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Pittsburgh Steelers

Stadium: Heinz Field | Coach: Mike Tomlin
Team RankingOverallRushingPassing
Offense2nd109.5 (16th)301.6 (2nd)
Defense18th100.3 (6th)253.1 (27th)
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Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateExpCollege
76Adams, Mike T6-73233/10/19903Ohio State
20Allen, Will SS6-12006/17/198211Ohio State
13Archer, Dri RB5-81738/9/1991RKent State
68Beachum, Kelvin T6-33036/8/19893Southern Methodist
26Bell, Le'Veon RB6-12442/18/19922Michigan State
16Benford, Tim WR5-111989/7/19891Tennessee Tech
41Blake, Antwon DB5-91988/9/19903Texas-El Paso
84Brown, Antonio WR5-101867/10/19885Central Michigan
10Bryant, Martavis WR6-421112/20/1991RClemson
66DeCastro, David G6-53161/11/19903Stanford
73Foster, Ramon G6-63251/7/19866Tennessee
57Garvin, Terence ILB6-32211/1/19912West Virginia
22Gay, William CB5-101901/1/19858Louisville
71Geathers, Clifton DT6-832512/11/19875South Carolina
77Gilbert, Marcus T6-63302/15/19884Florida
21Golden, Robert SAF5-112029/13/19903Arizona
5Gradkowski, Bruce QB6-12201/27/19839Toledo
40Harris, Josh RB5-112101/22/1991RWake Forest
92Harrison, James OLB6-02755/4/197811Kent State
97Heyward, Cameron DE6-52885/6/19894Ohio State
85Heyward-Bey, Darrius WR6-22192/26/19876Maryland
74Hubbard, Chris G6-42864/23/19911Alabama-Birmingham
46Johnson, Will FB6-223811/14/19883West Virginia
95Jones, Jarvis OLB6-224510/13/19892Georgia
3Jones, Landry QB6-32214/4/19892Oklahoma
25McCain, Brice CB5-918712/10/19866Utah
62McCullers-Sanders, Dan NT6-73528/11/1992RTennessee
90McLendon, Steve NT6-43201/3/19865Troy
83Miller, Heath TE6-525610/22/198210Virginia
23Mitchell, Mike FS6-02106/10/19876Ohio U.
55Moats, Arthur OLB6-22503/14/19885James Madison
16Moore, Lance WR5-91908/31/19839Toledo
82Palmer, Michael TE6-52521/18/19885Clemson
43Polamalu, Troy SS5-102074/19/198112USC
53Pouncey, Maurkice C6-43047/24/19895Florida
7Roethlisberger, Ben QB6-52413/2/198211Miami (Ohio)
50Shazier, Ryan ILB6-12379/6/1992ROhio State
89Spaeth, Matt TE6-726011/24/19838Minnesota
51Spence, Sean ILB5-112316/7/19903Miami (Fla.)
6Suisham, Shaun K6-020012/29/198110Bowling Green State
34Tate, Ben RB5-102208/21/19885Auburn
24Taylor, Ike CB6-21955/5/198012Louisiana-Lafayette
96Thomas, Cam DE6-433012/12/19864North Carolina
29Thomas, Shamarko SS5-92172/23/19912Syracuse
94Timmons, Lawrence ILB6-12345/14/19868Florida State
91Tuitt, Stephon DE6-53035/23/1993RNotre Dame
35Ventrone, Ross DB5-81959/27/19862Villanova
72Wallace, Cody G6-430011/26/19845Texas A&M
60Warren, Greg LS6-325210/18/198110North Carolina
39Webb, B.W. CB5-111905/3/19902William & Mary
11Wheaton, Markus WR5-111822/7/19912Oregon State
98Williams, Vince ILB6-125012/27/19892Florida State
9Wing, Brad P6-32051/27/19911Louisiana State
93Worilds, Jason OLB6-22623/3/19885Virginia Tech
Injured Players
28Allen, Cortez (IR) CB6-119610/29/19884The Citadel
79Browning, Bryant (IR) G6-43256/26/19881Ohio State
99Keisel, Brett (IR) DE6-52859/19/197813Brigham Young
56Zumwalt, Jordan (IR) OLB6-423510/13/1991RUCLA
Practice Squad
87Blanchflower, Rob TE6-42566/8/1990RMassachusetts
81Coale, Danny WR6-01876/27/19881Virginia Tech
37Fogg, Kevin DB5-1018510/6/1990RLiberty
18Goodwin, C.J. WR6-31902/4/1990RCalifornia (PA)
79Hemer, Ethan DT6-62853/3/1991RWisconsin
34Jones, Howard LB6-42382/10/1990RShepherd
67Kruger, Joe DE6-62906/4/19922Utah
67Patrick, Ronald G6-131011/1/1991RSouth Carolina
36Perkins, LaDarius RB5-71959/18/1990RMississippi State
78Villanueva, Alejandro DE6-92779/22/1988RArmy
Roster Analysis
TeamOLine Avg. HtOLine Avg. WtDLine Avg. HtDLine Avg. WtAvg. AgeYoungestOldest
Pittsburgh6-4313.56-5314.726.92136
 
