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Steelers Remove S Mike Mitchell From Active PUP List

The Pittsburgh Steelers will finally have safety Mike Mitchell back on the field practicing as he has been activated off of the Active PUP list. Mitchell, who suffered some sort of groin injury prior to the start of camp while training, has been working with the trainers on the side ever since arriving at Saint VincentCollege. […]

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Steelers Place S Mike Mitchell, RB Alvester Alexander On PUP List To Start Camp

The Pittsburgh Steelers reported Friday to Latrobe for the start of training camp and the conditioning test has already been completed. According to head coach Mike Tomlin, two players will begin training camp on the Active PUP list. Those two players are safety Mike Mitchell (groin) and running back Alvester Alexander (groin). Tomlin said he […]

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Let’s First Celebrate The Return Of Sean Spence And Worry About Expectations Later

If things go as planned next week, Pittsburgh Steelers second year linebacker Sean Spence will reportedly return to practice field for the first time since suffering a serious knee injury during the 2012 preseason finale against the Carolina Panthers. Since the news first broke about his return on Friday, a few have asked me via […]

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Sean Spence And Matt Spaeth Can Return To Practice Next Week If Deemed Healthy

Next week is an important one for Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Sean Spence and tight Matt Spaeth as both can begin practicing with the team if deemed healthy enough to do. Spence, who was placed on the Reserve PUP list at the start the season, can begin playing right away per the rules of PUP, but […]

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Rehab Of Steelers TE Heath Miller Will Be A Main Talking Point At Start Of Training Camp

When the players report for the start of the 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers training camp one week from today, most of us will be fixed on what veteran tight end Heath Miller has to say about his knee and how his rehab his coming along. Miller, who will be roughly seven months removed from his surgery […]

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Steelers Candidates For The 2013 Training Camp Active PUP List

Training camp is now six weeks away and with the offseason practices now behind us; we can speculate what the 2013 Active PUP list might look like when the Pittsburgh Steelers report to Latrobe later next month. Before we have a look at the players who could be destined for that list, however, it is […]

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Steelers T Mike Adams Sends Out Post Surgery Picture Following Stabbing

Pittsburgh Steelers right tackle Mike Adams, who was stabbed in the stomach early Saturday morning during an attempted robbery of his truck, has now posted a picture of himself laying in a hospital bed following surgery. Adams appears to have two pretty good size bandages on his mid-section and early reports suggest he will be […]

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Deadlines That Steelers LB Sean Spence Must Meet If He Is To Play In 2013

Now that Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Sean Spence has addressed the media about the rehab progress of his surgically repaired left knee, I wanted to give everyone a best-case scenario for him as it relates to a return to the field in 2013. Basically, these are deadlines for him to meet if he is to […]

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Important Week Of Practice Upcoming For James Harrison

The Pittsburgh Steelers activated linebacker James Harrison from the PUP list on Tuesday and all signs point to him being able to start practicing as soon as Monday. It is unknown how much work that the veteran linebacker will do initially, but his left knee will be monitored closely for any swelling as the week […]

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Steelers Remove James Harrison & Jason Worilds From PUP List

Albert Breer is reporting Tuesday afternoon via Twitter the linebackers James Harrison and Jason Worilds have both been removed from the Active PUP list. Harrison has not practiced since the Steelers first OTA session after having problems with his left knee. The veteran linebacker had a procedure done almost two weeks ago that was rumored […]

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Rules Of The PUP List & Why David DeCastro Is Not Eligible For It

I have received about 20 so questions from readers today asking if Pittsburgh Steelers rookie right guard David DeCastro can be placed on the PUP list to start the season instead of injured reserve. I have posted about the rules of the PUP list several times before, but now is as good of time as […]

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Colbert Discusses Decision To Remove Mendenhall From PUP List

Pittsburgh Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert was on 93.7 The Fan today to talk about the decision to remove running back Rashard Mendenhall from the PUP list on Friday. Colbert was asked why the decision was made today to remove the Steelers former first round draft pick today from the PUP list. “As he continued […]

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Rashard Mendenhall & Casey Hampton Removed From PUP List On Friday

Some fantastic news on the final day of training camp for the Pittsburgh Steelers as Bob Labriola is reporting via Twitter that both running back Rashard Mendenhall and nose tackle Casey Hampton have been removed from the Active PUP list. Mendenhall tore the ACL in his right knee in the Steelers regular season finale last […]

