Quarterback Tajh Boyd delivers a pass against the Eagles last preseason in Philadelphia.

Steelers sign former star Clemson quarterback Boyd

Tajh Boyd, who was a sixth-round draft choice of the New York Jets last year, became the fourth quarterback on the Steelers roster.

about 5 hours ago

 LaMarr Woodley, once a dominant force for Pittsburgh's defense, was released by Oakland yesterday. In this 2009 picture, he runs back a fumble recovery for a touchdown against the Minnesota Vikings. Brett Favre is at left.

Raiders release LaMarr Woodley, will court Ndamukong Suh

Also, Raiders running back Maurice Jones-Drew will retire from professional football.

about 19 hours ago

 Chukky Okobi went to Purdue and played for the Steelers from 2001-06.

Court says ex-Steeler Okobi entitled to worker's compensation benefits from team

Mr. Okobi filed a claim in 2009 alleging he should be compensated after sustaining a herniated disc in summer 2006.

2 days ago

 From the archives: In this Jan. 19, 1979, file photo, Pittsburgh Steelers coach Chuck Noll holds the Vince Lombardi Trophy as the Steelers arrive at a Pittsburgh airport after winning the NFL football Super Bowl. Noll, the Hall of Fame coach who won a record four Super Bowl titles with the Steelers, died on June 13, 2014. He was 82.

Gerry Dulac's Steelers chat transcript: 03.04.15

This week’s questions cover the draft, the franchise tag and any scenarios that would include Troy Polamalu returning for another year.

2 days ago

Obituary: Ed Modzelewski / Steelers’ 1st pick in 1952, half of stellar football brothers

Ed Modzelewski, the Steelers’ first-round draft choice in 1952, died Saturday at age 86 of heart failure in Sedona, Ariz.

2 days ago

 Mike Adams, seen at Heinz Field in the Steelers' lone 2015 playoff game, filed a civil lawsuit Wednesday against Jerrell Whitlock, Dquay Means and Michael Paranay.

Steelers' Adams files civil suit against three men acquitted of attacking him

Jerrell Whitlock, Dquay Means and Michael Paranay were found not guilty of aggravated assault and attempted homicide in an April jury trial.

2 days ago

 From the archives: Ryan Clark takes out Willis McGahee in the fourth quarter of the AFC Championship Jan. 18, 2009 at Heinz Field  Sunday night. McGahee was hospitalized on the play.

Ed Bouchette's Steelers chat transcript: 3.3.15

Ed takes your questions on the Steelers and what the offseason portends for them.

3 days ago

 The Steelers have opted not to use a tag on Jason Worilds, shown here celebrating a sack against the Browns at Heinz Field in September.

To tag or not to tag an NFL quandary

NFL games have begun for 2015. Don’t bother checking out your Sunday Ticket, though. This is not football the teams are playing, it’s tag.

3 days ago

 The Steelers Jason Worilds intercepts a pass Nov. 2 against the Baltimore Ravens at Heinz Field.

Steelers pass on tags for Worilds

Outside linebacker can enter free agency next Tuesday; Steelers also release wide receiver Lance Moore.

3 days ago

 Steelers great Donnie Shell at his induction ceremony to the Black College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta.

Famed Steeler Donnie Shell enshrined in Black College Football Hall of Fame

Shell and the late L.C. Greenwood were honored in Atlanta as standout graduates of historically black colleges.

4 days ago

 Antonio Brown celebrates with fans after beating the Cincinnati Bengals at Heinz Field in December.

Ray Fittipaldo's Steelers chat transcript: 3.2.15

Ray takes your questions on the Steelers’ offseason maneuvers.

4 days ago

 Steelers receiver Martavis Bryant.

Steelers Sunday Spotlight: Wide receivers good as gold(en)

One of a series of stories looking at the Steelers’ needs for 2015. These could be the glory days for wide receivers.

5 days ago

 Former Steeler Jerome Bettis prepares to speak at a press conference announcing the launch of the Summer of Learn and Earn employment program in Downtown Pittsburgh on Wednesday.

Steelers great Bettis joins city, county in push to fund teen summer jobs program

Jerome Bettis was on hand to roll out the new-and-improved program at the offices of the Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board Downtown.

1 week ago

 Commuters depart a train bound for the North Shore at the Gateway station. Rides between the North Shore and Downtown have been free, mostly underwritten by the Steelers.

Free North Shore T service expected to survive without Steelers as sponsor

The Port Authority is exploring other sponsors to keep subway service between Downtown Pittsburgh and the North Shore free to riders.

1 week ago

 Marcus Gilbert's contract is one of two the Steelers restructured.

Steelers restructure two contracts to gain salary cap space

Altering the contracts of tackle Marcus Gilbert and safety Mike Mitchell frees up space under the salary cap to pursue free agents.

1 week ago

 From the archives: Jerome Bettis, top, flies over Green Bay's LeRoy Butler for some of his 100 yards on the night Monday, Nov. 10, 1998, at Three Rivers Stadium. The Steelers beat the Packers 27-20.

