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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‚Äôs preseason game against the Washington Redskins. Players\’ union chief, DeMaurice Smith, is starting to warn players that they need to be saving their money…


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Steelers Training Camp Day 18 – Red Zone Work

Tuesday the Steelers concentrated on red zone work and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger deemed his arm is arm is feeling better. Injury wise: Tight end Sean McHugh (knee) and offensive lineman Darnell Stapleton (knee) did not practice. Defensive end Nick Eason (calf) left practice early. Defensive end Scott Paxson (elbow) was…