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Colts Release Former Steelers TE Weslye Saunders On Thursday Following Suspension

Unsurprisingly, the Indianapolis Colts announced on Thursday that they waived tight end Weslye Saunders, who was suspended for eight games last week by the league following him testing positive for performance enhancing drugs. Saunders, who was originally signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers as an undrafted free agent in 2011, has now more than likely played […]

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Report: Mendenhall Didn\’t Think He Had To Show Up On Sunday

Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports on Wednesday that suspended running back Rashard Mendenhall told head coach Mike Tomlin that he did not show up at Heinz Field on Sunday for the game after being told he would not play because he thought that he didn\’t have to. Mendenhall was one of the 7 […]

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Reasons Why The Steelers Are Unlikely To Release Rashard Mendenhall

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced on Tuesday that they have suspended running back Rashard Mendenhall for one game for conduct detrimental to the team. Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported a short time after that he was told the detrimental conduct was Mendenhall failing to show up at Heinz Field on Sunday for the game […]

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Steelers Suspend RB Rashard Mendenhall For One Game For Conduct Detrimental To The Team

The Pittsburgh Steelers have suspended running back Rashard Mendenhall for one game for conduct detrimental to the team according to steelers.com. Baron Batch has been promoted from the practice squad to replace him on the 53 man roster. Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that Mendenhall was suspended because he failed to show up […]

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Ravens Safety Ed Reed Suspended One Game For Repeated Violations Of Player Safety Rules

Here is the release from the NFL on the suspension to Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed. Safety ED REED of the Baltimore Ravens has been suspended without pay for one game for repeated violations of the rule prohibiting hits to the head and neck area of defenseless players. The suspension was imposed by NFL Vice […]

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Steelers Suspend Alameda Ta\’amu For Two Games Without Pay

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin announced Tuesday during his Tuesday press conference that rookie nose tackle Alameda Ta\’amu will be suspended for two games without pay and he\’s been banned from facility during that time following his early Sunday morning arrest. “We deemed his actions to be detrimental to our team,” said Tomlin. “It\’s […]

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Report: Steelers Expected To Receive One Week Roster Exemption For Weslye Saunders

The Pittsburgh Steelers might not have to make a roster move during the upcoming short week to accommodate suspended tight end Weslye Saunders, as Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports via Twitter that the team is expected to be granted a one week roster exemption. Saunders can return to the team Monday after serving […]

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Steelers TE Weslye Saunders Not Allowed To Return Until After Eagles Game

Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Weslye Saunders will not be available for the week 5 game against the Philadelphia Eagles. The former undrafted free agent posted Thursday on Twitter that he still has to sit out one more game to satisfy his four game suspension for testing positive for the banned drug Adderall. 1 game left of this 4 game […]

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Steelers Tight End Weslye Saunders To Work Out In Arizona During Suspension

The four-game suspension has already started for second year tight end Weslye Saunders after both of his appeals were denied this offseason by the league. Saunders, who was suspended back in February for testing positive for the banned substance Adderall, is currently not allowed to be around the team or the facility until after the […]

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Weslye Saunders Had Second Appeal Of Suspension Denied Last Week

Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette reports that Pittsburgh Steelers second-year tight end Weslye Saunders had his second appeal denied by the NFL last week. Saunders was suspended by the league for four weeks back in early February because he violated the leagues performance enhancing drugs policy. The terms of the suspension did allow […]

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Former Steelers Undrafted Tackle Trevis Turner Suspended Four Games

It was a little bit of a shock this past off-season when the Steelers waived tackle Trevis Turner from the roster in mid May, but now we might know the reason why. Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports via Twitter that Turner, now a free agent, has been suspended for the first four games […]

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Will Weslye Saunders Get His Suspension Reduced Or Lifted Soon?

It was reported on Friday by Ebenezer Samuel of the New York Daily News that New York Giants running back Andre Brown had his four-game suspension lifted by the league following his appeal hearing. Brown had been suspended for four games back in March for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing substances, which ended up […]

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Four Saints Players Suspended For Participation In Pay For Performance Bounty Program

The punishments and suspensions were handed down to the New Orleans Saints players that were involved in the pay for performance bounty program by the league. As you can see they are pretty hefty according the official press release passed out today. Below is the a copy of the release and you will surely be […]

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Steelers TE Weslye Saunders Admits He Took Adderall

We reported a while back that a source had informed us that Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Weslye Saunders tested positive for the banned substance Adderall and that was the reason he was suspended for the first four games of 2012 season. Saunders has now confirmed that report himself via Twitter as he posted in response […]

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