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  1. Free Agency 2017
  • Steelers Pick Up LB Ryan Shazier’s Fifth-Year Option

    NFL Trade Rumors "The Pittsburgh Steelers have picked up LB Ryan Shazier‘s fifth-year option, according to Albert Breer. This was an easy move for the Steelers, Shazier is one of the game’s best young linebackers and core player for their defense. The fifth-year option is guaranteed only for injury and won’t..." April 24

  • Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger apologizes for rift with hometown

    ESPN "Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger says he's sorry he let a few negative words cause a rift between him and his hometown. Roethlisberger was back in Findlay over the weekend as he and his sister were inducted into Hancock County's sports hall of fame. He says he was hurt..." April 24

  • Steelers still haven’t gotten word on Bryant

    Observer Reporter "The Pittsburgh Steelers are finalizing their preparations for the NFL Draft. But as they do so, they still have not gotten word from the NFL in regard to the availability of wide receiver Martavis Bryant, something that will have a definite effect on what they might do this weekend. General..." April 24

  • Steelers can dig deep for cornerbacks in draft

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Bucking history, the Steelers last season took a cornerback in the first round of the NFL Draft for the first time in 20 years. Could they make it two in a row this year? Although the Steelers have addressed edge rusher as a high draft need defensively, they also could seek help in the..." April 23

  • Steelers to play on Christmas again

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The NFL turned into a grinch for the Steelers again. They were the only team to play on all three holidays during the 2016 season, but they did not earn much sympathy from the league, which scheduled them to play at Houston late Christmas afternoon this year. Instead of playing on Dec. 23 or..." April 21

  • Georgia Tech defensive ends, Utah outside linebacker visit the Steelers

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The Steelers are playing host to three more college prospects Wednesday, including two defensive linemen from Georgia Tech. Defensive ends Francis Kallon and Patrick Gamble of Georgia Tech and outside linebacker Pita Taumoepenu of Utah are at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex. All are projected..." April 20

  • NFL owners chipped in millions to fund President Trump’s inauguration events

    Sporting News "Redskins owner Daniel Snyder was among many high-rolling sports figures to contribute to President Donald Trump's inaugural festivities, including six other NFL owners who donated $1 million, The Washington Post reported, citing a Federal Election Commission filing it obtained. The Republican..." April 20

  • Phil Simms joining CBS’ The NFL Today as studio analyst

    Sportsnaut "CBS announced Wednesday that Phil Simms will be joining the show The NFL Today as a studio analyst. Simms had previously made it clear he wasn’t done working in broadcasting after being bumped for Tony Romo in the live booth next to Jim Nantz. A consummate professional, we expect Simms to..." April 19

  • Poll: 87 percent of NFL fans oppose their team drafting player with history of violence against women

    Sportsnaut "According to one poll, the majority of NFL fans aren’t on board with their favorite team drafting a player who has physically abused a woman. “A Marist poll conducted for HBO’s Real Sports found that the vast majority of fans — 87 percent — say that they would oppose their favorite NFL team..." April 19

  • Ross Cockrell signs one-year tender with Steelers

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Steelers cornerback Ross Cockrell signed his one-year tender and will remain with the Steelers for the 2017 season. Cockrell had been a restricted free agent and will earn $1.79 million on the one-year deal. He had until Friday to sign with another team. Cockrell, who started all 16 games at..." April 18

  • Antonio Brown’s Pregnant Baby Mama Vents on IG About Him Leaving Her For IG Model Jena Frumes

    Black Sports Online "Long story short. Antonio Brown has four kids. Two with Shameika Brailsford and two with Chelsie Kyriss. Kyriss and Brown have been together for a while (6 years according to her) and actually in Kyriss mind they are still are together one small problem though. Brown has been dating IG..." April 18

  • Goodell on Dan Rooney: 'Never met a better man in my life'

    ALL 22 "Pittsburgh Steelers chairman Dan Rooney had a great impact on many in the NFL, including commissioner Roger Goodell. “I’ve never met a better man in my life,” Goodell said to The MMQB’s Peter King. Rooney passed away on Thursday at the age of 84. He is one of the most respected men in all of..." April 17