 
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Position Listing
Ryan Shazier
News
Steelers tackle Marcus Gilbert (ankle) was unable to practice and received the thumbs-down for Week 14 against Cincinnati. Gilbert was the only player on Pittsburgh's final injury report ruled out for Sunday. Linebacker James Harrison (knee) also missed practice all week and is unlikely to play. He was ruled as doubtful.

Nose tackle Steve McLendon (shoulder) was the only player on the report designated as questionable, while cornerback Cortez Allen (thumb), cornerback Brice McCain (hamstring), tight end Heath Miller (rest), safety Troy Polamalu (illness), quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (rest), linebacker Ryan Shazier (ankle) and cornerback Ike Taylor (shoulder) were deemed probable.

Ben Tate
News
Steelers running backs Josh Harris and Ben Tate were able to find little running room in Saturday's 30-17 loss to Baltimore. Harris ran nine times for 25 yards while Tate had five carries for 19 yards.

As a team, Pittsburgh managed just 68 yards on 19 carries in relief of star running back Le'Veon Bell, who missed Saturday's game with a knee injury.

Antonio Brown
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Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown had nine catches for 117 yards in Pittsburgh's 30-17 loss to the Ravens Saturday.

Brown's longest play of the game came after a Justin Forsett turnover when quarterback Ben Roethlisberger went deep to Brown, who appeared to fall into the end zone for a touchdown. However, after reviewing the play, officials marked Brown down at the 1-yard line. The play went for 44 yards.

Brown finishes his season with 1,815 yards and 138 catches in 17 games for the Steelers.

Jarvis Jones
News
While the Steelers were able to activate linebacker Jarvis Jones form short-term IR, they had to place cornerback Cortez Allen on IR in order to accommodate Jones on the 53-man roster.

Jones played in three games before he suffered a wrist injury and was then placed on short-term IR. Allen (thumb) was listed as probable heading into Week 14 against Cincinnati.

Cam Thomas
News
The Steelers signed Cam Thomas to play defensive end in their 3-4 scheme, reports the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Thomas primarily played nose tackle for the Chargers. He could still see snaps at the nose in Pittsburgh, the report said.
Marcus Gilbert
News
The Steelers released their final injury report for Week 16’s game against the Chiefs and safety Troy Polamalu (knee) is listed as doubtful.

Cornerback Ike Taylor (shoulder) is also listed as doubtful. Tight end Matt Spaeth (elbow) is the only player listed as questionable.

The following players are listed as probable: William Gay, Marcus Gilbert, James Harrison, Steve McLendon, Heath Miller, Mike Mitchell, Maurkice Pouncey, Ben Roethlisberger and Markus Wheaton.

The Steelers are 3-point favorites.

LaDarius Perkins
News
The Packers have announced several cuts, including running backs Michael Hill and LaDarius Perkins.

Also gone are offensive linemen John Fullington and Jordan McCray, as well as cornerback Ryan White.

Markus Wheaton
News
The Steelers released their final injury report for Week 16’s game against the Chiefs and safety Troy Polamalu (knee) is listed as doubtful.

Cornerback Ike Taylor (shoulder) is also listed as doubtful. Tight end Matt Spaeth (elbow) is the only player listed as questionable.

The following players are listed as probable: William Gay, Marcus Gilbert, James Harrison, Steve McLendon, Heath Miller, Mike Mitchell, Maurkice Pouncey, Ben Roethlisberger and Markus Wheaton.

The Steelers are 3-point favorites.

James Harrison
News
The Steelers released their final injury report for Week 16’s game against the Chiefs and safety Troy Polamalu (knee) is listed as doubtful.

Cornerback Ike Taylor (shoulder) is also listed as doubtful. Tight end Matt Spaeth (elbow) is the only player listed as questionable.

The following players are listed as probable: William Gay, Marcus Gilbert, James Harrison, Steve McLendon, Heath Miller, Mike Mitchell, Maurkice Pouncey, Ben Roethlisberger and Markus Wheaton.

The Steelers are 3-point favorites.

