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 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.

1 day 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.

4 days 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.

5 days 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.

4 days 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.

4 days 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.

5 days 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.

6 days 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.

6 days 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.”

6 days 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.

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 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.

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 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.

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 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.

1 week 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.

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 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.

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 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.

1 week 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.

1 week 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.

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 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.

1 week 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.

2 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.

2 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.

2 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.

2 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.

2 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.

2 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.

2 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.

2 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.

3 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.

3 weeks ago


Steelers re-sign Greg Warren to one-year deal

Warren has been the team’s long snapper since 2005.

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 Recent Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee Jerome Bettis runs past Cleveland Browns Courtney Brown at Browns Stadium in Cleveland in November 2001.

Gerry Dulac's Steelers chat transcript: 2.4.15

Gerry takes your questions on the Steelers and what moves they might make this offseason.

3 weeks ago


Jerry Micco's sports chat transcript: 2.4.15

Steelers, Penguins, Pirates and Pitt -- it’s all in Jerry’s weekly chat.

3 weeks ago


 Former Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau

Dick LeBeau joins Titans staff

LeBeau will be working with Ray Horton, the Titans’ defensive coordinator and one of his former assistant coaches with the Steelers.

3 weeks ago


 Former defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau spent 16 total seasons with the team.

Pittsburgh City Council honors longtime Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau

Dick LeBeau and the Steelers parted ways last month, but council said he “garnered such deep and abiding admiration” of Pittsburghers.

3 weeks ago


 Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson walks off the field after throwing an interception to Patriots strong safety Malcolm Butler in the fourth quarter of Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday.

Steelers spot in history preserved by Seahawks' late-game call

Seattle can no longer lay claim to game's most dominant defense after blowing a 10-point second-half lead in Super Bowl XLIX.

3 weeks ago


 Jerome Bettis gives his mom, Gladys, a kiss after the Super Bowl win against the Seahawks at Ford Field in Detroit in February 2006.

Ron Cook: Gladys Bettis is a Hall of Fame mom

Jerome Bettis' first call after his selection to the Pro Football Hall of Fame was to his mother, who is battling breast cancer.

3 weeks ago


 Ben Roethlisberger runs the ball against the Baltimore Ravens last month at Heinz Field.

Ray Fittipaldo's Steelers chat transcript: 2.2.15

Ray takes your questions on what moves the Steelers will make this offseason.

3 weeks ago


 Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, right, celebrates with owner Robert Kraft after New England topped Seattle, 28-24, to win Super Bowl XLIX.

Ron Cook: Patriots' Tom Brady cements legacy with stellar finish in Super Bowl XLIX

The Patriots won this one fair and square, and who else but all-time great quarterback Tom Brady to lead the way to another Super Bowl ring?

4 weeks ago


Obituary: Ann Mara / New York Giants matriarch

She and her children owned 50 percent of the Giants, and she was sometimes referred to as “The First Lady of Football.”

4 weeks ago


 Patriots safety Malcolm Butler intercepts a pass in front of Seahawks wide receiver Ricardo Lockette in the fourth quarter of Sunday's Super Bowl XLIX in Glendale, Ariz.

Super Bowl XLIX: Patriots come from behind to beat the Seahawks, 28-24

New England and Tom Brady, the game’s MVP, had to rally late to win their fourth Super Bowl championship.

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