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NFL Approves New 8 Week Injured Reserve Rule – Perfect Spot For DeCastro

Some good news on Thursday as Adam Schefter reports via Twitter that the NFL and the NFLPA have come to an agreement on a new 8 week injured reserve rule that can be used on one player in 2012. It was looking like this new rule change wasn\’t going to get approved by the NFLPA, […]

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Steelers Vs. Panthers: TV & Radio Info Plus Game Notes

What: Pittsburgh Steelers Vs. Carolina Panthers Time: 7 p.m. ET Date: Aug. 30, 2012 Location: Heinz Field, Pittsburgh, PA TV Schedule: KDKA in Pittsburgh & Streaming Live On NFL.com Radio stream: WDVE-FM Weather at Game Time: 79 degrees, winds S at 4 mph Series History: Series began in 1996 Overall: Pittsburgh leads 4-1 At Pittsburgh: […]

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Steelers Pregame Injury Report Versus Panthers

The Pittsburgh Steelers will face the Carolina Panthers Thursday night in their fourth and final preseason game of the 2012 season and below is a pregame look at the Steelers injury report heading into the game. OUT: OLB James Harrison (knee) – Harrison was removed from the PUP list earlier this week and cant begin […]

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Steelers Panthers Preview: 10 Things To Look For Thursday Night

The final preseason game for the Pittsburgh Steelers is here as they take on the Carolina Panthers Thursday night at Heinz Field. While a good amount of the starters won\’t see much, if any, playing time in the game, there are still roster spots up for grabs and plenty of things to watch for to […]

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Important Week Of Practice Upcoming For James Harrison

The Pittsburgh Steelers activated linebacker James Harrison from the PUP list on Tuesday and all signs point to him being able to start practicing as soon as Monday. It is unknown how much work that the veteran linebacker will do initially, but his left knee will be monitored closely for any swelling as the week […]

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Report: Jason Worilds Still Unable To Hinge Wrist

On Tuesday the Pittsburgh Steelers activated linebackers James Harrison and Jason Worilds from the PUP list, and while we pretty much knew what the hold up with Harrison was, we didn\’t so much with Worilds. Worilds had offseason surgery to repair a wrist injury that suffered last season. While it wasn\’t a huge shock that […]

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Weslye Saunders Had Second Appeal Of Suspension Denied Last Week

Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette reports that Pittsburgh Steelers second-year tight end Weslye Saunders had his second appeal denied by the NFL last week. Saunders was suspended by the league for four weeks back in early February because he violated the leagues performance enhancing drugs policy. The terms of the suspension did allow […]

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Kevin Colbert Handled Mike Wallace Situation Perfectly

The Mike Wallace saga is now over and once again Pittsburgh Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert showed why he is the best in the business. Throughout the entire process Colbert stayed true to his word. He handled the situation with class and dignity and never disrespected Wallace or his agent Bus Cook throughout the entire […]

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2012 Steelers 53 Man Roster Prediction – Post Preseason Game 3 Edition

The Pittsburgh Steelers third preseason game is now in the books and once again it is time to take another stab at a 53 man roster prediction. Before you just jump straight to the comments, make sure to read my reasoning so you know where am I coming from on this prediction. This morning on […]

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Steelers Bills Second Half Game Notes Recap

I already posted by first half thoughts on the Pittsburgh Steelers 38-7 win against the Buffalo Bills this past Saturday, but forgot to post my second half notes which you can read below. Both Steve McLendon and Ziggy Hood had easy pressures on the first interception of Vince Young and the pass was poorly floated […]

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Mike Wallace Hopes To Get New Contract, Wants To Stay In Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace met the media on Tuesday for the first time since signing his one-year, $2.74 million restricted tender and he was asked about the possibilities of him signing a new long-term deal prior to the start of the season. “I\’m not really worried about a contract, Wallace said. “I\’m just […]

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Steelers Waive RB Jason Ford

Besides activating linebackers James Harrison and Jason Worilds from the Active PUP list on Tuesday, the Pittsburgh Steelers also waived running back Jason Ford, who was signed just prior to the second preseason game against the Indianapolis Colts. Ford carried 8 times for 42 yards in that game, but also apparently suffered a hamstring injury […]

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Steelers Remove James Harrison & Jason Worilds From PUP List

Albert Breer is reporting Tuesday afternoon via Twitter the linebackers James Harrison and Jason Worilds have both been removed from the Active PUP list. Harrison has not practiced since the Steelers first OTA session after having problems with his left knee. The veteran linebacker had a procedure done almost two weeks ago that was rumored […]

