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Steelers sign G Legursky and DE Reffett to practice squad

The Steelers announced that rookie offensive guard Doug Legursky and rookie defensive end Jordan Reffett were added to the team’s practice squad. The Steelers made room for both players on the practice squad by promoting RB Gary Russell to the active roster and releasing safety Grant Mason.

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Steelers sign RB Najeh Davenport

The Steelers today signed former running back Najeh Davenport to help add depth to their injured offensive backfield roster. Davenport worked out late this morning and signed a contract early this afternoon. Davenport played for the Steelers the past two seasons but was released after the Steelers drafted running back Rashard Mendenhall. To make room […]

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Steelers RB Willie Parker and others to miss Jacksonville game

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Willie Parker, fullback Carey Davis, nose tackle Casey Hampton and defensive end Brett Keisel all will be sidelined when the Steelers take on the Jacksonville Jaguars Sunday night in Jacksonville. Former free agent Steelers running back Najeh Davenport and practice squad running back Gary Russell will likely be signed to the […]

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Steelers Survive Bloodbath

The Pittsburgh Steelers survived a bloodbath of injuries and inconsistent play to beat the rival Baltimore Ravens 23-20 Monday Night.  Jeff Reed nailed home a 46 yard field on the Steelers first possession in overtime. The game was marred with injuries for both teams, but more so for the Steelers. Rookie running back Rashard Mendenhall […]

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Steelers Week 4 Friday Injury Practice Report

Steelers CB William Gay (ankle), S Troy Polamalu (quadricep) and CB Deshea Townsend (heel) all practiced fully on Friday and are listed as probable for Monday night\’s game versus the Ravens. LB Donovan Woods (hamstring) is doubtful after being limited most of the week and will likely not dress. DT Casey Hampton (groin), DE Brett […]

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Steelers Week 4 Thursday Injury Practice Report

On Thursday, Steelers DT Casey Hampton (groin), DE Brett Keisel (calf) and RB Willie Parker (knee) all remained sidelined by injuries and will not play this week. S Troy Polamalu (quadricep) and LB Donovan Woods (hamstring) both did not practice on Thursday. CB William Gay (ankle), CB Deshea Townsend (heel), and LB LaMarr Woodley (hamstring) […]

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Ravens CB Samari Rolle could miss game

Ravens cornerback Samari Rolle might be sidelined Monday night with a neck and shoulder injury. The Ratbirds already have ruled out safety Dawan Landry and defensive tackle Kelly Gregg for Monday night. Also runningback Willis McGahee is battling an eye injury but should play. LINK

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Steelers Week 4 Injury Practice Report

Steelers DT Casey Hampton (groin), DE Brett Keisel (calf) and RB Willie Parker (knee) did not practice as expected on Wednesday and all three have been ruled out for Monday night\’s home game versus Baltimore. S Troy Polamalu (quadricep), T Marvel Smith (not injury related), CB Deshea Townsend (heel), WR Hines Ward (not injury related), […]

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Steelers re-sign RB Gary Russell to practice squad

The Steelers re-signed running back Gary Russell on Tuesday to the practice squad. Russell was released when LB Patrick Bailey was activated last week. Russell might be activated by weeks end to the active roster with Willie Parker being out this weekend.

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Steelers RB Willie Parker out with sprained left knee

Mike Tomlin reported on Sirius NFL radio that running back Willie Parker will be out versus the Baltimore Ravens with a sprained left knee. Rashard Mendenhall will make his first NFL start on Monday night. Also nose tackle Casey Hampton will miss the Ravens game with a groin strain. LINK

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Steelers HC Mike Tomlin Eagles Post Game Press Conference

Steeler HC Mike Tomlin Eagles Post Game Press Conference

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Steelers lose to Eagles 15-6

The Philadelphia Eagles beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 15-6 on Sunday afternoon. To say the Steelers offense was flat on Sunday against the Eagles would be an understatement. The Steelers defense managed to contain the Eagles high flying offense, but the offense couldn\’t hold up their end. Ben Roethlisberger was under preasure all day and the […]

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Steelers vs Eagles Inactives List

Steelers inactives QB Dennis Dixon (3rd QB) WR Limas Sweed CB Deshea Townsend LB Bruce Davis T Tony Hills T Trai Essex DE Brett Keisel LB Donovan Woods Eagles inactives QB A.J. Feeley (3rd) LB Joe Mays DE Bryan Smith G William Andrews G Mike McGlynn WR Kevin Curtis TE Matt Schobel DE Victor Abiamiri

