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Steelers | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:38:15 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers DE Brett Keisel (non-injury) and SS Troy Polamalu (non-injury) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. RB Dri Archer (ankle) and OG Ramon Foster (ankle) were limited during practice, while WR Martavis Bryant (shoulder) and DT Steve McLendon (shoulder) fully participated in practice.

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Steelers | Steve McLendon injures shoulder

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 19:58:15 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers DT Steve McLendon (shoulder) is questionable to return to the team's Week 2 game Thursday, Sept. 11, with a right shoulder injury.

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Steelers | Wednesday injury report

Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:35:51 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers LB Vince Williams (non-injury), WR Martavis Bryant (shoulder), DE Brett Keisel (non-injury), CB Brice McCain (groin), DT Steve McLendon (stinger), SS Troy Polamalu (non-injury), CB Ike Taylor (non-injury), SS Shamarko Thomas (Achilles', ankle) and C Cody Wallace (finger) are listed as probable for Week 2. Williams did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 10, while the other players fully participated in practice.

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Steelers | Monday's practice report

Mon, 08 Sep 2014 22:07:52 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Dri Archer (ankle, knee), WR Martavis Bryant (shoulder), DE Brett Keisel (non-injury related), CB Brice McCain (groin), DT Steve McLendon (stinger), WR Lance Moore (groin), SS Troy Polamalu (non-injury related), FS Shamarko Thomas (Achilles', ankle) and C Cody Wallace (finger) each were estimated as limited participants for practice Monday, Sept. 8. The team is required to release an injury report for their Week 2 game Thursday, Sept. 11, against the Baltimore Ravens, even though they did not officially take the practice field Monday.

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Steelers | Steve McLendon practicing

Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:11:35 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers DT Steve McLendon (concussion)is participating in practice Monday, Aug. 11.

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Steelers | Steve McLendon adds weight

Fri, 06 Jun 2014 05:23:35 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers DT Steve McLendon has added 17 pounds this offseason to 330 pounds. He vows not to wear down or be overpowered by bigger players this season.

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Steelers | Steve McLendon could move to DE

Sun, 25 May 2014 17:05:30 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers could move DT Steve McLendon to defensive end if they believe DE Cam Thomas, DT Daniel McCullers or DT Loni Fangupo can play nose tackle.

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Steelers | Steve McLendon could get more playing time

Fri, 02 May 2014 20:50:27 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers DT Steve McLendon could receive more playing time this upcoming season if he stays on the field when the team switches to a sub package. The starting nose tackle usually comes off the field when the team uses a sub package.

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Steelers | Teammate expects Steve McLendon to play well

Wed, 30 Apr 2014 09:17:23 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers DE Cam Heyward said he expects DT Steve McLendon to significantly improve his upcoming season. "I'm expecting a lot out of Steve," Heyward said. "He's struggled with some injuries (in 2013) but that's part of the game. He's definitely grown a lot and he sees his mistakes and definitely wants to be the best he can be."

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Steelers | Steve McLendon could be moved to DE

Fri, 14 Mar 2014 18:33:23 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers could consider moving DT Steve McLendon to defensive end next season since they signed DT Cam Thomas.

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Steelers | Two injured Week 17

Mon, 30 Dec 2013 10:58:08 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Jerricho Cotchery (rib) suffered a rib injury during the team's Week 17 game while DT Steve McLendon (ankle) aggravated a sprained ankle.

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Steelers | Friday injury report for Week 16

Fri, 20 Dec 2013 12:49:33 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Jerricho Cotchery (shoulder), OT Kelvin Beachum (knee), OT Marcus Gilbert (ankle), DE Brett Keisel (foot), DT Steve McLendon (ankle) and SS Troy Polamalu (non-injury) fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 20, and are listed as probable for Week 16.