Matt Spaeth
News
The Steelers have listed the following players as inactive for Sunday night's Week 17 showdown with the Bengals: cornerback Ike Taylor (shoulder, forearm), safety Troy Polamalu (knee), tight end Michael Palmer (groin), quarterback Landry Jones, wide receiver Justin Brown, defensive end Clifton Geathers and guard Chris Hubbard.

Taylor, Polamalu and Palmer were all listed as questionable to play Sunday but none of the three will be available for the regular-season finale. The three players listed as probable to play in Week 17 are all active, including tackle Kelvin Beachum (back), tight end Matt Spaeth (elbow) and linebacker Vince Williams (ankle).

Pittsburgh is a 3 1/2-point favorite at home against Cincinnati.

Kevin Fogg
News
The Dolphins have completed their series of cuts to pare down their roster to the league-mandated 53 heading into the regular season.

The dispatched offensive players are quarterback Seth Lobato, linemen Tony Hills, David Arkin, Sam Brenner and Evan Finkenberg , wideouts Kevin Cone and Matt Hazel, running backs Marcus Thigpen and Daniel Thomas and tight end Evan Wilson .

Among the defensive players let go are linemen Isaako Aaitui, Garrison Smith, Tevin Mims and D'Aundre Reed, linebacker Andrew Wilson and defensive backs Jordan Kovacs and Kevin Fogg. Placekicker Jake Rogers has also been waived.

The Dolphins have also placed defensive tackle on IR and defensive end Dion Jordan and safety Reshad Jones on the reserve/suspended list.

Cortez Allen
News
While the Steelers were able to activate linebacker Jarvis Jones form short-term IR, they had to place cornerback Cortez Allen on IR in order to accommodate Jones on the 53-man roster.

Jones played in three games before he suffered a wrist injury and was then placed on short-term IR. Allen (thumb) was listed as probable heading into Week 14 against Cincinnati.

Injury
Thumb - IR. Out for season
Bruce Gradkowski
News
The Steelers have signed quarterback Bruce Gradkowski to a three-year deal. The Pittsburgh native, who once led the Raiders to an improbable win at Heinz Field, will back up Big Ben.
Terence Garvin
News
Linebacker Terence Garvin, who made his first start in Week 16, won't make his second on Sunday. He is the lone Steelers player ruled out for the game against the Browns. Fellow linebacker Jason Worilds (abdomen) is questionable while the other injured are probable.

They are guard David DeCastro (back), linebacker Jarvis Jones (illness), defensive end Brett Keisel (foot) and wide receiver Markus Wheaton (foot). All were full participants in Friday practice.

Stephon Tuitt
News
The Steelers and rookie second-round pick defensive tackle Stephon Tuitt have agreed to a four-year deal, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reported. The 6-foot-5, 303-pound Tuitt will compete for playing time along the D-line in camp this summer. 
David DeCastro
News
Linebacker Terence Garvin, who made his first start in Week 16, won't make his second on Sunday. He is the lone Steelers player ruled out for the game against the Browns. Fellow linebacker Jason Worilds (abdomen) is questionable while the other injured are probable.

They are guard David DeCastro (back), linebacker Jarvis Jones (illness), defensive end Brett Keisel (foot) and wide receiver Markus Wheaton (foot). All were full participants in Friday practice.

Mike Mitchell
News
Steelers safety Mike Mitchell, who played through a groin injury all season, said he'll have surgery to take care of the issue, reports ESPN.com. Mitchell ranked second on the team with 71 tackles and did not miss a game.

But he failed to record an interception after getting four last year with Carolina.

Joe Kruger
News
The Chargers announced their final round of roster cuts on Saturday, paring their roster down to the required 53 for the regular season.

The following players were let go by San Diego: WR Vincent Brown, LB Victor Aiyewa, DT Chas Alecxih, WR Torrence Allen, CB Crezdon Butler, S Alden Darby, CB Greg Ducre, TE Mike Flacco, T Michael Harris , WR Javontee Herndon, OLB Thomas Keiser, DL Joe Kruger, OLB Cordarro Law, S Adrian Phillips, WR Tevin Reese, T Jeremiah Sirles, QB Brad Sorensen, OLB Colton Underwood, G Craig Watts, T Kenny Wiggins, C Khalil Wilkes and DL Doug Worthington.
Howard Jones
News
The Steelers signed receivers C.J. Goodwin and Derek Moye, offensive lineman Alejandro Villanueva, defensive backs Shaquille Richardson and Ross Ventrone, defensive linemen Josh Mauro and Nick Williams, running back Josh Harris, tight end Rob Blanchflower and linebacker Howard Jones to their practice squad.
Mike Adams
News
Colts safety Mike Adams and linebacker D'Qwell Jackson will replace Seahawks safety Earl Thomas and linebacker Bobby Wagner in the 2015 Pro Bowl.

