STEELERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Report: NFL to interview players named in Al-Jazeera report

The NFL is reportedly set to ramp up its investigation of the allegations levied against several players in the recent Al-Jazeera America PED report. According to Tom Pelissero of USA Today, the league said in an internal memo that it is set to interview four players – Packers linebackers Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers, Steelers linebacker James Harrison and free agent linebacker...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Shaun Suisham blames turf for possible career-ending injury

The Steelers released kicker Shaun Suisham Friday, and Suisham says that the substandard turf at last year’s Hall of Fame Game caused a “catastrophic” knee injury that probably will end his career. “Unfortunately, the injury I sustained in the Pro Football Hall of Fame Game last preseason was catastrophic and has proven to be critical to continuing to my career. My journey...
Via The Sports Daily
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Steelers four down rundown

As another week draws to a close, let’s take a look at four interesting story-lines surrounding the Pittsburgh Steelers in this week’s four down rundown. Pittsburgh Steelers: Four Storylines to Follow AROUND COVER32 Fantasy Friday: Five players whose stock is rising Throwback Thursday: The great LaDainian Tomlinson NFL: J.J. Watt clashes with a bully online Free Agency: The...
Via cover32
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Steelers cut kicker Suisham following injury setback

PITTSBURGH (AP) Shaun Suisham's lengthy run with the Pittsburgh Steelers is over. It appears the longtime kicker's career may be in jeopardy, too. The team released Suisham on Friday after he failed a physical. The 34-year-old is recovering from a torn ACL in his left knee suffered during the Hall of Fame Game last August. The team hoped to bring Suisham to training camp, where...
Via Associated Press
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Antonio Brown Makes ESPN Fantasy Football History

ESPN has been doing preseason fantasy football rankings for 15 years. Every year, a running back has had the No. 1 spot on the preseason rankings.  History has been made this year.  For the first time ever, a non-running back has the No. 1 spot.  That player? Steelers’ wide receiver Antonio Brown.  The definitive @AntonioBrown84 interview! I sat down w/ this year’s #1 overall...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Foster: Only Thing Missing For This Steelers O-Line Is A Ring

When it comes to the Pittsburgh Steelers locker room, or at least as far as the offensive line coach, eighth-year veteran Ramon Foster is the old, wise sage. While new free agent tackle Ryan Harris is now the oldest player in the room, Foster has been here far longer, originally... The post Foster: Only Thing Missing For This Steelers O-Line Is A Ring appeared first on Steelers...
Via Steelers Depot
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Steelers Players to watch in the Preseason

With OTAs and minicamp now in the books, the Pittsburgh Steelers will take some time off before hitting training camp at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe on July 28. Training camp is not only the time for players to make their case to be one of the 53 players on the roster, but to earn playing time in the regular season. With that in mind, here are three players that will be intriguing...
Via cover32
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Antonio Brown To Appear In ESPN Magazine’s Body Issue

The world is about to see even more of Antonio Brown as the Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver will shed his clothes in the forthcoming ESPN The Magazine’s annual Body Issue. This year, ten men and nine women will appear in the magazine’s eighth annual Body Issue, it was announced on Tuesday.... The post Steelers Antonio Brown To Appear In ESPN Magazine’s Body Issue appeared...
Via Steelers Depot
3 days ago  |  Discuss

SCB Summer Series: Ladarius Green

Today is the first in a series of thoughts on specific Steelers’ players as we approach Training Camp in late July. I’ll be focusing on a variety of players whose personal success this season could determine the team’s overall success in 2016. As easy as it can be to bash the Steelers’ Front Office at times for some free agent signings and draft selections over the years...
Via Steel City Blitz
3 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 Steelers Pre-Training Camp Roster Review: Wide Receiver

The Pittsburgh Steelers have wrapped things up in minicamp and put an end to their spring practices, which means that we are officially into the dead zone, the slowest time of the year for football news and general activity, the time between the end of spring drills in mid-June to... The post 2016 Steelers Pre-Training Camp Roster Review: Wide Receiver appeared first on Steelers...
Via Steelers Depot
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Roethlisberger Football Camp Interview

