STEVE MCLENDON NEWS

Steelers Injury Report: McLendon, Gilbert Still Unable To Practice Thursday

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now wrapped up their Thursday practice as they continue to prepare to play the Indianapolis Colts Sunday at Heinz Field and the daily injury report has just a few minor changes. Not practicing Thursday were nose tackle Steve McLendon (shoulder) and tackle Marcus Gilbert (concussion). While it’s not looking like McLendon […] Steelers Injury Report...
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2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Injury Report: McLendon, Gilbert, Shazier Unable To Practice Wednesday

The Pittsburgh Steelers first injury report of the week has now been released and it includes a little bit of bad news. Nose tackle Steve McLendon (shoulder) wasn’t able to practice Wednesday and while it’s still early in the week, it doesn’t look like he will make it back for the game Sunday at Heinz […] Steelers Injury Report: McLendon, Gilbert, Shazier Unable To Practice...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Monday Night Football: Steelers vs Texans Pick *5-2 Yesterday*

Houston Texans vs Pittsburgh Steelers The Houston Texans travel to Pittsburgh for a match up with the Steelers on Monday Night Football this week. Both teams are looking to get to 4-3 on the year. Pittsburgh was embarrassed last week against the Cleveland Browns and Houston fell behind early to a streaking Indianapolis team. The Steelers are banged up on the defensive side of the...
Via Sports Mockery
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Hold As Favorites Over Texans On ‘Monday Night Football’

The Pittsburgh Steelers host the Houston Texans on “Monday Night Football” to wrap up Week 7 of the NFL season. Pittsburgh opened as a 4-point favorite, but the line has come down to between 3 points and 3.5 points at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. The total opened at 44.5 points, and has remained there. Both teams sit at 3-3 SU, with the Texans at 4-2 ATS and the Steelers...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers vs Browns II Film Review: Steve McLendon

The Pittsburgh Steelers are going to have to get used to life without Steve McLendon at nose tackle for tomorrow night, as he’s long been ruled out for the Monday night game against the Houston Texans. Perhaps I should say the team needs to get used to life with Cam Thomas at nose tackle, because […] Steelers vs Browns II Film Review: Steve McLendon is a post from: Steelers...
Via Steelers Depot
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dick LeBeau On Rookie DE Stephon Tuitt: ‘He’s Going To Be A Good Player, You Can Write That Down’

With Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Steve McLendon currently sidelined with a shoulder injury and defensive end Brett Keisel questionable for the Monday night game against the Houston Texans because of a sprained knee, there’s a good chance that rookie defensive end Stephon Tuitt will make his first career start at Heinz Field. At the very […] Dick LeBeau On Rookie DE Stephon...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Out Of The Zone Against Texans Rush Without Steve McLendon

The Pittsburgh Steelers were gashed on the ground by their opponents’ running games during the first two games of the season. Over the next three games, however, the numbers began to die down significantly. This resulted in triggering a false positive that the Steelers had ‘fixed’ their issues in the running game, which proved not […] Steelers Out Of The Zone Against Texans...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Injury Report: NT Steve McLendon Ruled Out For Texans Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers will take on the Houston Texans Monday night at Heinz Field and they will do so without the services of nose tackle Steve McLendon. During his Tuesday press conference, head coach Mike Tomlin ruled out McLendon for the Monday night game because of the right shoulder injury that he suffered in the […] Steelers Injury Report: NT Steve McLendon Ruled Out For...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Injury Report: Keisel, McLendon, Mitchell All Suffer Sprains In Loss To Browns

The Pittsburgh Steelers lost three defensive players to injuries during their 31-10 loss Sunday to the Cleveland Browns and after the game head coach Mike Tomlin talked about the walking wounded. According to Tomlin, nose tackle Steve McLendon suffered a right shoulder sprain in the first half. Mclendon injured that same shoulder earlier in the […] Steelers Injury Report: Keisel...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Keisel, Heyward, Mitchell All Injured In Second Half Against Browns

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Brett Keisel suffered a left knee injury late in the second half of the Sunday game against the Cleveland Browns and he will not return for the second half. The Browns lead the Steelers 31-10 late and the team was already without with nose tackle Steve McLendon (shoulder), defensive end Cameron […] Steelers Keisel, Heyward, Mitchell All Injured...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers NT Steve McLendon Leaves Browns Game With Shoulder Injury

Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Steve McLendon suffered a right shoulder in the first half of the Sunday game against the Cleveland Browns and he will not return for the second half. McLendon dealt with a shoulder injury earlier in the year. The Browns lead the Steelers 21-3 at halftime and with McLendon now out, Cam […] Steelers NT Steve McLendon Leaves Browns Game With Shoulder...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers NT Steve McLendon Thinks Browns Chop Blocks Are Illegal

When the Pittsburgh Steelers played the Cleveland Browns back in Week 1, nose tackle Steve McLendon claims that he was illegally chop-blocked multiple times during the game. “It happens a lot with this team, it happened to me three times in the first game,” said McLendon, according to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. As […] Steelers NT Steve McLendon Thinks Browns...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers vs Buccaneers Film Review: Steve McLendon

