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Blount Not Guaranteed Extensive Playing Time With Patriots

The New England Patriots signed running back LeGarrette Blount on Thursday following him being waived by the Pittsburgh Steelers on Tuesday. During his Friday talk with the media, Patriots head coach Bill Belichick indicated that Blount’s playing time moving forward into the final third of the season with the team is not set in stone. […]

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Steelers Brotherly Shove? This Might Be Proof Blount Had Issues With Haley

While going through the tape of the Pittsburgh Steelers Monday night win over the Tennessee Titans, Alex Kozora found something very interesting near the end of a second quarter and he alerted me to it. After quarterback Ben Roethlisberger connects on a third down pass to Antonio Brown with 4:27 left in the first half, […]

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LeGarrette Blount Thanks Steelers; Apologizes To Former Teammates, Fans

Several hours after signing with the New England Patriots on Thursday, running back LeGarrette Blount took to Twitter to thank the Pittsburgh Steelers organization and wish his former teammates well. Blount also apologized for the way things ended with the Steelers. Blount, who walked off the field Monday night before the game against the Tennessee […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Bye Week News, RB Depth, Deep Passing & More Episode

Season 5, Episode 46 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and David Todd and I get right into talking about the Pittsburgh Steelers bye week, upcoming schedule and the injury situation ahead of the Week 13 game against the New Orleans Saints. David and I then wrap up some final thoughts on the Steelers win Monday night over […]

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Steelers Film Room: Steelers vs Titans Sack Breakdown

By Alex Kozora Sack breakdown of the five given up by the Pittsburgh Steelers against the Tennessee Titans in Week 11. 3rd and 11, 10:17 2nd. Shotgun, 11. Dri Archer motioned from the backfield out wide to a trips look. Steelers blocking with six, including Heath Miller on a block/release. Titans rush just three. Appears […]

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Le’Veon Bell Has Had Lighter Workload As A Runner Than Last Year

After the expulsion of free agent signing LeGarrette Blount, and the promotion of running back Josh Harris from the practice squad, the Steelers now have a grand total of 12 carries’ worth of experience at the position behind starter Le’Veon Bell. Rookie Dri Archer has carried the ball eight times this year in nine games, […]

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LeGarrette Blount Failed Steelers Both On And Off The Field

Back in the early stages of the offseason, after former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jonathan Dwyer chose to sign with the Arizona Cardinals instead of re-signing with the Steelers, the front office began turning their focus to other options. One of those options turned out to be LeGarrette Blount, who came in for a visit […]

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No Waiver Claims Put In For Former Steelers RB LeGarrette Blount

On Tuesday the Pittsburgh Steelers waived disgruntled running back LeGarrette Blount less than 24 hours after he decided to walk off of the field prior to the game ending Monday night against the Tennessee Titans and according to reports, no team decided he was worth claiming off of waivers. Former Steelers RB LeGarrette Blount went […]

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Mike Tomlin Says Newly Promoted RB Josh Harris Is ‘Deserving Of An Opportunity’

The Pittsburgh Steelers promoted rookie undrafted running back Josh Harris from their practice squad to their 53 man roster following the waiving Tuesday of running back LeGarrette Blount and on Wednesday head coach Mike Tomlin was asked to talk about what the Wake Forest product brings to the table. “Inside stadiums I don’t have much […]

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Opportunity In Hand, Steelers RB Josh Harris Can No Longer Play The Blame Game

After the Pittsburgh Steelers decided to cut ties Tuesday with running back LeGarrette Blount as a result of him walking off of the field before the end of the Monday night game against the Tennessee Titans, they filled his spot on the roster by promoting running back Josh Harris from the practice squad. Now, with […]

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Steelers Sign RB LaDarius Perkins To Their Practice Squad

The Pittsburgh Steelers filled the open spot on their practice squad Wednesday by signing undrafted rookie running back LaDarius Perkins, who had been playing this season for the Omaha Mammoths in FXFL. Perkins, who was originally signed by the Green Bay Packers back in May, rushed for 2554 yards and 15 touchdowns on 530 carries […]

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Midseason Hindsight: Reviewing Steelers Free Agent Signings

The Pittsburgh Steelers were bigger players in free agency this offseason than they had been in several years, dipping into the talent pool and coming away with a number of players at varying contract levels, destined for all sorts of roles within the team. Some of those signings have admittedly worked better than others. In […]

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Steelers Have Two Weeks To Make Up Plan For Rookie RBs

