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Weekly Recap

OTA's begin; Bryant returns; Ben & AB talk

A look back at all the news from the first week of Steelers' OTA's.


Keion Adams has a familiar face helping him adjust, his 'brother,' Javon Hargrave.
Javon Hargrave knows exactly what Steelers seventh-round draft pick Keion Adams is going through right now. He was in the same position last year, a rookie trying to learn the ropes, get accustomed to his new surroundings and all new faces.

Relaxing celebration rules makes sense, but a 40-second clock?
Apparently, the future of the Republic wasn't being endangered by touchdown celebrations after all.

A look at Steelers' OTAs, including the latest from JuJu Smith-Schuster and T.J. Watt.
The Steelers first week of OTAs have wrapped, and for rookie JuJu Smith-Schuster it's been a week of learning and adapting to a whole new pace compared to what was being worked on during the team's rookie minicamp.

Vince Williams is ready to fill the void at inside linebacker.
Vince Williams couldn't help but notice what happened this offseason, when during free agency the Steelers showed interest in Patriots inside linebacker D'onta Hightower.

Another installment of Bob Labriola answering your questions about the Steelers and the NFL.
Any chance at all that one day we will see the NFL taking training camps, OTAs, or rookie minicamps to other cities like they do in Major League Baseball? I live in Florida and would love to see some OTA or rookie minicamp action from my Steelers.

Antonio Brown is ready to celebrate with his teammates.
When Ben Roethlisberger was contemplating retirement during the offseason, Antonio Brown made sure he got in his ear here and there to let him know what he thought.

Ben Roethlisberger 'happy' to be back on the field.
Ben Roethlisberger is back with the Steelers and fully committed to playing the 2017 season.

Martavis Bryant is back on the field with OTAs underway.
It's been over a year since Martavis Bryant stepped onto a football field with his teammates, but when he did so Tuesday at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex for the Steelers' first OTA session, something had changed.

The NFL changes the rules on celebrating after plays.
NFL Owners approved a change to the league's overtime policy, voting to reduce it from 15 minutes to 10 minutes at the NFL Spring Meetings in Chicago.

Another installment of Bob Labriola answering your questions about the Steelers and the NFL.
I was wondering why that while all the rookies were issued jersey numbers, T.J. Watts is the only player whose number is set, but all of the others are subject to change? If the number is changed, is it the team's decision or the player's decision?

The Steelers' rookie class brought plenty of smiles to Children's Hospital.
They haven't been in Pittsburgh long, but one thing the Steelers rookies have quickly learned is the value the team places on giving back to the community.

With OTAs set to start, players get even more competitive.
It's football in shorts. But when OTAs begin on Tuesday morning at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, that won't matter.

The Steelers signed fourth-round draft pick Joshua Dobbs.
The Steelers signed fourth-round draft pick Joshua Dobbs to a four-year contract.

JuJu Smith-Schuster is looking forward to getting things rolling during OTAs.
JuJu Smith-Schuster isn't the first wide receiver from USC that the Steelers drafted. There have been a few others, including one well known to Steelers Nation, Hall of Famer Lynn Swann.


The Steelers participate in day 3 of the 2017 Organized Team Activities at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex.

The Steelers participate in day 1 of the 2017 Organized Team Activities at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex.

Take a look at photos from the 2017 rookie visit to Children's Hospital.

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