STEELERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

2016 Player Exit Meetings – ILB Tyler Matakevich

The Pittsburgh Steelers find that their 2016 season ended a bit prematurely, and are undergoing the exit meeting process a couple weeks sooner than they would have liked. Never the less, what must be done must be done, and we are now at the time of the year where we...
Via Steelers Depot
2 hours ago

Tomlin, Colbert Attend Michigan’s Pro Day

Some Friday morning housekeeping for ya. Mike Tomlin and Kevin Colbert are in attendance at Michigan’s Pro Day per the NFL Network’s Andrew Groover. So far at Michigan's pro day: Mike Tomlin, Todd Bowles, Kevin Colbert, Matt Patricia, Jim Caldwell and Jon Robinson all in attendance. — Andrew Groover (@APGroover) March...
Via Steelers Depot
3 hours ago

Report: Don’ta Hightower took less than Steelers, Jets’ offers to re-sign with Pats

In the end, New England Patriots linebacker Dont’a Hightower decided staying right where he is was his best option, taking less money than what the Steelers and Jets offered to keep playing for Bill Belichick and company. It was previously reported that the Jets had the highest offer on the table – $12 per year, and incentives. According to CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora, the...
Via 60 Max Power O
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Dont’a Hightower turned down more money from Jets, Steelers

Dont’a Hightower did not stay in New England for the money.According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the linebacker was offered more money by both the New York Jets and Pittsburgh Steelers, but turned them both down to stay with the Patriots.Hightower received a base salary in the neighborhood of $8.7 million from New England. The Steelers had been offering over $9 million per...
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mean Joe Greene thinks Steelers should let Antonio Brown go

The Pittsburgh Steelers were not fond of Antonio Brown’s Facebook Live post following the team’s playoff win over the Kansas City Chiefs. Mike Tomlin ripped Brown for it and Brown himself was quite remorseful. But if Steelers legend “Mean” Joe Greene had his way, Brown would have been shown the door.“I was very, very, very disappointed in the actions of our wide receiver...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Diagnosing positions the Steelers could still target in Free Agency

The Pittsburgh Steelers have been on a spending spree in recent days, and there are still a few positions they could target before all is said and done. So it has been a strange week for the Pittsburgh Steelers, almost a bizzarro world week as the Steelers signed three free agents in a two day span. No, these weren’t your big-named players who can turn around a roster over night...
Via Behind the Steel Curtain
1 day ago

Steelers Awake From Slumber, Execute a Signing Trio

The Steelers had an extremely quiet start to free agency but things are starting to move. Let’s take a look at the new additions from this week as we introduce them to the black and gold faithful. The Pittsburgh Steelers are known for avoiding huge splash signings in free agency but fans somehow forget this every […] Steelers Awake From Slumber, Execute a Signing Trio - Still...
Via Still Curtain
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Wednesday news roundup: Pittsburgh Steelers

Steelers offseason moves may not be sexy, but that’s okaySteeler Nation definitely wants “sexy” moves when it comes to free agency. … So far in free agency, Pittsburgh has resigned TE David Johnson and QB2 Landry … Steelers Sign Tyson Alualu of Jaguars to Improve Pass RushPITTSBURGH (AP) — Tyson Alualu spent seven years in Jacksonville trying to … Alualu visited the...
Via 60 Max Power O
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers must regain their touch drafting wide receivers

Anyone who thinks the Steelers filled their wide receiver need by signing free agent Justin Hunter might be interested in buying one of Pittsburgh’s many bridges.Antonio Brown led the Steelers with 106 receptions last season. Le’Veon Bell was second on the team with 75. No one else on the team caught 50 passes. Eli Rogers was next on the list with 48.The Steelers need receivers...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers sign RB Knile Davis, CB Coty Sensabaugh

PITTSBURGH (AP) The Pittsburgh Steelers signed free agent running back Knile Davis and free agent cornerback Coty Sensabaugh on Monday, regrouping after missing out on coveted linebacker Dont'a Hightower by finding depth at two areas of need heading into 2017. Davis played three-plus seasons with the Chiefs, who selected him in the third round of the 2013 draft. He ran for 463...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

