The Steelers open their first spring practice Tuesday with one major goal in mind -- to make it through 10 permitted practices healthy.
The Steelers have agreed to a four-year deal with their fourth-round draft pick.
Heavy Penguins talk, plus the requisite Steelers and Pirates discussion this week in Jerry's online forum.
Muncie, who played for New Orleans and San Diego from 1976 to 1984, died Tuesday in Los Angeles of heart failure.
Mike Webster's family says his problems paved the way for understanding chronic traumatic encephalopathy.
CTE is at the heart of lawsuits against the NFL
Jack Butler, driven from the NFL in his ninth season by a knee injury while playing for the Steelers at Forbes Field, died Saturday at 85.
NFL players Fred McNeill and Chris Henry show the impact of CTE, a degenerative brain disease that may be caused by thousands of collisions.
Butler, the great Steelers cornerback inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in August after a 50-year wait, died this morning.
Steelers receiver Antonio Brown treated the PIAA champion Clairton football team to a night of food and games Friday at Dave and Buster's.
Some of the new names among the Steelers' new hires will look familiar.
Man landed on the moon the year Joe Greene first joined the Steelers in 1969. Now, he's retiring from his third job with the team.
Steelers add some depth at offensive tackle by signing Guy Whimper
Joe Greene today left his third job with the Steelers for a third time, and it looks as though this retirement will be permanent.
The Steelers added veteran depth to their offensive line today when they signed offensive tackle Guy Whimper to a contract.
The Steelers hope former Illinois cornerback Terry Hawthorne can make an immediate impact in an aging secondary.
As the successor to former No. 1 overall pick Sam Bradford at Oklahoma, Landry Jones started 48 consecutive games for the Sooners.
Steelers coach Mike Tomlin likes linebacker Sean Spence's chances for a recovery after a severe injury.
Steelers outside linebacker LaMarr Woodley is working hard in the offseason to regain his full health and return in peak condition.
Steelers seventh-round draft pick from Division I-AA Samford University comes highly recommended.
The Steelers think former Syracuse star Shamarko Thomas can be a solid, hard-hitting free safety in NFL despite lack of height.
Chartiers Valley alumnus Eric Kush was the only player from a WPIAL high school selected in this year's NFL draft.
The Steelers ignored needs for depth and a near-future starter at inside linebacker until they took Williams in the sixth round.
The Penguins start the playoffs, the Pirates carry some momentumn into May and the grading the Steelers' draft all this week in the chat.
With the selection of Le'Veon Bell in the second round of the draft, the team finally has addressed a key issue in the running game.
The Steelers chairman and former ambassador to Ireland, was born in Pittsburgh's North Side neighborhood in 1932.
Steelers find some new targets for quarterback Ben Roethlisberger in the draft in receivers Markus Wheaton and Justin Brown.
Rex Ryan said in a statement: "Unfortunately, things did not work out the way we all had hoped." Tebow spent only one season with the Jets.
The top two or even three selections by the Steelers in this year's draft have a chance to start, after recent roster defections.
Ron Cook writes that Charlie Batch's role with the Steelers was so much more than just as a backup quarterback.
No Panthers selected, but California, Pa., lineman Eric Kush was picked by Kansas City and Penn State's Michael Mauti by Minnesota.
Former Sooners signal caller Landry Jones was taken after the Steelers traded away a future selection to pick safety Shamarko Thomas.
A closer look at the players chosen by the Steelers on the third day of the draft, including former Penn State receiver Justin Brown.
The Steelers didn't step out of their comfort zone on the final day of the draft, staying with their plan and filling positions of need.
They include players from Penn State, Notre Dame, WVU and more.
Safety Shamarko Thomas, quarterback Landry Jones and cornerback Terry Hawthorne are among newly minted members of the black and gold.
Steelers fill some needs with RB in second round, WR in third; also sign former Pitt RB LaRod Stephens-Howling as free agent.
Geno Smith taken in second round.
Ron Cook: Not signing James Harrison helped to put Steelers in big hole before the draft; now they are digging out.
A closer look at the players selected on the second day of the NFL draft at Radio City Music Hall in New York.
Before the NFL draft, Subway created a sandwich of his likeness made of smokehouse BBQ chicken with raisins for his dreadlocks.
Michigan State RB Le'Veon Bell was the second round choice and Oregon State WR Markus Wheaton was taken in the third round.
The Oregon State wide receiver holds his school's record for receptions.
The outside linebacker from Georgia was dressed appropriately in a black suit and shirt and gold tie.
The Michigan State running back led the Big Ten in rushing last season.
The one-year contract with Stephens-Howling, a Johnstown native, will help ease the Steelers' depth problem at running back.
A closer look at former Georgia Bulldog Jarvis Jones, the player the Steelers selected on the first day of the NFL draft in New York City.
The first-round pick will help the Steelers fill a big vacancy at the outside linebacker position.
Jones is the first linebacker the Steelers selected on the first round since Lawrence Timmons in 2007.
Former West Virginia receiver Tavon Austin was selected Thursday by the St. Louis Rams, who traded up to take Austin as the No. 8 pick.
