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Report: Steelers LB Jarvis Jones Likely Needs Wrist Surgery

The news doesn’t look to be good for Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Jarvis Jones as Adam Schefter of ESPN is reporting Monday morning that he likely needs wrist surgery as a result of the injury that he suffered Sunday night in the win over the Carolina Panthers. PITT: LB Ryan Shazier sprained MCL, MRI today. […]

Steelers Film Room: LeSean McCoy Touchdown Part Of Eagles Packaged Plays

When Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly has his offense firing on all cylinders, it really is fun to watch. Kelly is a master of doing a lot out of one formation with very interchangeable personnel. Packaged plays. Thursday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Eagles first touchdown to running back LeSean McCoy was not […]

Steelers Film Room: So’oto Swats, Swims, Sacks, Strips

Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Vic So’oto effectively won the game Saturday night against the Buffalo Bills thanks to his strip sack fumble late in the fourth quarter. Here is a quick look at that play. Lined up outside of the tight end, So’oto gets off the ball well at the snap. This is second-round draft […]

My Final 53 Man Roster & Cuts

03 September 2009

The Steelers just wrapped up their final pre-season game versus the Carolina Panthers and I have agonized over the final cuts all night. The two surprises I have are the Steelers keeping Isaac Redman and Ra\’Shon Harris. I believe they will go one short at linebacker and offensive line to accommodate these two players. Without […]

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Could Mahan Be A Steeler Again?

03 September 2009

On Wednesday, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers released center/guard Sean Mahan. Mahan was traded by the Steelers to the Bucs exactly one year ago today for a seventh round draft pick. Mahan started all 16 games for the Steelers in 2007 but lost his starting job to Justin Hartwig going into 2008. The Steelers however are […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday September 3rd

03 September 2009

Tonight the Steelers face the Carolina Panthers in the fourth and final pre-season game. Here is the link to the official game release in PDF format. Gerry Dulac has a look at the inexperience of the Steelers backup offensive linemen. He also notes that the Steelers could be watching other teams final cuts for a […]

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Brett Keisel Contract Numbers

02 September 2009

Below are the new contract numbers for defensive end Brett Keisel. The base yearly numbers are correct and the signing bonus numbers are from estimations according to published reports. Based on the numbers below, the 2009 cap charge for Keisel will be in the neighborhood of $3,225,000.00. Brett Keisel 2009 2250000.00 2010 2925000.00 2011 3025000.00 […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday September 2nd

02 September 2009

Wide receiver Santonio Holmes (back), running back Willie Parker (hamstring), linebacker Lawrence Timmons (ankle) and tight end Sean McHugh will not play in Carolina on Thursday because of injuries. Fullback Frank Summers (hamstring) practiced on Tuesday and is on schedule to play. Nose tackle Casey Hampton has given his thoughts on his final year under […]

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10 Players On The Bubble For 7 Spots

01 September 2009

Below is the list of 10 players I have vying for 7 spots on the roster. This assumes that Stefan Logan is kept as a return specialist. I currently have 46 players locked in as surely to make the roster. Bubble Players: WR McDonald, Shaun – Would of been a safe bet if Logan had […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday September 1st

01 September 2009

Starting inside linebacker Lawrence Timmons is doubtful for Thursday\’s preseason finale against the Carolina Panthers with a sprained ankle suffered Saturday against the Bills. Keyaron Fox will likely start in his place. Running back Willie Parker (hamstring), kicker Jeff Reed (ankle) and defensive end Nick Eason (calf) will all likely be able to play on […]

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Steelers Sign Brett Keisel To New 5 Year Contract

31 August 2009

The Steelers signed defensive end Brett Keisel to a five-year contract extension on Monday. Keisel becomes the eighth player to reach a new deal with the Pittsburgh since they won the Super Bowl in February. Details of the contract should be available soon.

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Steelers Place Stapleton On IR, Release 4 Others

31 August 2009

The Steelers released center Alex Stepanovich, wide receiver Martin Nance, wide receiver Steven Black and safety Derrick Richardson on Monday and placed offensive lineman Darnell Stapleton on injured reserve, thus ending his season. Stapleton had arthroscopic surgery to on his knee a few weeks ago and the knee will likely need further work and rehab. […]

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Isaac Redman Losing The Numbers Game

31 August 2009

As the clock ticks closer to the date when the rosters must be paired down to 53, the closer the Steelers get to the decision of whether or not to keep free agent running back, Isaac Redman. Without a doubt, Redman has turned some heads in training camp, but with the rise of fellow rookie, […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday August 31st

31 August 2009

Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that defensive end Brett Keisel will have a new 5 year contract extension by the end of today. Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin has indicated that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will play a little on Thursday night in the preseason finale against the Carolina Panthers. Scott Brown has his […]

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First 53 Man Roster Guess

29 August 2009

Below is my first official stab at the Steelers final 53 man roster through 3 preseason games. About 6 players could go either way as the final six were tough decisions. Quarterbacks Roethlisberger, Ben QB Batch, Charlie QB Dixon, Dennis QB Running Backs Parker, Willie RB Mendenhall, Rashard RB Moore, Mewelde RB Davis, Carey FB […]

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Best Guess At The First 5 Players Cut

