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Mike Mitchell joins Marcus Gilbert in restructured contracts wi…

Mike Mitchell joins Marcus Gilbert in restructured contracts with Steelers

Wednesday was a busy day for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Despite an expected NFL salary cap that is expected to be $10M more this season (to $143M), the Steelers restructured the contracts of Marcus Gilbert and Mike Mitchell, opening nearly $6.2M in salary…
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  • Bud Dupree could be Steelers' best option if they go pass-rushe…

    Bud Dupree could be Steelers' best option if they go pass-rusher in first round

    ESPN.com 10 hours ago
    ESPN NFL draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. said Thursday that it might make more sense for the Pittsburgh Steelers to use their first-round pick on a cornerback instead of an outside linebacker. He based the opinion on players who could be available at No. 22…
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  • PFT Live: NFL exec Eric Grubman on L.A., Bengals/Steelers offse…

    PFT Live: NFL exec Eric Grubman on L.A., Bengals/Steelers offseason to-do lists

    profootballtalk.com 12 hours ago
    Plenty of eyes are on Los Angeles right now with the Rams, Chargers and Raiders all in the mix for a move to the City of Angels and we’ll be turning our attention in that direction during Thursday’s PFT Live. NFL executive V.P. of NFL ventures and busin…
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  • Pittsburgh Steelers could face tough decision with Troy Polamal…

    Pittsburgh Steelers could face tough decision with Troy Polamalu

    ESPN.com 12 hours ago
    Outside linebacker Jason Worilds has probably played his last down for the Pittsburgh Steelers. There have been no contract talks between the two sides, and the Steelers won’t use a transition tag to keep Worilds from becoming an unrestricted free agent…
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  • ESPN Now: S Mike Mitchell's restructuring will save the Ste……

    ESPN Now: S Mike Mitchell's restructuring will save the Ste…

    ESPN.com 14 hours ago
    S Mike Mitchell's restructuring will save the Steelers more than $2.4M of cap room, a source tells ESPN's John Clayton. Mitchell converted a $2M roste...
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  • Report: Steelers to let Jason Worilds test market

    Report: Steelers to let Jason Worilds test market

    profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Feb 25 (yesterday)
    The Steelers’ top prospective unrestricted free agent looks likely to be able to shop around when the market opens on Tuesday, March 10. The Steelers are willing to let outside linebacker Jason Worilds get a sense of his value in free agency before dete…
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  • Steelers great Bettis joins city, county in push to fund teen s…

    Steelers great Bettis joins city, county in push to fund teen summer jobs program

    post-gazette.com Feb 25 (yesterday)
    Since he took office last year, Mayor Bill Peduto has been pushing to expand the city’s 30-year-old summer youth employment program to accommodate everyone who wants a job.
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  • Could the Steelers Lose Players to the Titans Because of LeBeau…

    Could the Steelers Lose Players to the Titans Because of LeBeau?

    Free agency hasn’t even kicked off yet, but already there’s chatter that the Steelers may be losing a couple of players to one certain team. That team is the Tennessee Titans, who boast a rather big ace in the hole when it comes to luring possible Steel…
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  • Steelers Gab: Cornerback analysis of free agents and draft pros…

    Steelers Gab: Cornerback analysis of free agents and draft prospects

    steelersgab.com Feb 25 (yesterday)
    It is no secret that one of the most pressing needs for the Pittsburgh Steelers is talent at the cornerback position. Cortez Allen received a five-year deal before the 2014 season that would keep him in Pittsburgh through the 2018 season that was worth …
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  • Steelers’ decision for NFL Draft: Pass rusher or cornerback?

    Steelers’ decision for NFL Draft: Pass rusher or cornerback?

    pittsburghlive.com Feb 24 (2 days ago)
    There’s no real secret the Steelers need help at cornerback. Following a season in which the Steelers finished near the bottom of the NFL in ...
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  • The Steelers 2015 Season A “Perfect Storm”

    The Steelers 2015 Season A “Perfect Storm”

    steelersgab.com Feb 24 (2 days ago)
    It is no easy task to get to a Super Bowl and win. It takes the right personnel, coaching, and maybe even a little luck. No one can predict a Super Bowl appearance (although Steelers fans are fairly certain every year the Steelers will win the big one),…
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  • Free North Shore T service expected to survive without Steelers…