Gerry Dulac's Steelers chat transcript: 2.25.15

Back from the NFL Combine in Indianapolis, Gerry takes your questions on what prospects might be a good fit for the Steelers come the draft.

1 week ago

 From the archives: Terry Bradshaw sits on the bench during an October 26, 1981 game against the Houston Oilers. The Steelers won, 26-13.

Ed Bouchette's Steelers chat transcript: 2.24.15

Ed takes your questions on the Steelers and what the offseason portends for them in free agency and the draft.

1 week ago

 Washington defensive back Marcus Peters runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Monday, Feb. 23, 2015.

Steelers will have lots of options if they want to draft a cornerback

The Steelers have plenty of interesting players to choose from, including a basketball point guard and a world-record broad-jumper.

1 week ago

 From the archives: Franco Harris and Jerome Bettis after the final Steelers game at Three Rivers Stadium, December 16, 2000.

Ray Fittipaldo's Steelers chat transcript: 2.23.15

Ray takes your questions on what the offseason has in store for the Steelers.

1 week ago

 The Port Authority's Allegheny T station on the North Shore.

Steelers: Port Authority punts on extending free rides on T

The Steelers say the transit agency is pursuing “other options.”

1 week ago

 West Virginia wide receiver Kevin White catches a pass at the NFL Scouting Combine Saturday at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

West Virginia's Kevin White 'a freak' among receivers at NFL combine

First-round hopeful Kevin White put his best foot forward this past season with the Mountaineers, and now could be in line for a big payday.

1 week ago

 James Harrison

After season with Steelers, James Harrison plans to play in 2015

James Harrison wants to play football for one more season; now it’s up to the Steelers to decide whether they want him to play for them.

1 week ago

 Steelers kicker Shaun Suisham (6) was the most consistent player on specials teams.

Special teams, special problems for Steelers

Despite continued excellence of kicker Shaun Suisham, nothing Colbert or Tomlin did to address the problems on special teams helped very

1 week ago

 Oregon Ducks quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) avoids Ohio State Buckeyes defensive tackle Michael Bennett Jan. 12 in the 2015 CFP national championship

A tough call: Is QB ready for NFL?

INDIANAPOLIS -- Until he arrived at the Senior Bowl last month, Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty said he really had no idea what a play-call

1 week ago

 Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston.

QB Jameis Winston vows to make off-field changes

Jameis Winston will try to put a checkered past behind him and start fresh in NFL.

1 week ago

 Pitt offensive lineman T.J. Clemmings measures his vertical leap at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Friday, Feb. 20, 2015.

Despite performance at combine, Pitt's Clemmings' stock is high

T.J. Clemmings switch from defense to offensive tackle at Pitt likely to pay biggest dividend in NFL draft.

1 week ago

 Cleveland Browns general manager Ray Farmer apologizes for sending improper texts during games in a news conference at the NFL football scouting combine Thursday in Indianapolis.

Browns GM admits he's guilty of texting coaches during games

Cleveland GM Ray Farmer admits to texting his coaching staff during games and says team will accept any punishment stemming from it.

2 weeks ago

 San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Tomsula answers a question during a news conference at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis on Thursday.

Combine Notebook: Tomsula took long road from Munhall to 49ers head-coaching job

Jim Tomsula followed a long, winding road to an NFL head-coaching spot with the San Francisco 49ers.

2 weeks ago

 From the archives: Then-Steelers safety Ryan Clark falls onto New England Patriots wide receiver Wes Welker after delivering a teeth-rattling hit during fourth quarter of a game in Foxborough, Mass., Sunday, Nov. 30, 2008. Clark was called with an unnecessary roughness penalty on the play as the Steelers defeated the Patriots 33-10.

Gerry Dulac's Steelers chat transcript: From the NFL Combine in Indianapolis

The prospects are on display in Indy and Gerry Dulac answers your questions about which ones might be wearing black and gold come September.

2 weeks ago

 The Colts' Donte Moncrief pulls in a pass for a touchdown over  Steelers CB Cortez Allen in the third quarter against the Colts Sunday afternoon, October 26, 2014, at Heinz Field.

Selecting cornerback in draft not set in stone for Steelers

GM Kevin Colbert expects to upgrade the defensive backfield but wouldn’t hesitate to draft offensive help if the right player is available.

2 weeks ago

 Ryan Clark, who spent eight seasons and played in two Super Bowls with the Steelers, will have a news conference on March 11 in Pittsburgh to officially announce his retirement.

Former Steelers safety Clark announces retirement

Ryan Clark played last season with the Washington Redskins when the Steelers failed to re-sign him after the 2013 season.

2 weeks ago

 Jason Worilds lands a big hit on Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan in December at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.

Colbert: Steelers willing to let linebacker Worilds test open market

“He’s been a good player for us and we would love to have him back if it all fits,” general manager Kevin Colbert said.

2 weeks ago

 From the archives: Jerome Bettis leans across the goal line for a touchdown in the fourth quarter of a December 26, 1999 game against Carolina at Three Rivers Stadium.

Ed Bouchette's Steelers chat transcript: 2.17.15

The NFL Combine begins tomorrow and Ed takes your questions on what the Steelers will do personnel-wise this offseason.

