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Steelers Continue Offensive Line Musical Chairs

When it was reported this morning that Trai Essex was visiting the South Side, you had to know it wasn\’t just to pick up his AFC Championship watch. I believe that could have been easily taken care of through UPS or FedEx. By the time dinner rolled around, the Steelers announced that they had re-signed […]

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Steelers Re-sign Trai Essex & Release Nevin McCaskill

Steelers Digest is reporting that the Steelers have signed Trai Essex today and have released lineman Nevin McCaskill to make room on the 90 man roster. Essex was the opening day right guard last year for the Steelers, but ended up losing the job after he returned from an early season ankle injury. Following the […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Eagles Recap & Ed Bouchette Episode

Season 2, Episode 9 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and I continue with our discussion of the Steelers roster battles while talking a look back at the team\’s dominating win over the Philadelphia Eagles this past Thursday. As you might imagine, mostly glowing reviews, but concerns remain over the corner position […]

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Trai Essex Visiting With Steelers Today

Mike Prisuta is reporting via Twitter that Trai Essex is visiting the South Side today. Prisuta says that Essex is there to pick up his AFC Championship watch and, perhaps, do some business. According to his tweet, Essex said, “We\’ll see.” Essex was one of the few unrestricted free agents that the Steelers chose not […]

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Could A Release Of McFadden Lead To The Return Of Starks?

With a handful of weeks left before the final roster cut-downs take place, the Steelers seem to have 8 cornerbacks vying for 6 or 7 roster spots on the 53 man roster. One of those 8 players is veteran Bryant McFadden. McFadden has been sidelined the last several weeks with a hamstring/quad type injury and […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday August 22nd – Supplemental Edition

Ed Bouchette blogged this morning that at best he could see the Steelers putting in a 7th round bid on Terrelle Pryor and that pretty much goes along with what I wrote yesterday. Dejan Kovacevic has a good piece this morning on the Steelers cornerback situation and how the scheme is the thing. Mike Bires […]

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Steelers Perceived Interest In Pryor Likely Just A Good Deed For League

The NFL Supplemental Draft will take place on Monday and the Steelers are once again being linked as a possible suitor for former Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor. Pryor worked out at a high school stadium near his hometown of Jeannette, Pa on Saturday and there were reportedly 17 teams on hand to watch him. […]

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Cortez Allen Heading Down Path To Injured Reserve For Rookie Season

We have all heard the saying a thousand times before that you can\’t make the club in the tub. It stands to reason that a Steelers rookie cornerback that was forced to miss OTA sessions and mini camps due to the lockout and nearly all of training camp with a hamstring injury will have an […]

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2011 Steelers Final 53 Man Roster Prediction 3.0 – Week 3 Preseason Edition

The second Steelers preseason game is in the books and now it is time to post my 3rd version of the 2011 Steelers Final 53 Man Roster Prediction. If you missed the pre training camp 53 man roster projection edition or the 2.0 version, you can read them by visiting the links. There will be […]

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Steelers Eagles Preseason Game 2 Offensive Participation Chart & Personnel

Below are the offensive personnel packages, play counts and participation chart for the Steelers second preseason game Thursday night versus the Eagles. Not too many things stick out as far as play counts go. Tony Hills and Jonathan Dwyer received extended playing time as expected. Personnel package wise the Steelers added the 13 package this […]

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Scott & Gilbert MRI Test Show No Ligament Damage

Ed Bouchette reports this morning that both Jonathan Scott and Marcus Gilbert have both had MRI tests on their respective injured knees and it revealed that neither of them have any ligament damage. Scott was injured on the first play from scrimmage against the Eagles on Thursday night as the pile rolled into his knee. […]

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Steelers Eagles Offensive Line Breakdown & Blocking Report

If you were worried about the health of Willie Colon you shouldn\’t be. Thursday night marked the second game in a row where he looked fresh and dominate. He has an amazing swat to knock defensive ends wide when he needs to and his footwork is top notch. It was hard to find much wrong […]

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Steelers Eagles Preseason Game 2 Defensive Participation Chart & Personnel

Below is the defensive participation chart for the Steelers second preseason game Thursday night versus the Eagles. Not much sticks out as far as the rotation with Ike Taylor, Bryant McFadden and Aaron Smith all sidelined. Donovan Warren and Curtis Brown both received extended looks as expected. Corbin Bryant followed Ziggy Hood at left defensive […]

