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Mason Rudolph takes responsibility for role in Myles Garrett fight Mason Rudolph takes responsibility for role in Myles Garrett fight
- November 20, 2019

Great respect for his ability as a player. "I know if Myles could go back he would handle this situation differently". "For my involvement last week, there's no acceptable excuse. When asked if that action was contrary to getting the defensive end off him, Rudolph deferred to his statement. "I was just trying to get him off of me", Rudolph said. (more...)
NFL To Hear Garrett's Appeal NFL To Hear Garrett's Appeal
- November 19, 2019

Their brawl continued into the end zone and Garrett removed Rudolph's helmet and hit him with it. While Richardson wants Rudolph to be disciplined, Steelers defensive captain Cam Heyward, who openly lobbied for the league to suspend Garrett on Thursday night, did not offer a response when asked about the league's decision to suspend Garrett for the remainder of the season. (more...)
Myles Garrett to appeal National Football League suspension after helmet attack Myles Garrett to appeal National Football League suspension after helmet attack
- November 18, 2019

They have shown a willingness to be open- and fair-minded, reducing past suspensions if warranted. Cleveland's Myles Garrett reportedly will argue that the CBA doesn't allow for indefinite suspensions for on-field incidents. Garrett ripped Rudolph's helmet off and clubbed him in the head with it in the final seconds of Cleveland's victory Thursday night. While many fans wanted to see the Pittsburgh backup quarterback sit out several games, that won't happen. (more...)
American footballer set for huge ban after shocking National Football League incident American footballer set for huge ban after shocking National Football League incident
- November 15, 2019

Mayfield found Odell Beckham for 42 yards to the 1, then snuck the final yard for a 7-0 advantage before the game was four minutes old. Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Juju Smith-Schuster sustained a concussion in Thursday's game against the Browns from a helmet-to-helmet hit . (more...)
Steelers fined for Ben Roethlisberger injury reporting Steelers fined for Ben Roethlisberger injury reporting
- November 04, 2019

The Steelers have been fined $75,000 and Tomlin was fined $25,000 for violating the NFL's Injury Report Policy before their Week 2 game. Roethlisberger was a non-participant in a practice on September 11 prior to the Week 2 game against the Seahawks . (more...)
Jacoby Brissett suffers knee injury against Steelers Jacoby Brissett suffers knee injury against Steelers
- November 04, 2019

Since he joined the Steelers , Fitzpatrick has four interceptions in six games. He jogged off the field under his own power, but after an evaluation on the sideline, the team elected to go with Hoyer for the rest of the game. Hoyer, however, showed the drop-off isn't drastic if he's forced to play. The Indianapolis Colts may stand at 5-3, but Sunday's loss against the Pittsburgh Steelers (4-4) could become a sign for whatever is to come in this season's second half. (more...)
Le'Veon Bell claims Steelers tried to trade for him before deadline Le'Veon Bell claims Steelers tried to trade for him before deadline
- November 02, 2019

Here's what Bell had to say, via Pro Football Talk . "I found out through my agent he had talked to the Jets and there were teams like Houston, the Packers , the Kansas City Chiefs and, surprisingly, the Steelers were all in the mix in trying to trade for me", Bell said . (more...)
Dolphins' Drake won't travel for MNF, trade talks reportedly progressing Dolphins' Drake won't travel for MNF, trade talks reportedly progressing
- October 28, 2019

The Dolphins also announced safety Reshad Jones , center Daniel Kilgore, defensive end Avery Moss and reserve offensive lineman Andrew Donnal also did not travel to Pittsburgh . The Dolphins are asking for a mid-round draft pick, ESPN reported. Whether it's Drake or Walton the plan of attack doesn't change. Without Drake, it will be second-year back Mark Walton powering the rushing attack. (more...)
Steelers to start undrafted rookie QB Devlin Hodges vs. Chargers Steelers to start undrafted rookie QB Devlin Hodges vs. Chargers
- October 12, 2019

Mason Rudolph has been ruled out of the Pittsburgh Steelers' Sunday night matchup against the Los Angeles Chargers , the team announced on Friday. It's a insane process", Hodges said earlier this week, per Jim Wexell of 247Sports. "I think that is an asset to him and us in the present circumstance". (more...)
Steelers break out of funk, stomp Bengals 27-3 Steelers break out of funk, stomp Bengals 27-3
- October 04, 2019

The Bengals versus Pittsburgh Steelers rivalry on Monday also will be missing one of the staples from numerous matchups over the past 15 years, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. Ross opened 2019 with two 100-yard receiving performances. It could also force the offense to rely on the running game with Joe Mixon. Cincinnati (0-4) is 30th in offensive points per game and 29th in yards per play. (more...)
Key observations of the Seahawks ugly win over the Steelers Key observations of the Seahawks ugly win over the Steelers
- September 19, 2019

