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Steelers Unlikely To Keep Both Dwyer & Redman After Drafting Bell

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have drafted Michigan State running back Le\’Veon Bell in the second round of the 2013 NFL draft, there is now a decent chance that either Jonathan Dwyer or Isaac Redman won\’t make the final 53 man roster. Both Dwyer and Redman were restricted free agents this offseason and each signed […]

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Will Mike Adams Get First Crack At The Left Tackle Spot?

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert and head coach Mike Tomlin held their annual pre draft press conference on Monday, and during the question and answer session, Tomlin was asked if Mike Adams was in the plans to be the starting left tackle this year. “Yeah, but Marcus Gilbert is left tackle capable as well,” […]

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Will The Steelers Double-Dip The Wide Receiver Position In The Draft?

Had wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders not had his one-year, $2.5 million offer sheet given to him by the New England Patriots matched this past Sunday, the general consensus was that the Pittsburgh Steelers would have double-dipped at the wide receiver position in the upcoming draft. Now that the Sanders will at least be back for […]

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Steelers Have Very Few Options Should NT Steve McLendon Wind Up With The Packers

On Sunday, the Pittsburgh Steelers decide to match the one-year, $2.5 million offer sheet given to restricted free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders, and now that the Green Bay Packers have had restricted free agent nose tackle Steve McLendon in for a visit, all of the focus has shifted to his situation. I have already […]

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Steelers Seem Intent On Drafting A Cornerback

When you look at the pre draft visitors that the Pittsburgh Steelers have had in thus far by position, it is becoming clear that the cornerback position will likely be addressed in the draft later this month. The Steelers let unrestricted free agent cornerback Keenan Lewis walk via free agency uncontested, so that leaves Ike […]

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Buck Linebacker Spot Continues To Be Big Question Mark On Steelers Defense

By Jeremy Hritz Only 20 some days away from the 2013 NFL Draft, and still the biggest question facing the Steelers defense is who will line up alongside Lawrence Timmons at middle linebacker. Based on the current roster and due to the injury of Sean Spence, it would appear that Larry Foote will start inside […]

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Steelers Long-Awaited Safety Dance Fully Underway

Now that free agent safety Will Allen has signed with the Dallas Cowboys on Wednesday, it means that two of the Pittsburgh Steelers three backup safeties on the roster from last season will not return in 2013. Gone now are Allen and Ryan Mundy, who signed with the New York Giants a few weeks ago, […]

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Do The Steelers Have A Marshall Plan In Place At Inside Linebacker?

The Pittsburgh Steelers made a pretty strong statement earlier this month when they decided not to tender former fifth round draft pick Stevenson Sylvester. It wasn\’t so much that Sylvester had done anything in his three years to warrant tendering, more than it was the fact that the Steelers appeared to be very thin at […]

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Steelers Offensive Line Still Needs Depth Added To It

The Pittsburgh Steelers normally like to carry eight or nine offensive linemen on their 53 man roster during the season. As we sit here in March, they only have six linemen under contract that we can pencil in as definitely making the roster. Once you get past Maurkice Pouncey, David DeCastro, Marcus Gilbert, Mike Adams, […]

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Steelers Cornerback Situation Following The Exit Of Keenan Lewis

Now that cornerback Keenan Lewis has moved on to the New Orleans Saints via free agency, it is easy to pin down what the Pittsburgh Steelers secondary will look like in 2013. Cortez Allen, who had two interceptions and three forced fumbles last season, will start opposite Ike Taylor. The Citadel product has progressed very […]

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Four Steelers Practice Squad Players That Would Be Smart Adds For The Final Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers will place tight end Heath Miller and running back Baron Batch on injured reserve this week and there could be a few other injured players moved there in order to open up a few roster spots for some practice squad players to be added for the final game against the Cleveland Browns. […]

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Not Surprisingly, Charlie Batch To Remain Backup Quarterback Moving Forward

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Byron Leftwich is not on the injury report this week for the first time since he injured his ribs in the 13-10 loss the Baltimore Ravens back in Week 11. Although he has apparently returned to full health he has not returned to his spot on the quarterback depth chart as Gerry […]

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Tomlin Says No Changes At Running Back Planned For Cowboys Game

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said during his Tuesday press conference that he is not planning to change up the running back pecking order this week against the Dallas Cowboys following the 34-24 loss this past Sunday to the San Diego Chargers. Judging by the answer that Tomlin gave, Jonathan Dwyer will most likely […]

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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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