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Report: “Mutual Attraction” Between James Harrison And Steelers

Free agent linebacker James Harrison still wants to play following his release last week from the Cincinnati Bengals and one Pittsburgh Steelers beat writer thinks it’s “quite possible” he returns to the Steel City. According to a Wednesday morning blog post by Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, there is a “mutual attraction” between Harrison and the […]

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Steelers Now Look To Replacing Emmanuel Sanders’ Production

If the 2013 season was an audition for Emmanuel Sanders to prove to the front office of the Pittsburgh Steelers that he was deserving of a long-term contract, then he obviously failed that audition. According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Steelers never even made an offer to keep Sanders. This could easily […]

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Former Steelers WR Emmanuel Sanders Expected To Sign With The Broncos

In what is perhaps the least surprising news this free agency period related to the Pittsburgh Steelers, wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders will sign with another team other than the Steelers, according to Adam Schefter. That team is the Denver Broncos, who lost Eric Decker to the New York Jets earlier in the past week. While […]

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Report: Steelers DE Brett Keisel Would Rather Retire Than Play For The Minimum

It’s probably going to be a little while until we finally know whether or not Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted defensive end Brett Keisel will play a 13th season in the NFL, but what we do know right now is that he won’t play for the veteran minimum. According to a Friday report by Ed Bouchette of […]

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Steelers GM Kevin Colbert Discusses Draft Class, Free Agency, Sean Spence And More With Media

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert will be Indianapolis next week for the scouting combine, but sat down Wednesday with several members of the local media to answer questions pertaining to the team prior to leaving. Below are a few of the talking points that Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Bob Labriola of […]

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Report: Dan Rooney Says Pittsburgh Will Never Bid To Host A Super Bowl

Pittsburgh Steelers team chairman Dan Rooney is of course in New York for the Super Bowl festivities this week and he had some interesting comments pertaining to the city of Pittsburgh potentially hosting a future Super Bowl. According to Bart Hubbuch of the New York Post, Rooney said Pittsburgh will never bid for a Super […]

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Report: Kirby Wilson Expected To Leave Steelers For Vikings

Pittsburgh Steelers running backs coach Kirby Wilson did not get the Baltimore Ravens offensive coordinator position that he interviewed for but he reportedly now join the staff of the Minnesota Vikings. According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Wilson, who originally came to Pittsburgh in 2007, will be hired by new Vikings head coach […]

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Steelers RBs Coach Kirby Wilson Has Second Interview Set With Ravens

Pittsburgh Steelers running backs coach Kirby Wilson interviewed with the Baltimore Ravens on Wednesday for their open offensive coordinator job and according to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Wilson now has a second interview with head coach John Harbaugh set up for Friday. It had been reported that Ravens wide receivers coach Jim Hostler […]

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Updated: Keith Butler Will Stay With Steelers

We still don’t know for sure whether or not the Tennessee Titans have asked the Pittsburgh Steelers for permission of the last 24 hours to interview linebackers coach Keith Butler for their defensive coordinator position, but if they do, Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that permission will be granted. Jim Wyatt of The […]

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Art Rooney II: “We Gave Up Too Many Big Plays”

During his talk with the media on Wednesday, Pittsburgh Steelers team president Art Rooney II made it clear that the defense did not play well this past season and that’s one area that the team will surely need to focus on during the offseason. “Obviously, we want to get better,” Rooney said, according to Ed […]

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Bouchette Doesn’t See Much Improvement From Steelers Defense In 2014

By Jeremy Hritz Ed Bouchette wrote Sunday in the Pittsburgh-Post Gazette that the Steelers have an exhausting to-do list to improve the defense this offseason, and he forecasts that the unit may be even more unsettled next year than they were in 2013. Bouchette addresses the sweeping changes that may be coming in the secondary, […]

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Report: Steelers T Kelvin Beachum Still Limping Heavily On Monday

Pittsburgh Steelers starting left tackle Kelvin Beachum injured a knee late in the Thursday night loss to the Baltimore Ravens and while he still has several days to recover for the Sunday game against the Miami Dolphins, the injury still appears to be hampering on Monday. According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Beachum […]

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Report: Steelers Working Out Former Pitt RB Ray Graham On Tuesday

According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh-Post Gazette, the Pittsburgh Steelers are working out free agent running back Ray Graham on Tuesday. #Steelers working out former #Pitt RB Ray Graham today — Ed Bouchette (@EdBouchette) November 19, 2013 Graham, who played his college ball at the University of Pittsburgh, was waived Friday by the Houston […]

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Would The Steelers Really Draft A QB In The First Round?

