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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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Maurkice Pouncey Having Surgery Today On Left Ankle

Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey is having surgery today presumably on his injured left ankle and as a result will likely have to bypass the Pro Bowl. Pouncey started 14 games for Steelers this past season, but he re-injured the same left ankle against the Cleveland Browns in week 13 that forced him to sit […]

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Starks, Hampton & Keisel Suffered Significant Injuries Against Broncos

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin held his final press conference of the 2011 season on Monday to talk about the loss to the Denver Broncos yesterday and the season as a whole. Tomlin said the team suffered three significant injuries yesterday in the loss as left tackle Max Starks suffered an ACL knee injury […]

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Steelers Broncos Friday Injury Report AFC Wild Card Week – Pouncey Questionable

The Pittsburgh Steelers wrapped up practice preparations on Friday for their AFC wild card on Sunday against the Denver Broncos and the Friday injury report has some expected bad news as center Maurkice Pouncey (ankle) did not practice for a second straight day due to aggravating his injured left ankle during practice on Wednesday. Pouncey […]

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Report: Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey Will Not Play Versus Broncos In AFC Wild Card Game

Gerry Dulac reports this morning via Twitter that Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey will not play Sunday against the Denver Broncos in the AFC wild card game after aggravating his left ankle in practice this week. Pouncey injured the ankle Pouncey in the home win against the Cleveland Browns in week 14 Browns and missed […]

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Steelers Broncos Thursday Injury Report AFC Wild Card Week – Pouncey Sits

The Pittsburgh Steelers continued their on-field practice preparations Thursday for their upcoming AFC wild card game Sunday against the Denver Broncos and the Thursday injury report is now out. Defensive end Brett Keisel (groin), cornerback Cortez Allen (shoulder), linebacker James Harrison (toe), safety Troy Polamalu (calf) and running back Mewelde Moore (knee) all sat out […]

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Report: Maurkice Pouncey Might Not Be Able To Play Sunday Versus Broncos

Mark Kaboly is reporting this afternoon via Twitter that Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey might not be able to play Sunday against the Denver Broncos in the AFC wild card due to his bad left ankle. Kaboly reports that Steelers offensive coordinator Bruce Arians said today that he is concerned that Pouncey won\’t be able […]

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Aaron Smith Says He Is Completely Healthy, Still Undecided On Future

Scott Brown reports on Twitter this morning that Pittsburgh Steelers veteran defensive end Aaron Smith told reporters this morning that he is completely healthy following the spinal-fusion surgery that he had back in November and that he could play tomorrow if he could. According to Brown he also said that he will decide after the […]

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Steelers Broncos Wednesday Injury Report AFC Wild Card Week – Polamalu, Harrison & Keisel Sit

The Pittsburgh Steelers were back on practice field Wednesday getting ready to take on the Denver Broncos this coming Sunday in one of the two AFC wild card games. Despite finishing 12-4 on the season the Steelers must travel to Denver who won the AFC West with an 8-8 record as the Steelers earned the […]

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Report: Roethlisberger Suffered Setback In Ankle Against Browns, Legursky To Start At LG

Both Mark Kaboly and Ed Bouchette are reporting on Twitter this morning that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger told the media today that he suffered a setback of sorts in the game Sunday against the Cleveland Browns and that he tweaked his injured left ankle a bit. He did say he is playing Sunday against […]

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