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Category Archive: 2012 Pre Season

Steelers backfield in good hands with young talent on the rise

Jonathan Dwyer and the young Steeler running backs carrying the load

Just over a week ago, the Steelers running back situation looked like it was on life support. Isaac Redman wasn’t practicing with a sore groin, Jonathan Dwyer wasn’t working out either and Rashard Mendendhall is not near ready to return from this ACL injury from last year. The Steelers went out and signed Jason Ford  …

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David Gilreath and Jerrod Johnson step up in Steelers preseason win over the Colts

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The young players trying to make a name for themselves took a good step in the right direction in Sunday nights victory over the Colts, 26-24. It was far from perfect but it was an improvement after the lackluster performance against the Eagles in week 1. Mike Tomlin said before the game that he wanted …

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Game Recap: Steelers take down Colts with late rally, 26-24

Ike Taylor gets himself a pick 6 against Andrew Luck in the Steelers preseason win, 26-24.

The Steelers finished off their 2nd preseason game with a late rally lead by QB Jerrod Johnson to win the game 26-24. They are now 1-1 in exhibition, with their next game at Buffalo on Saturday, Aug 25th at 7pm. There were some nice standouts tonight for the Steelers as you’ll see here in the …

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Tomlin to work on “first wave of terror” in preseason game vs Colts

Tonight’s preseason game against the Colts will be an opportunity for many to showcase what they’ve learned over these last few weeks at St. Vincent College. While the backups always get top priority in these games when it comes to rotation of players and getting the starters out early, Mike Tomlin always wants to get …

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Steelers Gameday: Weather, Listen Live, Injuries & More

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Andrew Luck and the Colts invade Pittsburgh in what should be a good contest for both teams to see how they’ve progressed from week 1 to week 2 in the preseason. For the Steelers, they are looking to get much more consistent and finish drives on offense. On defense, young talent with get significant experience …

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Young Steelers linebackers can make a name for themselves vs the Colts

The Steelers get their first taste of the Andrew Luck era as the Colts come to Heinz Field for the 2nd preseason game on Sunday night. Besides being a primetime game, those fans who aren’t part of the Steeler Nation will be tuning in to see if Andrew Luck can put together another nice game …

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Tempered optimism as Casey Hampton and Rashard Mendenhall come off PUP list; still no Jason Worilds

The last day of training camp 2012 for the Steelers was more than just the final day of workouts sequestered at St. Vincent College, as both Casey Hampton and Rashard Mendenhall came off the PUP list. The tweets immediately started flying when the news was released by the teams website this afternoon and with it …

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Highlights and lowlights of Steelers training camp 2012

Steelers training camp at St. Vincent College officially comes to a close today. It’s been quite an interesting time this season with old faces no longer gracing the fields, and new faces trying to break into the spotlight and grab the attention of the coaching staff. We’ve learned a lot watching the players this year …

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Timmons still an option on the outside, but coaches looking for young players to step up on Steelers defense

The Steelers are looking at a potential dilemma to work through when the season starts next month. Who is going to play on the outside opposite Lamarr Woodley? Normally this one is a no brainer, it’s James Harrison, but right now it’s unclear if he’ll be ready to go. To that, if he is ready, …

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Mike Tomlin on Steelers backup receivers: “It depends on the day”

Those aren’t exactly the words you want to hear when you’re trying to find players who are going to be competent enough and productive enough to help the Steelers offense this year.  As a fan, even if it is in training camp and the preseason, you’d like to hear atleast some type of semblance of …

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