Neither Thomas nor Wagner can participate in the game as both prepare to take on the Patriots in next week's Super Bowl. 

Jackson led Indianapolis with 140 tackles in 2014, including four sacks while Adams totaled 87 tackles and grabbed a team-high five interceptions. 

Tim Benford
News
Cornerback Sterling Moore, who has earned some playing time with New England and Dallas, has been cut by the Cowboys. Moore played in five games in both 2011 and 2012. Another significant cut by the team is wide receiver Anthony Armstrong, who has 54 career catches.

Others waived by Dallas are the following: quarterback Alex Tanney, tackles Demetress Bell and Edawn Coughman, defensive backs Micah Pellerin, Xavier Brewer and Jakar Hamilton, linebackers Brandon McGee, Cameron Lawrence, Caleb McSurdy and Taylor Reed, running back Kendial Lawrence, defensive tackle Jerome Long, defensive ends Thaddeus Gibson and Jabari Fletcher, guard Ray Dominguez, wide receivers Tim Benford and Danny Coale, defensive lineman Jason Vega and center Kevin Kowalski

Arthur Moats
News
The Steelers unveiled its final injury report for Monday night's game against the Titans in Week 11. Steve McLendon (shoulder), Troy Polamalu (knee), Ryan Shazier (ankle), Ivan Taylor (forearm), Shamarko Thomas (hamstring) were all ruled out by Pittsburgh.

Meanwhile, Cortez Allen (thumb), Brett Keisel (not injury related), Arthur Moats (not injury related), Ross Ventrone (hamstring) were labeled probable for the game.

Ramon Foster
News
As expected, the Steelers have ruled out cornerback Ike Taylor (forearm) and linebacker Ryan Shazier (knee) for their Sunday game in Jacksonville.

The other players on their injury report submitted Friday are probable. They are wide receivers Martavis Bryant (illness) and Markus Wheaton (groin), linebacker James Harrison (illness), guard Ramon Foster (ankle) and tackle Marcus Gilbert (ankle).

Brad Wing
News
The Steelers have re-signed punter Brad Wing to a one-year deal, the team announced Friday.

Wing had 61 punts for Pittsburgh in 2014 for 2,668, avergaing 43.7 yards per attempt. He ranked 26th in the league with a 39.5 net yards average on the season.

Kelvin Beachum
News
The Steelers have listed the following players as inactive for Sunday night's Week 17 showdown with the Bengals: cornerback Ike Taylor (shoulder, forearm), safety Troy Polamalu (knee), tight end Michael Palmer (groin), quarterback Landry Jones, wide receiver Justin Brown, defensive end Clifton Geathers and guard Chris Hubbard.

Taylor, Polamalu and Palmer were all listed as questionable to play Sunday but none of the three will be available for the regular-season finale. The three players listed as probable to play in Week 17 are all active, including tackle Kelvin Beachum (back), tight end Matt Spaeth (elbow) and linebacker Vince Williams (ankle).

Pittsburgh is a 3 1/2-point favorite at home against Cincinnati.

Ike Taylor
News
The Steelers likely won't re-sign impending free agent cornerback Ike Taylor, reports ESPN.com. Taylor, 34, dealt with multiple injuries this season and finished with 16 tackles in five games.

Taylor has spent his entire 12-year career with Pittsburgh. He said this month he's OK with 2014 being his last season.

Injury
Shoulder, forearm - Missed Wild Card game vs. Baltimore
B.W. Webb
News
Steelers running back Dri Archer has been deemed inactive for Week 14 against the Bengals. Archer practiced all week and is considered a healthy scratch.

Other inactives for the Steelers are LB James Harrison, QB Landry Jones, WR Justin Brown, CB B.W. Webb, DE Clifton Geathers, and T Marcus Gilbert

Ross Ventrone
News
Steelers cornerback Cortez Allen (thumb) and safety Ross Ventrone (hamstring) are active for Monday's game at Tennessee after being listed as probable.
Lawrence Timmons
News
Steelers linebacker Lawrence Timmons made significant contributions to the win Sunday at Green Bay. He tied for the team lead with 10 tackles, added a sack and TFL, and twice put a lick on Packers quarterback Matt Flynn.
Cody Wallace
News
The Steelers will go into Week 2 with all of their stud offensive players. 

A number of important players entered the week listed as probable on the injury report. Nearly all of them are active Week 2 against the Steelers. Le'Veon Bell, Antonio Brown, Heath Miller, Ben Roethlisberger, Cody Wallace and Markus Wheaton were all cleared to play. While they were all on the injury report, only Wallace was dealing with an injury. The rest missed practice for non-injury reasons. 

