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According to Aditi Kinkhabwala of NFL.com, Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jonathan Dwyer was sent a weighty message by head coach Mike Tomlin following the end of the 2011 season as the Georgia Tech product was warned in front of all of his teammates that if he showed up to training camp overweight he would be out of a job.
Kinkhabwala reports that Tomlin had a picture of Dwyer up on the big screen in the meeting room when he called him out by name in front of the entire team in an attempt to get his point across that the running back needed to show up at Latrobe in shape.
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Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jonathan Dwyer has managed to put together back-to-back 100-yard games, but he still insists that Rashard Mendenhall will be the starter when he returns from his Achilles injury.
Dwyer, who has started the last two games after seemingly being benched for fumbling against the Oakland Raiders several weeks ago, told the media on Wednesday that Mendenhall...
Jonathan Dwyer has had back-to-back one hundred yard games for the Steelers, but a hamstring injury will keep him from making it three straight. Dwyer and Rashard Mendenhall will both miss Sundays games meaning Isaac Redman, who is just returning from a knee injury, will get the start.
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The Pittsburgh Steelers wrapped up their final practice on Friday in preparation for their Sunday game against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium.
The final injury report for the week is now out, and as expected, safety Troy Polamalu (calf), tackle Marcus Gilbert (ankle), and linebacker Stevenson Sylvester (hamstring) have all been officially ruled out for the game Sunday...
Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jonathan Dwyer is considered doubtful for Sunday's game against the New York Giants because a sore quad muscle. The Beaver County (Pa.) Times reported that Dwyer, who has rushed for 299 yards on 58 carries in five games this season, did not practice Friday. He topped 100 yards in each of the past two games while carrying the bulk of the load...
According to Mike Bires of the Beaver County Times, Steelers running back Jonathan Dwyer (quad) practiced on a limited basis Thursday and said he'll play Sunday versus the Giants.Fantasy Spin:Isaac Redman was a full participant Thursday and Bires speculates that Redman could start. We prefer Dwyer coming off two 100-yard games, but this looks like a situation to avoid in Week 9.
The Pittsburgh Steelers resumed practice on Thursday as they prepare to take on the New York Giants Sunday at MetLife Stadium.
The Thursday injury report is now out and it shows that linebacker LaMarr Woodley (hamstring), linebacker Stevenson Sylvester (hamstring) and running back Baron Batch (shin) did not practice. The status of Woodley heading into the weekend now appears to...
The Pittsburgh Steelers were back on the practice field Wednesday as they prepare to take on the New York Giants Sunday at MetLife Stadium.
The first injury report of the week is now out, and as expected, safety Troy Polamalu (calf) and tackle Marcus Gilbert (ankle), and linebacker Stevenson Sylvester (hamstring) did not practice. Both Polamalu and Gilbert have already been ruled...
Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jonathan Dwyer had a big
game against the Washington Redskins last weekend, but he may be competing for
playing time with fellow backs Rashard Mendenhall and Isaac Redman this week,
reports Marc Sessler of NFL.com.
Jonathan Dwyer (quadricep) missed practice Wednesday
and might have competition in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ backfield.
With Steelers' running backs Jonathan Dwyer and Rashard Mendenhall both limited at practice on Thursday, Isaac Redman took the majority of snaps at running back with the first-team offense, Mike Bires of the Beaver County Times reports. After missing the past two games with a high ankle sprain, Redman practiced this week without limitation.
It was frustrating to sit on the...
According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Steelers running backs Jonathan Dwyer (quad) and Rashard Mendenhall (Achilles) are doubtful for Sunday's game against the Giants.Fantasy Spin:Isaac Redman was a full participant Thursday and Friday and is likely to start. He's averaging just 2.5 yards per carry on 50 rushes this season so it's going to take a desperate...
Steelers running backs Rashard Mendenhall and Jonathan Dwyer are both listed as doubtful for Sunday's game against the New York Giants.
Mendenhall has appeared in just two games this season due to ACL surgery in the offseason and an Achilles injury suffered in Week 6, recording 74 yards on 19 carries while adding 44 yards on four receptions.
Dwyer and Isaac Redman, who is...
With the Friday injury report now out for the Pittsburgh Steelers, and no Saturday roster moves expected, we can now look at the projected inactive list for the Sunday game against the New York Giants.
3 of the 7 names on the list this week will be inactive this week because those players have been ruled out for the game due to injuries and 2 more on the list were listed as doubtful...
Matt and Marc are back on Blitzburgh Radio as we break down all things related to the Steelers big win over the Redskins this past Sunday, 27-12. There is a multitude of topics to dissect in this one so we jump right into it with the unique fan perspective that you’ve come to expect from us here on SA.
Topics include injury updates, Secondary play, Offensive Line play in particular...