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Steelers TE Matt Spaeth Has Had His Surgery

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin was asked if he had an update on injured tight end Matt Spaeth following the loss to the New York Giants in the preseason opener and he admitted he has had his surgery. “I do not,” said Tomlin. “I know that he got his surgery performed. We\’ve talked about […]

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Steelers Come Out Of Preseason Opener Relatively Healthy

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin met the media following the Saturday night loss to the New York Giants in the preseason opener and he said the team appears to have got out of the game without several new injuries. “It looks like we got through the game relatively clean,” said Tomlin. “Sly (Stevenson Sylvester) […]

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Steelers Versus Giants First Half Recap & Notes

By Matthew Marczi The much-anticipated debut of rookie running back Le’Veon Bell was put on hold for at least another game, as head coach Mike Tomlin elected not to play him despite saying earlier in the week that he would see snaps with the first team. Tomlin said that he did not see enough from […]

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Steelers LB Stevenson Sylvester Leaves Giants Game With Ankle Injury

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Stevenson Sylvester has left the game against the New York Giants with a right ankle injury and is doubtful to return. Sylvester was injured when rookie wide receiver Markus Wheaton flew into his legs after the linebacker made a tackle covering a punt in the second quarter. Sylvester has battled several injuries […]

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Report: Steelers Rookie RB Le\’Veon Bell Will Sit Versus Giants

According to Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie running back Le\’Veon Bell will not play Saturday night against the New York Giants in the preseason opener. Bell has been nursing a sore knee. That's likely the reason why — Mark Kaboly (@MarkKaboly_Trib) August 10, 2013 Head coach Mike Tomlin gave no indication […]

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Steelers Inactives Versus Giants – Preseason Game One (Updated)

During the preseason, teams are not required to list inactive players as there is no limits on the amount of players that can dress for games. Below is the list of Pittsburgh Steelers players that will not play Saturday night in their preseason opener against the New York Giants. This list will likely grow by […]

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Report: Steelers Rookie DE Nick Williams Unlikely To Play Against Giants

According to Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, rookie defensive end Nick Williams is not dressed for the Saturday night preseason opener against the New York Giants. Just got to Heinz Field and noticed that #Steelers rookie Nik Williams not dressed. — Mark Kaboly (@MarkKaboly_Trib) August 10, 2013 Williams had a knee problem early in […]

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Steelers RB Isaac Redman Announced As Starter For Giants Game

According to Bob Labriola of Steelers Digest on Twitter, running back Isaac Redman has been announced as the starter for the Saturday night preseason opener against the New York Giants for the Pittsburgh Steelers. It is not overly surprising that Redman gets the start ahead of rookie Le\’Veon Bell as head coach Mike Tomlin only […]

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Dave Bryan On Trib Live Radio At 5:30 EST Previewing Steelers Versus Giants

While you are gearing up to watch the Pittsburgh Steelers take on the New York Giants in their 2013 preseason opener at Heinz Field, have a listen to Trib Live Radio at 5:30 p.m. EST as I will join good friend Michael Grau to preview the game. I am sure we will be all over […]

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Steelers Preseason NFL Live Package Now $14.99 With Coupon Code

If you are like me, you like to rewatch all of the Pittsburgh Steelers games at least ten times each. Being as I have two people that chart each and every game, the NFL Preseason Live package is a must for us during the preseason. For those of you that do not have the NFL […]

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Three Under-The-Radar Steelers Players Worth Watching During The Preseason

The Pittsburgh Steelers will be taking on the New York Giants tonight in their 2013 preseason opener at Heinz Field and there are three off-the-radar players that will be worth keeping an eye on. While all three should be considered long-shots to make the final 53 man roster, they still have a glimmer of hope […]

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Steelers Defensive Draft Picks Examples Of The Implementation Dip

By Jeremy Hritz The Pittsburgh Steelers open up preseason play tonight against the New York Giants, and there is great anticipation as to the quality of football that will be on display by all of the units. While the Steelers finished 12-4 in 2011, it was a season tarnished by a lack of turnovers and […]

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Steelers Josh Victorian And Isaiah Green Expected To See Extended Playing Time

Being as the Pittsburgh Steelers waived cornerback Buddy Jackson on Saturday, they will only have six cornerbacks dressed Saturday night for their preseason game against the New York Giants. After starters Ike Taylor and William Gay exit the game early, the rest of the playing time figures to go to Josh Victorian, Isaiah Green, Ryan […]

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Steelers CB William Gay Chops Off Dreads

