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Steelers T Marcus Gilbert Leaves Texans Game With Possible Concussion

Pittsburgh Steelers right tackle Marcus Gilbert has left the Monday night game against the Houston Texans with a possible concussion. With Gilbert out, Mike Adams has entered the game. Adams hasn’t played a snap on offense all season. The Steelers currently trail the Texans 13-0 in the second quarter.

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Steelers Reach Injury Settlement With Rookie CB Shaquille Richardson

It sounds like the Pittsburgh Steelers have lost yet another one of their 2014 draft picks. Ray Fittipaldo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports Monday evening that the Steelers reached an injury settlement with cornerback Shaquille Richardson, who was their first of two fifth-round selections back in May. Richardson was placed on the Steelers practice squad […]

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Ray Lewis Says Teams No Longer Have To Pack Chin Straps When They Play Steelers

Add former Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis to the list of notable people that believes the 2014 version of the Pittsburgh Steelers consists of players who are soft. During Monday Night Countdown on ESPN, Lewis said that teams no longer have to pack a chinstrap when they play the Steelers. He went on to add […]

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Report: Steelers DE Brett Keisel To Start Over Rookie DE Stephon Tuitt Monday Night

Earlier in the week it was reported that Pittsburgh Steelers rookie defensive end Stephon Tuitt would likely make his first career start Monday night against the Houston Texans, but according to the team’s PR man, Burt Lauten, that won’t be the case. Defensive lineup changes confirmed for @steelers: Cam Thomas is scheduled to start at […]

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Steelers vs Texans Week 7 Inactives

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now announced their seven inactive players for their Week 7 Monday night against the Houston Texans and the list shows no real surprises. With rookies Martavis Bryant and Daniel McCullers both dressing for the first time this season, wide receiver Justin Brown will lose his helmet. Brown had dressed for the first six games this season. Steelers […]

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Texans Injury Report: LB Jadeveon Clowney Ends Week As Questionable

The Houston Texans have wrapped up their Saturday practice and they will now travel to Pittsburgh to take on the Steelers Monday night at Heinz Field. The Texans final injury report of the week includes one player listed as out and two as questionable. Cornerback Darryl Morris (ankle) is listed as out Saturday after being […]

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Steelers Injury Report: S Shamarko Thomas Out For Texans Game, LB Ryan Shazier Questionable

The Pittsburgh Steelers final injury report of the week is now out following Saturday’s practice and it looks like defensive end Brett Keisel (knee) and safety Mike Mitchell (knee) will both be good to go Monday night against the Houston Texans. Keisel and Mitchell both practiced again Saturday and both end the week listed as […]

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Report: Steelers DE Stephon Tuitt To Make First Career Start Monday Night

Monday night will be a night that Pittsburgh Steelers rookie Stephon Tuitt will never forget, as according to Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the team’s second-round draft pick will make his first career start against the Houston Texans at Heinz Field. Tuitt, according to Dulac, will be the first Steelers defensive end to start […]

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Texans Injury Report: LB Jadeveon Clowney Limited Friday

The Houston Texans Friday injury report shows several players trending in the right direction but it’s still unclear as to whether or not rookie linebacker Jadeveon Clowney (knee) will make his triumphant return to the field Monday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Clowney, who has missed the last five games with a knee injury, practiced […]

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Steelers Injury Report: S Shamarko Thomas Sits Friday, LB Ryan Shazier Still Limited

The Pittsburgh Steelers Friday injury report has now been released and it’s looking like a few of the team’s younger defensive players won’t make it back this week for the game Monday night against the Houston Texans. After being limited Thursday, safety Shamarko Thomas (hamstring) wasn’t able to participate Friday and he is now all […]

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Haley says Roethlisberger Calls Roughly 27-28 Percent Of All Plays On Average

If you are curious as to what percentage of plays that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger generally calls on weekly basis, offensive coordinator Todd Haley revealed that number Thursday during his weekly talk with the media. “We are somewhere in the 27-28 percent range,” said Haley. “Again, it changes game by game. There are different […]

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Texans Injury Report: Linebackers Jadeveon Clowney, Brian Cushing Both Sit Out Thursday

By the looks of the Thursday injury report, the Houston Texans might not get their rookie linebacker back for the Monday night game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field Rookie linebacker Jadeveon Clowney (knee), who has been sidelined since the season opener, did not participate in practice Thursday and there’s already speculation that he […]

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Steelers Injury Report: Brett Keisel, Mike Mitchell Both Sidelined Thursday

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Houston Texans Monday night at Heinz Field and their first injury report of the week shows that several players were unable to practice fully Thursday. For starters, fullback Will Johnson (illness), defensive end Brett Keisel (knee), safety Mike Mitchell (knee) and safety Troy Polamalu (not injury related) all sat […]

