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Steelers versus Bengals Preview & Prediction

The Steelers lead the all-time regular season series with the Bengals, 46-30, and have won the last four straight over Cincinnati since last losing a game in the series, at home in 2006. Pittsburgh won 38-10 when the clubs met in Week 7 at Cincinnati, and swept last year\’s home-and-home….


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Steelers Week 12 Wednesday Practice Injury Report

The Steelers held their second practice for the short week versus the Bengals on Wednesday. CB Bryant  McFadden (forearm), T Marvel Smith (back) and CB Deshea Townsend (hamstring) are all listed as out this week with McFadden being the only one to work on a linited basis on Wednesday. TE…


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Steelers Week 12 Tuesday Practice Injury Report

The Steelers held an afternoon practice on Tuesday for the Thursday night game versus the Cincinnati Bengals. T Marvel Smith (back) and CB Deshea Townsend (hamstring) both sat out practice as expected and have already been ruled out this week. CB Bryant McFadden (forearm) has also been ruled out according…



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Steelers vs Chargers Week 11 Inactives

Steelers QB Dennis Dixon (3rd QB) CB Bryant McFadden CB Deshea Townsend LB Bruce Davis T Tony Hills T Marvel Smith TE Heath Miller DE Orpheus Roye Chargers QB Charlie Whitehurst (3rd QB) CB Cletis Gordon DB Steve Gregory CB DeJuan Tibble G Kynan Forney WR Craig Davis FB Kris…


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Steelers Week 11 Friday Practice Injury Report

The Steelers wrapped up Friday practice preparation for the Chargers by releasing their official injury repor. CB Bryant McFadden (forearm), TE Heath Miller (ankle), T Marvel Smith (back) and CB Deshea Townsend (hamstring) are all listed as out and will not play. McFadden did start practicing on a limited basis…


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Steelers Week 11 Thursday Practice Injury Report

The Steelers worked again on practice Thursday without the services of CB Bryant McFadden (forearm), TE Heath Miller (ankle), T Marvel Smith (back) and CB Deshea Townsend (hamstring). Smith is likely now to be listed as out on Friday on the official injury report. RB Gary Russell (quadricep) was limited…


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Steelers Week 11 Wednesday Practice Injury Report

The Steelers started official practice preparations on Wednesday for the Sunday game versus the San Diego Chargers. CB Bryant McFadden (forearm), TE Heath Miller (ankle), T Marvel Smith (back), CB Deshea Townsend (hamstring), WR Hines Ward (not injury related) and LB LaMarr Woodley (calf) all did not participate in practice…



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Steelers HC Mike Tomlin 11/9 Colts Post Game Transcript

Boy I tell you, it’s a fine line between winning and losing in this league. You’ve got to give credit to the Colts. They made the plays necessary to win the football game. They took advantage of minute opportunities and made significant plays. We did not. It’s the difference between…



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Steelers Week 10 Friday Practice Injury Report

The Steelers wrapped up the short week of practice preparations for the Indianapolis Colts on Friday and released the official team injury report. RB Najeh Davenport (hamstring), CB Bryant McFadden (forearm), TE Heath Miller (ankle), RB Willie Parker (shoulder), T Marvel Smith (back) and LB LaMarr Woodley (calf) all sat…


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Steelers Week 10 Thursday Practice Injury Report

The Pittsburgh Steelers continued preparations on Thursday for this week\’s game versus the Indianapolis Colts. RB Najeh Davenport (hamstring), CB Bryant McFadden (forearm), TE Heath Miller (ankle), RB Willie Parker (shoulder), QB Ben Roethlisberger (right shoulder), T Marvel Smith (back), WR Hines Ward (shoulder) and LB LaMarr Woodley (calf) all…


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Steelers Week 10 Wednesday Practice Injury Report

The Steelers started out the short week for week 10 versus the Indianapolis Colts with a full list of injured players and veteran players either sitting out or limited Wednesday. S Tyrone Carter (ankle), RB Najeh Davenport (hamstring), DT Casey Hampton (toe), CB Bryant McFadden (forearm), TE Heath Miller (ankle),…


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Steelers Week 9 Thursday Practice Injury Report

The Steelers continued practice preparations Thursday for the Monday night game versus the Washington Redskins. RB Willie Parker (knee) practiced fully for the second straight day and is on course to play. QB Ben Roethlisberger (right shoulder), WR Hines Ward (not injury related) and CB Deshea Townsend (not injury related)…


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Steelers Week 9 Wednesday Practice Injury Report

Steelers Wednesday practice was held indoors because of snow. RB Willie Parker (knee) practiced today and looked good according to reports. WR Hines Ward (not injury related), CB Deshea Townsend (not injury related), T Marvel Smith (back), NT Casey Hampton (toe), S Ryan Clark (shoulder), LB Keyaron Fox (hamstring), LB…


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Steelers Week 8 Thursday Practice Injury Report

The Steelers second day of practice on Thursday for preparations against the New York Giants was headlined by RB Willie Parker (knee) being limited in practice time. Parker\’s status for Sunday is still up in the air it seems. LB Keyaron Fox (hamstring), CB Bryant McFadden (forearm), DE Aaron Smith…


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Steelers Week 8 Wednesday Practice Injury Report

The Steelers first day of practice in preparation for the Giants started with WR Hines Ward (not injury related), CB Deshea Townsend (not injury related), RB Najeh Davenport (not injury related), DE Brett Keisel (not injury related) and DE Aaron Smith (not injury related) all getting rest on Wednesday. LB…


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Steelers Monday Morning News Wire

Only a few things stuck out at me as I tripped around the Steelers news wire this morning. Hines Ward says he\’s not going to change the way he plays Inside the numbers look at the win against the Bengals An injury update says Troy Polamalu may have pretty bad…


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Steelers Week 4 Friday Injury Practice Report

Steelers CB William Gay (ankle), S Troy Polamalu (quadricep) and CB Deshea Townsend (heel) all practiced fully on Friday and are listed as probable for Monday night\’s game versus the Ravens. LB Donovan Woods (hamstring) is doubtful after being limited most of the week and will likely not dress. DT…


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Steelers Week 4 Thursday Injury Practice Report

On Thursday, Steelers DT Casey Hampton (groin), DE Brett Keisel (calf) and RB Willie Parker (knee) all remained sidelined by injuries and will not play this week. S Troy Polamalu (quadricep) and LB Donovan Woods (hamstring) both did not practice on Thursday. CB William Gay (ankle), CB Deshea Townsend (heel),…


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Steelers Week 4 Injury Practice Report

Steelers DT Casey Hampton (groin), DE Brett Keisel (calf) and RB Willie Parker (knee) did not practice as expected on Wednesday and all three have been ruled out for Monday night\’s home game versus Baltimore. S Troy Polamalu (quadricep), T Marvel Smith (not injury related), CB Deshea Townsend (heel), WR…


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Steelers vs Eagles Inactives List

Steelers inactives QB Dennis Dixon (3rd QB) WR Limas Sweed CB Deshea Townsend LB Bruce Davis T Tony Hills T Trai Essex DE Brett Keisel LB Donovan Woods Eagles inactives QB A.J. Feeley (3rd) LB Joe Mays DE Bryan Smith G William Andrews G Mike McGlynn WR Kevin Curtis TE…


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Steelers Week 3 Friday Injury Practice Report

No surprises on the Steelers Friday injury and practice report as DE Brett Keisel (Calf), LB Donovan Woods (Hamstring) and CB Deshea Townsend (Heel) are all listed as out as none of them were able to practice this week. LB James Farrior (Back), G Chris Kemoeatu (Ankle), DT Casey Hampton…


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Steelers Week 3 Thursday Injury Practice Report

Steelers WR Hines Ward practiced fully on Thursday after resting on Wednesday. Also practicing fully on Thursday after sitting on Wednesday were DT Casey Hampton (Groin), LB James Farrior (Back) and G Chris Kemoeatu (Ankle). QB Ben Roethlisberger (Shoulder) was added to the injury report on Thursday but did practice…