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Limas Sweed

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Giants | Unlikely to bring in Limas Sweed

Sun, 13 May 2012 11:04:19 -0700

The New York Giants likely will not sign free-agent WR Limas Sweed (Steelers) because he did not perform well during the team's minicamp. Sweed was participating in the minicamp on a tryout basis.

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Giants | Several veterans trying out

Fri, 11 May 2012 11:56:55 -0700

Free-agent WR Limas Sweed (Steelers), P Jy Bond (Giants), C Jamaal Jackson (Eagles), QB Dan LeFevour (Jaguars), RB Shawnbrey McNeal (Chargers), LB Nate Triplett (Chargers), CB Dante Hughes (Chargers) and FS Maurice Rolle (Texans) are participating in the New York Giants' minicamp on a tryout basis.

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Bengals | Limas Sweed works out

Sat, 14 Apr 2012 22:53:35 -0700

The Cincinnati Bengals worked out free-agent WR Limas Sweed (Steelers) Friday, April 13. Sweed missed the 2010 season due to an Achilles' injury, and he was waived by the Pittsburgh Steelers last season due to shoulder problems.

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Steelers | Limas Sweed waived/injured

Thu, 15 Sep 2011 07:35:01 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers waived WR Limas Sweed (shoulder) from Injured Reserve this week. The team placed him on the waived/injured list Aug. 17, but once he cleared waivers they were required to keep him on Injured Reserve until his shoulder healed. Sweed received no injury settlement.

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Steelers | Limas Sweed waived/injured

Wed, 17 Aug 2011 08:05:02 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers have waived injured WR Limas Sweed (shoulder).

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Steelers | Limas Sweed injured Saturday

Sun, 07 Aug 2011 08:55:00 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Limas Sweed (shoulder) suffered a sprained shoulder during practice Saturday, Aug. 6.

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Steelers | Limas Sweed will need good preseason to make team

Mon, 06 Jun 2011 09:20:23 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Limas Sweed likely will have to perform well during the preseason and show that he is recovered from the Achilles' tendon injury he suffered last offseason if he wants to make the final roster. Sweed appears to be the No. 6 wide receiver on the depth chart at this point.

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Steelers | Limas Sweed likely to be with team for camp

Wed, 01 Jun 2011 08:27:15 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers likely will keep WR Limas Sweed on the roster during training camp to see if he has the ability to make the team.

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Steelers | Limas Sweed still in the plans

Wed, 23 Feb 2011 07:58:19 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said WR Limas Sweed (Achilles') is still a part of the team's plans but will have to compete for a roster spot, reports Scott Brown, of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

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Steelers | Limas Sweed believes to be in plans next season

Wed, 02 Feb 2011 08:55:00 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Limas Sweed (Achilles') said he believes he is in the team's plans for next season, reports Mark Kaboly, of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Sweed has missed the 2010 season because of an Achilles' injury.

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Steelers | Limas Sweed placed on IR

Tue, 11 May 2010 10:53:24 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers have placed WR Limas Sweed (Achilles') on Injured Reserve after he cleared waivers, reports Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com. Sweed will miss the 2010 season.

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Steelers | Limas Sweed undergoes surgery

Mon, 03 May 2010 10:26:26 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Limas Sweed (Achilles') underwent surgery on his Achilles' tendon injury Monday, May 3, reports Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. The team confirmed the surgery but would not say what the specific injury Sweed suffered.

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Steelers | Limas Sweed suffers potentially serious injury

Sun, 02 May 2010 07:32:46 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said WR Limas Sweed (Achilles') left practice Sunday, May 2, with a potentially major Achilles' tendon injury, according to SIRIUS NFL Radio.

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Steelers | Sweed returns to practice

Mon, 19 Apr 2010 04:59:27 -0700

Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports Pittsburgh Steelers WR Limas Sweed returned to the practice field Monday, April 19, after spending time on Injured Reserve last season for issues not related to an injury. "I am excited to be back on the field and back in the locker room with my teammates," Sweed said in a statement issued through the team. "I appreciate all the support I received from the Steelers organization while I dealt with some personal issues at the end of the 2009 season. I have been working diligently and I am focused on the remainder of the offseason in getting myself prepared to have a great 2010 season."

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Steelers | Sweed remains in plans

Mon, 22 Mar 2010 07:28:57 -0700

Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports Pittsburgh Steelers director of football operations Kevin Colbert said WR Limas Sweed has been participating in offseason workouts with his teammates. "He's still in the mix," Colbert said.

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Steelers | Sweed could be released

Tue, 09 Mar 2010 09:15:54 -0800

ESPN.com reports the Pittsburgh Steelers could release WR Limas Sweed after the team signed WRs Arnaz Battle and Antwaan Randle El.

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Steelers | Sweed's status unclear

Sat, 06 Mar 2010 21:56:03 -0800

Gerry Dulac, of The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports it is not known what will happen with Pittsburgh Steelers WR Limas Sweed moving forward. He missed the final three games last season due to undisclosed personal issues.

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Steelers | Still have not disclosed Sweed's illness

Fri, 19 Feb 2010 07:16:24 -0800

Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the Pittsburgh Steelers placed WR Limas Sweed on the reserve/non-football injury list late in the 2009 season with an unspecified illness. The team has not released any details on Sweed's illness, and they have declined to elaborate on the reasons behind Sweed's status remaining under wraps.

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Steelers | Sweed placed on NFI list

Mon, 21 Dec 2009 16:20:59 -0800

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced Monday, Dec. 21, they have placed WR Limas Sweed (illness) on the Reserve/Non-Football Illness list, ending his 2009 season.

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Steelers | Week 15 Inactives

Sun, 20 Dec 2009 12:09:10 -0800

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared QB Charlie Batch, OG Chris Kemoeatu, CB Keenan Lewis, OG Kraig Urbik, WR Limas Sweed, DL Nick Eason, DL Ra'shon Harris, SS Troy Polamalu inactive for Week 15.

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Steelers | Sweed out for Week 15

Fri, 18 Dec 2009 12:43:24 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Limas Sweed (illness) did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 18. He has been ruled out for Week 15.

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Steelers | Sweed misses practice Thursday

Thu, 17 Dec 2009 19:10:45 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Limas Sweed (illness) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 17, and is unlikely to play if he does not practice Friday, Dec. 18.

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Steelers | Four miss practice Wednesday

Wed, 16 Dec 2009 13:31:19 -0800

Packers.com reports Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Farrior (undisclosed), C Justin Hartwig (knee), SS Troy Polamalu (knee) and WR Limas Sweed (illness) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 16.

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Steelers | Wallace or Sweed could start Week 14

Mon, 07 Dec 2009 12:06:47 -0800

Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports Pittsburgh Steelers WR Mike Wallace or WR Limas Sweed may start in Week 14 if WR Hines Ward (hamstring) is not able to play.

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Steelers | Week 7 Inactives

Sun, 25 Oct 2009 09:01:22 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared LB Andre Frazier, FB Carey Davis, QB Dennis Dixon, CB Keenan Lewis, OG Kraig Urbik, WR Limas Sweed, DL Ra'shon Harris, OT Tony Hills inactive for Week 7.

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Steelers | Week 6 Inactives

Sun, 18 Oct 2009 08:57:53 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared LB Andre Frazier, FB Carey Davis, QB Dennis Dixon, CB Keenan Lewis, OG Kraig Urbik, WR Limas Sweed, DL Ra'shon Harris, OT Tony Hills inactive for Week 6.

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Steelers | Week 4 Inactives

Sun, 04 Oct 2009 16:37:43 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared TE David Johnson, QB Dennis Dixon, CB Keenan Lewis, OG Kraig Urbik, WR Limas Sweed, OT Tony Hills, SS Troy Polamalu, RB Willie Parker inactive for Week 4.

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Steelers | Sweed could be inactive for Week 4

Tue, 29 Sep 2009 13:11:08 -0700

Scott Brown, of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, reports Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said it is possible that WR Limas Sweed could be inactive for the team's Week 4 game.

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Steelers | Timmons, Sweed probable for Week 3

Fri, 25 Sep 2009 19:49:39 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers LB Lawrence Timmons (ankle) and WR Limas Sweed (foot) practiced in full Friday, Sept. 25. Both are listed as probable for Week 3 and are expected to be available.

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Steelers | Sweed practices Thursday

Thu, 24 Sep 2009 16:53:53 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Limas Sweed (foot) practiced in full Thursday, Sept. 24. He could dress for the team's Week 3 game if he practices well Friday, Sept. 25.

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Steelers | Sweed, Timmons practice in full Wednesday

Wed, 23 Sep 2009 19:02:21 -0700

Joe Reedy, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals WR Limas Sweed (foot) and LB Lawrence Timmons (ankle) practiced in full Wednesday, Sept. 23.

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Steelers | Sweed does some running Tuesday

Tue, 22 Sep 2009 17:25:10 -0700

Scott Brown, of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, reports Pittsburgh Steelers WR Limas Sweed (foot) did some running Tuesday, Sept. 22. Head coach Mike Tomlin said Sweed would practice Wednesday, Sept. 23, but that he might be limited.

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Steelers | Week 2 Inactives

Sun, 20 Sep 2009 12:30:46 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared LB Arnold Harrison, QB Dennis Dixon, CB Keenan Lewis, OG Kraig Urbik, WR Limas Sweed, DL Nick Eason, OT Tony Hills, SS Troy Polamalu inactive for Week 2.

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Steelers | Sweed out for Week 2

Fri, 18 Sep 2009 11:06:27 -0700

Gerry Dulac, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports Pittsburgh Steelers WR Limas Sweed (foot) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 18, and will not play in Week 2.

