Steelers


 Brett Keisel gives a big hug to former Steeler Duce Staley, now a coach with the Eagles, before Thursday night's preseason game at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia.

Keisel eager to make big impact

Brett Keisel, 35, watched Philadelphia torch the Steelers young defense from the sidelines. His view might change, but will the outcome?

about 11 hours ago


 LeGarrette Blount had seven carries for 32 yards Thursday night in Philadelphia.

Ron Cook: Bad day on field for Steelers; worse off it

Never mind a 31-21 loss -- the Steelers had bigger problems off the field, since Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount were caught not

1 day ago


 Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell drops a pass Thursday night against the Eagles.

Steelers notebook: Bell, Blount play despite drug case

The Steelers held off discipline for two running backs involved in a drug case, and both played against the Eagles.

1 day ago


 Steelers running backs Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount were arrested by Ross Township police Wednesday.

Criminal complaint details marijuana citations for Steelers Blount, Bell

"I didn't know that you could get a DUI for being high. I smoked two hours ago," the complaint quoted Le'Veon Bell as saying.

about 12 hours ago


 Fantex, a San Francisco brand-building company founded late last year, has grown rapidly since April when it first sold 421,000 shares of a tracking stock that promised shareholders 10 percent of all future football-related earnings for San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis.

Sports brokerage Fantex adds more players as season approaches

As the season kickoff nears, sports brokerage Fantex has given fans another reason to watch the NFL stocks.

1 day ago


 Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger scrambles against the Eagles in the first half of Thursday night's game at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia.

Steelers struggle in 31-21 loss to Eagles

The Steelers seemed out of sync on both offense and defense in a lopsided loss to the Philadelphia Eagles in their third preseason game.

1 day ago


 Steelers running backs Le'Veon Bell, left, and LeGarrette Blount

Steelers Bell, Blount charged with marijuana possession

As expected, two Steelers running backs were cited Thursday for marijuana-related traffic violations Wednesday in Ross.

1 day ago


 Steelers running back LeGarrette Blount is expected to play against the Eagles in tonight's preseason game.

Steelers Bell, Blount still set to play tonight against Eagles

In the longer term, any NFL penalties might not come until next season.

1 day ago


 Markus Wheaton picks up a first down against the Giants during a preseason game earlier this month at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.

Second-year Steelers receiver still an unknown factor

Markus Wheaton is showing a huge improvement over last year, but he remains one of the biggest questions on the offense.

2 days ago


 Steelers tailbacks Le'Veon Bell, left, and LeGarrette Blount

Steelers RBs Bell, Blount face marijuana charges

Le’Veon Bell, 22, and LeGarrette Blount, 27, are expected to be charged with misdemeanor marijuana possession, Ross police said.

2 days ago


 Brett Keisel, a seventh-round draft choice in 2002, has started 110 games for the Steelers.

Brett Keisel signs two-year deal with Steelers

The defensive lineman had four sacks and two fumble recoveries last season.

2 days ago


 Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier tackles Buffalo RB Fred Jackson for no gain in the first quarter of Saturday's game at Heinz Field.

Run defense a work in progress for Steelers

The Steelers understand the importance of shoring up their defense against the run in the next two preseason games.

3 days ago


 Ben Roethlisberger warms up at practice for the Steelers Monday on the South Side.

Steelers notebook: Starters likely to play more against Eagles

The Steelers' first team will play more Thursday against the Eagles than it has so far this preseason, but how much more is unknown.

3 days ago


 Studio A.M. co-owners Baron Batch, left, and John Malecki trade jokes in their studio in Homestead.

Two former Steelers pour energy into new goals, new game with Homestead art studio

At the end of their football careers last summer, Baron Batch and John Malecki are now teammates in Studio A.M.

3 days ago


 Brett Keisel makes his way onto the field for the Steelers home opener, past the cheering fans on September 8, 2013.

Brett Keisel returns to fold with Steelers

The 12-year veteran defensive end will sign a contract to play his 13th NFL season with the Steelers, who drafted him in 2002.

3 days ago


 Antonio Brown pulls in a pass for a touchdown against the Bills in the first quarter at Heinz Field Saturday night, August 16, 2014

Ed Bouchette's Steelers chat transcript: 8.19.14

Ed takes your questions on the Steelers who face Philadelphia Thursday night for preseason game number three.

3 days ago


 Mike Tomlin said it is approaching “witching hour” for players with injuries who are vying roster spots. “That’s the unfortunate reality."

Mike Tomlin: 'Unfortunate reality' ahead for injured players trying to make Steelers

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said today six players will sit out the third preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles Thursday night.

