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Steelers NT Steve McLendon Thinks Browns Chop Blocks Are Illegal

When the Pittsburgh Steelers played the Cleveland Browns back in Week 1, nose tackle Steve McLendon claims that he was illegally chop-blocked multiple times during the game. “It happens a lot with this team, it happened to me three times in the first game,” said McLendon, according to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. As […]

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Mike Tomlin And The Distinction Between Reality And Stereotype

Before the Pittsburgh Steelers’ most recent game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday, head coach Mike Tomlin was interviewed for a previously recorded pre-game segment, during which Fox NFL sideline reporter Laura Okmin asked him about his thoughts on being labelled a “player’s coach”. While he preceded his statement by saying that the label […]

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Contract Details For Steelers LB James Harrison

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed linebacker James Harrison on Tuesday and we now have the financials of the deal thanks to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Harrison signed a one-year deal for the veteran minimum and included in that was a $65,000 signing bonus. The contract qualifies for the minimum salary benefit, and when you […]

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Steelers Red Zone Pass Play To Blount Was Called For Bell

If you were surprised to see Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger attempt to connect with running back LeGarrette Blount on a wheel route on second down from the Cleveland Browns 14-yard-line on the opening possession, you’re not alone, as the newcomer has only caught 23 passes in his first four years in the league. However, […]

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Mike Tomlin Says Team Still Could Punish Le’Veon Bell, LeGarrette Blount Internally

While it might take a while for the league to get around to handing down discipline to Pittsburgh Steelers running backs Le’Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount following them both being caught in possession of marijuana during a traffic stop last Wednesday in Ross Township, the team can still take it upon themselves to handle it […]

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Steelers Not Expected To Announce First Wave Of Roster Cuts Until Tuesday

It looks like we’ll be waiting a little bit longer for the Pittsburgh Steelers to announce their first wave of roster cuts. According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Steelers will wait until Tuesday morning to announce how their roster will be trimmed down to the league mandated 75 players. The deadline is […]

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Steelers Le’Veon Bell, LeGarrette Blount Not Expected To See Suspensions This Season

Unless the Pittsburgh Steelers take it upon themselves to suspend running backs Le’Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount for the season opener against the Cleveland Browns at Heinz Field following them being caught in possession of marijuana during a traffic stop Wednesday afternoon in Ross Township, both will likely suit up and play in that game. […]

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Charges Officially Filed Against Steelers Le’Veon Bell, LeGarrette Blount

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network charges have now been officially filed against Pittsburgh Steelers running backs Le’Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount just one day after both were found in possession of marijuana during a traffic stop in Ross Township. According to Rapoport, Bell has been charged with a DUI and possession of marijuana […]

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Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell Forced To Travel To Philadelphia On His Own

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell is now in Philadelphia after being left behind by the team Wednesday following him being pulled over and found in possession of marijuana by police in Ross Township. Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that Bell was not on the team charter to Philadelphia yesterday afternoon despite claims […]

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Steelers Still Gathering Information Following Bell, Blount Marijuana Possession Incident

Pittsburgh Steelers PR Man Burt Lauten has now issued a short statement following running backs Le’Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount being found in possession of marijuana Wednesday afternoon after they were pulled over in Ross Township by a motorcycle officer who smelled the drug coming from their passing automobile. From Burt Lauten of Steelers PR […]

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Lawrence Timmons Talks About Moving To Buck Linebacker Position Full-Time

During the 2011 season, Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Lawrence Timmons was forced to start four games at right outside linebacker due to then-starter James Harrison being sidelined with a fractured orbital bone. Those four games didn’t go well for the former first-round draft pick and he hasn’t been asked to start outside since and likely never […]

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Contract Extension For Steelers T Marcus Gilbert Could Get Finalized This Week

Pittsburgh Steelers right tackle Marcus Gilbert will more than likely be the next player to receive a contract extension prior to the start of the 2014 regular season. According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the team is working on an extension for Gilbert, and it could be finalized as soon as this week. A few […]

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Steelers Film Room: LB Jarvis Jones Registers Sack Against Giants

