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Pittsburgh center Maurkice Pouncey injured his right leg on the Steelers' first offensive play from scrimmage against Tennessee on Thursday night, knocking him out of the game.
Pouncey was blocking when it appeared that right tackle Marcus Gilbert rolled up on his leg. Pouncey sat on the ground before going to the sideline. He was replaced by Doug Legursky. His return originally was called questionable before the Steelers decided he wouldn't return.
The Steelers wound up kicking a field goal on their opening drive to tie Tennessee at 3.
Legursky came out at center for the Steelers' second drive of the game as well.
The Steelers' offensive line took another hit when right tackle Marcus Gilbert hurt his right ankle blocking Derrick Morgan in the second quarter. He went down and was able to walk off. His return is probable. Rookie Mike Adams replaced Gilbert and gave up a sack later in the drive. Adams was at right tackle to start the third quarter.
That leaves the Steelers with no more offensive linemen available if someone else gets hurt. Kelvin Beachum was deactivated, and first-round pick David DeCastro is on the injured-reserve-return list as his surgically-repaired right knee heals.
Pittsburgh safety Will Allen suffered a stinger after hitting Titans receiver Kenny Britt and knocking the ball loose. Allen was slow to get up before walking off the field. He started in place of Troy Polamalu, who was inactive because of a strained right calf. He returned in the second quarter.
Steelers linebacker Chris Carter hurt his right hamstring in the first quarter, and his return also is questionable.
Tommie Campbell hurt his left ankle in the second quarter covering on a punt, and his return is doubtful.
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Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey played all of one snap in the 26-23 loss Thursday night to the Tennessee Titans and the early word is that the MCL injury that he suffered to the right knee will not be a season ender.
Alan Robinson of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports that several Steelers players said that they don't believe the injury is serious. "I'...
Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey suffered a right lower leg or ankle injury on the first offensive snap against the Tennessee Titans Thursday night.
Pouncey, who had his leg trapped underneath the pile, left the field under his own power and was replaced by Doug Legursky.
The Steelers ended the drive with a Shaun Suisham field goal to tie the game mid way through the first...
I was surprised Friday when it was announced that second-year tight end Weslye Saunders was released and that move has left many, including myself, wondering what the reasoning was behind the decision.
It has been suggested by a few that the play of veteran tight end Leonard Pope, specifically one block, in the Steelers 26-23 loss to the Tennessee Titans Thursday night resulted...
Pittsburgh center Maurkice Pouncey injured his right leg on the Steelers' first offensive play from scrimmage against Tennessee on Thursday night, and his return is questionable.
Pouncey was blocking when it appeared that right tackle Marcus Gilbert rolled up on his leg. Pouncey sat on the ground before going to the sideline. He was replaced by Doug Legursky.
The Steelers wound...
The Wednesday injury report for the Pittsburgh Steelers is now out as the team prepares to travel to Nashville to take on the Tennessee Titans Thursday night.Not practicing again were safety Troy Polamalu (calf) and linebacker LaMarr Woodley (hamstring). Both players are listed as out for the game as expected. Polamalu reinjured his calf in the first half of the game Sunday against...
Pittsburgh Steelers running back Isaac Redman did something Thursday night that hasn't been done by a Steelers running back since 1970 when he tallied over 100 yards receiving in the Steelers 26-23 loss to the Tennessee Titans on the road in Nashville.
Redman, who caught four of five passes thrown his way in the game for 105 yards, is the first Steelers running back to break...
So you want some more bad news on the morning after the Pittsburgh Steelers 26-23 loss Thursday night to the Tennessee Titans?
I forgot to pass along the comments made by Mike Prisuta of DVE Radio during the pregame radio show last night in which he said that the word he is hearing is that safety Troy Polamalu is pregame radio show expected to miss four weeks of action after re...
Not only has Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall suffered an Achilles injury tonight, back up running back Isaac Redman running back went down with an ankle injury.Redman’s return is probable and Mendenhall is questionable to come back.
The Pittsburgh Steelers fell to 2-3 on the season thanks to their 26-23 loss Thursday night in Nashville to the Tennessee Titans. Below is my list of winners and losers for the Steelers in the game, and truthfully the list of losers should be much, much longer.
Ben Roethlisberger - Roethlisberger was not perfect against the Titans but his 24-of-40 passing performance for...
Once again, the Pittsburgh Steelers will be taking a field without their defense intact. The team will be without outside linebacker LaMarr Woodley and safety Troy Polamalu for Thursday's game against the Tennessee Titans, according to Steelers Digest. Woodley left Sunday's win over the Philadelphia Eagles with a hamstring injury, add didn't recover in time to play...
The Pittsburgh Steelers look to get their first road win of the 2012 season when they take on the Tennessee Titans Thursday night in Nashville. 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 the Wednesday podcast preview of the game that features a great interview with Titans beat writer David Boclair...
Pittsburgh Steelers (2-2) vs. Tennessee Titans (1-4)
Kickoff: 8:20 p.m., ET
Site: LP Field (69,143) • Nashville, Tenn.
Playing Surface: Natural Grass
TV Coverage: NFL Network (locally WPCW-TV, channel 15)
Announcers: Brad Nessler (play-by-play), Mike Mayock (analyst), Alex Flanagan (sideline)
Local Radio: Steelers Radio Network WDVE-FM (102.5)/WBGG-AM (970)
Season 3, Episode 28 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I start by looking at the Pittsburgh Steelers M*A*S*H unit coming out of their 26-23 loss Thursday night to the Tennessee Titans.
We then get right into the mess that was Thursday night and focus mostly on what transpired in the ill-fated fourth quarter of the game as there is so much to talk about in...
By Christopher DiMarino
The Tennessee Titans are having an awful start to the season. The issues involved in getting their once superstar running back Chris Johnson going have not been solved, and to make matters worse, their franchise quarterback has been battling injury. In a normal world, this would be an easy game for the Pittsburgh Steelers, but that phrase...