Eric Ebron said earlier in training camp that he hadn’t hit the blocking sled in his other stops in the NFL. Recently signed rookie Kyle Markway looked like it had been even longer for him.
Under the watchful eye of head coach Mike Tomlin and tight ends coach James Daniel on Monday, the Steelers tight ends battled with the blocking sled, as is customary for that unit during individual periods — at least in Pittsburgh.
Despite professing his lack of recent experience, Ebron looked just fine, driving the sled backwards twice. Markway, in his first go at it in black and gold, struggled in his first rep, but improved later after some instruction from Tomlin and an example of technique from starter Vance McDonald.
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