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FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2019 file photo Myles Garrett leaves an office building in New York. The Cleveland Browns will exercise the fifth-year contract options on star defensive end Myles Garrett and tight end David Njoku, a person familiar with the decisions told the Associated Press on Monday, April 27, 2020. The decision on Garett was no surprise and will be official later in the day, said the person who spoke on condition of anonymity because the team has not publicly revealed its plans. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, file)

Browns exercise contract option on star DE Garrett, TE Njoku

Apr. 27, 2020 7:58 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns didn't have a major decision to make on Myles Garrett's near future. Now they can begin working on keeping the star defensive end much longer. Cleveland exercised the fifth-year contract options Monday on Garrett and tight end David Njoku, whose time with the Browns appeared...

FILE - In this Dec. 22, 2019, file photo, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin talks during a post game news conference after an NFL football game against the New York Jets in East Rutherford, N.J. The NFL Draft is April 23-25, 2020. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Help for Ben? Steelers nab WR Chase Claypool in 2nd round

Apr. 25, 2020 12:33 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Chase Claypool had no idea he was on the Pittsburgh Steelers' radar. Funny, the thing that struck offensive coordinator Randy Fichtner the most when he met the wide receiver at the NFL combine is how you couldn't miss him. “He has an air about him,” Fichtner said. Size and...

FILE - In this Dec. 22, 2019, file photo, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin talks during a post game news conference after an NFL football game against the New York Jets in East Rutherford, N.J. The NFL Draft is April 23-25, 2020. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Throwback Thursday: Steelers rare first-round spectators

Apr. 24, 2020 12:33 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Tomlin doesn't need to let the post-NFL draft grades come in. The Pittsburgh Steelers coach is certain his team hit a home run in 2020 regardless of what happens over the next three day. It helps when your first-round pick already has All-Pro on his resume. While teams scrambled to...

FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2019, file photo, Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert speaks during a press conference at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. The way Colbert figures it, the Steelers' first-round pick in the draft is already a home run. The longtime general manager offers safety Minkah Fitzpatrick's All-Pro season in 2019 as proof. The Steelers made an uncharacteristically aggressive move last September when they sent their top selection in the 2020 draft to Miami in exchange for Fitzpatrick, whose arrival turned Pittsburgh's defense into one of the NFL's best. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

QB of the future? RB of the present? Steelers weigh options

Apr. 16, 2020 12:33 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers' first-round draft pick is already a home run, according to Kevin Colbert. The longtime general manager offers safety Minkah Fitzpatrick's All-Pro season in 2019 as proof. The Steelers made an uncharacteristically aggressive move last September when they sent their...

Steelers keeping options open without first-round pick

Apr. 15, 2020 10:36 AM EDT

49. PITTSBURGH (8-8) LAST SEASON: Steelers got long glimpse of what life might look like without QB Ben Roethlisberger when two-time Super Bowl winner was lost for year at halftime of Week 2 with right elbow injury. Backups Mason Rudolph and Devlin “Duck” Hodges didn't exactly cement themselves as...