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Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jonathan Dwyer might get a chance to start Sunday night against the Cincinnati Bengals should injuries prevent either Rashard Mendenhall or Isaac Redman from suiting up for the game.
Both Mendenhall and Redman have been unable to practice so far this week after getting injured in the Steelers 26-23 loss to the Tennessee Titans over a week ago. Friday is always a pretty important practice for determining a player's status for a game, so should either not work later on today, it will likely mean that they won't play Sunday night.
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The Pittsburgh Steelers wrapped up their final practice of the week on Friday in preparation for their Sunday night game against the Cincinnati Bengals and the final injury report of the week is now out.
Running backs Rashard Mendenhall (Achilles) and Isaac Redman (ankle) both failed to work this week in practice and both will not play Sunday night as both have been ruled out...
Somewhat surprising news today that the Steelers top two rushers will be inactive this weekend. All indications are that Jonathan Dwyer will take the early downs work against the Bengals who are giving up an average of 20.3 fantasy points per game against opposing rushers.
The Pittsburgh Steelers won’t have their top option (Rashard Mendenhall) for their crucial matchup with the Bengals on Sunday night football this weekend. Their reliable pass catching backup (Issac Redman) has also been ruled out of action, leaving a trio of relatively unknown running backs set to handle the load against the divisional foe. But who will have the greatest fantasy...
The Pittsburgh Steelers were back on the practice field on Wednesday in preparation for their Sunday night against the Cincinnati Bengals and the first injury report of the week is now out.
Not practicing on Wednesday were safety Troy Polamalu (calf), center Maurkice Pouncey (knee), tackle Marcus Gilbert (ankle), linebacker Chris Carter (hamstring), linebacker Lawrence Timmons...
Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall (Achilles) didn't practice Wednesday.Fantasy Spin:Mendenhall is day-to-day with the injury, but it's not a positive sign that he was unavailable Wednesday since Pittsburgh played in the Thursday night game last week. We're probably looking at a game-time decision Sunday night.
Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall (Achilles) and Isaac Redman (ankle) didn't practice Friday and will not play in Week 7, asccording to Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette.Fantasy Spin:Jonathan Dwyer should get the start and is a decent play against the Bengals on Sunday night, but the Steelers figure to throw more often than normal. Baron Batch will be his backup.
The Steelers run game was at full strength against the Eagles, but just two weeks later it has again been decimated with injury once again. Rashard Mendenhall’s knee is back to full strength, but he will miss Sunday’s game with an Achilles injury. Isaac Redman and Marcus Gilbert are also ContinueThe post Steelers Running Game Questionable for Sunday appeared first on SteelBlitz.
The Pittsburgh Steelers will be without at least five
players for Sunday night’s contest against the Cincinnati Bengals, including
running backs Isaac Redman and Rashard Mendenhall and safety Troy Polamalu, reports
John Clayton of ESPN.
Running backs Rashard
Mendenhall (Achilles) and Isaac
Redman (ankle), who were
both previously listed as questionable, haven...
The Week 7 Sunday night game is a divisional matchup between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Cincinnati Bengals. The Steelers have yet to win on the road in three tries and will look to change their bad fortune Sunday night.Pittsburgh Steelers (2-3): Ben Rothlisberger has been great this season throwing for 1,487 yards, 10 touchdowns and two interceptions.Rashard Mendenhall and Isaac...
For many years, the Steelers were known as one of the most smash-mouth football teams in the league. Since that time, the Steelers have adapted to the "new" NFL by passing the ball more and running less. Still, it's difficult to be successful in the NFL without some sort of running game, and the Steelers' ground attack is hurting in a big way.
According to John...
With the Friday injury report now out for the Pittsburgh Steelers, and the Saturday roster move that was expected behind us, we can now look at the projected inactive list for the Sunday night game against the Cincinnati Bengals.
5 of the 7 names on the list this week will be there because those players have been ruled out for the game due to injuries. Those players are: Marcus...
Head Coach Mike Tomlin came down from on high for his weekly press conference and announced what sounded more like a list of soldiers in the infirmary rather than a list of injured football players. Rashard Mendenhall, Isaac Redman, Maurkice Pouncey were called ‘questionable.’ Troy Polamalu, Marcus Gilbert and Chris Carter are each ‘out’ for Sunday night’s game in Cincinnati...