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Status, Role Uncertain For Markus Wheaton

It appears as though Pittsburgh Steelers fourth-year wide receiver Markus Wheaton may be a game-time decision to make his 2016 debut this afternoon against the Bengals, after he missed the season opener with a shoulder injury, and in fact was sidelined for much of the preseason and through training camp….


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Steelers Vs. Bengals 2016 Week 2: Game Time, Line, Weather, TV, Injuries & Radio Schedule

2016 Week 2 Cincinnati Bengals (1-0) vs. Pittsburgh Steelers (1-0) Kickoff: 1 p.m. ET Site: Heinz Field (68,400) • Pittsburgh, Pa. Playing Surface: Natural Grass TV Coverage: CBS (locally KDKA-TV, channel 2) Announcers: Ian Eagle (play-by-play), Dan Fouts (color analyst), Evan Washburn (sideline) Local Radio: Steelers Radio Network – WDVE-FM…


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Steelers Fantasy Football Predictions – Week 2 – 2016

Week 2 – September 18, 2016 Location: Heinz Field – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Opponent: Cincinnati Bengals The Pittsburgh Steelers started off the 2016 season with a bang! After a slow first quarter in Washington, the Steelers lit up the scoreboard with 38 points, posting highlight reel plays all night long. The…


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Steelers Versus Bengals: Week 2 Projected Inactive List

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday at Heinz Field and it figures to be a great game between the two AFC North teams who both enter the game with 1-0 records. As usual, I will attempt to project the seven inactives for Sunday’s game and below is my…


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2016 South Side Questions: More 4WR Sets This Week?

The regular season is here, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are taking their practices at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, formerly known and still referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility of Heinz Field. While the real work is now upon us, there is plenty left to be done. And there…


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2016 NFL Week 2: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of you and Happy Bengals week as well. The Pittsburgh Steelers will have their home opener Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals and it figures to be a doozy of a game at Heinz Field. Personally, I don’t have a great read on this game heading into Saturday…




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Sammie Coates Looking To Stay On The Field

If there is one thing to be said for the absence of Markus Wheaton for the Pittsburgh Steelers in the regular season opener, it is that it gave the team the perfect opportunity to get a long look at the progress of second-year wide receiver Sammie Coates, who played extensively…


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David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Week 1: Steelers Versus Redskins

The Pittsburgh Steelers opened their 2016 season as one of the two featured games on Monday Night Football visiting FedEx Field to take on the Washington Redskins. The Steelers hadn’t been to Landover since 2008 when they struggled early, falling behind 6-0 after the first quarter, before turning things around…


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Steelers Week 2 Injury Report: Wheaton Full Participant, Shazier Held Out

The Pittsburgh Steelers have released their first practice report of the week. Ryan Shazier (knee), Senquez Golson (foot), and Roosevelt Nix (back) were held out of practice. Markus Wheaton (shoulder) and Cody Wallace (knee) were full participants. Wed. @Steelers pract rept: Shazier, Golson, Nix did not practice. Wheaton, Wallace full…


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Roethlisberger Leans Exclusively On Top 5 Targets In Season Opener

Here is one stat from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Monday night victory over Washington that you might find surprising—I know I did. Throughout the length of the contest, on 37 pass attempts, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger only completed a pass to five different targets. In fact, he only targeted those five players…




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Eli Rogers Wastes No Time Fitting In With Steelers’ Offense

He had a distinctly quiet second half—in fact, the Pittsburgh Steelers turned much more to heavier personnel in the third and fourth quarters after securing the lead—but second-year wide receiver Eli Rogers’ NFL debut went pretty well, all things considered, including a touchdown reception on which he was not even…