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Injury news from the Steelers was finalized after Friday’s practice. Five players, including Isaac Redman, are probable for the game against the Cleveland Browns at Cleveland Browns Stadium Sunday. While listed as questionable for the game, Antonio Brown believes that after a limited week in practice, he will be able to play.
In an AFC North matchup, the Pittsburgh Steelers (6-4) will face the Cleveland Browns (2-8) at Cleveland Browns Stadium on Sunday. While most are picking Pittsburgh to have an easy win, the Steelers don’t feel they can count Cleveland out. The Browns think they have the keys to make a difference in the game.
The Pittsburgh Steelers entered practice on Wednesday feeling the intensity in the atmosphere as Plaxico Burress and Brian Hoyer had their first full session with quarterback Charlie Batch at the helm. Focused on a win against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday, the team is preparing for a competitive battle. David DeCastro returned for the first time since a preseason knee injury.
The revolving door of injuries to the Pittsburgh Steelers stopped turning for a moment Tuesday as quarterback Brian Hoyer and receiver Plaxico Burress were signed to one-year contracts. The roster changes were necessary for the Steelers to be competitive against the Cleveland Browns an AFC North showdown.
Minnesota native David Gilreath has the skills to play receiver, rusher, kick returner and punt returner. After going un-drafted in the 2011 NFL Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers may have found the right kind of player from their practice squad the help them win the rest of the 2012 NFL Regular Season. A star at the University of Wisconsin, Gilreath has talent and is ready to make a difference.
The Pittsburgh Steelers were unable to convert their quick start against the Baltimore Ravens in their Sunday Night Football matchup by losing, 10-13. The Ravens go two games ahead in the AFC North. Grading your favorite team is never easy, but in a disappointing and close loss, it’s even harder.
When the Pittsburgh Steelers host the Baltimore Ravens Sunday Night, sparks are sure to fly. A highly anticipated AFC North Division Rivalry, the game is sure to be hotly contested. While the Steelers will be without Ben Roethlisberger and Antonio Brown, they get back Rashard Mendenhall. Read the injury report and see which player is saying what about the big game at Heinz Field.
The 6-3 Pittsburgh Steelers will face the 7-2 Baltimore Ravens in an AFC North Division rivalry on Sunday. With Byron Leftwich starting and Ray Lewis missing, the challenge for both teams is to finish strong. The opponent profile is an interesting mix of soundbites from the Ravens.
Ben Roethlisberger didn’t participate in practice and will be out for the game against the Baltimore Ravens at Heinz Field. Enter Byron Leftwich as the starting quarterback. With a short practice week, the Steelers are focused on getting Leftwich more reps and finding ways to control the game.
Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Lawrence Timmons is a humble man who plays big on the football field. His interception of Matt Cassel of the Kansas City Chiefs helped secure a 16-13 overtime win.
In their Monday Night Football matchup against the Kansas City Chiefs, the Pittsburgh Steelers looked distracted and unfocused. Saving the game was Lawrence Timmons as he grabbed a Matt Cassel toss during the overtime period to set up the game winning field goal. Leaving the field of play 16-13 counts as a win, but if quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is seriously injured, the Steelers may be on the road to further misery.
Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Antonio Brown may have injured his ankle worse than expected. With four players out against the Kansas City Chiefs in a Monday Night Football matchup, the Steelers will make moves to fill spots where injuries plague them. The Steelers will likely see Jonathan Dwyer adding rushing yards with Isaac Redman in a balanced offense against a floundering Chiefs team.
The Pittsburgh Steelers (5-3) will host the flailing Kansas City Chiefs (1-7) in a game that the Steelers insist isn’t a ‘trap game’. See how the Steelers can effectively shut down KC and continue their winning ways.
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.
News that Rashard Mendenhall may be ready to return doesn’t mean that the Steelers will stop using Dwyer, Redman, Rainey or Batch in their offensive scheme.
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