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ESPN’s AFC North Blogger Jamison Hensley believes that Steelers running back Jonathan Dwyer should be the team’s starting back even when running backs Rashard Mendenhall and Isaac Redman return from injury.
“Now, after what Dwyer has shown the past two games, the Steelers don’t have a decision at starting running back. They can’t take the ball back from Dwyer,” Hensley wrote. “He’s breaking long gains. He’s delivering the key run at the end of games. You have to keep feeding the ball to Dwyer until his play tells you otherwise.”
It should come as no surprise that Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin wouldn’t say anything definitive regarding the team’s starting RB if they all are healthy for next week’s game. Dwyer has been great while filling in for Mendenhall and Redman, rushing for over 100 yards in back-to-back starts, something that hasn’t been done since Willie Parker did it in 2008. Since the start of the 2011 season, the Steelers are 10-0 when they rush for more than 100 yards a
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Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin met the media on Tuesday for his weekly press conference to talk about the upcoming game against the New York Giants, injuries, and more.
Below are the talking points from what Tomlin had to say along with the audio.
Tomlin called the performance against the Washington Redskins the most complete one so far this season, but obviously it...
The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Washington Redskins 27-12 Sunday at Heinz Field and below are my first half notes from the game with the second half notes to follow soon.
A nice start by Jonathan Dwyer as he turns a possible stuff into positive yardage. The fake bubble screen that resulted in an explosive play to Heath Miller was nicely designed and well executed. The first catch...
Big Ben Roethlisberger just plunking the referee in the head with a pass like it ain't no thing. Don't make a bad call against the Steelers or you know what you're up against. I just can't wait until he tries to pull that on Ed Hochuli and Ed tosses him in the torture rack until he taps out. Video of the pass below if you missed it.
P.S. Am I the...
Pittsburgh Steelers free safety Ryan Clark suffered a concussion in the 27-12 win Sunday over the Washington Redskins, but has already taken to Twitter to say that he will be ready to play next Sunday on the road against the New York Giants.
"Thanks for the prayers and well wishes," tweeted Clark after the game. "I'm good, I'll be back out there on Sunday...
The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Washington Redskins 27-12 Sunday at Heinz Field and are now 4-3 on the season. Below are the players, or group of players, that I thought had winning performances in the game and 3 more players that deserve a little slap on the wrist.
Ben Roethlisberger - Roethlisberger was surgical-like from the very beginning of the game on his way to a 24-of-33...
Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark was ruled out after taking a hard hit in the third quarter of Sunday's game against the Washington Redskins. Clark sustained a concussion, according to NFL.com. The Steelers led 27-9 at the end of the third quarter.