Those who were not in and around the Pittsburgh Steelers locker room, us bloggers naturally included, surely did not know the extent to which the dissatisfaction with free agent running back LeGarrette Blount had ballooned in the time leading up to his prompt dismissal yesterday afternoon. Blount was brought in during the offseason after the […]

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Pouncey On Blount Incident: ‘If You Don’t Want To Be Here, Don’t Be Here’

The Pittsburgh Steelers waived running back LeGarrette Blount Tuesday following his walkout from the team during its Monday night game against the Tennessee Titans and it doesn’t sound like he will be missed by many of his former teammates. During his talk with the media Tuesday, center Maurkice Pouncey chimed in with his thoughts on […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Titans Recap, LeGarrette Blount Release & More Episode

Season 5, Episode 45 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and David Todd and I get right into talking about the Pittsburgh Steelers 27-24 win Monday night over the Tennessee Titans. We go over all the big plays from the game as usual and also single out several individual performances on both sides of the football for the […]

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Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: Game 11 vs. Titans

By Michael K. Reynolds The Pittsburgh Steelers nearly had to leave Nashville like so many others before them; with nothing more than a worn-out guitar case and a broken heart. Fortunately, with a masterful fourth quarter performance, the team beat the Tennessee Titans 27-24 in Grand Ole Opry style. So before the banjo gets any […]

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Steelers Sign RB Josh Harris Off Of Practice Squad

The Pittsburgh Steelers have already filled the open spot on their roster following the Tuesday release of running back LeGarrette Blount as rookie running back Josh Harris has been promoted from the practice squad. The @Steelers made an initial decision on Blount's replacement. It's gonna be RB Josh Harris from their practice squad. He has […]

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Report: Steelers Doing Homework On Former Browns RB Ben Tate

The Pittsburgh Steelers aren’t wasting any time in trying to find a replacement running back for LeGarrette Blount, who was waived Tuesday after he walked off of the field prior to the end of the game against the Tennessee Titans Monday night. According to Aditi Kinkhabwala of the NFL Network, someone from the Steelers called […]

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Steelers Should Consider Bringing Back LaRod Stephens-Howling If Healthy

With running back LeGarrette Blount now gone following his Tuesday waiving for conduct detrimental to the team, the Pittsburgh Steelers will need to decide over the course of the next few weeks who will backup starter Le’Veon Bell. If the Steelers choose not to replace Blount with practice squad running back Josh Harris, they might […]

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Steelers Waive RB LeGarrette Blount

The Pittsburgh Steelers have just announced that they have waived running back LeGarrette Blount. Blount walked off the field Monday night before the game against the Tennessee Titans was over because he was apparently unhappy with the amount of playing time that he was getting. The Steelers will now have to decide who they want […]

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Jerome Bettis Thinks Steelers Should Act Swiftly In Disciplining LeGarrette Blount

Upset about the amount of playing time that he has received as of late, Pittsburgh Steelers running back LeGarrette Blount reportedly left the field Monday night prior to the conclusion of the game against the Tennessee Titans. Those actions are of course drawing reactions and former Steelers running back Jerome Bettis chimed in with his […]

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Steelers Might Be Forced To Work Things Out With Blount

It will be interesting to see how Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin handles the situation with disgruntled running back LeGarrette Blount moving forward into the bye week, but due to lack of depth currently on the roster, I will be surprised if Blount is waived. While several of you are wanting the Steelers to […]

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Numbers Crunch: Steelers vs Titans

By Alex Kozora A statistical analysis of the Pittsburgh Steelers 27-24 victory over the Tennessee Titans Monday night. – We have to start with the star of the show – Le’Veon Bell. His 33 rushes are the most by a Steeler since Rashard Mendenhall. His 204 yards rushing the most since Willie Parker in December […]

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Steelers vs. Titans: Player Snap Counts Week 11

Below are the initial player snap counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers Monday night win over the Tennessee Titans, according to the NFL official gamebook. As usual, we will see if any of these differ in our weekly game charting as the week progresses. The thing that sticks out the most on offense for the Steelers […]

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Le’Veon Bell Rejuvenates Ground Game With Personal Bests

Second-year Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell has already rushed for more yards than any back in team history during his first two seasons. Through the first 24 games of his career, he has amassed 1811 yards on the ground, with 860 coming in his rookie season, and 951 coming in the first 11 games […]

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Report: Steelers RB LeGarrette Blount Left Field Before Game Was Over

The Pittsburgh Steelers had a hard fought win Monday night over the Tennessee Titans thanks to the 200-plus yard performance by running back Le’Veon Bell, but his backfield mate apparently wasn’t a happy camper afterwards. According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, running back LeGarrette Blount left the field before the game was over […]

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