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Steelers Jones, Hargrave Receive Top PFF Grades For Play Against Saints

By now, I’m sure most all of you have watched the Pittsburgh Steelers Friday night preseason win over the New Orleans Saints. For those of you who haven’t, you won’t want to miss this tune-up game as there were quite a few solid performances by Steelers players on both sides…


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Fowler: Hawkins Suffered Labrum Tear

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced today they placed rookie offensive tackle Jerald Hawkins on injured reserve. Now, we know exactly why. Per ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler, Hawkins suffered a torn labrum. Steelers OT Jerald Hawkins (on IR) dealing with torn labrum, expected to undergo surgery. Steelers high on his ability. — Jeremy…


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Landry Jones Accurate, Consistent In Bounce-Back Showing

Fourth-year Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Landry Jones came under heavy fire last week following a four-interception performance against the Eagles in the first half of the team’s second preseason game. In spite of the fact that a number of his interceptions came with mitigating factors—hit as he threw one, another bounced…


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Hubbard, Finney Both Likely Locks For Steelers 53 With Hawkins Now On IR

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have placed rookie tackle Jerald Hawkins on their Reserve/Injured list, you can probably consider this move great news for former undrafted free agent B.J. Finney as he and fellow offensive lineman Chris Hubbard will now both likely make the team’s final 53-man roster as a…


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Sammie Coates Makes Few Opportunities Count Vs Saints

When the Pittsburgh Steelers’ ‘first-team’ offense took the field for the first time this year, it may have been taking as a troubling sign for Sammie Coates, the second-year wide receiver who was drafted in the third round of the 2015 NFL Draft, and played very sparsely his rookie season….


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Steelers Begin Roster Cuts; Place Rookie T Jerald Hawkins On IR

The Pittsburgh Steelers will need to have their active roster down to 75 players by Tuesday and on Sunday the team announced several transactions that leave them with only a few more cuts to make. For starters, rookie tackle Jerald Hawkins was placed on the team’s Reserve/Injured list and quarterback Dustin…


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Steelers 75 Man Roster Cutdown Prediction

The fun part was watching Ben Roethlisberger crush the New Orleans defense Friday. This is not the fun part of the year. Cutting players? Ugly, necessary part of the process. That first wave is due by Tuesday at 4 PM, trimming the roster from 90 to 75. This is my…


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Javon Hargrave Disruptive In Most Extensive Playing Time

The Pittsburgh Steelers used a third-round draft pick on defensive tackle Javon Hargrave knowing that, in time he would need to serve in a multiple role as a part of their defensive rotation as well as the starting nose tackle. With Daniel McCullers sitting out the Steelers’ last preseason game,…


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Jordan Berry Flourishing In Second Preseason With Steelers

Entering the preseason last year, there was not much made about first-year punter Jordan Berry, who did not seem to have the same sort of life in his leg as then-incumbent second-year punter, and fellow Australian, Brad Wing. Still, there was some expectation that there might be some sort of…


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Ravens Equipped To Weather Loss Of TE Benjamin Watson

The Baltimore Ravens were the grim reapers of the league in 2015 when it came to dealing with injuries—and often when it came to their on-field product as well, for the 5-11 unit—but they had a steady stream of luck lately in getting a number of their injured players back….


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2016 South Side Questions: Will Iron Man Heyward Miss His First Game?

Training camp has ended, and the Pittsburgh Steelers have reverted back to taking their practices at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, formerly known and still referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility of Heinz Field. While training camp might have seen a lot of work put into the team and…


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Ravens’ TE Ben Watson Tears Achilles, Likely Done For Season

Baltimore Ravens’ tight end Ben Watson has torn his Achilles, according to the official team Twitter account. TE Benjamin Watson has torn his Achilles. — Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) August 27, 2016 He was injured on the second play of the Ravens’ preseason game. The Ravens signed Watson away from the New…


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Tony Romo To Miss 6-10 Weeks, Questionable For Steelers Game?

The Dallas Cowboys thought they were in the clear after Tony Romo left the third preseason game with a back injury. But today, Jason Garrett informed the media an MRI revealed a broken bone in his back and is expected to miss 6-10 weeks. Jason Garrett: Tony Romo had an…


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Deadspin: Why The Steelers Suck

Calm down, Steelers’ Nation. This is all in good fun. One of my favorite yearly series of articles is the Why Your Team Sucks series by Deadspin’s Drew Magary. He attacks every team with the same vigor so if you’re unfamiliar, don’t think he’s singling out just the Pittsburgh Steelers. But you…


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Steelers DE Cameron Heyward Betting He’ll Be Ready For Monday Night Opener

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward suffered a high-ankle sprain during the team’s 27-14 Friday night preseason win over the New Orleans Saints and while he reportedly will undergo an MRI Saturday to determine the seriousness of his injury, he certainly believes he’ll be ready for the regular season opener…