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Falcons Sign Former Steelers WR C.J. Goodwin To Practice Squad

Remember former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver C.J. Goodwin? Well, he’s finally landed with another team as it was announced on Tuesday that he was signed to the practice squad of the Atlanta Falcons. Goodwin, who signed with the Steelers as an undrafted free agent in June 2014 after Hall of... The post Falcons Sign Former Steelers WR C.J. Goodwin To Practice Squad appeared...
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November 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Le’Veon Bell Takes Shot At Haters On Twitter; Vows To Be Stronger

Even though Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell has yet to have surgery on the knee that he injured Sunday in the 16-10 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals, the former second-round draft pick is already looking forward to getting back on the field next season and being even better than... The post Le’Veon Bell Takes Shot At Haters On Twitter; Vows To Be Stronger appeared...
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November 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Isaiah Pead: “I’m Ready For This Opportunity”

Isaiah Pead becomes the Pittsburgh Steelers’ newest member. And though it came via unfortunate circumstances, he is excited to have another shot in the league. “With me, you can expect that I’m a competitor, high motor guy, a person who loves this game. Someone who is looking to capitalize on... The post Isaiah Pead: “I’m Ready For This Opportunity” appeared first on...
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November 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Tomlin On CB Antwon Blake: ‘I Like His Consistent Physicality At The Position’

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Antwon Blake, the weekly whipping boy of the team’s fan base in 2015, was a busy man in Sunday’s loss to the Cincinnati Bengals as he not only led the team in tackles, he also had a big interception in the red zone on a pass intended... The post Mike Tomlin On CB Antwon Blake: ‘I Like His Consistent Physicality At The Position’ appeared first...
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November 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Who’s No. 2? Vick Says He’s Healthy; Tomlin Isn’t Sure He Is

During his initial rundown of the team’s injuries on Tuesday, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin didn’t mention quarterback Mike Vick, who has sat the last two games with a hamstring injury that he suffered early in the second half of Week 6 game against the Arizona Cardinals. Because Tomlin... The post Who’s No. 2? Vick Says He’s Healthy; Tomlin Isn’t Sure He...
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November 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers Film Room: Kick Return Blocking Breakdowns

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ kick return game took a step back Sunday. And I’ll preface this by noting there are always several layers involved in a unit-wide breakdown, but largely, the issue stemmed from poor blocking. Not Dri Archer. We’ll examine the two today. It’s important to note, and Mike Tomlin... The post Steelers Film Room: Kick Return Blocking Breakdowns appeared...
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November 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Tomlin On Late Clock Management Against Bengals: ‘If I Had To Do Over, I’d Do It Again’

If he had to do it all over again, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin wouldn’t change a thing with the way he managed the team’s final three timeouts in the Sunday loss to the Cincinnati Bengals at Heinz Field. Immediately following that loss, Tomlin was asked about his decision... The post Tomlin On Late Clock Management Against Bengals: ‘If I Had To Do Over, I...
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Mike Tomlin Remains Encouraged By Markus Wheaton’s Play

It was fair to project Markus Wheaton for 65-70 catches this season. Oops. Instead, he’s on pace for just 26. That isn’t all Wheaton’s fault and as Mike Tomlin pointed out in his usual Tueday presser, can be explained by a variety of reasons. “It’s all interrelated. If Heath is... The post Mike Tomlin Remains Encouraged By Markus Wheaton’s Play appeared first on Steelers...
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November 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Tomlin Thinks New Steelers RB Isaiah Pead Will Be Able To Help At Some Point

After losing starting running back Le’Veon Bell for the remainder of the season on Sunday to a knee injury, the Pittsburgh Steelers quickly signed former St. Louis Rams running back Isaiah Pead to take his spot on the 53-man roster. During his Tuesday press conference, head coach Mike Tomlin talked a... The post Tomlin Thinks New Steelers RB Isaiah Pead Will Be Able To Help At...
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November 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Tomlin Has No Problem With Mitchell’s Celebration

Mike Mitchell loves to hit. Mike Mitchell loves to celebrate. He did both on the same play Sunday, crushing Cincinnati Bengals’ wide receiver Marvin Jones in the second quarter of Sunday’s loss. To some, celebrating after Jones was injured was crossing the line but Mike Tomlin told reporters he had... The post Mike Tomlin Has No Problem With Mitchell’s Celebration appeared...
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Tomlin Says Le’Veon Bell’s Right ACL Is Still Intact; Knee Surgery Yet To Be Scheduled

The Pittsburgh Steelers placed running back Le’Veon Bell on their Reserve/Injured list Monday due to a right knee injury that he suffered Sunday in the loss to the Cincinnati Bengals. However, head coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday during his weekly press conference that while Bell will have surgery at some... The post Tomlin Says Le’Veon Bell’s Right ACL Is Still Intact; Knee...
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November 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers Injury Report: Stephon Tuitt, Will Allen Expected To Practice This Week

The 4-4 Pittsburgh Steelers will host the 4-3 Oakland Raiders Sunday at Heinz Field and as he always does during his weekly press Tuesday press conference, head coach Mike Tomlin gave a preliminary injury report of his team just a short time ago. According to Tomlin, defensive end Stephon Tuitt... The post Steelers Injury Report: Stephon Tuitt, Will Allen Expected To Practice This...
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November 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers Facing Must Win Games Next Two Weeks

