Team Notebook: Pittsburgh Steelers

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Steelers | Decline option on Jarvis Jones
Mon, 02 May 2016 20:29:11 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers declined the 2017 fifth-year option on LB Jarvis Jones Monday, May 2.


Steelers | Landry Jones could still be No. 2 QB
Mon, 02 May 2016 16:21:30 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Landry Jones will still have a chance to compete for the No. 2 quarterback job even though the team re-signed QB Bruce Gradkowski.


Steelers | James Harrison returning
Mon, 02 May 2016 10:07:23 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Harrison said he will return and play in 2016.


Steelers | Pittsburgh re-signing Bruce Gradkowski
Sun, 01 May 2016 16:19:41 -0700

Free-agent QB Bruce Gradkowski (Steelers) will re-sign with the Pittsburgh Steelers Monday, May 2, and compete with QB Landry Jones for the backup job.


Steelers | Three rookies could start on defense
Sun, 01 May 2016 13:47:54 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers CB Artie Burns, FS Sean Davis and DT Javon Hargrave will all have the chance to become starters in their rookie season. "I believe it's realistic," head coach Mike Tomlin said. "That's why we chose them where we chose them. But they have to earn it, and we'll give them the opportunity to do that."


Steelers | Pittsburgh expects James Harrison to play
Sun, 01 May 2016 13:38:21 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert and head coach Mike Tomlin both believe that LB James Harrison will play in 2016.


Steelers | Invite Jacob Huesman for tryout
Sun, 01 May 2016 11:27:38 -0700

Free-agent QB Jacob Huesman (Tennessee-Chattanooga) has been invited to try out for the Pittsburgh Steelers.


Steelers | Several UDFAs headed to Steel City
Sat, 30 Apr 2016 18:50:00 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed undrafted free-agents DL Johnny Maxey (Mars Hill), LB Tyriq McCord (Miami-Fla.), P Will Monday (Duke), DL Giorgio Newberry (Florida State), RB Christian Powell (Colorado), TE David Reeves (Duke), TE Jay Rome (Georgia), OL Quinton Schooley (North Carolina State), WR Canaan Severin (Virginia) and DL Devaunte Sigler (Jacksonville State) to undisclosed deals Saturday, April 30.


Steelers | Artie Burns becomes a Steeler
Thu, 28 Apr 2016 19:56:42 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers selected Miami CB Artie Burns with the 25th overall pick in the 2016 NFL draft on Thursday, April 28.


Steelers | Le'Veon Bell appears to be on track
Mon, 25 Apr 2016 16:25:35 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell (knee) posted a video on Twitter showing himself dunking a basketball.


Steelers | Pittsburgh not pursuing Josh Norman
Fri, 22 Apr 2016 04:56:26 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers are not pursuing free-agent CB Josh Norman (Panthers) at this point and have no plans to go after him, according to team sources.


Steelers | Le'Veon Bell part of initial drug testing
Wed, 20 Apr 2016 09:50:53 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell tweeted that he was part of the initial round of random drug tests Wednesday, April 20.


Steelers | Devontae Booker visits Pittsburgh
Tue, 19 Apr 2016 11:30:51 -0700

Utah RB Devontae Booker is visiting the Pittsburgh Steelers Tuesday, April 19.


Steelers | Bruce Gradkowski could return
Mon, 18 Apr 2016 13:16:58 -0700

Free-agent QB Bruce Gradkowski (Steelers) is still an option for the Pittsburgh Steelers, but the team wants to see him throw before they sign him. Gradkowski missed the entire 2015 season because of a shoulder injury.


Steelers | Maurkice Pouncey attends training
Mon, 18 Apr 2016 12:46:34 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey (leg) was present for the first day of offseason training Monday, April 18, and said he's doing great after missing last season with a broken fibula.


Steelers | Brian Hoyer of interest to Pittsburgh
Mon, 18 Apr 2016 05:38:56 -0700

Free-agent QB Brian Hoyer (Texans) has the interest of the Pittsburgh Steelers.


Steelers | William Jackson an option for Pittsburgh?
Sun, 17 Apr 2016 18:20:39 -0700

Houston CB William Jackson III could be an option for the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 2016 NFL Draft because of his size and press coverage skills, according to beat writer Mark Kaboly.


Steelers | Pittsburgh interested in Brian Hoyer
Sun, 17 Apr 2016 14:18:50 -0700

Free-agent QB Brian Hoyer (Texans) is expected to receive interest from the Pittsburgh Steelers.


Steelers | Cortez Allen cut
Fri, 15 Apr 2016 13:17:53 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers CB Cortez Allen was released Friday, April 15.


Steelers | James Harrison considering retirement?
Fri, 15 Apr 2016 09:29:36 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Harrison said "retirement sounds better than ever" because the Steelers play on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day this year. Harrison is believed to be returning for his 14th season, but statements like these could leave him on the fence.


