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  Steelers | Le'Veon Bell able to work out    Thu Jan 29, 12:56 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell (knee) has been able to work out despite ending the season with an injured knee. 'The knee is close to 100%,' Bell said. 'I'm probably about 85-90%, been able to run on it a little bit. So I'm getting back to work out a little.'

Footballguys view: Bell had been one of the best running back in the NFL before is entering. You should be a round draft pick in fantasy draft next year if he stays on pace with his rehab.

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  Steelers | Richie Leone signs    Tue Jan 27, 05:32 PM

Free-agent P Richie Leone (Ravens) signed a Reserve/Future deal Tuesday, Jan. 27.


  Steelers | Brad Wing signs extension    Fri Jan 23, 04:14 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers P Brad Wing signed an undisclosed one-year contract extension Friday, Jan. 23.

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  Steelers | Want to keep Jason Worilds     Thu Jan 22, 11:49 AM

Pittsburgh Steelers impending free-agent LB Jason Worilds is receiving interest from the team for a possible return, according to team president Art Rooney. "We would like to keep Jason," Rooney said. "He had a good year. Like anything else, if the two sides can come to an agreement on a contract we would like to keep him."

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  Steelers | Shawn Lemon signs    Tue Jan 20, 09:19 AM

Free-agent DE Shawn Lemon (CFL) signed an undisclosed contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers Tuesday, Jan. 20.

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  Steelers | Le'Veon Bell will not play in Pro Bowl    Mon Jan 19, 06:14 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell (knee) has not been cleared to play in the 2015 Pro Bowl.

Footballguys view: There's no need for Bell to risk further injury in an exhibition game. It's wise for him to continue to heal and get ready for next season.

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  Steelers | Mitchell Van Dyk signs    Thu Jan 15, 06:21 PM

Free-agent OT Mitchell Van Dyk (Rams) signed a Reserve/Future contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers Thursday, Jan. 15.


  Steelers | Isaiah Lewis signs Futures deal    Tue Jan 13, 06:37 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers S Isaiah Lewis signed a Reserve/Futures deal Tuesday, Jan. 13.


  Steelers | Chris Hubbard re-signed    Tue Jan 13, 07:44 AM

The Pittsburgh Steelers re-signed OG Chris Hubbard to a one-year contract for the 2015 season. No financial terms were announced.

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  Steelers | Work out three players    Sun Jan 11, 07:02 AM

The Pittsburgh Steelers worked out QB Aaron Smetanka, RB David Fluellen and WR L'Damian Washington earlier this week. Washington was eventually signed.

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  Steelers | Dick LeBeau leaving team    Sat Jan 10, 05:05 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau has parted ways with the team, according to the Urbana Daily Citizen in Ohio.

Footballguys view: It's sad to see the end of an era in Pittsburgh. LeBeau is already in the Hall of Fame because of his playing career. We think he should also go in as a defensive coordinator. His zone-blitz schemes have been revolutionary and shaped the game incredibly. He may not be done coaching, although there were rumors about LeBeau retiring after the 2014 season. Stay tuned.

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  Steelers | No surgery for Ben Roethlisberger    Sat Jan 10, 09:09 AM

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger (knee) will not need surgery on his knee this offseason and should be able to have a normal offseason, according to his agent.

Footballguys view: Good news for Roethlisberger here. Expect the Steelers QB to continue performing at a high level for both the Steelers and for fantasy owners.

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  Steelers | Five signed to Futures deals    Fri Jan 9, 04:37 PM

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed WR Brelan Chancellor, DE Matt Conrath, S Alden Darby, TE Michael Egnew and LB Roosevelt Nix to Reserve/Futures contracts Friday, Jan. 9.

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  Steelers | Terence Garvin re-signs    Fri Jan 9, 04:34 PM

The Pittsburgh Steelers re-signed LB Terence Garvin to an undisclosed one-year deal Friday, Jan. 9.

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  Steelers | Martavis Bryant ready for next step    Fri Jan 9, 01:33 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Martavis Bryant, who had 26 catches, 549 yards and eight touchdowns in his rookie season, is eager to improve upon his numbers in his sophomore season in 2015.

Footballguys view: We're excited about Bryant's upside. He has the size to be a red-zone threat when the Steelers are near pay dirt. His speed also makes him a strong target on deep passes. Bryant plans to work out with WR Antonio Brown this offseason in Miami. His eight touchdowns put him tied for fourth in the league among rookies.

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  Steelers | Jordan Dangerfield, L'Damian Washington signed    Thu Jan 8, 04:17 PM

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed S Jordan Dangerfield and WR L'Damian Washington to Reserve/Futures contracts Thursday, Jan. 8.

