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Steelers | Joshua Dobbs appears to be odd man out
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 10:53:27 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Joshua Dobbs probably will not make the 53-man roster unless there is an injury to one of the other quarterbacks or if a quarterback is traded.


Steelers | James Washington sees time with starters
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 19:22:16 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR James Washington spent time with the first-team offense in three-receiver sets during minicamp.


Steelers | Ben Roethlisberger won't pursue extension
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 17:07:24 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger won't pursue an extension on his contract, which expires in two years, over the summer months. Roethlisberger said he prefers to just play football and let his representation worry about the money.


Steelers | Tyler Matakevich seizing his opportunity
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 14:58:10 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers LB Tyler Matakevich assumed the starting inside linebacker job opposite Vince Williams throughout OTAs and has shown "the instincts for the position" as well as the ability to play with an edge, according to ESPN's Jeremy Fowler.


Steelers | Tyler Matakevich could start
Sat, 16 Jun 2018 09:13:26 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers LB Tyler Matakevich received snaps with the first-team defense during offseason workouts and appears to have a legitimate chance to win the starting inside linebacker job opposite LB Vince Williams.


Steelers | Morgan Burnett misses minicamp
Sat, 16 Jun 2018 09:11:38 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers FS Morgan Burnett (undisclosed) did not participate in the minicamp this week because of a minor undisclosed injury.


Steelers | JuJu Smith-Schuster likes the slot
Thu, 14 Jun 2018 21:13:48 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR JuJu Smith-Schuster said he likes playing in the slot because it fits his aggressive style of play. "I like playing inside," Smith-Schuster said. "I just love the physicalness of being in the box with the bigger guys."


Steelers | Jaylen Samuels doing it all
Thu, 14 Jun 2018 19:07:56 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Jaylen Samuels has been doing all the things RB Le'Veon Bell normally does for the offense during practice. "He's a hybrid guy who can move around and do some things," wide receivers coach Darryl Drake said. "I like his skill set."


Steelers | Mason Rudolph pushing for backup gig
Thu, 14 Jun 2018 18:58:59 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Mason Rudolph has lived up to expectations, according to offensive coordinator Randy Fichtner, and could open the year as the No. 2 quarterback.


Steelers | No talks between Le'Veon Bell, Steelers
Thu, 14 Jun 2018 13:07:03 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell is not having contract talks with the Steelers at this point.


Steelers | JuJu Smith-Schuster has knee issue
Wed, 13 Jun 2018 12:08:41 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR JuJu Smith-Schuster (knee) has been limited this offseason by what he referred to as a frustrating injury. He has not participated in team drills during organized team activities or minicamp, but he does expect to be ready when training camp begins.


Steelers | James Conner shows well in OTAs
Sun, 10 Jun 2018 13:30:03 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB James Conner caught the eye of QB Ben Roethlisberger during the team's recently completed OTAs, telling the Pittsburgh Tribune Live's Joe Rutter that Conner is "looking really well right now" and that "(Conner) has gotten a lot better (since his rookie season)."


Steelers | Chris Boswell could receive extension
Fri, 08 Jun 2018 17:23:18 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers PK Chris Boswell likely will receive a contract extension this offseason, in the opinion of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Ed Bouchette.


Steelers | Ben Roethlisberger back with team
Wed, 06 Jun 2018 19:37:12 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger participated in organized team activities Wednesday, June 6. He said he missed the last several workouts because of a pre-planned vacation.


Steelers | Pittsburgh adds two players
Mon, 04 Jun 2018 14:22:55 -0700

Free-agents OT Bryce Harris (Saints) and TE Ryan Malleck (Texans) were signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers Monday, June 4. In corresponding moves, OT Jerald Hawkins (quadriceps) and TE Jake McGee (Achilles') were placed on the Reserve/Injured list Monday, June 4.


Steelers | Justin Hunter working with starters
Sat, 02 Jun 2018 09:11:45 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Justin Hunter has been working with the first-team offense during organized team activities while WRs Antonio Brown and JuJu Smith-Schuster have been absent.


Steelers | Jerald Hawkins undergoes surgery
Fri, 01 Jun 2018 14:20:37 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers OT Jerald Hawkins (quadriceps) recently underwent surgery on his torn quadriceps, and the team plans to place him on the Reserve/Injured list, according to a source.


Steelers | Key Steelers absences explained
Thu, 31 May 2018 10:30:21 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Antonio Brown has not been attending organized team activities due to the absence of QB Ben Roethlisberger. Brown prefers to work with his starting quarterback and Roethlisberger has been on a family vacation, according to C Maurkice Pouncey.


Steelers | Ben Roethlisberger, Antonio Brown absent
Wed, 30 May 2018 19:18:21 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger and WR Antonio Brown are not participating in organized team activities this week. Roethlisberger has skipped the last four practices, while Brown has missed the last three.


