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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…



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Baron Batch Must Convince Steelers To Carry 5 Backs

By Matthew Marczi For quite a while, I had been holding out hope that the Pittsburgh Steelers would carry five running backs in addition to fullback Will Johnson. My hope was contingent upon the theory that fourth-year back Jonathan Dwyer would be the odd man out should the team only…




Steelers 2013 Training Camp – Day Fourteen Recap

The Pittsburgh Steelers were back at again on Thursday and below is a recap of all the main nuggets from around the world wide interwebs. Unfortunately, veteran wide receiver Plaxico Burress tops the news as he reportedly tore his rotator cuff during practice. If it ends his season, Justin Brown,…


Report: Steelers WR Plaxico Burress Suffered A Torn Rotator Cuff

According to Adam Schefter on Twitter, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Plaxico Burress suffered a torn right rotator cuff Thursday during practice and it could sideline for the season. Burress, who reportedly had his arm in a sling after practice, landed on his shoulder after failing to come down with a…


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Former Steelers LB James Harrison Knew Divorce Would Happen From The Start

Former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison made his preseason debut Thursday night with the Cincinnati Bengals as they took on the Atlanta Falcons and he talked to Lisa Salters of ESPN on the sideline about his reaction to no longer being with the team he played 11 seasons for. “I…


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RB Curtis McNeal Cleared Waivers; Now On Injured Reserve

In case you are scoring at home, and I know most of you are, running back Curtis McNeal cleared waivers Thursday after being waived injured Wednesday. McNeal, who was signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers at the conclusion of the 2013 NFL Draft as an undrafted free agent out of USC,…


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Cardinals Claim Former Steelers DE Cordian Hagans Off Waivers

The Arizona Cardinals once again have a former Pittsburgh Steelers player on their roster as they have claimed rookie undrafted free agent defensive end Cordian Hagans off waivers on Thursday. Hagans was waived on Wednesday to make room for cornerback Devin Smith, who was released by the Dallas Cowboys last…



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Packers Head Coach Still Considers Former Steelers Running Back His Starter

Due to all the injuries the Pittsburgh Steelers had last year at the running back position during training camp they wound up claming DuJuan Harris off waivers from the Jacksonville Jaguars in late August to play in the final preseason game against the Carolina Panthers. Harris, who rushed for 45…


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Mike Tomlin Says All Of His Tight Ends Are Duel Position Flexible

When the Pittsburgh Steelers play the New York Giants Saturday in their preseason opener at Heinz Field, it will mark the eighth preseason game that tight end Jamie McCoy has played in with the organization. Being as Heath Miller, David Johnson and Matt Spaeth will all be sidelined for the…


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Report: T Guy Whimper Carted Off Field Thursday With Unspecified Injury

According to Bob Labriola on the Thursday edition of Steelers Live, right tackle Guy Whimper was carted off the practice field today with an unspecified injury. Labriola said he didn\’t know for sure, but thinks Whimper just may have just been overheated being as it has been so hot and…


Report: Steelers WR Plaxico Burress Carted Off Thursday With Arm Injury

According to several media reports, veteran wide receiver Plaxico Burress was carted off the practice field Thursday with an injured shoulder or elbow. Jim Wexell of Steel City Insider reports that Burress went up for a ball against cornerback Ryan Steed and safety DaMon Cromartie-Smith and fell on his arm…


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Defensive Ends Cameron Heyward And Nick Williams Reportedly Sidelined On Thursday

The Pittsburgh Steelers have already started their Thursday training camp practice as they continue to prepare to take on the New York Giants Saturday night in their 2013 preseason opener. Not practicing on Thursday are the usual suspects as cornerbacks Cortez Allen (knee), Terry Hawthorne (knee), DeMarcus Van Dyke (hamstring)…



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Steelers Sign Free Agent TE Nathan Overbay; Waive T Mike Farrell

Being as the Pittsburgh Steelers are currently short healthy tight ends on their 90 man roster, they were forced to make a roster move on Thursday. Burt Lauten reports on Twitter that the team signed free agent tight end Nathan Overbay and waived tackle Mike Farrell on Thursday. Overbay, the…


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Steelers To Feature Young Returners Saturday Night Against The Giants

When the latest Pittsburgh Steelers depth chart was released this past week, it still showed Antonio Brown and Emmanuel Sanders being listed as the top punt and kick returners respectively. While that certainly wasn\’t a surprise, you would have to think head coach Mike Tomlin would like to have someone…



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Steelers TE Matt Spaeth Back In Pittsburgh Having Injury Evaluated

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin was asked Thursday to update the condition of tight end Matt Spaeth, who reportedly injured a foot Wednesday during drills. “He\’s being evaluated in Pittsburgh as we speak, along with a couple of other guys,” said Tomlin. “So I should have that information a…


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Mike Tomlin Intends To Play Starters 10-12 Plays Against Giants

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin talked to the media Thursday morning to talk about the upcoming preseason game Saturday night against the New York Giants. Tomlin first announced his intentions as to how long the starters might play. “All the healthy bodies will participate in the game,” Tomlin said….