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Steelers Sign TE Justin Peelle, Waive FB David Johnson Injured

The Pittsburgh Steelers made a roster move on Monday as they signed free agent tight end Justin Peelle and waived fullback David Johnson injured. Peelle was originally drafted by the San Diego Chargers in the fourth round of the 2002 NFL draft after playing his college football at Oregon. He was signed by the Miami […]

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Steelers RB John Clay Leaves Sunday Practice On Cart After Being Injured

The Pittsburgh Steelers suffered an injury to one of their running backs on Sunday as Bob Labriola reports via Twitter that second year running back John Clay has been taken off on a cart after suffering an unspecified injury. The Steelers were already thin at the running back position heading into the Sunday practice as […]

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Mike Adams Knee Injury Not Serious, Johnson Tore ACL & MCL

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie left tackle Mike Adams told the media on Saturday that the right knee that he injured Thursday night in the 24-23 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles is not seriously injured and that he will not be sidelined long. Adams did not say when he would be back specifically, but did say it […]

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Steelers RB Jonathan Dwyer Says Left Shoulder Sprain Not Serious

Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports on Friday that the left shoulder sprain suffered Thursday night by Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jonathan Dwyer in the preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles is not considered serious. The injury according to Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin was deemed a sprain of the AC joint. Kaboly reports […]

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David Johnson Carted Off With Injury

Pittsburgh Steelers fullback David Johnson was carted off with an apparent leg or knee injury after being rolled up from behind by tackle Marcus Gilbert in the first quarter of the game against the Philadelphia Eagles. The Steelers opening drive went 16 plays for 52 yards in 9:48 and culminated with a 46 yard field […]

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2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Training Camp – Tuesday – Day Fourteen Recap

The Pittsburgh Steelers have wrapped up their Tuesday practice now in preparation for their Thursday night preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles and here is a recap based on media and fan reports that were in attendance today. Early in the day Mike Tomlin ruled out both Willie Colon (ankle) and Cameron Heyward (back?) for […]

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Lines Getting Shorter At Outside Linebacker

The Pittsburgh Steelers can\’t seem to catch a break health wise at the outside linebacker position as both Brandon Johnson and Ryan Baker both sustained ankle injuries of some sorts on Saturday. Head coach Mike Tomlin did not indicate the severity of the injuries after practice, but hopefully both players can return to practice Sunday […]

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Ben Roethlisberger Injures Left Ankle But Not Deemed Serious

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger apparently had his left foot stepped on late in practice on Saturday and he ended up watching the rest of practice standing on the sideline with a ice pack taped to his ankle. Head coach Mike Tomlin did not seem too concerned about the injury following practice and said that […]

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James Harrison & Jason Worilds Not Expected Back For At Least Two Weeks

My podcast co-host David Todd talked to Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker coach Keith Butler on Wednesday for ESPN 970 Radio and late in the interview he asked Butler if he had any update on when he thought outside linebackers James Harrison and Jason Worilds would be back. “I\’m hoping in a couple of weeks, but I […]

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Ben Roethlisberger Says Torn Rotator Cuff Not An Issue

In addition to sharing his thoughts on restricted free agent wide receiver Mike Wallace today, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger also revealed that he has a slight rotator cuff tear in his throwing arm according to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette. “I\’m good. It\’s OK, just sore,” Roethlisberger told the Post Gazette when […]

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James Harrison Says Fans Can Expect To See A Healthier 92 In 2012

One of the biggest fears that I have concerning the Pittsburgh Steelers heading into 2012 is the health of outside linebacker James Harrison and I have pointed that out in a few previous post. Harrison, who had two back procedures last offseason, has missed nearly all of the offseason practices this year with some sort […]

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Keenan Lewis Suffers AC Shoulder Sprain Sunday

Day five of Pittsburgh Steelers training camp is complete and there were a few more minor injuries to report from the Sunday practice as starting cornerback Keenan Lewis suffered an AC sprain in one of his shoulders on a sideline collision. Lewis figures to be sidelined for at least a few days and even more […]

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Heath Miller & Alameda Ta\’amu Suffer Minor Injuries On Thursday

The Pittsburgh Steelers wrapped up their first full day of practice at Latrobe on Thursday before the rains yet. Neither of the two practices were in pads with the morning session being mainly a walk-thru. Head coach Mike Tomlin said during his post practice press conference that tight end Heath Miller (ankle) and rookie nose […]

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Steelers Place 6 Players On PUP List To Start Training Camp

