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  Justin K. Aller/Getty Images North America La’Rod Stephens-Howling has torn his ACL. The loss of Stephens-Howling, 26, will further weaken the Steelers running back spot which was already missing Le’Veon Bell. More bad news for the Steelers: RB LaRod Stephens-Howling suffered a torn ACL today. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) September 9, 2013   On Sunday the Steelers loss to Tennessee but season ending injuries to Stephens-Howling, center Maurkice Pouncey and linebacker Larry Foote will mean more going forward. The loss of Stephens-Howling will also hurt the Steelers on special teams. With his loss the Steelers will ride Issac Redman and Felix Jones in the backfield.

Watch: Polamalu perfectly times Titans snap, sacks Locker

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu timed the snap perfect to sack Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker on Sunday. Via The post Watch: Troy Polamalu perfectly times Titans snap count, sacks Jake Locker appeared first on Sports Glory.

Shaun Suisham’s Injury Prevents Steelers From Replenishing ILB Unit

By Matthew Marczi The Pittsburgh Steelers have already announced that center Maurkice Pouncey, running back LaRod Stephens-Howling, and linebacker Larry Foote have been placed on season-ending injured reserve. They have also announced their replacements on the roster. In Pouncey’s place, the Steelers have signed center/guard Fernando Velasco, who started 16 games last season for...

Rankings Be Damned – Steelers Defense Still Lacks Splash

The next time Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor decides to do an interview, I sure hope he leaves defensive rankings and stats out of it. Don't get me wrong, I like Taylor as both a player and an individual, but the primitive rankings narrative has run its course. When the week one games are completed Monday night, there is a good chance the Steelers defense will be ranked...

Steelers lose Pouncey to a torn ACL and MCL

According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittaburgh Post-Gazette,  the Steelers have lost center Maurkice Pouncey to a torn ACL and MCL. Pouncey is clearly done for the season. The Steelers’ offense struggled after Pouncey was carted off.  Ben Roethlisberger didn’t have much time to throw the football. Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Steelers lose Pouncey...

Steelers Fantasy Stat Projections Versus Titans – Week 1 – 2013

The Pittsburgh Steelers kickoff their 2013 season Sunday against the Tennessee Titans and below are my fantasy football stat projections for the black and gold offensive players. Feel free to add your own projections in the comments below. Ben Roethlisberger -  32 attempts, 20 completions, 250 yards, 2 touchdowns, 1 interception. Roethlisberger should hit the 30,000 yard plateau...

Loss of Maurkice Pouncey may be too big for the Steelers to overcome

One of the huge surprises from Sunday’s action was the Steelers’ opening day loss at the hands of the Tennessee Titans. It was a very Steeler-esque game, but at the end of the day, it was the Titans that had the upper hand. The Steelers’ defense actually did its part in the 16 to 9 loss. The Titans were unable to move the ball consistently, but they were able to do just...

Steelers positional grades against the Titans

Quarterback: Ben Roethlisberger didn’t do anything special. Roethlisberger threw for 191 yards, 1 touchdown, and an interception. Ben didn’t complete many passes that went of 10 yards or more. Not all of the Steelers’ passing problems were because of Roethlisberger. There was some questionable play-calling, and the Titans really locked down on the Steelers’ receivers. Grade...

Pittsburgh Steelers Versus Tennessee Titans – First Half Recap

The Pittsburgh Steelers open the 2013 regular season at home against the Tennessee Titans, looking to snap a streak of having lost their last two season openers. The Steelers have won their last 10 home openers, however, and this game is at Heinz Field, which bodes well for the outcome. There were possibly a couple of surprises among the inactives before the game, with waiver pickups...

Report: Steelers Reach An Agreement With C Fernando Velasco

Adam Caplan reports that the Steelers have reached an agreement with former Titans C/G Fernando Velasco. This comes just a day after Pittsburgh lost starting center Maurkice Pouncey for the season after he suffered a torn right ACL and MCL. Steelers G David DeCastro was actually responsible for the injury after he dove right into Pouncey’s knee. Velasco, 28, was a surprising...

Miller, Bell out for Steelers against Titans

Steelers rookie running back Le'Veon Bell and veteran tight end Heath Miller will have to wait at least one week before making their season debuts. Bell and Miller are both inactive for Sunday's opener against Tennessee. Bell is dealing with a sprained right foot while Miller is recovering from offseason knee surgery. Isaac Redman will start in place of Bell, while David...

Troy Polamalu kills Jake Locker on sack after jumping snap count

One of Troy Polamalu’s specialties is his ability to perfectly time a snap count to interrupt a play. Oh boy, did Jake Locker ever learn that lesson. The Tennessee Titans had a first and 10 at the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 25 in the third quarter on Sunday, but Polamalu erased that by coming from his safety […]

Le’Veon Bell reportedly could be back by week four

According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports,  Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell could be back by week four after suffering a foot injury during the preseason. Also, rookie running back Le’Veon Bell is on track to return from his foot injury, trending toward the lower end of the team’s original 6-to-8 week projection for his absence. Bell suffered the injury in a preseason...

Tennessee Titans vs. Pittsburgh Steelers: Odds, spread, over/under and television info

getty The Tennessee Titans will head to Pittsburgh to play the Steelers in a Week 1 match-up. Coverage of Sunday’s game between the Titans and Steelers will air on CBS beginning at 1:00 pm ET from Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, PA. The Steelers are a hefty favorite in this one even with the loss of wide receiver Mike Wallace via free agency. Pittsburgh is a 7.5 point favorite against...
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