STEELERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Downbytheseaside wins Art Rooney Pace

Via Associated Press
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Not Surprisingly, Recent Study Shows Steelers Don’t Play Rookies Much

Pro Football Focus posted a very interesting infographic on Twitter related to average snaps played by rookies by individual teams over the course of the last five seasons and it will come as no surprise to most of you where the Pittsburgh Steelers ranked. According to PFF’s numbers, the Steelers...
Via Steelers Depot
15 hours ago

William Gay is still at corner for the Steelers

32-year-old cornerback William Gay could be moved to safety or, possibly, released by the Steelers. As noted by Chris Bradford of the Beaver County Times, neither has happened — yet. Gay continues to be the slot corner for the Steelers, with Artie Burns on the outside. That could change in time, based on the development…
Via Pro Football Talk
16 hours ago

Javon Hargrave Embraces Reunion With Childhood Friend Keion Adams

It seems as though Pittsburgh Steelers rookie seventh-round outside linebacker Keion Adams will already have one prominent advocate in his corner as he continues his journey, seeking to become a professional football player—or more specifically, one who actually makes a 53-man roster. Teresa Varley wrote for the team’s website yesterday...
Via Steelers Depot
16 hours ago

T.J. Watt: ‘There’s Not Excuse’ Not To Get The Playbook Down

The best way to excel in school is to treat it as though it’s your job. And when it’s your job, the best way to excel in football is to treat it as though you’re in school. That is the approach that Pittsburgh Steelers rookie first-round outside linebacker T.J. Watt...
Via Steelers Depot
19 hours ago

Saturday news roundup: Pittsburgh Steelers

What will Ben Roethlisberger’s statistics look like next season?This Pittsburgh Steelers news roundup is led by a story from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette about rookie JuJu Smith-Schuster working to earn his spot with the team … Steelers OTA Takeaways: Will Gay isn’t going anywhere, yetPITTSBURGH — A season of great expectation for the Steelers began this week with the first...
Via 60 Max Power O
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie JuJu Smith-Schuster getting acclimated to pro life

One thing many rookies entering the NFL notice right away is that the professional level of the game is a lot more advanced than what they experienced in college. As the Pittsburgh Steelers wrapped up the first week of OTAs, Smith-Schuster says he been adapting to the new pace, via Teresa Varley of the team’s official website: “It’s a lot different,”he said Friday. “The...
Via 60 Max Power O
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers’ Le’Veon Bell must prove himself in 2017

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell is considered not only as one of the best running backs in the NFL, but as one of the league’s best players at any position; Bell has proven to be virtually unstoppable due to his combination of patience, vision, and acceleration meshed with elite pass blocking and receiving skills for a running back.  Although he  played in just...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Yonkers features Art Rooney Pace on Saturday night

Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

53-man roster projection

As the Pittsburgh Steelers begin to shape their 53-man roster, we take a look at what the final list may look like. Now that the draft is over and OTAs are underway, it is good to take a look at what the roster may look like. This is obviously going to change with injuries and […] Pittsburgh Steelers: 53-man roster projection - Still Curtain - Still Curtain - A Pittsburgh Steelers...
Via Still Curtain
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Why James Harrison can make the Pro Bowl in 2017

At 39-years-old, James Harrison is still one of the best players on the Pittsburgh Steelers. When you can hip press 695 pounds, you can still make a Pro Bowl. Maybe that’s not proven fact, but it’s certainly a good indicator that you’re still a superstar. James Harrison may be pushing 40-years-old, but watching his gym […] Pittsburgh Steelers: Why James Harrison can make...
Via Still Curtain
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Le’Veon Bell donates $750K to install turf at his old high school stadium

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell showed tremendous generosity by donating $750,000 to Groveport Madison high school.Bell played football, basketball and ran track at Groveport Madison from 2006-09. Giving back to the community that helped him become a superstar is something he obviously feels strongly about. In addition to the large gift, Bell is setting up “Bell’s...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers’ Antonio Brown Approves the NFL’s Touchdown-Celebration Rule Change

Antonio Brown is notorious for his unique touchdown celebrations. Before they were frowned upon and three-flags later, the NFL has approved of touchdown celebrations in a vote held by the league earlier this week. Brown is especially excited for this opportunity, and to no longer be flagged for having fun. “It’s amazing,” Brown said. “I’m sure the guys are looking forward...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Antonio Brown tweets great reaction to relaxed celebration rules