29 August 2009

The Steelers need to cut 5 players on September 1st to get down to 75 players. Below is my best guess at the five players that will be released on Tuesday. All 5 players were free agent signings after the 2009 draft. WR Steven Black DT Steve McLendon LB Andrew Schantz LB Tom Korte S […]

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Preseason Game 3 Recap: Steelers 17 Bills 0

29 August 2009

What a difference a week makes. The Steelers looked like the defending Super Bowl champions on Saturday night as they shut out the Buffalo Bills 17-0. Starting quarterback Ben Roethlisberger showed no ill effects of the bruised ACL that kept him out of last Saturday\’s game versus the Washington Redskins. Roethlisberger was 15 for 19 […]

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Audio from Steelers HC Mike Tomlin Buffalo Bills Post Game Press Conference

29 August 2009

Audio from Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin post game press conference following the week 3 pre-season win against the Buffalo Bills On Saturday August 29th, 2009. [phpbay]new steelers, 3, “”, “”[/phpbay] Mike Tomlin: It was a productive outing for us. It is great when you can pitch a shutout, even in August. There were some […]

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10 Things To Look For Tonight Versus Buffalo

29 August 2009

Here are 10 things to look for tonight in the third preseason game versus the Buffalo Bills: Joystick Part II – Stefan Logan will likely get the second half return duties of punts and kickoffs. Another strong performance should cement a spot on the final 53 man roster. Limas In The X Spot – With […]

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Steelers Versus Bills Injury Report

27 August 2009

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said in his Thursday afternoon press conference that quarterback Dennis Dixon (shoulder), tight end Sean McHugh (knee) and offensive lineman Darnell Stapleton (knee) will not play against Buffalo on Saturday night. Tomlin also noted that kicker Jeff Reed (ankle), wide receiver Santonio Holmes (back), running back Willie Parker (hamstring), fullback Frank […]

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Stefan Logan Ain\’t Going Back To The CFL

27 August 2009

After the return performance CFL free agent return man Stefan Logan put on Saturday night versus the Washington Redskins, he is no longer a secret to the rest of the NFL. Sure Logan is pretty much one dimensional from a special teams point and would likely only see time at wide receiver or running back […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday August 27th

27 August 2009

Wide receiver Santonio Holmes (back) running back Willie Parker (hamstring), fullback Frank Summers (hamstring), quarterback Dennis Dixon (shoulder), offensive lineman Darnell Stapleton (knee) and tight end Sean McHugh were all sidelined from practice on Wednesday. Holmes and Parker both seem unlikely to play Saturday against Buffalo if they do not practice Thursday. Offensive lineman Darnell […]

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Was Frank Summers Just All Fan Hype?

26 August 2009

I admit, I love rooting for the late round draft picks, who doesn\’t? Steeler Nation is notorious for it. The two most talked about 2009 draft picks by Steeler fans have been Frank Summers and A.Q. Shipley. Steelers fans have visions of Jerome Bettis or Chris Fuamatu-Ma\’afala running through their heads when they think about […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday August 26th

26 August 2009

Wide receiver Santonio Holmes (bacK), tackle Jason Capizzi (shoulder), running back Willie Parker (hamstring), fullback Frank Summers, tight end Sean McHugh (knee), quarterback Dennis Dixon (shoulder) and guard Darnell Stapleton (knee) all sat out on Tuesday. McHugh, Dixon and Stapleton have been ruled out for the Saturday night game versus the Buffalo Bills and Summers […]

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Sean McHugh To Have Knee Surgery

25 August 2009

Tight end/fullback Sean McHugh will have knee cleanup surgery according to Steel City Insider, Jim Wexell. McHugh has been battling rookie David Johnson for a roster spot, but has missed practice time due to his knee. McHugh signed a three-year contract in the offseason, but he could be pushed out of his role by Johnson.

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Roethlisberger Practices Tuesday, Dixon Sidelined

25 August 2009

Starting quarterback Ben Roethlisberger returned to practice on Tuesday after suffering an Achilles contusion last week. Third string quarterback Dennis Dixon is still sidelined by a separated right shoulder injury suffered Saturday night versus the Washington Redskins. Second string quarterback Charlie Batch and rookie Mike Reilly joined Roethlisberger in quarterback drills. The Steelers are not […]

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Could Stefan Logan Still Make The Roster?

23 August 2009

As I mentioned in my top 10 things to watch pre game analysis of the Washington Redskins game, Stefan Logan needed to impress last night to have any shot of making the roster. The human joystick did just that. Logan was blistering on kickoff returns and showed good hands and vision on the punt returns. […]

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Preseason Game 2 Recap: Redskins 17 Steelers 13

22 August 2009

There were not too many highlights for the highlight reel on a rainy Saturday night in Washington as the Steelers lost to the Redskins 17-13. The Steeler defense looked lethargic giving up 167 yards rushing, while only allowing 137 yards through the air. The Steelers used mostly the third stringers past halftime to get a […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday August 21st

21 August 2009

Starting running back Willie Parker said that his main focus during the offseason was working on his hands and getting the third-down role in the offense. Parker is in his final year of his contract and no doubt wants to get as much of his ability down on tape. Veteran Mewelde Moore caught 40 balls […]

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