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Steelers Vs. Eagles: Inactives For Week 3

The Pittsburgh Steelers and Philadelphia Eagles have released their inactive lists for Sunday’s Week 3 game and as expected, wide receiver Markus Wheaton will make his 2016 debut. With Wheaton active, the Steelers will dress five wide receivers for a game for the first time this season. Three Steelers players will…


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Steelers Versus Eagles: Week 3 Projected Inactive List

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday and it figures to be a great game between the two undefeated teams. As usual, I will attempt to project the seven inactives for Sunday’s contest and below is my best guess as to which seven players won’t be given helmets…


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Steelers Vs. Bengals: Inactives For Week 2

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now released their list of seven players who will be inactive for Sunday’s 2016 regular season home opener against the Cincinnati Bengals and it doesn’t include the name of starting linebacker Ryan Shazier (knee). Shazier, who suffered a knee injury during the second half of the Monday night regular season opener,…


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Steelers Versus Bengals: Week 2 Projected Inactive List

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday at Heinz Field and it figures to be a great game between the two AFC North teams who both enter the game with 1-0 records. As usual, I will attempt to project the seven inactives for Sunday’s game and below is my…


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Steelers Vs. Redskins: Inactives For Week 1

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now released their list of seven players who will be inactive for Monday night’s 2016 regular season opener against the Washington Redskins and it doesn’t include the name of rookie linebacker Tyler Matakevich. Matakevich, who was drafted this year in the seventh-round out of Temple, was chosen…


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Steelers Enter 2016 Season With 14 Players Set To Be URFAs In 2017

The Pittsburgh Steelers will open their 2016 regular season Monday night against the Washington Redskins and now that their initial roster is set, we can take a quick loom ahead at the several players who are now scheduled to become unrestricted free agents next year. Currently, there are 14 such…


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Steelers Versus Redskins: Week 1 Projected Inactive List

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Washington Redskins Monday night in Landover to kick off their 2016 NFL regular season and if you’re like me, you’re counting down the hours until the game begins. As usual, I will attempt to project the seven inactives for each and every Steelers game of the 2016 season…


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Steelers Spin: 2016 Season Crystal Ball Edition

September hails the dawning of a new Super Bowl era for the Pittsburgh Steelers. The rise of another decade of post season brilliance will be launched with the kickoff Monday night against the Washington Redskins in front of a national audience. After dabbling in the uncertain waters of mediocrity the…


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Mettenberger Knows He Must Prepare Like A Starter

It was a first day of school of sorts for not just Justin Gilbert but Zach Mettenberger, who the Pittsburgh Steelers claimed off waivers last week. And today was the first time the media got to say hello. Despite being the clear #3 quarterback, he understand he has to be…


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2016 NFL Cutdown Weekend: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of you and welcome to Labor Day weekend, which just so happens to include the league’s deadline for final roster cuts. Between now and 4 p.m. EST on Saturday, the Pittsburgh Steelers will have set their initial 53-man roster for the 2016 season. With that said,…



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Bryan: 2016 Steelers 53-Man Roster Prediction: Final Edition

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have closed out their 2016 preseason, it’s time for me to release my final 53-man roster prediction. Please note that this prediction has two sections. The top section is what I predict the 53-man roster to look like Saturday evening right after 4 p.m. deadline….


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Time To See If Randy Can Make Mettenberger Dandy

Even though I was a bit surprised to see the Pittsburgh Steelers claim quarterback Zach Mettenberger off of waivers from the San Diego Chargers on Wednesday, in the grand scheme of things, I probably shouldn’t have been. After all, being as it’s more than obvious now that veteran quarterback Bruce…


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Mettenberger Addition Makes Sense For Steelers’ 3-QB Philosophy

In a bit of a surprising bit of news yesterday, the Pittsburgh Steelers were awarded 2014 sixth-round quarterback Zach Mettenberger, a third-year LSU product in whom there was actually a lot of interest among some Steelers fans, both when he came out of the draft and whenever he became available….


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Thus Ends The Unusual Tenure Of Bruce Gradkowski

The four-year tenure of quarterback Bruce Gradkowski with the Pittsburgh Steelers has certainly been an unusual one, and perhaps one of the odder ones that we have had for some time. But considering that it appears likely to be coming to an end in light of recent events, now would…