Ben Roethlisberger on Emmanuel Sanders comments: ‘It hurt’

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger told Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that Emmanuel Sanders comments “hurt.” “Whether he meant it or not, it hurt in a sense that I tried so hard to keep him here last year and was always supporting him,” Roethlisberger said. “When he was down in practice, I always talked to him. When he had a baby, I was trying...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers TE Heath Miller Believes Teams Will Now Pay Attention To RB Dri Archer

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie running back Dri Archer only played five snaps in the preseason opener Saturday night against the New York Giants, but he certainly made the most of them. Archer’s 46-yard explosive play on the Steelers opening drive impressed several of his teammates and that includes the normally subdued veteran tight end Heath Miller. “I […] Steelers TE Heath...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Tweet of the game: See what the silver lining was in the Steelers loss to the Giants

The Pittsburgh Steelers lost their first preseason game of the year against the New York Giants Saturday night 20-16. But not all was wrong in Steeler Nation. Always good to see #SteelersNation on the road. pic.twitter.com/akQXGEtnKm — Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) August 10, 2014 As always, the Steelers were well represented in the heart of the Big Apple. No surprise there...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Heath Miller ranked 19th best in NFL…

… In fantasy that is, but maybe in real life as well. With the Hall of Fame Game now in the books, the 2014 NFL season is now underway. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking each position...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Invest In Special Teams Stability With Shaun Suisham Deal

Coming into training camp, the Pittsburgh Steelers faced a situation in which they had five current starters slated to hit free agency after this season was over, following extensions given to center Maurkice Pouncey, safety Troy Polamalu, and tight end Heath Miller. With their starting right tackle, their best pass rusher, and both starting cornerbacks […] Steelers Invest In...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Brown won’t let broken nose keep him off the field

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Justin Brown will not be sidelined with a broken nose. Brown had surgery Friday in Pittsburgh to correct a broken nose that he sustained Thursday in practice.  He got hurt while trying to block safety Shamarko Thomas on a running play. Brown is expected to practice Saturday. Brown, 23, finished practice and didn’t realize he had broken his...
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Steelers sign Shaun Suisham to contract extension

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced Friday that kicker Shaun Suisham’s contract has been extended for four years through the 2018 season. Suisham connected on 30-of-32 field goal attempts in 2013, establishing a Steelers record with a 93.8 conversion mark. Since 2010, Suisham has made 95-of-109 field goals and each of his 128 point after tries for 412 points. Steelers general manager...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Antonio Brown rips Emmanuel Sanders for QB comments

Pittsburgh Steelers Pro Bowl wide receiver Antonio Brown took issue with former teammate Emmanuel Sanders calling Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning a “far better leader” than Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. “That was terrible,” Brown said Wednesday, via ESPN.com. “You don’t throw your quarterback under the bus, the guy who makes you who you are.”...
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22 days ago  |  1 Comment

2014 Fantasy Football Profile: Steelers TE Heath Miller

By Tony DelSignore Jr. Heading into the 2014 season, Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller is seemingly a forgotten man in fantasy football circles. No doubt, the 31 year old veteran is coming off a very rough season in Pittsburgh. Some may believe Miller is done when it comes to fantasy production based on his […] 2014 Fantasy Football Profile: Steelers TE Heath Miller is...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Roethlisberger: ‘I want to be here’

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger doesn’t envision a circumstance where he won’t finish his career in Pittsburgh. “That’s always been what I’ve said, too,” Roethlisberger told the team’s website. “I said it last year when the erroneous NFL Network reports came out (about Roethlisberger being unhappy in Pittsburgh and being expected to ask the organization to...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Snubbed? Pittsburgh Steelers shut out on projected All-NFL Team

The offseason is officially complete, as training camps across the league started this week. Thus, it’s a good time to assess what each team has on their roster; things are pretty much set, especially in terms of starting lineups. During a four-week period this summer, the editors at cover32 determined the All-Division team for each of the NFL’s eight divisions. Today, it...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers’ Heath Miller ranked top-20 fantasy TE option

With training camps getting underway this week, the NFL season is right around the corner. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking each position, with updates from now until the start of...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers’ 2014 Training Camp Battle Report: Tight Ends

Much like we could with the report on the quarterback position, we can pretty much pencil in the top two guys at the tight end spot. Heath Miller will be your starter and Matt Spaeth will be his back-up. The only question regarding Miller is whether or not he can return to the form he displayed prior to his severe knee injury late in the 2012 season. Miller showed flashes at times...
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

The 14 most heartbreaking playoff losses in Pittsburgh Steelers history (Part 1)

When a team has been in the playoffs as much as the Steelers have over the years, the championship memories are going to be numerous. However, since no team and no fan base goes unscathed in the heartbreak department, the Black and Gold and their fans have also had their share of gut-wrenching postseason defeats to deal with. Below is part one of the 14 most depressing playoff losses...
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Camp Preview: Will anyone challenge Heath Miller at TE?

