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Steelers hire Ike Hilliard as receivers coach

The Steelers have found a new assistant coach, one with playing and coaching experience in the NFL. The team announced the addition of Ike Hilliard as their new wide receivers coach. Hilliard has been with Washington the last six seasons, and has nine years of coaching experience in the league. He also worked for the [more]

Will Mason Rudolph actually sue Myles Garrett?

In a possible effort to avoid being regarded as a reckless, Vontaze Burfict-type NFL villain, Browns defensive end Myles Garrett has accused Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph of provoking a helmet-to-unhelmeted-head attack by uttering a racial slur. Rudolph’s agent/lawyer has suggested that Garrett may now be sued for defamation of character. So here’s the question: Will [more]

Terrell Edmunds feels Steelers defense needs to go from good to great

The Steelers remained in the playoff race into the final weeks of the regular season despite on offense that ranked near the bottom of the league. Offensive struggles were a result of playing almost the entire year with Mason Rudolph and Devlin Hodges at quarterback, so most of the credit the team’s ability to hang [more]

John Dorsey: Myles Garrett made accusation against Mason Rudolph postgame

Former Browns General Manager John Dorsey confirmed Myles Garrett‘s account of what happened immediately after the defensive end’s ejection Nov. 14 against the Steelers. Garrett said he told Dorsey, coaches and defensive tackle Larry Ogunjobi that Mason Rudolph‘s use of a racial slur is what set him off. The Steelers quarterback repeatedly has denied the [more]

Mike Tomlin has no doubt Ben Roethlisberger will be ready Week One

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will be good to go at the start of the season. That’s the word from head coach Mike Tomlin, who said on ESPN this morning that he doesn’t have a doubt that Roethlisberger will start Week One. “I have no hesitation,” Tomlin said. Roethlisberger played just two games last year before [more]

Tomlin on AB: “Once a Steeler, always a Steeler” but no current business interest

Wide receiver Antonio Brown has been handing out apologies this month, including one to the Steelers for the way he ended his tenure with the team during and after the 2018 season. Brown’s apology and his bid to get back into the NFL came up when Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin sat for an interview [more]

Mike Tomlin “hacked off” by ESPN’s handling of Myles Garrett interview

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin released a statement over the weekend in response to Browns defensive end Myles Garrett‘s allegation during an interview with Mina Kimes of ESPN that Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph used the N-word during their altercation at the end of a game last November. In that statement, Tomlin said he had “received [more]

Taking a closer look at Myles Garrett’s explanation of the Mason Rudolph incident

Whatever happens moving forward between Browns defensive end Myles Garrett and Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph, one thing is clear: Myles Garrett has told a story that he’ll have to own, if/when Rudolph files a defamation lawsuit. In last week’s ESPN interview, which came only one day Garrett was reinstated by the NFL, Garrett locked in [more]

NFL investigated Myles Garrett’s claim that a racial slur was used by Mason Rudolph

In an earlier item regarding the absence of recorded audio evidence confirming or debunking Browns defensive end Myles Garrett‘s claim that Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph uttered a racial slur just before Garrett removed Rudolph’s helmet and whacked him over the head with it, it was mentioned that the league could have separately investigated the situation. [more]

Antonio Brown claims he’s meeting with NFL teams at Scouting Combine

During the Scouting Combine, plenty of NFL business unrelated to the Scouting Combine gets done. Free-agent receiver Antonio Brown claims that the business this year will include him meeting with teams. “I’m excited and looking forward to seeing them guys at the Combine,” Brown told “I’m [going to] be out there ready to get [more]

NFL reiterates it has no evidence of Mason Rudolph racial slur

Just when the NFL thought it was out of the Myles Garrett business, it could be getting pulled back in. With Garrett reiterating only one day after his reinstatement that Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph uttered a racial slur seconds before Garrett removed Rudolph’s helmet and whacked him over the head with it and with Rudolph [more]

Mason Rudolph’s lawyer strongly hints that Myles Garrett will be sued

In a world filled with #fakenews and social-media rumor mongering, it’s still a no-no to tell lies about someone in a manner that harms their reputation. For that reason, Browns defensive end Myles Garrett may end up on the wrong side of the “v” in a lawsuit filed by Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph. Rudolph’s agents [more]

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