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Two key Steelers players -- linebacker James Harrison and running back Rashard Mendenhall -- were both on the inactive list for Sunday's game against the Broncos. Harrison had minor surgery on his left knee last month, and was hoping to be ready for the opener. However, he missed practice Saturday at which point he was listed as doubtful. Harrison had nine sacks last season. The Steelers' defense is also without safety Ryan Clark, who is out as a precaution because of a blood disorder that becomes particularly problematic at high altitude. Mendenhall's absence is not a surprise. He has been recovering from major knee surgery.
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James Harrison Ruled Out For Sunday’s Game -
Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Harrison did not practice for second day in a row and will not suit up for Sunday nights regular season opener against the Broncos in Denver. Harrison has been experiencing soreness in his knee, and according to Dulac, LB Chris Carter will continue...
According to Mike Bires of TimesOnline.com, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison worked out on Monday and might play this week against the Jets.
Good news in injury front: LB James Harrison (knee) worked out Monday and may play Sunday vs. Jets
— Mike Bires (@mikebires) September 11, 2012
Harrison missed Sunday night’s loss to the Broncos after undergoing arthroscopic...
The Pittsburgh Steelers head into the 2012 season with huge question marks at one of their most important position groups on defense, and I am of course talking about the linebacker group.
Starting right outside linebacker James Harrison is all but ruled out for the Sunday night opener in Denver and that means that second year linebacker Chris Carter will likely make his first...
James Harrison is closer to returning to the Steelers.
Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday the five-time Pro Bowl linebacker worked out Monday, will run Wednesday and hasnt been ruled out of playing Sunday against the New York Jets. Harrison hasnt played since last season and has practiced only sporadically because of a left knee injury.
Last week, Harrison practiced...
The Steelers are hopeful right outside linebacker James Harrison will be on the field Sunday against the Jets. Coach Mike Tomlin said Harrison (knee) was able to work out Monday. "He will run (Wednesday) and see where he is," Tomlin said. "We'll work him up to activity and let that be our guide." The Steelers had two sacks in the season opener at Denver...
The Steelers will attempt to get revenge on the Broncos’ for last year’s playoff defeat this week. While a lot of the focus will be on Peyton Manning as he attempts to return from injury, the Steelers have some injuries of their own. Right guard David DeCastro could be out for the season with a torn MCL. Running back Isaac Redman is expected to be limited, possibly all year,...
Steelers linebacker James Harrison, who practiced little after Monday, was inactive for the season-opening game in Denver on Sunday night. Running back Rashard Mendenhall, recovering from a torn ACL that occurred in the final 2011 regular-season game, didnt resume practicing until Monday and is also inactive.
Harrison, a five-time Pro Bowl player and one of the NFLs best pass...
The Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 season opener against the Denver Broncos is finally here and below are 7 things to watch for specifically in this game along with my prediction at the end of it. In case you missed it, here is my full preview of the game that was posted on Saturday.
Carter Debut - With James Harrison almost certain to be out, second year linebacker Chris Carter will...
Below is the inactive list for the Pittsburgh Steelers opener against the Denver Broncos. The 7 inactive players are announced 90 minutes before kickoff.
LB Stevenson Sylvester
S Ryan Clark
QB Charlie Batch
RB Rashard Mendenhall
LB James Harrison
NT Alameda Ta'amu
G/T Kelvin Beachum
G Chris Kuper
Steelers Broncos Inactives – Week 1 is a...
Pittsburgh tailback Rashard Mendenhall will be inactive for Sunday night's tilt versus the Broncos. Mendenhall is still recovering from a torn ACL suffered near the end of last season.Fantasy Spin:Isaac Redman will get the start for the Steelers and figures to be a solid RB2 option until Mendenhall returns.
Denver Broncos News
Forget about the offenses, it’s all about the defense for both the Denver Broncos and Pittsburgh Steelers. Both teams look to disrupt the others offensive game plans with an aggressive pass rush. [Denver Post]
Honestly, I hope Rashard Mendenhall starts for the Steelers on Sunday. Players always tend to come back a week early and are largely ineffective that...
The Pittsburgh Steelers will start running back Isaac Redman Sunday night against the Denver Broncos as Rashard Mendenhall is still not fully recovered from a torn ACL.
Redman has rushed for 726 yards in two seasons.
The Steelers do not expect Mendenhall to be ready for the entire month of September, and are not counting on him to play this season.
Mendenhall is entering...
Every year, I try and throw together some "bold" predictions before the season starts. These are usually random, sometimes funny and - if I'm lucky - even a little bit accurate. Here are 20 from 2011, 89 from 2010 and 21 from 2009.
Below are 21 for the 2012 season. Enjoy.
1. Jonathan Dwyer starts at least 2 games in 2012.
2. Rashard Mendenhall ends up with twice...
There apparently was no airport contract signing for wide receiver Mike Wallace or running back Rashard Mendenhall before the Steelers departed for Denver on Saturday.
Last year, the Steelers signed safety Troy Polamalu to a new contract as they sat on the tarmac waiting for their trip to Baltimore. The team has a policy of not negotiating contracts during the season, and it starts...
Rashard Mendenhall is still on the mend and Isaac Redman has fallen out of favor. That leaves Jonathan Dwyer who performed well in week one averaging 4.8 ypc. Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin hinted that the 5'9, 230 lb RB would see more action against the Jets.