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Highsmith seeks to make bigger impact on Steelers defense

Aug. 09, 2022 17:02 PM EDT

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Alex Highsmith wants to make an even bigger impact on the defense this season. Highsmith starred on the right side during his first full season as a starter. This year, Highsmith wants to cause greater havoc opposite...

Steelers' Harris seeks to expand leadership role in 2nd year

Aug. 07, 2022 18:26 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers running back Najee Harris enjoyed a breakout rookie season last year. Harris has been slowed by a foot injury during his second training camp with the Steelers. But the brief summer setback has allowed Harris an opportunity to pause from the...

Steelers, WR Diontae Johnson agree to 3-year deal

Aug. 04, 2022 18:48 PM EDT

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — Diontae Johnson watched the wide receiver market explode during the offseason. The dollar amounts were so staggering they were impossible for Johnson to ignore as he entered contract negotiations with the Pittsburgh Steelers. “You see the numbers,” Johnson...

Steelers star TJ Watt knows 'we've got to win a Super Bowl'

Aug. 03, 2022 17:58 PM EDT

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — There are moments on the football field when T.J. Watt goes blank. The roar of the crowd drifts away. All but one of the other 21 players on the field, too. In those moments, it's just Watt and the guy with the ball. The NFL's reigning Defensive Player of the...

Steelers want WR Diontae Johnson to stay, but at what price?

Aug. 02, 2022 17:52 PM EDT

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers say they want to hold on to Diontae Johnson. The fourth-year wide receiver says he wants to stay in Pittsburgh. It's how much it will cost to make it happen where things get tricky. Johnson is following in the footsteps of...

Steelers re-sign kicker Chris Boswell to 5-year deal

Aug. 02, 2022 12:49 PM EDT

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers are holding onto one of the most accurate kickers in NFL history. The team re-signed veteran Chris Boswell to a five-year deal on Tuesday that carries a total value of just over $23 million. Boswell was entering the final season of a...

Heeeeath! Former TE Miller named to Steelers' Hall of Honor

Jul. 30, 2022 18:35 PM EDT

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — Two-time Pro Bowl tight end Heath Miller and late journalist and broadcaster Myron Cope — inventor of the Terrible Towel — headline the Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Honor Class of 2022. The four-person class, unveiled Saturday, also includes four-time Super...

Hoskins' HR in 10th inning lifts Phillies past Pirates 4-2

Jul. 29, 2022 23:46 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Rhys Hoskins has been in the major leagues long enough to know when the pitch is in the middle of the plate, you can't miss. He didn’t on Friday night against the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Philadelphia first baseman sent the third pitch he saw from...

And they're off! Steelers QB derby begins in earnest

Jul. 27, 2022 17:57 PM EDT

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — Mike Tomlin figures there's already enough unspoken pressure on Mitch Trubisky, Mason Rudolph and Kenny Pickett. He sees no need to add to it. At least not yet. It's why the longtime Pittsburgh Steelers coach is in no rush to announce a starting quarterback. Or...

Welcome back: Steelers return to familiar rhythms of Latrobe

Jul. 26, 2022 18:09 PM EDT

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — Some elements of NFL training camp are portable. Two-a-day practices, or whatever the approximation is these days. Extended film sessions. Team meetings. Drill after drill after drill after drill in the midsummer heat, all designed to whittle a roster from 90 to 53. ...