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Tomlin Confirms Tight End By Committee Until Return Of Heath Miller

By Matthew Marczi Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin spoke to the media Tuesday in preparation for the team’s Week 1 matchup against the Tennessee Titans. He was asked to address a myriad of topics, from anointing Isaac Redman the opening day starter at running back to confirming that the “chief reason” for the acquisition […]

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Mike Tomlin Says Jarvis Jones Will Play On Defense Against The Titans

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin let it be known Tuesday during his press conference that rookie outside linebacker Jarvis Jones will indeed play some on defense Sunday in the season opener against the Tennessee Titans. “Jones is going to play,” Tomlin said when asked if he would use a three man rotation at outside […]

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Jarvis Jones Listed As Co-Starter On Steelers First Regular Season Depth Chart

The first Pittsburgh Steelers depth chart of the 2013 regular season is now out and it shows Jason Worilds and rookie Jarvis Jones listed as the co-starters at the right outside linebacker position. On Monday, Jones only received one rep with the starters during practice, according to Jim Wexell of Steel City Insider, who also […]

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Report: Woodley Not Expecting Steelers To Begin Season With Three Man Rotation At OLB

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie outside linebacker Jarvis Jones returned to practice field on Monday after missing time with a chest injury that he suffered in the third preseason game, but according to Jim Wexell of Steel City Insider, the Georgia product only received one insignificant rep with the first team defense. During the preseason, Jones saw […]

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Report: Steelers FB Will Johnson Forced To Sit Monday With Hamstring Injury

Following the preseason finale against the Carolina Panthers, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin only reported one player as being injured during the game. That one player, however, was a very important one as it was starting fullback Will Johnson, who had suffered a hamstring injury in the first half. The Steelers were back on […]

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Isaac Redman Says He Could Have Played Last Two Preseason Games

By Matthew Marczi According to a Tweet today from Dale Lolley, Pittsburgh Steelers running back Isaac Redman said that he could have suited up and played in the last two preseason games, but “was held out by coaches”. Considering the fact that he was a surprise scratch for both of the two final preseason games […]

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Mike Tomlin Says Punting Battle Is Still Pretty Even Heading Into Saturday Night

The punting battle between Drew Butler and Brian Moorman has been closely contested thus far as the Pittsburgh Steelers now get ready for their third preseason game Saturday night against the Kansas City Chiefs. Head coach Mike Tomlin was asked Friday to give his thoughts on the competition and he let it be known that […]

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Did Miscommunication Play A Role In Le\’Veon Bell Getting Injured Thursday?

Was miscommunication the cause of Pittsburgh Steelers rookie running back Le\’Veon Bell re-aggravating his left knee injury Thursday during training camp practice? According to Ray Fittipaldo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, it very well could have been. Following Thursdays practice, Fittipaldo reported that Bell hurt his knee as a result of him not being prepared to […]

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Steelers DE Brian Arnfelt Stout Against The Run In Preseason Debut

By Matthew Marczi Over the past couple of seasons, the Pittsburgh Steelers seem to have had no shortage of quality defensive end-capable linemen in camp, making cuts all the more difficult. Back in 2011, an undrafted rookie out of Northwestern University by the name of Corbin Bryant was able to make a name for himself […]

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Report: Steelers Rookie CB Terry Hawthorne Suited Up For Monday Practice

It has been a rough going for Pittsburgh Steelers rookie cornerback Terry Hawthorne, but it looks like things are starting to get better for him as Jim Wexell of Steel City Insider reports Monday that the Illinois product is dressed for practice after missing nearly all of training camp with a knee problem. Hawthorne, who […]

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Report: Steelers LB Stevenson Sylvester Due To Practice Thursday

Pittsburgh Steelers fourth-year linebacker Stevenson Sylvester had his playing time cut short Saturday night in the preseason opener against the New York Giants due to an ankle injury, but according to Jim Wexell of Steel City Insider, he is due to practice Thursday. Sly Sylvester sprained his ankle but is due back to practice Thursday. […]

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Baron Batch Must Convince Steelers To Carry 5 Backs

By Matthew Marczi For quite a while, I had been holding out hope that the Pittsburgh Steelers would carry five running backs in addition to fullback Will Johnson. My hope was contingent upon the theory that fourth-year back Jonathan Dwyer would be the odd man out should the team only carry four backs because he […]

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Report: Steelers WR Plaxico Burress Carted Off Thursday With Arm Injury

