Post-Gazette writer Ed Bouchette speculated about it last season. Jim Wexell of Steel City Insider suggests that it will come during this offseason instead. But will it actually take place, and what are the ramifications should it occur? I am talking about a suggestion that has floated around for a few […]

Read the full story

Posted in Article, Depth Chart, Mini Camp, NewsComments (38)

Steelers LB Stevenson Sylvester Might Need To Show Position Flexibility in Order To Make Roster

When the Pittsburgh Steelers selected two linebackers in the 2013 NFL Draft, you didn\’t need to be a rocket surgeon or a brain scientist to figure out that linebacker spots on the 53 man roster were filling up quickly. One of those players right in the middle of the fight for a remaining spot is […]

Read the full story

Posted in Article, Depth Chart, Mini Camp, NewsComments (12)

Steelers LB Lawrence Timmons Excited About Rookie LB Vince Williams

While it\’s unlikely to happen in 2013, in 2014 the Pittsburgh Steelers could very well have two Florida State Seminoles manning both inside linebacker spots if sixth-round draft pick Vince Williams progresses at a rapid pace during his rookie season. So what does Steelers inside linebacker Lawrence Timmons think so far about the product of […]

Read the full story

Posted in Article, NewsComments (14)

Steelers DE Ziggy Hood Trimming Technique Fat For 2013 Season

Last year at about this time, we were tracking the conditioning of Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Ziggy Hood as he was transforming his body in an attempt to get stronger while trimming his body fat in the process. This offseason, however, Hood\’s main focus is transforming his technique, specifically his hand placement and his footwork. […]

Read the full story

Posted in Article, NewsComments (8)

Report: Steelers LB Sean Spence Expects To Play In 2013

While many of us are already resigned to fact that Pittsburgh Steelers second-year linebacker Sean Spence will not play in 2013 because of the serious knee injury that he suffered last year during the preseason, the Miami product let be known on Wednesday that we shouldn\’t be ruling him out just yet. According to Will […]

Read the full story

Posted in Article, Injury Report, Mini Camp, NewsComments (12)

Don\’t Bet On Steelers DE Cameron Heyward Opening The Season As A Starter

With Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward now entering his third season in the league, many believe that he will open the 2013 season as a starter, but I wouldn\’t be so quick to bet on that happening. Even though Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette posted this week in his online chat that he\’s […]

Read the full story

Posted in Article, Depth Chart, NewsComments (53)

Steelers GM Kevin Colbert Says LB Sean Spence Showing Small Signs Of Progress

During his Tuesday conference call with season ticket holders, Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert was asked about the health status of inside linebacker Sean Spence, who is still recovering from tearing up his left knee last preseason in the game against the Carolina Panthers. “Sean is progressing,” said Colbert. “When you have as serious […]

Read the full story

Posted in Article, Injury Report, NewsComments (14)

Don’t Sleep On Steelers Second-Year LB Adrian Robinson

By Jeremy Hritz Back on March 4th, Dave Bryan wrote this about second year outside linebacker, Adrian Robinson: “When you watched rookie Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Adrian Robinson play last preseason you could see a good deal of expected flaws, but you could also see a young player that could get after the quarterback.” Many […]

Read the full story

Posted in Article, NewsComments (11)

Steelers LB Marshall McFadden Says Rookie Camp Was A Great Refresher For Him

As you probably already know by now, I am very high on Marshall McFadden, the Pittsburgh Steelers young inside linebacker out of South Carolina State and it appears that the rookie camp held last weekend did him a world of good as he prepares to do battle in training camp this year for a spot […]

Read the full story

Posted in Article, Mini Camp, NewsComments (6)

Steelers Rookie LB Vince Williams Instructed Teammates At Rookie Camp

The Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 rookie camp has come and gone and while we did get a few small reports about players from the members of the media present, here is a new tidbit to pass along and it concerns sixth-round draft pick Vince Williams. Bob Labriola of Steelers Digest was asked on Tuesday during the […]

Read the full story

Posted in Article, Mini Camp, NewsComments (14)

The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Rookie Camp, Sean Spence, Undrafted Free Agents & More Episode

Season 3, Episode 100 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and talk about the news that came out of the Pittsburgh Steelers rookie camp that took place over the weekend and this leads to us eventually talking about the undrafted free agent offensive lineman that were present over the weekend. I […]

Read the full story

Posted in Article, Downloads, News, PodcastComments (1)

