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Records: Steelers RB Bell admitted smoking pot before traffic stop but denied being high

By Margaret Harding 9:32 p.m.
A Steelers running back admitted to a Ross police officer during a traffic stop Wednesday that he smoked marijuana earlier in the day but denied being high, court records show. “I smoked two hours ago. I am not high anymore. I am perfectly fine,” Le’Veon Bell, 22, told Ross motorcycle …

Lopsided loss to Eagles shows Steelers have issues aplenty

By Alan Robinson 9:30 p.m.
They’re supposed to be faster, but they couldn’t begin to keep up with the Philadelphia Eagles’ super-fast tempo. They’re supposed to be deeper, but coach …

Keisel always hoped to return to Steelers

By Alan Robinson 7:51 p.m.
Defensive end Brett Keisel still doesn’t know where he’ll play or how much he’ll get on the field. “We really didn’t get into that too …

Steelers notebook: Spence’s future uncertain after reinjuring knee

By Alan Robinson 9:32 p.m.
Defensive end Brett Keisel doesn’t know which side he’ll play or how much he’ll get on the field. “We really didn’t get into that too …

Distracted Steelers show nothing in loss to Eagles

By Alan Robinson 8:55 p.m.
PHILADELPHIA — They kept the starters in until deep into the third quarter, not that it mattered. The Steelers never were into this game — …

NFL could delay punishment

By Michael Hasch and Mark Kaboly 8:32 p.m.
Two Steelers running backs officially were charged Thursday with marijuana possession, but don’t expect the NFL to deliver swift action against Le’Veon Bell and LeGarrette …

Steelers notebook: Keisel dresses, but doesn’t play

By Tribune-Review 8:32 p.m.
PHILADELPHIA — Newly re-signed defensive end Brett Keisel was in uniform for the Steelers on Thursday night against the Philadelphia Eagles despite not practicing in …

Police charge Steelers’ Bell, Blount with marijuana possession

By Michael Hasch
Two Steelers and their female companion were officially charged Thursday possession of marijuana that police say they found in a car traveling along busy McKnight …

Starkey: Stupid Steelers

By Joe Starkey
Maybe Ryan Clark was right about some former Steelers teammates smoking pot. I arrived at PNC Park on Wednesday prepared to write about the Pirates …

It’s only exhibition, but these Steelers could solidify roster spots vs. Eagles

By Alan Robinson
The game counts for nothing, but for many wearing a Steelers jersey, it could count for everything. Around the NFL, there’s a phrase to describe …

Commitment by Steelers’ Gilbert pays off

By Ralph N. Paulk
Marcus Gilbert ignored the naysayers who predicted he would have to fight for his job at right tackle despite being an anchor at the position …

Steelers running backs Bell, Blount will face drug charges

By Michael Hasch  and Alan Robinson
Steelers running backs Le’Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount, pulled over on Wednesday in Ross by a motorcycle officer who smelled marijuana coming from their passing …

Run game not primary focal point for Steelers

By Mark Kaboly
If practice makes perfect, then the Steelers’ running game is right where it wants to be. That’s because practice is almost all the Steelers have …

Steelers are hoping to mirror Eagles’ full-bore, no-huddle offense

By Alan Robinson
Ben Roethlisberger can’t wait to see how the Steelers’ no-huddle offense operates road Thursday night in Philadelphia. He probably will be paying attention to the …

Rossi: Blount brings back Steelers’ swagger

By Rob Rossi
Way back in Mike Tomlin’s first season, he received a text message from a player after a particularly convincing victory. It was from Joey Porter, …

Steelers sign tackle Gilbert to $30 million deal

By Alan Robinson
Right tackle Marcus Gilbert is a reliable starter on what Ben Roethlisberger says could be the best offensive line he has had in his career. …

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NFL

NFL notebook: Browns rookie QB Manziel fined for gesture

By Tribune-Review 9:27 p.m.
Johnny Manziel was slapped on the finger. The NFL fined the Browns rookie quarterback $12,000 on Friday for flipping his middle finger at Washington’s sideline. Manziel said he was reacting to incessant taunting by the Redskins during Monday night’s nationally …