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Marcus Gilbert Might Need Ankle Surgery, David DeCastro Healthy Enough To Proceed

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin was asked on Tuesday during his press conference about the Monday decision to place second-year tackle Marcus Gilbert on the injured reserve list and activation of rookie guard David DeCastro from the designated to return injured reserve list. According to Tomlin, Gilbert never improved since injuring an ankle tendon […]

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Steelers Place Marcus Gilbert On IR & Activate David DeCastro From Designated IR List

The Pittsburgh Steelers made a couple of roster moves on Monday as tackle Marcus Gilbert has been placed on injured reserve with his ankle injury. Wide receiver David Gilreath was also waived. The Steelers filled those two spots by activating rookie guard David DeCastro from the Reserve/Injured; Designated to Return List and promoting guard/center John […]

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Steelers Promote LB Marshall McFadden To 53 Man Roster & Place LB Chris Carter On IR

As expected, the Pittsburgh Steelers announced on Thursday that they have promoted linebacker Marshall McFadden from the practice squad to the 53 man roster and placed linebacker Chris Carter on the injured reserve list with an abdominal injury. McFadden, who led the Steelers in tackles during the preseason, passed along the news via Twitter on […]

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Steelers Rookie G David DeCastro Back Running Again

During his Tuesday press conference Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin was asked to give a status update on rookie guard David DeCastro, who suffered a serious right knee injury in the third preseason game against the Buffalo Bills. “He ran yesterday in a straight line as part of rehabilitation and I thought it was […]

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Week 7 Means DeCastro Will Be Eligible To Return To Practice When Medically Cleared

Tuesday will mark the start of week 7 of the 2012 season and it also marks the open of the first window that allows Pittsburgh Steelers rookie right guard David DeCastro to begin practicing again whenever the team doctors clear him to do so. DeCastro was placed on the injured reserve list with the new […]

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Steelers Place G David DeCastro On IR Designated To Return List, Sign CB DeMarcus Van Dyke

The Pittsburgh Steelers officially announced on Friday the signing of free agent cornerback DeMarcus Van Dyke and placed rookie right guard David DeCastro on the injured reserve list as the designated player to return after 8 weeks. DeCastro injured his right knee in the Steelers preseason game against the Buffalo Bills and has since had […]

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Report: Steelers Rookie LB Sean Spence Will Miss Season With Multiple Torn Knee Ligaments

The news is exactly what we all feared it would be as Gerry Dulac of Pittsburgh Post Gazette reports Friday via Twitter that Pittsburgh Steelers rookie linebacker Sean Spence tore multiple ligaments in his left knee and as result he will miss the entire 2012 season. Rookie ILB Sean Spence has multiple torn ligaments in […]

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Clarification Of The New 8 Week IR Rule & Movement Of Trade Deadline

Now that the NFL Management Council and NFL Players Association have agreed to adopt the 2012 Bylaw Proposals No. 2 and No. 6A, that relate the new 8 week injured reserve for one player and the moving back of the trade deadline, the misinformation regarding both has been running rampant. I have now received the […]

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New NFL 8 Week IR Rule – Quick Turnaround Upcoming For Charlie Batch?

With both the NFL and the NFLPA agreeing to pass the new 8 week injured reserve rule, it presents yet another new look now at the Pittsburgh Steelers final 53 man roster. The cut down to 53 players must be done by Friday evening and rookie right guard David DeCastro must now be on that […]

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NFL Approves New 8 Week Injured Reserve Rule – Perfect Spot For DeCastro

Some good news on Thursday as Adam Schefter reports via Twitter that the NFL and the NFLPA have come to an agreement on a new 8 week injured reserve rule that can be used on one player in 2012. It was looking like this new rule change wasn\’t going to get approved by the NFLPA, […]

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New Injured Reserve Rule Would Have No Bearing On PUP Players

There seems to be some misinformation floating around this morning in regard to the possible passing of the new injured reserve rule by the Players Association and the baring it would have on Pittsburgh Steelers players on the PUP list. The rule, if passed, would mean that each team would be allowed to designate one […]

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Explaining The NFL Waived Injured Process

I was asked via email to explain the process of waiving a player injured after cornerback Terry Carter was waived/injured on Friday. First off, prior to the start of the season, a player can\’t be placed on injured reserve without being waived injured first. Waiving the player injured exposes him to waiver process, but let\’s […]

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Steelers Place Chris Carter On Injured Reserve

