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  1. Free Agency 2017
  • 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

  • Leaping block attempts on field goals, extra points expected to be banned

    ESPN "NFL owners are expected to pass a rule on Tuesday that will prohibit players from leaping over linemen to try to block field goal and extra-point attempts, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Sources said the league feels the play is too dangerous and a player could get flipped over and..." March 28

  • NFL Owners Approve Raiders' Relocation Proposal

    NBC New York "NFL owners have given the Oakland Raiders the green light to continue with their current home in the East Bay in favor of Las Vegas. Stay tuned for updates. Monday could be the day many fans of the "Silver and Black" have feared for years. NFL owners stationed in Phoenix could vote as..." March 28

  • The NFL has an odd rule about refs visiting Las Vegas during the regular season

    CBS Sports "If the Raiders want to have an officiating crew at the first game they play in Las Vegas, then the NFL is going to have change one of its weirdest rules, which you probably didn’t even know about: NFL refs aren’t allowed to visit Sin City during the season. Under current league policy, every..." March 27

  • NFL owners to rake in absurd money in Rams, Chargers and Raiders relocation fees

    Sportsnaut "NFL owners are in Phoenix, Arizona for the Annual League Meeting, and they’re expected to approve a proposal that would send the Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas. Now we have at least one idea about why there is so much overwhelming support for the proposed move, as it means more money in the..." March 27

  • Le’Veon Bell long-term contract will be addressed after draft

    Sportsnaut "The Pittsburgh Steelers would love to get running back Le’Veon Bell signed to a long-term deal, but it’s not going to be addressed until after the 2017 NFL Draft. General manager Kevin Colbert addressed the media Sunday and said draft preparation is “more urgent business,” per Joe Rutter of the..." March 26

  • Tomlin, Steelers prepping for life after Roethlisberger

    NFL.com "By the start of training camp, we might look back at Ben Roethlisberger's retire-or-not-to-retire waffling as a silly storyline, a manufactured Favrian imitation, short on suspense and void of intrigue. But in Pittsburgh, Steelers brass is taking Big Ben's hints at retirement as, if not a..." March 26

  • Steelers GM wants Bell '100 percent' healthy, not setting timetable for return

    Bleacher Report "Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell had core muscle surgery on March 13, but the team doesn't appear motivated to rush him back. On Sunday, Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said Bell is without a timetable for return as he continues the rehabilitation process. "Our goal is..." March 26

  • Franco Harris: I have no pain, but if I ever do I’ll use marijuana

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Every now and again it becomes merely prudent around here that we study the frenetic activities of the indestructible, indefatigable, indispensible Franco Harris. Thirty-four years after he last gripped a football for the Steelers, Harris remains the leading rusher in the history of an NFL..." March 26

  • All-under-25 teamer Stephon Tuitt will be priority for Steelers

    ESPN "The Pittsburgh Steelers' modest free-agency spending leaves them with $17.4 million in cap space, which is more room than half the teams in the league have. The team can dedicate some of that space to defensive end Stephon Tuitt, who was named to NFL Network's all-under-25 team. NFL.com's..." March 24

  • ESPN formally announces Suzy Kolber, Samantha Ponder, Trey Wingo to head NFL studio shows

    Awful Announcing "Three weeks ago, Jim Miller reported that ESPN would replace Chris Berman with a trio of studio hosts: Trey Wingo, Suzy Kolber and Samantha Ponder. On Thursday, ESPN finally confirmed the news, announcing that Kolber will host Monday Night Countdown, Ponder will lead Sunday NFL Countdown and Wingo..." March 23

  • Hightower turned down more from Jets, Steelers to stay with Pats

    CBS Sports "Not only did Dont’a Hightower walk away from more money from the Jets than he took to stay in New England, he also had more on the table from the Steelers, according to league sources. The linebacker was clearly never leaving New England for AFC East rival New York, as he had $11 million per..." March 23

