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Steelers | Defense fading

Fri, 12 Oct 2012 11:08:25 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers' defense has been lacking an explosive pass rush, and their secondary has shown vulnerability. S Troy Polamalu looks unlike the player he was two years ago and is not impacting the game in the same manner. DL Aaron Smith's absence is also evident in run defense.

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NFL | Aaron Smith expected to retire

Wed, 07 Mar 2012 11:49:46 -0800

Free-agent DE Aaron Smith (Steelers) is expected to retire this offseason.

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Steelers | Aaron Smith failed physical

Sat, 03 Mar 2012 11:11:28 -0800

Free agent DE Aaron Smith (neck, foot) failed his physical when the Pittsburgh Steelers decided to release him.

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Titans | Could show interest in two recently released players

Sat, 03 Mar 2012 10:43:11 -0800

The Tennessee Titans may consider pursuing DE Aaron Smith (Steelers) and CB Chris Carr (Ravens) this offseason.

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Patriots | May show interest in Aaron Smith

Fri, 02 Mar 2012 12:32:27 -0800

The New England Patriots could show interest in free-agent DE Aaron Smith (Steelers) if he decides he wants to continue playing.

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Steelers | Aaron Smith to be released

Thu, 01 Mar 2012 13:08:02 -0800

The Pittsburgh Steelers will release DE Aaron Smith.

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Steelers | Aaron Smith to decide future after season

Thu, 05 Jan 2012 10:15:39 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers DE Aaron Smith (neck) said he will decide if he wants to play next season once the season is over. He said if he does return, he will only play for the Steelers. He said he is completely healed from the neck injury that landed him on Injured Reserve.

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Steelers | Aaron Smith to undergo surgery

Mon, 24 Oct 2011 09:26:03 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers DL Aaron Smith (neck) will soon undergo neck surgery after being placed on Injured Reserve.

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Steelers | Neck injury ended Aaron Smith's season

Sun, 23 Oct 2011 10:53:24 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers DE Aaron Smith (neck, foot) was placed on Injured Reserve because of a neck injury that was recently discovered.

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Steelers | Aaron Smith placed on IR

Sat, 22 Oct 2011 12:08:26 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers have placed DE Aaron Smith (foot) on Injured Reserve, ending his 2011 season. In a corresponding move, the team signed practice squad DL Corbin Bryant to their active roster.

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Steelers | Four players to sit out

Fri, 21 Oct 2011 15:42:33 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers OG Doug Legursky (toe), DE Aaron Smith (foot), DT Casey Hampton (shoulder) and LB James Harrison (eye) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 21, and have been ruled out for Week 7.

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Steelers | Five players miss practice

Thu, 20 Oct 2011 12:57:10 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers OG Doug Legursky (toe), DE Aaron Smith (foot), DTs Casey Hampton (shoulder) and Chris Hoke (neck) and LB James Harrison (eye) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

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Steelers | Six miss practice

Wed, 19 Oct 2011 13:09:38 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers DL Casey Hampton (shoulder), LB James Harrison (eye), DL Chris Hoke (neck), C Doug Legursky (toe), DL Aaron Smith (foot) and WR Hines Ward (undisclosed) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 19.

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Steelers | Casey Hampton, Aaron Smith might sit again

Tue, 18 Oct 2011 20:23:12 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers DLs Casey Hampton (shoulder) and Aaron Smith (foot) are likely to miss a third consecutive game in Week 7 against the Arizona Cardinals.

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Steelers | Week 6 Inactives

Sun, 16 Oct 2011 08:41:44 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared DL Aaron Smith, DL Casey Hampton, OG Chris Kemoeatu, LB James Harrison, LB Jason Worilds, OT Marcus Gilbert, RB Mewelde Moore inactive for Week 6.

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Steelers | Six players will not play Week 6

Fri, 14 Oct 2011 15:14:11 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Mewelde Moore (ankle), OG Chris Kemoeatu (knee), OT Marcus Gilbert (shoulder), DE Aaron Smith (foot), DT Casey Hampton (shoulder) and LB James Harrison (eye) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 14, and have been ruled out for Week 6.

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Steelers | Six players do not practice

Thu, 13 Oct 2011 12:40:37 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Mewelde Moore (ankle), OG Chris Kemoeatu (knee), OT Marcus Gilbert (shoulder), DE Aaron Smith (foot), DT Casey Hampton (shoulder) and LB James Harrison (eye) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 13.