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin met the media today following the opening day conditioning run test to kick off training camp. Tomlin said that he liked the conditioning overall of the group and noted specifically that the young offensive linemen looked good. Tomlin announced the Steelers will place six players on the Active PUP […]

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Steelers Active PUP List Candidates For The Start Of Training Camp

The Pittsburgh Steelers report to Latrobe for training camp on Wednesday. Prior to the their first practice, head coach Mike Tomlin must designate players that will start camp on the Active PUP list, meaning that they can not practice until removed. For players to be eligible for the Reserve PUP list at the start of […]

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Starks To Start Camp On PUP & Says Haley Offense Very Similar To Whisenhunt\’s

Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Max Starks was welcomed back to Pittsburgh Wednesday morning in an interview on DVE Radio. During the interview Starks shared his thoughts on whether or not he thought he would be back with the Steelers, if he thinks he will start at left tackle and the new play-book of offensive coordinator Todd […]

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Starks Return From His ACL Injury Makes Hampton Week 1 Return Fathomable

The return of tackle Max Starks to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Tuesday following his knee checking out well with the team doctors is certainly encouraging news in regard to nose tackle Casey Hampton. While Starks, who had surgery to repair a torn ACL in his right knee just 6 months ago, might very well still […]

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Mendenhall Returns To Twitter On Friday The 13th To Say His Knee Has Healed Wonderfully

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall has returned to Twitter today, exactly one year since his last tweet. In his first tweet back, Mendenhall merely said, “hello”, but in his second tweet he thanked all of his well wishers and added, “My knee has healed wonderfully.” My knee has healed wonderfully, thanks for all the well […]

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Psychological Aspect Is Toughest Barrier For Running Back Returning From Torn ACL

Dr. Neil Ghodadra, a noted orthopedic surgeon, joined Jason Smith Wednesday on NFL Network to discuss Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson and his recovery from a torn ACL suffered last season. The same analysis that Ghodadra gave on Peterson can also be applied to Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall, who tore his right […]

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Jason Worilds Should Be Ready By Training Camp & Expects To Stay Put Outside

Pittsburgh Steelers third year outside line backer Jason Worilds was on Sirius XM NFL Radio two weeks ago to talk a little about his status for training camp and where he sees himself fitting into the defense this year. The Virginia Tech product was asked about where he thought he currently was at in achieving […]

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Max Starks Almost Back To 100%?

If you have been reading the site all off-season you know that I have been keeping close tabs on the ACL rehab of free agent tackle Max Starks. It has been a few weeks now, but Starks has made sure to give updates every few weeks of his progress after tearing the ACL in his […]

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Brandon Lindsey Confirms He Needs Shoulder Surgery

It was annouched earlier today that the Pittsburgh Steelers had waived former University of Pittsburgh linebacker Brandon Lindsey and signed former LSU linebacker Ryan Baker. I mentioned in that post that Lindsey might have been waived injured with a shoulder injury and that indeed was the case. Lindsey announced on Twitter today that he tore […]

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Steelers Wrap Up 2012 Offseason Program Without Any Serious Injuries

It has been a busy last four weeks in Pittsburgh, but it all came to an end today as the Pittsburgh Steelers have now wrapped up their final mandatory mini-camp practice of the 2012 off-season with Funny Hat Day. Several players took to the field for a short special teams session while wearing everything from […]

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Casey Hampton Contributing As A Coach While Rehabbing His Knee

Pittsburgh Steelers veteran nose tackle Casey Hampton might not be ready to practice yet, as he continues to recover from off-season knee surgery, but it is not keeping him from contributing in mini-camp as coach and mentor to fourth round draft pick Alameda Ta\’amu. The video recap of the first day of mini-camp, that is […]

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2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Minicamp – Day One News, Notes & Recap

The Pittsburgh Steelers had their first day of the 2012 mandatory mini-camp on Tuesday and below is the initial recap of media reports on Twitter made by Mark Kaboly, Scott Brown, Will Graves, Gerry Dulac, Mike Prisuta and DVE Radio. As expected, restricted free agent wide reciver Mike Wallace was not in attendence on Tuesday […]

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Keith Butler & Kevin Colbert Both Talked About Linebackers On Thursday

The Pittsburgh Steelers wrapped up their final OTA practice of the 2012 off-season at Heinz Field and afterwards linebackers coach Keith Butler addressed the media to talk about his group. Butler was first asked about how Jason Worilds is doing, being as he has sat out all three OTA sessions thus far. “He\’s healing,” said […]

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