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Steelers Injury Report: Gilbert, McLendon Both Limited Wednesday

The Pittsburgh Steelers continue to prepare for their Sunday game at Heinz Field against the New Orleans Saints and the first official injury report of the week has now been released. Not practicing Wednesday were wide receiver Martavis Bryant (illness), safety Troy Polamalu (not injury related), tight end Heath Miller (not injury related) and defensive […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers News, Drew Brees, Saints Preview With Evan Woodbery & More Episode

Season 5, Episode 48 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and David Todd and I get right into talking about what Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin had to say Tuesday during his press conference. That includes us updating the health of the team coming out of the bye week as the team prepares to host the New […]

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Tomlin Not Reluctant To Use Inexperienced Running Backs Moving Forward

After parting ways with running back LeGarrette Blount last week, the Pittsburgh Steelers are now left with two young and very inexperienced running backs in rookies Dri Archer and Josh Harris to back up starter Le’Veon Bell moving forward. During his Tuesday press conference, however, head coach Mike Tomlin made it clear that he will […]

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Steelers Injury Report: Steve McLendon Questionable For Sunday, Cortez Allen Dealing With Broken Thumb

The Pittsburgh Steelers look to get several injured players back this week for their Sunday home game against the New Orleans Saints and head coach Mike Tomlin updated the status of the team from a health standpoint during his Tuesday press conference. Tomlin said that safety Troy Polamalu (knee) practiced Monday as he looks to […]

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Steelers Mike Tomlin Can Add His Name To A Distinguished List With A Sunday Win

Should the Pittsburgh Steelers notch their eighth win Sunday at home against the New Orleans Saints, head coach Mike Tomlin will be able to add his name to a very short list of distinguished former NFL head coaches when it comes to winning consistently. According to Steelers PR/Media Manager Dom Rinelli, with a win Sunday, Tomlin […]

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Steelers Open As Three-Point Home Favorites Over Saints

The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the 4-7 New Orleans Saints Sunday at Heinz Field and they open Week 13 as three-point home favorites. The Saints enter Sunday’s game against the Steelers having lost three straight in which they have allowed a total of 545 yards rushing. According to the current weather forecast at the time […]

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Steelers Injury Report: Shazier, Polamalu, Thomas All Back Practicing On Monday

The Pittsburgh Steelers were back practicing on Monday after being off last week for their bye and it looks most of the injured players will indeed make it back for the home game Sunday against the New Orleans Saints. According to Teresa Varley of steelers.com, linebacker Ryan Shazier, safety Troy Polamalu and safety Shamarko Thomas were all back […]

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Falcons Mike Smith Took Clock Mismanagement To Another Level In Loss To Browns

With the Pittsburgh Steelers off this past weekend, I was able to watch several of the other games around the NFL live instead having to wait to watch them all on Game Rewind. One of the games I watched was the game between the Atlanta Falcons and Cleveland Browns and the final few minutes was […]

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Steelers Mike Tomlin Is 6-1 After Bye Weeks Heading Into Saints Game

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin might not be great at getting his team ready to play on the west coast or against opponents with a losing record, but he has managed to do well so far during his career at having his teams ready following bye weeks. In his first seven years as the […]

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Report: Steelers NT Steve McLendon Not Sure He’ll Be Back For Saints Game

While it’s looking like the Pittsburgh Steelers might get cornerback Ike Taylor, safety Troy Polamalu and linebacker Ryan Shazier back on the field for their post-bye week game at home against the New Orleans Saints, it sounds like nose tackle Steve McLendon still might not be ready to return from the shoulder injury that has […]

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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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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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Heath Miller Key In Improved Steelers Running Game

Two years ago, in his first year under new offensive coordinator Todd Haley’s system, veteran tight end Heath Miller was having arguably the best season of his career all around, being pass catching to blocking. After he suffered a knee injury in the penultimate game of the 2012 season, he was able to come back […]

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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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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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Steelers Film Room: Titans Make Gay Pay

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback William Gay has a history of wanting to jump routes and Tennessee Titans head coach Ken Whisenhunt and wide receiver Nate Washington were both well aware of that heading into Monday night’s game. Thanks to them both knowing Gay’s tendencies, the Titans were able to burn the Steelers cornerback with 44 seconds […]

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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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Steelers Injury Report: McLendon Sits Thursday, Thomas Limited

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the 2-7 Tennessee Titans Monday night at LP Field and their first injury report that was released Thursday afternoon shows no real surprises based on what head coach Mike Tomlin indicated Tuesday during weekly his press conference. Sitting out injured Thursday and already ruled out for the game Monday night […]

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Steelers Could Take A Different Approach Replacing Steve McLendon

Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Steve McLendon suffered a shoulder injury toward the end of the first half against the Baltimore Ravens in the second game of the season. The injury was reaggravated a few weeks later against the Cleveland Browns, which caused him to miss the next two games, returning for the rematch against the […]

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Steelers To Continue Keeping Things Simple For Rookie WR Martavis Bryant

In the first four games that Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver Martavis Bryant has played in this year, he’s caught 14 passes for 310 yards and six touchdowns. If he keeps up that pace, he’ll end his rookie season with 35 catches for 775 yards and 15 touchdowns. During his Tuesday press conference, Steelers head […]

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Steelers To Honor Army Veteran, T Alejandro Villanueva, All Week

Tuesday is Veterans Day and the Pittsburgh Steelers are making sure to honor tackle Alejandro Villanueva, the military veteran on their practice squad who served three tours of duty in Afghanistan as an Army Captain and is currently serving in the Army Reserve. The honoring of Villanueva, however, won’t end Tuesday, according to Steelers head coach […]

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Tomlin Says Late Leap Over Jets Line By Mitchell Was ‘Not Professional’

During his Monday press conference, New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan called the late-game dive over the line of scrimmage by Pittsburgh Steelers safety Mike Mitchell a “bush league” move. On Tuesday, Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin pretty much agreed with Ryan. “It was not professional, I’ll say that,” Tomlin said Tuesday during his press conference. “Mike […]

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Steelers Injury Report: Polamalu, Shazier, Taylor All Ruled Out For Titans Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers will be without several of their key players on defense for their Monday night game against the Tennessee Titans. During his Tuesday press conference, Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin ruled out cornerback Ike Taylor (forearm), safety Troy Polamalu (knee) and linebacker Ryan Shazier (ankle) for the game against the Titans. Safety Shamarko […]

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