  • Steelers legend 'would've said goodbye' to Antonio Brown for Facebook video

    CBS Sports "Remember when Antonio Brown broadcasted Mike Tomlin’s postgame speech on Facebook following the Steelers’ playoff win over the Chiefs? Remember when Tomlin suggested that Brown’s actions could compromise his future with the team? None of that ended up mattering in the end considering the..." March 23

  • Steelers must regain their touch drafting wide receivers

    The Sports Daily "Anyone who thinks the Steelers filled their wide receiver need by signing free agent Justin Hunter might be interested in buying one of Pittsburgh’s many bridges. Antonio Brown led the Steelers with 106 receptions last season. Le’Veon Bell was second on the team with 75. No one else on the..." March 22

  • Steelers agree to deal with Tyson Alualu

    Pro Football Talk "The Steelers weren’t a major buyer in the early days of free agency and opened business on Monday with only one player signed from outside the organization. They’ve made up for lost time in the last 24 hours or so. Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com reports that the team has agreed to terms on a..." March 21

  • Tyson Alualu set to visit Steelers

    Pro Football Talk "The Steelers are expected to meet with a former first-round pick as they look for help on the defensive line. Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com reports that defensive lineman Tyson Alualu is scheduled to fly into Pittsburgh Monday for a meeting with the team. The Jaguars made Alualu the 10th overall..." March 20

  • Knile Davis, Coty Sensabaugh visiting Steelers

    Pro Football Talk "The Steelers haven’t re-signed running back DeAngelo Williams and they’re spending some time with another backfield option on Monday. Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that Knile Davis is visiting with the team. Davis began and ended last season with the Chiefs, but didn’t..." March 20

  • Steelers add Coty Sensabaugh to secondary

    Pro Football Talk "The Steelers have added some veteran depth to their secondary and special teams. Coty Sensabaugh, who played cornerback for both the Rams and Giants last season, has signed in Pittsburgh. Sensabaugh was a fourth-round pick of the Titans in 2012 who spent four years with the Titans before..." March 20

  • Steelers sign Knile Davis

    Pro Football Talk "The Steelers’ meeting with running back Knile Davis appears to have gone well. The team announced on Monday afternoon that they have signed Davis to their 90-man roster. Davis is the second outside free agent added by the Steelers this offseason, joining wide receiver Justin Hunter as new..." March 20

  • Steelers LB Ryan Shazier explains why he wants to be ‘the Kevin Garnett of football’

    Fox Sports "The Pittsburgh Steelers have a stud linebacker in the middle of their defense in Ryan Shazier. When healthy, he’s considered one of the best linebackers in the league, boasting incredible speed and athleticism. Those two factors are what set him apart from other players at his position, seeing..." March 20

  • Steelers, Texans, Chargers together in free agent inactivity

    ESPN "With most of the Top 150 free agents under contract and NFL rosters coming into focus, at least three teams must really, really like the way they draft. Despite a ballooning salary cap, the Pittsburgh Steelers, Los Angeles Chargers and Houston Texans are the only three teams to sign one..." March 20

  • The Steelers should follow the lead of their offensive line

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Questions abound about the skill position players on the Steelers offense. Will Martavis Bryant be reinstated and return to his 2015 form after a year out of football? Will Le’Veon Bell be able to stay healthy and out of trouble for an entire season? Will Ladarius Green return after a season..." March 19

  • Who Will Start Opposite Antonio Brown in 2017?