On defense, the Steelers will have Brett Keisel, Steve McLendon, Troy Polamalu, Ike Taylor, Shamarko Thomas and Vince Williams. Wallace was dealing with an ankle issue, but the rest were listed for non-injury reasons. 

Shaun Suisham
News
Steelers kicker Shaun Suisham made all three of his field-goal attempts in his team's 30-17 loss to the Ravens in Saturday's Wild Card matchup.

Suisham broke a scoreless tie with a 45-yard kick late in the first quarter and added field goals from 22 and 47 yards out to put his team within one point heading into halftime. He didn't get the opportunity to add any points in the second half, as the Steelers went for two on their only touchdown of the half.

Le'Veon Bell
News
Broncos running back C.J. Anderson will replace Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell in the Pro Bowl, according to ProFootballTalk. Bell hoped to play in the game after suffering a hyperextended knee in Week 17, but he did not get the medical clearance needed to participate.

Anderson had 849 rushing yards on 179 carries with eight touchdowns in 2014. He also had 324 receiving yards with two touchdowns.

Injury
Knee - Missed Wild Card game vs. Baltimore
Antwon Blake
News
The Steelers haven't said how long starting cornerback Ike Taylor will be out due to his broken forearm, but the injury typically requires six to eight weeks to heal, reports the Pittsburgh Tribune Review. The paper expects William Gay and Antwon Blake to fill in for Taylor.
Darrius Heyward-Bey
News
Safety Ross Ventrone (hamstring) has been added to the list of Steelers who have been ruled out for the Sunday game against the host Jets. He was limited in the last two practices.

Already deemed out were fellow safeties Shamarko Thomas (hamstring), Troy Polamalu (knee), linebacker Ryan Shazier (ankle) and cornerback Ike Taylor (forearm).

The injury-related probables are linebacker Jason Worilds (abdomen) and wideout Darrius Heyward-Bey (hamstring).

Brice McCain
News
Steelers tackle Marcus Gilbert (ankle) was unable to practice and received the thumbs-down for Week 14 against Cincinnati. Gilbert was the only player on Pittsburgh's final injury report ruled out for Sunday. Linebacker James Harrison (knee) also missed practice all week and is unlikely to play. He was ruled as doubtful.

Nose tackle Steve McLendon (shoulder) was the only player on the report designated as questionable, while cornerback Cortez Allen (thumb), cornerback Brice McCain (hamstring), tight end Heath Miller (rest), safety Troy Polamalu (illness), quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (rest), linebacker Ryan Shazier (ankle) and cornerback Ike Taylor (shoulder) were deemed probable.

Jason Worilds
News
Steelers linebacker Jason Worilds is ready to roll for the Week 10 game against the Jets. He had been deemed probable with an abdomen issue.
Lance Moore
News
The Steelers have listed the following players as inactive for Saturday's game against the Ravens: quarterback Landry Jones, wide receiver Lance Moore, cornerback Ike Taylor, running back Le'Veon Bell, defensive end Clifton Geathers, guard Chris Hubbard and tight end Michael Palmer.
Rob Blanchflower
News
The Steelers signed receivers C.J. Goodwin and Derek Moye, offensive lineman Alejandro Villanueva, defensive backs Shaquille Richardson and Ross Ventrone, defensive linemen Josh Mauro and Nick Williams, running back Josh Harris, tight end Rob Blanchflower and linebacker Howard Jones to their practice squad.
Cameron Heyward
News
The Steelers have listed corner back Ike Taylor as doubtful for Sunday's game against the Falcons. Taylor, who left last week's game against the Bengals with a forearm injury, was unable to practice most of the week. 

Linebacker James Harrison , who missed last week's game with a knee injury, is questionable. 

The following players are probable for Pittsburgh: Ben Roethlisberger, William Gay, Marcus Gilbert, Cameron Heyward, Heath Miller and Maurkice Pouncey.

Robert Golden
News
The Steelers DST enjoyed itself Sunday night in Carolina, producing three sacks, two turnovers and a touchdown in a 37-19 win.

The biggest play came early in the fourth quarter when the Panthers' Philly Brown fumbled on a punt return and safety Robert Golden recovered in the end zone. It was one of two fumble recoveries for Pittsburgh, which got a sack-fumble from outside linebacker Jarvis Jones.

Linebacker Arthur Moats and nose tackle Steve McLendon also sacked Cam Newton. Pittsburgh allowed just 42 rushing yards in what was easily its top defensive performance this year.

The Steelers DST has a chance to dominate again Week 4 against the lowly Buccaneers.

