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Steelers News: Who could be the eventual successor to Ben Roethlisberger at QB?

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The Pittsburgh Steelers 2020 NFL Draft is officially over. After finishing last year 8-8, the Steelers, and their vast fan base, have another long offseason awaiting them. Just because the games are done doesn’t mean we stop providing you with features, commentary and opinions to tide you over throughout the offseason!

Today in the black-and-gold links article we take a look at which quarterback could be the successor to Ben Roethlisberger as Steelers QB.

Let’s get to the news:

  • Who is the eventual successor to Ben Roethlisberger as Steelers QB?

Mark Madden on who could replace Ben Roethlisberger someday

By: Tim Benz, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Quarterbacks, quarterbacks, quarterbacks.

They drive the news cycle 24-7.

Especially when those quarterbacks are in cities such as Pittsburgh, Dallas, Chicago and New Orleans.

Yes, even in May. Yes, even during a global sports shutdown.

So on this week’s “Madden Monday” podcast, Mark Madden and I wade into those waters, particularly as it relates to the Steelers QB depth chart after Ben Roethlisberger and the national media’s coverage of him.

To read the full article, click HERE (Free)


  • Plenty of members of the Steelers family remember the late Don Shula.

Art Rooney II, Kevin Colbert, Bill Cowher among those paying tribute to Don Shula

By: Chris Adamski, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

The Pittsburgh Steelers president and general manager and their only living former coach were among those mourning Monday after the death of legendary NFL coach Don Shula.

Steelers president Art Rooney II said Shula was on his “Mount Rushmore of NFL head coaches.” Rooney II also cited Shula’s recommendation to Rooney’s grandfather, team founder Art Rooney, in hiring eventual four-time Super Bowl winning coach Chuck Noll, a former Shula assistant.

“Shula’s coaching career impacted so many people on and off the field,” Rooney II said in a statement released by the team.

“I know both (Rooney Sr. and Noll) had a great respect for Coach Shula and all of the outstanding contributions he made to the NFL. Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Shula family as he will be missed by the entire NFL community.”

To read the full article, click HERE (Free)


  • When it comes to Alex Highsmith, you can describe him as a worker.

Highsmith brings a relentless approach

By: Teresa Varley, Steelers.com

Demon.

Wrecking ball.

They are words that might not be the most complimentary for the vast percentage of the population, but for a college linebacker, they are words which are welcomed.

And for Alex Highsmith, hearing the way he plays described like that is something he doesn’t mind at all.

“I like those words on the field,” said Highsmith. “My motor and effort are relentless in every aspect of the game. I can’t wait to be a wrecking ball for the Steelers.

“I feel like I have a lot of room for growth. I am not close to reaching my potential. I can’t wait to learn from T.J. Watt and Bud Dupree and work with the guys in the room. I can’t wait to just be a sponge and learn everything I can and be the best player I can.”

To read the full article, click HERE (Free)


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