Pittsburgh Steelers Training Camp Preview: Special Teams

June 28, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Year in and out, the Pittsburgh Steelers special teams always seems to be one of the weak links of the team. This was very evident last season, particularly in kick and punt coverage where the Steelers were susceptible to long returns on what seemed to be a weekly basis and were contributing factors in several losses. The team will look to improve this season with the firing of Bob Ligashesky and the hiring of Al Everest. Everest will have his work cut out for him in improving the coverage units, but will have plenty of options when it comes to the competition for returner. Rookies Emmanuel Sanders and Antonio Brown, as well as second year player Joe Burnett, should be just several of the players competing with Stefan Logan. While Pittsburgh will be looking to upgrade the return games, once again the steady area of special teams will be found with kicker Jeff Reed and punter Daniel Sepulveda. Begin Slideshow

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