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Steelers Have Placed Pouncey, Foote And Stephens-Howling On Injured Reserve List

As expected, the Pittsburgh Steelers placed center Maurkice Pouncey, linebacker Larry Foote and running back LaRod Stephens-Howling on their injured reserve list Monday. Pouncey tore both his ACL and MCL in his right knee early in the Sunday loss to the Tennessee Titans when guard David DeCastro accidentally cut his legs out from underneath him. […]

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Steelers Place WR Plaxico Burress On Injured Reserve; Sign WR Tyler Shaw

As expected, the Pittsburgh Steelers placed veteran wide receiver Plaxico Burress on injured reserve Tuesday following his Monday surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff suffered last week in practice. To fill his spot on the 90 man roster the team signed wide receiver Tyler Shaw. Shaw, a 5-11, 182-pound receiver out of Northwest Missouri […]

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Report: Steelers TE Matt Spaeth Might Need Lisfranc Surgery That Could End His Season

According to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Matt Spaeth might be done for the season as he might need lisfranc surgery. Spaeth, who the Steelers signed back this offseason following two years away with the Chicago Bears, hurt his foot Wednesday during practice and was examined Thursday back in Pittsburgh. This would be […]

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Steelers WR Plaxico Burress To Have Surgery After Suffering Significant Shoulder Injury

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin announced Friday via a statement that the shoulder injury suffered Thursday by veteran wide receiver Plaxico Burress was a significant one and it will require surgery. According to reports late Thursday evening, Burress, who will turn 36 next week, suffered a torn rotator cuff when he hit the ground […]

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Steelers CB Cortez Allen Says He Will Be Smart With His Recovery From Knee Surgery

When it was announce in a Friday written statement by Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin that cornerback Cortez Allen had minor knee surgery earlier that day, the coach indicated his starting cornerback would be sidelined “for a few weeks.” Since then, Allen told Ralph Paulk of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review that he would be smart […]

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Steelers G Nik Embernate Now On Injured Reserve After Clearing Waivers

In case you are scoring at home, Pittsburgh Steelers undrafted free agent guard Nik Embernate did indeed clear waivers and he has reverted back to the injured reserve list following him being waived injured on Saturday. It is not yet known if Embernate, who tore both the ACL and MCL in his right knee last […]

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Steelers G Nik Embernate Tore ACL And MCL On Thursday

The news concerning Pittsburgh Steelers rookie guard Nik Embernate is pretty much what we it expected to be as head coach Mike Tomlin said after practice that the San Diego State product tore his ACL and MCL on Thursday, according to Jim Wexell of Steel City Insider. The date for Embernate\’s surgery has not yet […]

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Steelers CB Cortez Allen Has Knee Surgery Friday Morning

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Cortez Allen has missed several days of practice so far in training camp due to what was initially characterized as knee discomfort. On Friday, head coach Mike Tomlin said via statement on steelers.com that Allen had minor surgery on his right knee earlier in the day and that it was done now […]

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Report: Steelers TE David Johnson Needed Another Surgery On His Knee Last Friday

It\’s no wonder that tight end David Johnson started off training camp on the Active PUP list this year as Jim Wexell of Steel City Insider reports Wednesday via Twitter that Johnson, who tore is ACL in the 2012 preseason opener against the Philadelphia Eagles, underwent another surgery on his knee last Friday. No wonder […]

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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 QB Ben Roethlisberger Says He Will Absolutely Be Ready For Training Camp

The Pittsburgh Steelers wrapped up their first mandatory mini camp practice on Tuesday and starting quarterback Ben Roethlisberger met the media afterwards to talk about the minor surgical procedure he had performed last week on his right knee. “It feels great,” Roethlisberger said, when asked how his knee is currently feeling. “I saw Dr. Bradley […]

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Steelers TE Heath Miller To Have Knee Surgery On Thursday

Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller dropped by to visit team on Wednesday and it was reported that he would have surgery on Thursday to repair the damage done to his ACL, MCL and PCL late in the loss to the Cincinnati Bengals this past Sunday. Miller, who was placed on injured reserve on Wednesday, […]

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Steelers CB DeMarcus Van Dyke To Have Surgery On Wednesday

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback DeMarcus Van Dyke will undergo surgery next Wednesday on his injured right shoulder. Van Dyke, who was claimed off of waivers from the Oakland Raiders just prior to the start of the season, suffered a shoulder separation while attempting to make a tackle on Dallas Cowboys return man Dwayne Harris while covering the […]

