Football


Win or go home: Colts-Titans game flexed to 'SNF' Win or go home: Colts-Titans game flexed to 'SNF'
- December 24, 2018

But first things first: the Patriots need to close out the season with a win over the Jets to nail down a first-round bye. At 8-6-1, the Steelers losing to the NFC-leading Saints would open the door for the Ravens to steal the AFC North with a victory over the Cleveland Browns . (more...)
JuJu says he'll play vs. Saints JuJu says he'll play vs. Saints
- December 24, 2018

While Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan stressed that New Orleans doesn't fear going on the road in the playoffs, he readily acknowledged the advantages of staying in the Superdome. "Just gotta step up and fill the role", Washington said. The team is still sitting atop their division though but still have the Saints to play. The officiating against the Steelers' defense was abysmal and directly resulted in points for New Orleans . (more...)
Three takeaways from the Chargers' win over the Steelers Three takeaways from the Chargers' win over the Steelers
- December 03, 2018

Running Back James Conner #30 of the Pittsburgh Steelers runs with the ball in the second quarter against the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium on November 4, 2018 in Baltimore, Maryland. The Steelers seemed poised for another masterful December performance. The Chargers, however, responded thanks in part to a questionable non-call by the officials. (more...)
5 mostly likely landing spots for Le'Veon Bell in 2019 5 mostly likely landing spots for Le'Veon Bell in 2019
- November 15, 2018

On Wednesday, Ben Roethlisberger revealed that he texted Bell just before the deadline, but he never received a response back from him. He will enter free agency next summer with a clean bill of health, though he also missed out on $14.5 million by forfeiting the entire 2018 season. (more...)
Bell unlikely to report by deadline Bell unlikely to report by deadline
- November 12, 2018

Without him, Pittsburgh is now 6-2-1 and leading the AFC North. Even as the Steelers now brace to lose their marquee running back for the entire season, Bell's camp continues to maintain its cone of silence and repeatedly has declined to address with reporters his plans for the coming week. (more...)
Steelers Antonio Brown pulled over for going 100 miles per hour Steelers Antonio Brown pulled over for going 100 miles per hour
- November 11, 2018

Footage from a security camera shows the black Porsche whiz down the road in the left lane, and witnesses captured more video of Brown's auto on the side of the road as officers in a Ford Explorer Intercepter processed the infraction. Chances are, Brown will go tonight for the Steelers in their game against the Carolina Panthers and hopefully, he reserves his speed to the field from now on. (more...)
Le’Veon Bell Opens Up About Contract Holdout With Bizarre Tweets Le’Veon Bell Opens Up About Contract Holdout With Bizarre Tweets
- November 08, 2018

Bell remains absent from the team, though it was believed he would join the team following its upcoming game against Carolina. According to Kaboly's source, a franchise tag for Bell this offseason would be considered the third whether the running back reports by the November 13 deadline or not. (more...)
Vikings-Bears Nov. 18 Game At Soldier Field Flexed To Prime Time Vikings-Bears Nov. 18 Game At Soldier Field Flexed To Prime Time
- November 06, 2018

The Bears lost to the Packers 24-23 in the season opener. The Pittsburgh Steelers at Jacksonville Jaguars game originally scheduled at 8:20 PM ET on NBC will move to CBS at 1 PM ET. The Eagles game November 18 at New Orleans has been moved from 1 p.m.to 4:25 p.m. ET. The NFL has made a few changes to its Week 11 schedule. That's the price of success, coach Matt Nagy said Monday. (more...)
Le'Veon Bell not expected to report to Pittsburgh Steelers this week Le'Veon Bell not expected to report to Pittsburgh Steelers this week
- October 17, 2018

The next target date for Bell? Players are also required to have at least four consecutive days off during the bye week as written in the collective bargaining agreement, which would mean less practice time for Bell. You could even make an argument that, if Bell comes back, the Steelers might not consider just sitting him on the bench and paying him not to play. (more...)
Antonio Brown almost killed toddler tossing furniture off balcony: lawsuit Antonio Brown almost killed toddler tossing furniture off balcony: lawsuit
- October 09, 2018

TMZ is reporting that Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown is being sued . Police interviewed the women, who said they had been instructed to clean the apartment by one of Brown's representatives. The victim in one of the lawsuits claims a 22-month-old child was almost hit by an item thrown from the balcony. But, when cops showed up to his apartment, Brown said, "I found the car" and closed the door in their faces. (more...)
Eagles interested in acquiring Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell Eagles interested in acquiring Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell
- October 01, 2018

