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Steelers Begin Roster Cuts; Place Rookie T Jerald Hawkins On IR

The Pittsburgh Steelers will need to have their active roster down to 75 players by Tuesday and on Sunday the team announced several transactions that leave them with only a few more cuts to make. For starters, rookie tackle Jerald Hawkins was placed on the team’s Reserve/Injured list and quarterback Dustin…




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Steelers’ Offense Hums, Beat Saints 27-14

As both teams took the field, the Pittsburgh Steelers were hoping to get a look at their first team offense, which included all of their major weapons in Antonio Brown, Le’Veon Bell, and Ben Roethlisberger, for the first time this year. Needless to say, it seems as though they’re already…



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Steelers Heyward, Gilbert Leave Saints Game With Injuries

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now lost a few more players to injuries during their preseason game against the New Orleans Saints. Defensive end Cameron Heyward suffered a right ankle injury in the second quarter and after leaving the field under his own power he was carted back to the Steelers…


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Steelers S Shamarko Thomas Leaves Saints Game With Groin Injury

The Pittsburgh Steelers have already suffered an injury in their Friday night preseason game against the New Orleans Saints as safety Shamarko Thomas has left the contest with a groin injury. Thomas was likely injured while covering a kickoff. The Steelers certainly can’t afford to lose depth at the safety…


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Rosenhaus Still Trying To Get Steelers To Show Brown The Money

With the start of the Pittsburgh Steelers 2016 regular season now just a few weeks away, super-agent Drew Rosenhaus is still working very hard at potentially getting wide receiver Antonio Brown more money this year. According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Rosenhaus was in New Orleans meeting with Steelers…


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Report: Harrison, Others Expected To Be Cleared In NFL Investigation

Finally. Finally. We might be closing the book on the NFL’s PED investigation into James Harrison, Julius Peppers, and Clay Matthews. ESPN’s Dan Graziano went on NFL Insiders yesterday afternoon with a brief update of where Roger Goodell and the league stands after meeting with Harrison and the others. He noted the league…


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NFLPA Rep Ramon Foster Warns Of Pending CBA Battle In 2021

Earlier in the day, I wrote an article on the conclusion of the James Harrison saga versus the NFL with regard to pursuing allegations against him and several other players that they were supplied performance-enhancing drugs in an investigation in which the informant later recanted his covertly-obtained claims. There was…


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New Contract Details For Steelers LB Vince Williams

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed linebacker Vince Williams to a new contract earlier in the week and the numbers have now hit the NFLPA. Williams’ originally scheduled 2016 base salary of $675,000 remained the same as part of his two-year extension. Additionally, it’s estimated he was given $2 million base salaries in both…


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Steelers Restructure Contract Of S Mike Mitchell

The Pittsburgh Steelers have restructured another contract as evidenced by their NFLPA cap number dropping $2,243,334 Friday morning. Additionally, the contract of Vince Williams has now been filed. Safety Mike Mitchell had his contract reworked once again as his 2016 base salary has been lowered to $885,000. That $4,115,000 reduction was…


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Meeting Between Steelers LB James Harrison And NFL Has Concluded

The long-awaited meeting between Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison and the NFL concerning PED purchasing and use allegations has now taken place and both sides have now left the team’s practice facility without commenting on what took place. After the meeting reportedly started 35 minutes late, it lasted just 40…


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Ladarius Green Working Ankle With Resistance Band

The saga of Pittsburgh Steelers free agent signing Ladarius Green has already been a long and trying one—for none more so than Green himself, to be sure—and I’m not sure that there is an obvious end in sight. The fifth-year tight end was signed early in the offseason to replace…