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Steelers Injury Report: Roethlisberger Closer, Taylor Out, Woodley Questionable & Several Limited

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin met the media on Tuesday for his weekly press conference to talk about the win Sunday over the Baltimore Ravens and the upcoming Week 14 game against the San Diego Chargers. Tomlin also addressed the injury situation in his opening remarks and said fullback Will Johnson (concussion) did suffer […]

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Steelers Injury Report: Ike Taylor Needs MRI On Ankle/Lower Leg

The Pittsburgh Steelers knocked off the Baltimore Ravens 23-20 Sunday at M&T Bank Stadium and head coach Mike Tomlin updated the injury situation following the game. Tomlin said cornerback Ike Taylor, who left the game during the first defensive series, suffered a lower right ankle or leg injury and will need an MRI. Tomlin also […]

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Steelers Ravens Inactives – Week 13

Below is the inactive list for the Pittsburgh Steelers week 13 game on the road against the Baltimore Ravens. The 7 inactive players are announced 90 minutes before kickoff. Steelers Inactives LB LaMarr Woodley T Mike Adams WR Jerricho Cotchery QB Byron Leftwich QB Ben Roethlisberger RB Rashard Mendenhall CB DeMarcus Van Dyke Ravens Inactives CB Jimmy […]

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Steelers Versus Ravens Projected Inactive List – Week 13

The Pittsburgh Steelers take on the Baltimore Ravens Sunday and here is what the inactive list will most likely look like when it is released 90 minutes prior to kickoff. 4 of the 7 names on the list this week will be inactive this week because those players were ruled out for the game due […]

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Competition Analysis Week 13: Steelers Versus Ravens

By Christopher DiMarino Fantasy Overview: What a mess. The Pittsburgh Steelers showed some of the worst football I’ve seen by an offense in a few years against the Cleveland Browns. It felt like I was watching one of those old cartoons where the character keeps falling down the slope of a mountain for what seems […]

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Would A Win Sunday Against The Ravens Be The Biggest Ever For Charlie Batch?

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was officially ruled out on the Friday injury report so that means that veteran Charlie Batch will be asked to do the unthinkable and beat the 9-2 Baltimore Ravens Sunday in their own backyard of M&T Stadium. How big of task is it? The Ravens have won their last 16 […]

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Steelers Injury Report: Roethlisberger, Woodley, Leftwich & Adams All Out As Expected

The Friday injury report for the Pittsburgh Steelers is now out as they prepare to take ion the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday. Despite trying to throw this past week and give hope that there was a chance that he would play in Baltimore, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (shoulder, rib) was ruled out by head coach Mike […]

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Steelers Injury Report: Colon Remains Sidelined; Polamalu & Brown Remain On Track To Play

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now completed their Thursday practice as they prepare to play the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday and the post practice injury report is now out. Not practicing again on Thursday were tackle Mike Adams (ankle), guard Willie Colon (knee), quarterback Byron Leftwich (ribs), and linebacker LaMarr Woodley (ankle). Adams has long since […]

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Steelers Injury Report: Door Open For Roethlisberger; Brown & Polamalu To Practice This Week

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin held is normal Tuesday press conference today and ran down the injury report for the upcoming week as the team gets ready to play the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday. Tomlin started off by saying that they have some guys that could possibly work themselves back this week. Wide receiver […]

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Steelers Third Down Offense Misses Antonio Brown

By Luke Nicholson To sustain drives in the NFL, offenses must be able to convert third downs. This is, of course, common sense. The offense cannot score points without moving the chains, but what is necessary for a prolific third down offense? A star quarterback and a quartet of great receivers helps. The Pittsburgh Steelers, […]

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We Will Soon Find Out If The Steelers Think Brian Hoyer Is More Than Just Smart

It is still too early to tell whether or not Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will be ready to return to action this week for the Sunday game against the Baltimore Ravens and the same goes for injured backup Byron Leftwich as well. What we do know right now is that four quarterbacks on the […]

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Steelers Browns Inactives – Week 12

Below is the inactive list for the Pittsburgh Steelers week 12 game on the road against the Cleveland Browns. The 7 inactive players are announced 90 minutes before kickoff. Steelers Inactives S Troy Polamalu T Marcus Gilbert WR Jerricho Cotchery QB Byron Leftwich WR Antonio Brown QB Ben Roethlisberger CB DeMarcus Van Dyke Browns Inactives S Ray […]

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Steelers Versus Browns: Prediction & 7 Keys To The Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers look to rebound from their loss last Sunday night to the Baltimore Ravens with a division win this Sunday against the 2-8 Cleveland Browns. The Steelers are down to their third string quarterback now and a loss in Cleveland will likely mean that the AFC North title will be out of reach […]

