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Dwyer To Start Against Chargers; Mendenhall Headed For Inactive List Again

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mile Tomlin said Tuesday during his weekly press conference that running back Jonathan Dwyer will make his fourth start of the season on Sunday against the San Diego Chargers and that he will be backed up once again by Isaac Redman. Tomlin also hinted that Rashard Mendenhall will likely be inactive […]

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Wallace Remains Listed as Co-starter On Week 14 Depth Chart; Mendenhall The 3rd Running Back

The newest media release for the Pittsburgh Steelers is now out for the upcoming Week 14 game against the San Diego Chargers and the included depth chart shows no changes from last week as both Mike Wallace and Emmanuel Sanders are still listed as co-starters opposite Antonio Brown and Rashard Mendenhall remains listed as the […]

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Looking At The Steelers Cornerback Situation With Ike Taylor Likely Out A Little While

It was reported late Sunday that Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor may have suffered fibula injury in the Sunday win over the Baltimore Ravens that could keep him out for 2-6 weeks. Should that indeed be the case the Steelers cornerback situation will obviously change. Second-year cornerback Cortez Allen replaced Taylor in the base defense […]

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Steelers RB Jonathan Dwyer To Start Sunday Against The Ravens

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said on Tuesday during his press conference that Jonathan Dwyer will indeed be the starting running back this week against the Baltimore Ravens. “He\’s been consistently the most productive guy,” said Tomlin. “I think we\’ve got a large enough body of work to be able to identify that at […]

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Jonathan Dwyer To Start Against The Ravens? New Depth Chart Shows Him On Top

The pre game media release for the Pittsburgh Steelers upcoming game Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens is now out and the included depth chart has a noticeable change on it at the running back position. Jonathan Dwyer is listed atop the running backs this week on the depth chart with Isaac Redman listed behind him […]

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Steelers Sign DE Corbin Bryant To Practice Squad

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced today that defensive end Corbin Bryant has been signed to the practice squad to fill the open spot. Bryant was signed to the 53 man roster last Tuesday when rookie nose tackle Alameda Ta\’amu was placed on the suspended list. Bryant was waived on Saturday when offensive lineman John Malecki was […]

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Steelers Only Have One Way To Dress 8 Offensive Linemen Sunday Night

On Tuesday Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin was asked if it was possible that he decides to dress eight offensive linemen Sunday night against the Cincinnati Bengals and he replied that there was. “Absolutely it\’s a possibility,” said Tomlin. “It\’s a real possibility when you consider the circumstances. Obviously with Marcus (Gilbert) being down, […]

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Dressing Eight Offensive Linemen Sunday Night Is A Possibility According To Tomlin

Over the years the Pittsburgh Steelers have come very close to running out of offensive linemen during a game thanks to injuries and head coach Mike Tomlin was asked Tuesday during his press conference if it is possible that he could decide to dress eight for the Sunday night game against the Cincinnati Bengals instead […]

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Dwyer Likely To Be The Odd Man Out When Mendenhall Returns

The return of running back Rashard Mendenhall to the backfield could come following the bye week when the Pittsburgh Steelers host the Philadelphia Eagles a week from this coming Sunday. Should that indeed happen, Jonathan Dwyer is likely to be the odd man out, which would mean that he would find himself on the gameday […]

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Tomlin Won\’t Commit To Dressing 8 Linemen, Says Harrison Not A Long Snapping Option

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin was asked during his Tuesday press conference if he would dress an extra offensive lineman this week for the game against the New York Jets in light of losing both Ramon Foster (eye) and Marcus Gilbert (knee) to injuries in the Sunday night loss to the Denver Broncos. “We\’ll […]

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Steelers Head Into 2012 Season With Questionable Linebacker Group

The Pittsburgh Steelers head into the 2012 season with huge question marks at one of their most important position groups on defense, and I am of course talking about the linebacker group. Starting right outside linebacker James Harrison is all but ruled out for the Sunday night opener in Denver and that means that second […]

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Tomlin Says He Finds Comfort In Keeping Two Experienced Backup QBs

There was a lot of discussion leading up to the final cut down date as to whether or not the Pittsburgh Steelers would keep just two quarterbacks this year on the 53 man roster as opposed to the normal number of three that they have for so many years in the past. Within that discussion […]

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Keenan Lewis Has Earned A Starting Spot According To Mike Tomlin

