NFL Notes: Bills, Browns, Ravens, Steelers, & Vikings

Bills Mike Rodak reports that the Bills have expressed interest in re-signing DE Jarius Wynn, but a deal is not imminent and there is not expected to be movement until March. According to Rodak, there hasn’t been any movement between the Bills and G Erik Pears, and it’s unlikely he’s be re-signed now that Buffalo has added Richie Incognito. Rodak reports there have been...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Bills LB Stevenson Sylvester Out For Season With Torn Patella Tendon

The Buffalo Bills are having bad luck at the linebacker position this offseason and it looks like they’ve now lost another for the season as well. According to Mike Rodak of, former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Stevenson Sylvester has been placed on injured reserve with a torn patella tendon. Bills have placed linebacker Stevenson Sylvester […] Bills LB Stevenson...
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August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bills, Browns, Giants, Packers, & Rams

  Bills Bills placed LB Stevenson Sylvester on injured reserve on Wednesday. Browns HC Mike Pettine said that he doesn’t want starting QB Brian Hoyer “looking over his shoulder if he makes one bad throw.” (Aditi Kinkhabwala) Giants S Cooper Taylor may need surgery on foot, which could lead to him being placed on season-ending injured reserve. Packers TEs coach Jerry...
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August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Legursky told 'Sly' to be patient, and the Bills called

BY DAN BEGNOCHEThey say patience is a virtue. Waiting until mid-July to hook up with a team, however, can be downright nerve wracking.Such was the case for the Buffalo Bills' newly acquired linebacker, Stevenson Sylvester. After three seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers, "Sly," as he likes to be called, was cut prior to the start of the 2013 season. He was brought back after only...
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills Roster News: Another LB signed and players put on IR

Doug Whaley made another familiar move today by signing Stevenson Sylvester, a linebacker from the Pittsburgh Steelers that Whaley himself worked on drafting in 2010. Mainly a special teams player for the Steelers, Sylvester is an obvious camp body that will be given a shot to make this team after losing Kiko Alonso to a season ending ACL tear. The Bills have also released tight...
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July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Bills add linebacker, drop tight end, designate others

BY DAN BEGNOCHEThe Buffalo Bills made a move to address the injury to Kiko Alonso Wednesday, and the tight end squad felt its effects.According to the team's website, the team signed soon-to-be 26-year-old Stevenson Sylvester to a one-year deal, a former Utah standout who's spent his first four years in the league with the Pittsburgh Steelers. He's appeared in 50 games in his pro...
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July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Bills Sign Former Steelers LB Stevenson Sylvester

A former Pittsburgh Steelers draft pick found work Wednesday with another team full of other former Steelers players. Linebacker Stevenson Sylvester, who was originally drafted by the Steelers in the fifth-round of the 2010 NFL Draft, signed with the Buffalo Bills on Wednesday and will compete for a job as a backup. The Bills need […] Bills Sign Former Steelers LB Stevenson Sylvester...
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July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Bills Sign LB Stevenson Sylvester, Released TE Mike Caussin

  The Buffalo Bills announced the signing of former Steelers LB Stevenson Sylvester to a contract on Wednesday. The Bills subsequently released TE Mike Caussin to make room for Sylvester. Buffalo also placed on CB Leodis McKelvin and LB Randell Johnson on physically unable to perform list. Meanwhile, DT Alan Branch and OT Cordy Glenn were placed on non-football illness list...
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July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: 2010 Draft Class in Review

Pittsburgh SteelersDraft Picks:#18 C Maurkice Pouncey, Florida#52 OLB Jason Worilds, Virginia Tech#82 WR Emmanuel Sanders, SMU#116 DE Thaddeus Gibson, Ohio State#151 OT Chris Scott, Tennessee#164 CB Crezdon Butler, Clemson#166 LB Stevenson Sylvester, Utah#188 RB Jonathan Dwyer, Georgia Tech#195 WR Antonio Brown, Central Michigan#242 DT Doug Worthington, Ohio StateBy The NumbersSteelers...
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June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Free Agents LBs Marvin Mitchell, James Anderson & Stevenson Sylvester Work Out For Patriots

  Howard Balzer of reports that the Patriots brought in a number of free agent linebackers for workouts including: Marvin Mitchell, James Anderson and Stevenson Sylvester. Mitchell, 29, hasn’t found any interest as a free agent this offseason. He spent the past two years with the Vikings, but clearly wasn’t in their long-term plans. He appeared in all 16 games...
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May 15, 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...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Pete Prisco Thinks Jason Worilds And Stevenson Sylvester Are Under-Radar Free Agents

In a Tuesday post on CBS Sports, Senior NFL Columnist Pete Prisco showed once again that he has zero credibility when it comes writing about the Pittsburgh Steelers. In his post, Prisco listed eight under-the-radar free agents to watch this offseason and that list included Steelers linebackers Jason Worilds and Stevenson Sylvester. With Worilds, Prisco writes: The Steelers would...
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February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 Free Agents Analysis – C-G Eric Olsen – Exclusive Rights

By Matthew Marczi Player: Eric Olsen Position: Center/Guard Experience: 3 Years Free Agent Status: Exclusive Rights 2013 Salary Cap Hit: $163,235 2013 Season Breakdown: The Pittsburgh Steelers are entering the 2014 offseason with what is perhaps an unprecedented 21 unrestricted free agents through which to sort—relative to team history—partially due to the removal of rookie three...
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 Free Agents Analysis – LB Stevenson Sylvester – Unrestricted

