Steelers Announce 2017 OTA Schedule

Football in shorts season is getting closer for the Pittsburgh Steelers and the team announced the dates of their 2017 OTA practices on Thursday. Phase One of the Steelers annual OTA sessions will get under way in Pittsburgh on Monday, April 18 and that period will span for a length…

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Tomlin Not Worried About Polamalu OTA Attendance

During the offseason, the Pittsburgh Steelers signed free agent free safety Mike Mitchell to replace Ryan Clark. Being as this will be the first season in a long time that fellow starting safety Troy Polamalu will have a new partner in the secondary, head coach Mike Tomlin was asked Saturday…

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Steelers Announce 2014 Offseason Program Dates

On Tuesday, the Pittsburgh Steelers announced that they have set the dates for their 2014 offseason program that includes the rookie minicamp, OTAs, and the mandatory minicamp. April 22 – Phase One – This is the strength and conditioning period of the offseason and it will run for two weeks….

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Backups Should Benefit From Extra Practice Reps With QB Ben Roethlisberger Sidelined

While it is certainly unfortunate that Pittsburgh Steelers starting quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will be sidelined until the beginning of training camp following him undergoing a scope procedure on his right knee Wednesday, it presents a great opportunity for the other three quarterbacks currently on the roster to get more reps…

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Steelers LB Larry Foote Says It Will Be Tough For Rookie LB Jarvis Jones To Start Immediately

Although Pittsburgh Steelers rookie linebacker Jarvis Jones played in a 3-4 defense while at Georgia, veteran inside linebacker Larry Foote said on Wednesday after practice that it will be tough for him to overtake fourth-year linebacker Jason Worilds as the starter outside right away. “It\’s going to be difficult (for…

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Steelers Cancel Monday OTA Practice For Team Building Day

Several in the Pittsburgh media expected Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin would cancel practice on Monday in lieu of a team building bonding exercise and that\’s exactly what happened as the team will forego a formal practice today and go to Dave & Busters like they did last year…