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Steelers | Ben Roethlisberger's shoulder 100%

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 19:59:56 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger (shoulder) said Friday, July 29, an MRI on his right shoulder showed his injury is fully healed. "(The doctors) were really happy, because they felt like the muscle around it had built up and it looked really good," Roethlisberger said.

Fantasy Tip: Even with the suspensions looming for Pittsburgh's offense, Roethlisberger should still be a QB1 in 2016.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: USA TODAY Sports - Tom Pelissero


Steelers | Markus Wheaton not sure of role

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 19:45:33 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Markus Wheaton said he isn't sure if he will remain in the slot or will see more time on the outside with WR Martavis Bryant suspended for the 2016 season.

Fantasy Tip: Wheaton will have a golden opportunity to carve out a big role in the offense, especially if Sammie Coates is slow to develop. Consider Wheaton a WR4 with intriguing upside.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Ralph N. Paulk


Steelers | Le'Veon Bell not limited

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 17:32:58 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell (knee) appeared to be a full participant during practice Friday, July 29.

Fantasy Tip: Bell is coming off a knee injury and likely will miss the first four games of the season but appears to be healthy. Bell's fantasy value will take a hit because of the suspension but he should still be considered a No. 1 running back in most leagues.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Chris Adamski


Steelers | Alejandro Villanueva works at LT

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 17:30:52 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers OT Alejandro Villanueva worked at left tackle with the first-team offense during practice Friday, July 29.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Chris Adamski


Steelers | Xavier Grimble sees time with first team

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 17:28:12 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Xavier Grimble received snaps with the first-team offense during 11-on-11 drills Friday, July 29.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Chris Adamski


Steelers | Senquez Golson working as nickel back

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 17:13:23 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers CB Senquez Golson lined up as the nickel back during practice Friday, July 29.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Chris Adamski


Steelers | Lawrence Timmons not close to extension

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 23:26:27 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers LB Lawrence Timmons isn't close to a contract extension, and he's slated to become a free agent at the end of the season.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Mark Kaboly


Steelers | Le'Veon Bell cleared for camp

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 18:54:47 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell (knee) has been cleared to participate in training camp. Bell is less than nine months removed from tearing his posterior cruciate ligament and medial collateral ligament. "I'm going to do as much as coach Tomlin lets me do," Bell said. "I'm confident where I am right now. I felt if we had a game tomorrow, I'd be able to play."

Fantasy Tip: It's good that Bell is feeling healthy and ready for the season, but off-field issues have obviously interfered. He is facing a four-game suspension, but should still be considered as a low-end RB1 in the late-first or early-second round.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Jeremy Fowler


Steelers | Devaunte Sigler also goes to PUP list

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 15:39:24 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers DL Devaunte Sigler (undisclosed) was placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list Thursday, July 28.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: NFL.com - Tyler Dragon


Steelers | Shakim Phillips goes to PUP list

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 14:40:59 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Shakim Phillips (undisclosed) was placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list Thursday, July 28.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Mark Kaboly


Steelers | Date set for Le'Veon Bell's appeal

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 14:34:28 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell's appeal for his four-game suspension is tentatively set for mid-August, according to head coach Mike Tomlin.

Fantasy Tip: A successful appeal seems unlikely for Bell, but we won't officially know until mid-August. It's best to plan to go without him for the first four games of the season. DeAngelo Williams is one of the better running back handcuffs to draft this year as he is capable of providing four quality starts in addition to the playing time he'll have behind Bell. Bell should still be taken as a low-end RB1 in PPR leagues, while Williams is more of a mid-round option.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Jeremy Fowler


Steelers | Ladarius Green placed on PUP list

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 14:06:12 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Ladarius Green (ankle) was placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list Thursday, July 28.

Fantasy Tip: Green is recovering from offseason surgery, so it is not known when he will be able to practice again. He should be an important part of the passing game this season and probably will be a low-end No. 1 or a No. 2 tight end if he is healthy.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Ed Bouchette


Steelers | David DeCastro not close to extension

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 12:25:26 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers OG David DeCastro said there has not been any progress in contract extension talks with the Steelers at this point.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Jeremy Fowler


Steelers | Jesse James, Bud Dupree drop weight

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 12:10:37 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Jesse James and LB Bud Dupree have each lost around 20 pounds this offseason. Dupree weighed 275 pounds last season but currently weighs 254 pounds.

