Now that James Harrison won’t be with the Steelers in the next season, some are speculating as to who could be his replacement.
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.
Ike Taylor and LaMarr Woodley may be out for the Pittsburgh Steelers (7-5) when they host the San Diego Chargers (4-8) at Heinz Field Sunday, but the return of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to the field and players returning from injury lists puts the Steelers in great position to win the game. Everyone is feeling that the timing is just right.
The Pittsburgh Steelers (7-5) will host the San Diego Chargers (4-8) at Heinz Field Sunday. Kickoff is scheduled for 1 p.m. EST. Although the Chargers have struggled this season, the Steelers understand the challenges they face this weekend. Find out how the Chargers stack up.
Wednesday’s practice for the Pittsburgh Steelers was a testing ground for quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. While head coach Mike Tomlin hasn’t said that Roethlisberger will make the start against the San Diego Chargers, the team is preparing with the understanding that it doesn’t matter who the quarterback is and they must improve. Read the full practice report and find out who will be stepping into rolls left vacant by injured Steelers.
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.
The Fan Morning Show’s Gregg Giannotti and Jim Colony made their way down to the South Side this week, where Gregg chatted with offensive linemen Maurkice Pouncey and Max Starks.
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 are returning home to Heinz Field with a 3-3 record going into Week 8 of the NFL regular season. Their opponents, the Washington Redskins (3-4) may have tooled themselves to Robert Griffin III, but do they have what it takes to beat the Steelers at home?
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.
(93-7 The FAN) — After missing day one of OTAs, Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor was present and participating at the South Side practice facility Wednesday.
(93-7 The FAN) — Injured starting linebackers James Farrior, James Harrison and Lamarr Woodley all practiced Thursday and all said they’re feeling better.
(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) — Two Steelers could potentially find themselves back in the lineup Sunday when New England visits Heinz Field at 4:15 p.m.