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Early Prediction At Possible Week 1 Inactives Against The Falcons

We are down to 53 players on the Steelers active roster after the cuts made this afternoon and assuming the Steelers do not make any other add and drops from the waiver wire, I thought it would be fun to take a real early look at who likely will not dress week 1 against the […]

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Steelers Reach 53 Man Roster With Release Of 11 Players, Start Practice Squad Process

The Steelers reached their 53 man roster limit today when they released 11 players and placed quarterback Ben Roethlisberger on the reserve/suspended list. The following released were: LB Patrick Bailey, CB Joe Burnett, S Da’Mon Cromartie-Smith, WR Tyler Grisham, DE Sunny Harris, C Justin Hartwig, WR Stefan Logan, DT Steve McLendon, FB Frank Summers, OG […]

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Steelers Make First Round Of Cuts In Release Of 10 Players

The Steelers released 10 players from their preseason roster today in an effort to get down to the NFL’s 53-man limit for the regular season. None of the players released were surprising cuts as TE Eugene Bright, G Dorian Brooks, T Kyle Jolly, WR Brandon London, TE Sean McHugh, DT Scott Paxson, LS Matt Stewart, […]

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Did Jonathan Dwyer Make The 53?

Although not a verified Twitter account, I have followed the presumed Jonathan Dwyer Twitter page for quite a while now. On Friday the latest status update reads, “Thank you Lord” and one can only assume that Dwyer was told he has made the initial 53 roster. After a very shaky start to training camp, Dwyer […]

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SOURCES: Hartwig Given Permission To Seek Trade, Urbik Released

Various reports are surfacing that the Steelers have given veteran center Justin Hartwig permission to seek a trade or be released. Hartwig was passed on the depth chart by rookie first round draft pick Maurkice Pouncey and has worked as the 2nd team center in the 3rd and 4th preseason games against the Broncos and […]

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SOURCES: Leftwich MCL Injury A 2nd Degree Sprain

Conflicting reports are surfacing Friday concerning the MCL injury suffered Thursday night by quarterback Byron Leftwich against the Carolina Panthers. ESPN senior NFL analyst Chris Mortensen reports now that sources have told him the Leftwich suffered a second-degree sprain of the medial collateral ligament in his left knee and voided a complete tear. It was […]

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Ben Roethlisberger Suspension Lowered To 4 Games

As expected Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger had his suspension lowered from 6 to 4 games after his meeting in New York with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell this morning. Roethlisberger is eligible to return during the Steelers bye week in week 5 and now should be back in uniform week 6 versus the Cleveland Browns. According […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday September 3rd – Several Steelers QB Speak Edition

Steelers quarterbacks Ben Roethlisberger, Dennis Dixon and Charlie Batch all spoke with reporters following the game last win versus the Carolina Panthers. Nothing really new during the over night on quarterback Byron Leftwich and his potential MCL injury we broke the news on last night. You can watch the replay right here. Gerry Dulac reports […]

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2010 Steelers Final 53 Man Roster Prediction

Oh how things can change so quickly. One play of the preseason even. As it stands right now, it looks like Byron Leftwich has some MCL damage. Early reports say it is torn, but that is not confirmed. This 53 man roster prediction of mine assumes he will be placed on IR. If not, I […]

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Steelers Beat Panthers 19-3 – Game Notes

The Steelers beat the Carolina Panthers 19-3 in the 4th and final preseason game of the 2010 season, but may have lost quarterback Byron Leftwich in the process. Below are my notes and nuggets I kept on the game along with my observations. I have much more coming on this game and am working through […]

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REPORT: Byron Leftwich Tears MCL

News is not good out of Pittsburgh as Pro Player Solutions is reporting that quarterback Byron Leftwich has torn his MCL tonight against the Carolina Panthers and is likely out for the season. Pro Player Solutions is reportedly the agency that represents Leftwich. More as we get it and we are indeed trying to confirm […]

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Byron Leftwich Injures Left Knee – MRI Needed

Steelers quarterback Byron Leftwich injured his left knee during the first half of an exhibition game against Carolina. Leftwich completed an 18-yard pass to rookie Emmanuel Sanders before being knocked off his feet by the swinging leg of right tackle Jonathan Scott. The play occurred with 10:25 left in the second quarter at Heinz Field. […]

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Harrison, Farrior, Randle El All Out Tonight Versus Carolina

Steelers right outside linebacker James Harrison, inside linebacker James Farrior and wide receiver Antwaan Randle El are not in uniform and won’t play against the Carolina Panthers tonight. Lawrence Timmons will start in place of Harrison and the starting inside linebackers will be Keyaron Fox and Larry Foote. Also sitting out tonight is left cornerback […]

