Stephenson Sylvester and Will Allen return to the Pittsburgh Steelers to help bolster a defense that will take on the New York Jets and Geno at Met Life Stadium on October 13, 2013. Kion Wilson and DaMon Cromartie-Smith will be looking in from the outside.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The winds of change continue to blow through Dick LeBeau’s defense in preparation for their trip to the Meadowlands this weekend.
The 0-4 Pittsburgh Steelers will come off of their bye-week with a few new faces on both sides of the ball as they prepare to shut down Geno Smith and the 3-2 New York Jets.
The Pittsburgh Steelers were on a roll only to fail to score in the final seconds of regulation to tie the Minnesota Vikings. The arrival of a bye week couldn’t have come at a better time for a flailing Steelers team that is expected to do more.
Snow and freezing rain was the outdoor theme for Wednesday’s practice for the Pittsburgh, while inside Heath Miller, Ike Taylor and Baron Batch were announced to have been placed on the injured reserve list. Miller and Batch are expected to have surgery. Additional moves to the roster come ahead of the last game of the 2012 NFL regular season.
The Pittsburgh Steelers are near critical mass as eight players miss practice on Wednesday. While Coach Mike Tomlin and the rest of the organization and coaches prepare replacements to fill necessary positions, the Steelers are digging in to make the most of their situation with only three games left in the 2012 NFL regular season and a must-win game against the Dallas Cowboys.
Despite the 1-7 record of the Kansas City Chiefs, practice has been going forward as usual for the Pittsburgh Steelers (5-3) whose offensive coordinator, Todd Haley, isn’t interested in revenge, but a win.
Hurricane Sandy has left a path of destruction and the status of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ game against the New York Giants in question. Regardless, Coach Tomlin has the team preparing for any eventuality.
A day after making their final cuts, the Pittsburgh Steelers have signed eight players to their practice squad.
The Steelers have trimmed their roster ahead of the Saturday deadline. So far, they have cut 21 players and placed QB Byron Leftwich on injured reserve.