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Bears Sign T Joe Long Off Steelers Practice Squad

This is the time of year when teams are likely to poach players off of the practice squads of others and it happened to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Wednesday. According to the official NFL transaction report, the Chicago Bears have signed tackle Joe Long to their 53 man roster off of the Steelers practice squad. Long has been on the Steelers practice squad since late last season....
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December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Joe Long Moves Up Steelers Depth Chart By Not Playing Against The Giants

Heading into the first preseason game against the New York Giants Saturday night, it seemed certain that we’d see Joe Long get some time at left tackle during the game. As it turned out, Long never saw the field. There has been no word as to why Long didn’t play Saturday, but he very well [...] Joe Long Moves Up Steelers Depth Chart By Not Playing Against The Giants is a post from...
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August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers 2013 Training Camp Battles: Guy Whimper Versus Joe Long Versus Mike Golic Jr.

July is finally here, and that means the Pittsburgh Steelers will report to Latrobe for training camp later this month. We have already looked at a few training camp battles that will take place, and today we will look at the battle for the backup tackle spot on the 53 man roster. Leave your comments below and make sure to cast your vote in the attached poll in addition. Training...
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July 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers T Joe Long Might Be The Reserve Tackle The Team Longs For In 2013

It's no secret that the Pittsburgh Steelers have question marks surrounding their depth at the tackle position heading into training camp, but one player who's trying to prove he's capable of filling a backup tackle role during the OTA sessions is Joe Long. Long was originally signed by St. Louis Rams in 2012 as an undrafted free agent out of Wayne State where he started a school...
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June 07, 2013  |  Discuss

The Steelers No Longer Have Max Starks As A Security Blanket

After tearing his ACL in the loss to the Denver Broncos in the 2011 playoffs, Max Starks came back and played every snap for the Steelers at left tackle in 2012. Even though Starks has been a more than solid tackle for the Steelers in his career, the team decided that it would move on with Marcus Gilbert and Mike Adams at the tackle positions. The Steelers made an attempt to bring...
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May 24, 2013  |  Discuss

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