Pittsburgh Steelers news, rumors and injuries
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Pittsburgh Steelers WR Martavis Bryant is working out in Los Angeles this offseason, and he's talking to a counselor via phone once a week. Bryant was suspended four games last season for multiple failed drug tests.
Fantasy Tip: Bryant emerged as a core player for the team and was targeted more than eight times per game last season. He finished with a 50-765-6 season in 11 games. Bryant will be a WR2 option in fantasy in next year's drafts.
Sat, 06 Feb 2016 08:57:52 -0800
Fantasy Tip: Owners should monitor his progress during the offseason to see if there will be any setbacks during Bell's recovery. Bell still has a few months to rest so he is not an injury concern at this point. He likely will be selected in the first round of league next season if he is healthy.
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Pittsburgh Steelers impending free-agent OT Kelvin Beachum does not want to move to offensive guard from offensive tackle, whether that's with the Steelers or another team. Beachum has played his entire career at left tackle.
Tue, 02 Feb 2016 22:03:51 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers OT Mike X. Adams remains under team control for at least one more season due to an obscure stipulation in the collective bargaining agreement. He was placed on the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list before training camp and never activated, so his 2015 season will be tolled.
Tue, 02 Feb 2016 12:32:07 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Lawrence Timmons may be asked to restructure his contract this offseason. Timmons' contract could be restructured so that he is able to play the remainder of his prime years in Pittsburgh.
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Fri, 29 Jan 2016 14:45:39 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger has not shown any decline in his play and is expected to play several more seasons, according to team president Art Rooney II. Rooney said the team is not looking to start grooming their next starting quarterback at this point.
Fantasy Tip: Roethlisberger dealt with multiple injuries this season but still posted solid numbers for fantasy owners. He should have most of his weapons back next season and will be a starting quarterback in most fantasy leagues.
Fri, 29 Jan 2016 13:42:52 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Martavis Bryant has the chance to become a better player but needs to avoid any off-field problems this offseason, according to team president Art Rooney II. Rooney said the team hopes Bryant's four-game suspension to start the season will have an impact on him.
Fantasy Tip: Bryant played well when he was on the field and finished the season with 765 yards and six touchdowns despite missing four games. Bryant should be part of one of the better passing offenses in the league next season and should be a weekly starting option for owners.
Fri, 29 Jan 2016 09:58:05 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers owner Art Rooney II said improving the team's porous secondary is a priority this offseason. "If you look at us statistically, we weren't where we'd like to be in terms of pass defense, and so that's an area we know we want to improve upon," said Rooney. "We certainly made progress on defense. We got better as the year went on, but we all agree we need to be better in general as a pass defense."
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