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Steelers | Thursday practice report for Week 16

Thu, 19 Dec 2013 14:09:04 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers DE Brett Keisel (foot) was limited in practice Thursday, Dec. 19. OT Kelvin Beachum (knee), WR Jerricho Cotchery (shoulder), OT Marcus Gilbert (ankle), DT Steve McLendon (ankle) and SS Troy Polamalu (non-injury) practiced in full.

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Steelers | Wednesday practice report for Week 16

Wed, 18 Dec 2013 14:15:26 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Jerricho Cotchery (shoulder) and S Troy Polamalu (non-injury) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 18. OT Marcus Gilbert (ankle) and DE Brett Keisel (foot) were limited. OT Kelvin Beachum (knee) and DT Steve McLendon (ankle) practiced in full.

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Steelers | Steve McLendon expected to play

Tue, 17 Dec 2013 10:45:19 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers DT Steve McLendon (ankle) is expected to play in Week 16.

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Steelers | Week 15 Inactives

Sun, 15 Dec 2013 16:18:54 -0800

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared DL Brett Keisel, C David Snow, WR Derek Moye, CB Isaiah Green, QB Landry Jones, DL Steve McLendon, LB Stevenson Sylvester inactive for Week 15.

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Steelers | Friday injury report for Week 15

Fri, 13 Dec 2013 17:05:41 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers DE Brett Keisel (foot) did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 13, and has been ruled out for Week 15. DT Steve McLendon (ankle) did not participate in practice and is listed as questionable. OG David DeCastro (foot), OT Kelvin Beachum (knee), OT Marcus Gilbert (ankle), DE Ziggy Hood (ankle) and SS Troy Polamalu (shoulder) fully participated in practice and are listed as probable.

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Steelers | Thursday practice report for Week 15

Thu, 12 Dec 2013 16:29:23 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers DE Brett Keisel (foot), DT Steve McLendon (ankle) and SS Troy Polamalu (shoulder) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 12. OG David DeCastro (foot), OT Kelvin Beachum (knee), OT Marcus Gilbert (ankle) and DE Ziggy Hood (ankle) fully participated in practice.

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Steelers | Wednesday practice report for Week 15

Wed, 11 Dec 2013 13:13:52 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers OT Marcus Gilbert (ankle), DE Ziggy Hood (ankle), DE Brett Keisel (foot), DT Steve McLendon (ankle) and SS Troy Polamalu (shoulder) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 11. OG David DeCastro (foot) and OT Kelvin Beachum (knee) fully participated in practice.

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Steelers | Friday injury report for Week 14

Fri, 06 Dec 2013 12:40:58 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers DE Brett Keisel (foot) has been ruled out for Week 14. OT Kelvin Beachum (knee) is listed as doubtful. DT Steve McLendon (ankle) is listed as questionable. OG David DeCastro (foot), OT Mike X. Adams (ankle) and LB LaMarr Woodley (calf) are listed as probable. Keisel did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 6. Beachum and McLendon were limited during practice while the other three players fully participated in practice.

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Steelers | Thursday practice report for Week 14

Thu, 05 Dec 2013 16:04:54 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers OT Kelvin Beachum (knee) and DT Steve McLendon (ankle) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 5. OG David DeCastro (foot) was limited. OT Mike X. Adams (ankle) and LB LaMarr Woodley (calf) practiced in full.

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Steelers | Wednesday practice report for Week 14

Wed, 04 Dec 2013 13:33:06 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers OG David DeCastro (foot), OT Kelvin Beachum (knee), DE Brett Keisel (foot) and DT Steve McLendon (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 3. LB LaMarr Woodley (calf) was limited during practice. OT Mike X. Adams (ankle) fully participated in practice.

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Steelers | Week 13 Inactives

Thu, 28 Nov 2013 16:03:58 -0800

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared CB DeMarcus Van Dyke, WR Derek Moye, LB LaMarr Woodley, QB Landry Jones, TE Richard Gordon, DL Steve McLendon, LB Stevenson Sylvester inactive for Week 13.