Roethlisberger had complained of arm soreness coming off the Week 1 loss at New England, multiple teammates said Monday. "He's a natural player, got good feel, can do a lot of stuff", Carroll continued. "Regardless of how I think about the play, they made the call", Edmunds said. "What we're going to do here is going to work". Linebacker Vince Williams left in the first quarter (hamstring), while running back James Conner (knee), safety Sean Davis (shoulder) and linebacker Anthony ... (more...)
Roethlisberger intends to honor 3 years left on Steelers contract Roethlisberger intends to honor 3 years left on Steelers contract
- September 19, 2019

Roethlisberger was hurt late in the second quarter of Sunday's loss, grabbing his elbow after attempting a pass on the team's final drive of the half. Tomlin added that Minkah Fitzpatrick , who the team acquired via trade with the Dolphins , will play Sunday against the 49ers at safety and that running back James Conner's injury status dealing with a knee issue would be day-to-day. (more...)
Ben Roethlisberger injured: Steelers promote QB Devlin Hodges to backup Mason Rudolph Ben Roethlisberger injured: Steelers promote QB Devlin Hodges to backup Mason Rudolph
- September 18, 2019

Roethlisberger wants to avoid going under the knife, but team doctors will decide his injury protocol moving forward. Conner, along with Roethlisberger, was hurt during Sunday's 28-26 loss to the Seattle Seahawks . "I'm not a guy who goes out and wings it". Fitzpatrick will help the Steelers immediately and for years to come. The Steelers can't sign Landry Jones , who spent five years with the franchise, because he's contractually committed to the XFL. (more...)
Patriots show no shame in Antonio Brown motives Patriots show no shame in Antonio Brown motives
- September 10, 2019

I would be on my best behavior (if I were him), because this is it. And if that 26-9 loss to the Cowboys doesn't seem so bad, in that game Dallas' defense had nine sacks to none for the Steelers , and its offense finished with 442 yards of net offense to 126 for the Steelers. (more...)
Landry Jones becomes first QB to sign with XFL Landry Jones becomes first QB to sign with XFL
- August 17, 2019

In his time with the Sooners, from 2008-12, Jones tallied 16,646 passing yards and 126 touchdowns. "I can't wait to suit-up", in the XFL's release. There's a possibility that Jones could be reunited with Bob Stoops , who will coach the XFL's Dallas franchise. (more...)
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receivers coach Darryl Drake dead at 62 Pittsburgh Steelers wide receivers coach Darryl Drake dead at 62
- August 12, 2019

Drake is survived by his wife, Sheila, daughters Shanice, Felisha and Marian, and two grandchildren. He made stops at Western Kentucky (1983-91), Georgia (1992-96), Baylor (1997) and Texas (1998-2003). "He was a tremendous coach and even better man. We will use our faith to guide us and help his family throughout the hard time". "I wish I could see you just one more time". (more...)
Steelers make a bold move, land Devin Bush Steelers make a bold move, land Devin Bush
- April 26, 2019

The four-time Pro Bowler is entering a contract year and is set to earn a base salary of $7.8 million in 2019. He has not attended the team's voluntary offseason program, including the team's first minicamp last week. Elway added that he hasn't thought about trading Harris. In 2003 the Steelers traded up from No. 27 to No. 16 overall by giving the Kansas City Chiefs their first round pick, the 92nd selection and the 200th to eventually select Troy Polamalu. (more...)
JuJu Smith-Schuster, Antonio Brown Trade Words Over Twitter JuJu Smith-Schuster, Antonio Brown Trade Words Over Twitter
- April 08, 2019

After another social media slight from former teammate Antonio Brown , the Steelers wideout used Twitter to respond on Sunday. The unhappy exchange began, ironically enough, after Brown tweeted the following message: "Keep your emotions off the internet ". (more...)
Birmingham Irons’ league suspending operations 8 games into season Birmingham Irons’ league suspending operations 8 games into season
- April 03, 2019

The AAF has officially chose to suspend play for the remainder of the 2019 season. There are other organizations such as The Spring League or the Canadian Football League that exist to give players second chances at the NFL, or undrafted players another opportunity to prove their skills to scouts in hopes of making practice camps come August. (more...)
Alliance of American Football suspending operations, reports say Alliance of American Football suspending operations, reports say
- April 02, 2019

The AAF is a first-year, eight-team professional football league that began play in February, one week after the 2019 Super Bowl. "When the new owner came in, we thought we had financial backing and we'd be able to at least play out the season", Spurrier said. (more...)