Found September 04, 2012 on Steelers Depot:
The final cuts have been made by the Pittsburgh Steelers and the 53 man roster is now set. With that work now done, we can look at the available cap space that the Steelers now have heading into week 1 of the season. As I have posted all offseason, there is plenty of cap room to work with in regard to getting a long term deal done with wide receiver Mike Wallace prior to Sunday. PFT currently has the Steelers at about $4.5 million under the cap. I have them a little less than that, but we will go with those numbers to use in this post. That $4.5 million includes the three $1.5 million veteran Read more [...]

Steelers Jersey Number Changes On Tap For Golden, Robinson & Johnson

Don't rush out and buy those new Pittsburgh Steelers jerseys of undrafted free agents Robert Golden and Adrian Robinson just yet, as they both will be changing numbers given them during the offseason this week. Golden has announced via Twitter that he will be switching from No. 30 to No. 21, while Robinson has put in a request to switch from No. 46 to No. 91, which of course...

Five Questions Facing The Steelers Headed Into Denver

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Keenan Lewis Has Earned A Starting Spot According To Mike Tomlin

The big talk heading into training camp this year for the Pittsburgh Steelers this year was whether or not Keenan Lewis would be able to hold off Cortez Allen for the starting job opposite Ike Taylor. Both corners played well in the preseason with Lewis starting opposite Taylor in all four of the exhibition games. Even though it is pretty obvious that Lewis has the starting job...

2012 Steelers Depth Chart – Week 1

The Pittsburgh Steelers released their first depth regular season depth chart for the 2012 season on Monday, and there really are no surprises listed on it. Chris Rainey is listed as the primary kick and punt returner over Emmanuel Sanders and Antonio Brown respectively. Casey Hampton is listed as the starting nose tackle over Steve McLendon, but rest assured that both will...

Four Steelers Players Change Jersey Numbers For 2012 Season

We noted on Monday that some jersey number changes were forthcoming for a few Pittsburgh Steelers players and we now have confirmation of those changes via the Steelers official website. Undrafted free agent safety Robert Golden will now wear No. 21 after wearing No. 30 throughout the preseason. Undrafted free agent linebacker Adrian Robinson thought that he was beaten to the...

Sunday Night Football Picks: Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Denver Broncos

The Sunday night football game of the week features the Denver Broncos and the Pittsburgh Steelers and it should come as no surprise as the world eagerly awaits the return of Peyton Manning. The Broncos nabbed Manning from the Colts in the off-season and automatically became Super Bowl contenders. Sunday night football odds: The latest odds posted at online sportsbook Just Bet...

Steelers Injury Report: Redman To Practice Wednesday, Still Unsure If He Will Start

According to beat reporters Mike Bires and Dale Lolley on Twitter, Pittsburgh Steelers running back Isaac Redman (ankle) told the media on Wednesday that he'll be a full practice participant today, but that he's not sure if he will start Sunday night in the opener against the Denver Broncos.

Hritz: 2012 Steelers Season Preview, Analysis, & Prediction

By Jeremy Hritz During the offseason, both before the draft and after organized team activities, I forecasted the Pittsburgh Steelers season. In my first analysis, I had the Steelers finishing 11-5, and post 2012 Draft, I had them finishing 12-4. Now that the preseason has concluded, and the 53-man roster has been confirmed, I have compiled my final prediction for the 2012 season...

Steelers Making Broncos Prepare For Mendenhall

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday during his press conference that the door is open for running back Rashard Mendenhall to play Sunday night in the opener against the Denver Broncos. While the likelihood of Mendenhall actually playing remains low, the Broncos coaching staff must still prepare for the former first round draft pick just in case, as he is in the...

Pittsburgh Steelers Sign Eight Players to the Practice Squad

After reducing their roster to 53 players on Friday, the Pittsburgh Steelers filled out their initial 2012 practice squad by signing eight players. Of the eight, all were members of the team during preseason and one was a 2012 draft choice.Not surprisingly, the team inked wide receiver David Gilreath and safety Damon Cromartie-Smith, both players who looked like that had positioned...

Steelers to sit safety Clark at Denver

Safety Ryan Clark won't play in Denver for the fourth time since 2007 because of a sickle-cell trait that exposes him to health risks at higher altitudes. Clark also sat out the season-ending AFC wild-card playoff loss at Denver in January. He was held out of the last regular-season trip to Denver in 2009 and a preseason game in 2010. Clark, 32, led the Steelers in tackles...

Rashard Mendenhall Fully Practices Wednesday

According to Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall was a full participant in practice Wednesday.Fantasy Spin:Mendenhall has recovered quickly from ACL surgery last December. While we wouldn't start him Week 1 with the Steelers playing on Sunday night, Mendenhall may prove to be a useful No. 2 RB later this month.

The Terrible Podcast – Talking Tomlin Presser & Denver Broncos With Guest Cecil Lammey Episode

Season 3, Episode 12 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd I start off the Wednesday episode by reviewing the main talking points from the Tuesday press conference of Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin. We discuss the door being left open for running back Rashard Mendenhall to play Sunday night, but both of us think this is more gamesmanship than anything....

Fantasy High 5: Miles Austin and Mike Wallace

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