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UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 14, 2019, 6:06 p.m.

Pittsburgh Steelers look to recover from ugly opener against Seahawks

The Pittsburgh Steelers host the Seattle Seahawks in their home opener eager to move past a 30-point loss to New England


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 13, 2019, 6:11 p.m.

Seahawks history shows how quickly things can change from one week to the next in NFL

It’s a lesson in the week-to-week roller coaster that can be the NFL that holds up to this day, repeated anew each season, if maybe not usually so extreme.


Steelers offense searching for balancing act in 2019

The Pittsburgh Steelers are hoping for a more balanced offense in 2019 to take some of the pressure off 37-year-old quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. Roethlisberger led the NFL in passing attempts, …


Steelers sign CB Joe Haden to new 3-year contract

The Steelers and veteran cornerback Joe Haden have agreed to a new contract that will keep Haden in Pittsburgh through the 2021 season.


UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 25, 2019, 9:36 p.m.

Big Ben makes preseason debut, Steelers beat Titans 18-6

Ben Roethlisberger needed three series to show he’s ready for the regular season in Pittsburgh’s 18-6 win over the Titans who pulled Marcus Mariota after two series in order to …


ESPN documentary shows Rocky Bleier’s emotional return to Vietnam

Rocky Bleier thought he made peace with what happened in a rice paddy in Vietnam on Aug. 20, 1969. What the former Pittsburgh Steelers running back didn’t have though was …


Steelers mourning Darryl Drake’s death as training camp ends

Steelers mourning Darryl Drake’s death as training camp ends. The team attended a memorial Tuesday evening for the longtime NFL and college position coach who joined the Steelers prior to …


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019, 4:16 p.m.

Steelers return to practice while grieving loss of coach Darryl Drake

The Pittsburgh Steelers have returned to the business of football following the sudden death of wide receivers coach Darryl Drake. The 62-year-old Drake was a longtime NFL and college assistant …


Steelers wide receivers coach Darryl Drake dies at 62

PITTSBURGH – Darryl Drake, the Pittsburgh Steelers wide receivers coach who spent more than 30 years molding players at the position at the college and professional level, has died. He …


Steelers’ T.J. Watt seeks to build on breakout season

Personal stats don’t mean much to Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker T.J. Watt. The 24-year-old was happy to earn a trip to the Pro Bowl during a breakout second season, but …


Vance McDonald sees positive changes in Steelers, Ben Roethlisberger

Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Vance McDonald noticed a positive change in the organization following last year’s turbulent season. McDonald also noticed a difference in quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and the chemistry …


Ben Roethlisberger, Steelers ready to move on from Antonio Brown, drama

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger acknowledged on Friday that he had a unique on-field connection with wide receiver Antonio Brown. But although Roethlisberger admitted before the Steelers’ first practice of …


Men At Work; Steelers ditch flash as training camp opens

The Pittsburgh Steelers are ready for a drama-free training camp. The Steelers reported for work at Saint Vincent College eager to put the fallout from their ugly finish to 2018 …


Life after Le’Veon Bell: Steelers RB trio ready to forge own path

Pittsburgh Steeler running backs James Conner, Jaylen Samuels and Benny Snell Jr. are ready to emerge from Le’Veon Bell’s shadow. Bell didn’t play for the Steelers in 2018, but his …


Just JuJu; With Antonio Brown gone, Smith-Schuster ready to lead

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster is ready to prove he can thrive without Antonio Brown. The 22-year-old Smith-Schuster is the de facto leader of Pittsburgh’s wide receiver group following …


UPDATED: Tue., May 21, 2019, 11:30 a.m.

Ben Roethlisberger bothered by criticism but eager to move on

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger says he needs to do a better job as a leader in 2019. Roethlisberger received pointed criticism from former teammates Antonio Brown and Le’Veon Bell …


Steelers rule LB Ryan Shazier out for 2019 season

Injured Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier will miss a second straight season while recovering from spinal surgery


Steelers shore up line, sign Maurkice Pouncey and Ramon Foster to new deals

The Pittsburgh Steelers made a significant investment in protecting quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, signing Pro Bowl center Maurkice Pouncey and left guard Ramon Foster to new deals. Foster was set to …


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 12, 2019, 1:11 p.m.

AP Source: Antonio Brown asks Steelers for trade

Antonio Brown wants out of Pittsburgh. A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press the perennial Pro Bowl wide receiver has asked the Steelers for a trade. …


Saints narrowly upend Steelers and take top NFC seed

Drew Brees’ late 2-yard touchdown pass to Michael Thomas lifted New Orleans to a 31-28 win over Pittsburgh that earned the Saints the top seed in the NFC and damaged …


Steelers ride rookie Jaylen Samuels past Patriots 17-10

Rookie running back Jaylen Samuels ran for a career-high 142 yards and made a critical third-down reception in the fourth quarter as Pittsburgh snapped a three-game losing streak by holding …


UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 25, 2018, 8:52 p.m.

NFL Capsules: Broncos cool off Steelers; Colts slip past Dolphins

Nose tackle Shelby Harris picked off Ben Roethlisberger’s 2-yard pass to Antonio Brown in the end zone with 1:03 remaining to seal Denver’s 24-17 win over Pittsburgh that snapped the …


UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 18, 2018, 9:48 p.m.

NFL Capsules: Steelers rally to stun Jaguars in final seconds, 20-16

Ben Roethlisberger was far from perfect until the fourth quarter, and that was all that mattered for the Pittsburgh Steelers. One week after Roethlisberger had a perfect quarterback rating, he …


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 3:05 p.m.

Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell refuses to sign tag, out for 2018

Le’Veon Bell won’t play in 2018. The star running back declined to sign his one-year $14.4 million franchise tender with the Pittsburgh Steelers by Tuesday’s deadline, making him ineligible to …


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 8, 2018, 9:12 p.m.

Ben Roethlisberger throws for 5 TDs, Steelers rip Panthers 52-21

Ben Roethlisberger threw for 328 yards and five touchdowns, James Conner ran for 65 yards and a score before leaving late with a possible concussion and the Steelers pounded the …


Surging Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers face red-hot Pittsburgh Steelers

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton spent a portion of his summer studying Ben Roethlisberger and working out with Antonio Brown. Newton and his teammates will get a close look at …


Steelers hope win over Bucs sign of things to come

The Pittsburgh Steelers say they’re still a work in progress even after picking up their first win of the season against Tampa Bay. Pittsburgh rolled to a 20-point halftime lead …


Ben Roethlisberger shines and Steelers hold off Buccaneers 30-27

Ben Roethlisberger threw for 353 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Pittsburgh Steelers to a 30-27 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Monday night.


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 18, 2018, 10:40 a.m.

Steelers plan to talk to Antonio Brown about social media usage

Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin wants to talk to Antonio Brown about the All-Pro wide receiver’s social media usage. Tomlin said he plans to talk to Brown directly following Brown’s …


Longtime Steelers linebacker James Harrison retires again

James Harrison is taking another shot at retirement, and this time it’s likely to stick for the longtime Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker.