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 Steelers receiver Antonio Brown

Sportsman of the Year: Steelers receiver Antonio Brown a true catch

Brown is the Dapper Dan Sportsman of the Year, another honor in a year in which he was named to the Pro Bowl and All-Pro.

about 3 hours ago


 Jim Kelly appeared in four Super Bowls and was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2002.

Lifetime Achievement Award: Jim Kelly never had silver spoon

Former Buffalo Bills quarterback - and diehard Steelers fan - Jim Kelly is the recipient of the Dapper Dan Lifetime Achievement Award.

about 3 hours ago


Seahawks, Patriots finally meet for Super Bowl XLIX

Seattle and New England have their chances to create even more pro football immortality than normally presents itself in the Super Bowl.

about 3 hours ago


 Just how big is New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, right? He runs alongside receiver Danny Amendola before the team's final practice Friday in Phoenix. For the record, Gronkowski is listed at 6 feet 6; Amendola at 5-11.

Ron Cook: Patriots will win, but can't erase haters

Even with a blowout of the Seahawks tonight in the Super Bowl, the Patriots' legacy would forever be tarnished by accusations of cheating.

about 3 hours ago


 The playoff game vs. Baltimore in January was likely the last time Steelers Nation will see Troy Polamalu in black and gold. He is not expected to return in 2015.

Steelers Sunday Spotlight: Expect a different look to secondary next season

As turnover continues in the Steelers secondary, once highly-regarded defensive backs Shamarko Thomas and Cortez Allen must step forward.

about 3 hours ago


 Franco Harris and Jerome Bettis with the ball used in the Immaculate Reception after the final Steelers game at Three Rivers Stadium.

Jerome Bettis elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame

This recognition caps a wonderful career that began with the Los Angeles Rams in 1993 but came of age in Pittsburgh.

about 6 hours ago


 Former Pitt All-American Larry Fitzgerald.

Former Pitt WR, Cardinals' star Larry Fitzgerald wins inaugural Art Rooney award

Fitzgerald was selected in a vote of his peers, and will be presented with the Art Rooney Trophy as well as $25,000 to a charity of his

about 4 hours ago


 NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell participates in a Super Bowl XLIX news conference Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, in Phoenix.

Ron Cook: Goodell gives annual State of the NFL address

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell understands what matters most to NFL owners and players: making money and making more whenever possible.

1 day ago


 Jerome Bettis waves to his family after the Steelers' 21-10 win against the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XL, 2006.

Will Canton finally come calling for Jerome Bettis?

Steelers great Jerome Bettis will go before a Pro Football Hall of Fame vote Saturday as a finalist for the fifth consecutive year.

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 Former Steeler and current New England Patriot LeGarrette Blount leaves a court appearance Dec. 10.

Ex-Steeler Blount completes community service; drug charge withdrawn

Both LeGarrette Blount and Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell could still be subject to NFL discipline as a result of the August incident.

1 day ago


 Patriots cornerback and Aliquippa alum Darrelle Revis answers questions Thursday in Chandler, Ariz. The Patriots play the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday.

Football roots run deep from Aliquippa to Super Bowl

New England superstar cornerback Darrelle Revis is the latest football player to carry the torch for former mill town.

2 days ago


 The Seahawks signed Richard Sherman to a four-year, $56 million contract before the season.

Ron Cook: Former Steelers great Jack Ham sees greatness in Seattle's Richard Sherman

Almost everyone agrees, it’s best for NFL quarterbacks to avoid the Seahawks' All-Pro cornerback at all costs.

2 days ago


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

Ed Bouchette's Steelers chat: Live from Super Bowl XLIX

Reporting from the site of Sunday’s championship matchup, Ed takes your questions on how the Steelers can get back to playing for a title.

2 days ago


 Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman celebrates a home playoff win against the Saints in January 2014.

Steelers could learn from way the Seahawks built their defense

While the Steelers got old, Seattle built a stout defense, and it started with drafting two quality cornerbacks.

3 days ago


Gerry Dulac's NFL Forecast: Super Bowl XLIX

The Seahawks are the first team in 10 years to appear in back-to-back Super Bowls -- but will they make it two victories in a row?

3 days ago


 Antonio Brown makes a catch during the fourth quarter of the AFC Wildcard Game against the Baltimore Ravens at Heinz Field Saturday, January 3, 2015.

Gerry Dulac's Steelers chat transcript: 1.28.15

What offseason moves will the Steelers make? Gerry answers your questions on that subject and others in his weekly chat.

3 days ago


 LeGarrette Blount, the of the Steelers, is taken down by Baltimore cornerback Lardarius Webb during a game at Heinz Field Sunday night, November 2, 2014.

