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Tight end James takes on growing role in Steelers offense

triblive.com - Dec 3, 2015

With Matt Spaeth sidelined by a broken hand heading into the Steelers’ Oct. 1 game, Jesse James figured to make his NFL debut that night ...

matt spaeth "He's shown a lot of growth, He's worked hard. He's put his time and diligence in, and he's a smart guy that studies his stuff, knows what to do and shows up every day ready to work."

Rookie tight end James taking on larger role for Steelers

usatoday.com - Dec 3, 2015

Changing of the guard? Rookie tight end Jesse James stepping into larger role for Steelers         

Steelers vs. Seahawks: Pittsburgh Grades, Notes and Quotes

bleacherreport.com - Nov 30, 2015

It never fails that this version of the Steelers secondary—which is roughly the same personnel as last season—makes a very bland, average passing attack look like the next "Greatest Show on Turf." That's just what happened Sunday in Seattle as Russell Wilson (a pretty good quarterback with limited targets) carved up the Steelers defense to a tune of 336 yards and five touchdowns withou

Heath Miller Injury: Updates on Steelers TE's Ribs and Return

bleacherreport.com - Nov 29, 2015

Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller suffered an injury to his ribs during Week 12 against the Seattle Seahawks.  Continue for updates.  Miller Out For Remainder of the Game Sunday, Nov. 29  Midway through the third quarter the Steelers announced Miller would not return to the game. Miller had five catches for 45 yards before exiting.  Miller has never been the league's m

Steelers-Seahawks Capsule

washingtontimes.com - Nov 25, 2015

PITTSBURGH (6-4) at SEATTLE (5-5) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE - Seahawks by 3 RECORD VS SPREAD - Steelers 5-3-2, Seahawks 3-6-1 SERIES RECORD - Steelers lead 9-8. LAST MEETING - Steelers beat Seahawks 24-0, Sept. 18, 2011 LAST WEEK - Steelers had bye, beat Browns 30-9 on ...

Taking Stock of Pittsburgh Steelers Ahead of Week 11 Bye

bleacherreport.com - Nov 20, 2015

The 6-4 Pittsburgh Steelers have a bye in Week 11, which is the perfect time for a playoff-contending team to rest, retool and prepare for the final six games of the season and beyond.  It's been an interesting ride for the Steelers up to this point, to say the least. Injuries, suspensions and new faces playing prominent roles on both offense and defense have been hallmarks of the last 1

Steelers notebook: Struggling run game forces Steelers to lean on passing

triblive.com - Nov 15, 2015

DeAngelo Williams struggled to rush for 54 yards against the worst run defense in the NFL, leaving the Steelers to deal with the harsh reality ...

deangelo williams "The game always comes down to situational football, and it came time for us to keep the chains moving, I tried to make every play I'm called count. I don't think we have to make any adjustments at all. If you neutralize one position, then another flourishes."
heath miller "Third-string, moved up to second-string, luckily moved back to third when Landry came back,"
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NFL doctor tells NFL Network that CTE is ‘over-exaggerated’

washingtonpost.com - Mar 18, 2015

The NFL isn’t taking the debate its long-term future prospects lightly. It is fighting back by reminding people that the game has never been safer. In fact, it send a neurosurgeon who is a member of its Head, Neck and Spine Committee onto its company-run network to say that long-term neurological damage from hits to the head is “over-exaggerated.”Read full article >>

Tomlin: Steelers followed proper concussion protocol with Roethlisberger, Miller

triblive.com - Jan 6, 2015

Both Ben Roethlisberger and Heath Miller left Saturday’s AFC wild-card game on consecutive plays after taking hits to the head, just to return a few ...

Ben Roethlisberger, Heath Miller returned ‘too quick’ to properly check for a concussion

washingtonpost.com - Jan 4, 2015

NFL teams care about the well-being of their players when it suits them, and in the dying seconds of their season Saturday night, it didn’t suit the Pittsburgh Steelers.On consecutive plays, as the Steelers faced a two-touchdown, fourth-quarter deficit against the Baltimore Ravens in the first round of the playoffs, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and tight end Heath Miller trundled off the field

Consistent play is goal of Steelers’ offense

triblive.com - Oct 4, 2014

According to the numbers, the Steelers have one of the best offenses in the NFL — fifth best, to be exact, by averaging more than ...

