STEELERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Steelers’ RFAs Cockrell, Hubbard Have 3-Plus Weeks Of Market Time Left

Thursday will mark the end of the third full week of the 2017 NFL league year and as you’ve probably already noticed by now, free agent signings have slowed to a drip. As far as quality free agents that currently remain on the market, most of them are of the...
Via Steelers Depot
22 minutes ago

League Keeps Steelers in the Dark, Stays Mum on Martavis Bryant Reinstatement

The Pittsburgh Steelers are awaiting news from the league on whether or not Martavis Bryant will be available to them in the 2017 season. After the Steelers lost the AFC Championship on Jan. 22, Martavis Bryant wasted no more time. On Jan. 28, the wide receiver applied to the league office for reinstatement to the league […] League Keeps Steelers in the Dark, Stays Mum on Martavis...
Via Still Curtain
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Report: Martavis Bryant reinstatement ‘imminent’

The Pittsburgh Steelers are reportedly going to be getting uber-talented receiver Martavis Bryant back very soon, according to a report.“Speaking on the condition of anonymity, a league source told The Times on Wednesday that Bryant’s reinstatement is ‘imminent,’ wrote Chris Bradford of The Times.A second source, however, was unaware of any change in Bryant’s status as...
Via Sportsnaut
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Reinstatement Of Steelers WR Martavis Bryant Is “Imminent”

Tuesday came and went without NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell reinstating currently suspended Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant and while that’s not overly surprising, it appears as though it’s only a matter of time before the former fourth-round draft pick will get the good news. According to Chris Bradford of...
Via Steelers Depot
2 hours ago

Art Rooney II A Fan Of Expediency Of New Replay Review Procedure

Watching the head official go ‘under the hood’ to take a closer look at the replay of a play on the field has become a ubiquitous part of the NFL viewing experience. There is a certain spectacle element to it that is easily identifiable. But starting with this upcoming season,...
Via Steelers Depot
7 hours ago

Tomlin says he and Lawrence Timmons will remain close

The Pittsburgh Steelers lost veteran linebacker Lawrence Timmons in free agency, but the friendship Timmons and his now-former head coach Mike Tomlin transcends the sport. “These are unique relationships,… We had a lot of fun over the last decade,” Tomlin said, via the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review’s Joe Rutter. “Just because we no longer do formal football business doesn’t...
Via 60 Max Power O
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wednesday news roundup: Pittsburgh Steelers

Steelers shell out $1 million dollars without signing a free agentThe Pittsburgh Steelers took another hit to their precarious salary cap position on … The Steelers had to make the final installment from their borrowing $3 million … Steelers coach Mike Tomlin expects to remain close with Lawrence TimmonsPittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin expects his bond with Lawrence Timmons...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: Players to target in this year’s NFL draft

The Pittsburgh Steelers finished the 2016 NFL season as one of the top teams in the league. Their offense was one of the elites in the league and their young defense was continuously improving. As the 2017 NFL Draft approaches, the Steelers will be scouting out more young talent in hopes to take the team to the next level. Here’s who I think the Steelers should be targeting: Jabrill...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tomlin won’t comment on Revis potentially joining Steelers

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin was asked a number of questions about Darrelle Revis on Tuesday. However, he remained mum about the free agent cornerback potentially joining his team.Per ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler, the one thing Tomlin would say is that he has “great respect” for Revis. But he wouldn’t comment about his status as a free agent in relationship to the Steelers...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Former Steelers FB pain free, but not opposed to Marijuana if he needs it

Former Pittsburgh Steelers fullback Franco Harris says he’s doing just fine mentally and physically at the age of 67 – somewhat of a rarity when all we hear these days is about former players feeling serious effects after playing years in the NFL. But Harris looks to be the exception, telling the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: “Even during my playing days, I really didn’t have...
Via 60 Max Power O
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tomlin: Steelers are preparing for Roethlisberger's retirement

Ben Roethlisberger isn’t going to play many more seasons in the NFL. Heck, he already threatened to retire after the 2016 season. For this reason, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin says he and his staff are absolutely preparing for life without Big Ben.“I think we’ve been in that mindset for the last several years, that’s what this business tells us to be in,”...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Dont’a Hightower turned down more money from Jets, Steelers

