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Steelers | Pittsburgh loses two RBs Saturday
Sat, 01 Aug 2015 17:45:56 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Josh Harris (shoulder) and RB Ross Scheuerman (Achilles') were unable to finish practice Saturday, Aug. 1.


Steelers | Tyler Murphy seeing reps
Sat, 01 Aug 2015 17:38:58 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Tyler Murphy has been receiving an extended look through the first three days of training camp.


Steelers | Landry Jones having solid camp
Sat, 01 Aug 2015 17:36:25 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Landry Jones continued a solid training camp, throwing a touchdown to WR Sammie Coates in red-zone drills Saturday, Aug. 1.


Steelers | Darrius Heyward-Bey playing well
Sat, 01 Aug 2015 17:33:36 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Darrius Heyward-Bey is having a quality training camp, head coach Mike Tomlin said Saturday, Aug. 1.


Steelers | Pittsburgh acquires Brandon Boykin
Sat, 01 Aug 2015 17:09:04 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers acquired CB Brandon Boykin from the Philadelphia Eagles Saturday, Aug. 1, in exchange for a conditional fifth-round pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. The Eagles could receive a fourth-round pick depending on Boykin's playing time, according to a source.


Steelers | Le'Veon Bell's suspension reduced
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:00:57 -0700

Updating a previous report, Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell's original three-game suspension has been reduced to a two-game suspension Tuesday, July 28.


Steelers | DeAngelo Williams unsure of workload
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 11:31:54 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB DeAngelo Williams isn't sure how often he'll be used in training camp or in the first few games of the season yet. RB Le'Veon Bell's fate is tied to his three-game suspension that lies in limbo. Williams said he'll be ready for whatever he's asked to do.


Steelers | Le'Veon Bell staying prepared
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 11:27:13 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell doesn't know yet how many games he'll be missing this season due to an impending suspension. Bell is focused on training camp and being a better teammate, though. He said he's going to give it his all every time he's on the practice field. Bell also said he might be given a lighter load in training camp this time around.


Steelers | Le'Veon Bell working to reduce ban
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 08:25:28 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell's legal team and the NFL are negotiating to reduce Bell's three-game suspension to one or two games.


Steelers | Cameron Clear leaves practice
Mon, 27 Jul 2015 16:52:39 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Cameron Clear (illness) left practice early Monday, July 27, because of a heat-related illness.


Steelers | Markus Wheaton has solid offseason
Mon, 27 Jul 2015 16:02:56 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Markus Wheaton is believed to have performed the best among the wide receivers during offseason workouts.


Steelers | Five players placed on PUP list
Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:06:02 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Bruce Gradkowski (shoulder), OT Mike X. Adams (back), CB Senquez Golson (shoulder), DL Shawn Lemon (Achilles') and C Maurkice Pouncey (foot) were placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list Saturday, July 25.


Steelers | Le'Veon Bell in rare company
Mon, 27 Jul 2015 13:46:37 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell joined RBs Marshall Faulk and Roger Craig last season as the only running backs in history to gain 1,000 yards rushing and receiving in the same year.


Steelers | DeAngelo Williams busy as backup
Sun, 26 Jul 2015 17:39:07 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB DeAngelo Williams said he "absolutely" received enough work as the backup during the first day of training camp Sunday, July 26, and he expects to be ready to start Week 1 if RB Le'Veon Bell is suspended.


Steelers | Le'Veon Bell looks explosive
Sun, 26 Jul 2015 17:31:56 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell looked explosive during the first day of training camp Sunday, July 26, and he said he is in the best shape of his life.


Steelers | Ben Roethlisberger feels good
Sun, 26 Jul 2015 08:57:11 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger said he is in great shape and that his arm feels great. He believes the offense can be even better than it was in 2014.


Steelers | Maurkice Pouncey dealing with injury
Sun, 26 Jul 2015 06:35:16 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey (foot) was placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list Saturday, July 25. Head coach Mike Tomlin said Pouncey is dealing with a minor injury.


Steelers | Bruce Gradkowski on PUP list
Sun, 26 Jul 2015 06:34:41 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Bruce Gradkowski (shoulder) was placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list Saturday, July 25.


Steelers | Antonio Brown ends holdout speculation
Sat, 25 Jul 2015 17:51:57 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Antonio Brown ended speculation that he may hold out when he showed up for the first day of training camp Saturday, July 25. "Hold outs never go well," said Brown. "Just look at history. It always ends badly. It wouldn't be the best decision. I make a lot of money. I pull up to camp in Rolls-Royces."


Steelers | Martavis Bryant should up snap count
Sat, 25 Jul 2015 17:40:04 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Martavis Bryant played an average of just 29% of offensive snaps in 2014, but he is expected to serve as the primary No. 2 receiver on the outside in 2015 with WR Markus Wheaton moving to more of a slot role.


