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Final Projection of the Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 Roster
August 31st, 2013 at 12:33 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers will release their official 53-man roster on Saturday. As always, there will be some surprises, and some players will see their dreams come to an end. There will also be some surprises, and this season there may be many.***PHOTO1*** With the winless preseason over, and coming off...

Pittsburgh Steelers to Announce Roster Moves on Saturday
August 30th, 2013 at 10:43 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers have completed their winless preseason and now prepare to complete their 53-man roster. On Friday, the team released a statement via twitter that the final roster moves will be announced on Saturday; in the process, leaving many young players to wait on their status moving forward. ***PHOTO1***...

Pittsburgh Steelers Fall to the Carolina Panthers in Preseason Finale
August 29th, 2013 at 10:55 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers and Carolina Panthers completed their preseason schedule Thursday when they fell to the Panthers 25-10. With many starters on the sideline, it was a chance for many young players to step up and solidify a roster spot.***PHOTO1***The big news of the night came when starting fullback Will...

Are Players Battling for One or Two Wide Receiver Spots on the Final Pittsburgh Steelers Roster?
August 28th, 2013 at 11:01 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers are one day away from their preseason finale against the Carolina Panthers. For some, this is a meaningless game, as they will not touch the field. For others, they will be fighting for their careers.***PHOTO1***Now that head coach Mike Tomlin has announced that quarterback Landry Jones will...

Projected Pittsburgh Steelers 53-Man Roster After Initial Round of Cuts
August 26th, 2013 at 10:21 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers have completed their first round of cuts and the roster sits at 75. In that first round, there were no real surprises, as even the two veterans, Baron Batch and Stevenson Sylvester have better options on the roster.***PHOTO1***Looking back at the close of the disappointing 2012 season, general...

Pittsburgh Steelers OLB Jarvis Jones Hospitalized After Chest Injury
August 25th, 2013 at 1:22 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers fell to the Kansas City Chiefs on Saturday. After the game, they watched their prized rookie, outside linebacker Jarvis Jones be transported to the hospital for observation.***PHOTO1***Jones injured his chest after picking off a pass in the fourth quarter, a play that was called back due to...

Pittsburgh Steelers Show Improvement but Fall in Overtime to the Kansas City Chiefs
August 24th, 2013 at 11:55 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers lost in overtime to the Kansas City Chiefs 26-20 in their third preseason game. Fortunately, it was the most complete game put together by the starters to this point in the preseason.***PHOTO1***The first team offense took advantage of solid field position early in the game, staking the...

Pittsburgh Steelers Acquire Running Back Felix Jones from Philadelphia Eagles
August 23rd, 2013 at 10:11 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Kansas City Chiefs on Saturday and may see injured players cornerback Cortez Allen and tight end David Johnson make their preseason debuts. Even with that positive news coming out of headquarters; it was not the news of the day. ***PHOTO1***The big news was that the...

Pittsburgh Steelers Offensive Line Has Been the Biggest Bust of the Preseason
August 22nd, 2013 at 10:56 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers were back at it today and reportedly welcomed back one running back to the field. Veteran Larod Stephens-Howling, who sat out the game against the Washington Redskins with a minor knee injury was back in action, and should provide the team a spark with Le’Veon Bell on...

Pittsburgh Steelers Activate Tight End David Johnson; Await Second Opinion on Le’Veon Bell
August 21st, 2013 at 9:33 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers returned to practice Wednesday, starting preps for their Saturday tilt against the Kansas City Chiefs. Unfortunately, this return to the field was met with mixed injury information.***PHOTO1***The biggest new came from multiple reports outside the organization, when numerous NFL Insiders including Adam Schefter (ESPN) and Jason La...

Pittsburgh Steelers Reportedly Dodge Injury Bullet with Running Back Le’Veon Bell
August 20th, 2013 at 9:57 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers had their CBA mandated off day on Tuesday prior and will return to practice Wednesday for a short week of work. The Steelers will look to bounce back from a second uneven preseason performance against the Washington Redskins, when they take on the Kansas City Chiefs on...

Pittsburgh Steelers Fall to the Washington Redskins in Another Sloppy Preseason Outing
August 19th, 2013 at 11:33 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers and Washington Redskins battled in preseason action on Monday Night, and it what was another sloppy outing. Like was the case in Week One against the New York Giants, mental mistakes, injuries and turnovers were the story of the game and the Steelers fell again 24-13.***PHOTO1***The first-team...

Pittsburgh Steelers Will Be Searching for Answers to Depth Questions on Offense Against the Washington Redskins
August 18th, 2013 at 8:04 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Washington Redskins Monday to close out week two of the full preseason slate and for some players; it could be their last chance to make an impact. With this being the second preseason game, the starters on both sides of the ball will likely...

Pittsburgh Steelers Must See Special Teams Improvement in Week Two
August 16th, 2013 at 11:16 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers are preparing for their second preseason game Monday against the Washington Redskins and are looking to bounce back from their disappointing opener. One area where those improvements are extremely necessary is on special teams, where numerous gaffs and head scratching decisions cost the Steelers points against the...

Rookies Nick Williams and Terry Hawthorne Return to Practice at Pittsburgh Steelers’ Training Camp
August 12th, 2013 at 10:15 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers returned to the practice fields on Monday, attempting to put the unacceptable preseason opener behind them. While the loss was disappointing, there were some positives and many veterans seemed unified in their assessment of what must be done to bounce back. More importantly, the fractured nature of...

The Good and Bad from the Pittsburgh Steelers Preseason Opener
August 11th, 2013 at 9:33 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers opened their 2013 preseason with a disappointing 18-13 loss to the New York Giants on Saturday night. While this is only one game and there is not a lot that should be taken from the vanilla game plans, it was clear that there is a lot of...

Le’Veon Bell a Late Scratch for Pittsburgh Steelers Opener
August 10th, 2013 at 8:02 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers are kicking off their 2013 preseason schedule against the New York Giants without one of the players everyone wanted to see. Rookie second-round pick running back Le’Veon Bell is inactive for the game.***PHOTO1*** According to reports, head coach Mike Tomlin said it is due to a combination...

Pittsburgh Steelers Release First Depth Chart as They Prepare for the New York Giants
August 6th, 2013 at 11:25 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers took an off day Tuesday as their set their sights on the first preseason game of 2013. To that end, the team released their first depth chart in preparation for the Saturday match-up against the New York Giants.***PHOTO1***In breaking down the newly released chart, there were some...

Pittsburgh Steelers Have a Physical First Training Camp Practice in Pads
July 29th, 2013 at 11:47 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers continued training camp with their first practice in pads and it was a physical event. More importantly, other than some bumps and bruises to some cornerbacks, the team is relatively healthy. Monday, cornerbacks Cortez Allen (knee discomfort), DeMarcus Van Dyke (hamstring), and Terry Hawthorne were held out...

Pittsburgh Steelers Rookie Le’Veon Bell Has the Best Chance to Start as a Rookie
July 25th, 2013 at 10:28 PM
Honestly, this may be the most exciting time to be an NFL fan with the preseason starting across the nation. The Pittsburgh Steelers finally start training camp on Friday and some of the rampant speculation can start coming to an end. There are battles all over the field, from wide...