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Le'Veon Bell Wins Steelers Top Rookie Award
December 25, 2013
Pittsburgh Steelers

Le'Veon Bell Wins Steelers Top Rookie Award

Running back Le’Veon Bell, the Steelers’ second round draft choice this year, was selected as the “Joe Greene Great Performance Award” winner by the Pittsburgh Chapter of the Pro Football Writers of America. The award is given annually to the team’s outstanding rookie. “It means a lot to win this,” said Bell....

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Markus Wheaton Proving Himself in Camp
August 07, 2013
Pittsburgh Steelers

Markus Wheaton Proving Himself in Camp

Rookie Wide receiver Markus Wheaton couldn’t take part in the Steelers‘ spring practices because alma mater Oregon State was holding class Since he arrived at camp, though, everything has been a blur.   Perhaps it’s no surprise that a player with 4.3 speed in the 40-yard dash didn’t need much time to...

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Rookie Le’Veon Bell Getting Plenty of Reps for Steelers
July 31, 2013
Pittsburgh Steelers

Rookie Le’Veon Bell Getting Plenty of Reps for Steelers

As it pertains to the Steelers running back position, what you see may not be what you get. According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, rookie Le’Veon Bell got the majority of the work with the starting in team drills Monday, but Steelers coach Mike Tomlin cautioned not to read too much into it. “But I’m...

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Shamarko Thomas Expects to be Fined for Hits in His Rookie Season
July 18, 2013
Pittsburgh Steelers

Shamarko Thomas Expects to be Fined for Hits in His Rookie Season

When scouts wrote the book on safety Shamarko Thomas heading into the draft this year, one of the leading takeaways was that Thomas was a big hitter. He’s only 5-foot-9, but Thomas runs fast and uses his body to regularly generate massive collisions with opposing players. The Steelers selected him in the fourth round with the...

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Steelers Rookie Markus Wheaton Could Be Impact Receiver
May 27, 2013
Pittsburgh Steelers

Steelers Rookie Markus Wheaton Could Be Impact Receiver

Markus Wheaton hasn’t practiced a down yet with all of his new Steelers teammates. The Oregon State wide receiver won’t until training camp because NFL rules prohibit a college player from taking part in drills while his school remains in session. According to NFL Network analyst Daniel Jeremiah, Wheaton is a player...

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