Steelers | DeAngelo Williams being challenged
Sat, 25 Jul 2015 17:11:31 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB DeAngelo Williams is not receiving any first-team reps despite RB Le'Veon Bell facing a three-game suspension, head coach Mike Tomlin said. Tomlin also said he is challenging Williams in ways that are uncomfortable for a 10-year veteran.


Steelers | Le'Veon Bell not 100% yet
Sat, 25 Jul 2015 16:27:44 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell (knee) said his right knee isn't 100% yet, but he said it's close.


Steelers | Le'Veon Bell appeal update
Sat, 25 Jul 2015 12:25:43 -0700

Updating a previous report, Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell said he doesn't even have a hearing date yet for an appeal on his three-game suspension.


Steelers | Talking with Kelvin Beachum about new deal
Sat, 25 Jul 2015 07:09:43 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers OT Kelvin Beachum has talked with the Steelers about a contract extension, but the two sides have not made much progress at this point.


Steelers | Landry Jones on roster bubble
Fri, 24 Jul 2015 17:29:54 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Landry Jones will compete with QB Tajh Boyd for the No. 3 quarterback job during training camp.


Steelers | Mike Tomlin agrees to extension
Thu, 23 Jul 2015 07:20:34 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin agreed to an extension Thursday, July 23, through the 2018 season.


Steelers | More Cam Heyward terms
Thu, 23 Jul 2015 06:28:04 -0700

Updating previous reports, Pittsburgh Steelers DE Cam Heyward's deal is worth $59.25 million with $15 million guaranteed. He received a $12 million signing bonus and receives a $3 million roster bonus July 26. His base salaries are $1 million, $3 million, $5 million, $9 million, $8.75 million and $9.5 million.


Steelers | LeVeon Bell appeal not heard yet
Tue, 21 Jul 2015 13:29:26 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell's supposed appeal for his three-game suspension has not been brought to the attention of commissioner Roger Goodell. Bell was suspended for possession of marijuana and driving under the influence.


Steelers | Two could compete for NT job
Sun, 19 Jul 2015 06:48:56 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers DT Daniel McCullers could push DT Steve McLendon for the starting nose tackle job during training camp.


Steelers | Cortez Allen in line to start
Sun, 19 Jul 2015 06:44:04 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers CB Cortez Allen is the leading candidate for one of the starting cornerback jobs but could be pushed by CBs Senquez Golson and Doran Grant during training camp.


Steelers | Shamarko Thomas expected to start
Sun, 19 Jul 2015 06:40:00 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers SS Shamarko Thomas will be entering training camp as the leading candidate for one of the starting safety jobs.


Steelers | Bud Dupree unlikely to start
Sun, 19 Jul 2015 06:39:10 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers LB Bud Dupree likely will not start this season unless he outperforms LB Arthur Moats during training camp and the preseason. Dupree is expected to be used as a part-time pass rusher this season.


Steelers | Martavis Bryant can stretch the field
Sat, 18 Jul 2015 18:32:38 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Martavis Bryant had eight touchdown catches and five catches of 40-plus yards in 10 games as a rookie.


Steelers | More on Cam Heyward's deal
Fri, 17 Jul 2015 09:06:04 -0700

Updating previous reports, Pittsburgh Steelers DE Cam Heyward will make about $21 million within the first eight months of his new deal, according to a source. The breakdown of that $21 million is a $12 million signing bonus, a $3 million roster bonus that is due soon, a $1 million base salary for 2015 and a $5 million March roster bonus, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Caplan.


Steelers | Cam Heyward agrees to extension
Thu, 16 Jul 2015 18:56:59 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers DE Cam Heyward has agreed to a six-year deal worth $59.2 million, according to a source.


Steelers | DeAngelo Williams slims down
Thu, 16 Jul 2015 12:18:47 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB DeAngelo Williams has lost some weight this offseason since head coach Mike Tomlin asked Williams to report to training camp at 220 pounds or less. Williams said he is currently at the target weight after working with a nutritionist this offseason.


Steelers | PIT has two candidates for No. 2 WR job
Wed, 24 Jun 2015 10:30:10 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WRs Markus Wheaton and Martavis Bryant are expected to compete for the No. 2 wide receiver job during training camp. Both players performed well during offseason workouts.


Steelers | Martavis Bryant may be red zone target
Wed, 24 Jun 2015 10:29:16 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Martavis Bryant could be targeted in the red zone more often this season since he is 6-foot-4. Bryant had four receptions in the red zone last season and all of the catches were for touchdowns.


Steelers | Sammie Coates wants to be all-around WR
Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:39:32 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Sammie Coates said he wants to show he can be a multi-dimensional wide receiver and not just a deep threat. "I'm just trying to do everything I can to showcase I'm an all-around guy who can play anywhere," Coates said.


Steelers | Markus Wheaton learning slot role
Fri, 19 Jun 2015 11:49:46 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Markus Wheaton said the slot position is not out of his comfort zone, but there are things he needs to learn that are different from playing on the outside. Wheaton said he's seeing a lot of the same defensive reads in the slot that he did on the outside.