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Steelers | Eight miss practice

Wed, 12 Oct 2011 12:52:43 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers OT Marcus Gilbert (shoulder), DL Casey Hampton (shoulder), LB James Harrison (eye), OG Chris Kemoeatu (knee), RB Mewelde Moore (ankle), DL Aaron Smith (foot), WR Hines Ward (undisclosed) and LB Jason Worilds (quadriceps) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

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Steelers | Ziggy Hood to start in Week 6

Tue, 11 Oct 2011 18:00:43 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers DL Ziggy Hood will start at left defensive end in Week 6 against the Jacksonville Jaguars with DL Aaron Smith (foot) out for a second straight game.

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Steelers | Doug Legursky, Ramon Foster remain starters

Tue, 11 Oct 2011 10:19:20 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said OGs Doug Legursky and Ramon Foster will remain the starters at left and right guard respectively, meaning OG Chris Kemoeatu (knee) will likely sit out again in Week 6. DL Ziggy Hood will start at left defensive end with DL Aaron Smith (foot) out and DL Chris Hoke will start at nose tackle if DL Casey Hampton (shoulder) cannot play in Week 6.

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Steelers | Aaron Smith to miss another game

Tue, 11 Oct 2011 10:15:14 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers DL Aaron Smith (foot) will miss his second straight game in Week 6 with a sprained right foot.

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Steelers | Week 5 Inactives

Sun, 09 Oct 2011 08:37:33 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared DL Aaron Smith, DL Casey Hampton, OG Chris Kemoeatu, CB Cortez Allen, LB James Harrison, LB Jason Worilds, RB Mewelde Moore inactive for Week 5.

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Steelers | Six players to sit out Week 5

Fri, 07 Oct 2011 12:00:12 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Mewelde Moore (ankle), OG Chris Kemoeatu (knee), DE Aaron Smith (foot), DT Casey Hampton (shoulder) and LBs James Harrison (eye) and Jason Worilds (quadriceps) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 7, and have been ruled out for Week 5.

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Steelers | Seven miss practice

Thu, 06 Oct 2011 12:43:25 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers DB Cortez Allen (ankle), DL Casey Hampton (shoulder), LB James Harrison (eye), OG Chris Kemoeatu (knee), RB Mewelde Moore (ankle), DL Aaron Smith (foot) and LB Jason Worilds (quadriceps) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 6.

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Steelers | Seven players miss practice

Wed, 05 Oct 2011 13:16:04 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Mewelde Moore (ankle), OG Chris Kemoeatu (knee), DE Aaron Smith (foot), DT Casey Hampton (shoulder), LBs James Harrison (eye) and Jason Worilds (quadriceps) and CB Cortez Allen (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 5.

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Steelers | Aaron Smith won't play in Week 5

Tue, 04 Oct 2011 20:36:20 -0700

Updating a previous report, Pittsburgh Steelers DL Aaron Smith (foot) will not play in Week 5 against the Tennessee Titans due to a mid-foot sprain. DL Ziggy Hood will start at left defensive end.

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Steelers | Aaron Smith has foot sprain

Tue, 04 Oct 2011 09:26:57 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers DL Aaron Smith (foot) has been diagnosed with a mid-foot sprain and could miss Week 5.

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Steelers | Aaron Smith to have MRI Monday

Sun, 02 Oct 2011 21:28:34 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers DL Aaron Smith (foot) suffered a foot injury in Week 4 against the Houston Texans. He was wearing a walking boot after the game, and he'll have an MRI Monday, Oct. 3, back in Pittsburgh.

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Steelers | Aaron Smith leaves early

Sun, 02 Oct 2011 12:43:15 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers DE Aaron Smith (foot) suffered a foot injury in Week 4 and is considered questionable to return to the game.

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Steelers | Four miss practice

Wed, 21 Sep 2011 12:54:57 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Farrior (undisclosed), DL Brett Keisel (knee), DL Aaron Smith (undisclosed) and WR Hines Ward (undisclosed) did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 21.

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Steelers | Three sit out practice

Wed, 14 Sep 2011 13:18:59 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward, DE Aaron Smith and LB James Farrior did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 14, but they were not injury-related absences.

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Steelers | May look to restructure Aaron Smith's contract

Thu, 14 Jul 2011 11:54:41 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers may ask DE Aaron Smith to restructure his contract once the lockout is over so they can make room under their salary cap.

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Steelers | Ziggy Hood is the future of the defensive line

Wed, 13 Jul 2011 22:14:47 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers DL Aaron Smith (triceps) might return from a torn triceps tendon to re-claim his starting job, but DL Ziggy Hood is the future of the defensive line. Smith might start on the left side of the line, but that's mainly due to his tenure rather than ability. Hood and rookie DL Cam Heyward represent the future.