  • Public viewing for Steelers' Rooney set for Monday

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review " A public viewing for Steelers Chairman Dan Rooney will be held Monday. The Rooney family will receive friends and members of the public from 2 to 7 p.m. Monday at the PNC Champions Club, Heinz Field, Pittsburgh. " April 17

  • Steelers return game could use an upgrade

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "There are all kinds of hidden yards in NFL games. A team might rank among the best teams in the league in moving the ball, but it might not translate into scoring for a variety of reasons. One of them is average starting field position. So while the Steelers again ranked among the best teams in..." April 16

  • Martavis Bryant met with NFL this week in bid for reinstatement

    Sporting News "Earlier this week, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant posted on Snapchat that he was in New York City and had a “big day” upcoming. He wasn’t kidding. A source told Sporting News Bryant met Thursday with the NFL’s Management Council as part of his efforts for reinstatement..." April 15

  • Roethlisberger: I owe Dan Rooney 'such a debt of gratitude'

    CBS Pittsburgh "Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger called into KDKA on Friday to share what chairman Dan Rooney meant to him. “It’s a sad time in Pittsburgh for Steelers fans, Steeler nation, all over the world, it just feels like we’ve lost a big part of our soul and who we are,”..." April 15

  • Joe Greene mourns Dan Rooney: 'A special person'

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Mean Joe Greene cried. The greatest Steelers player of them all weeped on the phone from Texas on Thursday as he slowly described his emotional, final visit with Dan Rooney on Saturday. “He was in a facility in Green Tree,” Greene said, pausing often to collect himself. “He recognized me..." April 14

  • Art Rooney II: My father “gave his heart and soul” to team, league, city

    Pro Football Talk "Steelers chairman and Ambassador Dan Rooney died on Thursday at the age of 84. His son, Art II, honored him with a simple but strong statement released through the team. “It is a sad day for my family and me,” Art Rooney II said. “My father meant so much to all of us, and so much to so many..." April 14

  • Dan Rooney convinced Bill Cowher to draft Ben Roethlisberger

    The Sports Daily "Steelers chairman Dan Rooney, who died Thursday at age 84, already was in the Pro Football Hall of Fame when a stroke of his leadership set the Steelers on the path to their fifth and sixth championships. Head coach Bill Cowher and director of football operations Kevin Colbert were ready to..." April 14

  • Pittsburgh Steelers Chairman Dan Rooney Dies At Age 84

    CBS Pittsburgh "Steelers nation has lost a legend, as chairman and former U.S. Ambassador to Ireland Dan Rooney has died at the age of 84. Long before he ran the Steelers, Dan Rooney ran the offense on the football team at North Catholic High School. He was a high-regarded quarterback, as if he’d been born..." April 13

  • Steelers' Golson stopped with handgun at airport, not arrested

    TMZ "Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Senquez Golson was stopped by TSA agents at an airport in Alabama after they found a handgun and bullets in his carry-on bag ... TMZ Sports has learned. Maybe he was flying United??? Here's what we know ... the 2015 2nd round draft pick was going through..." April 13

  • Roethlisberger disputes report that he’s lobbying for a tight end

    Pro Football Talk "Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has committed to the team for 2017. As the 2017 draft approaches, Roethlisberger wants it to be known that he’s not expecting the team to make a commitment at any one specific position. Specifically, Roethlisberger has disputed a report from NFL Network..." April 13

  • NFL players on the trading block: Big names who could get dealt

    ESPN "Of all the potential NFL offseason storylines, "Seahawks trade Richard Sherman" would have ranked among the least believable two or three months ago. Yet, here we are. Sherman and the Seahawks, one of the most beautiful and successful pairings of player and NFL organization in the past..." April 12

  • Steelers plan to address pass defense early in draft

    NFL.com "For as much promise as Pittsburgh's defense showed in the second half of last season, the Steelers know they need help in the secondary. Appearing on Monday's edition of NFL Total Access, NFL Network's Aditi Kinkhabwala reported that general manager Kevin Colbert plans to pull the trigger on..." April 11

  • Report: Steelers ‘love’ Jabril Peppers at No. 30 overall

    Larry Brown Sports "The Pittsburgh Steelers have struggled to replace the physicality Troy Polamalu brought to their defense, and it sounds like they are hoping Jabrill Peppers can bring it back. NFL Network’s Aditi Kinkhabwala reports that Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert “loves” Peppers at the 30th overall..." April 11