    Free North Shore T service expected to survive without Steelers as sponsor

    post-gazette.com Feb 24 (2 days ago)
    Months of public and private jousting between the Steelers and Port Authority have reduced the likelihood the football club will continue to underwrite free rides from the North Shore to Downtown on the Light Rail Transit system, but the feud is unlikel…
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  • Decision for James Harrison To Stay or Go To Mean A Lot to Stee…

    Decision for James Harrison To Stay or Go To Mean A Lot to Steelers Future

    The news that broke Sunday night about James Harrison wanting to play another season in the NFL isn’t all that surprising. After all, last season there was plenty of downs that he was one of the better defenders on the field, which came as a shock based…
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  • Steelers: Port Authority punts on extending free rides on T

    Steelers: Port Authority punts on extending free rides on T

    post-gazette.com pittsburghlive.com Feb 24 (3 days ago)
    The Steelers say they do not plan to extend their share of an agreement that provides free rides on the Port Authority’s North Shore Connector.
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  • Generating pass rush vital to resurgence of Steelers’ defense

    Generating pass rush vital to resurgence of Steelers’ defense

    steelersgab.com Feb 24 (3 days ago)
    It’s one of my favorite NFL Films clips of all time: Mid-1990s Bill Cowher at the height of his jaw-jutting, spittle-spewing power on the sideline at Three Rivers Stadium coaching up outside linebacker Greg Lloyd. “Rush the quarterback. Do you understan…
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  • Steelers will have lots of options if they want to draft a corn…

    Steelers will have lots of options if they want to draft a cornerback

    post-gazette.com Feb 23 (3 days ago)
    If the Steelers are searching for a cornerback in the early portions of the draft, there should be plenty from which to choose, including from a larcenous basketball point guard to a world-record broad-jumper.
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  • Should Vic Beasley Be At The Top Of The Pittsburgh Steelers Dra…

    Should Vic Beasley Be At The Top Of The Pittsburgh Steelers Draft Board?

    steelersgab.com Feb 23 (3 days ago)
    Every year at The NFL Scouting Combine there is always one player who impresses in certain areas, like the forty yard dash and how many times they bench press 225 pounds. This year, that man was OLB/DE Vic Beasley. Beasley currently is ranked as the num…
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  • Trae Waynes' speed solidifies his standing as one of top corner…

    Trae Waynes' speed solidifies his standing as one of top cornerbacks in draft

    ESPN.com Feb 23 (3 days ago)
    Did Trae Waynes run his way out of the Pittsburgh Steelers' range at the NFL scouting combine? That is one of the questions after the Michigan State product turned in a blazing time of 4.31 seconds in the 40-yard dash. Waynes solidified his standing as …
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  • Video - Steelers Doing Their Homework On Cornerbacks 01:16

    Steelers Doing Their Homework On Cornerbacks

    Feb 20
    ESPN Steelers reporter Scott Brown discusses what the philosophy is with the No. 22 pick.
  • Video - Harrison Lifts 135-Pound Weight One-Handed 00:10

    Harrison Lifts 135-Pound Weight One-Handed

    Feb 14
    Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison shows off his ability to lift massive weights with just one hand.
  • Video - Steelers Expect Two-Game Ban For Bell 01:04

    Steelers Expect Two-Game Ban For Bell

    Feb 11
    John Clayton reacts to the news that Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell is expected to be suspended for the first two games of next season as a result of his August arrest on marijuana charges.
  • Video - Steelers May Need Help With Receiver Depth 01:24

    Steelers May Need Help With Receiver Depth

    Feb 7
    ESPN Steelers reporter Scott Brown discusses where the team may turn in the later draft rounds.

Sports Columnists

  • ESPN Now

    Feb 26
    S Mike Mitchell's restructuring will save the Steelers more than $2.4M of cap room, a source tells ESPN's John Clayton. Mitchell converted a $2M roste...
  • Mock Draft: Post-Combine

    Feb 25
    Former Oregon coach Chip Kelly, now with the Eagles, once said Marcus Mariota is “the most talented kid I coached in college.” (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images) Let the silly season begin! And let me kick it off, right here! With a nod to the “Fine Fifteen” s…
  • Jameis Winston will be No. 1 and other lessons from NFL scouting combine

    Feb 23
    Five things: Most of the top prospects, including Jameis Winston, confirmed their lofty rankings with their performances at the 2015 NFL scouting combine, John Clayton writes.
  • The Bucs Start Here

    Feb 23
    INDIANAPOLIS — The Most Scrutinized Draft Pick of All Time was on the phone Sunday, a day after the poking and prodding of the NFL combine here, and I asked The Most Scrutinized Draft Pick of All Time if he was ready for the private detectives from mult…