Dont’a Hightower did not stay in New England for the money.According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the linebacker was offered more money by both the New York Jets and Pittsburgh Steelers, but turned them both down to stay with the Patriots.Hightower received a base salary in the neighborhood of $8.7 million from New England. The Steelers had been offering over $9 million per...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Awake From Slumber, Execute a Signing Trio

The Steelers had an extremely quiet start to free agency but things are starting to move. Let’s take a look at the new additions from this week as we introduce them to the black and gold faithful. The Pittsburgh Steelers are known for avoiding huge splash signings in free agency but fans somehow forget this every […] Steelers Awake From Slumber, Execute a Signing Trio - Still...
Via Still Curtain
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers must regain their touch drafting wide receivers

Anyone who thinks the Steelers filled their wide receiver need by signing free agent Justin Hunter might be interested in buying one of Pittsburgh’s many bridges.Antonio Brown led the Steelers with 106 receptions last season. Le’Veon Bell was second on the team with 75. No one else on the team caught 50 passes. Eli Rogers was next on the list with 48.The Steelers need receivers...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

2017 Pittsburgh Steelers Offseason: 7 Round Mock Draft 1.0

With the all-star games and the 2017 NFL Combine in the books, we take a look at how the Steelers draft could take shape. The following 7 rounds of this mock will look to get value at positions of need with each pick of this. So far in free agency, the Steelers have made no moves […] 2017 Pittsburgh Steelers Offseason: 7 Round Mock Draft 1.0 - Still Curtain - Still Curtain - A...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers sign former Chiefs RB Knile Davis

PITTSBURGH (AP) The Pittsburgh Steelers bolstered their depth behind running back Le'Veon Bell, signing former Kansas City back Knile Davis to a one-year contract. Davis played three-plus seasons with the Chiefs, who selected him in the third round of the 2013 NFL draft. Davis ran for 463 yards and six touchdowns, both career highs, with Kansas City in 2014. His playing time...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Roethlisberger still won't fully commit to playing in 2017

It would be quite the shock if Ben Roethlisberger decided to call it a career at some point this offseason, but the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback has still yet to fully commit to playing in 2017.While speaking at the Ignite Men’s Impact Weekend conference at Liberty University on Friday, Roethlisberger was asked if he intends to play next season.“I’m leaning towards it,...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

By the Numbers: The Pittsburgh Steelers, Part IV

Well, we’re here. We have reached the final chapter in choosing who the best players at each number have been throughout the storied history of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Closing with numbers 76-99, who are the best of the best? 76 The final countdown begins with an easy choice. It’s yet another from the dynasty years of the 1970s. A man who is currently the Head Coach at a local...
Via The Sports Post
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Le’Veon Bell agrees to go to prom with young Steelers fan, but school district says no

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell tried to make a young fan happy by following through on a Twitter bet. Unfortunately, the fan’s school district stepped in and nixed the chance for a fun story. Ava Tarantino, 17, asked Bell if he’d be her prom date if she was able to get 500 retweets for her request. Bell responded by saying he’d go to prom if she got 600 retweets...
Via The Comeback
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Le’Veon Bell barred from attending fan’s high school prom

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell will not be allowed to attend a fan’s high school prom after agreeing to do so following a Twitter bet, reports the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.The reasons the Waukesha School District laid out for why Bell cannot escort 17-year-old Waukesha West (Wisc.) junior Ava Tarantino are two-fold, the first being he’s too old to attend....
Via Sportress of Blogitude
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers moves look like 2013 draft do-over

The Steelers lost a disappointing 2013 draft pick and brought in another team’s 2013 draft disappointment. With Jarvis Jones and his six career sacks now in Arizona, the Steelers signed wide receiver Justin Hunter Wednesday. The Steelers took Jones with the 17th pick in the 2013 draft. The Titans took Hunter with the 34th pick. If Hunter can somehow contribute like a first-round...
Via The Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Assessing the Pittsburgh Steelers’ linebacker situation

The Pittsburgh Steelers are never ones to spend lavishly during free agency, which is why it was surprising to many that free agent linebacker Dont’a Hightower visited with the Steelers Tuesday. But after inside linebacker Lawrence Timmons signed a two-year, $11 million deal with the Miami Dolphins and outside linebacker Jarvis Jones signed with the Arizona Cardinals, Pittsburgh’s...
Via isportsweb.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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