Steelers | Torn quadriceps for Jerald Hawkins
Wed, 30 May 2018 19:14:16 -0700

Updating a previous report, Pittsburgh Steelers OT Jerald Hawkins (quadriceps) suffered a torn quadriceps during practice Wednesday, May 30, according to a source. He could be placed on the Reserve/Injured list.


Steelers | Serious injury for Jake McGee
Wed, 30 May 2018 11:15:18 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Jake McGee (Achilles') suffered an apparent torn Achilles' tendon during organized team activities Wednesday, May 30, according to sources.


Steelers | Jerald Hawkins has knee injury
Wed, 30 May 2018 10:43:38 -0700

Updating a previous report, Jerald Hawkins (knee) suffered an apparent knee injury in practice Wednesday, May 30. OG Ramon Foster said he heard Hawkins screaming.


Steelers | Jerald Hawkins injured
Wed, 30 May 2018 10:36:18 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers OT Jerald Hawkins (undisclosed) suffered what may have been a serious injury during organized team activities, according to OG Ramon Foster.


Steelers | James Conner up to speed
Fri, 25 May 2018 18:49:22 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB James Conner (knee) has been practicing during OTAs, and TE Jesse James said Conner looks more confident this year. "He's running fast, running every ball to the end zone," James said. "He looks good."


Steelers | Vance McDonald to have bigger role
Thu, 24 May 2018 20:03:59 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Vance McDonald will be featured more frequently in the quick passing game this year, according to Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com.


Steelers | Another lengthy holdout for Le'Veon Bell?
Thu, 24 May 2018 18:03:37 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell is not expected to report to camp before he did a year ago, which was just prior to Week 1 of the 2017 season, while still holding out for a long-term deal. Bell wants to be "by far the highest-paid running back" in the league.


Steelers | Stephon Tuitt played with serious injury
Wed, 23 May 2018 18:59:20 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers DE Stephon Tuitt said he played most of the 2017 season with a torn biceps.


Steelers | Mason Rudolph signs deal
Wed, 23 May 2018 18:02:37 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers third-round draft choice QB Mason Rudolph signed a four-year contract with the Steelers Wednesday, May 23. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Steelers | Chukwuma Okorafor signs rookie deal
Tue, 22 May 2018 14:19:08 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers OT Chukwuma Okorafor signed his four-year rookie contract Tuesday, May 22, according to a source. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Steelers | Le'Veon Bell unlikely for OTAs
Mon, 21 May 2018 10:15:49 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell still has not signed his franchise tender offer and is not expected to participate in organized team activities.


Steelers | Jonathan Bostic should start
Mon, 21 May 2018 09:54:11 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers LB Jonathan Bostic likely will start at inside linebacker this upcoming season because the team did not add any competition for him during free agency or the 2018 NFL Draft.


Steelers | Vance McDonald expected to start
Sun, 20 May 2018 13:17:32 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Vance McDonald reportedly "made a huge impression down the stretch" and is considered the favorite to start over Jesse James, according to NFL.com's Gregg Rosenthal.


Steelers | Eli Rogers likely will return
Thu, 17 May 2018 12:31:06 -0700

Free-agent WR Eli Rogers (knee) likely will re-sign with the Pittsburgh Steelers once he recovers from his torn anterior cruciate ligament, in the opinion of ESPN.com's Jeremy Fowler.


Steelers | Pittsburgh signs Damoun Patterson
Mon, 14 May 2018 09:58:12 -0700

Undrafted free-agent WR Damoun Patterson (Youngstown State) signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers Monday, May 14. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.


Steelers | James Washington signs deal
Fri, 11 May 2018 17:35:17 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers second-round draft choice WR James Washington signed a four-year deal with the Steelers Friday, May 11, according to a source. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Steelers | Terrell Edmunds works at different spots
Fri, 11 May 2018 16:09:05 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers S Terrell Edmunds said he lined up at linebacker and safety during practice Friday, May 11.


Steelers | Alek Torgersen to try out
Thu, 10 May 2018 14:50:16 -0700

Free-agent QB Alek Torgersen (Cardinals) will participate in the Pittsburgh Steelers' rookie minicamp this weekend on a tryout basis.


Steelers | Pittsburgh signs two draft picks
Thu, 10 May 2018 13:52:07 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers fifth-round draft choice S Marcus D. Allen and seventh-round draft choice DT Joshua Frazier signed four-year contracts with the Steelers Thursday, May 10. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Steelers | Jaylen Samuels signs rookie deal
Wed, 09 May 2018 15:30:33 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Jaylen Samuels signed his four-year rookie contract Wednesday, May 9.


Steelers | Cameron Sutton could push for starting role
Mon, 07 May 2018 12:47:04 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers CB Cameron Sutton may compete with CB Artie Burns for one of the starting cornerback jobs during training camp.


