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PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers bolstered their injury-plagued backfield on Friday, acquiring running back Felix Jones from Philadelphia for linebacker Adrian Robinson. The deal is pending each player passing a physical. The 26-year-old Jones gives the Steelers needed depth at running back. Rookie Le’Veon Bell is out with a sprained right foot and is out indefinitely. Isaac Redman is dealing with a nerve injury and return specialist LaRod Stephens-Howling sat out last Monday’s preseason game against Washington with a sprained knee. Jones was the 22nd overall pick in the 2008 NFL draft by the Dallas Cowboys but never stayed healthy enough to become a feature back. He has rushed for 2,728 yards and 11 touchdowns in 64 games. The Eagles brought in Jones to compete for a backup spot behind starter LeSean McCoy. Jones rushed for 45 yards on 12 carries and caught two passes for 12 yards in two preseason games with Philadelphia but failed to make inroads on youngsters Bryce Brown and ...

Felix Jones Traded To Pittsburgh

The Eagles traded halfback Felix Jones to Pittsburgh on Friday. SOURCE: Adam Caplan, ESPNFantasy Spin:The Eagles acquired linebacker Adrian Robinson to complete the swap. Jones, who wouldn't have factored in the offense had he stayed in Philly, should get a decent amount of carries while rookie Le'Veon Bell is recovering from a torn ligament in his right foot. Jones logged...

Pittsburgh Steelers: Break down of preseason game 3

The Pittsburgh Steelers lost their third straight of the preseason, falling to the Kansas City Chiefs in overtime 26-20.  The third preseason game is the most important of all the preseason games, the starter’s play a significant amount of time and it almost feels as if the regular season has arrived. Here’s a break down of the Steelers performance against the Chiefs. Offense...

Pittsburgh Steelers: The offense finally shows up

Pittsburgh Steelers’ quarterback Ben Roethlisberger throwing a pass (photo credit: It took three weeks but the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offense finally showed up last night against the Kansas City Chiefs. The Steelers played their first team offense throughout the whole first half, and finally got solid production from the starters. Unfortunately the Steelers still...

Eagles Trade RB Felix Jones For Steelers LB Adrian Robinson

Adam Caplan reports that the Eagles have traded RB Felix Jones to the Steelers in return for LB Adrian Robinson. Jones, 26, signed a one-year contract with the Eagles in May with the hope that he would be a solid option as the No. 3 running back in HC Chip Kelly’s fast paced offense. Jones put together an underwhelming training camp and there has been speculation for awhile now...

Steelers Trading Of LB Adrian Robinson Could Bode Well For LB Alan Baxter

The Pittsburgh Steelers traded outside linebacker Arian Robinson to the Philadelphia Eagles on Friday in exchange for running back Felix Jones and while we will continue to analyze the Jones side of the deal, it is worth looking at what dealing away Robinson means as well. The Steelers are fortunate right now that they consider […] Steelers Trading Of LB Adrian Robinson Could Bode...

Turnpike Trade: Eagles Send Felix Jones to Pittsburgh for Adrian Robinson

As first reported by Adam Caplan on Twitter, the Philadelphia Eagles have traded running back Felix Jones to the Pittsburgh Steelers for linebacker Adrian Robinson. Robinson originally signed with the Steelers as an undrafted free agent after playing for Temple University (editor’s note: TU!). The Eagles are thin at the linebacker position, so this is a nice depth move for the...

Eagles Trade RB Felix Jones For Pittsburgh LB

The Philadelphia Eagles announced early Friday morning that they have agreed to a trade RB Felix Jones to the Pittsburgh Steelers for LB Adrian Robinson. Originally an undrafted free agent in 2012 out of Temple University (home grown), Robinson appeared in 12 games for the Steelers in 2012 but didn’t […]The post Eagles Trade RB Felix Jones For Pittsburgh LB appeared first on Eagles Pulse.

Pittsburgh Steelers Versus Kansas City Chiefs – Second Half Recap

By Matthew Marczi The Pittsburgh Steelers opened the second half with the ball, and Felix Jones took the kickoff out to the 18. Bruce Gradkowski started the half at quarterback as the only lineup change. Jones carried the ball up the middle, making a nice little cut while heading north for a five-yard gain. He […] Pittsburgh Steelers Versus Kansas City Chiefs – Second Half Recap...

Steelers acquire running back Felix Jones in trade with Eagles

In a move designed to boost their depth at running back, the Pittsburgh Steelers today have agreed to trade linebacker Adrian Robinson to the Philadelphia Eagles in exchange for veteran running back Felix Jones. With rookie 2013 second round pick Le'Veon Bell sidelined due to a sprained foot, the Steelers needed another body to back up running backs Jonathan Dwyer, Baron Batch...

Eagles trade RB Felix Jones for OLB Adrian Robinson

The Eagles traded Felix Jones in a one for one deal returning Steelers linebacker Adrian Robinson.

Don’t Hurt Yourself Thinking About Steelers’ Trade

The Pittsburgh Steelers make trades about as often as Haley’s Comet comes through the atmosphere. When they do pull the trigger, it’s not typically a significant trade and this was the case yesterday. The Steelers traded outside linebacker Adrian Robinson to their in-state rivals Philadelphia for under-achieving running back Felix Jones. In an odd twist of fate, Jones was taken...

Eagles Trade RB Felix Jones to Steelers

This should tell you how desperate the Steelers are for a running back. Source says Eagles have traded RB Felix Jones to the Steelers. Eagles get back LB Adrian Robinson. — Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) August 23, 2013

Eagles trade Felix Jones to Steelers for Temple LB

The Eagles dealt from a position of strength on Friday agreeing to trade running back Felix Jones to the Steelers for pass rushing linebacker Adrian Robinson. The trade is contingent upon both players passing physicals with their new teams. Jones faced long odds of making an Eagles team that also had LeSean McCoy Bryce Brown and Chris Polk. The former first-round pick signed with...

Steelers trade for RB Felix Jones

The Pittsburgh Steelers have acquired running back Felix Jones in a trade with the Philadelphia Eagles. The Eagles sent Jones to the Steelers in exchange for linebacker Adrian Robinson. Robinson was signed by the 

Saturday Morning Quick Hits

The purpose behind Quick Hits is to catch you up on the most important news, notes, and links that you may have missed from the day prior. Without further ado, here are Saturday’s quick hits: 1. The locker room shakeup the Eagles carried out this offseason points to a boost in teammate chemistry. 2. Eagles traded running-back, Felix Jones to the Steelers for linebacker, Adrian...
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