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Dick LeBeau All But Says Brice McCain Will Start Over Cortez Allen Monday Night

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau didn’t come right and say it Thursday, but in a roundabout way he confirmed that cornerback Brice McCain will get the start over Cortez Allen Monday night against the Houston Texans. LeBeau confirms McCain will see time ahead of Allen, says Cortez will still be good player but week […]

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Steelers CB Brice McCain: ‘I Was With The First Group Today’

Will Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Brice McCain get the start over the struggling Cortez Allen Monday night against the Houston Texans? As it stands right now, it sounds like there’s a really good chance of that happening. “I was with the first group today,” McCain said Wednesday after practice, according to Mike Prisuta of DVE Radio. […]

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Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell Waives Right To Preliminary Hearing In Marijuana Possession, DUI Case

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell was in court Wednesday morning for a preliminary hearing on the drug charges and DUI that he is currently facing as a result of him being pulled over and arrested in Ross Township back in August after a motorcycle officer smelled marijuana coming from his vehicle. Bell, who could […]

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Steelers Release WR Derek Moye From Practice Squad, Place CB Shaquille Richardson On IR

As expected, the Pittsburgh Steelers announced the signings of three players to their practice squad Wednesday morning as defensive end Ethan Hemer, defensive back Jordan Sullen and guard Adam Gettis were all added to the ten man unit. In order to make room for those players, wide receiver Derek Moye was released and cornerback Shaquille […]

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Report: Steelers Sign G Adam Gettis, DB Jordan Sullen To Practice Squad

We can probably expect a few practice squad roster moves to be announced by the Pittsburgh Steelers this morning as guard Adam Gettis and defensive back Jordan Sullen have both announced on their Twitter accounts that they have signed with the team after auditioning Tuesday. Sullen, who was originally signed back in May by the […]

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Report: Steelers Sign DE Ethan Hemer To Practice Squad

According to WSAW-TV in Wausau, WI, the Pittsburgh Steelers have signed defensive end Ethan Hemer to their practice squad. Hemer, who was with the Steelers during training camp and the preseason, was originally signed as an undrafted free agent out of Wisconsin back in May. Hemer played 54 snaps during the preseason and he registered […]

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Tomlin Fine With Archer Returning Deep Kickoffs When Team Is Behind

If you wondering why Pittsburgh Steelers rookie running back Dri Archer continually brought deep kickoffs out of the end zone Sunday against the Cleveland Browns, it’s because head coach Mike Tomlin wanted him to. Tomlin was asked to discuss that decision Tuesday during his press conference and he obliged with a very detailed response. “I […]

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Mike Tomlin: Comments Made By Bill Cowher, Hines Ward Merely ‘Elevator Music’

Following the Pittsburgh Steelers embarrassing 31-10 loss Sunday to the Cleveland Browns, former head coach Bill Cowher and ex-wide receiver Hines Ward both made some strong statements regarding the toughness of the current team. During his Tuesday press conference, Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin was asked about Cowher and Ward’s comments and his response was straight […]

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Mike Tomlin Hints That Brice McCain Might Start Over Cortez Allen Monday Night

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Cortez Allen signed a new contract just prior to the start of the season, but so far through the first six games of 2014, the former fourth-round draft pick hasn’t played well at all. In fact, he’s been awful and that’s even when you consider that he’s intercepted two passes. The poor […]

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Steelers Rookie WR Martavis Bryant Might Be Utilized Monday Night In Red Zone

It was looking like Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver Martavis Bryant was going to dress for the first time all season Sunday against the Cleveland Browns, but the team ultimately decided to promote safety Ross Ventrone from the practice squad instead because of his ability to play on special teams. During his Tuesday press conference, […]

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Steelers Injury Report: NT Steve McLendon Ruled Out For Texans Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers will take on the Houston Texans Monday night at Heinz Field and they will do so without the services of nose tackle Steve McLendon. During his Tuesday press conference, head coach Mike Tomlin ruled out McLendon for the Monday night game because of the right shoulder injury that he suffered in the […]

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Jets Claim Rookie OL Wesley Johnson Off Waivers From Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers waived rookie offensive lineman Wesley Johnson Saturday afternoon in order to make room for safety Ross Ventrone. Johnson, however, didn’t clear waivers as the New York Jets have claimed him. The Steelers drafted Johnson in the fifth round back in May and they mostly played him at center during the preseason. The […]

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Steelers Installed As Monday Night Home Favorites Over Texans

The 3-3 Pittsburgh Steelers next three games will be at home with the first of the three taking place next Monday night against the Houston Texans, who lost 33-28 Thursday night at home to the Indianapolis Colts. Currently, several online betting sites have the Steelers favored by four points in that game. Much like the […]

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