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Polamalu could be next in long line of Steelers greats given unceremonial exit

By Mark Kaboly
It might not be the most popular decision to cut face-of-the-franchise players seemingly a year or two prematurely, but the Steelers have been following the same model for some time and, really, nobody is exempt. Not your all-time leading rusher, Franco ...

Agent: Polamalu undecided whether to play in 2015

By Mark Kaboly
Troy Polamalu might not be with the Steelers very much longer, but that doesn’t mean he’s done with football. Right now, he just isn’t sure. Amid reports ...

Starkey: In defense of Mel Kiper Jr.

By Joe Starkey
I admire Le’Veon Bell’s drive. He loves to prove people wrong. He reminds me of a young LaMarr Woodley (before big money ruined him) the ...

Steeler lineman Adams sues 3 men acquitted in assault

By Adam Brandolph
Pittsburgh Steelers lineman Mike Adams filed a civil lawsuit Wednesday against the three men acquitted of attacking him in the South Side last year. Adams, 24, filed the lawsuit in Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas. It alleges that Jerrell Whitlock, ...

Court rules Steelers must pay Okobi workers comp

By Matt Miller
The Pittsburgh Steelers must pay former center Chukky Okobi $779 a week in workers compensation, plus more than $22,000 in other fees, for injuries that prevent him from playing pro football, a Pennsylvania court panel ruled Wednesday. The Commonwealth Court ...

No tag for Worilds; Steelers cut Moore

By Mark Kaboly
Jason Worilds’ days of playing for the Steelers appear to be numbered, and Lance Moore’s are over. The Steelers on Monday chose not to use the ...

Steelers not limiting themselves in free agency

By Mark Kaboly
Pursuing high-end, high-priced free agents isn’t the way the Steelers want to build their team. It never has been, and it likely never will. However, that doesn’t ...

Steelers restructure Gilbert, Mitchell contracts; Pouncey close

By Mark Kaboly
The new NFL year is less than two weeks away, and the Steelers are wasting no time clearing space in order to be salary-cap compliant. ...

Big names become available this week via free agency; will Steelers be tempted?

By Chris Adamski
NFL teams and free agents can begin negotiating Saturday, and new contracts can be signed beginning 4 p.m. March 10. The Steelers could be active and address five positions — cornerback, safety, outside linebacker, tight end and backup running back ...

Steelers’ decision for NFL Draft: Pass rusher or cornerback?

By Mark Kaboly
There’s no real secret the Steelers need help at cornerback. Following a season in which the Steelers finished near the bottom of the NFL in pass ...

Steelers will pass on renewing sponsorship of free T rides

By Bobby Kerlik
The Pittsburgh Steelers said Monday they don’t plan to renew their sponsorship of free T service that brings thousands of fans to Heinz Field, raising ...

Steelers’ Harrison announces desire to play one more year

By Mark Kaboly
James Harrison wants to play another year of football, but that doesn’t necessarily mean it will be with the Steelers. Harrison announced on social media Sunday ...

Steelers GM Colbert prepared to look at all options before draft

By Mark Kaboly
INDIANAPOLIS — If you look at the history, the Steelers don’t really want to take a cornerback in the first round of the NFL Draft ...

Steelers notebook: Search for tight end could lead to Penn State’s James

By Mark Kaboly
INDIANAPOLIS — With Heath Miller being the only tight end under contract with the Steelers, the position has become somewhat of an immediate need. That need could be filled in part by somebody who grew up right down ...

Ben Roethlisberger Foundation grants $55K to Pittsburgh-area K-9 programs

By Rick Wills
The Ben Roethlisberger Foundation at The Giving Back Fund awarded six grants to Pittsburgh-area police K-9 programs totaling $55,000. Departments will use the grants to start K-9 units, upgrade vehicles and replace dogs that are ready to retire, according to the ...

High school notebook: Former Steelers LB Gildon named coach at Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic

By Kevin Gorman
With eyes wide and jaws dropped, Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic’s players met their new football coach Tuesday morning after former Steelers linebacker Jason Gildon was ...

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NFL

NFL notebook: Raiders’ Jones-Drew retires; Woodley released

By Tribune-Review
e_SBlt Raiders running back Maurice Jones-Drew announced his retirement Thursday, and linebacker LaMarr Woodley, a former Steelers star, was released by the team. Woodley was paid more than $4.8 million last season before a season-ending biceps injury. Jones-Drew was paid …