By Matthew Marczi Player: Stevenson Sylvester Position: Inside Linebacker Experience: 4 Years Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2013 Salary Cap Hit: $444,706 2013 Season Breakdown: In the weeks leading up to training camp, Pittsburgh Steelers linebackers coach Keith Butler actually spoke highly of Stevenson Sylvester, a fourth-year inside linebacker with a lot to prove. He intimated...
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January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Offensive And Defensive Snap Counts From Week 17 – Browns

Below are the snaps counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers 20-7 Sunday win over the Cleveland Browns along with some observations. Offensively, about the only thing that sticks out is that Derek Moye played three more snaps than Markus Wheaton did. Maybe this had to do with Wheaton's fractured finger more than anything else. Defensively, Stevenson Sylvester saw a lot more playing time...
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December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Meaningful Season Finale Means Sidelines For Youngsters

By Matthew Marczi As is often the case with most teams thanks to an assortment of injuries, the Pittsburgh Steelers currently have a plethora of young, inexperienced players on the roster that they don’t know much about. They are heading into their last opportunity of the regular season to show what they can do…the only problem is that the season finale with the Cleveland Browns...
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December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Inside The Tape: Break Down Of Steelers Versus Packers

By Alex Kozora Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers victory over the Green Bay Packers. CLICK ON ANY PICTURE TO ENLARGE First Half - Kickoff coverage to start the game. L-R. Cortez Allen, Robert Golden, Shamarko Thomas, Chris Carter, Stevenson Sylvester, Shaun Suisham, Antwon Blake, Terence Garvin, Will Allen, Will Johnson, and Markus Wheaton. - No backside contain on opening...
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December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers Versus Packers – Second Half Notes And Observations

By Matthew Marczi The fake punt was such a huge momentum shift that it’s hard to quantify. It may have been an even greater momentum shift than the blocked fumble that led to a touchdown on the next play due to the way the Steelers were able to come back quickly from it and then some on consecutive plays. When your season is on the line—if there’s even a line left—and you...
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December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers Offensive And Defensive Snap Counts From Week 16 – Packers

Below are the snaps counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers 38-31 Sunday win over the Green Bay Packers along with some observations. As far as the offense goes, reserve tackle Mike Adams was actually used on four snaps as an extra tight end. With wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders out of the game for the entire second half, rookie wide receiver Markus Wheaton was the beneficiary of extra...
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December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers Bengals Week 15 Inactives

Below are the inactive players for the Pittsburgh Steelers 2013, week 15 Sunday game against the Cincinnati Bengals. The inactive list is released 90 minutes prior to kickoff. Steelers QB Landry Jones WR Derek Moye DE Brett Keisel CB Isaiah Green OL David Snow NT Steve McLendon LB Stevenson Sylvester Bengals WR Dane Sanzenbacher CB […] Steelers Bengals Week 15 Inactives is a post...
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December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Inside The Tape: Breakdown Of Steelers Versus Dolphins

By Alex Kozora Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers loss to the Miami Dolphins. CLICK ON ANY PICTURE TO ENLARGE - Kick return unit. No order. Antwon Blake, Terence Garvin, Stevenson Sylvester, Chris Carter, and Vince Williams as the front five. Michael Palmer/David Paulson the next two, Al Woods/Cam Heyward forming the wedge, and Jonathan […] Inside The Tape: Breakdown Of Steelers...
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December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers Ravens Week 13 Inactives

Below are the inactive players for the Pittsburgh Steelers 2013, week 13 Thursday night game against the Baltimore Ravens. The inactive list is released 90 minutes prior to kickoff. Steelers QB Landry Jones NT Steve McLendon LB LaMarr Woodley WR Derek Moye TE Richard Gordon LB Stevenson Sylvester CB DeMarcus Van **** Ravens S Brynden Trawick S Omar Brown RB Bernard Scott G/C Ryan...
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November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers Estimated Monday Injury Report For Ravens Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers did not practice on Monday, but because they play the Baltimore Ravens on Thursday night, they are required to submit an estimated participation injury report. According to the Monday evening report, nose tackle Steve McLendon (ankle) and cornerback Curtis Brown (knee) are both listed as out. Brown has not yet been placed on injured reserve, but that move...
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November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers Dress All Eight Offensive Linemen Against The Browns

The Pittsburgh Steelers get guard Ramon Foster back this week against the Cleveland Browns and he will start at left guard after missing the game last week against the Detroit Lions with an ankle injury. Even with Foster back, the Steelers have decided to dress all eight offensive linemen as center/guard Cody Wallace is active for the game. The Steelers will again be missing two...
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November 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers Browns Week 12 Inactives

Below are the inactive players for the Pittsburgh Steelers 2013, week 12 Sunday game against the Cleveland Browns. The inactive list is released 90 minutes prior to kickoff. Steelers QB Landry Jones S Shamarko Thomas LB LaMarr Woodley DE Brett Keisel WR Derek Moye TE Richard Gordon LB Stevenson Sylvester Browns LB Craig Robertson DL Armonty Bryant TE MarQueis Gray OL Patrick Lewis...
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November 24, 2013  |  Discuss
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