Raiders Defense A Mess, But Steelers Have Big Problems Of Their Own; Polamalu and Harrison Still Out
The Steelers will again be without the services of their all pros on defense, as Troy Polamalu and James Harrison once again will sit out, but the Raiders squad is far from full strength either.
Steeler running back Rashard Mendenhall looks as if he is ready to get back in action, but James Harrison and Troy Polamalu look as if they are not going to hit the field.
The Pittsburgh Steelers have always been known to have a vicious defense with many big-name stars all over the field. Take away a number of them due to injury though, and things could begin to get scary for the Terrible Towel twirlers.
93-7 The Fan Steelers insider Ed Bouchette from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette checks in with Vinnie & Cook.
Steelers to take field Sunday without two key defensive starters, as both Harrison and now Polamalu look to both be on the sidelines against the Jets.
Steelers players and coworkers have advice for Larry Richert as he starts his first season as Heinz Field P.A. announcer.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Steelers safety Troy Polamalu acknowledges fellow Defensive Player of the Year honoree James Harrison is a presence on the field, but he doesn’t believe the uncertainty surrounding Harrison’s health–or his own–will affect his play in Sunday’s Week 2 contest against the New York Jets at Heinz Field.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Don’t ask head coach Mike Tomlin to lean on the injury bug as a crutch following a 31-19 season-opening loss in Denver Sunday night.
The Steelers may need help from a number of new faces in the debut of Peyton Manning at Denver on Sunday night. The defensive will have the most to prove, with several key players either questionable, or already out.
93-7 The Fan Steelers insider Ed Bouchette from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette joins Vinnie & Cook for his weekly Tuesday appearance.
93.7 The Fan Steelers Insider and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reporter Ed Bouchette joined Ron Cook on The Fan Morning Show Monday morning.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — While most of the attention at Steeler headquarters Tuesday centered on returning receiver Mike Wallace, who will resume practicing with the team next Monday, the Steelers took another step–two, in fact–toward getting healthy at linebacker.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Steelers outside linebacker James Harrison was a man of few words when asked to describe the progress he has made rehabilitating his knee following recent surgery.
PITTSBURGH (AP) Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison remains optimistic his aching left knee will be ready in time for the season opener against Denver.
The Steelers are out with their own lip dub version of “Call Me Maybe.” The video showed up on YouTube Monday.
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