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Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict Takes Out Camera, Leaves Game Briefly With Knee Injury

Is it karma? Is it bad luck? Whatever it is, Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict temporarily left the Thursday night game against the Cleveland Browns with a left knee injury. Burfict is the Bengals player who reportedly celebrated last Sunday after injuring the right knee of Pittsburgh Steelers running back…


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Raiders Injury Report: Khalil Mack Limited On Thursday

The Oakland Raiders have released their Thursday injury report ahead of Sunday’s game at Heinz Field against the Pittsburgh Steelers and it shows a few changes compared to the one they released on Wednesday. Linebacker Neiron Ball (knee) failed to practice for a second straight day on Thursday and he’s…


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Steelers Still Not Ruling Out A Move To Safety For CB Doran Grant

One day after the Pittsburgh Steelers decided to promote cornerback Doran Grant From the practice squad to their 53 man roster, the speculation started once again that he might eventually move to the safety down the road. On Thursday, defensive coordinator Keith Butler was asked about that possibility and he…


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Steelers Decision To Roll Dice On Jacoby Jones Certainly Understandable

The Pittsburgh Steelers claimed veteran return man Jacoby Jones off waivers from the San Diego Chargers on Thursday and they’re hoping he can do one of the many things that Dri Archer couldn’t do and that’s return kickoffs. While Jones brings old legs and a poor recent resume with him…


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Steelers Sign QB/WR Tyler Murphy Back To Practice Squad

On Wednesday, the Pittsburgh Steelers waived quarterback/wide receiver Tyler Murphy in order to make room on the roster for cornerback Doran Grant. On Thursday, Murphy was signed back to the team’s practice squad after clearing waivers. Murphy had been promoted from the practice squad the day before the Steelers played…


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Steelers Claim KR Jacoby Jones Off Waivers From Chargers, Release Dri Archer

It looks like the Pittsburgh Steelers will have a new return man as the team has reportedly claimed wide receiver Jacoby Jones off waivers from the San Diego Chargers, according to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports. To make room for Jones, the Steelers released second-year wide receiver/running back Dri…


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Report: Other Teams Were Interested In Signing Steelers CB Doran Grant

On Wednesday, the Pittsburgh Steelers promoted cornerback Doran Grant to their 53-man roster from their practice squad and I noted in that post that it may have been because another team wanted to poach him away. As it turns out, that was indeed the case. Grant, who was drafted by…


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Steelers Injury Report: Stephon Tuitt, Will Allen Practice Fully On Thursday

The Pittsburgh Steelers Thursday injury report is now out ahead of the team’s Sunday home game against the Oakland Raiders and it includes some good news when it comes to two of their defensive players. DNP: Garvin, Spaeth LIMITED: Wheaton FULL: W. Allen, Bryant, Mitchell, Tuitt, Vick — Missi Matthews (@missi_matthews) November…



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Injured Steelers Tuitt, Allen Still Hoping To Play Sunday Against Raiders

The Pittsburgh Steelers are hoping to have the services of defensive end Stephon Tuitt and safety Will Allen available to them for Sunday’s home game against the Oakland Raiders. After both only practiced on a limited basis Wednesday, Tuitt and Allen certainly aren’t ready to rule themselves out for the…


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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…