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Hritz: Steelers At Redskins Instant Analysis

By Jeremy Hritz Man, maybe Ed Bouchette was right. Maybe the 2013 edition of the Pittsburgh Steelers is just “okay.” There wasn’t much to celebrate on Monday night against the Washington Redskins, but there were some highlights worthy of recognition. With that said, here are my notes from last night’s…


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Pittsburgh Steelers vs Washington Redskins – Second Half Recap

By Matthew Marczi The Pittsburgh Steelers opened the second half on defense, with Baron Batch making a special teams tackle. Josh Victorian was beaten for a first down on the second play, but he came up to make the tackle after a short gain on the next play. Al Woods…


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Steelers RB Le\’Veon Bell Suffered A Mid-Foot Injury – Post Game Injury Report

The Pittsburgh Steelers dropped their second consecutive preseason game of the 2013 season 24-13 to the Washington Redskins Monday night and head coach Mike Tomlin updated the injury situation during his post game press conference. According to Tomlin, rookie running back Le\’Veon Bell suffered a mid-foot injury in the first…


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Pittsburgh Steelers vs Washington Redskins – First Half Recap

By Matthew Marczi The Pittsburgh Steelers take on the Washington Redskins tonight. Here is the first half recap. The Steelers took the opening kickoff, which unsurprisingly was not returned, much to Reggie Dunn’s chagrin. Le’Veon Bell got the first work of his career, taking his first snap for four yards…


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Steelers FB Will Johnson Leaves Redskins Game With Rib Injury

Pittsburgh Steelers fullback Will Johnson has left the game against the Washington Redskins  with an apparent rib injury after taking a helmet to helmet hit from safety DeJon Gomes in the second quarter. Johnson was led into the hit by a low pass from Bruce Gradkowski. The Steelers can ill afford…


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Report: Steelers Rookie RB Le\’Veon Bell Out of Game With Foot Injury

The debut of Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le\’Veon Bell started with him carrying the football four times for nine yards on the opening drive against the Washington Redskins, but the second-round draft pick limped off the field following a failed third down conversion. According to Mike Prisuta of DVE Radio,…



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Steelers CB Cortez Allen Will Not Play Versus Redskins

As expected, cornerback Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Cortez Allen will not play Monday night in the second preseason game against the Washington Redskins. The @steelers CB Cortez Allen will not dress tonight and is slated to be replaced in the starting lineup by William Gay. — Burt Lauten (@SteelersPRBurt) August 19,…


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Look For Shorter Kickoffs From Shaun Suisham Against The Redskins

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin really doesn\’t know just how good or bad his kickoff coverage unit is thus far being as his kickers booted all four of their kickoffs last week against the New York Giants into the end zone for touchbacks. Because of that, Tomlin figures to…


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More Second-Team Snaps Tonight For Rookie LB Terence Garvin Against The Redskins?

When Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Stevenson Sylvester went down with an ankle injury during the preseason opener against the New York Giants, undrafted rookie free agent Terence Garvin was the player who replaced him in the second-team defense. Being as there\’s a chance Sylvester won\’t play Monday night against the…



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Jarvis Jones Names Greg Lloyd As His All-Time Favorite Steelers Player

There have been a lot of great linebackers that have played for the Pittsburgh Steelers over the years and rookie linebacker Jarvis Jones told safety Ryan Clark during an interview for ESPN that Greg Lloyd is his all-time favorite. “When I first got the jersey No. 95, I heard so…


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Tomlin Excited About Using Stephens-Howling In Steelers Passing Game

Pittsburgh Steelers running back LaRod Stephens-Howling had a strong showing last week in the preseason opener against the New York Giants and head coach Mike Tomlin certainly took notice of his debut in the black and gold. “He has quickness and great vision,” Tomlin said during a recent interview with…


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Mike Tomlin Thinks Guy Whimper Has Done Some Good Things

The Pittsburgh Steelers added veteran tackle Guy Whimper to the roster back in early May with the hopes that he could become the swing tackle behind starters Mike Adams and Marcus Gilbert. Over the course of the last week, Whimper has also been worked at guard and head coach Mike…



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Report: Steelers RB Le\’Veon Bell Scheduled To Start Against Redskins

While it is certainly subject to change, Mike Prisuta of DVE Radio reports Monday morning on Twitter that Pittsburgh Steelers rookie running back Le\’Veon Bell is scheduled to get the start tonight against the Washington Redskins. Le'Veon Bell scheduled to get the start at RB for the Steelers tonight against…


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Are The Steelers Slowly Becoming The Sexy Pick To Win The AFC North?

Not that it matters much, but the Pittsburgh Steelers appear to be gaining the confidence of the major media as it relates to how they will do in 2013. Over the course of most of the offseason, the Steelers have been picked by many of the talking heads to finish…


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Tight End Demand Around The League Is Greater Than The Supply

The Pittsburgh Steelers won\’t be the only team watching the wavier wire closely for an experienced tight end over the course of the next few weeks as the Miami Dolphins and Baltimore Ravens are just two teams that will be on a the lookout for some help at the position….


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Ramon Foster Getting Comfortable With Life On The Run

By Matthew Marczi Pittsburgh Steelers offensive guard Ramon Foster entered the 2013 season as perhaps the biggest question mark along the offensive line—not in terms of durability or consistency of play, but in terms of the having the athleticism necessary for the Steelers to play the type of offense they…


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Breakdown Of Steelers TE Michael Palmer Versus Giants

By Alex Kozora A breakdown of all 19 plays of Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Michael Palmer from Saturday night against the New York Giants. First Drive Snaps: 2 Run Block: 2 Pass Block/Route: 0/0 Play-by-Play – 1st and 10, 15:00 1st. Starts game in 12 personnel with David Paulson to…


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Steelers Versus Redskins: 11 Things To Look For Monday Night

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Washington Redskins Monday night at FedEx Field in their second preseason game of the season and below are eleven things to look for during the game. Dwyer, Dwyer, Head On Fire – It\’s possible that both rookie Le\’Veon Bell and Isaac Redman will be held…


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Steelers Versus Redskins – Pregame Injury Report – Preseason Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers will take on the Washington Redskins Monday night in their second preseason game of the year and below is a recap of the status of the injured players heading into the game. RB Le\’Veon Bell (knee) – Bell aggravated the same knee bruise that prevented him from…


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

Pittsburgh Steelers (0-1)  vs. Washington Redskins (1-0) Kickoff: 8:00 p.m., ET Site: FedEx Field (85,000) • Landover, Md. Playing Surface: Natural Grass TV Coverage: CBS (locally KDKA-TV, channel 2) & ESPN ESPN Announcers:Mike Tirico (play-by-play), Jon Gruden (color analyst), Lisa Salters (sideline) CBS Announcers: Bob Pompeani (play-by-play), Edmund Nelson (color…



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Steelers Offense Could Aim For Deeper Passes Against Redskins

By Matthew Marczi Last Saturday in the preseason opener, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger did not see a lot of playing time, as is par for the course for most starters during the early stages of the preseason. Still, there was plenty for people to complain about, including basing the…