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Looking At The Steelers Roster Numbers On Defense

The Pittsburgh Steelers cut down to 53 players on Friday and now we will examine the numbers by position starting with the defense Nose tackles (3) – Pretty easy here. Look for Alameda Ta\’amu to be on the inactive list for quite a while. Defensive ends (4) – The only question was if the fourth […]

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Looking At The Steelers Roster Numbers On Offense

The Pittsburgh Steelers cut down to 53 players on Friday and now we will examine the numbers by position starting with the offense. Quarterbacks (3) – Not really a surprise here as they will need one of these quarterbacks on the inactive list. That player of course will be Charlie Batch. Running backs (5) – […]

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Report: Undrafted LB Adrian Robinson Makes Steelers 53 Man Roster

Mook Williams, who represent Pittsburgh Steelers undrafted free agent linebacker Adrian Robinson, is reporting via Twitter that has client has made the 53 man roster on Friday. Congratulations to OLB / DE Adrian Robinson @cuatrotres for making the #Steelers active roster! — Mook Williams (@MookWilliams) August 31, 2012 Robinson had a solid preseason at left […]

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2012 Steelers 53 Man Roster Prediction – Final Edition

The final preseason game of the 2012 season is now in the books for the Pittsburgh Steelers and that means it is time for my final 53 man roster prediction of what I think the roster will look like after the final cuts are announced Friday evening. When building my 53 man roster I like […]

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Tomlin Says Rainey Better Make Him More Comfortable As A Punt Returner

Judging by the comments made by Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin in a recent interview, the punt returner job has already been given to rookie running back Chris Rainey. Tomlin was asked in the interview if he was comfortable with the decision making of Rainey as a punter returner and the coach let the […]

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17 Steelers Battling For 7 Roster Spots Against The Panthers

The Pittsburgh Steelers take on the Carolina Panthers Thursday night at Heinz Field, and judging by my calculations, 46 players are locks to make the Friday night 53 man roster right now. That leaves 7 spots theoretically up for grabs and 17 players with a shot at filling those spots. Some of course have better […]

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New NFL 8 Week IR Rule – Quick Turnaround Upcoming For Charlie Batch?

With both the NFL and the NFLPA agreeing to pass the new 8 week injured reserve rule, it presents yet another new look now at the Pittsburgh Steelers final 53 man roster. The cut down to 53 players must be done by Friday evening and rookie right guard David DeCastro must now be on that […]

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2012 Steelers 53 Man Roster Prediction – Post Preseason Game 3 Edition

The Pittsburgh Steelers third preseason game is now in the books and once again it is time to take another stab at a 53 man roster prediction. Before you just jump straight to the comments, make sure to read my reasoning so you know where am I coming from on this prediction. This morning on […]

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Creating A Roster Spot For A Sidelined DeCastro Might Cost Batch His

As it looks right now, the Pittsburgh Steelers intend on carrying injured rookie right guard David DeCastro on the 53 man roster to start the season. Of course this could change prior to Friday when the final roster decisions need to be made depending on what the doctors find during the knee surgery. If indeed […]

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Chances Are Good That David Paulson Will Make Initial 53 Man Roster

The release of tight end/fullback Jamie McCoy on Monday is a good sign that rookie tight end David Paulson will make the initial 53 man roster. McCoy never impressed at the backup fullback position when given his opportunities after David Johnson was lost for the year after tearing his MCL in the first preseason game […]

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Steelers Make Roster Moves – Trim To 75

The Pittsburgh Steelers trimmed their roster to 75 players today releasing 14 and waiving linebacker Mortty Ivy injured. The team also gave kicker Shaun Suisham an early vote of confidence as they released kicker Danny Hrapmann. None of the other names on the list are surprising as the team works toward the final 53 man […]

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15 Steelers Playing Last Game Tonight Against The Bills

The Pittsburgh Steelers have until 4 p.m. ET Monday, Aug. 27 to trim their roster down to 75 players and that means that tonight in Buffalo against the Buffalo Bills it will be the last time that 15 players currently on the 90 man roster get to wear a Steelers jersey. The Steelers will likely […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Al Everest Firing, Redman, 53 Man Roster & Bills Game Episode

Season 3, Episode 8 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and start by talking about the firing of Pittsburgh Steelers special teams coach Al Everest on Thursday, and after going over stats from the last two seasons and reviewing what has happened thus far in two preseason games, we conclude there […]

