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Return Of Garvin and Thomas Great News For Steelers’ Special Teams

I am thankful for special teams’ demons. I bet Danny Smith feels the same way. It seems almost certain the Pittsburgh Steelers will be getting back two of them Sunday. Terence Garvin and Shamarko Thomas were both full participants in Wednesday’s practice. Garvin missed several weeks with an MCL injury…


Tomlin Leaving Competition Open For Backup Running Back Spot

In a move that appears to be designed to keep both players hungry, Mike Tomlin would not commit to either Jordan Todman or Isaiah Pead as the backup running back to DeAngelo Williams. Todman has served as the backup since Le’Veon Bell’s injury but with the bye week giving Pead…


Report: Ryan Shazier Does Not Practice Monday

It should not immediately sound off the alarm but Ryan Shazier apparently did not practice today, according to Jacob Klinger of #steelers LB Ryan Shazier DNP today, Terence Garvin said. @pasports — Jacob Klinger (@Jacob_Klinger_) November 23, 2015 Shazier missed a chunk of practice last week with a knee…


Carnell Lake On Mike Mitchell’s Big Improvement

Some wanted him cut in the offseason. Now, he’s on track to make a Pro Bowl. You don’t have to search hard for the reason in Mike Mitchell’s stellar play in 2015. It starts foremost with health. Mitchell played with tears in each of his groins, gutting out the full…

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Steelers Shift Personnel Scheme Along Goal Line Defense

The goal line package is not something that the Pittsburgh Steelers use very often, which should be taken as a good sign. It is a specialize set of personnel designed to best defend against an opponent that is very near the opposite goal line in preparation to score a touchdown….


Steelers Bye Week Injury Report

With the Pittsburgh Steelers being off on their bye this week they’re not required to file an injury report. With that being the case, we’ll file an injury report for them as the team gets rested up for their Week 12 game against the Seattle Seahawks. QB Ben Roethlisberger (foot/knee)…


Patriots Release Safety Ross Ventrone

The human yo-yo has been strung around again. The New England Patriots have released Ross Ventrone from their practice squad. The Patriots released Ross Ventrone, who has now been part of 31 transactions with the team. — Jeff Howe (@jeffphowe) November 18, 2015 Ventrone was released by the Pittsburgh Steelers…


David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Steelers Versus Browns

For the third straight Sunday the Pittsburgh Steelers played a 1:00 home game at sun-splashed Heinz Field, and while this one lacked the drama of last week’s last-second win over the Oakland Raiders, the storyline was almost as compelling. In an unusual move Mike Tomlin decided to dress Ben Roethlisberger…

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Buccaneers Release Swearinger, Could Steelers Have Interest?

On the surface, it isn’t a topic seemingly worth discussing on here. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers released safety D.J. Swearinger today. #Bucs Waive LB Orie Lemon, S D.J. Swearinger FULL STORY: — Tampa Bay Buccaneers (@TBBuccaneers) November 17, 2015 But if you remember, the Pittsburgh Steelers were one of…


Week Ten Steelers Missed Tackles Report

For the second straight week, tackling was not an issue for Pittsburgh, as they kept their missed tackles in the single digits for consecutive weeks for the first time this season. No defensive player missed more than one stop, and only two tackles were whiffed in the entire first half,…


Steelers Vs. Browns 2015 Week 10: Game Time, Line, Weather, TV, Injuries & Radio Schedule

2015 Week 10 Cleveland Browns (2-7) vs. Pittsburgh Steelers (5-4) Kickoff: 1 p.m. ET Site: Heinz Field (68,400) • Pittsburgh, Pa. Playing Surface: Natural Grass TV Coverage: CBS-TV (locally KDKA-TV, channel 2) Announcers: Ian Eagle (play-by-play), Dan Fouts (color analyst), Evan Washburn (sideline) Local Radio: Steelers Radio Network – WDVE-FM…


Steelers Versus Browns: Week 10 Projected Inactive List

The 5-4 Pittsburgh Steelers will host the 2-7 Cleveland Browns Sunday at Heinz Field and here is my weekly guess at what the seven-player inactive list might look like when it is released 90 minutes before kickoff. Matt Spaeth – The Steelers backup tight end was ruled out for Sunday’s…


Steelers Injury Report: Roethlisberger Limited Thursday; Harrison, Shazier Remain Sidelined

While still lengthy, the Pittsburgh Steelers second injury report of the week that was released on Thursday ahead of their upcoming Sunday game at Heinz Field against the Cleveland Browns does include some positive news. For starters, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (foot) was able to practice on a limited basis Thursday after sitting out the…