Updated Mock Draft, inside info on the cutting of Cortez Allen, exclusive interview with the NFL Director of Broadcasting, on why the Steelers play on three holidays. Should Steelers sign Brian Hoyer? Rant of the Week on bikers in the ‘Burgh. It’s all on this week’s edition of the Steel Mill with Mark Kaboly.


The Steelers preseason home opener versus the Detroit Lions on August 12 has been moved to a 7 p.m. kickoff.

The game was originally scheduled for 7:30 p.m. but was moved to accommodate the NFL Network. The team’s Week 1 preseason home opener will still be televised locally on KDKA-TV (Channel 2).

The Steelers have released cornerback Cortez Allen.

Allen entered the NFL as a fourth-round (128th overall) draft selection of the Steelers in 2011. He appeared in 56 career regular-season games (18 starts) and totaled 150 tackles (25 solo), 34 passes defensed and six interceptions.

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