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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday September 3rd

Tonight the Steelers face the Carolina Panthers in the fourth and final pre-season game. Here is the link to the official game release in PDF format. Gerry Dulac has a look at the inexperience of the Steelers backup offensive linemen. He also notes that the Steelers could be watching other teams final cuts for a […]

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Brett Keisel Contract Numbers

Below are the new contract numbers for defensive end Brett Keisel. The base yearly numbers are correct and the signing bonus numbers are from estimations according to published reports. Based on the numbers below, the 2009 cap charge for Keisel will be in the neighborhood of $3,225,000.00. Brett Keisel 2009 2250000.00 2010 2925000.00 2011 3025000.00 […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday September 2nd

Wide receiver Santonio Holmes (back), running back Willie Parker (hamstring), linebacker Lawrence Timmons (ankle) and tight end Sean McHugh will not play in Carolina on Thursday because of injuries. Fullback Frank Summers (hamstring) practiced on Tuesday and is on schedule to play. Nose tackle Casey Hampton has given his thoughts on his final year under […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday September 1st

Starting inside linebacker Lawrence Timmons is doubtful for Thursday\’s preseason finale against the Carolina Panthers with a sprained ankle suffered Saturday against the Bills. Keyaron Fox will likely start in his place. Running back Willie Parker (hamstring), kicker Jeff Reed (ankle) and defensive end Nick Eason (calf) will all likely be able to play on […]

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Steelers Sign Brett Keisel To New 5 Year Contract

The Steelers signed defensive end Brett Keisel to a five-year contract extension on Monday. Keisel becomes the eighth player to reach a new deal with the Pittsburgh since they won the Super Bowl in February. Details of the contract should be available soon.

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Steelers Place Stapleton On IR, Release 4 Others

The Steelers released center Alex Stepanovich, wide receiver Martin Nance, wide receiver Steven Black and safety Derrick Richardson on Monday and placed offensive lineman Darnell Stapleton on injured reserve, thus ending his season. Stapleton had arthroscopic surgery to on his knee a few weeks ago and the knee will likely need further work and rehab. […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday August 31st

Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that defensive end Brett Keisel will have a new 5 year contract extension by the end of today. Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin has indicated that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will play a little on Thursday night in the preseason finale against the Carolina Panthers. Scott Brown has his […]

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Preseason Game 3 Recap: Steelers 17 Bills 0

What a difference a week makes. The Steelers looked like the defending Super Bowl champions on Saturday night as they shut out the Buffalo Bills 17-0. Starting quarterback Ben Roethlisberger showed no ill effects of the bruised ACL that kept him out of last Saturday\’s game versus the Washington Redskins. Roethlisberger was 15 for 19 […]

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Steelers Versus Bills Injury Report

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said in his Thursday afternoon press conference that quarterback Dennis Dixon (shoulder), tight end Sean McHugh (knee) and offensive lineman Darnell Stapleton (knee) will not play against Buffalo on Saturday night. Tomlin also noted that kicker Jeff Reed (ankle), wide receiver Santonio Holmes (back), running back Willie Parker (hamstring), fullback Frank […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday August 27th

Wide receiver Santonio Holmes (back) running back Willie Parker (hamstring), fullback Frank Summers (hamstring), quarterback Dennis Dixon (shoulder), offensive lineman Darnell Stapleton (knee) and tight end Sean McHugh were all sidelined from practice on Wednesday. Holmes and Parker both seem unlikely to play Saturday against Buffalo if they do not practice Thursday. Offensive lineman Darnell […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday August 26th

Wide receiver Santonio Holmes (bacK), tackle Jason Capizzi (shoulder), running back Willie Parker (hamstring), fullback Frank Summers, tight end Sean McHugh (knee), quarterback Dennis Dixon (shoulder) and guard Darnell Stapleton (knee) all sat out on Tuesday. McHugh, Dixon and Stapleton have been ruled out for the Saturday night game versus the Buffalo Bills and Summers […]

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Sean McHugh To Have Knee Surgery

Tight end/fullback Sean McHugh will have knee cleanup surgery according to Steel City Insider, Jim Wexell. McHugh has been battling rookie David Johnson for a roster spot, but has missed practice time due to his knee. McHugh signed a three-year contract in the offseason, but he could be pushed out of his role by Johnson.

