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Jonathan Dwyer

Jonathan Dwyer - #27 - RB

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 11"/ 229 lbs.
Birthday 07/26/1989
Birthplace Marietta, GA
College Georgia Tech
Years played 4
Drafted 2010, 6th round, 19th pick by Steelers

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Att Yds TD
156 623 2

Mendenhall's potential intrigues fantasy owners

Posted Aug. 12, 2010 @ 12:23 p.m. ET
Experience and circumstance could lead to a productive season for Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall, PFW's Mike Wilkening writes.

Steelers waive Harris, add Cromartie-Smith

Posted Aug. 08, 2010 @ 3 p.m. ET
The Steelers placed S Tuff Harris on the Waived/Injured List with a shoulder injury on Sunday and added rookie free-agent S Da'Mon Cromartie-Smith to their training-camp roster.

Consistency was LeBeau's calling card

Posted Aug. 03, 2010 @ 9:44 a.m. ET
Early in his playing career, Dick LeBeau was told that "less than one percent of one percent" of NFL players make the Pro Football Hall of Fame. On Saturday, he joins that very short list of players enshrined in Canton ...

Steelers agree with C-OG Pouncey

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 6:48 p.m. ET
The Steelers agreed to terms with OG-C Maurkice Pouncey, their first-round pick, on a five-year contract  Friday, the club announced.

Steelers sign second-rounder Worilds

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 3:59 p.m. ET
The Steelers announced the signing of LB Jason Worilds, their second-round draft pick from the 2010 draft, on Friday. Financial terms of the four-year deal were not disclosed.

Steelers no strangers to stability

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 8:21 a.m. ET
Organizational stability is a Steelers hallmark, and the contract extensions the club gave to head coach Mike Tomlin and director of football operations Kevin Colbert in July ensures that for at least the next couple of seasons.

Reports: Steelers agree with OT Adams

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 7:12 p.m. ET
The Steelers have agreed with OT Flozell Adams on a two-year contract, multiple media outlets reported Thursday.

Steelers sign Colbert to five-year extension

Posted July 28, 2010 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
The Steelers have signed director of football operations Kevin Colbert to a five-year contract extension, the team announced Wednesday.

Kaye Cowher dies of skin cancer

Posted July 24, 2010 @ 5:04 p.m. ET
Kaye Cowher, the wife of CBS NFL analyst and ex-Steelers coach Bill Cowher, died Friday of skin cancer. She was 54. She died in Raleigh, N.C., where the family has lived since 2006.

Steelers extend Tomlin's contract through 2012

Posted July 23, 2010 @ 3:47 p.m. ET
The Steelers announced Friday that they had extended head coach Mike Tomlin's contract through the 2012 season. The contract contains an option year for 2013.

Steelers sign OL Jones, place Colon on I.R.

Posted July 21, 2010 @ 4:39 p.m. ET
The Steelers signed OT-OG Adrian Jones on Wednesday and placed ORT Willie Colon on injured reserve.

AFC North training-camp reports

Posted July 20, 2010 @ 11:22 a.m. ET
In the second installment in our series of training-camp reports, we look at the AFC North teams.

Steelers OT Hills trying to earn expanded role

Posted July 16, 2010 @ 12:30 p.m. ET
When the Steelers begin training camp on July 30, third-year OT Tony Hills will set out to prove his extended apprenticeship merits him playing time

AFC North fantasy sleepers

Posted July 14, 2010 @ 2:17 p.m. ET
As you look for late-round draft-day steals, here's one sleeper to watch from each of the AFC North teams, including Browns WR Mohamed Massaquoi.

Report: Steelers agree with Tomlin on three-year extension

Posted July 13, 2010 @ 9:51 a.m. ET
The Steelers and head coach Mike Tomlin have agreed on a three-year contract extension, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported on Tuesday.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 12, 2013
The Steelers tendered an offer to Dywer.||||||| Dwyer and Isaac Redman will likely battle for the starting running back spot next season. Dwyer and Redman combined for 1,033 yards rushing and four touchdowns in 2012 but struggled staying healthy.
Posted Nov. 13, 2012
While Isaac Redman got the start Monday night, Dwyer received the bulk of carries as Pittsburgh defeated Kansas City 16-13 in overtime.||||||| Dwyer, who rushed for 56 yards on 19 attempts, has yet to score this season. Fantasy owners should stay away from the Steelers' messy backfield situation, especially with Ben Roethlisberger's status uncertain.
Posted Nov. 04, 2012
Dwyer is expected to play on Monday night against the Chiefs.||||||| He sat out last week's game with a strained right quadriceps but practiced on Thursday.
Posted Nov. 02, 2012
According to the Times, Dwyer missed practice on Friday with a groin injury after participating on a limited basis Thursday.||||||| All signs point to Isaac Redman starting for the Steelers versus the Giants. Rashard Mendenhall (Achilles) has been considered likely to miss one more week.
Posted Oct. 29, 2012
Dwyer finished with 17 carries for 107 yards in Pittsburgh's 27-12 win over Washington.||||||| Dwyer has posted back-to-back 100-yard games filling in for injured backs Rashard Mendenhall and Isaac Redman. Dwyer has rushed for 229 yards in the last two games.

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