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Category Archive: 2012 Pre Season

Steeler fans can take training camp injuries in stride

Injuries and player contract issues are a part of life in the NFL and we Steeler fans know all too well how much they can impact a franchise in the regular season. Even the teams with the best depth can be tested for signficant stretches of time and if they aren’t ready, your team suffers. …

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John Clay placed on waived/injured list, Steelers sign rookie RB Jason Ford

Jason Ford, RB, Illinois

John Clay is now in the same situation that David Johnson is for the Steelers. He’s been placed on the wavied/injured list. If he clears waivers the team could bring him back if they choose and just place him on IR for the year while he rehabs the injury. ¬†Normally when a player goes on …

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David Johnson waived, Steelers sign journeyman TE Justin Peelle

Pittsburgh Steelers FB/TE David Johnson was waived on Monday by the team. Since he was on a 1 yr deal they could place him on a waived/injured list and then free up the roster spot for another player, in this case free agent Justin Peelle who signed a 1 yr deal. He will wear #47 …

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Steelers counting on Max Starks to start the regular season, but will he be ready?

The injury to Steelers left tackle Mike Adams may or not keep him out a full two weeks but in the mean time it’s creating some situations on the offensive line, one of which is the availability of Max Starks to return for the regular season opener. If you’ve heard what Offensive Line Coach Sean …

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On the Steelers; The O-line shake-up continues with Adams injury

The Pittsburgh Steelers offensive line issues go back several years. Even when the team was making and winning Super Bowls questions about the line’s ability to protect Ben Roethlisberger were still in vogue. With the drafting of Mike Adams and David DeCastro and the resigning of Max Starks, GM Kevin Butler and Head Coach Mike …

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Mike Adams expects to return within 2 weeks, Steelers have options to explore at Left Tackle

The news could have been worse, much worse for the Steelers after their loss to Philadelphia cost them David Johnson for the season with a torn ACL, and then seeing rookie Mike Adams go down with a knee injury too. After the game it was speculated that the injury to Adams wasn’t as severe as …

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Steve McLendon and Alameda Ta’amu have big opportunity at nose tackle

No Casey Hampton, no problem for the Steelers. At least for now that’s been the case so far in training camp and after one preseason game. While the Steelers would love to have the Big Snack healthy and at his normal post anchoring the defensive line, he’s still on the PUP recovering from his ACL …

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Tom Shaw says Steelers Mike Wallace doesn’t want $100 million

You knew sooner or later somebody was going to speak out in defense of Mike Wallace, and I don’t mean a teammate. We’ve all heard several Steelers players talking about how Mike is training hard, he wants to be here, and other statements in support of the situation with their teammate and the front office. …

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Steelers’ offense a work in progress following loss to Eagles

The first preseason game of the 2012 National Football League season is in the books and while no one will remember the 24-23 score of the Philly win over the Steelers, there is a lot to take from the game and I’m focusing on the offense. New offensive coordinator Todd Haley unveiled his new scheme …

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Steelers young stars Chris Rainey and Baron Batch show promise in preseason opener

The first preseason game is a time of excitement for every fan. We finally get to see what the stars of tomorrow will do in game situations for our Steelers.¬† We must curb our excitement though both in handing out praise and criticism because after all, it’s preseason and game 1 at that. For now,, …

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