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FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2018, file photo, Indianapolis Colts tight end Eric Ebron (85) carries his son as he leaves the field following an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Indianapolis. Ebron is embracing a fresh start in Pittsburgh after an ugly divorce with the Indianappolis Colts. The Steelers signed Ebron to a two-year contract last week. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)

'Prime' time? TE Ebron eager to start over with Steelers

Apr. 2, 2020 4:18 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Eric Ebron isn't worried about Ben Roethlisberger's surgically repaired right elbow. The same goes for Ebron's balky ankle, which the newly signed Pittsburgh Steelers tight end said had “a whole lot of mess” in it before getting cleaned up in December. While Ebron...

Steelers not concerned about limited pre-draft preparation

Mar. 31, 2020 7:32 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert isn't concerned about the COVID-19 pandemic from altering his team's preparations for the 2020 draft. Colbert is well aware there are far larger issues facing the country than whether he and coach Mike Tomlin get to bound from pro day to...

FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2020, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs offensive guard Stefen Wisniewski (61) reacts during the first half of the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Pittsburgh Steelers officially signed the well-traveled Wisniewski to a two-year deal on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, bringing the veteran offensive lineman to his hometown. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Happy Homecoming; Wisniewski thrilled to join Steelers

Mar. 27, 2020 5:10 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Six months ago, Stefen Wisniewski's Sundays consisted of spending the afternoon watching the NFL on TV wondering if his phone was ever going to ring. The veteran offensive lineman tried not to fixate on the circumstances that led to him sitting on the couch. “You try not to drive...

FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2018, file photo, Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker T.J. Watt, right, and Los Angeles Chargers fullback Derek Watt pose after exchanging jerseys after an NFL football game in Pittsburgh. Derek Watt couldn't pass up the opportunity to play with his younger brother T.J. It's the main reason the fullback agreed to a three-year contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers.(AP Photo/Don Wright, File)

Watt eager for fresh start, family reunion in Pittsburgh

Mar. 26, 2020 6:47 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Turns out, Derek Watt's reunion with younger brother T.J. has its limits. Like say, sharing a roof for the first time since college. “I know (T.J.) doesn’t want that,” Derek Watt said with a laugh on Thursday, about a week after agreeing to join T.J. on the Pittsburgh...

Kansas City Chiefs offensive guard Stefen Wisniewski (61) celebrates a touchdown in an NFL divisional playoff game against the Houston Texans, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020 in Kansas City. The Chiefs defeated the Texans 51-31 (Margaret Bowles via AP)

Steelers reach agreements with TE Ebron, OG Wisniewski

Mar. 20, 2020 4:50 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger is getting a little help. The defensive line is getting a little depth. The offensive line a little veteran experience, all in the name of helping the Pittsburgh Steelers make some headway in the new-look AFC North. The Steelers have agreed to terms with tight end Eric...

'New football journey': Tom Brady signs with Buccaneers

Mar. 20, 2020 3:43 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A new look for the NFL: Tom Brady in Tampa Bay pewter and red rather than Patriots red, white and blue. The six-time Super Bowl champion quarterback signed a two-year contract in free agency on Friday, embarking on a “new football journey” with the Buccaneers. The deal...

FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2018, file photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady warms up before the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game against the Philadelphia Eagles in Minneapolis. Brady, the centerpiece of the New England Patriots’ championship dynasty over the past two decades, appears poised to leave the only football home he has ever had. The 42-year-old six-time Super Bowl winner posted Tuesday, March 17, 2020, on social media “my football journey will take place elsewhere.” The comments were the first to indicate the most-decorated player in NFL history would leave New England. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

Where will Tom Brady land? Bucs are faves and front-runners

Mar. 17, 2020 3:32 PM EDT

Tom Brady made it clear to the world Tuesday that he’s leaving New England after two decades, three league MVPs and six Super Bowl rings. Left unsaid: where he’s headed. What team wouldn’t want the four-time Super Bowl MVP? Only one will get arguably the best quarterback in NFL history, the...

FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2019, file photo, Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Bud Dupree (48) runs a play against the Arizona Cardinals prior to an NFL football game in Glendale, Ariz. The Pittsburgh Steelers are holding onto outside linebacker Bud Dupree. The team placed the franchise tag on Dupree Monday, March 16, 2020, just hours before the NFL-mandated deadline for teams to use the designation.(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

Steelers place franchise tag on OLB Dupree as Foster retires

Mar. 16, 2020 4:34 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers are holding onto outside linebacker Bud Dupree. Ramon Foster is walking away. The team placed the franchise tag on Dupree on Monday, hours before the NFL-mandated deadline for teams to use the designation. Hours later, Foster announced his retirement following an...

Steelers hire Ike Hilliard as new wide receivers coach

Feb. 18, 2020 1:58 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ike Hilliard is the new wide receivers coach for the Pittsburgh Steelers. The club announced the move on Tuesday. Hilliard replaces Darryl Drake, who passed away last August during the early days of training camp. Ray Sherman filled the role on an interim basis last season. Hilliard...

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, right, poses with the West Virginia Mountaineer Mascot before West Virginia's NCAA college basketball game against Kansas on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in Morgantown, W.Va. (AP Photo/Kathleen Batten)

Steelers confident Roethlisberger can return to form in 2020

Feb. 13, 2020 4:54 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers are confident quarterback Ben Roethlisberger's surgically repaired right elbow will be ready to go in time for the 2020 regular season, so confident there are no plans to look around for a proven veteran backup just in case. General manager Kevin Colbert said...