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Category Archive: Roster Cuts

Pittsburgh Steelers’ 53-Man Roster Projection

Summer vacation has begun for the NFL and the 90 players trying to make the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2014 roster. The Steelers coaching staff got a look at those players at organized team activities and minicamp. Now there’s a respite before training camp begins July 25 at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, PA. The picture will …

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5 Mistakes the Pittsburgh Steelers Must Avoid During the 2014 Offseason

The Pittsburgh Steelers have a lot of decisions to make between now and the start of training camp. If too many of those decisions are the wrong decisions, they’ll be no better than a .500 football team for the third year in a row in 2014. Kevin Colbert, Mike Tomlin and the Rooneys can get …

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Pittsburgh Steelers: 3 Takeaways from Preseason Game vs. Chiefs

It’s a good thing the Pittsburgh Steelers don’t have to play the Kansas City Chiefs during the 2013 regular season. Those Chiefs have been quite a pest since 2009. Two of the Steelers’ last three regular-season meetings against the Chiefs have gone to overtime, with the Chiefs winning at Kansas City in 2009 and the …

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Cutting James Harrison Was the Wrong Move for the Pittsburgh Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers got worse on Saturday, and they weren’t that good to begin with. The Steelers released James Harrison, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, and that was a mistake. NFL games are not won or lost in March, but right now it’s hard to feel good about the Steelers’ chances of improving on their …

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2012 Steelers Roster; the more things change, the more they stay the same

When the Steelers entered the offseason after that gut wrenching loss in overtime to the Denver Broncos last year, there was talk that things needed to change. Warren Sapp of the NFL Network called them “old and slow”, and the rise of Bengals in the AFC North had everyone wondering what the Steelers would do …

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David Gilreath, Marshall McFadden and 6 others signed to Steelers 2012 Practice Squad

The next order of business after trimming down the roster from 75 to 53 was to sign players to the practice squad for the Steelers. That was done on Saturday as the team announced the 8 players who will return to work with the team during the week and also help run the scout team …

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Steelers go with 4 Wide Receivers, 3 Quarterbacks in final roster cuts

Final cutdowns for all NFL teams were due by 9pm EST on Friday. The Steelers spent the day going over all the possibilities before announcing their cuts this afternoon. Among the interesting moves, they will go with 4 WR’s and 3 QB’s. There was wide speculation that they may go with 5 receivers but David …

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Charlie Batch, Jonathan Dwyer shine early; Jerrod Johnson secures 17-16 over Panthers

Finally, the NFL preseason is over and we can get ready for the Denver Broncos. First things first though, the Carolina Panthers came into Heinz Field on Thursday night to finish things off for this part of the 2012 campaign. Ben Roethlisberger did not play at all, neither did Maurkice Pouncey, Ryan Clark, Troy Polamalu, …

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Still battles to be fought in final Steelers preseason game – Offense

Among all the hoopla of Mike Wallace returning to the Steelers this week, there’s still a big game for a lot of players coming up on Thursday night. Wallace won’t be playing in it but there are still battles to be fought, and roster spots to be filled. This game is just as important as …

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Blitzburgh Radio Steelers Podcast: Week 3 Wrapup, Injuries, Roster Cuts, and more

The latest Blitzburgh Radio Steelers Podcast is up for this week. Matt & Marc are your hosts as we talk the latest Steelers news. Topics for this weeks show include a recap of the Steelers preseason win over the Bills on the road, David DeCastro injury updates, Mike Wallace rumors, first round roster cuts and …

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