  • NFL Relocation Fees Are Revenues The Players Will Never Touch

    Deadspin "NFL owners are poised to rake in a fortune from the recent franchise relocations of the Rams, Chargers, and Raiders. Those owners naturally won’t be sharing a penny from that windfall with the players. As a condition of approving all three franchise moves in the last 15 months, the league..." April 11

  • NFL releases 2017 preseason schedule

    NFL.com "The NFL released the entire 2017 preseason schedule Monday. The 65-game slate features eight nationally televised matchups, including a game between the Chargers and Rams at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Aug. 26 at 8 p.m. ET. The 2017 preseason will kick off Thursday, Aug. 3 (NBC, 8 p.m...." April 11

  • NFL Fining Players Who Participated In Vegas Arm Wrestling Event

    CBS Pittsburgh "Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison is reportedly getting fined by the NFL, but not for what you might think. Over the weekend Harrison and dozens of other current and former NFL players reportedly participated in the Pro Football Arm Wrestling Championship at the MGM Grand Hotel &..." April 10

  • Ed Bouchette: Draft will tell a lot about what Steelers really think of inside LBs

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "No position with the Steelers over the past five decades has been more productive, more famous, more adored by fans than that of linebacker. Over the past 46 seasons, the Steelers have put 55 linebackers in the Pro Bowl, far more than any other position. From Andy Russell and Jack Lambert to..." April 09

  • 'Mean' Joe Greene thinks 'showboating' caused 2016 to be a 'year lost' for Steelers

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Joe Greene called his new autobiography his soap box. In it he talks about how the player long feared in the NFL as Mean Joe was bullied in junior high, and how it felt the day Chuck Noll told him he would have to spend time on the bench after his talents deteriorated. Not in the book, but..." April 09

  • Steelers re-sign OL Chris Hubbard

    Pro Football Talk "An offensive lineman who can play center, guard and tackle tends to have value as an NFL backup. On Friday, Chris Hubbard cashed in on his. The versatile Steelers blocker signed his one-year, $1.797 million tender as a restricted free agent. His contract is for the original-round tender..." April 07

  • Labriola on drafting the next franchise QB

    Steelers "The statistics tell a tale of how difficult it is to draft a QB who becomes a quality starter. Ready or not, here it comes: * The concept, the notion of spending something other than a No. 1 draft pick on a quarterback who then is developed by his team into a quality starter in the NFL is a..." April 07

  • The Mystery of Why Big Ben Has Everyone Blocked on Twitter is Semi Solved

    Black Sports Online "Big Ben has a twitter account that is run by a social media team. He used that account to announce he isn’t retiring which is odd because no one believe he was going to retire, but I digress. When NFL reporters tried to report the story they noticed they were all blocked by him. This was..." April 07

  • Ben Roethlisberger Will Return For 14th Season

    CBS Pittsburgh "Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger says he will return to play for the team this season. Roethlisberger sent the information out on his Twitter account Friday afternoon. In January Roethlisberger told 93.7 The Fan that he might retire from the NFL. “I’m going to take this..." April 07

  • Steelers host defensive players including pass rushers McKinley, Rivers

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "After hosting four offensive players one day earlier, the Steelers turned to the other side of the ball Tuesday. With needs at outside linebacker and in the secondary, the Steelers hosted pass rushers Takk McKinley and Derek Rivers, plus cornerback Jourdan Lewis and safety Montae Nicholson, a..." April 06

  • Steelers announce five pre-draft visits

    Pro Football Talk "Reports about prospects visiting teams abound at this time of the year, but sometimes the teams just go ahead and make an announcement about which players were at their headquarters. The Steelers did that on Thursday by announcing that five players visited with the team. There were three..." April 06

  • Amazon Scores With Live-Streaming Rights For NFL 'TNF' Package

    Sports Business Daily "Amazon will replace Twitter in live streaming the NFL’s “Thursday Night Football.” The company will livestream the 10 “TNF” games carried by CBS and NBC as part of a one-year deal that the league announced late Tuesday. Amazon paid $50M for the rights, substantially more than the $10M that Twitter..." April 05