There is little question, at least among those who review the Pittsburgh Steelers’ game footage, that nose tackle Steve McLendon has been one of the best players thus far this year for the team on the defensive side of the ball. He was among the Steelers’ best defenders yet again this past Sunday against the […] Steelers vs Buccaneers Film Review: Steve McLendon is a post...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Marcus Gilbert, Steve McLendon Receive Top PFF Marks For Play Against Buccaneers

Pro Football Focus now has there initial grades out for the Pittsburgh Steelers following their 27-24 loss Sunday to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and I am not very surprised that tackle Marcus Gilbert (3.6) graded out as the best player on offense. Gilbert has now put together two solid games after not playing well in […] Steelers Marcus Gilbert, Steve McLendon Receive Top PFF Marks...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers vs Panthers Film Review: Steve McLendon

For yet another game, nose tackle Steve McLendon was among the better defenders on the field for the Pittsburgh Steelers defense. Because the team played so much of the second half with a big lead, however, he saw his playing time decline as the game wore on and they relied more on the nickel. After […] Steelers vs Panthers Film Review: Steve McLendon is a post from: Steelers...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers vs Ravens Film Review Steve McLendon

Membership numbers of the Steve McLendon Is Not A Nose Tackle support group may have taken a hit following last Thursday’s loss by the Pittsburgh Steelers, who fell 26-6 to the Baltimore Ravens in a game in which the second-year starter was most certainly the defense’s best player. Suffice it to say that the Ravens’ […] Steelers vs Ravens Film Review Steve McLendon is a...
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September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Injury Report: Archer, McLendon Both Limited Monday

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Carolina Panthers Sunday night on the road and from a health standpoint the team is looking good heading into that game. During his Tuesday press conference, head coach Mike Tomlin only listed running back Dri Archer (ankle) and nose tackle Steve McLendon (shoulder) during his run down of the […] Steelers Injury Report: Archer, McLendon Both...
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September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Injury Report: NT Steve McLendon Limited Monday

Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Steve McLendon (shoulder) left the Thursday night game against the Baltimore Ravens in the second half with a shoulder injury but it looks like he might have a chance to play Sunday night against the Carolina Panthers. According to Mike Prisuta of DVE Radio, McLendon  said he participated in individual drills Monday […] Steelers Injury Report...
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September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers vs Ravens Second Half Notes And Observations

Below are my notes and observations upon reviewing the second half of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 26-6 loss to the Baltimore Ravens. Further evidence to support the Steve McLendon Is a Nose Tackle support group. On the first play of the half, he beat center Jeremy Zuttah to put pressure on Joe Flacco, forcing him to […] Steelers vs Ravens Second Half Notes And Observations is a...
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September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Antonio Brown, Steve Mclendon Receive Top PFF Marks For Play Against Ravens

Pro Football Focus has released their initial set of player grades following the Pittsburgh Steelers Thursday night loss to the Baltimore Ravens and as you would expect, there are quite a few red boxes this week. Despite taking a big shot early in the game and needing to be checked out for a concussion, wide receiver Antonio Brown (1.1) managed to return and catch a total of seven...
Via Steelers Depot
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers NT Steve McLendon Injures Shoulder In Loss To Ravens

The Pittsburgh Steelers were drilled 26-6 Thursday night by the Baltimore Ravens and the only real bright spot coming out of the game was the fact that the team probably suffer any serious injuries. Wide receiver Antonio Brown (head), who left in the first quarter of the game in order to get checked out for a concussion, was able to return and finish after being cleared in the locker...
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September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers vs Panthers Film Review: Steve McLendon

Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Steve McLendon is hopeful of playing more like a true nose tackle this season after playing last year underweight, and consequently leaving himself prone to injury while failing to draw enough attention to himself to free up the linebackers. Reviews thus far have been mixed. Overall, he has played well within […] Steelers vs Panthers Film Review...
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September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers vs Bills Film Review: Steve McLendon

Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Steve McLendon was once a fan favorite—back when he was a longshot undrafted free agent reserve. Now that he’s in the starting lineup, he’s quickly lost favor with many. Granted, much of that has to do with the belief that he doesn’t have the size to play effectively as a nose […] Steelers vs Bills Film Review: Steve McLendon is a post from...
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August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers 2014 Training Camp Player By Player Recap: Defense

By Alex Kozora Brief player-by-player of how each of the Pittsburgh Steelers on the defensive side of the ball throughout training camp and the first preseason game. Nose Tackle Steve McLendon: McLendon is another guy the jury is out on though I like his chances in a league where every defensive player has to be […] Steelers 2014 Training Camp Player By Player Recap: Defense is...
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August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers McLendon, Shazier, Foster All Sidelined Again Thursday

The Pittsburgh Steelers Thursday practice is now underway and several players are once again sitting out. Linebacker Ryan Shazier (knee), nose tackle Steve McLendon (concussion), defensive end Cameron Heyward (unknown), wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey (concussion), tackle Ramon Foster (unknown), wide receiver Antonio Brown and safety Troy Polamalu (unknown) aren’t practice Thursday...
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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