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Steelers Remove S Mike Mitchell From Active PUP List

The Pittsburgh Steelers will finally have safety Mike Mitchell back on the field practicing as he has been activated off of the Active PUP list. Mitchell, who suffered some sort of groin injury prior to the start of camp while training, has been working with the trainers on the side ever since arriving at Saint VincentCollege. […]

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Platoon Of Unknown Ball Carriers Reminds That Less Is More

It’s been quite a difficult task to get much of a feel for how the running game of the Pittsburgh Steelers is shaping up this year, and for a very simple reason: when it’s come to the 11-on-11 tackling sessions, the two backs expected to be taking those carries have not been healthy enough to […]

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Steelers Waive RB Alvester Alexander Injured, Sign RB Jawan Jamison

The Pittsburgh Steelers made one roster move on Friday and it included letting a player go that was on the practice squad last season Waived injured was running back Alvester Alexander, who had been on the PUP list with a groin injury. Alexander was originally signed by the Steelers last August and wound up being […]

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Two More Steelers Players Dinged Up Thursday

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now wrapped up their Thursday practice and head coach Mike Tomlin updated the injury report afterwards. While running back Le’Veon Bell (hamstring) was able to suit up Thursday, he was eased back into action and held out of several team drills. Tomlin said that was the same for wide receiver C.J. […]

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Thanks To Injuries, New Steelers RB Josh Harris Finally Given An Opportunity

Last season, Pittsburgh Steelers running back Alvester Alexander made the team’s eight-man practice squad out of training camp. While that’s not earth-shatter news, you have to remember that the former undrafted free agent wasn’t even signed to the roster until August 7. This year, with Alvester starting off training camp on the PUP list with […]

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Steelers Training Camp Practice Report: Day Four – Wednesday

By Alex Kozora My observations from Day Four of Pittsburgh Steelers’ training camp at St. Vincent College. I’ll save the play-by-play of the 11 on 11 for last. That makes some of the notes a little bit out of order but it doesn’t make that much of a difference. – Some injury notes that you […]

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Steelers Rookie TE Rob Blanchflower Dealing With High Ankle Sprain

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now wrapped up their fourth training camp practice of the 2014 season and the injury list continues to grow ever so slightly. According to Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin, rookie tight end Rob Blanchflower (ankle) missed Wednesday’s practice with a left high ankle sprain. Blanchflower, who is currently wearing a boot, […]

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Steelers Injury Report: Bell, Blanchflower, Zumwalt, Goodwin All Sidelined Wednesday

The Pittsburgh Steelers fourth training camp practice of the 2014 is now underway and the early reports are starting to roll in regarding which players are and aren’t practicing Wednesday. According to our very own Alex Kozora, rookie tight end Rob Blanchflower (leg/foot) is currently wearing a boot on his leg leg and thus is […]

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Steelers Waive OL David Snow Injured, Sign RB Josh Harris

As expected, the Pittsburgh Steelers made a roster move this week as injured offensive lineman David Snow has been waived injured. The team filled the open roster spot by signing running back Josh Harris. Snow suffered a a fractured foot during Saturday’s practice and the injury will require surgery. After clearing waivers, Snow should revert […]

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Steelers Injury Report: Rookie LB Jordan Zumwalt Sidelined Monday With Groin Injury

The Pittsburgh Steelers have wrapped up their first padded practice of their 2014 training camp and unfortunately they had another player suffer a groin injury. According to head coach Mike Tomlin following practice, rookie linebacker Jordan Zumwalt (groin) experienced a tight groin during Monday’s practice and he’ll be evaluated further. Zumwalt missed all of the […]

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Steelers Rookie WR Martavis Bryant Back Practicing Monday

After sitting out Sunday’s practice with an injured groin, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver Martavis Bryant (groin) is back practicing again on Monday. While Bryant’s injury appears to have been minor, you never like to see rookies miss practice time. The Steelers fourth-round draft pick is a virtual lock to make the roster this year […]

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Steelers Injury Report Gets Longer After Shortened Sunday Practice

The second training camp practice for the Pittsburgh Steelers is now in the books after it was cut short by inclement weather. Unfortunately, the injury list did not shorten on Sunday as a few more names were added to it. According to head coach Mike Tomlin, rookie wide receiver Martavis Bryant (groin) was held out […]

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Steelers Rookie WR Martavis Bryant Not Practicing Sunday

