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Steelers place veteran backup quarterback Bruce Gradkowski on IR

The Steelers knew veteran backup quarterback Bruce Gradkowski was going to miss significant time with a hamstring tear.As it turns out, it will be a season-ending injury.Via Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, to make room for waiver claim pickup Zach Mettenberger, the Steelers placed Bruce Gradkowski on injured reserve, where he’s now spent the [more]

Steelers claim quarterback Zach Mettenberger off waivers

Despite a career record of 0-10, which may or may not be his fault, there is still a market for quarterback Zach Mettenberger.And it’s not one of the teams that had been previously linked to the former Tennessee starter.According to Jason La Canfora of, the Steelers have claimed Mettenberger off waivers from the Chargers. [more]

Steelers drop to 79 players

The Steelers are among the teams that have started cutting down their roster ahead of Tuesday’s deadline to get to 75 players.One of the moves the team announced on Sunday was that they have waived quarterback Dustin Vaughan with the injured designation. Vaughan fractured a bone in his thumb in the team’s second preseason game [more]

Steelers add a quarterback with Dustin Vaughan injured

The Steelers have played two preseason games and they’ve seen two of their backup quarterbacks go down with injuries.Bruce Gradkowski injured his hamstring in the opener and Dustin Vaughan fractured a bone in his thumb late in Thursday night’s game against the Eagles. Vaughan is in a cast and doesn’t know when he’ll be able [more]

Landry Jones hopes to build off four-pick “learning experience”

Steelers wide receiver Sammie Coates took the blame for quarterback Landry Jones’ first interception of the night.Finding scapegoats for the other three would prove tougher.On a night when the Steelers held out most of their regular skill-position players against the Eagles, Jones threw a total of four interceptions. One was returned for a touchdown and [more]

Steelers QB Bruce Gradkowski out with torn hamstring

The Steelers may be in the market for another quarterback soon.According to Jeremy Fowler of, veteran backup Bruce Gradkowski has a “sizable hamstring tear” which could keep him out a significant amount of time.He suffered the injury in the preseason opener against the Lions, and coach Mike Tomlin would only say he would “be [more]

RG3 will be Browns’ 25th starting quarterback since 1999

When Robert Griffin III takes the field in Week One, he will be the Browns’ 25th starting quarterback since the franchise returned from its three-year hiatus in 1999.Griffin, who was officially named the Browns’ starter today, joins a long list of starting quarterbacks in Cleveland that includes first-round draft busts, veterans who came to Cleveland [more]

Vick keeps campaigning for a job

NFL teams have had 90 roster spots for months. And not a single team has given one of them to quarterback Mike Vick.With camps opening, Vick continues to push for a preseason job. He recently said he wants to play for a contender. Appearing on Monday’s edition of The Dan Patrick Show, Vick seemed to [more]

Mike Vick still wants to play

Like last year, NFL offseason programs have unfolded without quarterback Mike Vick having a job. Like last year, Vick still wants a job.“I haven’t officially retired,” Vick said Monday at the Ron Jaworksi Celebrity Golf Challenge, via Jordan Ranaan of “As of right now, it’s pretty much at a stalemate type of thing. Just taking [more]

Saturday one-liners

They’re already calling 5-6 Dolphins WR Jakeem Grant “Mighty Mouse.” (Don’t tell UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson.)Here’s a closer look at the Bills’ nepotism-free coaching staff.Patriots CB Darryl Roberts hopes to rekindle those Malcolm Butler comparisons.It’s another click-harvest from; this one somehow turns the Geno Smith or Bryce Petty roster-spot question into 10 of [more]

Steelers players think Antonio Brown can top 2,000 receiving yards

Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown finished the 2015 season with 1,834 receiving yards, which was good for second in the league behind Julio Jones and the fourth-best total in the history of the NFL.Brown put up those numbers despite playing in an offense that was missing quarterback Ben Roethlisberger for four full games and parts [more]

Bruce Gradkowski returns to Steelers

At a time when some quarterbacks are grandstanding because they haven’t been handed a starting job with an open-ended guarantee that they’ll keep it, another guy keeps plugging away, embracing on a year-to-year basis the chance to compete for a job.PFT has confirmed that veteran quarterback Bruce Gradkowski will sign a one-year contract on Monday [more]