    Fox Sports "Not long ago, the Pittsburgh Steelers opened their checkbook and secured wide receiver Antonio Brown. Who will line up with him as the other starter? Loaded with talent at wide receiver and armed with one of the top quarterbacks in the game, the Pittsburgh Steelers aerial attack is one of the..." March 19

  • Terry Bradshaw playoff jersey fetches $66,725 at auction

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Heavy after-hours bidding helped an online auction of Steelers memorabilia net more than $325,000 when bidding ended early Saturday morning. Led by a game-worn Terry Bradshaw jersey from a 1977 playoff game in Denver, the 17 items in “The Pittsburgh Steelers Archive of Exceptional Jerseys” at..." March 19

  • Ben Roethlisberger leaning toward a return to Steelers

    Observer Reporter "To the surprise of no one who has spent any amount of time at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is “leaning towards” returning to play in 2017. Roethlisberger spoke at the Ignite Men’s Impact Weekend conference at Liberty University Friday and was asked if..." March 19

  • Slim pickings remain in free agency

    Pro Football Talk "There aren’t many big moves left to make in free agency. Sure, there’s still the question of whether our No. 1 free agent, Le’Veon Bell, will sign a long-term deal in Pittsburgh or play this season on the franchise tag. And there are big names out there like Adrian Peterson, Jamaal Charles and..." March 18

  • Alejandro Villanueva nearly doubles salary with performance bonus

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Two starters the Steelers are trying to lock up with contracts have already received significant boosts in pay, and it technically didn’t cost the Steelers a dime. Starting left tackle Alejandro Villanueva, who earned a $480,000 salary last season, nearly doubled that. He received $401,652.46..." March 17

  • Wisconsin school officials don’t want Le’Veon Bell at their prom

    Post-Crescent "Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell, who agreed to attend a Waukesha fan's prom as part of a Twitter bet, will be on hand for its opening ceremonies, the fan and her family said Thursday. But he's barred from the dance itself, according to district policy, because he is too old and..." March 17

  • Darrelle Revis to Steelers ‘not happening’

    Sportsnaut "Darrelle Revis has said playing for his hometown Pittsburgh Steelers “would be great,” but according to one report that’s nothing but a pipe dream. Revis was recently released by the New York Jets, who cleaned house releasing many veterans this offseason. Now that he’s been cleared of all..." March 16

  • By going back to New England, Hightower does Steelers a favor

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Dont’a Hightower and the New England Patriots did the Steelers a favor when they came to terms Wednesday on a reported four-year, $43.5 million contract. With crying needs at outside linebacker, cornerback, wide receiver and backup running back, the Steelers set their sights on Hightower, a..." March 16

  • Steelers sign free agent receiver Justin Hunter

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The Steelers added depth to their receiving corps Wednesday when they signed free agent receiver Justin Hunter to a one-year contract, according to a team source. The contract’s value is not immediately known. Hunter visited the Steelers Monday but left without signing a deal. He spent his..." March 15

  • Steelers have likely pulled their contract offer to Dont’a Hightower

    Larry Brown Sports "The Pittsburgh Steelers hosted Dont’a Hightower for a visit on Tuesday, but it seems unlikely that the free agent linebacker will end up signing with the team. According to Aditi Kinkhabwala of NFL Network, the Steelers made Hightower a formal contract offer before he left their facility. There..." March 15

  • Hightower to decide between Patriots, Steelers, Jets on Wednesday

    NFL.com "The best free agent remaining on the board is close to making his decision. Linebacker Dont'a Hightower likely will decide between the Jets, Patriots and Steelers on Wednesday, with the strong likelihood being that he chooses to return to New England, according to NFL Network Insider Ian..." March 15

  • Cardinals Expected To Sign Former Steelers OLB Jarvis Jones

    NFL Trade Rumors "Ian Rapoport of NFL Media is reporting that the Cardinals are expected to sign former Steelers OLB Jarvis Jones to a contract. Jones recently visited with the Cardinals, who just lost OLB Alex Okafor to the Saints on Tuesday, so they were clearly in the market for some pass-rush help. Jones..." March 14

  • Steelers reportedly playing hardball with Dont’a Hightower, don’t want him leaving town without signing

    WEEI Boston "The Steelers do not want to be used by Dont’a Hightower. According to NFL Media’s Aditi Kinkabwala, the Steelers have told Hightower their offer is gone if he gets on the plane to leave town. He’s reportedly left their facility after a visit on Tuesday. The Steelers likely know Hightower was..." March 14

