Steelers Rumors & News

  • Wide receiver Evans potential Steelers’ pick

    Beaver County Times "Mike Evans was Johnny Manziel’s top target at Texas A&M the past two seasons. Evans also was one of the most dominant major-college wide receivers, snagging 151 catches for 2,499 yards and 17 touchdowns. He initially was projected as a mid-first round pick in an NFL draft rich with..." April 20

  • Patriots, Browns, Steelers and Jets reportedly showing interest in Andre Williams

    Pro Football Talk "Running backs might not be a first round staple anymore, but teams are still going to be selecting the top collegiate runners from 2013 at some point over the three day draft process. One that should be off the board near the top of the list is Boston College’s Andre Williams. Williams was a..." April 18

  • Former Bears punter Adam Podlesh signs with Steelers

    Chicago Sun-Times "Adam Podlesh and his right leg landed on his feet Tuesday, signing a one-year deal with the Steelers. Podlesh punted for the Bears from 2011-2013 before being terminated in March. With the Bears, he punted 238 times for a 42.3-yard average, landing 82 punts inside the 20-yard line." April 15

  • Steelers should remember Emmanuel Sanders when weighing decision on Maurkice Pouncey

    Behind The Steel Curtain "This time last year, the Steelers were pondering whether or not to accept a third round pick from the Patriots in place of Emmanuel Sanders (who would become an unrestricted free-agent just months later). The Patriots signed Sanders to an offer sheet in April of 2013, but Pittsburgh was set on..." April 14

  • Despite many moves, Steelers' depth still a work in progress

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "The Steelers' depth chart looks nothing like it did when they finished the season against the Browns more than three months ago — and nothing like it will when they open the season against a still-unannounced opponent in a little less than five months. Even after the most extensive free..." April 13

  • Steelers could re-sign Fernando Velasco

    Fansided "After the Pittsburgh Steelers watched starting center Maurkice Pouncey go down to a torn ACL early in the 2013 season opener, they turned to Fernando Velasco to fill in. Velasco started 11 games before suffering an Achilles injury that ended his season, but he had a strong performance when..." April 13

  • Steelers could see Maurkice Pouncey's price go way up

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The price for the Steelers to sign center Maurkice Pouncey to a new contract just took another twist, thanks to Alex Mack. Mack is a free agent to whom the Cleveland Browns applied the transition tag, the only player besides Steelers linebacker Jason Worilds to get that designation in the NFL..." April 12

  • Pro Bowl to Arizona in 2015, slated to make Hawaii return in '16 "The National Football League announced today locations and dates for the next two Pro Bowls. The Pro Bowl following the 2014 season will be played on Sunday, January 25, 2015, and televised live on ESPN at 8 p.m. ET from University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona, the site of Super Bowl XLIX a..." April 09

  • 10 intriguing storylines in the NFL preseason schedule

    USA Today "Are you ready for some experimental football? Granted, it's only the preseason schedule that the league announced Wednesday. Nonetheless, this summer's exhibition season provides a more compelling reason to watch -- at least during the first two weeks of games that won't seem as..." April 09

  • Projected first-round pick visits Steelers

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Former Louisville safety Calvin Pryor, projected to be a first-round pick in the May draft, visited with the Steelers Monday on the South Side. Pryor, who is 5 feet 11 and 207 pounds, the No. 2 free safety in the draft, according to Ha'Sean "HaHa" Clinton-Dix of Alabama is..." April 08

  • Steelers to make long-term extension for Maurkice Pouncey a priority

    Fansided "Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey did not even get double-digit reps last season before suffering a torn ACL that brought a premature ending to his year. Pouncey is expected to be healthy in time for training camp, as he enters a contract year. With Pouncey earning Pro Bowl honors..." April 06

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    Vic Tafur @VicTafur

    #Steelers sign former #Raiders WR Darrius Heyward-Bey to a 1-year deal

  • 19d
    Ed Bouchette @EdBouchette

    Veteran WR Darrius Heyward-Bey to visit #Steelers Wed. 7th overall pick in 2009. UFA. Team has just under $400K in cap room

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    Adam Caplan @caplannfl

    #Steelers signed CB Brice McCain, according to his agent, @davidcanter.

