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Pats work out LB Brandon Johnson--ESPN Boston

Pats work out LB Brandon Johnson--ESPN Boston: Prior to signing a pair of offensive linemen on Monday to bring their roster total to 89 players, the Patriots worked out veteran linebacker Brandon Johnson, according to a league source. Johnson, 30, spent the 2012 season with the Steelers, recording 10 tackles in 14 games played. 
Via Pats 360
May 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 Free Agents Analysis: LB Brandon Johnson – Unrestricted

The Pittsburgh Steelers offseason continues on and we are about half way through with our breakdown of the free agents as we inch closer towards the start of free agency. Next up on the list of unrestricted free agents is veteran linebacker Brandon Johnson. Player: Brandon Johnson Position: Linebacker Experience: 7 Years Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2012 Salary...
Via Steelers Depot
February 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Looking At The Steelers Decision To Waive Alameda Ta’amu & The Risk Involved

The Pittsburgh Steelers promoted wide receiver David Gilreath from the practice squad to the 53 man roster on Monday and waived rookie nose tackle Alameda Ta'amu to make room for him. So why Ta'amu as opposed to someone like quarterback Charlie Batch or backup linebackers Brandon Johnson or Adrian Robinson instead? Have the Steelers really given up on Ta'amu already...
Via Steelers Depot
November 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Steelers Redskins Inactives – Week 8

Below is the inactive list for the Pittsburgh Steelers week 8 home game at Heinz Field against the Washington Redskins. The 7 inactive players are announced 90 minutes before kickoff. Steelers Inactives S Troy Polamalu T Marcus Gilbert LB Brandon Johnson RB Rashard Mendenhall RB Isaac Redman QB Charlie Batch CB DeMarcus Van **** Redskins Inactives QB Rex Grossman WR Pierre Garcon...
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October 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Steelers Versus Redskins Projected Inactive List

With the Friday injury report now out for the Pittsburgh Steelers, and the Saturday roster move behind us, we can now look at the projected inactive list for the Sunday game against the Washington Redskins. 4 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. Those players are: Marcus Gilbert, Troy...
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October 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Steelers Injury Report: Mendenhall Ruled Out, Redman Questionable, Pouncey Probable

The Pittsburgh Steelers wrapped up practice preparations on Friday for the Sunday game at Heinz Field against the Washington Redskins and the final injury report for the Week 8 game is now out. As expected, safety Troy Polamalu (calf) and tackle Marcus Gilbert (ankle) have been ruled out for the game. Head coach Mike Tomlin had announced on Tuesday during his press conference...
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October 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Steelers Injury Report: Polamalu, Gilbert & Carter Out – Pouncey, Mendenhall & Redman Questionable

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin met the media on Tuesday to discuss the upcoming game against the Cincinnati Bengals. Tomlin gave an injury update during his press conference and said linebacker Brandon Johnson (hamstring) has a hamstring injury and that he can be characterized as questionable this week. The same goes for linebacker Stevenson Sylvester (shoulder), who...
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October 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Steelers Jets Week 2 Defensive Participation Chart

Below are the defensive player, play counts and participation chart for the Pittsburgh Steelers week 2 game against the New York Jets. Player Notes: Nose tackle Casey Hampton played three times the amount of snaps that Steve McLendon did in this game and I found that a little surprising. Larry Foote missed two plays due to being dinged up and that is when Brandon Johnson...
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September 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Larry Foote To Practice Thursday After Sitting Out Wednesday

When the Pittsburgh Steelers injury report was released on Wednesday, an unexpected name showed up on it in the form of starting BUCK linebacker Larry Foote, who sat out practice with an ankle issue. The injury was not speculated to be serious in nature and Foote said on Thursday that the ankle in question was just "tweaked" and that he is practicing today, according...
Via Steelers Depot
September 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Four Steelers Players Change Jersey Numbers For 2012 Season

We noted on Monday that some jersey number changes were forthcoming for a few Pittsburgh Steelers players and we now have confirmation of those changes via the Steelers official website. Undrafted free agent safety Robert Golden will now wear No. 21 after wearing No. 30 throughout the preseason. Undrafted free agent linebacker Adrian Robinson thought that he was beaten to the...
Via Steelers Depot
September 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Steelers Jersey Number Changes On Tap For Golden, Robinson & Johnson

Don't rush out and buy those new Pittsburgh Steelers jerseys of undrafted free agents Robert Golden and Adrian Robinson just yet, as they both will be changing numbers given them during the offseason this week. Golden has announced via Twitter that he will be switching from No. 30 to No. 21, while Robinson has put in a request to switch from No. 46 to No. 91, which of course...
Via Steelers Depot
September 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Steelers Colts Preseason Defensive Participation Chart & Personnel

Below are the defensive player play counts and participation chart for the Pittsburgh Steelers week 2 preseason game loss on Thursday against the Indianapolis Colts along with a few observations I made. Player Notes: All of the main first team players saw 28 snaps and of course that was about as expected. Cortez Allen worked strictly in the nickel. Mortty Ivy saw snaps at...
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August 24, 2012  |  Discuss

