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Steelers Versus Bengals I – First Half Notes And Observations

By Matthew Marczi Isaac Redman pretty visibly got the worst of the action during a collision on the opening kickoff with undrafted rookie linebacker Jayson DiManche. The two both lowered their shoulders, and Redman appeared to get the business end of the shoulder to his head. Remember, Redman was playing the up back because of […]

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Plaxico Burress Is Satisfied With His Accomplishments If He Never Plays Again

The Pittsburgh Steelers showed that they had a lot of faith in veteran wide receiver Plaxico Burress early in the offseason as they signed him to a one-year deal right at the start of the 2013 free agency signing period. Now, at 36 years of age and having to overcome a torn rotator cuff that […]

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A Look Ahead At The Steelers Potential Free Agents In 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers will kickoff their 2013 season Sunday at Heinz Field and unless any players receive contract extensions between now and then, the team will have 19 free agents at the end of season assuming all are still on the 53 man roster by then. Below is a quick recap of the players that […]

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Internal Options To Fill Matt Spaeth’s Roster Spot For Steelers

By Matthew Marczi With the decision to carry five tight ends, the Pittsburgh Steelers seemingly expressed their intent to place tight end Matt Spaeth on the Reserve/Injured List with Designation to Return. In order to place the return designation on a player being moved to injured reserve, that player must be on the final 53-man […]

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Marczi – Steelers 2013 Final 53 Man Roster Prediction

By Matthew Marczi The Pittsburgh Steelers wrapped up their preseason schedule last night with a 25-10 loss to the Carolina Panthers, but they survived the four games seemingly without any major injuries, based on the way rookie running back Le’Veon Bell seems to be recovering from a mid-foot sprain. I am not entirely sure how […]

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Steelers 2013 53 Man Roster Prediction – Final Edition

The Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 preseason has now come and gone and now the team must trim the roster down to 53 players by Saturday evening. The last few cuts are always the hardest and trying to figure out the last three of four roster spots is a yearly chore. Below is my best educated guess […]

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Steelers 2013 53 Man Roster Prediction – Post Preseason Game 2 Edition

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now played two preseason games, so it is now time for my fifth 53 man roster prediction for the 2013 season. If you missed my first four 53 man roster predictions following the draft, OTA practices, pre training camp and first preseason game, you can view them by following the links […]

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Jerricho Cotchery\’s Value For Young Steelers Receivers Not Easy To Quantify

By Matthew Marczi Earlier this week, we talked about the ever-insightful Jason La Canfora and his analysis that the existence of Jerricho Cotchery as the third receiver on the depth chart for the Pittsburgh Steelers amounts to a ‘surplus’ at the position, which would afford the team the luxury of trading away that surplus in […]

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Pound FF – Week 2: Mock Fantasy GM

By Matt Sabuda – Guest Contributor If you\’re among the Steeler fans who thinks you can predict who will make the most of their opportunities on #PittPreseasonGM at www.poundff.com, here\’s some week two analysis and predictions to help guide your fantasy front office. QB – Bruce Gradkowski – By far the safest choice as Ben […]

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Steelers Trade Away Jerricho Cotchery? I Don\’t Think So, Jason

Because of all the injuries teams around the league have suffered at the wide receiver position, Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports speculates Thursday that Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery could be one of several players traded before the start of the season. La Canfora writes: And the rare team that might have a […]

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Steelers Coach Richard Mann Says WR Derek Moye Needs To Get On His Defender Better

Wide receivers Justin Brown and Derek Moye are competing against each other for a spot on the Pittsburgh Steelers 53 man roster during training camp and the two know each other well as they both played for Penn State prior to Brown transferring to Oklahoma because of the fallout stemming from the Jerry Sandusky scandal. […]

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Steelers 2013 53 Man Roster Prediction – Post Preseason Game 1 Edition

The Pittsburgh Steelers now have their first preseason game behind them, so it is now time for my fourth 53 man roster prediction for the 2013 season. If you missed my first three 53 man roster predictions following the draft, OTA practices and pre training camp you can view them by following the links provided. […]

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Steelers Place WR Plaxico Burress On Injured Reserve; Sign WR Tyler Shaw

As expected, the Pittsburgh Steelers placed veteran wide receiver Plaxico Burress on injured reserve Tuesday following his Monday surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff suffered last week in practice. To fill his spot on the 90 man roster the team signed wide receiver Tyler Shaw. Shaw, a 5-11, 182-pound receiver out of Northwest Missouri […]