Vince Williams
News
The Steelers have listed the following players as inactive for Sunday night's Week 17 showdown with the Bengals: cornerback Ike Taylor (shoulder, forearm), safety Troy Polamalu (knee), tight end Michael Palmer (groin), quarterback Landry Jones, wide receiver Justin Brown, defensive end Clifton Geathers and guard Chris Hubbard.

Taylor, Polamalu and Palmer were all listed as questionable to play Sunday but none of the three will be available for the regular-season finale. The three players listed as probable to play in Week 17 are all active, including tackle Kelvin Beachum (back), tight end Matt Spaeth (elbow) and linebacker Vince Williams (ankle).

Pittsburgh is a 3 1/2-point favorite at home against Cincinnati.

Michael Palmer
News
The Steelers have listed the following players as inactive for Saturday's game against the Ravens: quarterback Landry Jones, wide receiver Lance Moore, cornerback Ike Taylor, running back Le'Veon Bell, defensive end Clifton Geathers, guard Chris Hubbard and tight end Michael Palmer.
Injury
Groin - Missed Wild Card game vs. Baltimore
Ronald Patrick
News
The Cowboys have sliced their roster down to 53 with a slew of moves on Saturday.

The have released the following offensive players: wide receivers Jamar Newsome, LaRon Byrd and Dezmon Briscoe, guards Stephen Goodin and Uche Nwaneri, running backs Ryan Williams, Phillip Tanner and D.J. Adams, tackle Josh Aladenoye, center Ronald Patrick and tight end Asa Watson.

Among the defenders they let go are linemen Kenneth Boatright, Dartwan Bush and Caesar Rayford, cornerback Terrance Mitchell, safety Ryan Smithl and linebackers Dontravis Sapp, Will Smith and Keith Smith.

The Cowboys also waived/injured linebacker Orie Lemon and defensive tackle Zach Minter while placing safety Jakar Hamilton and cornerback Orlando Scandrick on the reserve/suspended list.

Heath Miller
News
The following players for the Steelers have been ruled as probable for Saturday's wild-card clash against Baltimore: Offensive tackle Mike Adams (illness), nose tackle Steve McLendon (shoulder), tight end Heath Miller (not injury related), tight end Michael Palmer (groin), quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (not injury related), cornerback Ike Davis and safety Troy Polamalu (knee). 

Polamalu has missed the previous two games and four of the last seven due to numerous injuries. His teammates scoffed at the idea that the Steelers are better off without the services of Polamalu, after he was a surprise inactive in Week 17. However, Will Allen could cut into Polamalu's playing time on Saturday, per the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

Pittsburgh is a 3-point home favorite against Baltimore.

Greg Warren
News
Steelers linebacker Sean Spence (knee), tight end Matt Spaeth (hamstring) and long snapper Greg Warren (knee) are all on pace to play the season opener. All three players practiced and were listed as probable for Week 1 against the Browns.
Bryant Browning
News
The Steelers signed offensive lineman Graham Pocic and cornerback Dayonne Nunley. To make room, they waived/injured offensive lineman Bryant Browning and receiver James Shaw.
Injury
Brett Keisel
News
The Steelers announced defensive end Brett Keisel will miss the remainder of the season with a triceps injury. The team placed him on the injured reserve list and signed defensive end Clifton Geathers on Monday, per the team's official website. Keisel's season ends with 14 total tackles, one sack and one interception. 
Injury
Triceps - IR. Out for season
William Gay
News
The Steelers released their final injury report for Week 16’s game against the Chiefs and safety Troy Polamalu (knee) is listed as doubtful.

Cornerback Ike Taylor (shoulder) is also listed as doubtful. Tight end Matt Spaeth (elbow) is the only player listed as questionable.

The following players are listed as probable: William Gay, Marcus Gilbert, James Harrison, Steve McLendon, Heath Miller, Mike Mitchell, Maurkice Pouncey, Ben Roethlisberger and Markus Wheaton.

The Steelers are 3-point favorites.

Josh Harris
News
After walking down the hallway with no discernible limp, Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell stood by his locker Wednesday and told NFL Network, "I feel great." But when asked if that meant he'd play Saturday against Baltimore, Bell replied: "I'm just going to take it day by day."

The Steelers are operating under the assumption Bell won't be available due to his hyperextended knee, though coach Mike Tomlin said the team will "leave the light on" for him. Bell reportedly could barely walk Monday, so he's showing progress.

Pittsburgh signed free agent running back Ben Tate on Tuesday, adding him to the backfield mix with Josh Harris and rookie Dri Archer.

The Steelers are 3-point home favorites Saturday night.

