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New DL Tyson Alualu Brings Steelers Position Versatility, Availability, Willingness To Win New DL Tyson Alualu Brings Steelers Position Versatility, Availability, Willingness To Win
- March 22, 2017

Alualu was known as the surprise pick of the 2010 draft, in which the Steelers chose Maurkice Pouncey eight picks later. Alualu, a first-round pick in 2010, was the second-longest tenured player on the Jaguars past year, behind only tight end Marcedes Lewis. (more...)
Steelers sign running back Knile Davis Steelers sign running back Knile Davis
- March 20, 2017

The Pittsburgh Steelers have added more depth to their backfield by signing running back Knile Davis. The Chiefs had drafted the 5-11 1/4, 227-pound Davis in the third round of the 2013 draft out of Arkansas, after Davis had run a 4.37 40 at the NFL Combine. (more...)
School District Says Le'Veon Bell Is Barred From Wisconsin Prom Dance School District Says Le'Veon Bell Is Barred From Wisconsin Prom Dance
- March 18, 2017

But the Waukesha school district stepped in and said Bell can not attend the prom with Tarantino because district policy says he's too old for the event. see you at your prom". The family does say if Bell is not allowed to attend, there are other public student events that Bell would be allowed to attend. (more...)
Former Tennessee WR Justin Hunter to sign with Steelers Former Tennessee WR Justin Hunter to sign with Steelers
- March 16, 2017

As of now, he'll most likely be competing for a spot on the roster, but if he happens to make the team out of training camp, he could end up surprising Steelers fans by the end of the season. Hunter was then claimed off waivers by the Buffalo Bills and would finish the season in upstate NY. Hunter, who is listed at 6-foot-4, is expected to give Pittsburgh some size in the red zone behind star wideout Antonio Brown . (more...)
Dont'a Hightower rumors: Visiting with Steelers Dont'a Hightower rumors: Visiting with Steelers
- March 15, 2017

Hightower is coming off a Pro Bowl season and made the game-changing play in New England's Super Bowl win over the Falcons when he forced a fumble from Matt Ryan on a sack. Hightower's interest in the Jets could be genuine. It's been suggested the Jets' offer is $3 million higher than the Patriots' offer. The Jets could really use a player like Hightower, but news of their pitch leaking is especially disheartening given that the industry assumption now remains that he'll head back to New ... (more...)
Dont'a Hightower Rumored to Visit Steelers as Jarvis Jones Visits Cardinals Dont'a Hightower Rumored to Visit Steelers as Jarvis Jones Visits Cardinals
- March 15, 2017

Jones was taken 17th overall out of Georgia but failed to establish himself as a consistent threat off the edge in his four years as a Steeler. The Cardinals were looking to add depth to their pass rush after Okafor signed with the New Orleans Saints on Monday. (more...)
Le'Veon Bell having groin surgery but should be ready for OTAs Le'Veon Bell having groin surgery but should be ready for OTAs
- March 13, 2017

NFL Network reported that the surgery was to fix a "core muscle" injury that will require about a six-week timetable. Bell left the AFC Championship game with what he later described as a groin injury that had been nagging down the stretch of the season. (more...)
James Harrison re-signs with Steelers
- March 01, 2017

Harrison spent his entire career with the Pittsburgh Steelers, minus a short stint with the Cincinnati Bengals in 2013. But, in September, Harrison agreed to come out of retirement and sign a contract with Pittsburgh . Despite Pittsburgh's attempts to draft and develop a successor to take Harrison's place on defense, the five-time Pro Bowler has fended off all attempts of replacement, managing to remain an effective player well into his late-30s. (more...)
Steelers Reportedly Place Franchise Tag on Le'Veon Bell
- February 27, 2017

The Steelers haven't used the franchise tag often, and the last player who received the franchise tag was none other than placekicker Jeff Reed. With Adrian Peterson likely to be released from the Vikings in the near future, the franchise tag number for running backs could decrease from the $12 million it was previous year. (more...)
Steelers' Joey Porter to plead guilty to fracas citations Steelers' Joey Porter to plead guilty to fracas citations
- February 22, 2017

Current Pittsburgh Steelers assistant coach and former Colorado State standout Joey Porter is planning on pleading guilty to disorderly conduct on Tuesday, his attorney confirmed to the Associated Press. Joey Porter is putting his infamous arrest behind him. Del Greco said his client maintained early on that he did not touch a police officer and realized only after he watched surveillance video that he had done so. (more...)
Justin Gilbert released by Steelers after one season with team
- February 07, 2017

