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Steelers Should Consider Bringing Back LaRod Stephens-Howling If Healthy

With running back LeGarrette Blount now gone following his Tuesday waiving for conduct detrimental to the team, the Pittsburgh Steelers will need to decide over the course of the next few weeks who will backup starter Le’Veon Bell. If the Steelers choose not to replace Blount with practice squad running back Josh Harris, they might […] Steelers Should Consider Bringing Back...
Via Steelers Depot
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Steelers RB LaRod Stephens-Howling Gets Tryout With Broncos

The Denver Broncos are going to be without starting running back Montee Ball for the next several weeks due to a groin injury that he suffered this past Sunday. With Ball sidelined, the Broncos auditioned a few running backs Tuesday and one of them was LaRod Stephens-Howling, who was with the Pittsburgh Steelers last season. […] Former Steelers RB LaRod Stephens-Howling Gets Tryout...
Via Steelers Depot
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Broncos Injury Update: Denver looking at RB fill ins

The Denver Broncos are working out running backs this week due to the groin injury of Montee Ball. Ball's groin injury will have him out of the lineup for at least three weeks, as reported by Mike Klis of The Denver Post. #464113963 / gettyimages.com The team held workouts on Tuesday at the Broncos' Dove Valley Headquarters. Former running backs, Mikel Leshoure and LaRod Stephens...
Via NFL Injury Report
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

The Steelers Need to Bring In a Speed Back

Getty Images The Pittsburgh Steelers have one of the best young Running Backs in the league today in Le’Veon Bell.  This off-season the Steelers signed LeGarrette Blount to back up Bell, as Bell’s primary back-up. When a backfield is being made up, you look for three main things, and three main roles in the backfield.  First, is the primary Running Back, Le’Veon Bell is the...
Via TopSportsReport
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Awarded Three Compensatory Picks For The 2014 NFL Draft

The 2014 compensatory draft picks have been announced and the Pittsburgh Steelers have been awarded picks in 3rd round (97th overall), 5th round (173rd) and 6th round (215th) for 2014 NFL Draft. The third round pick comes courtesy of the loss of wide receiver Mike Wallace last offseason while the fifth-round pick is likely for the loss of cornerback Keenan Lewis. The sixth-round...
Via Steelers Depot
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

On A Roster Filled With Holes, This Position May Be The Biggest

Many followers of the Pittsburgh Steelers have voiced their concerns over the perceived lack of depth permeating the roster this offseason, particularly at positions such as defensive end, running back, and wide receiver. But there’s a far more glaring hole that still needs to be addressed at some point, and that is the role of kick returner. Outside of a couple of squib kicks...
Via Steelers Depot
March 23, 2014  |  1 Comment

Steelers 2014 Compensatory Draft Picks Expected To Be Awarded On Monday

The NFL owners' meetings get underway Monday in Orlando, FL and if the league keeps the same schedule as last year, we should know what compensatory picks the Pittsburgh Steelers will be awarded by the end of that first day. Last offseason, the Steelers lost five unrestricted free agents that signed with other teams and made the 53 man roster during the primary signing period. Those...
Via Steelers Depot
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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 ESPN.com, the Vikings have already "checked on" Stephens-Howling and that's probably...
Via Steelers Depot
March 22, 2014  |  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
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

13 Steelers Free Agents Remain Unsigned Entering Second Week Of The New League Year

Today marks the beginning of the second week of free agency for 2014 league year and as of right now, the Pittsburgh Steelers currently have 13 of their own free agents that remain unsigned. Below is a quick recap of the current status of those players. Jerricho Cotchery - Cotchery has a visit scheduled on Monday with the Carolina Panthers and there are rumblings that he might have...
Via Steelers Depot
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

No Attention For Knowshon Thus Far, So Should The Steelers Give Him Some?