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Steelers release RB Gary Russell, promote practice squad LB Patrick Bailey

In a non surprising move the Steelers promoted LB Patrick Bailey from the practice squad and released RB Gary Russell from the active roster. With special teamer LB Donvovan Woods being ruled out again this week, the Steelers need another special teams body on the kickoff coverage and Bailey will be asked to help in […]

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Steelers Week 3 Friday Injury Practice Report

No surprises on the Steelers Friday injury and practice report as DE Brett Keisel (Calf), LB Donovan Woods (Hamstring) and CB Deshea Townsend (Heel) are all listed as out as none of them were able to practice this week. LB James Farrior (Back), G Chris Kemoeatu (Ankle), DT Casey Hampton (Groin) and QB Ben Roethlisberger […]

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Steelers Week 3 Thursday Injury Practice Report

Steelers WR Hines Ward practiced fully on Thursday after resting on Wednesday. Also practicing fully on Thursday after sitting on Wednesday were DT Casey Hampton (Groin), LB James Farrior (Back) and G Chris Kemoeatu (Ankle). QB Ben Roethlisberger (Shoulder) was added to the injury report on Thursday but did practice fully.    CB Deshea Townsend (Heel) […]

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Payout’s a b!@$#

There’s been a big ruckus the last few days over two things: 1) the NFL owners opted out of the current Collective Bargaining Agreement early, and 2) rookie Matt Ryan is now guaranteed more money per season than Tom Brady. And finally – finally! — the Players’ Association is realizing how bad this is hurting […]

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Mike Florio picks up where Prisco left off

Mike Florio of the Sporting News may raise the ire of a number of Steeler fans. Not because he says the Steelers will fail to make the playoffs — everyone is entitled to their opinions, and playoff fortunes ebb and flow as the years pass anyway — but because he claims the “Steelers of the […]

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Prisco gives Steelers credit, temperature in hell plummets

There is generally no love lost between Pete Prisco and the city of Pittsburgh.  Not after he ranked Ben Roethlisberger as the 17th-best QB in the league prior to the 2007 season and included just two Steelers in his list of the top 100 players in the league.  And he was one of the first […]

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On the Bubble: Sean Mahan

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin seems to have an affinity for his former players. This year’s hot choice was Anthony “Booger” McFarland, who eventually was not signed because of a failed physical (however, he is still under consideration if he can prove he’s healthy later this month at a private workout). Last year, it was […]

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What’s this about a Pens-Steelers rivalry? GO PENS!!!

There’s been a ton of talk about a Penguins and Steelers rivalry over the past week in the major Pittsburgh media. In some of that media, there’s been the suggestion that the Penguins have overtaken the Steelers as Pittsburgh’s favorite sons. I’m not here to talk about how utterly ridiculous that is. The fact that […]

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Steel Tradition want’s to wail, MAIL: Overrated Ben, Underrated Willie, a horrid schedule and an I can’t believe you said that!

Here’s a look at some of the e-mail I’ve received about the Steelers since the 2008 NFL draft. One focuses on Ben Roethlisberger, and how this particular fan can’t believe that Steelers’ fans believe all the hype. Another focuses on why there isn’t as much hype on Willie Parker, and how the Steelers were idiots […]

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Is Hines Ward coming to the end of the road?

The Pittsburgh Steelers drafted Texas wide receiver Limas Sweed in the second round of last month’s 2008 NFL draft. The Sweed selection is believe to be based on Ben Roethlisberger’s request that the Steelers add a tall receiver that can be effective in the red zone, as well as go up and grab passes above […]

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Pittsburgh Steelers 2008 NFL Draft Review

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New Poll: As a Steelers fan, I am content at the end of the season if the Steelers…

A special thanks to the 1,400 Steel Tradition readers that voted in our last poll, ‘Who is the Steelers’ biggest rival?’ I don’t think it was any surprise that the Ravens and Browns finished in the top two, although I did figure that the Browns would be in first. Of course, the “Real Browns” did, […]

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Roger Goodell allows Steelers’ to stone Bill Belichick

In a strange move on Wednesday morning, Roger Goodell has allegedly allowed the Steelers to take care of Spygate in a very unique way. In an alleged press release from the NFL offices, Commissioner Goodell reportedly stated that the Steelers would be allowed to stone Belichick outside of the Steelers’ South Side facility. The Steelers […]

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