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Steelers 2011 Training Camp – Day Eighteen Recap

The Steelers got back to business on Sunday after their 16-7 loss Friday night to the Redskins as they held a morning and afternoon practice on Sunday. Here some notes leading up to practice today. I have both the offensive and defensive participation charts up from Friday night as well as the offensive line and […]

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Ike Taylor To Have Left Thumb Surgery On Tuesday – Batch ACL Surgery Wednesday

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said after practice on Sunday that starting right cornerback Ike Taylor will indeed have surgery on Tuesday to repair his broken left thumb. Taylor injured the thumb early in the Friday game against the Redskins and will be sidelined indefinitely. Before practice Taylor told reporters he was unsure if he […]

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2011 Steelers Final 53 Man Roster Prediction 2.0 – Week 2 Preseason Edition

The first Steelers preseason game is in the books and now it is time to post my 2nd version of the 2011 Steelers Final 53 Man Roster Prediction. If you missed the pre training camp 53 man roster projection edition, you can read it here. There will be 3 more of these as we slowly […]

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Steelers Officially Sign WR Jerricho Cotchery & Waive Injured DE Sunny Harris

The Steelers have officially signed free agent wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery today after he agreed to terms late last week. To make room on the 90 man roster the Steelers waived defensive end Sunny Harris as injured. Harris injured his left foot late Friday night against the Redskins. Cotchery will wear jersey No. 82, at […]

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Emmanuel Sanders Still Hopes To Make It Back For Steelers Final Preseason Game

Scott Brown is reporting via Twitter this afternoon that second year wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders told him that he is still hoping to make it back for the Steelers final preseason game against the Panthers. Sanders is still recovering from the left foot procedure he had early in training camp that required an injection of […]

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Steelers Redskins Preseason Game 1 Defensive Participation Chart & Personnel

Below is the defensive participation chart for the Steelers first preseason game Friday night versus the Redskins. Not much sticks out as far as a first preseason games go. Aaron Smith started over Ziggy Hood as expected and he saw more snaps than what I figured he would. Chris Carter spelled Jason Worilds at right […]

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Steelers Defensive Coverage Stats Versus Redskins – Preseason Game 1

Below are the individual coverage stats and totals from the Friday night preseason game against the Washington Redskins. The top table is by play and consist of which Redskins 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 Redskins Preseason Game 1 Offensive Participation Chart & Personnel

Below are the offensive personnel packages, play counts and participation chart for the Steelers first preseason game Friday night versus the Redskins. Not much sticks out as far as a first preseason games go. The most noticeable thing would be the amount of snaps that Chris Scott played. In addition, Jonathan Dwyer clearly has the […]

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Breaking Down The Isaac Redman Touchdown Run Against The Redskins

There was not too much to get excited about last night as a Steelers fan, but I always look for the bright spots. as I posted in my 7 things to watch for prior to the game, I noted how I would like to see Antonio Brown and Tyler Grisham do the little things associated […]

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Steelers Redskins Offensive Line Breakdown & Blocking Report

While the Steelers did not perform well as a team Friday night against the Redskins, the offensive line was not awful as a whole. There were some bright spots in the blocking game. Below is the offensive line breakdown and blocking report of the wide receivers, tight ends and running backs. The big concern heading […]

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Steelers Lose To Redskins 16-7 – Preseason Game 1 Recap & Notes

The Steelers got their preseason off to a rocky start Friday night as they lost 16-7 to the Redskins at FedEx Field. Starting quarterback Ben Roethlisberger played just one series and went 2 or 3 for 22 yards and dinged his hand and hip in the short time. Second year wide receiver Antonio Brown was […]

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Steelers Redskins Preseason Game 1 Inactives

Below are the players that will not dress for tonight\’s first preseason game as the Steelers take on the Washington Redskins on the road at FedEx Field. Head coach Mike Tomlin ruled out 7 players on Wednesday and a few more are likely to sit as well. Keep checking back up until game-time as I […]

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The Ravens Traded For Lee Evans And You Can Color Me Unafraid

It should come as no big surprise that the Ravens acquired veteran wide receiver Lee Evans from Buffalo today in a trade. I posted last night on Twitter that this was my guess as the Ravens lack experience at the wide receiver spot after dumping Derrick Mason and failing to land Malcom Floyd. Before the […]