Who might be there for the Steelers pick at No. 17 in tonight's NFL Draft?
Don't let this dangerous form of skin cancer kill you or someone you love.
Georgia's Jarvis Jones is the best fit as the Steelers' top pick tonight -- and they might even trade up to get him.
Heavy Steelers/NFL Draft discussion, a healthy dose of Pitt athletics, plus some Pirates and Penguins in this week's chat.
The team needs to draft a running back, and there should be a plethora of quality ones available after the first round.
It's doubtful the team will make a trade to move up from No. 17 overall in the first round of NFL draft.
Ron Cook writes that the nose tackle will be a big-time loss for Steelers -- literally and figuratively.
Kevin Colbert, the Steelers' general manager, said the team expects to get a "quality player" in the first round of the draft Thursday.
For first time in quite a few years, the Steelers might draft a quarterback this week during the NFL draft that starts Thursday.
The PG's veteran pro football writer, Ed Bocuhette, breaks down each position in the 2013 NFL draft class.
The sentiment among draft gurus is nearly a consensus: This year's edition is more quantity than quality.
Perhaps the biggest reason why this draft is so important for the Steelers is the number of busts from the 2008 draft.
The Shady Side Academy graduate will be waiting to find out if his name gets announced or if his cell phone vibrates with good news.
Former Steelers linebacker James Harrison has signed with the Bengals, making the second game of the upcoming season even more interesting.
The Steelers signed projected starting nose tackle Steve McLendon to a three-year contract worth $7.25 million.
The Steelers' track record for drafting outside linebackers in early rounds is not good, but they need to select at least one Thursday.
Pittsburgh plays on Thanksgiving for the first time in 15 years -- at their most bitter rival -- reigning Super Bowl champion Baltimore.
Steve McLendon, projected to replace Casey Hampton as the team's starting nose tackle, had visited the Packers Wednesday.
The team needs to draft a wide receiver, but the selection may not come in first round.
The usual compliment of Steelers, Pirates and Penguins talk, plus a random bunch of golf questions in this week's chat.
Signing wide receiver sends message to fans that Steelers are focused on winning, but decision could prove costly down the road.
The agent for wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders said the Steelers would have to offer "a very good deal" for him to sign a multi-year contract.
Chukky Okobi pleaded guilty to a summary count of harassment after an Aug. 25 fight at the Bar Room.
The Steelers nearly lost Emmanuel Sanders to the New England Patriots, but decided Sunday to keep the wide receiver in black and gold.
That keeps him here for at least one more season, but he can leave as an unrestricted free agent next year if no longer deal is reached.
Athletes, entertainers and support staff face complex tax issues at this time of year: Cities and states want a cut of their earnings.
When you look at the pros and cons of keeping him, it makes sense for the Steelers to let receiver Emmanuel Sanders leave for New England.
The Steelers open their preseason Aug. 10 at home against the Giants.
The majority of Jimmy Haslam's stock was puchased by Steelers' existing stockholders, the team announced today.
Steelers must decide wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders' fate with the team by Sunday
What should the Steelers do with Emmanuel Sanders? Who should they draft? That and Penguins, Pirates and Pitt in Jerry's weekly online forum
If the Steelers don't match the offer, they would receive a third-round draft pick in return for wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell named Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin to the league's competition committee Tuesday.
Steelers preseason opponents and date, time for second exhibition are set.
Steelers chairman Dan Rooney recalls his three years as U.S. ambassador to Ireland with fondness.
Alameda Ta'amu pleaded guilty to three counts of recklessly endangering another person, resisting arrest and driving under the influence.
Team will host Giants, Chiefs; visit Redskins, Panthers, and open the preseason at Heinz Field.
The Steelers re-signed inside linebacker Stevenson Sylvester, who originally left as a free agent, on Wednesday.
Others may debate whether the Steelers are in a period of transition, but Dan Rooney certainly finds himself in one.
Baseball begins, the Penguins' streak ends, Pitt deals with a mass exodus and the Steelers look to the draft. Lots of ground covered today.
Inside linebacker Stevenson Sylvester was an unrestricted free agent.
The Super Bowl MVP has met heads of state, danced with stars and been among The Walking Dead. Now he'll swim, bike and run with Ironmen.
The Steelers met with two more free agents Thursday but so far they remain free agents.
Steelers lose safety Will Allen to Dallas in free agency, and will check out free-agent running back Ahmad Bradshaw Thursday.
Even without high-profile championships, Jack Wiley made his mark on the Steelers and was part of sports television history.
Allen started seven games last season for the injured Troy Polamalu; the former Giants halfback will visit the Steelers tomorrow.
Lots of Penguins, Steelers and Pirates discussion in this week's chat.
Rooney, a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, is one of only two living new members of the IAHOF.
John F. Gavin, 51, of Valencia, worked with Downtown doctor Richard Rydze, one of the Steelers' doctors for two decades until 2007.
James Harrison lost on his bid to sign with Baltimore for the second time in his career and will turn his attention to other opportunities.