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Steelers | Darrius Heyward-Bey to be special teams player
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:55:00 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Darrius Heyward-Bey will mainly contribute on special teams for the Steelers, as he's buried on the depth chart behind WRs Antonio Brown, Martavis Bryant and Markus Wheaton.

Steelers | Darrius Heyward-Bey returns
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 08:46:57 -0700

Free-agent WR Darrius Heyward-Bey (Steelers) re-signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers Wednesday, March 26. Heyward-Bey signed a one-year deal with the team, but financial terms were not disclosed.

Steelers | Gain one compensatory pick
Tue, 24 Mar 2015 15:43:38 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers gained a seventh-round pick (252nd overall) for the 2015 NFL Draft.

Steelers | Mike Tomlin has high expectations for offense
Tue, 24 Mar 2015 10:36:43 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin expects his offense to finish first in offense in 2015 after they were second in total offense in 2014. "My expectation is they're capable of being the very best because we've got the goods," Tomlin said. "We've got guys that are capable, we've got guys that know what they're doing, we've got guys that played together for an extended period of time now so that's a reasonable expectation." The Steelers averaged 411.1 yards and 27.3 points per game in 2014, and they're returning every starter on offense.

Steelers | James Harrison, Jarvis Jones to compete
Mon, 23 Mar 2015 10:12:05 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers LBs James Harrison and Jarvis Jones are expected to have an "open competition" at right outside linebacker in training camp, with Jones entering offseason practices as the starter. Harrison will push Jones and play in front of him if he falters. The Steelers are expected to select an outside linebacker early in this year's draft.

Steelers | Jarvis Jones may switch positions
Mon, 23 Mar 2015 04:24:19 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers LB Jarvis Jones may switch to the left edge for the 2015 season, as It is expected newly-signed LB James Harrison will assume right-side duties once again.

Steelers | James Harrison financials
Sun, 22 Mar 2015 23:13:47 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Harrison will make a maximum of $2.75 million in his two-year contract, which includes a $500,000 signing bonus.

Steelers | James Harrison re-signs
Sun, 22 Mar 2015 09:36:48 -0700

Free-agent LB James Harrison (Steelers) signed a two-year deal with the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday, March 22. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Steelers | No update on Troy Polamalu
Sat, 21 Mar 2015 11:40:25 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers SS Troy Polamalu has not given the team any indication on if he will continue his playing career or if he will decide to retire, according to team president Art Rooney II.

Steelers | Open to re-signing James Harrison
Thu, 19 Mar 2015 12:51:22 -0700

Free-agent LB James Harrison (Steelers) is still an option for the Pittsburgh Steelers, but the team likely will not try to re-sign him until the summer because they do not need him to participate in offseason workouts.

Steelers | Dri Archer will have role in offense
Thu, 19 Mar 2015 10:08:36 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Dri Archer will have a role on offense that will take advantage of his speed, but people have to be patient with his development, according to offensive coordinator Todd Haley. Archer could also be used as a kick returner next season.

Steelers | Martavis Bryant could start in 2015
Wed, 18 Mar 2015 13:06:56 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Martavis Bryant is expected to push WR Markus Wheaton for the No. 2 wide receiver job during training camp, according to offensive coordinator Todd Haley. "We are looking for him to come in and make a push against Markus Wheaton for that No. 2 spot and continue give us big-time production, specifically in the red area where a big target like that can make a big impact," Haley said.

Steelers | DeAngelo Williams contract update
Wed, 18 Mar 2015 05:57:24 -0700

Updating previous reports, Pittsburgh Steelers RB DeAngelo Williams received a $1.13 million signing bonus and salaries of $870,000 in 2015 and $2 million in 2016.

Steelers | Sterling Moore to visit
Mon, 16 Mar 2015 12:55:06 -0700

Free-agent CB Sterling Moore (Cowboys) will visit the Pittsburgh Steelers Tuesday, March 17.

Steelers | Ben Roethlisberger financial breakdown
Mon, 16 Mar 2015 11:02:06 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger will make more than $35 million in bonuses and salaries in 2015 as part of his five-year, $99 million contract he signed Friday, March 13. He'll receive a $31 million signing bonus and salary and roster bonuses of $4.25 million, all payable in 2015. He'll make salaries/roster bonuses of $17.75 million in 2016, $12 million in 2017, $17 million in 2018 and $17 million in 2019.

