5 players who need a strong preseason to make the roster

5 Players on the bubble 1. Ryan Mundy, Safety – The 2nd year safety has had a sub-par training camp after a strong mini-camp. Mundy has been beat deep on a number of passing plays in camp and has fallen behind the versatile Roy Lewis who has the inside track on making the 53 man

Day 6 Morning Update: Davis eyes opportunity on special teams

By Dale Grdnic Photo: David Hague – Inside Pittsburgh Sports LATROBE, Pa. –When the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted Bruce Davis in the third round in 2008, they believed he would be an immediate contributor on special teams and pass-rushing outside linebacker for the future. Instead, Davis played just five regular-season games, all in the first half

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There has been a growing sense that if Limas Sweed wins the #3 receiver spot, it is a foregone conclusion that Hines Ward would be moved to the slot during three receiver sets. That may not be the case as Sweed continues to get reps in the slot. Sweed will be an asset to the

Davis beaming with confidence in OTA’s

By Mike Bires The Pittsburgh Steelers’ Rookie of the Year in 2008 was a linebacker, but it wasn’t Bruce Davis. No, the third-round draft pick out of UCLA wasn’t a factor in the thrill-a-minute Super Bowl season. A two-time All-American defensive end in college according to various publications, Davis didn’t even dress for the 27-23

Day 1: Mini Camp Report

The Steelers went through their first mandatory mini camp this morning. The only no show was linebacker Larry Foote who is still on the Steelers roster. There has been speculation that Willie Parker would be a no show but Parker did participate in team activities today. News and Notes from our source on the scene

Latest Rumblings from Monday’s OTA workouts

Mike Tomlin’s top project this off-season is wide receiver Limas Sweed. Tomlin is very high on Sweed and expects him to make a significant jump from year 1 to year 2. Project #2 is 2008 third round draft pick Bruce Davis. Davis has bulked up this off-season and the Steelers have hopes of him making

When it comes to the Super Bowl Champs, who needs free agency

“Photo courtesy of UCLA Athletic Program” Steelers see Bruce Davis as pass rushing specialist in 09 | Height: 6-3, Weight: 252 lbs | | Age: 23 | POS: OLB | A player the Steelers are expecting to make great strides when mini camp begins is 2008 3rd round pick Bruce Davis. Davis is a player