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Todd Haley wants a QB who is highly competitive and able to “weather storms”

Todd Haley had veteran Ben Roethlisberger as his quarterback for all but 10 games during his six seasons in Pittsburgh. The new Browns offensive coordinator wouldn’t address “clashes” the two reportedly had, saying only, “I don’t have a lot to say about it. A coach’s job is to develop players first and foremost. I have [more]

Todd Haley: Obvious it was time to move on from Steelers

Todd Haley held a press conference for the first time since he was named the offensive coordinator of the Browns and there were a few questions dealing with his previous job. Haley spent six years running the offense for the Steelers, but parted ways amid chatter about frayed relationships with players and other coaches. Haley [more]

Steelers create cap space, possibly for Le’Veon Bell deal

The Steelers and running back Le'Veon Bell have set an artificial deadline of February 20 for negotiating a long-term contract. Whether Bell gets a multi-season deal or another one-year franchise tender, the Steelers have created extra cap space, which will make it easier to keep him. Simple restructurings of the contracts of guard David DeCastro [more]

Steelers extend Roosevelt Nix

The Steelers will be holding on to Pro Bowl fullback Roosevelt Nix. Nix had been slated to become a free agent, but the Steelers announced today that he has now signed a new four-year contract with the franchise through the 2021 season. The 25-year-old Nix was undrafted out of Kent State, where he played on [more]

Steelers re-sign B.J. Finney

The Steelers will hold onto one of their depth players on the interior of the offensive line. B.J. Finney was set to become an exclusive rights free agent next month, but the Steelers announced on Friday that they have re-signed Finney to a one-year deal. Finney wouldn’t have been going anywhere as long as the [more]

Report: Steelers hiring Tom Bradley as secondary coach

After almost 40 years in the college ranks, Tom Bradley is making his way to the NFL. The former Penn State and UCLA defensive coordinator is joining the Steelers as their secondary coach, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports. Carnell Lake announced Wednesday he would not return to the Steelers after seven seasons as the [more]

Steelers hire Karl Dunbar, John Mitchell stays as assistant head coach

Word on Thursday morning was that the Steelers were talking to Karl Dunbar about joining their staff as defensive line coach and those conversations obviously went well. The Steelers announced that Dunbar has been added to the staff on Thursday afternoon. John Mitchell had been the team’s defensive line coach since 1994 and will remain [more]

After Garoppolo, who’s next?

It’s become a tradition around here. When a new high-water mark is set for the quarterback market, we take a look at who’s next. So with Jimmy Garoppolo breaking the bank in the Bay Area, here’s a snapshot of the quarterbacks who will be getting paid, sooner or later. 1. The Next Wave. Kirk Cousins. [more]

Steelers talking to Karl Dunbar about line coach job

The Steelers apparently aren’t finished tweaking their coaching staff. According to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News, former Jets assistant Karl Dunbar is “in discussions with the Steelers” to be their defensive line coach. The Steelers have a defensive line coach at the moment, John Mitchell, who also carries the assistant head coach [more]

Ryan Shazier to have role with Steelers “one way or the other”

Ryan Shazier has made progress since having spinal stabilization surgery in the wake of his injury in a Monday night game against the Bengals last season and showed some of it at a Penguins game this week when he stood to acknowledge a standing ovation from the crowd. Shazier’s progress doesn’t include walking without assistance, [more]

Art Rooney: Call was right, rule was bad on Jesse James’ overturned touchdown

Steelers owner Art Rooney II has no complaints about the decision to overturn Jesse James’ apparent game-winning touchdown against the Patriots. But he does have a complaint about the rule that makes that a correct decision. Rooney said NFL head of officiating Al Riveron did the right thing by the letter of the rule when [more]

Art Rooney II: Disappointing end to James Harrison’s career in Pittsburgh

James Harrison played 195 games for the Steelers over 14 seasons, including the postseason. He played four games for the Patriots over six weeks, including the postseason. But those four games with the Patriots have led to a divorce of sorts with the Steelers. Harrison returned to Pittsburgh in 2014 after one season in Cincinnati, [more]

Steelers hope to extend Ben Roethlisberger’s deal at some point

Ben Roethlisberger has two years remaining on his contract, but the Steelers will look to extend the deal. Team president Art Rooney II said the 35-year-old quarterback has indicated to the Steelers that he wants to play longer than that. “We haven’t had a long conversation about that other than him saying he is interested [more]

Art Rooney II comfortable and happy with Mike Tomlin as coach

There was a lot of finger pointing in the wake of the Steelers’ playoff loss to the Jaguars last month and some of it was directed at head coach Mike Tomlin for not having his team ready to play against Jacksonville. The Steelers fell behind 21-0 in the loss, but Steelers president Art Rooney II [more]

DB coach Carnell Lake leaving Steelers

The Steelers are in the market for a new defensive backs coach. Carnell Lake has been in that role since 2011, but he announced on Wednesday that he will not be returning to the team for the 2018 season. In a statement released by the team, Lake thanked the Rooney family and the entire organization [more]

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