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Veteran LB Ingram seeks fresh start with Steelers

Aug. 01, 2021 18:14 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers led the NFL in sacks last season, largely centered around a three-man rotation at outside linebacker. A key piece in that rotation, Bud Dupree, has since moved on, but T.J. Watt and Alex Highsmith remain. Melvin Ingram is...

Troy being Troy: Polamalu carves singular path to Hall

Jul. 31, 2021 15:32 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers, like most NFL teams, enter the draft with a group of players they'd like to find a way to land with their first pick. Not in 2003. There was only one name on then-director of football operation Kevin Colbert's list: Troy...

Former Steelers star Polamalu tests positive for coronavirus

Jul. 30, 2021 20:19 PM EDT

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Former Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu said on social media Friday that he recently tested positive for COVID-19, a week before he's due to be enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Polamalu told the hall of his diagnosis. He said they...

Veteran OL Turner looks to fill in on revamped Steelers line

Jul. 30, 2021 16:45 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Newly signed Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman Trai Turner just wants to fit in on a revamped line. The Steelers signed the eight-year veteran to a one-year contract after minicamp last month. The team had a significant hole along the offensive...

Bill Nunn, key scout for Steelers, heads to Hall of Fame

Jul. 30, 2021 03:04 AM EDT

For those who consider the Steel Curtain teams of the 1970s as the NFL’s all-time best, the name Bill Nunn needs to be remembered. And honored. Next week, that happens in Canton, Ohio, when Nunn enters the Pro Football Hall of Fame as part of the...

Steelers' Highsmith back in mix with NFL's top pass rush

Jul. 28, 2021 17:35 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Alex Highsmith seeks consistency heading into his second NFL season. He’s also excited to be back in the mix with the NFL’s top-ranked pass rush. Highsmith closed the 2020 season opposite...

Smith-Schuster returns to Steelers seeking strong season

Jul. 26, 2021 19:35 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger took a voluntary pay cut during the offseason. Roethlisberger’s restructured deal helped the Steelers free up enough money to persuade wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster to return to the team on a...

Steelers' T.J. Watt focused on football, not contract status

Jul. 24, 2021 17:28 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker T.J. Watt is entering the final year of his contract. The two-time All-Pro said he never gave any thought to holding out in hopes of reaching a long-term deal. “I love this team, I love all of the coaches and...

Shell's journey from undrafted long shot ends with hall call

Jul. 24, 2021 13:24 PM EDT

Donnie Shell knew he had a little time to make an impression. The life span of an undrafted free agent rookie is short. Really short. Especially for undrafted free agent rookies from a Historically Black College and University like South Carolina State, where the undersized Shell spent years...

Steelers open camp with new faces, same expectations

Jul. 24, 2021 11:24 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH STEELERS (12-5) CAMP SITE: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania LAST YEAR: The Steelers used a franchise-best 11-0 start to their fourth AFC North title since 2014. QB Ben Roethlisberger threw for 33 touchdowns in his return from right-elbow surgery...