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Recent Pittsburgh Steelers news, rumors

  • • NFL tells teams training camps must be at club facilities amid pandemic
    Currently, the Cowboys and Pittsburgh Steelers are scheduled to open the preseason with the Hall of Fame Game on Aug. 6....2020
  • • Cancer-free, RB Conner unfazed by COVID-19
    James Conner, a Pittsburgh Steelers running back who was declared cancer-free in 2016, said Tuesday that while he'll play it safe, he isn't concerned about playing football amid the coronavirus pandemic....2020
  • • Anthony Chickillo excited for new opportunity with Saints
    It took over two months of free agency after his release from the Pittsburgh Steelers for Anthony Chickillo to find a new home with the New Orleans Saints. But even after playing the waiting game, Chickillo is pleased with his new destination with the Saints. “Couldn’t ask for a better organization, with a better head [more]...2020
  • • Antonio Brown training with Seahawks QB Geno Smith
    Former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown is looking for an NFL comeback, and while some teams may be interested, the 31-year-old is a less than admirable person and has had trouble regaining his footing in the league....2020
  • • Fitzpatrick: modified schedule could benefit Steelers
    Pittsburgh Steelers safety Minkah Fitzpatrick thinks a potentially altered preseason schedule could benefit one of the league's best defenses...2020
  • • Pittsburgh Steelers: Only half of game tickets will go on sale to public to allow for social distancing
    Pittsburgh Steelers director of communications Burt Lauten tweeted that the team is preparing for possible social distancing scenarios at Heinz Field.        ...2020
  • • Saints adding ex-Steelers linebacker Anthony Chickillo
    Linebacker Anthony Chickillo has agreed to a contract with the New Orleans Saints after playing the last five seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers...2020
  • • Harrison: Tomlin gave me envelope for illegal hit
    Former Pittsburgh Steelers star James Harrison said coach Mike Tomlin gave him an envelope after the linebacker's devastating hit on Cleveland Browns wide receiver Mohamed Massaquoi in 2010....2020
  • • Crash Course: Steelers rookies adapting to "virtual" path
    The rookies with the Pittsburgh Steelers are trying to find a way to get their careers off on the right foot amid the COVID-19 pandemic...2020
  • • Pittsburgh Steelers 2020 NFL schedule
    The Pittsburgh Steelers' schedule for the 2020 NFL season features plenty of intriguing matchups. Take a look at all of them with our full rundown.        ...2020

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Pittsburgh Steelers injury and suspension

