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Steelers offensive line targeting injury-free performance as key

By Mark Kaboly 10:28 a.m.
All-Pro center Maurkice Pouncey believes the Steelers can have one of the best offensive lines in the NFL this season. So does veteran guard Ramon Foster. “Barring injury,” Foster said. That’s the catch, isn’t it? The Steelers made retooling and rebuilding ...

Former Steelers kicker Reed doesn’t like new NFL PAT rule

By Mark Kaboly
First, the NFL essentially eliminated kickoffs by placing the ball at the 35-yard line to promote more touchbacks, and now they have moved extra points ...

Steelers’ Heyward looking to stay for long haul

By Chris Adamski
Cameron Heyward took note of a quality that all three of the Steelers’ recently-retired defensive stars shared. With Troy Polamalu, Brett Keisel and Ike Taylor having ...

Steelers guard Foster likes offense’s direction heading into season

By Mark Kaboly
Even though Ramon Foster hasn’t been around long enough to know the full history of the Steelers, he is more than aware of the franchise’s ...

Steelers claim QB-turned-WR Gardner

By Chris Adamski
The Steelers claimed former University of Michigan star Devin Gardner off waivers Tuesday, adding a second college quarterback-turned-receiver to their roster. The 6-foot-4, 215-pound Gardner started 27 games at quarterback for Michigan and accounted for at least two touchdowns in 19 ...

NFL moves PAT back to 15-yard line

Staff and Wire Reports
SAN FRANCISCO — The NFL is moving back extra-point kicks and allowing defenses to score on conversion turnovers. The owners on Tuesday approved the competition ...

Former Steelers linebacker Robinson dies

By Tribune-Review
Former Steelers linebacker Adrian Robinson, a Harrisburg native, died Saturday night, his Canadian Football League team, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, announced Sunday. Robinson, 25, appeared in 12 games with the Steelers in 2012 after being signed as an undrafted free agent out ...

Steelers sign 3rd-round choice Coates

By Mark Kaboly
Steelers sign Coates The Steelers on Friday agreed to terms on a four-year contract with Auburn wide receiver Sammie Coates, leaving only seventh-round Gerod Holliman, ...

Steelers sign first-round pick Dupree

By Mark Kaboly
The Steelers on Thursday came to terms with first-round pick Bud Dupree on a four-year deal with a team option for a fifth year. The NFL’s ...

Steelers’ Lemon hopes to put squeeze on opposing QBs

By Mark Kaboly
Shawn Lemon is a big fan of Cameron Wake. Wake wasn’t drafted out of college and spent two years in the Canadian Football League, collecting 39 ...

Steelers’ Bell seeking leniency from NFL

By Mark Kaboly
Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell is holding out hope his three-game suspension for violating the NFL Policy and Program on Substance Abuse will be reduced. During an interview with ESPN on Thursday, Bell said he hopes the league takes into ...

Starkey: Clayton, Steelers and ‘Shouldergate’

By Joe Starkey
The New England Recidivists are getting what they deserve. Be sure of that. But let’s not forget that outside of Foxborough, Mass., there are 31 ...

Steelers tweak variable pricing for season tickets

By Mark Kaboly
The Steelers again will use variable pricing for season tickets but with a slight modification. The team added a third game to the Black Tier level — the most expensive tickets — but reduced the ticket price for the two …

Steelers gamble Chickillo can make transition to outside linebacker

By Ralph N. Paulk
In assessing the Steelers’ shortcomings on defense prior to the NFL Draft, general manager Kevin Colbert emphasized the lack of a pass rush. The Steelers selected ...

Steelers sign 2nd-round pick Golson

By Mark Kaboly
The Steelers on Tuesday agreed to terms with second-round pick Senquez Golson, making him the fourth of the team’s eight draft picks under contract. Terms of the deal wasn’t announced, but the NFL’s slotting system will place Golson’s total contract around ...

Steelers sign 2 more draft picks

By Mark Kaboly
The Steelers agreed on Monday to terms on rookie four-year contracts for two of their draft picks — fourth-round cornerback Doran Grant and sixth-round outside ...

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NFL

Starkey: Patriots’ legacy forever stained

By Joe Starkey
You know what we didn’t hear in Robert Kraft’s statement the other day? The same thing we didn’t see in the 19,318-word report the New England Patriots released a week …