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Shamarko Thomas Discusses His Offseason Training Experience With Troy Polamalu

Pittsburgh Steelers second-year safety Shamarko Thomas had one heck of an offseason experience as he was fortunate enough to train out in California with his mentor Troy Polamalu. Upon arriving to Latrobe Friday for the start of training camp, Thomas talked about the opportunity to work with the eight-time Pro Bowler and four-time First-Team All […] Shamarko Thomas Discusses His...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Training Camp Watch: Shamarko Thomas and the Safeties

During the 2013 NFL Draft the Steelers were heavily rumored to be looking for a young safety. With the aging Ryan Clark, now with Washington and Troy Polamalu as the incumbents they severely needed some young depth and a player to mold for the future.   When Shamarko Thomas fell into the fourth round the Steelers made a move. […] Read the rest of the post "Training Camp Watch...
Via SteelBlitz Steelers Blog
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers S Shamarko Thomas: ‘I’m More Knowledgeable About This Defense’

While Pittsburgh Steelers safety Shamarko Thomas failed to play a defensive snap during the second half of the 2013 season, he played enough in the first eight games to know just how complicated the defense run by Dick LeBeau really is. “I was all over the place last year because I didn’t know the playbook,” […] Steelers S Shamarko Thomas: ‘I’m More Knowledgeable About...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: Consistency is key for Shaq Richardson

Going into this year’s NFL draft, many believed the Pittsburgh Steelers would address the secondary in the first round. That, however, did not hold true. The Steelers didn’t draft for the secondary until the the fifth round where they took Arizona corner Shaq Richardson. Richardson started all 13 games for Arizona in 2013 and was second on the team when it came to interceptions...
Via isportsweb.com
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Troy Polmalu has taken Shamarko Thomas under his wing

According to Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor,  second-year safety Sharmarko Thomas is out in California training with Troy Polamalu.  He said this is not something Polamalu typically does. “I was telling Shamarko before he went out there, ‘Shamarko, that’s something huge because the dude don’t ever do that. As far as learning tendencies and the defense, just the way of life...
Via Pro Football Zone
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Shamarko Thomas Hoping Better Understanding Of The Defense Leads To Bigger Role

In a sense, Pittsburgh Steelers safety Shamarko Thomas can be said to be the forgotten man of the 2014 rookie draft class. Not that he’s a rookie, of course. The Steelers drafted him in the fourth round of the 2013 NFL Draft, but they traded away their 2014 third-round pick to get there. Unlike the […] Shamarko Thomas Hoping Better Understanding Of The Defense Leads To Bigger...
Via Steelers Depot
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers S Shamarko Thomas Might Be Headed For Less Playing Time In 2014

Prior to him suffering an ankle injury in the Week 10 game last season against the Buffalo Bills, Pittsburgh Steelers safety Shamarko Thomas registered a whopping 193 snaps of playing time on defense. Once he was healthy, however, he never played another snap all season. With less than 100 days to go until the start […] Steelers S Shamarko Thomas Might Be Headed For Less Playing...
Via Steelers Depot
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: Is Shamarko Thomas ready for a bigger role?

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense will be highlighted this offseason as the unit suffered one of its worst seasons in recent memory. The Steelers’ secondary may have been the worst part of the aging unit. The secondary constantly gave up splash plays and looked old and slow. Underneath the old and slow lies the young Shamarko Thomas who the Steelers drafted in the fourth round...
Via isportsweb.com
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie Shamarko Thomas groomed by veteran safeties

When the Pittsburgh Steelers selected safety Sharmarko Thomas in the fourth round of the 2013 NFL Draft, it was clear that he would be groomed to be the heir apparent to take over for Steelers veterans Ryan Clark and Troy Polamalu. Clark and Polamalu still have what it takes to be a defensive threat for the Steelers, but even they see the necessity to teach Thomas the tricks of the...
Via SteelBlitz Steelers Blog
June 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers sign 4th round pick Shamarko Thomas

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced today that they’ve signed fourth round pick, safety Shamarko Thomas. We have signed our 4th round draft pick safety @shamarko21ya.Details HERE: stele.rs/10I8MjS twitter.com/steelers/statu… — Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) May 16, 2013 Thomas recorded 75 tackles 1 sack, and 2 interceptions during his finals season at Syracuse.     Need NFL...
Via Pro Football Zone
May 16, 2013  |  1 Comment
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