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Berry wins Steelers’ punting job; Wing traded to Giants

By Chris Adamski
Both of the Australian punters at Steelers camp earned jobs, but only Jordan Berry will kick in Pittsburgh. The Steelers traded their incumbent Brad Wing to the New York Giants on Friday for a conditional seventh-round draft pick, ostensibly handing punting ...

Steelers remain confident in defense

By Ralph N. Paulk
The Steelers’ perceived defensive strength is inside linebackers Lawrence Timmons and Ryan Shazier. They are the pulse of a unit that will enter the regular season at New England amid uncertainty. The Steelers like what they saw from Shazier during the ...

With most starters resting, Steelers turn in lackluster loss at Heinz

By Mark Kaboly 12:13 a.m.
The Steelers are on to New England. Actually, in Mike Tomlin’s eyes, the Steelers were on to New England well before yet another stinker of ...

Steelers laud decision, praise Brady for taking on Goodell

By Chris Adamski
Not long after judge Richard Berman on Thursday ruled in favor of Tom Brady’s quest against the NFL to have his suspension overturned, billboards in New England displayed the message “Vindicated!” Steelers player union representative Ramon Foster sees vindication but not ...

Steelers notebook: Thomas, Moats only starting defensive players to see action vs. Panthers

By Chris Adamski
When the Steelers defense took the field for the first time Thursday, safety Shamarko Thomas and outside linebacker Arthur Moats were the only regular-season starters ...

Vick supporters, opponents demonstrate before Steelers’ game, but coexist

By Tony Raap
More than 100 animal welfare advocates gathered Thursday outside Heinz Field before the Pittsburgh Steelers’ final preseason game to protest the team’s signing of Michael ...

Bubble players get last chance to impress Steelers

By Ralph N. Paulk
The Steelers will be saddled with some tough choices after the preseason finale against the Carolina Panthers on Thursday night at Heinz Field. As much as ...

Steelers accomplish mission to get younger, faster on defense

By Chris Adamski
It took more than eight years. But at last, the transition from the Bill Cowher era is complete — at least when it comes to ...

In reworking contract, Steelers WR Brown gets hefty pay raise

By Mark Kaboly
The Steelers have had a longstanding policy to not rework non-quarterbacks’ contracts with multiple years remaining, but nothing was said about giving a player an ...

Steelers trying to get missing defensive pieces on field

By Mark Kaboly
The Steelers’ defense gave up 43 points to the Bills last week, but … They allowed 30 of 33 completions to four quarterbacks in the same ...

Steelers running back eager to prove he can help bridge gap to Bell

By Chris Adamski
Not many Steelers will get a more extended look in the preseason finale on Thursday night than Josh Harris. Not many have more at stake, either. ...

Animal activists targeting Vick at Steelers preseason game

By The Associated Press
Animal activists are planning a candlelight vigil outside the Pittsburgh Steelers last preseason game on Thursday to protest the signing of quarterback Mike Vick. Some ...

Steelers’ Tomlin disappointed by Bryant suspension

By Chris Adamski
His coach and teammates are “disappointed,” and Martavis Bryant is “embarrassed.” The Steelers’ second-year receiver vowed to learn from his four-game suspension for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy. “I just want to own up to my mistake,” Bryant said Tuesday ...

Steelers notebook: New kicker Scobee relishes opportunity

By Chris Adamski
Happy to have left a franchise that’s lost 50 of its past 64 games for one fancied as a Super Bowl contender, Josh Scobee practiced ...

Steelers trade 6th-round pick for Jaguars kicker Scobee

By Mark Kaboly
Three weeks, three veterans and the Steelers actually feel fortunate about their kicking situation heading into the season opener a little more than a week ...

Steelers WR Bryant’s suspension upheld

By Mark Kaboly
The Steelers will have to do without one of their top offensive threats for the first four weeks of the season. The NFL on Monday denied ...

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NFL

Brady free to play after judge rules against NFL in ‘Deflategate’

By The Associated Press
NEW YORK — Tom Brady learned Thursday he will start the season on the field, including next week’s opener against the Steelers, after a judge lifted the league’s four-game suspension …