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Steelers OC Todd Haley Says Rookie WR Martavis Bryant Still Has A Long Way To Go

Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley talked to the media Tuesday as the mandatory minicamp got underway and he gave his recent thoughts on rookie wide receiver Martavis Bryant, the 6-4 Clemson product who was selected in the fourth-round of the 2014 NFL Draft. “He’s as advertised – a legit 6-foot-4 and with legit 4.4 […]

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Steelers Rookie LB Jordan Zumwalt Continuing To Work Outside During Minicamp

As expected, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie linebacker Jordan Zumwalt is present for the week of mandatory minicamp practices after missing all of the OTA practices due to UCLA being on the quarter system. According to a Twitter post by Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Zumwalt, the Steelers first of two sixth-round draft picks back in […]

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John Fox Reflects On Years Spent With Chuck Noll

Denver Broncos head coach John Fox broke into the league in 1989 with the Pittsburgh Steelers when Chuck Noll hired him to be his defensive backs coach. On Monday, Fox commented on the Friday passing of Noll at the age of 82. “The guy’s in the Hall of Fame. His accomplishments were outstanding,” Fox said of […]

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Report: Ravens RB Ray Rice Expected To Receive ‘Significant’ Punishment

A suspension figures to be announced soon for Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice and one member of the media is hearing that it will indeed be more than just a few games. According to Bart Hubbuch of the New York Post, Rice and his wife were at the NFL headquarters on Park Avenue Monday […]

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Steelers Considering Wearing Patch Or Decal In 2014 To Honor Chuck Noll

On the Monday morning edition of “NFL AM” on the NFL Network, Pittsburgh Steelers team president Art Rooney II indicated that the organization is considering wearing a separate jersey patch or decal in 2014 to honor former head coach Chuck Noll, who passed away Friday evening at the age of 82. .@steelers President Art Rooney […]

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Report: Pittsburgh Power Want To Honor Chuck Noll With Jersey Patch

According to Jerry DiPaola of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, the Pittsburgh Power are hoping to receive permission from the AFL to wear a decal on their jerseys honoring former Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Chuck Noll, who passed away Friday evening at the age of 82. #Power co-owner Matt Shaner said team is seeking AFL approval to […]

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Steelers Have Had Preliminary Contract Extension Talks With T Marcus Gilbert

Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Marcus Gilbert is heading into the final year of his rookie contract and he’s made it clear that he wants to remain with the team that drafted him. “I love it here,” Gilbert told Ray Fittipaldo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. “I wouldn’t want to go anywhere else. My agent is working on […]

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Chuck Noll Dead At 82

The Pittsburgh Steelers have lost a legend this evening as former head coach Chuck Noll has passed away at the age of 82. Noll was named head coach of the Steelers on January 27, 1969 and coached the team to four Super Bowl championships over the course of 23 seasons. Noll retired with a 209-156-1 record […]

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Steelers One Healthy Bunch Heading Into Mandatory Minicamp

After three weeks of OTA practices, the Pittsburgh Steelers remain one healthy team. With the mandatory minicamp set to get underway next week, the Steelers should have very few players standing on the side watching. Starting linebacker Jason Worilds (calf) appears to be the lone significant player that could be held out of practice next […]

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Report: Steelers Have Multi-Year Offer On Table For LB Jason Worilds

I thought that I posted about this on Thursday, but apparently the server gremlin ate the story. By the sound of things, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Jason Worilds won’t be the next player to have his contract extended. In fact, it’s looking more and more like the former second-round draft pick will play out the 2014 […]

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Steelers Rookie OL Wesley Johnson Showed Versatility During OTA Practices

Over the course of the last three weeks of OTA practices, we haven’t heard much about Pittsburgh Steelers rookie offensive lineman Wesley Johnson. On Thursday, however, Bob Labriola of Steelers Digest provided a nice little update on the Steelers fifth-round draft pick out of Vanderbilt. Wesley Johnson, the fifth-round pick from Vanderbilt, is on the […]

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Report: Steelers Sign Rookie WR/RB Dri Archer

According to Field Yates of ESPN.com. the Pittsburgh Steelers have signed third-round draft pick Dri Archer. Archer’s four-year deal is expected to total out at around $2.748 million and include a $506,016 signing bonus. Archer is the Steelers eighth draft pick to sign and that leaves defensive end Stephon Tuitt as the only member of […]

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Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey Very Emotional During Press Conference

Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey spoke to the media on Thursday after signing his five-year contract extension and below are a few of his comments. At one point during the press conference, Pouncey became very emotional and nearly broke down crying. Opening statement: I’d like to start it off first off thank Art and Mr. […]

