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Category Archive: 2012 Training Camp

Steve McLendon and Alameda Ta’amu have big opportunity at nose tackle

No Casey Hampton, no problem for the Steelers. At least for now that’s been the case so far in training camp and after one preseason game. While the Steelers would love to have the Big Snack healthy and at his normal post anchoring the defensive line, he’s still on the PUP recovering from his ACL …

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Steelers’ offense a work in progress following loss to Eagles

The first preseason game of the 2012 National Football League season is in the books and while no one will remember the 24-23 score of the Philly win over the Steelers, there is a lot to take from the game and I’m focusing on the offense. New offensive coordinator Todd Haley unveiled his new scheme …

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The Bus says Mike Wallace doesn’t get the Steelers

The Mike Wallace holdout saga continues, and as the days weeks continue to go by more people are speaking out on the situation. It’s a shame that we still have to talk about this with preseason underway and the regular season starting next month. Somehow though in the back of our minds, as fans we …

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Steelers preseason: Who and what to watch for on offense

Things to watch for during the Steelers preseason on offense. This is an important time for this group, they finally get to start putting into action what Todd Haley has been installing this offseason and in camp. As Mike Tomlin said in a recent press briefing after camp, “This isn’t a new offense to us, …

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Steelers preseason: Who and what to watch on defense

I’m one who enjoys watching preseason games just to see the young guys because in many cases that’s the only time you see them all year unless injuries hit the starters. This year though things are different, there are many positions up for grabs so these preseason games take on more significance than usual. On …

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Mike Tomlin talks Steelers vs Eagles; DeCastro and Adams will start, 1st team will go 1-2 series

Today is final full day of practice before the team travels on Wednesday and plays the Eagles on Thursday night in the preseason opener. This practice will help determine the lineups to start as well as when the reserves will go in,  Coach Tomlin addressed several topics in his last media session before the game …

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Steelers have speed to burn even without Wallace, but is it enough?

I keep saying that I’m over and done with this whole Mike Wallace thing but as camp moves forward, heading into it’s second full week, the passing attack of the Steelers continues to prepare for life with out their speedy deep threat.  Whether or not you’re in the same boat as me, tired of the …

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Ben being Ben, again

This is getting to be as routine as getting the oil changed or seeing another ridiculous political ad on TV. ‘This’ that I speak is my annual article imploring all of you and myself included to take Steelers’ Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger with a grain of salt. Every season it seems Big Ben announces to us …

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Mike Adams may be the best, and only real choice, to start for the Steelers at LT

Mike Adams could start for the Steelers this season

When the Steelers drafted Mike Adams out of OSU this past April, they had visions of him being the future anchor at left tackle for the next 10-15 years. When you draft someone that high, especially a guy like Adams who had 1st round potential on many draft boards, you expect them to come into …

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2012 Steelers training camp update: August 4th – Roethlisberger injures foot; not considered serious

Looking down as the players warm up

After a big night in front of a huge crowd for the annual night practice event on Friday, today’s workouts started out without much drama or fanfare. That’s just the way Mike Tomlin would prefer it too. Even though he enjoys the event each year, he’s always been a coach that would rather leave the …

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