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Pittsburgh Steelers Place Linebacker Sean Spence on Injured Reserve
November 6th, 2013 at 11:25 PM
For many, the story of Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Sean Spence has been an inspiration. The highly touted inside linebacker has been facing an uphill climb since his knee was destroyed in the 2012 preseason finale. Unfortunately, the total impact in the inspirational story will have to wait until at least...

Jason Worilds Likely to Start in Place of Jarvis Jones Against the Baltimore Ravens
October 19th, 2013 at 4:22 AM
The Pittsburgh Steelers watched rookie first-round pick Jarvis Jones go through some activities at practice on Friday, leaving his status up in the air, as he deals with an apparent concussion. An injury, as Jones stated, he has little idea of when it happened, as the symptoms did not appear...

Pittsburgh Steelers May Activate Sean Spence from PUP After Week 6 Match-Up
October 12th, 2013 at 8:41 PM
What was once viewed as the impossible now appears to be changing to the possible. Inside linebacker Sean Spence, who suffered a horrific knee injury in the 2012 preseason, appears to be ready to return to the field according to Mark Kaboly of the Tribune Review. ***PHOTO1*** While it is...

Pittsburgh Steelers Make 15 Roster Moves; Reduce Roster to 75 Players
August 25th, 2013 at 9:27 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers wasted little time pairing down their roster to the required 75-man limit on Sunday afternoon. Before announcing the list of cuts, the team did receive some positive news as rookie first-round pick Jarvis Jones was released from the hospital with an initial diagnosis of a deep chest...

Pittsburgh Steelers Open Training Camp; Place Four on the PUP List
July 26th, 2013 at 10:18 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers are back to work, reporting to training camp on Friday looking to rebound from their disappointing 2012 campaign.  While this day is mostly procedural with only a physical / conditioning test, one player summed up the refocused attitude the team is carrying into camp.***PHOTO1***Veteran defensive end Brett...

Pittsburgh Steelers Injury Concerns Heading into Training Camp
July 7th, 2013 at 10:02 PM
As training camp nears, the offseason recovery of the injured members of the Pittsburgh Steelers becomes forefront in the minds of fans. Of course, everyone is hoping that linebacker Sean Spence would be able to start seeing some limited action in his recovery from the devastating knee injury that cost...

Breaking Down the Inside Linebackers for 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers Roster
May 30th, 2013 at 11:42 PM
Yesterday, Steelers 101 covered the outside linebackers and detailed the potential changes that are coming in the 2013 season. At inside linebacker, while the changes will not be as noticeable, there will likely be some long term changes to the unit.***PHOTO1***2012 starters Larry Foote and Lawrence Timmons will return to...

Pittsburgh Steelers Sign Sixth-Round Pick Linebacker Vince Williams
May 20th, 2013 at 11:07 PM
On the eve of the first OTA session, the Pittsburgh Steelers came to terms with a second member of their draft class. Linebacker Vince Williams (Florida State) joins fourth-round selection Shamarko Thomas as the rookies that have come to terms.***PHOTO1***There is no secret that the Steelers need an influx of...

Is Larry Foote the Most Important Unrestricted Free Agent for the Pittsburgh Steelers?
February 22nd, 2013 at 11:41 PM
When Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert talked with the media from the NFL Combine, much of the initial water cooler conversations directly after it centered on the salary cap and the potential dysfunction in the locker room.  Even Friday, retired Steelers Hines Ward sounded off on this potential rift....

Could the Pittsburgh Steelers Look at Inside Linebacker in the First Round of the NFL Draft
January 19th, 2013 at 11:25 PM
The more fans dissect the Pittsburgh Steelers roster heading to the offseason, the amount of holes in it are incredible. Not only will they potentially be looking at wide receiver, safety, outside linebacker, offensive line, and running back, positions such as inside linebacker and quarterback will also be on the...

Pittsburgh Steelers Release 21 Players to Reach the Mandated 53-Man Roster Limit
August 31st, 2012 at 11:38 PM
Friday night in Southwestern Pennsylvania may have been opening night in High School football, but it also marked the day that the Pittsburgh Steelers released 21 players to reach the mandated 53-man roster. While some of the moves were expected, as always there were some that definitely came as a...

Pittsburgh Steelers Linebacker Sean Spence Suffers Severe Leg Injury
August 31st, 2012 at 12:32 AM
Pittsburgh Steelers have been a bit unlucky when it comes to their draft picks this preseason. First round pick guard David DeCastro went down a week ago with a knee injury and now third round pick linebacker Sean Spence has went down with one too. Spence a rookie out of the...

Projecting the Pittsburgh Steelers Opening Day 53-Man Roster
August 30th, 2012 at 11:07 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers will finally start the 2012 NFL season next Sunday night against the Denver Broncos and the roster for that campaign should look a lot different that the one that took the field in 2011. Gone are familiar names such as Hines Ward, Chris Hoke and Aaron Smith....

Pittsburgh Steelers Defeat the Carolina Panthers 17-16 in the Preseason Finale
August 30th, 2012 at 10:29 PM
In a game highlighted by players sitting on the bubble, the Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Carolina Panthers 17-16 in the preseason finale.***PHOTO1***The Panthers clawed back into the game by capping an 87-yard drive with a three-yard touchdown pass between Jimmy Clausen and Jared Green. This score tied the game at...

Breaking Down the Linebacker Corps for the 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Roster
May 29th, 2012 at 10:13 PM
After starting this offseason with the release of veteran inside linebacker James Farrior, the Pittsburgh Steelers start their OTA sessions with an opening in their starting linebacker. With the signing of third round selection linebacker Sean Spence (Miami, FL), the Steelers linebacker corps has all parts under contract well before the start...

Pittsburgh Steelers Come to Terms with Third Round Pick Sean Spence on a Four-Year Contract
May 29th, 2012 at 8:21 PM
Today, the Pittsburgh Steelers signed their third round selection, linebacker Sean Spence to a four-year contract (financial details were not disclosed). The  Steelers selected Spence from Miami (FLA) in the third round of the 2012 NFL Draft to add depth to linebacking corps after releasing long-time stalwart James Farrior early...

Pittsburgh Steelers Sign Seventh Round Selection OG Kelvin Beachum to a Four-Year Contract
May 11th, 2012 at 7:17 AM
The Pittsburgh Steelers are making quick work of signing their draft choices. Yesterday the team reached an agreement with their fourth seventh round selection SMU offensive tackle / offensive guard Kelvin Beachum. With his signing, the Steelers only have two member’s of their draft class left to sign, first round...

Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 Day Two Draft Review Plus Preview of Day Three
April 28th, 2012 at 12:31 AM
***PHOTO1***  The Pittsburgh Steelers have had a solid opening two days of the 2012 NFL Draft attacking their most glaring needs with some good prospects. More importantly, by staying home and scoring value, they still have seven more selections on day three to continue this semi-overhaul. Looking at the players they...

Pittsburgh Steelers Select Miami (FL) LB Sean Spence in the Third Round of the NFL Draft
April 27th, 2012 at 10:54 PM
***PHOTO1***  The Pittsburgh Steelers finally addressed something other than their offensive line with the selection of LB Sean Spence from Miami (FLA) in the third round of the 2012 NFL Draft. Spence has been a bright spot for the Hurricanes during his career and was a four-year starter. Smaller than prototypical linebackers...