Steelers | Pittsburgh looking to upgrade D-line
Thu, 14 Apr 2016 19:49:50 -0700

Alabama DT A'Shawn Robinson and Baylor DT Andrew Billings have visited with the Pittsburgh Steelers, and head coach Mike Tomlin said the team is interested in adding a good player along the defensive front with the 25th pick in the 2016 NFL Draft.


Steelers | Pittsburgh visits with more DBs
Thu, 07 Apr 2016 20:51:12 -0700

Ohio State SS Vonn Bell, Clemson S T.J. Green, Auburn CB Jonathan Jones and North Carolina Central CB Ryan Smith met with the Pittsburgh Steelers Thursday, April 7, and they met with Florida State FS Keanu Neal, Boise State S Darian Thompson and Temple CB Tavon Young Wednesday, April 6.


Steelers | DeAngelo Williams cleared
Wed, 06 Apr 2016 09:42:44 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB DeAngelo Williams (foot) has been fully cleared for workouts.


Steelers | James Harrison expected to play in 2016
Tue, 05 Apr 2016 19:25:30 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Harrison is expected to return for the 2016 season. He has been in Arizona doing through a rather strenuous routine to stay in shape for the new season, and beat writer Ed Bouchette said that while Harrison hasn't given a definitive answer, Harrison isn't likely working so hard just to retire.


Steelers | Donte Whitner could be on radar
Tue, 05 Apr 2016 19:24:38 -0700

Free-agent SS Donte Whitner (Browns) could be a player the Pittsburgh Steelers discuss, but at 30 years old the team might also feel they want to get younger at the position and Whitner does not offer much of an upgrade.


Steelers | Ben Roethlisberger shedding weight
Tue, 05 Apr 2016 09:22:22 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger has lost at least 15 pounds this offseason with a cardio regimen in an attempt to avoid joint pain and injuries.


Steelers | Jerald Hawkins visits Pittsburgh
Sat, 02 Apr 2016 18:16:22 -0700

Louisiana State OT Jerald Hawkins met with the Pittsburgh Steelers ahead of the 2016 NFL Draft.


Steelers | Hosting Jeremy Cash
Fri, 01 Apr 2016 15:03:09 -0700

Duke S Jeremy Cash is visiting the Pittsburgh Steelers Friday, April 1.


Steelers | Ricardo Matthews signs
Thu, 31 Mar 2016 10:07:41 -0700

Free-agent DE Ricardo Mathews (Chargers) signed a one-year deal with the Pittsburgh Steelers Thursday, March 31. Financial terms of the deal weren't given.


Steelers | Contract details for Steven Johnson
Tue, 29 Mar 2016 16:53:52 -0700

Updating a previous report, Pittsburgh Steelers LB Steven Johnson's one-year deal is worth $840,000. It includes a $25,000 signing bonus, a $760,000 salary and a $55,000 53-man roster bonus.


Steelers | Hosted Mike Martin
Tue, 29 Mar 2016 12:16:57 -0700

Free-agent DT Mike Martin (Titans) recently visited the Pittsburgh Steelers.


Steelers | Jack Crawford to visit
Tue, 29 Mar 2016 09:35:40 -0700

Free-agent DE Jack Crawford (Cowboys) will visit with the Pittsburgh Steelers this week.


Steelers | Big Ben has several more prime years
Mon, 28 Mar 2016 22:13:51 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger has several more prime years, according to general manager Kevin Colbert. Roethlisberger averaged 330 passing yards per game in 12 games last year. "Ben's a franchise quarterback," Colbert said. "We still have, you know, we think three to four more good years in his prime. We're excited to see what he can do in that time period and what we can do to help him be successful."


Steelers | Stefen Wisniewski visits
Fri, 25 Mar 2016 13:49:32 -0700

Free-agent C Stefen Wisniewski (Jaguars) recently met with the Pittsburgh Steelers, according to a source.


Steelers | Steven Johnson to Pittsburgh
Fri, 25 Mar 2016 08:48:35 -0700

Free-agent LB Steven Johnson (Titans) signed a one-year deal with the Pittsburgh Steelers Friday, March 25.


Steelers | Hosting Geoff Schwartz
Thu, 24 Mar 2016 14:01:09 -0700

Free-agent OG Geoff Schwartz (Giants) is visiting the Pittsburgh Steelers Thursday, March 24, according to a source.


Steelers | Ladarius Green to stretch the field
Thu, 24 Mar 2016 09:10:48 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Ladarius Green will give the team a vertical threat at the position that retired TE Heath Miller didn't give them. "He'll bring us a dimension at tight end that we really haven't had," general manager Kevin Colbert said. "Heath was a great receiver, a great blocker. He wasn't really a stretch the field guy. Ladarius gives you that added dimension of speed, he'll have to work on his blocking to get caught up to where we need him to be. But the speed and vertical threat at tight end is really something we haven't had."


Steelers | No rush on James Harrison decision
Tue, 22 Mar 2016 17:48:58 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Harrison has all the time he needs as he prepares for what the Steelers expect will be his 14th season in the NFL. Head coach Mike Tomlin said he doesn't need a timetable from Harrison.


