Latest Anthony Chickillo News

Steelers LB Chickillo taken off exempt list

Oct. 31, 2019 12:34 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Anthony Chickillo is back at practice after being taken off the commissioner's exempt list. The league made the move on Thursday, one day after misdemeanor chargers were withdrawn against Chickillo stemming from an incident with his girlfriend at a western...

Everything's Rosie; Nix's return bolsters Steelers' run game

Oct. 30, 2019 6:08 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — There's a brutal quality to the brand of football Rosie Nix plays. It comes with the territory when you're 5-foot-11, 248 pounds, and your job requires you to lower your head and intentionally run full speed into opposing defenders who are either bigger or faster or both. It's a gig the...

Charges against Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker dropped

Oct. 30, 2019 1:22 PM EDT

UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Misdemeanor charges have been dropped against a Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker who had been accused of injuring his girlfriend during a fight in their western Pennsylvania hotel room this month. Backup linebacker Anthony Chickillo had been charged with simple assault, criminal...

Refreshed Steelers wary as winless Dolphins visit

Oct. 24, 2019 9:16 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Tomlin chose his words carefully. Partly out of habit. Partly out of respect. Asked why the winless Miami Dolphins (0-6) have taken steps toward competency after a horrific start heading into Monday night's visit to Pittsburgh (2-4) — their last two losses have come by a...

Do It For Tuitt? Steelers D-line regroups minus injured star

Oct. 23, 2019 8:12 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Tyson Alualu was well aware of the nickname long before the veteran defensive tackle arrived in Pittsburgh in 2017. "It was always, this is 'Blitzburgh,'" Alualu said on Wednesday. "You're going to see a lot of blitzes." No matter who is in the lineup, something Alualu doesn't expect to...

Steelers QB Rudolph won't 'think twice' about concussion

Oct. 21, 2019 3:37 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mason Rudolph faintly remembers walking off the field in a daze. His brain deleted everything else leading up to the hit the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback took from Baltimore's Earl Thomas on Oct. 6 that left Rudolph unconscious. Not that it matters. Rudolph watched the replay enough...

Steelers QB Rudolph won't "think twice" about concussion

Oct. 21, 2019 3:14 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mason Rudolph faintly remembers walking off the field in a daze. Everything else leading up to the hit the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback took from Baltimore's Earl Thomas on Oct. 6 that left Rudolph unconscious, his brain opted to delete. Not that it matters. Rudolph watched the replay...

Steelers LB Anthony Chickillo facing misdemeanor charges

Oct. 20, 2019 10:12 PM EDT

UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers backup linebacker Anthony Chickillo is facing multiple misdemeanor charges after being arrested early Sunday. According to court documents, Chickillo was arrested by Pennsylvania State Police and charged with simple assault, property damage and harassment. The...