Posts Tagged ‘Pittsburgh Steelers’

Dwayne Bowe getting fit for 2014

In today’s Three and Out: A veteran receiver is working his way back into shape while a rookie receiver is working his way into a starting job.

LeSean McCoy: Nick Foles “blows it away” this year

In today’s Three and Out: LeSean McCoy believes this is the season that Nick Foles “blows it away.”

Lance Dunbar to challenge for more carries

In today’s Three and Out: The Cowboys might have found their complement to DeMarco Murray; the Jets are planning to strategically deploy Chris Johnson.

Dri Archer ‘a great complement’ to Steelers RBs

In today’s Three and Out: Is there a logjam coming in the Steelers backfield? There’s definitely a logjam coming for the Bills receivers.

Seahawks have ‘high expectations for’ Christine Michael

In today’s Three and Out: Christine Michael will get lots of work for the Seahawks; the Bears and Steelers are trying out secondary receivers.

Teddy Bridgewater could start in 2014

In today’s Three and Out: Teddy Bridgewater could get the call in Week 1; Shonn Greene’s knee surgery could elevate Bishop Sankey on the depth chart.

Allen Robinson of Penn State among top receivers in draft

Representatives from 29 NFL teams — including Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly and Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin — were present for Penn State’s pro day on Tuesday, when a workout was held indoors on FieldTurf. Allen Robinson, WR (6-foot 7/8, 207) — Robinson ran the 40-yard dash in 4.48 and 4.50 seconds (improving on the 4.60 40 from the NFL Scouting Combine). He had a 42-inch vertical jump and 10-foot-11 broad jump. He also did the three-cone drill in 6.54 seconds. Robinson had a great pro-day workout. He looked very good running routes. Robinson’s performance really helped his draft stock a lot. It will push him into a crowded group of talented wide receivers in the 2014 […]

Steelers look for more from Markus Wheaton

In today’s Three and Out: Markus Wheaton will have a bigger role in 2014; the Bears need someone to fill a backup RB role.

Ja’Wuan James, Rajion Neal stand out at Tennessee’s pro day

Representatives from 30 NFL teams — including offensive line coaches from eight teams — were present for Tennessee’s pro day Wednesday, when the Volunteer’s 2014 NFL Draft prospects worked out indoors on FieldTurf. The offensive line position drills went extremely long, as all eight line coaches wanted to do their own drills with the players (and Seattle Seahawks offensive line coach Tom Cable going through the drills twice). Zach Fulton, G (6-foot-4 5/8, 319 pounds) — Fulton ran the short shuttle in 4.78 seconds and then stood on the rest of his numbers from the NFL Scouting Combine. He performed well in the positional workout. Ja’Wuan James, OT (6-6 5/8, 311) — James also stood on his combine numbers. James […]

Christine Michael could see more work

In today’s Three and Out: The Seahawks are hoping to get more from Christine Michael; the Chargers have a plan for Donald Brown.

Packers look for Jarrett Boykin to step up

In today’s Three and Out: The Packers, Panthers and Steelers are all finding different ways to shore up their pass-catching options.

Michael Vick to compete for Jets starting job

In today’s Three and Out: Michael Vick will compete for the Jets’ starting job; Maurice Jones-Drew is finding plenty of interest in the free agent market.

Rams showing interest in Mark Sanchez

In today’s Three and Out: The Rams are showing interest in Mark Sanchez; could the Jets add another veteran WR and are the Steelers looking at a veteran RB?

Steelers get good look at Michigan’s Taylor Lewan

Representatives from 24 NFL teams — including Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin, and offensive line coaches from the Steelers, St. Louis Rams and Philadelphia Eagles — were on hand for Michigan’s pro day on Wednesday. There were 13 Wolverines players present, plus another five athletes from area small schools (including two from Saginaw Valley State). Taylor Lewan, OT (6-foot-6 7/8, 312) — Lewan stood on his numbers from the NFL Scouting Combine, which were excellent (he was a top performer in his position group in four drills). Lewan has very good movement and a lot of upside as an offensive tackle. He is going to be an excellent professional player, and a possibility to be a top-10 selection in […]

Steelers’ Tomlin, Colbert attend Michigan State’s pro day

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ general manager (Kevin Colbert) and head coach (Mike Tomlin) were among the NFL personnel representing 31 different teams Tuesday at Michigan State’s pro day. A total of 16 prospects in this year’s draft and two others from the 2012 class worked out indoors on FieldTurf. Darqueze Dennard, CB (5-foot-11, 195 pounds) — Dennard had a 36-inch vertical jump and an 11-foot-2 broad jump. He did the short shuttle in 4.18 seconds and the three-cone drill in 6.83 seconds. He stood on his 40-yard dash time from the NFL Scouting Combine. Dennard had a very good pro day workout. Michigan State defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi does as good of a job as anybody in the country at coaching defensive […]

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