|Offense||19th||86.4 (26th)||251.1 (10th)|
|Defense||13th||115.6 (18th)||221.6 (10th)|
|76||Adams, Mike||T||6-7||323||3/10/1990||3||Ohio State|
|28||Allen, Cortez||CB||6-1||196||10/29/1988||4||The Citadel|
|20||Allen, Will||SS||6-1||200||6/17/1982||11||Ohio State|
|13||Archer, Dri||RB||5-8||173||8/9/1991||R||Kent State|
|68||Beachum, Kelvin||T||6-3||303||6/8/1989||3||Southern Methodist|
|26||Bell, Le'Veon||RB||6-1||244||2/18/1992||2||Michigan State|
|41||Blake, Antwon||DB||5-9||198||8/8/1990||3||Texas-El Paso|
|84||Brown, Antonio||WR||5-10||186||7/10/1988||5||Central Michigan|
|57||Garvin, Terence||ILB||6-3||221||1/1/1991||2||West Virginia|
|97||Heyward, Cameron||DE||6-5||288||5/6/1989||4||Ohio State|
|46||Johnson, Will||FB||6-2||238||11/14/1988||3||West Virginia|
|99||Keisel, Brett||DE||6-5||285||9/19/1978||13||Brigham Young|
|23||Mitchell, Mike||FS||6-0||210||6/10/1987||6||Ohio U.|
|55||Moats, Arthur||OLB||6-2||250||3/14/1988||5||James Madison|
|7||Roethlisberger, Ben||QB||6-5||241||3/2/1982||11||Miami (Ohio)|
|50||Shazier, Ryan||OLB||6-1||237||9/6/1992||R||Ohio State|
|51||Spence, Sean||LB||5-11||231||6/7/1990||3||Miami (Fla.)|
|6||Suisham, Shaun||K||6-0||200||12/29/1981||10||Bowling Green State|
|96||Thomas, Cam||NT||6-4||330||12/12/1986||5||North Carolina|
|94||Timmons, Lawrence||ILB||6-1||234||5/14/1986||8||Florida State|
|91||Tuitt, Stephon||DT||6-5||303||5/23/1993||R||Notre Dame|
|72||Wallace, Cody||C||6-4||300||11/26/1984||5||Texas A&M|
|60||Warren, Greg||LS||6-3||252||10/18/1981||10||North Carolina|
|20||Webb, B.W.||CB||5-11||190||5/3/1990||2||William & Mary|
|11||Wheaton, Markus||WR||5-11||182||2/7/1991||2||Oregon State|
|98||Williams, Vince||ILB||6-1||250||12/27/1989||2||Florida State|
|9||Wing, Brad||P||6-3||205||1/27/1991||1||Louisiana State|
|93||Worilds, Jason||OLB||6-2||262||3/3/1988||5||Virginia Tech|
|79||Browning, Bryant (IR)||G||6-4||325||6/26/1988||1||Ohio State|
|56||Zumwalt, Jordan (IR)||OLB||6-4||235||10/13/1991||R||UCLA|
|Team||OLine Avg. Ht||OLine Avg. Wt||DLine Avg. Ht||DLine Avg. Wt||Avg. Age||Youngest||Oldest|
Shazier missed the preseason opener with a knee issue. He came out on fire Saturday, making four tackles on Buffalo's opening drive and a solo tackle on the ensuing kickoff.
"He looked good today in practice," linebackers coach Keith Butler said. "We need to get (Jason Worilds) and Jarvis in there at the same time and get them ready to play."
Jones missed the team's last preseason game while nursing a groin injury.
Heyward has come on strong lately, and now has 46 tackles and four sacks on the season, both of which are personal bests.
"It looked bad. We'll go watch the film, it could be 'this here is wrong, that is wrong,' you fix it and you get rolling," Wheaton said, per the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
"So the idea that either the Steelers will act on their own or that the wheels of NFL justice will move so quickly Bell and Blount could lose a game to suspension anytime soon is folly," Bouchette wrote.
The Steelers won't do anything to hurt their chances of winning Week 1, Bouchette continued. In addition, he asserted the collective bargaining agreement prohibits teams from imposing suspensions in these kinds of cases.
Bell also was charged with DUI in the incident a week ago.
"Of course," Allen said. "I've always liked to challenge myself. I've always wanted that challenge just to see how I match up. And it's always fun to go against talent like that. Ike's done it before me. Hopefully, one day I'll be in that position to be the level of player that he is. It's a day-by-day process. I'm just trying to learn as much as I can from him and the guys around me. Wherever I am in the defense, wherever they see fit, what's best for the team, then that’s where I'll be. I've never been a guy who said, 'I want to play on this side or that side.' We’re both capable of playing either side. And we're both capable of playing anybody we face. It's always us. It's never them."
Gay, 29, had 63 tackles, nine passes defensed, two forced fumbles, an interception return for a touchdown and a sack last season.
"It's not a very serious injury. I should be good," Spence said. "I'm going to sit out this week and try to give it a go next week."
Spence hopes to be ready for the start of the regular season Sept. 7.
"It was nice to see some live action," he said. "I feel good."
Polamalu did not miss a snap last year. He will try to play all 16 games in consecutive seasons for the first time since 2004-05.
Those who practiced in full include quarterback Peyton Manning (ankle). Ther others are tight end Joel Dreessen (knee), safety Duke Ihenacho (knee), tackle Winston Justice (finger), guard Chris Kuper (ankle) and cornerback Kayvon Webster (thumb).
Ben Roethlisberger did not miss a snap last season and veteran backup Bruce Gradkowski is signed through 2015.
Cook brought up the issue when writing about safety Shamarko Thomas, one of many second-year players expected to contribute for the Steelers. Thomas figures to be the top backup safety in 2014.
Polamalu is under contract through the 2016 season.
“It's a no-lose situation for us,” Colbert told the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. “He got married recently and has a child, and players mature as the years go. If we weren't comfortable with (his) character, we don't sign him.”
Incumbent punter Mat McBriar is a free agent.
Brown's height (6-foot-3) and experience in the slot at Penn State (before he went to Oklahoma and played on the outside) are giving him an advantage in the race to land prominent playing time this season.
"I'm pissed off about it, still am pissed off about it and I'm going to be pissed off until the end of the season about it," Taylor said. "Did it hurt me? Hell yeah. Does it still hurt? Yeah, it hurts, but hopefully I can go in and bounce back this year, do what I need to do on the field and we will see what happens after."
Taylor added that he considered leaving the Steelers when asked to take a pay cut but noticed that other players who didn't take pay cuts struggled after getting released.
"I didn't want to leave Pittsburgh, point blank, period," Taylor said. "I've got a lot of relationships -- I have a lot of friends, I gained a lot of business relationships in Pittsburgh. Just hearing from other guys coming from other teams and being on the team with Pittsburgh, they say it's like no other; it's like day and night, so I'll listen."
Webb was cut by the Cowboys in order to make room for a running back. Webb was used as a kick and punt returner during the preseason.
Zumwalt registered three solo tackles during the first week of the preseason. He was able to play the final two weeks of the preseason.
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