Found August 18, 2012 on Steelers Depot:
The prevailing sentiment around Steeler Nation since the Pittsburgh Steelers activated running back Rashard Mendenhall from the PUP list on Friday is that second year running back Baron Batch is now on the outside of the bubble looking in and pretty much destined to be a member of the practice squad, assuming he is not picked up by another team. What most people seem to be basing their reasoning on is pure position numbers without responsibly looking at the best 53 players on the roster. An easy way to point to how numbers are deceiving sometimes, in regard to positions, can be easily pointed Read more [...]

Colbert Discusses Decision To Remove Mendenhall From PUP List

Pittsburgh Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert was on 93.7 The Fan today to talk about the decision to remove running back Rashard Mendenhall from the PUP list on Friday. Colbert was asked why the decision was made today to remove the Steelers former first round draft pick today from the PUP list. "As he continued to work with the trainers and the strength staff, he...

Mendenhall Now Off PUP Could Mean Steelers Only Carry 4 Receivers

The removal of running back Rashard Mendenhall from the Active PUP list on Friday presents not only questions about when he will actually will be able to contribute, but also what effect it will have on the Pittsburgh Steelers final 53 man roster as well. Now that Mendenhall has been removed from the PUP list, he can't go back on it, so that means he will be on the roster whether...

Steelers Activate RB Mendenhall from PUP

It came as a surprise to many, as the Pittsburgh Steelers announced that they have activated Running Back Rashard Mendenhall from it’s Phisically-unable-to-Perform (PUP) list today. Early in the offseason it was thought that the team would be without the back for the majority of the season, if not all of it. Mendenhall suffered a torn ACL in Pittsburgh’s Season Finale against...

Rashard Mendenhall removed from PUP list

To the surprise of many, the Pittsburgh Steelers activated running back Rashard Mendenhall from the PUP list on Friday. Mendenhall suffered a torn ACL in his right knee in the final week of 2011, and was thought to be out for most of the 2012 season. At just eight months removed from a serious knee injury, it seemed unlikely that the former Illinois star would be able to help the...

Quick Spin: Steelers Activate RB Rashard Mendenhall

The Steelers must be getting desperate for RB depth as they have surprisingly activated Rashard Mendenhall from the PUP list. Mendenhall suffered the injury in week 16 last season and his expected absence had Isaac Redman climbing draft boards. Redman suffered a groin injury in training camp that was labeled as minor but regardless his fantasy draft stock takes a hit with Mendenhall...

NT Hampton, RB Mendenhall activated by Steelers

Before they broke camp at St. Vincent College Friday, the Steelers made a surprise move in activating nose tackle Casey Hampton and running back Rashard Mendenhall from the physically unable to perform list. Each veteran has been rehabilitating a torn ACL sustained in January. Mendenhall's right knee was injured in the Jan. 1 regular-season finale at Cleveland, while Hampton...

Rashard Mendenhall reportedly not expected to be ready for week one

AP According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, even though the Pittsburgh Steelers just activated runnning back Rashard Mendenhall from the PUP list, he’s not expected to be ready for their season opener.  He might even be out for the entire month of September. Even though he is off PUP, Steelers’ Rashard Mendenhall is not expected to be ready to play regular-season opener, could miss...

Steelers activate Mendenhall, Hampton

Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall and nose tackle Casey Hampton were activated from the physically unable to perform list. Mendenhall underwent knee surgery in January after being injured in the regular-season finale. While he can resume practicing, Mendenhall has been expected to miss about the first six weeks of the regular season. However, being activated from the PUP...

QUICK SPIN: Mendenhall Activated, Redman Stock Drops…

In a surprising move the Steelers have activated Rashard Mendenhall off the PUP list. The only reason they would do this is if they believe Mendenhall can contribute before week 6 and that is bad news for the fantasy stock of Isaac Redman. This may be a reflection of the disappointing performance and injury issues from Redman so far.

Steelers activate Rashard Mendenhall, Casey Hampton

According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Steelers have activated both running back Rashard Mendenhall and nose tackle Casey Hampton from the PUP list. #Steelers activate Casey Hampton and RB Rashard Mendenhall off PUP. — Ed Bouchette (@EdBouchette) The activation of Mendenhall is a surprise, since most people thought he’d be on the PUP list until after week six.

fullSteelers Colts Inactives – Preseason Week 2 – 2012

The Pittsburgh Steelers take on the Indianaplos Colts tonight in their second preseason game of the 2012 season at Heinz Field and you can watch the game live on NBC. Teams are not required to turn in a full official inactive list during the preseason, but below is the list of players that are being reported as not playing tonight because of injuries. We will update this list...
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