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Rookies Dwyer, Butler & Sylvester Change Uniform Numbers

Hope you have not purchased your Jonathan Dwyer, Crezdon Butler or Stevenson Sylvester jerseys yet as they have already changed numbers. It is not uncommon after the 53 man roster has been set for rookie to scavenger through the numbers of released players and change numbers. On Monday, Dwyer was…




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Steelers Practice Squad Announced

The Steelers finalized their practice squad on Sunday and it includes many familiar faces as expected. The players added to the Steelers practice squad include: TE Eugene Bright, OG Dorian Brooks, S Da’Mon Cromartie-Smith, WR Tyler Grisham, OT Kyle Jolly, DT Steve McLendon, FB Frank Summers and DE Doug Worthington….





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Steelers Reach 53 Man Roster With Release Of 11 Players, Start Practice Squad Process

The Steelers reached their 53 man roster limit today when they released 11 players and placed quarterback Ben Roethlisberger on the reserve/suspended list. The following released were: LB Patrick Bailey, CB Joe Burnett, S Da’Mon Cromartie-Smith, WR Tyler Grisham, DE Sunny Harris, C Justin Hartwig, WR Stefan Logan, DT Steve…



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Did Jonathan Dwyer Make The 53?

Although not a verified Twitter account, I have followed the presumed Jonathan Dwyer Twitter page for quite a while now. On Friday the latest status update reads, “Thank you Lord” and one can only assume that Dwyer was told he has made the initial 53 roster. After a very shaky…



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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…


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Ben Roethlisberger Suspension Lowered To 4 Games

As expected Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger had his suspension lowered from 6 to 4 games after his meeting in New York with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell this morning. Roethlisberger is eligible to return during the Steelers bye week in week 5 and now should be back in uniform week 6…


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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday September 3rd – Several Steelers QB Speak Edition

Steelers quarterbacks Ben Roethlisberger, Dennis Dixon and Charlie Batch all spoke with reporters following the game last win versus the Carolina Panthers. Nothing really new during the over night on quarterback Byron Leftwich and his potential MCL injury we broke the news on last night. You can watch the replay…



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Steelers Beat Panthers 19-3 – Game Notes

The Steelers beat the Carolina Panthers 19-3 in the 4th and final preseason game of the 2010 season, but may have lost quarterback Byron Leftwich in the process. Below are my notes and nuggets I kept on the game along with my observations. I have much more coming on this…


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REPORT: Byron Leftwich Tears MCL

News is not good out of Pittsburgh as Pro Player Solutions is reporting that quarterback Byron Leftwich has torn his MCL tonight against the Carolina Panthers and is likely out for the season. Pro Player Solutions is reportedly the agency that represents Leftwich. More as we get it and we…


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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…


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Harrison, Farrior, Randle El All Out Tonight Versus Carolina

Steelers right outside linebacker James Harrison, inside linebacker James Farrior and wide receiver Antwaan Randle El are not in uniform and won’t play against the Carolina Panthers tonight. Lawrence Timmons will start in place of Harrison and the starting inside linebackers will be Keyaron Fox and Larry Foote. Also sitting…





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Steelers Ben Roethlisberger To Seek Three-game Reduction When He Meets With Goodell

ESPN\’s Sal Paolantonio reports that Ben Roethlisberger\’s representatives plan to ask NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, to reduce the six-game suspension by at least three games on Friday. Roethlisberger reportedly will be bringing along team president Art Rooney II to the New York meeting to support the quarterback\’s case as well….