STEELERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Are the Steelers more unpredictable than Bitcoin?

Volatility is defined as "liability to change rapidly and unpredictably, especially for the worse." This term has been tossed around recently regarding Bitcoin, the fad cryptocurrency. The odd thing about Bitcoin is when you're watching it you see extreme volatility - rapid change can happen at any moment and usually, there's no rhyme or reason for it. There are high high's and low...
Via Steel City Underground
25 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Le’Veon Bell Deserves Credit For Rejuvenating Steelers Passing Offense

The Pittsburgh Steelers have seen their quarterback Ben Roethlisberger take a dip in the fountain of youth recently. Over the last month, Roethlisberger has looked like his old self, erasing any earlier doubt over if the quarterback still had “it”. But just how has Roethlisberger captured it, could it be...
Via Steelers Depot
10 hours ago

The Perspective Of An Average Steelers Fan: Down By 11, But Don’t Stop Believing

Wow. What a game. The players knew it going in as did the fans. The Pittsburgh Steelers were wearing warm-ups sporting # 50. This game would have 5-0 stamped on it. James Harrison shirtless on the field. A man who measures his words; but prefers to just do it rather...
Via Steelers Depot
13 hours ago

Tomlin breaks character, pumps up Steelers-Pats matchup

The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the New England Patriots in what is certainly the biggest game of Week 15. Some coaches might downplay the game’s significance. Pittsburgh’s Mike Tomlin, known for downplaying these types of things normally, is breaking character by pumping it up.“It’s good to be in big games. It’s better to be in big games than ones nobody’s watching,” Tomlin said...
Via Sportsnaut
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

A breakdown of how the Steelers offense is just starting to find its groove

The Pittsburgh Steelers offense is just starting to find its groove, and at just the right time. The Pittsburgh Steelers offense was supposed to be a juggernaut in 2017, but came out of the gate stumbling. Fans, and media, asked the same questions over and over again... “What is wrong with this offense?” “With so many superstars, how are the underperforming this much?” Well, it...
Via Behind the Steel Curtain
14 hours ago

Mike Tomlin and Ben Roethlisberger are about to break a very impressive Steelers franchise record

A franchise record which some thought would never be broken could fall during the 2017 regular season. The Pittsburgh Steelers are a storied franchise, and when one of the team’s records from the glory days of the 1970s falls, a lot of fans don’t like it. Whether you are talking about rushing or passing records, most point to the fact the game was different, and the seasons are longer...
Via Behind the Steel Curtain
16 hours ago

Joe Haden injury update: Steelers CB to return to practice this week

Haden suffered a broken fibula in his left leg in Week 9 and was expected to miss three weeks as he recovered.
Via Sporting News
16 hours ago

Steelers LB trolls Joe Mixon for being knocked unconscious

As if last week’s Monday night game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals could get any worse. Steelers linebacker Vince Williams took to Twitter a week after the rivalry game, which was full of nasty (and sometimes dirty) hits and concussions, to troll Joe Mixon.On Tuesday, Williams quote-tweeted the following video with the caption, “Better put some ice on that...
Via Sportsnaut
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Joe Haden will practice this week

The Steelers may not have to wait until Christmas to find some cornerback help under the tree. Head coach Mike Tomlin said on Tuesday that Joe Haden will return to practice this week. Haden has missed the last four games after fracturing his fibula in a Week 10 victory over the Colts. Returning to practice [more]
Via Pro Football Talk
17 hours ago

Steelers place Shazier on IR, ending season

The Steelers placed Ryan Shazier on injured reserve, officially ending his season. The linebacker underwent spinal stabilization surgery last week after suffering his injury making a tackle against the Bengals on Dec. 4.
Via ESPN
18 hours ago

Pittsburgh Steelers place Ryan Shazier on Injured Reserve

A move everyone knew was coming was made official today when Pittsburgh placed Ryan Shazier on IR. The Pittsburgh Steelers had to make a move, and fans who pay close attention to the 53-man roster knew this move was coming. On Tuesday, the Steelers announced they have placed Ryan Shazier on injured reserve, ending his 2017 season. A statement from Art Rooney II: Some might wonder...
Via Behind the Steel Curtain
18 hours ago

Steelers place Ryan Shazier on Reserve/Injured list

Just over a week after he suffered a scary back injury that required spinal surgery, Ryan Shazier has been placed on the reserve/Injured list by the Pittsburgh Steelers. “Unfortunately Ryan will not be able to contribute on the field during the remainder of this season… however, even off the field Ryan will continue to be one of our team leaders,” team President, Art Rooney II said...
Via Sportsnaut
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Steelers week 14 winners and losers against the Ravens

