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Kugler Says DeCastro Faces Long Comeback But Thinks He Will Be Back This Year

Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review has updated his report from earlier on Monday that stated the Pittsburgh Steelers do not intend on placing rookie right guard David DeCastro on the season ending injured reserve list. Monday after practice head coach Mike Tomlin announced that DeCastro would have surgery on his injured right knee on […]

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Rules Of The PUP List & Why David DeCastro Is Not Eligible For It

I have received about 20 so questions from readers today asking if Pittsburgh Steelers rookie right guard David DeCastro can be placed on the PUP list to start the season instead of injured reserve. I have posted about the rules of the PUP list several times before, but now is as good of time as […]

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Steelers Injury Report: Keisel, Woodley, Cotchery, Gilbert & Redman Sit Monday

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin met the media on Monday following practice and said that they are treating this week like a normal in-season work week. Not practicing on Monday were defensive end Brett Keisel (ankle), running back Isaac Redman (ankle), wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery (back), linebacker LaMarr Woodley (back) and tackle Marcus Gilbert […]

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Report: Steelers Will Not Place David DeCastro On Injured Reserve – Surgery Wednesday

Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports via Twitter that rookie right guard David DeCastro will not be placed on injured reserve and that the Steelers will carry him on the 53 man roster for the time being. DeCastro reportedly suffered extensive damage to his right knee early in the game against the Buffalo Bills […]

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Report: David DeCastro Expected To Miss 3 To 5 Months With Knee Injury

There is yet another report now this afternoon on the status of Pittsburgh Steelers rookie right guard David DeCastro as Mike Florio reports via PFT that the first round draft pick is expected to miss three-to-five months with various injuries in his right knee per the dreaded “source”. The official results of the MRI that […]

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Report: DeCastro Has Dislocated Knee Cap, Torn MCL & Patellar Tendon Damage

ESPN insider Adam Schefter is now reporting that Pittsburgh Steelers rookie right guard David DeCastro suffered a dislocated right knee cap, a torn (MCL) medial collateral ligament and some damage to patellar tendon in the first quarter of the Saturday night preseason game against the Buffalo Bills. There is a little bit of good news […]

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Brett Keisel Says Mild High Ankle Sprain Is Fine

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Brett Keisel told the media following the teams\’ 38-7 win against the Buffalo Bills Saturday night that the ankle injury that he suffered in the game is not a problem and that he expects to be ready for the season opener against Denver. Keisel left the field in the first half […]

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Report: David DeCastro Has Torn MCL, Waiting For Test On ACL

ESPN insider Adam Schefter reports Sunday morning that Pittsburgh Steelers rookie right guard David DeCastro has a torn MCL, but the team isn\’t sure whether his ACL is also torn at this time. Not surprising being as he has yet to have an MRI. As head coach Mike Tomlin indicated last night during his post […]

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Starks Passes First Test In His Preseason Debut Against Bills

Pittsburgh Steelers left tackle Max Starks passed the first test Saturday night in the 38-7 preseason win over the Buffalo Bills by making it through the first half with his surgically repaired right knee on the bothersome field turf of Ralph Wilson Stadium. The second test, you ask? Make it through Sunday without his knee […]

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Steelers Mike Tomlin Post Game Press Conference Versus Bills – Preseason

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin addressed the media Saturday night following the 38-7 win over the Buffalo Bills in the third game of the preseason and announced that the right knee injury suffered by rookie right guard David DeCastro is potentially severe and that the first round draft pick will have an MRI done […]

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Steelers Rookie David DeCastro To Have MRI On Right Knee, Potentially Season Ending

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said in his post game press conference following the teams\’ 38-7 preseason win against the Buffalo Bills that rookie right guard David DeCastro suffered a potentially severe right knee injury and that he is scheduled to have an MRI when the team gets back to Pittsburgh. DeCastro reportedly left […]

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Steelers Rookie David DeCastro Carted Off With Knee Injury

Pittsburgh Steelers first round draft pick David DeCastro suffered what looked like a right knee injury against the Buffalo Bills and was carted off to the lockerroom. The injury took place deep in the Steelers own end of the field on their second drive early in the first quarter. Injury looks to be serious and […]

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Steelers Bills Inactives – Preseason Week 3 – 2012

The Pittsburgh Steelers take on the Buffalo Bills tonight in their third preseason game of the 2012 season at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Buffalo and you can watch the game live on via the NFL Preseason Live Package. Teams are not required to turn in a full official inactive list during the preseason, but below […]

