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Report: Steelers LB Stevenson Sylvester Due To Practice Thursday

Pittsburgh Steelers fourth-year linebacker Stevenson Sylvester had his playing time cut short Saturday night in the preseason opener against the New York Giants due to an ankle injury, but according to Jim Wexell of Steel City Insider, he is due to practice Thursday. Sly Sylvester sprained his ankle but is due back to practice Thursday. […]

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Steelers Rookie RB Le\’Veon Bell Says He Will Practice Monday

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said following the Saturday night loss to the New York Giants in the 2013 preseason opener that he chose to hold rookie running back Le\’Veon Bell out of the game because he didn\’t think it would be fair for him to start his career in less than ideal circumstances […]

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Steelers Were Short Yet Another Tight End Against The Giants

Judging by the comments made by Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin during his Thursday press conference, I thought for sure we would see quite a bit of tight end Jamie McCoy during the Saturday night preseason opener against the New York Giants, but we wound up not seeing him at all. According to Mark […]

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Mike Tomlin Expects Steelers Rookie RB Le\’Veon Bell To Practice Next Week

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie running back Le\’Veon Bell wasn\’t able to make his NFL debut Saturday night in the preseason opener against the New York Giants and head coach Mike Tomlin explained his decision to sit the second-round draft pick during his press conference following the loss. “Going into the game, it was my decision not […]

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Steelers TE Matt Spaeth Has Had His Surgery

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin was asked if he had an update on injured tight end Matt Spaeth following the loss to the New York Giants in the preseason opener and he admitted he has had his surgery. “I do not,” said Tomlin. “I know that he got his surgery performed. We\’ve talked about […]

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Steelers Come Out Of Preseason Opener Relatively Healthy

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin met the media following the Saturday night loss to the New York Giants in the preseason opener and he said the team appears to have got out of the game without several new injuries. “It looks like we got through the game relatively clean,” said Tomlin. “Sly (Stevenson Sylvester) […]

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Steelers LB Stevenson Sylvester Leaves Giants Game With Ankle Injury

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Stevenson Sylvester has left the game against the New York Giants with a right ankle injury and is doubtful to return. Sylvester was injured when rookie wide receiver Markus Wheaton flew into his legs after the linebacker made a tackle covering a punt in the second quarter. Sylvester has battled several injuries […]

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Report: Steelers Rookie RB Le\’Veon Bell Will Sit Versus Giants

According to Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie running back Le\’Veon Bell will not play Saturday night against the New York Giants in the preseason opener. Bell has been nursing a sore knee. That's likely the reason why — Mark Kaboly (@MarkKaboly_Trib) August 10, 2013 Head coach Mike Tomlin gave no indication […]

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Steelers CB Curtis Brown To Sit Out Giants Game As Expected

As expected, third-year cornerback Curtis Brown is not in uniform Saturday night for the Pittsburgh Steelers as they prepare to take on the New York Giants in their preseason opener at Heinz Field. According to Alan Robinson of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review on Twitter, Brown, who injured his ankle several days ago in practice, will sit […]

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Report: Steelers Rookie DE Nick Williams Unlikely To Play Against Giants

According to Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, rookie defensive end Nick Williams is not dressed for the Saturday night preseason opener against the New York Giants. Just got to Heinz Field and noticed that #Steelers rookie Nik Williams not dressed. — Mark Kaboly (@MarkKaboly_Trib) August 10, 2013 Williams had a knee problem early in […]

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Report: Steelers TE Matt Spaeth Expected To Be Out 8-10 Weeks With Lisfranc Sprain

Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette now reports that Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Matt Spaeth has Lis Franc sprain and is expected to be out 8-10 weeks. This doesn\’t sound like it will end his season like the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reported as being possible, but the Steelers might be forced to use the injured reserve […]

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Report: Steelers TE Matt Spaeth Might Need Lisfranc Surgery That Could End His Season

According to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Matt Spaeth might be done for the season as he might need lisfranc surgery. Spaeth, who the Steelers signed back this offseason following two years away with the Chicago Bears, hurt his foot Wednesday during practice and was examined Thursday back in Pittsburgh. This would be […]

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Steelers WR Plaxico Burress To Have Surgery After Suffering Significant Shoulder Injury

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin announced Friday via a statement that the shoulder injury suffered Thursday by veteran wide receiver Plaxico Burress was a significant one and it will require surgery. According to reports late Thursday evening, Burress, who will turn 36 next week, suffered a torn rotator cuff when he hit the ground […]

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Report: Steelers WR Plaxico Burress Suffered A Torn Rotator Cuff

