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Steel City Blitz:
Back in the spring I was 100% on board the train that said “let Emmanuel Sanders go to New England.” The Patriots had signed him to an offer sheet but as a restricted free agent, the Steelers had the right to match and so they did. The pay-off of letting Sanders walk would have been a third round pick in this past draft and I was all for it seeing as how this team needed to get younger.
With those things said, I understand why Ben Roethlisberger lobbied for him to stay in Pittsburgh. I get that completely because with Mike Wallace gone and Heath Miller on the mend, only Antonio Brown remained from the corps receiving group.
Flash-forward to last Saturday night as the Steelers hosted the Giants in the preseason opener for both teams. Something became very apparent to me in a way that was much more demonstrative than I imagined it would be when I knew Sanders was returning. There is a very good chance that Emmanuel Sanders could end up being the leading receiver for this team.
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The Pittsburgh Steelers got a gift following the 2012 NFL Draft when they were able to land Robert Golden as an undrafted free agent. With one season now under his belt, they will expect him to take another step forward in 2013 as they start to prepare for the unavoidable changing of the guard at [...]
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Steelers Coach Richard Mann Says WR Derek Moye Needs To...
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Steelers Waive K Danny Hrapmann; Sign RB Jeremy Wright is...
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Report: Steelers Rookie LB Jarvis...
Pittsburgh Steelers running backs Le’Veon Bell (knee) and Isaac Redman (stinger) were both able to practice Friday after both were forced out of practice Thursday with minor injuries. Despite their return to the field, both were limited according to head coach Mike Tomlin following practice. “On the injury front, the two guys that went down [...]
Le’Veon Bell And Isaac Redman...
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Move Of Guy Whimper To Left Guard Will Be Interesting To Watch Against Redskins...
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Isaiah Green Now Third-Team...
By Matthew Marczi Prior to the first preseason game for the Pittsburgh Steelers, it was my intention to write about Vince Williams as potentially the ninth linebacker on the team’s 53-man roster, which would fly in the face of convention, given their history of keeping a fifth outside linebacker, rather than an inside linebacker. Part [...]
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Just when he thought, it was safe to go into the deep end of
the running back depth chart waters, recently
promoted Pittsburgh Steelers rookie RB, Le’Veon Bell, left yesterday’s
practice with a sore left knee.
Wilkening of NBCSports reports that the rookie left Thursday’s practice
after aggravating his left knee, the same left knee that kept him out of the
A day after moving atop Pittsburgh's depth chart at running back, Steelers rookie Le'Veon Bell's status is in doubt for Monday night's preseason game against the Washington Redskins.
Bell aggravated a left knee injury during a training camp practice Thursday. Pittsburgh's second-round pick out of Michigan State was on the ground for several minutes while being...
It is not often that a rookie running back, who has not
taken a handoff in a game, goes from No. 3 to No.1 on the depth chart. However, that is exactly what happened to
Pittsburg Steelers’ rookie RB Le’Veon Bell.
Florio of NBCSports reports that Bell, who has yet to play a down in a game
in the NFL, went from No. 3 on the RB depth chart to No. 1. Bell still shares...
Pittsburgh rookie running back Le'Veon Bell re-aggravated a left knee injury in Thursday's training camp practice.Fantasy Spin:The Steelers don't play their next exhibition game until Monday, so he could still see action.The rookie is expected to be Pittsburgh's workhorse running back this season.