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Steelers | Saturday practice report

Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:21:05 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers DT Steve McLendon (shoulder) and CB Ike Taylor (forearm) have been ruled out for Week 7. SS Shamarko Thomas (hamstring) did not practice Saturday, Oct. 18, and has been ruled out. LB Ryan Shazier (knee) was limited and is questionable. DE Cam Heyward (ankle), Will Johnson (illness), DE Brett Keisel (knee), FS Mike Mitchell (knee) and SS Troy Polamalu (non-injury related) participated fully.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: Houston Chronicle - Brian T. Smith


Steelers | Friday practice report

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 11:45:09 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers SS Shamarko Thomas (hamstring) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 17. FB Will Johnson (illness), DE Brett Keisel (knee), FS Mike Mitchell (knee) and LB Ryan Shazier (knee) were limited during practice, while DE Cam Heyward (ankle) and SS Troy Polamalu (non-injury) fully participated in practice.

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Steelers | Cortez Allen being benched

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:49:43 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers CB Cortez Allen will be benched in favor of CB Brice McCain in Week 7 against the Houston Texans Monday night. It's the second time in as many years that Allen has been benched for poor play. "He's still basically a young player," defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau said. "He's at a difficult position. Sometimes, there are ups and downs out there. I have great confidence that he'll fight himself through this and be a very strong player."

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Ray Fittipaldo


Steelers | Thursday practice report

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:16:07 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers DT Steve McLendon (shoulder) and CB Ike Taylor (forearm) have been ruled out for Week 7. RB Will Johnson (illness), DE Brett Keisel (knee), FS Mike Mitchell (knee) and SS Troy Polamalu (non-injury related) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 16. DE Cam Heyward (ankle), LB Ryan Shazier (knee) and SS Shamarko Thomas (hamstring) were limited.

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Steelers | Derek Moye released

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 17:11:26 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Derek Moye was released Wednesday, Oct. 15.

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Steelers | Shaquille Richardson on practice squad IR

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 17:07:44 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers CB Shaquille Richardson (undisclosed) has been placed on the Reserve/Injured list on the practice squad, and he doesn't count on the active practice squad roster.

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Steelers | Three signed to practice squad

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 17:05:12 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed free-agent C Adam Gettis (Redskins), DE Ethan Hemer (Steelers) and DB Jordan Sullen (Bears) to their practice squad Wednesday, Oct. 15.

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Steelers | Le'Veon Bell looking for plea deal

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:11:37 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell is expected to be accepted into a probation program in his case for marijuana possession and driving under the influence charges, according to his attorney. Bell likely would serve one year of probation and could have his arrest record expunged.

Fantasy Tip: It is not known if Bell will face any punishment from the NFL for his arrest, but Bell will continue to play for now. Bell has been a consistent producer for owners this season and is a solid starting option on FantasyScore at $7,400.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press


Steelers | Le'Veon Bell waives hearing

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 06:04:04 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell waived his right to a preliminary hearing Wednesday, Oct. 15, on marijuana possession and driving under the influence chargers. That means he and his attorney acknowledge police have enough evidence for the charges to go to Allegheny County Common Pleas Court, where Bell must either plead to all or some of the charges or stand trial.

Fantasy Tip: Bell has no chance at facing a suspension this season, as has been reported since the Aug. 20 arrest. Bell ($7,400; 14.8% of your cap) continues to be a solid weekly choice at RB1 on FantasyScore.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press - Alan Robinson


Steelers | Steve McLendon injured

Sun, 12 Oct 2014 11:48:10 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers DT Steve McLendon (shoulder) suffered a shoulder injury in Week 6 and will not return.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: Steelers.com - Burt Lauten


Steelers | Week 6 Inactives

Sun, 12 Oct 2014 08:47:54 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared DL Cam Thomas, OG Chris Hubbard, DT Daniel McCullers, CB Ike Taylor, QB Landry Jones, WR Martavis Bryant, LB Ryan Shazier inactive for Week 6.

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Steelers | Make two roster moves

Sat, 11 Oct 2014 12:53:01 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed CB Ross Ventrone from their practice squad and waived OG Wesley Johnson Saturday, Oct. 11.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN - Adam Caplan


Steelers | Martavis Bryant could dress

Sat, 11 Oct 2014 09:20:08 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Martavis Bryant could be active in Week 6 for the first time this season.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Scott Brown


Steelers | Big Ben likes facing Cleveland

Fri, 10 Oct 2014 21:38:47 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger threw for 365 yards with a touchdown in Week 1 against the Cleveland Browns, the team's Week 6 opponent. Over his past eight starts against the Browns, Roethlisberger has thrown two or more touchdown passes. However, in 19 career starts, he has eclipsed 281 yards just twice.

Fantasy Tip: Roethlisberger is a solid FantasyScore option at $7600 (or 15.2 percent of the cap) based upon his Week 1 performance against the Browns, but not so much for his career trends.

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Steelers | Antonio Brown to come up big again?

Fri, 10 Oct 2014 21:38:06 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Antonio Brown will face the Cleveland Browns in Week 6. He punished he Browns for 116 yards on five receptions with a touchdown in Week 1, and he has 87 or more receiving yards in five of his past six games against Cleveland, scoring four times in those six outings.

Fantasy Tip: Even at $8000 (or 16 percent of the salary cap), Brown is a solid play in FantasyScore leagues against Pittsburgh's AFC North rivals.

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