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Marcus Gilbert Says He Has Had Surgery On His Right Ankle

It has been over a week now since the Pittsburgh Steelers placed second-year tackle Marcus Gilbert on injured reserve with an ankle injury and head coach Mike Tomlin said at that time that surgery was an option. According to Gilbert on Twitter, that surgery has now taken place and his rehab is presumably now underway. […]

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Report: David DeCastro Surgery Turned Out OK

Bob Labriola reports via Twitter that the Wednesday surgery performed on the right knee of rookie right guard David DeCastro turned out OK, and that the first round draft pick will be the beneficiary of the new 8-week injured reserve rule just passed Thursday by the NFL and the NFLPA. Mike Prisuta tweeted that early […]

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Maurkice Pouncey Says He Is 100 Percent Now Following Offseason Ankle Surgery

The left ankle of Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey is now fully healed following off-season surgery to remove born spurs reports Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Pouncey has struggled with the ankle ever since he originally injured it in the 2010 AFC Championship game against the New York Jets. That initial injury forced him […]

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Marcus Gilbert Nearly Back To 100% Following Shoulder Surgery

Steelers tackle Marcus Gilbert reported Tuesday evening on Twitter that his surgically repaired shoulder is almost back to 100%. In his tweet Gilbert said specifically, “Great field work today! Almost back to full speed with my shoulder! Couple of more weeks” Gilbert had surgery on what is believed to be his right shoulder on January […]

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Baron Batch Says He Is Feeling Back To Normal Now

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Baron Batch checked in with 93.7 The Fan recently to talk about his recovery from the ACL knee injury that suffered during training camp last season. Batch, who was drafted in the 7th round of the 2011 NFL draft by the Steelers, was asked about how his recovery is going and […]

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Report: Casey Hampton Will Have ACL Surgery Friday

How quickly things change. Gerry Dulac reports that Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Casey Hampton said today that he will have surgery on Friday to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee. Hampton injured the knee early in the Steelers AFC Wild Card game against the Denver Broncos and all of the early […]

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Still No Surgery Needed For Brett Keisel & Casey Hampton

Another injury note I forgot to pass along today, but according to Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Brett Keisel this morning on DVE, he will not need surgery on his injured groin that forced him out of the AFC Wildcard game early against the Denver Broncos. Keisel told DVE when asked about his injury, “I\’m healing […]

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Marcus Gilbert To Have Shoulder Surgery Wednesday

Pittsburgh Steelers right tackle Marcus Gilbert announced today on Twitter that he will undergo shoulder surgery Wednesday morning. Gilbert noted that he had been playing with the injury all season. It is unclear which shoulder Gilbert will need to get fixed at this time. Gilbert was the Steelers second-round pick out of Florida in the […]

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Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall Has Had ACL Surgery On Right Knee

Ed Bouchette reported today on 93.7 The Fan that Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall has had his surgery now on the torn ACL in his right knee. Mendenhall injured the knee on the final play of the first quarter in the week 17 game against the Cleveland Browns in Cleveland on a 5 yard […]

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Steelers LT Max Starks to Have Knee Surgery Next Week

Pittsburgh Steelers left tackle Max Starks announced via Twitter today that he will be having surgery next week presumably to repair a torn ACL in his right knee. Starks injured the knee late in the first half against the Denver Broncos in the AFC Wild Card game last week in Denver and was replaced the […]

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Maurkice Pouncey In Cast After Surgery, Will Be Ready For Training Camp

Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey had surgery on his injured left ankle on Thursday and is currently in a cast presumably for the next several weeks. You can see the casted left ankle in the picture below as he signs his limited edition 2012 Pro Bowl shirts. Pouncey says he will be ready for training […]

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No Surgery For Casey Hampton Planned, Friday Surgery For Doug Legursky

Scott Brown reports this afternoon that Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Casey Hampton is not scheduled to undergo surgery in the near future to repair the ACL he injured Sunday against the Denver Broncos in the AFC Wild Card game. Hampton only played 2 defensive plays in the game before suffering the injury and did not […]

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Curtis Brown Has Surgery On Torn Knee Meniscus

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie cornerback Curtis Brown had surgery on Wednesday to repair a torn meniscus in one of his knees and reportedly it was just a simple scope type procedure. Brown was placed on injured reserve prior to the Steelers game this past Saturday against the St. Louis Rams and rookie running back John Clay […]

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