Posts Tagged ‘Max Starks’

Injury roundup: Cowboys get o-line help

The Cowboys offensive line will get a boost with the return of linemen Marc Colombo and Kyle Kosier. And not a moment too soon, facing Bears DE Julius Peppers this week, too.

Injury roundup: Hampton, Roach done for Sunday

As season-opening games creep into the third quarter, more and more players succumb to injuries. Here are the latest updates to hit the news desk.

Tomlin: Adams will play right tackle for Steelers

Mike Tomlin met with reporters for the first time on Friday, and clarified the team’s plan for newly signed Flozell Adams.

Sizing up the Steelers’ options to replace Colon

The Steelers moved quickly after starting RT Willie Colon‘s injury Monday, visiting with veteran free-agent OT Flozell Adams the next day.

Steelers’ Colon signs one-year RFA tender

Pittsburgh Steelers RT Willie Colon has signed his one-year, restricted free agent tender, according to a league source.

Report: Steelers could put franchise tag on Hampton

The Steelers are prepared to use the franchise tag on NT Casey Hampton if the two sides can’t agree to a long-term contract before Thursday’s deadline, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Tuesday.

Big Ben injured during Steelers’ final camp practice

It looks as though the Steelers narrowly avoided a major injury during their final practice of training camp when QB Ben Roethlisberger injured his right foot or ankle.

Steelers focused on Super Bowl title No. 7

The Steelers return 20 of 22 starters, which makes them strong contenders to repeat as Super Bowl champions. They still have Dick LeBeau running the defense, and his players call him “The Wizard,” which reflects the schemes and creativity he brings. The offense still has Ben Roethlisberger under center and returns RB Rashard Mendenhall after a season-ending shoulder injury last year.

Steelers sign Starks; Bryant announces retirement

The Steelers locked up their long-term solution at left tackle on Tuesday, announcing the signing of Max Starks to a four-year contract. The team also announced the retirement of veteran CB Fernando Bryant.

Steelers place franchise tag on OT Starks

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that the Steelers have placed their franchise tag on OT Max Starks. The paper also said the Steelers are seeking a long-term deal with Starks.

Steelers WR Ward undergoes shoulder surgery

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette is reporting that Steelers WR Hines Ward had surgery on his shoulder and not his troublesome knee. Ward sprained the medial collateral ligament in his right knee during the AFC Championship Game last month, but will not require surgery for that injury.

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