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  1. Free Agency 2017
  • ESPN formally announces Suzy Kolber, Samantha Ponder, Trey Wingo to head NFL studio shows

    Awful Announcing "Three weeks ago, Jim Miller reported that ESPN would replace Chris Berman with a trio of studio hosts: Trey Wingo, Suzy Kolber and Samantha Ponder. On Thursday, ESPN finally confirmed the news, announcing that Kolber will host Monday Night Countdown, Ponder will lead Sunday NFL Countdown and Wingo..." March 23

  • Hightower turned down more from Jets, Steelers to stay with Pats

    CBS Sports "Not only did Dont’a Hightower walk away from more money from the Jets than he took to stay in New England, he also had more on the table from the Steelers, according to league sources. The linebacker was clearly never leaving New England for AFC East rival New York, as he had $11 million per..." March 23

  • Steelers legend 'would've said goodbye' to Antonio Brown for Facebook video

    CBS Sports "Remember when Antonio Brown broadcasted Mike Tomlin’s postgame speech on Facebook following the Steelers’ playoff win over the Chiefs? Remember when Tomlin suggested that Brown’s actions could compromise his future with the team? None of that ended up mattering in the end considering the..." March 23

  • Steelers must regain their touch drafting wide receivers

    The Sports Daily "Anyone who thinks the Steelers filled their wide receiver need by signing free agent Justin Hunter might be interested in buying one of Pittsburgh’s many bridges. Antonio Brown led the Steelers with 106 receptions last season. Le’Veon Bell was second on the team with 75. No one else on the..." March 22

  • Steelers agree to deal with Tyson Alualu

    Pro Football Talk "The Steelers weren’t a major buyer in the early days of free agency and opened business on Monday with only one player signed from outside the organization. They’ve made up for lost time in the last 24 hours or so. Jeremy Fowler of reports that the team has agreed to terms on a..." March 21

  • Tyson Alualu set to visit Steelers

    Pro Football Talk "The Steelers are expected to meet with a former first-round pick as they look for help on the defensive line. Jeremy Fowler of reports that defensive lineman Tyson Alualu is scheduled to fly into Pittsburgh Monday for a meeting with the team. The Jaguars made Alualu the 10th overall..." March 20

  • Knile Davis, Coty Sensabaugh visiting Steelers

    Pro Football Talk "The Steelers haven’t re-signed running back DeAngelo Williams and they’re spending some time with another backfield option on Monday. Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that Knile Davis is visiting with the team. Davis began and ended last season with the Chiefs, but didn’t..." March 20

  • Steelers add Coty Sensabaugh to secondary

    Pro Football Talk "The Steelers have added some veteran depth to their secondary and special teams. Coty Sensabaugh, who played cornerback for both the Rams and Giants last season, has signed in Pittsburgh. Sensabaugh was a fourth-round pick of the Titans in 2012 who spent four years with the Titans before..." March 20

  • Steelers sign Knile Davis

    Pro Football Talk "The Steelers’ meeting with running back Knile Davis appears to have gone well. The team announced on Monday afternoon that they have signed Davis to their 90-man roster. Davis is the second outside free agent added by the Steelers this offseason, joining wide receiver Justin Hunter as new..." March 20

  • Steelers LB Ryan Shazier explains why he wants to be ‘the Kevin Garnett of football’

    Fox Sports "The Pittsburgh Steelers have a stud linebacker in the middle of their defense in Ryan Shazier. When healthy, he’s considered one of the best linebackers in the league, boasting incredible speed and athleticism. Those two factors are what set him apart from other players at his position, seeing..." March 20

  • Steelers, Texans, Chargers together in free agent inactivity

    ESPN "With most of the Top 150 free agents under contract and NFL rosters coming into focus, at least three teams must really, really like the way they draft. Despite a ballooning salary cap, the Pittsburgh Steelers, Los Angeles Chargers and Houston Texans are the only three teams to sign one..." March 20

  • The Steelers should follow the lead of their offensive line

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Questions abound about the skill position players on the Steelers offense. Will Martavis Bryant be reinstated and return to his 2015 form after a year out of football? Will Le’Veon Bell be able to stay healthy and out of trouble for an entire season? Will Ladarius Green return after a season..." March 19

  • Who Will Start Opposite Antonio Brown in 2017?

