With no increase expected in the 2013 NFL salary cap, the Pittsburgh Steelers will likely see many of their most recognized and fan favored players on different teams or retired following the final regular season game against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday, December 30. Fans who are already depressed about the loss to the Cincinnati Bengals may be looking at even more tough times ahead.
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.
The Fan Morning Show’s Jim Colony and Gregg Giannotti chat with Maurkice Pouncey, Plaxico Burress, Antonio Brown, Doug Legursky, and Keenan Lewis.
An exclusive interview with Dean Jones, a retired accountant who has spent decades crunching numbers and filing away every type of NFL and Pittsburgh Steelers statistic possible. Jones details keys to a successful offense for the Steelers going into their final four games and outlines how the team can improve their odds for the 2012 NFL playoffs.
Despite news that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was able to participate in a limited capacity in practice this week, Pittsburgh Steelers fans will have to wait at least one more week to see him on the football field in action. News that wide receiver Antonio Brown and safety Troy Polamalu will return on Sunday has lifted the hopes of the Steelers faithful.
News of moves and player statuses showed on Wednesday that the Pittsburgh Steelers (6-5) are not focusing on the past in their preparation and practice sessions for their second meeting in three weeks with the Baltimore Ravens (9-2).
The Pittsburgh Steelers (2-3) will be without five key players against the Cincinnati Bengals (3-3) in their first divisional game Sunday at Paul Brown Stadium. The Bengals are dealing with a rash of injuries of their own.
The Steelers continue to make moves in the off-season. The team has tendered offers to Mike Wallace, Keenan Lewis, Ryan Mundy, David Johnson Doug Legursky and Ramon Foster.
(93-7 The FAN) — Nose tackle Casey Hampton, defensive end Brett Keisel and offensive tackle Max Starks all could face surgery now that the season is over.
(93-7 The FAN) — Four injured Steelers returned to practice Wednesday, the most notable being quarterback Ben Roethlisberger.
(93-7 The FAN) — While Steelers coach Mike Tomlin refused to rule out anyone aside from guard Doug Legursky for Sunday’s game against Baltimore at Heinz Field, several reports state linebacker Lamarr Woodley will not play.
(93-7 The FAN) — Steelers nose tackle Casey Hampton practiced for the second straight day and is not listed on the team’s injury report, meaning he’s likely to be available to head coach Mike Tomlin when Pittsburgh plays New England at 4:15 p.m. Sunday at Heinz Field.
(93-7 The FAN) — Steelers nose tackle Casey Hampton practiced Wednesday and said he expects to play Sunday against New England at 4:15 p.m.
(93-7 The FAN) — Two Steelers could potentially find themselves back in the lineup Sunday when New England visits Heinz Field at 4:15 p.m.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 The FAN) — Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin will address the media today in his weekly press conference, as New England comes to town for a 4:15 p.m. kickoff Sunday at Heinz Field. […]