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Steelers Defensive Coverage Stats Versus Eagles – Preseason Game 2

Below are the individual coverage stats and totals from the Thursday night preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles. The top table is by play and consist of which Eagles player was targeted with the pass, the yards gained on the play and the yards after the catch the receiver had on the play. Also included […]

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Steelers Beat Eagles 24-14 – Preseason Game 2 Recap

The Steelers got back on the right track Thursday night at home as they defeated the Philadelphia Eagles 24-14. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was 8 for 12 on the night for 125 yards and 2 touchdowns. Ben led the Steelers on two 14 play drives on their first two offensive possessions. The touchdown tosses were to […]

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Mike Tomlin Eagles Post Game Press Conference

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said in his post game press conference following the 24-14 win over the Eagles that he liked what saw tonight and that they got better in some areas. As far as injuries go, tackles Jonathan Scott (knee) and Marcus Gilbert (knee) both hyper-extended their knees and Tomlin thought Scott would […]

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Jonathan Scott Carted Off With Knee Injury

Steelers starting left tackle Jonathan Scott was injured on the Steelers first play from scrimmage tonight against the Eagles. Scott suffered an apparent knee injury when the pile rolled into him. Scott was helped off the field and had a knee stability test performed on him by the training staff on the sideline. Scott was […]

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Shaun Suisham Sits After Appendectomy

Steelers kicker Shaun Suisham was forced to sit tonight after undergoing an appendectomy. Kicking tonight for the Steelers will be Swayze Waters. No time table has been given on the return of Suisham, but it usually only takes a few weeks to recover from.

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Steelers Eagles Preseason Game 2 Inactives

Below are the players that will not dress for tonight\’s second preseason game as the Steelers take on the Philadelphia Eagles at Heinz Field. Head coach Mike Tomlin ruled out multiple players a few days ago and a few more could sit out as well. Keep checking back up until game-time as I will be […]

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Five Players You May Not Have Realized Were Steelers: Part 1

By: Joseph Pucciarella #5 The year is 1995, and the “Cardiac Colts” were poised to take one last Hail Mary in efforts to take the 9-7 Colts to the Superbowl. The “Comeback Kid” Jim Harbaugh drops back, winds up, and launches Indy’s last prayer. There’s confusion, a pile of players, and a receiver by the […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Eagles Pregame Episode

Season 2, Episode 8 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and I get a full preview in of the Steelers second preseason game against the Eagles tonight at Heinz Field. We get things started by going over the players that will not play tonight and how thin the Steelers are particularly at […]

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Preseason Game 2: 7 Things To Look For Against The Eagles

The Steelers take on the Eagles tonight at Heinz Field in their second preseason game of the 2011 season. The roster is sorting itself out slowly, but there are still a few battles and spots that have yet to won. The starters should get a little more playing time tonight as the entire team looks […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday August 18th – Eagles Gameday Edition

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin answered some questions for Steelers.com and says the move of Tony Hills to right guard is a little more than an experiment. He also talks about new receiver Jerricho Cotchery as well as cornerback Donovan Warren. Dick LeBeau talked to Tim Beinz about his Steelers 2011 defense and why you […]

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Steelers Tried To Claim Thaddeus Gibson Off Waivers From 49ers

The Steelers waived a former 2008 draft pick today in Limas Sweed and tried to get another former draft pick back in the fold today in the form of linebacker Thaddeus Gibson. Gibson was drafted by the Steelers in the fourth round of the 2010 draft. The Steelers put in a waiver claim for Gibson […]

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Poll: Biggest Steelers Draft Bust During Kevin Colbert Era

With the release today of Limas Sweed, the debate has popped up about who is or who isn\’t a bust or perhaps biggest bust for the Steelers over the years. I wanted to limit this poll to just the Kevin Colbert era dating back to the 2000 draft. I also feel that players drafted in […]

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Steelers Waive/Injured Limas Sweed – Sign Dockery & Harris

The Steelers broke camp this morning with a couple of roster moves as wide receiver Limas Sweed was waived injured and tight end Eugene Bright was waived off of the PUP list. To take their spots on the roster, the Steelers signed defensive backs Kevin Dockery and Macho Harris. Sweed has had a litany of […]

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