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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 away. That’s because a kicker the caliber of Josh Scobee isn’t always a phone call and ...

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 ...

Bryant suspension opens doors for other Steelers’ receivers

By Ralph N. Paulk
The Steelers began the preseason with perhaps the most talented corps of wide receivers in the NFL. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has a collection of versatile ...

Steelers notebook: LB Harrison believes Goodell will prevail in Brady ruling

By Chris Adamski
James Harrison hasn’t made any attempt to hide his contempt for NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. But when it comes to the Deflategate situation with Tom Brady, Harrison expects Goodell to prevail. Federal judge Richard Berman on Monday pledged to ...

RB Williams believes he’s making seamless transition to Steelers

By Ralph N. Paulk
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — DeAngelo Williams often is annoyed when it’s suggested his best days are behind him. So, he’s quick to remind ...

Big plays cost Steelers defense in preseason loss at Bills

By Mark Kaboly
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. – Mike Tomlin called it “disturbing.” Now, Tomlin was talking about the slow start the Steelers got off to Saturday against the ...

Rossi: Beleaguered Steelers need MVP from Big Ben

By Rob Rossi
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. Ben Roethlisberger looked nearly perfect as the Steelers marched down the field on their third offensive series Saturday. Wearing a cap instead of a helmet, gripping a towel not a football, he stood on the sideline. That ...

Steelers notebook: Tomlin mum on Bryant suspension

By Mark Kaboly
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. – Martavis Bryant is facing a four-game suspension for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy, but nobody is talking about it yet. ...

QB Vick hits ground running in debut

By Ralph N. Paulk
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Amid the inevitable distractions surrounding his return to the NFL, Mike Vick still has to prove he has game. On Saturday, the ...

Healthy, confident Steelers LB Shazier ready for full speed ahead

By Ralph N. Paulk
A year ago, Ryan Shazier terrorized the Buffalo Bills. The then-rookie linebacker put up some impressive numbers in his NFL debut. Shazier had eight tackles ...

Starkey: Steelers stopping themselves with suspensions

By Joe Starkey
It has been said many times, most recently by Le’Veon Bell and Ben Roethlisberger, that the only team capable of stopping the powerful Steelers offense ...

Steelers’ Martavis Bryant facing four-game suspension

By Mark Kaboly
The second year for Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant was set up to be better than his first. It still might be, but it likely will ...

Steelers won’t change scheme after Pouncey injury

By Mark Kaboly
Two years ago, the Steelers had plans of incorporating outside zone runs into their offense to take advantage of an athletic line and a rookie ...

Animal Rescue League, miffed at Vick signing, moves gala from Heinz Field to Consol

By Michael Hasch
The Animal Rescue League Shelter and Wildlife Center is moving its annual Paw Prints fundraising gala from Heinz Field to the Consol Energy Center to protest the Steelers signing of Michael Vick. “(Vick) is a football player in their eyes. In ...

Steelers notebook: Tomlin leaving `light on’ for injured players

By Ralph N. Paulk
Coach Mike Tomlin said Thursday he hasn’t ruled out two injured defensive starters for Saturday’s preseason game in Buffalo. However, he said it’s unlikely safety Mike Mitchell and inside linebacker Lawrence Timmons will face the Bills. “The best thing to do ...

Veteran quarterback Vick is vowing to make Steelers proud

By Mark Kaboly
Antonio Brown noticed it immediately. So did Todd Haley. Michael Vick stepped onto the practice field Wednesday for the first time as a member of the ...

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NFL

Goodell, Brady await judge’s ‘Deflategate’ ruling

By The Associated Press
NEW YORK — NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady attended last-minute settlement talks between the NFL and its players union Monday before a judge announced …