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Pittsburgh Steelers Pro Bowl linebacker James Harrison did not practice for a second consecutive day Friday. Players who do not practice Friday do not play on Sunday traditionally under coach Mike Tomlin.
Harrison underwent minor surgery last month on his knee, and says he is still experiencing pain and discomfort. He was not removed from the unable to preform list until last week.
The Steelers list him as questionable while Harrison says its a "game-time decision."
Running back Rashard Mendenhall is listed as doubtful to play against the Broncos on Sunday as he continues to recover from a torn ACL. Backups Isaac Redman and Jonathan Dwyer will split the carries Sunday night.
Rookie guard David DeCastro was placed on injured reserve Friday. He sustained a left knee injury during the Steelers third preseason game.
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Adam Caplan reported via Twitter on Wednesday that the Pittsburgh Steelers recently brought in free agent defensive backs Terrence Johnson, Dominique Franks and Akwasi Owusu-Ansah for workouts.
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Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dick Lebeau must have run the heart-breaking Tebow to Demaryius Thomas play over and over in his head during the long off-season, but he's man enough to know when to take the blame.
When discussing the "cover 9," (which some call an "inverted cover 2") on that particular play, LeBeau told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette...
Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor slammed ESPN's Stephen A. Smith on Twitter yesterday. Smith blasted Taylor on First Take yesterday for his poor performance in last year's playoffs.
Here are Ike's tweets pasted together for "readability":
#GOINGIN @stephenasmith do me a favor keep my NAME out of your mouth, I don't know if your ever played a down of...
Pittsburgh Steelers team president Art Rooney II said Thursday afternoon on Steelers Live at 4 that the team will wear their 1934 throwback uniforms in the home games against the Washington Redskins and the Baltimore Ravens.
The 1934 stripped uniforms were unveiled back in mid April and modeled by running back Isaac Redman...
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has made it clear that he’s willing to miss a game this season if it conflicts with the birth of his baby.
“I’m not missing the birth of my child,” Roethlisberger said emphatically, per the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. “There’s no chance. I know some fans probably don’t want to hear that, but there’s no chance.”
The Thursday injury report for the Pittsburgh Steelers is now out and it shows that both linebacker James Harrison (knee) and running back Baron Batch (groin) did not practice after both were limited on Wednesday. Linebacker Larry Foote (ankle) participated fully after sitting out on Wednesday with a minor ankle issue
Participating fully on Thursday were, running back Rashard...
I’ll be the first to tell you that the Steelers’ window is closing. 11 of the 13 players with 9 years’ experience or more are starters, including their star QB and 2-time Super Bowl winner “Big” Ben Roethlisberger. The remaining 2 on that list are both of his backup signal callers. All the starters in that elite secondary have 10 years or more in the league except...
Affiliate: Football fans are given a gift from schedule-makers in Week 1 as the Denver Broncos will be at home versus the Pittsburgh Steelers in the season’s first edition of Sunday Night Football.
The NFL odds give a good barometer of what’s expected out of these teams this season.
As it stands, the Steelers are the one-point underdogs for this Week 1 meeting in the high altitude...
According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the Pittsburgh Steelers and wide receiver Mike Wallace still haven’t made any progress towards getting a new contract done.
We’ll see if anything else gets done before games kickoff on Sunday. No progress b/n Mike Wallace and Steelers, so that one’s not happening
— Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) September 8, 2012
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