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Steelers Injury Report: G Ramon Foster Added Friday; TE Richard Gordon Ruled Out

The Pittsburgh Steelers have put the wraps on their final practice before traveling out west to play the Oakland Raiders and the final injury report of the week has been released. Guard Ramon Foster (thumb) was added to the report on Friday with a thumb injury, but practiced fully and is listed as probable. Also […]

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Who Rules? Steelers Nation Versus Raiders Nation

By Michael K Reynolds So much is made of the great battles between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Baltimore Ravens and for good reason. After all it’s the evolution of the decades old rivalry between the Steelers and Browns. And over the past thirteen years the matches between these multiple Super Bowl winners have produced […]

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Dick LeBeau Thinks Rookie Safety Shamarko Thomas Is Right On Schedule

In the win this past Sunday over the Baltimore Ravens, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie safety Shamarko Thomas was the field for 50 of the 65 defensive snaps and that of course was a season-high for him. Following Thursday’s practice, defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau explained why the Syracuse product played so much. “Probably, because Baltimore went all […]

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Raiders Injury Report: Tony Pashos And Andre Gurode Still Sidelined Thursday

The Oakland Raiders Thursday injury report is now in and it only includes one change from the one issued Wednesday. For a second straight day, safety Tyvon Branch (ankle), guard Andre Gurode (quadricep), tackle Tony Pashos (hip) and tackle Menelik Watson (calf) failed to practice. The way things are looking right now, rookie Matt McCants […]

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Steelers Injury Report: Beachum And Gilbert Practice Fully After Being Limited Wednesday

The Pittsburgh Steelers have released their Thursday injury report following their practice and it includes some very good news. After being limited on Wednesday, tackle Kelvin Beachum (ribs), tackle Marcus Gilbert (quadricep), tight end Richard Gordon (toe), defensive end Brett Keisel (ribs) and tight end Heath Miller (not injury related) all practiced fully and all […]

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Steelers TE Matt Spaeth Offers No Clues As To When He Might Return

The Pittsburgh Steelers certainly could use blocking tight end Matt Spaeth back in the lineup and according to Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, the veteran hasn’t wore a boot on his previously injured foot for some time now. Spaeth, who suffered a Lisfranc injury during training camp, is eligible to return to practice right […]

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Stopping The Raiders Running Game Includes Stopping QB Terrelle Pryor

One of the biggest chores that the Pittsburgh Steelers defense will have this coming Sunday against the Oakland Raiders will be stopping the run. Not only will they have to focus on shutting down running backs Darren McFadden and Rashad Jennings, they will have quarterback Terrelle Pryor to worry about as well. Pryor leads the […]

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Roethlisberger Didn’t Notice Pressure Coming From Whimper’s Side Against The Ravens

When Pittsburgh Steelers right tackle Marcus Gilbert left the game Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens after just seven offensive snaps with a quad injury, everyone held their breath when Guy Whimper replaced him. Whimper, however, played extremely well and played a big role in the team rushing for a season-high 141 yards. As far as […]

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Steelers Considered Raiders QB Terrelle Pryor In The 2011 Supplemental Draft

The Pittsburgh Steelers have never drafted a player in the supplemental draft, but Oakland Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor very likely could have been the first back in 2011 had the Ohio State product not declined the offer from head coach Mike Tomlin to do just that. “Mike said, ‘Hey, I’ll draft you if you want […]

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Raiders Injury Report: Center Stefen Wisniewski Returns To Practice

The Oakland Raiders have now submitted their Wednesday injury report and it looks as though they might have a chance to get back a key offensive linemen for the Sunday game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Center Stefen Wisniewski (knee) returned to practice Wednesday after missing the last two games with a knee injury. Despite Wisniewski […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Tomlin Presser, Injuries & Raiders Preview With Paul Gutierrez Episode

Season 4, Episode 36 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I wrap up the win over the Baltimore Ravens and talk about Tuesday Mike Tomlin press conference as he had several interesting things to say. We discuss the final kickoff return by Emmanuel Sanders and you can bet that includes […]

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Steelers Injury Report: Tackles Marcus Gilbert And Kelvin Beachum Both Limited On Wednesday

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now wrapped up their Wednesday practice as they prepare to play the Oakland Raiders Sunday and the first injury report of the week has now been released. As expected, rookie linebacker Jarvis Jones (concussion) returned to work and practiced fully. Jones missed the game this past Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens […]

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Heath Miller Wins Steelers Ed Block Courage Award For 2013

On Wednesday, the Pittsburgh Steelers announced that tight end Heath Miller was voted by his teammates as the winner of the 2013 Ed Block Courage Award, an award presented annually to a player who has fought back from an injury or tough circumstance. Miller will be presented the award at the 21st annual Arthur J. […]