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback William Gay has made a big change recently as he has decided to cut off his dreads. Gay, who was brought back during the offseason after one year away with the Arizona Cardinals, posted pictures of his new look on his Instagram account. With Cortez Allen currently sidelined, Gay figures to start […]

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Steelers Versus Giants: Game Time, Line, Weather, TV & Radio Schedule

New York Giants (0-0) vs. Pittsburgh Steelers (0-0) Kickoff: 7:30 p.m., ET Site: Heinz Field (65,500) • Pittsburgh, Pa. Playing Surface: Natural Grass TV Coverage: CBS (locally KDKA-TV, channel 2) & NFL Network Announcers: Bob Pompeani (play-by-play), Edmund Nelson (color analyst), Jeff Verszyla (sideline) Local Radio: Steelers Radio Network WDVE-FM (102.5)/WBGG-AM (970) Announcers: Bill Hillgrove […]

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Steelers Versus Giants: 11 Things To Look For Saturday Night

The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the New York Giants Saturday night at Heinz Field for their preseason opener and below are eleven things to look for during the game. Hey Rookie: Yes, we will start off with the most obvious of the obvious. We are all excited to see what Jarvis Jones, Le\’Veon Bell, Markus […]

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Steelers Injuries Have Been Frequent And Frustrating

By Jeremy Hritz The Pittsburgh Steelers have had their fair share of injuries this training camp, but thankfully, the injuries of the severe variety have avoided key starters. While teams like the Eagles, Packers, and Bears have lost key players to season ending injuries, the Steelers have been fortunate to avoid such bad luck to […]

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Looking Back At The Comments Colbert Made Last Week About Tight End Depth

Last Friday, Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert was a guest on Movin\’ The Chains prior to the night practice taking place and he was asked about the depth at tight end position and whether or not he would be watching the waiver wire when it gets down to the final rounds of cuts. Now […]

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Steelers FB Will Johnson Could Play An Even Bigger Role Now On Offense

Now that it looks like Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Matt Spaeth will be lost for a while with a Lisfranc injury, the tight end position really got a lot thinner than it already was. There\’s still some hope in my eyes, however. I wrote recently about how I expect offensive coordinator Todd Haley to use […]

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Report: Steelers TE Matt Spaeth Might Need Lisfranc Surgery That Could End His Season

According to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Matt Spaeth might be done for the season as he might need lisfranc surgery. Spaeth, who the Steelers signed back this offseason following two years away with the Chicago Bears, hurt his foot Wednesday during practice and was examined Thursday back in Pittsburgh. This would be […]

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Tomlin Names Adams, Gilbert & Worilds As Players That Could See Extra Time Against Giants

During his Thursday press conference, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin indicated that his starters would likely play 10-12 snaps Saturday night in the preseason opener against the New York Giants. In addition to that, he did say that a few of the starters could get extended playing time beyond. On Friday, Tomlin had his […]

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Six Steelers Offensive Players On The Bubble To Keep Your Eyes On Against Giants

We have already reviewed six Pittsburgh Steelers defensive players to keep your eyes on Saturday night during their preseason opener against the New York Giants and now it is time to look at six offensive players on the roster bubble, that in my opinion, have the most to gain or lose. Baron Batch – Handling […]

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Six Steelers Defensive Players On The Bubble To Keep Your Eyes On Against Giants

The Pittsburgh Steelers will take on the New York Giants Saturday night in their preseason opener and there are several defensive players still on the roster bubble. Here is a look at six players on that bubble, that in my opinion, have the most to gain or lose. DaMon Cromartie-Smith – According to several members […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Burress And Spaeth Injuries, TE Depth, Roster Battles & More Episode

Season 4, Episode 6 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and discuss the details of the press conference that Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin had on Thursday. We move on to talk about the recent injuries suffered by Plaxico Burress and tight end Matt Spaeth and how they affect the […]

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Steelers WR Plaxico Burress To Have Surgery After Suffering Significant Shoulder Injury

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin announced Friday via a statement that the shoulder injury suffered Thursday by veteran wide receiver Plaxico Burress was a significant one and it will require surgery. According to reports late Thursday evening, Burress, who will turn 36 next week, suffered a torn rotator cuff when he hit the ground […]

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Steelers Unlikely To Use Designated For Return Label On Plaxico Burress

Now that it looks like veteran Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Plaxico Burress might be lost for an extended amount of time, if not the entire season, because of a torn right rotator cuff that he reportedly suffered Thursday in practice, a few have wondered if the team might put him on injured reserve with the […]

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