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Despite a horrible offensive showing, the Pittsburgh Steelers will keep Isaac Redman as their starting running back for Week Two of the regular season. The running back position has been one of uncertainty of the past few seasons for the Steelers and the first week of the 2013 was no different.
The Steelers lost RB/KR La’Rod Stephens-Howling for the season after he torn his ACL. Pittsburgh also went back to the past in order to boost thier roster, re-signing Jonathan Dwyer on Monday.
The Steelers managed just 32 yards rushing against the Tennessee Titans while Redman comes off his worst showing as a pro. Redman fumbled twice and rushed for just nine yards.
Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin told reporters that he would get another chance to start this week against the Cincinnati Bengals on Monday night. “Obviously he played a bad game. He’ll be given an opportunity to redeem himself.”
This move should not get fantasy owners too excited. Looks elsewhere to fill your running back needs.
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According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Elias Sports Bureau, the official statistician for the NFL, has changed the first quarter fumble by Pittsburgh Steelers running back Isaac Redman to a Ben Roethlisberger fumble for no gain.
Elias changed Redman's fumble into the #Titans end zone to a Roethlisberger fumble for no #Steelers gain.
— Ed Bouchette (@EdBouchette...
Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin announced several changes to the depth chart on Tuesday. Offense Kelvin Beachum will take over for the injured Maurkice Pouncey at starting center while Pouncey
Steelers running back Isaac Redman will start Monday against the Bengals despite his terrible performance in Week 1, according to ESPN.com.Fantasy Spin:Redman fumbled twice and only had nine yards on eight carries Sunday against the Titans. Time and time again, he has failed to impress when he gets an opportunity, so we don't expect much Monday. Le'Veon Bell (foot) will eventually...
Despite only rushing for nine yards on eight carries in the Sunday season-opening loss to the Tennessee Titans, Pittsburgh Steelers running back Isaac Redman might just make a second straight start Monday night against the Cincinnati Bengals.
"Obviously, he played a bad game, a lot of us did," said Tomlin when asked if he still has confidence in Redman, who fumbled twice...
Steelers HC Mike Tomlin told reporters on Tuesday that they intend to stick with Isaac Redman as their starting running back for Monday night’s game against the Bengals.
“Obviously he played a bad game,” Tomlin said, via ESPN.com. “He’ll be given an opportunity to redeem himself.”
Redman’s performance Sunday was not only discouraging, but the loss of LaRod Stephens...
Pittsburgh halfback LaRod Stephens-Howling tore his right ACL Sunday against the Titans.Fantasy Spin:He's been placed on IR, which means he's done for the year. That leaves the backfield duties to Isaac Redman and Felix Jones. Pittsburgh's offense hasn't looked this bad in a long time.
by Bo Marchionte
PITTSBURGH - The Pittsburgh Steelers finished week one with the second lowest rushing total (32) in the National Football League. Thirty four players had more rushing yards than the Pittsburgh Steelers in week one, leaving the Steelers to react. Isaac Redman fumbled twice, and had eight carries for nine yards. The Steelers third down back LaRod Stephens-How...
According to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, the Steelers are hoping to get running back Le’Veon Bell back in about a month.
Bell has a rare midfoot sprain that’s being classified as a Lisfranc injury, a source told the Tribune-Review on Wednesday morning, and the team is now hoping to have him return in about a month.
Until Bell gets back on the field, Isaac Redman and Jonathan...
Pittsburgh Steelers rookie running back Le'Veon Bell said prior to the season opener against the Tennessee Titans that he hoped to be ready for the week two Monday night game against the Cincinnati Bengals, but reports Wednesday morning suggest that he could be sideline another month.
Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Wednesday morning that sources have informed...
Dejan Kovacevic of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports that the Steelers could be without second-round pick Le’Veon Bell longer than they anticipated.
According to Kovacevic, Bell is dealing with a “rare midfoot sprain” that is classified as a Lisfranc injury.
Kovacevic adds that the Steelers are now hoping that Bell can return in about a month.
Bell told reporters...
It's amazing how much I missed football. I didn't realize it until the full Sunday slate kicked off and then for 15 minutes I was ecstatic.
Until my Survivor Pick, the Steelers, lost their starting center to a torn ACL and shortly thereafter Isaac Redman, whom I started over Eddie Lacy in one league and Rueben Randle in another, fumbled on the five-yard line. Then...