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Week Seven injury report roundup

Week Seven kicked off on Thursday with a Raiders win and it continues with 13 more games on Sunday, which means that the 26 teams in those games submitted their final injury reports of the week on Friday. Questionable players are uncertain to play, doubtful players are unlikely to play and out should be self-explanatory. Players [more]

Le’Veon Bell fined for touchdown celebration against Chiefs

Safety Mike Mitchell wasn’t the only member of the Steelers to pick up a fine in Week Six. PFT confirmed with the league that running back Le'Veon Bell and linebacker Bud Dupree joined Mitchell on their list of players who crossed the line. Bell’s fine came for his celebration of a touchdown run against Kansas [more]

Big Mike Mitchell fine wasn’t for hit on Alex Smith

On Thursday, there was a report that Steelers safety Mike Mitchell was appealing a $48,620 fine for hitting Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith late and low during last Sunday’s game. Mitchell was fined that amount, but it wasn’t for hitting Smith. PFT has confirmed with the league that Mitchell received a $9,115 fine for the hit [more]

Adam Jones doubtful to face Steelers

Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown didn’t have much success against the Bengals last season as he caught seven passes for 97 yards in two matchups with Cincinnati. The Bengals had cornerback Adam Jones in the lineup for each of those games, but it looks like they will be going without him when the Bengals take [more]

Art Rooney II: Martavis Bryant making progress, we’re not looking to trade him

A report that Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant requested a trade made the rounds last weekend and led to a quick message from Bryant saying that he’s happy to be in Pittsburgh. Coach Mike Tomlin and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger also chimed in to say that they’ve seen no sign of unhappiness from the wideout, who [more]

Report: Mike Mitchell fined $48,620 for hit on Alex Smith

Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith has been vocal about his distaste for the late hit to the back of his knees that he took from Steelers safety Mike Mitchell in last week’s game and the league reportedly agrees with Smith’s feeling that “it was about as flagrant as it gets when it comes to a low [more]

Mike Tomlin: Martavis Bryant hasn’t said anything about being unhappy

Amid talk that Steelers receiver Martavis Bryant is unhappy and wants to be traded, coach Mike Tomlin says he hasn’t seen it. Asked if Bryant has expressed anything about being unhappy in Pittsburgh, Tomlin answered, “He hasn’t.” Tomlin said he and Bryant speak regularly and he thinks Bryant was as happy as anyone to get [more]

Le’Veon Bell named AFC offensive player of the week

The Steelers needed to bounce back from a loss to the Jaguars that featured five interceptions from Ben Roethlisberger when they faced the Chiefs last Sunday and they did that by giving the ball to running back Le'Veon Bell. Bell ran the ball 32 times for 179 yards and scored a touchdown in the second [more]

Martavis Bryant jokes that he wants to be traded to the Warriors

Martavis Bryant admits he wants to be traded. But to a different sport, not to a different team. The Steelers wide receiver was laughing Tuesday about reports that he wanted out of Pittsburgh, saying again he was content there. “No, I am good to go,” Bryant said, via the team’s official website. “I clarified it [more]

Alex Smith still miffed at Mike Mitchell

On Sunday, Steelers defensive back Mike Mitchell took a dive at the knees of Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith, well after Smith threw the ball away. Smith wasn’t happy then, and he isn’t happy now. “I felt like it was extremely late,” Smith told reporters on Tuesday, via Adam Teicher of ESPN.com. “I felt there was [more]

Roethlisberger: Martavis Bryant told me he doesn’t want to go anywhere

Sunday brought a report that Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant requested a trade, which was followed by Bryant tweeting that he’s happy in Pittsburgh and his girlfriend apparently confirming the report. That leaves some uncertainty about Bryant’s desire, but Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger feels pretty sure about where the wide receiver’s head is at the [more]

Tuesday meeting in New York includes 13 players, 11 owners

The NFL and NFLPA announced last week that there would be a Tuesday meeting involving officials from both organizations as well as players and team owners as a precursor to the league meetings regarding the national anthem later in the day. That meeting is underway in New York and the league has released the names [more]

Mike Mitchell: I’m not a dirty player

Steelers safety Mike Mitchell drew a flag for roughing the passer during Sunday’s victory over the Chiefs when he hit Alex Smith in the back of the knees after Smith had delivered a pass to Kareem Hunt on the final play of the third quarter. Smith was upset about the hit, which came after a [more]

Sunday night ratings up, but Week Six sputters overall

Sunday’s Giants-Broncos game had far less appeal than it may have had, given the 0-5 record of the New York team entering the content. But it was still enough to spark an improvement over last year’s Sunday night game from Week Six. Via SportsBusiness Daily, the overnight rating for Sunday Night Football increased to 10.9 [more]

Alex Smith upset by late hit from Mike Mitchell

The Chiefs offense took a long time to get going against the Steelers on Sunday and they got some help from a penalty on Pittsburgh once they finally found some success. A 37-yard gain on a pass to running back Kareem Hunt got the Chiefs to the Steelers’ 24-yard-line and officials tacked on 12 more [more]

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