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Steelers cut WR Moore

By The Sports Network, 1 year 11 months ago
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Steelers released wide receiver Lance Moore Monday following one unproductive season with the team. Moore, who delivered a 1,000-yard season for New Orleans in 2012 and was a member of the Saints' 2009 Super Bowl XLIV champion team, managed just 14 catches for 198 yards and two touchdowns with the Steelers last season. The Steelers...

NFL Draft: AFC Team Needs

By John Gworek, 2 years 3 days ago
NFL Combine is under way, so it’s a good time to take a look at what each team might be looking for in Indianapolis.  Keep in mind these could change once teams start adding free agents on March 10, so we’ll revisit this just before the Draft in late April. Here are the top needs for each AFC team: AFC EAST New York JetsFirst-Round Pick: No. 6What They Need:...

Steelers, Vikings to play in 2015 Hall of Fame Game

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 week ago
Canton, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Steelers and Minnesota Vikings will kick off the 2015 NFL preseason by meeting in the Hall of Fame Game. The game will be played in Canton, Ohio on Aug. 9, one day after the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2015 is formally enshrined. Former Steelers running back Jerome Bettis and former Vikings center Mick Tingelhoff will be inducted...

Steelers RB Bell gets 15 months of probation for pot

By The Sports Network, 2 years 2 weeks ago
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell was admitted into a program for first-time offenders Friday morning that could lead to the dismissal of drug charges stemming from an incident last summer. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that Bell was admitted into the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition program for first-time, non-violent offenders...

Early Super Bowl 50 Contenders for the 2015 season

By Mark Ross, 2 years 2 weeks ago
For a fourth time in their history, the New England Patriots are the champions of the NFL. While the party is just getting started in Foxboro, Mass., and for Patriots fans worldwide, the rest of the league’s focus has already shifted to the 2015 season. While the next game that counts is more than seven months away, it’s not too early to hazard a guess as to which teams could be...

Steelers extend P Wing

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 month ago
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Steelers signed punter Brad Wing to a one-year contract extension on Friday. Wing punted 61 times over 16 games for 2,668 yards and placed 20 of his attempts inside the opponents' 20-yard line during his rookie season with the Steelers. His average of 43.7 yards per punt ranked fifth among first-year punters in franchise history. ...

Ranking the 15 Greatest Plays in Super Bowl History

By Braden Gall, 2 years 1 month ago
What defines a great play? Degree of difficulty? Gravity of the moment? The greatness of the players involved and their place in NFL history? Entertainment factor? How about all of the above. Game-winning touchdowns, heroic out-of-body experiences, historic moments and even some hilarious gaffes — looking at you Garo Yepremian — all make the Super Bowl the greatest sporting...

Steelers name Keith Butler defensive coordinator

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 month ago
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Steelers promoted Keith Butler to defensive coordinator on Tuesday. Butler served as the team's linebackers coach the past 12 years and replaces legendary defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau, who resigned on Jan. 10. "It's the dream of a lifetime," said Butler on Tuesday. "There are only 32 of these jobs on this Earth. I am excited about...

LeBeau resigns as Steelers defensive coordinator

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 month ago
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Dick LeBeau has resigned as the Steelers' defensive coordinator -- a position he has held for the past 11 seasons. LeBeau, 77, helped the Steelers win two Super Bowls following the 2005 and '08 seasons. "We want to thank Dick for his many years of service with the team and all that he has done for this organization," said Steelers coach Mike Tomlin...

Recap: Pittsburgh vs. Baltimore

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 month ago
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - John Harbaugh and Joe Flacco added another notch to their playoff road resume as the Baltimore Ravens went into Heinz Field and came away with a 30-17 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers. Saturday's AFC Wild Card clash rung familiar in this longstanding rivalry, with defense and opportunistic play deciding which team survived the slugfest. The...