Report: Vikings Have “Checked On” Steelers Rehabbing Free Agent RB LaRod Stephens-Howling

It's been almost seventh months since Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agent running back LaRod Stephens-Howling tore his knee up in the 2013 season opener against the Tennessee Titans, but once he's fully healthy, the Minnesota Vikings might have some interest in him. According to Ben Goessling of, the Vikings have already "checked on" Stephens-Howling...
Via Steelers Depot
24 days ago  |  Discuss

What Can Steelers Expect for Compensation Picks?

In 2013 the NFL announced that year’s compensatory picks on Monday, March 18th. The picks are usually announced at owner meetings which occur next week. My guess is we’ll know sometime Monday what picks the Steelers are picking up. The formula for awarding those picks is largely unknown. What we do know is players lost to free agency and players signed is the biggest factor....
Via Steel City Blitz
27 days ago  |  Discuss

LaRod Stephens-Howling Feels Like His Knee Is Close To Being Fully Recovered

During the 2013 NFL Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers signed then-free agent running back LaRod Stephens-Howling to a one-year contract. However, after a nice showing during the preseason, the University of Pittsburgh product tore the ACL in his right knee in the season opener against the Tennessee Titans. That meant he was done for the year after playing only 15 offensive snaps and...
Via Steelers Depot
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers: La’Rod Stephens-Howling tears ACL

  Justin K. Aller/Getty Images North America La’Rod Stephens-Howling has torn his ACL. The loss of Stephens-Howling, 26, will further weaken the Steelers running back spot which was already missing Le’Veon Bell. More bad news for the Steelers: RB LaRod Stephens-Howling suffered a torn ACL today. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) September 9, 2013   On Sunday the Steelers loss...
September 08, 2013  |  Discuss

LaRod Stephens-Howling could be done for the preseason

According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette,  Steelers running back LaRod Stephens-Howling could be out for the rest of the preseason with a mild sprain. What’s more, running back LaRod Stephens-Howling, signed in free agency over the offseason, has a mild sprain of the medial collateral ligament in his knee and could miss the remainder of the preseason. And Isaac Redman and Baron...
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August 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: Felix Jones traded to the Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers running back situation got a bit more interesting in recent days. Draft pick and hopeful starter, Le’veon Bell was diagnosed with a Lisfranc injury and is speculated to miss 6-8 weeks. The good news is he won’t need to have surgery and the injury will heal on it’s own. After hearing this news it looked as if the team would be heading into the season...
August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers Versus Giants: RB LaRod Stephens-Howling Shows Good Vision, Patience And Cutback Ability

Pittsburgh Steelers running back LaRod Stephens-Howling made his debut Saturday night in the black and gold and he did not disappoint. The University of Pittsburgh product carried the ball seven times in the game for 40 yards and that included six carries in seven plays during the Steelers second offensive possession of the game. “The [...] Steelers Versus Giants: RB LaRod Stephens...
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August 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: Training camp headlines (Part 2)

On Monday (8/5) I attended Pittsburgh Steelers training camp and got to see first-hand what the team had to offer at another day of practice. There was no hitting or pads on this particular day, it was what Coach Mike Tomlin calls “football in shorts.” The Steelers are continuing to get ready for the upcoming season as camp rolls on. However, not every player was out there...
August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Larod Stephens-Howling Expected to take Role Vacated by Chris Rainey

Immediately following the 2012 season the Pittsburgh Steelers cut running back Chris Rainey due to off-field issues. Rainey, the Steelers fifth round pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, was a jack of all trades for the team last season returning kicks, catching passes and running the ball. He was supposed to be the team’s new weapon on offense and mirror Todd Haley’s former weapon in...
Via SteelBlitz Steelers Blog
May 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers RB LaRod Stephens-Howling Contract Details

The Pittsburgh Steelers came to terms with free agent running back LaRod Stephens-Howling over the weekend and the contract details are as follows. The former seventh-round draft pick of the Arizona Cardinals signed a one-year qualifying contract with the Steelers that includes a base salary of 715,000 and a $65,000 signing bonus. Being as it was a qualifying contract, the discounted...
Via Steelers Depot
April 29, 2013  |  Discuss

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