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Rookies Le’Veon Bell and Markus Wheaton to Be Impact Players as Rookies for the Pittsburgh Steelers
June 27th, 2013 at 11:00 PM
Looking back at the offseason, the Pittsburgh Steelers appear to have had a successful draft, both replenishing the talent lost in free agency and retooling the aging areas of the roster. One of the big questions heading into training camp is which rookie(s) will earn enough playing time to make...

Breaking Down the Running Back Position for the 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers Roster
May 22nd, 2013 at 11:23 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers completed their first OTA session on Wednesday, with the major news being rookie fifth-round pick cornerback Terry Hawthorne being seen on crutches. As per David Todd (ESPN 970 Radio), Hawthorne should be ready for camp after having some bone chips removed from the right knee. While Hawthorne...

Pittsburgh Steelers Lose Rashard Mendenhall to Arizona, Host Free Agents Beanie Wells and Kellen Davis
March 14th, 2013 at 10:46 AM
Day two in the NFL Free Agency period, the Pittsburgh Steelers were still busy crafting their 2013 roster. First the team signed back-up quarterback Bruce Gradkowski to a three-year deal and released guard Willie Colon.  They followed that activity by re-signing long snapper Greg Warren and hosting running back Beanie...

Pittsburgh Steelers Running Back Jonathan Dwyer Signs His RFA Tender
March 12th, 2013 at 1:57 PM
As the Pittsburgh Steelers were finishing up the restructuring of linebacker LaMarr Woodley, news came out that one of their restricted free agents already signed his tender. 2012 leading rusher Jonathan Dwyer signed his tender and will return in 2013 at the $1.3 million salary.***PHOTO1***The 23-year old running back has...

Pittsburgh Steelers Pre Free Agency Draft Needs – Offense
February 24th, 2013 at 8:33 PM
Sunday was a quiet day for the Pittsburgh Steelers as the majority of decision makers were in Indianapolis at the NFL Scouting Combine watching three positions that could make up part of the 2013 draft board: running backs, quarterbacks and wide receivers.***PHOTO1***Of course, word also leaked that general manager Kevin...

The Release of Chris Rainey Complicates the Pittsburgh Steelers Running Back Position for 2013
January 14th, 2013 at 11:34 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers made headlines last week when they released running back Chris Rainey after his arrest in Florida. Sure, the running game was a disappointment, but in the process, they also released the only running back that they had under contract at this point for the 2013 season.***PHOTO1***Of course, they...

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 Will Not Have Ike Taylor Back Against the Cincinnati Bengals
December 18th, 2012 at 10:17 PM
There is no question that the lack of depth at cornerback has hurt the Pittsburgh Steelers in these past two contests, especially against the Dallas Cowboys where the finished the game with only two healthy cornerbacks available. While there is hope that they will be in better shape this week...

Pittsburgh Steelers Suspend Running Back Rashard Mendenhall
December 11th, 2012 at 8:43 PM
It is clear that the Rashard Mendenhall era with the Pittsburgh Steelers has likely come to an end. Yes, there are four games remaining in 2012, but unless there is a severe injury; it is now even more unlikely for Mendenhall to see the field.***PHOTO1***Today, the Steelers suspended the former...

Rashard Mendenhall and Ike Taylor Headline Pittsburgh Steelers Inactives Against San Diego Chargers
December 9th, 2012 at 12:24 PM
As the Pittsburgh Steelers get ready to take on the San Diego Chargers, they will have quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (Shoulder) under center. More importantly, it also appears that they will have starting guard Willie Colon (Knee) back in the line up.***PHOTO1***The Steelers have released their inactive list for this important...

Pittsburgh Steelers Make Rashard Mendenhall, Ben Roethlisberger Inactive Against the Baltimore Ravens
December 2nd, 2012 at 4:18 PM
While most of the Pittsburgh Steelers inactive list was populated by the injury report on Friday, there were a couple of moves that raised some eyebrows when it was released. On a positive note, starting guard Willie Colon, who has been battling a knee injury, will be active and is...

Pittsburgh Steelers Shake-Up Depth Chart After Their Dismal Performance Against the Cleveland Browns
November 27th, 2012 at 8:27 PM
Amongst the stories coming out of Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin’s press conference is the chance quarterback Ben Roethlisberger could be ready to go against the Baltimore Ravens this week. While that may be a slight chance, it is a possibility, even if the team is preparing to go...

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...

Pittsburgh Steelers Look to Continue Their Winning Ways Against the Baltimore Ravens
November 17th, 2012 at 10:35 PM
By looking at the injury report, one would think that the Pittsburgh Steelers would be a team preparing for their bye week, not a critical three-game stretch that could determine their playoff fate. Unfortunately, even though they are banged up with four starters already listed out of their match-up against...

Fans Should Remember That Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterback Byron Leftwich is not Only a Leader, He Can Lead Them to Victory Over the Baltimore Ravens
November 15th, 2012 at 10:11 PM
It seems as though all of the news surrounding the Pittsburgh Steelers week has focused on the injury to quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and now his replacement Byron Leftwich. While that story may in fact lead to the downfall of the 2012 Steelers if Big Ben cannot return and Leftwich struggles,...

Pittsburgh Steelers Make Antonio Brown, Troy Polamalu Inactive Against the Kansas City Chiefs
November 12th, 2012 at 7:30 PM
With the release of nose tackle Alameda Ta'amu, the Pittsburgh Steelers inactive list for their match-up against the Kansas City Chiefs basically complete. Headlined by wide receiver Antonio Brown (Ankle) and safety Troy Polamalu (Calf), the injury report basically spelled it out.***PHOTO1***Joining these two starters are injured offensive tackle Marcus...

Pittsburgh Steelers Look to Continue Their Winning Ways Monday Night Against the Kansas City Chiefs
November 11th, 2012 at 8:42 PM
As the Pittsburgh Steelers (5-3) prepare for the first of their two trap games this month against the Kansas City Chiefs (1-7), they should realize that they are going to be in for a fight. Yes, on paper, the Steelers should be a favorite, but paper does not matter and...

Pittsburgh Steelers Offensive Line Leading Resurgent Rushing Attack
November 6th, 2012 at 10:34 PM
Three weeks ago, the Pittsburgh Steelers were reeling. Their once dominant defense was consistently giving up fourth quarter leads, the running game was non-existent and injuries decimated their offensive line. Fast forward to today and those issues seem like a past nightmare.***PHOTO1***In the past three weeks, all of those areas...

Pittsburgh Steelers Will Be Thin at Running Back Against the New York Giants
November 4th, 2012 at 3:50 PM
It will definitely be a case of “Next Man Up” for the Pittsburgh Steelers in their game against the New York Giants, as the team will be extremely thin at running back. With this important game at hand, the Steelers will be without both Rashard Mendenhall (Achilles) and Jonathan Dwyer...

Pittsburgh Steelers Look to Continue Their Winning Ways Against the New York Giants
November 3rd, 2012 at 10:07 PM
While many are still suffering effects of Hurricane Sandy, especially in the New York region, it is hard to believe that the NFL has moved forward with their schedule in that area. They have, and now the Pittsburgh Steelers will have to travel to New Jersey on Sunday morning to...