STEVENSON SYLVESTER NEWS

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...
Via AFC East Daily
12 days ago  |  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...
Via cover32 - Bills
13 days ago  |  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...
Via AFC East Daily
13 days ago  |  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...
Via Steelers Depot
13 days ago  |  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...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
13 days ago  |  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...
Via Pro Football Spot
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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

  Howard Balzer of Lockerdome.com 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...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
May 15, 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...
Via Steelers Depot
February 25, 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...
Via Steelers Depot
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Versus Browns Week 12 Projected Inactive List

The Pittsburgh Steelers will take on the Cleveland Browns Sunday at FirstEnergy Stadium 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. Landry Jones - Yep, no surprise here with Jones as his inactive game streak will remain in tact on Sunday. Shamarko Thomas - The rookie safety...
Via Steelers Depot
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers Injury Report: S Shamarko Thomas And LB Stevenson Sylvester Both Doubtful For Browns Game

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin updated the health of the team Tuesday during his weekly press conference as the team now prepares to play the Cleveland Browns this coming Sunday. Linebacker Stevenson Sylvester (hamstring) and safety Shamarko Thomas (ankle) were characterized by Tomlin as being doubtful this week. Defensive end Brett Keisel (foot), linebacker LaMarr Woodley...
Via Steelers Depot
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers Injury Report: Emmanuel Sanders And Stevenson Sylvester Injured In Win

Following the Pittsburgh Steelers 37-27 win Sunday over the Detroit Lions at Heinz Field, head coach Mike Tomlin addressed the injury situation during his post game press conference. "On the injury front, Emmanuel Sanders (foot) hurt his right foot in the game and is being evaluated. We'll see where that goes," said Tomlin. "[Stevenson] Sylvester (hamstring) has...
Via Steelers Depot
November 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers Versus Ravens GIFs: Polamalu Leaps, Moye Climbs & Sylvester Smacks

Here are a few animated gifs from the Pittsburgh Steelers 19-16 win over the Baltimore Ravens. Safety Troy Polamalu nearly timed the Ravens game-tying extra point snap perfect as he leapt over the line in a single bound. Wide receive Derek Moye had a leaping 19 yard catch on third down early in the second quarter that kept the drive allowed. Moye climbs the ladder and his feet taken...
Via Steelers Depot
October 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers Addition Of Sylvester And Allen Is Indeed A Message, Just Not The One Most Think It Is

The Pittsburgh Steelers are obviously trying to send a message with the signing of linebacker Stevenson Sylvester and safety Will Allen to the roster this week, but that message is not the one several are trying to portray it as being. The message is that they need healthy, experienced bodies that can play on special teams. Nothing more, nothing less. In case you missed it, both...
Via Steelers Depot
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers bring back Stevenson Sylvester and Will Allen

The Pittsburgh Steelers have announced that they’ve signed linebacker Stevenson Sylvester and safety Will Allen. Allen spent the last three seasons with the Steelers, but signed with the Dallas Cowboys this offseason as a free agent. Allen started the first two games of the season for the Cowboys, posting nine tackles through five games and one interception. “I am very grateful...
Via Pro Football Zone
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers Release LB Wilson, Rookie Williams Starts Again

The Steelers adjusted their linebacker depth today with a signing, a release, and a promotion. The Steelers re-signed Stevenson Sylvester and released Kion Wilson today. So now Sylvester comes back to the team that cut him in the offseason. This is getting confusing. So here are your starting linebackers for this Sunday, going from right to left: LaMarr Woodley, Lawrence...
Via Black and Gold Forever
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers Sign LB Stevenson Sylvester; Waive LB Kion Wilson

The Pittsburgh Steelers made a few roster moves on Wednesday as linebacker Stevenson Sylvester was signed back to the team and linebacker Kion Wilson was waived to make room for him. We have signed LB @SSylvester55 and released LB Kion Wilson. pic.twitter.com/fq5OPRiYDO — Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) October 9, 2013 Sylvester was originally drafted by the Steelers in the fifth...
Via Steelers Depot
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Steelers Worked Out Former LB Stevenson Sylvester This Week

According to the National Football Post, the Pittsburgh Steelers worked out former linebacker Stevenson Sylvester this week. Sylvester was released by the team prior to the start of the regular season after he recovered from an ankle injury suffered in the preseason opener against the New York Giants. Sylvester, who was drafted by the Steelers in the fifth-round of the 2010 NFL Draft...
Via Steelers Depot
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Steelers Might Bring Back LB Stevenson Sylvester With Larry Foote Now Out For Season

According to Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Pittsburgh Steelers still might re-sign inside linebacker Stevenson Sylvester to replace injured linebacker Larry Foote, who was placed on injured reserve Monday with a torn bicep. Despite signing K Graham, Steelers still might re- sign Stevenson Sylvester to replace Foote. — Gerry Dulac (@gerrydulac) September 9, 2013...
Via Steelers Depot
September 09, 2013  |  1 Comment

Larry Foote’s Injury Could Open The Door For Return Of McFadden, Sylvester

By Matthew Marczi With the news that Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Larry Foote may very well be lost for  the rest of the season followed a ruptured bicep suffered in the team’s opening game loss to the Tennessee Titans, there may very well be a roster move in the near future to bring back one of the team’s preseason inside linebackers. The most likely candidate would...
Via Steelers Depot
September 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers Waive LB Marshall McFadden

According to ARN Sports, the Pittsburgh Steelers have waived second-year linebacker Marshall McFadden. LB Marshall McFadden has been released from the Steelers — ARN Sports (@arnsports) August 31, 2013 Color me surprised with this one as I thought McFadden was a lock after Stevenson Sylvester was released last week. During the preseason, McFadden ran exclusively […] Steelers...
Via Steelers Depot
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers make a flurry of roster moves, dump Baron Batch, DeMarcus Van Dyke

In order to cut their roster down to 75 players,  the Pittsburgh Steelers made a flurry of roster moves today. #Steelers release veteran RB Baron Batch and vet LB Stevenson Sylvester. Waived injured: Cheadle, Van Dyke — Ed Bouchette (@EdBouchette) August 25, 2013 #Steelers Rookie DE Nick Williams goes on IR. Sean Spence stays on PUP — Ed Bouchette (@EdBouchette) August 25,...
Via Pro Football Zone
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers LB Stevenson Sylvester Likely Watching His Roster Spot Slip Away On The Sideline

Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Stevenson Sylvester did not play Saturday night in the preseason loss to the Kansas City Chiefs and it marked the second consecutive game that he has missed since injuring his ankle in the first game against the New York Giants. With so much playing time now lost, you have to wonder […] Steelers LB Stevenson Sylvester Likely Watching His Roster...
Via Steelers Depot
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers RB Isaac Redman And LB Stevenson Sylvester Out Against Chiefs

The Pittsburgh Steelers will take on the Kansas City Chiefs Saturday night at Heinz Field and below is a look at the players who have been ruled out for the game. G Justin Cheadle (hamstring) – Will miss second straight game with serious hamstring injury. CB DeMarcus Van **** (hamstring) – Has yet to play […] Steelers RB Isaac Redman And LB Stevenson Sylvester Out Against Chiefs...
Via Steelers Depot
August 24, 2013  |  Discuss

More Second-Team Snaps Tonight For Rookie LB Terence Garvin Against The Redskins?

When Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Stevenson Sylvester went down with an ankle injury during the preseason opener against the New York Giants, undrafted rookie free agent Terence Garvin was the player who replaced him in the second-team defense. Being as there’s a chance Sylvester won’t play Monday night against the Washington Redskins, it will be […] More Second-Team...
Via Steelers Depot
August 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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