After blasting off in the opener, Dalvin Cook found out what it's like to take on a good NFL defensive front. Cameron Heyward , Ryan Shazier and Co. held the dynamic runner at bay most of the game. Cook had just three yards rushing at halftime
One day before the start of the final year of his rookie deal, Stephon Tuitt has secured his future in Pittsburgh. The defensive end signed a five-year extension with the organization.
By introducing him to the Cleveland sod again and again. "Hit him often, hit him early," defensive lineman Cameron Heyward said regarding Pittsburgh's general gameplan for Kizer, per ESPN's Jeremy Fowler. "Doesn't really work if
New York Giants QB Josh Johnson recovers a fumble against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
cratering to the No. 21 ranked defense in 2015. A youth movement began last season, with Bud Dupree , Ryan Shazier , Cameron Heyward , Sean Davis , and Artie Burns playing impact roles, boosting Pittsburgh back into respectability. The No. 12 defense
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