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Byron Leftwich Was Not Eligible For PUP List

I received an email asking why Steelers quarterback Byron Leftwich was not placed on the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list to start the season with his MCL injury. I was confused about this as well as it has been several years since I read up on it. Players must be placed on the PUP […]

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SOURCES: Leftwich MCL Injury A 2nd Degree Sprain

Conflicting reports are surfacing Friday concerning the MCL injury suffered Thursday night by quarterback Byron Leftwich against the Carolina Panthers. ESPN senior NFL analyst Chris Mortensen reports now that sources have told him the Leftwich suffered a second-degree sprain of the medial collateral ligament in his left knee and voided a complete tear. It was […]

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Byron Leftwich Injures Left Knee – MRI Needed

Steelers quarterback Byron Leftwich injured his left knee during the first half of an exhibition game against Carolina. Leftwich completed an 18-yard pass to rookie Emmanuel Sanders before being knocked off his feet by the swinging leg of right tackle Jonathan Scott. The play occurred with 10:25 left in the second quarter at Heinz Field. […]

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Update On Players Who Did Not Play Versus Detroit

In the Steelers first preseason game Saturday night against the Detroit Lions, there were six players who did not get any playing time at all. Below is a break down of those six players and there current status going forward into the second preseason game versus the New York Giants. QB Ben Roethlisberger – Ben […]

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Steelers T Chris Scott & LB Andre Frazier Start Camp On PUP List

The Steelers announced on training camp report day that rookie draft pick tackle Chris Scott (foot) and reserve linebacker Andre Frazier (knee) will both start training camp on the active PUP list. Scott broke his foot working out at the University of Tennessee this offseason and has since had surgery, Frazier is experiencing knee soreness. […]

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Steelers Sign T Adrian Jones, place T Willie Colon on IR

The Steelers signed six-year veteran Adrian Jones to the active roster on Wednesday and placed tackle Willie Colon on their Reserve/Injured List. Jones (6-4, 330) was originally drafted by the New York Jets in the fourth round (132nd overall) in the 2004 NFL Draft out of Kansas and started 44 games for the Jets from […]

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Steelers Lineman Willie Colon & Chris Scott Both To Have Surgery Wednesday

Not only did the Steelers lose right tackle Willie Colon for the year on Monday, it has now been announced that rookie offensive lineman Chris Scott suffered a foot injury while working out at the University of Tennessee last week as well. Both Colon and Scott are scheduled to have to surgery on Wednesday. Colon […]

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Steelers RT Willie Colon Suffers Achilles Injury – Out For Season

Pro Football Scout reporter Adam Caplan is reporting on Twitter that Steelers right tackle Willie Colon suffered an Achilles injury while working out this morning and a MRI is pending. We will have more on this as we get but for now Joe Linta, Colon\’s agent says there\’s no update on extent of injury as […]

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Steelers Place WR Limas Sweed On Injured Reserve, Sign WR Isaiah Williams

To no surprise the Steelers placed wide receiver Limas Sweed on the injured reserve list on Tuesday thus ending his season. Sweed injured his Achilles last mini-camp and had surgery to repair it the following week. He was Waived/Injured on Monday and has since cleared waivers. He will now not count against the Steelers 80 […]

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Steelers WR Limas Sweed Has Achilles Surgery On Monday

As expected, Steelers wide receiver Limas Sweed had surgery on Monday to repair his Achilles tendon. The injury happened to Sweed during the Steelers final minicamp practice on Sunday. The Steelers practiced Sunday in their indoor facility. The team has confirmed the Sweed surgery but did not release information on a timetable or even if […]

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Steelers Dolphins Week 17 Friday Practice Injury Report – Polamalu Questionable

The Steelers wrapped up their practice preparations on Friday for the upcoming Sunday game versus the Miami Dolphins. Defensive end Brett Keisel (neck) did not practice for a third straight day and is listed as questionable on the injury report. Guard Chris Kemoeatu (wrist) and safety Troy Polamalu (knee) were both limited again on Friday […]

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Steelers Dolphins Week 17 Thursday Practice Injury Report – Polamalu Still Limited

The Steelers continued their practice preparations on Thursday for the upcoming Sunday game versus the Miami Dolphins. Defensive end Brett Keisel (neck) and wide receiver Hines Ward (hamstring) both sat out for a second straight day of practice. Both are hopefully to work in some capacity on Friday and likely will be game time decisions […]

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Steelers Dolphins Week 17 Wednesday Practice Injury Report – Polamalu Works Limited

The Steelers began practice preparations on Wednesday for the week 17 game in Miami versus the Dolphins. Linebacker James Farrior (not injury related), defensive end Brett Keisel (neck), guard Chris Kemoeatu (wrist), defensive end Travis Kirschke (calf) and wide receiver Hines Ward (hamstring) all sat out practice on Wednesday. Linebacker Rocky Boiman (calf), running back […]

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Steelers Ravens Week 16 Friday Practice Injury Report – Harrison Added, Polamalu & Kemoeatu Out

