A look at the secondary

It's not a complete makeover, but the Steelers certainly did a Bob Villa-like fixer-upper job on their secondary heading into the 2004 season. <br><br> With training camp set to open July 30, the Steelers currently have three new starters at the four secondary positions from a year ago. And the only reason Chad Scott, the only returning starter, still has a spot with the team is because it would cost the Steelers too much money to release him.
July 28, 2004

Lack Of Defensive Production Not Worrying Steelers

Erik Totten might be a young back-up but he wasn't about to take cheap shots from anybody, so he fired back at rookie receiver Brian Robinson yesterday. <br><br> Totten pinned Robinson quickly and when he was peeled off he found he was the center of attention of a pack of barking dogs, also known as defensive players with chips on their shoulders.
August 18, 2003

Camp Whispers

The beauty of Camp Whispers is that no formal lead is required. You begin rumor mongering now... Funny thing about Dante Brown in this enlightened Internet age is how an undrafted rookie can become old news before his first carry. But then you listen to a post-game analyst say "Nobody in the media knew who Cowher was talking about" and you sarcastically say to yourself, ‘Now there goes another satisfied ESPN Radio listener... The sleeper on defense we mentioned also played well. His name is ...
August 12, 2003

Steelers Monday Afternoon Camp Briefing

First round pick Troy Polamalu participated in his first practice Monday afternoon, less than 24 hours after catching a flight to Pittsburgh from Los Angeles.
July 28, 2003

Camp Notes: Day 1 ... The Dirt

The pads are finally back on and the players seem just as anxious as the fans to see some hitting. Loud mouth Bettis, laid back Spike, and the X-man have all returned for another round football during the dog days of summer. While I have some difficulty following three rings (sometimes four or five) of practice, here are some impressions of the first open practice of camp.
July 28, 2003

Grading The Players - The defensive backs

Following is a series grading the players and strength of position for the 2003-04 Steelers.<br><br> Today: <b>The defensive backs</b>
July 6, 2003