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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

Steelers' Dwyer gets his shot

Posted Dec. 01, 2012 @ 1:15 p.m. ET
The Steelers are giving Jonathan Dwyer an opportunity to be their featured back. We take a closer look at Pittsburgh's RB situation. 

Pitta's fantasy value on the rise

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 12:59 p.m. ET
In PFW's Week Two Fantasy Ticker, Mike Wilkening says several tight ends, including Baltimore's Dennis Pitta, are solid additions.

Mendenhall practicing, Dwyer improving for Steelers

Posted Sept. 07, 2012 @ 6:04 p.m. ET
The Steelers enter the 2012 season with a few durability concerns in the backfield, but they don't appear as great as they could be.

Steelers' Dwyer trying to break through

Posted May 17, 2012 @ 9:14 p.m. ET
Steelers RB Jonathan Dwyer wants to be more of a contributor, and he may get a chance if Rashard Mendenhall isn't ready by Week One. 

Steelers place NT Hoke, RB Dwyer on I.R.

Posted Dec. 08, 2011 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
The Steelers placed NT Chris Hoke (neck) and RB Jonathan Dwyer (foot) on injured reserve on Thursday.

All-around play will be key for Steelers' Dwyer

Posted Oct. 15, 2011 @ 11:28 p.m. ET
Steelers RB Jonathan Dwyer's duties other than carrying the football are key to him having a role with Pittsburgh this season.

Steelers excited about RB Redman's upside

Posted Dec. 11, 2010 @ 2:23 p.m. ET
Steelers RB coach Kirby Wilson has liked what he has seen from second-year RB Isaac Redman,according to AFC North Whispers.

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.

Steelers sign WR Sanders, two other picks

Posted June 15, 2010 @ 3:36 p.m. ET
The Steelers announced the signings of three draft picks — WR Emmanuel Sanders, LB Stevenson Sylvester and RB Jonathan Dwyer — 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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