PRO (41-20/1-0): Pittsburgh Steelers offensive tackle Mike Adams was the recipient of the 2012 Joe Greene Great Performance Award, annually given to the team’s top rookie…placed on the Reserve/Injured List on December 29, 2012, with an ankle injury…drafted by the Steelers in the second round (56th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft.
PRO (41-20/1-0): Pittsburgh Steelers offensive tackle Mike Adams is the recipient of the 2012 Joe Greene Great Performance Award, annually given to the team’s top rookie…placed on the Reserve/Injured List on December 29, 2012, with an ankle injury…drafted by the Steelers in the second round (56th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft.
2014 (16-4/1-0): Mike Adams saw action in all 16 regular-season games and the lone postseason contest…started four times in place of injured RT Marcus Gilbert (10/26 vs. Indianapolis, 11/30 vs. New Orleans, 12/7 at Cincinnati and 12/14 at Atlanta).
2013 (15-10): Played in 15 games with 10 starts (five as an extra blocking TE and five at LT).
2012 (10-6): Mike Adams saw action in 10 games, making six starts…in his six starts, the Steelers averaged 124 rushing yards per game and rushed for 130+ yards four times, including three straight games (at Cincinnati, vs. Washington and at N.Y. Giants)…a back injury kept him out of one game (at Oakland) and he was inactive for four games due to an ankle injury (at Baltimore, vs. San Diego, at Dallas and vs. Cincinnati)…was placed on the Reserve/Injured List on December 29, 2012 and missed the season finale versus Cleveland (12/30/12)…9/9 at Denver: Played in his first career game…saw significant action at RT in place of injured RT Marcus Gilbert…9/16 vs. N.Y. Jets: Saw action on special teams…9/23 at Oakland: Inactive due to a back injury…10/7 vs. Philadelphia: Saw action on special teams and on the offensive line…10/11 at Tennessee: Saw significant action at RT in place of the injured Gilbert…was part of an offensive line that allowed only one sack in 40 pass attempts…10/21 at Cincinnati: Made his first career start at RT in place of the injured Gilbert…was part of an offensive line that controlled the football for 37:30…10/28 vs. Washington: Started for the second straight week at RT in place of the injured Gilbert…helped block for a Steelers’ rushing attack that gained 140 yards on the ground…11/4 at N.Y. Giants: Made his third straight start at RT in place of the injured Gilbert…helped pave the way for RB Isaac Redman to record his first career 100-yard rushing performance (147 yards) in the regular season…helped block for the Steelers’ rushing attack to gain 158 yards on the ground…11/12 vs. Kansas City: Started his fourth consecutive contest at RT in place of the injured Gilbert…11/18 vs. Baltimore: Made his fifth straight start at RT in place of the injured Gilbert…was part of an offensive line that helped control the ball for 32:51…11/25 at Cleveland: Started his sixth straight contest at RT in place of the injured Gilbert…left the game in the third quarter with a left ankle injury and did not return…12/2 at Baltimore: Inactive due to a left ankle injury…12/9 vs. San Diego: Inactive due to a left ankle injury…12/16 at Dallas: Inactive due to a left ankle injury.
COLLEGE: Mike Adams appeared in 30 games during his four-year career at Ohio State, starting 25 contests, including his last 21…registered 167 knockdowns and 33 touchdown-resulting blocks in his last two seasons…earned second-team All-Big Ten Conference honors in 2011…a consensus All-Big Ten Conference first-team choice in 2010…majored in criminology. 2011: All-American Dream Team selection (second-team) by The NFL Draft Report…added second-team All Big Ten Conference honors, despite missing the Buckeyes’ first five games due to an NCAA suspension…started the final eight contests…made two touchdown-resulting blocks in his first game back as the running unit piled up 243 yards vs. Nebraska…closed out the year with 13 touchdown-resulting blocks and 78 knockdowns for an offense that averaged 308.2 yards per game without their left tackle and 324.38 yards with him in the lineup. 2010: All-American third-team selection by The NFL Draft Report…consensus All-Big Ten Conference first-team choice…started all 13 games at left tackle…paced the Buckeyes with an 89.6% grade for blocking consistency, registering 89 knockdowns and 20 touchdown-resulting blocks…helped pave the way for the team to rank 11th in the nation in scoring (38.77 ppg), 14th in rushing (220.08 ypg) and 20th in total offense (448.62 ypg). 2009: Started four games against Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Purdue…made first career start against Illinois…did not play against Minnesota, New Mexico State and Penn State because of a knee injury. 2008: Saw action in four games as a reserve offensive tackle.
PERSONAL: Mike Adams attended Dublin-Coffman High School (Dublin, Ohio)…regarded as the nation’s top offensive tackle prospect by ESPN, Scout.com, Rivals.com, Prep Star and Super Prep…led the team to a 13-1 record, ranking second in the state and ninth nationally during his senior year…an All-Ohio pick as a junior and senior, he added All-Ohio Capital Conference, All-Metro, and All-District each of those seasons…selected Parade and EA Sports All-American in 2007…was the top-rated player on the Detroit Free Press “Best of the Midwest” team and chosen USA Today All-USA…competed in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl…son of Heidi Davidson…is a native of Farrell, Pa. (hour north of Pittsburgh), where he lived until he was 12 years old…Full name: Michael Angelo Adams.
Steelers Players team up with the Salvation Army and shop for winter clothes with children.
The Pittsburgh Steelers prepare for the game against the Baltimore Ravens.
Photos of the Steelers Offensive Tackles during the 2013 season.
Week two regular season game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium Monday September 16th 2013. The Bengals defeated the Steelers 20-10.
The Pittsburgh Steelers faced the Washington Redskins in Week 2 of the 2013 preseason at FedEx Field.
Right tackle Mike Adams is ready to be the next man up again if Marcus Gilbert can't play against the Saints.
Offensive lineman Mike Adams talks about the offseason and rebounding from his 2013 season.
Several players take advantage of "Open Gym" at the Steelers practice facility to get their offseason workouts in.
Bob Labriola, Mike Prisuta and Missi Matthews take a look at the Pittsburgh Steelers offensive tackles heading into free agency.