Storylines develop in Week 2 of OTAs

Here is a look back at everything you may have missed from the first week of OTAs.

The Steelers were talking Stanley Cup and Super Bowl wins this week.

It's a hockey night: Receiver Antonio Brown has become a regular at Consol Energy Center cheering on the Penguins during the Stanley Cup Finals, and he will be pulling for them again tonight when they take on the San Jose Sharks on the road in game three of the series, even if he is just watching from home.

Rookie Demarcus Ayers is learning from the best.

Shortly after the Steelers drafted Demarcus Ayers, the rookie receiver/punt returner talked about how anxious he was to finally get to meet and work with Antonio Brown.

Defensive coordinator Keith Butler weighs in with his thoughts during OTAs.

Steelers defensive coordinator Keith Butler was one happy man on NFL Draft day, with five of the team's seven draft picks being defensive players. He is getting a look at them during OTAs, and is anxious to see more.

After a year lost to injury the veteran QB is back on the field.

Bruce Gradkowski is still in Landry Jones' ear, but this time around the advice might not necessarily be what Jones needs to hear.

Jesse James knows snaps are going to increase for all the tight ends.

For Jesse James, and everyone else who was on the team during Heath Miller's 11-year career, seeing a different No. 83 out on the field during OTAs at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex is an odd feeling.

Fourth-year WR devoting OTAs to improving specific aspects of his game.

At OTAs a year ago, it was all about yards after the catch for Markus Wheaton. Whenever a play unfolded that would have resulted in ground being gained after the ball had been received, head coach Mike Tomlin voiced his approval. And when it didn't happen, Tomlin let Wheaton know about that, too.

Tyler Matakevich prides himself on learning from mistakes.

It wasn't that long ago that seventh-round draft pick Tyler Matakevich, the linebacker from Temple, was taking part in the team's rookie minicamp. And like most of his fellow rookies, when he first hit the field, it was a bit overwhelming.

QB Landry Jones was thrilled to get his chance last season.

A year ago Landry Jones went through OTAs with the only playing experience under his belt being two years of preseason action. As the team's third string quarterback, he never made his way on the field in a game that counted in the standings in his first two seasons.

It doesn't matter how long you have played in the NFL, you can still learn.

Offensive tackle Ryan Harris is entering his 10th season in the NFL, but that doesn't mean he isn't still learning.

The time is right for veteran safety to help mentor young DBs.

Mike Mitchell has noticed the infusion of youth into the Steelers' secondary, and he intends to lead as never before while trying to help to get the new guys up to speed as quickly as possible.

LB Steven Johnson loves the attitude and fire the Steelers have.

All athletes are competitors, but it didn't take linebacker Steven Johnson long to see how competitive his new Steelers teammates are.

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