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The decision has been made. The Pittsburgh Steelers officially announced on Tuesday that they have waived linebacker Marshall McFadden and running back Baron Batch to make room for wide receiver Plaxico Burress and quarterback Brian Hoyer, who were signed to the 53 man roster after working out for the rteam Tuesday morning.
McFadden had been promoted to the 53 man roster last week after Chris Carter was placed on injured reserve and Stevenson Sylvester was down with a hamstring injury. It is expected that McFadden will be signed back to the practice squad after clearing waivers.
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It will be a busy visitor day for the Pittsburgh Steelers on Tuesday as free agent wide receiver Derrick Williams is also making a free agent visit, according to Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Williams was with the team through training camp and the preseason, but released prior to the start of the season.
We passed along the word on Monday that wide receiver Plaxico...
The Pittsburgh Steelers will officially announce later today that have signed wide receiver Plaxico Burress and quarterback Brian Hoyer to the 53 man roster and they will need to make corresponding roster moves to accommodate both of them.
Head coach Mike Tomlin said during his Tuesday press conference that he didn't believe that the rib injuries suffered by quarterback Byron...
Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin met the media on Tuesday for his weekly press conference and updated the injuries heading into the week as the team prepares to play the Cleveland Browns this coming Sunday in Cleveland.
Tomlin said that wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery (rib) will be out this week with multiple rib fractures that he sustained late in the game against...
Free agent wide receiver Plaxico Burress, who has been trying all season to find a team that would sign him, may be signing with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Burress, 35, is expected to travel to Pittsburgh to take a physical, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Monday, and Schefter figures the Steelers probably would not be bringing Burress in for a physical if they did not intend to...
The Pittsburgh Steelers didn’t skip a beat with Byron Leftwich replacing injured Ben Roethlisberger at quarterback Sunday night.
That’s right. Leftwich can do everything Roethlisberger can do. He showed the same stage presence as Roethlisberger when he clutched his throwing shoulder on every other play.
His shoulder bothered him because for some reason his touchdown dance involved...
Pittsburgh Steelers backup quarterback Byron Leftwich, filling in for injured starter Ben Roethlisberger, sustained rib and shoulder injuries against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday night. CBS Sports reported Monday that the Steelers are worried that Leftwich may be "out for a while," according to a source. The Steelers, who lost to the Ravens 13-10, are expected to...
The Pittsburgh Steelers were already without their starting
quarterback Ben Roethlisberger when they took on the Baltimore Ravens Sunday
night, and now the team has announced it will likely starter third-stringer
Charlie Batch against the Cleveland Browns due to Byron Leftwich’s fractured
Leftwich’s inability to get the ball out quickly coupled
with the Steelers’...
Per a tweet from Adam Schefter of ESPN, Steelers quarterback Byron Leftiwch broke two ribs Sunday night in their loss against the Ravens:
Leftwich went 18/39 for 201 yards and an interception in his first start in three years. He was in obvious pain after taking a hard shot from Baltimore safety James Ihedigbo. The Steelers ended up losing a close game to their division rival,...
The Pittsburgh Steelers lost to the Baltimore Ravens 13-10 Sunday night at Heinz Field to fall to 6-4 on the season. It was a game that they certainly had a chance to win and below are the players, or group of players, that I thought had winning and losing performances in the game.
Keenan Lewis & Ike Taylor - The Steelers starting cornerbacks combined to record...
The Pittsburgh Steelers are running out of quarterbacks with healthy ribs. A person familiar with the injury told The Associated Press quarterback Byron Leftwich injured his ribs in the first quarter of Sunday night's 13-10 loss to the Baltimore Ravens and will not start next week in Cleveland. The Pittsburgh Steelers are running out of quarterbacks with
The Pittsburgh Steelers hope two familiar faces can help them bounce back from their first defeat in more than a month.
With veteran Charlie Batch under center and Plaxico Burress back where his career began, the visiting Steelers look to continue their dominance over the snake-bit Cleveland Browns on Sunday.
Pittsburgh (6-4) has a firm grasp on a wild-card spot, but there is certainly...
In the past some players have disrespected the Steelers’ “terrible towel.” Former Bengals wide receiver T.J. Houshmanzadeh used the towel to clean his cleats and former Titans running back LenDale White stomped on the towel.
After beating the Steelers on Sunday night, Ravens running back Ray Rice had the “terrible towel” on his head to wipe his sweat. Steelers linebacker...
Many professional football careers aren’t as glamorous as often portrayed to football fans. Glorified are the careers of NFL superstars such as Ray Lewis, Troy Polamalu, and even the recently retired Hines Ward. With 24 Pro Bowl appearances, 5 Super Bowl rings, and 3 NFL Defensive Player of the Year awards combined, the glory is worthy. They have all had the fortune of enjoying...