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Report: Steelers WR Plaxico Burress Suffered A Torn Rotator Cuff

According to Adam Schefter on Twitter, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Plaxico Burress suffered a torn right rotator cuff Thursday during practice and it could sideline for the season. Burress, who reportedly had his arm in a sling after practice, landed on his shoulder after failing to come down with a ball that was contested by […]

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Report: Steelers WR Plaxico Burress Carted Off Thursday With Arm Injury

According to several media reports, veteran wide receiver Plaxico Burress was carted off the practice field Thursday with an injured shoulder or elbow. Jim Wexell of Steel City Insider reports that Burress went up for a ball against cornerback Ryan Steed and safety DaMon Cromartie-Smith and fell on his arm after being out jumped. Head […]

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Steelers Offense Should Establish A Role For Plaxico Burress

By Matthew Marczi In the weeks leading up to the start of the free agency period earlier this year, there was growing concern with the Pittsburgh Steelers’ wide receiver depth, given the imminent departure of speedster Mike Wallace and the fact that just two wideouts were under contract. The Steelers attempted to remedy that by […]

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Thoughts On The Steelers As They Reach The Halfway Point Of Training Camp – Part 1

By the time the Pittsburgh Steelers return to practice on Wednesday their training camp will be at the halfway point, so now is a perfect time for me to write about all the things that are going through my mind right now concerning the team. Here is part one of my thoughts and concerns. Perhaps […]

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Steelers 2013 Training Camp – Day Eleven Recap

The Pittsburgh Steelers are almost halfway through with training camp and the Monday practice featured the team back in shorts after several days of wearing the pads. Head coach Mike Tomlin said the decision to get out of pads was an effort to let the team get healthier as they will also have Tuesday off. […]

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Steelers Monday Post Training Camp Practice Injury Report

It\’s probably a good thing that Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin had the team back in shorts on Monday as several players remained sidelined with bumps and bruises and contused birth certificates. According to Jim Wexell of Steel City Insider on Twitter, not practicing on Monday were Troy Polamalu (birth certificate), Curtis McNeal (unknown), […]

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Emmanuel Sanders Promises To Not Cheat His Teammates

A few days ago, Pittsburgh Steelers general manger Kevin Colbert said in a radio interview that while no contract extensions are currently in the works right now, there could be a few that get done between now and the start of the regular season. Whether or not wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders will be one of […]

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Steelers Hope To Reap The Benefits Of Live Contact Drills

By Matthew Marczi Entering his seventh training camp as head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Mike Tomlin decided to do things a little differently this year, something even veterans such as Larry Foote have said that they’ve never experienced before during a Steelers training camp: live tackling in 11-on-11 drills. Foote, of course, also played […]

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Steelers Rookie Shamarko Thomas Says The Game Is Slowing Down For Him

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie safety Shamarko Thomas said Thursday that watching fellow safeties Troy Polamalu and Ryan Clark during mini camp was like watching a movie because of the way both fly around the field. With the Shamarknado movie still a few months away from its premier, the Syracuse product was asked how everything is going […]

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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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Steelers WR Emmanuel Sanders Says Offense Was Uncomfortable At Times Last Season

There were a few times last year that the Pittsburgh Steelers offense looked like they were not only having communication problems, but an understanding of the play that needed to be execution. The change in verbiage last year might have been the cause of some of those problems, but wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders said Wednesday […]

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Audio: Interview With The Sports Animals Of ESPN Radio In Hawaii

Monday evening, my friends Chris Hart and Gary Dickman, the Sports Animals, had me as a guest again on ESPN 850 Radio in Hawaii to talk about the upcoming season for the Pittsburgh Steelers as well as some of the things that have happened early on in training camp. Below is the audio of that […]

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Report: Steelers Rookie WR Justin Brown Has Hands Like A Pillow