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Steelers Versus Browns Projected Inactive List

The Pittsburgh Steelers take on the Cleveland Browns Sunday and here is what the inactive list will most likely look like when it is released 90 minutes prior to kickoff. 4 of the 7 names on the list this week will be inactive this week because those players were ruled out for the game due […]

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Competition Analysis Week 12: Steelers Versus Browns

By Christopher DiMarino The Pittsburgh Steelers did the most they could against the Baltimore Ravens. The defense had a great day and can only be credited with 6 points against. The running game didn’t excel but Jonathan Dwyer and Rashard Mendenhall were close to 100 yards combined. The receivers did a decent job and got […]

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Steelers Ravens Week 11 Offensive Participation Chart

Below are the offensive player play counts and participation chart for the Pittsburgh Steelers week 11 loss to the Baltimore Ravens. Player Notes: Wide receiver David Gilreath saw 3 snaps in this game. The first came on the end around run by him on the second offensive snap of the game and the last two […]

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Steelers Injury Report: Antonio Brown Questionable, Troy Polamalu Doubtful

The Pittsburgh Steelers wrapped up their practice preparations on Friday for their week 12 road game Sunday against the Cleveland Browns. The final injury report is now out on Friday and it shows quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (shoulder), tackle Marcus Gilbert (ankle), quarterback Byron Leftwich (ribs), and wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery (ribs) all listed as out […]

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Defensive Turnover Explosion Could Overcome Steelers Walking Wounded

By Jeremy Hritz The past two Steelers seasons have been eerily similar, with both teams on the precipice of playing outstanding football, yet being a few breaks short of asserting themselves as elite squads. Injuries last year to Maurkice Pouncey, Ben Roethlisberger, LaMarr Woodley, James Harrison, and Rashard Mendenhall, not to mention Willie Colon, made […]

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Steelers Offensive Line Breakdown – Baltimore Ravens – Week 11

Below is the week 11 offensive line breakdown for the Pittsburgh Steelers loss to the Baltimore Ravens Sunday night. I think it was pretty obvious to anyone that watched the game that this was not a great performance over all by the Steelers offensive line. There were several demerits handed out in both the pass […]

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Steelers Injury Report: Antonio Brown Limited Again, Ziggy Hood Practices

The Pittsburgh Steelers had a morning practice on Thursday in preparation for their game Sunday against the Cleveland Browns. The Thursday injury report is now out and it has not changed much from Wednesday. Not practicing again on Thursday, as expected, were wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery (ribs), tackle Marcus Gilbert (ankle), quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (right […]

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Steelers Injury Report: Antonio Brown Limited On Wednesday; Polamalu & Gilbert Still Sidelined

The Pittsburgh Steelers were back on the practice field on Wednesday in preparation for their Sunday road game against the Cleveland Browns and the first participation report is now out for the week. Not practicing on Wednesday were quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (rib,shouldr), quarterback Byron Leftwich (ribs), wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery (ribs), tackle Marcus Gilbert (ankle), […]

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Roethlisberger Back For Ravens Game? Quarterback Has Already Ditched Sling

According to several in the Pittsburgh media, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has ditched his sling and it is hard to tell that he is even injured. Roethlisberger will not play this week against the Cleveland Browns after suffering a dislocated rib and a sprained right SC joint in the win over the Kansas City […]

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Steelers Versus Ravens Game Rewind – Second Half Notes

The Pittsburgh Steelers lost to the Baltimore Ravens 13-10 Sunday night and below are my second half notes from the game. Here are my first half notes if you missed them. On the first run by Ray Rice of the second half, Casey Hampton, Larry Foote, and Ryan Clark all miss tackles. On 3rd and […]

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Steelers Now Must Make Two Roster Moves To Accomidate Burress & Hoyer

The Pittsburgh Steelers will officially announce later today that have signed wide receiver Plaxico Burress and quarterback Brian Hoyer to the 53 man roster and they will need to make corresponding roster moves to accommodate both of them. Head coach Mike Tomlin said during his Tuesday press conference that he didn\’t believe that the rib […]

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Steelers Expected To Sign WR Plaxico Burress & QB Brian Hoyer Today

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin comfirmed during his Tuesday press conference that the team will indeed sign one quarterback and one wide receiver to the roster today. Several media outlets are reporting that free agent wide receiver Plaxico Burress and quarterback Brian Hoyer are the players that will sign after they worked out for […]

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Steelers Injury Report: Antonio Brown & Troy Polamalu Deemed Questionable For Browns

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin met the media on Tuesday for his weekly press conference and updated the injuries heading into the week as the team prepares to play the Cleveland Browns this coming Sunday in Cleveland. Tomlin said that wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery (rib) will be out  this week with multiple rib fractures […]

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