  • ‘Positive vibes’ from Steelers about Dont’a Hightower visit

    Sportsnaut "The Pittsburgh Steelers are hosting linebacker Dont’a Hightower for a free agency visit, and according to one report things are going swimmingly. Aditi Kinkhabwala of NFL Network reports there are some “positive vibes” out of Steelers headquarters during Hightower’s visit. However, as a..." March 14

  • Steelers' Martavis Bryant could be reinstated any day now from year-long ban

    CBS Sports "It has been 12 months since Martavis Bryant was suspended for violating the league’s substance-abuse policy, and he’s eligible to return to the Steelers as soon as he’s reinstated, which could happen any day now. That would be a welcome development for the Steelers, who lacked a No. 2 receiver..." March 14

  • Cornerback Davon House visiting the Steelers

    Pro Football Talk "While many assumed former Jaguars cornerback Davon House was a sensible fit back in Green Bay and there was some early word of mutual interest in a return, we haven’t heard much from him since his release. That could be changing in the coming days. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL..." March 13

  • Dont’a Hightower set for Steelers visit

    Pro Football Talk "Linebacker Dont’a Hightower is wrapping up a meeting with the Jets and he’s scheduled to move on to visit with the team the Patriots beat in the AFC Championship Game earlier this year. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that Hightower is scheduled to visit the Steelers. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media..." March 13

  • Le'Veon Bell agrees to take girl to prom after losing Twitter bet

    Land of 10 "Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell is obviously no longer in high school. But it seems he may be going back for at least one night. The former Michigan State star agreed to a Twitter bet and lost — even after raising the stakes. A fan tweeted at Bell on Saturday, asking if he would go to prom..." March 13

  • Le'Veon Bell undergoes surgery for core muscle injury

    NFL.com "Le'Veon Bell underwent surgery after all. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported the Pittsburgh Steelers' running back had surgery Monday to fix a core muscle injury, according to a source informed of the procedure. The normal timeline for recovery is approximately six weeks. Bell posted..." March 13

  • Bears Sign WR Markus Wheaton Two-Year, $11M Deal

    NFL Trade Rumors "Ian Rapoport reports that the Bears signing former Steelers WR Markus Wheaton to a contract. Adam Jahns reports that Wheaton receives a two-year deal worth $11 million and includes $5 million guaranteed. The contract also includes bonuses for receptions and receiving yards. Earlier in the..." March 12

  • Two years, $4.4 million for Landry Jones

    Pro Football Talk "The Steelers wanted to keep quarterback Landry Jones to serve as the understudy to Ben Roehtlisberger. They did, and they won’t be paying all that much, relative to the quarterback market. Per a source with knowledge of the contract, Jones will make $4.4 million over the next two years. He..." March 10

  • Dolphins land Lawrence Timmons with two-year deal

    Pro Football Talk "Lawrence Timmons has a new home. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Steelers free agent has signed a two-year, $12 million contract, with $11 million guaranteed (which doesn’t leave much else). The 30-year-old Timmons provides an upgrade for the Dolphins, and also gives them some..." March 10

  • After Brandon Marshall Signed With The Giants, Antonio Brown Reminded Him About Their Porsche Bet

    Complex "Wednesday (March 8) was a big day for Brandon Marshall (the wide receiver, not the linebacker). He signed a two-year, $11 million contract to move across town and play for the New York Giants. Marshall might need to eat into that $11 million, however, to pay off a debt he apparently still owes...." March 10

  • Report: Steelers not interested in Darrelle Revis homecoming

    Fanrag Sports "While the Pittsburgh Steelers were interested in Darrelle Revis when he was last on the market, the intrigue has waned. This much less heated Revis pursuit won’t include Revis’ hometown team, Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reports. Revis played at Pitt and is a Pittsburgh-area native, and the..." March 08

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