The NFL on Tuesday announced a relaxing of the arguably draconian rules against player celebrations. Celebratory acts such as “snow angels, group demonstrations and more are back!”, per a statement from NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. While the relaxed approach to celebrations is a welcome one from an organization sarcastically referred to as the “No Fun League,” the NFL...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Roethlisberger admits he wishes Bell would show up at OTAs

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger isn’t shy about saying how he feels about much of anything when it comes to his team—and that includes star running back Le’Veon Bell.Bell didn’t show up for Pittsburgh’s OTAs on Tuesday while he continues to recover from sports hernia surgery from March.Ask Big Ben, though, and it would have been nice if Bell made an appearance...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Martavis Bryant: ‘I know this is my last chance’

Martavis Bryant on Tuesday took part in a Pittsburgh Steelers practice for the first time in about 16 months. And the gifted wideout show has seen his career detoured by multiple suspensions, recognizes one more mistake could effectively end his career.“I know this is my last chance,” Bryant said following Tuesday’s OTA session, via ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler. “I put the right...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Big Ben won't give Steelers more than one-year commitment

Ben Roethlisberger reiterated Tuesday that his commitment to the Pittsburgh Steelers does not run any further than this upcoming season.Speaking with reporters on the first day of OTAs, Roethlisberger made it clear that he did not give Art Rooney more than a one-year commitment, per Ray Fittipaldo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.  Fittipaldo also said Roethlisberger “sidestepped...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Three bold predictions for the 2017 season

The Pittsburgh Steelers head into the 2017 season as an AFC favorite, but may still surprise a lot of people by the end of the year. Even if the Steelers are headed for another AFC North title, conference championship game and possibly a Super Bowl, there are always bold predictions. You can be the best […] Pittsburgh Steelers: Three bold predictions for the 2017 season - Still...
Via Still Curtain
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Roethlisberger 'proud' of self-reporting 2015 concussion

Ben Roethlisberger said recently he remains “proud” of his decision to self-report a concussion during the 2015 NFL season.The Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback pulled himself out of a Week 12 game against the Seattle Seahawks that season after experiencing concussion-like symptoms. And to this day Roethlisberger has no regrets over the decision."I'm proud of it," Roethlisberger...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers rookie shares great Antonio Brown story

JuJu Smith-Schuster could see some time lined up opposite Antonio Brown this season, and it’s amazing to him just how far he has come in so little time.The Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wideout took to Twitter on Sunday to share a great story about going from reaching out to Brown for advice on Instagram when he was still in college at USC to working out on the field with the five...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The Pittsburgh Steelers are set up to succeed without Ladarius Green

When the Pittsburgh Steelers cut Ladarius Green midweek, the team signaled its $20 million gamble on the tight end had failed. The tight end made it through only one year of his four-year deal and the roster move cost the team $3.5 million in dead cap money for the 2017 season. However, the Steelers need not push the panic button, as their tight end situation is not as desperate...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harrison is working out way harder than you

James Harrison is 39-years-old and has been playing in the NFL since he was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Pittsburgh Steelers way back in 2002. To stay in the league this long, Harrison has to do many things right both on and off the field.One thing is for sure, off the field, Harrison works out harder than anyone.No really. Harrison is better at working out than you...
Via The Comeback
8 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harrison Is Now Hip Thrusting Almost 700 Pounds, And The Entire NFL Should Be Terrified

We get it, James Harrison—you work out. Earlier today, the Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker posted yet another insane training video, which shows him performing Hip Thrusts with 675 pounds: [instagram src="https://www.instagram.com/p/BUOxi-9ALnx/"] I'm pretty sure a mortal man would snap in half under that kind of stress, but the 39-year-old Harrison is basically a superhero...
Via Stack
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Free agent bust Ladarius Green released by the Steelers

In not so surprising news, the Pittsburgh Steelers have released tight end Ladarius Green after one season, according to NFL’s Ian Rapoport. Green’s stint in Pittsburgh was a huge bust. The easy math in the above tweet shows that Green pocketed $1 million for each game he played last season. The 26-year-old tight end was released with a “failed physical” designation according...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers release TE Green after failed physical

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced on Thursday that they have released tight end Ladarius Green.Green, who failed his physical, was a major signing for Pittsburgh last offseason. He ended up appearing in just six games due to injuries, and Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that he earned just $6 million of the four-year, $20 million deal he signed. Green showed some flashes of tremendous...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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