heath miller "We have to work on being consistent on a daily basis,"
ramon foster "Details and concentration,"
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Manziel returns to reality as Browns' backup

baltimoresun.com - Oct 4, 2014

Johnny Football returned to his Texas roots last weekend, going back to where he was a celebrated Heisman Trophy winner.

terence newman " Bill Parcells used to always say, 'Don't bite the cheese,' When people are telling you you're good you have to look in the mirror and know exactly where you are as a team, where you are as a player. We look at the film and we know we're not nearly as good as we can be. To me, that's how you avoid being disappointed in a trap game."
ben roethlisberger "He's just tough, He's mentally tough. He's physically tough. He gives everything he has every single day. That's what makes him so special and what makes it an honor to play with a guy like that."

Tomlin: Penalties only one factor in Steelers’ loss

triblive.com - Sep 30, 2014

Coach Mike Tomlin says penalties helped beat the Steelers on Sunday, but those 125 yards — their most in a game since 2010 — weren’t ...

Pittsburgh Steelers' Most Likely Postseason Award Candidates for 2014 Season

bleacherreport.com - Jun 5, 2014

The only current Pittsburgh Steeler who can lay claim to an NFL postseason award is Troy Polamalu. He earned NFL Defensive Player of the Year honors at the conclusion of the 2010 season. At age 33, it’s unlikely that Polamalu will become a two-time winner. Still, some members of the current squad have a shot at some hardware of their own. Whether it be the ultra-athletic Ryan Shazier taking

For Bruce Arians, blocking is a tight end’s primary function

profootballtalk.nbcsports.com - Feb 21, 2014

So how does Cardinals coach Bruce Arians view a tight end’s job responsibilities? The subject came up at the NFL Scouting Combine on Friday, and Arians made his stance clear. “The tight end for me, I’m old school. You’ve got to block first and catch passes,” Arians said. “That’s why I loved (Steelers TE) Heath…

rob housler "The guys that line up as wide receivers might get tagged as wide receivers. But, you know, tight ends for me block first, catch second."

A year after injury, Heath Miller making progress

miamiherald.com - Dec 27, 2013

It's been a full year since Heath Miller had reconstructive knee surgery. He's happy with the way things have gone, but the Pittsburgh Steelers' tight end is not about to celebrate.

heath miller "I think I've gotten better throughout the season, I felt good going into every game that I played, and I feel fortunate to have felt that way."
heath miller "My mindset was to work as hard as possible and whenever my knee was good enough to allow me to move forward, then I would be ready, I was hoping to be ready to start the season, but I wasn't quite there. But, to come out of this thing and to miss one game at the end of last season and two games to start this year, I'm pretty fortunate."
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Heath Miller's Instant Fantasy Reaction After Week 13

bleacherreport.com - Nov 29, 2013

Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller is as guilty as any at his position in the NFL. Like most of the tight ends in the NFL, Miller has been wildly inconsistent at what has been a horrible fantasy position this season. On Thanksgiving, Miller went a long way toward righting his wrongs with fantasy owners against the Baltimore Ravens. Miller brought in eight receptions for 86 yards. This nett

Fantasy football sit/start advice, Week 13: Heath Miller

sbnation.com - Nov 28, 2013

We take a look at whether or not you should start Heath Miller in Week 13. Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller has been Mr. Reliable in his tenure with the team. Though he still has that perception in the locker room, the Steelers didn't get off to the greatest of starts this year. Miller has only seen the field in nine games this season because of injuries. After scoring a career

In Browns, a reinvigorated rival for Steelers

triblive.com - Nov 21, 2013

Mediocrity is restoring meaning to the Steelers-Browns rivalry. Cleveland vs. Pittsburgh once was such a unique rivalry that the NFL gave it a night of ...

heath miller "It's certainly big for us, We've put ourselves in a hole here and every game is important, and this is the next game."
heath miller "We're focused on the first one, We know the situation."
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Pittsburgh Steelers Back on Track, Win Turnover Battle Against New York Jets

bleacherreport.com - Oct 13, 2013

Sometimes the NFL is all about numbers. Here are some numbers to consider: The Pittsburgh Steelers had gone four-and-a-half games, 18 full quarters, or just over 270 minutes, without forcing a turnover. During that same span, the Steelers had given up the football nine times to their opponents, which contributed greatly to their 0-4 start. No team can expect to win very many football games when y

