Stapleton to return to the practice field in 7-10 days?

STAPLETON SAYS HE’LL RETURN SOON Darnell Stapleton is frustrated about the knee injury that’s kept him sidelined for nearly two weeks. But on the bright side, he’s hoping to be back on the practice field “in another week or so.

Day 7: Thursday Afternoon Practice

By Dale Grdnic Photo: David Hague – Inside Pittsburgh Sports Latrobe, Pa. — While some might say that Trai Essex’s versatility has worked against him during his career with the Pittsburgh Steelers, the fifth-year pro’s “position flexibility” certainly is an asset to Coach Mike Tomlin.

Day 4: Monday Morning Practice

By Mike Bires Photo: David Hague – Inside Pittsburgh Sports Several Pittsburgh Steelers starters missed Monday morning’s practice, including offensive lineman Darnell Stapleton. As the team worked out, Stapleton watched atop a hillside surrounding the athletic fields at St. Vincent College. If he was hurt, why wasn’t Stapleton on the field like the rest of

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