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...
Via Steelers Depot
August 22, 2012  |  Discuss

The Pittsburgh Steelers Lose to the Eagles: What Matters

The 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers opened their preseason schedule on Thursday night in Philadelphia, losing to the Eagles 24-23.  The Steelers largely dominated play when the starters were in, leading 13-0 at halftime.  There was a lot of good and some cause for concern coming out of Thursday’s game, and here is what matters from the preseason opener: Mike Adams started at LT...
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August 13, 2012  |  Discuss

The Pittsburgh Steelers Lose to the Eagles: What Matters

The 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers opened their preseason schedule on Thursday night in Philadelphia, losing to the Eagles 24-23.  The Steelers largely dominated play when the starters were in, leading 13-0 at halftime.  There was a lot of good and some cause for concern coming out of Thursday’s game, and here is what matters from the preseason opener: Mike Adams started at LT...
Via isportsweb.com
August 13, 2012  |  Discuss

The Steelers drop exciting preseason opener to Eagles, 24-23 – Game recap

Dare we say this was quite the exciting game for the Steelers in their preseason opener? If you watched it then I’m sure you’d agree, at least as far as the 2nd half is concerned. Mike Tomlin and his coaching staff learned a lot about their team tonight in the preseason opener agains the Eagles. Then again, that’s what these games are for. After being in camp for a couple weeks...
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August 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Lines Getting Shorter At Outside Linebacker

The Pittsburgh Steelers can't seem to catch a break health wise at the outside linebacker position as both Brandon Johnson and Ryan Baker both sustained ankle injuries of some sorts on Saturday. Head coach Mike Tomlin did not indicate the severity of the injuries after practice, but hopefully both players can return to practice Sunday as the lines are might short right now. ...
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August 05, 2012  |  Discuss

The Terrible Podcast – Training Camp Saturday Day 11 Special Edition Episode

With the second Saturday of training camp for the Pittsburgh Steelers now in the books, I fly solo for about 15 minutes tonight and recap the news and notes from day 11 at Latrobe. We go over the main highlights reported by the media on Saturday and that includes the goal-line drill. Injuries continue to mount at the linebacker position with both Ryan Baker and Brandon Johnson...
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August 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Late Signing Of LB Brandon Johnson Makes Much More Sense Now

Back in early May it was reported that the Pittsburgh Steelers were kicking the tires of free agents Brandon Johnson and Matt Roth. At the time I found it pretty curious as it was sort of late in the free agent signing period. Now it is not unusual for the Steelers to keep their rolodex updated, but with the slew of linebackers they had on the roster at the time, I found it quite...
Via Steelers Depot
July 26, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Training Camp Roster Battles: Linebackers

There are just four more days left now until the Pittsburgh Steelers report to training camp in Latrobe, so today we wrap up our look at the players that will battling to make the 53 man roster or the practice squad with our look at the linebackers. With Larry Foote, James Harrison, LaMarr Woodley, Lawrence Timmons, Jason Worilds and Sean Spence all locks to make the roster, that...
Via Steelers Depot
July 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers sign linebacker Brandon Johnson and long snapper Matt Katula

Pittsburgh Steelers mini-camp continued today, again without Mike Wallace who is not endearing himself to neither fans nor ownership with his holdout in protest of the RFA tender he was extended. While Coach Mike Tomlin and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger expect Wallace to sign his offer sheet and report sooner rather than later, there is still a lot of time left before the regular...
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June 14, 2012  |  Discuss

WDW Episode 68 – FoxSports.com’s Ryan Fowler

We’re talking Fantasy Football this week! Where do our beloved Bengals stack up this year in fantasy? In this week’s show: We discuss the injuries of Jordan Shipley and Leon Hall and how it affects the team Marvin Lewis had an interesting quote today about the team’s “lack of experience” Timm was really upset that Brandon Johnson signed with the Steelers Shoutouts Breaking...
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June 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Steelers Sign Linebacker Brandon Johnson

The Steelers have signed former Bengals linebacker Brandon Johnson to the 90 man roster.  Johnson is a good special teams player.  He has never been much of a contributor on defense but has played in every game since he entered the NFL.  He is tough guy though who goes all out.  Something the Steelers love in their players. Johnson will likely be battling for a roster spot with...
Via Bleed Black & Gold
June 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Steelers sign ex-Bengals LB Johnson

The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed former Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Brandon Johnson. The 29-year-old Johnson spent the last four seasons in Cincinnati, where he played 58 games -- including 12 starts -- recording a career-high 79 tackles in 2008. Johnson was originally drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the fifth round of the 2006 draft. Johnson gives the Steelers needed veteran...
Via AP on Fox
June 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Looking At Linebacker

With seven legitimate options to make up the linebacker corps and only six spots available, the Bengals will be forced to make a tough decision at some point. That decision may get delayed until October with a possible suspension looming over Dontay Moch, but it will have to come at some point. Of course, Thomas Howard and Manny Lawson are locks, being starters. And with Brandon...
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June 08, 2012  |  Discuss
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