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Promising Pickens dazzles in preseason opener with Steelers

Aug. 15, 2022 19:07 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The secret might be out about Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver George Pickens. Pickens has been the talk of the team’s training camp, as he has turned heads with his big-play ability through three weeks of workouts at St. Vincent College. ...

Broncos sign free agent Schobert, activate Gregory, Turner

Aug. 15, 2022 16:14 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The reinforcements arrived by the bunches Monday for the Denver Broncos. They signed veteran linebacker Joe Schobert and activated prized offseason acquisitions Randy Gregory (shoulder) and Billy Turner (knee), both of whom aim to play in the regular-season...

Pickett's game-winning drive helps Steelers beat Seahawks

Aug. 13, 2022 23:56 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kenny Pickett threw a 24-yard touchdown pass to Tyler Vaughns with 3 seconds to play and the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Seattle Seahawks 32-25 on Saturday night in the preseason opener for both teams. Pickett, Pittsburgh’s first-round pick in 2022, is...

Mitch Trubisky to start at QB in Steelers' preseason opener

Aug. 11, 2022 18:16 PM EDT

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — Mitch Trubisky will have the first in-game opportunity to state his case at becoming the Pittsburgh Steelers’ starting quarterback. Coach Mike Tomlin announced Trubisky as the starter Thursday for the preseason opener Saturday at home against Seattle. ...

Highsmith seeks to make bigger impact on Steelers defense

Aug. 09, 2022 17:02 PM EDT

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Alex Highsmith wants to make an even bigger impact on the defense this season. Highsmith starred on the right side during his first full season as a starter. This year, Highsmith wants to cause greater havoc opposite...

Steelers' Harris seeks to expand leadership role in 2nd year

Aug. 07, 2022 18:26 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers running back Najee Harris enjoyed a breakout rookie season last year. Harris has been slowed by a foot injury during his second training camp with the Steelers. But the brief summer setback has allowed Harris an opportunity to pause from the...

Steelers, WR Diontae Johnson agree to 3-year deal

Aug. 04, 2022 18:48 PM EDT

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — Diontae Johnson watched the wide receiver market explode during the offseason. The dollar amounts were so staggering they were impossible for Johnson to ignore as he entered contract negotiations with the Pittsburgh Steelers. “You see the numbers,” Johnson...

Steelers star TJ Watt knows 'we've got to win a Super Bowl'

Aug. 03, 2022 17:58 PM EDT

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — There are moments on the football field when T.J. Watt goes blank. The roar of the crowd drifts away. All but one of the other 21 players on the field, too. In those moments, it's just Watt and the guy with the ball. The NFL's reigning Defensive Player of the...

Steelers want WR Diontae Johnson to stay, but at what price?

Aug. 02, 2022 17:52 PM EDT

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers say they want to hold on to Diontae Johnson. The fourth-year wide receiver says he wants to stay in Pittsburgh. It's how much it will cost to make it happen where things get tricky. Johnson is following in the footsteps of...

Steelers re-sign kicker Chris Boswell to 5-year deal

Aug. 02, 2022 12:49 PM EDT

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers are holding onto one of the most accurate kickers in NFL history. The team re-signed veteran Chris Boswell to a five-year deal on Tuesday that carries a total value of just over $23 million. Boswell was entering the final season of a...