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Are The Steelers Incompetent At Developing Young Players?

By Michael K. Reynolds Pittsburgh Steelers Coach Mike Tomlin has demonstrated he is an excellent coach with veteran players. He has a Super Bowl ring to prove the point. But can he be counted on to draft, develop and retain young talent? One of the most disappointing aspects about the…


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Steelers D-Line Could Get A Makeover In Time For Bengals Game

It’s hard to say exactly what the defensive line for the Pittsburgh Steelers will look like on Sunday, looking at it today. One thing that we do know for certain is that it will be absent Brett Keisel in the rotation, who was placed on injured reserve earlier this week….


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Steelers Continue To Get Injured Starters Back

While the post-bye week return of the wounded wasn’t quite as triumphant as initially hoped two weeks ago, the Pittsburgh Steelers did at least get Troy Polamalu and Ike Taylor, two huge pieces of the secondary, back into the mix. For those scoffing at that suggestion given how poor the…



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New Steelers DE Clifton Geathers Takes On Offensive Line In His First Practice

New Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Clifton Geathers made quite an impression Wednesday in his first practice with his new team. According to Scott Brown of ESPN.com, Geathers, who was signed Monday to fill the roster spot vacated when veteran defensive end Brett Keisel was placed on injured reserve, took on three Steelers offensive…


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Bengals Injury Report: Eight Players Sidelined Wednesday

The Cincinnati Bengals have now released their first official injury report of the week and it shows that eight players sat out Wednesday. Not practicing Wednesday were linebacker Vontaze Burfict (knee), defensive end Robert Geathers (hip), fullback Ryan Hewitt (illness), wide receiver James Wright (knee), guard Mike Pollak (knee), defensive…



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Steelers Injury Report: Gilbert, Harrison, Polamalu Sidelined Wednesday

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Cincinnati Bengals this coming Sunday at Paul Brown Stadium and their first official injury report of the week shows that several players missed practice Wednesday. Tight end Heath Miller (not injury related, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (not injury related), tackle Marcus Gilbert (ankle), linebacker James…


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Ben Roethlisberger Says His Wrist Isn’t Fractured

On Wednesday, Will Carroll of Bleacher Report reported that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger fractured a bone in his right wrist Sunday in the loss to the New Orleans Saints. Roethlisberger, however, who was held out of Wednesday’s practice, said afterward he does not have a fractured wrist. Steelers QB…


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Bengals Sign Former Steelers LB Chris Carter

The Cincinnati Bengals have a new player as of Wednesday and it’s former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Chris Carter. Carter, who was drafted by the Steelers in the fifth-round of the 2011 NFL Draft, was waived by Pittsburgh just prior to the start of the season. Carter has since spent time…


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Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell Accepts Plea Deal In DUI, Marijuana Possession Case

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell appears to be close to having most of his legal problems behind him as he reportedly has accepted a plea deal ahead of Wednesday’s court date for DUI and marijuana possession charges, according to WPXI. As part of the plea deal, Bell will reportedly…


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Steelers Rookie DE Stephon Tuitt To Start Against Bengals

According to several media reports Wednesday, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie defensive end Stephon Tuitt has said that he will make his first career start Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals now that veteran defensive end Brett Keisel has been lost for the season. Tuitt, the Steelers second-round draft pick, has played a…


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Report Claims Roethlisberger Has Fractured Hamate Bone In Wrist

While I’m not one to ever link to a Bleacher Report article, I thought you would like to know that their injury expert, Will Carroll, is reporting Wednesday that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has a fractured hamate bone in the wrist of his throwing hand as a result of…



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Steelers Must Get By With Makeshift Cornerback Group

Of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ six cornerbacks on the roster, one of them is still shaking off the rust after missing the previous eight games due to a broken forearm, and another two are battling injuries, though both seem to have a decent to good chance of being healthy enough to…