Pittsburgh Sports News and Rumors
Antonio Brown didn't have to wait for his second contract in 2012post-gazette.com 52 minutes agoAntonio Brown has two years remaining on his contract and it’s unlikely the Steelers will rip that up and give him a new one. It’s more likely the Steelers will advance him $2 million in salary just as they did last year to appease him and then negotiat…Share TweetDespite losing one star wide receiver for the entire season and possibly his former All-Pro running back for the first four games, Ben Roethlisberger said today that the Steelers offense can be “as good as we want to be.”Share Tweet
Jesse James now Steelers’ most tenured tight end — at 22pittsburghlive.com 3 hours agoLast year, Jesse James was a newbie to the Steelers and the NFL. Now, he’s their most tenured tight end. With the retirement of Heath ...Share Tweet
Spaeth Misfortune Opens Door For Dixonsteelersgab.com 3 hours agoThe Pittsburgh Steelers have been forced to alter their plans after Matt Spaeth’s injury saw the veteran released by the franchise, with undrafted rookie Mandel Dixon handed a chance to step into offensive line in his place. Spaeth’s departure was a blo…Share Tweet
Bud 'No Carbs' Dupree hopes fewer pounds equal more sacks for SteelersESPN.com 7 hours agoBud 'No Carbs' Dupree hopes fewer pounds equal more sacks for SteelersShare TweetWhen word first surfaced that Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell was facing a suspension for a missed drug test, Bell denied knowing anything about it. He was lying. On Thursday, Bell admitted that the NFL notified him in March that he was facing discip…Share Tweet
Ron Cook: Relatively speaking, Steelers camp opens calmly for Mike Tomlin's 10th seasonpost-gazette.com 14 hours agoMike Tomlin ran his first practice at Saint Vincent College. Troy Polamalu signed a four-year, $30 million-plus contract extension, making him the highest-paid player in Steelers history. Alan Faneca said he was disgusted with his contract negotiations …Share TweetSteelers running back Le’Veon Bell Thursday spoke for the first time about the four-game suspension that was announced last week for reportedly failing to show up for a couple of drug tests. Bell said he was sorry for the situation, but otherwise didn’t…Share Tweet
Rossi: Steelers need to break precedent, give Brown new contractpittsburghlive.com 16 hours agoIf there is a first time for everything, Thursday might have been exactly that for the Steelers. No less an authority than Art Rooney II ...Share Tweet
Steelers WR Wheaton unsure if Bryant suspension will lead to role on outsidepittsburghlive.com 17 hours agoMarkus Wheaton isn’t interested in talking about this season being the last of a four-year, $2.8 million deal with the Steelers. Instead, he’s focused on ...Share TweetTwo Steelers will open training camp on the physically unable to perform list, and another is on the non-football injury list. But it might be ...Share Tweet
Jets Marshall Challenges Steelers Brown to a Bet – AB’s Repsonse – “I’ll Gladly Accept”steelersgab.com 22 hours agoIn case you missed the PR stunt of the day, Jets wide out Brandon Marshall, never afraid to speak his mind, challenged the best wide out of the day – yes Antonio Brown – with the price being one of two luxury cars that each receiver owns. Marshall fired…Share TweetBrandon Marshall proved last season he still has some wheels. But he may not when the season ends. Via Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com, the Jets wide receiver has engaged in some playful banter with Steelers counterpart Antonio Brown, offering to bet their re…Share Tweet
Steelers center Pouncey eager to return after health setbacksMaurkice Pouncey turned 27 on Sunday and officially entered the prime of his career. The former two-time All-Pro who missed two of the past three seasons with injuries, including last season with a leg injury, is eager to get back to work Friday when th…Share Tweet
Steelers GM Colbert, others named vice presidentsThe Steelers have added the title of vice president to Kevin Colbert’s duties as general manager, one of a number of new VPs named by the ballclub.Share TweetLinebacker Lawrence Timmons is entering the final year of his contract with the Steelers and, thanks to his $15.1 million cap number, he looked like a possible candidate for an extension when the offseason opened. The months went by without any change i…Share Tweet
Multiple suspensions expose Cowboys, Steelers to major finesprofootballtalk.com Jul 28 (yesterday)Nearly a decade ago, the NFL crafted a policy aimed at promoting good player behavior by requiring teams to surrender a portion of a suspended player’s lost salary as a fine, if multiple players are suspended in a given year. In 2013, the then-five-year…Share Tweet
On the Steelers: Stars should sit out camp, preseason gamesDemocrats and Republicans are not the only groups who enjoy a good slogan these days. The Steelers, who have had their share through the years, should adopt another as they report to training camp today at Saint Vincent College Latrobe.Share Tweet
Jalen & Jacoby: Brandon Marshall and Antonio Brown wager with lux...Jul 28Jalen Rose and David Jacoby talk about Brandon Marshall's bet with Antonio Brown: whichever receiver has the most receiving yards in 2016 gets the other's car.
Five reasons why Marshall made a huge mistakeJul 28Brandon Marshall challenged Antonio Brown to a bet over who will get more receiving yards this season. That might not have been the best idea.
Odds stacked against Marshall in bet against BrownJul 28Tim and Matt Hasselbeck think Brandon Marshall will come up short in his bet about finishing with more receiving yards than Antonio Brown.
Steelers expecting Bell to report to campJul 28Jeremy Fowler says the expectation is Le'Veon Bell will report to training camp, and outlines what the team is hoping to see from DeAngelo Williams.