The Pittsburgh Steelers are going into camp this year with six tight ends on the roster. Heath Miller has been one of the most underrated players in the NFL his entire career. Matt Spaeth, when healthy, is a solid number two player. Spaeth (87) and Miller (83) will likely be the TE tandem for the Steelers this season Heath and Spaeth being 100 percent healthy is a storyline this...
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Jermichael Finley: ‘Steelers have showed me a couple deals’

Free agent tight end Jermichael Finley will undergo further testing on his injured neck Wednesday and send the results to all 32 teams, reports USA Today’s Tom Pelissero. The Green Bay Packers remain the most likely destination for Finley if he can return to the field.  But he has visited the New England Patriots, Seattle Seahawks and Pittsburgh Steelers. Finley told Pelissero...
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July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

60 Catches In 2014 Will Put Steelers TE Heath Miller In Some Elite Company

On Monday, Alex Kozora and I discussed the outlook for Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller for the upcoming season on the latest episode of The Terrible Podcast. Because of his age, Alex doesn’t believe that Miller, who will turn 32 in October, will catch more than 50 passes in 2014. I, on the other […] 60 Catches In 2014 Will Put Steelers TE Heath Miller In Some Elite...
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July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Offensive Projections: Pittsburgh Steelers

Many of the media pundits have been giving their take on the Steelers as we are 62 days away from heading into the 2014 season. But they are basing most of their opinions on how they faired last season and their minimal look in at the draft class. But if you look at the video of the OTA’s, the mini camp and realize how many starters were present for most or all of these team activities...
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July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Heath Miller Listed Among “Veterans To Appreciate” This Season

As fans of certain teams, it’s natural for people to become drawn by specific players through success, longevity, charity work, personality, and a litany of other reasons. We buy their jerseys, we collect their autographs and assorted memorabilia, but most of all, we follow them throughout their career—even if they change teams. This is common […] Heath Miller Listed Among...
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June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Heath Miller Still Considered A Second Tier Tight End

It’s the dead time of year so we are due to have our share of player rankings by position over the course of the next month. On Wednesday, Chris Wesseling of NFL.com got the ball rolling with his look at the tight end position and chose to go with the tier approach. After placing Jimmy […] Steelers Heath Miller Still Considered A Second Tier Tight End is a post from: Steelers...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Ben Roethlisberger: I enjoy working with Todd Haley

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger told 93.7 The Fan that he and offensive coordinator Todd Haley have a good relationship now.   The two had a rocky start, but Roethlisberger has played well in Haley’s offense. “There was an obvious growing period,” Roethlisberger said. “You develop a relationship. I enjoy working with him. I think we have a good relationship...
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June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Ben Roethlisberger: Heath Miller looks like his old self

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said Monday that tight end Heath Miller has returned to form.   Miller, who was coming off ACL, MCL and PCL surgery, had 58 catches for 593 yards and a score last year.  Now healthy, Miller is looking to put up similar numbers to the 2012 season, when he had 71 receptions for 816 yards and eight touchdowns. “(It’s) huge, the...
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Heath Miller Looking Like "Old Self"

Steelers tight end Heath Miller looks healthy again, according to his quarterback Ben Roethlisberger.Fantasy Spin:Miller played 14 games last season, but never looked like the tight end we have become familiar with after 2013 ACL surgery. He's one of Ben Roethlisberger's favorite targets and should rebound in 2014.
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Steelers, Maurkice Pouncey agree on five-year extension

The Pittsburgh Steelers and center Maurkice Pouncey have agreed to terms on a five-year contract extension worth more than $44 million, reports Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk. Maurkice Pouncey agrees to terms on a new five-year extension with the Steelers. Details coming at PFT. — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) June 12, 2014 Pouncey has one year, $8 million remaining on...
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June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers TE Heath Miller Says OTA Practices Are Beneficial For Him

While Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller was able to play in 14 games last season after tearing multiple ligaments his right knee at the end of the 2012 season, he wasn’t able to fully participate in any of the offseason or training camp practices. Now that he’s a nearly a full year and a […] Steelers TE Heath Miller Says OTA Practices Are Beneficial For Him is a post...
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June 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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