Found August 08, 2013 on Steelers Depot:
The Pittsburgh Steelers have made yet another roster move on Thursday as the official NFL transaction release shows they have claimed tight end Michael Palmer off waivers from the Seattle Seahawks and waived tight end John Rabe to make room for him on the 90 man roster. Palmer was originally signed by the Atlanta Falcons [...] Steelers Claim TE Michael Palmer Off Waivers From Seahawks; Waive TE John Rabe is a post from: Steelers Depot [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Steelers FB Will Johnson Could Play An Even Bigger Role Now On Offense

Now that it looks like Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Matt Spaeth will be lost for the season with due to a Lisfranc injury, the tight end position really got a lot thinner than it already was. There’s still some hope in my eyes, however. I wrote recently about how I expect offensive coordinator Todd Haley [...] Steelers FB Will Johnson Could Play An Even Bigger Role Now On Offense...

Mike Tomlin Wants To See If His Young Players Wear Failure Against The Giants

Mike Tomlin most certainly won’t be the last head coach the Pittsburgh Steelers have as one day his time in the Steel City will come to end. When that day finally does come, you can rest assured there won’t be another one like him. Tomlin, whose post training camp practice sessions with the media very [...] Mike Tomlin Wants To See If His Young Players Wear Failure Against The...

RB coach Kirby Wilson wants no part of a “backfield by committee’

It’s just not the Pittsburgh Steelers way to use a ‘backfield by committee’ and running backs coach Kirby Wilson won’t lend any credence to it. Wilson wants a running back that can play from first down through third down – point blank. That’s why when the Steelers match up against the New York Giants, RB Le’Veon Bell will get the rock early and often.

Report: Steelers TE Matt Spaeth Expected To Be Out 8-10 weeks With Lisfranc Sprain

Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette now reports that Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Matt Spaeth has Lis Franc sprain and is expected to be out 8-10 weeks. This doesn’t sound like it will end his season like the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reported as being possible, but the Steelers might be forced to use the injured reserve [...] Report: Steelers TE Matt Spaeth Expected To...

Plaxico Burress tears rotator cuff, career might be over

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Plaxico Burress tore his rotator cuff in practice Thursday, which could end his season and possibly his career. According to ESPN, Burress landed awkwardly on his right arm while trying to make a catch over defensive backs DaMon Cromatie-Smith and Ryan Steed.  He walked off the 

Report: Steelers WR Plaxico Burress Carted Off Thursday With Injury

According to several media reports, veteran wide receiver Plaxico Burress was carted off the practice field Thursday with an injured shoulder or elbow. Jim Wexell of Steel City Insider reports that Burress went up for a ball against cornerback Ryan Steed and safety DaMon Cromartie-Smith and fell on his arm after being out jumped. Head [...] Report: Steelers WR Plaxico Burress Carted...

Should the Pittsburgh Steelers sign a veteran WR? No, and here’s why

The Pittsburgh Steelers re-signed veteran receiver Plaxico Burress at the start of the off-season. His season, and career, now seem like they could be over due to a torn rotator cuff injury that is likely to push him onto injured reserve. That means that the Steelers have lost one of their two seasoned veterans at wide receiver, the other being Jerricho Cotchery, so time to panic...

Early Doucet released by Seahawks after one practice

The Seattle Seahawks have released wide receiver Early Doucet after he struggled with an injury in his first practice with the team, according to Darin Gantt of NBC Sports. The team stated that their reason for releasing Doucet so soon after acquiring him is because he “failed to disclose a physical injury” prior to signing his contract. It is currently unknown what that injury...

Packers Head Coach Still Considers Former Steelers Running Back His Starter

Due to all the injuries the Pittsburgh Steelers had last year at the running back position during training camp they wound up claming DuJuan Harris off waivers from the Jacksonville Jaguars in late August to play in the final preseason game against the Carolina Panthers. Harris, who rushed for 45 yards on 12 carries in [...] Packers Head Coach Still Considers Former Steelers Running...

Former Steelers LB James Harrison Knew Divorce Would Happen From The Start

Former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison made his preseason debut Thursday night with the Cincinnati Bengals as they took on the Atlanta Falcons and he talked to Lisa Salters of ESPN on the sideline about his reaction to no longer being with the team he played 11 seasons for. “I kind of knew it was [...] Former Steelers LB James Harrison Knew Divorce Would Happen From...

Report: Steelers TE Matt Spaeth out 8-10 weeks with a Lisfranc sprain

According to Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette,  Steelers tight end Matt Spaeth will be out for the next 8-10 weeks with a Lisfranc sprain. This is probably why they just claimed Michael Palmer off of waivers.     Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Report: Steelers TE Matt Spaeth out 8-10 weeks with a Lisfranc sprain appeared first on Pro Football Zone.

Six Steelers Offensive Players On The Bubble To Keep Your Eyes On Against Giants

We have already reviewed six Pittsburgh Steelers defensive players to keep your eyes on Saturday night during their preseason opener against the New York Giants and now it is time to look at six offensive players on the roster bubble, that in my opinion, have the most to gain or lose. Baron Batch – Handling [...] Six Steelers Offensive Players On The Bubble To Keep Your Eyes On...

Seahawks' Bruce Irvin, others out for tonight's preseason game

The Seattle Seahawks have announced several injury casualties for tonight’s preseason game against the San Diego Chargers, according to Josh Alper of NBC Sports. Amongst those ruled out already are DE/OLB Bruce Irvin and OG James Carpenter. Max Unger, the Seahawks starting center, and Bobby Wagner, the starting middle linebacker and defensive signal-caller, are likely to sit as...

Source: Burress' career may be done

Plaxico Burress was back with the Pittsburgh Steelers this spring, happy to have a full offseason with a team for the first time since 2008. Privately, Burress said this season would be his last no matter what happened on the field. This season is likely already over for Burress. A source told FOX Sports the former New York Giants and Jets wide receiver is believed to have suffered...

Seahawks 31, Chargers 10

Even though it was an exhibition opener, the Seattle Seahawks looked like a team worthy of big expectations. And the San Diego Chargers? Well, they looked like the same old Chargers. Tarvaris Jackson threw two touchdown passes and Brady Quinn, also battling to be Russell Wilson's backup, threw for another score as the Seahawks beat San Diego 31-10 Thursday night in Mike McCoy...
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