The Steelers wrapped up practice preparations on Friday for the game on Sunday versus the Ravens. Linebacker James Harrison (biceps) was added to the injury report after missing Friday with a bicep injury. Harrison is listed as questionable. Safety Troy Polamalu (knee), guard Chris Kemoeatu (wrist) and cornerback Keenan Lewis (back) did not practice on […]

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Steelers Ravens Week 16 Thursday Practice Injury Report – Polamalu Sits Again

Safety Troy Polamalu (knee) did not practice again on Thursday and now seems to be highly doubtful to play on Sunday. Guard Chris Kemoeatu (wrist) did not practice on Thursday after working fully on Wednesday and was added to the injury report. Cornerback Keenan Lewis (back) also sat out today after being limited on Wednesday. […]

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Steelers Ravens Week 16 Wednesday Practice Injury Report – Polamalu Still Sidelined

The Steelers began practice preparations Wednesday for the week 16 game versus the Ravens on Sunday. Safety Troy Polamalu (knee), defensive end Brett Keisel (neck), cornerback Anthony Madison (illness), running back Willie Parker (knee) and wide receiver Hines Ward (hamstring) all sat out on Wednesday. The MRI on Polamalu revealed favorable results, however he still […]

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Steelers Place LS Greg Warren On IR, WR Limas Sweed On Reserve/Non-Football Illness List

The Steelers announced today that long snapper Greg Warren and wide receiver Limas Sweed will miss the remainder of the season. Warren has been placed on injured reserve with a right knee injury after tearing his ACL on the final play of Sunday’s game against the Green Bay Packers. Wide receiver Limas Sweed has been […]

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WR Hines Ward Re-Injures Hamstring Against Packers

Hines Ward reported in the locker room after the game that he re-injured his hamstring in the win versus the Green Bay Packers. Ward says it hurts very very bad and he is now in jeopardy of missing the week 16 game versus the Baltimore Ravens. Mike Tomlin will update his status on Tuesday during […]

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Steelers LS Greg Warren May Have Torn ACL

The Steelers win may have cost them their long snapper as Greg Warren is now likely lost for the final few games with a torn ACL according to head coach Mike Tomlin. Tomlin said it happened on the extra point on the final play of the game to give the Steelers the win. Warren was […]

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Steelers Packers Week 15 Friday Practice Injury Report – Sweed Out

The Steelers wrapped up practice preparations on Friday for the Sunday game at Heinz Field versus the Green Bay Packers. Guard Chris Kemoeatu (wrist), safety Troy Polamalu (knee) and wide receiver Limas Sweed (illness) all sat out on Friday and all have been ruled out on the injury report. With Sweed out, undrafted rookie wide […]

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Steelers Packers Week 15 Thursday Practice Injury Report – Keisel & Ward Practice

The Steelers continued practice preparations on Thursday for the upcoming week 15 game versus the Packers at Heinz Field. Safety Troy Polamalu (knee) remains sidelined as expected and is out this week. Wide receiver Limas Sweed (illness) sat out a second straight day with an illness, it is unclear if he will suit up this […]

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Steelers Packers Week 15 Wednesday Practice Injury Report – Keisel Limited

The steelers began practice preparations on Wednesday for the week 15 game versus the Green Bay Packers. Safety Troy Polamalu (knee) did not practice on Wednesday and has already been ruled out for Sunday. Linebacker James Farrior (not injury related), center Justin Hartwig (knee), wide receiver Limas Sweed (illness) and wide receiver Hines Ward (hamstring) […]

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Steelers Browns Week 14 Wednesday Practice Injury Report – Ward & Gay Questionable

The Steelers wrapped up practice preparations for the short week on Wednesday and will now fly to Cleveland for the Thursday night game versus the Browns. Safety Troy Polamalu (knee) did not practice once again as expected and has been listed as out on the injury report. Wide receiver Hines Ward (hamstring) was limited on […]

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Steelers Browns Week 14 Tuesday Practice Injury Report – Ward & Polamalu Sit

The Steelers began the short week of practice on Tuesday for the Thursday night game versus the Cleveland Browns in Cleveland. Safety Troy Polamalu (knee) and wide receiver Hines Ward (hamstring) both sat out on Tuesday as expected. Quarterback Charlie Batch (wrist) and cornerback William Gay (head) practiced fully. Running back Rashard Mendenhall (ankle) was […]

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Audio from Steelers HC Mike Tomlin Monday December 7th Press Conference

Audio from Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin press conference on Monday December 7th. Tomlin addresses the upcoming week 14 Cleveland Browns game on Thursday night and takes questions on yesterday\’s Raiders game as well. As far as injuries go, Tomlin said Troy Polamalu (knee) will likely be sidelined once again. He reiterated that Troy\’s health […]

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Steelers Raiders Week 13 Friday Practice Injury Report – Kirschke Doubtful

The Steelers wrapped up practice preparations on Friday for the Sunday versus the Oakland Raiders at Heinz Field. Quarterback Charlie Batch (wrist), defensive end Travis Kirschke (calf) and safety Troy Polamalu (knee) all sat out practice again as expected. Batch and Polamalu have both been listed as out on the injury report while Kirschke is […]

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