After rushing for a career-high 499 yards last season, Najeh Davenport is out of a job. The Steelers also released three who were trying to make the roster for the first time.
Can a notes column run too long? No way, you say, but reporter Jim Wexell tests that theory with his lengthy column on the three-day Steelers minicamp that ended Sunday.
Preseason games are good for a quarter. At least that's what the common football fan tells us. But the serious football fans want to see all the rookies. Here's the rundown on the Steelers' game tonight against the New Orleans Saints. Stay up late and catch them all.
The Steelers host the Carolina Panthers tonight in the final preseason game. It's a last chance for rookies, such as Mike Lorello. The strong safety from WVU might be the best player with the longest odds.
August 31, 2006
The Pittsburgh Steelers have a tradition of playing hard-nosed, smash-mouth football. To excel as a Steeler, a player has to embrace the physical side of the game, crave it even. Steelers fans, meet Mike Lorello.
Although he's an Ohio native, Mike Lorello couldn't have made a better choice with his NFL free agent signing in a neighboring state.