4 Areas in Which the New York Jets Must Improve in Week 6

bleacherreport.com - Oct 10, 2013

Fresh off a heart-stopping and shocking win over the Atlanta Falcons on Monday Night Football, the New York Jets are riding high.  Gang Green is currently 3-2 and only one game back of the New England Patriots for first place in the division.  This week, the team gets to play an 0-4 Pittsburgh Steelers squad fresh off a bye. New York is the favorite in the game, but they must improve in

Fantasy Football Week 4: Top Waiver-Wire Targets That Will Make an Impact

bleacherreport.com - Sep 25, 2013

As another week in the NFL ends, fantasy owners will be scouring the waiver wire, looking for the next big score as Week 4 approaches. Whether you are dealing with injuries or certain players simply aren't producing, waiver-wire moves are vital to picking up your squad following a poor week for an individual player or the roster as a whole. Are you still looking for that spark? Well here are three

Kovacevic: Look! Up in the sky! It’s ... Heath?

triblive.com - Sep 19, 2013

By Dejan Kovacevic, Pittsburgh Tribune-ReviewIt’s hard to imagine how the Steelers’ offense could be any more of a mess. They’ve scored two touchdowns through two losses, both on the ...

ben roethlisberger "Well, he's the best tight end in the game. It would mean a lot, He's a leader and a guy we depend on in both the run and pass game, so yeah, we hope he's able to come back."
heath miller "We'll see how it feels in the morning, try to keep pushing it through the week and see how it holds up. It feels pretty good right now. Today was a good day. I'm encouraged by how it went."

5 Ways to Fix the Pittsburgh Steelers' Offensive Woes

bleacherreport.com - Sep 18, 2013

It's been an ugly start for the 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers offense to say the least. Currently, Pittsburgh ranks 31st in the league in total offense, only out-dueling the lowly Jacksonville Jaguars by 46 total yards. That's pretty pathetic. The Steelers are 31st in the run game this season, piling up only 75 yards on the ground in their first two games. That means 34 individual players have rushed f

Starkey: Don’t bury wretched Steelers yet

triblive.com - Sep 17, 2013

By Joe Starkey, Pittsburgh Tribune-ReviewCris Carter had the quote of the night Monday. Asked on the ESPN set how much trouble the Steelers are in these days, Carter said, ...

marcus gilbert "It wasn't a trip. But the reality is that those guys are going to miss calls. We have to be good enough to overcome it."

TE Miller closer to returning for Steelers

espn.go.com - Sep 17, 2013

Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller could play Sunday night against the visiting Chicago Bears, but coach Mike Tomlin cautioned fans not to expect the veteran tight end to fix all that ails one of the worst offenses in the NFL.

marcus gilbert "awful call."

TE Miller to return for Steelers

mcall.com - Sep 17, 2013

Tight end Heath Miller is expected to participate in Pittsburgh Steelers practice this week, coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday.    

heath miller "step out of the a phone booth wearing a cape."

Heath Miller injury: Steelers TE has 'a chance' to play in Week 3

sbnation.com - Sep 16, 2013

The Pittsburgh Steelers were forced to play without tight end Heath Miller on Monday against Cincinnati, but Pittsburgh may not have to wait much longer for Miller to return. During ESPN's Monday Night Football broadcast, announcers Mike Tirico and Jon Gruden said Pittsburgh head coach Mike Tomlin told them there was a chance Miller would be able to return in Week 3. More: Behind t

Heath Miller injury update: Steelers TE likely inactive, don't play him in fantasy

sbnation.com - Sep 8, 2013

Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller seems unlikely to play in the team's Week 1 opener against the Tennessee Titans. Miller was listed as "doubtful" on the official injury report on Friday and wasn't optimistic about being ready to play in interviews throughout the week. More: For more on the Steelers, visit Behind The Steel Curtain Miller tore his ACL late last season and has

What to Make of the Pittsburgh Steelers' Tight-End-by-Committee Approach

bleacherreport.com - Sep 4, 2013

While Heath Miller continues to rehabilitate the knee he injured at the end of the 2012 season and Matt Spaeth sits on the injured reserve/recall list until Week 9, the Pittsburgh Steelers have chosen to get a bit creative at the tight end position. On Tuesday, Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin confirmed to Bob Lagriola of Steelers.com that the team will be using a tight-end-by-committee approa

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