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Steelers LB Jarvis Jones Expects To Practice Fully Wednesday

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie linebacker Jarvis Jones was forced to sit out the Sunday game against the Baltimore Ravens because of a concussion, but according to Missi Matthews of steelers.com, the Georgia product says he will be a full practice participant on Wednesday. Jarvis says he will be a full participant at practice today. — Missi […]

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Steelers Sign RB George Winn To Practice Squad

The Pittsburgh Steelers filled the open spot on their practice squad Tuesday by signing free agent rookie running back George Winn. Winn was originally signed by the Houston Texans as an undrafted free agent out of Cincinnati in May and released less than one week later. The 5-foot-11, 210-pounder, gained 1,334 rushing yards on 243 […]

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Tomlin Not Opposed To Using Sanders On Kickoff Returns Moving Forward

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders was used as the kick returner late in the game against the Baltimore Ravens and his 44 yard return gave the offense great field position to begin their game-winning drive that culminated in a 42-yard field goal by kicker Shaun Suisham. During his Tuesday press conference, head coach Mike […]

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Mike Tomlin Not Happy With Special Teams Play Of Steelers CB Curtis Brown

Pittsburgh Steelers third-year cornerback Curtis Brown hasn’t lived up to expectations as a defensive back since he was drafted in the third-round of the 2011 NFL Draft out of Texas and he found himself on the inactive list this past week for the Sunday game against the Baltimore Ravens. During his Tuesday press conference, head […]

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Steelers Injury Report: Timmons Had Left Hand Fixed; Several To Be Limited Early In Week

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin held his weekly press conference Tuesday and he rattled off a long list of injuries as the team prepares to take on the Oakland Raiders this coming Sunday. Tackle Kelvin Beachum (right ribs), defensive end Brett Keisel (left ribs), wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery (abdominal strain) and linebacker LaMarr Woodley […]

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Steelers CB William Gay Listed As Co-Starter On Raiders Game Depth Chart

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback William Gay is having a great season thus far and as a result he is currently listed as the co-starter along with Cortez Allen on the latest depth chart released by the team Tuesday. Gay registered three total tackles in the Sunday win over the Baltimore Ravens and allowed just three receptions […]

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Report: Steelers LB Lawrence Timmons Has A Fractured Left Hand

According to Mike Prisuta of DVE Radio, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Lawrence Timmons suffered a minor fracture in his left hand Sunday in the win over the Baltimore Ravens. Timmons, who currently is sporting a cast on the injured hand, told Prisuta that he can still play and that it isn’t going to hold him back. […]

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The Past Has No Relevance To The Future – Raiders Game Is A Must Win, Baby

Despite putting together back-to-back wins after an 0-4 start, the Pittsburgh Steelers still sit nestled at that bottom of the AFC North as they head into week eight. Sunday, they must beat a 2-4 Oakland Raiders team coming off their bye week on the road in order to keep their improbable playoff hopes alive. If […]

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Is Antonio Brown Paying For The Emmanuel Sanders Cramp?

While I was not a fan of Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown backpedaling 20-yards into the end zone on the punt return last week against the Washington Redskins, I think him being fined $10,000 is way too harsh. To put that in perspective, the Baltimore Ravens were fined $20,000 by the NFL this past […]

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Steelers Redskins Week 8 Defensive Participation Chart

Below are the defensive player play counts and the participation chart for the Pittsburgh Steelers week 8 game against the Washington Redskins. We also are including down, time of play and yards gained to better help you identify the play. The Steelers were only in the dime for 2 snaps this week. Nickel was used […]

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Steelers Redskins Week 8 Offensive Participation Chart

Below are the offensive player play counts and participation chart for the Pittsburgh Steelers week 8 win over the Washington Redskins. Player Notes: Nothing really eye popping this week as far as participation numbers went. Emmanuel Sanders saw an increase in snaps as he was the only wide receiver on the field late in the […]

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Steelers Defensive Coverage Stats Versus Redskins – Week 8

Below are the coverage stats for the Pittsburgh Steelers following their Sunday win against the Washington Redskins. The completion percentage of 46% was helped by the drops in the game. The yards after the catch numbers were good considering how good the Redskins had been coming into the game at getting yards after the catch. […]

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2012 NFL Week 8 TOX Stats

Week 8 of the 2012 NFL season is now behind us and here are the TOX stats for the week along with the year to date numbers for all 32 teams at the bottom. The +2 teams went 8-2 this week and that is right at the expected 80% number. This brings the year to […]

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