Weekly Recap

Villanueva talks; OTAs end; 'Family Fest'

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

ARTICLES

Former No. 1 pick Heyward likes what he sees from No. 1 pick Watt.
OTAs are an introductory process as much as anything else, an opportunity for rookies to show veterans exactly where it is they're coming from in their transition into the NFL.


Over the last 25 years, there have been successes and failures in identifying pass-rushing OLBs.
Maybe it's not as difficult as finding a franchise quarterback, but drafting pass-rushing outside linebackers for a 3-4 defense has turned out to be an extremely hit-or-miss proposition for the Steelers dating all the way back to 1992.


Alejandro Villanueva understands the importance of taking part in OTAs.
Alejandro Villanueva knows what it means to be there for others. He knows the value of teamwork. And he understands the only way to get better at anything in life, is to keep working at it.


Playing time last season benefited Eli Rogers.
Eli Rogers looked around, and then laughed when he saw a few cameras and reporters waiting for him after the Steelers OTA practice on Wednesday, quickly asking "What is this?"


Another installment of Bob Labriola answering your questions about the Steelers and the NFL.
My question is about training camp and the Friday Night Lights practice. Are tickets sold for this practice or is it a free event?


OTAs are proving valuable for rookie Cameron Sutton as he learns the defense.
The Steelers final OTA session will take place on Thursday, with minicamp next week putting a bow on the team's offseason. For rookie Cameron Sutton, the three weeks of learning have been incredibly valuable.


Joey Porter and William Gay have a special bond.
It's a relationship that began when James Harrison was a rookie, and Joey Porter was a fourth-year linebacker.


Family Fest will be highlighted by the team's first ever open training camp practice at the stadium.
The Pittsburgh Steelers will host Family Fest at Heinz Field on Sunday, August 6, which will be highlighted by the team's first ever open training camp practice at the stadium. The event will run from 5-9 p.m., and admission is $10 for all fans.


Ryan Shazier wants nothing more than to be injury-free this season.
Ryan Shazier answered several questions after Tuesday's OTAs about the injuries he has had to deal with since he came into the NFL as the Steelers No. 1 draft pick in 2014.


Another installment of Bob Labriola answering your questions about the Steelers and the NFL.
When do single game tickets go on sale for both home and away Steelers games?


Players enjoyed arcade games in place of practice on Monday.
Who says Mondays aren't fun days? For the Steelers, this one certainly was. Instead of taking the field for a scheduled OTA practice, they headed to Dave & Buster's at the Waterfront for arcade games and team building.


Justin Hunter is a fan of the competition as it makes everyone better.
The Steelers have a wealth of talent at receiver and Justin Hunter, an unrestricted free agent who signed with the team this offseason, welcomes the competition it brings.

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Take a look at the 90 players currently on the Steelers roster as of June 26, 2017.


The Steelers participate in day 10 of the 2017 Organized Team Activities at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex.


U2 performs at Heinz Field during The Joshua Tree Tour.


The Steelers participate in day 9 of the 2017 Organized Team Activities at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex.


Steelers players work with local youth at the annual Urban Impact football clinic.


The Steelers participate in day 8 of the 2017 Organized Team Activities at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex.