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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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Steelers Waive DT Roy Philon From IR With Settlement

A little bit of roster housekeeping for you on this Sunday evening. On Saturday, the Pittsburgh Steelers officially waived defensive tackle Roy Philon from their injured reserve list with an injury settlement. Philon, who originally signed on with the Steelers as an undrafted free agent out of Louisville back in 2014, had…


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Steelers Waive RB Brandon Johnson From IR On Friday

While we wait for the Pittsburgh Steelers to kick-off their preseason opener against the Detroit Lions at Heinz Field, I’ll take this time to pass along a transaction that was made by the team on Friday. According to the daily NFL transaction report, the Steelers have waived running back Brandon…


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Senquez Golson, The New Designated To Return Rule, And Important Dates

I was asked a very important question by a reader today via email concerning Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Senquez Golson, who underwent surgery on Monday to repair a Lisfranc injury that he suffered during training camp. The question centered around whether or not Golson needs to be on the team’s initial…


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Steelers Waive C Quinton Schooley From IR With Injury Settlement

The Pittsburgh Steelers preseason injured reserve list already includes quite a few names as the team enters the second half of their 2016 training camp. However, that list of players decreased by one on Monday as according to the daily league transaction report, center Quinton Schooley has been waived from the…


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Steelers’ IR List Slowly Growing As Team Prepares For 7th Camp Practice

The Pittsburgh Steelers will hold training camp practice No. 7 Friday night at Latrobe Memorial High School and already the team has more than half that number of players on their Reserve/Injured list. After being waived inured on Wednesday, wide receiver Shakim Phillips (hernia) and tight end Mandel Dixon (head)…



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New Rule Change Won’t Tie Steelers Hands With Injured CB Senquez Golson

Tuesday morning it was reported that Pittsburgh Steelers second-year cornerback Senquez Golson suffered a Lisfranc injury during Monday’s training camp practice that could possibly keep him out of action for the next 12 weeks. Should that report wind up being confirmed by the team, there’s a good chance that Golson…


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Report: Steelers Had Third-Most Amount Of Players On IR In 2015

The Pittsburgh Steelers overcame quite a bit of adversity during the 2015 season and that included them losing several key players to injuries. According to a Thursday report by Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com, the Steelers 2015 season included them placing 25 players on injured reserve and only the New York…


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Steelers Large Reserve/Injured List Continues To Grow

After reportedly tearing the MCL in his right knee in Sunday’s loss to the Cincinnati Bengals, it seems almost certain that running back Le’Veon Bell will be placed on the team’s Reserve/Injured list in the coming days. If and when that happens, that list will then include 15 players who…


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Steelers Waive TE Cameron Clear From Reserve/Injured List

The Pittsburgh Steelers started the 2015 regular season with quite a few players on their Reserve/Injured list, but on Tuesday that group of players decreased by one. According to the Tuesday official NFL transaction release, tight end Cameron Clear has now been waived from the team’s Reserve/Injured list. Clear, who signed with the…


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Why Reserve/PUP Is The Best Option For Senquez Golson

Monday morning it was reported by Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that rookie cornerback Sequez Golson might indeed need surgery on his ailing shoulder. Since that time, I have received a few emails asking if Golson will be placed on the teams injured reserve list with the designated to…


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Hatchie Clears Waivers, Placed On Injured Reserve By Steelers

On Wednesday, the Pittsburgh Steelers waived undrafted offensive lineman Micah Hatchie injured and now we know what led to that transaction. According to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Hatchie, who played his college football at Washington, had suffered a torn left Achilles tendon and has since had surgery to repair it. Hatchie cleared…


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WR L’Damian Washington Added To Steelers IR After Clearing Waivers

Following him being waived injured Tuesday by the Pittsburgh Steelers, wide receiver L’Damian Washington, has reverted back to the teams injured reserve list after going unclaimed. Washington, who originally signed a futures contract with the Steelers this past January, was waived Monday so that the team could claim wide receiver…