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AFC North Week 1 Recap: Ravens, Bengals Win Sunday Openers

When the Pittsburgh Steelers open up their 2016 regular season Monday night against the Washington Redskins, they’ll do so trailing the Baltimore Ravens and Cincinnati Bengals in the AFC North division as both those teams won their Week 1 games on Sunday. The Ravens notched their first win of the…


Sean Davis Says He’ll Primarily Play In Slot Monday Night

Despite Sean Davis being drafted as a safety, as anyone in the league can tell you, plans are never concrete. And so when Senquez Golson broke his foot early in camp, Davis was ushered into the slot. Though he actually played more safety than cornerback in the preseason, Davis has functioned…


Redskins Week 1 Injury Report: Doctson, Four Others Questionable

The Washington Redskins have released their final injury report before Monday night’s home opener. Five players are questionable. They are: WR Josh Doctson (Achilles), DE Kendall Reyes (groin), RB Matt Jones (shoulder), OG Spencer Long (groin), and NT Kedric Golston (back), according to the team’s site. Jones, Doctson among those…


Steelers Week 1 Injury Report: Wheaton, Nix Ruled Out

The Pittsburgh Steelers have ruled out four players for the Monday Night season opener against the Washington Redskins: WR Markus Wheaton, FB Roosevelt Nix, C Cody Wallace, and CB Senquez Golson. Ruled out of Monday's game by @Steelers: Golson (foot), Nix (back), Wallace (knee), Wheaton (shoulder) — Bob Labriola (@BobLabriola)…


David DeCastro On New Contract: “It’s Nice It’s Done”

Pre or post contract, David DeCastro is a man of few words. For one of the league’s throwback linemen, you’d expect no less. His entire interview, the first posted since his new, 5 year, $50 million extension, barely lasts a minute. And that’s including the introduction. But DeCastro is…


Steelers WR Martavis Bryant: ‘I Don’t Smoke Anymore’

The Pittsburgh Steelers won’t have wide receiver Martavis Bryant during the 2016 season as the former fourth-round draft pick out of Clemson was suspended several months ago for violating the the league’s substance abuse policy once again. Bryant, who is believed to be currently living in Las Vegas, took to Twitter…


Robert Golden To See Reduced Special Teams Role In 2016

The captain never abandons the ship. That’s the rule. But in this case, Robert Golden might not have a choice. Despite being named the Pittsburgh Steelers’ special teams captain for the third season in a row, Danny Smith confirmed Golden will have a reduced role on that unit this season….


Early Contract Details For Steelers G David DeCastro

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed guard David DeCastro to a five-year, $50 million contract extension on Thursday and already we’re starting to get a good idea as to how the deal breaks down number and cash flow wise. For starters, DeCastro reportedly received a $16 million signing bonus as part of…


5 Of 42 ESPN Commentators Predict Steelers Will Be Super Bowl LI Champions

Ahead of the 2016 NFL season getting underway Thursday night, ESPN released the predictions of 42 of their commentators and you can see them all below. Of the 42 commentators, only five predicted that the Pittsburgh Steelers will go on to win Super Bowl LI and they are Michelle Beisner, Jarrett Bell, Merril Hoge, Keyshawn Johnson and Jim…


Redskins Injury Report: RB Matt Jones Practices Fully On Thursday

The Washington Redskins have now released their first injury report for Week 1 ahead of Monday night’s game against the Pittsburgh Steelers and only four players were included on it. Limited on Thursday during Washington’s practice were wide receiver Josh Doctson (Achilles) and defensive end Kendall Reyes (groin). Doctson, the…