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Steelers Could Be Interested In Reunion With Players Lost Last Season

Under normal circumstances, the fear of losing fringe players either off of waivers or off the practice squad is frequently unjustified, or at least heavily imbalanced against the day-to-day reality of how frequently such things occur. Pittsburgh Steelers defensive lineman Steve McLendon is entering his third season as the team’s... The post Steelers Could Be Interested In Reunion...
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5 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...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Training Camp Diary: Day Fourteen

Home stretch everybody. It makes me sad. Final day is Friday. But let’s focus on the present and leap into today’s notes. – Injury roundup. Josh Harris, Ross Ventrone, Steve McLendon, Lawrence Timmons, Vince Williams, Jordan Zumwalt, and Cameron Clear all failed to practiced today. Ventrone did some cutting and... The post Training Camp Diary: Day Fourteen appeared first on...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Training Camp Diary: Day Nine

Halfway home! Day nine of Pittsburgh Steelers’ practice is in the books. Team is back on Thursday and Friday before gearing up for their first preseason game against the Minnesota Vikings. Let’s get into the notes. – Injury roundup: Several players returned today. Ben Roethlisberger, Steve McLendon, and Cam Heyward... The post Training Camp Diary: Day Nine appeared first on...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

SCB Steelers 2015 Training Camp Battle Report: Defensive Line

The Steelers enter the 2015 season with a wide range of questions about the defensive front. One thing that’s for certain is that Cam Heyward is very close to becoming to one of the top defensive ends in the league. Another good season will make that all but a certainty. After that, there’s potential, some promise and some serious concerns for this unit of the Steelers. Starters...
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July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Monday web roundup: Pittsburgh Steelers

2015 Steelers season scenarios: Daniel McCullers and Steve McLendon split time at NT The Pittsburgh Steelers have a good problem to have at their nose tackle position. Veteran Steve McLendon has proven what he can do, but second year player ... Gardner putting in double time with Steelers New England released the former Michigan quarterback quickly, and the Pittsburgh Steelers...
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July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers Extension Candidates: Steve McLendon

For much of the offseason, it was assumed that, at some point before the start of the regular season, the Pittsburgh Steelers would award a couple of young players with lucrative contract extensions, as they did last summer with key pieces of their offensive line and one particularly maligned cornerback. More recently, we’ve heard from […] Steelers Extension Candidates: Steve...
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June 14, 2015  |  Discuss

McCullers Could Save McLendon From Some Wear And Tear

Steve McLendon is entering his third season as the starting nose tackle for the Pittsburgh Steelers after spending the earlier part of his career as a role player. During that earlier portion, he played at a lighter weight and contributed at both nose tackle and defensive end. Many wondered whether or not he could withstand […] McCullers Could Save McLendon From Some Wear And...
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June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve McLendon Putting Focus On The Field, Not His Contract

Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Steve McLendon has had no shortage of critics since he entered the starting lineup at nose tackle in 2013, but a growing consensus among analysts of the game find that the majority of those criticisms about his play are misguided, or simply not representative of his play. There is one criticism, […] Steve McLendon Putting Focus On The Field, Not...
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June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Healthy Steelers NT Steve McLendon Is Focused On Stopping The Run In 2015

Pittsburgh Steelers starting nose tackle Steve McLendon missed four games last season because of an injured shoulder but the former undrafted free agent out of Troy let be known last week that he’s all but overcome that injury. “Oh yeah, it’s good,” McLendon said of his shoulder late last week during an interview with Steelers […] Healthy Steelers NT Steve McLendon Is...
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June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers Would Be Smart Not Extending Steve McLendon This Offseason

Consider me a fan of Steve McLendon. Really, I am. Someone who has thoroughly defended him. Acknowledged that he was no longer the 280 pound, undersized rookie tackle coming out of Troy. That he didn’t have to be, wasn’t supposed to be Casey Hampton, and his style is more suited to defending today’s running game. […] Steelers Would Be Smart Not Extending Steve McLendon This...
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May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Contract Extension Possible For Steelers NT Steve McLendon

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have almost all of their 2015 draft class under contract, we’ll all wait until training camp gets underway to find out which players who are entering the final years of their current contracts receive extensions. While defensive end Cameron Heyward and tackle Kelvin Beachum are nearly guaranteed to get new […] Contract Extension Possible For...
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May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers Family Loses One Of Their Own

The average Pittsburgh Steelers fan may know who Ben Roethlisberger or Hines Ward is, or that the team owns six Lombardi Trophies, but may not be able to identify a David DeCastro or a Steve McLendon if they ran smack into them in a grocery store. Such is the case with John “J.D.” Fogarty, the […] Steelers Family Loses One Of Their Own is a post from: The post Steelers Family...
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March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers 2014 Player Exit Meetings – NT Steve McLendon

End-of-season player exit meetings are not something that we are often privy to as outsiders of the football world. Generally, we only get a glimpse into that world when a player is asked by a reporter how the meeting went, if the player is willing to discuss it. Still, it’s not generally a hard concept […] Steelers 2014 Player Exit Meetings – NT Steve McLendon is a post from...
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January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers vs Ravens Wildcard Round Film Review: Steve McLendon

While he may have only made one assisted tackle in the game, Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Steve McLendon made his presence felt at times and in ways that are not reflected in a simple score sheet. The Steelers’ offensive line was largely dominated by the front seven of the Baltimore Ravens, but McLendon was among […] Steelers vs Ravens Wildcard Round Film Review: Steve McLendon...
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January 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers NT Steve McLendon Leaves Bengals Game Injured

Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Steve McLendon has left the Sunday night game against the Cincinnati Bengals with a shoulder injury. McLendon has missed several games with a shoulder injury and he appeared to re-injure it early in the game. With McLendon sidelined, rookie Daniel McCullers has been seeing snaps in the Steelers base defense. The […] Steelers NT Steve McLendon Leaves...
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December 28, 2014  |  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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December 14, 2014  |  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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December 10, 2014  |  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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December 05, 2014  |  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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December 05, 2014  |  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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December 02, 2014  |  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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November 30, 2014  |  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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November 28, 2014  |  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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November 25, 2014  |  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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November 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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