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2014 Season Of Hard Knocks To Feature Falcons

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin no longer has to worry about the HBO cameras hovering around training camp this year as the Atlanta Falcons have been chosen to be the subject matter of “Hard Knocks” in 2014. Thanks to back-to-back 8-8 seasons and them failing to make the playoffs for two consecutive seasons, the […]

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Steelers To Announce Maurkice Pouncey Extension During Afternoon Press Conference

The Pittsburgh Steelers will hold a 1 p.m. news conference on Thursday to announce the five-year extension given to center Maurkice Pouncey. According to early reports, Pouncey received roughly $44 million in new money as part of the extension and that includes a $13 million signing bonus. Pouncey, who is now under contract through the […]

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New Details Of Maurkice Pouncey’s Five-Year Contract Extension Emerge

More details of the five-year contract extension given to Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey on Wednesday are now emerging. According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, Pouncey will pocket $14 million in 2014 and that means his base salary has been lowered down to $1 million from the $1,288,375 million he was originally scheduled […]

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The Maurkice Pouncey Contract Freakout Is In Full Gear

It’s funny to see everybody freak out about the new five-year extension that Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey received on Thursday when they don’t really know or understand the original details, of which there are few. First, Pro Football Talk reports that Pouncey’s signing bonus was $13 million. It sounds like that, along with whatever […]

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Report: Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey Agrees To Five-Year Contract Extension

According to Pro Football Talk, Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey has come to terms on a new five-year extension. More details to follow. Maurkice Pouncey agrees to terms on a new five-year extension with the Steelers. Details coming at PFT. — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) June 12, 2014 According to Mike Florio, the extension is a little […]

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Steelers S Shamarko Thomas Admits He’s Comfortable, No Longer Thinking

Pittsburgh Steelers second-year safety Shamarko Thomas didn’t play much during the second half of his rookie season after injuring an ankle in Week 10, but the playing time he received prior to that was invaluable. “I’ve progressed a lot,” Thomas said after Wednesday’s OTA practice. “I just know the whole defense now. Last year I […]

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New Steelers S Mike Mitchell Ready To Work With Troy Polamalu

New Pittsburgh Steelers safety Mike Mitchell has already talked to his new secondary counterpart, safety Troy Polamalu, since being signed during the offseason, but he’s yet to work with him on the practice field. That figures to change next week, however, when the Steelers mandatory minicamp gets underway and Mitchell looks forward to that happening. […]

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Steelers DE Nick Williams Back Doing Individual Drills

Headline story of the day? No, but it appears as though the Pittsburgh Steelers were able to get one of their rehabbing players back on the field Wednesday. Earlier in the day, Jim Wexell of Steel City Insider reported on Twitter that Steelers second-year defensive end Nick Williams was absent from practice on Wednesday, but […]

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Le’Veon Bell, LeGarrette Blount Backfield Spotted Wednesday

While it’s not likely to happen a lot in 2014, it’s worth noting that Pittsburgh Steelers had running backs Le’Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount both lined up together in the backfield for one play during Wednesday’s practice. There’s no report as to what other personnel was on the field for that one play, or the […]

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Steelers LB Ryan Shazier Expects To Make More Plays Like He Made Wednesday

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie inside linebacker Ryan Shazier reportedly made an “unreal interception” during Wednesday’s OTA practice and afterwards he was asked if we can expect more plays like that in the future. “Yeah, you should be expecting some of that,” said Shazier of his leaping interception. “People try to throw across the middle, me and […]

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With Markus Wheaton Limited, Justin Brown Continues To Get More First-Team Work

With Pittsburgh Steelers second-year wide receiver Markus Wheaton apparently being limited in OTA practices with some sort of injury, fellow second-year wide receiver Justin Brown is receiving more work with the first-team offense. Last week, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger talked about the progress he’s seen out of the Oklahoma product and Scott Brown of ESPN.com reports […]

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Steelers LB Jason Worilds, TE Michael Palmer Still Rehabbing Injuries

The Pittsburgh Steelers Wednesday OTA practice is now underway and attendance has been taken. According to Jim Wexell of Steel City Insider, backup offensive lineman Cody Wallace is on the absent list for a second-straight day. Rehabbing once again on Wednesday are linebacker Jason Worilds (calf) and tight end Michael Palmer (undisclosed) and it’s probably […]

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Steelers OTA Video Starring Defensive Assistant Joey Porter

Some video from the Pittsburgh Steelers Wednesday OTA practice has now been posted by Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review and it features new defensive assistant Joey Porter right in the middle of the action. It’s not hard to recognize that voice of Peezy’s when attempting to draw off the defense offsides with a cadence. […]

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