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James Harrison Might Need Knee Surgery According To His Agent

If you have been following my post all offseason and listening to the podcast, you know all about my level of concern regarding the health of Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison heading into the 2012 season. That concern has been even greater ever since Harrison has failed to practice since the first week of OTA\’s […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Max Starks News, Defense, Wide Receivers & More Episode

Season 3, Episode 5 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I start off by talking about the state of the offensive line right now heading into the second preseason game against the Indianapolis Colts. That talk turns to more of a focus on Max Starks as news breaks during our […]

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New Injured Reserve Rule Would Have No Bearing On PUP Players

There seems to be some misinformation floating around this morning in regard to the possible passing of the new injured reserve rule by the Players Association and the baring it would have on Pittsburgh Steelers players on the PUP list. The rule, if passed, would mean that each team would be allowed to designate one […]

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James Harrison Says Fans Can Expect To See A Healthier 92 In 2012

One of the biggest fears that I have concerning the Pittsburgh Steelers heading into 2012 is the health of outside linebacker James Harrison and I have pointed that out in a few previous post. Harrison, who had two back procedures last offseason, has missed nearly all of the offseason practices this year with some sort […]

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Steelers Place 6 Players On PUP List To Start Training Camp

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin met the media today following the opening day conditioning run test to kick off training camp. Tomlin said that he liked the conditioning overall of the group and noted specifically that the young offensive linemen looked good. Tomlin announced the Steelers will place six players on the Active PUP […]

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Steelers Active PUP List Candidates For The Start Of Training Camp

The Pittsburgh Steelers report to Latrobe for training camp on Wednesday. Prior to the their first practice, head coach Mike Tomlin must designate players that will start camp on the Active PUP list, meaning that they can not practice until removed. For players to be eligible for the Reserve PUP list at the start of […]

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Starks To Start Camp On PUP & Says Haley Offense Very Similar To Whisenhunt\’s

Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Max Starks was welcomed back to Pittsburgh Wednesday morning in an interview on DVE Radio. During the interview Starks shared his thoughts on whether or not he thought he would be back with the Steelers, if he thinks he will start at left tackle and the new play-book of offensive coordinator Todd […]

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Starks Return From His ACL Injury Makes Hampton Week 1 Return Fathomable

The return of tackle Max Starks to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Tuesday following his knee checking out well with the team doctors is certainly encouraging news in regard to nose tackle Casey Hampton. While Starks, who had surgery to repair a torn ACL in his right knee just 6 months ago, might very well still […]

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Psychological Aspect Is Toughest Barrier For Running Back Returning From Torn ACL

Dr. Neil Ghodadra, a noted orthopedic surgeon, joined Jason Smith Wednesday on NFL Network to discuss Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson and his recovery from a torn ACL suffered last season. The same analysis that Ghodadra gave on Peterson can also be applied to Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall, who tore his right […]

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Two Roster Spots Could Be Up For Grabs On Defensive Line If Hampton Starts On PUP

It is no real surprise that Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Casey Hampton could possibly start the 2012 regular season on the reserve PUP list. Hampton, who just this past week said that his goal is to be ready by week one, is still not five full months removed from surgery to repair the torn ACL […]

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Terrell Suggs Could Be Ready To Face Steelers With Quick Rehab & Use Of PUP List

The news broke this morning that Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs tore his Achilles this past week while reportedly playing basketball and with that news the expectations have followed that he will miss the entire 2012 season as a result. Suggs has a different outlook though and seems to think he can return by the […]

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Salary Cap Savings & Injury Benefit Clarification Should Hampton & Mendenhall Be Released

As the Pittsburgh Steelers get closer to having to make key personnel decisions for salary cap purposes, I thought I would take time to research out the ramifications of terminating the contracts of nose tackle Casey Hampton and running back Rashard Mendenhall from both a salary cap savings angle and because both are still recovering […]

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Casey Hampton Also A Candidate For PUP If He Returns To Steelers In 2012

Pittsburgh Steelers GM Kevin Colbert not only acknowledged the reality of running back Rashard Mendenhall starting the 2012 season on the PUP list, but also told reporters on Monday that veteran nose tackle Casey Hampton will definitely be a PUP candidate if he is back with the Steelers in 2012 according to Scott Brown of […]

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