Pittsburgh Steelers second-year linebacker Jarvis Jones only managed one quarterback sack during his rookie season and it goes without saying that number needs to improve drastically in 2014. During the Saturday night preseason opener against the New York Giants, Jones notched his first sack of 2014 against backup left tackle Charles Brown. Jones talked about […]

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Dri Archer Not Interested In Comparisons

It’s not that he has a problem with Chris Rainey or would be insulted to be compared to him. According to Ed Bouchette, new Pittsburgh Steelers running back Dri Archer simply doesn’t see all the similarities between himself and the former 2012 draft pick. For starters, although they are of similar stature, Archer is certainly […]

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Martavis Bryant Looking To Hold Ground Against Competition

As raw as he might be, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver Martavis Bryant has the potential to be a playmaker as a rookie, if utilized properly. This is the reason the Steelers drafted him in the fourth round, and his glimmers of that potential in practice have seen him climbing the ranks over the last […]

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Steelers Training Camp Practice Report: Day Three – Monday

By Alex Kozora Now that I’m dried out, my observations from the third day of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ training camp. – It rained early and it rained often at St. Vincent. The skies opened up just as the players walked down to the practice field, through the first portion of practice, and is still pouring […]

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Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell Leaves Sunday’s Practice With Hamstring Tightness

The Pittsburgh Steelers are down a running back right now during their Sunday training camp practice as Le’Veon Bell left the field with a trainer. According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Bell was walking fine when he exited the field, so it’s unclear what the nature of his problem is. The Steelers lost […]

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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Implemented A New Workout Program During Offseason

A leaner version of Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger showed up at Latrobe this year and the 32-year-old and father of two revealed that he feels like a kid himself right now thanks to him working with a personal trainer and a nutritionist this year for the first time in his career. “My arm is […]

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Beachum Has More Than A Puncher’s Chance Of Succeeding In 2014

I haven’t researched it, but there can’t be many seventh-round draft picks over the course of the last decade that have started a season at the left tackle position. That’s a feat that Pittsburgh Steelers third-year offensive lineman Kelvin Beachum is attempting to accomplish this season and he’s well on his way to doing it. […]

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Report: Steelers LB Jason Worilds Never Received A Contract Offer

Just last week, Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported that the Pittsburgh Steelers made a multi-year contract offer to outside linebacker Jason Worilds awhile ago and that it wasn’t accepted. According to a Wednesday report by Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh-Tribune Review, Worilds hasn’t been offered a contract since he signed his one-year transition […]

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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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Not Much Wiggle Room When It Comes To Steelers Two Unsigned Draft Picks

The Pittsburgh Steelers head into Wednesday with two draft picks currently unsigned and Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette thinks it might take a little bit longer to sign defensive end Stephon Tuitt and wide receiver/running back Dri Archer. Bouchette wrote on Wednesday that the hold up on getting those two picks signed could be […]

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Steelers Third Week Of OTA Practices Includes Work At Heinz Field

After a Monday full of fun and games at the local Dave and Busters, the Pittsburgh Steelers will be back on the practice fields Tuesday as the third week of OTA sessions rolls on. According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the team will be practicing at Heinz Field this week. A lot of […]

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Steelers QB Landry Jones Knows He Needs More Work

Regardless of what one felt about the Pittsburgh Steelers using their natural fourth-round pick in the 2013 NFL Draft to select quarterback Landry Jones—while trading their 2014 third-round pick to draft another player earlier in that fourth round—just about any objective analysis would come away with an unimpressive take on his rookie season. Of particular […]

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2014 Version Of Steelers NT Steve McLendon Includes Stronger Ankles, 17 Extra Pounds

Last week during his podcast, former Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman Craig Wolfley, who also serves as the team’s sideline reporter for radio network, said nose tackle Steve McLendon has put on weight during the offseason. On Thursday, McLendon told the media that he has indeed added 17 pounds since last season and that he now […]

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Report: Steelers Interested In Re-signing Veteran DE Brett Keisel

Will the 2014 opponents of the Pittsburgh Steelers have to “Fear the Beard” for one more year? According to a Monday report by Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Steelers are interested in re-signing veteran defensive end Brett Keisel to a one-year, qualifying contract. If indeed Keisel were to accept such a deal to […]

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