Ron Cook: Steelers still right for letting LeGarrette Blount walk

New England RB LeGarrette Blount finds new football life as well as happiness and success since quitting on the Steelers.

4 days ago


 Steelers defensive end Brett Keisel greets former teammate LeGarrette Blount, now a running back for the New England Patriots, at Super Bowl media day on Jan. 27, 2015, in Phoenix.

Patriots' Blount says he did not orchestrate getting cut by Steelers

Blount is having the last laugh. He not only did not miss a paycheck, he became the rare NFL player to play in 17 regular season games.

4 days ago


 Chad Brown, shown here in his second stint as a Steelers linebacker, also played under Bill Belichick in New England.

Former Steeler Chad Brown says he learned from the best — Bill Belichick

Brown also played for New England coach Bill Belichick, whom, he says, taught him more about football than anybody else.

5 days ago


 New 49ers head coach Jim Tomsula is a 1985 graduate of Steel Valley High School.

Ironman legacy endures in new 49ers coach Jim Tomsula

The West Homestead native and Steel Valley High School graduate continues to carry on a tradition of Ironmen in the NFL.

6 days ago


 Troy Polamalu leaps over the Ravens, Kyle Juszczyk during the  AFC Wild Card game at Heinz Field on January 3, 2015.

Ray Fittipaldo's Steelers chat transcript: 1.26.14

Ray takes your questions on the potential Steelers draft picks, what the lineup might look like in 2015 and gives a Super Bowl prediction.

5 days ago


 New Steelers defensive coordinator Keith Butler.

Defensive coordinator Butler taught intricacies to many, now gets chance to do more

Keith Butler always knew what to do on the field, and now brings that knowledge and leadership to the Steelers’ defensive coordinator role.

1 week ago


 Reason to shout: Maurkice Pouncey returned to All-Pro form in 2014

Steelers offensive line finds footing at long last

The offensive line hasn’t often been a strength for the Steelers, but if its performance in 2014 is any indication, that could change.

1 week ago


 For the Super Bowl, each team receives 108 footballs in the weeks leading up to the game — roughly two for each player on their roster, and 54 must be delivered to the officials for use in the Super Bowl game.

On the Steelers: Issues with footballs have simple solution

The Patriots controversy of the past week has taught us much about the procedure for NFL footballs, but there seems to be an easy fix there.

1 week ago


 Allegheny County sheriff William P. Mullen speaks today about a recent ESPN.com report concerning the Steelers and Lt. Jack Kearney.

Sheriff defends lieutenant at center of ESPN report on Steelers

Role of Allegheny County sheriff’s lieutenant with Steelers raises questions about law enforcement moonlighting.

1 week ago


 Dick LeBeau and Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin speak as the Steelers practice in preparation for the Nov. 30 game against the Saints.

'Coach Dad': Dick LeBeau left indelible imprint on Steelers and NFL as coach, innovator

Former defensive coordinator changed the way defense is played in the league, and earned the respect and love of his players.

1 week ago


 “I’ve learned a lot more about this process in the last three days than I knew or have talked about it in the last 40 years that I’ve coached in this league,” Patriots coach Bill Belichick said Thursday.

NFL says no conclusion yet on deflated footballs used during Patriots' game

The league issued a statement today saying that the Patriots have pledged full cooperation in the probe.

1 week ago


Steelers re-sign punter Brad Wing to one-year deal

The 6-3, 205-pound LSU graduate joined the Steelers on Jan. 3 last year.

1 week ago


NFL interviews dozens of personnel about deflated footballs

League officials don't expect any action to be taken against New England before Super Bowl.

1 week ago


 Patriots head coach Bill Belichick speaks to the media today. Belichick addressed the issue of the NFL investigation of deflated footballs being used during Sunday's game against the Colts.

Patriots coach Belichick denies knowledge of ball deflation for AFC title game

“In my entire coaching career I have never talked to any player, staff member about football air pressure,” the coach said.

1 week ago


 “Art Rooney is an iconic figure in NFL history," said NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. Mr. Rooney died in 1988 at age 87.

NFL sportsmanship award named in honor of Steelers founder Art Rooney Sr.

The Art Rooney Award will be given annually, and this season the Steelers' Troy Polamalu is one of the eight finalists.

1 week ago


 “We’d like to get it done this offseason," Steelers president Art Rooney II said about a contract extension for Ben Roethlisberger.

Steelers president talks defense, Roethlisberger's contract and deflategate

Art Rooney II acknowledges that the Steelers must beef up their secondary between now and next season.

1 week ago


 Dawn D'Alessandro holds Jack Ham’s Steelers helmet inside her Pittsburgh home. On the table is Jack Lambert’s helmet with a personalized autographed photo signed by the Hall of Fame linebacker.

