Patriots quarterback Tom Brady will miss the first four games of the 2015 season, including the Sept. 10 opener against the Steelers.

Tom Brady loses appeal of 4-game suspension from NFL

Brady and the Patriots have denied knowingly using deflated footballs in the AFC title game win over Indianapolis.

about 7 hours ago

 Le'Veon Bell will miss the Steelers' opener Sept. 10 against New England and the home opener Sept. 20 against San Francisco.

Steelers running back Bell gets suspension cut to two games

Le’Veon Bell will now be available to play when the Steelers visit the St. Louis Rams Sept. 27.

about 7 hours ago

 Steelers left tackle Kelvin Beachum signs autographs after workouts Monday at St. Vincent College in Latrobe.

Ed Bouchette's Steelers chat transcript: 7.28.15

The Steelers are off today, but Ed isn’t and he takes your questions about what’s going on up in Latrobe.

about 8 hours ago

 Steelers linebackers Lawrence Timmons just misses intercepting a pass from Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith in the fourth quarter of a December game at Heinz Field.

Steelers LB Lawrence Timmons hopes to make impact at buck linebacker position

And a healthy Ryan Shazier should get freedom to roam as Timmons’ inside linebacker partner.

about 23 hours ago

 Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant makes a catch during OTAs last month at the Steelers South Side facility.

Steelers WR Martavis Bryant discovers many perks to being mentored by Antonio Brown

“I’m coming into it with more confidence, more focus, more attention to detail, so I can become a better player,” Bryant said.

about 23 hours ago

 Steelers quarterback Tajh Boyd practices during rookie minicamp, May 8, 2015, on the South Side.

Steelers notebook: First-year QB Tajh Boyd looks to make his mark

Bruce Gradkowski’s shoulder injury opens a door of opportunity for first-year quarterback Tajh Boyd.

about 23 hours ago

 The Steelers' Tyler Murphy signs autographs after afternoon workouts.

Steeler fans still get their kicks at Saint Vincent workouts

The beginning of this year’s training camp marks the 50th anniversary the team has held practices at the Latrobe site.

1 day ago

 Steelers offensive lineman Kelvin Beachum signs autographs after afternoon workouts at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe.

With an uncertain future, Steelers' Beachum is 'here to play football'

Left tackle Kelvin Beachum is not concerned with his contract status heading into this season.

1 day ago

Art Rooney speaks on Bell hearing, Super Bowl bid

The Steelers president said he hasn’t heard from the NFL about when it would have a hearing on running back Le’Veon Bell’s suspension.

1 day ago

 Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown stretches during afternoon workout  at St Vincent College in Latrobe.

Ray Fittipaldo's Steelers chat transcript: 7.27.15

Training camp is underway and Ray takes your questions on the Steelers prospects for 2015.

1 day ago

 Steelers receiver Antonio Brown center, talks with reporters after he arrives for training camp at St Vincent College in Latrobe, Pa

Steelers hoping Brady, others can play in season opener

The team reported to training camp Saturday at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, preparing for the Sept. 10 opener against the Pats.

2 days ago

 Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger shouts signals Sunday during drills at St Vincent College in Latrobe.

Ben Roethlisberger says Steelers offense may be better than record-breaking '14 season

After scoring a franchise-high 436 points last season, the team’s goal is to score at least 30 points a game in this one.

2 days ago

 Given his age and list of accomplishments, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin is on pace for a Hall of Fame career.

Ron Cook: Despite some lost pieces, the Steelers' core remains

With Ben Roethlisberger, Cam Heyward and Mike Tomlin all signing extensions, the Steelers’ future looks bright.

2 days ago

 The Pirates' Aug. 23 game time change caused the Steelers to move their game up.

Pirates, Steelers swap Aug. 23 game times

The Pirates will now play the Giants at 8 p.m. at PNC Park, while the Steelers face off against the Packers at 1 p.m. at Heinz Field.

3 days ago

 Reserve offensive tackle Mike Adams had a back procedure done on July 20.

Steelers start training camp with five players injured

Adams, Gradkowski, Pouncey, Lemon, and Golson are on the physically-unable-to-perform list because of injuries.

3 days ago

 Kevin Colbert

Steelers sign general manager Colbert through 2018

“Kevin’s work and footprint on our football operations have been a key factor in our success,” Steelers president Art Rooney II said.

3 days ago

 Le'Veon Bell said that “I have no idea” why an appeal has not yet been heard and said he did not know if his agent and/or lawyers had even filed one yet.

Steelers' Bell says his suspension appeal has not yet been heard by NFL

Le’Veon Bell was suspended three games as the result of an arrest last August as he was driving with then-teammate LeGarrette Blount.

2 days ago

 Steelers cornerback Cortez Allen

Jarvis Jones, Ryan Shazier, Cortez Allen, Shamarko Thomas key to Steelers improvement on defense

The Steelers hope four young players can make their defense better in a hurry.

3 days ago

 Former Steelers coach Chuck Noll observes his players during training camp in 1975.

Steelers faithful: 50 years at Saint Vincent

Benedictine monks opened their campus up to The Chief and his team in the 1960s and it has been a perfect fit every since.

4 days ago

 Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin talks with players as they stretch during minicamp on the South Side in June.

Steelers sign Tomlin to two-year contract extension through 2018

In eight seasons, head coach Mike Tomlin has compiled an 82-46 regular-season record and has coached the Steelers into two Super Bowls.

