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Steelers WR #14 Moye
With WR Wheaton absent with a finger injury, WR Derek Moye #14, a 6 foot 5 in, 210 pound (a second year player) will be given a great opportunity this Sunday.
Background on Derek Moye: He was born Aug 12, 1988 about an hour north (90.2 miles) in Rochester, Pa., and was originally signed in 2012 by the Miami Dolphins. We was waived on June 12, 2012, and New Orleans claimed him off waivers and then released him too.
The Steelers added him to their roster on Nov 7, 2012 and then to the practice squad. The Steelers brought him back for the 2013 season and he has been doing very well, all things considered, leading the team with 10 catches and 149 yards.
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In the final preseason game, a pass intended for Moye was intercepted and then Moye caught back up to the defensive back and made an amazing tackle. This display of effort, even after an INT, may hav...
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The Pittsburgh Steelers made a minor practice squad move on Wednesday as cornerback Devin Smith was signed and wide receiver Devon Wylie was released.
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According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Steelers have benched rookie linebacker Jarvis Jones in favor of Jason Worilds.
Jason Worilds starts at ROLB on new #Steelers depth chart. No. 1 pick Jarvis Jones demoted
— Ed Bouchette (@EdBouchette) October 29, 2013
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Pittsburgh Steelers punter Zoltan Mesko had another rocky performance Sunday in the loss to the Oakland Raiders and head coach Mike Tomlin addressed that Tuesday during his weekly press conference when asked about it.
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Pittsburgh Steelers head coach, Mike Tomlin, announced this week that he has benched rookie linebacker, Jarvis Jones, in favor of fellow linebacker, Jason Worilds, reports Darin Gantt of NBCSports.
Jones, the 17th overall pick in the 2013 NFL draft, became the starter after one game but has recently caught the evil eye from coach Tomlin. “Dog Bones” Jones is now in the Steelers’...
The Pittsburgh Steelers have cut Zoltan Mesko and have signed Mat McBriar.
Steelers wave Zoltan Mesko, sign Mat McBriar, 10-year vet and Aussie native
— Ed Bouchette (@EdBouchette) October 29, 2013
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By David Todd
The Steelers made a minimum of three mistakes in the last 2:44 of their 21-18 loss to the Raiders Sunday. One was a bonehead play by the quarterback, the others were made by the coaching staff. Clock management was the primary concern and rightly so. I wrote about it here and my co-host on The Terrible Podcast Dave Bryan wrote about it here and here.
Most of the attention...
The Steelers have announced that the team has released Zoltan Mesko.
Mesko was added before the start of the season after he was released from the New England Patriots. He ranked 31st in the NFL with a 36.7 yard average net per punt.
In his place, the Steelers have signed Mat McBriar, per Steelers.com:
The team added punter Mat McBriar, a 10-year veteran who played...
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Zoltan Mesko was brought in right before the start of the season and he replaced Drew Butler, and many thought the move would be an upgrade.
However, it appears that after some weak punting efforts, and a couple of errors in the Raiders game, that the Steelers may look to undue the Mesko-for-Butler move that they made.
Mesko has only averaged 42.4 yards per punt, and...
Former Patriot punter and former Most Interesting Man in the NFL award winner, Zoltan Mesko, was involved in some punter controversy in training camp. Rookie Ryan Allen outperformed him, and allowed the team to save $1 million by letting him go. Many fans were a bit upset, but Allen was performed great in his rookie season and it hasn't been much of a topic since.
Not surprisingly, it has come to this.
Ben Roethlisberger says Sunday is a "must win" vs. the Patriots.
— Ed Bouchette (@EdBouchette) October 30, 2013
That phrase is always somewhat dubious.
At 2-5 with every other upcoming match-up against division leaders, aside from the Ravens - Pats, Lions, Ravens, Bengals - we have a rough road...