Pittsburgh woman auctioning trove of sports treasures

Dawn D’Alessandro’s step-grandfather spent years collecting memorabilia as a locker room equipment manager for the Steelers and Pirates.

1 week ago


 William Gay knocks the ball away from the Baltimore Ravens' Marlon Brown during a playoff game earlier this month at Heinz Field.

Gerry Dulac's Steelers chat transcript: 1.21.15

Gerry takes your questions on the Steelers with heavy discussion on the team’s defensive needs.

1 week ago


Ed Bouchette's Steelers chat transcript: 01.20.15

Ed tackles questions about deflated footballs, draft downers and Dri Archer.

1 week ago


 Gladys Bettis, mother of former Steelers running back Jerome Bettis, talks about her son in her family’s home library in Detroit in 2006. At a time in which Bettis is once again up for nomination for the Hall of Fame, his mother is dealing with breast cancer.

Ron Cook: Jerome Bettis helps mom battle cancer

Jerome Bettis has one big function before likely Hall call: A charity event that will honor his mother, who is battling breast cancer.

1 week ago


 The Steelers' Kelvin Beachum takes the field before January's playoff game against the Ravens at Heinz Field.

Ray Fittipaldo's Steelers chat transcript: 01.19.15

The questions this week range from Dick LeBeau’s departure to the Steelers’ needs for the 2015 season.

1 week ago


 Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is sacked by Seattle defensive end Bruce Irvin, a former West Virginia standout, in the fourth quarter Sunday.

Seahawks claw back to disappoint Packers

Seattle completed a mesmerizing comeback to take down Green Bay and get to the Super Bowl for the second year in a row.

1 week ago


 Tom Brady and the Patriots are headed to another Super Bowl.

Tom Brady, Patriots blow away Colts

New England dominated Andrew Luck and the surging Colts, setting up a Super Bowl matchup with defending champion Seattle.

1 week ago


 Ben Roethlisberger, right, celebrates a scoring pass against Cincinnati in December — part of the most prolific season by a quarterback in Steelers history.

Steelers' wagon still hitched to Ben Roethlisberger

Ben Roethlisberger isn't getting any younger, but the Steelers still go as he goes while the offense carries the load.

2 weeks ago


 Steelers' Troy Polamalu - two years left on his contract with a $6 million salary for 2015

On the Steelers: Closer look at matters of money

The Steelers may have to make some difficult decisions this offseason, but that doesn't mean they're in a bad spot financially.

2 weeks ago


 Marcus Mariota - 2014 Heisman Trophy winner

Steeler quarterbacks and the past decade

A look at the Steelers' success and failure at the position since 2005.

2 weeks ago


 The Buffalo Bills' new head coach is Rex Ryan, formerly of the New York Jets.

Gene Collier: NFL coaching carousel defies logic

The coaching carousel spins at terrifying speed these days, but logic is not the driving force.

2 weeks ago


Steel Valley's Jim Tomsula named 49ers coach

Tomsula, the 49ers longtime defensive line coach, is a West Homestead native and played at Steel Valley High School.

2 weeks ago


Gerry Dulac's Steelers chat transcript: 01.14.15

Gerry fields questions about new defensive coordinator Keith Butler, the Steelers’ off-season priorities and the NFL Draft.

2 weeks ago


 Steelers coach Mike Tomlin talks with a referee during the season finale against the Bengals.

Ed Bouchette's Steelers chat transcript: 1.13.15

Ed takes your questions on the Steelers. Topics include Keith Butler, Jason Worilds and the NFL draft.

2 weeks ago


 Keith Butler, left, is replacing Dick LeBeau, right, as the Steelers' defensive coordinator.

Steelers name Keith Butler to replace Dick LeBeau as defensive coordinator

Butler, the Steelers’ linebackers coach since 2003, met Monday with Coach Mike Tomlin and finalized a three-year contract.

2 weeks ago


 Keith Butler, 58, has been the team’s linebackers coach since 2003 and has long been considered the heir apparent to LeBeau.

Steelers poised to name Keith Butler new defensive coordinator

Decision could be announced Tuesday after linebackers coach met Monday with Mike Tomlin at the team's South Side facility.

2 weeks ago


 Ex-Steeler Jerome Bettis is a finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2015.

Ray Fittipaldo's Steelers chat transcript: 01.12.15

The PG’s Steelers beat writer fields lots of questions about who’s in line to be the next defensive coordinator.

2 weeks ago


 It remains to be seen who Mike Tomlin's defensive coordinator will be next year for the Steelers.

Expect different look from Steelers defense in 2015

Dick LeBeau is gone, meaning whoever ends up in charge of the defense next season could have the Steelers look a bit different on that side.

2 weeks ago



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