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Patriots Sign Former Steelers S Ross Ventrone To Their Practice Squad

A few weeks ago, the Pittsburgh Steelers parted ways with safety Ross Ventrone in order to make room on their 53-man roster for wide receiver Martavis Bryant after he had served his four-game suspension. On Wednesday, Ross Ventrone was signed to the practice squad of the New England Patriots. The... The post Patriots Sign Former Steelers S Ross Ventrone To Their Practice Squad appeared...
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October 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers Film Room: Week 7 Defensive Sack Review

Entering the game against Kansas City on Sunday, the Steelers pass rush was expected to be a handful for a struggling Chiefs offensive line, even without Stephon Tuitt in the lineup. But instead the Pittsburgh front seven struggled to generate pressure early, finally resorting to some creativity to get to... The post Steelers Film Room: Week 7 Defensive Sack Review appeared first...
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Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict Not Expected To Return Against Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the undefeated Cincinnati Bengals this Sunday at Heinz Field and by the sound of things, Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict still won’t be healthy enough to play in that game. According to Paul Dehner Jr. of Cincinnati.com, Burfict, who has been on the Bengals Reserve/PUP list... The post Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict Not Expected To Return Against...
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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Bengals Preview With Paul Dehner Jr., Tomlin Comments & More

Season 6, Episode 41 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and in this show, David Todd and I get things started by talking about what Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin had to say on Tuesday during his weekly press conference, As usual, Tomlin provided quite a few talking points and that includes us going... The post The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Bengals Preview...
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Roethlisberger: “I Don’t Want To Think About The Injury”

Should he play, Ben Roethlisberger wants his mind on the Cincinnati Bengals. Not his knee. That’s what he told reporters Wednesday morning when asked if there was a chance his knee injury would be in the back of his mind when he finally takes the field. “You can’t afford [to... The post Roethlisberger: “I Don’t Want To Think About The Injury” appeared first on Steelers...
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Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: 2015 Week Seven

The Pittsburgh Steelers 2015 rendition heads toward the middle of the season appearing to be a middle-of-the road team following their disappointing 23-13 setback to the Kansas City Chiefs. The Steelers now have an underwhelming 4-3 record, with the worst of it being all three of their losses are in... The post Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: 2015 Week Seven appeared first on Steelers...
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DeAngelo Williams Fined For “Find The Cure” Eye Black

Another week, another story centered around a Pittsburgh Steelers’ eye black. DeAngelo Williams has been fined for wearing his “Fine The Cure” eye black, according to a tweet sent out by ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler. NFL fined DeAngelo Williams $5,787 for 'Find the Cure' eye black – he's been wearing it for... The post DeAngelo Williams Fined For “Find The Cure” Eye Black...
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Heath Miller Told Antonio Brown To Stop Complaining About Not Getting The Ball

With Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger back on the field this weekend, wide receiver Antonio Brown probably won’t have much to complain about. If, however, Brown decides to go the childish route again moving forward, another veteran offensive player probably won’t be happy with him. According to Gerry Dulac of... The post Heath Miller Told Antonio Brown To Stop...
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Person And Player, Alejandro Villanueva Is One Of A Kind

There is a long pause on the other end of the phone. Andy Guyarder struggles to search for the words that adequately describe Alejandro Villanueva as a person. His career arc is equally unparalleled. Few people know Villanueva better than Guyarder. He was Army’s wide receiver coach in 2009, his... The post Person And Player, Alejandro Villanueva Is One Of A Kind appeared first...
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2015 NFL Week 7 Stats: Adjusted Net Yards Per Passing Attempt Differential

Seven weeks of the 2015 NFL season are now in the books and here is your weekly look at the league-wide ANY/A differential stats. As you can see, seven of the eight division leaders make up the top-10 spots and that shouldn’t be surprising. The one division leader outside of... The post 2015 NFL Week 7 Stats: Adjusted Net Yards Per Passing Attempt Differential appeared first on...
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Steelers’ Key To Success In Roethlisberger’s Return: Stay Grounded Against Bengals’ Run D

The Cincinnati Bengals may have gotten their season off to a hot start, going 6-0 in their first six games, but that is not to say that they are unbeatable. Their schedule has not been altogether daunting, and that total has included some improbably come-from-behind performances to boot. The Bengals... The post Steelers’ Key To Success In Roethlisberger’s Return: Stay Grounded...
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Roster Moves Waiting On Injuries To Make Determination At QB, CB

The Pittsburgh Steelers are facing a potentially interesting personnel dilemma this week involving some fringe players within their organization, a dilemma that largely hinges upon two notable injuries. At the moment, it is uncertain whether quarterback Mike Vick or cornerback William Gay will be able to practice, and to dress,... The post Roster Moves Waiting On Injuries To Make...
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Stephon Tuitt’s Absence Felt Against The Run Sunday

While the Pittsburgh Steelers are desperate to get Ben Roethlisberger back under center on the offensive side of the ball, he is not the only injured player that the team should hope to get back as soon as possible, last on this past Sunday’s results. Second-year starting defensive end Stephon... The post Stephon Tuitt’s Absence Felt Against The Run Sunday appeared first on...
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Robert Golden’s Performance Should Earn Consideration For Future Playing Time

