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Steelers Announce Practice Squad – Redman Signed

EDITED: IT HAS SINCE BEEN ANNOUNCED THAT RA\’SHON HARRIS WAS CLAIMED LAST MINUTE BY CAROLINA. The Steelers signed seven players to the practice squad on Sunday. They include one 2009 draft pick in the form of center A.Q. Shipley. Also signed was training camp sensations, running back Isaac Redman, wide…


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2009 Steelers 53 Man Roster

Baring any trades or last minute moves of signing players cut from other teams, below is the 2009 Steelers 53 man roster. The roster includes (42) 2009 roster players, (7) 2009 draft picks, (2) undrafted rookie free agents from 2009 and (2) offseason free agents. QB Ben Roethlisberger QB Charlie…




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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday September 4th

Mike Tomlin will hold a 4PM eastern press conference today and announce the cuts as well as taking questions on the upcoming game versus Tennessee. The presser should be able to be heard on 1250 ESPN Radio. The Steelers came out of the Panthers game with just a few minor…


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Preseason Game 4 Recap: Steelers 21 Panthers 10

The Steelers wrapped up their final preseason game of the 2009 season on Thursday night by beating the Carolina Panthers 21-10. The night was highlighted by the play of rookie free agents, Stefan Logan and Isaac Redman. Logan returned his first and only punt return 80 yards for a touchdown…


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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…


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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…


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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…


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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…



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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…


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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…


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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….


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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…


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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…


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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…


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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…


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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…


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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…


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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…



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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….


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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)…


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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…