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Category: ‘Tight Ends’

Breaking Down the Tight End Position for the 2014 Pittsburgh Steelers Roster
June 7th, 2014 at 10:59 PM
In looking ahead at the Pittsburgh Steelers roster for 2014, many of the changes will be centered on the defense. While there will be some new faces on offense, many familiar faces will return. Tight end is one such position that should not see much turnover. ***PHOTO1*** Leading the way...

Pittsburgh Steelers Undrafted Rookie Free Agent Profile: Missouri Tight End Eric Waters
May 27th, 2014 at 10:13 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers Opened their OTAs on Tuesday by announcing that they had signed two more draft choices in offensive tackle Wesley Johnson and linebacker Jordan Zumwalt. More importantly, they made it through the session without injury. ***PHOTO1*** One of the players who was there was undrafted rookie free agent...

Pittsburgh Steelers Sign Two Draft Picks to Four-Year Contracts
May 19th, 2014 at 9:30 PM
On the day that the Pittsburgh Steelers announced that the team will add 3,000 seats to Heinz Field for the 2015 season, they were also busy signing two of their nine draft choices. During the announcement, team president Art Rooney II announced that no tax money will be used in...

Pittsburgh Steelers Select UMASS Tight End Rob Blanchflower in the Seventh Round of the NFL Draft
May 10th, 2014 at 8:26 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers have completed their 2014 NFL Draft by selecting a small-school tight end prospect in Rob Blanchflower from Massachusetts. While somewhat an unknown commodity, he did catch enough of the coaching staffs eye to warrant an inventation during the pre-draft process. ***PHOTO1*** Blanchflower is not a hybrid receiver like...

Pittsburgh Steelers Pre-Draft Visitor Massachusetts Tight End Rob Blanchflower
April 25th, 2014 at 7:26 AM
One name that has been randomly linked to the Pittsburgh Steelers during the pre-draft period is North Carolina tight end Eric Ebron. While the roster seems relatively set at the tight end position, Heath Miller is a year older and David Paulson sputtered when given the opportunity. Ebron is intriguing...

Pittsburgh Steelers Reportedly Open Cap Space by Reworking Tight Heath Miller’s Contract
March 3rd, 2014 at 10:30 PM
On Monday, the biggest news to come from the team facility was the decision to use the transition tag on linebacker Jason Worilds. However, the Pittsburgh Steelers were also busy clearing some salary cap space to make this and some other moves possible.***PHOTO1*** According to NFL Network's insider Ian Rapoport,...

Pittsburgh Steelers Linked to Six More Prospects at the NFL Combine
February 22nd, 2014 at 11:48 PM
The NFL Combine is in full swing and reports linking players to team meetings start to trickle out. On Friday, news cake out that the Pittsburgh Steelers were getting with one if the top running backs in Ka'Deem Carey, Saturday word linked them to six more prospects. ***PHOTO1*** to no...

North Carolina Tight-End Eric Ebron Could Be a Good Fit for the Pittsburgh Steelers
February 9th, 2014 at 9:37 PM
ne of the unknowns heading into the NFL Draft for the Pittsburgh Steelers is what positions will take more of a bit during the salary cap purge. One position the may become a target is tight end, and this draft has one that could be a solid fit at number...

Pittsburgh Steelers Activate Tight End Matt Spaeth from Injured Reserve
December 7th, 2013 at 7:45 PM
After a miserable 0-4 start, then embarrassingly dropped to 2-6, the season looked dark. However, incredibly, the Pittsburgh Steelers are still alive for a playoff spot. Yes, they need to win and receive some help, but they are alive. This week, they can take a step forward against a team...

Pittsburgh Steelers Le’Veon Bell and Heath Miller Out for Week 1 Match up Against the Tennessee Titans
September 6th, 2013 at 11:44 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers released the last official injury repot for Sunday’s match up against the Tennessee Titans and in comparison to some NFL franchises, the Steelers are in good shape. At this point, Le’Veon Bell (foot) and tight end Heath Miller (knee) are the only two players who will not...