  • • Steelers GM on Ben Roethlisberger rehab: ‘So far, so good’
    Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger recently started throwing a football again for the first time since having season-ending elbow surgery last season. Apparently, he continues to make excellent progress in his rehab. Speaking to fans during a conference call Monday, Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said Roethlisberger’s rehab is going well. “So far, so good,” Colbert said, pe...2020
  • • Jacoby Brissett was not happy when Colts signed Philip Rivers
    The Indianapolis Colts’ decision to sign eight-time Pro Bowl quarterback Philip Rivers earlier in March was not a surprise. They had been linked to the future Hall of Fame signal caller at a near never-ending loop since the end of the 2019 season. Up until this point, we had no idea how incumbent starter Jacoby Brissett took the signing. Colts head coach Frank Reich admitted on Tuesday that he cal...2020
  • • Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger says he's throwing pain-free for first time in years
    Ben Roethlisberger is ready for a bounce-back season in 2020 after season-ending elbow surgery in 2019. There are doubts surrounding the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback and whether or not he'll be able to return to what he once was before the surgery, but while he has many detractors, Roethlisberger says he's ready to prove them wrong in the coming months. “I have no doubts I’m going to be able to...2020
  • • Steelers reportedly reach two-year, $12M deal with TE Eric Ebron
    The Pittsburgh Steelers are signing tight end Eric Ebron to a two-year deal worth $12M, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com (on Twitter). It’s a relatively low-risk pickup that could pay big dividends for Ben Roethlisberger & Co. Ebron, a former first-round pick, struggled early on in his career with the Lions. In 2018, he caught his second wind with the Colts. However, Indy decided against re-si...2020
  • • Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger 'throwing without pain for the first time in years'
    After missing most of the 2019 season following elbow surgery last September, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is now “throwing without pain.” It’s a huge development for the veteran QB, who shared an update on his rehabilitation efforts with Ron Cook of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Roethlisberger, 38, said he’s confident he will be able to come back and play well, and that he’s ...2020
  • • Steelers place Ryan Shazier on reserve/retired list
    The Pittsburgh Steelers announced on Tuesday that they are placing linebacker Ryan Shazier on the reserve/retired list. Shazier, who suffered a spinal injury during a game in 2017, has slowly been on the road to recovery ever since his terrifying injury. The 27-year-old has spent the past two seasons on the reserve/PUP list and the Steelers confirmed this move was to follow protocol. “Ryan’s place...2020
  • • Steelers GM Kevin Colbert expecting a ‘better Ben Roethlisberger’ in 2020
    How Ben Roethlisberger performs in 2020 coming off elbow surgery is without question one of the biggest issues facing the Pittsburgh Steelers this offseason. By all accounts, the veteran quarterback has responded well to the procedure and is making encouraging strides in rehabilitation. So much so, in fact, that Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert believes the elbow cleanup to Big Ben’s throwin...2020
  • • Ben Roethlisberger says it will be 2-3 months before he's cleared
    Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger could return for at least some of the team’s off-season program after missing the final 14 games of the 2019 campaign with an elbow injury. Big Ben just recently started to throw the football again. It was a pretty big milestone in his recovery, as the future Hall of Famer looks to return from the devastating UCL injury. Though, it might be time f...2020
  • • Watch: Ben Roethlisberger is now throwing footballs as he recovers from elbow surgery
    Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger hasn’t thrown a football in months since undergoing season-ending elbow surgery last year. That’s now a thing of the past. The Steelers shared an eye-opening video of Roethlisberger throwing a football, though it’s weird that he’s still looking like a mountain man after what he said about his beard and his rehab progress. We’re not sure if that’s ...2020
  • • Steelers OL Zach Banner blasts Thomas Davis for Ben Roethlisberger comments
    Los Angeles Chargers linebacker Thomas Davis made some interesting comments about Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger during an appearance on NFL Network. Afterward, he was blasted on Twitter by Steelers offensive lineman Zach Banner, who called his comments “idiotic,” and said Thomas’ take was “uneducated and sad!” Davis said that he feels Roethlisberger “chose not to” play last se...2020



Pittsburgh Steelers trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Saints adding ex-Steelers linebacker Anthony Chickillo
    Linebacker Anthony Chickillo has agreed to a contract with the New Orleans Saints after playing the last five seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers...2020
  • • Old school: Steelers focus on seniors in draft
    The Pittsburgh Steelers went old school during the 2020 NFL draft...2020
  • • Pittsburgh Steelers draft picks 2020: Round-by-round selections
    Here is a 2020 NFL draft pick-by-pick breakdown for the Pittsburgh Steelers.        ...2020
  • • Throwback Thursday: Steelers rare first-round spectators
    The Pittsburgh Steelers were expected to spend the first round of the NFL draft as spectators...2020
  • • Steelers draft picks 2020: When does Pittsburgh pick next? Full list of NFL Draft selections
    Here is a complete list of Pittsburgh Steelers draft picks in the 2020 NFL Draft, updated as selections are made....2020
  • • Curtain Calls: Hall of Famers highlight top Steelers picks
    The beginning of the Pittsburgh Steelers dynasty of the 1970s can be pinpointed to the drafting of defensive lineman Joe Greene in 1969...2020
  • • QB of the future? RB of the present? Steelers weigh options
    Where the Pittsburgh Steelers go in the NFL draft will say a lot about how general manager Kevin Colbert and coach Mike Tomlin view the state of the franchise...2020
  • • 10 NFL Draft trades we would love to see
    There were nearly 200 trades involving draft picks in the 2019 NFL Draft. A good portion of those deals occurred prior to draft weekend, but plenty also happened during the live selections. During the first round alone, 10 picks swapped hands between teams. One team, the Pittsburgh Steelers, moved up into the top 10 to select linebacker Devin Bush. Seeing where each college player will take his ta...2020
  • • Report: Steelers to let JuJu Smith-Schuster hit free agency next offseason?
    Pittsburgh Steelers receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster quickly emerged as one of the NFL’s best, young receivers following his first two NFL seasons. Despite the 23-year-old putting his impressive talents on display, though, the Steelers could potentially let Smith-Schuster test free agency next offseason. Entering the final year of his rookie contract, Smith-Schuster is eligible for a contract extensio...2020
  • • Steelers not concerned about limited pre-draft preparation
    The Pittsburgh Steelers aren't worried about their usual preparation for the NFL draft being disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic...2020

