Found October 24, 2012 on Steelers Depot:
When Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jonathan Dwyer fumbled in the game against the Oakland Raiders I posted that he could be in the dog house for a little while as a result, and sure enough he was. Not only did Dwyer not see another snap for the remainder of that game, he didn't even dress for the games against the Philadelphia Eagles or the Tennessee Titans either. Normally Dwyer wouldn't know officially whether or not he would be playing in a game until later in a practice week, but head coach Mike Tomlin apparently made it point to let everyone on the team know that Dwyer was sitting Read more [...]

Jonathan Dwyer Helped Steelers Run Game Get Explosive Sunday Night

The Pittsburgh Steelers not only managed to rush for a 167 yards as a team in the Sunday night win over the Cincinnati Bengals, but they also were able to get a lot of those yards on the ground in chunks. Heading into the game against the Bengals, the Steelers had only recorded 7 runs of over 10 yards and none over 20. Thanks to the efforts of Jonathan Dwyer and the offensive...

Jon Dwyer Runs Wild on Bengals

Pittsburgh halfback Jonathan Dwyer busted loose for 122 yards rushing Sunday in a win over Cincinnati.Fantasy Spin:The 122 yards was a career-high for Dwyer and the most by a Steelers running back this season. His impact is contingent on the health of Isaac Redman and Rashard Mendenhall but while both of them are out, Dwyer remains a strong flex play and might even be a serviceable...

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Jonathan Dwyer and the Steelers offensive line have seemingly had enough of the doubters, nay sayers, and non believers. They took it upon themselves to take over late in the game and help Pittsburgh gain ground in a key AFC North win over the Bengals on Sunday night, 24-17.It hasn’t been very often this season that we’ve able to say that the Steelers were an efficient team on...

Time for Steelers to embrace change in the running game

When it comes to things you can set your clock you by in sports, you can all but guarantee that NFL fans will jump on the bandwagon of a young player who performs well in a big game. It’s no different for Steelers fans as we continue to endure the changing of the guard at key positions for our team. It’s not wrong to jump on the bandwagon so to speak, when a guy like Jonathan...

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Is it really that hard? Is it really so difficult not to hold a guy or hit a guy from behind? Isn’t the old saying “if you see his name don’t hit him?” Being a special teams’ player is not easy because quite often it really does take a rare breed to do it. Right now however, the Steelers are struggling on special teams with penalties and it is potentially going to crush...

Mike Tomlin Puts DeMarcus Van **** & Stevenson Sylvester On Notice

On Tuesday Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin sent a strong message to his special teams players when he said that several could have their helmets taken away from them as a result of all the penalties that have negated some good returns as of late. Tomlin talked about the penalties in relation to what happened Sunday night in the win over the Cincinnati Bengals as the...

The Terrible Podcast – Talking Tomlin Presser & Redskins Beat Writer Mike Jones Episode

Season 3, Episode 33 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I start by recapping the Tuesday press conference of Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin as it relates to injuries, special teams and wide receiver Mike Wallace. With tackle Marcus Gilbert out again this week we ponder whether or not rookie Mike Adams can take that right tackle spot away from him...

Steelers Injured Player Outlook Heading Into Week 8

The Pittsburgh Steelers came out of the Sunday night win over the Cincinnati Bengals without any new injuries that are considered serious and that is good news based on how many starters were down heading into the game. Head coach Mike Tomlin said during his post game press conference that reserve linebacker Adrian Robinson (concussion) was being evaluated for a concussion that...

Steelers bench shines through in win over Cincinnati

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Steelers cure road woes behind unlikely stars

The Pittsburgh Steelers finally cured their road woes on Sunday night thanks to contributions from unlikely places, including third-string running back Jonathan Dwyer, a patchwork offensive line and beleaguered cornerback Ike Taylor. Dwyer, starting in place of Rashard Mendenhall and Isaac Redman, ran for 122 yards. The line, missing starting center Maurkice Pouncey and right tackle...

Steelers Ground Game Lost Going Into Clash With Redskins

By The Pittsburgh Steelers might be a 3-3 team through six weeks, but they know that they are going to have to run the ball a whole heck of a lot better than they have been over the course of the first six games of the season if they have a chance to make it to the playoffs this year. This week’s foe is the Washington Redskins, who are 4 ½-point underdogs on the opening...
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