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Two Weeks Of Steelers Training Camp And Eight Players Added Since It Started

Since the Pittsburgh Steelers opened training camp at the end of July, eight players have been added to the roster. Here is a recap of the seven that remain. D\’Anthony Batiste – Batiste was signed as a free agent after guard Nik Embernate was lost for the season with his knee injury. Last year with […]

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Mike Tomlin Says All Of His Tight Ends Are Duel Position Flexible

When the Pittsburgh Steelers play the New York Giants Saturday in their preseason opener at Heinz Field, it will mark the eighth preseason game that tight end Jamie McCoy has played in with the organization. Being as Heath Miller, David Johnson and Matt Spaeth will all be sidelined for the game, McCoy figures to see […]

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Young Tight Ends Figure To Get A Lot Of Playing Time Against The Giants

Not only are the Pittsburgh Steelers currently banged up at the cornerback position, they also are short a few tight ends as well due to injuries. While the foot injury suffered on Wednesday during practice by Matt Spaeth is not expected to be serious, it could prevent him from playing in the preseason opener Saturday […]

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Steelers 2013 Training Camp – Day Ten Recap

Ten days of training camp are now in the books for the Pittsburgh Steelers and below is your recap of tidbits from around the world wide web. Head coach Mike Tomlin seemed pretty happy with what he saw during practice on Sunday and said the players are getting into a good rhythm. The list of […]

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Report: Steelers TE David Johnson Needed Another Surgery On His Knee Last Friday

It\’s no wonder that tight end David Johnson started off training camp on the Active PUP list this year as Jim Wexell of Steel City Insider reports Wednesday via Twitter that Johnson, who tore is ACL in the 2012 preseason opener against the Philadelphia Eagles, underwent another surgery on his knee last Friday. No wonder […]

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Host Of Steelers Players Entering Do Or Die Mode This Week

By Matthew Marczi Training camp is always an important time for every player, but it is more important for some—namely, those looking for spots on the roster, and especially the ones who no longer qualify for the practice squad. Starting this week at training camp, a handful of players on the roster for the Pittsburgh […]

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Steelers 2013 53 Man Roster Prediction – Post OTA Practices

Three weeks of OTA practices are now behind is and the mandatory mini camp gets underway on Tuesday, so now I will move forward with my second 53 man roster prediction for the 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers. Prior to training camp getting started, I will release my next prediction and then will have a new prediction […]

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Source: Steelers TE David Paulson Sidelined With Foot Or Ankle Injury

The Pittsburgh Steelers will wrap up their third and final OTA session on Thursday with a practice at Heinz Field, and overall they\’ve been pretty lucky when it comes to injuries. However, a source told me Wednesday evening that second-year tight end David Paulson missed some time this week with an injured ankle or foot […]

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Steelers 2013 Rookie Camp Starts Today With 41 Players

Rookie camp gets underway on Friday for the Pittsburgh Steelers, and according to the official team website, there will be 41 players attending this weekend. The list of players includes the team’s nine draft picks, nine first year players and 15 undrafted rookie free agents. Several of the first year players were signed to futures […]

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Steelers 2013 53 Man Roster Prediction – Post Draft

The 2013 NFL draft is now behind is and the rookie camp gets underway on Friday. As I do ever year at this time, here is my first 53 man roster prediction for the 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers. Prior to training camp getting started, I will release my next prediction and then will have a new […]

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Steelers Ignoring Tight Position In Draft Might Mean Heath Miller Is On Schedule

The Pittsburgh Steelers selected nine players in the 2013 NFL draft and signed 15 more as undrafted free agents immediately after it concluded, and of those 24 total players, not a one of them plays tight end. Judging by the Steelers decision to not add to the position group over the course of the weekend, […]

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Steelers TE Heath Miller Might Not Be Ready By The Start Of The Season

The Pittsburgh Steelers lost tight end Heath Miller to a season-ending knee injury last year in the Week 16 game against the Cincinnati Bengals and general manager Kevin Colbert indicated Thursday at the NFL combine that the eight year veteran might not be ready by the start of the 2013 season. “In my mind, an […]

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Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 Free Agents Analysis: TE Leonard Pope – Unrestricted

The Pittsburgh Steelers offseason continues on and we too will continue on now with our breakdown of the free agents as we inch closer towards the start of free agency. Next up on the list of unrestricted free agents is veteran tight end Leonard Pope. Player: Leonard Pope Position: Tight End Experience: 7 Years Free […]

