Give a big welcome to Hunter Homistek, the newest member of the Steelers Now crew.
Hunter’s first story is on what happens if Mitch Trubisky is better than everyone thinks.
Steelers president Art Rooney II doesn’t see them team deciding to retire a whole slew of jersey numbers after Franco Harris became the third player to earn that honor on Tuesday.
But that didn’t stop the SN crew from power ranking their top choices for if the team does decided to retire more jerseys, with middle linebacker Jack Lambert coming out on top.
Mason Rudolph talked about the possibility of asking for a trade, but said he’ll let his agent and Omar Khan have those discussions.
Mix and match: How will the Steelers deal with six players to rotate at wide receiver? Alan Saunders dug in.
Diontae Johnson was limited in practice on Wednesday, but said he’s “on the right track” toward playing on Sunday.
The Steelers restructured the contract of outside linebacker T.J. Watt, saving $6.75 million in 2022 salary cap space.
Practice notes: The Steelers plan on picking the brain of former Cincinnati Bengals defensive lineman Larry Ogunjobi.
The Steelers signed former Wake Forest wide receiver Jaquarii Roberson to their practice squad and placed outside linebacker Hamilcar Rashed Jr. on the practice squad injured list.
Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk thinks the Steelers will win the AFC North this year. “The Steelers will win 11-12 games. Kenny Pickett will be their starting quarterback in a playoff game,” Florio said on 93.7 The Fan.
Former Steelers wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders retired as a member of the Denver Broncos on Wednesday. Sanders, Ben Roethlisberger, Stephon Tuitt and Alejandro Villanueva are all former Steelers players to retire this offseason.
Former Minnesota Vikings quarterback Fran Tarkenton shared a great story on his battles with “Mean” Joe Greene during his career.
According to Pro Football Focus, Najee Harris forced a combined 92 missed tackles on rushes and receptions in 2021, which was 17 more than any other running back.
Former Steelers offensive lineman Trai Essex thinks Mitch Trubisky is going to surprise a lot of people this year.
Colin Cowherd of FS1 thinks the Steelers will be hovering around .500 in 2022. “I haven’t taken them seriously in 10 years for Super Bowls,” Cowherd said. “They’ll be mostly well-coached, very competent and one way to win.”
The Steelers public relations staff honored long-time executive of the Miami Dolphins Jason Jenkins, who passed away at the age of 47 on Saturday.
Zach Wilson won’t play until Week 4 against the Steelers “at the earliest,” according to New York Jets head coach Robert Saleh. Saleh wants his quarterback to be at his best physically and mentally before playing him. Joe Flacco would start at quarterback for the Jets if Wilson can’t go in Week 4.
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Lamar Jackson said the deadline for the Baltimore Ravens to reach a contract extension with him is on Friday.
Jackson also said that running back J.K Dobbins is still a “couple of weeks” from returning from knee surgery.
Cincinnati Bengals head coach Zac Taylor said right tackle La’el Collins is “locked in” from a mental standpoint and “really good” right now physically. Collins was dealing with a back injury in the early portion of training camp. T.J. Watt will be matched up against Collins on Sunday.
Taylor called the Steelers defensive front a difficult challenge.
The Steelers are back on the practice field at 12:15 p.m. — Alan Saunders, Ed Thompson
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