We told you yesterday that the Pittsburgh Steelers promoted running back Chad Spann to the 53 man roster, but we did not have a corresponding move. This morning it was announced that rookie linebacker Chris Carter was placed on injured reserve with his bad hamstring. Carter has fought the hamstring all season and was only […]

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Steelers Place Rashard Mendenhall On IR, Sign Anthony Madison

The Pittsburgh Steelers as expected today placed running back Rashard Mendenhall on the season ending injured reserve list today and signed back defensive back Anthony Madison to the 53 man roster to fill the spot. Mendenhall tore the ACL in his right knee on the last play of the first quarter against the Cleveland Browns […]

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Rashard Mendenhall Out For Season With Torn ACL In Right Knee

Ed Bouchette reports via Twitter that the right knee injury suffered by Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall yesterday against the Cleveland Browns on a first half run is indeed a torn ACL and he will be lost for the rest of the playoffs. Bouchette reports that the good news is that there is no […]

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Steelers Sign John Clay To 53 Man Roster, Place Curtis Brown On Injured Reserve

With running back Mewelde Moore sidelined this week because of a sprained MCL in his knee, the Pittsburgh Steelers have decided to promote undrafted rookie running back John Clay from the practice squad. Clay will wear #38 on Saturday against the St. Louis Rams. Clay was signed by the Steelers as an undrafted rookie free […]

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Steelers Place Hoke & Dwyer On IR, Promote Ivy & Cromartie-Smith From Practice Squad

The Steelers placed nose tackle Chris Hoke and running back Jonathan Dwyer on injured reserve today and promoted linebacker Mortty Ivy and safety Damon Cromartie-Smith from the practice squad to take their places on the 53 man roster. Hoke will undergo neck surgery next week after never recovering from his latest stinger suffered against the […]

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Steelers Place P Daniel Sepulveda On Injured Reserve, Sign Jeremy Kapinos

The Steelers placed punter Daniel Sepulveda on injured reserve on Saturday and signed back Jeremy Kapinos to take his place on the 53 man roster. Sepulveda suffered an injury to the knee of his plant leg on Friday and had been added to the injury report as questionable. It is the 3rd time that Sepulveda […]

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Steelers Place T Colon On IR, Sign T Meredith

Well it did not take long for the Steelers to make a decision on injured right tackle Willie Colon today as he was placed on injured reserve this afternoon following his morning triceps surgery and free agent tackle Jamon Meredith was signed to the 53 man roster to take his place. Meredith, who is 6 […]

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Steelers Sign P Jeremy Kapinos, Place P Daniel Sepulveda On IR

The Steelers worked out punters today and signed former Penn State punter Jeremy Kapinos to take the place of injured Daniel Sepulveda. Sepulveda will have surgery on Friday to repair the torn ACL in his right knee and was placed on injured reserve. Kapinos averaged 43.8 yards for the Green Bay Packers last season on […]

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Steelers Sign DL Steve McLendon, Place QB Dennis Dixon On IR

As expected, the Steelers signed defensive tackle Steve McLendon back to the 53 man roster on Saturday from the practice squad and placed quarterback Dennis Dixon on injured reserve. McLendon will backup Casey Hampton at nose tackle Sunday versus the Ravens as Chis Hoke will sit out with a MCL sprain. Dixon was expected to […]

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Steelers Sign T Adrian Jones, place T Willie Colon on IR

The Steelers signed six-year veteran Adrian Jones to the active roster on Wednesday and placed tackle Willie Colon on their Reserve/Injured List. Jones (6-4, 330) was originally drafted by the New York Jets in the fourth round (132nd overall) in the 2004 NFL Draft out of Kansas and started 44 games for the Jets from […]

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Steelers Place WR Limas Sweed On Injured Reserve, Sign WR Isaiah Williams

To no surprise the Steelers placed wide receiver Limas Sweed on the injured reserve list on Tuesday thus ending his season. Sweed injured his Achilles last mini-camp and had surgery to repair it the following week. He was Waived/Injured on Monday and has since cleared waivers. He will now not count against the Steelers 80 […]

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Steelers Place CB Keenan Lewis On IR, Sign DB Trae Williams

The Steelers signed defensive back Trae Williams to their active roster on Monday from the Seattle Seahawks practice squad. To make room for Williams on the Steelers active roster, rookie cornerback Keenan Lewis was placed on injured reserve with a back injury.

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