Ben Roethlisberger’s contract extension with Steelers not ‘imminent’ as of yet

Throughout the last several months, the Steelers have been shrouded by constant chatter around the franchise that has largely revolved around the offensive side of the ball. Much of which has been regarding Pro Bowl quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, who has been directly referenced in both situations involving Antonio Brown and Le’Veon Bell. That has now left the team in a tough spot with Roethlisberger’s long-term future with the franchise, according to Jeremy Fowler of ESPN. Quarterback … [Read entire story]

Steelers find themselves in unusual position of underdog

The Pittsburgh Steelers are usually the sexy team in the AFC North. Not anymore. Coming out of the crux of free agency, it’s the Cleveland Browns who suddenly are the superstars in the division. Cleveland went out and traded for New York Giants defensive end Olivier Vernon last week before landing Odell Beckham from New York in a separate trade — later combined … [Read entire story]

Source: Antonio Brown Headed to Oakland Raiders

Antonio Brown will be wearing silver and black very soon. The Pittsburgh Steelers agreed to trade the disgruntled wide receiver on Saturday to the Oakland Raiders said NFL sources. In exchange the Steelers will receive a third and fifth round draft pick. Brown is expected to sign a new deal of three years for $54.125 million with the Raiders of which $30.125 million is guaranteed said the source. Previous to the trade, Brown’s contract remaining with Pittsburgh was three-years with $… [Read entire story]

Steelers would have tough time retaining Antonio Brown

The Pittsburgh Steelers need to move on from Antonio Brown, but not everyone is ready to accept that. After Antonio Brown blew up on Ben Roethlisberger during a Wednesday practice before Pittsburgh’s Week 17 clash with the Cincinnati Bengals, the five-time All-Pro skipped the next two days of work before missing a Saturday meeting. Now infamously, Brown didn’t play in that game and showed his displeasure by leaving the contest at halftime. Despite all that and a host of other issues throughout the season — including the alleged incident where he threw furniture off a 14th … [Read entire story]

Steelers Safety Morgan Burnett Wants Out of Contract

The Pittsburgh Steelers big signing for 2018 in the free agent market says a single season in Pittsburgh was enough for him, as Morgan Burnett, a nine-year veteran safety said he would like a release from his contract. On Saturday, Burnett told the NFL Network that a release would give him the opportunity to return to play safety, his natural position, rather than dime linebacker that he player this past season in Pittsburgh. Burnett was injured to start the season and missed four of the team’s first six games and the Steelers played Terrell Edmunds, a rookie, at safety in … [Read entire story]

NFL Week 15: 5 best games to watch

5. Philadelphia Eagles at Los Angeles Rams (-9) The Rams are trying to stay in the race for the top seed in the NFC. That said, Los Angeles has to simply look good after a week of being kicked around in Chicago. Meanwhile, the Eagles are trying to stay alive after losing last weekend to the… [Read entire story]

Steelers vs. Broncos Point Spread: NFL Week 12 Odds, Prediction

Ben Roethlisberger’s Pittsburgh Steelers enter this game with the fourth highest passing yards per game average and are also the fifth highest scoring offence in the league. [Read entire story]

Le’Veon Bell Saga Turns Upside-Down

With less than a week until the deadline for Le’Veon Bell to sign his contract, things have taken a strange turn. The Pittsburgh Steelers running back has been involved in a protracted contract saga since the offseason. After having the franchise tag placed on him in the summer, Le’Veon Bell has refused to report to sign on. His proposed contract … [Read entire story]

Steelers Host Ravens in AFC North Showdown on SNF

Sunday Night Football in Week 4 of the NFL regular season features an AFC North rivalry when the Baltimore Ravens visit Heinz Field to play the Pittsburgh Steelers. Both teams are known for tough defenses but this season both offenses will be under the spotlight on Sunday night. Baltimore is No. 5 in the NFL in scoring and Pittsburgh has the No. 2 ranked passing … [Read entire story]

Steelers vs. Buccaneers Point Spread: NFL Week 3 Odds, Prediction

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have had a great start to the season. The last time they were 2-0 to start the year was back during the 2010 season. [Read entire story]