According to Adam Schefter on Twitter, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Plaxico Burress suffered a torn right rotator cuff Thursday during practice and it could sideline for the season. Burress, who reportedly had his arm in a sling after practice, landed on his shoulder after failing to come down with a ball that was contested by […]

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Report: T Guy Whimper Carted Off Field Thursday With Unspecified Injury

According to Bob Labriola on the Thursday edition of Steelers Live, right tackle Guy Whimper was carted off the practice field today with an unspecified injury. Labriola said he didn\’t know for sure, but thinks Whimper just may have just been overheated being as it has been so hot and humid the last several days. […]

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Report: Steelers WR Plaxico Burress Carted Off Thursday With Arm Injury

According to several media reports, veteran wide receiver Plaxico Burress was carted off the practice field Thursday with an injured shoulder or elbow. Jim Wexell of Steel City Insider reports that Burress went up for a ball against cornerback Ryan Steed and safety DaMon Cromartie-Smith and fell on his arm after being out jumped. Head […]

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Defensive Ends Cameron Heyward And Nick Williams Reportedly Sidelined On Thursday

The Pittsburgh Steelers have already started their Thursday training camp practice as they continue to prepare to take on the New York Giants Saturday night in their 2013 preseason opener. Not practicing on Thursday are the usual suspects as cornerbacks Cortez Allen (knee), Terry Hawthorne (knee), DeMarcus Van Dyke (hamstring) and Curtis Brown (ankle) remain […]

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Steelers TE Matt Spaeth Back In Pittsburgh Having Injury Evaluated

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin was asked Thursday to update the condition of tight end Matt Spaeth, who reportedly injured a foot Wednesday during drills. “He\’s being evaluated in Pittsburgh as we speak, along with a couple of other guys,” said Tomlin. “So I should have that information a little later on this afternoon.” […]

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Steelers Troy Polamalu Uncontused On Wednesday; Jason Worilds Less Than Ideal

Not only did the Pittsburgh Steelers get running backs Le\’Veon Bell and LaRod Stephens-Howling back on the practice field Wednesday, but safety Troy Polamalu and linebacker Jason Worilds also returned to action as well. Polamalu, who Bob Labriola said looked good at the end of Wednesday\’s practice, had been sidelined for a few days prior […]

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RB Curtis McNeal Was Waived Injured By Steelers

According to the Wednesday official NFL transaction release, undrafted free agent running back Curtis McNeal was waived injured by the Pittsburgh Steelers. Bob Labriola reported on the Wednesday edition of Steelers Live that the USC product had an unspecified injury. McNeal had been sidelined the last few days of practice prior to the Tuesday off […]

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Mike Tomlin Doesn\’t Think Ankle Injury Suffered By CB Curtis Brown Is Serious

As expected, Pittsburgh Steelers third-year cornerback Curtis Brown failed to practice on Wednesday after suffering an injured ankle Monday in practice. Following Wednesday\’s practice, head coach Mike Tomlin told the media he doesn\’t believe the injury is serious. “I don’t have the details of it to be honest with you, so evidently it’s not anything […]

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Report: Steelers TE Matt Spaeth Suffered Injured Foot Wednesday

According to Bob Labriola on the Wednesday edition of Steelers Live, Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Matt Spaeth appeared to suffer a foot injury during practice after tripping over a linebacker during drills. Labriola reports Spaeth was sitting on the side with ice on one of his feet after being carted off the field earlier in […]

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Report: Steelers TE Matt Spaeth Carted Off Field With Unspecified Injury

According to Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review on Twitter, tight end Matt Spaeth was carted off the practice field Wednesday with some sort of injury. Kaboly says he didn\’t see how the injury occured and didnt specify the nature of it. Spaeth had just returned to practice recently after having his right knee drained […]

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Report: Running Backs Le\’Veon Bell And LaRod Stephens-Howling Expected To Practice Wednesday

In an effort to best maximize the day off the team had on Tuesday, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin had his players work in shorts Monday after several straight days of practicing full pads in hopes of getting a few of the walking wounded back on Wednesday. On the surface, that strategy might have […]

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Steelers CB Cortez Allen Says He Will Be Smart With His Recovery From Knee Surgery

When it was announce in a Friday written statement by Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin that cornerback Cortez Allen had minor knee surgery earlier that day, the coach indicated his starting cornerback would be sidelined “for a few weeks.” Since then, Allen told Ralph Paulk of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review that he would be smart […]

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Steelers Monday Post Training Camp Practice Injury Report

It\’s probably a good thing that Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin had the team back in shorts on Monday as several players remained sidelined with bumps and bruises and contused birth certificates. According to Jim Wexell of Steel City Insider on Twitter, not practicing on Monday were Troy Polamalu (birth certificate), Curtis McNeal (unknown), […]

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