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Preseason Game 3: 7 Things To Look For Against The Falcons

The Steelers take on the Falcons Saturday night at Heinz Field in their third preseason game of the 2011 season. The Steelers rebounded last week against the Eagles after a dismal performance against the Redskins and will look to build on the showing they made last. This will be the last game for 10 roster […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Falcons Pregame Episode

Season 2, Episode 10 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and I discuss what has been a very quiet camp for the Steelers thus far. Fortunately there has only been one significant injury (to 7th round pick RB Baron Batch) and very little of the off-field drama that we have seen in […]

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Mike Tomlin Press Conference Talking Points For Falcons Preseason Game

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin held his pregame press conference today prior to the Saturday night game against the Falcons at Heinz Field. Audio is below: Tomlin says he is excited to play a quality team like Falcons as it will be a good test especially against the four man front of Falcons defense. Tomlin […]

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Emmanuel Sanders Back To Light Practices

The Steelers were back at practice on Tuesday after having Monday off and second-year wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders was even able to get some light work in as well. Sanders reported via Twitter that he had a light practice today and that it felt good to be back out there with the fellas. Sanders has […]

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Steelers Continue Offensive Line Musical Chairs

When it was reported this morning that Trai Essex was visiting the South Side, you had to know it wasn\’t just to pick up his AFC Championship watch. I believe that could have been easily taken care of through UPS or FedEx. By the time dinner rolled around, the Steelers announced that they had re-signed […]

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Steelers Re-sign Trai Essex & Release Nevin McCaskill

Steelers Digest is reporting that the Steelers have signed Trai Essex today and have released lineman Nevin McCaskill to make room on the 90 man roster. Essex was the opening day right guard last year for the Steelers, but ended up losing the job after he returned from an early season ankle injury. Following the […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Eagles Recap & Ed Bouchette Episode

Season 2, Episode 9 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and I continue with our discussion of the Steelers roster battles while talking a look back at the team\’s dominating win over the Philadelphia Eagles this past Thursday. As you might imagine, mostly glowing reviews, but concerns remain over the corner position […]

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Could A Release Of McFadden Lead To The Return Of Starks?

With a handful of weeks left before the final roster cut-downs take place, the Steelers seem to have 8 cornerbacks vying for 6 or 7 roster spots on the 53 man roster. One of those 8 players is veteran Bryant McFadden. McFadden has been sidelined the last several weeks with a hamstring/quad type injury and […]

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Steelers Perceived Interest In Pryor Likely Just A Good Deed For League

The NFL Supplemental Draft will take place on Monday and the Steelers are once again being linked as a possible suitor for former Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor. Pryor worked out at a high school stadium near his hometown of Jeannette, Pa on Saturday and there were reportedly 17 teams on hand to watch him. […]

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Cortez Allen Heading Down Path To Injured Reserve For Rookie Season

We have all heard the saying a thousand times before that you can\’t make the club in the tub. It stands to reason that a Steelers rookie cornerback that was forced to miss OTA sessions and mini camps due to the lockout and nearly all of training camp with a hamstring injury will have an […]

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2011 Steelers Final 53 Man Roster Prediction 3.0 – Week 3 Preseason Edition

The second Steelers preseason game is in the books and now it is time to post my 3rd version of the 2011 Steelers Final 53 Man Roster Prediction. If you missed the pre training camp 53 man roster projection edition or the 2.0 version, you can read them by visiting the links. There will be […]

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Steelers Eagles Preseason Game 2 Offensive Participation Chart & Personnel

Below are the offensive personnel packages, play counts and participation chart for the Steelers second preseason game Thursday night versus the Eagles. Not too many things stick out as far as play counts go. Tony Hills and Jonathan Dwyer received extended playing time as expected. Personnel package wise the Steelers added the 13 package this […]

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Scott & Gilbert MRI Test Show No Ligament Damage

Ed Bouchette reports this morning that both Jonathan Scott and Marcus Gilbert have both had MRI tests on their respective injured knees and it revealed that neither of them have any ligament damage. Scott was injured on the first play from scrimmage against the Eagles on Thursday night as the pile rolled into his knee. […]

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Steelers Eagles Offensive Line Breakdown & Blocking Report