By Jeremy Hritz The Pittsburgh Steelers are 2-6, something that very few anticipated, as teams with franchise quarterbacks rarely experience such pathetic seasons. Whether it was forecasted or not, the reality is that 2013 has become a nightmare with no relief in sight, and the only solace fans can find is in prognosticating the potential […]

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Steelers Injury Report: G David DeCastro And WR Markus Wheaton Listed As Not Practicing

The Pittsburgh Steelers were back on the practice field Wednesday as they now get ready to play the New England Patriots this coming Sunday. The first injury report of the week is now out. Guard David DeCastro (ankle), nose tackle Steve McLendon (illness), cornerback Curtis Brown (not injury related) and wide receiver Markus Wheaton (finger) […]

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Cody Wallace Likely To Dress Against Ravens With Kelvin Beachum Now Starting At Left Tackle

As of right now, Kelvin Beachum is the starting left tackle for the Pittsburgh Steelers moving forward following his performance Sunday in the win over the New York Jets. With that now known, offensive coordinator Todd Haley was asked Thursday during his weekly media session if Beachum will continue to be the primary backup at […]

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Bill Cowher Doesn’t Think He Will Be A Head Coach Any Time In The Near Future

As some point, former Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Bill Cowher very well could be back in the NFL as a head coach, but it doesn’t appear as though it will be anytime soon. “I don’t see myself going back there any time in the near future,” said Cowher, according to Justin Terranova of the New […]

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Steelers Versus Jets: Bad Momentum Versus Good Momentum

By Jeremy Hritz Dick LeBeau’s defense has had much success against rookie quarterbacks, losing only two games against Troy Smith and the Baltimore Ravens in 2007, and in 2012 against Brandon Weedon and the Cleveland Browns. Heading into Sunday’s game against the New York Jets, LeBeau and his boys will line up across from former […]

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Report: Steelers Conditional Selection Used To Aquire Levi Brown Not From 2014 Draft

According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the conditional draft pick the Pittsburgh Steelers used to acquire tackle Levi Brown from the Arizona Cardinals in last week’s trade was not one of their 2014 selections. While we still don’t know the conditions of the pick, it now appears as though it might be for […]

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New Steelers T Levi Brown Not Sure If Offensive Coordinator Todd Haley Is In His Corner

In 2007, the Arizona Cardinals drafted tackle Levi Brown with the fifth overall selection in the draft.  That same year, Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley was in his first season with the Cardinals as their offensive coordinator, but judging by Brown’s quotes on Monday, the two may have a had a run-in or two […]

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Steelers Rookie WR Markus Wheaton To Miss Game Against The Jets

According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie receiver Markus Wheaton will not play Sunday against the New York Jets as he works to recover from a broken pinky suffered in the loss to the Minnesota Vikings. WR Markus Wheaton says he will miss game vs. #Jets with broken right pinky. Won't […]

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Art Rooney II Thinks Good Things Will Come If Hard Work Continues

Pittsburgh Steelers president Art Rooney II issued a short statement Tuesday to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette following the team’s 0-4 start. In a football season you can’t worry about your last game, or your last four games. The team has to focus on the next opponent and do what is necessary to improve each week of the season. If we […]

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Report: League Has No Plans To Investigate Steelers Concussion Testing Of RB Isaac Redman

According to Scott Brown of ESPN.com, the league will not investigate the Pittsburgh Steelers following the claim made by running back Isaac Redman that he lied to team doctors so that he could get back into the week two game against the Cincinnati Bengals after being checked for a concussion. Redman, who suffered a blow […]

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The More, The Better For Vince Williams In Adjusting To Pro Speed

By Matthew Marczi The signs all seem to be pointing toward rookie linebacker Vince Williams edging ever closer to being anointed the starter for the Pittsburgh Steelers, which could happen as early as this Sunday in London against the Minnesota Vikings. He is certainly not worrying himself over it, however. Even though he has played […]

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Steelers Say RB Isaac Redman Passed Concussion Testing During Bengals Game

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Isaac Redman told Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette recently that he was allowed to re-enter the week two game against the Cincinnati Bengals despite having suffered a concussion during the opening kickoff. The team, however, released a statement Thursday in which they claim the running back was cleared to return […]

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Heath Miller Practiced Again On Friday And Wants To Play Sunday Night

Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller practiced fully for a third straight day on Friday and now we will wait and see if he is given the green light to make his season debut Sunday night against the Chicago Bears. Aditi Kinkhabwala of the NFL Network reported Friday on Twitter that Miller said his knee responded […]

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