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Roethlisberger Practices Tuesday, Dixon Sidelined

Starting quarterback Ben Roethlisberger returned to practice on Tuesday after suffering an Achilles contusion last week. Third string quarterback Dennis Dixon is still sidelined by a separated right shoulder injury suffered Saturday night versus the Washington Redskins. Second string quarterback Charlie Batch and rookie Mike Reilly joined Roethlisberger in quarterback drills. The Steelers are not […]

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Preseason Game 2 Recap: Redskins 17 Steelers 13

There were not too many highlights for the highlight reel on a rainy Saturday night in Washington as the Steelers lost to the Redskins 17-13. The Steeler defense looked lethargic giving up 167 yards rushing, while only allowing 137 yards through the air. The Steelers used mostly the third stringers past halftime to get a […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday August 21st

Starting running back Willie Parker said that his main focus during the offseason was working on his hands and getting the third-down role in the offense. Parker is in his final year of his contract and no doubt wants to get as much of his ability down on tape. Veteran Mewelde Moore caught 40 balls […]

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Ben Roethlisberger Injured On Last Day Of Camp

Starting quarterback Ben Roethlisberger appeared to hurt his right ankle or foot during the Steelers final training camp practice on Thursday.

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday August 20th

Nothing like bulletin board material for a pre-season game. Washington Redskins safeties coach Steve Jackson said, his safety LaRon Landry, is better than Steelers safety Troy Polamalu. I wonder if Jackson watches tape at all. There is more to playing safety than just coverage. Perhaps he missed this video below. It really comes as no […]

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Steelers Training Camp Day 18 – 2 Minutes & Rain

The Steelers worked in the rain on Wednesday and practiced the vertical field two minute offense. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is looking stronger every day and ready for the season. Injury wise: Linebacker James Harrison (virus), offensive lineman Darnell Stapleton (knee), defensive tackle Scott Paxson (elbow), defensive tackle Nick Eason (calf) and running back Frank Summers […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday August 19th

Mewelde Moore is slowly recovering from his hamstring injury and was able to participate in individual drills on Tuesday, however, he will not play in Saturday’s preseason game against the Washington Redskins. Players\’ union chief, DeMaurice Smith, is starting to warn players that they need to be saving their money as a lockout might be […]

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Steelers Training Camp Day 18 – Red Zone Work

Tuesday the Steelers concentrated on red zone work and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger deemed his arm is arm is feeling better. Injury wise: Tight end Sean McHugh (knee) and offensive lineman Darnell Stapleton (knee) did not practice. Defensive end Nick Eason (calf) left practice early. Defensive end Scott Paxson (elbow) was hurt during practice but finished. […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday August 18th

Let us hope the early success of undrafted rookie free agent running back Isaac Redman is not going to his head, On Sunday during the goal-line drill he spiked the ball after going into the endzone and that did not set well with the veterans on defense. Jim Wexell has a story on both #73\’s […]

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Steelers Training Camp Day 18 – Hot In Pittsburgh

The Steelers held two practice sessions on Monday on what was a very hot day in Latrobe. Injury wise the Steelers remain relatively healthy. Offensive linemen Darnell Stapleton (knee) remains sidelined and likely will not start practicing until next week. Running back Frank Summers (groin) and wide receiver Shaun McDonald (calf) were held out, but […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday August 17th

Offensive lineman Darnell Stapleton had the staples removed from his surgically repaired knee on Sunday and proclaimed that there’s no doubt in his mind that he can come back and play this season. Jim Wexell reports on free agent running back, Isaac Redman, work against the first string goal line defense on Sunday. Redman had […]

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Steelers HC Mike Tomlin Cardinals Post Game Press Conference Transcript

Head Coach Mike Tomlin: That was a good start for us on a lot of fronts. This is going to be a good take for our football team to make corrections. Of course we are far from perfection. That is why we go through this process. We saw some things that we don’t like – […]

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Preseason Game 1 Recap: Steelers 20 Cardinals 10

Steelers rookie undrafted free agent running back Isaac Redman and punter Dan Sepulveda stole the show in the preseason opening 20-10 win Thursday night against the Arizona Cardinals at Heinz Field. Redman, from Bowie State, ran 10 times for 32 yards and 2 touchdowns in second half action. Redman began his uphill climb to make […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday August 13th

The NFL has suspended Cleveland Browns wide receiver Donte\’ Stallworth for the entire 2009 season. The suspension means the Browns don\’t have to release him and suffer a sizable hit to their 2009 salary cap and they will get a credit on this year\’s cap for the $745,000 base salary. Stallworth has responded on his […]

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