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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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Report: Worilds Recovering From Wrist Surgery, Harrison Dealing With Inflamed Knee

The Pittsburgh Steelers are wrapping up their third and final OTA session of the 2012 season on Thursday at Heinz Field and we finally have some clarity now as to why linebackers Jason Worilds and James Harrison have been sidelined. Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports on Twitter that Worilds, who has not taken […]

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15 Months After Back Surgery, James Harrison Still Limited In OTA Sessions

Ah, don\’t you just love the smell of overreaction and speculation in June? It must mean that training camp is getting even closer for the Pittsburgh Steelers. The team has been conducting their 2012 OTA sessions the last three weeks and it was reported today by Mark Kaboly of Pittsburgh Tribune-Review that outside linebacker James […]

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Emmanuel Sanders Says He\’s 100% Healthy & Feeling Good

Pittsburgh Steelers third year wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders uttered some words this past week that was music to the ears of Steeler Nation. Sanders, in an interview you can hear on 105 The X, said, “I\’m 100% healthy, I\’m feeling good.” Sanders missed five games during his sophomore NFL season as he battled foot and […]

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Report: Max Starks Expects To Be Medically Cleared Around Taining Camp Time

Although seemingly not in the future plans of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Max Starks told Josina Anderson of ESPN that he\’s “just about two months away” from receiving medical clearance to resume football activities once again. Starks tore his right ACL in the AFC Wild Card game against the Denver Broncos. Starks has been giving updates […]

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Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 Day Two OTA Practice Recap – Wednesday

Wednesday marked day two of the first OTA practice session of the 2012 season for the Pittsburgh Steelers and we have quite a few nuggets to pass along via the media reports today. Not participating again on Wednesday were Ramon Foster (hamstring), Brett Keisel (family function), Casey Hampton (knee), Rashard Mendenhall (knee) and Jason Worilds […]

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Rashard Mendenhall Says Week 1 Return Is Best Case Scenario

The Pittsburgh Steelers have wrapped up day two of their first OTA session of the 2012 season and running back Rashard Mendenhall talked to the media afterwards. Dejan Kovacevic of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports via Twitter that Mendenhall said that he is still experiencing swelling and soreness in his surgically repaired knee and said that […]

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Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 Day One OTA Practice Recap

The Pittsburgh Steelers completed day one of their first OTA session of the 2012 season and there are quite a few things to report. Below is a recap of the first day of organized team activities. Players not working Tuesday were Mike Wallace (holdout), Ramon Foster (hamstring), Jason Worilds (undisclosed), Brett Keisel (undisclosed), Ike Taylor […]

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Brett Keisel & Ike Taylor Join Mike Wallace As Players Absent From Steelers First OTA

We already passed along the news that Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu is present for the first OTA session of the 2012 season that got underway today in Pittsburgh and now we are getting word from Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review of players that are not present or are not participating in addition. Kaboly […]

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Max Starks Says He Has Yet To Hear From Steelers & Will Unlikely Be Ready By Camp

As much as I have been hoping and praying that Max Starks would be back in a Pittsburgh Steelers uniform by week one of the 2012 season, it is seeming more and more unlikely to happen. Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports Saturday that he talked to the Steelers unrestricted free agent on Friday […]

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Brett Keisel Ready To Get Back On The Field After Overcoming Groin Injury

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Brett Keisel suffered a groin injury against the Denver Broncos in the AFC Wild Card game and it appears that he is now fully recovered. The injury was termed “severe” after it happened, but by many accounts the 33-year old Keisel was able to avoid offseason surgery and it appears he is […]

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Maurkice Pouncey Says He Is 100 Percent Now Following Offseason Ankle Surgery

The left ankle of Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey is now fully healed following off-season surgery to remove born spurs reports Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Pouncey has struggled with the ankle ever since he originally injured it in the 2010 AFC Championship game against the New York Jets. That initial injury forced him […]

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Updated: Baron Batch Not Yet Cleared To Practice – Batch Says Not Required To Be Out There

The last time we checked in with running back Baron Batch it looked like he was getting along pretty good in his rehab from the torn ACL that he suffered late in training camp last year. Batch is just roughly nine months removed from surgery now, but Ed Bouchette reports Friday that Batch will not […]

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Max Starks Back Running Now On Surgically Repaired ACL

I posted on Tuesday about Max Starks and how his No.78 jersey may or may not have been issued thus far to the new Pittsburgh Steelers rookies. I have been passing along any and all updates on the free agent tackle as he looks to recover from a torn ACL he suffered in the AFC […]

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Max Starks Says His Knee Is On Pace To Be Ready By Mid July

It was a busy day on Tuesday for Steeler Nation as the Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 schedule was announced and the new 1934 throwback jerseys and uniforms were unveiled. One last bit of information to pass along today is that unrestricted free agent tackle Max Starks reported via Twitter on Tuesday that his surgically repaired right […]

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Report: Mike Tomlin Worried About Ability Of Emmanuel Sanders & Willie Colon To Stay Healthy

If you have read this site for a while or are a long time listener of the podcast, you know that I have long been worried about the feet of Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders ever since his second surgery. As I have stated before, you never like to hear about young player having […]

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Video: Baron Batch Now Past ACL Rehab Stage

Some good news to pass along today as Pittsburgh Steelers running back Baron Batch reports today via his personal blog that he is no longer rehabbing his torn ACL suffered late in training camp last year and he announces that he is about 90% right now. Batch tore the ACL in his left knee on […]

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Max Starks Says His Intent Is To Re-sign With Steelers

Tackle Max Starks, who is currently a Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agent, has been in Florida this week attending the NFLPA meetings and was interviewed Friday on SiriusXM NFL Radio by Alex Marvez and Jim Miller. According to Marvez, Starks looks to be physically in great shape after having surgery in mid January to repair […]

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