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On the Steelers: Captain Polamalu has eyes on Manziel

On the Steelers: Captain Polamalu has eyes on Manziel

Troy Polamalu tried to explain the attraction the football world has for rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel of the Cleveland Browns.
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  • Steelers Lookahead: Previewing Sunday’s game vs. Cleveland

    Steelers Lookahead: Previewing Sunday’s game vs. Cleveland

    pittsburghlive.com 7 hours ago
    BRIAN HOYER If nightlife-loving Instagram fave Johnny Manziel is the new Mr. Brown — and ticket sales reflect that — then Hoyer is Mr. Boring. ...
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  • Unlike years past, strength of 2014 Steelers could be offense

    Unlike years past, strength of 2014 Steelers could be offense

    pittsburghlive.com 9 hours ago
    The newly elected team captain, going into his 11th NFL season, is overseeing the unit that might need to carry the Steelers through a challenging ...
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  • Jarvis Jones critical to Steelers' success

    Jarvis Jones critical to Steelers' success

    ESPN.com 20 hours ago
    PITTSBURGH -- Rookie Ryan Shazier created quite the buzz in training camp and the preseason but it is another young linebacker on whom the Steelers used a first-round pick who is most critical to the defense making significant improvement in 2014. The q…
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  • Ryan Shazier set to join exclusive club for Steelers

    Ryan Shazier set to join exclusive club for Steelers

    profootballtalk.com 21 hours ago
    No pressure, kid. It’s not very often a defensive rookie starts the opener for the Steelers, but linebacker Ryan Shazier is about to do just that. According to Ron Musselman of the Beaver County Times, Shazier will be the first since Kendrell Bell 13 ye…
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  • Steelers know fast start could be key to upcoming season

    Steelers know fast start could be key to upcoming season

    pittsburghlive.com Aug 31 (yesterday)
    The Steelers return to practice Monday — Labor Day isn’t celebrated at 3400 S. Water St. — as the calendar clicks to a new month ...
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  • Steelers receiver Heyward-Bey looks to make most of chance

    Steelers receiver Heyward-Bey looks to make most of chance

    Darrius Heyward-Bey is a former No. 7 overall draft pick by the Oakland Raiders. He is the third-most prolific wide receiver on Maryland’s career receiving ...
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  • Steelers formalize practice squad

    Steelers formalize practice squad

    Offensive lineman Alejandro Villanueva, a former West Point wide receiver who served in Afghanistan as an Army Ranger, is one of 10 players on the ...
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  • How the Pittsburgh Steelers were built

    How the Pittsburgh Steelers were built

    ESPN.com Aug 31 (yesterday)
    PITTSBURGH -- The Steelers submitted their 53-man roster to the NFL on Saturday afternoon. Now the question is how much it will change with teams allowed to claim players who were waived Friday and Saturday at noon ET on Sunday. What is interesting abou…
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  • Steelers opt for youth, speed while revamping roster

    Steelers opt for youth, speed while revamping roster

    pittsburghlive.com Aug 30 (2 days ago)
    Meet your new Pittsburgh Steelers. With the emphasis on “new.” The Steelers, who reshaped their veterans-heavy roster only grudgingly for years, are undergoing one of ...
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  • Steelers finalize 53-man roster

    Steelers finalize 53-man roster

    pittsburghlive.com Aug 30 (3 days ago)
    Landry Jones did just enough not to get called Saturday. The Steelers cut 22 players to get down the NFL-mandated 53, and Jones, last year’s ...
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  • Pittsburgh Steelers cut-down analysis

    Pittsburgh Steelers cut-down analysis

    ESPN.com Aug 30 (3 days ago)
    Most significant move: The Pittsburgh Steelers gave offensive line coach Mike Munchak his wish and kept nine players up front. That still didn’t save Guy Whimper. The nine-year veteran was among the 22 players the Steelers released Saturday to get to th…
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  • Steelers release two draft picks to reduce roster to 53 players

    Steelers release two draft picks to reduce roster to 53 players

    The Steelers released five draft picks Saturday, including two from this year, to reduce their roster to 53 players.
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  • Harrison was one of a kind for Steelers

    Harrison was one of a kind for Steelers

    PITTSBURGH -- The closest I ever came to experiencing what an NFL quarterback faced when playing against James Harrison came in October of 2008. A couple of days earlier, the Pittsburgh Steelers had beaten the Jaguars in Jacksonville, but Harrison had b…
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  • Brad Wing hoping to stick with Steelers

    Brad Wing hoping to stick with Steelers

    ESPN.com Aug 30 (3 days ago)
    PITTSBURGH -- Steelers punter Brad Wing is hoping history -- or at least a variation of it -- does not repeat itself over the next couple of days. His father, David, tried out for the Detroit Lions as a punter in 1990 but did not survive the final cut. …
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  • Browns cut Dion Lewis

    Browns cut Dion Lewis

    profootballtalk.com Aug 30 (3 days ago)
    Running back Dion Lewis emerged from Pitt in 2011, joining another former Pitt tailback (LeSean McCoy) on the roster of the Steelers. But for Lewis, a fifth-round draft pick, the NFL thing hasn’t gone nearly as well. Traded for the Browns for linebacker…
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  • Steelers' youth movement officially arrives

    Steelers' youth movement officially arrives

    post-gazette.com Aug 30 (3 days ago)
    Those watching the Steelers opener against Cleveland will be treated to something that never has occurred at Heinz Field and has gone unseen in a generation.
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  • Video - Predicting 2014 NFL award winners 03:08

    Predicting 2014 NFL award winners

    Sep 1
    The "NFL Total Access" crew takes their shot at predicting who will win offensive rookie of the year, defensive rookie of the year and NFL MVP for the 2014 season.
  • Video - What is former Pittsburgh Steerlers linebacker James Harrison's legacy? 03:50

    What is former Pittsburgh Steerlers linebacker James Harrison's legacy?

    Aug 30
    Heath Evans discusses what kind of player former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison was and what it was like to play against him.
  • Video - Mint Condition: Bradshaw's Steel Special 02:26

    Mint Condition: Bradshaw's Steel Special

    Aug 29
    Heritage Auctions' Chris Ivy breaks down the value of Terry Bradshaw's game-used helmet from the 1975 season.
  • Video - Panthers Blank Steelers 00:24

    Panthers Blank Steelers

    Aug 28
    Fozzy Whittaker scored the lone touchdown in the Panthers' 10-0 win over the Steelers.

Sports Columnists

  • Trying to Put the Instant Back in Replay

    Sep 1
    NEW YORK — In the Art McNally Game Day Central room inside the NFL offices on Park Avenue in midtown Manhattan, I learned over the weekend just how the new replay review system will work, ushered through the process by NFL vice president of officiating …
  • Early Test for NFL's New Domestic Violence Policy

    Sep 1
    Much to address this morning, three days out from the NFL’s 95th season. I was planning to address the Roger Goodell about-face on domestic violence later in the column, but the Ray McDonald arrest at 3 a.m. Sunday in San Jose, and the 49ers defensive t…
  • Clayton's mailbag -- Cuts show trend toward young players

    Aug 31
    John Clayton's mailbag: The last round of cuts showed that job security is shaky for players 30 and older.
  • Gerald McCoy, What Makes You a Great Fit in Lovie Smith’s System?

    Aug 29
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