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Steelers | Wednesday injury report for Week 13

Wed, 27 Nov 2013 11:00:13 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers LB LaMarr Woodley (calf) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 27, and he is listed as doubtful for the Week 13 game against the Baltimore Ravens Thursday, Nov. 28. OT Marcus Gilbert (ankle), DE Brett Keisel (foot), SS Troy Polamalu (rest), LB Stevenson Sylvester (hamstring) and SS Shamarko Thomas (ankle) were each able to fully participate in practice, and are listed as probable. DT Steve McLendon (ankle) has also been ruled out.

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Steelers | Steve McLendon ruled out

Mon, 25 Nov 2013 09:19:57 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers DT Steve McLendon (ankle) has been ruled out of the team's Week 13 game with an ankle injury.

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Steelers | Steve McLendon to miss time

Sun, 24 Nov 2013 20:40:00 -0800

Updating a previous report, Pittsburgh Steelers NT Steve McLendon (ankle) is expected to miss a few weeks due to the ankle injury he suffered in Week 12 against the Cleveland Browns. The prognosis is not as bad as first feared.

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Steelers | Steve McLendon suffers ankle injury

Sun, 24 Nov 2013 10:33:14 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers DL Steve McLendon (ankle) will not return to Week 12's game against the Cleveland Browns after suffering an ankle injury.

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Steelers | Four players listed as probable

Fri, 01 Nov 2013 12:22:58 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers OG Ramon Foster (concussion), OT Guy Whimper (knee), DT Steve McLendon (illness) and LB Lawrence Timmons (hand) fully participated in practice Friday, Nov. 1, and are listed as probable for Week 9.

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Steelers | Thursday practice report for Week 9

Thu, 31 Oct 2013 15:35:19 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers OG David DeCastro (ankle) and CB Curtis Brown (non-injury) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 31. WR Markus Wheaton (finger) was limited during practice. OG Ramon Foster (concussion), OT Guy Whimper (knee), DT Steve McLendon (illness) and LB Lawrence Timmons (hand) fully participated in practice.

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Steelers | Three defensive players listed as probable

Fri, 27 Sep 2013 12:12:25 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers DE Brett Keisel (hamstring), DT Steve McLendon (hamstring) and CB Cortez Allen (ankle) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 27, and are listed as probable for Week 4.

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Steelers | Three practice in full

Thu, 26 Sep 2013 16:01:15 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers CB Cortez Allen (ankle), DE Brett Keisel (hamstring) and DT Steve McLendon (hamstring) practiced in full Thursday, Sept. 26.

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Steelers | Two take part in practice

Wed, 25 Sep 2013 13:36:15 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers DT Steve McLendon (hamstring) and CB Cortez Allen (ankle) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 25.

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Steelers | Four defensive players probable for Week 3

Fri, 20 Sep 2013 13:37:19 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers DE Brett Keisel (calf), DT Steve McLendon (hamstring), LB Jarvis Jones (heel) and CB Curtis Brown (illness) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 20, and are listed as probable for Week 3.

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Steelers | Three defensive players practice

Thu, 19 Sep 2013 16:33:28 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers DE Brett Keisel (calf), DT Steve McLendon (hamstring) and CB Curtis Brown (illness) fully participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 19.

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Steelers | Two practice in full

Wed, 18 Sep 2013 15:01:49 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers CB Curtis Brown (illness) and DT Steve McLendon (hamstring) practiced in full Wednesday, Sept. 18.

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Steelers | Three dealing with injuries

Tue, 17 Sep 2013 09:29:29 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers LB Jarvis Jones (heal), DE Brett Keisel (calf) and DT Steve McLendon (hamstring) are all dealing with injuries that will slow them down early in the week, but they are expected to be available for Week 3.

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Steelers | Two listed as probable

Sat, 14 Sep 2013 16:07:32 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers DT Steve McLendon (hamstring) and PK Shaun Suisham (hamstring) fully participated in practice Saturday, Sept. 14, and are listed as probable for Week 2.