Pittsburgh Steelers stats

  • • Antonio Brown takes unprovoked shots at Julio Jones
    Antonio Brown just doesn't give up, does he? The jobless wide receiver took shots at Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones for what appears to be no particular reason. The loud-mouthed former Steelers All-Pro said on Instagram Live that he's still the best receiver in football and made sure he dissed Jones in the process. “Tell Julio to look up the stats,” Brown said, according to Zach Braziller of the N...2020
  • • Steelers TE Eric Ebron responds to criticism from scout
    Eric Ebron was not pleased to see a scout’s anonymous criticism of him. Ebron has signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers on a two-year, $12 million deal. Pittsburgh radio host Andrew Fillipponi of 93.7 The Fan tweeted a quote from an anonymous scout on Tuesday about Ebron. The scout said Ebron doesn’t block and doesn’t keep quiet. That led to a sarcastic response from Ebron. Ebron was the No. 10 over...2020
  • • Steelers reportedly reach two-year, $12M deal with TE Eric Ebron
    The Pittsburgh Steelers are signing tight end Eric Ebron to a two-year deal worth $12M, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com (on Twitter). It’s a relatively low-risk pickup that could pay big dividends for Ben Roethlisberger & Co. Ebron, a former first-round pick, struggled early on in his career with the Lions. In 2018, he caught his second wind with the Colts. However, Indy decided against re-si...2020
  • • Antonio Brown blasts NFL, Ben Roethlisberger in series of tweets
    Just a few days after posting an apology for his “inexcusable” behavior, free-agent receiver Antonio Brown returned to taking shots at the NFL on Wednesday morning. As Brown continues to wait for a decision following the NFL’s investigation following multiple sexual assault allegations, the former All-Pro receiver blasted the NFL’s for its disciplinary process. Of course, Brown’s shot is directed ...2019

Pittsburgh Steelers kids, wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, father/mother

