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Learning Curve For Jarvis Jones Points To Sidelines And Sub-Packages In Year One

By Matthew Marczi The Pittsburgh Steelers did not draft Jarvis Jones in the first round just to have him sit on the bench all season as a 24-year old rookie. Just ask any one of the several local or national media outlets that have striven to magnify the supposed ‘battle’ between Jones and incumbent Jason […]

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Kevin Colbert Says Landry Jones Needs To Learn How To Anticipate Opportunities

Judging by the various media reports during training camp, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie quarterback Landry Jones hasn\’t necessarily set the trees on fire at Saint Vincent College. In his NFL debut, last Saturday night against the New York Giants, Jones didn\’t spark any kindling either as he was 5-of-9 passing for 48 yards with a botched […]

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A Look At The Inside Linebacker Battle After One Preseason Game

By Matthew Marczi Inside linebacker depth has been a concern for the Pittsburgh Steelers since the release of James Farrior, which moved Larry Foote back into the starting lineup after serving two years as the team’s  primary backup at the position. The Steelers addressed the issue in the 2012 NFL Draft when they drafted Sean […]

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Steelers Will Use Johnson

When Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert talked to the media during the 2013 NFL Combine, my ears perked up when he talked about fullback Will Johnson, who made the team last year as an undrafted free agent. “We signed Will out of the West Virginia pro day last year as a free agent, a […]

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Pound FF – Week 2: Mock Fantasy GM

By Matt Sabuda – Guest Contributor If you\’re among the Steeler fans who thinks you can predict who will make the most of their opportunities on #PittPreseasonGM at www.poundff.com, here\’s some week two analysis and predictions to help guide your fantasy front office. QB – Bruce Gradkowski – By far the safest choice as Ben […]

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Steelers Friday Training Camp Practice Notes

By Alex Kozora Some notes from what I saw Friday at Pittsburgh Steelers training camp today. Tomorrow is the team’s last day at Saint Vincent College. – In warmups before practice officially got underway, Shaun Suisham was good from 47 and ½ and from 54. – Isaac Redman did not hit the field until roughly […]

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Le\’Veon Bell And Isaac Redman Both Limited On Friday

Pittsburgh Steelers running backs Le\’Veon Bell (knee) and Isaac Redman (stinger) were both able to practice Friday after both were forced out of practice Thursday with minor injuries. Despite their return to the field, both were limited according to head coach Mike Tomlin following practice. “On the injury front, the two guys that went down […]

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Steelers Waive RB Curtis McNeal From Injured Reserve With Settlement

According to the official NFL transactions posted on Friday, the Pittsburgh Steelers have waived undrafted running back Curtis McNeal from injured reserve with an injury settlement. McNeal had been waived injured over a week ago with an undisclosed injury and reverted back to the Steelers injured reserve list after clearing waivers. McNeal had been originally […]

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Report: Fast Healing Le\’Veon Bell Back Practicing Friday

So much for Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le\’Veon Bell being sidelined long as Dale Lolley of the Washington Observer is now reporting that the running back is practicing Friday. Levein Bell is practicing today #steelers — Dale Lolley (@dlolleyor) August 16, 2013 We will have to wait and see just how much the rookie participates […]

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Steelers Versus Giants – Meaningless First Team Offense Personnel Groupings & Stats

Analyzing stats from preseason games is a ludicrous thing to do, but being as I specialize in the ludicrous, below is a look at the personnel groupings the Pittsburgh Steelers starting offense used in their preseason opener against the New York Giants. Of the 18 non penalty plays that the offense ran Saturday night, eight […]

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Steelers Waive K Danny Hrapmann; Sign RB Jeremy Wright

Pittsburgh Steelers kicker Shaun Suisham booted a 60-yard field goal a few days ago in practice and on Friday his competition was booted out of Latrobe as Danny Hrapmann was waived so that the team could sign another running back. Replacing Hrapmann on the 90 man roster will be Jeremy Wright, who was originally signed […]

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Steelers RB Le\’Veon Bell Claims He\’s Fine After Aggravating Knee Bruise

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger doesn\’t have a medical degree, but that doesn\’t prevent him from commenting on the status of injured players. Roethlisberger said Friday morning that from what he\’s heard, the knee injury suffered by rookie running back Le\’Veon Bell Thursday during practice isn\’t bad. Roethlisberger said from what he's heard LeVeon Bell […]

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Steelers CB Cortez Allen Could Be Close To Returning To Practice

Pittsburgh Steelers third-year cornerback Cortez Allen could be close to returning to action. Dale Lolley of the Washington Observer reports Friday on Twitter that Allen is no longer wearing anything on the knee that needed minor surgery exactly two weeks ago. Cortez Allen no longer wearing anything on knee. Close to return. #steelers — Dale […]

