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Preseason 2016: Steelers Vs Saints Live Update And Discussion Thread – Second Half

The Pittsburgh Steelers take a 21-7 lead into the second half after the offense led three touchdown drives, and the defense yielded one. Ben Roethlisberger connected on touchdown passes on both of his two drives, the first in the red zone to Jesse James, then on a 57-yard hit to Antonio Brown. Landry Jones also... The post Preseason 2016: Steelers Vs Saints Live Update And Discussion...
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Steelers Heyward, Gilbert Leave Saints Game With Injuries

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now lost a few more players to injuries during their preseason game against the New Orleans Saints. Defensive end Cameron Heyward suffered a right ankle injury in the second quarter and after leaving the field under his own power he was carted back to the Steelers... The post Steelers Heyward, Gilbert Leave Saints Game With Injuries appeared first on...
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Steelers S Shamarko Thomas Leaves Saints Game With Groin Injury

The Pittsburgh Steelers have already suffered an injury in their Friday night preseason game against the New Orleans Saints as safety Shamarko Thomas has left the contest with a groin injury. Thomas was likely injured while covering a kickoff. The Steelers certainly cant afford to lose depth at the safety... The post Steelers S Shamarko Thomas Leaves Saints Game With Groin Injury...
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Rosenhaus Still Trying To Get Steelers To Show Brown The Money

With the start of the Pittsburgh Steelers 2016 regular season now just a few weeks away, super-agent Drew Rosenhaus is still working very hard at potentially getting wide receiver Antonio Brown more money this year. According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Rosenhaus was in New Orleans meeting with Steelers... The post Rosenhaus Still Trying To Get Steelers To Show...
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Preseason 2016: Steelers Vs Saints Live Update And Discussion Thread – First Half

Are you ready for some football? Are you ready for some football that actually bears a resemblance to what we usually see on Sundays? Because that is hopefully what’s in store tonight as the Pittsburgh Steelers face the New Orleans Saints in Louisiana. Both teams have dropped their first two preseason games,... The post Preseason 2016: Steelers Vs Saints Live Update And Discussion...
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Respect This: Dangerfield Brothers To Battle Friday Night In New Orleans

When the Pittsburgh Steelers play the New Orleans Saints Friday night in the Superdome there will be one extremely proud mother watching the game with split rooting interest. Erica Dangerfield is that that mother and it sounds like she’ll be present Friday night to see her two sons play against... The post Respect This: Dangerfield Brothers To Battle Friday Night In New Orleans...
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Report: Harrison, Others Expected To Be Cleared In NFL Investigation

Finally. Finally. We might be closing the book on the NFL’s PED investigation into James Harrison, Julius Peppers, and Clay Matthews. ESPN’s Dan Graziano went on NFL Insiders yesterday afternoon with a brief update of where Roger Goodell and the league stands after meeting with Harrison and the others. He noted the league... The post Report: Harrison, Others Expected To Be...
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Steelers Vs. Saints Preseason Defensive Player Spotlight: OLB Jarvis Jones

If things go like many expect they will Friday night, Pittsburgh Steelers fourth-year outside linebacker Jarvis Jones will make his 2016 preseason debut against the New Orleans Saints. Because of that, I have chosen Jones as this week’s defensive spotlight player of the week. Jones, who has reportedly been dealing with a back issue for... The post Steelers Vs. Saints Preseason...
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Steelers Vs. Saints Preseason Offensive Player Spotlight: C/G B.J. Finney

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the New Orleans Saints on the road Friday night in what will be their third preseason game of 2016. While reserve interior offensive lineman B.J. Finney is almost sure not to be one of the 15 players who will be released early next week when... The post Steelers Vs. Saints Preseason Offensive Player Spotlight: C/G B.J. Finney appeared first on Steelers...
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Saints Game Offers Small Window For 75 Cutdown Bubble Players

No, the final roster won’t be set for over another week. But in a few days, players will begin to receive their walking papers. By August 30th at 4 PM, all NFL clubs must trim their rosters down to 75 players. Quick math tells you that’s 15 players in uniform... The post Saints Game Offers Small Window For 75 Cutdown Bubble Players appeared first on Steelers Depot by Alex Kozora...
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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Saints Preview, Williams’ Contract, Restructures & More

Season 7, Episode 7 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and in this Friday show, Alex Kozora sits in for David Todd and we start things off by going over the few things Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin had to say during his Wednesday press conference. With the Steelers signing linebacker Vince... The post The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Saints Preview, Williams’...
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Steelers Finally Do The Inevitable With Minor Restructures

It was, in truth, only a matter of time before it would happen, but it occurred quite late in the proceedings in comparison to what might have been expected. Yesterday, the Pittsburgh Steelers were revealed to have restructured the contract of starting right tackle Marcus Gilbert in order to clear... The post Steelers Finally Do The Inevitable With Minor Restructures appeared first...
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Sammie Coates Reflects On Preseason Start

A great training camp. A not so great pair of preseason games. That’s how you can sum up Sammie Coates’ 2016 season. He sat down with Steelers.com’s Missi Matthews to reflect on what’s happened this year. “That’s part of the game,” Coates told Matthews on his disappointing preseason performances. “You... The post Sammie Coates Reflects On Preseason Start appeared...
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NFLPA Rep Ramon Foster Warns Of Pending CBA Battle In 2021