Denver Broncos unrestricted free agent running back Knowshon Moreno had a breakout season last year, but so far during the signing period, it appears as though most teams think it was an aberration of sorts and that he's certainly not starter material. Moreno registered nearly 1,600 yards from scrimmage in 2013 and that included a career-high 60 receptions for 548 yards. Being as...
Via Steelers Depot
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

The Optimist’s Take – Projecting Health

For a team facing so much adversity in the past season and heading into the next with a litany of questions to address, it’s natural to consider the issues and how they can either go right or wrong, as well as how they will affect  the broader dynamics and future success of the team, both heading into this season and into the future. Though not statistically true, it is technically...
Via Steelers Depot
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

The Pessimist’s Take – Running Back Depth

For a team facing so much adversity in the past season and heading into the next with a litany of questions to address, it’s natural to consider the issues and how they can either go right or wrong, as well as how they will affect  the broader dynamics and future success of the team, both heading into this season and into the future. Though not statistically true, it is technically...
Via Steelers Depot
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

The Optimist’s Take – Running Back Depth

For a team facing so much adversity in the past season and heading into the next with a litany of questions to address, it’s natural to consider the issues and how they can either go right or wrong, as well as how they will affect  the broader dynamics and future success of the team, both heading into this season and into the future. Though not statistically true, it is technically...
Via Steelers Depot
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Compensatory Draft Pick Prognosticator Predicts Three For Steelers This Offseason

As Jimmy Kempski of Philly.com pointed out in a Friday blog post, his good friend Craig Turner has become quite the expert at predicting compensatory draft picks that teams will receive for the net loss of their free agents. In fact, last year Turner correctly predicted the right team and round of 24 of the total of 32 compensatory picks awarded by the league, and was off by one...
Via Steelers Depot
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Early Offseason Positional Draft Needs – Running Back

By Matthew Marczi Ask any Pittsburgh Steelers fan now and he’ll tell you that the offseason began way too early for their team, which even according to team president Art Rooney II should have been in the playoffs. If you asked that same fan at the Bye Week for their mock draft, however, they might have already had written up as the Steelers faced a seemingly unthinkable winless...
Via Steelers Depot
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Look for the Steelers to Grab a Running Back in the Draft

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ running game improved significantly this past season with the addition of rookie Le’Veon Bell and signs are certainly pointing up for both Bell and the Steelers. Further analysis however reveals the Steelers have a serious lack of depth in this backfield. Behind Bell this past season were Felix Jones and Jonathan Dwyer. Both of those guys are unrestricted...
Via Steel City Blitz
January 20, 2014  |  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

Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 Free Agents Analysis – RB LaRod Stephens-Howling – Unrestricted

By Matthew Marczi Player: LaRod Stephens-Howling Position: Running Back Experience: 5 Years Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2013 Salary Cap Hit: $620,000 2013 Season Breakdown: Many are quick to point out that the loss of Maurkice Pouncey in the first week of the season forced the Pittsburgh Steelers to rethink what they were going to do on the offensive side of the ball, which is...
Via Steelers Depot
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

State of the Steelers: Running Back

Any time a player’s name is mentioned in the same sentence as someone like Franco Harris, people are going to take notice. That’s exactly what Le’Veon Bell did in his rookie season… He put everyone on notice, and solidified himself as the Steelers feature back, breaking Franco Harris’ rookie record of most yards from scrimmage along the way. There’s no question that Bell...
Via Steel City Blitz
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers 2013 Player Evaluations By Position – Running Backs

By Alex Kozora A Pittsburgh Steelers player by player recap, grouped by position, reviewing the 2013 season. Today, a look at the Steelers’ backfield. Le’Veon Bell: Oh what could have been. Had a foot injury not caused Bell to miss time in the preseason and the first three weeks of the year, he would have been a 1,000 yard rusher and had double-digit touchdowns. Perhaps the Steelers...
Via Steelers Depot
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers 2013 Sacks Allowed Recap

By Alex Kozora With the 2013 season now over for the Pittsburgh Steelers, it’s time to wrap a bow and review the sacks and penalties allowed by the team. Starting with another look at the final 2013 Sack Breakdown counter. Sacks (Season) Kelvin Beachum: 7 Marcus Gilbert: 6 Ben Roethlisberger: 4.5 David DeCastro: 4.5 Ramon Foster: 3 Mike Adams: 3 Defensive Scheme/Coverage: 3 Guy...
Via Steelers Depot
January 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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