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.
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.
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.
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.
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.