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.

Essex a darkhorse to win the starting RG job

The Pittsburgh Steelers open training camp on Friday and they return 21 of 22 starters from their Super Bowl winning team. There will be few position battles in camp but one situation to keep an eye on is the right guard position. Current starter Darnell Stapleton enters his first training camp as a starter and

Steelers sign OL Trai Essex to a 2-year deal

The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed OL Trai Essex to a 2-year deal, according to the Post-Gazette. Essex explored the market for a starting job but couldn’t find one. Essex visited the Tennessee Titans on Friday but the Titans did not extend an offer.

Titans showing interest in Trai Essex

The Nashville Tennessean Reports, Pittsburgh Steelers tackle/guard Trai Essex is visiting with the Tennessee Titans today. Essex, a third-round pick in 2005, has started four games in his four year career with the Steelers. The Steelers have expressed an interest in bringing Essex back. Essex has also drawin interest from Oakland, Detroit and Baltimore.

The Latest Steelers Buzz: Steelers to open up talks with Heath Miller in March

Free Agency begins on February 27th The Steelers have been involved in contract talks with James Harrison for about 7 days now. Reports indicate Harrison’s agent will meet with the Steelers at the combine. Talks with Heath Miller will begin in March once the Steelers priorities in free agency are taking care of. Miller is