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Report: Steelers K Shaun Suisham Could Be Sidelined A Few Weeks By Hamstring Injury

While the hamstring injury suffered Sunday during pregame warm-ups by Pittsburgh Steelers kicker Shaun Suisham is not expected to put him out for the season, Mike Garafalo of FOX Sports 1 reports via Twitter that it could keep him out a few weeks. Steelers K Shaun Suisham's hamstring injury could keep him out a few […]

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Steelers Waive K Danny Hrapmann; Sign RB Jeremy Wright

Pittsburgh Steelers kicker Shaun Suisham booted a 60-yard field goal a few days ago in practice and on Friday his competition was booted out of Latrobe as Danny Hrapmann was waived so that the team could sign another running back. Replacing Hrapmann on the 90 man roster will be Jeremy Wright, who was originally signed […]

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Steelers K Shaun Suisham Good From 60 Yards Out On Wednesday

Perhaps the most exciting news coming out of the Pittsburgh Steelers Wednesday evening training camp practice is that kicker Shaun Suisham nailed a 60-yard field goal. Chris Bradford of the Beaver County Times reports via Twitter that it just did clear the crossbar. Suisham hits from 60 yards, barely. Round of applause for kicker — […]

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Hrapmann Won’t Challenge Suisham For Steelers Kicking Job, Right?

By Jeremy Hritz It’s that time of year again when I begin my usual campaign for the Pittsburgh Steelers to force a competition for the kicking job, as last year, I beat the drum for Grant Ressel and Danny Hrapmann to overtake Shaun Suisham as the team’s placekicker. To my disappointment, despite Hrapmann’s solid preseason […]

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Steelers Sign K Danny Hrapmann & TE Zack Pianalto To Reserve/ Future Contracts

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed two more players to their offseason roster on Friday as Bob Labriola reports that kicker Danny Hrapmann and tight end Zack Pianalto were signed to reserve future contracts. Hrapmann, a product of Southern Mississippi, was with the Steelers last offseason and 6 for 6 on his attempts during the 2012 preseason […]

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2012 Steelers 53 Man Roster Prediction – Post Preseason Game 3 Edition

The Pittsburgh Steelers third preseason game is now in the books and once again it is time to take another stab at a 53 man roster prediction. Before you just jump straight to the comments, make sure to read my reasoning so you know where am I coming from on this prediction. This morning on […]

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Steelers Give Suisham Early Vote Of Confidence By Releasing Hrapmann

Pittsburgh Steelers undrafted kicker Danny Hrapmann put up a valiant fight during the preseason, but his release on Monday signals a vote of confidence by the organization in kicker Shaun Suisham. Both kickers combined to make all 8 field goal attempts through the first three preseason games with the lone hiccup being a blocked 22-yard […]

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Steelers Make Roster Moves – Trim To 75

The Pittsburgh Steelers trimmed their roster to 75 players today releasing 14 and waiving linebacker Mortty Ivy injured. The team also gave kicker Shaun Suisham an early vote of confidence as they released kicker Danny Hrapmann. None of the other names on the list are surprising as the team works toward the final 53 man […]

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Steelers A Work In Progress: Some Good, Some Bad in Buffalo

By Jeremy Hritz Maybe all is not lost. ESPN is currently reporting that doctors are waiting to see if rookie right guard David DeCastro tore the ACL Saturday night in his right knee in addition to suffering a tear of the MCL. Later today, a more conclusive report will be available as he will undergo […]

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Steelers Beat Bills 38-7 After Slow Start – Game Recap

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown overcame two early drops on his way to catching 7 balls for 108 yards and 2 touchdowns as the Steelers rolled past the Buffalo Bills 38-7 Saturday night in their third preseason game of the 2012 season. The win did not come without a cost, however, as the Steelers […]

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If Hrapmann Keeps Hitting, Suisham Could Be Packing