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Steelers TE Heath Miller To Have Knee Surgery On Thursday

Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller dropped by to visit team on Wednesday and it was reported that he would have surgery on Thursday to repair the damage done to his ACL, MCL and PCL late in the loss to the Cincinnati Bengals this past Sunday. Miller, who was placed on injured reserve on Wednesday, […]

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Steelers Make Several Roster Moves On Wednesday – Miller, Taylor, Batch To IR

The Pittsburgh Steelers made a few expected roster moves on Wednesday as tight end Heath Miller, cornerback Ike Taylor and running back Baron Batch were all placed on injured reserve and tight end Jamie McCoy, safety Damon Cromartie-Smith and linebacker Marshall McFadden were all signed to the 53 man roster to replace them. In addition […]

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RB Baron Batch & LB Marshall McFadden Signed To Practice Squad After Clearing Waivers

On Tuesday the Pittsburgh Steelers waived linebacker Marshall McFadden and running back Baron Batch to make room on the 53 man roster for wide receiver Plaxico Burress and quarterback Brian Hoyer. On Wednesday both McFadden and Batch cleared waivers and were signed to the practice squad. To make room on the practice squad for the […]

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Plaxico Burress Gets One-Year Veteran Minimum Deal Plus No. 80 From Jamie McCoy

The contract details are in for Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Plaxico Burress, who was signed to the 53 man roster on Tuesday. Burress reportedly signed a one-year deal for the veteran minimum of $925,000. The contract is not guaranteed and did not include a signing bonus. That is not all that Burress received as Bob […]

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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 Sign Former Penn State WR Derek Moye To The Practice Squad

The Pittsburgh Steelers made a practice squad move on Wednesday as Bob Labriola reports via Twitter that wide receiver Derek Moye has been signed and tight end Jamie McCoy has been released. The move was likely made because of the ankle injury suffered by wide receiver Antonio Brown in the 24-20 win this past Sunday […]

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Clearing Up Misinformation Regarding Promotion Of Players Off The Practice Squad

A reader sent me an email question regarding my post about the Pittsburgh Steelers potential need to sign a wide receiver off of the practice squad in case Antonio Brown is unable to play next Monday night against the Kansas City Chiefs. Apparently there is some misinformation floating around that is stating that the Steelers […]

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Steelers Sign Malecki & McCoy To Practice Squad, Release Bryant

The Pittsburgh Steelers released defensive end Corbin Bryant from the practice squad on Tuesday and re-signed offensive linemen John Malecki and tight end Jamie McCoy to the eight man unit. Malecki had been waived on Saturday from the 53 man roster when the Steelers promoted safety Damon Cromartie-Smith from the practice squad to play on […]

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Clearing Up The Corbin Bryant Rumor & Misinformation Floating Around

The internet can be a dangerous place when it comes to misinformation about the Pittsburgh Steelers, and such was the case this week when it came to defensive end Corbin Bryant, who was released by the team on Saturday to make room for practice squad offensive lineman John Malecki. The latest misinformation centered around Bryant […]

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Steelers Bring Back DE Corbin Bryant & Sign OL Jacques McClendon To Practice Squad

The Pittsburgh Steelers made a few roster moves on Tuesday as expected as they added an offensive lineman and a defensive lineman to the roster. Nose tackle Alameda Ta’amu has been placed on the Reserved/Suspended List following his early Sunday morning arrest. Ta\’amu has been suspended for two weeks without pay. To fill the open […]

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Closer Look At The Steelers Practice Squad

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed 8 players to the practice squad on Saturday and now we will look at each a little more in depth and which ones might possibly have a chance to contribute in the future. S Damon Cromartie-Smith – Cromartie-Smith is back again on the practice squad and is mostly regarded as a […]

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2012 Steelers 53 Man Roster Prediction – Post Preseason Game 3 Edition

The Pittsburgh Steelers third preseason game is now in the books and once again it is time to take another stab at a 53 man roster prediction. Before you just jump straight to the comments, make sure to read my reasoning so you know where am I coming from on this prediction. This morning on […]

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Steelers Bills Second Half Game Notes Recap

I already posted by first half thoughts on the Pittsburgh Steelers 38-7 win against the Buffalo Bills this past Saturday, but forgot to post my second half notes which you can read below. Both Steve McLendon and Ziggy Hood had easy pressures on the first interception of Vince Young and the pass was poorly floated […]

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