  • Ryan Clark heads to Washington

    Pro Football Talk "Veteran safety Ryan Clark has found his new home, and it’s one of his former homes. Clark has agreed to terms on a one-year contract with Washington, according to multiple reports. The 34-year-old Clark previously played in Washington from 2004 to 2005 after starting his career as an..." March 31

  • Seahawks hosted Ryan Clark for a visit

    Seattle Times "Longtime Steelers free safety Ryan Clark visited Seattle this week, as first reported by the National Football Post and confirmed via numerous Tweets from Clark’s own Twitter page, which has several references to being in Seattle the last few days. The 34-year-old Clark, a 13-year NFL veteran,..." March 29

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    Aaron Wilson @RavensInsider

    LeGarrette Blount has agreed to a two-year deal with the Pittsburgh Steelers, according to league sources

  • New NFL rules include more fumble reviews, higher goalposts

    USA Today "Five rules changes, an extensive crackdown on on-field taunting and abusive language and a two-game preseason experiment that will move extra-point attempts from the 2-yard line to the 20 (effectively a 38-yard try) will bring a new look to the 2014 NFL season. Representatives from all 32 teams..." March 26

  • Jets, Patriots, Dolphins, Steelers in play for Maurice Jones-Drew

    New York Daily News "The Jets are looking to add another offensive skill position piece to the puzzle, but general manager John Idzik may first have to fend off a pair of division rivals. The Daily News has learned that the Jets, Patriots, Dolphins and Steelers are in the hunt to land veteran running back Maurice..." March 25

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    ProFootballTalk @ProFootballTalk

    This may already be out there but the Steelers are signing LB Arthur Moats to a one-year deal.

  • NFL may expand to four London games in 2015

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL isn’t done playing American football in London. In fact, not only is the NFL putting three games in London in 2014, but the London package may grow to four games in London in 2015. According to Albert Breer of NFL Network, that’s one of the subjects that will be discussed — although not..." March 24

  • Steelers say they’re still open to signing Maurice Jones-Drew

    Fansided "The Pittsburgh Steelers have been looking for a running back for some time now, and even though they have a solid young rusher in Le’Veon Bell, they’re still looking for a solid compliment to throw alongside him. Last week the Steelers met with free agency running back Maurice Jones-Drew and..." March 24

  • Steelers open toward new contract with Roethlisberger

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "The Steelers remain open to signing quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to a new contract this year, but it probably wouldn't happen until summer at the earliest – and might not happen at all, according to general manager Kevin Colbert. The signings of Jay Cutler, Matt Ryan and Joe Flacco, all of..." March 24

  • Tomlin unsure if Steelers have improved roster

    Fansided "Now that most of the marquee names of free agency have found new homes, most team are looking to put the final touches on their pre-draft rosters by adding players that can complement what is already in place. By now, most teams should have an idea if their roster has improved over last year,..." March 23

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    Alan Robinson @arobinson_Trib

    Steelers to meet with free agent LB Arthur Moats, probably on Monday. RB LaGarrette Blount pushed back to Friday.

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    Albert Breer @AlbertBreer

    Steelers announce they've reached a two-year deal with ex-Saints WR Lance Moore.

  • Steelers Re-Sign TE Michael Palmer "The Steelers have re-signed tight end Michael Palmer to a one-year contract, the team announced today. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. In his one season with Pittsburgh, Palmer played in all 16 games, registering one reception for eight yards. Palmer originally signed with the..." March 21

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    Ed Bouchette @EdBouchette

    Maurice Jones-Drew's visit with #Steelers ended. No contract. Still no backup RB. Next?

  • NFL may expand replay to personal fouls, and more

    Pro Football Talk "Two of the 13 rule changes the NFL is considering involve expanding the use of instant replay by allowing coaches to challenge personal foul penalties — and potentially much more than just that. The first proposal, put forward by Washington, is to make personal fouls reviewable. This has been..." March 20

  • Steelers won't be docked a pick "The NFL has closed the book on the in-game incident involving Mike Tomlin vs. Ravens. Steelers President Art Rooney II said today that the NFL has informed the team it will not be docked a pick in the 2014 Draft because of the incident involving Coach Mike Tomlin in the Thanksgiving night game..." March 20

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Jaguars free-agent RB Maurice Jones-Drew is visiting the Steelers today, per source. They are not the only interested team.

  • NFLPA elects new president Eric Winston "With the tenure of NFLPA president Domonique Foxworth coming to an end, three finalists -- free agent tackle Eric Winston, free agent safety Ryan Clark and Saints tight end Ben Watson -- emerged to try to replace him. Winston ranks No. 125 on the free agent list, and he was..." March 19

  • Report: Ravens interested in former Steelers safety Ryan Clark

    Baltimore Beat Down "Ravens fans can't imagine longtime players suiting up in the enemy's colors. I'm sure Steelers fans feel the same. However, it appears one rather famous Steeler that won't be back is garnering interest at some level from the Ravens organization. According to a report from The Baltimore Sun's..." March 18

  • James Harrison says he wants to return to Steelers "The Bengals cut James Harrison five days ago, less than a year after he signed with the team. On Monday, the 35-year-old admitted that he'd like to return to Pittsburgh, where he played from 2002-2012, won two Super Bowls (and appeared in another), and earned the 2008 NFL Defensive Player of the..." March 18

