Pittsburgh Steelers news, rumors and injuries
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 10:41:39 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Harrison (knee), CB Ike Taylor (forearm, shoulder) and OT Marcus Gilbert (ankle) are all expected to return in Week 16 against the Kansas City Chiefs, according to head coach Mike Tomlin.
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:12:03 -0800
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:20:09 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger and offensive coordinator Todd Haley are working very well together this season. With the game on the line late in the fourth quarter in Week 15 against the Atlanta Falcons, Haley gave Roethlisberger the freedom to decide between two different plays. The fact that Haley didn't insist on a run with just one yard to gain shows how well the relationship between the coordinator and QB is going. Roethlisberger was 12-for-14 for 191 yards on plays in which the Falcons rushed at least five defenders, according to ESPN Stats & Information.
Fantasy Tip: That's two straight solid performances for Big Ben. He'll face a Kansas City Chiefs defense in Week 16 that has been pretty solid against opposing quarterbacks this year, though, so it may be tough for him to return handsomely on your investment at FantasyScore.
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 15:59:43 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers OT Marcus Gilbert (ankle, knee) is expected to return to the starting lineup in Week 16 against the Kansas City Chiefs. OT Mike X. Adams has played right tackle in place of Gilbert in his absence.
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.
Sun, 14 Dec 2014 16:33:14 -0800
Fantasy Tip: Bell finished with 20 carries for 47 yards and two touchdowns, while adding five receptions for 72 yards on seven targets. He continues to be a fantasy force, even when he doesn't have his best day yardage-wise. The idea of Bell being the No. 1 overall pick in fantasy for 2015 is quickly gaining traction.
Sun, 14 Dec 2014 14:09:26 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Antonio Brown hauled in 10 receptions for 123 yards in Week 15 against the Atlanta Falcons. He set a franchise record for catches in a season with 115, eclipsing the previous mark set by Hines Ward back in 2002 (112).
Fantasy Tip: Brown continues to post ridiculous numbers week in and week out. In FantasyScore he comes with a hefty price tag, but rarely does he have a poor week.
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 12:43:12 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers CB Ike Taylor (forearm, shoulder) did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 12, and is listed as doubtful for Week 15. LB James Harrison (knee) was limited during practice and is listed as questionable. CB William Gay (quadriceps), OT Marcus Gilbert (ankle), DE Cam Heyward (non-injury) and C Maurkice Pouncey (ankle) fully participated in practice and are listed as probable.
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 12:39:25 -0800
Fantasy Tip: Miller has been a bit inconsistent in terms of production this season and is facing an Atlanta Falcons defense that has played pretty well against tight ends this season. Miller has a price tag of $5,000 on FantasyScore, but owners may want to consider using a better option.
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 12:31:11 -0800
Fantasy Tip: Roethlisberger has thrown for at least 300 yards in five of his last six games and at least three touchdowns in three of those games. He also had a three-game span where he threw five interceptions. Roethlisberger costs $7,900 on FantasyScore and could be a good option if owners are willing to spend the money.
Thu, 11 Dec 2014 15:26:56 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers CB Ivan Taylor (shoulder, forearm) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 11. LB James Harrison (knee) and C Maurkice Pouncey (ankle) were limited. CB William Gay (quadriceps), OT Marcus Gilbert (ankle) and DE Cam Heyward (non-injury related) participated fully.
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