Category Archives: Defensive Line

Tomlin’s Decision Not to IR Aaron Smith Right Now Is Unorthodox But Makes Sense

Head coach Mike Tomlin surprised fans of Steeler Nation and its press corps at his Tuesday press conference by announcing the team had no immediate plans to place veteran defensive end Aaron Smith on the season-ending injured reserve list despite … Continue reading

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Aaron Smith Reportedly Done For Year, Diminishing Steelers Super Bowl Hopes?

The Steelers won a tough battle in a hard-fought and fortunate, 23-22, win at Miami on Sunday. But they may well have lost the war of the 2010 season. Aaron Smith, the Steelers’ best defensive lineman and arguably the NFL’s … Continue reading

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Steelers Add Al Woods to Practice Squad, Drop Doug Worthington

The Steelers made a surprise move today, signing New Orleans rookie bust Al Woods to the practice squad and dropping Doug Worthington, a seventh-round pick from Ohio State who showed great promise for Pittsburgh in the preseason. The recently released … Continue reading

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