Connect with us

Steelers

Steelers Sights and Sounds: Fullback Back

Published

on

PITTSBURGH — The Steelers returned to practice on Wednesday in preparation for their Week 8 meeting with the Miami Dolphins on Monday Night Football.

Their bye week seems to have come at a good time, as well, as the Steelers are getting some key players back to full health.

Fullback Roosevelt Nix and running back Jaylen Samuels took carries in full pads (video below), a positive sign for the Steelers’ ground game.

Running back James Conner said before practice that he can’t wait to get Nix back involved with the offense.

“That what I’m really excited about,” Conner said. “Pro Bowl fullback, just him leading the way, him going head first into people, I need that.”

The Steelers are still banged up at outside linebacker. That group practiced without starter T.J. Watt, who was not in pads (photo).

SIGHTS AND SOUNDS

PHOTO GALLERY

Steelers

Highlights from Steelers Practice 9/18/20

Published

on

James Conner tested out his injured ankle and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger threw passes to JuJu Smith-Schuster, James Washington and Chase Claypool during practice on Friday, September 18, 2020.

This practice was in preparation for the Steelers week 2 game on Sunday against the Denver Broncos.

Continue Reading

NFL

Cam Heyward Named NFLPA Community MVP for Week 1

Published

on

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cam Heyward has been named NFLPA Community MVP for Week 1.

Heyward was honored for installing his first Little Free Library, a book-sharing box placed in underserved communities around the Pittsburgh area.

Little Free Library is a non-profit organization that “inspires a love of reading, builds community, and sparks creativity by fostering neighborhood book exchanges around the world.”

The installation of the book-sharing boxes marks the launch of the Rufus and Judy Jordan Literacy Project, a new initiative of the Cameron Heyward Foundation that will work to promote children’s literacy and honor his late grandparents, both of whom were lifelong educators in Pittsburgh.

Drafted in first round of the 2011 NFL Draft out of Ohio State, Heyward has spend his entire career in Pittsburgh. He is a three-time Pro Bowler, and has twice received First-Team All-Pro honors.

Heyward and the Steelers agreed to a four-year, $71.4 million contract extension on Sept. 6 that will allow him to retire in Pittsburgh and make him the highest-paid defense player over the age of 30 in NFL history.

Continue Reading

Steelers

Highlights from Steelers Practice 9/17/20

Published

on

The Steelers finally experienced a practice with almost everyone on the roster able to take the field. Only two players did not take part in practice before their week 2 game against Denver.

Alex Highsmith and Minkah Fitzpatrick stood out from the rest on Thursday, September 17, 2020.

Continue Reading

Steelers Now in Your Mailbox!

Enter your email address to subscribe and get notifications of new posts in your mailbox.

Copyright © 2020 Pittsburgh Sports Now / Steelers Now. In no way affiliated with or endorsed by the Pittsburgh Steelers or NFL.

Steelers Now in your Inbox

Sign up and get all of our posts sent directly to your inbox!

Thank you!

Oops!

Send this to a friend