Latest Diontae Johnson News

He's No. 1? Steelers WR Johnson tuning out contract debate

Jun. 07, 2022 16:51 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Diontae Johnson hears the noise. It's becoming deafening at the moment to the Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver. He remains intent on attempting to block it out, which isn't exactly easy when strangers keep offering opinions on your worth. The...

Steelers WR Johnson joins OTAs amid murky contract status

May. 31, 2022 16:12 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Diontae Johnson returned to work on Tuesday, joining his teammates for the second week of organized team activities. Johnson, a Pro Bowler last season, did not participate during last week's three OTA sessions. The sessions, as...

Pittsburgh Steelers take WR Pickens, DL Leal in NFL draft

Apr. 29, 2022 23:41 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — George Pickens could have taken his time while rehabbing from a torn ACL in his right knee suffered last March. Could have used all of 2021 to recover. Could have taken a redshirt at Georgia and pointed toward the 2023 NFL draft. It would have been safe, sure. 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...