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Steelers Enter 2016 Season With 14 Players Set To Be URFAs In 2017

The Pittsburgh Steelers will open their 2016 regular season Monday night against the Washington Redskins and now that their initial roster is set, we can take a quick loom ahead at the several players who are now scheduled to become unrestricted free agents next year. Currently, there are 14 such…


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Steelers Waive WR Shakim Phillips From Reserve/Injured

In addition to trimming their 75-man active roster down to 53 players on Saturday, the Pittsburgh Steelers also waived one player from their Reserve/Injured list. Waived Saturday was wide receiver Shakim Phillips, who started this year’s training camp on the team’s Active/PUP list with a sports hernia. During the first week…


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Steelers’ Reserve/Injured List Shrinks By Two

I have a few more transactions related to the Pittsburgh Steelers to pass along to you on this Friday and both include players who were on the team’s Reserve/Injured list. On Thursday, the Steelers waived tight end Mandel Dixon from their Reserve/Injured list. Dixon, an undrafted free agent this year…


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Bryan: 2016 Steelers 53-Man Roster Prediction: Final Edition

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have closed out their 2016 preseason, it’s time for me to release my final 53-man roster prediction. Please note that this prediction has two sections. The top section is what I predict the 53-man roster to look like Saturday evening right after 4 p.m. deadline….


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Time To See If Randy Can Make Mettenberger Dandy

Even though I was a bit surprised to see the Pittsburgh Steelers claim quarterback Zach Mettenberger off of waivers from the San Diego Chargers on Wednesday, in the grand scheme of things, I probably shouldn’t have been. After all, being as it’s more than obvious now that veteran quarterback Bruce…


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Mettenberger Addition Makes Sense For Steelers’ 3-QB Philosophy

In a bit of a surprising bit of news yesterday, the Pittsburgh Steelers were awarded 2014 sixth-round quarterback Zach Mettenberger, a third-year LSU product in whom there was actually a lot of interest among some Steelers fans, both when he came out of the draft and whenever he became available….


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Thus Ends The Unusual Tenure Of Bruce Gradkowski

The four-year tenure of quarterback Bruce Gradkowski with the Pittsburgh Steelers has certainly been an unusual one, and perhaps one of the odder ones that we have had for some time. But considering that it appears likely to be coming to an end in light of recent events, now would…


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Contract Details For New Steelers QB Zach Mettenberger

Have you gotten over the shock of the Pittsburgh Steelers claiming quarterback Zach Mettenberger off of waivers from the San Diego Chargers on Wednesday? If so, here are the contract details related to the transaction. Being as Mettenberger was claimed off waivers, the Steelers will assume what remains on the…


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Steelers Claim QB Zach Mettenberger, Place QB Bruce Gradkowski On IR

The Pittsburgh Steelers have claimed quarterback Zach Mettenberger off waivers, per Jason La Canfora. The steelers claimed QB Zach Mettenberger on waivers. — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) August 31, 2016 Mettenberger was waived by the San Diego Chargers in the team’s initial wave of cuts. He saw scant playtime during…



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2016 South Side Questions: Could Steelers Really Carry Two QBs?

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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Steelers Vs. Saints: Player Snap Counts – Preseason Game 3

The initial snap counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers Friday night preseason win over the New Orleans Saints are now in and here’s a few observations from the numbers. The Steelers starting offensive live sans tackle Marcus Gilbert played 41 snaps Friday night. Gilbert surely would have as well had he…


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Steelers Vs. Saints 2016 Preseason: Game Time, Line, Weather, TV, Injuries & Radio Schedule

2016 Preseason Game No. 3 Pittsburgh Steelers (0-2) vs. New Orleans Saints (0-2) Kickoff: 8:00 p.m. ET Site: Mercedes-Benz Superdome (73,000) • New Orleans, La. Playing Surface: UBU Speed Series-S5-M TV Coverage: CBS-TV (locally KDKA-TV, channel 2) Announcers: Bob Pompeani (play-by-play), Charlie Batch (color analyst), Missi Matthews and Rich Walsh…


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Mike Tomlin Thinks New Steelers QB Bryn Renner Is A “Quick-Study’

If things go like we think they will Friday night, new Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Bryn Renner should see some playing time in the second half of the team’s preseason game against the New Orleans Saints. On Wednesday, Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin was asked what it is he likes about Renner and what he looks forward to…