On Monday, Bob Labriola of Steelers Digest said during the afternoon Steelers Live episode that he has been impressed with rookie wide receiver Justin Brown, who was drafted this past April in the sixth-round. Labriola emphasized Brown again Wednesday on Twitter and says he thinks the 6\’3″ wide receiver has soft hands and that when […]

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Steelers WR Plaxico Burress Says 2013 Offense is All About Running The Ball

The Pittsburgh Steelers running game finished 26th in the league last year in rushing yards per game with a 96.1 average and 28th overall in yards per rush with a 3.73 average. They addressed those problems during the offseason by drafting Michigan State running back Le\’Veon Bell in the second-round and made the commitment to […]

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5 Things We Think We Know About The Steelers Roster Four Days Into Camp (Offense Version)

Just because the Pittsburgh Steelers have a day off on Tuesday doesn\’t mean we are taking the day off. With three days of practices now in the books the 53 man roster is far from set, but here are a few things we think we know as it relates to roster spots on the offense. […]

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Steelers Training Camp Questions – Can New Receivers Coach Get Young Wideouts To Mann Up

By Matthew Marczi After the Pittsburgh Steelers selected both Emmanuel Sanders and Antonio Brown in the 2010 NFL Draft, they quickly formed a bond with then-second year wideout Mike Wallace, now with the Miami Dolphins. They dubbed themselves at one point the Bugatti Boys, but truly seized upon the moniker the Young Money Crew. The […]

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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 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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Steelers Rookie WR Markus Wheaton Shows Urgency During First Training Camp Practice

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receivers coach Richard Mann was forced to long distance tutor rookie wide receiver Markus Wheaton over the course of the offseason due to the Oregon State product being unable to practice with the team because of the league graduation rules. According to Will Graves of the Associated Press, Wheaton was a great […]

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Steelers WR Plaxico Burress Thinks Receiving Unit Will Be Just Fine

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Plaxico Burress is back on the practices fields of Saint Vincent College for the first time since 2004 and you have to wonder if he\’s noticed any changes. One thing that has changed is the fact that Burress is no longer considered a starter as he enters training camp as the […]

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Time For Steelers Rookie WR Markus Wheaton To Catch Up And Show His Juice

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver Markus Wheaton wasn\’t able to participate in the offseason practices or the mandatory mini camp due to graduation rules, so Saturday will mark his first practice since the rookie camp that took place back in May. Despite being behind right now, the Oregon State product feels pretty confident that he […]

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Recap Of The Steelers 2013 Training Camp Battles On Tap

Training camp for the Pittsburgh Steelers opens up today as the players will all report to Latrobe to get checked in prior to the first practice taking place on Saturday. Over the course of the last several weeks, we have focused in on quite a few of the key battles that will take place over […]

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Steelers 2013 53 Man Roster Prediction – Training Camp Edition

The Pittsburgh Steelers report to Latrobe to training camp today, so it is now time for my third 53 man roster prediction for the 2013 season. If you missed my first two 53 man roster predictions following the draft and the OTA practices, you can view them by following the links provided. As I do […]

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Host Of Steelers Players Entering Do Or Die Mode This Week

By Matthew Marczi Training camp is always an important time for every player, but it is more important for some—namely, those looking for spots on the roster, and especially the ones who no longer qualify for the practice squad. Starting this week at training camp, a handful of players on the roster for the Pittsburgh […]

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Steelers Need A Punt Returner To Emerge During Training Camp

Wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders will start this year opposite Antonio Brown now that Mike Wallace has left for the greener pastures of Miami and hopefully the Pittsburgh Steelers won\’t have to use either of the two very much as returners in an effort to save some wear and tear on them. The Steelers signed running […]

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A Closer Look At The Steelers Defensive End Battle From Pro Football Focus

By Matthew Marczi Much has been made of Cameron Heyward over the last couple of days due to the fact that several different media outlets have begun to cover individual players as training camp quickly approaches. Heyward, of course, is a prime area of focus for the Pittsburgh Steelers because he is the team’s only […]

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