    Fox Sports "Not long ago, the Pittsburgh Steelers opened their checkbook and secured wide receiver Antonio Brown. Who will line up with him as the other starter? Loaded with talent at wide receiver and armed with one of the top quarterbacks in the game, the Pittsburgh Steelers aerial attack is one of the..." March 19

  • Terry Bradshaw playoff jersey fetches $66,725 at auction

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Heavy after-hours bidding helped an online auction of Steelers memorabilia net more than $325,000 when bidding ended early Saturday morning. Led by a game-worn Terry Bradshaw jersey from a 1977 playoff game in Denver, the 17 items in “The Pittsburgh Steelers Archive of Exceptional Jerseys” at..." March 19

  • Ben Roethlisberger leaning toward a return to Steelers

    Observer Reporter "To the surprise of no one who has spent any amount of time at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is “leaning towards” returning to play in 2017. Roethlisberger spoke at the Ignite Men’s Impact Weekend conference at Liberty University Friday and was asked if..." March 19

  • Slim pickings remain in free agency

    Pro Football Talk "There aren’t many big moves left to make in free agency. Sure, there’s still the question of whether our No. 1 free agent, Le’Veon Bell, will sign a long-term deal in Pittsburgh or play this season on the franchise tag. And there are big names out there like Adrian Peterson, Jamaal Charles and..." March 18

  • Alejandro Villanueva nearly doubles salary with performance bonus

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Two starters the Steelers are trying to lock up with contracts have already received significant boosts in pay, and it technically didn’t cost the Steelers a dime. Starting left tackle Alejandro Villanueva, who earned a $480,000 salary last season, nearly doubled that. He received $401,652.46..." March 17

  • Wisconsin school officials don’t want Le’Veon Bell at their prom

    Post-Crescent "Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell, who agreed to attend a Waukesha fan's prom as part of a Twitter bet, will be on hand for its opening ceremonies, the fan and her family said Thursday. But he's barred from the dance itself, according to district policy, because he is too old and..." March 17

  • Darrelle Revis to Steelers ‘not happening’

    Sportsnaut "Darrelle Revis has said playing for his hometown Pittsburgh Steelers “would be great,” but according to one report that’s nothing but a pipe dream. Revis was recently released by the New York Jets, who cleaned house releasing many veterans this offseason. Now that he’s been cleared of all..." March 16

  • By going back to New England, Hightower does Steelers a favor

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Dont’a Hightower and the New England Patriots did the Steelers a favor when they came to terms Wednesday on a reported four-year, $43.5 million contract. With crying needs at outside linebacker, cornerback, wide receiver and backup running back, the Steelers set their sights on Hightower, a..." March 16

  • Steelers sign free agent receiver Justin Hunter

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The Steelers added depth to their receiving corps Wednesday when they signed free agent receiver Justin Hunter to a one-year contract, according to a team source. The contract’s value is not immediately known. Hunter visited the Steelers Monday but left without signing a deal. He spent his..." March 15

  • Steelers have likely pulled their contract offer to Dont’a Hightower

    Larry Brown Sports "The Pittsburgh Steelers hosted Dont’a Hightower for a visit on Tuesday, but it seems unlikely that the free agent linebacker will end up signing with the team. According to Aditi Kinkhabwala of NFL Network, the Steelers made Hightower a formal contract offer before he left their facility. There..." March 15

  • Hightower to decide between Patriots, Steelers, Jets on Wednesday "The best free agent remaining on the board is close to making his decision. Linebacker Dont'a Hightower likely will decide between the Jets, Patriots and Steelers on Wednesday, with the strong likelihood being that he chooses to return to New England, according to NFL Network Insider Ian..." March 15

  • Cardinals Expected To Sign Former Steelers OLB Jarvis Jones

    NFL Trade Rumors "Ian Rapoport of NFL Media is reporting that the Cardinals are expected to sign former Steelers OLB Jarvis Jones to a contract. Jones recently visited with the Cardinals, who just lost OLB Alex Okafor to the Saints on Tuesday, so they were clearly in the market for some pass-rush help. Jones..." March 14

  • Steelers reportedly playing hardball with Dont’a Hightower, don’t want him leaving town without signing

    WEEI Boston "The Steelers do not want to be used by Dont’a Hightower. According to NFL Media’s Aditi Kinkabwala, the Steelers have told Hightower their offer is gone if he gets on the plane to leave town. He’s reportedly left their facility after a visit on Tuesday. The Steelers likely know Hightower was..." March 14