Over the course of the past two games, fourth-year Pittsburgh Steelers safety Robert Golden has begun to turn the corner—not, perhaps, in his own mind, but in the minds of outside observers, the ones who have had him pegged as a lifetime special teams player and nothing more. Golden has... The post Robert Golden’s Performance Should Earn Consideration For Future Playing Time...
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Steelers Sign CB Isaiah Frey To Practice Squad

The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed cornerback Isaiah Frey to their practice squad, the team announced today. Frey adds depth at cornerback after the Steelers placed Cortez Allen on injured reserve while William Gay suffered a shoulder injury in Sunday’s loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. Frey weighed in at 5/10... The post Steelers Sign CB Isaiah Frey To Practice Squad appeared...
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October 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers Defense To Face Another Top TE Sunday In Bengals Tyler Eifert

So far this season, the Pittsburgh Steelers defense has had more than their share of problems when it comes to covering opposing team’s tight ends. On Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals, they’ll face yet another great tight end in the form of Tyler Eifert and head coach Mike Tomlin apparently isn’t... The post Steelers Defense To Face Another Top TE Sunday In Bengals Tyler...
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Steelers Film Room: Bud Dupree

It has been a couple weeks since we looked in-depth at the development of rookie Bud Dupree, particularly as a pass rusher. The Kentucky product has been as steady a part of the rotation at outside linebacker as any of his positional counterparts, playing 257 (52.4%) of 490 defensive snaps... The post Steelers Film Room: Bud Dupree appeared first on Steelers Depot by Jon Ledyard...
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Tomlin On Villanueva’s First Start: ‘I Thought He Did A Lot Of Things Well’

Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Alejandro Villanueva made his first career start Sunday in the team’s 23-13 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs and while the former undrafted free agent and Army captain didn’t have a flawless game, head coach Mike Tomlin didn’t sound overly concerned with his play when asked to... The post Tomlin On Villanueva’s First Start: ‘I Thought He Did A...
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Mike Tomlin On CB Brandon Boykin: ‘I’m Comfortable With Him If Called Upon’

So far this season, Pittsburgh Steelers starting cornerback Antwon Blake hasn’t played very well and that really stuck out in Sunday’s loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. On Tuesday, head coach Mike Tomlin was asked to evaluate Blake’s play in that game and as you would probably would expect, he... The post Mike Tomlin On CB Brandon Boykin: ‘I’m Comfortable With Him If Called...
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Repping The Fundamentals Key For Tomlin

Blocking and tackling. That’s what football comes down to, right? It’s those types of fundamentals that often decide whether you win or lose. The Pittsburgh Steelers have had a little trouble with that second part, the tackling, and it reared its ugly head Sunday. They missed 20 tackles Sunday, according... The post Repping The Fundamentals Key For Tomlin appeared first on Steelers...
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Mike Tomlin Offers High Praise For Heath Miller

Mike Tomlin rarely gushes about a player in a press conference. Partially to avoid a player from getting too confident in himself. I don’t think there’s any worry about that when it comes to Heath Miller. So when Tomlin was asked what he’s learned about the veteran tight end in... The post Mike Tomlin Offers High Praise For Heath Miller appeared first on Steelers Depot by...
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Mike Tomlin Refuses To Update Statuses Of Maurkice Pouncey And Mike Adams

Last week, it was fairly obvious that Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey had a second surgery on his injured ankle thanks to a social media post that was made by his girlfriend. On Tuesday, during his weekly press conference, head coach Mike Tomlin was asked about that post and he... The post Mike Tomlin Refuses To Update Statuses Of Maurkice Pouncey And Mike Adams appeared...
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Tomlin Confirms DeAngelo Williams Served As Short Yardage Back Sunday

There were calls to get DeAngelo Williams more involved in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offense. Mike Tomlin did that Sunday by making him the team’s short-yardage back, but cautioned that is far from a permanent role. “He was a week ago,” Tomlin replied at his press conference when asked if Williams... The post Tomlin Confirms DeAngelo Williams Served As Short Yardage Back...
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Steelers Injury Report: Roethlisberger Ready To Go; Gay, Tuitt, Allen Might Be Limited

The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the Cincinnati Bengals this week and on Tuesday, head coach Mike Tomlin updated the health of the team during his weekly press conference. For starters, Tomlin said that linebacker Terence Garvin (knee) has had surgery on his injured knee and that he’ll be out a few... The post Steelers Injury Report: Roethlisberger Ready To Go; Gay, Tuitt, Allen...
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Foster On Roethlisberger’s Knee: ‘I’m Sure Teams Are Going To Be Aiming For It’

Assuming things go well in practice this week for Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, he will play this Sunday at home against the Cincinnati Bengals after missing the team’s last four games due to a left MCL sprain. While the Bengals defense will certainly be aware of Roethlisberger’s recent injury,... The post Foster On Roethlisberger’s Knee: ‘I’m Sure...
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October 27, 2015  |  Discuss
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