I’ve said several times in the past eight weeks that this is quickly becoming the season of what might have been for the Pittsburgh Steelers. In some ways, they only have themselves to blame, as the team appeared completely unprepared in their Week 1 loss to the New England Patriots,... The post Steelers Facing Must Win Games Next Two Weeks appeared first on Steelers Depot by...
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Steelers Defense Noticeably Better In Explosive Plays Allowed So Far In 2015

While the 2015 version of the Pittsburgh Steelers has been noticeably better in so many areas so far through their first 8 games, one thing that really sticks out is how they’ve done a better job at limiting explosive plays of 20 yards or more this year. As they prepare... The post Steelers Defense Noticeably Better In Explosive Plays Allowed So Far In 2015 appeared first on Steelers...
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Titans Fire Head Coach Ken Whisenhunt On Tuesday

A former Pittsburgh Steelers coach is in the news Tuesday morning as the Tennessee Titans have decided to fire head coach Ken Whisenhunt after a 1-6 start in 2015. Whisenhunt, who was hired by the Titans in 2014, only won 3 games while in Tennessee and as Tom Gower pointed out on Monday, he was just 1-20 when... The post Titans Fire Head Coach Ken Whisenhunt On Tuesday appeared...
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November 03, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Trade Deadline 2015: Steelers Unlikely To Make Tuesday Deal

With the NFL trade deadline looming (Tuesday, 4 p.m. ET), you’ve probably read the suggestions from several hacks as it relates to proposed deals the Pittsburgh Steelers should make. If they got your hopes up, prepare to be disappointed. While several have tried to link the Steelers to possibly trading... The post NFL Trade Deadline 2015: Steelers Unlikely To Make Tuesday Deal...
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2013 PUP Rule Change Means Steelers Have More Time With T Mike Adams

While cleaning out some old emails early Tuesday morning, I came across one from the league that I received back in 2013 that I had missed. It was an important one at that. In that missed email were changes to the 2011 CBA that were voted on and passed prior... The post 2013 PUP Rule Change Means Steelers Have More Time With T Mike Adams appeared first on Steelers Depot by Dave...
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November 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers vs. Raiders 2015 Odds: Pittsburgh Opened As 5.5-Point Favorites

The Pittsburgh Steelers enter Week 9 of the 2015 NFL season coming off of two straight loses and they’ll now get ready to host the 4-3 Oakland Raiders Sunday at Heinz Field. The odds makers, as you would probably expect, have the home team favored in that game. At the... The post Steelers vs. Raiders 2015 Odds: Pittsburgh Opened As 5.5-Point Favorites appeared first on Steelers...
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November 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell Might Not Get New Contract Until 2017

Now that Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le.Veon Bell has been placed on the team’s Reserve/Injured list with a right MCL injury, we’re likely to hear about him having surgery in the coming days. Being as Bell will be entering the final year of his rookie contract in 2016, many are... The post Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell Might Not Get New Contract Until 2017 appeared first on...
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November 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers Film Room: Bengals Sack Breakdown

We’re back to break down the three sacks given up by the Pittsburgh Steelers in Sunday’s loss to the Cincinnati Bengals. So let’s get to it. 1. 3rd and 7, 11:54 2nd. 11 personnel. Seven kept in to block only a four man rush. The Bengals run an “X” stunt... The post Steelers Film Room: Bengals Sack Breakdown appeared first on Steelers Depot by Alex Kozora. Go Steelers!...
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November 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers Trending In Opposite Direction Of 2014 Season

Coming off back-to-back .500 seasons, the Pittsburgh Steelers found themselves at a crossroads six games into the 2014 season after getting off to a 3-3 record, trading wins and losses every week, and on a downward trend coming off a loss. In 2012, the Steelers got off to a 6-3... The post Steelers Trending In Opposite Direction Of 2014 Season appeared first on Steelers Depot by...
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November 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers’ Net Points Near Offseason Expectations, But Not By Expected Route

When the Pittsburgh Steelers entered this 2015 campaign, many no doubt expected that there would not be a significant margin between how many points the offense scored, and how many points the defense allowed, also referred to as net points. Halfway through the season, the Steelers have just a +21... The post Steelers’ Net Points Near Offseason Expectations, But Not By Expected...
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November 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers Wide Receivers Suffer Dismal Day Vs Bengals

You don’t need to examine tape from the Pittsburgh Steelers 16-10 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals long to know that Ben Roethlisberger deserves the lion’s share of the blame for his three costly second half interceptions. The quarterback owned the loss in the post game press conference as he always does,... The post Steelers Wide Receivers Suffer Dismal Day Vs Bengals appeared...
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November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers DE Stephon Tuitt Hoping He’ll Return To Practice This Week

The Pittsburgh Steelers have been without the services of defensive end Stephon Tuitt for their last two games and the hope is that he won’t miss a third straight game this coming Sunday when the team plays the Oakland Raiders at Heinz Field. According to Missi Matthews of steelers.com, Tuitt... The post Steelers DE Stephon Tuitt Hoping He’ll Return To Practice This Week appeared...
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November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers Officially Place Bell On IR, Sign Pead

In a move that was expected, the Pittsburgh Steelers have announced they have placed Le’Veon Bell on injured reserve, signing running back Isaiah Pead in his place. Bell suffered a torn MCL in the second quarter of Sunday’s loss to the Cincinnati Bengals. It’s the second straight season his year... The post Steelers Officially Place Bell On IR, Sign Pead appeared first on...
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November 02, 2015  |  Discuss
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