Ryan Shazier Aiming for NFL Return

Injured Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier has declared his intention to again play in the NFL, despite his spinal injury. Ryan Shazier spoke on Wednesday for the first time since sustaining the injury in Week 13 of the 2017 season.   The player underwent spinal stabilization surgery on Dec. 6, 2017 and was place on the PUP list by Pittsburgh. This means that the team cannot select him to play for the upcoming 2018 NFL season, regardless of his status. Ryan Shazier thanked those who supported him at a press conference and reiterated … [Read entire story]

Steelers General Manager Prefers Long-Term Deal with Le’Veon Bell

The Pittsburgh Steelers last month told their star running back Le’Veon Bell that they strongly desire to keep him on the team for the remainder of his NFL career, said the team’s general manager Kevin Colbert. What that means is completing a contract extension during the offseason, rather than using the franchise tag. Colbert told … The post Steelers General Manager Prefers Long-Term Deal [Read entire story]

Le’Veon Bell May Sit Out or Retire if Given Franchise Tag

Le’Veon Bell is just 25 and was named first-team All-Pro after an excellent 2017 NFL regular season, but his football future is up in the air. The star running back for the Pittsburgh Steelers has said that he could sit out the 2018 regular season or retire, if he is tagged with the franchise label … The [Read entire story]

Jaguars vs. Steelers Point Spread: NFL Divisional Playoffs Odds, Prediction

Just about everyone expects the Pittsburgh Steelers and New England Patriots to meet in the AFC Championship Game for the second year in a row. The Jacksonville Jaguars, however, already routed the Steelers in Pittsburgh once this season as the two teams meet Sunday in the Divisional Round of the playoffs. [Read entire story]

Steelers Host Patriots in Battle for AFC Supremacy

It might only be Week 15 of the NFL regular season, but it has the aura of the postseason. On Sunday afternoon the New England Patriots visit Heinz Field to play the Pittsburgh Steelers in a game many see as a prelude to the AFC Championship in late January. New England enters this game with … The post Steelers Host Patriots in Battle for AFC Supremacy appeared first on [Read entire story]

Steelers Rally to Beat Ravens and Clinch AFC North

A 46-yard field goal by Chris Boswell with 42 second left in the game clinched the Pittsburgh Steelers their third AFC North title in the last four years. The Steelers rallied to defeat the Ravens 39-38. Baltimore took a 31-20 lead near the end of the third quarter. Many loyal Steelers fans at Heinz Field … The post Steelers Rally to Beat Ravens and Clinch AFC [Read entire story]

Steelers visit Motor City to Take on Lions on Sunday Night Football

An inter-conference showdown in the Motor City will be featured on Sunday Night Football when the Pittsburgh Steelers visit the Detroit Lions. The current line has Pittsburgh favored by 3 points with the over/under point total on 45.5. Entering this game, Pittsburgh on the season is 5-2 straight up and 4-3 against the spread [Read entire story]

Steelers vs. Ravens Point Spread: NFL Week 4 Odds, Prediction

The Baltimore Ravens’ trip overseas left a terrible taste in their mouths – and bouncing back won’t be easy as they prepare for a home encounter with the rival Pittsburgh Steelers. The Ravens were thumped 44-7 by the Jacksonville Jaguars in London, and is now tasked with facing a Steelers team that sits tied with … [Read entire story]

Steelers at Giants Point Spread: NFL Preseason Week 1 Odds

Steelers vs. Giants an early Super Bowl preview? The defending NFC North Division Champion Pittsburgh Steelers open up their preseason schedule at Met Life Stadium in New Jersey, against the New York Giants on Friday evening. These teams enjoyed success in 2016 with 11 wins apiece, and each have high aspirations of playing football in … [Read entire story]

Ben Roethlisberger could be playing final season

The Pittsburgh Steelers reached the AFC Championship Game last year, only to fall short against the New England Patriots. This season, Pittsburgh takes another bite at the apple, hoping to get one step further before finishing the deal in Super Bowl XLII in Minneapolis. If there wasn’t enough urgency to win it all, there should … The post Ben Roethlisberger could be playing final season appeared first [Read entire story]

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