Weekly Recap

Camp starts, Ben talks & pads come on

The Steelers opened training camp this week and the action has been fast and furious. Coach Mike Tomlin has given his initial thoughts on the team, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger offered some candid opinions, and other players including Le'Veon Bell, Chris Boswell and Artie Burns gave their take.


Football begins for real today when the pads come on at Steelers practice.
The Steelers have taken the field the past two days at Saint Vincent College for training camp, but today, things change.

Sammie Coates makes plays amid the rain drops.
A breakdown of Practice No. 2 at Saint Vincent College:

Rookie Artie Burns has noticed the change in the intensity as camp is underway.
Artie Burns is getting his feet wet fast at Steelers training camp, and that has nothing to do with the rain that fell on the campus of Saint Vincent College on Saturday morning.

Whether he has competition or not, Chris Boswell is going at it the same way.
Chris Boswell expected to come to training camp competing against Shaun Suisham for the job as the Steelers placekicker.

A look at the on-field happenings at Saint Vincent.
A breakdown of Practice No. 1 at Saint Vincent College:

Steelers' QB going strong into his 13th season.
One day after reporting to Saint Vincent College for his 13th season with the Steelers, Ben Roethlisberger shared his thoughts on the mindset entering the 2016 season, how many seasons he'll play beyond the current season, how he's developed from season to season and what motivates him season after season:

Coach Mike Tomlin handled a variety of questions during his camp-opening news conference.
Takes from Coach Mike Tomlin's camp-opening news conference:

Contending for a championship could come down to the defense's ability to generate takeaways.
Later today it begins in earnest, the process of putting together the 2016 Pittsburgh Steelers, and the foundation of it all will be the product of the time spent here at Saint Vincent College.

Le'Veon Bell spoke for the first time about appealing a potential NFL suspension.
Le'Veon Bell hoped to arrive at Steelers' training camp ready to get to work preparing for the 2016 season with a healthy knee and talking about nothing but football.

Coach Mike Tomlin addressed the Le'Veon Bell situation, as well giving other camp news.
The Steelers reported to training camp on Thursday, going through the typical first day business of checking into their dorm rooms, talking to the media and of course, participating in the conditioning test.

Saint Vincent College is abuzz today as Steelers' players report for the start of training camp.
Steelers players arrive at Saint Vincent College.

Steelers' players spent plenty of time during the offseason preparing for camp.
With temperatures reaching the 90 degree mark earlier this week, and humidity making matters even worse, most people in Pittsburgh were doing their best to stay cool, whether it was in the comfort of an air conditioned building or at local swimming pools. Keeping cool was the number one goal.

The first practice open to the public will be held on Friday, July 29.
The Steelers' first practice open to the public will be Friday, July 29, at Saint Vincent College, home of Steelers training camp since 1966.


Steelers coach Mike Tomlin talks about adjusting to the inclement weather that delayed the start of practice and looks ahead to the first day in pads.

G David DeCastro and CBs Artie Burns, Stephon Tuitt talked prior to Saturday's practice.

Steelers Jr. Reporter Xiah Zepeda talked to the fans on day 1 of training camp.

Missi Matthews, Bob Labriola and Tunch Ilkin analyze the team's first day of practice in training camp.

The weather chased the players inside, but it didn't damper their excitement.

Steelers Jr. Reporter Xiah Zepeda talked to the players as they moved in at Saint Vincent College for training camp.

Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell addressed the media after reporting to Saint Vincent College for the start of training camp.

LB Arthur Moats, C Maurkice Pouncey, and TE Jesse James speak with the media upon arrival at Saint Vincent College.

Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, PA is ready for the start of Steelers' training camp.


Take a look at photos of the Pittsburgh Steeler's 2nd day of training camp.

Take a look at photos of the Pittsburgh Steeler's 1st day of training camp.

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