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Steelers | Two limited during practice

Thu, 12 Sep 2013 15:08:42 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers DT Steve McLendon (hamstring) and PK Shaun Suisham (hamstring) were limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 12.

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Steelers | New faces on defense

Sun, 19 May 2013 18:34:14 -0700

When organized team activities (OTAs) open Tuesday, May 21, the Pittsburgh Steelers will have at least three new faces among the starters. LB Jason Worilds is in for the departed James Harrison (Bengals) at outside lineback, NT Steve McLendon is in for free-agent Casey Hampton at nose tackle, and CB Cortez Allen takes over for CB Keenan Lewis (Saints) at cornerback.

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Steelers | Steve McLendon contract update

Thu, 18 Apr 2013 11:30:26 -0700

Updating a previous report, the Pittsburgh Steelers re-signed DT Steve McLendon to a three-year deal worth as much as $7.25 million. The deal includes a $1.675 million signing bonus.

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Steelers | Steve McLendon re-signed

Thu, 18 Apr 2013 11:23:06 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers have re-signed restricted free-agent DT Steve McLendon to a three-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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Packers | Steve McLendon visits

Wed, 17 Apr 2013 18:38:57 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free-agent NT Steve McLendon visited the Green Bay Packers Wednesday, April 17.

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Steelers | Three players tendered offers

Sat, 09 Mar 2013 12:57:51 -0800

The Pittsburgh Steelers have offered restricted free-agent RB Jonathan Dwyer, RB Isaac Redman and DT Steve McLendon the lowest tender. Each player could receive a one-year deal worth $1.323 million if they signed their tender. The team could receive a sixth-round draft choice if they lost Dwyer and will have the right to match any offer Redman or McLendon receives this offseason.

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Steelers | Steve McLendon could receive lowest tender

Sun, 17 Feb 2013 11:25:00 -0800

The Pittsburgh Steelers may offer the lowest tender to restricted free-agent DT Steve McLendon this offseason even though they would not receive any compensation if they lost him.

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Steelers | Steve McLendon expected to take over at NT

Sun, 27 Jan 2013 11:05:30 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers DT Steve McLendon is expected to take over as the starting nose tackle next season because impending free-agent DT Casey Hampton is not expected to return.

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Steelers | Steve McLendon likely starting NT

Sat, 18 Aug 2012 06:46:04 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers DT Steve McLendon has a firm grip on the team's starting nose tackle job. He could hold that job even when DT Casey Hampton (knee) is ready to play.

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Steelers | Steve McLendon believes he can be starting NT

Wed, 11 Jul 2012 12:23:11 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers DT Steve McLendon said he believes he can be a starting nose tackle even though he weighs 280 pounds. "People may say I am not the classic nose tackle, but what is the classic nose tackle. Some nose tackles are big, some small. If you look at Jay Ratliff for the Cowboys he is not a big nose tackle, but he plays very well. You look at [DT Casey Hampton] and he is a big nose tackle and plays well. I figure I will be in between. If I can move quick at nose and play strong at nose, it's all going to work itself out for me," McLendon said.

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Steelers | Steve McLendon could start

Mon, 28 May 2012 07:15:15 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers DL Steve McLendon could start at nose tackle in Week 1 with DL Casey Hampton (knee) likely to begin the season on the Physically Unable to Perform list. "Everybody wants to discard McLendon. Let me tell you this, hold your opinion until the season is over," defensive line coach John Mitchell said. "I'm just saying keep your opinion until after the season, (then) you make the decision."

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Steelers | Steve McLendon likely will have bigger role

Sat, 05 May 2012 08:10:24 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers DT Steve McLendon likely will have a bigger role on defense this season especially with the injury to DT Casey Hampton (knee).

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Steelers | Two exclusive-rights FAs re-signed

Mon, 16 Apr 2012 23:03:09 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers re-signed exclusive-rights free-agents P Jeremy Kapinos and DL Steve McLendon Monday, April 16.

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