Steelers training camp Top Storylines: Will Le’Veon Bell win the running back job out of camp?

 

STEELERS TRAINING CAMP STORYLINE The Pittsburgh Steelers report to training camp today and the Steelers go into camp with a lot of uncertainty. Coming off an 8-8 season, the Steelers are seen by many to be looking up to the Baltimore Ravens and Cincinnati Bengals in the AFC North. That said, the Steelers often surprise when they are viewed as likely having a down season and if this group stays healthy, they could easily be a 10 win team. The running back group tops the training camp storylines.  WILL LE’VEON BELL WIN NO. 1 RUNNING BACK JOB? When it comes to position battles, all eyes in training camp and the preseason is going to be on the running back. Last year the Steelers rushed for just 1,537 yards and Rashard Mendenhall never getting on track saw the Steelers go the entire season without a true No. 1 running back. Mendenhall, as expected,Read More »

Mid-afternoon Camp Report: Mewelde Moore on dealing with increased competition from Baron Batch, Jonathan Dwyer

 

By Dale Grdnic LATROBE, Pa. — With all the action directed toward rookie seventh-round draft pick Baron Batch during the first week in training camp at Saint Vincent College and in-action until the last minute by the Pittsburgh Steelers to re-sign him, running back Mewelde Moore basically has been a forgotten man so far. Moore wanted to make sure his No. 21 and name were easier to remember after bursting around left end for a huge gain in a team drill the other day, which he believed proves he can still run the ball as well as he can catch it. “Everybody’s working hard to get into a groove before the regular-season begins,” Moore said. “We have about a month to go, so we still have a lot of work to do, and the first preseason game is almost here. “But for guys like me, who basically worked out onRead More »