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Steelers Punter Battle Still Tight After First Preseason Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers punting battle figures to last throughout the entire preseason as veteran Brian Moorman is attempting to unseat the second-year Drew Butler. Following the first preseason game Saturday evening against the New York Giants, it\’s still too early to tell who is ahead of who. Butler punted three times in the game for […]

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Was Ben Roethlisberger On Pace For An MVP-Caliber Season In 2012

By Matthew Marczi In light of Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger’s injury a year ago, many commenters have suggested that the veteran signal caller was having perhaps the best year of his career, and an MVP-caliber one at that. It is no secret that he struggled upon his return in the last four games of […]

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Versatile Robert Golden Playing All The Positions In The Steelers Secondary

The Pittsburgh Steelers got a gift following the 2012 NFL Draft when they were able to land Robert Golden as an undrafted free agent. With one season now under his belt, they will expect him to take another step forward in 2013 as they start to prepare for the unavoidable changing of the guard at […]

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Mike Tomlin Snaps At Thursday\’s Exchanges

Not only were Steelers hurting Steelers during Thursday\’s training camp practice, but there were also Steelers beating Steelers as well. Head coach Mike Tomlin said following practice that he wasn\’t too pleased with a few center exchanges that took place during the session. “Good day\’s work in general,” said Tomlin. “A few too many center-quarterback […]

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Breakdown Of Steelers TE David Paulson Versus Giants

By Alex Kozora A breakdown of every offensive snap of Pittsburgh Steelers tight end David Paulson Saturday versus the New York Giants. First Drive Snaps: 7 Run Block: 4 Pass Route/Block: 1/2 Play-by-Play – 1st and 10, 15:00 1st. Starts the game in 12 personnel with Michael Palmer. Outside zone away from him. Down blocks […]

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Tight Situation At Tight End Could Have Serious Roster Implications

By Matthew Marczi Going into the offseason, the Pittsburgh Steelers were already abundantly aware of the fact that starting tight end Heath Miller would take a significant amount of time to rehab his late-season knee injury, likely into the start of the regular season, allowing them to work around, and accommodate, his circumstances. In doing […]

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Did Miscommunication Play A Role In Le\’Veon Bell Getting Injured Thursday?

Was miscommunication the cause of Pittsburgh Steelers rookie running back Le\’Veon Bell re-aggravating his left knee injury Thursday during training camp practice? According to Ray Fittipaldo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, it very well could have been. Following Thursdays practice, Fittipaldo reported that Bell hurt his knee as a result of him not being prepared to […]

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Mike Tomlin Says Le\’Veon Bell Reaggravated Knee Injury Thursday

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now wrapped up their Thursday training camp practice and head coach Mike Tomlin updated the injuries that took place during the day. According to Tomlin, running back Isaac Redman suffered a stinger when he took a hard hit on the first offensive play from scrimmage. As for running back Le\’Veon Bell, […]

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Report: Steelers Rookie LB Jarvis Jones Tweaks Groin Thursday

The injuries appear to be piling up Thursday for the Pittsburgh Steelers during their Thursday practice as Dale Lolley of the Washington Observer is now reporting on Twitter that rookie linebacker Jarvis Jones has tweaked his groin. Lolley does not believe the injury is serious, however. Jarvis Jones tweaked his groin. #steelers appears to be […]

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Steelers RB Le\’Veon Bell Injured Thursday During Practice

It has not been a good day for Pittsburgh Steelers running backs as not only has Isaac Redman been injured Thursday, but rookie running back Le\’Veon Bell has also now gone down inured. Bell is being examined by the trainers right now and below are several tweets from the members of the media who are […]

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Steelers RB Isaac Redman Gets KTFO By LB Larry Foote On Thursday

According to several media reports Thursday on Twitter, Pittsburgh Steelers running back Isaac Redman was knocked out by linebacker Larry Foote on the first play from scrimmage during practice. Redman reportedly got up slowly after fumbling the football and the trainers are checking his head and neck after he was helped off the field. We […]

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Elusiveness A Hidden Skill In Isaac Redman\’s Repertoire

By Matthew Marczi While he may not have had an opportunity to demonstrate the full breadth of his skills on Saturday night, carrying the ball just twice, Pittsburgh Steelers running back Isaac Redman has hidden away a secret skill that has helped him throughout his career despite less than ideal athleticism: with the ball in […]

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Report: Roethlisberger And Haley Drinking Beers And Watching Shark Week Together

Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports was at Pittsburgh Steelers training camp on Wednesday and while there he sat down for an interview with 93.7 The Fan, during which he talked about how the relationship between quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and offensive coordinator Todd Haley is totally different than it was last year. La Canfora said, […]

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