3 days ago


 Steelers safety Troy Polamalu takes a break during an afternoon practice earlier this month at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe.

Steelers' Troy Polamalu dreaming of an outstanding season

After filling in at linebacker last year, Polamalu hopes he can play a full season at his natural position, strong safety.

4 days ago


 Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger delivers a pass Monday on the South Side.

Steelers notebook: Big Ben making no-huddle a tasty test

Most of the Steelers’ young, new wide receivers have caught on fast to the nuances of the no-huddle offense.

4 days ago


 Steelers tackles Mike Adams (left) and Marcus Gilbert during workouts earlier this month at St. Vincent College in Latrobe, Pa.

Steelers sign Gilbert through 2019 season

The Steelers today announced that they have signed offensive tackle Marcus Gilbert to six-year contract through the 2019 season.

3 days ago


 Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger congratulates Markus Wheaton on his touchdown against the Bills in the first quarter at Heinz Field on Saturday night.

Ray Fittipaldo's Steelers chat transcript: 8.18.14

Ray takes your questions on the Steelers, who won their first preseason game in two years Saturday night.

4 days ago


 Kelvin Beachum takes part in a drill during minicamp on the South Side in June.

Beachum coming up big on Steelers' offensive line

What has gone largely unnoticed is that offensive lineman Kelvin Beachum's size really may be an advantage.

5 days ago


 Rookie linebacker Ryan Shazier takes down the Bills' Scott Chandler in the first quarter at Heinz Field Saturday night.

Gene Collier: Finished product short of halfway

Collier: Halfway through this preseason, you might presume the Steelers are halfway toward presenting themselves as a finished product.

6 days ago


 Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger shouts out signals against the Bills in the first quarter Saturday against the Bills at Heinz Field Pittsburgh.

Steelers notebook: Offense thrives with no-huddle

Ben Roethlisberger operated the no-huddle in all three series he played, and the first two drives produced touchdowns.

6 days ago


 Pittsburgh Steelers rookie linebacker Ryan Shazier intercepts pass in front of Buffalo Bills tight end Scott Chandler in the first quarter Saturday at Heinz Field.

Ryan Shazier pick impresses

Rookie linebacker Ryan Shazier wasted little time showing why he was a first-rounder, highlighting his night with an interception.

6 days ago


 Steelers rookie  Ryan Shazier takes down the Bills' Scott Chandler in the first quarter at Heinz Field.

Shazier's debut highlights first Steelers preseason win in two years, 19-16

Shaun Suisham hit a 20-yard field goal with no time left, Ben Roethlisberger ran the no-huddle and rookie Ryan Shazier introduced himself.

6 days ago


 Steelers defensive lineman Daniel McCullers during workouts Tuesday at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe.

Steelers rookie makes a big impression all the way around

Defensive lineman Dan McCullers, at 6 feet 8, 358 pounds, brings new meaning to the word “big.”

1 week ago


 New Steelers running backs coach James Saxon.

New Steelers RB coach Saxon must manage crowd

The Steelers have made progress in figuring out how to best use three running backs with very different skill sets.

1 week ago


 Steelers linebacker Arthur Moats intercepts a pass in combined workouts with the Buffalo Bills on Wednesday at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe.

Moats catches on to new role with Steelers

Best known for basically ending QB Brett Favre's career, Arthur Moats quickly becomes Steelers top backup at outside linebacker.

1 week ago


 Ben Roethlisberger during workouts Monday at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe.

Roethlisberger reacts to ex-Steeler Sanders' claim

Big Ben not happy that Emmanuel Sanders labelled his current QB, Denver’s Peyton Manning, a better leader than Roethlisberger.

1 week ago


 Linebacker Jason Worilds makes his way past the tackling dummies in combined workouts Wednesday at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe.

Steelers notebook: Nostalgic trip for Bills coach Marrone

Bills coach Doug Marrone has vivid memories of Chuck Noll and participating in a Steelers training camp at Saint Vincent College.

1 week ago


 Steelers coach Mike Tomlin during workouts Monday at St. Vincent College in Latrobe.

Steelers long-snapper Greg Warren has meniscus tear in knee

Ryan Shazier (knee bruise) and Jarvis Jones (groin) are questionable for second preseason game against the Bills at Heinz Field.

1 week ago


 Steelers linebacker Jason Worilds takes a break during workouts Tuesday at St. Vincent College in Latrobe, Pa.

Gerry Dulac's Steelers chat transcript: 8.13.14

Gerry takes your questions on the Steelers, who face the Bills at home Saturday in preseason engagement No. 2.

