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Mike Tomlin Hints That Brice McCain Might Start Over Cortez Allen Monday Night

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Cortez Allen signed a new contract just prior to the start of the season, but so far through the first six games of 2014, the former fourth-round draft pick hasn’t played well at all. In fact, he’s been awful and that’s even when you consider that he’s intercepted two passes. The poor […]

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Steelers Rookie WR Martavis Bryant Might Be Utilized Monday Night In Red Zone

It was looking like Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver Martavis Bryant was going to dress for the first time all season Sunday against the Cleveland Browns, but the team ultimately decided to promote safety Ross Ventrone from the practice squad instead because of his ability to play on special teams. During his Tuesday press conference, […]

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Steelers Injury Report: NT Steve McLendon Ruled Out For Texans Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers will take on the Houston Texans Monday night at Heinz Field and they will do so without the services of nose tackle Steve McLendon. During his Tuesday press conference, head coach Mike Tomlin ruled out McLendon for the Monday night game because of the right shoulder injury that he suffered in the […]

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Jets Claim Rookie OL Wesley Johnson Off Waivers From Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers waived rookie offensive lineman Wesley Johnson Saturday afternoon in order to make room for safety Ross Ventrone. Johnson, however, didn’t clear waivers as the New York Jets have claimed him. The Steelers drafted Johnson in the fifth round back in May and they mostly played him at center during the preseason. The […]

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Steelers Installed As Monday Night Home Favorites Over Texans

The 3-3 Pittsburgh Steelers next three games will be at home with the first of the three taking place next Monday night against the Houston Texans, who lost 33-28 Thursday night at home to the Indianapolis Colts. Currently, several online betting sites have the Steelers favored by four points in that game. Much like the […]

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Steelers Injury Report: Keisel, McLendon, Mitchell All Suffer Sprains In Loss To Browns

The Pittsburgh Steelers lost three defensive players to injuries during their 31-10 loss Sunday to the Cleveland Browns and after the game head coach Mike Tomlin talked about the walking wounded. According to Tomlin, nose tackle Steve McLendon suffered a right shoulder sprain in the first half. Mclendon injured that same shoulder earlier in the […]

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Steelers DE Cameron Heyward Thinks Late Block By Browns T Joe Thomas Was ‘Dirty’

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward injured an ankle late in the 31-10 loss to the Cleveland Browns and after the game he accused Browns left tackle Joe Thomas of illegally chop blocking him. According to Scott Brown of ESPN.com, Heyward called Thomas’ block with 3:56 left in the game, “dirty”. Heyward, who laid on […]

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Steelers Bottom Out With 31-10 Loss To Browns

Cleveland Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer only completed eight passes for 217 yards Sunday but it was more than enough to beat the Pittsburgh Steelers at FirstEnergy Stadium. The Browns used a combination of outside zone runs and play action on their way to an easy 31-10 victory over the Steelers. For the game, the Browns […]

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Steelers Keisel, Heyward, Mitchell All Injured In Second Half Against Browns

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Brett Keisel suffered a left knee injury late in the second half of the Sunday game against the Cleveland Browns and he will not return for the second half. The Browns lead the Steelers 31-10 late and the team was already without with nose tackle Steve McLendon (shoulder), defensive end Cameron […]

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Steelers NT Steve McLendon Leaves Browns Game With Shoulder Injury

Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Steve McLendon suffered a right shoulder in the first half of the Sunday game against the Cleveland Browns and he will not return for the second half. McLendon dealt with a shoulder injury earlier in the year. The Browns lead the Steelers 21-3 at halftime and with McLendon now out, Cam […]

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Browns CB Joe Haden Will Play Sunday Against Steelers Despite Hip Injury

Despite him being limited this past week by a hip injury suffered last week in the win over the Tennessee Titans, Cleveland Browns cornerback Joe Haden will dress and play Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Haden, who was very limited this past week in practice, will more than likely be matched up most of the […]

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Steelers vs Browns Week 6 Inactives

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now announced their seven inactive players for their Week 6 Sunday afternoon against the Cleveland Browns and the list shows no real surprises. After being promoted from the practice squad Saturday, safety Ross Ventrone will dress in place of injured safety Shamarko Thomas, who will sit this game out with a hamstring injury. Also out injured […]

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Steelers Promote S Ross Ventrone, Waive OL Wesley Johnson

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver Martavis Bryant isn’t likely to dress Sunday against the Cleveland Browns thanks to the team making a roster move Saturday afternoon. With safety Shamarko Thomas ruled out for the Sunday game with an injured hamstring, safety Ross Ventrone has been promoted from the practice squad and will now likely dress […]

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Steelers NT Steve McLendon Thinks Browns Chop Blocks Are Illegal