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Steelers | Sweed misses practice Thursday

Thu, 17 Sep 2009 18:00:46 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Limas Sweed (foot) missed the team's practice Thursday, Sept. 17, and his status for Week 2 is unknown.

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Steelers | Sweed, Timmons limited Wednesday

Wed, 16 Sep 2009 14:32:49 -0700

Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports Pittsburgh Steelers WR Limas Sweed (foot) and LB Lawrence Timmons (ankle) were listed as limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 16. Both are considered questionable for Week 2.

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Steelers | Fight for No. 3 WR position could continue into season

Wed, 02 Sep 2009 22:30:45 -0700

Scott Brown, of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, reports Pittsburgh Steelers WR Limas Sweed and WR Mike Wallace continue to compete for the No.3 position at wide receiver. Offensive coordinator Bruce Arians hinted the competition could continue during the regular season. Arians said both will play no matter who the No. 3 and No. 4 wide receiver is. "It might be 3A and 3B depending on our package, what we're asking out of those guys. I'm not saying either one's beat the other one out. They'll both play a lot," added Arians.

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Steelers | Sweed gets starting nod Saturday

Sun, 30 Aug 2009 00:06:28 -0700

Chuck Finder, of The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports Pittsburgh Steelers WR Limas Sweed got the starting nod Saturday, Aug. 29, because WR Santonio Holmes (back) was held out of the team's preseason game.

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Steelers | Sweed injured Sunday

Sun, 09 Aug 2009 22:03:00 -0700

Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports Pittsburgh Steelers WR Limas Sweed (hamstring) left the team's practice early Sunday, Aug. 9, with a tight hamstring.

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Steelers | Sweed could be No. 3 receiver

Tue, 04 Aug 2009 21:29:46 -0700

Ed Bouchette, of The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports if for no other reason than process of elimination, he believes WR Limas Sweed will be the Pittsburgh Steelers No. 3 receiver this year. Bouchette said he does not believe WR Shaun McDonald is physical enough and WR Mike Wallace may not have the experience despite having speed. He notes WR Dallas Baker is a wildcard in the competition.

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Steelers | Sweed does not have edge for No. 3 job

Fri, 12 Jun 2009 10:26:14 -0700

Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said WR Limas Sweed does not have any edge over the other wide receivers for the No. 3 wide receiver job.

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Steelers | Sweed turning heads

Sat, 02 May 2009 13:20:32 -0700

ESPN's James Walker reports Pittsburgh Steelers WR Limas Sweed, a second-year player, has made great strides entering this summer. He is making a lot of plays and turning heads during workouts.

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Steelers | Week 4 Inactives

Mon, 29 Sep 2008 16:42:44 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared DL Brett Keisel, DL Casey Hampton, QB Dennis Dixon, LB Donovan Woods, WR Limas Sweed, OT Tony Hills, OT Trai Essex, RB Willie Parker inactive for Week 4.

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Steelers | Week 3 Inactives

Sun, 21 Sep 2008 12:45:36 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared DL Brett Keisel, LB Bruce Davis, QB Dennis Dixon, CB Deshea Townsend, LB Donovan Woods, WR Limas Sweed, OT Tony Hills, OT Trai Essex inactive for Week 3.

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Steelers | Week 2 Inactives

Sun, 14 Sep 2008 16:20:14 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared LB Bruce Davis, QB Dennis Dixon, CB Deshea Townsend, RB Gary Russell, WR Limas Sweed, DL Orpheus Roye, OT Tony Hills, OT Trai Essex inactive for Week 2.

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Steelers | Week 2 Inactives

Sun, 14 Sep 2008 16:17:49 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared LB Bruce Davis, QB Dennis Dixon, CB Deshea Townsend, RB Gary Russell, WR Limas Sweed, DL Orpheus Roye, OT Tony Hills, OT Trai Essex inactive for Week 2.

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Steelers | Sweed inactive

Sun, 07 Sep 2008 08:56:43 -0700

Adam Schefter, of NFL.com, reports Pittsburgh Steelers WR Limas Sweed is inactive for Week 1.

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Steelers | Week 1 Inactives

Sun, 07 Sep 2008 08:53:27 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared FS Anthony Smith, LB Bruce Davis, RB Gary Russell, WR Limas Sweed, DL Orpheus Roye, TE Sean McHugh, OT Tony Hills inactive for Week 1.

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Steelers | Week 1 Inactives

Sun, 07 Sep 2008 08:51:19 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared FS Anthony Smith, LB Bruce Davis, RB Gary Russell, WR Limas Sweed, DL Orpheus Roye, TE Sean McHugh, OT Tony Hills inactive for Week 1.

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Steelers | Fourth receiver to be contested in Week 1

Tue, 02 Sep 2008 14:29:18 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said wide receivers Dallas Baker and Limas Sweed will compete for the fourth receiver spot in Week 1.

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