Rapid Roundup - Saturday

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  • Roster Move (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
    In case you missed it, the Steelers released RB Isaiah Pead and promoted RB Fitzgerald Toussaint from the practice squad to the active roster. To this point, Toussaint has spent the entire 2015 season on the Steelers' practice squad after being signed on September 7.
  • It's Almost Here (Steelers.com)
    Another week, another Steelers.com "Countdown to Kickoff." In Week 12, the Steelers are traveling far west to take on the Seahawks. Get all the background information you need to know about the game, from the series history to statistical leaders.
  • Earning Respect (ESPN.com)
    To put it simply, S Mike Mitchell was in pain last season. The veteran had to undergo an offseason surgery to both sides of his groin before returning for the 2015 season. Now, Mitchell is healthy and it's showing. His hard hits and fast legs are something feared by opposing offenses and it's benefiting the Steelers in a big way.

The best photos of Safety Mike Mitchell from the 2015 season thus far.

  • The Backup Plan (Pittsburgh Tribune Review)
    DE Cameron Heyward and DE Stephon Tuitt have been nothing short of consistent this year. However, it helps knowing the Steelers have depth on the defensive line. With the help of backups like Daniel McCullers and Cam Thomas, the Steelers have the fifth-ranked rush defense in the league.
  • The Return (Beaver County Times)
    While this weekend's trip to Seattle will be a first for most of the Steelers, it won't for DC Keith Butler. Butler played all 10 years of his NFL playing career in Seattle and was even featured on a Sports Illustrated cover in 1983, as he tackled Oakland's Marcus Allen.
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