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Steelers LB Bush expects to be ready for training camp

Jun. 09, 2021 17:57 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers relied heavily on inside linebacker Devin Bush during the 2020 season. Really heavily. The inside linebacker doesn't expect that to change once he's fully cleared to return from a torn ACL in his right knee that cut short his...

Rudolph focusing on present, not future after extension

Jun. 08, 2021 17:19 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers gave Mason Rudolph a vote of confidence when they offered him a contract extension this spring. Sort of. The agreement was just for one season. At the moment, that makes Rudolph the only quarterback on the...

Longtime Steelers broadcaster Ilkin retiring to fight ALS

Jun. 03, 2021 10:34 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Longtime Pittsburgh Steelers radio analyst Tunch Ilkin is retiring to focus on his fight against ALS. Ilkin, who played 14 years on the offensive line for the Steelers from 1980-1993 and spent the last 23 as a broadcaster for the team, announced his...

Roethlisberger says it was his idea to take pay cut

Jun. 01, 2021 16:42 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said it was his idea to take a voluntary pay cut and help ensure his return for an 18th season. Roethlisberger spoke for the first time on Tuesday since he agreed to a new contract in March that...

What boycott? Majority of Steelers arrive on time for OTAs

May. 25, 2021 16:36 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Cam Heyward is over all of the virtual stuff. The videoconferencing while sitting in a car in his driveway. The solitary workouts. The nagging discomfort of feeling separated from his Pittsburgh Steelers teammates. All of it. So...

Fresh start: Steelers rookies understand high expectations

May. 14, 2021 16:34 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kendrick Green grew up wearing No. 53. Still, the Pittsburgh Steelers rookie center wasn't so sure if it would be available after the team selected him in the third round of the NFL draft. The number, after all, belonged to...

Brady-Prescott kicks off NFL season plus a return to London

May. 12, 2021 21:41 PM EDT

The NFL is returning to London in October and Tom Brady begins his pursuit of an eighth Super Bowl title against Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys when Tampa Bay hosts the league’s annual kickoff game on Sept. 9. The first game in London since the coronavirus pandemic...

Steelers player reaches plea deal to resolve Ohio gun charge

May. 06, 2021 12:24 PM EDT

WILLOUGHBY HILLS, Ohio (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Justin Layne reached a plea deal to resolve charges stemming from a traffic stop in Ohio last month where authorities said they found a loaded gun in his car. Layne, 23, was arrested on a fourth-degree felony...

Ravens sign free agent OT Villanueva away from Steelers

May. 04, 2021 15:22 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens have signed two-time Pro Bowl tackle Alejandro Villanueva to a two-year deal on Tuesday. The long-time starter for the division-rival Steelers, Villanueva was not re-signed by Pittsburgh. A graduate of...

Ready to run? Steelers use draft to address running game

May. 01, 2021 20:40 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin stressed before the NFL draft that fixing the league's worst rushing offense didn't rely exclusively on bringing in an influx of talent. And then Tomlin and general manager Kevin Colbert used the draft to do just...