Pittsburgh Steelers Lose Tight End Matt Spaeth for 8-to-10 Weeks
August 9th, 2013 at 11:50 PM
The preseason opener for the Pittsburgh Steelers is finally one day away. Unfortunately, during final preps for this match-up against the New York Giants, the team received some bad news on the injury front.***PHOTO1***The worst news may come at tight end, where Matt Spaeth, the projected opening day starter with...

Pittsburgh Steelers See Tight End Matt Spaeth Go Down to an Undisclosed Injury
August 7th, 2013 at 10:53 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers were back in pads on Wednesday after taking Tuesday off. While practice did not appear to be as physical as previous sessions, there was an injury that could have an impact.***PHOTO1***During the practice, which was moved up due to the treat of rain, tight end Matt Spaeth...

Pittsburgh Steelers Sign Cornerback and Tight End, Release Two Undrafted Rookie Free Agents
August 1st, 2013 at 10:30 PM
The addition of cornerback Buddy Jackson from waivers was not the only new face to join the Pittsburgh Steelers on Thursday as the team signed two players on Wednesday afternoon. Not surprisingly, these players came at positions that are battling depth issues during this early portion of camp, cornerback and...

Pittsburgh Steelers Need David Paulson and Matt Spaeth to Step up with Heath Miller on PUP List
July 28th, 2013 at 9:36 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers are three days into training camp and are dealing with some of the typical bumps and bruises that come with this time of the year. Sunday, cornerbacks Cortez Allen (knee discomfort) and DeMarcus Van Dyke (hamstring) were slowed by injury and are listed as day-to-day. ***PHOTO1***Of course, the...

Plaxico Burress Could Be a Wildcard for the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Offense in 2013
July 20th, 2013 at 11:26 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers are less than a week away from the start of training camp, and the biggest question remaining in the health of tight end Heath Miller. With the severity of the knee injury he suffered in December, it is likely he will begin camp of the Physically Unable...

Pittsburgh Steelers Injury Concerns Heading into Training Camp
July 7th, 2013 at 10:02 PM
As training camp nears, the offseason recovery of the injured members of the Pittsburgh Steelers becomes forefront in the minds of fans. Of course, everyone is hoping that linebacker Sean Spence would be able to start seeing some limited action in his recovery from the devastating knee injury that cost...

Are the Pittsburgh Steelers Set If Heath Miller is not Ready to Start the Season?
June 18th, 2013 at 10:52 PM
While there was a touch of excitement during minicamp, when players saw Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller running on his surgically repaired knee. Unfortunately, that in no way ensures that he will be ready to start camp, or even week one. In fact, he is likely to open the...

Breaking Down the Tight End Position for the 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers Roster
May 21st, 2013 at 10:12 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers completed their first OTA session on Tuesday, the first major step toward the 2013 season. Coming off the disappointing 8-8 finish, there was a renewed focus and attention to detail. In all, every member on the roster except for wide receiver Markus Wheaton was present. Wheaton falls...

Pittsburgh Steelers Sign Former Chicago Bears Tight End Matt Spaeth
March 15th, 2013 at 11:55 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers spent time with a former member of the Chicago Bears Friday with tight end Kellen Davis. In the end, they did decide to sign a former Bears’ tight end, but it was not Davis.***PHOTO1***According to multiple sources on twitter and also on ESPN, the Steelers made a...

Pittsburgh Steelers Pre Free Agency Draft Needs – Offense
February 24th, 2013 at 8:33 PM
Sunday was a quiet day for the Pittsburgh Steelers as the majority of decision makers were in Indianapolis at the NFL Scouting Combine watching three positions that could make up part of the 2013 draft board: running backs, quarterbacks and wide receivers.***PHOTO1***Of course, word also leaked that general manager Kevin...