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Every year around this time, Pittsburgh Steelers fans come down with what they describe as "Steeler Fever", a city-wide epidemic that consumes the attention of Pittsburgh for four months. This year, there's a new symptom to this "Steeler Fever": blind optimism. Maybe it comes with the territory of expecting a winning season and a deep playoff run every year, or maybe it's because the Steelers still have a handful of core players from their Super Bowl run in 2008. Either way, the general consensus among most fans and local media (surprise, surprise) is that last year's 8-8 record was a fluke and the Steelers will rebound to post double-digit wins.Don't count on it.Not after the Steelers, a team that has ranked in the bottom third in points scored the past two years, lost their biggest weapon in Mike Wallace to free agency. While Mike Wallace didn't do enough, at times, to earn a huge contract with Pittsburgh, his speed will sorely be missed....
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Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Cortez Allen missed nearly all of training camp after having minor knee surgery several weeks ago, but head coach Mike Tomlin hinted Thursday that the third-year player might be healthy enough to play Saturday night in the third preseason game against the Kansas City Chiefs. According to Bob Labriola of Steelers Digest, […]
Steelers CB Cortez Allen...
According to Adam Caplan the Philadelphia Eagles traded their in state rival running back Felix Jones today for linebacker Adrian Robinson. Felix Jones was on the roster bubble, and this was a good trade for both teams. With the injury to Le’Veon Bell the Steelers wanted a back that can catch the ball out the […]
Pittsburgh Steelers rookie running back Le’Veon Bell learned Thursday that the injury he suffered against the Washington Redskins Monday night was just a mild-foot sprain that won’t require surgery, reports Steelers.com. “I am definitely encouraged by everything,” said Bell, who
A few of you have asked about contract of running back Felix Jones, who the Pittsburgh Steelers acquired in a trade Friday with the Philadelphia Eagles in exchange for second-year linebacker Adrian Robinson so below is a quick look at it. Jones signed one-year qualifying contract with the Eagles back in May that included a […]
A Quick Look At The Contract Of New Steelers RB Felix...
The whistle sounded to end practice, and wave upon wave of Pittsburgh Steelers jogged off the field to the comfort of the locker room.
Not David Johnson.
To be honest, the tight end doesn't jog. Ever. Johnson moves with a deliberateness typically reserved for those with no particular place to go and no incentive to get there early.
While his teammates made a beeline for the...
The Pittsburgh Steelers will take on the Kansas City Chiefs Saturday night at Heinz Field and below is a look at the players who have been ruled out for the game. G Justin Cheadle (hamstring) – Will miss second straight game with serious hamstring injury. CB DeMarcus Van **** (hamstring) – Has yet to play […]
Steelers RB Isaac Redman And LB Stevenson Sylvester Out Against Chiefs...
The Pittsburgh Steelers must have had a case of deja vu last night when they saw the Kansas City Chiefs sacking this quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. After all it was the Chiefs pass rush that almost killed Roethlisberger and knocked him out for almost half a season a year earlier. Pittsburgh played the Chiefs last night and they saw the Chiefs continue to bring pressure to their...
The Pittsburgh Steelers droped to 0-3 on the preseason Saturday night with their loss to the Kansas City Chiefs at Heinz Field, but the first team offense and defense played well for the most part in the first half. Here is my weekly list of winners and losers and make sure to add yours below […]
Steelers Versus Chiefs – Winners And Losers is a post from: Steelers Depot
Pittsburg Steelers rookie linebacker, Jarvis Jones, suffered
an apparent chest injury Saturday night in a game against the Kansas City
Chiefs, reports Gregg
Rosenthal of NFL.com
Taken to a Pittsburgh hospital for examination, the injury occurred
in the 4th quarter of an overtime loss to the Chiefs, after Jones
intercepted a pass. Jones left the game
shortly afterward. The 17th...
By Matthew Marczi The Pittsburgh Steelers opened the second half with the ball, and Felix Jones took the kickoff out to the 18. Bruce Gradkowski started the half at quarterback as the only lineup change. Jones carried the ball up the middle, making a nice little cut while heading north for a five-yard gain. He […]
Pittsburgh Steelers Versus Kansas City Chiefs – Second Half Recap...
Season 4, Episode 11 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I start by talking about the Pittsburgh Steelers decision to trade for running back Felix Jones on Friday. We look at the trade from all the angles as it relates to the final 53 man roster and who the trade […]
The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Trade For Felix Jones, Roster, Injuries & More...
Remember when the Pittsburgh Steelers could get useful Cowboys castoffs?
Don’t expect running back Felix Jones to make Mike Tomlin and Kevin Colbert look like geniuses the way Flozell Adams did in 2010.
The Steelers traded outside linebacker Adrian Robinson to the Philadelphia Eagles for Jones on Friday, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
This isn’t a bad trade for the...
According to Scott Brown of ESPN.com, Pittsburgh coach Mike Tomlin said during a press conference Wednesday that Le'Veon Bell has a mid-foot sprain and not a tear associated with a Lisfranc injury. He won't require surgery and Tomlin says the team is encouraged by developments over the last 48 to 72 hours.Fantasy Spin:Tomlin refused to offer a long-term timetable, only saying...
Pittsburgh's Ben Roethlisberger and Kansas City's Alex Smith fought to a first-half draw and the Chiefs beat the Steelers 26-20 in overtime on Saturday night.
Roethlisberger was 13 of 19 for 166 yards and a 13-yard touchdown pass to Jonathan Dwyer as the Steelers shook off two lethargic performances with easily their best 30 minutes of the preseason.
Smith struggled early...
Pittsburgh Steelers rookie running back, Le’Veon Bell,
injured his foot Monday night against the Washington Redskins and is already showing
signs of a swift recovery.
Wilkening of NBCSports reports that Bell will not need surgery to his
injured foot. Moreover, head coach Mike
Tomlin stated that Bell could already to do some physical activity “without