Casey Hampton

Pittsburgh Steelers #98 -

  • Born: 09/03/77
  • Age: 36
  • Height: 6-1
  • Weight: 325

Mock Draft: Looking back to 2011 for a 2012 mock

Going back three years to look at a mock draft done a year early reveals a humorous perspective of how things would eventually turn out. Some are well off, but some are actually well-predicted.

Twitter reaction to Cam Thomas signing

The Steelers signed a utility defensive lineman Friday when they nabbed ex-Chargers DL Cam Thomas in free agency. The reaction was fairly mixed, which describes a lot of the player wearing his jersey in game tape this season.

Advocating Hampton's clone is doubting McLendon

Alan Robinson tweets that "multiple" Steelers players believe a "Casey Hampton-type" player could help improve the Steelers declining run defense. This indicates these players believe Steve Mclendon can't get the job done at Nose Tackle.

Steelers trades: A move that landed the DROY in 01

The Steelers traded up in the second round of the 2001 NFL Draft to acquire future NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year Kendrell Bell.

Woodley's legacy is set, regardless of 2014

If he has already played his last game in the Black and Gold, LaMarr Woodley should be remembered for continuing Pittsburgh's tradition of great linebacker play.

Steelers trades: Moving down to grab The Big Snack

The Steelers moved down to take one of the most important players in team history.

Steelers select Louis Nix III in McShay mock

ESPN and Scouts Inc. analyst Todd McShay sends Notre Dame NT Louis Nix III to Pittsburgh with the 12th selection in the upcoming NFL Draft.

Williams gives respect to Casey Hampton

A rookie who knows his place is a wise rookie. But Vince Williams is smart enough to give a nod of respect to the outstanding career of former Steelers NT Casey Hampton. Williams will wear Hampton's No. 98 when the Steelers take on the Titans Sunday

McFadden, Ta'amu find new homes

Two players expected to blossom in their second seasons in Pittsburgh, didn't survive final cuts; but they each found new homes before the season began.

Fangupo still leading Ta'amu

Despite his best public performance as a member of the Steelers, 2012 fourth-round draft pick Alamdea Ta'amu remains behind free-agent signing Hebron Fangupo behind Steve McLendon on the depth chart.

Tone being set in camp is due to lack of fitness

What's done is done as far as 2012 goes, but it's fair to question why Steelers coach Mike Tomlin has ratcheted up tackling, extended the length of practice and taken away certain comforts in this training camp.

Conditioning drills unfairly single out "big men"

NFL scouts and coaches expect certain positions, including those in the trenches, to be manned by exceptionally sized athletes. However, when a player struggles with conditioning drills, his work ethic often gets all into question.

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