According to several media reports, veteran wide receiver Plaxico Burress was carted off the practice field Thursday with an injured shoulder or elbow. Jim Wexell of Steel City Insider reports that Burress went up for a ball against cornerback Ryan Steed and safety DaMon Cromartie-Smith and fell on his arm after being out jumped. Head […]

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Defensive Ends Cameron Heyward And Nick Williams Reportedly Sidelined On Thursday

The Pittsburgh Steelers have already started their Thursday training camp practice as they continue to prepare to take on the New York Giants Saturday night in their 2013 preseason opener. Not practicing on Thursday are the usual suspects as cornerbacks Cortez Allen (knee), Terry Hawthorne (knee), DeMarcus Van Dyke (hamstring) and Curtis Brown (ankle) remain […]

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Steelers 2013 Training Camp – Day Thirteen Recap

The Pittsburgh Steelers resumed training camp practices on Wednesday following their day off Tuesday and below is your nightly recap of all the nuggets floating around on the web as day thirteen is now in the books. The Steelers made a few roster moves early on Wednesday as running back Curtis McNeal and defensive end […]

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2013 Steelers Training Camp Questions – What To Do With John Parker Wilson

By Matthew Marczi Whether or not it was a surprise that the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted a quarterback in the fourth round of the 2013 NFL Draft depended greatly on who you asked. Equally elusive was the answer to the question of whether or not it was a good idea. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger missed three games […]

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Former Steelers Lineman Tunch Ilkin Offers Handy Tip On Left Tackle Competition

By Matthew Marczi For the fourth straight practice, beginning with the Friday night practice, second-year tackle Mike Adams has manned the left side of the offensive line, where third-year tackle Marcus Gilbert had practiced throughout the offseason. Early in the offseason, there were expectations that the two former second round draft picks would compete for […]

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Steelers 2013 Training Camp – Day Eleven Recap

The Pittsburgh Steelers are almost halfway through with training camp and the Monday practice featured the team back in shorts after several days of wearing the pads. Head coach Mike Tomlin said the decision to get out of pads was an effort to let the team get healthier as they will also have Tuesday off. […]

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Steelers Monday Post Training Camp Practice Injury Report

It\’s probably a good thing that Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin had the team back in shorts on Monday as several players remained sidelined with bumps and bruises and contused birth certificates. According to Jim Wexell of Steel City Insider on Twitter, not practicing on Monday were Troy Polamalu (birth certificate), Curtis McNeal (unknown), […]

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Report: Steelers Back Practicing In Shorts On Monday

The Pittsburgh Steelers surprised a lot of people over the course of the last week as live tackling was implemented during training camp earlier than it has in several years. Now, with several players dinged up, it appears as if head coach Mike Tomlin is backing off a little bit as Jim Wexell of Steel […]

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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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Rookies Jarvis Jones And Le\’Veon Bell Back At Practice On Sunday

The Pittsburgh Steelers returned to the practice fields of Saint Vincent College on Sunday for day ten of training camp and already we have a few reports as to who is and isn\’t participating. After sitting out Saturday with a few bumps and bruises, Missi Matthews of steelers.com reports that both running back Le\’Veon Bell […]

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Steelers 2013 Training Camp – Day Nine Recap

It\’s hard to believe that nine days of training camp have already passed for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Their first preseason game takes place next Saturday and their next day off won\’t be until Tuesday. Here is a recap of the few tidbits floating around the interwebs from day nine. Perhaps the biggest news on Saturday […]

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Rookies Jarvis Jones And Le\’Veon Bell Headline Steelers Saturday Bumps And Bruises List

With one week of training camp now in the books for the Pittsburgh Steelers it appears as though some wear and tear from the past week is starting to result in a few dinged up players as several reportedly are sitting out the Saturday afternoon practice at Saint Vincent College. Not only are cornerbacks Cortez […]

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Steelers G Nik Embernate Tore ACL And MCL On Thursday

The news concerning Pittsburgh Steelers rookie guard Nik Embernate is pretty much what we it expected to be as head coach Mike Tomlin said after practice that the San Diego State product tore his ACL and MCL on Thursday, according to Jim Wexell of Steel City Insider. The date for Embernate\’s surgery has not yet […]

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Steelers 2013 Training Camp – Day Seven Recap

The referees were present on day seven of Pittsburgh Steelers training camp and below is your daily recap of the updates from practice from around the interwebs. The team had a second straight day of live tackling drills on Thursday and we will start tonight with some nuggets that Dale Lolley of the Washington Observer […]

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