  • ‘Positive vibes’ from Steelers about Dont’a Hightower visit

    Sportsnaut "The Pittsburgh Steelers are hosting linebacker Dont’a Hightower for a free agency visit, and according to one report things are going swimmingly. Aditi Kinkhabwala of NFL Network reports there are some “positive vibes” out of Steelers headquarters during Hightower’s visit. However, as a..." March 14

  • Steelers' Martavis Bryant could be reinstated any day now from year-long ban

    CBS Sports "It has been 12 months since Martavis Bryant was suspended for violating the league’s substance-abuse policy, and he’s eligible to return to the Steelers as soon as he’s reinstated, which could happen any day now. That would be a welcome development for the Steelers, who lacked a No. 2 receiver..." March 14

  • Cornerback Davon House visiting the Steelers

    Pro Football Talk "While many assumed former Jaguars cornerback Davon House was a sensible fit back in Green Bay and there was some early word of mutual interest in a return, we haven’t heard much from him since his release. That could be changing in the coming days. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL..." March 13

  • Dont’a Hightower set for Steelers visit

    Pro Football Talk "Linebacker Dont’a Hightower is wrapping up a meeting with the Jets and he’s scheduled to move on to visit with the team the Patriots beat in the AFC Championship Game earlier this year. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that Hightower is scheduled to visit the Steelers. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media..." March 13

  • Le'Veon Bell agrees to take girl to prom after losing Twitter bet

    Land of 10 "Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell is obviously no longer in high school. But it seems he may be going back for at least one night. The former Michigan State star agreed to a Twitter bet and lost — even after raising the stakes. A fan tweeted at Bell on Saturday, asking if he would go to prom..." March 13

  • Le'Veon Bell undergoes surgery for core muscle injury "Le'Veon Bell underwent surgery after all. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported the Pittsburgh Steelers' running back had surgery Monday to fix a core muscle injury, according to a source informed of the procedure. The normal timeline for recovery is approximately six weeks. Bell posted..." March 13

  • Bears Sign WR Markus Wheaton Two-Year, $11M Deal

    NFL Trade Rumors "Ian Rapoport reports that the Bears signing former Steelers WR Markus Wheaton to a contract. Adam Jahns reports that Wheaton receives a two-year deal worth $11 million and includes $5 million guaranteed. The contract also includes bonuses for receptions and receiving yards. Earlier in the..." March 12

  • Two years, $4.4 million for Landry Jones

    Pro Football Talk "The Steelers wanted to keep quarterback Landry Jones to serve as the understudy to Ben Roehtlisberger. They did, and they won’t be paying all that much, relative to the quarterback market. Per a source with knowledge of the contract, Jones will make $4.4 million over the next two years. He..." March 10

  • Dolphins land Lawrence Timmons with two-year deal

    Pro Football Talk "Lawrence Timmons has a new home. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Steelers free agent has signed a two-year, $12 million contract, with $11 million guaranteed (which doesn’t leave much else). The 30-year-old Timmons provides an upgrade for the Dolphins, and also gives them some..." March 10

  • After Brandon Marshall Signed With The Giants, Antonio Brown Reminded Him About Their Porsche Bet

    Complex "Wednesday (March 8) was a big day for Brandon Marshall (the wide receiver, not the linebacker). He signed a two-year, $11 million contract to move across town and play for the New York Giants. Marshall might need to eat into that $11 million, however, to pay off a debt he apparently still owes...." March 10

  • Report: Steelers not interested in Darrelle Revis homecoming

    Fanrag Sports "While the Pittsburgh Steelers were interested in Darrelle Revis when he was last on the market, the intrigue has waned. This much less heated Revis pursuit won’t include Revis’ hometown team, Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reports. Revis played at Pitt and is a Pittsburgh-area native, and the..." March 08

  • Le’Veon Bell continues to admit to hidden injury

    Pro Football Talk "Eight years ago, the NFL didn’t really want to fine the Jets for hiding quarterback Brett Favre’s arm injury down the stretch of the 2008 campaign. As one source with knowledge of the dynamics explained it to PFT at the time, the NFL had to take action because Favre kept talking about it. Fast..." March 05

  • Le’Veon Bell claims Steelers would have beaten Patriots if he were healthy "Le'Veon Bell just received the exclusive franchise tag and is in negotiations for a mega long-term deal to stay with the Pittsburgh Steelers. So why is the tailback living in the past? On Friday, Bell took to ESPN's First Take of all places to rehash Pittsburgh's disappointing defeat to the..." March 04

