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Increasing pressure on QBs will be offseason focus for Steelers

By Mark Kaboly
Mike Tomlin alluded to it during his season-ending news conference. A couple of weeks later, newly promoted defensive coordinator Keith Butler made a reference to it as well. Even Steelers team president Art Rooney II brought it up while talking to a ...

Allegheny County sheriff defends lieutenant who heads Steelers security

By Aaron Aupperlee
Allegheny County Sheriff William Mullen stood by a lieutenant Friday whose job providing security to Pittsburgh Steelers players came under fire in an ESPN report. The ...

Steelers sign punter Wing to 1-year extension

By Chris Adamski
The Steelers announced Friday they signed punter Brad Wing to a one-year contract extension. A native of Australia and former punter at LSU who went undrafted in 2013, Wing made his debut for the Steelers this past season and averaged 43.7 ...

Steelers mum on national report involving head of security

By Michael Hasch and Mark Kaboly
An ESPN report accusing longtime Steelers head of security Jack Kearney of using his high-ranking Allegheny County sheriff status to improperly help Steelers players largely ...

NFL names sportsmanship award after Steelers founder

By Mark Kaboly
The NFL has been synonymous with the name Rooney for more than 80 years. And now, the league has an award named after one. The NFL announced ...

Jury awards no damages in civil case against former Steeler Okobi

By Adam Brandolph
Even though former Pittsburgh Steeler Chukky Okobi was negligent during a bar fight in the South Side in 2012, he neither assaulted nor battered a ...

Steelers’ Rooney ‘not expecting a problem’ with new Big Ben deal

By Mark Kaboly
Steelers team president and owner Art Rooney II said before the start of training camp in late July that the organization planned on working on ...

Steelers’ Rooney says both teams should use same footballs

By Mark Kaboly
Steelers president Art Rooney II said Wednesday he expects the NFL competition committee to look at the rule that makes each team responsible for providing ...

Castle Shannon woman set to cash in on sports memorabilia collection

By Karen Price
Dawn D’Alessandro is putting the matter of her wealth of sports memorabilia to bed. This after storing the memorabilia under a bed. The take? As much as ...

Steelers injured running back Bell won’t be in uniform for Pro Bowl

By Chris Adamski
Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell will not play in Sunday’s Pro Bowl. Bell, who led the AFC with 2,215 yards from scrimmage, suffered a hyperextended ...

Steelers sign CFL defensive end Lemon

By Mark Kaboly
The Steelers have signed Canadian Football League defensive end Shawn Lemon, according to his agent David Canter. Lemon, 26, played for the Calgary Stampeders in 2014, where he tied a CFL record with eight forced fumbles. Lemon also led the ...

Steelers’ unrestricted free agent Moats proves worth at linebacker

By Mark Kaboly
The Steelers have issues at outside linebacker, mostly because they don’t have many under contract. Actually, they only have one — Jarvis Jones. Jason Worilds is an ...

Seven questions facing Steelers in quest for seventh Super Bowl title

By Mark Kaboly Chris Adamski and Ralph N. Paulk
Trib Total Media Steelers reporters Mark Kaboly, Ralph N. Paulk and Chris Adamski tackle 7 questions facing the Steelers in their quest for a 7th ...

Steelers RB Bell named NFL’s Most Improved Player of Year

By The Associated Press
Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell was named the NFL Most Improved Player of the Year by the Professional Football Writers of America. Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was named Comeback Player of the Year by PFWA. Bell had a solid rookie ...

Injury history for Steelers’ Thomas casts safety’s future in doubt

By Mark Kaboly
The Steelers have a lot of questions with the back end of their defense heading into next season, and not many answers. Will Mike Mitchell return ...

Steelers LBs Jones, Shazier vow to grow from tough seasons

By Mark Kaboly
A knee injury followed by an ankle sprain quickly turned into a disappointing season for Ryan Shazier. A dislocated wrist that caused a two-month stint on ...

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NFL

NFL notebook: Chances dwindle for Browns receiver Gordon after failed drug test

By The Associated Press 10:54 p.m.
CLEVELAND — Josh Gordon’s troubles have deepened. He might be out of chances — and time. The wide receiver for the Browns failed another drug test, a person familiar with the situation told the Associated Press on Sunday. Gordon, who …