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James Harrison calls it a career

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 years 4 weeks ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - Former Pittsburgh Steelers star linebacker James Harrison has decided to retire.Harrison, who spent 10 seasons in Pittsburgh and played last year with Cincinnati, made the announcement Saturday on his Facebook page."I have made the difficult decision to retire as of today," Harrison wrote. "My love for my family and the need to be there for them outweighs my desire to play...

Few surprises as Steelers reach roster limit

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 years 4 weeks ago
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Steelers trimmed their roster to the league-mandated 53 on Saturday, releasing 22 players.Mike Tomlin's club waived goodbye to tight ends Rob Blanchflower, Bryce Davis and David Paulson, defensive backs Isaiah Green, Dayonne Nunley, Shaquille Richardson and Ross Ventrone, and running backs Josh Harris and Stephen Houston.Also released were...

Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 Season Preview

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 years 1 month ago
And while Pittsburgh only plummeted to 13th overall in a 32-team league last season - ending a run of 13 straight years in the top 10 - the brain trust nonetheless felt compelled to make younger, faster and stronger defenders a priority when it came to putting together a draft board in the spring.As many as four new starters could take up residence in the Steelers' front seven, including first-...

Former Steelers RB Redman says spinal injury ended career

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 years 1 month ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - Former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Isaac Redman said Friday a spinal cord injury has ended his NFL career.Redman was released by Pittsburgh last October after playing three games. He said Friday on Twitter that he tried to play through a neck injury before the club let him go."To those who are wondering why I am not playing anymore," Redman wrote Friday. "Last season I...

Reports: Bell, Blount busted for marijuana possession

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 years 1 month ago
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Pittsburgh Steelers running backs Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount face charges of marijuana possession and Bell faces an additional charge of DUI, according to multiple media outlets.The two ball carriers and an unidentified female were arrested after Ross Township Police in Pittsburgh smelled the scent of marijuana coming from a black Camaro that Bell was...

Extra Points: Tomlin should have taken a stand

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 years 1 month ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - Bill Parcells gave his friend Mike Zimmer some ominous advice when the latter got the head coaching job of the Minnesota Vikings.The Hall of Fame coach, who was once Zimmer's boss in Dallas, told his Padawan that "four or five things happen in pro football every day that you wish wouldn't happen. If you can't handle those, you need to get another job."One of those "things"...

Steelers bring back Keisel

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 years 1 month ago
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Steelers have re-signed defensive end Brett Keisel to a two-year contract.Financial terms were not disclosed.Keisel has played his entire 12-year career with the Steelers, who selected him in the seventh round of the 2002 NFL Draft. However, he had not received a contract offer as an unrestricted free agent this summer. The Pittsburgh Post-...

Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 Team Preview and Predictions

By Athlon Sports, 2 years 1 month ago
Mike Tomlin all but reached for a red challenge flag before interrupting a question on the Steelers trying to return to the playoffs after consecutive 8–8 seasons. “Getting to the postseason is not my goal,” the Steelers head coach said in March at the NFL owners meetings. “My goal is to win the world championship.” Achieving the goal — or at least making...

Steelers sign T Gilbert to new 6-year deal

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 years 1 month ago
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Steelers signed right tackle Marcus Gilbert to a new six-year contract Tuesday through the 2019 season.Gilbert, 26, was the only Steelers offensive lineman to start every game in the regular season last year.He has started in 34 of the 35 games he's played over three seasons since the Steelers selected him in the second round of the 2011 draft...

Steelers LS Warren tears meniscus

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 years 1 month ago
Latrobe, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Pittsburgh Steelers long snapper Greg Warren suffered a torn meniscus in his right knee on Wednesday, putting the veteran's status for the team's regular season opener in question.Head coach Mike Tomlin confirmed the injury, which occurred during a joint practice with the Buffalo Bills, following Wednesday's session. Warren is tentatively expected to be sidelined...