1 week ago


 Steelers defensive assistant Joey Porter watches the linebackers during workouts Tuesday at St. Vincent College in  Latrobe.

Joey Porter passes along tricks to Steelers linebackers

Former Steelers OLB Joey Porter savors his new role as defensive assistant and hopes to teach some of his tricks to the young linebackers.

1 week ago


 Dan Rooney talks with Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin during workouts Tuesday at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe.

Steelers notebook: Bills come to town to offer change of pace

Practice will take on a different look and tone today when the Buffalo Bills arrive for two days of joint sessions with the Steelers.

1 week ago


Jerry Micco's sports chat transcript: 8.13.14

Pirates and Steelers discussion dominates the discourse in today’s chat.

1 week ago


 Steelers tackle Marcus Gilbert takes a break during workouts Monday at St. Vincent College in Latrobe, Pa.

Ed Bouchette's Steelers chat transcript: 8.12.14

Ed takes your questions on the Steelers, who will break the Latrobe portion of training camp later this week.

1 week ago


 Right tackle Marcus Gilbert drops back into pass protection at Steelers training camp in Latrobe.

On the Steelers: Marcus Gilbert plans to stick around

The Steelers could be primed to lock up another former Florida offensive lineman to a long-term contract in Marcus Gilbert.

1 week ago


 Steelers linebacker Howard Jones has put himself in the mix for a roster spot.

Steelers notebook: Howard Jones makes move 
to grab a roster spot

Howard Jones may have been an unknown long shot coming into camp, but now he’s a legitimate factor in the Steelers’ roster competition.

1 week ago


 Antonio Brown picks up first down Saturday against the Giants at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.

Ray Fittipaldo's Steelers chat transcript: 8.11.14

Fresh off their first preseason game, Ray takes your questions on the Steelers.

1 week ago


 Dri Archer picks up a first down for the Steelers Saturday night against the Giants.

On the Steelers: Rookie Archer offers very early highlight

It's foolish to put too much stock into an exhibition opener for the Steelers, but they did have a few bright spots worth noting.

1 week ago


 Steelers guard Ramon Foster is helped off the field after getting poked in the eye on the second series of the preseason opener against the Giants.

Steelers notebook: Watershed moment for Spence, but starters yield early TD

A feel-good start for Sean Spence, a big play early against the defense and more highlighted the Steelers' preseason opener at the Giants.

1 week ago


 Steelers president Art Rooney II signs Terrible Towels prior to the team's first preseason game against the Giants at MetLife Stadium Saturday night.

On the Steelers: Presence still strong south of the border

While the Steelers have lost a bit of footing in terms of success and popularity in the U.S., they remain the premier NFL team elsewhere.

1 week ago


 Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger talks to an NFL official.

Gene Collier: NFL official not exactly a glamour job

Between the advent of replay, new rules and bigger and faster players, good luck to the NFL finding officials who fully embrace the job.

1 week ago


 Corey Washington pulls in touchdown pass over the Steelers' Isaiah Green in the fourth quarter at MetLife Stadium.

Steelers drop first preseason game to Giants, 20-16

Most of the Steelers roster did not play very well, at least collectively, until the backups’ backups took a fourth-quarter lead.

1 week ago


 Stephon Tuitt (91) catches a simulated punt in special teams drills at practice at Steelers training camp Sunday at Saint Vincent in Latrobe.

Rookie DE Tuitt closing in on starting job

Rookie defensive end Stephon Tuitt likely on the verge of joining rookie roommate Ryan Shazier on first team.

2 weeks ago


 Steelers linebacker Jason Worilds battles tight end Matt Spaeth during workouts Wednesday at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe.

Steelers expecting big things from veteran linebacker

Jason Worilds has done more than pick up where he left off after superb second half last season when he emerged as a full-time starter.

2 weeks ago


 Steelers punter Brad Wing gets off a punt as special teams coach Danny Smith, left, watches earlier this week.

Steelers notebook: Punter competition is a one-man show

Brad Wing is on his own for now as the punter because Adam Podlesh is away from the team attending to a family matter.

2 weeks ago


 Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey.

Florida state attorney reviewing incident at Pouncey brothers' birthday party

A decision on whether to file charges as a result of a fight at a private party for the brothers is expected soon.

2 weeks ago


 Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin shares a laugh with the running backs during afternoon workouts last week at training campat  Saint Vincent College in Latrobe.

Tomlin wants players to show 'urgency' Saturday against Giants

Tomlin: “I want the group to play fast, I want them to play with the urgency that’s required to play winning football in a stadium setting.

2 weeks ago



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