Steelers | Pitt's No. 2 WR job up for grabs
Tue, 22 Mar 2016 11:45:06 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers' No. 2 wide receiver job is up for grabs between WRs Markus Wheaton, Darrius Heyward-Bey and Sammie Coates this year, according to head coach Mike Tomlin. Wheaton seems like the favorite for the spot, but Tomlin also sees Coates as a potential breakout candidate in 2016.


Steelers | Maurkice Pouncey has no limitations
Mon, 21 Mar 2016 14:46:56 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey (leg) has been full go during his offseason training after missing all of last season with a broken fibula.


Steelers | Pittsburgh eyeing cornerbacks in draft
Sun, 20 Mar 2016 16:46:16 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said that the team has been tracking cornerbacks as they attend pro days ahead of the 2016 NFL Draft. "We can't say we'll take a cornerback first, second or third," Colbert said. "But there are enough that we should be able to get one."


Steelers | Ryan Harris to battle for starting job
Sun, 20 Mar 2016 14:38:02 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers OT Ryan Harris will battle OT Alejandro Villanueva for the starting left-tackle position.


Steelers | Pittsburgh confident in Sammie Coates
Sun, 20 Mar 2016 12:13:53 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Sammie Coates will be one of the next men up in light of WR Martavis Bryant's year-long suspension for violating the NFL' substance abuse policy. There is no urgency to sign or draft another wide receiver, according to general manager Kevin Colbert, who said they feel good about Coates.


Steelers | Pittsburgh won't cut Martavis Bryant
Sun, 20 Mar 2016 11:37:20 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Martavis Bryant will not be released despite his one-year ban for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy, according to general manager Kevin Colbert.


Steelers | Martavis Bryant's contract unchanged
Fri, 18 Mar 2016 11:35:42 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Martavis Bryant will have two years on his contract after he serves his one-year suspension, according to team president Art Rooney.


Pittsburgh Steelers

Adams Mike X. OT
Allen Will SS
Ayers DeMarcus WR
Bell Le'Veon RB
Benford Tim WR
Berry Jordan P
Blakeney Issac WR
Boswell Chris PK
Brown Antonio WR
Bryant Martavis WR
Burns Artie CB
Butler Keith DC
Chickillo Anthony LB
Coale Danny WR
Coates Sammie WR
Cockrell Ross CB
Colbert Kevin GM
Dangerfield Jordan FS
Davis Sean SS
DeCastro David OG
Dupree Bud LB
Feeney Travis LB
Feiler Matt OT
Fichtner Randy AC
Finney B.J. C
Fort L.J. LB
Foster Ramon OG
Frey Isaiah CB
Garner Montell CB
Gay William CB
Geathers Clifton DL
Giemont Garrett AC
Gilbert Marcus OT
Golden Robert CB
Golson Senquez CB
Gradkowski Bruce QB
Grant Doran CB
Green Ladarius TE
Grimble Xavier TE
Hagen Jacob FS
Haley Todd OC
Hargrave Javon DL
Harris Ryan OT
Harrison James LB
Hawkins Jerald OT
Heyward Cameron DL
Heyward-Bey Darrius WR
Hubbard Chris OG
Hunt Brandon TO
James Jesse TE
Johnson Najja CB
Johnson Steven LB
Jones Jarvis LB
Jones Landry QB
Khan Omar TO
Kugler Sean AC
Lake Carnell AC
Legursky Doug OG
Lewis Isaiah S
Long Ty PK
Lyons Caushaud DL
Manhart Cole OG
Mann Richard AC
Matakevich Tyler LB
Mathews Ricardo DL
Maxey Johnny DL
McCord Tyriq LB
McCullers Daniel DL
Mihalik Brian DL
Mitchell John AC
Mitchell Mike FS
Moats Arthur LB
Monday Will P
Munchak Mike AC
Neal Rajion RB
Newberry Giorgio DL
Nix Roosevelt FB
Norwood Levi WR
Olsavsky Jerry AC
Palmer Michael TE
Palmer Tobais WR
Phillips Shakim WR
Philon Roy DL
Porter Joey AC
Pouncey Maurkice C
Powell Christian RB
Reeves David TE
Richardson Daryl RB
Roethlisberger Ben QB
Rome Jay TE
Sarrett Shaun AC
Saxon James AC
Schooley Quinton OL
Severin Canaan WR
Shabazz Al-Hajj CB
Shazier Ryan LB
Sigler Devaunte DL
Smith Danny AC
Smith Devin X. CB
Spaeth Matt TE
Stingily Cameron RB
Suisham Shaun PK
Thomas Shamarko SS
Timmons Lawrence LB
Tomlin Mike HC
Toure Abou RB
Toussaint Fitzgerald RB
Tuitt Stephon DL
Vaughan Dustin QB
Ventrone Ross CB
Vick Michael QB
Villanueva Alejandro OL
Vinopal Ray DB
Wallace Cody C
Walton L.T. DE
Warren Greg LB
Wheaton Markus WR
Williams DeAngelo RB
Williams Vince LB