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Steelers opt for youth, speed while revamping roster

Steelers opt for youth, speed while revamping roster

pittsburghlive.com Updated 4 hours 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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  • To retire or not?: Steelers receiver Heyward-Bey decides to kee…

    To retire or not?: Steelers receiver Heyward-Bey decides to keep on playing

    post-gazette.com 6 hours ago
    Knowing when to retire is one of the most difficult decisions professional athletes face. In many cases, they are told they are no longer good enough, and the decision is made for them.
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  • Steelers finalize 53-man roster

    Steelers finalize 53-man roster

    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 10 hours 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 16 hours 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 17 hours 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 (yesterday)
    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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  • Veteran Keisel settles into role with Steelers

    Veteran Keisel settles into role with Steelers

    pittsburghlive.com Aug 29 (yesterday)
    Amid the groans of a restless crowd at Heinz Field, veteran defensive end Brett Keisel was among the few to shine in a preseason finale ...
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  • Steelers claim former Cowboys cornerback Webb

    Steelers claim former Cowboys cornerback Webb

    The Steelers claimed former Dallas Cowboys cornerback B.W. Webb off waivers Friday, one day after backup cornerback Brice McCain injured his right groin in a ...
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  • Steelers’ Rooney instrumental in bringing American football to …

    Steelers’ Rooney instrumental in bringing American football to Ireland

    pittsburghlive.com Aug 29 (yesterday)
    DUBLIN — Steelers chairman Dan Rooney was surprised to have the Coke Park Classic winner’s trophy named after him. Perhaps he shouldn’t have been. Rooney’s ...
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  • Bolts bounce cornerback Crezdon Butler

    Bolts bounce cornerback Crezdon Butler

    profootballtalk.com Aug 29 (yesterday)
    Cornerback Crezdon Butler was believed to be on the roster bubble in San Diego. He was. Per a league source, the Chargers have released Butler. A fifth-round pick of the Steelers in 2010, Butler has played for the Cardinals (2011), Washington (2012), Ca…
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  • Steelers might be done with signings

    Steelers might be done with signings

    ESPN.com Aug 29 (yesterday)
    PITTSBURGH -- Finalizing the 53-man roster before 4 p.m. ET Saturday is the Pittsburgh Steelers' top priority. It might also be their last major order of business before the start of the regular season. Team president Art Rooney II told ESPN.com that th…
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  • Martavis Bryant has an AC sprain in shoulder

    Martavis Bryant has an AC sprain in shoulder

    profootballtalk.com Aug 29 (yesterday)
    Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger thinks wide receiver Martavis Bryant can have a bright future as part of the team’s offense, but the team may have to decide how much he’ll be able to do in the present before setting their 53-man roster this week…
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  • Steelers notebook: Some starters don't play, others play a lot

    Steelers notebook: Some starters don't play, others play a lot

    post-gazette.com Aug 29 (2 days ago)
    Several Steelers starters did not play in the final preseason game Thursday night against the Carolina Panthers. Cornerback Cortez Allen, (finger), defensive end Cameron Heyward, outside linebacker Jason Worilds and safety Troy Polamalu did not play.
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  • 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.
  • Video - 'CFB 24/7' season preview: Rookie predictions 09:02

    'CFB 24/7' season preview: Rookie predictions

    Aug 28
    Dave Dameshek, Daniel Jeremiah, Matt "Money" Smith and Akbar Gbajabiamila debate which defensive rookies could have better seasons than Jadeveon Clowney and rank the quarterbacks picked in the last two NFL Drafts.

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