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Steelers release WR Lance Moore

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced Monday that they have released wide receiver Lance Moore. Moore, who signed with the Steelers on March 21, 2014, played in 14 games with two starts during the regular season.  He had 14 receptions for 198 yards and two touchdowns. The 31-year-old Moore has totaled 360 receptions for 4,479 yards with 40 receiving touchdowns in 115 NFL games...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Le'Veon Bell could face up to a four-game suspension

Pittsburgh Steelers’ running back Le’Veon Bell is expected to be suspended the first two games of the 2015 NFL season stemming from a DUI arrest last August. Bell, who was driving the vehicle, admitted to smoking marijuana after being pulled over by the police. He is currently serving a 15-month probation term as a punishment for the DUI. The NFL’s Substance Abuse Policy...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mike Wallace interested in Pittsburgh return

Miami Dolphins wide receiver Mike Wallace is interested in reuniting with the Pittsburgh Steelers, reports Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports. Since leaving the Steelers in free agency for a five-year, $60 million contract, Wallace hasn’t come close to putting up the numbers he did in Pittsburgh. With a $12 million per year deal, moving Wallace might be impossible for Miami....
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL to reconsider scouting combine drills

Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports The NFL’s director of player development, Matt Birk, said Friday that the league is considering tweaking its timing and testing drills at the scouting combine this offseason. “That’s a project we’ll be working on this offseason,” Birk said, per ESPN.com. “Once we look at the data that was gathered in-game this year, it may be important...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Does strength of schedule really matter in fantasy football?

The debate on whether strength of schedule makes a difference in fantasy football is an interesting one. On one hand, it gives you the opportunity to steer clear of the players who might regress. On the other hand, it gives you a chance to over think things and end up not drafting a talented player specifically because you think he might struggle. Like answers to most things, the...
Via Fantasy Football Helpers
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers restructure Marcus Gilbert’s deal to create more cap space

The Pittsburgh Steelers have reached an agreement with offensive tackle Marcus Gilbert on a restructured contract to create $3.724 million in cap space, reports ESPN. Source: the Steelers have restructured OT Marcus Gilbert’s deal to create $3.724M in 2015 cap space. — Field Yates (@FieldYates) February 25, 2015 Gilbert had a roster bonus of $3.5M & $1.15M of...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Questions Facing the Steelers This Offseason

Who Will Back-up LeVeon Bell? View image | gettyimages.com LeVeon Bell is a star at runningback and he’s only 2 years into his career.  Bell carried a heavy load for the team, literally almost every carry, after LeGarrette Blount was cut.  The team struggled to find a competent back-up, with only Dri Archer, a small scat-back/returner type, and Josh Harris, who was...
Via TopSportsReport
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Steelers’ Kevin Colbert finally draft a CB in the first round?

The Pittsburgh Steelers will look to bolster their defense in this year’s draft with a specific need at selecting pass rushers and shutdown corners. Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert has never drafted a cornerback in the first round since joining the organization in 2000, but that could change this year. From Scott Brown of ESPN.com: Colbert said this year’s draft has...
Via Sports-Glory
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Pittsburgh Steelers star RB Le’Veon Bell will be suspended to start 2015

The Pittsburgh Steelers were without Le’Veon Bell in their playoff game against the Ravens and now might be without him to start the 2015 season. The Steelers expect RB Le'Veon Bell to be suspended for the first 2 games of the 2015 season » http://t.co/0d2Ge3SDVf pic.twitter.com/sa1tEh0ZON — NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) February 12, 2015 The suspension would be a result of his...
Via cover32
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers expect Le’Veon Bell to be suspended two games

Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports The Pittsburgh Steelers expect running back Le’Veon Bell to be suspended for the first two games of the 2015 season as a result of his August arrest on marijuana charges, reports ESPN’s John Clayton. Bell and former Steelers teammate LeGarrette Blount were arrested Aug. 20 while driving to an airport to leave for a preseason game. ...
Via Sports-Glory
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Le’Veon Bell Facing 2-game Suspension for Marijuana Arrest

The Steelers might be without the NFL’s top running back to start the 2015 regular season. Steelers brass say they are bracing for a suspension to be handed down from the league to Le’Veon Bell, for his marijuana arrest last season. Colbert said that the team has to be prepared when or if Le'Veon Bell is suspended by the league. — Mark Kaboly (@MarkKaboly_Trib) February...
Via Thacover2
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers GM Kevin Colbert: Ben Roethlisberger is getting better with age’

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert acknowledged on Tuesday that preliminary negotiations on a new contract with Ben Roethlisberger have begun. Roethlisberger  is entering the final year of an eight-year, $102 million deal he signed in 2008. “I really think Ben is going to be a better quarterback down the road than he is at this point...
Via Sports-Glory
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Le’Veon Bell enters rehab, gets 15 months probation for pot

