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Steelers finish on-the-fly offensive retool with draft picks

Apr. 30, 2022 21:06 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The on-the-fly retooling of the Pittsburgh Steelers offense is nearly complete. Outgoing general manager Kevin Colbert ended his 20-plus-year tenure with the organization by investing heavily in offensive skill players in his final draft, with the hope that his...

Steelers tab Pitt QB Kenny Pickett as Big Ben's successor

Apr. 29, 2022 09:25 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kenny Pickett stayed in school at Pittsburgh an extra year just so he could move next door. Now all the Pittsburgh Steelers’ newest quarterback has to do is replace a future Hall of Famer, beat out two veterans for the starting job and do it all while trying to...

Steelers may be looking for QB with the 'It' factor in draft

Apr. 25, 2022 16:36 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers sensed months ago they'd be in the market for a quarterback for the first time in a generation. So general manager Kevin Colbert and the team's scouting staff fanned out across the country last fall and over the winter, watching some of the...

Steelers ponder changing of the guard at QB with 20th pick

Apr. 22, 2022 16:31 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert has spent more than 20 years being as vague as possible before the NFL draft. He's never met a question he didn't like to redirect or missed an opportunity to speak in broad generalities when asked about...

Former teammates, coaches honor Haskins at emotional service

Apr. 22, 2022 14:42 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Former teammates and coaches bid farewell to Dwayne Haskins during an emotional memorial service on Friday, a little less than two weeks after the 24-year-old quarterback died after being struck while walking on a South Florida highway. Pittsburgh Steelers coach...

Steelers could tab Roethlisberger's replacement in 1st round

Apr. 22, 2022 13:30 PM EDT

20. PITTSBURGH STEELERS (9-7-1) LAST SEASON: The Steelers somehow managed to reach the playoffs in quarterback Ben Roethlisberger's swan song despite an offense and a defense that both ranked in the bottom third in the league. Pittsburgh bet on a rebuilt offensive line to keep...

Steelers QB Dwayne Haskins killed in auto accident

Apr. 09, 2022 15:06 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Dwayne Haskins was working on a second chapter for his young NFL career. The 24-year-old quarterback was spending time with some teammates with the Pittsburgh Steelers, getting ready to compete for a starting job. That's when his life was cut short. ...

Arians retires as Bucs' coach, Bowles promoted to top spot

Mar. 30, 2022 22:47 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Bruce Arians unexpectedly retired as coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, a stunning move Wednesday night that the 69-year-old who guided the team to its second Super Bowl title says is not related to health. It's the second major retirement announcement for the...

Steelers CB Witherspoon cashes in on breakout season

Mar. 28, 2022 18:23 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ahkello Witherspoon spent most of the first half of the 2021 NFL season standing on the sideline in sweatpants while the Pittsburgh Steelers went on without him. He ended it with his swagger returned and his future suddenly bright. Not pouting will...

NFL makes adjustments to Rooney Rule to aid minority hiring

Mar. 28, 2022 16:58 PM EDT

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — To ensure more opportunities for diverse candidates, the NFL has added requirements on the hiring of offensive assistant coaches, and women in general. The moves announced Monday at the owners meeting include adjustments to the Rooney Rule adopted in 2003...