Sean Spence
News
Steelers linebackers coach Keith Butler told linebacker Sean Spence that Spence will start Sunday against the Bucs in place of the injured Ryan Shazier, according to ESPN.

"The tunnel was dark for me for a long time, but I stayed positive and Steelers Nation stayed behind me," said Spence, who shredded his left knee in a 2012 preseason game and dislocated his knee cap while also sustaining nerve damage. "I finally get to get some good quality reps on defense."

Will Allen
News
The following players for the Steelers have been ruled as probable for Saturday's wild-card clash against Baltimore: Offensive tackle Mike Adams (illness), nose tackle Steve McLendon (shoulder), tight end Heath Miller (not injury related), tight end Michael Palmer (groin), quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (not injury related), cornerback Ike Davis and safety Troy Polamalu (knee). 

Polamalu has missed the previous two games and four of the last seven due to numerous injuries. His teammates scoffed at the idea that the Steelers are better off without the services of Polamalu, after he was a surprise inactive in Week 17. However, Will Allen could cut into Polamalu's playing time on Saturday, per the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

Pittsburgh is a 3-point home favorite against Baltimore.

Clifton Geathers
News
The Steelers have listed the following players as inactive for Saturday's game against the Ravens: quarterback Landry Jones, wide receiver Lance Moore, cornerback Ike Taylor, running back Le'Veon Bell, defensive end Clifton Geathers, guard Chris Hubbard and tight end Michael Palmer.
Troy Polamalu
News
Steelers safety Troy Polamalu acknowledged that his future with the team is in doubt, reports the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. The 12-year vet repeatedly said "Time will tell" when asked about the possibility he'd played his last game.

“Honestly, we just lost a game,” said Polamalu, who turns 34 in April and missed four of the final seven regular-season games with injuries. “I don't think I'm prepared to even think about that or talk about that at this time.”

Polamalu led Pittsburgh with eight tackles in the 30-17 playoff loss to the Ravens on Saturday night, but he did not deliver any game-changing plays. He has two years left on his contract.

While he admitted his future is up in the air, Polamalu sounded intrigued about returning in 2015 and playing with a team that got younger and better this year.

“There is a lot of young talent all over the field,” he said. "This team really grew throughout the season, not just in the secondary."

Ben Roethlisberger
News
Steelers co-owner Art Rooney II sounds eager to negotiate a contract extension with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, who's owed $11.6 million next season in the final year of his deal.

“Obviously we would like to get it done this offseason, and I think it’s fair to say the sooner the better,” Rooney told the team's website, “but I’m not going to put any particular time frame on these things.

"It’s kind of hard to predict how long it takes to get something done, but we certainly want to get something done this offseason. That’s for sure. It takes two to tango when it comes to contract negotiations. I’m not expecting a problem, but again, I hate to put predictions on those kinds of things.”

Roethlisberger is coming off his best season. He threw for 4,952 yards and 32 touchdowns with nine interceptions.

“I will take that problem,” Rooney said, referring to the higher cost of an extension now. “I’m happy to have a player who had a great year. I would rather have that situation than the reverse. I’m not complaining about it. It is what it is. We will just have to deal with the circumstances as they present themselves in this offseason.”

C.J. Goodwin
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The Steelers signed receivers C.J. Goodwin and Derek Moye, offensive lineman Alejandro Villanueva, defensive backs Shaquille Richardson and Ross Ventrone, defensive linemen Josh Mauro and Nick Williams, running back Josh Harris, tight end Rob Blanchflower and linebacker Howard Jones to their practice squad.
Dri Archer
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Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said it's unrealistic to expect a lot from newly-signed running back Ben Tate in Saturday's playoff game against the Ravens.

“I don’t know how you could come in in a couple of days and learn a new offense,” Roethlisberger told ESPN.com. “I think if we can put together a specific package, a few runs here, a few passes there, I think he could help us if we need him to.”

If starter Le'Veon Bell (knee) can't play, rookie running back Josh Harris would start and be spelled by rookie Dri Archer and Tate. Harris, an undrafted free agent out of Wake Forest, rushed five times for 7 yards Week 17 but had a 59-yard run called back on a penalty.

The Steelers are 3-point home favorites.

Will Johnson
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Several Steelers chipped in to an explosive offensive performance Sunday against Indianapolis.

Among them was receiver Lance Moore, who took a huge hit in snagging a 26-yarder late in the first quarter and finished with two catches for 33 yards. Fullback Will Johnson added two catches for 22 yards while wideout Darrius Heyward-Bey managed one reception for 16 yards and a fumble. Running back LeGarrette Blount pitched in with six carries for 21 yards and two catches for 11 yards.

