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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 Panthers Tight-End Eric Ebron Could Be a Good Fit for the Pittsburgh Steelers
February 9th, 2014 at 9:37 PM
One 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...

NFL Draft 2013 – Tight End Prospect Zach Ertz – Stanford
February 23rd, 2013 at 10:38 PM
After listening to general manager discuss the Pittsburgh Steelers stance on tight end Heath Miller’s prognosis, it is definitely one of the variables to consider this offseason. Colbert does not expect Miller to be ready early in 2013, after undergoing ACL/MCL surgery on his knee in December. In fact, if...

NFL Draft 2013 – Tight End Prospect Tyler Eifert – Notre Dame
February 3rd, 2013 at 9:36 PM
With NFL Draft preps in full swing, many scouts and draftniks are busy dissecting tape. That same process is in place here at Steelers 101, as we are not only focusing on the potential selections for the Pittsburgh Steelers, we are also working along side our sister site On The...

Pittsburgh Steelers Could Look at Notre Dame Tight End Tyler Eifert Early in the NFL Draft
January 26th, 2013 at 10:16 PM
Now that the Senior Bowl is complete, it is time for Steelers_101 to start diving into NFL Draft mode. As we did last offseason, we plan to profile all visitors to the Pittsburgh Steelers complex, as well as focus on players that the team may be interested in. We also...

Pittsburgh Steelers Add Two More Players to Roster with Reserve / Futures Contracts
January 11th, 2013 at 11:10 PM
  After making headlines with the release of running back Chris Rainey, the Pittsburgh Steelers made a couple of roster moves by signing two players to Reserve / Futures contracts. Those two players are kicker Danny Hrapmann and tight end Zack Pianalto.***PHOTO1***Steelers fans should be familiar with Hrapmann, who spent the...

With the 17th Selection in the NFL Draft the Pittsburgh Steelers Select…
January 7th, 2013 at 9:05 PM
In the first projection at which player the Pittsburgh Steelers may target with the 17th selection of the first round of the NFL Draft, we will take a different stance than many of the prognosticators out there. Of course, at this point, this is nothing more than a shot in...