Found August 03, 2013 on Steelers Depot:
Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Cortez Allen wasn’t the only player to get his knee worked on this past Friday as David Todd of ESPN 970 Radio reports Saturday via Twitter that tight end Matt Spaeth needed his right knee drained heading into the weekend. The procedure is supposedly not a big deal, according to Spaeth, who [...] Report: Steelers TE Matt Spaeth Had Knee Drained Friday is a post from: Steelers Depot [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Steelers and Bears essentially trade tight ends; Spaeth has minor surgery

Earlier this off-season the Pittsburgh Steelers chose to let tight-end Leonard Pope leave in free agency. Pope joined the Steelers as a free agent last off-season, but he was surpassed on the depth chart by seventh round pick David Paulson. To add some veteran depth at tight-end the Steelers brought back Matt Spaeth. Spaeth was the team’s third round pick in the 2007 draft, but...

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 that Allen had minor surgery on his right knee earlier in the day and that it was done now [...] Steelers CB Cortez Allen Has Knee Surgery Friday Morning...

Steelers DE Nick Williams And CB Cortez Allen Sidelined On Thursday

The Pittsburgh Steelers have already started their Thursday practice at Latrobe and already we are getting word as to who isn’t practicing due to injuries. According to Dale Lolley of the Washington Observer on Twitter, rookie defensive end Nick Williams (knee) and starting cornerback Cortez Allen (knee) are both out today. Williams injured his knee [...] Steelers DE Nick Williams...

Allen’s Procedure Must Be Minor Or Secondary Will Suffer

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Cortez Allen recently underwent a procedure to clean up his knee to alleviate the discomfort that he was experiencing. Mike Tomlin was optimistic about Allen’s condition and downplayed its severity. He said, “We wanted him to get the surgery done now so he can begin rehabilitating immediately. This surgery was a minor [...] Allen’s Procedure Must...

Cortez Allen will miss “a couple weeks” following minor knee surgery; door is open for young corners to step up

Injuries during training camp are inevitable, but the hope every year is to escape major injuries during camp and come out relatively healthy. Unfortunately for the Steelers injuries are finally showing up during camp, but they haven’t been too serious until now. Yesterday, Nik Embernate, an undrafted rookie free agent out of San Diego State, suffered a major knee injury. He will...

Steelers secondary hoping to stay in top spot

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Cortez Allen underwent minor surgery on his right knee Friday but is expected to return before the beginning of the regular season. Coach Mike Tomlin says the procedure will have no ''long-term'' effects and estimated Allen will be out a couple of weeks. The Steelers are expecting Allen to take over the starting spot that opened up...

The Steelers are in trouble if Cortez Allen doesn’t recover quickly

Cortez Allen had surgery on his right knee Friday morning; he’s expected to miss a couple of weeks. Head coach Mike Tomlin labeled the surgery as “minor.” With Allen out, the Steelers will be in trouble if he’s not ready to go by the time the regular season rolls around. It was reported that Curtis Brown was taking snaps as the No.2 corner at the Friday night practice. And...

Steelers CB Curtis Brown Now Must Show He Can Turn The Proverbial Corner

I consider myself a “glass half full” kind of guy and thus not only am I not overly worried about Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Cortez Allen not being ready for the start of the regular season following his Friday knee surgery; I also think the extra reps that third-year cornerback Curtis Brown will receive in Allen’s [...] Steelers CB Curtis Brown Now Must Show He Can Turn...
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