Steelers | Excited about Daniel McCullers' potential
Sun, 15 Mar 2015 10:45:42 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers DT Daniel McCullers could have a bigger role on defense next season, because the team is excited about his potential. McCullers could be used in the subpackages as a pass rusher up the middle.

Steelers | DeAngelo Williams financials
Sat, 14 Mar 2015 12:17:50 -0700

Updating a previous report, Pittsburgh Steelers RB DeAngelo Williams two-year contract is worth $4 million, according to a source.

Steelers | Patrick Robinson to visit
Sat, 14 Mar 2015 08:31:05 -0700

Free-agent CB Patrick Robinson (Saints) is scheduled to meet with the Pittsburgh Steelers this weekend, according to a source.

Steelers | Ben Roethlisberger contract terms
Sat, 14 Mar 2015 06:43:38 -0700

Updating a previous report, Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger agreed to a five-year contract extension worth $99 million that can escalate to $108 million.

Steelers | DeAngelo Williams signs with Steelers
Fri, 13 Mar 2015 14:43:42 -0700

Free-agent RB DeAngelo Williams (Panthers) has signed a two-year contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Steelers | Ben Roethlisberger contract update
Fri, 13 Mar 2015 14:17:59 -0700

Updating a previous report, Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger has signed a new five-year deal that will run through the 2019 season.

Steelers | Pittsburgh to add DeAngelo Williams
Fri, 13 Mar 2015 13:16:25 -0700

Free-agent RB DeAngelo Williams (Panthers) will sign with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Steelers | Ben Roethlisberger signs extension
Fri, 13 Mar 2015 12:42:53 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger has agreed to a contract extension with the team. Terms of the extension were not disclosed.

Steelers | DeAngelo Williams meeting with PIT
Wed, 11 Mar 2015 09:07:29 -0700

Free-agent RB DeAngelo Williams (Panthers) is scheduled to meet with the Pittsburgh Steelers Friday, March 13, according to a source.

Steelers | Interested in re-signing Brice McCain
Tue, 10 Mar 2015 22:11:39 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers are interested in re-signing free-agent CB Brice McCain, and they have a three-year offer on the table. The Miami Dolphins and Minnesota Vikings are also interested in his services.

Steelers | Make play for Darrelle Revis
Tue, 10 Mar 2015 14:40:22 -0700

Free-agent CB Darrelle Revis (Patriots) received an inquiry from the Pittsburgh Steelers Tuesday, March 10, even though it's unrealistic that he'd sign with them. It appears as though Revis will sign with either the New York Jets or New England Patriots.

Steelers | Three RFAs receive tender offers
Mon, 09 Mar 2015 14:16:00 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free-agent FB Will Johnson, CB Antwon Blake and SS Robert Golden received tender offers from the Steelers.

Steelers | Brett Keisel released
Mon, 09 Mar 2015 13:11:52 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers DE Brett Keisel was released Monday, March 9.

Steelers | Matt Spaeth re-signs
Mon, 09 Mar 2015 12:16:41 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Matt Spaeth re-signed to an undisclosed deal Monday, March 9.

Steelers | Arthur Moats contract update
Mon, 09 Mar 2015 11:09:04 -0700

Updating a previous report, Pittsburgh Steelers LB Arthur Moats has agreed to a new three-year deal with the Steelers. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Steelers | Arthur Moats returning
Mon, 09 Mar 2015 10:54:13 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers impending free-agent LB Arthur Moats has agreed to a new deal with the Steelers. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Steelers | Tajh Boyd signed
Fri, 06 Mar 2015 11:07:52 -0800

Free-agent QB Tajh Boyd (Jets) has signed a contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Steelers | Troy Polamalu still undecided
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 10:31:09 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers SS Troy Polamalu remains undecided on his future, according to his agent, Marvin Demoff. "Troy is still determining whether he wants to retire or try and play in 2015," Demoff said. "We will make a decision fairly soon, but (it is) not imminent." The Steelers reportedly would prefer it if Polamalu retired so that they won't be forced to release him. Polamalu has an $8.25 million salary cap number in 2015 that the Steelers would rather not pay. The team would save $6 million off the cap if they release him. The Steelers could fight to regain some of his signing bonus of $6.75 million.

Steelers | Troy Polamalu could be released
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 15:40:01 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers SS Troy Polamalu may be released if he does not decide to retire this offseason as the Steelers are trying to get younger on defense. Polamalu is still undecided on what he wants to do for the 2015 season.

