PITTSBURGH – The Black N’ Gold was in full effect at the Steelers’ practice facility Tuesday.
1st round draft pick Rookie Devin Bush (Michigan) took the field with fellow linebackers and defensive lineman during warmups in just his 2nd week as a professional practice setting. Veterans Javon Hargrave (DT) and Cam Heyward (DE) shared techniques with teammates.
PITTSBURGH (GSM) – Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin conducted his final press conference of the 2018 season after falling short of the NFL post season. Among topics, the absence of wide receiver Antonio Brown who missed the final game of the regular season due to an alleged knee injury.
Tomlin expressed disappointment and frustration with his star wide out after saying there was a, “lack of communication” on Brown’s part.
OAKLAND, CA (GSM) – In a, “not-so-happy” new year, the Pittsburgh Steelers ended the 2018 season with a 9-6 record. Although they had more wins than losses , Pittsburgh missed the playoffs when the Baltimore Ravens defeated the Cleveland Browns and secured the 6th seed in the AFC.
This year’s “Photo of the Season” is JuJu Smith-Shuster’s tiptoe touchdown in Oakland against the Raiders on December 9th, 2019. In a losing effort against one of the Steelers’ long standing rivals, the Raiders won the game 24-21 over the “Black N’ Gold.”
PITTSBURGH (GSM) – Pittsburgh Steelers’ safety, Terrell Edmunds won the Joe Greene Performance award by the Pittsburgh Chapter of Pro Football Writers of America. The honor is given to the best performing rookie of the current season.
Golden Sky Media’s Brian Cook asked Edmunds about his transition into the National Football League:
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Joe Haden and Terrell Edmunds were named the 2018 recipients of the Pittsburgh Chapter of Pro Football Writers of America’s annual awards.