  • • Watt eager for fresh start, family reunion in Pittsburgh
    Pittsburgh Steelers fullback Derek Watt is happy to be reunited with younger brother T...2020
  • • Ben Roethlisberger has a huge beard that is totally out of control
    Ben Roethlisberger shared a nice video message via the Pittsburgh Steelers on Friday night, but there was one thing that stood out: his beard. The Steelers quarterback looks like he’s been abandoned on an island for a year and is growing his “Castaway” beard. Massive beard aside, that was a nice message from the quarterback. He preached social distancing, thanked first responders and those working...2020
  • • Family ties: FB Derek Watt joins brother TJ with Steelers
    The Pittsburgh Steelers turned the opening day of free agency into a family reunion for the Watt family...2020
  • • Derek Watt to reportedly join brother T.J. by signing with Steelers
    The Pittsburgh Steelers have reportedly agreed to a deal with fullback Derek Watt, who is the brother of outside linebacker T.J. Watt. Ian Rapoport shared the news of this Watt family reunion on Tuesday. Watt is a former sixth-round pick out of Wisconsin who spent the first four years of his NFL career as a member of the Chargers. He’ll likely be an integral part of Pittsburgh’s rushing attack in ...2020
  • • Steelers GM Kevin Colbert discusses contract status, Ben Roethlisberger
    Last summer, Steelers GM Kevin Colbert indicated he did not want to enter into a multi-year extension with the team, as he prefers to take things on a year-to-year basis. Earlier this month, the 63-year-old signed another one-year contract with the club to remain in his general manager post through the 2020 campaign. But in a meeting with Steelers beat writers Thursday, Colbert indicated he is not...2020
  • • On eve of Hall vote, Faneca focusing on family, not football
    Former Pittsburgh Steelers and New York Jets star Alan Faneca is stumping for something far more important than earning a spot in the Pro Football Hall of Fame...2020
  • • Lack of diverse hires concern Steelers' Rooney
    Pittsburgh Steelers owner Art Rooney II, whose family was instrumental in the creation of the NFL's diverse hiring policy, expressed disappointment in the lack of minority head coaches hired this offseason....2020
  • • Watch: Bill Cowher emotional after being surprised on CBS with Hall of Fame news
    Bill Cowher received one heck of a surprise during Saturday night’s pregame show on CBS. Hall of Fame president David Baker showed up on CBS’ TV set and surprised Cowher with the news that the former Pittsburgh Steelers head coach would be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame as part of the 2020 class. Cowher was emotional upon hearing the news: Cowher’s wife and daughter were also there on...2020
  • • Watch: JuJu Smith-Schuster surprises kids with presents at Walmart
    Pittsburgh Steelers receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster has become quite involved in his local community, and he showed up big again with some surprise gifts for random children at Walmart. On Saturday, Smith-Schuster shared a video of an excursion to Walmart, where he bought presents for kids at the store. One little girl, Alyssa, couldn’t believe that Smith-Schuster would buy her a Barbie DreamHouse, s...2019
  • • Baker Mayfield’s wife upset over question about Freddie Kitchens’ t-shirt
    Browns head coach Freddie Kitchens created headlines leading up to his team’s game against the Pittsburgh Steelers when he decided to wear a T-shirt that read “Pittsburgh Started It,” and naturally the shirt was a topic of discussion following Cleveland’s 20-13 loss. Baker Mayfield’s wife does not believe it should have been. Mayfield was asked about Kitchens wearing the shirt and whether or not i...2019

