Steelers place Beachum on IR

The Pittsburgh Steelers have placed Kelvin Beachum on injured reserve and signed OT Byron Stingily.

Stingily a former 6th round pick, has made 9 career NFL starts, all with the Tennessee Titans.

 

Mike Vick has “tiny tear” in hamstring

Mike Vick tells Aditi Kinkhabwala of NFL Network he has a tiny tear in his hamstring and is likely a week away from being able to play.

 

Pat Narduzzi takes shot at Penn State

Pitt head coach Pat Narduzzi isn’t shy about taking some shots at Penn State.

Ranking No. 25 in the country, Narduzzi has Pitt trending up, while in Penn State James Franklin can’t figure out how to use Christian Hackenberg.

“You can have a talented quarterback and the play-calling can bring him down. We’ve seen that around the country, some closer than others,” Narduzzi said today.

 

Beachum tore left ACL

POST-GAME INJURY REPORT

Starting left tackle Kelvin Beachum has an ACL tear and is done for the season.

Stephon Tuitt suffered a knee sprain in the win, Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said.

Mike Vick has a hamstring injury.

 

Kelvin Beachum getting left knee evaluated

Left tackle Kelvin Beachum suffered a left knee injury in the second quarter and is doubtful to return.

Beachum was getting his left ACL evaluated on the sidelines.

Beachum in the final year of his deal, has been expected to command $8-$10 million per season as a free agent.

 

Jarvis Jones inactive

Linebacker Jarvis Jones (hip) is among the Steelers inactives today.

Official List: Jarvis Jones, Ryan Shazier, Ben Roethlisberger, Will Allen, Cortez Allen, Chris Hubbard, Jesse James,

 

Fleury strong as Pens beat Leafs 2-1

Marc Andre Fleury made 26 saves on 27 shots, leading the Pittsburgh Penguins (2-3-0, 4 pts) to a 2-1 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs (1-3-1) on Saturday night.

Evgeni Malkin (2) and Olli Maatta (1) scored 39 seconds apart in the first period. The Penguins have scored two goals or less in all five games this season.

Sidney Crosby was held pointless for the fifth straight game, tying a career high. Crosby had 1 shot on goal and 3 total attempts in the win.

Pittsburgh’s power play was dismal in going 0-5, managing just 6 power play shots.