Found August 21, 2012 on Steelers Depot:
The Pittsburgh Steelers were back on the practice fields Tuesday at their facility and head coach Mike Tomlin told the media after practice that linebacker Stevenson Sylvester (knee) has had a minor procedure done now on his knee. “He got hurt either Friday or Saturday in Latrobe,” said Tomlin. “We’re taking it day-to-day. He had a minor procedure on his knee. He can definitely be characterized as questionable. If we were determining status for this week, which we aren’t, you could say he’d be questionable at best.” It was reported by Gerry Dulac on Sunday that Sylvester had Read more [...]
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

15 Steelers Players On The 53 Man Roster Bubble

The Pittsburgh Steelers now have two preseason games in the books, but there are still several battles still going on for roster spots. The first round of cuts take place next week and the last two preseason games will be important to the 15 players that I have below that I consider to all be on the roster bubble. Brandon Johnson - Johnson might have been helped the most by the...

Steelers NT Casey Hampton Recently Had Left Elbow Fixed

According to both Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review and Tim Benz of 105.9 The X, Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Casey Hampton recently had his left elbow "fixed". Hampton is currently wearing a cast of some sorts and still expects to be ready for the season opener against the Denver Broncos. The veteran nose tackle reportedly wouldn't say what kind of...

Steelers LB Stevenson Sylvester Told Not To Talk About His Knee Injury

Alan Robinson of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports Wednesday via Twitter that linebacker Stevenson Sylvester was off limits to the media today and that he was told not to discuss his knee injury. Sylvester did say that he hurt his knee during Saturday's "walkthrough" at St. Vincent College, according to Mark Kaboly. http://twitter.com/arobinson_Trib/status/238319265315442688...

Steelers Offensive Game Notes Versus Colts

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Indianapolis Colts 26-24 Sunday night at Heinz Field in their second preseason game of the 2012 season. Below are my offensive notes from the game. The first big run by Jonathan Dwyer was a result of great blocking by the offensive line. Willie Colon had a great block out at the second level. Fullback Will Johnson also had a great lead block on the...

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat Indy: What Matters

Unlike the norm, Ike Taylor held onto an INT last night for a Pick-6 that propelled the Steelers to a win. The Steelers team that took the field last night in Pittsburgh against the Indianapolis Colts figures to look very little like the finished product it is hoped this team will become.  Missing from the field were James Harrison, Rashard Mendenhall, Casey Hampton, Mike Wallace...

Steelers activate Rashard Mendenhall off PUP

In a surprising move, the Steelers have activated Rashard Mendenhall off the PUP list. This move is surprising because everyone, including Steelers GM Kevin Colbert himself, believed that Mendenhall would begin the season on the PUP and have to miss at least 6 games after tearing his ACL last December. Mendenhall is doubtful for week 1 and, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, ...

No substitute for experience for Steelers Mike Adams

The Left Tackle position is arguably the most important piece of the offensive line on any NFL team. The Center is the captain of the unit, the anchor, lynch pin or whatever descriptive word you care to use. He’s the one that calls all the plays for the line and makes sure everyone has their assignments. Without a good LT though, you spent a lot of time running for your life or...

Mike Wallace Ready To Report To Steelers

Plugged in Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette says the Steelers expect wide receiver Mike Wallace to report this weekend. If true, it would give him two weeks to get ready for the opener.Fantasy Spin:Wallace was a top fantasy receiver in 2011, hauling in 72 balls for 1,193 yards and eight touchdowns. The two weeks should be enough time to be ready as both he and quarterback...

Steelers backfield in good hands with young talent on the rise

Just over a week ago, the Steelers running back situation looked like it was on life support. Isaac Redman wasn’t practicing with a sore groin, Jonathan Dwyer wasn’t working out either and Rashard Mendendhall is not near ready to return from this ACL injury from last year. The Steelers went out and signed Jason Ford  out of Illinois to help at least get some healthy bodies in...

Steelers Colts Preseason Offensive Participation Chart & Personnel

Below are the offensive personnel packages, play counts and participation chart for the Pittsburgh Steelers week 2 preseason game win Sunday night against the Indianapolis Colts. Player Notes: Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, guard Willie Colon and center Maurkice Pouncey were out of the game after 19 plays. As promised, Marcus Gilbert and Ramon Foster flipped over to their normal...

Veteran Surprise in Steelers' OLB Bullpen

James Harrison’s assertion this week that it’s still “realistic” to expect him to suit up in Denver was reassuring to a degree, but the linebacker position remains uncomfortably thin.

Steelers vs Bills preview

Affiliate: The Steelers have been involved in two incredibly close preseason games so far, losing to the Philadelphia Eagles by one point in the opener and then overcoming the Indianapolis Colts 26-24 last weekend. The win over the Colts was highlighted by a long touchdown grab by Antonio Brown from starting QB Ben Roethlisberger. Roethlisberger finished 5-of-9 for 81 yards and...

Mike Tomlin Post Game Press Conference Versus Colts – Preseason Game 2

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Indianapolis Colts 26-24 Sunday night at Heinz Field in their second preseason game of the year and head coach Mike Tomlin met the media afterwards for his post game press conference to discuss the game. Tomlin said after the game that there is still a lot that needs to be corrected and that is part of August football. He noted that he thought...

Steelers HC Mike Tomlin Press Conference – Buffalo Bills Preseason Game

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin held his press conference on Thursday to talk about the upcoming preseason game Saturday night against the Buffalo Bills and below is the audio along with the talking points. Tomlin said that the starters on both offense and defense will play at least a half against the Bills and that he would see where it goes from there. As far is injured...
Steelers News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.