Monday’s Camp Notebook: Mike Adams at left tackle could become permanent by week 1


MONDAY’S CAMP RUNDOWN By Dale Grdnic LATROBE, Pa. — After a long week of banging helmets together in full pads with live tackling drills included, the Pittsburgh Steelers went through a much lighter workout Monday afternoon during training camp at Saint Vincent College. “We changed our attire today (to shorts and shells), really trying to maximize our off day (Tuesday), so that we can get bodies back,” Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said. “Then, we can have a productive Wednesday and continue on with our work week.” That culminates with the first preseason game against the New York Giants Saturday night at 7:30 at Heinz Field, and the Steelers hope to be ready. “I believe we took a step in that regard, because we got a number of guys back participating today,” Tomlin said. “We got Alameda (Ta’amu) back off of PUP and participating fully. Larry Foote was participating fully. “MattRead More »

The Latest Steelers Camp Rumblings III


3rd Version of The Latest TIOPS Steelers Camp Rumblings — The Mike Wallace holdout has now reached 12 days and it’s reached the point where it’s nothing more than a pride thing for Wallace, at least that’s the way Steelers officials see it. Management hasn’t been in touch with Wallace or his agent directly since the first week of camp and it’s now up to Wallace to swallow his pride. As the Wallace holdout continues, the Steelers are worried that he could become plagued with hamstring and groin injuries early in the season which is common for players who report to camp late. — Willie Colon has been tremendous at left guard in camp thus far, showing power, nastiness and some quickness. It’s clear that Chicago Bears who offered Colon a 5 year – $32.5 million deal last summer to play guard, saw what the Steelers are seeing from him nowRead More »