The Pittsburgh Steelers are currently conducting their second training camp practice of year and according to our very own Alex Kozora, it looks like rookie wide receiver Martavis Bryant won’t be working today. Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin did not list Bryant during his post practice injury run-down following Saturday’s practice and it isn’t apparent […]

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Marczi: 53-Man Roster Prediction – Training Camp Edition

Now that training camp has finally begun and we’re starting to get a clearer picture of the 2014 Pittsburgh Steelers, it’s time to take another crack at predicting the 53-man roster. These predictions are based on the accumulation of data through the offseason, of course, and are not just based on what was seen and […]

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Steelers Training Camp Practice Report: Day One – Saturday

By Alex Kozora My practice notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers first training camp practice of 2014. Lot to take in and I clearly don’t have all the answers yet – not that anyone does anyway – but my observations from day one. – Ryan Shazier was the second player on the field, roughly a half […]

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Refresher Course On The Active And Reserve PUP Lists Rules

The Pittsburgh Steelers will take to the fields of Saint Vincent College on Saturday, but two players will not be able to practice as safety Mike Mitchell and running back Alvester Alexander were both placed on the Active PUP list by head coach Mike Tomlin on Friday. Every year, I like to remind people about […]

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2014 Steelers Training Camp: Move-In Day Recap

Training camp move-in day for the Pittsburgh Steelers went off without a hitch on Friday and for the most part, nothing really earth-shattering happened. Early in the day, Bob Labriola reported that team president Art Rooney II told him that a contract extension for quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will have to wait until next offseason. Rooney […]

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Steelers Place S Mike Mitchell, RB Alvester Alexander On PUP List To Start Camp

The Pittsburgh Steelers reported Friday to Latrobe for the start of training camp and the conditioning test has already been completed. According to head coach Mike Tomlin, two players will begin training camp on the Active PUP list. Those two players are safety Mike Mitchell (groin) and running back Alvester Alexander (groin). Tomlin said he […]

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Bryan: Steelers 2014 53 Man Roster Prediction – Training Camp Edition

With the Pittsburgh Steelers reporting to Latrobe for training camp on Friday, it’s now time for the latest installment of my 53 man roster prediction. If you would like to see my previous version, it is right here. In the comments below, tell me the selections you disagree with and which player makes it instead. […]

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Kozora: Steelers 2014 53 Man Roster Prediction – Training Camp Edition

By Alex Kozora My second crack at projecting the Pittsburgh Steelers 53 man roster. Something I’m sure we can all look back at and make fun of in a few weeks. If you listened to me on The Terrible Podcast, you already know my roster. Feel free to agree or disagree in the comments below. Couple […]

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Four Steelers Training Camp Battles On Offense To Watch

The Pittsburgh Steelers report to Latrobe for training camp on Friday and the team will take the field on Saturday. Here is a look at four key training camp battles that will take place over the coming weeks on the offensive side of the football. Justin Brown versus Darrius Heyward-Bey versus Derek Moye The Steelers […]

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Steelers Players Eligible For 2014 Practice Squad

With the Pittsburgh Steelers reporting to Latrobe for training camp on Friday, it’s time to look ahead at the players that will be eligible for the practice squad should they ultimately not make the final 53 man roster. First, here’s a look at what the CBA has to say about who is and isn’t eligible […]

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Will Three Running Backs Be Enough For The Steelers In 2014?

When the Pittsburgh Steelers selected Dri Archer in the third-round of the 2014 NFL Draft, they acquired a player with the ability to not only play running back, but wide receiver as well. While Archer’s position flexibility could give the Steelers some flexibility when it comes to the two position groups when finalizing their 53 […]

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Steelers Pre-Camp Depth Chart Update – Running Back

With minicamp in the rearview mirror and training camp on the horizon, the Pittsburgh Steelers should already have all of the main components of their offseason roster in place, with all draft picks signed and no more free agents projected to be added until further evaluation. It’s possible that a need should arise for further […]

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Kozora: 2014 Steelers 53 Man Roster Prediction – Post Draft

By Alex Kozora Following Dave Bryan’s lead, here is my first crack at predicting the Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 53 man roster. Needless to say, this is subject to change once we hit training camp. Quarterbacks – (3) Ben Roethlisberger, Bruce Gradkowski, Landry Jones Analysis: Jones is safe for at least another season. Other than that, […]

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Alvester Alexander Should Fight For A Roster Spot This Year

The way the offseason has gone, it would seem to be the case that the Pittsburgh Steelers will have a free-floating roster spot at the skill positions on offense by the time training camp and the preseason roll around. While they have five reasonable tight ends, one would figure that they could just as easily […]

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