Posts Tagged ‘Mike Tomlin’

Polamalu has sprained MCL, but severity unknown

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said Troy Polamalu had a sprained medial collateral ligament, but just how severe the injury is would be “speculation.”

Parker’s fantasy value on the rise

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin will use Willie Parker as his featured back this season, but his recent proneness to injuries still makes Fast Willie a risk-reward fantasy option.

Who did the Steelers cut? It’s a secret

The Steelers say they’re down to the 53-player roster limit, but they won’t say who they cut until Saturday. The reason? Coach Mike Tomlin doesn’t want other teams to have a competitive advantage by knowing who is available before they make their cuts.

Latest ‘America’s Game’ premieres Sept. 9

America’s Game: 2008 Pittsburgh Steelers debuts Wednesday, Sept. 9 at 9 p.m. ET on NFL Network. This episode includes exclusive video and sound of the Steelers during team meetings, practices, road trips and inside the locker room leading up to Super Bowl XLIII.

Roethlisberger not 100 percent, but improving

Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger met with reporters Wednesday for the first time since his injury scare last week, saying that although he’s not 100 percent, he’s improving.

Tomlin: Roethlisberger will play Saturday

Ben Roethlisberger returned to practice today, but he was limited, NFL Network’s Scott Hanson reports, and Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said his quarterback will play in Saturday night’s preseason game against the Bills.

Big Ben injured during Steelers’ final camp practice

It looks as though the Steelers narrowly avoided a major injury during their final practice of training camp when QB Ben Roethlisberger injured his right foot or ankle.

Steelers focused on Super Bowl title No. 7

The Steelers return 20 of 22 starters, which makes them strong contenders to repeat as Super Bowl champions. They still have Dick LeBeau running the defense, and his players call him “The Wizard,” which reflects the schemes and creativity he brings. The offense still has Ben Roethlisberger under center and returns RB Rashard Mendenhall after a season-ending shoulder injury last year.

Super Bowl title was so last season

The Steelers have their Super Bowl title clearly in the rearview mirror as they start training camp.

Tweeting Vick

I’m glad you enjoy the players-only sessions we have on NFL Network. I enjoy being a part of it. Warren, Deion, Marshall and “Mooch” offer great insight, and I’m just there (LOL). This week’s installment asked this question: “If you had to start a franchise, who would you choose?” Deion chose Mike Tomlin, Warren chose Mario Williams, Marshall chose Shawne Merriman and I chose Michael Vick.

Tomlin guided by his gut in Super Bowl title defense

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin likes to talk about the fact that there is no real manual for those in his profession to follow.

This time, there is little question

At age 36, Mike Tomlin is the youngest head coach to ever win a Super Bowl, as well as the second African-American head coach to do so. Three years after the Colts’ Tony Dungy became the first African-American head coach to win the Vince Lombardi Trophy, Tomlin likes the fact that his age has been more of a talking point than his race.

Quotable NFL GameDay Morning: ‘Forget about Rudy,’ Warner story is awesome

NFL GameDay Morning, the longest and most comprehensive NFL pregame show on television, aired at 11 a.m. ET on Super Bowl XLIII Sunday. NFL Network featured six and a half hours of NFL GameDay Morning pregame show coverage with 18 analysts, reporters and hosts. The roster included Deion Sanders, Marshall Faulk, Warren Sapp, Rod Woodson, Steve Mariucci, Derrick Brooks, John Lynch, Sterling Sharpe, Brian Baldinger, Jamie Dukes, Solomon Wilcots, Kara Henderson, Scott Hanson, Bob Papa, Randy Moss, Fran Charles and Rich Eisen. Adam Schefter reported on news from around the league.

Tomlin: Ward won’t practice Wednesday

Mike Tomlin is certainly dressed for the part, wearing a gold suit with a white pocket square. Big Ben is showing off his Steeler pride in his own way — with a bright yellow polo shirt and a pair of baggy Jeans.

Morris hires Bates as Bucs’ defensive coordinator

Bucs coach Raheem Morris hired Jim Bates on Thursday, giving Tampa Bay’s coaching staff the type of veteran presence it needs. Bates is a former Denver Broncos and Miami Dolphins defensive coordinator.

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