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SCB Steelers Quick Hitters for December 18th, 2014

The Steelers will practice today from 1-3pm. -Injury Report from Wednesday: William Gay, Steve McLendon ,Ben Roethlisberger and Heath Miller did not practice. None was due to injury. Marcus Gilbert and James Harrison were full participants. Mike Mitchell (groin) and Troy Polamalu (knee) did not practice. -The Steelers and Chiefs have played 28 times since their first meeting in 1970...
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20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Steelers vs Bengals I Film Review: Steve McLendon

The return of nose tackle Steve McLendon to the lineup was a welcome sight for the Pittsburgh Steelers after missing action since the Jets game. With their nose tackle back on the field, the defense did a better job of controlling the Cincinnati Bengals’ rushing attack, which is where McLendon had his biggest impact in […] Steelers vs Bengals I Film Review: Steve McLendon is...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Still Tinkering with the Defense

Plenty of fans are looking for answers to the Steelers defensive struggles. The truth is there’s no savior free agent or player returning from injury that will suddenly make this defense better. However, it does sound like Mike Tomlin is still trying to figure out the best combination of players is, with what he has. At this point, the 21 points the Steelers gave up on Sunday is...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Get A Glimpse Of The Future Of The D-Line

In the last game, the Pittsburgh Steelers not only got back nose tackle Steve McLendon, but gave rookie second-round defensive end Stephon Tuitt his first career start, in which he logged a team-high in defensive snaps among defensive linemen. The hope here is that, on Sunday afternoon against the Cincinnati Bengals, we got a glimpse, […] Steelers Get A Glimpse Of The Future Of...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Injury Report: Harrison, Gilbert Start Falcons Week Off As Questionable

The Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday and as the team now prepares to play the Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Tomlin addressed the injury situation of the team on Tuesday. During his press conference Tomlin said that linebacker Jarvis Jones (wrist) and nose tackle Steve McLendon (shoulder) both came out of the game […] Steelers Injury Report: Harrison...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers vs Bengals I First Half Live Update And Discussion Thread

The Pittsburgh Steelers face a critical division game against the Cincinnati Bengals. They will be doing so without James Harrison, who has become one of the team’s  best defenders, but they have also gotten back Jarvis Jones, as well as Steve McLendon at nose tackle. Meanwhile, Stephon Tuitt is expected to make his first career start. Dri Archer was a surprise inactive...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers vs Saints Film Review: Stephon Tuitt

Reports out of Pittsburgh earlier this week allege that rookie defensive end Stephon Tuitt will make his first career start against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, presumably over Cam Thomas, who may or may not end up starting at nose tackle, depending on the health of Steve McLendon. It’s been difficult to gauge the development […] Steelers vs Saints Film Review: Stephon...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Cincinnati Bengals host Steelers in a game with huge playoff implications

Pittsburgh Steelers @ Cincinnati Bengals Paul Brown Stadium, Cincinnati, Ohio Sunday, December 7, 2014, 1p.m. (ET) Key Matchup The Steelers run defense against Cincinnati’s potent rushing attack. The Bengals rank ninth in the NFL in rushing yards per game, at 124.5. Pittsburgh’s defense has been respectable in that category, allowing 105.6 rushing yards per game. But those numbers...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Steelers take on Bengals in a game with enormous playoff implications

Pittsburgh Steelers @ Cincinnati Bengals Paul Brown Stadium, Cincinnati, Ohio Sunday, December 7, 2014, 1p.m. (ET) Key Matchup The Steelers run defense against Cincinnati’s potent rushing attack. The Bengals rank ninth in the NFL in rushing yards per game, at 124.5. Pittsburgh’s defense has been respectable in that category, allowing 105.6 rushing yards per game. But those numbers...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Injury Report: Steve McLendon Questionable, Jarvis Jones Could Return Sunday

The Pittsburgh Steelers will take on the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday on the road and during his Tuesday press conference head coach Mike Tomlin updated the health of the team heading into that game. Tomlin started by saying that defensive end Brett Keisel has had surgery already on his triceps that he injured this past Sunday. […] Steelers Injury Report: Steve McLendon Questionable...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Versus Saints Week 13 Projected Inactive List

The Pittsburgh Steelers will take on the New Orleans Saints Sunday at Heinz Field and below is a best guess as to what the inactive list will look like this week. The official list of inactives will be announced 90 minutes before kickoff. Steve McLendon – McLendon will miss the game against the Saints as he continues to be […] Steelers Versus Saints Week 13 Projected Inactive...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Injury Report: McLendon, Allen Ruled Out; Gilbert, Shazier Both Questionable

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now released their final injury report for the upcoming game Sunday against the New Orleans Saints and it includes two players being ruled out on it. Cornerback Cortez Allen (thumb) and nose tackle Steve McLendon (shoulder) will both miss Sunday’s game. Allen is still recovering from having pins inserted into his […] Steelers Injury Report: McLendon...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Injury Report: Steve McLendon Questionable For Sunday, Cortez Allen Dealing With Broken Thumb

The Pittsburgh Steelers look to get several injured players back this week for their Sunday home game against the New Orleans Saints and head coach Mike Tomlin updated the status of the team from a health standpoint during his Tuesday press conference. Tomlin said that safety Troy Polamalu (knee) practiced Monday as he looks to […] Steelers Injury Report: Steve McLendon Questionable...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Midseason Player Evaluations: Steve McLendon