  • Hard Knocks will remain on HBO with new four-year deal

    Awful Announcing "When it comes to sports documentaries, HBO’s Hard Knocks was revolutionary. It may be impossible to believe it now, but Hard Knocks has been around since 2001 when the Baltimore Ravens first took the plunge to allow HBO cameras into their training camp. Since that time the NFL has had a team..." April 03

  • Emergence of Jesse James gives the Steelers options at tight end

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The Steelers knew they needed to find a starting tight end after Heath Miller retired following the 2015 season. They just didn’t figure that player would be Jesse James. The first season without Miller was not a disaster though it might have been if not for the emergence of James, a..." April 02

  • Le’Veon Bell confirms contract talk was an April Fool’s Day joke

    Pro Football Talk "On April 1, Pittsburgh running back Le’Veon Bell was threatening to sit out the season if the Steelers don’t give him the long-term contract he’s looking for. On April 2, he’s not. After tweeting multiple times on April Fool’s Day that he was serious about sitting out the season if that’s what..." April 02

  • Le’Veon Bell’s latest April Fool’s Day gag: Threatening to sit out the season

    Pro Football Talk "On April 1 of 2016, Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell announced his retirement. On April 1 of 2017, Bell offered up a slightly more plausible April Fool’s Day gag. He declared that he’ll sit out the season in lieu of signing the franchise tag. And, unlike most, he literally used the term..." April 01

  • Martavis Bryant confident he'll be reinstated soon

    NFL.com "Are the Steelers adding a secret weapon in their quest to catch up to the Patriots as an AFC superpower? Appearing on Thursday's edition of Up to the Minute Live, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that suspended wide receiver Martavis Bryant believes he will soon be returning to..." April 01

  • Tomlin expects fierce competition in quest to find Antonio Brown's sidekick

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Perhaps the only drawback to Antonio Brown's on-field performance for the Steelers is one that comes down to the flaws in modern science. Medical experts haven't found a way to clone him. Coach Mike Tomlin can find no other noticeable flaws with the All-Pro receiver, who has the most..." March 31

  • NFL refutes report on Martavis Bryant's reinstatement to Steelers, says no timeline in place

    Beaver County Times "There is no update nor timeline for Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant to be reinstated back into the NFL, a league spokesman said on Thursday. The league refuted a Times report on Wednesday that cited a source stating that Bryant’s return from suspension was "imminent." Bryant, who is..." March 31

  • Opposing coaches not taking Roethlisberger's retirement comments too seriously

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "John Harbaugh had a wry smile on his face when he was asked his reaction when he heard Ben Roethlisberger was contemplating not returning for the 2017 season. Harbaugh, who has had to face Roethlisberger and the Steelers twice a year as coach of the Baltimore Ravens, thought it was a great..." March 30

  • Art Rooney: I expect Ben Roethlisberger to play in 2017

    NFL.com "Although Ben Roethlisberger has yet to definitively announce his plans since broaching the possibility of retirement in late January, the Steelers are proceeding as if their franchise quarterback will be under center in Week 1. Just two days after coach Mike Tomlin acknowledged that he doesn't..." March 29

  • NFL concussion settlement takes nasty turn

    ESPN "The $1 billion NFL concussion settlement -- nearly six years in the making yet still to deliver a penny to former players and their families for brain injuries stemming from football -- is revealing the underbelly of the legal system to former players and their families. As they finally close..." March 29

  • NFL: Concussions dropped by around 10 percent

    Fanrag Sports "According to the NFL, concussions dropped in 2016, falling by around 10 percent. That would make it appear that the strict concussion protocol has been working. Since the lawsuit, the NFL has been working to cut back on concussions. They originally rose with the new protocol, but the NFL..." March 28

  • Mike Tomlin won’t comment on Darrelle Revis potentially joining Steelers

    Sportsnaut "Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin was asked a number of questions about Darrelle Revis on Tuesday. However, he remained mum about the free agent cornerback potentially joining his team. Per ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler, the one thing Tomlin would say is that he has “great respect” for Revis...." March 28

  • 2017 NFL schedule: League reportedly hoping to unveil full schedule in late April

    CBS Sports "The release of the NFL schedule has become much more than an announcement with a long list of football games to be played in the future. It’s become a full-blown spectacle, with a three- or four-hour television program planned around it on multiple networks. This despite everyone already knowing..." March 28

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