Top Pittsburgh Steelers news

  • • AB apologizes to Steelers for being a distraction
    Antonio Brown issued a public apology to the Pittsburgh Steelers, telling 93.7 The Fan on Thursday that he was sorry for being a distraction....2020
  • • Harrison: Tomlin gave me envelope for illegal hit
  • • Steelers owner not interested in team being featured on 'Hard Knocks'
    The Pittsburgh Steelers are one of five NFL teams that can be forced by the league to appear as the featured team on HBO’s “Hard Knocks” series in 2020. On Monday, Steelers owner Art Rooney II spoke about this topic and made it clear that he isn’t interested in having his team featured on “Hard Knocks” this coming summer. Rooney understands this is out of his power, noting, “It’s not necessarily a...2020
  • • Mike Tomlin indicates he thinks Mason Rudolph should sue Myles Garrett
    Mike Tomlin has publicly defended Mason Rudolph against Myles Garrett’s allegation that the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback called Garrett a racial slur, and Tomlin feels Rudolph should do whatever he feels is necessary to protect his reputation. Tomlin was asked about the ongoing feud between Rudolph and Garrett on ESPN’s “First Take” Monday morning, and the Steelers coach said he “took offense” ...2020
  • • Tomlin defends Rudolph against Garrett's claims
    Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin 'aggressively defended' quarterback Mason Rudolph against claims by Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett that Rudolph used a racial epithet during their November fracus....2020
  • • JuJu Smith-Schuster expected to play Sunday for Steelers vs. Bills
    JuJu Smith-Schuster was forced to exit practice early on Thursday, but the Pittsburgh Steelers star receiver is still expected to play Sunday against the Buffalo Bills. Brook Pryor of ESPN noted that Smith-Schuster was a full participant during Wednesday’s practice and that “barring any future setbacks” he is still expected to play Sunday despite exiting Thursday’s practice early. Additionally, wi...2019
  • • Watch: Bill Cowher emotional after being surprised on CBS with Hall of Fame news
  • • Myles Garrett reiterates racial slur claim against Mason Rudolph
    Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett has reiterated his claim that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph directed a racial slur against him in the midst of what would become an on-field melee during a game in November. In an interview with ESPN, Garrett said Rudolph had called him “a stupid N-word” after Garrett had dragged [more]...2020
  • • Mike Tomlin: From on the hot seat to potential Coach of the Year
    Mike Tomlin and his Pittsburgh Steelers started the season out 0-3. They lost future Hall of Fame quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to a season-ending elbow injury in Week 2. The demise of this “once-vaunted” organization was upon us. Or so we thought. Pittsburgh has won eight of 10 since those dark days in September. The one common denominator being head coach Mike Tomlin. Off the top: Tomlin found ...2019
  • • Devlin Hodges will start for Steelers again in Week 16
    Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Devlin Hodges had a night to forget in his team’s loss to the Buffalo Bills on Sunday, but the poor performance is not going to cost him his starting job. Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin announced on Wednesday that Hodges will start against the New York Jets. Hodges, an undrafted rookie out of Samford, won his first three starts for Pittsburgh after taking over for ...2019

Pittsburgh Steelers fantasy rankings and news

  • • Le’Veon Bell predicts James Conner will break Steelers’ TD record for a RB
    The Pittsburgh Steelers put out a question on Twitter asking how many touchdowns James Conner would score in 2019. A prominent former Steeler weighed in with an answer. Le’Veon Bell is drawing some praise for not holding grudges and supporting a former teammate with his response. I’m going to be that guy, though, and point out that Bell’s career high for touchdowns in a season in Pittsburgh was 11...2019

Pittsburgh Steelers schedule, game

  • • NFL tells teams training camps must be at club facilities amid pandemic
  • • Antonio Brown training with Seahawks QB Geno Smith
  • • Fitzpatrick: modified schedule could benefit Steelers
  • • Pittsburgh Steelers 2020 NFL schedule
  • • Five NFL head coaches under immense pressure to win now
    Could the Pittsburgh Steelers make a rare coaching change should Mike Tomlin fail to lead them to the playoffs once again? Is the 2020 campaign the biggest to date for San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan?...2020
  • • Steelers schedule 2020: Dates & times for all 16 games, strength of schedule, final record prediction
    Here is a complete breakdown of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2020 schedule, including dates and start times for all 16 games and our early prediction....2020
  • • Steelers GM Kevin Colbert ‘excited’ about expanded postseason
    NFL owners on Tuesday approved an expansion of the postseason from 12 to 14 teams, and count Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert in the camp that approves the move. The expanded postseason obviously brings some significant changes, including how there will be one additional wild-card team in each conference and only the top seeds in the NFC and AFC will receive a bye. Addressing the ...2020
  • • Jacoby Brissett was not happy when Colts signed Philip Rivers
  • • Report: NFL owners likely to approve expanded playoff format next week
    When NFL players agreed to the new collective-bargaining agreement, the deal allowed the NFL to expand the playoffs and regular season. Now, team owners are reportedly like to vote in favor of the expanded playoff format for the 2020 season early next week. According to NFL.com’s Judy Battista, NFL team owners are expected to take part in a conference call on Monday and Tuesday next week in place ...2020
  • • J.J. Watt has hilarious reaction to brother signing with the Steelers
    Pure comedy gold. That’s what you get when John C. Reilly and Will Ferrell team up together on the set. We’re not sure how the pairing of Derek and T.J. Watt is going to go with the Pittsburgh Steelers. But it should be interesting. The former inked a deal with Pittsburgh to be its starting fullback this coming season. Meanwhile, T.J. returns as one of the best edge rushers in the NFL. There’s cer...2020

