STEELERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Steelers 2017 Free Agents S Shamarko Thomas – Unrestricted

Player: Shamarko Thomas Position: Safety Experience: 4 Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2016 Salary Cap Hit: $788,288 2016 Season Breakdown: Ah, yes, here we have Shamarko Thomas, everybody’s favorite safety. Or at least he was everybody’s favorite four years ago when the Steelers drafted him—albeit in the fourth round—as the heir...
Via Steelers Depot
1 hour ago

2016 Player Exit Meetings – QB Landry Jones

The Pittsburgh Steelers find that their 2016 season ended a bit prematurely, and are undergoing the exit meeting process a couple weeks sooner than they would have liked. Never the less, what must be done must be done, and we are now at the time of the year where we...
Via Steelers Depot
2 hours ago

2017 Offseason Questions: Will Steelers Use Comp Pick To Deal?

The 2016 season is unfortunately over, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are now embarking upon their latest offseason journey, heading back to the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, formerly known and still referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility of Heinz Field. While
Via Steelers Depot
3 hours ago

Will the Steelers use the transition tag on Le’Veon Bell?

Although the question of whether the Vikings cut running back Adrian Peterson won’t affect the amount of the franchise tag applicable to Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell, there’s another development that will: Not using the franchise tag at all. The Steelers could opt to use the transition tag instead of the franchise tag on Bell.…
Via Pro Football Talk
13 hours ago

6 free agents the Pittsburgh Steelers should target

Via FOX Sports
20 hours ago

Report: Jay Cutler said to be considering retirement

Amid rumors regarding what the Chicago Bears are going to do with Jay Cutler, reports suggest the quarterback may make speculation concerning his NFL future a moot point.NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport said Wednesday on “NFL Total Access” the 33-year-old Cutler may be considering retirement.“(He’s) one of several veterans who are still considering whether they want to play,...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Le’Veon Bell unlikely to have groin surgery

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell finished the 2016 season with an injury and was even contemplating surgery. But according to the latest reports, surgery now seems unlikely. Obviously, surgery is a big step. Even relatively minor surgery requires some rehab time. So, any athlete looking to have off-season surgery should do so as soon as possible.If surgery is avoidable...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Joey Porter fight video from outside bar released

Police have released footage showing the incident outside a Pittsburgh bar that Joey Porter was involved in last month, and it appears to show that the Steelers coach was the aggressor.The videos, which are taken from two different angles, show Porter walking up to the door of a bar called the Flats, where he was supposedly told by a bouncer that he would not be allowed inside. Police...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers' Joey Porter fined $300 over scuffle outside bar

PITTSBURGH (AP) Pittsburgh Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter has been fined $300 after pleading guilty to disorderly conduct stemming from a dispute with a bar bouncer and a police officer last month. Porter entered the plea Tuesday in City Court in Pittsburgh, ending a case in which he originally faced a serious felony charge of aggravated assault for allegedly grabbing the...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Latest: Video shows assistant Steelers' coach scuffle

PITTSBURGH (AP) The Latest on the incident outside a bar that led Pittsburgh Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter to be fined for disorderly conduct (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Pittsburgh police have released surveillance video in support of an officer's account of a confrontation he had with Pittsburgh Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter. Porter was fined $300 on Tuesday...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers' Joey Porter fined $300 over dispute at bar

PITTSBURGH (AP) Pittsburgh Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter has been fined $300 after pleading guilty to a disorderly conduct citation stemming from a dispute with a bar bouncer and a police officer last month. Porter entered the plea Tuesday in City Court in Pittsburgh. He originally faced more serious charges, including aggravated assault, for allegedly grabbing the officer...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: James Harrison, Steelers share mutual interest in 2017 return

Veteran linebacker James Harrison will be 39 years old when the 2017 season begins, but he’s not interested in retiring just yet.According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, Harrison wants to return to the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2017, and the club is eager to have him. Father Time will eventually catch up to the once undrafted free agent out of Kent State, but he’s still going strong...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Mock Draft and Possible Draft Targets to Fill Steelers Needs

List of potential Pittsburgh Steelers NFL Draft targets at each stage of the draft to fill Steelers needs. With the NFL Combine approaching, I decided to lay out an article beginning to delve into the Pittsburgh Steelers potential draft strategy. With few glaring Steelers needs on the roster besides outside linebacker, Pittsburgh can go a lot […] Steelers Mock Draft and Possible...
Via Still Curtain
3 days ago  |  Discuss

TGS Offseason Preview: Pittsburgh Steelers

Between now and the start of the new league year in March, TGS is providing brief summaries looking ahead at the offseason from the perspective of each NFL team. In this edition, we look at the Pittsburgh Steelers. 2016 record: 11-5 — 1st place, AFC North What’s new? Ben Roethlisberger seems pissed, Le’Veon Bell doesn’t have a contract and Antonio Brown is suddenly a potential...
Via This Given Sunday
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Darrelle Revis hires attorney who helped Steelers

Darrelle Revis has made a change to his legal team, and it’s one that could greatly help his case.Blaine Jones said on Friday that he is stepping aside as Revis’ attorney, a day after he defended Revis, who was charged with four felonies and a misdemeanor related to a street fight on Sunday morning.WTAE’s Beau Berman says Revis’ new attorney is Robert Del Greco.What’s notable...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers GM expects Ben Roethlisberger to play in 2017

Despite comments made by Ben Roethlisberger about potentially retiring this offseason, the Pittsburgh Steelers fully expect him to play.Team president Art Rooney II recently made his opinion known that Big Ben will return, and general manager Kevin Colbert said the same thing Thursday.“General manager Kevin Colbert said he and the rest of the organization are planning on Roethlisberger...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Le’Veon Bell announces release date for upcoming rap album

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell is about to hit the big time with his budding music career with the release of a full-length rap album.Bell took to Twitter Wednesday to announce the news that “Post-Interview” will drop on March 1. The new album comes on the one-year anniversary of his mixtape “The Interview.”Bell has been pursuing his music career on the side...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Valentine’s Day: A Love Letter to the Black & Gold

The Steelers aren’t just a football team. For many of us in Steeler Nation they’re so much more than players on a roster. I am a Super Bowl baby. A couple of years ago there was a commercial about the boom of babies born in cities following that city’s team winning a Super Bowl. My […] Steelers Valentine’s Day: A Love Letter to the Black & Gold - Still Curtain - Still...
Via Still Curtain
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers opening contract talks with Antonio Brown, Lawrence Timmons

The Pittsburgh Steelers could have some positive news to share with their fans in the near future.CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora reports that the Steelers opened talks with Lawrence Timmons and Antonio Brown on new contracts Monday. Brown is set to make nearly $9 million next season, but that isn’t close to what wide receivers of his caliber earn per season. The Steelers increased...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Initial Roster Moves Round-Up

The Steelers headed into the NFL offseason with the goal in mind to improve upon the team that made it to the AFC Championship Game. There’s no way a team returns 100% back from one year to the next it is important to keep continuity with certain position groups that have been dependable and productive. […] Steelers: Initial Roster Moves Round-Up - Still Curtain - Still Curtain...
Via Still Curtain
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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