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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 Nov. 10, 2019, file photo, the Pittsburgh Steelers offense, left, lines up against the Los Angeles Rams' defense during the first half of an NFL football game in Pittsburgh. The NFL's decision to expand the playoffs from 12 to 14 teams this season could have a major impact on the league based on how things have played out in the past.(AP Photo/Don Wright, File)

How paths might have changed under expanded NFL playoffs

Mar. 31, 2020 2:08 PM EDT

Lovie Smith's coaching tenure in Chicago might not have ended had the Bears made the playoffs his final three seasons instead of missing out by one spot his last two years. Playoff droughts in Cleveland and Tampa Bay wouldn't be nearly as long or painful had the Browns and Bucs sneaked their way into the...

Steelers sign 3 former XFL players to 1-year deals

Mar. 30, 2020 2:03 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A stint in the XFL has landed three players jobs with the Pittsburgh Steelers. The team signed defensive end Dewayne Hendrix, safety Tyree Kinnel and linebacker/long snapper Christian Kuntz to one-year deals on Monday. All three played in the XFL under the startup league that suspended...

Bew FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2019, file photo, Green Bay Packers' Jimmy Graham reacts after catching a pass for a first down during the first half of an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers in Green Bay, Wis. The Chicago Bears have finalized a two-year contract with Graham on Thursday, March 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps, FIle)

Bears finalize 2-year deal with former All-Pro TE Graham

Mar. 26, 2020 7:07 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Jimmy Graham insisted he can become a dominant tight end again. And he looks forward to showing it in Chicago. The Bears finalized a two-year contract with the former All-Pro and one-year deals with six other players on Thursday. The Bears hope Graham can rediscover the form that...

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 make it official, sign FB Watt, OL Wisniewski

Mar. 25, 2020 5:11 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Stefen Wisniewski is finally home. And the Pittsburgh Steelers now have the most Watts per capita of any team in the NFL. The Pittsburgh Steelers officially signed the well-traveled Wisniewski to a two-year deal on Wednesday, bringing the veteran offensive lineman to his hometown....

FILE - In this Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018 file photo, Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Artie Burns reacts on the sideline after a play during the first half of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Jacksonville, Fla. The Chicago Bears and cornerback Artie Burns agreed to a one-year contract, agent Drew Rosenhaus said on Saturday, March 21, 2020.(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

Bears agree to 1-year deal with former Steelers CB Burns

Mar. 21, 2020 10:00 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears and cornerback Artie Burns agreed to a one-year contract, agent Drew Rosenhaus said on Saturday. Drafted out of Miami by the Pittsburgh Steelers with the No. 25 pick in 2016, Burns played in all 16 games each of his first three years before falling out of the...

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...

Eagles still have holes to fill after start to free agency

Mar. 18, 2020 6:13 PM EDT

fThe Philadelphia Eagles improved their biggest strength, weakened a thin secondary and still have to fill several needs. The team has added former Steelers defensive tackle Javon Hargrave, released standout safety Malcolm Jenkins and retained starting safety Rodney McLeod, starting cornerback Jalen Mills,...