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9 Running Backs That Could Be Cut & Interest The Steelers

It is getting down to crunch time and the Steelers are quickly approaching cut down day on September 4th, when they have to get down to 53 players plus the suspended Ben Roethlisberger. At this point, I am finding it hard to believe that either Frank Summers or Jonathan Dwyer will survive the final cuts. […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday September 2nd – Ben\’s Arena QB Friend & Ice Cream Edition

Bob Labriola and Mike Prisuta are back with another Agree to Disagree on Steelers.com. In the latest Season Outlook episode they discuss AFC North playoff teams, and if there will be a repeat champion in the NFL this year. Mike Bires writes that cornerback Keenan Lewis will bounce back from his Denver debacle. Lewis says […]

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10 Things To Look For Thursday Versus Carolina In Preseason Game 4

Thursday night the Steelers play the Carolina Panthers in the fourth and final preseason game of the 2010 season. Per my normal routine, I have listed below 10 things to look for Thursday heading into the game. Manny Time On Returns? – According to head coach Mike Tomlin, rookie wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders will get […]

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Steelers Ben Roethlisberger To Seek Three-game Reduction When He Meets With Goodell

ESPN\’s Sal Paolantonio reports that Ben Roethlisberger\’s representatives plan to ask NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, to reduce the six-game suspension by at least three games on Friday. Roethlisberger reportedly will be bringing along team president Art Rooney II to the New York meeting to support the quarterback\’s case as well. It will have to be […]

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Video Of Steelers RB Jonathan Dwyer Lowlights Versus Denver

I just made it through the 8th time of watching the Steelers game against the Denver Broncos on Sunday. This time I wanted to focus in on rookie running back Jonathan Dwyer on plays that he did not carry the ball on. I will state that on one of the carries, it appeared he went […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday September 1st – Didn\’t You Troy? Edition

Many folks do not like Mike Florio, but yet all of them visit his site at ProFootballTalk.com. Florio gave an excellent interview on the LaVar and Dukes radio show defending social media and small bloggers everywhere in light of the Mike Wise fiasco. Make sure to listen to the first two audio podcast. Speaking of […]

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Steelers Current Players On Roster Eligible For Practice Squad

A reader emailed me this afternoon and wanted to know of the 75 players on the active roster, which ones are eligible to be signed to the practice squad and what constitutes eligibility. First we go to the NFL rules on this: What makes a player eligible for an NFL practice squad? (a) The practice […]

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10 Steelers Players With Turk Appointments & 17 Bubble Boys

The Steelers trimmed down to 75 players on Tuesday morning and now will need to cut 21 more by September 4th. Why 21 and not 22 you ask? This is because quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will be moved to the reserve/suspended list, so technically that will not be a cut. I have listed 10 players that […]

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Steelers Release 5 Players, Place Chris Scott On Reserve PUP

The Steelers made 6 roster moves on Tuesday to get down to the league mandated 75 roster total. Released from the active roster were linebacker Brandon Renkart, running back Dwayne Wright, cornerback David Pittman and tackle Adrian Jones. Rookie tackle Chris Scott was moved from the active PUP list to the reserve PUP list and […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday August 31st – Ben To Bring In QB Coach During Suspension Edition

Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will not be permitted to have contact with the Steelers once the season starts, but has said he plans to bring in his own with private quarterbacks coach, Steve Clarkson, from California to work with during his suspension. The pregame notes for the Steelers final preseason game against the Carolina Panthers has […]

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Steelers Broncos Preseason Defensive Participation Chart

Attached is the defensive player participation chart for all plays on Steelers defense in the week 3 preseason game versus the Denver Broncos and does not include penalties considered no plays. You can follow along play by play withe the gamebook here. Please make sure to credit us if you lift this information. The thing […]

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Steelers Broncos Preseason Offensive Participation Chart

Attached is the preseason Broncos game Steelers offensive player participation chart for all plays on offense and does not include penalties considered no plays. You can follow along play by play with the gamebook here. The thing that jumps out the most this week is that veteran Justin Hartwig received so many snaps in relief […]

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Audio From Steelers HC Mike Tomlin Monday August 30th Press Conference

Audio from Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin press conference on Monday August 30th. Tomlin addresses the upcoming preseason game against the Carolina Panthers and talks about last night\’s loss to the Denver Broncos on Sunday night and takes questions from the local media. In the process of transcribing and will post transcript as soon as […]

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