With the Pittsburgh Steelers coming off their bye week and little to talk about in the interim outside of returning players, now would be as good a time as any to take a look back on what’s transpired this season and give out some mid-year player evaluations. The team as a whole has suffered its […] Midseason Player Evaluations: Steve McLendon is a post from: Steelers Depot...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers vs Titans Film Review: Cam Thomas

The last time starting nose tackle Steve McLendon missed a game, the Pittsburgh Steelers moved Cam Thomas from left defensive end to nose tackle in the starting lineup. Last week, against the Tennessee Titans, however, they gave rookie nose tackle Daniel McCullers the chance to start. He was promptly cut to the ground on the […] Steelers vs Titans Film Review: Cam Thomas is a...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Steelers NT Steve McLendon Not Sure He’ll Be Back For Saints Game

While it’s looking like the Pittsburgh Steelers might get cornerback Ike Taylor, safety Troy Polamalu and linebacker Ryan Shazier back on the field for their post-bye week game at home against the New Orleans Saints, it sounds like nose tackle Steve McLendon still might not be ready to return from the shoulder injury that has […] Report: Steelers NT Steve McLendon Not Sure He’ll...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Injury report: Thomas, McLendon Ruled Out, Ventrone Probable

The Pittsburgh Steelers have released their final injury report of the week for the game Monday night against the Tennessee Titans and it offers up no real surprises. Ruled out for Monday night’s game are safety Shamarko Thomas (hamstring), safety Troy Polamalu (knee), linebacker Ryan Shazier (ankle), nose tackle Steve McLendon (shoulder) and cornerback Ike […] Steelers Injury...
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November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bears, Buccaneers, Cowboys, Steelers, Texans

Bears The Bears worked out DT Kenneth Horsley. (Aaron Wilson) Buccaneers The Buccaneers tried out LS Charley Hughlett , P Tom Hornsey, P Jacob Schum (signed), P Chase Tenpenny, P Jacob Dombrowski. (Aaron Wilson) Cowboys Cowboys worked out DB Robert Steeples, DB Jonte Green and DB Lou Young. (Aaron Wilson) Steelers Steelers NT Steve McLendon (shoulder) has been ruled...
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November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Injury Report: Shamarko Thomas, Cortez Allen Limited Friday

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now wrapped up their Friday practice as they continue to prepare to play the Tennessee Titans Monday night at LP Field and the new injury report shows a few minor changes. Nose tackle Steve McLendon (shoulder), safety Troy Polamalu (knee) and linebacker Ryan Shazier (ankle) all sat out again on Friday […] Steelers Injury Report: Shamarko Thomas, Cortez...
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

SCB Steelers Quick Hitters for November 14th, 2014

TGIF Steeler Nation! -The Steelers practice from 1045am-1230pm today. -Injury Report from yesterday. Full participant: Ross Ventrone, Limited Participants: Ike Taylor, Shamarko Thomas, Did Not Practice: Steve McLendon, Troy Polamalu, Ryan Shazier, Arthur Moats, Brett Keisel -It’s looking more and more likely that rookie Daniel McCullers will get his first start at the nose tackle...
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers vs Jets Film Review: Daniel McCullers

If you follow this site, then you’ve no doubt heard that rookie nose tackle Daniel McCullers is reportedly in line to make his first career start—assuming the Pittsburgh Steelers open in their base defense—on Monday night. If he does start, then that means nose tackle Steve McLendon will be sitting out to rest his injured […] Steelers vs Jets Film Review: Daniel McCullers...
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Rookie Daniel McCullers To Start Monday Night Against Titans

With it looking like Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Steve McLendon will miss the game Monday night with a shoulder injury, David Todd is reporting that rookie sixth-round draft pick Daniel McCullers will not only dress against the Tennessee Titans, he’ll also make his first career start. Defensive line coach John Mitchell apparently passed along the […] Steelers Rookie Daniel...
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November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

SCB Steelers Quick Hitters for November 12th, 2014

Happy Hump Day Steelers’ Fans. Much like today, we need to get over the Jets’ game and that goes for me too. -The Steelers will practice today from 115-315pm Eastern. -Injury News: Ryan Shazier and Troy Polamalu are both out for Monday night’s game. Steve McLendon re-injured his shoulder and right now is 50/50. His status will depend on what he can do this week. Ike Taylor...
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November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Could Take A Different Approach Replacing Steve McLendon

Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Steve McLendon suffered a shoulder injury toward the end of the first half against the Baltimore Ravens in the second game of the season. The injury was reaggravated a few weeks later against the Cleveland Browns, which caused him to miss the next two games, returning for the rematch against the […] Steelers Could Take A Different Approach Replacing...
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November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers vs Ravens II Film Review: Steve McLendon

The Pittsburgh Steelers got nose tackle Steve McLendon back in time for a big primetime matchup against the division rival Baltimore Ravens on Sunday night. Even if he didn’t play his best game, he did make a difference in the running game. Admittedly, the Ravens did have to abandon the run toward the end of […] Steelers vs Ravens II Film Review: Steve McLendon is a post from...
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November 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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