Rare move up to draft Devin Bush highlights Steelers draft

Football 04/27/19, 20:21

Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin increasingly talks about "position-less" football and the ever growing need to find players who can't just do one thing, but many.Ryan Shazier might have been the embodiment of that movement until a spinal injury suffered in December 2017 halted the star linebacker's career just as ...

Some of Clemson defensive linemen workout for NFL executives

Football 03/14/19, 15:38

Half of Clemson's talented defensive front four participated in the Tigers pro day Thursday before evaluators from all 32 NFL teams.While defensive ends Clelin Ferrell and Austin Bryant did not take part in drills due to injuries, tackles Christian Wilkins and Dexter Lawrence showcased the abilities that have them on ...

Brown out? Tomlin frustrated with star receiver’s antics

Sports 01/02/19, 15:18

Mike Tomlin doesn't want to say Antonio Brown bailed on the Pittsburgh Steelers.The longtime head coach is not ruling it out either.The star wide receiver went radio silent in the days before the team's regular-season finale against Cincinnati last Sunday, in essence abandoning the club in what Tomlin described as ...

Steelers’ Antonio Brown questionable vs. Cincinnati

Football 12/28/18, 18:22

Pittsburgh Steelers All-Pro wide receiver Antonio Brown is uncertain to play in the team's biggest game of the season. Brown was listed as questionable to play in the Steelers' must-win, regular-season finale at home against Cincinnati on Sunday. He missed all three practices this week with a knee injury, and coach ...

Tomlin trying to keep reeling Steelers focused despite odds

Football 12/25/18, 13:41

Mike Tomlin isn't going to complain about the officiating. Or lament the turnovers and missed opportunities over the last month that have the Pittsburgh Steelers on the outside of the playoffs looking in heading into Week 17.The longtime head coach doesn't see the point in it. Spending too much time ...

Steelers frustrated by latest costly, close loss

Football 12/23/18, 22:51

Desperately needing a win, Pittsburgh coach Mike Tomlin went for the jugular with a fake punt call late in the fourth quarter against the Saints.Upback Roosevelt Nix came up just short, and so did the Steelers in an excruciating, infuriating 31-28 loss Sunday that may strangle their playoff hopes.The failed ...

Steelers, Patriots smarting heading into showdown

Football 12/13/18, 13:37

No pregame talk of a potential playoff rematch by Mike Tomlin.No real implications for home-field advantage in the AFC.Not much hype either, at least not the kind that typically accompanies a meeting between the New England Patriots and Pittsburgh Steelers.Not with both teams coming off the kind of numbing road ...

FANTASY PLAYS: Pats-Steelers a strong potential daily stack

Football 12/12/18, 19:44

The last few weeks of the NFL season can be a wild ride, particularly as playoff races heat up and bad weather becomes a potential factor in the Northeast and Midwest. The main slate contests on FanDuel and DraftKings feature just one game with a total above 50 points as the ...

Roethlisberger OK, Boswell not as Steelers weigh changes

Football 12/11/18, 14:29

Ben Roethlisberger's ribs are bruised but not broken.The Pittsburgh Steelers believe the same could be said about their wildly uneven season.Roethlisberger believes he'll play on Sunday when New England visits Heinz Field, one of the few certainties for a team in search of answers thanks to a three-game losing streak, ...

Steelers RB James Conner out with sprained left ankle

Football 12/04/18, 12:26

Pittsburgh Steelers running back James Conner is out for Sunday's game in Oakland because of a sprained left ankle.Conner, who is second in the NFL with 12 rushing touchdowns, suffered the injury in the fourth quarter of a 33-30 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers.The team initially described Conner's injury ...

Steelers blame themselves, not officials, for losing skid

Football 12/03/18, 16:39

The excuses aren't hard to find if the Pittsburgh Steelers were in the mood to look for them.The false start that wasn't called on a play that ended with a Los Angeles Chargers touchdown . The apparent block in the back that helped spring Chargers punt returner Desmond King for ...

Broncos’ Lindsay uses combine, draft snubs as fuel for fire

Football 11/23/18, 17:14

Omitted from the combine invitation list and ignored in the NFL draft, Denver Broncos rookie running back Phillip Lindsay has gone from head-scratcher to head-turner."I remember the first couple of times I watched him five, six weeks ago on video, I had to get a flip card to figure out ...

Panthers defense aims to put ‘humbling’ loss behind them

Football 11/14/18, 18:42

Thomas Davis said Carolina's most recent loss could turn out to be a positive for the Panthers moving forward.That's why Davis thanked Steelers coach Mike Tomlin at midfield for "humbling" the Panthers after his team put up 52 points on Carolina's once-vaunted defense last Thursday night.The 13-year NFL veteran explained ...

Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell a no-show as deadline approaches

Sports 11/13/18, 14:31

The Le'Veon Bell watch is almost over for the Pittsburgh Steelers.The star running back has until 4 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon to sign his one-year franchise tender and be eligible to play this season. Coach Mike Tomlin says the AFC North-leading Steelers (6-2-1) have not heard from Bell. But he ...

Panthers and Steelers test their mettle in prime time

Football 11/07/18, 14:39

Two teams headed for January football, the Panthers and Steelers, get to test their mettle on Thursday night. It should be a good one in prime time.Pittsburgh coach Mike Tomlin, who's 1-1 in Super Bowls, isn't admitting any postseason thoughts are in the minds of his players or himself. But ...

Strong as steel: Amid heartbreak, Steelers rout Browns

Football 10/29/18, 03:08

Mike Tomlin's heart was heavy when he went to work on Sunday morning. The Steelers coach wasn't alone.All of Pittsburgh felt broken after 11 innocent people were killed in a shooting at a synagogue that Tomlin estimated is "800 yards" from his home. But true to its steely reputation, the ...

Steelers focusing on slow starts, not Bell’s possible return

Football 10/02/18, 13:58

If Le'Veon Bell is returning to the Pittsburgh Steelers later this month, he hasn't let his teammates and coaches know.Coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday he hasn't heard from the All-Pro running back, who told ESPN on Monday that he will end his standoff with the team around Pittsburgh's bye week, ...

Popcorn problems? Steelers’ issues are piling up

Football 10/01/18, 20:20

One of Mike Tomlin's favorite metaphors when things aren't going well for the Pittsburgh Steelers is likening his team's issues to popcorn. Translation: The problems are scattered and unpredictable.And they're spreading.The two-time defending AFC North champions woke up on the first day of October tied with Cleveland for last place ...

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