Pittsburgh Steelers rumors, scandals

  • • Terry Bradshaw questions Tom Brady for leaving Patriots, cites his ego
    Few quarterbacks in NFL history can relate to Tom Brady’s success, with multiple Super Bowl rings on his finger and more than a decade spent with one NFL team. Hall of Famer Terry Bradshaw is one of the few, and the Pittsburgh Steelers legend admits that he was baffled by Brady’s decision to leave the Patriots. Bradshaw, drafted with the No. 1 overall pick by the Steelers in 1970, spent his entire...2020
  • • Antonio Brown probably is not joining Tom Brady on Buccaneers
    Antonio Brown and Tom Brady seem to have remained on a friendly basis since their brief pairing early last season on the New England Patriots. Brady reportedly even expressed that he wanted to team with AB in 2020. Their seemingly positive relationship, coupled with Bruce Arians’ history coaching Brown, has led to some speculation that AB could also sign in Tampa Bay. But we’re not so convinced ye...2020
  • • Steelers GM provides positive update on Ben Roethlisberger's recovery from elbow surgery
    Ben Roethlisberger might not need to look like a mountain man for much longer. Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert provided a positive update on Roethlisberger’s recovery from elbow surgery. Roethlisberger will meet with doctors on Feb. 21 to determine if he is cleared to start throwing. Colbert shared that the Steelers’ medical staff has worked closely with their franchise quarterba...2020
  • • Steelers hopeful about retaining GM Kevin Colbert
    Pittsburgh Steelers GM Kevin Colbert’s current deal expires at the conclusion of the 2020 NFL Draft, and the team is hopeful that he will extend it. Steelers president Art Rooney II said the team was “optimistic” about getting a deal done with Colbert, and that all signs pointed toward it happening. The decision to let Colbert’s contract run down came from the GM himself, who declined extension ta...2020
  • • Browns fan's tattoo inspired by Myles Garrett-Mason Rudolph brawl
    In front of a national TV audience on "Thursday Night Football" in a Week 11 divisional showdown between the Cleveland Browns and Pittsburgh Steelers, arguably one of the ugliest on-field scenes in NFL history played out. Now, a Browns fan has immortalized that incident — which was spawned by a late-game confrontation and subsequent dustup between Browns defensive end Myles Garrett and Steelers qu...2019
  • • Steelers players rallying around Ben Roethlisberger amid criticism
    Ben Roethlisberger has been the target of criticism from Antonio Brown and Le’Veon Bell, among others, throughout the offseason, but it appears players still with the Pittsburgh Steelers have his back. Pointed comments from Brown and Bell, now with the Oakland Raiders and New York Jets, respectively, have painted Roethlisberger in an unflattering light. There were also whispers following a tumultu...2019
  • • After landing in Oakland, Antonio Brown ditched his blond mustache
    Now that Antonio Brown has landed in Oakland, he’s back to looking like himself after having ditched his blonde mustache. On his Instagram Story Tuesday morning, Brown was letting his fans know he’s on his way to Oakland to work out with Derek Carr. The blonde mustache that had been his signature look of late was, thankfully, absent. This really makes one wonder if the blond ‘stache was just all p...2019
  • • Steelers reportedly rejected significantly better Pats’ trade offer for Antonio Brown
    The New England Patriots were reportedly one of the teams in on the Antonio Browns sweepstakes and offered much more than what the Pittsburgh Steelers ended up getting from the Oakland Raiders. According to Ian Rapoport, who spoke on the matter Monday morning on NFL Network, the Patriots offered the Steelers a second- and fourth-round pick for Brown. Ultimately, the Steelers rejected that offer, t...2019

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