Steelers | Justin Hunter may be deep threat
Mon, 07 May 2018 12:46:15 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Justin Hunter could be used as a deep threat in the passing game this upcoming season since the team traded WR Martavis Bryant to the Oakland Raiders.


Steelers | Two QBs may compete for one spot
Mon, 07 May 2018 12:16:58 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Landry Jones and Joshua Dobbs likely will compete for one roster spot during training camp and the preseason.


Steelers | Ben Roethlisberger upset with pick?
Fri, 04 May 2018 19:10:47 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger said he was "surprised" that QB Mason Rudolph was drafted in the third round instead of a player "that can help this team now."


Steelers | Sean Davis likely shifting to free safety
Fri, 04 May 2018 09:16:04 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers S Sean Davis is anticipating a potential move from strong safety to free safety this offseason, where he is likely to compete with first-round selection Terrell Edmunds for the starting job.


Steelers | Ryan Shazier's deal reworked
Thu, 03 May 2018 05:18:57 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers LB Ryan Shazier (back) converted $8.26 million of his $8.718 million base salary into a signing bonus Thursday, May 3, which means he'll receive the money immediately. Shazier was placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list.


Pittsburgh Steelers

Adams Keion LB
Adeniyi Olasunkanmi DE
Allen Brian CB
Allen Marcus D. FS
Allen Will SS
Alualu Tyson DL
Anderson Kevin X. LB
Bell Le'Veon RB
Benford Tim WR
Berhe Nat SS
Berry Jordan P
Bostic Jonathan LB
Boswell Chris PK
Bradley Tom AC
Brown Antonio WR
Burnett Morgan FS
Burns Artie CB
Butler Keith DC
Canaday Kameron LS
Cheek Joseph OG
Chickillo Anthony LB
Coale Danny WR
Colbert Kevin GM
Collins Parker C
Conner James RB
Cothren Parker DT
Crawford Antonio CB
Dangerfield Jordan FS
Davis Sean SS
DeCastro David OG
Dobbs Joshua QB
Drake Darryl AC
Dunbar Karl AC
Dupree Bud LB
Edmunds Terrell S
Feiler Matt OT
Fichtner Randy OC
Finney B.J. C
Fort L.J. LB
Foster Ramon OG
Franklin Jarvion RB
Frazier Joshua DT
Galambos Matt LB
Geathers Clifton DL
Giemont Garrett AC
Gilbert Marcus OT
Gilmore Gregory DL
Golden Malik S
Graham Larson OL
Griffey Trey WR
Grimble Xavier TE
Haden Joe CB
Hargrave Javon DL
Harris Bryce OT
Hawkins Jerald OT
Henderson Quadree WR
Henderson Quadree WR
Heyward Cameron DL
Heyward-Bey Darrius WR
Hilton Mike CB
Hooks Lavon DT
Huguenin Farrington DL
Hunt Brandon TO
Hunter Justin WR
James Jesse TE
Johnson Najja CB
Johnson Trey CB
Jones Landry QB
Jones Tevin WR
Kelsey Keith LB
Khan Omar TO
Lang Paul TE
Legursky Doug OG
Leslie Darnell LB
Lewis Isaiah S
Malleck Ryan TE
Matakevich Tyler LB
McCullers Daniel DL
McDonald Vance TE
McGee Jake TE
McKever Pharoah TE
Mitchell John AC
Moats Arthur LB
Morris Patrick C
Munchak Mike AC
Murphy Tyler WR
Nix Roosevelt FB
Okorafor Chukwuma OT
Olsavsky Jerry AC
Palmer Michael TE
Patterson Damoun WR
Phillips Dashaun CB
Phillips Shakim WR
Porter Joey AC
Pouncey Maurkice C
Prince R.J. OG
Riddick Shaquille LB
Ridley Stevan RB
Rodgers Jake OT
Roethlisberger Ben QB
Rogers Eli WR
Rooney II Art TO
Rudolph Mason QB
Samuels Jaylen RB
Sarrett Shaun AC
Saxon James AC
Sayles Casey DT
Schleuger Chris OL
Scotland-Williamson Christian TE
Sensabaugh Coty CB
Shazier Ryan LB
Sigler Devaunte DL
Smith Danny AC
Smith Devin X. CB
Smith-Schuster JuJu WR
Spence Sean LB
Stafford Daimion SS
Summers Jamar CB
Summers James RB
Sutton Cameron CB
Thomas Justin WR
Thomas Matthew LB
Tomlin Mike HC
Toussaint Fitzgerald RB
Tucker Marcus WR
Tuitt Stephon DL
Vickers Kendal DE
Villanueva Alejandro OL
Walton L.T. DE
Warren Greg LB
Washington James WR
Watt T.J. LB
White Kevin X. CB
Wile Matt P
Williams Vince LB