The Steelers pulled out yet another nail-biter in what surprisingly was an offensive shootout against the Baltimore Ravens. While there are winners practically across the board on offense, the defense was atrocious in this contest. Here are my week 14 winners and losers against the division rival Baltimore Ravens: Winners Embed from Getty Images Ben Roethlisberger Easily Ben...
Via Steel City Underground
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Breaking down offensive and defensive playing time from Steelers win over Ravens

The shift in who played, when and where, was monumental in the Steelers come from behind win over the Baltimore Ravens Sunday night. When I mention that, I'm not talking about the usual suspects: the entire offensive line stayed intact for the full game (for yet another week) while Ben Roethlisberger also had 100% participation in the game. Antonio Brown and Le'Veon Bell rarely left...
Via Steel City Underground
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ben Roethlisberger makes history

On the heels of an epic comeback, Pittsburgh QB Ben Roethlisberger is a record-breaker. Or, a history-maker—whichever you prefer.En route to a 39-38 win over the Ravens Sunday night, Roethlisberger would eclipse the 500-yard mark. This includes two touchdown passes — and, 213 yards to Antonio Brown. Now he’s the only quarterback in NFL history to eclipse the 500-yard mark three times...
Via The Sports Post
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Why Antonio Brown deserves to be in MVP discussion

The NFL’s MVP award may be an honor that has been dominated by signal-callers in recent years — with quarterbacks having won it nine of the last ten times — but that shouldn’t keep Antonio Brown out of this season’s discussion.A wide receiver is long overdue to win the award, as no pass-catcher in NFL history has garnered MVP honors. However, many analysts and fans alike believed...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Suspended Smith-Schuster wears helmet while watching Steelers game

Steelers receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster was suspended for Sunday night’s game against the Ravens, but he was with his team in spirit.Smith-Schuster watched the game from the comfort of his home, and did so while wearing his helmet, to show support for his team. It’s clear that Smith-Schuster wishes he was on the field tonight.
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harrison pays tribute to Ryan Shazier with shirtless warmup on field

Steelers linebacker James Harrison has been unhappy about his playing time, but he swallowed his pride and came through with a great tribute before Sunday night’s game.Harrison was seen warming up shirtless on the field, which he did to pay tribute to Ryan Shazier, who suffered a spine injury in last week’s matchup and was known for doing that to get ready for games. Even in 35-degree...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harrison warms up shirtless as tribute to Ryan Shazier

The Pittsburgh Steelers most certainly had beloved teammate Ryan Shazier in mind prior to their game against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday night.Veteran linebacker James Harrison went out for pregame warmups without a shirt on as an homage to Shazier: The Steelers are also wearing cleats paying tribute to the linebacker: Shazier suffered a serious spine injury in the team’s Monday...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers facing pivotal two week stretch

There will be a resumption of some normalcy for the Pittsburgh Steelers when they take the field against divisional rivals Baltimore Sunday night. Much of the attention in Pittsburgh since Monday has been, rightfully, devoted to updating the condition of Ryan Shazier. Shazier’s scary injury put a dark cloud over the team’s come-from-behind victory over the Bengals and continues to...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Shazier showing ‘gradual improvement;’ football future uncertain

Ryan Shazier is recovering from spinal surgery and is reportedly showing signs of improvement, but it is too early to say whether he will ever play football again.According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Shazier has been showing “gradual improvement” over the past few days. Doctors are limiting his movement so they can continue to control the swelling and bruising in the Steelers star...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: The loss of Ryan Shazier is massive

The Pittsburgh Steelers have a heavy heart and massive hole at middle linebacker after the brutal injury to their best defensive player, Ryan Shazier. Shazier was the key cog to the defensive unit and there is now a level of uncertainty for what this defense will look like, going forward. Shazier, a former first round pick, has been a great player since the day he joined the team...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Brown or Jones: Who is the NFL’s best WR?

Several weeks back, the Atlanta Falcons’ Julio Jones had a monster day against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He finished with 253 yards receiving on 12 receptions with two scores. The television broadcast team that day was calling Jones the NFL’s best receiver. Then on Sunday Night Football two weeks ago, Antonio Brown would put up a 169-yard performance while playing the Green Bay Packers...
Via The Sports Post
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Neurologist says Ryan Shazier may never play football again

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced on Thursday that Ryan Shazier underwent surgery to stabilize his spine, but it is unclear when the star linebacker might return to the field. According to one doctor, there’s a chance it may never happen.Dr. Anthony Alessi, a neurologist from the University of Connecticut who consults with the NFL Players Association, told ESPN’s Michele Steele that...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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