Found August 21, 2013 on Steelers Depot:
The Pittsburgh Steelers got a tight end back on Wednesday as it was announced that David Johnson has been activated from the PUP list. Johnson, who tore his ACL last year during the preseason, needed a cleanup procedure done prior to training camp and he has been sidelined since. The timing couldn’t be any better […] Steelers Activate TE David Johnson From PUP List Wednesday is a post from: Steelers Depot [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Having Johnson Back Helps, But How Much?

The Pittsburgh Steelers have activated tight end David Johnson from the Physically Unable to Perform, or PUP list today. According to the Steelers, he was scheduled to practice with the team at the their facility in Pittsburgh as training camp is officially over. He should provide a boost to a very weak position for the team right now. The question is, how much of a boost will...

Charlie Batch Hints That Ben Roethlisberger Wasn’t Allowed To Audiblize Last Season

Former Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Charlie Batch let it be known recently that offensive coordinator Todd Haley wouldn’t allow quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to audiblize out of plays at the line of scrimmage last season. “By not being allowed that flexibility, like Bruce Arians allowed him to have to change at the line of scrimmage to a […] Charlie Batch Hints That Ben...

Ryan Clark gives Le'Veon Bell some advice

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell has a Lisfranc injury and is expected to miss six to eight weeks unless he needs season-ending surgery. Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said the team was waiting on a second opinion on the right foot Bell injured Monday night. “Le’Veon had his MRI on Tuesday, and we are still 

Steelers CB Cortez Allen Progressing Nicely As Third Preseason Game Approaches

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...

Le’Veon Bell has mild-foot sprain, won’t need surgery

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 “I am definitely encouraged by everything,” said Bell, who 

Pittsburgh Steelers vs Washington Redskins – Second Half Recap

By Matthew Marczi The Pittsburgh Steelers opened the second half on defense, with Baron Batch making a special teams tackle. Josh Victorian was beaten for a first down on the second play, but he came up to make the tackle after a short gain on the next play. Al Woods was in at nose tackle […] Pittsburgh Steelers vs Washington Redskins – Second Half Recap is a post from: Steelers...

The Blitz – Steelers Fan Podcast – Preseason Week 2 Wrapup

The Blitz is back on the air and we cover all things preseason game 2 as the Steelers drop to 0-2 in exhibition and simply did not look good doing it against the Redskins, 24-13. We break down the offense, defense, special teams, key players who stepped up and the many that did not. We talk injury news with  Le”veon Bell, the Tight End situation, Big Ben’s performance and much...

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie RB Le’Veon Bell could miss week one

The much anticipated debut of Pittsburgh Steelers rookie running back Le’Veon Bell was short lived on Monday night after he exited the game with a foot injury. At the time, his injury was described as a foot sprain. Bell underwent an MRI on Tuesday in order to determine if he had suffered a Lisfranc injury. Although the results were negative, the highly touted rookie back will...

Le'Veon Bell Does Not Require Surgery

According to Scott Brown of, 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...

Le’Veon Bell won’t need foot surgery

In a bit of good news,  Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin told reporters today that running back Le’Veon Bell will not need to undergo foot surgery. Tomlin: Bell has mid-foot sprain. We are encouraged. It won't be surgically repaired. Out for this week. That is encouraging news. — James C Wexell (@jimwexell) August 22, 2013 We reported yesterday that it’s believed Bell...


The Pittsburgh Steelers go into their third preseason game Saturday night against the Kansas City Chiefs with even more questions than usual. Their second-round pick, running back Le’Veon Bell, has sustained a Lisfranc injury to his foot which could have him out 6-8 weeks. Jonathan Dwyer led the team last year with only 623 yards rushing on 156 attempts for a 4.0 yard average....

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly vs. the Steelers

The Redskins got their second preseason win in as many games Monday night when they defeated the Steelers 24-13. While there were plenty of highlights during the game, there was also plenty of mistakes and lowlights. Many sites do a good, bad, and the ugly, and this is my version:   THE GOOD -Ryan Kerrigan: Ryan Kerrigan dominated in his time on the field and this was without Rak...

The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Redskins Recap, Le’Veon Bell Injury, Woodley Plays & More Episode

Season 4, Episode 10 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I start by looking at the injury report coming out the Pittsburgh Steelers game Monday night against the Washington Redskins. We discuss the mid-foot sprain suffered by rookie running back Le’Veon Bell and speculate as to how it might shake […] The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Redskins Recap...

Wednesday NFL Notes

The Steelers were dealt a major blow to their unsettled running back situation, as perceived frontrunner Le'Veon Bell (foot) was diagnosed with a Lisfranc injury and is expected to miss the next six weeks of action. The news obviously sends his draft stock tumbling downward, paving the way for Isaac Redman, Jonathan Dwyer and LaRod Stephens-Howling to head the Steelers' rushing...
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