By Jeremy Hritz Back on May 10th, I addressed the issue of the Pittsburgh Steelers kicking situation, and I proposed that the Steelers should take a chance on kicker Grant Ressel, who was signed as an undrafted free agent from the University of Missouri. Ressel boasted impressive numbers from his collegiate career, and while Shaun […]

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2012 Steelers 53 Man Roster Prediction – Post Preseason Game 2 Edition

The Pittsburgh Steelers second preseason game is now in the books and once again it is time to take another stab at a 53 man roster prediction. Before you just jump straight to the comments, make sure to read my reasoning so you know where am I coming from on this prediction. Two things that […]

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15 Steelers Players On The 53 Man Roster Bubble

The Pittsburgh Steelers now have two preseason games in the books, but there are still several battles still going on for roster spots. The first round of cuts take place next week and the last two preseason games will be important to the 15 players that I have below that I consider to all be […]

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Feel The Rhythm: A Look at Steelers Vs. Eagles

By Jeremy Hritz Finally, Pittsburgh Steelers football is here, and the evaluation process can now begin of the new offense and players, old and new, who are expected to make contributions during the 2012 season. While the game Thursday evening against the Philadelphia Eagles may have created more questions than certainties, it is important that […]

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Steelers Drop Preseason Opener To Eagles 24-23 – Game Recap

The Pittsburgh Steelers opened their 2012 preseason Thursday night in Philadelphia with a 24-23 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, as kicker Alex Henery booted home a 51-yard winning field goal with 12 seconds remaining in the game. The biggest news out of the game was that fullback David Johnson suffered a severe knee injury after […]

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2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Training Camp – Friday Night Lights – Day Ten Recap

Friday night marked the annual Friday Night Lights practice for the Pittsburgh Steelers at Latrobe Memorial Stadium. A huge crowd was reportedly on hand and received a treat as Aaron Smith, Willie Parker, Marvel Smith and Joey Porter and were all honored with a retirement ceremony prior to practice starting. Porter was interviewed on SiriusXM […]

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2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Training Camp – Wednesday – Day Eight Recap

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now wrapped up day eight of training camp with another padded practice on Wednesday and below is your recap of all the media reports today from Twitter. Trimmed down former Steelers Jeff Hartings and Chris Hoke are in camp helping out as intern assistants as reported by Alan Robinson on Twitter. […]

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2012 Steelers 53 Man Roster Prediction – Pre Training Camp Edition

  The 2012 offseason period is now behind us and the Pittsburgh Steelers report to training camp in four days from today. With all of our training camp roister battle looks now completed it\’s time for me to take a shot at my second 53 man roster prediction. Surprisingly, I did not have to change […]

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2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Training Camp Roster Battles: Kickers

The calendar has now flipped over to July and that means that as of today that there is only 23 days left until the Pittsburgh Steelers report to Latrobe for training camp. Today we continue on with our look at the training camp roster battles for the Steelers by looking at the kicking position. The […]

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Former Steelers Kicker Jeff Reed Just Hoping For Another Chance

Former Pittsburgh Steelers kicker Jeff Reed is not ready to hang up his kicking shoes just yet. The eccentric player known for his spiked hair, and at times colorful lifestyle, continues to train under the watchful eye of a personal trainer in North Carolina. Reed, who just wrapped up coaching at a kicking camp this […]

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Steelers Release TE Wes Lyons, Sign LB Brandon Johnson

On Tuesday it was reported that the Pittsburgh Steelers had signed long snapper Matt Katula. Today we have the back end of that transaction as wide receiver Connor Dixon was placed on their Waived/Injured List. In addition to that move that was made official today, the Steelers also announced that linebacker Brandon Johnson has been […]

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Steelers Sign Kicker Danny Hrapmann

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed former Southern Mississippi kicker Danny Hrapmann on Wednesday according to former NFL kicker Michael Husted on Twitter. Hrapmann was 49 of 65 on field goal attempts during his college career and was 116 of 117 on extra point attempts in those two seasons. Hrapmann was selected All-Conference USA Second Team for […]

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