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2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Training Camp – Day 3 Updates

Today is day 3 of training camp for the Pittsburgh Steelers, and as we do everyday, we will be posting reports that come in during the day via the Twitter machine and interwebs. Per usual, we will recap the day in a recap post later this evening. Please check back often as this page will be updated with news and information from practice throughout the afternoon.

If you missed the day 1 and day 2 recaps, you can access them by clicking the links provided.

Steelers Depot: Steelers Minority Owner Named As A Browns Potential Investor bit.ly/PG7eUJ #steelers #nfl

Tight end Heath Miller left the field before the end of practice on Thursday with an ankle injury, but on Friday he said it shouldn’t sideline him for long.
“It’s feeling good, it’s a little set back but it’s no big deal,” said Miller. “It’s nothing major. I shouldn’t be out too long.”
http://blog.steelers.com/2012/07/27/miller-says-ankle-is-nothing-major/

Ike Taylor looking to improve his hands
http://blog.steelers.com/2012/07/27/taylor-looking-to-improve-his-hands/

@MarkKaboly_Trib – Marcus Gilbert talking outside cafeteria.

Ryan Mundy says he has put on a few pounds for this season.

Redman says he put himself on a strict diet this offseason.

Redman told David Johnson that he is not going to have worry about practicing his jump-cut after falling on his face on Thursday.

Redman says backs will not be having to chip as much this year and can get out into routes quicker.

The tackle will know this year when he is getting chip help as opposed to last year when they didn\’t.

Redman says he could see he was wearing Browns defense down late last year.

‏@MarkKaboly_Trib – Wes Saunders said he hasn\’t heard about his appeal on his four-week (three game) suspension for using adderall.

@MarkKaboly_Trib – Leftwich on Ben “Last year was the best Ben has ever played.That may not be numbers wise, but as far as what was put on him and the plays he made mentally, the things he did from the quarterback position was amazing.”

HBO\’s The Wire featuring Mike Tomlin — “Where is Mike Wallace?”

@WPXI_BPhillips – Steelers E. Sanders working the cone drill. pic.twitter.com/B2RDZB75

@DVEMike – Jerricho Cotchery finishing in a drill pic.twitter.com/BNA1m2tl

@calmkiller – @baron_batch looking good in individual position workouts. Knee seems fine.

@DVEMike – Isaac Redman setting the pace for the running backs @dveradio pic.twitter.com/uaSlWfKF

@DVEMike – Yes, it\’s hot out here @dveradio pic.twitter.com/0tGok0hW

@WPXI_BPhillips – Steelers Coach Kirby Wilson working with running backs. pic.twitter.com/FZ0C1XGE

CBSSports – Willie Colon plays a similar “nasty” style to Maurkice Pouncey and David DeCastro — the #Steelers new interior OL embraces that persona

@WPXI_BPhillips – Steelers coach Tomlin watching the start of practice. pic.twitter.com/2MUoPoJ1

@DVEMike – Mike Tomlin monitoring, probably thinking thoughtfully non-rhythmic thoughts @dveradio pic.twitter.com/slSMDh0p

@Jon_MYVS – Steelers offense running drills during first day of training camp. http://t.co/L1xDIFEt

@Jon_MYVS – I remember covering Mike Adams at Ohio State. Still taller than the other lineman, but size difference just as apparent

@hammerspeaks – #Steelers in action. http://t.co/4Cdx8bbH

@DVEMike – Second verse, same as the first. 79 at left tackle on Friday, 73 at RG with 76 (left tackle) and 66 (RG) working in with first-team offense

@MarkKaboly_Trib- Brandon Johnson working second team LOLB

@hammerspeaks – Jamie McCoy making a couple catches over the middle in drills. Brown & Allen looking good at corner. #Steelers

@MarkKaboly_Trib – Kelvin Beachum at tackle. Was supposed to be working guard. Kade Weston working backup nose

UDFA punter Drew Butler off to a rough start with punts

Drew Butler. Wow. Just wow. 75 in the air. Twice

@Ken_Laird – Earlier Emmanuel Sanders went 1 on 1 vs Ike on deep route and was blanketed. Tomlin: “I see you 2-4!” #Steelers

@Ken_Laird – Cortez Allen drops possible INT on Byron throw. I still think he replaces Keenan by Week 3 #Steelers

@MarkKaboly_Trib – Willie Colon out in front of baron batch on a screen. Very quick.

@Ken_Laird – Toney Clemons has one go off hands on 20 yd out route. Would have been nice catch, Keenan was there to rake #Steelers

@MarkKaboly_Trib – I do believe I just saw a direct snap to Chris Rainey

@MarkKaboly_Trib – I do believe I just jinxed drew butler. Last two punts not good.

@MarkKaboly_Trib – Returning punts are sanders Cotchery Rainey and A Brown

@Ken_Laird – Great catch in 7 on 7 by Marquis Maze from Alabama, diving grab toward the sideline drew cheers from the crowd

@hammerspeaks – Rookie DB Terrence Fredrick has been impressive. #Steelers

@hammerspeaks – 11 v 11 at the end of practice. #Steelers http://t.co/TVSxPZ6H

@MarkKaboly_Trib – Marquis Maze nice back shoulder catch against Ike. Real nice.

Ramon Foster at left guard with Trai Essex getting some work at right tackle on some 2nd team reps

Dwyer in better shape than he has been per Tomlin #steelers

Jeremy Kapinos back discomfort & will be evaluated

Ta\’amu (foot) & Heath Miller (ankle) still sidelined #steelers

@JoeStarkey1 – Asked Rainey if he\’s fastest guy on team, including Wallace: “Well, whoever wants to race me, I\’m always ready.”

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