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Steelers | Aaron Smith injury update

Fri, 13 May 2011 08:04:11 -0700

The prognosis for Pittsburgh Steelers DE Aaron Smith's (triceps) recovery from a torn triceps tendon is still a little murky. Although there have been no setbacks, Smith is not fully recovered, and it is still unclear at this point if he will be 100 percent recovered in time for training camp.

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Steelers | Week 21 Inactives

Sun, 06 Feb 2011 14:40:58 -0800

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared DL Aaron Smith, QB Charlie Batch, OT Chris Scott, CB Crezdon Butler, OG Dorian Brooks, LB Jason Worilds, RB Jonathan Dwyer, DL Steve McLendon inactive for Week 21.

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Steelers | Aaron Smith ruled out for Super Bowl

Fri, 04 Feb 2011 13:45:23 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers DE Aaron Smith (triceps) was limited during practice Friday, Feb. 4, but has been ruled out for Super Bowl XLV.

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Steelers | Aaron Smith limited Thursday

Thu, 03 Feb 2011 15:19:00 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers DL Aaron Smith (triceps) was limited during practice Thursday, Feb. 3.

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Steelers | Limited practice for Aaron Smith

Wed, 02 Feb 2011 19:33:38 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers DL Aaron Smith (triceps) went through a limited practice session Wednesday, Feb. 2, reports Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Smith has not played since Oct. 24 due to a left triceps injury. "I do, but it's fading," head coach Mike Tomlin said, when asked if he had hope Smith would be available for Super Bowl XLV.

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Steelers | Aaron Smith will not play in Super Bowl

Mon, 31 Jan 2011 15:18:26 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers DE Aaron Smith (triceps) will not be able to play in Super Bowl XLV, sources told Gerry Dulac, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

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Steelers | Aaron Smith to undergo MRI

Mon, 31 Jan 2011 11:52:01 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers DE Aaron Smith (triceps) will undergo an MRI in the next day or two to help determine if he will be able to play in Super Bowl XLV, reports Adam Schefter, of ESPN.

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Steelers | Aaron Smith limited Friday

Fri, 28 Jan 2011 15:44:45 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers DE Aaron Smith (triceps) was limited during practice Friday, Jan. 28, and is considered questionable for Super Bowl XLV.

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Steelers | Aaron Smith limited Thursday

Thu, 27 Jan 2011 13:57:51 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers DE Aaron Smith (triceps) was limited during practice Thursday, Jan. 27.

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Steelers | Aaron Smith not considering retirement

Thu, 27 Jan 2011 09:33:38 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers DE Aaron Smith (triceps) said he wants to return next season and has not given any thought about retirement after the season, reports Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

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Steelers | Aaron Smith unlikely to play in Super Bowl

Thu, 27 Jan 2011 09:27:52 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers DE Aaron Smith (triceps) mostly watched practice Wednesday, Jan. 26, and appears likely to miss Super Bowl XLV, reports Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

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Steelers | Aaron Smith limited Wednesday

Wed, 26 Jan 2011 14:12:27 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers DE Aaron Smith (triceps) was limited during practice Wednesday, Jan. 26, reports Steelers.com.

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Steelers | Week 20 Inactives

Sun, 23 Jan 2011 14:44:59 -0800

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared DL Aaron Smith, QB Charlie Batch, OT Chris Scott, CB Crezdon Butler, RB Jonathan Dwyer, DL Steve McLendon, OT Tony Hills, SS Will Allen inactive for Week 20.

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Steelers | Aaron Smith doubtful for AFC Championship game

Fri, 21 Jan 2011 13:05:55 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers DE Aaron Smith (triceps) was limited during practice Friday, Jan. 21, and is listed as doubtful for the AFC Championship game.

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Steelers | Aaron Smith still believes he can play in playoff game

Fri, 21 Jan 2011 10:53:22 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers DE Aaron Smith (triceps) said he still believes he may be able to play in the AFC Championship game, reports Albert Breer, of NFL Network. He expects his availability will be a game-time decision.

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Steelers | Aaron Smith limited Thursday

Thu, 20 Jan 2011 14:08:10 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers DE Aaron Smith (triceps) was limited during practice Thursday, Jan. 20.

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Steelers | Aaron Smith out for AFCCG

Thu, 20 Jan 2011 07:03:31 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers DL Aaron Smith (triceps) will not play in the AFC Championship Game, according to Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

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