  • Steelers & Titans Interested In Free Agent CB Dre Kirkpatrick

    NFL Trade Rumors "Ian Rapoport of NFL Media is reporting that an intriguing market is developing for Bengals free agent CB Dre Kirkpatrick that includes the Steelers and Titans. Kirkpatrick, 27, is a former first-round pick of the Bengals back in 2012. He played out his four-year, $8.622 million rookie contract,..." March 04

  • Steelers tender RFA Ross Cockrell at lowest level

    Steelers Depot "The Pittsburgh Steelers have reportedly placed an original round tender on RFA corner Ross Cockrell, per ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler. The tender will cost the team roughly $1.8 million in 2017. The original round tender means the Steelers will get a fourth round pick – the round Cockrell was drafted..." March 03

  • Art Rooney II blasts Steelers' landlord: 'Not a functioning relationship'

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The Steelers clashed with their Heinz Field landlord Wednesday over a host of improvements they want to make to the stadium, including a $25 million expansion of the Great Hall. Steelers president Art Rooney II ripped the Pittsburgh-Allegheny County Sports & Exhibition Authority, saying there’s..." March 03

  • Le'Veon Bell 'I'm Optimistic About Long-Term Deal with Steelers'

    TMZ "Le'Veon Bell says he is working with the Steelers on a long-term deal ... and tells TMZ Sports he's confident something the two sides can work something out before the deadline. Bell appeared on the "TMZ Sports" TV show on FS1 this week and admitted he has mixed feelings about being hit with..." March 03

  • NFLPA boss DeMaurice Smith says he wants weed treated as health issue, like concussions

    USA Today "The NFL Players Association plans to propose updates to the collectively bargained substance abuse policy that repositions marijuana use as a player health and safety issue, along the same lines as revisions to concussion protocol in recent years. NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith told..." March 02

  • Report: Steelers In “Heavy” Negotiations With Le’Veon Bell

    Steelers Depot "Bit of surprising and interesting news around Le’Veon Bell and the Pittsburgh Steelers this evening. NFL Network’s Aditi Kinkhabwala just tweeted out the team and Bell’s agents are heavy into a long-term deal. It’s interesting timing to hear this. Kevin Colbert recently told Bob Labriola and..." March 02

  • Steelers starting to think about Ben Roethlisberger's replacement

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Ben Roethlisberger turns 35 Thursday, and he shouldn’t be surprised if and when the Steelers use a draft choice to take a quarterback who could be his eventual replacement. After all, general manager Kevin Colbert said the Steelers have already talked to him about the possibility. “You..." March 02

  • Steelers sign 38-year-old James Harrison to two-year extension

    Fox - Tampa Bay "James Harrison will be 39 years old in May, but he’s showed no signs of slowing down. He was one of the Steelers’ most consistent pass rushers in 2016, and they’ve rewarded him with a new contract – one that’ll keep him around for two more years. According to ESPN, the deal is worth $3.5..." March 01

  • Competition Committee discussing centralizing review system "The NFL's Competition Committee is discussing two proposals that would significantly alter officiating -- whether to make referees full-time employees and how to centralize the replay review system. According to one league official familiar with the committee's conversations during its meetings..." March 01

  • League considering full-time referees, again

    Pro Football Talk "The issue of full-time officials has percolated from time to time over the past five years. Indeed, the 2012 labor deal between the league and the NFL Referees Association gave the NFL the right to hire up to 17 full-time officials. The NFL once again is considering whether to finally follow..." March 01

  • Antonio Brown tweets pre-draft scouting report after signing new deal

    CBS Sports "Seven years ago, Antonio Brown was a little-known player from a small school hoping to make an impression at the NFL Combine. On Monday, after 632 receptions for 8,377 yards and 50 touchdowns, one of the league’s best wide receivers signed a shiny new deal worth nearly $73 million. But Brown,..." February 28

  • Fantasy football involvement caused NCAA suspension of UR baseball players

    Richmond Times-Dispatch "Two of the University of Richmond’s best baseball players are among five who have begun this season suspended for NCAA rules violations related to fantasy football involvement. Right-hander Keenan Bartlett, a junior who Baseball America recognized in the preseason as the A-10’s third-best..." February 28

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