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Steelers OTA Injury Report: Steelers CB Justin King Sidelined With Hamstring Injury

The Pittsburgh Steelers have done pretty well as far as injuries go as they wrap up their second week of OTA sessions on Thursday, but a source has informed us that cornerback Justin King has been sidelined with a hamstring injury this week. Kind signed with the Steelers in the middle of December last season […]

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Steelers Only Expected To Have A Few Players Miss First OTA Session Of 2013

The first OTA session of the 2013 season for the Pittsburgh Steelers will get underway on Tuesday and only a few players are not expected to participate. As far as injured players go, tight end Heath Miller (knee) and linebacker Sean Spence (knee) are both expected to be sidelined as they continue to rehab their […]

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Steelers CB DeMarcus Van Dyke Has Make-Or-Break Training Camp Ahead Of Him

On Monday, we took a look at cornerback Josh Victorian, who will be battling to make the Pittsburgh Steelers 53 man roster out of training camp this year and today we will look at cornerback DeMarcus Van Dyke, who figures to be competing against Victorian for that same roster spot. Van Dyke, who was drafted […]

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Steelers Seem Intent On Drafting A Cornerback

When you look at the pre draft visitors that the Pittsburgh Steelers have had in thus far by position, it is becoming clear that the cornerback position will likely be addressed in the draft later this month. The Steelers let unrestricted free agent cornerback Keenan Lewis walk via free agency uncontested, so that leaves Ike […]

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Steelers Continue Trend Of Shying Away From Second Contracts To Players Drafted After Third Round

On Thursday we found out that Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agent cornerback Keenan Lewis will not be returning in 2013 after he signed a five year contract with the New Orleans Saints. When you look at the history of the Steelers under general manager Kevin Colbert, it\’s not too surprising that Lewis did not receive […]

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Steelers CB DeMarcus Van Dyke Signs Exclusive Rights Tender

In a not-so-surprising move, Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback DeMarcus Van Dyke has signed his one-year exclusive tender of $555,000. Exclusive rights free agents have no choice but to sign their tenders as they can\’t negotiate with other teams. Van Dyke was signed last year by the Steelers after clearing waivers just prior to the start of […]

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Steelers 2013 Salary Cap: Post James Harrison Release & Restricted Tendering Update

The Saturday business moves for the Pittsburgh Steelers now appear to be in the books following the release of linebacker James Harrison and the restricted tendering of running back Jonathan Dwyer, running back Isaac Redman, wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders and nose tackle Steve McLendon. Although it hasn\’t been reported, running back Baron Batch and cornerback […]

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One Week Left Before The Start Of The 2013 League Year

There is just one week to go now before the start of the 2013 league year. The Pittsburgh Steelers are already under the $123 million cap number with a current Rule of 51 number of roughly $121,065,372.66 after the signing of cornerback William Gay on Monday. That number includes the $1.4 million cap credit that […]

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What The Return Of William Gay To The Steelers Really Means

Although the transaction might not be made official until the start of the new league year, free agent cornerback William Gay has indicated on Twitter Sunday afternoon that he is returning to Pittsburgh after one season with the Arizona Cardinals. Gay left last offseason via free agency as an unrestricted free agent, but was released […]

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Former Steelers CB William Gay One And Done With Cardinals

Former Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback William Gay signed a two-year contract last offseason with the Arizona Cardinals during the free agency signing period. He won\’t, however, see the second year of that deal as he was released on Friday as the Cardinals attempt to get under the salary cap. Gay, who was an unrestricted free agent […]

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Steelers 2013 Salary Cap Update: Three Restructures Down, One To Go?

Three contract restructures down and possibly one more to go for the Pittsburgh Steelers. On Thursday quarterback Ben Roethlisberger became the third player to have his contract restructured which resulted in $6 million in 2013 cap space being cleared. With the restructures of Roethlisberger, wide receiver Antonio Brown and linebacker Lawrence Timmons now out of […]

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Calming The Steelers 2014 Salary Cap Fears Following The Recent Contract Restructures

The Pittsburgh Steelers are not even through with their restructures this offseason and already there is concern about the damage that they are doing to 2014 and beyond by pushing forward more money. Fans go through this concern every year because most just don\’t understand the real numbers and what lies ahead. Thank God Omar […]

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Steelers Salary Cap Update: 2013 Cap Number Could End Up Above $123 Million

Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reported on Tuesday that a source with knowledge told him that the 2013 NFL salary cap number could come in at $123 million or higher. That is great news if you are a Pittsburgh Steelers fan as this number has slowly been inching up over the course of the […]