2017 Pittsburgh Steelers Offseason: 7 Round Mock Draft 1.0

With the all-star games and the 2017 NFL Combine in the books, we take a look at how the Steelers draft could take shape. The following 7 rounds of this mock will look to get value at positions of need with each pick of this. So far in free agency, the Steelers have made no moves […] 2017 Pittsburgh Steelers Offseason: 7 Round Mock Draft 1.0 - Still Curtain - Still Curtain - A...
Via Still Curtain
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers sign former Chiefs RB Knile Davis

PITTSBURGH (AP) The Pittsburgh Steelers bolstered their depth behind running back Le'Veon Bell, signing former Kansas City back Knile Davis to a one-year contract. Davis played three-plus seasons with the Chiefs, who selected him in the third round of the 2013 NFL draft. Davis ran for 463 yards and six touchdowns, both career highs, with Kansas City in 2014. His playing time...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Roethlisberger still won't fully commit to playing in 2017

It would be quite the shock if Ben Roethlisberger decided to call it a career at some point this offseason, but the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback has still yet to fully commit to playing in 2017.While speaking at the Ignite Men’s Impact Weekend conference at Liberty University on Friday, Roethlisberger was asked if he intends to play next season.“I’m leaning towards it,...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

By the Numbers: The Pittsburgh Steelers, Part IV

Well, we’re here. We have reached the final chapter in choosing who the best players at each number have been throughout the storied history of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Closing with numbers 76-99, who are the best of the best? 76 The final countdown begins with an easy choice. It’s yet another from the dynasty years of the 1970s. A man who is currently the Head Coach at a local...
Via The Sports Post
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Le’Veon Bell agrees to go to prom with young Steelers fan, but school district says no

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell tried to make a young fan happy by following through on a Twitter bet. Unfortunately, the fan’s school district stepped in and nixed the chance for a fun story. Ava Tarantino, 17, asked Bell if he’d be her prom date if she was able to get 500 retweets for her request. Bell responded by saying he’d go to prom if she got 600 retweets...
Via The Comeback
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Le’Veon Bell barred from attending fan’s high school prom

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell will not be allowed to attend a fan’s high school prom after agreeing to do so following a Twitter bet, reports the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.The reasons the Waukesha School District laid out for why Bell cannot escort 17-year-old Waukesha West (Wisc.) junior Ava Tarantino are two-fold, the first being he’s too old to attend....
Via Sportress of Blogitude
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Assessing the Pittsburgh Steelers’ linebacker situation

The Pittsburgh Steelers are never ones to spend lavishly during free agency, which is why it was surprising to many that free agent linebacker Dont’a Hightower visited with the Steelers Tuesday. But after inside linebacker Lawrence Timmons signed a two-year, $11 million deal with the Miami Dolphins and outside linebacker Jarvis Jones signed with the Arizona Cardinals, Pittsburgh’s...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Steelers sign WR Justin Hunter

The Pittsburgh Steelers made their first outside free agency signing of the 2017 season, bringing speedy receiver Justin Hunter into the fold. If any team is going to help Hunter reach what has long been considered to be very considerable potential, it’s the Steelers.Having just lost Markus Wheaton to the Chicago Bears, Pittsburgh had an opening at the position. At the least, Hunter...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Le’Veon Bell puts LaVar Ball in his place over Michael Jordan comments

Things were getting out of hand, and it was only a matter of time until a current or former athlete was going to put LaVar Ball on blast for the ridiculous comments he recently made.Remember, Ball said he could have “killed” Michael Jordan if the two played one-on-one in his prime, which is funny, because Ball never played at the professional level.It was clearly a hot take and...
Via The Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers will regret letting Lawrence Timmons get away

Lawrence Timmons still has a few good years left. He won’t be wearing a Steelers uniform during those years. The veteran inside linebacker signed a two-year, $12 million contract with the Dolphins late last week. Dont’a Hightower was scheduled to visit the Steelers. Landing Hightower, who is four years younger than Timmons, could be the Steelers’ grand plan. But this is shaping...
Via The Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Le’Veon Bell finally has surgery to repair groin

About two months after his season ended, Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell has undergone surgery to repair his groin, per Ian Rapoport of NFL Media.Per Rapoport, the timetable for recovery on this surgery is approximately six weeks, which puts Bell back in action well before training camp.The dynamic running back had previously opted not to get surgery on the groin...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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