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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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New Role, Health Could Produce A New Emmanuel Sanders In 2013

By Matthew Marczi Given the recent revelation that fourth-year Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders is—surprise, surprise—pretty fast in his own right, following the departure of noted speedster Mike Wallace, Sanders had an awfully good reason to account for the wonder that some people experienced as they watched him beat corners down the field in […]

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Steelers 2013 Training Camp – Day Six Recap

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now been at Latrobe for six days and Wednesday was their fourth practice of training camp. As we do everyday, here is your recap of the big events and observations from the day. During lunchtime, linebacker LaMarr Woodley talked about his health as well as his desire to rush the quarterback […]

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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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Steelers 2013 Training Camp – Day Four Recap

The Pittsburgh Steelers were back on the fields of Saint Vincent College on Monday for their third training camp practice of the 2013 season. The team wore their pads for the first time on Monday and below is recap of the practice. On Monday, the pads were on and at center stage was the inaugural […]

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Cortez Allen And Terry Hawthorne Both Sidelined On Monday

Early on in the offseason, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie cornerback Terry Hawthorne needed surgery on one of his knees to reportedly remove some bone chips and it cost him all of the offseason as a result. Now, after making it through the first two training camp practices of the year, the Steelers fifth-round draft pick is […]

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Steelers 2013 Training Camp – Day Three Recap

The Pittsburgh Steelers training camp is already three days old and on Sunday they had their second practice and thankfully the weather was nice. Below is a recap of the major highlights from the media. Sunday morning was pretty much boring and void of any real news, so we will jump ahead to things that […]

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Steelers RB Le\’Veon Bell Is Not Old Enough To Get First Team Reps

So, remember that message that the Pittsburgh Steelers coaches were apparently sending rookie Le\’Veon Bell during the first practice of training camp? Jim Wexell of Steel City Insider reports that running backs coach Kirby Wilson said the rotation was based on age. That\’s right, Bell, who is all of 21 years old, is the youngest […]

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Steelers 2013 Training Camp – Day Two Recap

The second day of training camp for the Pittsburgh Steelers is now in the books and here is a recap of everything notable that happened throughout the day. The Steelers announced early in the day that they have agreed to a three-year deal with Legendary Entertainment, which just so happens to be run by one […]

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John Malecki And Justin Cheadle Get Work As Second Team Guards On Saturday

The Pittsburgh Steelers are looking for depth on their offensive line during training camp this year now that Doug Legursky is no longer on the team. The top six offensive linemen are already set with Kelvin Beachum being the sixth, but the remaining two or three spots will be decided over the course of the […]

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Report: Steelers NT Alameda Ta\’amu Has Lost 27 Pounds

In my Friday night post about Alameda Ta\’amu, I recapped the negative surrounding Pittsburgh Steelers second-year nose tackle, who will start training camp on the Active PUP list, so today it is only fair to post some positive news about him. According to Jim Wexell of Steel City Insider, Ta’amu injured the hamstring that landed […]

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Report: Steelers RB Isaac Redman To Open First Afternoon Practice As Starter

Jonathan Dwyer reportedly took quite a few of the first-team snaps at running back for the Pittsburgh Steelers over the course of the offseason as the team kept the same pecking order that they finished the 2012 season with in tact. However, Jim Wexell of Steel City Insider reports Saturday that running backs coach Kirby […]

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Steelers Training Camp Questions – Is Adrian Robinson Still A One-Trick Pony?