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Steelers Sign CB Justin King To A One-Year Contract

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed cornerback Justin King to a one-year contract on Wednesday, according to Bob Labriola on Twitter. King ended the season on the Steelers 53 man roster after being signed in the middle of December after DeMarcus Van Dyke suffered a shoulder injury that would end his season. King is a Pittsburgh native […]

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Bad Luck Or Bad Conditioning? Art Rooney II Says He Will Look Into It As It Relates To Injuries

Some new quotes have emerged from the year-end talk that Pittsburgh Steelers team president Art Rooney II had with members of the Pittsburgh media last week concerning injuries suffered this past season and training. “I do think it’s something that comes in cycles,” said Rooney about injuries, per the Steelers official website. “I remember sitting […]

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Steelers Defense Faces Question Marks At Six Positions During The Offseason

On Monday we looked at the five question marks the Pittsburgh Steelers have on offense heading into the offseason and today we will look at the questions that will need to be answered on the defensive side of the ball by the time the team arrives for in Latrobe for training camp. Right Outside Linebacker […]

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2013 Steelers Free Agency: 17 Unrestricted, 5 Restricted & 2 Exclusive Rights Free Agents

The Pittsburgh Steelers head into the offseason with several big decisions ahead of them as far as free agency and personnel goes. In total they will have 17 unrestricted free agents , 5 restricted free agents and 2 exclusive rights free agents. Cornerback Keenan Lewis and guard Ramon Foster will likely be considered the Steelers […]

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Steelers Injury Report: Brett Keisel Will Not Need Surgery On Sprained MCL

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin held his final press conference of the 2012 season on Monday and he gave a thorough recap of the injured players heading into the offseason. Rookie tackle Kelvin Beachum (concussion) suffered a concussion in the game Sunday but they do not expect any long-term issues because of it. Rookie […]

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Steelers CB DeMarcus Van Dyke To Have Surgery On Wednesday

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback DeMarcus Van Dyke will undergo surgery next Wednesday on his injured right shoulder. Van Dyke, who was claimed off of waivers from the Oakland Raiders just prior to the start of the season, suffered a shoulder separation while attempting to make a tackle on Dallas Cowboys return man Dwayne Harris while covering the […]

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Plaxico Burress Currently Trapped In The Helmet Numbers Game

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Plaxico Burress has been with the team for four games now and this past Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys he was one of the seven inactive players for the first since he was signed. Depending on how injuries shake out this week, Burress could once again find himself without a helmet […]

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Steelers Injury Report: Ike Taylor Out Again; Allen & Lewis Might Be Ready

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin met the media on Tuesday for his weekly press conference to talk about the loss on Sunday to the Dallas Cowboys and the upcoming game against the Cincinnati Bengals. During his press conference Tomlin updated the current injury status of the team heading into this week of practice. Wide […]

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Steelers Sign CB Justin King On Tuesday

The injuries in the Pittsburgh Steelers secondary forced the team, to make a roster move on Tuesday as veteran cornerback Justin King was signed to the 53 man roster. King, a Penn State product, had worked out for the Steelers a few weeks ago after Ike Taylor suffered his right ankle injury. King was originally […]

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Suspended Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall Reinstated To Team On Monday

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall has been reinstated to the team on Monday following his one week suspension for conduct detrimental to the team. Upon his reinstatement the team asked for and received a 24 hour roster exemption which means that they now have until 4:00 p.m. Tuesday to make a corresponding roster move […]

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Steelers Drop To .500 With 27-24 Overtime Loss To Cowboys – Game Recap

Dallas Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr picked off a pass from Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger intended for wide receiver Mike Wallace on the second play of overtime and kicker Dan Bailey kicked home the game-winner one play after that to give the Cowboys a 27-24 home win at home Sunday. The loss drops the Steelers to 7-7 […]

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Steelers Injury Report: Lewis, Sanders & Van Dyke Injured In Loss To Cowboys

The Pittsburgh Steelers dropped their seventh game of the season Sunday to the Dallas Cowboys and are now in a must-win situation as they head into their final two games of the season against the Cincinnati Bengals and the Cleveland Browns. The loss included more injuries to the Steelers secondary in addition as head coach […]

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Steelers Injury Report: Cortez Allen Doubtful; Flu Bug Hits Several Players

The Pittsburgh Steelers wrapped up their practice preparations on Friday for their Sunday road game against the Dallas Cowboys and the Friday injury report is now out. Pretty much as expected, cornerback Cortez Allen (groin) did not practice on Friday and he was listed as doubtful as a result. Allen injured his groin last week […]

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