Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin was vague as camp in Latrobe closed Thursday as to how much the starters will play Saturday in the home pre-season debut against Buffalo.
With the recent season-long suspension of Arizona Cardinals linebacker Daryl Washington making news, let’s take a look at other hefty player suspensions throughout the NHL, NFL, NBA and MLB.
NFL Network analyst Charles Davis joined The Fan Morning Show on Wednesday to offer his take on the NFL combine, discussing what players the Steelers should keep an eye on and what he thinks of Pitt DT Aaron Donald.
If this is the end, Mr. Plaxico Burress, thanks. Thanks for always being a story.
LATROBE, Pa. (93-7 THE FAN) — The second tour of duty for Steelers receiver Plaxico Burress has been halted before he gets to face one of his old teams, as the 36-year-old now faces a career-threatening rotator cuff tear, per multiple reports.
The Steelers have signed free agent Larry Foote to a three-year contract.
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 Cincinnati Bengals (8-6) will face the Pittsburgh Steelers (7-7) in a game Sunday at Heinz Field that could determine the outcome of not only the AFC North divisional championship but also playoff potentials and positioning.
Plaxico Burress visited with Joe Starkey about the playoff push and the young wide receivers.
The Pittsburgh Steelers (7-6) and the Dallas Cowboys (7-6) will face each other at Dallas Cowboys Stadium on Sunday. Both teams are looking for a playoff berth. Getting through Dallas is the first stop on the Steelers’ three-game stand in which many feel is a must win situation. Friday’s final injury report and fantasy outlook is now available.
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 Fan Morning Show’s Jim Colony and Gregg Giannotti chat with Maurkice Pouncey, Plaxico Burress, Antonio Brown, Doug Legursky, and Keenan Lewis.
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.
CLEVELAND (93-7 THE FAN) — The return of Plaxico Burress to the Pittsburgh Steelers turned heads this week, but so did his “new” team’s eight turnovers in a stunning upset loss, and Burress accepted responsibility for the one that led to the game-winning score.
In what could be considered the ugliest game the Pittsburgh Steelers have played during the 2012 NFL Season, turnovers killed any chance they had to come back against the Cleveland Browns in an AFC North game that could have helped their cause in the playoff race. Read how the different units of the Steelers fared and their game grade.