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Steelers Waived Nik Embernate With Failed Physical Designation

Several of you are curious as to why the Pittsburgh Steelers decided to waive guard Nik Embernate on Thursday and if he was waived injured. We now have more clarification on that move. According to the official NFL transaction release from Thursday, Embernate, who was originally signed last year as an undrafted free agent out […]

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Steelers Only Have A Few Options With Injured G Nik Embernate If Injury Is Season Ender

While we don\’t know for sure if undrafted guard Nik Embernate will be lost for the season due to the knee injury he suffered during one-on-one drills Thursday, it certainly doesn\’t look good for him. Head coach Mike Tomlin warned during his post-practice talk with the media that the injury could be significant. Assuming the […]

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Patriots Potential Loss Of Receiving Production Might Be Tough To Overcome In 2013

It certainly has been a turbulent offseason so far the New England Patriots, who the Pittsburgh Steelers will face in Week 9 of the 2013 season, and it could get even worse for them depending on what happens with tight end Aaron Hernandez as it relates to the ongoing homicide investigation that he is linked […]

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Steelers RFA Filtering Process Could Wind Up Costing Them WR Emmanuel Sanders

A few days ago, I wrote about how the Pittsburgh Steelers had made use of restricted free agency as a quick filtering system over the course of the last several years. That practice consisted of them signing draft picks selected in the third round or later to three-year contracts as opposed to four-year contracts like […]

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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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Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 Schedule Preview: Week 9 Analysis Versus New York Giants

By Christopher DiMarino This is another entry in a set of early looks at the teams that the Pittsburgh Steelers will play in the 2012-13 season. The goal is to acclimate the average Steelers fan to the offseason changes each opponent has made. This will make the in-depth analysis in the week before the game […]

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Kevin Colbert Open To Bringing Back Max Starks When He Is Healthy

The Pittsburgh Steelers wrapped up their mandatory mini-camp on Thursday and General Manager Kevin Colbert joined 105.9 The X afterwards to answer several questions. One of the questions that Colbert was asked pertained to free agent tackle Max Starks, who continues to rehab his surgically repaired right knee after tearing his ACL in the AFC […]

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