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Cleveland Browns head to Baltimore to face Ravens: Game preview Cleveland Browns head to Baltimore to face Ravens: Game preview
- September 15, 2017

It was especially true in the second half, considering quarterback Joe Flacco only threw four times and completed none of them while the offense continued to eat up the clock on the ground. It was the most carries by the Ravens since December 30, 2012, when they carried 46 times for 206 yards against Cincinnati. But in a second meeting with the Ravens on November 10, the 24-year-old rushed for only 23 yards on nine attempts. (more...)
Gonzalez has flawless National Football League debut, scoring 4 points for Browns Gonzalez has flawless National Football League debut, scoring 4 points for Browns
- September 11, 2017

Brown caught 11 passes on 11 targets for 182 yards, although he didn't score. Rookie 21-year-old quarterback DeShone Kizer impressed in flashes for the Browns on his first National Football League start, including rushing for a one-yard score and throwing a three-yard TD to Corey Coleman , which brought the Browns to within three of the Steelers . (more...)
Steelers lead Browns 14-7 at halftime of season opener in Cleveland
- September 10, 2017

Watt is the younger brother of Houston Texans star J.J. Watt. After days of speculation about how Cleveland Police and Cleveland Browns players would treat the pregame ceremony before today's season opener at First Energy Stadium, the two groups joined with first responders in a rousing display of unity. (more...)
NFL Network host says the Cleveland Browns will upset the Pittsburgh Steelers NFL Network host says the Cleveland Browns will upset the Pittsburgh Steelers
- September 06, 2017

Jackson's odds of staying dry look more promising. When a team pushes draft picks into future draft picks, when it year after year releases veterans and when it pushes salary-cap room forward, the implication is development takes precedence. (more...)
Running back Le'Veon Bell signs tender with Steelers Running back Le'Veon Bell signs tender with Steelers
- September 06, 2017

I feel like when I went to practice, they gave me my normal reps, like I've been doing in practice last year, the year before that and all of the years I've been here. In the postseason, Bell was handed the ball 29 and 30 times in wins over Miami and Kansas City, respectively. "There is business behind it so there's no hard feelings". (more...)
Steelers trade WR Sammie Coates to Browns for draft pick Steelers trade WR Sammie Coates to Browns for draft pick
- September 02, 2017

The Steelers will receive the Browns sixth-round draft pick in the 2018 NFL Draft. Cleveland hopes Coates will add some much needed depth at the wide receiver position. - Coates had his best statistical game previous year against the Jets, catching six passes for 116 yards and a 72-yard touchdown from Ben Roethlisberger . (more...)
Pittsburgh Steelers trade Sammie Coates to Browns Pittsburgh Steelers trade Sammie Coates to Browns
- September 02, 2017

In 2016, Coates made 21 catches for 435 yards and two scores, but was hampered by a hand injury late in the season. In the remaining 11 games of the regular season, Coates caught two passes for 14 yards. Coates has been dealing with injuries in his two-year National Football League career, and had some knee issues just a month ago. Coates could also be used on special teams as a return man on kickoffs along with rookie Jabrill Peppers . (more...)
Le'Veon Bell reports to Steelers on Friday Le'Veon Bell reports to Steelers on Friday
- September 01, 2017

Bell has since left the building. Bell considered returning Monday because the team is off Friday through Sunday but opted to stick with his original plan. The Steelers will be ready for Bell's return. "AB, yeah, I see ya'll cuz", Bell said in a video posted on social media, via the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. (more...)
Powerful Steelers offense adds tight end Vance McDonald in trade with 49ers Powerful Steelers offense adds tight end Vance McDonald in trade with 49ers
- August 29, 2017

A second-round draft pick of San Francisco in 2013, McDonald was signed to a five-year contract extension worth $35 million in the offseason. Pittsburgh released Ladarius Green in March, leaving a group that includes Jesse James , Xavier Grimble and David Johnson. (more...)
Steelers vs. Colts: Roethlisberger rusty & other halftime thoughts Steelers vs. Colts: Roethlisberger rusty & other halftime thoughts
- August 28, 2017

Saturday was a confidence-builder for Tolzien and the Colts because they needed to see something out of the offense to give them hope that they can be effective without Luck if he doesn't play against the Rams. "Getting ready for the season opener", Davis said. Jones hit tight end Xavier Grimble for a 10-yard score in the third quarter, but was intercepted in the end zone with less than five minutes to go and Pittsburgh trailing. (more...)
Le'Veon Bell Indicates Return to Steelers on September 1 Le'Veon Bell Indicates Return to Steelers on September 1
- August 23, 2017

