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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
24 days ago  |  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
25 days ago  |  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...
Via Steelers Depot
25 days ago  |  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...
Via Steelers Depot
26 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
29 days ago  |  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

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

Steelers expected to try and re-sign Dwyer, Stephens-Howling

Scott Brown of ESPN.com believes the Pittsburgh Steelers will attempt to bring back both Jonathan Dwyer and Larod Stephens-Howling, but not Felix Jones. I think they will try to re-sign Jonathan Dwyer and LaRod Stephens-Howling assuming they are confident the latter will make a full recovery from the surgery that fixed a torn ACL. I don’t see them making any attempt at re...
Via Pro Football Zone
February 09, 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

Report: Steelers RB Jonathan Dwyer Not Expected To See Carries Monday Night

After losing running back LaRod Stephens-Howling for the season to a knee injury last week in the season opener against the Tennessee Titans, the Pittsburgh Steelers decided to re-sign running back Jonathan Dwyer to take his spot on the roster. While Dwyer is dressed for the Monday night game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Mike Prisuta of DVE Radio said during the pre-game radio...
Via Steelers Depot
September 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers Must Regain Their Monday-Night Magic

The Pittsburgh Steelers must win at Cincinnati Monday night to prevent their first 0-2 start under head coach Mike Tomlin. Pro Bowl center Maurkice Pouncey, defensive signal-caller Larry Foote and third-down back LaRod Stephens-Howling are out for the season. The Steelers haven’t shown much of a pass rush, and have no semblance of a running game. With all that working against the...
Via SteelerAddicts
September 14, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL Playbook Segment Features Poor Runs By The Steelers Running Backs

One of my favorite shows to watch every week during the season is "Playbook", which can be seen every Friday night on the NFL Network. They do great job of previewing the upcoming games and you always learn something thanks to their all-22 play break downs. In their preview of the Monday night game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Cincinnati Bengals, they took a...
Via Steelers Depot
September 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Jonathan Dwyer Says He’s A Changed Person With A Chip On His Shoulder

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jonathan Dwyer was scheduled to earn $1.323 million in 2013 had he been on week one roster, but being as he was waived during the final round of cuts, that one-year restricted tender did not have to be paid. Dwyer of course was re-signed on Monday after the Steelers lost LaRod Stephens-Howling for the season to a knee injury suffered in the season...
Via Steelers Depot
September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers need a terrible band-aid, lose Maurkice Pouncey, Larry Foote and LaRod Stephens-Howling, other roster moves

In a flurry of necessary roster moves, the Pittsburgh Steelers have changed the make-up of their team in just a few days.According to Josh Alper of NBCSports, the Pittsburgh Steelers have placed center, Maurkice Pouncey, linebacker, Larry Foote and running back, LaRod Stephens-Howling, on season-ending injured reserve from injuries suffered in Sunday’s loss to the Tennessee Titans...
Via NFL Injury Report
September 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers Have Placed Pouncey, Foote And Stephens-Howling On Injured Reserve List

As expected, the Pittsburgh Steelers placed center Maurkice Pouncey, linebacker Larry Foote and running back LaRod Stephens-Howling on their injured reserve list Monday. Pouncey tore both his ACL and MCL in his right knee early in the Sunday loss to the Tennessee Titans when guard David DeCastro accidentally cut his legs out from underneath him. Foote tore a bicep late in the game...
Via Steelers Depot
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers Will Indeed Bring Back Jonathan Dwyer

After losing running back LaRod Stephens-Howling for the season with a knee injury, the Pittsburgh Steelers have decided to re-sign running back Jonathan Dwyer. #Steelers will re-sign RB Jonathan Dwyer — Ed Bouchette (@EdBouchette) September 9, 2013 Dwyer was waived during the final round of cuts over a week ago and the odd man out after the team acquired Felix Jones from the...
Via Steelers Depot
September 09, 2013  |  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...
Via Tireball.com
September 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Steelers RB LaRod Stephens-Howling Suffered A Torn ACL Sunday

According to Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports 1 on Twitter, Pittsburgh Steelers running back LaRod Stephens-Howling suffered a suffered a torn ACL in the Sunday season opening loss to the Tennessee Titans. Stephens-Howling was signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Steelers during the draft after playing his first four seasons with the Arizona Cardinals, who originally drafted him...
Via Steelers Depot
September 08, 2013  |  Discuss

LaRod Stephens-Howling suffered a torn ACL

According to Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports,  Steelers running back LaRod Stephens-Howling suffered a torn ACL during today’s loss to the Titans. More bad news for the Steelers: RB LaRod Stephens-Howling suffered a torn ACL today. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) September 9, 2013   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post LaRod Stephens-Howling suffered a...
Via Pro Football Zone
September 08, 2013  |  Discuss

What we learned about the Steelers in Week 1

Le’Veon Bell better be good: The Steelers running game does not exist. It was an absolutely pitiful effort as a whole for the Steelers running backs. Pittsburgh ended the game with just 32 rushing yards. The longest run went for 8 yards. LaRod Stephens-Howling led the team with 19 rushing yards. If Le’Veon Bell isn’t an upgrade, this team could very well be the worst running...
Via Pro Football Zone
September 08, 2013  |  2 Comments

LSH Suffers Knee Injury

Steelers tailback LaRod Stephens-Howling left Sunday's opener with a knee injury and will not return.Fantasy Spin:Stephens-Howling was just starting to get going after replacing an ineffective Isaac Redman and Felix Jones. He had rushed for 19 yards on six carries and caught a pair of ballas for another 11 yards. The Steelers are generating zero offense today.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
September 08, 2013  |  Discuss

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