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Steelers Sign C Doug Legursky, Place WR David Nelson On I.R.

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced the signing of C Doug Legursky on Tuesday, as well as their decision to place WR David Nelson on season-ending injured reserve. Pittsburgh had to bring in some center help after they lost Maurkice Pouncey to a serious ankle injury during last weekends game. Legursky, 29, originally signed on with the Steelers as an undrafted ... ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers' bring back a familiar face, make several roster moves

According to Steelers.com, the Pittsburgh Steelers have signed free agent offensive lineman Doug Legursky. He has started 30 games during his career including 17 for the Steelers from 2009-2012. Legursky will give the team some much needed depth until Maurkice Pouncey (ankle) returns. In order to make room for Legursky, wide receiver David Nelson (shoulder) was placed on...
Via 60 Max Power O
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers agree to contract with Doug Legursky

The Pittsburgh Steelers are bringing back an old friend. The organization has announced they’ve agreed to a contract with veteran center Doug Legursky. We have signed free agent OL Doug Legursky & placed WR David Nelson on the Reserve/Injured List. TRANSACTIONS: http://t.co/nQHiqqp9Gk — Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) August 25, 2015 @Steelers All-pro center Maurkice...
Via EndZoneScore
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Training Camp Diary: Day Fifteen

Day 15! Another hot one but as Mike Tomlin coins it, a “spirited” one. Let’s get into the notes. – Not practicing today: Josh Harris (foot), Ross Ventrone (ankle), Lawrence Timmons (toe), Vince Williams (hamstring), Stephon Tuitt (unknown), Cameron Clear (knee), Cortez Allen (unknown), Steve McLendon (unknown), David Nelson (shoulder),... The post Training Camp Diary: Day...
Via Steelers Depot
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Sign Veteran WR David Nelson & RB Braylon Heard

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced that they’ve signed veteran WR David Nelson and RB Braylon Heard to contracts on Wednesday. Pittsburgh also placed K Shaun Suisham on season-ending injured reserve and waived/injured RB Cam Stingily. Nelson, 28, originally signed on with the Buffalo Bills as an undrafted free agent out of Florida back in 2010. He spent three ... The...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Bengals bring back Greg Little, work out Holmes, Nelson

CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Bengals signed receiver Greg Little on Thursday at the start of training camp, giving him a second chance to show he can catch the ball consistently. The former Browns wideout signed with Cincinnati last season when injuries depleted the receiving group. He played in six games and had only six catches for 69 yards. He didn't catch a pass during a first-round...
Via AP on Fox
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Bengals bring back Greg Little, work out Holmes, Nelson

CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Bengals signed receiver Greg Little on Thursday at the start of training camp, giving him a second chance to show he can catch the ball consistently. The former Browns wideout signed with Cincinnati last season when injuries depleted the receiving group. He played in six games and had only six catches for 69 yards. He didn't catch a pass during a first-round...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Bengals Worked Out WR Santonio Holmes

The Cincinnati Bengals are currently looking at a few available veteran wide receivers and according to Rand Getlin of the NFL Network, former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Santonio Holmes worked out for them on Thursday. WR’s David Nelson, Greg Little, and Santonio Holmes worked out for the #Bengals today, a source said. — Rand Getlin (@Rand_Getlin) July 30, 2015 Holmes...
Via Steelers Depot
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

WR Nelson: NFL forcing me to choose between football, nonprofit

NEW YORK David Nelson is unexpectedly facing a difficult decision. The NFL wide receiver, who's a free agent, believes he is being forced to choose between his football career and his life's mission. ''I'm at a crossroads,'' Nelson wrote in a blog Friday on the website for his nonprofit organization, I'mME. ''While I'm grateful for the opportunities the NFL has given me over the...
Via AP on Fox
July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Nelson facing 'ultimatum': NFL career or life's mission?

NEW YORK (AP) David Nelson is unexpectedly facing a difficult decision. The NFL wide receiver, who's currently a free agent, believes he is being forced to choose between his football career and his life's mission. ''I'm at a crossroads,'' Nelson wrote in a blog Friday on the website for his nonprofit organization, I'mME. ''While I'm grateful for the opportunities the NFL has given...
Via AP on Fox
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Turn On The Jets Football School – Offensive Positions

In this week’s Turn On The Jets Football School, we review the offensive positions and the letters commonly associated with them. Don’t miss our previous article where we covered the four vertical route concept… It is worth noting that every offensive system is not identical. Some may categorize different offensive positions by different letters. This article is meant to provide...
Via Turn On The Jets
April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets Release Veteran WR David Nelson

Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reported earlier this morning that the Jets have released veteran WR David Nelson. This move is to obviously free up a roster spot for Percy Harvin, who was acquired from the Seahawks last night. Nelson, 26, signed a two-year contract extension with the Jets back in December of last year. He had been dealing with an ankle injury in recent...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets Injury Report: Eric Decker, David Nelson, Chris Johnson

