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Steelers DC Keith Butler Loves Him Some Steve McLendon

Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Steve McLendon never really has gotten the respect that he deserves so far during his career and that’s probably because he had to follow in the footsteps of the great Casey Hampton. During a Thursday interview with Missi Matthews, Steelers defensive coordinator Keith Butler was asked…


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Danny Smith Knows Special Teams Unit Struggled Sunday

Special teams’ coach Danny Smith isn’t one to hide his feelings. And he readily admitted his unit has to get better next week. “We gotta do more. That’s how I assessed it and that’s what I told the players,” he told Bob Labriola on the Steelers Nation Radio’s weekly Coordinator’s Corner. Several…


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Keith Butler Takes Blame For A.J. Green Touchdown

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense shut down one of the best offenses in the NFL Sunday. Until the Cincinnati Bengals finally broke the dam, Andy Dalton finding A.J. Green on a slant to put them ahead 13-10. Today, speaking with Steelers.com’s Missi Matthews, defensive coordinator Keith Butler took blame for the…


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Lynn Swann On Big Ben: “He’s A Throwback”

So much in the NFL has changed from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ dynasty of the 70s to the team we see today. Lynn Swann is the first to admit that. But Ben Roethlisberger reminds him of his playing days. “Ben’s an anomaly, a throwback to those kind of days,” he told…



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Steelers RB Jordan Todman Ready To Let His Play Do The Talking

Outside of one carry for 11 yards in the Week 2 game against the San Francisco 49ers, Pittsburgh Steelers running Jordan Todman has spent nearly all of his time on the field playing on special teams. With the team losing starter Le’Veon Bell for the remainder of the season this…


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Game Rewind: Steelers vs Bengals Game Notes

My weekly game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers 16-10 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday. First Half – Kick return unit. The front five: Arthur Moats, Sean Spence, Vince Williams, Bud Dupree, and Shamarko Thomas. Robert Golden on the next line. Matt Spaeth, Will Johnson, and Roosevelt Nix make up…


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Cameron Heyward Hoping First Child Is Born Before Steelers Sunday Game

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward and his wife will soon welcome to the world their first child. However, Heyward hopes the baby’s Sunday due date is off a day or two as it really sounds like he intends on being present for the birth. Heyward, the team’s best defensive…


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No Three Weeks Stay Or Pay For Tyler Murphy

The Pittsburgh Steelers waived wide receiver/quarterback Tyler Murphy on Wednesday to make room on their 53-man roster for cornerback Doran Grant, who had been on the team’s practice squad since the start of the season. After that transaction took place, I received a question from a reader asking why the…


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Steelers Super Bowl Odds Fall To 33/1 After Le’Veon Bell’s Injury

The Pittsburgh Steelers lost running back Le’Veon Bell for the remainder of the season this past Sunday in their loss to the Cincinnati Bengals and Las Vegas was sure to notice the injury. The loss of Bell, who tore the MCL in his right knee, resulted in the Steelers Super…


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Steelers May Finish Out Week Healthy With Options At Safety

Seventh-year Pittsburgh Steelers safety Mike Mitchell recorded his second interception of the season on Sunday, but he also suffered his first diagnosed concussion as well, which occurred late in the game as he went to make a tackle on a breakaway dump off pass on third and five. During the…


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Steelers Film Room: Cameron Heyward Vs Bengals

The Pittsburgh Steelers have been riding Cameron Heyward hard all season, a missive that has only ramped up over the course of the past two games while fellow starting defensive end Stephon Tuitt has been sidelined with a knee injury. In fact, the fifth-year lineman missed just two snaps during…


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Doran Grant Finally Gets Injury-Delayed Callup At Tyler Murphy’s Expense

In a move that it seems has been a couple of weeks in the making, the Pittsburgh Steelers yesterday promoted rookie cornerback Doran Grant from the practice squad, in doing so releasing rookie quarterback/wide receiver Tyler Murphy. Murphy should be retained on the practice squad later today. Grant’s promotion to…


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Steelers Film Room: Robert Golden Vs Bengals

Fourth-year Pittsburgh Steelers safety Robert Golden has started the past four games, and played the majority of the past four, in place of the injured Will Allen. With Allen returning to practice this week, head coach Mike Tomlin may have to make a decision as to who should be out…


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Raiders Injury Report: Khalil Mack, Charles Woodson Sit Out Wednesday

The Oakland Raiders have released their Wednesday injury report ahead of Sunday’s game at Heinz Field against the Pittsburgh Steelers and it only has five players listed on it. Not practicing on Wednesday were linebacker Neiron Ball (knee), defensive end Khalil Mack (hamstring) and safety Charles Woodson (shoulder/knee). Mack and…