5 days ago

 Rashard Mendenhall

Former Steelers RB Mendenhall finds new life in Hollywood

After retiring at 26, ex-Steeler Rashard Mendenhall is now a staff writer for the HBO series “Ballers.”

5 days ago

 Patriot's quarterback Tom Brady arrives June 23 for his appeal hearing at NFL headquarters in New York.

AP source: Union offered NFL settlement on Brady suspension

Several media reports indicated the union’s proposal called for Brady paying a large fine, but with no suspension.

5 days ago

 Will the Steelers kiss the Vince Lombardi trophy again as Jerome Bettis did after beating the Seahawks at Ford Field in Detroit to win Super Bowl XL in 2006? Sure, why not, Gene Collier says, as its only July.

Gene Collier: Super Bowl predictions arrive, creating artificial need to make one

Super Bowl predictions flow in, as usual, in July, so the Post-Gazette’s sports columnist makes one, too.

6 days ago

Jerry Micco's sports chat transcript: 7.22.15

Heavy Pirates and Steelers discussion in this week’s chat with the Post-Gazette’s managing editor for sports.

6 days ago

 Steelers head coach Mile Tomlin jokes with James Harrison during an OTA session last month at the team's training facility on the South Side

Ed Bouchette's Steelers chat transcript: 7.21.15

The Steelers report to training camp on Saturday -- Ed takes your questions on what to expect from the team in Latrobe.

1 week ago

 NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell listens to the opening speaker at a fundraising luncheon today for the Washington, Pa. YWCA held in Canonsburg.

Goodell: NFL 'being very thorough' in considering Brady appeal

Roger Goodell said he has no specific timeline for when he will reach a decision on Tom Brady’s appeal after speaking at local fundraiser.

1 week ago

 Steelers'linebacker  Vince Williams goes through drills during minicamp last month at the team's South Side facility.

Ray Fittipaldo's Steelers chat transcript: 7.20.15

The Steelers report to training camp on Saturday; Ray takes your questions on what to expect from the black and gold in 2015.

1 week ago

 Entering training camp, new Steelers defensive coordinator Keith Butler will need Jarvis Jones, one of his most important players, to begin the process of stepping up at linebacker.

Questions for Steelers defense not about 'who,' but what they can do

The story lines for the Steelers defense this season start at the top with new coordinator Keith Butler, and trickle down to the secondary.

1 week ago

 Of fixing up Saint Vincent, the training camp home of the Steelers, chairman Dan Rooney said: "Every year we’ve done more.”

Gene Collier: Rhode Island summers paved way for Steelers training camp in Latrobe

The days of the putrid Steelers teams starting their seasons in the northeast seem awfully long ago, but Saint Vincent wasn’t always home.

1 week ago

 Steelers coach Mike Tomlin watching training camp drills in Latrobe last July.

A fan's guide to 2015 Steelers training camp

Things every fan should know for another Steelers summer at Camp Tomlin.

1 week ago

 Le'Veon Bell is becoming perhaps the best running back in the NFL, but does he have an adequate replacement early in the season?

Five things to look for at Steelers training camp

Most of the questions surrounding the Steelers are on defense, but there is some intrigue on the offensive side of the ball too.

1 week ago

 Cam Heyward pressures Kansas City quarterback Alex Smith during a game at Heinz Field last season.

Steelers sign Cam Heyward to six-year, $59.25 million contract

A starting defensive end for the past two seasons, Heyward is now under contract through 2020.

1 week ago

 Steelers quaterback Ben Roethlisberger greets fans as he walks to the practice field during last year's training camp in Latrobe.                      Original Filename: 20140727radSteelersCampSpts.1.jpg

Steelers plan fan party for first training camp practice

The Steelers are marking 50 years of camp at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe with a variety of festivities beginning at noon July 26.

1 week ago

 Steelers outside linebackers coach Joey Porter talks with James Harrison during minicamp last month at the team's facility on the South Side.

Ray Fittipaldo's Steelers chat transcript: 7.13.15

With training camp nigh, Ray returns to take your questions on the Steelers.

2 weeks ago

 Jerome Bettis will enter the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Aug. 8.

Bettis tabs his brother as Hall of Fame presenter

John Bettis III will step in for his deceased father when his brother, Steelers great Jerome Bettis, is inducted into the Hall of Fame.

2 weeks ago

 As part of a 2007 deal to build Consol Energy Center and keep the franchise in Pittsburgh, the Penguins acquired development rights to the site where the Mellon Arena had stood.

A new ballgame: Sports teams find real value in real estate

Professional sports franchises like the Penguins are increasingly acquiring development rights to the land near their venues.

3 weeks ago

 "The application is an early step in the bidding process," Steelers president Art Rooney II said in a statement.

Steelers exploring bid to host 2023 Super Bowl

President Art Rooney met with Mayor Bill Peduto Wednesday morning to talk about the team’s bid to host Super Bowl LVII.

3 weeks ago

 The construction will not interfere with the view of the Downtown skyline from the Heinz Field seats.

New Heinz Field seats to be ready for Steelers' first preseason game

The Steelers are adding nearly 3,000 new seats that will include a combination of general seating, premium seating and suites.

3 weeks ago

 The tension is always high in a Steelers-Ravens matchup — Antonio Brown and Lardarius Webb have a standoff in a playoff game in January — but it could be even more heightened this season when the teams meet on a Thursday night with only three days of rest.

Pitt graduate sets out to fix NFL scheduling quirks

Dr. Murat Kurt’s research on the league’s scheduling quirks catches the attention of the NFL.

4 weeks ago