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NFL player-turned-doctor Myron Rolle on the front lines in COVID-19 fight

Myron Rolle took a year off from college football at Florida State to be a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford, and then went to medical school after a brief NFL career. He doesn’t shy away from challenges, and now he’s facing a big one. A neurosurgery resident at Massachusetts General Hospital, Rolle has been on the [more]

Who are the best receivers of all time?

In this world without live sports, we’ve got to find something to talk about. Earlier this week, Bills receiver Stefon Diggs helped fill the vacuum with one simple tweet: “Top 5 wideouts to ever play the game . . . GO.” Simms and I did just that on PFT Live, with a five-round draft of [more]

Three former No. 1 overall picks are available

As free agency moves from phase two to phase three, a trio of former No. 1 overall picks are available to be signed by anyone who wants them. Quarterback Cam Newton (2011), edge rusher Jadeveon Clowney (2014), and quarterback Jameis Winston (2015) were each the first pick in their respective draft, and they are all [more]

Steelers signing XFL long snapper/linebacker Christian Kuntz

The Steelers have agreed to terms with a fourth XFL player. They are signing long snapper/linebacker Christian Kuntz, Mark Kaboly of TheAthletic.com reports. Kuntz was in their training camp last year. Kuntz, 25, played for the Dallas Renegades. Kuntz was a linebacker at Duquesne, three times earning All-America honors. He added long snapping after leaving [more]

Former XFL safety Tyree Kinnel signing with Steelers

The Steelers have come to terms with a third former XFL player. Former DC Defenders safety Tyree Kinnel committed to the Steelers, according to his agent, Vince Calo. He joins former New York Guardians defensive tackle Cavon Walker and offensive lineman Jarron Jones. Kinnel, 23, finished the shortened XFL season with 16 tackles. Kinnel originally [more]

Steelers sign another XFL veteran, Jarron Jones

The Steelers are double-dipping on former XFL players Wednesday. According to Rich Cimini of ESPN.com, the Steelers are signing former New York Guardians offensive lineman Jarron Jones, in addition to the previously reported signing of XFL sack leader Cavon Walker. Jones was initially a defensive tackle when he signed with the Giants in 2017, as [more]

XFL sacks leader Cavon Walker signing with Steelers

The Steelers have agreed to terms on a one-year deal with defensive lineman Cavon Walker, according to his agent JR Rickert. Walker led the XFL in sacks with 4.5 while playing with the New York Guardians. He also made 19 tackles, including five for loss, and nine quarterback hits in the shortened XFL season. Walker [more]

Former Steelers defensive coordinator Woody Widenhofer dies at 77

Former Steelers assistant coach Woody Widenhofer died Sunday at age 77. “We are saddened to learn of the passing of Woody Widenhofer,” Steelers president Art Rooney II said in a statement. “Woody played an important role coaching our famed Steel Curtain defense when he helped us win four Super Bowls in the 1970s. He coached [more]

Top 25 remaining free agents

Of PFT’s original list of 100 free agents, NFL teams have tagged or agreed to terms with 85. But teams have made moves since then. Here is our list of the top 25 free agents currently on the market: 1. Panthers quarterback Cam Newton 2. Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston 3. Seahawks edge rusher Jadeveon Clowney [more]

Artie Burns signs with Bears

Cornerback Artie Burns said at the end of 2019 that he was excited about the prospect of moving on from the Steelers after being on the field for just 66 defensive snaps in the regular season. Burns has found a team that wants to give him an opportunity for a more productive season. Agent Drew [more]

Antonio Brown looking for any opportunity but “preferably with Tom” Brady

Free agent receiver Antonio Brown expects to be “back shortly.” “Yeah, man, I’m ready to get out there and show people what I can do,” Brown told Mike Calta on 102.5 The Bone on Friday. “I’ve been missing for a couple months, so I’m excited, man, to get back, to get back to what I [more]

Ravens agree to trade sending Chris Wormley to Steelers

You don’t often find the fanbases of the Ravens and Steelers agreeing on much, but the two teams have found agreement on a trade. Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports that the Ravens have agreed to send defensive lineman Chris Wormley and a 2021 seventh-round pick to the Steelers in exchange for a 2021 fifth-round [more]

Steelers to sign Eric Ebron

Free agent tight end Eric Ebron is heading to Pittsburgh. Ebron and the Steelers have reached an agreement on a two-year, $12 million contract, according to multiple reports. The 26-year-old Ebron has had an up-and-down NFL career. The Lions took him with the 10th overall pick in the 2014 NFL draft, and he never lived [more]

Ben Roethlisberger: I’m throwing without pain for first time in years

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger resumed throwing last month after last year’s season-ending right elbow injury and said it felt “amazing” to be able to throw again. Roethlisberger has continued throwing the ball since then and the results haven’t gotten any worse in the interim. He said he plans to go from throwing twice a week [more]

Steelers re-sign Jordan Dangerfield

The Steelers didn’t tender safety Jordan Dangerfield as a restricted free agent before the new league year got underway on Wednesday, but he won’t be moving on to another team. The Steelers announced on Friday that they have re-signed Dangerfield. It’s a one-year deal for the 29-year-old. Dangerfield has been a core member of the [more]

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