As many of you know I had the opportunity to attend Ben Roethlisberger’s Youth Camp on Sunday. In the first article, I gave you a run down on what went on during the camp and what my thoughts were. Today I wanted to present you with the video of his press conference. Besides me, there were two others there asking questions about the camp. I do not know their names or else I would...
Via Steel City Blitz
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruce Arians talks about ‘retirement’ in Pittsburgh

Get your popcorn ready, because Bruce Arians is going to spill the beans about his supposed retirement as Steelers offensive coordinator. A profile on Arians will appear on HBO’s “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel” Tuesday night, according to Pro Football Talk. Arians was not retained as the Steelers’ offensive coordinator after the 2011 season. The team tried to spin it as...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Le’Veon Bell responds to ‘rigged’ claims with great tweets

Ayesha Curry’s accusation that Game 6 of the NBA Finals on Thursday was “rigged” did not sit well with many, who mostly viewed her as a sore loser. The charge from Ayesha even spilled over to other sports, leading many to react. One such person who had a funny reaction was Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell, who seemed particularly incensed that Steph Curry’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers’ Maurkice Pouncey says he had seven surgeries last year

The 2015 season turned out to be a pretty scary one for Steelers’ offensive lineman Maurkice Pouncey.  Pittsburgh’s All-Pro center broke his left fibula in the preseason when Green Bay Packers’ safety Ha-Ha Clinton Dix fell on his leg. Pouncey’s surgical wound then didn’t heal properly, resulting in a staph infection. The former Florida Gator had to miss the whole season...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Le’Veon Bell won’t talk contract until he’s sure his knee is good

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell, whose contract expires after the 2016 season, wants to make sure his knee is healed before discussing a new deal. “I just want to make sure my knee’s good,” Bell told reporters Thursday, via ESPN.com. “Make sure everything’s straight before all that comes about.” Bell, 24, tore the medial collateral and posterior cruciate...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers will wear 1934 throwbacks in week five

Once again the Pittsburgh Steels will be wearing their 1934 throwback uniforms. The Steelers will wear their 1934 throwback uniforms for the team’s October 9 contest vs. the New York Jets at Heinz Field. This will mark the fifth straight season Pittsburgh will wear their 1934 throwback uniforms. The team first wore these in 2012 during the team’s 80th season in professional...
Via This Given Sunday
9 days ago  |  Discuss

A plea to the Pittsburgh Steelers: Go for two…all season long

One year after attempting an unprecedented (at least in the modern era) 11 two-point conversions, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger would like to see his Pittsburgh Steelers take their two-point strategy to the next level by going for two after every touchdown in 2016. “I think we should go for it every time,” Roethlisberger said, per ESPN.com. “Why not? If we do it every day...
Via This Given Sunday
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers aim for 30 points per game in 2016

The Pittsburgh Steelers and offensive coordinator Todd Haley have the same goals going into the 2016 season as they did going into last season: score at least 30 points per game and win the Super Bowl. If they can achieve the first goal, the second seems that much easier. The Steelers averaged 26.4 points per game last season and were two games shy of the Super Bowl. “That was...
Via EndZoneScore
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Roethlisberger wants Steelers to go for two after every TD

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger would love the chance to go for two points after every touchdown this year. It’s an idea that has been oft touted by sportswriters but never seen in real life. After all, even if you only get in half the time, you’re scoring just as many points as you would by converting an extra point field goal after every touchdown. But...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Vick wants to play another season, 'go out with a bang'

The official start of training camp is just around the corner, and Michael Vick remains unemployed. The 36-year-old veteran is hoping that changes at some point before Week 1. While speaking to the media at the Ron Jaworski Celebrity Golf Challenge on Monday, Vick made it clear that he does not intend to retire just yet. “I haven’t officially retired,” he said, per Jordan...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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