The big talk heading into training camp this year for the Pittsburgh Steelers this year was whether or not Keenan Lewis would be able to hold off Cortez Allen for the starting job opposite Ike Taylor. Both corners played well in the preseason with Lewis starting opposite Taylor in all four of the exhibition games. […]

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2012 Steelers Depth Chart – Week 1

The Pittsburgh Steelers released their first depth regular season depth chart for the 2012 season on Monday, and there really are no surprises listed on it. Chris Rainey is listed as the primary kick and punt returner over Emmanuel Sanders and Antonio Brown respectively. Casey Hampton is listed as the starting nose tackle over Steve […]

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Steelers Open 2012 Season with 13 New Faces On 53 Man Roster

The Pittsburgh Steelers made their final roster cuts on Friday and gave us 13 new faces on the 53 man roster this year. Here is a look at each of those players. David DeCastro – The Steelers first round draft pick was all ready to start the season at right guard until he suffered his […]

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Report: Mike Wallace To Start At Denver, Chris Rainey Now First Team Returner

Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette reports Monday that Emmanuel Sanders said that Mike Wallace will start the opener Sunday night in Denver. Sanders, who had been working in the “X” receiver spot while Wallace was away because of his decision not to sign his restricted tender offer until last week, will now likely […]

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Reviewing My Final Steelers 53 Man Roster Projection Of 2012

It is time to review my final 53 man roster projection for the Pittsburgh Steelers from this year, and although I had 50 of 53 names correct, I get a failing grade because the goal is to hit all 53. On offense I nailed 24 of 25 players and I could kick myself for not […]

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Closer Look At The Steelers Practice Squad

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed 8 players to the practice squad on Saturday and now we will look at each a little more in depth and which ones might possibly have a chance to contribute in the future. S Damon Cromartie-Smith – Cromartie-Smith is back again on the practice squad and is mostly regarded as a […]

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G Ryan Lee Makes Steelers Practice Squad As Does LB Marshall McFadden

Undrafted free agent left guard Ryan Lee has announced via Twitter that he will be signed to the Pittsburgh Steelers 8 man practice squad today. Lee, who played his college ball at Furman, had an exceptional preseason at the left guard spot, where he saw most of his action late in games. Lee looked to […]

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Don\’t Expect Trai Essex Back Any Time Soon

The Pittsburgh Steelers released veteran offensive lineman Trai Essex on Friday and initially I thought he might be in for a quick turnaround and signed back to 53 man roster, but now I am thinking otherwise. General Manager Kevin Colbert and the Steelers coaching staff appear to be high on rookie Kelvin Beachum, who they […]

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2012 Pittsburgh Steelers 53 Man Roster After Final Cuts

A reader asked if I would post a copy of the current 53 man roster of the 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers, so below I tabled one up real quickly for easy reference. Mind you that the practice squad will not be known for a few days. 4 Leftwich, Byron QB 6 Suisham, Shaun K 7 Roethlisberger, […]

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Looking At The Steelers Roster Numbers On Defense

The Pittsburgh Steelers cut down to 53 players on Friday and now we will examine the numbers by position starting with the defense Nose tackles (3) – Pretty easy here. Look for Alameda Ta\’amu to be on the inactive list for quite a while. Defensive ends (4) – The only question was if the fourth […]

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Looking At The Steelers Roster Numbers On Offense

The Pittsburgh Steelers cut down to 53 players on Friday and now we will examine the numbers by position starting with the offense. Quarterbacks (3) – Not really a surprise here as they will need one of these quarterbacks on the inactive list. That player of course will be Charlie Batch. Running backs (5) – […]

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2012 Steelers 53 Man Roster Prediction – Final Edition

The final preseason game of the 2012 season is now in the books for the Pittsburgh Steelers and that means it is time for my final 53 man roster prediction of what I think the roster will look like after the final cuts are announced Friday evening. When building my 53 man roster I like […]

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Tomlin Says Rainey Better Make Him More Comfortable As A Punt Returner

Judging by the comments made by Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin in a recent interview, the punt returner job has already been given to rookie running back Chris Rainey. Tomlin was asked in the interview if he was comfortable with the decision making of Rainey as a punter returner and the coach let the […]

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17 Steelers Battling For 7 Roster Spots Against The Panthers

The Pittsburgh Steelers take on the Carolina Panthers Thursday night at Heinz Field, and judging by my calculations, 46 players are locks to make the Friday night 53 man roster right now. That leaves 7 spots theoretically up for grabs and 17 players with a shot at filling those spots. Some of course have better […]

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