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Gerry Dulac tweeted this afternoon that guard Chris Kemoeatu could be out until the week 8 game against the Patriots with his knee problem and source told me tonight that Kemoeatu is indeed suffering from a bad case of gout. Kemoeatu is of Polynesian descent and gout is more common for certain races such as Polynesians according to the source. According to WebMD, gout is a kind of arthritis that can cause an attack of sudden burning pain, stiffness, and swelling in a joint. This is not really new news as Scott Brown reported back in early August that Kemoeatu was dealing with arthritis and bone Read more [...]Kemoeatu Likely Out Until Week 8 With Bad Knee Gout is a post from: Steelers Depot
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No big surprise here as Steelers offensive coordinator Bruce Arians announced to the media today during his weekly Q & A that running back Rashard Mendenhall would start Sunday against the Jacksonville Jaguars according to Jim Wexell. Mendenhall dressed, but did not play against the Titans last Sunday as he was nursing a hamstring injury suffered the week before against the Texans...
Below are the play by play pass rushing breakdowns of Steelers linebackers LaMarr Woodley and Lawrence Timmons from this past Sunday against the Tennessee Titans. I compiled these to see just how much attention the Titans paid to outside linebackers in pass protection and the answer is not much. In fact, they only used a tight end to stay in to help block either of them once and...
The Steelers have already made known some of the guys who are in and some of the guys who are out. It looks like the team will be down quite a few starters again this week. Here is the injury list for Friday.
Marcus Gilbert- Shoulder- Should play but will not start. Jonathan Scott will replace Gilbert.
Chris Kemoeatu- Knee- If he does not practice today he will not...
Below are the formation rushing and passing stats from the week 5 game against the Tennessee Titans along with the year to date stats through the first 5 games of the 2011 season. One word of caution. The formations are different from the actual personnel on the field as my game charters will list an h-back player at the snap as a running back. This would mean that players like Hines...
The Pittsburgh Steelers will be without tackle Marcus Gilbert and running back Mewelde Moore on Sunday against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
In two significant moments in the fourth quarter Sunday against the Tennessee Titans, rookie defensive end Cam Heyward ended up in the same place as he did on several feisty days in training camp at Saint Vincent College -- in the backfield. And, just like those days in Latrobe, the Titans didn't like it, either. Heyward, the Steelers' No. 1 draft choice, had his first NFL...
According to NFL players, the two meanest guys in football are part of the league's chippiest rivalry. James Harrison and Ray Lewis were the runaway winners of Sports Illustrated's poll of the meanest players in the NFL. The two combined for 50 percent of the votes in the magazine's open ballot.
The top four, according to SI:
James Harrison, Steelers LB -- 35%
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PITTSBURGH (AP) - When it comes to the Pittsburgh Steelers special teams this season, they're either making "splash plays," or they're getting all wet.Pittsburgh has benefited from a few momentum-changing moments _ also known, in the vernacular of coach Mike Tomlin, as "splash plays" _ from its kick and punt ...
Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall will start on Sunday against the Jacksonville Jaguars after missing a game due to a hamstring injury.
Will Rashean Mathis have another special game against Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers? Will Blaine Gabbert's growth be stunted this week? Find out in the game snapshot.