Steelers HC Mike Tomlin Thinks LB Sean Spence Is Going To Have A Full Recovery

The Pittsburgh Steelers wrapped up day two day of their 2013 rookie camp on Saturday and following the practice head coach Mike Tomlin addressed the media on the field. With the OTA sessions now on the horizon, Tomlin was asked if tight end Heath Miller (knee), linebacker Sean Spence (knee) and tackle Marcus Gilbert (ankle) […]

Read the full story

Posted in Article, Injury Report, NewsComments (25)

Offseason Roster Moves & Their Impact On The Steelers 2013 Draft

Christopher DiMarino Before I get into my thoughts on the 2013 draft, I want to review the players that were signed this offseason. Looking at the completed picture, I can see how the moves in free agency directly led to what positions were addressed in the draft. I am actually very impressed with the  job […]

Read the full story

Posted in 2013 Draft, Article, NewsComments (6)

Steelers 2013 Draft – 6th Round Pick – ILB Vince Williams – Breakdown & Grade

The Pittsburgh Steelers selected Florida State linebacker Vince Williams in the sixth-round of the 2013 NFL draft and below is my breakdown and grade of the pick. Measurables: Combine Invite: No, Height: 6006, Weight: 233, 40 Yrd Dash: 4.76, 20 Yrd Dash: 2.76, 10 Yrd Dash: 1.71, 225 Lb. Bench Reps: 22, Vertical Jump: 32 […]

Read the full story

Posted in 2013 Draft, Article, NewsComments (4)

Steelers LB Coach Keith Butler Wanted Another Linebacker In Round Two

Pittsburgh Steelers linebackers coach Keith Butler is one of my favorite coaches to listen to talk, but unfortunately we only get to hear from him just a few times a year. While talking Saturday about Florida State linebacker Vince Williams, whom the Steelers drafted in the sixth round of the 2013 NFL draft, the coach […]

Read the full story

Posted in 2013 Draft, Article, NewsComments (42)

Make Or Break Year For Steelers LB Stevenson Sylvester According To Coach Keith Butler

During his talk with the media on Saturday, Pittsburgh Steelers linebackers coach Keith Butler was asked if 2013 was a make or break year for fourth-year linebacker Stevenson Sylvester. “No doubt for him,” said Butler. “He knows that. That is something I talked to him about at the end of the season. I talked to […]

Read the full story

Posted in Article, NewsComments (7)

Steelers LB Sean Spence Unlikely To Ever Play Again

Pittsburgh Steelers linebackers coach Keith Butler delivered some real bad news on Saturday about linebacker Sean Spence, the teams third round draft pick from last year, when asked if he would be back this year. “I don’t think he is going to be. It will be miraculous if he does come back. It will be […]

Read the full story

Posted in Article, Injury Report, NewsComments (11)

Steelers Selecting Jarvis Jones At 17th Overall Wouldn\’t Be A Smart Decision

It\’s tiring to continue to see so many mock drafts link Georgia linebacker Jarvis Jones to the Pittsburgh Steelers at the 17th overall selection. For starters, the Steelers history when it comes to drafting linebackers in round one isn\’t overly great. Lawrence Timmons was drafted in 2007 to be an outside guy with flexibility to […]

Read the full story

Posted in 2013 Draft, Article, NewsComments (67)

Tracking The Steelers Presence At The 2013 Pro Days

Here are a few pro day tidbits that I have dug up from around the internet that concern the Pittsburgh Steelers. At the Northern Illinois pro day on Friday the Steelers had people present to observe outside linebacker prospect Sean Progar, who measured in at 6014, 255 pounds. Progar  did 26 reps on the bench, […]

Read the full story

Posted in 2013 Draft, Article, NewsComments (8)

Steelers LB Coach Keith Butler Worked Out Auburn LB Corey Lemonier At Tuesday Pro Day

I have mentioned the name of Auburn defensive end/linebacker Corey Lemonier a few times in recent post and even included him in my first Pittsburgh Steelers mock draft following the Senior Bowl. Lemonier is a classic undersized defensive end that will more than likely be an outside linebacker in a 3-4 at the NFL level. […]

Read the full story

Posted in 2013 Draft, Article, NewsComments (4)

If you enjoy our content & podcast, feel free to buy us a cup of coffee below.
Shop for 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Nike and New Era Team Gear at Fanatics

Archives