Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Steve McLendon is looking to play through his first injury-free season as a starter, his third attempt in accomplishing such a feat. While he has been healthy, he has played well, in spite of his many critics who regard him as undersized, and the season opener... The post Steelers Film Room: Steve McLendon Week 1 appeared first on Steelers Depot by...
As should have been anticipated, Cam Thomas was the first defensive end off the bench for the Pittsburgh Steelers on opening night, stepping in early in the second quarter to give Cameron Heyward a breather on a long drive. Also filling in for nose tackle Steve McLendon was Daniel McCullers,... The post Lack Of Line Depth Could Be Addressed With Steve McLendon appeared first on...
It would be hard to argue that there’s a better candidate on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ roster right now to play nose tackle than Steve McLendon. After all, that is why the team signed him to a three-year contract last offseason. And when all was said and done, the run statistics suggest that by and large, McLendon held his own when he was on the field. He may not have done everything...
There a lot of fans that are wanting the Pittsburgh Steelers to draft a nose tackle early in the 2014 NFL Draft because they feel like Steve McLendon isn't doing his job against the run. I'm here to tell you, McLendon played well against the run in his first full season as a starter when he was in the game. While I certainly can't walk you through every running play, I can give you...
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