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Preseason Game 1: 7 Things To Look For Against The Redskins

Friday is finally here. Can you believe it? Steelers football is back and tonight the Steelers take on the Redskins in their first game of the 2011 season. Once again I will be doing my 7 things to watch segment before each and every game as I tell you the things that I will be […]

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Steelers 2011 Training Camp – Day Fifteen Recap

Not too terribly much to report on the 15th day of training camp for the Steelers as they had an early morning practice that was closed to the public. There were however a few happenings to report today. Stan Savarn talked to Max Starks today on ESPN 970 and you can listen to it here […]

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Jerricho Cotchery Could Be Steal For The Steelers

Per the usual, the Steelers were not very active in signing outside free agents this year. They normally concentrate on their own free agents and add an inexpensive player here or there for depth. Today they agreed to terms with former Jets wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery and it could end up being a steal if […]

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Report: Steelers Sign WR Jerricho Cotchery To One Year Contract

Adam Shefter is reporting via Twitter that the Steelers will sign free agent wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery today to a a one-year contract. Cotchery was released by the Jets following the lockout and made a visit to Latrobe this past weekend. Cotchery left without a contract and visited with the Ravens just days ago. It […]

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TE Reggie Kelly Still Talking To Steelers & Denies Retirement Talk

Geoff Hobson reports on the Bengals official website that free agent tight end Reggie Kelly is still in contact with the Steelers after his visit to Latrobe a few days ago and denied a report by Gerry Dulac that he is retired. Kelly said he knows Steelers offensive coordinator Bruce Arians well as Arians recruited […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday August 11th – Get Well Baron Batch Edition

The biggest and perhaps saddest news from training camp thus far happened yesterday as fan favorite and rookie sensation Baron Batch will be out for the year with a torn ACL in his left knee. Please pray for a speedy and thorough recovery for him. Kevin Colbert joined KDKA Radio to address the upcoming game […]

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Steelers RB Baron Batch Suffered Torn ACL In Left Knee

The news is exactly as we feared it would be about 6 hours ago as Mark Kaboly has the official word that rookie 7th round draft pick running back Baron Batch has suffered a torn ACL of his left knee. Batch injured the knee in the 11 on 11 portion of practice as the Steelers […]

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Steelers Unlikely To Sign A Big Name Running Back To Replace Batch

The news that rookie 7th round running back Baron Batch might have torn the ACL in his left knee today is sickening. Batch was having a great camp and was a near lock to make the 53 man roster as the 4th running back behind Rashard Mendenhall, Isaac Redman and Mewelde Moore. While Moore was […]

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Steelers 2011 Training Camp – Day Fourteen Recap

Day fourteen was the type of day at Steelers training camp that we all hate to hear about as rookie sensation 7th round draft pick Baron Batch has likely torn the ACL in his left knee late in practice today. Batch reportedly got his foot caught in a seam after finishing a run. The injury […]

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Baron Batch Carted Off With Apparent Knee Injury

Various media members are reporting via Twitter that Steelers 7th round draft pick Baron Batch had to be carried off field with what appears to be left knee injury. Ken Laird reports that Batch had just finished a nice 40-yard run and then pulled up. Trainers were reportedly working on his left knee and Batch […]

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Steelers Sign WR Kenneth Moore & Release WR Adam Mims

The Steelers made one transaction today as it was announced that they have signed free agent wide receiver Kenneth Moore and released wide receiver Adam Mims. Moore will wear No. 18. Moore was originally drafted by the Lions in the fifth round of the 2008 NFL Draft after playing his college ball at Wake Forest. […]

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Mike Tomlin Wednesday Press Conference Talking Points Preseason Week 1

Mike Tomlin held his first official press conference of the preseason today and here are the highlights and talking points from today as the Steelers get ready to face the Redskins on Friday. Tomlin opened by saying that they are really going to take a simple approach to this game as far as the evaluation […]

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Steelers Main Concerns Can Be Traced Back To Poor 2008 & 2009 Drafts

The Steelers formula for success for many years has been simple. Draft well, re-sign quality free agents and add a low profile free agent or two during free agency for extra depth. That very formula has resulted in 3 Super Bowl appearances over the last 6 seasons with 2 of those appearances ending with the […]

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