By Matthew Marczi Last year during the preseason games, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin described then-rookie undrafted free agent outside linebacker Adrian Robinson as a “one-trick pony”. Of course, it is usually a good sign when Tomlin even mentions a rookie, and a criticism such as that often means that he sees signs of […]

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Speculation Of Defensive End Battle Mounting With Training Camp About To Begin

By Matthew Marczi The idea that Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward will compete for a starting job has been floating around since last offseason, when Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette touted that belief fervently. Nothing much was ever made of it at the time. This year, the argument has been even louder; in […]

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Steelers Starting Running Back Battle Will Be Fun To Watch

By Matthew Marczi Of the five new starters—or starters in new positions, as is the case for Marcus Gilbert—that the Pittsburgh Steelers will be bringing to the offensive huddle in Week 1 of the 2013 season, we have already covered four. However, those positions are already all but resolved; the final position legitimately appears to […]

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Don\’t Expect A Training Camp Competition Along The Steelers Defensive Line

By Matthew Marczi Pittsburgh Post-Gazette writer Ed Bouchette speculated about it last season. Jim Wexell of Steel City Insider suggests that it will come during this offseason instead. But will it actually take place, and what are the ramifications should it occur? I am talking about a suggestion that has floated around for a few […]

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Former Steelers DE Aaron Smith To Serve As Scouting Intern During Training Camp

According to Jim Wexell on Twitter, former Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Aaron Smith will serve as a summer scouting intern with the team when training camp gets underway next month. Current Steelers scout and former tight end Mark Bruener was an intern in 2010 at training camp and it led to him being named the […]

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Steelers LB Larry Foote Says It Will Be Tough For Rookie LB Jarvis Jones To Start Immediately

Although Pittsburgh Steelers rookie linebacker Jarvis Jones played in a 3-4 defense while at Georgia, veteran inside linebacker Larry Foote said on Wednesday after practice that it will be tough for him to overtake fourth-year linebacker Jason Worilds as the starter outside right away. “It\’s going to be difficult (for Jones to start immediately), especially […]

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Report: Steelers Kelvin Beachum Gets First Team Reps At Right Tackle With Mike Adams Out

With Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Mike Adams sidelined for a while as he recovers from stab wounds suffered in an early Saturday morning carjacking attempt, it was Kelvin Beachum and not Guy Whimper that took the first team reps Tuesday at right tackle, according to Jim Wexell on Twitter. Over the course of the first two […]

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Steelers 2013 OTA Sessions: Week Two Recap

The Pittsburgh Steelers wrapped of their second OTA session of the 2013 season on Thursday and below is a recap of what we know took place during the week. The Steelers have tightened their grip on the media even more this year and that is why you are not seeing much come out of the […]

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Report: Steelers S Ryan Clark Back At Practice Wednesday After Being Absent Tuesday

The Pittsburgh Steelers second week of 2013 OTA practices started on Tuesday without three veteran players in attendance, but according to Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review on Twitter, only safety Troy Polamalu and cornerback Ike Taylor remain absent on day two as safety Ryan Clark is now present. The Tuesday absence of the three […]

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Report: Steelers Rookie LB Jarvis Jones Back On The Field Tuesday

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie linebacker Jarvis Jones was limited last week in the first set of OTA practices with a hamstring injury, but according to Jim Wexell of Steel City Insider, Jones practiced on Tuesday and even received a few reps with the first team defense. Jones said last week that he had aggravated a hamstring […]

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Report: Steelers S Ryan Clark Trying To Get His Contract Extended

A few weeks ago, Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark served as an intern at ESPN, as he wants to pursue work in the media when his playing days over. Being as 2013 is the final year of Clark\’s current contract, it\’s easy to speculate that those days could be coming soon, but the veteran suggested […]

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Kelvin Beachum Is Trying To Become Steelers Ultimate Swing Offensive Lineman In 2013

If there\’s one thing that we\’ve learned from the Pittsburgh Steelers first OTA session of the 2013 season, it\’s that second-year offensive lineman Kelvin Beachum is being given every opportunity to become the backup at center to starter Maurkice Pouncey. Throughout the week we have seen and heard reports stating that the Steelers fourth of […]

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Report: Steelers To Meet With Texas S Kenny Vaccaro At NFL Combine

The defensive backs are getting their time with media Sunday at the NFL combine and Jim Wexell of Steel City Insider reports via Twitter that Texas safety Kenny Vaccaro is scheduled to have a formal interview tonight with the Pittsburgh Steelers. This news is not surprising at all as the Steelers seem certain to draft […]

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