Pittsburgh Steelers’ running back Le’Veon Bell received 15 months of probation stemming from DUI charges back in August. At the time of the arrest, Bell was driving with former Steelers’ running back LeGarrette Blount when the two were arrested after being stopped by an officer who smelled marijuana coming for Bell’s car. Both players fessed up to purchasing and smoking...
Via Sportsnaut
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers' Bell gets 15 months of probation for marijuana arrest

PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell will spend 15 months on probation in a first-offender's program stemming from his August arrest with former teammate LeGarrette Blount. Bell's driver's license will also be suspended for 60 days. But under terms of the program, he can petition the court to have his arrest record expunged if he completes the probation without...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Le’Veon Bell gets 15 months probation for drug charges

Jason Bridge-USA TODAY Sports Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell will spend 15 months on probation in a first-time offenders of nonviolent crimes program stemming from his August arrest with former teammate LeGarrette Blount, reports the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Bell driver’s license will also be suspended for 60 days.  The 15-month probationary program will...
Via Sports-Glory
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers' Le'Veon Bells gets 15 months of probation for pot

PITTSBURGH (AP) Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell will spend 15 months on probation in a first-offender's program stemming from his August arrest with former teammate LeGarrette Blount. Bell's driver's license will also be suspended for 60 days. But under terms of the program, he can petition the court to have his arrest record expunged if he completes the probation...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Art Rooney: Steelers must stay ahead of the pack in SB victories

Steelers.com Pittsburgh Steelers president Art Rooney II was asked Wednesday what it would mean to get to Super Bowl 50 and win the franchise’s seventh Lombardi Trophy. “It would mean an awful lot as you can imagine,” he said, per Steelers.com. “We are still the only team with six Lombardi trophies. I think we have to try to make sure we stay ahead of the pack here...
Via Sports-Glory
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Junior Seau, Jerome Bettis, Will Shields headline 8-man Hall of Fame class

Former San Diego Chargers linebacker Junior Seau, Kansas City Chiefs guard Will Shields and former Pittsburgh Steelers running back and current ESPN analyst Jerome Bettis were elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2015. Seau, Shields, Bettis, wide receiver Tim Brown and defensive end Charles Haley were the five modern-era enshrinees selected Saturday. The...
Via Sports-Glory
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Prelude To A Title - Part 5: Blount Where He Belongs, Ready For Shot At The Title

"Pittsburgh had a golden opportunity to feature the heftiest, most powerful running attack in the NFL with both Bell and Blount, but once the season started and Bell became the "Bell Cow", it was just a matter of time before the lack of playing time for Blount became a problem - and it came to a head on Monday night when Blount received no carries, on top of getting just two...
Via Foxborough Free Press
January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

What happened in 2014: Le'Veon Bell

A bishop can't ever morph into a king, right? Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell certainly didn't enter the 2014 NFL season surrounded by the kind of hype typically reserved for the Adrian Peterson's, LeSean McCoy's and Jamaal Charles's. Despite that, Bell defied his ADP and crystallized his talent with profound rushing numbers and even sprinkled in some Jamaal Charles...
Via Fantasy Football Helpers
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Why Steelers Le'Veon Bell Is the NFL's Best RB

Behold Pittsburgh Steelers fans: star running back Le’Veon Bell has been named the NFL’s best running back, according to a recent article from Pro Football Focus that broke down every team’s roster by categorizing players in four groups: elite, good, average and bad. Obviously as the best running back in the NFL, PFF categorized Bell as an “elite” running back.Really, that’s...
Via Pro Football Spot
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: Three reasons they are not in the Super Bowl

The Pittsburgh Steelers finished the 2014 season with a record of 11-5. The team secured their best record since they finished 12-4 in 2011. They took home the AFC North Divisional title and secured the third seed in the AFC playoffs. Pittsburgh won the last four games of their regular season and had tons of momentum heading into the first round of the playoffs. Their run to the...
Via isportsweb.com
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: Four reasons why they had a winning record

The Pittsburgh Steelers finished the 2014 season with an 11-5 record. This record is the team’s best since 2011. Pittsburgh changed some aspects of their team to finish above .500. The Steelers went 8-8 in both 2012 and 2013 but they broke that pattern this season. Pittsburgh had a powerful offense and an average defense which is opposite of what the organization is accustomed...
Via isportsweb.com
January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Le’Veon Bell: AFC wild card game was ‘the worst game ever for me’

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell says the AFC Wild Card game against the Baltimore Ravens on January 3 at Heinz Field was his “worst game ever” because he wasn’t able to be on the field to help his team. “That was definitely the worst game ever for me,” said Bell to Steelers.com. “Last year when I got hurt I missed the first three games of my rookie...
Via Sports-Glory
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Star Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell to skip the Pro Bowl

This is just a guess, but Le’Veon Bell, the Steelers’ newly-minted franchise running back who sustained a hyperextended knee in the regular season finale and had to miss the wild card loss to Baltimore on January 4, probably wouldn’t have been available for the rest of the playoffs, anyway—or at least he probably wouldn’t have been very effective. It was reported on Monday...
Via cover32 - Steelers
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss
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