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Steelers' Elandon Roberts: Tops 100 tackles in 2023
Roberts logged 101 tackles (68 solo), including 2.5 sacks, while recording two pass defenses over 16 games during the 2023 season.
Roberts joined the Steelers on a two-year deal ahead of the 2023 campaign, and he topped 100 tackles for a second consecutive season. He led the team in tackles by a significant margin, as no other Steeler had over 68 tackles. Roberts will presumably remain in Pittsburgh in 2024 and should have a chance to play a prominent role once again.... See More ... See Less
Steelers' Elandon Roberts: Practices in full
Roberts (pectoral) was a full participant in Thursday's practice, Teresa Varley of the Steelers' official site reports.
Roberts has been battling a pectoral injury over the last week or so, but after a full practice session Thursday, it seems as if he's been able to move past the issue. The eighth-year linebacker has recorded 101 total tackles, including 10 tackles for loss, in 16 appearances this season, and he'll look to add to those totals in Sunday's wild-card outing in Buffalo while helping make up for the absence of T.J. Watt (knee).... See More ... See Less
Steelers' Elandon Roberts: Records limited practice Wednesday
Roberts (pectoral) was a limited participant in practice Wednesday, Teresa Varley of the team's official site reports.
Roberts suffered a pectoral injury Week 16 versus Cincinnati, and the issue appears to still be lingering. The eight-year vet sat out Week 17 due to the injury but was able to return for the Steelers' season finale against Baltimore, though he was limited to just 39 percent of the team's defensive snaps. Pittsburgh coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday that Roberts is expected to play in Sunday's wild-card game versus Buffalo, per Dale Lolley of the Steelers' official site.... See More ... See Less
Steelers' Elandon Roberts: Good to go
Roberts (pectoral) will play in Saturday's game versus the Ravens, Teresa Varley of the Steelers' official website reports.
Roberts was a limited participant at practice throughout the week and was considered a true game-time decision. He is apparently feeling well enough to give it a go, so look for him to take on his usual workload at linebacker, assuming he avoids any setbacks.... See More ... See Less
Steelers' Elandon Roberts: Gets questionable tag
Roberts (pectoral) is listed as questionable for Saturday's game at Baltimore, Brooke Pryor of ESPN.com reports.
Roberts was a limited participant at practice Wednesday and Thursday, so it's possible his availability will be in question until the Steelers are required to list their inactive players 90 minutes prior to kickoff Saturday. If Roberts is one of those inactive players in Week 18, Mykal Walker and Myles Jack figure to start at linebacker against the Ravens.... See More ... See Less
Steelers' Elandon Roberts: Estimated as non-participant
Roberts (pectoral) was listed as a nonparticipant on the Steelers' practice estimate Tuesday, Brooke Pryor of ESPN.com reports.
Roberts sat out of Sunday's win at Seattle due to a pectoral injury, and now his availability for Week 18 is in doubt. He'll probably need to practice Wednesday or Thursday to have a chance to play Saturday.... See More ... See Less
Steelers' Elandon Roberts: Won't play Week 17
Coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday that Roberts (pectoral) will not play Sunday against the Seahawks, Dale Lolley of the Steelers' official site reports.
Roberts was injured against Cincinnati. Being ruled out this early in the week would suggest the veteran linebacker is dealing with a significant injury. The Steelers already have three linebackers on injured reserve. Mykal Walker and Myles Jack finished the Week 16 with the majority of snaps.... See More ... See Less
Steelers' Elandon Roberts: Does not finish game
Roberts was ruled out of Saturday's win over the Bengals due to a pectoral injury that will warrant an MRI, Ray Fittipaldo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
Roberts left the locker room in a sling, and it seems like a formality the veteran will need an MRI to find the extent of the damage. He had five tackles prior to leaving the game with the injury, allowing Mykal Walker to finish with a team lead in tackles (eight), while Roberts' prominent substitution, Myles Jack, tallied six tackles and a sack.... See More ... See Less
Steelers' Elandon Roberts: Steelers' leading tackler at Indy
Roberts recorded nine tackles (eight solo) in Saturday's 30-13 loss at Indianapolis.
Roberts managed eight-plus total tackles for the seventh time this season through 14 games, aided in part by the Colts' 34 rushing attempts Saturday. The Bengals aren't likely to run quite as much in Week 16, but Roberts is still on the IDP radar.... See More ... See Less
Steelers' Elandon Roberts: Cleared from injury report
Roberts (groin) logged a full practice Thursday and will play Saturday against the Colts, Brooke Pryor of ESPN.com reports.
Roberts progressed from DNP to limited to full participant as the practice week unfolded, setting him up to be cleared to take the field in Week 15. The 31-year-old should be able to handle his usual workload as a starting inside linebacker against Indianapolis.... See More ... See Less
Steelers' Elandon Roberts: Limited practice Wednesday
Roberts (groin) was a limited participant at the Steelers' practice Wednesday, Teresa Varley of the team's official website reports.
Roberts did not participate at practice Tuesday, but his limited session Wednesday is a step in the right direction for his chances to play Saturday versus the Colts. The interior linebacker played through the injury in Week 14 versus the Patriots, recording six tackles, including a sack.... See More ... See Less
Steelers' Elandon Roberts: Produces sack in loss
Roberts recorded six tackles (two solo), including a sack, while also deflecting a pass in Thursday's 21-18 loss to New England.
Roberts was able to break through the Patriots' offensive line and corral Bailey Zappe in the second quarter for his first sack since Week 8. The 29-year-old is the lone survivor from Pittsburgh's interior linebacker group from Week 1, and he has compiled 86 tackles, including 2.5 sacks, while deflecting two passes over 13 games this season.... See More ... See Less
Steelers' Elandon Roberts: Active Thursday
Roberts (groin) is active for Thursday night's game against the Patriots, Mike DeFabo of The Athletic reports.
The linebacker was a limited participant in Tuesday's practice after injuring his groin in Week 13 against the Cardinals. Roberts has 80 tackles, including 1.5 sacks, in 2023.... See More ... See Less
Steelers' Elandon Roberts: Gets back on field
Roberts (groin) was a limited participant during Tuesday's walkthrough practice, Teresa Varley of the Steelers' official site reports.
Roberts logged a DNP on Monday's estimate, so this would seemingly be a step in the right direction for the veteran linebacker. However, with only one more day to prepare before the Patriots arrive for a Thursday matchup, the 29-year-old's status is still very much in question for Week 14.... See More ... See Less
Steelers' Elandon Roberts: Status for Thursday in question
Roberts' (groin) status is in flux for Thursday's game against the Patriots, Alan Saunders of SteelersNow.com reports.
Roberts suffered the injury in Sunday's loss to the Cardinals, and although he attempted to return to the game, he ultimately had to exit for good. With the Steelers on a short week, it may be an uphill battle for the veteran linebacker to suit against New England on Thursday night.... See More ... See Less
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