The New York Jets have released the team's injury report for tonight's game against the New England Patriots. The playing status for some key offensive players are as follows. #454862356 / gettyimages.com Eric Decker (Hamstring) was limited in practice on Monday and Tuesday. He was a full participant in Wednesday's practice and is (Probable) for tonight.David Nelson (Ankle) was...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets “Passing Game” Breakdown – Week 5

It is stretch to call anything that the New York Jets did this past Sunday, a “passing game.” Let’s dig through the muck and see if we can pull any key findings out and then make a few suggestions on how the team can improve going forward. WARNING: What are you about to see may be graphic and difficult for a normal functioning NFL fan to tolerate… Quarterbacks Geno Smith...
Via Turn On The Jets
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets' Decker limited; Harris, Nelson, Walls sit

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) New York Jets wide receiver Eric Decker was limited at practice because of a hamstring injury that kept him out of the team's game last Sunday at San Diego. Decker, who has been dealing with the injury since Week 2, hopes to play Sunday against Denver - the team with which he spent his first four NFL seasons before signing with the Jets as a free agent in...
Via AP on Fox
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

J-E-T-S: Just End the Season, Indeed

Every Sunday is a celebration for those playing the 2014 New York Jets Six wins is a stretch goal. The Jets are that bad. I guess many of the pundits knew that going into the season. Maybe some of us fans simply got sucked into the sometimes mystical fairyland that one allows hims or herself to travel to when the record is 0-0 and there is no tarnish on anything. But, of course...
Via Legend of Cecilio Guante
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Initial Reaction – New York Jets Dumpster Fire

The New York Jets put on a pathetic display of football today in San Diego, losing 31-0. Statistically, this game is borderline incomprehensible, as their two quarterbacks combined to go 13/32 for 60 yards, their defense allowed 439 total yards, including 162 rushing (to San Diego’s 4th string running back!) and didn’t cross the 50 yard line until garbage time in the 4th quarter...
Via Turn On The Jets
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets Passing Game Breakdown – Week 4

Back with another look at the New York Jets passing game, which has been struggling as of late. Let’s take a look at some of the problems, which are more complex than just blaming one player, positional group or coach… Quarterbacks Geno Smith: 17/33, 209 yards, 1 touchdown, 1 interception, 1 lost fumble, 4 rushing yards. Wide Receivers Eric Decker: 51 snaps, 9 targets, 4 receptions...
Via Turn On The Jets
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets receivers Decker, Nelson questionable

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) New York Jets wide receivers Eric Decker and David Nelson will be game-time decisions for the team's game Sunday at San Diego. Decker has not practiced all week because of an ailing right hamstring that has hampered him since New York's game at Green Bay in Week 2. Decker is listed as questionable, but says Friday that the hamstring feels better than it did...
Via AP on Fox
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets' Nelson, Pryor leave with injuries vs. Lions

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) New York Jets wide receiver David Nelson and safety Calvin Pryor have left the game against the Detroit Lions with injuries. The Jets say both players are questionable to return. Nelson hurt his left ankle on a 7-yard catch in the second quarter. He limped to the sideline and was taken to the locker room. Pryor injured his left thigh after combining with...
Via AP on Fox
September 28, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets Passing Game Breakdown – Week 3 (Redzone Edition)

Welcome back to our weekly New York Jets passing game breakdown, primarily focusing on the quarterback and receivers. Let us know any plays you want to see going forward down in the comment section or on Twitter! Today we’ll look at what went wrong for the New York Jets in the redzone against the Chicago Bears… Quarterbacks Geno Smith: 26/43 (60%), 316 yards, 1 touchdowns, 2...
Via Turn On The Jets
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

NimbleTV Turn On The Jets 12 Pack – Jets vs. Bears Predictions

A Monday 12 Pack to help get you to New York Jets kickoff tonight, courtesy of our friends at NimbleTV. Not every game is going to be on national television this season…so don’t miss any action while you are on the road, sign up here…it is portable football and it is free.  We’ll be on the sidelines before kickoff tonight and behind the bench during the game so make sure...
Via Turn On The Jets
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets Passing Game Breakdown – Week 2

Welcome back to our weekly New York Jets passing game breakdown, primarily focusing on the quarterback and receivers. Let us know any plays you want to see going forward down in the comment section or on Twitter! Today we’ll look at what went right and then very wrong against the Green Bay Packers, along with preview what to expect against the Chicago Bears on Monday Night Football...
Via Turn On The Jets
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets GIF Dump & Leftover Observations: Week 2

For a little while I was considering the “only winners get wings” policy with GIFs, but where is the fun in that? Here is a quick GIF dump from the New York Jets 31-24 loss to the Green Bay Packers, along with some leftover observations. Always a good call inside the 5 yard line, Marty. Always… Jet-Option More of these needed Good Geno LORD, this route from Decker...
Via Turn On The Jets
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets Passing Game Breakdown – Week 1

Welcome to our weekly New York Jets passing game breakdown, where we take a closer look at the performance of the team’s quarterback and wide receivers, along with the tight ends and running backs when applicable. Let us know any plays you want to see going forward down in the comment section or on Twitter! Quarterback Geno Smith: 23/28 (82%), 221 yards, 1 TD, 1 INT. 38 rushing...
Via Turn On The Jets
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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