depending on the formation. Tuitt was Pittsburgh's best overall defender last season, a title that 28-year-old Cameron Heyward held in 2015. (A torn pectoral muscle ended Heyward's season in Week 10 of last year.) This trend of losing
Craig "Ironhead" Heyward was a fullback who played in the NFL for 11 years for the New Orleans Saints, Chicago Bears, Atlanta Falcons, St. Louis Rams and Indianapolis Colts. His son, Cameron Heyward is a defensive end for the Steelers who was drafted in the first round of the 2011 NFL Draft out of ...
back in terms of his ability to catch and run. The defensive line has three good, young players in Javon Hargrave , Cameron Heyward and Stephon Tuitt , and linebacker Ryan Shazier is the real deal. The biggest weakness is at outside linebacker
all. Thus far, this group has looked better on paper than on the field. 7) Pittsburgh Steelers Seven key cogs: Cameron Heyward , Ryan Shazier , Stephon Tuitt , Bud Dupree , James Harrison , Javon Hargrave , T.J. Watt . Steelers general manager
The Steelers improved an already-elite offense by adding Juju Smith-Schuster and welcoming back Martavis Bryant. Is any team more loaded than Pittsburgh? Gregg Rosenthal eyes AFC North starters.
45 yards. Frankly, both running backs are solid dart throw flex plays against a Steelers defense that is without Cameron Heyward for the rest of the season and saw Stephon Tuitt get hurt last week. That may actually help the interior runner in
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NFL.com) If you had any stock in the Browns backfield, well, shame on you. Even with Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward out, Cleveland couldn't get anything going on the ground. Isaiah Crowell continues to be neglected, while Duke
Ben , it'll need to do it on the ground. The Steelers got gashed last week and is terrible in run defense when Cameron Heyward has been out this year (went on IR this week). Running straight at the Steelers is a proven method to victory
More Columns > One pass rusher out, one pass rusher in. The Pittsburgh Steelers swapped injured defensive end Cameron Heyward for second-year pass rusher Bud Dupree on Saturday, officially placing the former on injured reserve while activating
aren't practicing as well. Here are some other injuries we are tracking Wednesday: 1. Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward is out for the season with a torn pectoral. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday that Heyward will have
The Pittsburgh Steelers defense took a hit on Tuesday when defensive end Cameron Heyward announced he'd miss the remainder of the season with a torn pectoral muscle. In times of adversity, sometimes you have to laugh
their fourth straight loss, the Pittsburgh Steelers got a fresh dose of bad news on Tuesday afternoon. Defensive end Cameron Heyward announced that he will miss the remainder of the season with a pectoral injury he suffered against Dallas just two
NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reports Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward played through a pectoral injury against the Dallas Cowboys.
touchdowns and 2-or-fewer interceptions in his first eight games. The Steelers defense is much sturdier with Cameron Heyward and Ryan Shazier stuffing the run. Pittsburgh will try to force Prescott to beat them. If the rookie pulls off the
NFL Network's Aditi Kinkhabwala discusses how the Pittsburgh Steelers plan to stop Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott.
West and Kenneth Dixon prove equally ineffective, as they rushed 24 times for a combined 34 yards. Stephon Tuitt , Cameron Heyward won their battles up front and resurgent linebacker Ryan Shazier was all over the place for Pittsburgh. 3. The key
9). That script is unlikely to change Sunday, despite the advantage Terrance West has on paper. The return of Cameron Heyward to the Steelers D should not go understated. Pittsburgh's front was a mess without the run stuffer and pocket pusher
weeks" with their respective injuries. 2. Tomlin lumped offensive lineman Marcus Gilbert (ankle), defensive end Cameron Heyward (hamstring), safety Shamarko Thomas (groin) and running back DeAngelo Williams (knee) in the same "could have
and that's going to hurt us. We're going to continue to lose if that happens." The absence of defense end Cameron Heyward the past two weeks is a big reason the Steelers ' defense struggled to plug the run and push the pocket in the pass
mostly in check, and Brady eschewed deep balls to Chris Hogan for short crossing routes to Julian Edelman . Missing Cameron Heyward , Pittsburgh even gave up on blitzing on third downs. The result? Brady extended long drives with three third
re tracking on Tuesday: 1. The Steelers have ruled out quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (knee), defensive end Cameron Heyward (hamstring) and offensive lineman Cody Wallace (knee) for Week 7. Coach Mike Tomlin said the team will monitor
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have to go up against me." -- Aditi Kinkhabwala Game planning around Heyward's absence. Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward hurt his hamstring last week against the Jets . Now, for the first time in his six-year NFL career, he'll miss
back) and receiver Eli Rogers (toe), among others, all missing time. The team has also ruled out defensive end Cameron Heyward (hamstring) for Sunday's showdown with the Dolphins . Big Ben noted the contrast between Pittsburgh's summertime