Steelers Steelers Cancel Practices; Mike Tomlin to Speak Tuesday after Darryl Drake’s Death Published 7 days ago on August 11, 2019 By Alan Saunders 3shares Share Tweet Flipboard Comment EmailThe Steelers have canceled a second practice and modified the schedule for a third as the team continues to deal with the unexpected loss of wide receivers coach Darryl Drake on Sunday morning. Drake, 62, passed away just days after coaching in the team’s first preseason game at Heinz Field on Friday. The Steelers had been scheduled to resume practices on Sunday afternoon after an off day Saturday. Instead, the Steelers have canceled practices on Sunday and Monday, and will use a modified schedule on Tuesday, beginning with head coach Mike Tomlin addressing the media from St. Vincent College near Latrobe, the team’s training camp headquarters. Mention Steelers Now and save $10! Funeral arrangements for the coach, who was popular with both his current and former players, have not yet been announced. The Steelers have three more practices at St. Vincent College, on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, before they break camp and return to UPMC Rooney Sports Complex on the South Side for the remainder of their preseason practices. The Steelers are scheduled to host the Kansas City Chiefs at Heinz Field on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. 3shares Share Tweet Flipboard Comment Email Related Topics:2019 Steelers Training CampDarryl DrakefeaturedMike TomlinPittsburgh SteelersSteelers Up Next Steelers WRs Grieving Loss of ‘Amazing Role Model’ in Darryl Drake Don't Miss Former Players, Coaches Remember Darryl Drake as ‘Great Man,’ Leader, Mentor Alan Saunders Continue Reading Advertisement You may like Injury Updates: Benny Snell, Anthony Chickillo Evaluated; Devin Bush Absence ‘Precaution’ From the Locker Room: Rudolph Critical of his Play, Hilton Compliments Burns Steelers Overcome Sloppy, Delayed Start to Top Chiefs, 17-7 FINAL: Steelers 17, Kansas City Chiefs 7 Players, Coaches from around NFL Attend Darryl Drake’s Funeral Steelers All 91: DL Conor Sheehy Click to comment Leave a Reply This comment form is under antispam protection This comment form is under antispam protection Subscribe Notify of new follow-up comments new replies to my comments Steelers Now in Your Mailbox! Enter your email address to subscribe and get notifications of new posts in your mailbox. Email Address Subscribe Latest Popular Videos Analysis44 mins ago Steelers Preseason Week 2 Winners and Losers Steelers11 hours ago Injury Updates: Benny Snell, Anthony Chickillo Evaluated; Devin Bush Absence ‘Precaution’ Steelers11 hours ago From the Locker Room: Rudolph Critical of his Play, Hilton Compliments Burns Steelers5 days ago Steelers All 91: ILB Tegray Scales Steelers6 days ago Steelers All 91: OLB/FB Sutton Smith Steelers6 days ago Steelers All 91: S Dravon Askew-Henry Steelers11 hours ago From the Locker Room: Rudolph Critical of his Play, Hilton Compliments Burns Steelers1 week ago From the Locker Room: Dobbs, Washington React to Win Over Tampa Steelers2 weeks ago Steelers Camp Minute: Expectations are High Heading into Season Like us on Facebook! Like us on Facebook!