Steelers Defensive Line Camp Breakdown

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Around the NFL, training camps have finally started opening, but all of Steeler Nation is waiting for the Steelers to report to Latrobe for another great training camp. Here at Steelers N Stuff, we are breaking down each position heading into camp. Now it is time to look at the defensive line. Continue reading Steelers Defensive Line Camp Breakdown

Make or Break For Ziggy Hood

Since being the 32nd overall pick in the 2009 NFL Draft, Ziggy Hood has had an up and down career with the black and gold. Through his four year career, Hood has shown flashes of being an every down contribution to the Steelers defense, but has yet to dominate his technique like his former teammate Aaron Smith did. Continue reading Make or Break For Ziggy Hood

Steve McLendon Preparing For Greatness

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Steve McLendon has been waiting in the wings for years now. That tends to happen when your playing behind long time stalwarts like Chris Hoke and Casey Hampton.  Hoke and Hampton are now gone and it’s now McLendon’s time to shine. Continue reading Steve McLendon Preparing For Greatness

Keisiel Believes 7th Lombardi is Within Reach

On Tuesday, Mike Prisuta of DVE Radio, caught up with the man with the beard on Suday’s, Brett Keisel. Keisel is entering his 12th season with the black and gold after being drafted in 2002 in the 7th round.

In the interview, Keisel talks about the absence of guys like James Harrison and Casey Hampton this year, and how they will be missed. However, guys like Jason Worilds and Steve McLendon will need to step up in their place. Keisel has been mentoring the young guys like rookie defensive end Nick Williams with forgetting everything they have learned about a 4-3 defense, and to start picking up the traits of a 3-4 lineman. Continue reading Keisiel Believes 7th Lombardi is Within Reach

Exclusive Steelers N Stuff Interview: Nick Williams Part 2

Nick Williams was drafted by a franchise who over it’s history, has had so many great defensive lineman. In part one of the interview with Williams, he told us that the Steelers have been plugging the 6’4″ 309 pound lineman at defensive end.

I asked Williams about all the greats who have played defensive line for the Steelers from Joe Greene to Casey Hampton, and what it meant to him that he is now a part of an organization with such a rich line of players. Continue reading Exclusive Steelers N Stuff Interview: Nick Williams Part 2

Exclusive Steelers N Stuff Interview: Nick Williams Part 1

Nicholas Williams is a seventh round pick out of Samford University. Drafted as a defensive tackle, Williams started playing football later than most at the high school level. It was not until his senior year of high school until Williams really took up football and was recruited by Samford. Steelers N Stuff had the chance to ask Nick a few questions. Continue reading Exclusive Steelers N Stuff Interview: Nick Williams Part 1