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 Antonio Brown, left, Ben Roethlisberger, center, and Michael Vick talk on the sidelines during a time out against the Bills Saturday.

Another kicker injured as Bills shred Steelers, 43-19

Hartley's hamstring injury likely will prompt Steelers to hold another tryout; defense never gets up to speed in third preseason loss.

about 3 hours ago


 Steelers LB Arthur Moats works on technique during training camp last month at St. Vincent College in Latrobe.

Steelers stability gratifies outside linebacker Arthur Moats

Moats faces his former team, the Buffalo Bills, tonight, but he seems more excited about the Steelers’ stability.

about 23 hours ago


 Garrett Hartley, Steelers kicker and co-host of "Southern Chaos" on the Sportsman Channel.

Steelers' new kicker, Garrett Hartley, is big-time outdoorsman in his spare time

Hartley relishes hunting as much as savors kicking — and he has unusual second job as reality TV star on “Southern Chaos.”

about 23 hours ago


 Packers cornerback LaDarius Gunter breaks up a pass intended for Steelers WR Martavis Bryant in the first half Sunday at Heinz Field.

Ron Cook: Timing of wide receiver's 4-game suspension could not be worse for Steelers

Selfish acts by Le’Veon Bell and Martavis Bryant leave Steelers offense in the lurch for start of NFL regular season.

1 day ago


 Steelers offensive tackle Marcus Gilbert drops back into pass protection during workouts earlier this month in Latrobe.

Offensive tackle Gilbert's improved conditioning pays huge dividends for Steelers

“As you get older each year, why not change things to get better at it?” Marcus Gilbert said.

1 day ago


 The Steelers' Martavis Bryant hauls in a pass Aug. 14 during a preseason game at  EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Fla. Bryant will miss the season's first four games.

Steelers' Martavis Bryant suspended for four games by the NFL

Wide receiver who caught eight touchdowns in 10 games last year violates league drug policy; Darrius Heyward-Bey likely to fill role.

2 days ago


 The Steelers' Maurkice Pouncey was injured Sunday against the Packers at Heinz Field.

Steelers notebook: Pouncey could return from injury and play this season

Coach Mike Tomlin holding out some hope that his starting center can return from a broken fibula before the regular season ends.

2 days ago


 Quarterback Michael Vick practice with the Steelers at the team's South Side facility Wednesday, August, 26, 2015.

Animal Rescue League moves fundraiser from Heinz Field in response to Vick signing

The league's annual Paw Print gala will instead be held at the CONSOL Energy Center in Oct. 31, a news release from the league said.

2 days ago


 Steelers quarterback Michael Vick throws a pass to wide receiver Kenzel Doe during practice on the South Side Wednesday.

Dogfighting stigma still sticks with Steelers' backup QB Vick

Although those against the quarterback have been active on social media, there are many in support of him and how he can help the team.

2 days ago


 Punters Jordan Berry (4) and Brad Wing practice at the team's South Side facility Wednesday, August, 26, 2015.

Steelers notebook: Aussie punters dueling for one roster spot

There is only one job available for two Steelers punters from Melbourne, Australia, but that hasn’t stopped Brad Wing and Jordan Berry.

2 days ago


 "The best thing to do was make amends for what I did. I can’t take it back. The only thing I can do is influence the masses of kids from going down the same road I went down," Michael Vick said.

Michael Vick stands up and addresses past mistakes on first day with Steelers

The Steelers’ new No. 2 quarterback dodges none of the controversial issues that have plagued him in the past.

3 days ago


 Then-Jets quarterback Michael Vick looks for a receiver in the first half of a game against the Chiefs in November.

Ron Cook: Forget Michael Vick's past and think about his potential assets to Steelers

Instead of dwelling on his past, welcome Vick as the backup and hope that he can help the team win.

3 days ago


 Steelers RB LeVeon Bell picks up first down yardage against the Packers in the first half Sunday at Heinz Field.

Jerry Micco's sports chat transcript: 8.26.15

As expected, questions on the Pirates, Steelers and Michael Vick dominate today’s discussion with the PG sports editor.

3 days ago


 Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger warms up during practice at the team's South Side facility on Tuesday, August 25, 2015.

Gerry Dulac's Steelers chat transcript: 8.26.15

Gerry takes your questions on the Steelers and their new backup quarterback.

3 days ago


 Pittsburgh Steelers center Cody Wallace, left, practice at the team's South Side facility as teammate Doug Legursky looks on on Tuesday, August 25, 2015.

Injuries change makeup and outlook for Steelers offensive line

With Maurkice Pouncey out and Mike Adams still recovering, the offensive line is undergoing a reconstruction before the start of the season.

3 days ago


 Steelers kicker Shaun Suisham uses crutches as he moves along the sideline before the preseason game Sunday against the Green Bay Packers. Suisham was injured in the first preseason game and had surgery on his knee.

Steelers notebook: Shaun Suisham won't apologize for costly injury on attempted tackle

Steelers kicker says he is a football player first, so, of course, he would do the same thing again given the chance.

