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Pittsburgh Steelers Place Plaxico Burress on Injured Reserve; Sign Undrafted Rookie Wide Receiver
August 13th, 2013 at 11:04 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers had a CBA mandated day off from practice Tuesday, but that did not stop the team from making some roster adjustments. However, the biggest news came when it was reported that the team expects to activate tight end Heath Miller from the PUP list prior to 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...

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 Lose Tight End Matt Spaeth for 8-to-10 Weeks
August 9th, 2013 at 11:50 PM
The preseason opener for the Pittsburgh Steelers is finally one day away. Unfortunately, during final preps for this match-up against the New York Giants, the team received some bad news on the injury front.***PHOTO1***The worst news may come at tight end, where Matt Spaeth, the projected opening day starter with...

Injuries to Veterans Continue to Build at Pittsburgh Steelers’ Training Camp
August 8th, 2013 at 10:36 PM
It is hard to believe how much Bucco-Fever has struck Pittsburgh. With the long-struggling Pittsburgh Pirates sitting in first-place in their division, talk of the Pittsburgh Steelers training camp has actually taken somewhat of a backseat to this point in 2013, especially over the past two weeks as the Bucs...

Pittsburgh Steelers Continue Their Physical Training Camp
July 31st, 2013 at 10:51 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers were back at it Wednesday after a day off on Tuesday and they continued the physical practice. This time it was during 11-on-11 drills where the offense ran the ball play after play.***PHOTO1***While the defense seemed to rule the day with physical play, running back Le’Veon Bell...

Plaxico Burress Could Be a Wildcard for the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Offense in 2013
July 20th, 2013 at 11:26 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers are less than a week away from the start of training camp, and the biggest question remaining in the health of tight end Heath Miller. With the severity of the knee injury he suffered in December, it is likely he will begin camp of the Physically Unable...

Fullback Will Johnson Could Give the Pittsburgh Steelers a Red Zone Boost
July 10th, 2013 at 11:52 PM
There is no question that the Pittsburgh Steelers will have to get creative in the Red Zone if tight end, Heath Miller is not ready early in the season. Sure, they re-signed tight end Matt Spaeth to assist in that department, and still have what could be an asset in...

Will the Pittsburgh Steelers Extend Wide Receiver Emmanuel Sanders Contract?
June 17th, 2013 at 10:05 PM
One of the biggest news stories of the offseason for the Pittsburgh Steelers happened when restricted free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders signed a tender with the New England Patriots. Of course, the Steelers decided to match the offer and retain his service for the 2013 season, but what does...

Breaking Down Position of Wide Receiver for 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers
May 24th, 2013 at 10:09 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers finished their first week of OTAs with no major injuries, which is great news compared to some NFL franchises. Just this week alone there have been two Achilles tendon tears, including one in San Francisco where the 49ers lost star wide out Michael Crabtree.***PHOTO1***The Steelers' wide receivers...

Pittsburgh Steelers Re-Sign Larry Foote and Plaxico Burress; Lose Mike Wallace
March 13th, 2013 at 12:19 AM
The beginning of the NFL free agency period is usually one of the most boring and painful day’s fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers will endure every season. With the teams philosophies of building through the draft and refusing to overpay for players, the Steelers are rarely active and almost always...

Pittsburgh Steelers Defeat the Cleveland Browns to End 2012 on a High Note
December 31st, 2012 at 10:59 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers finished off this disappointing season by defeating the Cleveland Browns 24-10 in the season finale. Now with no playoffs in the future, the 8-8 franchise can sit back and dissect what might have been in this season of injury and missed opportunities.***PHOTO1***For the first time all season,...

Pittsburgh Steelers Look to End the 2012 Season on a High Note
December 29th, 2012 at 11:30 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers are coming off three disappointing losses against the San Diego Chargers, Dallas Cowboys and Cincinnati Bengals. In all three games, the team had their chances to prevail; instead, they faltered under the pressure, and now face a must-win situation against the Cleveland Browns, if they want to...

Pittsburgh Steelers Inactive List for Their Critcal AFC North Battle
December 23rd, 2012 at 12:15 PM
As kickoff time approaches on the anniversary of one of the most fabled days in Pittsburgh Steelers history, the 40thAnniversary of the famed Immaculate Reception, the Steelers playoff push has already began. Now fans know who will go into battle as they take on the Cincinnati Bengals.***PHOTO1***One player who is...

Pittsburgh Steelers Still Have Questions in the Secondary as They Prepare for the Cincinnati Bengals
December 20th, 2012 at 9:45 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers are preparing for the biggest game of their season against the Cincinnati Bengals. For all intensive purposes, their playoffs start this week and sadly, they are still not 100 percent healthy.***PHOTO1***With cornerback Ike Taylor out, the Steelers hope to have both Keenan Lewis and Cortez Allen back...

Ike Taylor, Cortez Allen, Mike Adams and Willie Colon Headline Pittsburgh Steelers Inactive List
December 16th, 2012 at 3:09 PM
As has been the case these past weeks for the Pittsburgh Steelers, much of their inactive list was outlined prior to game day by looking at their injury report. That is again the case this week as they prepare to take on the Dallas Cowboys.***PHOTO1***Going into this week, fans knew...

Pittsburgh Steelers Look to Bounce Back Against the Baltimore Ravens
December 1st, 2012 at 10:45 PM
As was the case two weeks ago when the Pittsburgh Steelers took on the Baltimore Ravens, one would think that they would be a team preparing for their bye week, not a critical must-win game that could decide their playoff fate. While some of the injury report seems to have...

Pittsburgh Steelers Lead the Cleveland Browns 14-13 at Halftime
November 25th, 2012 at 2:44 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers and Cleveland Browns are caught up in a typical AFC North battle. At halftime, the Steelers lead the Browns 14-13. ***PHOTO1***The Steelers got their first score of the day from an unexpected source. After the Browns took the opening kick-off and secured a first down, the defense stepped...

Pittsburgh Steelers Inactive List for Their Game Against the Cleveland Browns
November 25th, 2012 at 11:40 AM
The Pittsburgh Steelers released their inactive list for their game against the Cleveland Browns and again it was populated by some big names. Of course, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (Rib/Shoulder) and Troy Polamalu (Calf) headlined the list.***PHOTO1***Wide receiver Antonio Brown (Ankle) did practice in a limited capacity all week and wanted...

Pittsburgh Steelers Look to Bounce Back Against the Cleveland Browns in AFC North Action
November 24th, 2012 at 9:15 PM
As the Pittsburgh Steelers head north to face the Cleveland Browns, the team knows it will be in for a fight. More importantly, the team realizes that they need a victory to keep their path to the playoffs alive as they continue to be without a handful of starters.***PHOTO1***With both...