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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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Mike Mitchell Says Steelers Defense Must Get Physical With Saints TE Jimmy Graham

The Pittsburgh Steelers will have the task Sunday of attempting to cover New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham, who has 65 catches for 670 yards and nine touchdowns so far this season. Recently, Steelers safety Mike Mitchell was asked about having to go up against Graham this weekend and below is what he told […]

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The Third Phase: Steelers Special Teams Stalwarts

By Alex Kozora The Pittsburgh Steelers bye week provides the opportunity to take a much needed breath and review the team through its first 11 weeks. We’ll take an in-depth look at the forgotten phase. The third one, special teams. Their snaps are rarely highlighted but still valuable. Five Steelers’ have played at least 170 […]

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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 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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Steelers Defensive Charting Takeaways: Post Bye Week

By Alex Kozora As we’ve done every few weeks, some interesting takeaways based off my charting of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense in 2014. Just a random assortment of things that stuck out to me based off the data. – Over the last two weeks, James Harrison has been dominating the snaps at outside linebacker over […]

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The Only Way The Steelers Sneak Into The Super Bowl

By Michael K. Reynolds With a record of 7-4 going into their bye week anything is possible for this year’s Pittsburgh Steelers. But with the level of inconsistency they have displayed, making it to the Super Bowl doesn’t seem all that possible. One thing is fairly certain. This team isn’t going to dominate and bully […]

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Steelers Bye Week: Friday Night Five Questions

The Pittsburgh Steelers are off this week, but that doesn’t mean that I am going to let you have the week off. As usual, I have five questions for you that I would like you to answer concerning the Steelers. If you will, please answer each as thoroughly as possible. I hope that all of […]

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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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Steelers CB Ike Taylor Hopes To Get Green Light From Doctors On Monday

The Pittsburgh Steelers hope to get several injured players on the defensive side of the football back after the bye week and one of those players is veteran cornerback Ike Taylor, who has been sidelined since Week 3 with a broken forearm. According to Missi Matthews of steelers.com, Taylor said Wednesday that he is scheduled […]

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Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: Game 11 vs. Titans

By Michael K. Reynolds The Pittsburgh Steelers nearly had to leave Nashville like so many others before them; with nothing more than a worn-out guitar case and a broken heart. Fortunately, with a masterful fourth quarter performance, the team beat the Tennessee Titans 27-24 in Grand Ole Opry style. So before the banjo gets any […]

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Steelers Defense Pending Makeover Following Bye Week

Over the past two weeks, the Pittsburgh Steelers defense has allowed an average of 22 points per game on the road, albeit against inferior opponents by record. That is actually an improvement, at least in terms of raw numbers, over what has been a difficult season defensively for an organization traditionally defined by stout play […]

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Despite Inconsistencies Galore, Steelers Enter Bye Week At 7-4

It hasn’t been pretty at times, but the Pittsburgh Steelers have managed to compile a 7-4 record heading into their long-awaited bye week. The Steelers showed a lot of character Monday night in overcoming a 24-13 third quarter deficit as they smartly rode the hot hand of running back Le’Veon Bell in the second half, […]

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Steelers vs Titans Week 11 Inactives

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now announced their seven inactive players for their Week 11 Monday night game against the Tennessee Titans and the list shows no real surprises thanks to several players having been already ruled out with injuries. The Steelers will once again be down two safeties Monday night so Will Allen will once start alongside Mike Mitchell. With […]

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Steelers vs Titans – What To Watch For On Defense

The Pittsburgh Steelers currently find themselves in a three-way tie for last place in the AFC North division after the Cleveland Browns fell to 6-4 and the Cincinnati Bengals advanced to 6-3-1. With the Baltimore Ravens idle and the Steelers set to play tonight, all teams in the division have lost or tied in four […]

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Steelers Versus Titans Week 11 Projected Inactive List

The Pittsburgh Steelers will take on the Tennessee Titans Monday night at LP Field and below is a best guess as to what the inactive list will look like this week. The official list of inactives will be announced 90 minutes before kickoff. Ike Taylor – Taylor will miss his eighth straight game Monday night as he continues to recover from […]

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Steelers Injury Report: Thomas, McLendon Ruled Out, Ventrone Probable

The Pittsburgh Steelers have released their final injury report of the week for the game Monday night against the Tennessee Titans and it offers up no real surprises. Ruled out for Monday night’s game are safety Shamarko Thomas (hamstring), safety Troy Polamalu (knee), linebacker Ryan Shazier (ankle), nose tackle Steve McLendon (shoulder) and cornerback Ike […]

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Steelers: Much Ado About Monday Night

By Michael K. Reynolds Monday Night Football may no longer be what it once was back in the day when Howard Cosell was doing the color commentary and even more recently when Bocephus was singing, “Are you ready for some football?” But Monday night still has major importance for the 2014 Pittsburgh Steelers when they […]

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Steelers Injury Report: Shamarko Thomas, Cortez Allen Limited Friday

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now wrapped up their Friday practice as they continue to prepare to play the Tennessee Titans Monday night at LP Field and the new injury report shows a few minor changes. Nose tackle Steve McLendon (shoulder), safety Troy Polamalu (knee) and linebacker Ryan Shazier (ankle) all sat out again on Friday […]

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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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David Todd: Quick Thoughts: Steelers Versus Jets

By David Todd After three consecutive wins at Heinz Field, the Pittsburgh Steelers went on the road to New York on Sunday and lost in embarrassing fashion to a New York Jets team that had won only once this season. The Steelers turned it over four times and generated none of their own in losing […]

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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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Building A Roof Beneath A Falling Sky

The sky is falling, or so I’ve heard. The Pittsburgh Steelers lost to a team on the road with a really bad record and are now only 6-4 after 10 games played. All is surely lost. Who knows, maybe it really is, or will be, when the video time capsule of the 2014 season goes […]

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Steelers Spence, Williams Had Specific Package Roles Sunday Against Jets

Being as Pittsburgh Steelers rookie linebacker Ryan Shazier has missed quite a few games so far this season with injuries, the team has had to use Sean Spence and Vince Williams in games in order to replace him. During his press conference last Tuesday, head coach Mike Tomlin wouldn’t reveal his strategy when it comes […]

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Steelers vs Jets Week 10 Inactives

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now announced their seven inactive players for their Week 10 Sunday game against the New York Jets and the list once again shows no real surprises thanks to several players having been already ruled out with injuries. The Steelers will be down three safeties Sunday so Will Allen will start alongside Mike Mitchell. Rookie nose tackle […]

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