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The Steelers will attempt to get revenge on the Broncos’ for last year’s playoff defeat this week. While a lot of the focus will be on Peyton Manning as he attempts to return from injury, the Steelers have some injuries of their own. Right guard David DeCastro could be out for the season with a torn MCL. Running back Isaac Redman is expected to be limited, possibly all year, by groin, hip, and ankle injuries. Safety Ryan Clark will miss this game, as he does all games in Denver, because of a genetic disorder that makes it unsafe for him to do extreme physical activities in high altitude (he had to have his spleen and gall bladder removed following a game in Denver several years ago and hasn’t played there since).
Along with Clark, two other players will miss this game. Rashard Mendenhall was surprisingly activated off the active/PUP list a couple of weeks ago, even though everyone, even GM Kevin Colbert, believed he’d begin the season on that list and miss the first 6 weeks. Though ...
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James Harrison Ruled Out For Sunday’s Game -
Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Harrison did not practice for second day in a row and will not suit up for Sunday nights regular season opener against the Broncos in Denver. Harrison has been experiencing soreness in his knee, and according to Dulac, LB Chris Carter will continue...
Two key Steelers players -- linebacker James Harrison and running back Rashard Mendenhall -- were both on the inactive list for Sunday's game against the Broncos. Harrison had minor surgery on his left knee last month, and was hoping to be ready for the opener. However, he missed practice Saturday at which point he was listed as doubtful. Harrison had nine sacks last season...
According to Gerry Dulac of SportingNews.com, Steelers linebacker James Harrison was held out of practice on Thursday and may not play in Sunday night’s opener against the Broncos.
“Steelers OLB James Harrison did not practice today and his status for the Broncos game is uncertain,” wrote Dulac.
The Steelers have been planning on Harrison being ready for this week.
Earlier we mentioned that Steelers linebacker James Harrison tweeted that he’ll be a game time decision. It looks like that might not be the case.
According to Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-gazette, Harrison won’t play this week.
James Harrison did not practice for second day in a row and will not play in Denver. Steelers have not released his official status, tho.
Pittsburgh tailback Rashard Mendenhall will be inactive for Sunday night's tilt versus the Broncos. Mendenhall is still recovering from a torn ACL suffered near the end of last season.Fantasy Spin:Isaac Redman will get the start for the Steelers and figures to be a solid RB2 option until Mendenhall returns.
The Pittsburgh Steelers head into the 2012 season with huge question marks at one of their most important position groups on defense, and I am of course talking about the linebacker group.
Starting right outside linebacker James Harrison is all but ruled out for the Sunday night opener in Denver and that means that second year linebacker Chris Carter will likely make his first...
The Pittsburgh Steelers will start running back Isaac Redman Sunday night against the Denver Broncos as Rashard Mendenhall is still not fully recovered from a torn ACL.
Redman has rushed for 726 yards in two seasons.
The Steelers do not expect Mendenhall to be ready for the entire month of September, and are not counting on him to play this season.
Mendenhall is entering...
Season 3, Episode 13 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd I start off our preview of the Sunday night opener for the Pittsburgh Steelers against the Denver Broncos by going over the Thursday injury report and what we are looking for Friday. Will James Harrison play and should he play? We discuss it.
The Steelers signed former Oakland Raiders third round draft pick...
Below is the inactive list for the Pittsburgh Steelers opener against the Denver Broncos. The 7 inactive players are announced 90 minutes before kickoff.
LB Stevenson Sylvester
S Ryan Clark
QB Charlie Batch
RB Rashard Mendenhall
LB James Harrison
NT Alameda Ta'amu
G/T Kelvin Beachum
G Chris Kuper
Steelers Broncos Inactives – Week 1 is a...
The Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 season opener against the Denver Broncos is finally here and 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 my full preview of the game that was posted on Saturday.
Carter Debut - With James Harrison almost certain to be out, second year linebacker Chris Carter will...
Loud mouth Stephen A. Smith gave the Pittsburgh Steelers, and more specifically, cornerback Ike Taylor, some bulletin board material this morning on ESPN First Take.
When Smith and co-host Skip Bayless got to the part of the show where they broke down the Steelers opener Sunday night against the Denver Broncos, Smith went off on Taylor and used him as a reason why the Broncos...