Philadelphia at Pittsburgh

 
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    Johnson definitively stated that he's done with the NFL when reached at his summer football camp
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    Peppers just collected 10.5 sacks in his age-35 season
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    Walker would be the oldest player in NFL history at 54 years old
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    Watt went on The Tonight Show and had a showdown with Jimmy Fallon
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    On the same day that Johnny Manziel's lawyer accidentally texted case details to the Associated Press, the former Browns quarterback's father said he hopes his son goes to jail
  • QB
    • Mike
    • Vick
    • #2 | Height/Weight: 6-0/210
    AttComYdsTDs
    18510813216
    QB
    • Ben
    • Roethlisberger
    • #7 | Height/Weight: 6-5/240
    AttComYdsTDs
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    Offensive Matchup

    Total Yards
    Per Game
    417.8
    349.3
    Passing Yards
    Per Game
    272.0
    284.3
    Rushing Yards
    Per Game
    145.8
    65.0
    Points Per Game
    16.5
    25.7
    Third Down
    Conversion %
    40.0
    56.2
    Time of
    Possession
    32:17
    35:59
    Eagles
    Steelers

    Defensive Matchup

    Total Yards
    Per Game
    298.2
    291.3
    Passing Yards
    Per Game
    206.8
    190.3
    Rushing Yards
    Per Game
    91.5
    101.0
    Points Per Game
    20.8
    25.0
    Third Down
    Conversion %
    26.9
    48.5
    Eagles
    Steelers
  • Philadelphia Injuries
    DatePosPlayerInjuryNFL StatusFantasy News
    04/27/16DBNolan CarrollAnklePROBABLECarroll (leg) has agreed to re-sign with the Eagles on a one-year contract, ESPN reports.

    Carroll started the first 11 games of last season before suffering a broken fibula in a Thanksgiving loss to the Lions. He may have to compete for a starting job in 2016, as the Eagles traded away Byron Maxwell but did sign Leodis McKelvin. 2015 second-round selection Eric Rowe also figures to compete for a starting spot on the outside.

    (Updated 03/15/2016)
    04/27/16DLBennie LoganCalfPROBABLELogan (calf) was placed on IR on Saturday, Philadelphia Inquirer writer Jeff McLane reports.

    Logan is a fine run-stopping interior lineman and his absence leaves Philadelphia a bit more vulnerable at the nose tackle position against the Giants.

    (Updated 01/02/2016)
    04/08/16DBRon BrooksNeck Brooks (neck) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday.

    Neck and shoulder issues cost Brooks time recently, even forcing him into the concussion protocol, though it's not entirely clear whether his placement on IR is related or due to a new injury. Brooks played primarily on special teams this season, recording 12 total tackles (11 solo).

    (Updated 12/29/2015)
    Pittsburgh Injuries
    DatePosPlayerInjuryNFL StatusFantasy News
    05/18/16RBLe'Veon BellKneeQUESTIONABLEBell (knee) said Tuesday he will be 100 percent healthy for the start of training camp, Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

    Bell is already doing individual work, including running and cutting, at the first round of OTAs. Although the Steelers will likely take things slow, Bell is nearly seven months removed from tearing his MCL, which should give him more than enough to get ready for camp. Despite suffering season-ending injuries the past two years, he has a strong argument to the first running back drafted, offering an unparalleled combination of running ability, receiving skills and team context.

    (Updated 05/24/2016)
    04/08/16TELadarius GreenAnkle Green, who underwent ankle surgery following the 2015 season, expects to be ready in advance of training camp, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

    Green dealt with some ankle issues last season, but the situation was addressed by the procedure. The Steelers put the tight end through a physical before inking him to a four-year, $20 million deal, so evidently there's no real injury concerns on their part. In any case, Green fills a big need for the Steelers at the tight end position following the retirement of Heath Miller, who caught 60 passes for the team in 2015. While Miller -- a long-time fixture in the Pittsburgh offense -- isn't an easy act to follow, Green is viewed as a player with untapped potential, after having worked behind Antonio Gates in San Diego over the past four seasons.

    (Updated 03/10/2016)
    03/14/16WRMartavis BryantSuspensionSUSPENDBryant was never under consideration of being cut by the Steelers despite his recently imposed year-long suspension, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.

    Bryant's multiple violations of the league's substance abuse policy triggered a minimum one-year suspension from the league, but the Steelers never considered releasing him, according to general manager Kevin Colbert. Instead, Pittsburgh will hope Bryant makes the necessary changes to his life to get reinstated next year, when he would have two years remaining on his contract with the team. With Bryant suspended, Steelers receivers Markus Wheaton and, more specifically, Sammie Coates, will be looked upon to take advantage of their increased opportunities this season.

    (Updated 03/21/2016)
    02/19/16DBMike MitchellShoulder Mitchell confirmed Friday that he's had surgery on his left shoulder and left hand this offseason, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.

    Mitchell has been afflicted by injury throughout his two seasons with the Steelers, but no DNPs dot his game log during that stretch. In 2015, he racked up a career-high 80 tackles (58 solo), while contributing three interceptions, two forced fumbles, and two fumble recoveries. It's unclear if he'll be ready for the start of the offseason program in April, but his availability for the 2016 season doesn't appear to be in peril.

    (Updated 02/19/2016)
 
 
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