He recorded just three total tackles for the Steelers. The veteran safety and Cleveland native didn't appreciate the lack of maturity Gilbert showed in two seasons with the orange and brown. Even though he didn't work out in Pittsburgh, Steelers fans shouldn't be too bummed out. In August, the Steelers traded a 2018 sixth-round pick to the Cleveland Browns in exchange for Gilbert, who went eighth overall in the 2014 National Football League draft out of Oklahoma State. (more...)
Steelers chairman Rooney expects Roethlisberger to return Steelers chairman Rooney expects Roethlisberger to return
- February 01, 2017

He declined to specify why, but later referred to Roethlisberger's desire to win championships. "I personally expect that he'll be back, but that's going to be his decision". "I think it's mostly a reaction to his age and where he is in his career, and just coming off of a disappointing loss", Rooney said. "Hopefully in the future he'll keep them to minimal types of distractions". (more...)
Le'Veon Bell wrote an wonderful diss track for Skip Bayless
- January 31, 2017

Probably because my name is mixed in close with some of the greatest/They talk about patience, you close to testing my patience/You say whatever for ratings, I'm not blind, I can see/You say I'm just an average running back, no way you believe it . (more...)
National Football League investigating injury status of Steelers' Bell before AFC game National Football League investigating injury status of Steelers' Bell before AFC game
- January 28, 2017

Then head coach Mike Tomlin told the media in his end-of-season presser that he knew of the injury but didn't think it needed to be on the injury report ( more on that here ). Again, those missed practices were technically said to be not related to an injury, and that may be the case. "It's unfortunate that it became an issue in game". (more...)
Who will play longer Brady or Roethlisberger? Who will play longer Brady or Roethlisberger?
- January 27, 2017

The Pittsburgh Steelers are just days removed from losing to the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship game. However, two things are crystal-clear based on what Roethlisberger said: defensive changes in personnel and philosophy must be made quickly and it's high-time to begin the search for his heir apparent. (more...)
As the AFC championship game approaches, many Steelers affected by the flu As the AFC championship game approaches, many Steelers affected by the flu
- January 27, 2017

It adds to his season total of 158.9 scrimmage yards per game, the 3rd most in National Football League history after what was a sour start to the year through suspension . When the Patriots (15-2) have the ball: It always starts with Tom Brady (12) for New England. The New England Patriots have never been quite the same since, stained by the suspicion of scandal, furious about an investigation and penalties they thought were unfair and unbelievable. (more...)
Le'Veon Bell was hurt heading into AFC championship game
- January 26, 2017

It was 31-0 by the time the Packers (12-7) scored, and by then, Rodgers was getting hit, hammered or hurried on just about every snap. Brady made a formidable defense (at least in the previous nine weeks) seem inept while upping his career record to 6-1 against the Tomlin-coached Steelers . (more...)
AP Analysis: Road trips end badly for Packers, Steelers AP Analysis: Road trips end badly for Packers, Steelers
- January 25, 2017

So it will be the New England Patriots vs the Atlanta Falcons at Superbowl LI, which takes place on February 5th at the NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. For the later game, the Steelers travelled to the fortress at Foxsborough. This element of the Falcons' game plan, therefore, is the wild card of this Super Bowl. (more...)
Philip Rivers in, Ben Roethlisberger out of Pro Bowl Philip Rivers in, Ben Roethlisberger out of Pro Bowl
- January 25, 2017

Both Hayward and Gordon are participating in the Pro Bowl for the first time in their careers. To do so, he'll take a red-eye to Orlando on Thursday. He established deep roots in San Diego during his 13 seasons with the Chargers. The San Diego Chargers announced less than two weeks ago that they'd be relocating to Los Angeles for the 2017-18 season, leaving the city that the franchise called home for 55 years. (more...)
Ben Roethlisberger says he will evaluate his future this offseason
- January 25, 2017

I'd love to watch on Facebook Live. Roethlisberger said on Tuesday he would " consider all options " including "if there's going to be a next season" in the next couple weeks. Favre is a clear outlier here, and nine of the 15 started 12 or fewer games before retiring. And that move is much easier to make when the iconic quarterback is already sending signals that his time is dwindling. (more...)