Found September 11, 2012 on Steelers Depot:
Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin addressed the media on Tuesday during his weekly press conference to talk about the Sunday night loss to the Denver Broncos and the upcoming game against the New York Jets. As far as injuries go, Tomlin said that safety Troy Polamala (calf) has a right calf strain that might limit him in practice early in the week, but shouldn't prevent him from playing against the Jets. Guard Ramon Foster (eye) appears to be fine after suffering from an ocular migraine in the game against the Broncos. Tackle Marcus Gilbert (knee) might also be limited early on in the Read more [...]

Offensive Line problems plague Steelers again as Foster and Gilbert leave with injuries

The Offensive Line for the Steelers was not the sole reason they lost to the Denver Broncos 31-19 on Sunday night, there was plenty of blame to go around on both sides of the ball. Every year though we have this conversation about our Steelers, the offensive line this, the offensive line that, it’s well beyond the “getting old” stage and seems to be bordering on some vendetta...

More Injuries To The Offensive Line For The Steelers

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin noted just two injured players during his post game press conference following the 31-19 loss to the Denver Broncos and they were right guard Ramon Foster and right tackle Marcus Gilbert. Tomlin said that Foster suffered an eye injury of some sorts and that Gilbert suffered a hyperextended knee in the game. The injury to Gilbert isn'...

Mike Tomlin talks about defending the no-huddle offense

Let me start this out by saying that I am in no way insinuating anything negative about Mike Tomlin. As a Steeler fan I have the utmost respect for him and what he’s been able to accomplish so far in his young head coaching career. His drafts have been solid and there is a ton of bright, young talent on this roster with more to come I’m sure. Having said that… During his regular...

Mike Tomlin Tuesday Press Conference Audio & Talking Points – Jets – Week 2

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin held his weekly press conference on Tuesday to talk about the Sunday night loss to the Denver Broncos as well as the upcoming game against the New York Jets. Below are the talking points and audio from the press conference and I will be adding more to it shortly. Tomlin started off by saying that after watching the game tape from Sunday...

Tomlin Won’t Commit To Dressing 8 Linemen, Says Harrison Not A Long Snapping Option

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin was asked during his Tuesday press conference if he would dress an extra offensive lineman this week for the game against the New York Jets in light of losing both Ramon Foster (eye) and Marcus Gilbert (knee) to injuries in the Sunday night loss to the Denver Broncos. "We'll look at the totality of our football team and overall...

Former Steelers Lineman Trai Essex Signs With Colts

If the injuries to Marcus Gilbert or Ramon Foster wind up being serious enough to cause either to miss the game next Sunday against the New York Jets, the Pittsburgh Steelers no longer have the option of bringing back veteran Trai Essex as he announced today that he has signed with the Indianapolis Colts. The signing is...

Broncos DT Warren, Steelers Gilbert, Foster hurt

Denver Broncos defensive tackle Ty Warren has injured his elbow in his first game in three seasons Sunday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers and is questionable to return. Pittsburgh offensive tackle Marcus Gilbert (left knee) and guard Ramon Foster (eye injury) are also questionable for the second half. Warren had not played an NFL game since 2009 due to injury before taking...

The Terrible Podcast – Talking Tomlin Presser, Broncos & Mike Vaccaro Interview Episode

Season 3, Episode 15 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd I start of by recapping the Tuesday press conference of Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin and recap the injury situation heading into the week. With the Denver Broncos game still visible in the rear-view mirror, David and I take a little closer look at the game and what went right and what went...

Tomlin and Steelers ready for Jets' Wildcat

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin is gearing up for this Sunday's battle with the New York Jets. While Tomlin is preparing to defend New York's Wildcat offense, it appears NFL teams have gone to school on the once-vaunted attack.

Mike Tomlin holding out hope James Harrison will play

According to Alan Robinson of the Pittsburgh Tribune Review, Steelers head coach Mike omlin is hopeful that linebacker James Harrison will be ready to go this Sunday against the Jets. “We will work him up to activity and see how his knee responds,” Tomlin said. Harrison underwent arthroscopic knee surgery just a few weeks ago.  If he suffers any type of set back this season...

Jonathan Dwyer Likely To Get Increased Opportunities Against Jets

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin did not give specifics during his Tuesday press conference as to what the running back rotation will be this week for the game against the New York Jets, but he did say that that Jonathan Dwyer will likely get more opportunities. "I think that we are capable of better, said Tomlin, when asked about the running game. "We'...

Good News on Injury Front

Good news from Mike Tomlin's weekly press conference:

Manning shows no rust from long layoff

Mike Tomlin needed only two words to describe the guy who ripped apart the Pittsburgh Steelers' defense in the Mile High City. ''He's Peyton,'' the coach said with a shrug. He's Peyton Manning - and he's back. Wearing orange for the first time since his playing days at the University of Tennessee, the former Indianapolis Colts star wasn't about...

No Update On The Status Of Stevenson Sylvester Heading Into Jets Games

During the Tuesday press conference held by Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin, no injury status was given on the health of linebacker Stevenson Sylvester headed into the week 2 game against the New York Jets and the media failed to ask about him. Sylvester tore his MCL late in training camp and had a surgical procedure done on his knee immediately thereafter. The third...
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