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Friday Insider: Released eight times, Fort finally getting his shot

Released eight times by six different teams, all L.J. Fort ever wanted to do was play linebacker in the NFL. Now, he's getting his chance. The post Friday Insider: Released eight times, Fort finally getting his shot appeared first on DKPittsburghSports.com.
Snap counts show Morgan Burnett’s presence was felt vs. the Browns in Week 8

Snap counts show Morgan Burnett’s presence was felt vs. the Browns in Week 8

Morgan Burnett finally got back on the field, and the Steelers utilized him vs. the Browns. It had been a while since Morgan Burnett graced a football field for the Pittsburgh Steelers, but following the Week 7 bye week, Burnett’s injured groin was healthy enough to get back on the playing field. Some might have thought the Steelers would ease him back into duty, but that couldn’t have been further from the truth. While the Steelers didn’t load him with starter repetitions, they used Burnett and L.J. Fort to be the sub package specialists in lieu of Jon Bostic and Vince Williams. In...
Steelers Injury Report: Marcus Gilbert sits out while Darrius Heyward-Bey and Xavier Grimble are limited

Steelers Injury Report: Marcus Gilbert sits out while Darrius Heyward-Bey and Xavier Grimble are limited

But there was more encouraging news with the return of Morgan Burnett and L.J. Fort as full participants at practice on Wednesday. The Pittsburgh Steelers injury report was full of good news on Wednesday, with just one player listed as missing practice due to injury. However, that name was not one of the trio many might have expected to see, while two of the players carrying more notable injuries made surprise returns to training as full participants. #Steelers practice report for Wednesday. pic.twitter.com/4ehE1QRZwK— Missi Matthews (@missi_matthews) October 24, 2018 Marcus Gilbert...
Steelers Injury Report: Pair of defenders return to practice in hopes of playing in Week 8

Steelers Injury Report: Pair of defenders return to practice in hopes of playing in Week 8

All of the players carrying injuries into the bye-week were able to participate in a limited capacity at training on Monday. While the Pittsburgh Steelers held a bonus practice session on Monday coming off the bye-week with a full complement of players at training for the first time in weeks, it seems there are still a handful of names battling injury. With Morgan Burnett, L.J. Fort and Darrius Heyward-Bey only able to participate in a partial capacity, their availability to face the Cleveland Browns in Week 8 remains in doubt. However, when speaking to reporters at his weekly press...

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