Tonight The Pittsburgh Steelers will hold the yearly Friday Night Lights team practice at Latrobe Memorial Stadium at 7:00pm. This is a special part of Steelers Training Camp as it gives the players a chance to practice in a setting with stadium lights and much closer interactions with fans. It is also a great chance for fans to get autographs from their favorite players. We spoke with several players about tonight’s practice under the lights .
Coach Tomlin addressed the media after practice and told us that the focus on Thursdays practice was working on the red zone and shorter field areas. Coach Tomlin is also very excited about tonight’s practice at Latrobe and he mentioned that he enjoys the relationship that The Steelers have with the community and he tells us it is always an awesome.
Coach Tomlin was asked about The defense emphasis in creating turnovers and interceptions and the ability to do that with Steve Nelson this season coach spoke highly of him and likes Steve Nelsons general approach to work. He tells us that Steve Nelson is a consistently Up Performer who is opportunistic and coach Tomlin is looking forward to Steve nelson being opportunistic for The Steelers.