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The Yearly Worrying About Players Making It To Practice Squad Is Here

You can tell that the Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 season is ever so close because the worrying is ramping up about whether or not a player or players that the Steelers might waive during the final cut down will make it to the practice squad. What most fail to recognize is that 31 other teams also […]

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2012 Steelers 53 Man Roster Prediction – Post Preseason Game 2 Edition

The Pittsburgh Steelers second preseason game is now in the books and once again it is time to take another stab at a 53 man roster prediction. Before you just jump straight to the comments, make sure to read my reasoning so you know where am I coming from on this prediction. Two things that […]

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15 Steelers Players On The 53 Man Roster Bubble

The Pittsburgh Steelers now have two preseason games in the books, but there are still several battles still going on for roster spots. The first round of cuts take place next week and the last two preseason games will be important to the 15 players that I have below that I consider to all be […]

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Battle For Steelers 9th Offensive Lineman Spot Remains Clear As Mud

While Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver David Gilreath made a statement Sunday night against the Indianapolis Colts that he would like consideration for a possible 5th wide receiver spot on the 53 man roster, we have yet to really see 9th offensive lineman emerge just yet. The Steelers are thought to be wanting to keep 9 […]

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Don\’t Throw Out Batch With The Mendenhall Bath Water Just Yet

The prevailing sentiment around Steeler Nation since the Pittsburgh Steelers activated running back Rashard Mendenhall from the PUP list on Friday is that second year running back Baron Batch is now on the outside of the bubble looking in and pretty much destined to be a member of the practice squad, assuming he is not […]

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Mendenhall Now Off PUP Could Mean Steelers Only Carry 4 Receivers

The removal of running back Rashard Mendenhall from the Active PUP list on Friday presents not only questions about when he will actually will be able to contribute, but also what effect it will have on the Pittsburgh Steelers final 53 man roster as well. Now that Mendenhall has been removed from the PUP list, […]

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Exploring Starting The Season With Only Two QBs On The 53 Man Roster

I was asked by a reader to explore the option of the Pittsburgh Steelers carrying only two quarterbacks on the initial 53 man roster to accommodate both a 5th safety and 9th linebacker for the first game against the Denver Broncos. The first thing that would be a plus would be that if quarterback Charlie […]

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Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 Training Camp Roster & How It Was Built

The Pittsburgh Steelers report to training camp in Latrobe today with a completely filled 90 man roster. This time of year it is always fun to look over the roster heading into camp and see exactly how it was built. You will notice that 40 of the 90 players on the roster are draft picks […]

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2012 Steelers 53 Man Roster Prediction – Pre Training Camp Edition

  The 2012 offseason period is now behind us and the Pittsburgh Steelers report to training camp in four days from today. With all of our training camp roister battle looks now completed it\’s time for me to take a shot at my second 53 man roster prediction. Surprisingly, I did not have to change […]

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Which Position Will The Steelers Add To With One Roster Spot Now Open?

The Pittsburgh Steelers released quarterback Troy Smith on Monday and thus opened up a spot on the 90 man roster. Five quarterbacks was one too many to take to training camp, so it is pretty safe to say that another quarterback will not be signed to fill that spot. With two long snappers, two kickers […]

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2012 Steelers 53 Man Roster Prediction

The 2012 NFL draft is now behind us and so too is the first rookie camp. There are several roster spots left to be decided, but now is as good of time as any to start projecting what the 53 man roster will look like for the Pittsburgh Steelers. OFFENSE (25) Quarterbacks (3) Now surprises […]

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Numbers, Damn Numbers: A Quick Look At The Steelers Post-Draft Roster

By Jeremy Hritz Note: This was submitted prior to the Wednesday release of Chad Spann and Antonio Smith With the 2012 NFL Draft in the books, the Pittsburgh Steelers roster is nearly set for training camp. Although a few nondescript cuts and signings may take place in between now and late July, the names on […]

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NFL Roster Limits Will Increase From 80 To 90 Players On Tuesday

The NFL will increase their roster limits from 80 to 90 players on Tuesday effective at 4 pm ET according to league PR man Greg Aiello on Twitter. Aiello reports that at the March league meetings clubs delegated to Management Council Executive Committee the authority to establish roster limits and cutdown procedures. The committee was […]

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