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Steelers Injury Report: Redman, Cotchery, Keisel & Sylvester Still Sidelined Tuesday

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said on Tuesday that wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery (back), defensive end Brett Keisel (ankle), running back Isaac Redman (ankle) and linebacker Stevenson Sylvester (knee) all did not practice for a second straight day. Keisel suffered a mild high ankle sprain in the game Saturday against the Buffalo Bills and […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Roster Cuts, Bills Recap & David DeCastro Injury Episode

Season 3, Episode 9 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and start by talking about the recent Pittsburgh Steelers news and that of course means that we have to talk about the knee injury suffered by David DeCastro, the first round of cuts, the Mike Wallace arrival and other hot talking […]

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Creating A Roster Spot For A Sidelined DeCastro Might Cost Batch His

As it looks right now, the Pittsburgh Steelers intend on carrying injured rookie right guard David DeCastro on the 53 man roster to start the season. Of course this could change prior to Friday when the final roster decisions need to be made depending on what the doctors find during the knee surgery. If indeed […]

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Steelers & Mike Wallace Can Now Work On Getting A New Long-term Contract Done By Opener

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace is now in house and has signed his one-year, $2.74 million restricted tender. With that course of action now over, negotiations can now reopen and the two sides can continue to try to get a long term-deal hammered out prior to the season opener a week from this coming […]

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Mike Wallace Says He Already Knows The Playbook For The Most Part

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison was the first player to grab and interview with wide receiver Mike Wallace just after his arrival today to the team facility. Harrison first asked Wallace how it feels to be back. “It feels great, man,” said Wallace. “Back with my brothers and my teammates. You know, one goal and […]

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Mike Wallace Is Back With The Steelers

He\’s finally arrived. Several members of the Pittsburgh media are reporting that Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free agent wide receiver Mike Wallace has arrived Tuesday morning at the teams practice facility. Wallace is expected to sign his one-year, $2.74 million restricted tender today, but likely will not be allowed to practice with the team until after […]

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Steelers Offensive Line Grades & Breakdown Report Versus Bills

Below are my offensive line grades and breakdown of the Pittsburgh Steelers 38-7 preseason game win Saturday night against the Buffalo Bills. I always like to disclaimer that not knowing the exact play call and assignments on each play makes it tough, especially with the normal TV angles. The All-22 look is not available until […]

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Kugler Says DeCastro Faces Long Comeback But Thinks He Will Be Back This Year

Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review has updated his report from earlier on Monday that stated the Pittsburgh Steelers do not intend on placing rookie right guard David DeCastro on the season ending injured reserve list. Monday after practice head coach Mike Tomlin announced that DeCastro would have surgery on his injured right knee on […]

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Rules Of The PUP List & Why David DeCastro Is Not Eligible For It

I have received about 20 so questions from readers today asking if Pittsburgh Steelers rookie right guard David DeCastro can be placed on the PUP list to start the season instead of injured reserve. I have posted about the rules of the PUP list several times before, but now is as good of time as […]

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Mike Tomlin Says He Intends To Help Amos Jones With Special Teams

New Pittsburgh Steelers special teams coach Amos Jones will be getting some special assistance from head coach Mike Tomlin this week as the team looks to improve both their punt and kickoff units before the team faces the Denver Broncos in the season opener. Through the first three preseason games the Steelers are averaging 3.2 […]

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Tropical Storm Isaac Likely To Blame For Mike Wallace Arrival Confusion

So far today we have heard that Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free agent wide receiver Mike Wallace will arrive today and Tuesday. Cornerback Keenan Lewis, a childhood friend of the Steelers wide receiver said that Wallace would be in today, while fellow wide receiver Antonio Brown said that Tuesday is the day when he will arrive. […]

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Steelers Claim RB DuJuan Harris Off Waivers From Jaguars

The Pittsburgh Steelers have claimed running back DuJuan Harris off waivers today from the Jacksonville Jaguars. Harris was originally signed by the Jaguars as an undrafted free agent in 2011 after playing his college football at Troy. Last year he played in five games as a rookie and had 9 carries for 42 yards. Harris […]

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Steelers Injury Report: Keisel, Woodley, Cotchery, Gilbert & Redman Sit Monday

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin met the media on Monday following practice and said that they are treating this week like a normal in-season work week. Not practicing on Monday were defensive end Brett Keisel (ankle), running back Isaac Redman (ankle), wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery (back), linebacker LaMarr Woodley (back) and tackle Marcus Gilbert […]

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