Posts Tagged ‘limas sweed’

Steelers WR Sweed has “serious” Achilles tendon injury

Sounds like the year is over before it even got started for WR Limas Sweed, who according to Mike Tomlin may have torn his Achilles tendon. Here’s the story from the National Football Post: Hard-luck Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Limas Sweed has experienced another setback in his professional career. Sweed has suffered a “serious” Achilles […]

Steelers Ward Showing the Young WR’s How It’s Done

The Steelers official website has an interesting piece today about Hines Ward helping out the youth of the team, and also talks in detail about the Steelers lack of depth at the wide receiver position. Ward talks about the fact that if he or Santonio Holmes goes down with an injury, it will be up […]

A Plaxico-Steelers Reunion? Not a Chance

Checking out some of the national websites and rumor mills today, and there is one thing that popped out at me that almost made me laugh on ESPN. That one thing was a reader mailing AFC North writer (and really good guy) James Walker about this: Would the Steelers have interest in recently released WR […]

Steelers Sit WR Holmes After Being Cited for Possession

Taking action for his being pulled over and being cited for having possession for marijuana in his car, the Steelers have decided to take quick action and sit WR Santonio Holmes for the game Sunday vs the Giants.  “His situation has created somewhat of a distraction,” said head coach Mike Tomlin. “We want to minimize […]

Steelers Get #1 and #2 Picks Signed as Camp Starts

The Steelers have their two newest weapons under contract as they look to revamp and have a more explosive offense in 2008.  Today the team signed their first and second round picks, RB Rashard Mendenhall, and WR Limas Sweed.  The word is that Mendenhall gets a deal that will pay him $7.125 mil in guaranteed […]

Offseason Overview: Steelers Have Talent; Can They Put it All Together?

Franchise Player: None TRANSITION PLAYER: OT Max Starks (tendered at $6.895M; signed tender April 21). UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS • LB Marquis Cooper is a special teams player and possible developmental linebacker. Not a priority. • RB Verron Haynes was re-signed late in the season after Willie Parker was hurt but likely won’t receive another offer […]

John Clayton With Storylines From Minicamps