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Keanu Neal agrees to terms with Steelers

The Steelers were close to a deal with safety Keanu Neal earlier in the day. That deal is now done.Neal’s agent, David Canter, announced the sides have agreed to terms.Neal, 27, spent last season in Tampa, playing all 17 games with eight starts. He totaled 63 tackles, an interception, half a sack and five quarterback [more]

Steelers agree to terms with Breiden Fehoko

The Steelers have reached agreement with free agent defensive tackle Breiden Fehoko, according to his agent, David Canter.Fehoko, 26, spent his first three seasons with the Chargers.He was on Los Angeles’ practice squad until the Chargers signed him to the active roster Nov. 9 after Austin Johnson‘s knee injury. Fehoko played nine games with three [more]

Report: Steelers are expected to sign Keanu Neal

The Steelers are close to a deal with safety Keanu Neal, Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.Neal, 27, spent last season in Tampa, playing all 17 games with eight starts. He totaled 63 tackles, an interception, half a sack and five quarterback hits.Neal played safety five seasons in Atlanta after joining the team as [more]

Bud Dupree visits Steelers Thursday

There was word last week that the Steelers were planning a meeting with edge rusher Bud Dupree about a return to Pittsburgh, but there was not any mention of when the two sides would be getting together.According to multiple reports, the visit is taking place on Thursday. If it goes well, Dupree could find himself [more]

Former NFL referee Bill Leavy dies at 76

Bill Leavy, a former NFL referee best known for officiating Super Bowl XL between the Steelers and Seahawks, has died. He was 76.Via, Leavy died Tuesday. He retired from officiating after the 2014 season. He thereafter accepted a supervisory role in the NFL’s officiating department.Leavy served as the referee in two Super Bowls. In addition [more]

Mike Tomlin excited about Kenny Pickett’s future

A year ago, the Steelers had no idea who would be the heir apparent to Ben Roethlisberger. They signed Mitch Trubisky as a bridge quarterback with a plan to develop whomever they drafted.But Kenny Pickett, the 20th overall selection, ended up starting 12 games.After eight months of practices and 13 game appearances, Steelers coach Mike [more]

Kevin Colbert now helps former Steelers players transition to life after football

Last year, Steelers G.M. Kevin Colbert transitioned into a new role with the team. In that position, he helps Steelers players transition into their own new roles.Legendary Steelers coach Chuck Noll called a player’s post-football reality his “life’s work.” For Colbert, helping players put their on-field careers behind them could ultimately be the most significant [more]

Zach Gentry remains with Steelers

Steelers tight end Zach Gentry will remain in Pittsburgh.Gentry has agreed to stay with the Steelers, according to Tom Pelissero of NFL Network.A 2019 fifth-round draft pick out of Michigan, Gentry was acquired by the Steelers with a pick they got from the Raiders in the Antonio Brown trade, and he has been with the [more]

Steelers sign Le’Raven Clark

The Steelers have added some depth for their offensive line.Pittsburgh signed Le’Raven Clark, according to the transaction wire.Clark spent last season with the Titans, appearing in 13 games with two starts. He played 114 offensive snaps and 44 special teams snaps.Clark was a Colts third-round pick in 2016 and spent his first five seasons with [more]

Steven Sims signs with Texans

The Texans have added a receiver, signing Steven Sims.Houston announced the move on Friday.Sims spent the last two seasons with the Steelers. He appeared in 12 games with two starts in 2022, recording 14 catches for 104 yards. He also took 13 carries for 70 yards.Having entered the league as an undrafted free agent with [more]

Bud Dupree to visit with Steelers

Is there a reunion in the works?Per Jeremy Fowler of ESPN, free-agent edge rusher Bud Dupree is going to visit with the Steelers.Pittsburgh selected Dupree at No. 22 overall back in 2015 and he spent his first six seasons with the club. Dupree signed a five-year deal with the Titans as a free agent in [more]

Commanders announce addition of Trent Scott

The Commanders have announced the signing of free agent offensive lineman Trent Scott.He can play guard or tackle and played the role of swing tackle in Pittsburgh last season, seeing action on 31 offensive snaps in eight games and one start.Scott, 29, made his NFL debut with the Chargers in 2018 and spent two seasons [more]

J.C. Hassenauer visits Giants

The Giants are hosting center J.C. Hassenauer on a free agent visit today, Jordan Raanan of ESPN reports.The Giants need depth at center after Jon Feliciano and Nick Gates left in free agency.He spent the past three seasons with the Steelers, appearing in 45 games with seven starts. Hassenauer, 27, also has experience at left [more]

JuJu Smith-Schuster on joining Patriots: Being wanted by a coach you respect goes a long way

Wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster joined the Patriots as a free agent this month and he had a succinct answer to why he wanted to continue his career in New England.Smith-Schuster has faced the Patriots a number of times in his career and Bill Belichick has been the head coach in New England for all of [more]

Ben Roethlisberger claims he was in discussions with 49ers during 2022 season

Tom Brady almost had company in the unretired quarterback category last year.Former Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger told Mark Madden of 105.9 The X on Tuesday that Roethlisberger was in conversations with the 49ers during the 2022 season.The 49ers lost starter Trey Lance in Week Two. Later in the year, Jimmy Garoppolo suffered a foot injury. [more]

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