Earlier in the day, I wrote an article on the conclusion of the James Harrison saga versus the NFL with regard to pursuing allegations against him and several other players that they were supplied performance-enhancing drugs in an investigation in which the informant later recanted his covertly-obtained claims. There was... The post NFLPA Rep Ramon Foster Warns Of Pending CBA Battle...
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The David Johnson Conundrum

I love David Johnson. Ok, maybe love is a little strong of a word. But he was undervalued in his first stint and the second time around, he has the chance to carve out a niche role as a blocker. Regardless of Ladarius Green’s status, Johnson is going to be a backup... The post The David Johnson Conundrum appeared first on Steelers Depot by Alex Kozora. Go Steelers! [[ This is...
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How The Steelers’ Defensive Line Depth Will Factor In 2016

Following the 2015 season there was a glaring issue on the Steelers roster; aside from the lack of depth amongst defensive backs, it was the lack of defensive linemen. This was most evident due to the fact that both Cameron Heyward and Stephon Tuitt were on the field for nearly... The post How The Steelers’ Defensive Line Depth Will Factor In 2016 appeared first on Steelers Depot...
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Steelers Vs. Saints 2016 Preseason: Game Time, Line, Weather, TV, Injuries & Radio Schedule

2016 Preseason Game No. 3 Pittsburgh Steelers (0-2) vs. New Orleans Saints (0-2) Kickoff: 8:00 p.m. ET Site: Mercedes-Benz Superdome (73,000) • New Orleans, La. Playing Surface: UBU Speed Series-S5-M TV Coverage: CBS-TV (locally KDKA-TV, channel 2) Announcers: Bob Pompeani (play-by-play), Charlie Batch (color analyst), Missi Matthews and Rich Walsh... The post Steelers Vs. Saints...
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New Contract Details For Steelers LB Vince Williams

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed linebacker Vince Williams to a new contract earlier in the week and the numbers have now hit the NFLPA. Williams’ originally scheduled 2016 base salary of $675,00 remained the same as part of his two-year extension. Additionally, he was given $2 million base salaries in both 2017 and... The post New Contract Details For Steelers LB Vince Williams...
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Steelers Restructure Contract Of S Mike Mitchell

The Pittsburgh Steelers have restructured another contract as evidenced by their NFLPA cap number dropping $2,243,334 Friday morning. Additionally the contract of Vince Williams has now been filed. Safety Mike Mitchell had his contract reworked once again as his 2016 base salary has been lowered to $885,000. That $4,115,000 reduction was... The post Steelers Restructure Contract...
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Preseason Steelers Vs Saints – What To Watch For

The Pittsburgh Steelers are set to kick off their third preseason game tonight against the Saints, this time on the road for the first time, in New Orleans, after taking two home losses at Heinz Field. But the prospects of some quality football should seem greater tonight, as several key... The post Preseason Steelers Vs Saints – What To Watch For appeared first on Steelers Depot...
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Cooperation Reaches Desired End In James Harrison’ PED Saga

The Pittsburgh Steelers were fortunate to get a number of things behind them yesterday. It started with the inevitable salary cap movement, restructuring the contract of Marcus Gilbert in order to free up some cap space that will be needed by the time the regular season rolls around. Also rivaling... The post Cooperation Reaches Desired End In James Harrison’ PED Saga appeared...
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Browns Trade OLB Barkevious Mingo To Patriots For 5th-Round Pick

You may recall that I have written about the case of outside linebacker Barkevious Mingo a couple of times over the course of this offseason, and how he was faring in the eyes of the new Cleveland Browns regime under new head coach Hue Jackson and the returning defensive coordinator... The post Browns Trade OLB Barkevious Mingo To Patriots For 5th-Round Pick appeared first on Steelers...
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2016 South Side Questions: Game Edition – Where Is The Dime Defense?

Training camp has ended, and the Pittsburgh Steelers have reverted back to taking their practices at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, formerly known and still referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility of Heinz Field. While training camp might have seen a lot of work put into the team and... The post 2016 South Side Questions: Game Edition – Where Is The Dime Defense? appeared...
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Steelers 2016 53-Man Roster Unlikely To Include Any Undrafted Rookies

Will a rookie undrafted free agent make the Pittsburgh Steelers final 53-man roster this year? With two preseason games remaining before the final roster cuts need to be made it certainly doesn’t appear as though one will. At the conclusion of the 2016 NFL Draft the Steelers signed 10 rookie... The post Steelers 2016 53-Man Roster Unlikely To Include Any Undrafted Rookies appeared...
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Fowler: Green “Holding Out Hope” For Week One Return

It’s become impossible to predict Ladarius Green’s timetable to return or heck, what even the exact nature of his injury is. Small update on him today courtesy of ESPN beat writer Jeremy Fowler. Ladarius Green told me he's holding out hope for Wk 1 but acknowledges ankle rehab 'very… https://t.co/p7H09vYQVD... The post Fowler: Green “Holding Out Hope” For Week One Return...
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