  • Market continues to dwindle for receivers

    Charlotte Observer "Pittsburgh Steelers free-agent receiver Jerricho Cotchery was expected to arrive in Charlotte on Monday evening and begin meeting with the Panthers. Cotchery will have a lot more leverage than he did when he set up the visit. Former Green Bay Packers wideout James Jones – who had talked to..." March 18

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    NFL: AroundTheLeague @NFL_ATL

    Steelers announce one-year contract for O-lineman Guy Whimper

  • Emmanuel Sanders agrees to join Denver Broncos "The wide receiver market is dwindling by the hour, with Emmanuel Sanders the next intriguing name to come to terms. He's especially intriguing because of where he's going. Sanders is the latest free-agent prize of the Denver Broncos, NFL Media's Albert Breer reported Saturday, per a Broncos..." March 17

  • LaMarr Woodley tried to give Lions discount, didn’t take his calls

    Fansided "Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker LaMarr Woodley was dreaming about potentially going to his hometown Detroit Lions during free agency. Eventually he signed with the Oakland Raiders but it wasn’t because of Woodley. He says that he tried calling the Lions and was willing to give them a discount,..." March 16

  • Jerricho Cotchery to visit Carolina Panthers

    Fansided "To say the Carolina Panthers are in need of wide receiver depth would be an understatement. That’s likely why free agent wideout Jerricho Cotchery is set to visit the Carolina Panthers this week. Cotchery will visit wide-receiver-needy Carolina on Monday. Carolina recently released veteran..." March 16

  • Sanders in ‘wide receiver Heaven’ with Broncos

    Fansided "The Denver Broncos got their man in wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders, and it appears Sanders got his team when it comes to Denver. The Broncos signed the speed-burner to replace Eric Decker who headed off to New York to play for the Jets. After the signing was complete, Sanders said he couldn’t..." March 16

  • Chiefs could file a grievance against Sanders, agent

    Pro Football Talk "If the Chiefs are, as they seem to be, upset by the alleged failure of agent Steve Weinberg to honor an agreement in principle for receiver Emmanuel Sanders, the Chiefs can do something other than complain about it. While the agreement isn’t binding until it’s in writing, all parties to the..." March 16

  • Multiple teams miffed over Emmanuel Sanders negotiations

    Pro Football Talk "Every once in a while, a reminder emerges that, in the NFL, a deal isn’t done until the deal is done. Sometimes, however, a deal that isn’t done becomes undone in a way that pisses people off. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media explains that the intention of receiver Emmanuel Sanders to sign a contract..." March 16

  • Steelers eyeing up Taylor Lewan to protect Big Ben

    Fansided "As the years go on, the top priority–now more than ever–is to make sure that QB Ben Roethlisberger hits the ground as little as possible. With this being his 11th year in the league upcoming, they need to keep him as healthy as possible, and that’s why it’s no surprise that Steelers head coach..." March 15

  • Ike Taylor sets aside ego to continue his career in Pittsburgh

    Pro Football Talk "So what allowed Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor to take a steep pay cut from $7 million to $2.75 million in 2014? Apart from hoping to stay with the Steelers, Taylor chose not to succumb to the dynamic that has prompted many players to decline to take less: Pride. Taylor explained during a..." March 15

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    Tyler Dunne @TyDunne

    Source says #Packers free agent RB James Starks will visit the Pittsburgh Steelers on Monday.

  • Steelers haven’t ruled out re-signing Emmanuel Sanders

    Fansided "Free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders is coming off a career year, with a team that was missing Mike Wallace. Sanders had to step in a big way for the Pittsburgh Steelers offense and did just that. Sanders was able to bring in 67 receptions for 740 receiving yards and six touchdowns. Things..." March 15

  • Steelers Could Be Close To Replacing Brett Keisel

    Fansided "Da time for ‘Da Beard’ could be very close of being over in Pittsburgh. The Pittsburgh Steelers appear to be in full swing in making improvements in their defense before entering the draft. Or, at the very least, they are getting the average age below that of qualifying for AARP. The..." March 15

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    DL Alex Carrington had good visit with #Steelers today, taking and passing a physical. Both sides will continue to talk, per source.

  • Ryan Clark calls out Washington Redskins fans

    Washington Post "The Washington Redskins hosted free agent safety Ryan Clark on Thursday and continued negotiations with his representative Thursday evening and part of Friday, but have yet to reach an agreement on a deal. The safety continues to field interest from other teams, his agent, Joel Turner,..." March 15

  • Mitchell deal cap-friendly for Steelers

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "The Steelers are bringing in safety Mike Mitchell to be an impact player, and in more ways than one. His personality — he's an aggressive hitter — meshes with the Steelers' identity, and he would seem to be a good fit for a defense that long employed Ryan Clark, a safety with a similar..." March 14