3 days ago


 Jets quarterback Michael Vick tries to evade the Steelers' Lawrence Timmons as he carries in the third quarter during a game at MetLife Stadium in November. Vick threw two touchdown passes in the Jets' victory.

Michael Vick signs with Steelers

With Bruce Gradkowski out for the season, the Steelers turned to Vick as his replacement behind quarterback Ben Roethlisberger.

4 days ago


 Doug Legursky was most recently with the San Diego Chargers in 2014.

With Pouncey out, Steelers bring back offensive lineman Legursky

Doug Legursky made his first start at center in the 2011 Super Bowl, where the Steelers lost to the Packers.

4 days ago


 Michael Vick, then of the New York Jets runs the ball against the Kansas City Chiefs during a game at Arrowhead Stadium on November 2, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Ed Bouchette's Steelers chat transcript: 8.25.15

Ed takes your questions on the Steelers including the burning one of the day -- will the Steelers sign Michael Vick?

4 days ago


 Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger gives a tap to Maurkice Pouncey after leaving the field with an injury against the Packers in the first quarter Sunday at Heinz Field.

Steelers will miss Pouncey's sharp mind, too

Center Maurkice Pouncey fractured his left fibula Sunday, and the Steelers will have to adjust without his physical and mental skills.

4 days ago


 The Steelers' Landry Jones throws against the Vikings in the second quarter of the NFL Hall of Fame Game earlier this month in Canton, Ohio.

Landry Jones makes bid to be Steelers' backup QB

Landry Jones shows signs he could be the Steelers’ backup quarterback instead of No. 3.

4 days ago


 Steelers' WR Sammie Coates pulls in a pass against the Packers in the third quarter Sunday at Heinz Field.

Ray Fittipaldo's Steelers chat transcript: 8.24.15

The Steelers are back from Latrobe as the preseason winds on; Ray takes your questions on what the injury bug portends for the team.

5 days ago


 The Steelers' Maurkice Pouncey goes down with an injury against the Packers in the first quarter Sunday afternoon.

Ron Cook: Pouncey's injury spoils improved showing from Steelers

The All-Pro center went down — perhaps for the season — with a broken fibula above his left ankle that will require surgery.

5 days ago


 Cody Wallace never got to start an NFL game before he came to the Steelers, but now he will step in for a second spell at center for injured starter Maurkice Pouncey.

Cody Wallace steps in at center again for Steelers

For the second time in three years, Maurkice Pouncey has a season-threatening injury, forcing the Steelers to turn to Cody Wallace again.

5 days ago


 Steelers' Shakim Phillips pulls in a touchdown against Packers' Tay Glover-Wright in the fourth quarter Sunday at Heinz Field. He and former college teammate Tyler Murphy both caught touchdown passes in the Steelers' comeback win.

Steelers notebook: Former college teammates lead comeback

Tyler Murphy and Shakim Phillips were a dynamic duo last season for Boston College, now they are vying for a roster spot at wide receiver.

5 days ago


 A view of the Ford Fan Zone in the South Plaza at Heinz Field.

Steelers score a TD with Heinz Field renovations

The new South Plaza seating has space for nearly 2,700 seats.

5 days ago


 The Steelers' Maurkice Pouncey goes down with an injury against the Packers in the first quarter.

Pouncey injures leg in Steelers first preseason victory

Though the Steelers beat the Packers, 24-19, Sunday at Heinz Field, center Maurkice Pouncey suffers another serious injury.

6 days ago


 Steelers director of analytics Karim Kassam watches from the sidelines at training camp Wednesday evening at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe.

Karim Kassam: Professor of football

The Steelers hired a former Carnegie Mellon professor as their analytics and football research coordinator, a newly established position.

6 days ago


 Pittsburgh Steelers legend Jerome Bettis didn't make the Pro Football Hall of Fame in his first four years of eligibility, and a project from the team's new analytics director, Karim Kassam, may have made the difference.

How analytics helped Jerome Bettis get to the Hall of Fame

The Steelers’ new director of analytics, Karim Kassam dug up some new statistics that put Bettis’ career in a better perspective.

6 days ago


 Steelers linebackers Ryan Shazier, left, and Sean Spence during Thursday afternoon practice at St. Vincent College in Latrobe.

Packers will provide much stiffer test for Steelers defense

Steelers defense will have its hands full with Green Bay offense Sunday afternoon at Heinz Field.

1 week ago


 The Steelers' Senquez Golson, right, works out during Steelers rookie minicamp in May.

Steelers notebook: As expected, surgery shelves Steelers rookie cornerback Golson

Coach Mike Tomlin wanted No. 2 draft pick Senquez Golson to experience camp before shoulder surgery, even though he could not play.

1 week ago


 Steelers linebacker Bud Dupree during workouts Thursday at St. Vincent College in Latrobe.