Landry Jones
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The Steelers have listed the following players as inactive for Saturday's game against the Ravens: quarterback Landry Jones, wide receiver Lance Moore, cornerback Ike Taylor, running back Le'Veon Bell, defensive end Clifton Geathers, guard Chris Hubbard and tight end Michael Palmer.
Chris Hubbard
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The Steelers announced they re-signed guard Chris Hubbard to a one-year contract. The second-year pro was on the active roster all season, appearing in one game, after spending 2013 on the practice squad.
Maurkice Pouncey
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The Steelers released their final injury report for Week 16’s game against the Chiefs and safety Troy Polamalu (knee) is listed as doubtful.

Cornerback Ike Taylor (shoulder) is also listed as doubtful. Tight end Matt Spaeth (elbow) is the only player listed as questionable.

The following players are listed as probable: William Gay, Marcus Gilbert, James Harrison, Steve McLendon, Heath Miller, Mike Mitchell, Maurkice Pouncey, Ben Roethlisberger and Markus Wheaton.

The Steelers are 3-point favorites.

Shamarko Thomas
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Steelers tackle Marcus Gilbert and linebacker Ryan Shazier have both been designated as questionable for the Sunday game against New Orleans. Meanwhile cornerback Cortez Allen (thumb) and nose tackle Steve McLendon have been ruled out.

The rest of those placed on the Friday injury report are probable. That group includes wide receiver Martavis Bryant (illness), cornerback Ike Taylor (forearm) and safety Shamarko Thomas (hamstring).

Ethan Hemer
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The Steelers have signed safety Jordan Dangerfield to their practice sqaud, from which they released defensive end Ethan Hemer.

Dangerfield has yet to play in an NFL game.

Alejandro Villanueva
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The Eagles trimmed their roster to 76 players Saturday, as they announced the waiving of 14 players.

Among those waived are: wide receivers Kadron Boone and B.J. Cunningham; tight ends Emil Igwenagu and Blake Annen; offensive lineman Michael Bamiro, Karim Barton and Donald Hawkins; linebacker Jake Knott; defensive backs Daytawion Lowe and Davon Morgan; defensive linemen Joe Kruger, Frances Mays and Alejandro Villanueva; and kicker Carey Spear.  

The team still has to make one more cut before Tuesday. 

Danny Coale
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The Steelers signed receiver Danny Coale to a reserve/futures contract. He was a fifth-round pick by the Cowboys in the 2012 draft.
Jordan Zumwalt
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Steelers lineback Jordan Zumwalt has been placed on the injured reserve list.

Zumwalt registered three solo tackles during the first week of the preseason. He was able to play the final two weeks of the preseason.

Injury
Undisclosed - IR. Out for season
Steve McLendon
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The following players for the Steelers have been ruled as probable for Saturday's wild-card clash against Baltimore: Offensive tackle Mike Adams (illness), nose tackle Steve McLendon (shoulder), tight end Heath Miller (not injury related), tight end Michael Palmer (groin), quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (not injury related), cornerback Ike Davis and safety Troy Polamalu (knee). 

Polamalu has missed the previous two games and four of the last seven due to numerous injuries. His teammates scoffed at the idea that the Steelers are better off without the services of Polamalu, after he was a surprise inactive in Week 17. However, Will Allen could cut into Polamalu's playing time on Saturday, per the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

Pittsburgh is a 3-point home favorite against Baltimore.

Dan McCullers-Sanders
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The Steelers have listed the following players as inactive for Sunday night's Week 9 matchup with the Ravens: cornerbacks Ike Taylor (forearm) and B.W. Webb, safety Ross Ventrone (hamstring), quarterback Landry Jones, nose tackle Dan McCullers, guard Christopher Hubbard and wide receiver Justin Brown.

Both Taylor and Ventrone had been ruled out on the team's final injury report of the week, so their absence is not a surprise. All nine players listed as probable to play are active for Sunday's game.

Martavis Bryant
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Inactive for the first six games, Steelers rookie wideout Martavis Bryant finished with 26 catches for 549 yards and eight touchdowns. The 6-4, 211-pounder proved to be a red-zone threat and a deep threat, averaging a whopping 21.1 yards per catch.

Bryant told the team's website he'll work out in Los Angeles for the early part of the offseason, then spend a month training with teammate Antonio Brown in Florida. 

“I want to be consistent,” Bryant said. “I want to put a great year together next year. They will be keying on me next year. They know what I am able to do. I have to take the offseason and work on my craft to get better with some of the things that will give me an advantage next year.

“The sky is the limit as long as I continue to work. I am not going to set a bar for myself.”

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