Steelers | No date for Le'Veon Bell's appeal
Wed, 17 Jun 2015 10:54:00 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell said he has not had the appeal of his three-game suspension heard at this point and does not know when the appeal will be scheduled.


Steelers | Ben Roethlisberger embracing leadership
Tue, 16 Jun 2015 17:56:07 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger is embracing a leadership role this offseason. "It's fun because I can tell the guys what I want on the field and they are going to listen because we all want to be the best we can be and help each other win," Roethlisberger said. "I am just happy to have the coach's blessing to be able to do that and not stepping on anybody's toes." At 33 years old, Roethlisberger is the second-oldest player on the Steelers' roster, behind only LB James Harrison.


Steelers | James Harrison in better shape
Sun, 14 Jun 2015 13:53:02 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Harrison, who is expected to see a reduced role this season, said he is in better shape this offseason than last offseason. "I feel good, and I'm in a far better position than I was last year," he said. "I'm certainly in better shape. I can hit the ground running. My mindset is a little different (than last year) because I'm actually into football. Last year, it was just about working out. It's about football conditioning now."


Steelers | Martavis Bryant gaining confidence
Sun, 14 Jun 2015 04:57:00 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Martavis Bryant has focused on improving his game and mastering the flanker position this offseason, which has shown in his on-field confidence, according to Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley. QB Ben Roethlisberger has gained trust in Bryant, per Steelers WR Darrius Heyward-Bey. Bryant turned heads during organized team activities during the week and can play both inside and outside.


Steelers | Big Ben loves supporting cast
Wed, 10 Jun 2015 21:14:38 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger is excited about the team's offense heading into the 2015 season, which he feels might be the best supporting cast of his career. "I hate to yes or no, because I don't want to offend anybody else that's been here," Roethlisberger said Wednesday, June 10. "But you look at stats from the NFL, we had the No. 1 wide receiver and the No. 1 overall back. Kind of hard to argue with those numbers."


Pittsburgh Steelers

Adams Mike X. OT
Allen Cortez CB
Allen Will SS
Archer Dri RB
Beachum Kelvin OG
Bell Le'Veon RB
Benford Tim WR
Berry Jordan P
Blake Antwon CB
Blanchflower Rob TE
Boyd Tajh QB
Boykin Brandon CB
Brown Antonio WR
Browning Bryant OG
Bryant Martavis WR
Butler Keith DC
Clear Cameron TE
Coale Danny WR
Coates Sammie WR
Colbert Kevin GM
Conrath Matt DL
Darby Alden S
DeCastro David OG
Dupree Bud LB
Egnew Michael TE
Fichtner Randy AC
Fogg Kevin CB
Foster Ramon OG
Gardner Devin QB
Garvin Terence LB
Gay William CB
Geathers Clifton DL
Giemont Garrett AC
Gilbert Marcus OT
Golden Robert CB
Golson Senquez CB
Goodwin C.J. WR
Gradkowski Bruce QB
Green Shayon LB
Haley Todd OC
Harris Josh RB
Harris Josh D. RB
Harrison James LB
Hatchie Micah OT
Hemer Ethan DL
Herner Ethan DE
Heyward Cam DL
Heyward-Bey Darrius WR
Holliman Gerod FS
Hubbard Chris OG
James Jesse TE
Johnson Najja CB
Johnson Will FB
Jones Howard LB
Jones Jarvis LB
Jones Landry QB
Khan Omar TO
Kruger Joe DL
Kugler Sean AC
Lake Carnell AC
Lewis Isaiah S
Mann Richard AC
McCullers Daniel DT
McLendon Steve DL
Miller Heath TE
Mitchell John AC
Mitchell Mike FS
Moats Arthur LB
Munchak Mike AC
Murphy Tyler WR
Nix Roosevelt LB
Olsavsky Jerry AC
Palmer Kelvin OT
Palmer Michael TE
Perkins LaDarius RB
Phillips Shakim WR
Porter Joey AC
Pouncey Maurkice C
Rahrig Collin C
Roethlisberger Ben QB
Sarrett Shaun AC
Saxon James AC
Scheuerman Ross RB
Shazier Ryan LB
Smith Danny AC
Smith Devin X. CB
Spaeth Matt TE
Spence Sean LB
Stingily Cameron RB
Suisham Shaun PK
Sullen Jordan CB
Thomas Cam DL
Thomas Shamarko SS
Thornton Mike DL
Timmons Lawrence LB
Tomlin Mike HC
Tuitt Stephon DL
Van Dyk Mitchell OT
Ventrone Ross CB
Villanueva Alejandro OL
Wallace Cody C
Warren Greg LB
Webb B.W. CB
Wheaton Markus WR
Wild Ian FS
Williams DeAngelo RB
Williams Vince LB
Wing Brad P
Zumwalt Jordan LB