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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 15:34:26 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers LBs Vince Williams and Sean Spence continue to play ahead of rookie LB Ryan Shazier, who played for the first time in Week 15 since suffering a high ankle sprain in November. DE Daniel McCullers even played more snaps (six) than Shazier (four) against the Atlanta Falcons. Also, DE Stephen Tuitt has clearly replaced DE Cam Thomas in the starting lineup.
Tue, 09 Dec 2014 09:26:05 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Ryan Shazier will have to earn back his starting spot, according to head coach Mike Tomlin. The team has like what it has seen from LB Vince Williams and LB Sean Spence.
Tue, 04 Nov 2014 13:36:15 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers SS Will Allen is expected to step in for SS Troy Polamalu (knee) in Week 10 against the New York Jets, and LB Sean Spence is expected to take LB Ryan Shazier's (ankle) snaps.
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 08:26:52 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Ryan Shazier (knee) should be able to play in Week 8, but it is not known if he will start at inside linebacker. Shazier and LB Sean Spence shared reps with the starting defense during practice Friday, Oct. 24.
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 11:26:14 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Sean Spence will start at inside linebacker in Week 4 in place of LB Ryan Shazier (knee).
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:58:26 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Arthur Moats and LB Sean Spence are expected to join the starting lineup because of the injuries to LB Jarvis Jones (wrist) and LB Ryan Shazier (knee).
Fri, 05 Sep 2014 13:26:23 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers CB Brice McCain (groin) has been ruled out for Week 1 against the Cleveland Browns. WR Martavis Bryant (shoulder) is doubtful and OG Cody Wallace (finger) is listed as questionable. TE Matt Spaeth (hamstring), LB Sean Spence (knee) and LS Greg Warren (knee) are probable. McCain didn't practice Friday, Sept. 5. Bryant and Wallace were limited, while the others practiced in full.
Thu, 04 Sep 2014 15:14:06 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Martavis Bryant (shoulder), CB Brice McCain (groin) and OG Cody Wallace (finger) did not practice Thursday, Sept. 4. TE Matt Spaeth (hamstring), LB Sean Spence (knee) and LS Greg Warren (knee) practiced in full.
Wed, 03 Sep 2014 13:33:50 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Martavis Bryant (shoulder) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3. CB Brice McCain (groin) was limited during practice. TE Matt Spaeth (hamstring), LB Sean Spence (knee) and LS Greg Warren (knee) fully participated in practice.
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 21:55:08 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Sean Spence (knee) and Jason Worilds (knee) are not expected to have suffered serious knee injuries during the team's preseason game Thursday, Aug. 21, according to sources.
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:43:26 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Sean Spence (knee) left the team's preseason game Thursday, Aug. 21, with a right knee injury and will not return.
Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:07:03 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Sean Spence appears to have a good chance to make the final roster after he played well as a starter in the first preseason game. He has been working with the starting defense while LB Ryan Shazier (knee) has been sidelined.
Fri, 20 Jun 2014 20:47:29 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said he did not see anything during offseason workouts that told him LB Sean Spence (knee) will not be able fully participate in training camp.
Thu, 05 Jun 2014 21:03:08 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Sean Spence (knee) has been able to participate in all of the organized team activities this offseason but understands he still has a long way ago before he can play again.
Mon, 05 May 2014 11:19:42 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said LB Sean Spence (knee) is healthy and taking part in offseason workouts. Tomlin said the team will not know if Spence's knee will be like it was before the injury until he gets on the practice field more.
Wed, 12 Feb 2014 11:00:00 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said the team expects LB Sean Spence (knee) to attend training camp next season.
Wed, 06 Nov 2013 12:17:53 -0800
The Pittsburgh Steelers have placed LB Sean Spence (knee) on Injured Reserve. He said he disappointed that he will miss this season but expects to be able to play again at some point.
Tue, 05 Nov 2013 20:34:28 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Sean Spence (knee) is working his way back from a career-threatening knee injury. Head coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday, Nov. 5, that a decision hasn't been made on whether to place him on the 53-man roster or season-ending Injured Reserve. The team has until Wednesday, Nov. 6, at 4pm ET, to decide.
Wed, 16 Oct 2013 16:33:00 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Sean Spence (knee) practiced for the first time Wednesday, Oct. 16, since suffering a career-threatening injury in last year's preseason. He did individual drills and took part in some team drills. Spence is still on the Physically Unable to Perform list, and the team has three weeks to evaluate him. Head coach Mike Tomlin thinks Spence could return this year.
