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The Pittsburgh Steelers cut their roster down from 75 players to the league mandated 53 today and here are the roster moves that were made.
Linebacker Sean Spence was place on injured reserve after suffering a season ending knee injury Thursday night against the Carolina Panthers.
Punter Jeremy Kapinos waived injured. Tight end Weslye Saunders was placed on the reserve/suspended list to begin serving his four week suspension for testing positive for a banned substance.
Released were safety Damon Cromartie-Smith, cornerback Terrence Frederick, cornerback Josh Victorian, linebacker Brandon Read more [...]
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Pittsburgh Steelers rookie linebacker Sean Spence has been carted off with what looks like a serious left leg or knee injury late in the third quarter of the preseason game against the Carolina Panthers.
Spence stayed on the ground in pain after his leg caught in the torn up turf of Heinz Field. The team doctors put an air cast on his leg prior to him being carted off. The injury...
The news is exactly what we all feared it would be as Gerry Dulac of Pittsburgh Post Gazette reports Friday via Twitter that Pittsburgh Steelers rookie linebacker Sean Spence tore multiple ligaments in his left knee and as result he will miss the entire 2012 season.
Spence suffered the injury late in the third quarter...
Pittsburgh Steelers rookie linebacker Sean Spence left tonight’s preseason finale with a nasty looking leg injury.
“For the second consecutive preseason game, the Steelers have lost one of their draft picks to an ugly leg injury.
“In tonight’s preseason finale, linebacker Sean Spence, the Steelers’ third-round pick in this year’s NFL draft, was carted off the field...
According to Albert Breer of the NFL Network, the Pittsburgh Steelers have placed rookie linebacker Sean Spence on season ending injured reserve after tearing multiple ligaments in his knee during last night’s preseason finale.
Steelers placed rookie LB Sean Spence on injured reserve and released veteran lineman Trai Essex.
— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) August 31, 2012
No team in the National Football League is immune from injury. The Pittsburgh Steelers certainly are not as they have now seen two of their top four draft picks go down in less than a week with serious injuries. The fact is that under the current system of four pre-season games, guys are going to get hurt and some more seriously than others.
David DeCastro’s injury was surgically...
Pittsburgh Steelers have been a bit unlucky when it comes to their draft picks this preseason. First round pick guard David DeCastro went down a week ago with a knee injury and now third round pick linebacker Sean Spence has went down with one too.
Spence a rookie out of the University of Miami was carted off the field. His leg had landed awkwardly underneath him when he was...
Season 3, Episode 10 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and start by talking about the Pittsburgh Steelers Thursday night game against the Carolina Panthers, and more specifically, the devastating injury suffered by rookie linebacker Sean Spence, and discuss what effect it has on the roster moving forward. We also discuss the other injuries in the game suffered...
Final cutdowns for all NFL teams were due by 9pm EST on Friday. The Steelers spent the day going over all the possibilities before announcing their cuts this afternoon. Among the interesting moves, they will go with 4 WR's and 3 QB's. There was wide speculation that they may go with 5 receivers but David Gilreath, Derrick Williams and the others were all cut today.
Veteran offensive lineman Trai Essex and punter Jeremy Kapinos were among the 21 players cut by the Steelers Friday as the team settled on a 53-man roster.
The team also placed rookie linebacker Sean Spence on the injured reserve after tearing ligaments in his left knee in Thursday night's preseason finale against Carolina.
Essex played 76 games over seven seasons with Pittsburgh...