Steelers linebacker Dupree attracting attention for his fights, improvement on field

Though Bud Dupree fought them Wednesday, tackles Marcus Gilbert and Kelvin Beachum have helped the rookie improve during training camp.

1 week ago


 Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger shouts fro a two point conversion against the Jaguars in the first quarter last Friday at EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Florida.

Steelers notebook: Roethlisberger, starting offense to get more snaps Sunday

The Steelers return to Heinz Field on Sunday, and Ben Roethlisberger and the first-team offense are expected to get more action.

1 week ago


Steelers remind fans of Heinz Field policies for game at 1 p.m. Sunday

The Steelers preseason game was moved to 1 p.m. Sunday after the Pirates-Giants game was moved to 8:05 p.m. for an ESPN broadcast.

1 week ago


 Steelers linebacker James Harrison heads to the quarterback during afternoon practice Tuesday at St. Vincent College in Latrobe.

Gerry Dulac's Steelers chat transcript: 8.20.15

Gerry takes your questions on the Steelers, who will wrap the Latrobe portion of training camp tomorrow.

1 week ago


 Steelers offensive tackle Alejandro Villanueva sets up to pass protect during afternoon practice Tuesday in Latrobe.

Former Army Ranger trying to grab Steelers roster spot

Alejandro Villanueva, who served three tours of duty in Afghanistan, is now trying to become an offensive tackle for the Steelers.

1 week ago


 Steelers defensive tackle Cam Thomas during afternoon practice Tuesday at St. Vincent College in Latrobe.

Steelers notebook: At nose tackle, Cam Thomas getting it now

After struggling to adjust to the defensive system last season, Cam Thomas is playing at nose tackle again and feeling more comfortable.

1 week ago


 Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell picks up first down against the Jaguars in the first quarter Friday night at EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Florida.

Steelers search for efficiency in the running game

Running attack tries to be more efficient and consistent than it was in 2014.

1 week ago


 New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady arrives at federal court in New York City last week.

Judge says NFL suspension of QB Tom Brady is in jeopardy

Federal judge hints at tossing out four-game suspension as he urges both sides to meet again to try to work out a settlement.

1 week ago


Negotiations fail to resolve Brady case

New England quarterback Tom Brady and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell met to discuss settling the “Deflategate” case but were unsuccessful

1 week ago


 Plaxico Burress spent parts of six seasons with the Steelers but hasn't played in the NFL since 2012.

Former Steelers WR Burress working on deal in tax evasion case, lawyer says

The former wide receiver has pleaded not guilty to willful failure to pay state tax and issuing a bad check or electric funds transfer.

1 week ago


 Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger fights off a tackling dummy thrown at him during drills Monday at St. Vincent College in Latrobe.

Ed Bouchette's Steelers chat transcript: 8.18.15

Ed takes your questions on the Steelers who are approaching the end of the Latrobe portion of training camp/

1 week ago


 Steelers quarterback Tajh Boyd practices during rookie minicamp on the South Side in May.

Steelers release quarterback Tajh Boyd

Boyd became expendable when backup quarterback Bruce Gradkowski was activated from the physically-unable-to-perform list on Sunday.

1 week ago


 Safety Mike Mitchell practices Monday at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe.

Safeties Mike Mitchell, Shamarko Thomas seek cohesion, consistency

Mike Mitchell and Shamarko Thomas are battling inexperience and injuries in an effort to replace retired safety Troy Polamalu.

1 week ago


 Quarterback Bruce Gradkowski is hoping to be ready to play in the Steelers' fourth preseason game Aug. 29 against Buffalo.

Steelers notebook: Gradkowski feeling blessed entering his 10th NFL season

Backup quarterback Bruce Gradkowski slowly works his way back into training camp after an injury and fatigue force him to PUP list.

1 week ago


Ray Fittipaldo's Steelers chat transcript: 08.17.15

This week’s questions cover Mike Adams, Kelvin Beachum, Anthony Chickillo and more.

1 week ago


 Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier (50) has played 68 snaps in the first two preseason games.

Steelers notebook: Keith Butler letting young defense play in preseason

By design, new defensive coordinator Keith Butler has been having starters play longer than usual in early exhibition games.

1 week ago


 Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown hauls in a pass Sunday at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe.

Antonio Brown's contract stance is understandable, but any change unlikely

Agent Drew Rosenhaus continues to badger Steelers about renegotiating Antonio Brown’s $42 million contract.

1 week ago


 Le’Veon Bell carried twice for 18 yards on the Steelers’ first drive Friday night.

Steelers first-team offense impresses in brief appearance vs. Jaguars

Ben Roethlisberger, Le’Veon Bell, Antonio Brown and Martavis Bryant contributed to the scoring drive on the opening series in Jacksonville.

1 week ago


 Cornerback William Gay upends Jaguars tight end Julius Thomas in the first quarter Friday at EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Fla.

Steelers notebook: B’s buzz in debut; defense goes splat

The Steelers’ offense was firing on all cylinders, but their defense struggled in a 23-21 preseason loss against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

2 weeks ago



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