Steelers | Team hoping Troy Polamalu retires
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 06:56:47 -0800

The Pittsburgh Steelers hope SS Troy Polamalu retires so they don't have to cut him, in the opinion of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Ed Bouchette.

Steelers | Le'Veon Bell to miss four games?
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 13:23:14 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell could be suspended up to four games, according to the NFL's new substance-abuse policy. A two-game suspension is standard for a DUI resulting from the use of alcohol. However, Bell's DUI came from marijuana use, so he could be suspended for a longer period of time.

Steelers | Lance Moore let go
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 13:01:56 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Lance Moore was released Monday, March 2.

Steelers | Darrius Heyward-Bey will not return
Sun, 01 Mar 2015 07:52:24 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers impending free-agent WR Darrius Heyward-Bey will not re-sign with the Steelers this offseason.

Steelers | Could restructure Maurkice Pouncey
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 09:46:21 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey could have his contract restructured this year, according to a source.

Steelers | Mike Mitchell's contract reworked
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 04:43:15 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers FS Mike Mitchell had his contract restructured by the team Wednesday, Feb. 25. It is likely a portion of his salary and full roster bonus were converted into a signing bonus.

Steelers | Jason Worilds to hit market
Wed, 25 Feb 2015 21:16:44 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers impending free-agent LB Jason Worilds will be allowed to hit free agency March 10 as the team won't use the transition tag on him, a league source said Wednesday, Feb. 25.

Steelers | Marcus Gilbert restructures deal
Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:52:49 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers OT Marcus Gilbert has agreed to restructure his contract, which creates $3.724 million in salary cap space for the Steelers, according to a source.

Steelers | James Harrison wants to play
Mon, 23 Feb 2015 00:07:18 -0800

Free-agent OLB James Harrison (Steelers) has decided he wants to play football in 2015. Harrison would prefer to return to the Pittsburgh Steelers if at all possible.

Steelers | Ryan Clark to retire as Steeler
Wed, 18 Feb 2015 13:48:47 -0800

Free-agent FS Ryan Clark (Redskins) has announced his retirement and will retire as a Pittsburgh Steeler.

Steelers | James Harrison to make decision before season
Mon, 16 Feb 2015 13:01:44 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers impending free-agent LB James Harrison will make a decision on his future by the time the new league year begins, according to his agent.

Pittsburgh Steelers

Adams Mike X. OT
Allen Cortez CB
Archer Dri RB
Beachum Kelvin OG
Bell Le'Veon RB
Benford Tim WR
Blanchflower Rob TE
Boyd Tajh QB
Brown Antonio WR
Browning Bryant OG
Bryant Martavis WR
Butler Keith DC
Chancellor Brelan WR
Coale Danny WR
Colbert Kevin GM
Conrath Matt DL
Dangerfield Jordan FS
Darby Alden S
DeCastro David OG
Egnew Michael TE
Fichtner Randy AC
Fogg Kevin CB
Foster Ramon OG
Garvin Terence LB
Gay William CB
Geathers Clifton DL
Giemont Garrett AC
Gilbert Marcus OT
Golden Robert CB
Goodwin C.J. WR
Gradkowski Bruce QB
Haley Todd OC
Harris Josh D. RB
Harrison James LB
Hemer Ethan DL
Herner Ethan DE
Heyward Cam DL
Heyward-Bey Darrius WR
Hubbard Chris OG
Johnson Najja CB
Jones Howard LB
Jones Jarvis LB
Jones Landry QB
Khan Omar TO
Kruger Joe DL
Kugler Sean AC
Lake Carnell AC
Lemon Shawn DL
Leone Richie P
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
Nix Roosevelt LB
Olsavsky Jerry AC
Palmer Michael TE
Patrick Ronald C
Perkins LaDarius RB
Polamalu Troy SS
Porter Joey AC
Pouncey Maurkice C
Roethlisberger Ben QB
Sarrett Shaun AC
Saxon James AC
Shazier Ryan LB
Smith Danny AC
Smith Devin CB
Spaeth Matt TE
Spence Sean LB
Suisham Shaun PK
Thomas Cam DL
Thomas Shamarko SS
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
Washington L'Damian WR
Webb B.W. CB
Wheaton Markus WR
Wild Ian FS
Williams DeAngelo RB
Williams Vince LB
Wing Brad P
Zumwalt Jordan LB