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Steelers Vs Ravens Injury Report: Shazier, Spaeth Ruled Out

The Pittsburgh Steelers have released Wednesday’s injury report, officially ruling out four players from Thursday night’s game against the Baltimore Ravens: Ben Roethlisberger (MCL), Daniel McCullers (knee), Ryan Shazier (shoulder), and Matt Spaeth (hand). Cortez Allen (knee) is questionable while James Harrison (thumb) and Cody Wallace (illness) have been ruled…


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Ryan Clark Thinks Steelers Can Win 4 Of 6 Games With Vick If Used Correctly

How far can the Pittsburgh Steelers go with Michael Vick as their quarterback until starter Ben Roethlisberger is able to return from his left MCL sprain? That was a question posed to former safety Ryan Clark Wednesday morning on ESPN’s “First Take” and his answer was quite optimistic. “The thing…



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Cockrell’s Practice Reps Preparing Him For On Field Success

You would have taken my blogger privileges away if I said Ross Cockrell would be the #3 cornerback for two of the first three weeks of the season. But that is exactly the situation in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ secondary, albeit in part due to Cortez Allen’s knee injury. To Cockrell’s…


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Steelers Todd Haley Preparing Left-Handed Offense For Michael Vick

With veteran southpaw Michael Vick now taking over at quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers while starter Ben Roethlisberger is out, offensive coordinator Todd Haley has to change a lot of things and that includes the passing machines used before and after practice. “We switched all the JUGS machines. We spun…


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Game Rewind: Steelers Vs Rams Notes

Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers Week 3 win over the St. Louis Rams. First Half – Kick return unit. Front five: Ross Ventrone, Sean Spence, Vince Williams, Terence Garvin, and Shamarko Thomas. Robert Golden behind them. Will Johnson, Matt Spaeth, and Roosevelt Nix the next three. Jordan Todman served…


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Cortez Allen May Struggle To See Field Whenever He Returns

Listed as a limited participant in the Tuesday injury report is fifth-year veteran cornerback Cortez Allen, who has missed the past two games with a knee injury. The Pittsburgh Steelers have had to make do with replacements far less well-versed in the defense than Allen, but the coaching staff may…


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Steelers Will Have To Make Do In Running Game Without Matt Spaeth

Due to the nature of short weeks that teams face when tasked with playing on Thursday Night Football, the Pittsburgh Steelers figure to have a low probability of having the services of a number of injured players who will not have a sufficient time to recuperate from injuries. Among them…


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Newcomer Ross Cockrell Continues To Be A Quick Study

For most, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ signing of cornerback Ross Cockrell would have seemingly been little more than an afterthought had the team not subsequently released Doran Grant, their rookie fourth-round cornerback, the following day, fearing that it would mean the team would lose him. Though Grant cleared waivers and was…


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Steelers Should Spread The Wealth In Backfield With DeAngelo Williams

With the Pittsburgh Steelers likely to be without their franchise quarterback for the next month or more, it will be incumbent upon the rest of the team—not just the offense—to pick up the very considerable slack left in his wake. One of the more immediate answers to his absence in…



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Steelers vs. Ravens Injury Report: Shazier, McCullers, Spaeth Sit Out Tuesday

The Pittsburgh Steelers Tuesday injury report is now out and overall it offers up no real surprises when it comes to those who failed to participate. Sitting out on Tuesday were quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (knee), linebacker Ryan Shazier (shoulder), nose tackle Daniel McCullers (knee) and tight end Matt Spaeth (hand)….


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Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: 2015 Week Three

With the season on the brink a hushed Edward Jones Dome full of Pittsburgh Steelers fans (and literally millions of others throughout the world) watched helplessly as the unimaginable horror movie played before them: Ben Roethlisberger on the ground clenching his knee. Forget that the Steelers won 12-6. There was only…


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David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Steelers Versus Rams

The Pittsburgh Steelers went on the road in week 3 and beat the St. Louis Rams 12-6 in what will certainly be their last appearance in the Edward Jones Dump. The start of this one was delayed 26 minutes because pregame pyrotechnics burned the field near the five yard line…