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NFL seeks arbitration for Flores' racial discrimination suit

Jun. 22, 2022 13:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL and six of its teams have filed for arbitration in the lawsuit that alleges they engaged in racial discrimination. If the league’s request is successful, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell would be the arbitrator. The league and the teams filed papers late...

Steelers add veteran DL Ogunjobi with 1-year contract

Jun. 21, 2022 20:56 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers signed veteran defensive end Larry Ogunjobi to a one-year deal on Tuesday, shoring up a position of need following Stephon Tuitt's retirement earlier this month. The 28-year-old Ogunjobi spent last season with the Cincinnati Bengals and had...

Steelers sign star safety Minkah Fitzpatrick to 5-year deal

Jun. 15, 2022 13:58 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Minkah Fitzpatrick is staying in Pittsburgh. The Steelers signed their star safety to a five-year contract on Wednesday. Financial details were not released. NFL Network reported the deal is worth $73.6 million, which would make him the highest-paid safety in the...

Flores focused on new job with Steelers, not NFL lawsuit

Jun. 08, 2022 14:01 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Brian Flores is trying to focus on the little picture, not the big one. So while the landmark class-action lawsuit Flores filed against the NFL and three teams in February over what he considers racist hiring practices winds its way through the legal system,...

He's No. 1? Steelers WR Johnson tuning out contract debate

Jun. 07, 2022 16:51 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Diontae Johnson hears the noise. It's becoming deafening at the moment to the Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver. He remains intent on attempting to block it out, which isn't exactly easy when strangers keep offering opinions on your worth. The...

Steelers will have to fix leaky run defense without Tuitt

Jun. 02, 2022 17:33 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Cam Heyward knew it wasn't his place to try to convince Stephon Tuitt to return to the NFL. The Pittsburgh Steelers Pro Bowl defensive lineman's hope, however, was that if his longtime running mate could find his way into the locker room at some point this spring,...

Steelers LB Bush focused on football, not uncertain future

Jun. 01, 2022 16:45 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Devin Bush needed to get away. So the Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker retreated to Florida over the winter, where he found solitude and solace in the simple act of throwing on a pair of shoes and jogging for miles on the beach. The long runs proved...

Steelers' Tuitt retires: 'Called to move beyond the sport'

Jun. 01, 2022 15:06 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Stephon Tuitt's NFL career is over. The Pittsburgh Steelers' defensive lineman announced his retirement on Wednesday, saying he feels called to move on from the game following the death of his younger brother in June 2021 and Tuitt's recent graduation from Notre...

Steelers WR Johnson joins OTAs amid murky contract status

May. 31, 2022 16:12 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Diontae Johnson returned to work on Tuesday, joining his teammates for the second week of organized team activities. Johnson, a Pro Bowler last season, did not participate during last week's three OTA sessions. The sessions, as...

Steelers GM Khan embracing expectations of new role

May. 27, 2022 17:10 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — It did not take Omar Khan long to figure out he wanted to be around football. Growing up in New Orleans as an ardent Saints fan in the 1980s and 90s, he knew right away his life's mission was to be involved in the NFL. Even as he matured, even as he realized —...