Now we know exactly when Le'Veon Bell plans on ending his preseason holdout. Bell and the Steelers were unable to reach a deal by the July deadline, so Bell is playing under a $12.1 million franchise tag for the 2017-18 season. "Then he is set to show up, sign his $12.1 million franchise tender and play for his team". Bell ran for 1,268 yards and scored seven touchdowns on the ground and added 75 receptions for another 616 yards last season. (more...)
Le'Veon Bell sets date for return to Pittsburgh Steelers Le'Veon Bell sets date for return to Pittsburgh Steelers
- August 21, 2017

On the Steelers' next possession, Dobbs rolled right on third-and-4 at the Steelers 47 and flipped a pass to Conner. McKinley showed a quick burst on a couple rushes, and also showed relentless pursuit on a play where he ran a stunt with Courtney Upshaw and forced a rushed Dobbs throw that was dropped by running back James Conner . (more...)
Le'Veon Bell's agent says no agreement with Steelers ever took place Le'Veon Bell's agent says no agreement with Steelers ever took place
- August 20, 2017

Tom Pelissero of the NFL Network previously reported the same $12 million annual figure for Pittsburgh's offer. Bell, selected in the second round in 2013, has missed the team's off-season work recovering from groin surgery, and it's unclear if he'll show up at the start of training camp or wait to sign his franchise tag. (more...)
Mike Tomlin jokes about Arthur Moats dominating JV game vs. Giants Mike Tomlin jokes about Arthur Moats dominating JV game vs. Giants
- August 14, 2017

Both have split the work with the first team in recent weeks in training camp and they both looked good in the preseason opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Friday night. "Any time you are keeping score you want to win", Moats said. The defense was swarming all night, with seven sacks including three by Arthur Moats and two by T.J. (more...)
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Martavis Bryant conditionally reinstated Pittsburgh Steelers WR Martavis Bryant conditionally reinstated
- August 10, 2017

But it's not completely what the team and Bryant were hoping for. The Steelers are now holding their final open training camp practice prior to traveling to NY for the 2017 preseason opener and that means they won't be back on the fields of Saint Vincent College until Sunday. (more...)
New Pittsburgh deal for Mike Tomlin New Pittsburgh deal for Mike Tomlin
- August 05, 2017

When the Steelers hired Tomlin in 2007 to replace Bill Cowher , he was the youngest coach in the NFL. " We appreciate the leadership that Mike has provided over the last 10 seasons, and we are confident and excited to have him continue to lead our team as we focus on winning another championship ", said Steelers president Art Rooney II in a statement . (more...)
Le'Veon Bell Fails To Show Up For First Day Of Camp Le'Veon Bell Fails To Show Up For First Day Of Camp
- July 28, 2017

Bell's one-year tender is worth $12.1 million, fully guaranteed. Many holdouts have the goal of negotiating a new contract, but the Steelers can't give Bell a new deal after failing to reach a long-term deal prior to the July 17 deadline . (more...)
To play under franchise tag this season To play under franchise tag this season
- July 18, 2017

Bell is set to make more money than any running back in the league this year as he plays on the franchise tag. But given the shelf life of running backs and the potentially exorbitant cap hold Bell could have if franchised again, a long-term deal remains the likeliest option. (more...)
DeAngelo Williams retires from pro wrestling, shifts focus back to football DeAngelo Williams retires from pro wrestling, shifts focus back to football
- July 08, 2017

Williams explained that he agreed to the match to honor his late uncle who passed away five years ago. Williams, who is now a free agent, teamed with " Moose " in a tag team match against Chris Adonis and Eli Drake , and picked up the victory by pinning Adonis after hitting a frog splash onto a table. (more...)
Steelers' Artie Burns arrested in Miami Steelers' Artie Burns arrested in Miami
- June 30, 2017

Officers handcuffed Burns after discovering his license had been expired. Burns was charged with failing to pay $1,012.20 in traffic citations, according to Miami sports radio station WINZ . In the grander scheme of things, Burns' brush with the law should amount to little more than a slap on the wrist, if anything, from the Steelers, who report to training camp on July 27. (more...)