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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

Court date postponed in Hines Ward extortion case

Posted Oct. 23, 2012 @ 4:19 p.m. ET
A preliminary hearing for a man charged with trying to extort $15,000 from Hines Ward was postponed until Dec. 3 at the request of his attorney.

Complete effort the difference for Steelers' running game

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 6:26 p.m. ET
A total team effort helped the Steelers roll for a season-high 167 rushing yards in Week Seven.

AFC North Spin cycle: Steelers impressive in key win

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 1:51 p.m. ET
The Steelers, in a much-needed strong performance, won at Cincinnati and took a step forward. The rest of the AFC North? Not so much. 

Steelers overcome injuries to beat Bengals

Posted Oct. 21, 2012 @ 11:54 p.m. ET
Ben Roethlisberger threw one touchdown pass, and the Steelers overcame their injury-depleted running game to beat the Bengals 24-17 on Sunday night.

Steelers add Malecki, cut Bryant

Posted Oct. 20, 2012 @ 4:39 p.m. ET
The Steelers promoted OL John Malecki to their active roster on Saturday.

Key matchup: Steelers run defense vs. Bengals ground game

Posted Oct. 20, 2012 @ 10:33 a.m. ET
Can the Bengals get their running game going? We take a closer look in Saturday's key matchup.

Feds: Steelers ex-doc prescribed illegal steroids

Posted Oct. 19, 2012 @ 2:04 p.m. ET
A former Steelers doctor has been indicted for illegally prescribing anabolic steroids and other drugs.

Man in court on Hines Ward extortion charges

Posted Oct. 19, 2012 @ 10:28 a.m. ET
A man who claims his girlfriend once had a "physical relationship" with retired Steelers WR Hines Ward was in custody Friday on charges he tried to extort $15,000 from the player.

Steelers suspend Ta'amu two games

Posted Oct. 16, 2012 @ 12:31 p.m. ET
The Steelers will suspend rookie NT Alameda Ta’amu for two games without pay after Ta’amu was arrested over the weekend.

AFC North Spin cycle: Costly win for Ravens

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 4:04 p.m. ET
The Ravens inched further ahead in the AFC North race, but at a huge price with the losses of Lardarius Webb and Ray Lewis.

Steelers DL Ta'amu arrested for DUI

Posted Oct. 14, 2012 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
Steelers DL Alameda Ta'amu was arrested early Sunday on charges of leading police on a chase while driving drunk and crashing into parked cars, injuring a woman

Steelers' pass defense not as sharp

Posted Oct. 12, 2012 @ 5:53 p.m. ET
The Steelers' pass defense, though not allowing many yards overall, hasn't been as solid as a season ago. 

Steelers release TE Saunders

Posted Oct. 12, 2012 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
The Steelers released TE Weslye Saunders, the team announced Friday. 

Friday's 60-second rant: Weight on Big Ben's shoulders too great

Posted Oct. 12, 2012 @ 3:22 p.m. ET
The Steelers continue to rely heavily on QB Ben Roethlisberger but they might be running him into the ground in the process.

Bironas field goal gives Titans win over Steelers

Posted Oct. 12, 2012 @ midnight ET
Chris Johnson ran for 91 yards and Rob Bironas booted four field goals, including the game-winner as time expired as the Titans edged the Steelers.

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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