Urbik’s primary goal at OTA’s: Learn the Steelers offense

By Mike Bires On the day the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted Kraig Urbik, the big guy out of Wisconsin was immediately penciled in for a battle to determine the starting job at right guard. So proclaimed Bruce Arians, the offensive coordinator. Well, Urbik may eventually get the chance to challenge incumbent Darnell Stapleton once training camp

Reflections From Mini Camp

By Mike Bires PITTSBURGH – Publicly, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin says we shouldn’t get too excited about off-season workouts. “It’s football in shorts,” he likes to say. By that, Tomlin insinuates that the real test begins in late July when the Steelers report to Latrobe for the dog days of training camp. That’s when pads

Scouting the Steelers Draft Selections

First Round Selection Evander (Ziggy) Hood, DE, Missouri Height: 6-2 7/8 | Weight: 300 | 40-Time: 4.89 College Career 2005: 18 tackles – 1 sack 2006: 36 tackles – 4 sacks 2007: 49 tackles – 5 sacks 2008: 62 tackles – 7 sacks Strengths: Hood played defensive tackle at Missouri but was drafted by the