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Chase Claypool: Diontae Johnson is grinding, he’ll be all right

Chase Claypool and Diontae Johnson became the most experienced receivers on the Steelers roster this offseason and Claypool said Thursday that he feels his “voice is being actively heard” for the first time since he entered the league.Claypool is using that voice to help mentor younger teammates like second-round pick George Pickens, but Johnson isn’t [more]

James Washington wearing a walking boot

Cowboys receiver James Washington wore a walking boot on his left foot during organized team activities Wednesday. Neither he nor coach Mike McCarthy would reveal what the injury is, but multiple reports indicate it’s tendinitis.“I really just went home one night after working out, and it didn’t feel quite right,” Washington told Mike Fisher of [more]

Kevin Dotson, Kendrick Green competing for Steelers’ left guard job

Kevin Dotson was switched to left guard last year after Trai Turner arrived in Pittsburgh as a free agent. Kendrick Green has moved back to guard after starting at center last season following Maurkice Pouncey’s retirement.That leaves one job for two players who started a combined 24 games last season.Green and Dotson will compete for [more]

Steelers officially name Omar Khan G.M.

What was reported on Tuesday night has now become official, as the Steelers announced on Wednesday that they’ve hired Omar Khan to be their next General Manager.Khan has worked for Pittsburgh since 2001, most recently serving as the team’s vice president of football and business administration.“I am pleased to announce Omar Khan as our next [more]

Steelers teammates expect Stephon Tuitt back with team “sooner or later”

Steelers defensive lineman Stephon Tuitt missed all of the 2021 season and has yet to report for offseason work while carrying a cap hit of nearly $14 million, which has led to speculation about whether he’ll be back with the team this year.The Steelers have said they’re “very open” to having him back, but head [more]

Report: Steelers hire Omar Khan as G.M. to replace Kevin Colbert

The Steelers are staying in house for their next General Manager.Not long after news broke that Eagles vice president of player personnel Andy Weidl was leaving to become the Steelers’ assistant General Manager comes word that the expected will happen. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports the Steelers are promoting their vice president of football and [more]

Report: Steelers hire Andy Weidl as new assistant General Manager

The Steelers have hired Eagles vice president of player personnel Andy Weidl as assistant General Manager, Aditi Kinkhabwala reports.Kinkhabwala adds that “signs point to longtime Steelers executive Omar Khan emerging” as the new General Manager to replace Kevin Colbert.Weidl, a Pittsburgh native, was one of six candidates to have two interviews for the G.M. job. [more]

Steelers didn’t tell Mitch Trubisky they might draft a quarterback, but he wasn’t surprised

When he agreed to two-year, $14 million deal with the Steelers, Mitch Trubisky had no idea the team would use their first-round choice on a quarterback. He knew it could happen, but the quarterback didn’t care.“I knew coming in to the situation, wherever I was going to go, I would have to come in, compete, [more]

Report: Steelers have completed interview process for G.M. job

The Steelers are closing in on a new General Manager.The team has concluded the interview process and now will choose among the six candidates who received second interviews, Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.The Steelers had two interviews with internal candidates Brandon Hunt, their pro scouting director, and Omar Khan, their vice president of [more]

Dwayne Haskins’ widow releases statement

After the Broward County Medical Examiner released the finding that Dwayne Haskins’ death was accidental, Haskins’ widow issued a statement.“Dwayne Haskins Jr. was tragically killed on April, 9, 2022,” Kalabrya Haskins said in a statement released by attorney Rick Ellsley. “He was a loving and dedicated husband, a son, and a brother. He wanted to [more]

Death of Dwayne Haskins is ruled accidental

The early April death of NFL quarterback Dwayne Haskins officially has been ruled an accident.On April 9, Haskins was struck by a dump truck on Interstate 595 in Broward County, Florida. Via David Ovalle of the Miami Herald, medical examiner reports released on Monday included the finding that the death was accidental.Ovalle adds that a [more]

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