The Pittsburgh Steelers are done with their annual training camp at Saint Vincent College, and with the team now packed up and back at their UPMC Rooney Sports Complex it is time to take a look back at their time spent in Latrobe, PA and figure out who shined the brightest in front of the fans at Chuck Noll field.
There could have been several players who would be considered the Steelers’ Training Camp MVP, but only one can truly claim this title. When it comes to ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler, he chose cornerback Cameron Sutton as the team’s camp MVP.
Here is his reasoning behind the selection:
Cornerback Cameron Sutton
The third-year player is finally putting it all together, registering several interceptions during training camp. He was always a smart player but didn’t make enough plays in his second year. Now he is making them and looks comfortable in the scheme. Linebacker Olasunkanmi Adeniyi is also a candidate for his improved pass rush, but he got hurt late in camp and his preseason outlook is in question. -- Jeremy Fowler
Who were some other players who would have been considered for this award? If you are talking about Most Valuable Player, and not the BTSC Isaac Redman Award winner, which carries its own unique criteria, there are plenty who would have been viable options for Fowler.
Devin Bush — Rookie ILB has turned heads since the moment he stepped foot into the 412 area code.
James Washington — 2nd year wideout certainly has turned heads with his ability to make difficult catches.
JuJu Smith-Schuster — 3rd year receiver is now charged with being the true No. 1 receiver for the black-and-gold, and he didn’t disappoint in camp.
Ola Adeniyi — As Fowler suggested, Adeniyi is someone who realizes his role on the team and is slowly turning into a more well-rounded pass rusher for the Steelers.
You’ve seen some of the potential selections, as well as who ESPN thinks is the Steelers’ camp MVP. But what do you think? Let us know in the comment section below, and be sure to state your case for the player of your choice!