If you were worried about the health of Willie Colon you shouldn\’t be. Thursday night marked the second game in a row where he looked fresh and dominate. He has an amazing swat to knock defensive ends wide when he needs to and his footwork is top notch. It was hard to find much wrong […]

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Steelers Eagles Preseason Game 2 Defensive Participation Chart & Personnel

Below is the defensive participation chart for the Steelers second preseason game Thursday night versus the Eagles. Not much sticks out as far as the rotation with Ike Taylor, Bryant McFadden and Aaron Smith all sidelined. Donovan Warren and Curtis Brown both received extended looks as expected. Corbin Bryant followed Ziggy Hood at left defensive […]

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Steelers Defensive Coverage Stats Versus Eagles – Preseason Game 2

Below are the individual coverage stats and totals from the Thursday night preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles. The top table is by play and consist of which Eagles player was targeted with the pass, the yards gained on the play and the yards after the catch the receiver had on the play. Also included […]

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Steelers Beat Eagles 24-14 – Preseason Game 2 Recap

The Steelers got back on the right track Thursday night at home as they defeated the Philadelphia Eagles 24-14. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was 8 for 12 on the night for 125 yards and 2 touchdowns. Ben led the Steelers on two 14 play drives on their first two offensive possessions. The touchdown tosses were to […]

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Mike Tomlin Eagles Post Game Press Conference

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said in his post game press conference following the 24-14 win over the Eagles that he liked what saw tonight and that they got better in some areas. As far as injuries go, tackles Jonathan Scott (knee) and Marcus Gilbert (knee) both hyper-extended their knees and Tomlin thought Scott would […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Eagles Pregame Episode

Season 2, Episode 8 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and I get a full preview in of the Steelers second preseason game against the Eagles tonight at Heinz Field. We get things started by going over the players that will not play tonight and how thin the Steelers are particularly at […]

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Preseason Game 2: 7 Things To Look For Against The Eagles

The Steelers take on the Eagles tonight at Heinz Field in their second preseason game of the 2011 season. The roster is sorting itself out slowly, but there are still a few battles and spots that have yet to won. The starters should get a little more playing time tonight as the entire team looks […]

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Steelers 2011 Training Camp – Day Twenty Recap

Tuesday marked the final practice at Latrobe as the Steelers will break camp on Wednesday in preparation for their second preseason game against the Eagles on Thursday. Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor underwent successful surgery today to repair his broken left thumb suffered last Friday against the Redskins and he anticipates returning before the Steelers play […]

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Report: Jerricho Cotchery Contract Was For Vet Minimum

The contract details for recently signed free agent wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery are being reported by Gerry Dulac as a one-year deal for the vet minimum of $810,000. If this is indeed the amount then the Steelers got an absolute bargain on a player with nothing but upside at this point. Cotchery was set to […]

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Report: Steelers Sign DB Macho Harris – UPDATE Brought In For Workout

Sean Kennedy of The Daily Press is reporting that the Steelers have signed former Virginia Tech defensive back Macho Harris today. Harris was drafted by the Eagles in the fifth round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He was was waived by the Eagles on September 4th of last year and was signed by the Redskins […]

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John Clay Walk-off Incident Called Misunderstanding With Coaches

Mark Kaboly and Ed Bouchette both report via Twitter that the Monday incident of undrafted rookie running back John Clay walking off the field was a simple misunderstanding by Clay. Reportedly running backs coach Kirby Wilson told Clay to leave after making a mistake and Clay thought he meant go to locker room. Clay walked […]

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Mike Tomlin Press Conference Talking Points For Eagles Preseason Game

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin held his pregame press conference this morning in preparation to play the Eagles Thursday night. Here is your presser audio and recap and main talking points from this morning. Tomlin ruled out Emmanuel Sanders, Cortez Allen, Crezdon Butler, Bryant McFadden, Chris Kemoeatu, Ike Taylor and Mario Harvey this week against […]

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Seven Players That I Think Are Battling For Last Four Roster Spots

Offensive lineman Tony Hills has thrown a wrench into where I am at with my 53 man roster projection. I released version 2.0 on Sunday and feel I am pretty close as far as nailing it down once again. It is not uncommon to be a few players off after just one preseason game and […]

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