Fantasy Tip: James will receive more playing time in 2016 and should be a target in the red zone. He probably will not be selected during fantasy drafts but he could be a waiver wire option if he starts catching touchdowns.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Mark Kaboly


Steelers | Little chance Le'Veon Bell wins appeal

Wed, 27 Jul 2016 19:03:49 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell has vowed not to miss any games due to suspension for reportedly missing several drug tests, but no sources with knowledge of the situation believe he has a strong chance to win the appeal. As such, RB DeAngelo Williams would be in line to carry the load until Bell returns.

Fantasy Tip: He is still worth drafting as an RB1, but you'll obviously either need to draft DeAngelo Williams early or have plenty of depth on hand to fill the void in the first four games if his suspension is indeed upheld. Bell is a top-notch option when he is on the field.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: ProFootballTalk.com - Mike Florio


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Pittsburgh Steelers Player News

Allen Will SS
Anderson Kevin X. LB
Ayers DeMarcus WR
Bell Le'Veon RB
Benford Tim WR
Berry Jordan P
Blakeney Issac WR
Boswell Chris PK
Brown Antonio WR
Brown-Dukes Brandon RB
Bryant Martavis WR
Burns Artie CB
Chickillo Anthony LB
Coale Danny WR
Coates Sammie WR
Cockrell Ross CB
Dangerfield Jordan FS
Davis Sean SS
DeCastro David OG
Dixon Mandel TE
Dupree Bud LB
Feeney Travis LB
Feiler Matt OT
Finney B.J. C
Fort L.J. LB
Foster Ramon OG
Garner Montell CB
Gay William CB
Geathers Clifton DL
Gilbert Marcus OT
Golden Robert CB
Golson Senquez CB
Gradkowski Bruce QB
Grant Doran CB
Green Ladarius TE
Grimble Xavier TE
Hagen Jacob FS
Hargrave Javon DL
Harris Ryan OT
Harrison James LB
Hawkins Jerald OT
Heyward Cameron DL
Heyward-Bey Darrius WR
Hubbard Chris OG
James Jesse TE
Johnson Brandon L. RB
Johnson David B. TE
Johnson Najja CB
Johnson Steven LB
Jones Jarvis LB
Jones Landry QB
Lang Paul TE
Legursky Doug OG
Lewis Isaiah S
Lyons Caushaud DL
Manhart Cole OG
Matakevich Tyler LB
Mathews Ricardo DL
Maxey Johnny DL
McCullers Daniel DL
Mihalik Brian DL
Mitchell Mike FS
Moats Arthur LB
Monday Will P
Murphy Tyler WR
Newberry Giorgio DL
Nix Roosevelt FB
Norwood Levi WR
Palmer Michael TE
Phillips Shakim WR
Philon Roy DL
Pouncey Maurkice C
Reilly Mike Z. LB
Richardson Daryl RB
Roethlisberger Ben QB
Rogers Eli WR
Schooley Quinton OL
Severin Canaan WR
Shabazz Al-Hajj CB
Shazier Ryan LB
Sigler Devaunte DL
Smith Devin X. CB
Stingily Cameron RB
Thomas Shamarko SS
Timmons Lawrence LB
Toussaint Fitzgerald RB
Tucker Markus WR
Tuitt Stephon DL
Vaughan Dustin QB
Ventrone Ross CB
Villanueva Alejandro OL
Vinopal Ray DB
Wallace Cody C
Walton L.T. DE
Warren Greg LB
Washington Donald CB
Wheaton Markus WR
Williams DeAngelo RB
Williams Vince LB

Butler Keith DC
Colbert Kevin GM
Fichtner Randy AC
Giemont Garrett AC
Haley Todd OC
Hunt Brandon TO
Khan Omar TO
Kugler Sean AC
Lake Carnell AC
Mann Richard AC
Mitchell John AC
Munchak Mike AC
Olsavsky Jerry AC
Porter Joey AC
Sarrett Shaun AC
Saxon James AC
Smith Danny AC
Tomlin Mike HC