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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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Marcus Gilbert Nearly Back To 100% Following Shoulder Surgery

Steelers tackle Marcus Gilbert reported Tuesday evening on Twitter that his surgically repaired shoulder is almost back to 100%. In his tweet Gilbert said specifically, “Great field work today! Almost back to full speed with my shoulder! Couple of more weeks” Gilbert had surgery on what is believed to be his right shoulder on January […]

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Maurkice Pouncey Has Cast Removed From Surgically Repaired Left Ankle

Josina Anderson from ESPN reported today via Twitter that Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey had his cast removed from his left ankle today in Indianapolis and that the doctors are making him wear a boot and use his crutches for a little while longer. Pouncey, who missed the Steelers AFC Wild Card Game against the […]

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Baron Batch Says He Is Feeling Back To Normal Now

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Baron Batch checked in with 93.7 The Fan recently to talk about his recovery from the ACL knee injury that suffered during training camp last season. Batch, who was drafted in the 7th round of the 2011 NFL draft by the Steelers, was asked about how his recovery is going and […]

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Mendenhall\’s Injury & \’Tweets\’ Could Cost Him A Spot With Steelers In 2012

By Christina Rivers Rashard Mendenhall is facing the end of a 5-year $9.5 million contract for 2012 and a torn ACL.  His 2011 season ended in the final season game against the Cleveland Browns.  General Manager Kevin Colbert admitted that it may take Mendenhall a while to get healthy. “Potentially Rashard Mendenhall might not be […]

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Salary Cap Savings & Injury Benefit Clarification Should Hampton & Mendenhall Be Released

As the Pittsburgh Steelers get closer to having to make key personnel decisions for salary cap purposes, I thought I would take time to research out the ramifications of terminating the contracts of nose tackle Casey Hampton and running back Rashard Mendenhall from both a salary cap savings angle and because both are still recovering […]

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Casey Hampton Also A Candidate For PUP If He Returns To Steelers In 2012

Pittsburgh Steelers GM Kevin Colbert not only acknowledged the reality of running back Rashard Mendenhall starting the 2012 season on the PUP list, but also told reporters on Monday that veteran nose tackle Casey Hampton will definitely be a PUP candidate if he is back with the Steelers in 2012 according to Scott Brown of […]

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Clarifying Comments By Kevin Colbert On Rashard Mendenhall In Regards To PUP

As usual there is a bit of overreaction today in regards to the comments that Pittsburgh Steelers GM Kevin Colbert made about running back Rashard Mendenhall. Mendenhall of course tore his right ACL in the season finale against the Cleveland Browns and had surgery to repair it in early January. The rehabilitation of such injury […]

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Colbert Says Mendenhall Likely To Start 2012 On PUP & No Decision Made Yet On Ward

Pittsburgh Steelers GM Kevin Colbert has been giving interviews over the last few days and Scott Brown from the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review and Ed Bouchette from the Pittsburgh Post Gazette are reporting some of the things that Colbert said to them today. First off in regards to running back Rashard Mendenhall, who suffered a torn ACL […]

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Jonathan Dwyer In Final Week Of Rehab For His Surgically Repaired Left Foot

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jonathan Dwyer posted today on Twitter that he is in his last week of rehab, presumably for his broken left foot that he suffered late in the game against the Cincinnati Bengals in week 13. The foot required surgery and Dwyer was placed on injured reserve in the early part of […]

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Report: Casey Hampton Will Have ACL Surgery Friday

How quickly things change. Gerry Dulac reports that Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Casey Hampton said today that he will have surgery on Friday to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee. Hampton injured the knee early in the Steelers AFC Wild Card game against the Denver Broncos and all of the early […]

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Still No Surgery Needed For Brett Keisel & Casey Hampton

Another injury note I forgot to pass along today, but according to Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Brett Keisel this morning on DVE, he will not need surgery on his injured groin that forced him out of the AFC Wildcard game early against the Denver Broncos. Keisel told DVE when asked about his injury, “I\’m healing […]

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Ben Roethlisberger Says Swollen Ankle Will Not Sideline Him In Pro Bowl

A report this evening on NFL.com says that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger told the media that his injured left ankle is still a little swollen, but not swollen enough to force him to sit out the 2012 Pro Bowl game this coming Sunday in Hawaii. Roethlisberger, who initially severely sprained the left ankle way […]

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Marcus Gilbert To Have Shoulder Surgery Wednesday

Pittsburgh Steelers right tackle Marcus Gilbert announced today on Twitter that he will undergo shoulder surgery Wednesday morning. Gilbert noted that he had been playing with the injury all season. It is unclear which shoulder Gilbert will need to get fixed at this time. Gilbert was the Steelers second-round pick out of Florida in the […]

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Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall Has Had ACL Surgery On Right Knee

Ed Bouchette reported today on 93.7 The Fan that Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall has had his surgery now on the torn ACL in his right knee. Mendenhall injured the knee on the final play of the first quarter in the week 17 game against the Cleveland Browns in Cleveland on a 5 yard […]

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Steelers LT Max Starks to Have Knee Surgery Next Week

Pittsburgh Steelers left tackle Max Starks announced via Twitter today that he will be having surgery next week presumably to repair a torn ACL in his right knee. Starks injured the knee late in the first half against the Denver Broncos in the AFC Wild Card game last week in Denver and was replaced the […]

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Maurkice Pouncey In Cast After Surgery, Will Be Ready For Training Camp

Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey had surgery on his injured left ankle on Thursday and is currently in a cast presumably for the next several weeks. You can see the casted left ankle in the picture below as he signs his limited edition 2012 Pro Bowl shirts. Pouncey says he will be ready for training […]

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No Surgery For Casey Hampton Planned, Friday Surgery For Doug Legursky

Scott Brown reports this afternoon that Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Casey Hampton is not scheduled to undergo surgery in the near future to repair the ACL he injured Sunday against the Denver Broncos in the AFC Wild Card game. Hampton only played 2 defensive plays in the game before suffering the injury and did not […]

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