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Steelers Not Expected To Place TE Matt Spaeth On Injured Reserve

Bob Labriola of Steelers Digest posted Tuesday on Twitter that while the Pittsburgh Steelers will likely place veteran wide receiver Plaxico Burress on injured reserve at some point following his Monday surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff suffered late last week in practice; he doesn\’t believe that injured tight end Matt Spaeth will be […]

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A Look At The Steelers Wide Receiver Battle After One Preseason Game

By Matthew Marczi Following the season-ending shoulder injury to veteran wide receiver Plaxico Burress, the door to the fifth receiver spot on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 53-man roster busted wide open, and several of the candidates made their presence felt during the team’s preseason opener against the New York Giants on Saturday, both positively and negatively. […]

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Steelers WR Plaxico Burress Has Surgery On 36th Birthday

Veteran Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Plaxico Burress will celebrate his 36th birthday Monday by having surgery to repair the torn rotator cuff suffered last week in practice. Steelers WR Plaxico Burress will celebrate his 36th birthday today by getting shoulder surgery. Ugh. — Ed Bouchette (@EdBouchette) August 12, 2013 Burress, who re-signed to a one-year […]

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Steelers Rookie WR J.D. Woods Exhibited Four Great Skills On Just Two Catches

Now that veteran Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Plaxico Burress is out for the year with a torn rotator cuff, several young wide receivers are left to fight for the fifth spot on the depth chart. One of those young receivers is J.D. Woods, an undrafted free agent out of West Virginia. Saturday night, in the […]

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Steelers Inactives Versus Giants – Preseason Game One (Updated)

During the preseason, teams are not required to list inactive players as there is no limits on the amount of players that can dress for games. Below is the list of Pittsburgh Steelers players that will not play Saturday night in their preseason opener against the New York Giants. This list will likely grow by […]

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Steelers Versus Giants: 11 Things To Look For Saturday Night

The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the New York Giants Saturday night at Heinz Field for their preseason opener and below are eleven things to look for during the game. Hey Rookie: Yes, we will start off with the most obvious of the obvious. We are all excited to see what Jarvis Jones, Le\’Veon Bell, Markus […]

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Steelers Injuries Have Been Frequent And Frustrating

By Jeremy Hritz The Pittsburgh Steelers have had their fair share of injuries this training camp, but thankfully, the injuries of the severe variety have avoided key starters. While teams like the Eagles, Packers, and Bears have lost key players to season ending injuries, the Steelers have been fortunate to avoid such bad luck to […]

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Six Steelers Offensive Players On The Bubble To Keep Your Eyes On Against Giants

We have already reviewed six Pittsburgh Steelers defensive players to keep your eyes on Saturday night during their preseason opener against the New York Giants and now it is time to look at six offensive players on the roster bubble, that in my opinion, have the most to gain or lose. Baron Batch – Handling […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Burress And Spaeth Injuries, TE Depth, Roster Battles & More Episode

Season 4, Episode 6 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and discuss the details of the press conference that Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin had on Thursday. We move on to talk about the recent injuries suffered by Plaxico Burress and tight end Matt Spaeth and how they affect the […]

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Steelers WR Plaxico Burress To Have Surgery After Suffering Significant Shoulder Injury

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin announced Friday via a statement that the shoulder injury suffered Thursday by veteran wide receiver Plaxico Burress was a significant one and it will require surgery. According to reports late Thursday evening, Burress, who will turn 36 next week, suffered a torn rotator cuff when he hit the ground […]

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Steelers Unlikely To Use Designated For Return Label On Plaxico Burress

Now that it looks like veteran Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Plaxico Burress might be lost for an extended amount of time, if not the entire season, because of a torn right rotator cuff that he reportedly suffered Thursday in practice, a few have wondered if the team might put him on injured reserve with the […]

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Three Steelers Wide Receivers Left To Compete For Receiver Spot With Burress Out

Now that the reports have surfaced that Pittsburgh Steelers veteran wide receiver Plaxico Burress could be out for the season with a torn rotator cuff, the race for the fifth wide receiver spot on the 53 man roster will likely come down to three young players unless another veteran is signed. Here is a look […]

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Steelers 2013 Training Camp – Day Fourteen Recap

The Pittsburgh Steelers were back at again on Thursday and below is a recap of all the main nuggets from around the world wide interwebs. Unfortunately, veteran wide receiver Plaxico Burress tops the news as he reportedly tore his rotator cuff during practice. If it ends his season, Justin Brown, Derek Moye and David Gilreath […]

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