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Steelers Pregame Injury Report Versus Bills

The Pittsburgh Steelers will face the Buffalo Bills Sunday night in their third preseason game of the 2012 season and below is a pregame look at the Steelers injury report heading into the game Injured Reserve: FB David Johnson (knee) – Johnson tore up his knee during the first drive two weeks ago and is […]

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Steelers Injury Report: Isaac Redman Expected To Start Against Bills

Some very good news on the injury front as Ray Fittipaldo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports Friday morning that Pittsburgh Steelers running back Isaac Redman will play Saturday night against the Buffalo Bills after making it through a full week of practice. “I\’m anxious to get out there,” Redman said via the report by Fittipaldo. […]

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Steelers LB Stevenson Sylvester Told Not To Talk About His Knee Injury

Alan Robinson of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports Wednesday via Twitter that linebacker Stevenson Sylvester was off limits to the media today and that he was told not to discuss his knee injury. Sylvester did say that he hurt his knee during Saturday\’s “walkthrough” at St. Vincent College, according to Mark Kaboly. http://twitter.com/arobinson_Trib/status/238319265315442688 On Sunday it […]

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Steelers NT Casey Hampton Recently Had Left Elbow Fixed

According to both Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review and Tim Benz of 105.9 The X, Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Casey Hampton recently had his left elbow “fixed”. Hampton is currently wearing a cast of some sorts and still expects to be ready for the season opener against the Denver Broncos. The veteran nose tackle […]

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Isaac Redman Practices Fully On Tuesday

Some good news on the injury front at the running back position for the Pittsburgh Steelers as Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review informed me this evening that running back Isaac Redman was indeed back at practice today and worked fully. Earlier in the day I speculated on a report made by Alan Robinson that […]

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Stevenson Sylvester Had Knee Procedure Done, Starks Back With First Team

The Pittsburgh Steelers were back on the practice fields Tuesday at their facility and head coach Mike Tomlin told the media after practice that linebacker Stevenson Sylvester (knee) has had a minor procedure done now on his knee. “He got hurt either Friday or Saturday in Latrobe,” said Tomlin. “We’re taking it day-to-day. He had […]

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Steelers RB Isaac Redman Still Dealing With Injured Hip

Alan Robinson of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports Tuesday via Twitter that Pittsburgh Steelers running back Isaac Redman said today that the MRI that he had last week revealed that the injury that currently has him out of action is to his hip and not his groin. Robinson reports that Redman said that he is getting […]

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Steelers LB James Harrison Still Expects To Be Ready For Season Opener

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison told the media on Tuesday that he still expects that he will be ready to play in season opener against Denver Broncos. Harrison had a minor scope procedure performed last week on his left knee which was rumored to have involved removing a bone spur from behind his knee cap. […]

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Steelers Release John Clay After Reaching Injury Settlement

The Pittsburgh Steelers have reached an injury settlement with running back John Clay and he has been released according to Ed Bouchette on Twitter. Clay, who was originally signed as an undrafted free agent out of Wisconsin last year, suffered a torn quad a week ago this past Sunday. Clay had been waived injured originally […]

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Report: Steelers LB Stevenson Sylvester Out With Torn MCL In Knee

The injury bug is back and this time it has hit Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Stevenson Sylvester, as according to Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, he will be out three to four weeks after tearing the medial collateral ligament in his knee. Sylvester was considered to be the top backup to inside linebacker Larry Foote […]

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In Colbert We Trust: Mendenhall, Bye Week, Contract Year & You

Now that the shock of Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall being activated from the PUP list has worn off, I have finally gotten a chance to look at this decision from several angles that include several quotes made by General Manager Kevin Colbert since it happened. First, despite Colbert saying a short time ago […]

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Steelers Pregame Injury Report Versus Colts

The Pittsburgh Steelers will face the Indianapolis Colts Sunday night in their second preseason game of the 2012 season and below is a pregame look at the Steelers injury report heading into the game Injured Reserve: FB David Johnson (knee) – Johnson tore up his knee during the first drive last week and is done […]

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Colbert Discusses Decision To Remove Mendenhall From PUP List

Pittsburgh Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert was on 93.7 The Fan today to talk about the decision to remove running back Rashard Mendenhall from the PUP list on Friday. Colbert was asked why the decision was made today to remove the Steelers former first round draft pick today from the PUP list. “As he continued […]

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