Sun, 25 Aug 2013 18:15:34 -0700
The Pittsburgh Steelers placed LB Sean Spence (knee) on the team's Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list Sunday, Aug. 25.
Fri, 26 Jul 2013 14:23:16 -0700
The Pittsburgh Steelers have placed FB David Johnson (knee), TE Heath Miller (knee), DT Alameda Ta'amu (hamstring) and LB Sean Spence (knee) on the Physically Unable to Perform list.
Wed, 29 May 2013 12:46:19 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Sean Spence (knee) said he's expecting to play at some point this year after injuring his left knee in the preseason finale last year. Spence underwent surgery to fix three torn ligaments in his knee. He can run but is sitting out of organized team activities as a precaution. There is no timetable for when Spence will be able to play.
Wed, 15 May 2013 12:14:15 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said LB Sean Spence (knee) is making slow progress in his rehab from a major knee injury. Colbert said the team hopes he will fully recover at some point.
Sat, 04 May 2013 10:07:13 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said he believes LB Sean Spence (knee) will be able to play again once he recovers from his serious knee injury.
Sat, 27 Apr 2013 14:40:24 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers linebackers coach Keith Butler said LB Sean Spence (knee) likely will not be able to play during the 2013 season.
Thu, 21 Feb 2013 10:39:54 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said the team does not have a timetable for LB Sean Spence's (knee) return but hopes he can return at some point.
Sun, 17 Feb 2013 13:41:45 -0800
The Pittsburgh Steelers are not expecting much of an impact from LB Sean Spence (knee) next season because of the severity of the knee injury he suffered this season.
Fri, 08 Feb 2013 17:58:06 -0800
Impending free-agent LB Larry Foote (Steelers) is likely to be a player the Pittsburgh Steelers try to re-sign, as they can't be confident LB Stevenson Sylvester can start and they can't be certain LB Sean Spence (knee) can move into a starting role this season after last year's severe knee injury.
Fri, 26 Oct 2012 10:42:50 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Sean Spence (knee), who suffered two torn ligaments and a dislocated kneecap in the team's last preseason game Aug. 30, is rehabbing but is still walking with a limp. He's unsure when he'll be cleared to run, but he has been able to drive his car.
Fri, 31 Aug 2012 13:58:01 -0700
The Pittsburgh Steelers have released CB Terrence Frederick, CB Josh Victorian, LB Brandon Hicks, LB Marshall McFadden, DE Corbin Bryant, DE Ikponmwosa Igbinosun, DE Jake Stoller, RB DuJuan Harris, WR Tyler Beiler, OL Ryan Lee, OG John Malecki and OT Chris Scott. The team has also placed LB Sean Spence (knee) on Injured Reserve, ending his 2012 season.
Fri, 31 Aug 2012 10:43:03 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Sean Spence (knee) will miss the entire 2012 season after tearing multiple ligaments in his knee during the preseason game Thursday, Aug. 30.
Thu, 30 Aug 2012 18:38:36 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Sean Spence (leg) was carted off the field during the preseason game Thursday, Aug. 30, with a leg injury.
Sun, 19 Aug 2012 22:39:57 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Sean Spence is expected to see an increase in playing time, at least during the preseason, with LB Stevenson Sylvester (knee) sidelined at least three weeks. LB Brandon Johnson will also move inside from the outside.
Fri, 08 Jun 2012 12:57:12 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau said he has been impressed with how LB Sean Spence has performed during organized team activities.
Wed, 30 May 2012 14:38:44 -0700
Updating a previous report, Pittsburgh Steelers LB Sean Spence signed a four-year deal worth $2.705 million. The deal includes $545,380 signing bonus.
Tue, 29 May 2012 14:16:01 -0700
The Pittsburgh Steelers signed third-round draft pick LB Sean Spence to an undisclosed four-year deal Tuesday, May 29.
Sun, 29 Apr 2012 19:11:25 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin indicated that LB Sean Spence, selected in the third round of the NFL Draft, will be taught the inside linebacker position. "He's a sharp kid. We are going to teach him the inside linebacker position, both positions, and see where that leads us. We value position flexibility," Tomlin said.
Fri, 27 Apr 2012 10:41:21 -0700
The St. Louis Rams may consider taking an outside linebacker with one of their three second-round draft choices. The team may have interest in University of California LB Mychal Kendricks, Utah State LB Bobby Wagner, Nevada LB James-Michael Johnson and LB Sean Spence.