When the Pittsburgh Steelers played the Cleveland Browns back in Week 1, nose tackle Steve McLendon claims that he was illegally chop-blocked multiple times during the game. “It happens a lot with this team, it happened to me three times in the first game,” said McLendon, according to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. As […]

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Browns Injury Report: DL Ahtyba Rubin, CB Joe Haden, LB Paul Kruger All Questionable

According to their final injury report that was released Friday afternoon, the Cleveland Browns will have a banged up defense that will be missing a few starters Sunday when they host the Pittsburgh Steelers at FirstEnergy Field. In addition to being without defensive end Phillip Taylor (knee) this week, the Browns also ruled out defensive […]

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Steelers Injury Report: S Shamarko Thomas, LB Ryan Shazier Ruled Out For Browns Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now wrapped up their Friday practice and their final injury report of the week for the Sunday game against the Cleveland Browns has now been released. As expected, safety Shamarko Thomas (hamstring) and linebacker Ryan Shazier (knee) have both been ruled out for Sunday. Shazier was able to get some work […]

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Bengals Could Be Without WR A.J. Green For A While

The Cincinnati Bengals could be without their top wide receiver for the next few weeks as it was reported Thursday that A.J. Green is currently dealing with a toe injury that forced him to be carted off the practice field Wednesday. Green is not expected to play Sunday against the Carolina Panthers and early speculation […]

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Browns Injury Report: CB Joe Haden, LB Paul Kruger Both Sidelined Thursday

The Cleveland Browns Thursday injury report has now been released and it includes a few new names on it that weren’t listed on the Wednesday edition. Defensive end Phillip Taylor (knee), cornerback Joe Haden (hip), linebacker Paul Kruger (back), wide receiver Rodney Smith (hamstring) and defensive end Billy Winn (quadricep) all failed to practice Thursday. […]

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Steelers Injury Report: LB Ryan Shazier Able To Practice Thursday On Limited Basis

The Pittsburgh Steelers continue to prepare to play the Cleveland Browns Sunday at FirstEnergy Stadium and Thursday’s injury report includes some encouraging news. Rookie linebacker Ryan Shazier (knee), who has missed the last two games with a sprained knee, was able to practice on a limited basis Thursday. While Shazier’s still not expected to play […]

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Former Steelers RB LaRod Stephens-Howling Gets Tryout With Broncos

The Denver Broncos are going to be without starting running back Montee Ball for the next several weeks due to a groin injury that he suffered this past Sunday. With Ball sidelined, the Broncos auditioned a few running backs Tuesday and one of them was LaRod Stephens-Howling, who was with the Pittsburgh Steelers last season. […]

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Steelers Scheduled Games Against Saints, Bengals Won’t Be Flexed

According to Pittsburgh Steelers PR man Burt Lauten, television networks FOX and CBS have exercised their rights to respectively protect the Week 13 game against the New Orleans Saints and the Week 14 game against the Cincinnati Bengals from being flexed to Sunday Night Football. The Steelers Week 13 home game against the Saints at […]

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Browns Injury Report: DL Phil Taylor Ruled Out, CB Joe Haden On Bike Wednesday

The Cleveland Browns will host the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday at FirstEnergy Stadium and they will do so without having the services of one of their starters on the defensive line. It was announced Wednesday that defensive end Phil Taylor (knee) will miss several weeks after having an arthroscopic procedure on his knee. Taylor is officially listed […]

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Steelers Injury Report: LB Ryan Shazier, S Shamarko Thomas Unable To Practice Wednesday

The Pittsburgh Steelers were back on the practice field Wednesday preparing for their upcoming game Sunday against the Cleveland Browns and their first injury report of the week shows that two key players did not practice. Rookie linebacker Ryan Shazier (knee) and second year safety Shamarko Thomas (hamstring) were unable to practice Wednesday and that […]

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Tomlin Wishes Some Runs Had Been Called Inside Red Zone Against Jaguars

In the Pittsburgh Steelers 17-9 win Sunday over the Jacksonville Jaguars the offense passed on all 11 plays that were run inside the red zone if you exclude the three final kneel-downs to close out the game. With those three red zone trips only producing one touchdown and one field goal, head coach Mike Tomlin […]

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Mike Tomlin Defends Sunday Decision Aimed To Help Antonio Brown Extend His Record

A lot has been made about the decision made Sunday by the Pittsburgh Steelers coaching staff to make sure that wide receiver Antonio Brown had one final shot to extend his NFL record streak of games with at least five catches and 50 yards receiving to 21 with two minutes left in the game. During […]

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Steelers Injury Report: LB Ryan Shazier, S Shamarko Thomas Might Practice This Week

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Cleveland Browns on the road Sunday and during his Tuesday press conference head coach Mike Tomlin updated the health of the team heading into the game. Tomlin said that cornerback Ike Taylor (forearm) is doing fine as he continues to recover from the broken forearm he suffered a few […]

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