2 weeks ago

 Penn State Nittany Lions tight end Jesse James celebrates after scoring a touchdown during the third quarter against the Akron Zips at Beaver Stadium on Sep 6, 2014. Penn State defeated Akron 21-3.

Penn State's James preps to turn heads at NFL Combine

Former Penn State tight end Jesse James is looking to become the sixth former Nittany Lions tight end drafted in the past 20 years.

2 weeks ago

 Steelers coach Mike Tomlin and general manager Kevin Colbert.

Steelers likely to seek young depth in draft

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin and GM Kevin Colbert head to Indianapolis for the NFL Scouting Combine to see possible draft prospects.

2 weeks ago

 From the archives: Terry Bradshaw in a January 1975 picture in the days following the team's first Super Bowl victory.

Ray Fittipaldo's Steelers chat transcript: 2.16.15

The NFL Combine is this week and Ray takes your questions on what participants could end up wearing the black & gold  come September.

2 weeks ago

Troubled cornerback on Steelers radar?

Washington cornerback Marcus Peters was kicked off the team this past season because of a sideline incident with an assistant coach.

2 weeks ago

 Heath Miller catches a pass in front of Tennessee's Michael Griffin in November.

Steelers Spotlight: It could be time to get younger at tight end

The ultimate constant at tight end, Heath Miller, won't be around forever to bless the Steelers with his versatility.

2 weeks ago

 A Chargers No. 55 jersey sits atop a makeshift memorial outside Junior Seau's home.

Gene Collier: Football's concussion issue won't just go away

As football's problems with head injuries come back into focus, it's fair to wonder about the implications for the future of the sport.

2 weeks ago

 Steeler Le'Veon Bell takes part in practice at the team's South Side facility in November.

Steelers expecting two-game suspension for Le'Veon Bell as result of August drug arrest

Bell, 22, was pulled over by Ross police Aug. 20 when an officer said the car smelled of marijuana.

3 weeks ago

 From the archives: Franco Harris in 1973 at the Steelers' training camp in Latrobe.

Ed Bouchette's Steelers chat transcript: 2.12.15

Ed takes your questions on what the offseason, free-agency and the draft may portend for the Steelers in 2015.

3 weeks ago

 The Steelers' Jerome Bettis will be enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame the night before the Steelers are set to play in the Hall of Fame game.

Steelers to play Vikings in Hall of Fame game

Jerome Bettis, who starred at running back for the Steelers from 1996-2005, will be enshrined Aug. 8. The game will be played the next day.

3 weeks ago

 From the archives: The Post-Gazette's 1975 Dapper Dan Award winner, Terry Bradshaw, gets together with Steelers owner Art Rooney.

Gerry Dulac's Steelers chat transcript: 2.11.15

With the NFL Combine nigh, Gerry takes your questions on Steelers and what they may do in free agency and the draft this offseason.

3 weeks ago

 Steelers Ben Roethlisberger looks to make a pass downfield during the Steelers AFC wild-card game against the Ravens in January.

GM Colbert says Steelers, Roethlisberger are talking new contract

“I think Ben is a franchise quarterback who is getting better with age,” Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said Tuesday.

3 weeks ago

 Ben Roethlisberger introduces Lifetime Achievement Award honoree Jim Kelly at the 79th Annual Dapper Dan Awards at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center Tuesday night.

Dapper Dan Awards: Toughness still hallmark of Jim Kelly

From one quarterback to another Tuesday night, Steelers star Ben Roethlisberger helped honor Lifetime Achievement Award winner Jim Kelly.

3 weeks ago

 Jason Worilds celebrates his sack against the Cleveland Browns at Heinz Field in September.

Steelers spotlight: No shortage of questions at linebacker

As part of a series about the Steelers’ needs for 2015, Gerry Dulac looks at the linebackers, perhaps the most disappointing unit in 2014.

3 weeks ago

 Newly-minted Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee Jerome Bettis takes off on a 46-yard touchdown run against Tampa Bay in October 2001 while guard Alan Faneca raises his arms in the background.

Ray Fittipaldo's Steelers chat transcript: 2.9.15

Ray takes your questions on the Steelers and their potential moves in the offseason.

3 weeks ago

 Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) walks off the field after throwing an interception to New England Patriots strong safety Malcolm Butler during the second half of NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Gene Collier: Save the platitudes on Seahawks' bad call

Despite what the coaches might tell us -- especially Bill Belichick -- we all have a right to question the Seahawks' head-scratching gaffe.

3 weeks ago

 The Steelers' Jason Worilds intercepts a ball against the Ravens as defensive assistant Joey Porter looks on during a November game.

Two former Steelers LBs promoted on coaching staff

Former Steelers Jerry Olsavsky and Joey Porter will work with linebackers under head coach Mike Tomlin.

4 weeks ago

 Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell was admitted into a program for first-time offenders this morning that could lead to the dismissal of drug charges stemming from an incident in Ross last summer.

Le'Veon Bell gets ARD for DUI, marijuana charges

Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell is admitted to probationary program after arrest Aug. 20.

4 weeks ago


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