Plus, the 49ers historically haven't committed big dollars to running backs - and that's exactly what Bell wants, and why his holdout from the Steelers has stretched into Week 4 this season. The Steelers are hopeful of getting more than a third-round pick for Bell - they would get a late 2020 third-round pick as compensation for him leaving as a free-agent, in all likelihood - and would prefer to deal him to the NFC, sources said. (more...)
Antonio Brown Wasn't At The Steelers Facility For Monday Meetings Antonio Brown Wasn't At The Steelers Facility For Monday Meetings
- September 18, 2018

It is worth noting at this point that Brown was one of very few Steelers to publicly back Bell when he did not show up to the facility prior to the team's Week 1 game, while almost the entire offensive line and front office criticized Bell in the media. (more...)
Steelers DE Cam Heyward says tie against Browns ‘feels like a loss’ Steelers DE Cam Heyward says tie against Browns ‘feels like a loss’
- September 11, 2018

Watt. Browns coach Hue Jackson felt the Steelers were offside on the climactic kick. The two-time Pro Bowler left the game at Cleveland after pulling up on a special-teams play. Roosevelt Nix got penetration, and Britton Colquitt uncorked a 29-yard punt to start Pittsburgh at its own 45. In his debut with Cleveland, Tyrod Taylor completed 15 of 40 passes for 197 yards. (more...)
Le'Veon Bell Called Out By Steelers Teammates Amid Holdout Le'Veon Bell Called Out By Steelers Teammates Amid Holdout
- September 08, 2018

Yes, this is the second straight franchise tag to which Bell has been shackled, and you can't blame a player for fighting for every last penny he thinks he's worth. "Why play hide and seek?" he said. This is now the ingrained attitude in football, and to an extent in all sports: teams can do whatever they want in the name of sound business, but athletes should shut up and play. (more...)
Le’Veon Bell trade rumors: 5 great fits for Steelers star Le’Veon Bell trade rumors: 5 great fits for Steelers star
- September 06, 2018

Bell may not have expected to be called out by his peers, however, who should understand that all players have an extremely limited window to make as much money as possible. "When he gets here, I hope he'll be ready to go". "We'll figure that out when he comes", Pouncey said. His days as a feature back ended the next season, and he has played in three games combined over the past two years. (more...)
Steelers officially throwing all the pressure on Le'Veon Bell Steelers officially throwing all the pressure on Le'Veon Bell
- September 05, 2018

Conner tweaked his hamstring on the first day of rookie minicamp shortly after being selected and only showed flashes of the player who ran for 3,733 yards and found the end zone 56 times for the Panthers. "[He's gone from] being a rookie that missed a lot of time due to soft tissue injuries and lack of general readiness, to a guy that's done the things that we've outlined several minutes in here", Tomlin said. (more...)
Deflated football found in Steelers-Eagles game Deflated football found in Steelers-Eagles game
- August 13, 2018

Rudolph, the Steelers third-round pick, finished 7 of 12 for 101 yards. NFL Vice President of Football Communications Michael Signora told Rapoport that "all footballs were in compliance with NFL rules following the pregame inspection process & all proper procedures were followed". (more...)
Ben Roethlisberger On Steelers Drafting Mason Rudolph: 'I Was Surprised' Ben Roethlisberger On Steelers Drafting Mason Rudolph: 'I Was Surprised'
- May 05, 2018

Since Big Ben joined the team in 2004, Pittsburgh also selected 2006 fifth-round pick Omar Jacobs and 2008 fifth-rounder Dennis Dixon. "I was surprised when they took a quarterback because I thought that maybe in the third round, you know you can get some really good football players that can help this team now", Roethlisberger said . (more...)
Steelers convert part of Ryan Shazier's 2018 salary into signing bonus Steelers convert part of Ryan Shazier's 2018 salary into signing bonus
- May 03, 2018

According to ESPN insider Field Yates , he says that the franchise have converted Shazier's salary into a signing bonus. Shazier, the Steelers' first-round pick (15th overall) out of Ohio State in 2014, has appeared in 46 career games with 41 starts, totaling 299 tackles (202 solo), seven sacks, seven interceptions, 25 passes defensed and seven forced fumbles. (more...)
Eagles go TE on Day 2 of NFL Draft Eagles go TE on Day 2 of NFL Draft
- April 29, 2018

Not long after, Washington learned he would be joined by a familiar face in Pittsburgh. Rudolph was selected by the Steelers with the 76th overall pick in the third round. He's the first OSU receiver drafted since Justin Blackmon. As if that twist of fate weren't enough, Rudolph will be reunited with college teammate and fellow Oklahoma State Cowboys star James Washington . (more...)