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Steelers Daily News & Links: Russell Wilson Visits Children’s Hospital; Ben Roethlisberger’s 20th Draft Anniversary

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🏈 KDKA: Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Russell Wilson visited UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh on Tuesday. Since signing with the Steelers on Mar. 15, Russell Wilson has made himself at home in the Steel City. Last week, the former MLB prospect threw out the first pitch at the Pittsburgh Pirates’ home contest against the Boston Red Sox. He even took part in batting practice.

🏈 Former Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger joins Randy Baumann and the ‘DVE Morning Show at 8:45 tomorrow morning. It’s the 20th anniversary of Big Ben’s selection by the Steelers and he’ll share what it was like leading up to draft night.

🏈 The Steelers official website posted a photo gallery from voluntary offseason workouts.

 

🏈 Steelers quarterback Justin Fields is putting in work at voluntary offseason workouts.

🏈 The Steelers official X account looked back at the selection of USC strong safety Troy Polamalu in the 2003 NFL Draft.

🏈 Tuesday marked the 20th anniversary of the Steelers drafting Virginia tight end Heath Miller at 30th overall in the 2005 NFL Draft. The rest of Pittsburgh’s first day included drafting Florida State cornerback Bryant McFadden and Northwestern offensive lineman Trai Essex.

🎥 Fantasy Yahoo Sports: Could LSU wide receiver Brian Thomas Jr. be the next great Steelers WR?

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Pittsburgh Baseball Now: McCutchen hits another leadoff homer, falter dazzles as Pirates beat Brewers 2-1.

Pittsburgh Sports Now: Pitt women’s basketball secures commitment from Colorado transfer guard.

West Virginia Sports Now: Former West Virginia forward Jalen Bridges declares for NBA Draft, Thanks Huggins.

Nittany Sports Now: Former Penn State wrestling commit staying in Big Ten.

Pittsburgh Soccer Now: Much sharper in the final third, Riverhounds defeat defending champs, Phoenix, 3-1, for first win of season.