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Rosenhaus, Brown thought Eagles or Patriots would make trade with Steelers

The last time Antonio Brown posted a behind-the-scenes recording, it was from the Steelers’ locker room and Mike Tomlin was not amused. Now Brown had done it again, and given fans an interesting look into his conversations with agent Drew Rosenhaus before he was traded to the Raiders. The audio, which Brown provided to the [more]

Antonio Brown has a message for someone in particular

Antonio Brown is great at catching passes. His subtweet game is pretty strong as well. Earlier today, Brown put up a message on Twitter which wasn’t very hard to decipher. Do not listen to any NFL player who haven’t got paid yet! They will do and say anything to make sure they going to get [more]

Mike Tomlin on Brown, Bell: “That’s life and that’s business”

Mike Tomlin says letting Antonio Brown and Le'Veon Bell leave for two other teams is just part of the business of football. Asked if there’s any disappointment that the Steelers couldn’t make it work with two great players, Tomlin answered, “There is, but that’s life and that’s business.” Tomlin continued that the Steelers will move [more]

JuJu Smith-Schuster gushes about Ben Roethlisberger

At a time when some former Steelers have questioned the leadership of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, one current Steeler is showering Roethlisberger with over-the-top praise. Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster took to social media, posted a picture of himself hugging Big Ben, and wrote a message about how much he loves playing with Roethlisberger. “I was [more]

Mike Tomlin: We can’t do this with hostages; we need volunteers

The Steelers traded Antonio Brown, and they lost Le'Veon Bell in free agency. Neither divorce was amicable. Whether the Steelers are “better off” is yet to be determined, but at least one fact is undeniable: The two playmakers contributed a combined 2,409 touches for 19,322 yards and 116 touchdowns in their years in Pittsburgh. “I [more]

Adam Gase loves that Le’Veon Bell “can do everything”

Jets coach Adam Gase can hardly contain himself. He keeps watching film of Le'Veon Bell and keeps coming up with new ideas of how to use him. “I love his variety,” Gase said, via Kim Jones of NFL Media. “I love that he could do everything. And I think the more film I watch since [more]

Steelers will make Morgan Burnett move “when it’s comfortable for us”

There was word last week that the Steelers were set to release safety Morgan Burnett, but it was quickly followed by another report that the team planned to see if they could trade him before simply dropping him from the roster. Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert confirmed that the team is pursuing that option in [more]

Antonio Brown’s agent thinks players can learn about leverage

Disgruntled stars being traded isn’t necessarily new in the NFL. But the way Antonio Brown did it this offseason — a tactic which critics could reasonably describe as mutiny — was the kind of thing which ought to scare the NFL establishment. Because if more players realize the power they have, more may try the [more]

Brandon Beane: Bills were never even close to a deal with Antonio Brown

Bills General Manager Brandon Beane says his team was never near a deal to bring in Antonio Brown, despite reports to the contrary. Beane said on PFT Live that although he did talk to the Steelers about what kind of compensation they would want in a trade, the Bills and Brown’s agent, Drew Rosenhaus, never [more]

Kevin Colbert on trading up in draft: You never want to just give up a pick

The Steelers own 10 picks in this year’s draft after dealing wide receiver Antonio Brown and tackle Marcus Gilbert this offseason and some might wonder if that will make them likelier to package some picks in order to move up the board for a player they covet in April. General Manager Kevin Colbert fielded that [more]

Steelers G.M.: Ben Roethlisberger contract talks “still ongoing”

Now that the Steelers have gotten rid of all the guys who seemed to have a problem with Ben Roethlisberger — or at least were willing to say it out loud — now they have to pay their quarterback. And as they prepare to do so, they’re leaving no doubt that he’s their guy. Via [more]

Art Rooney II seems to be in favor of proposed OT tweak

Steelers owner Art Rooney II covered a lot of ground on a Friday conference call with reporters. Like many old-guard owners, he seems to be reluctant to embrace change on issues of potential tweaks to the rules. In one very important area, however, Rooney seems to be on board. Mark Kaboly of interpreted Rooney’s [more]

Art Rooney II has nothing more to say about Antonio Brown, Le’Veon Bell

The Steelers have lost two of their best players this month, arguably due to their own mismanagement of the relationships with both players. To little surprise, then, owner Art Rooney II declined to address Antonio Brown or Le'Veon Bell in a Friday conference call with reporters. “We are excited about the players we have and [more]

Steelers opposed to replay expansion

The NFL Competition Committee unveiled proposed changes to the way replay reviews are implemented on Thursday and they’re expected to be voted on at next week’s league meetings. There are two proposals. One would allow for review of pass interference penalties while the other covers pass interference, roughing the passer and unnecessary contact against a [more]

What will Mike Tomlin say next week in Arizona?

Plenty of interesting things can and will happen at the annual league meetings in Arizona. One specific event that typically generates interest happens on Tuesday morning, when coaches appear for a breakfast with the media. For Steelers coach Mike Tomlin, there may not be much time to eat his eggs. It will be his first [more]

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