Footballguys view: We're watching Washington is super deep dynasty leagues. His game is about speed, speed and more speed. He has good size at 6'4" 195 pounds, but his 9-inch hands give him problems with drops. Originally a 2014 college free agent picked up by the Dallas Cowboys after the draft, Washington has bounced around to four different teams in his rookie year.

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  Steelers | Jarvis Jones expected to start in 2015    Thu Jan 8, 03:26 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers LB Jarvis Jones is expected to be the starting right outside linebacker next season unless he suffers an injury.

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  Steelers | Todd Haley signs extension    Thu Jan 8, 11:08 AM

Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley recently signed a two-year contract extension that will run through the 2016 season.

Footballguys view: Haley has been a bit hit or miss as a coordinator, but this year the Steelers seemed to overachieve (mostly due to Le'Veon Bell) so that buys him a little more time to work out the kinks. More offensive line help and a little depth in the backfield would go a long way towards continuing the improvement.

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  Steelers | Jason Worilds could receive tag    Wed Jan 7, 02:12 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers impending free-agent LB Jason Worilds could receive the franchise or transition tag this offseason if the team is not able to sign him to a long-term deal.

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  Steelers | Brice McCain hopes to return    Wed Jan 7, 01:59 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers impending free-agent CB Brice McCain said he would like to re-sign with the team this offseason.

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  Steelers | Matt Spaeth likely to have surgery    Wed Jan 7, 01:49 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Matt Spaeth (elbow) likely will undergo surgery on his elbow this offseason, according to head coach Mike Tomlin.

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  Steelers | Ben Roethlisberger could have surgery    Tue Jan 6, 01:27 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger (knee) could have minor offseason surgery on his knee to get it cleaned up, according to head coach Mike Tomlin.

Footballguys view: Roethlisberger said he didn't suffer a concussion (it was reported to be whiplash) in the team's wild-card playoff loss to the Baltimore Ravens, and his hand is also fine.

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  Steelers | Le'Veon Bell will have normal offseason    Tue Jan 6, 01:25 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell's (knee) injury isn't expected to affect his offseason work. Head coach Mike Tomlin said Bell could have played this weekend if the team had advanced.

Footballguys view: Bell suffered a hyperextended knee in Week 17 against the Bengals, and he could have played this weekend had the Steelers won in the Wild Card round. You're looking at the number one pick in multiple fantasy leagues next season.

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  Steelers | Ben Roethlisberger wants new deal    Tue Jan 6, 12:46 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger is confident that he and the team will agree on a new contract after he was tied for the NFL lead with 4,952 passing yards this season. Roethlisberger is heading into the final year of his eight-year, $102 million deal, and the Steelers hope to work something out to keep him in Pittsburgh for the rest of his career.

Footballguys view: We just can't imagine Roethlisberger playing for another team. President Art Rooney II wants Roethlisberger to retire with the team. Roethlisberger will make $11.6 million next year with a cap hit of $18.395 million, according to ESPN Stats & Information.

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  Steelers | Cortez Allen has knee scope    Tue Jan 6, 12:24 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers CB Cortez Allen (knee) had a knee scope a couple weeks back, according to head coach Mike Tomlin.

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  Steelers | Seven signed to Futures deals    Mon Jan 5, 04:35 PM

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed TE Rob Blanchflower, CB Kevin Fogg, WR C.J. Goodwin, DE Ethan Hemer, LB Howard Jones, DL Joe Kruger and OL Alejandro Villanueva to Reserve/Futures contracts Monday, Jan. 5.

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  Steelers | Arthur Moats open to returning    Mon Jan 5, 02:48 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers impending free-agent LB Arthur Moats said he is interested in re-signing with the team this offseason but will do what is best for his family.

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  Steelers | Mike Mitchell likely to have surgery    Mon Jan 5, 02:25 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers FS Mike Mitchell (groin) is scheduled to meet with a specialist and likely will need surgery on his groin.

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  Steelers | Ben Roethlisberger had whiplash    Sun Jan 4, 10:55 AM

Updating previous reports, Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger (neck) said he left the wild-card playoff game briefly Saturday, Jan. 3, due to whiplash. 'Yeah, just like a little whiplash on my neck, I was just kinda laying down there and wanted to make sure I could feel everything. It was more just whiplash on my neck. Right now it feels OK, I'll probably be sore tomorrow,' Roethlisberger said after the game.

Footballguys view: Some assumed the Steelers circumvented the concussion protocol to get Roethlisberger back into the game after missing two plays. That's not the case, as they examined him for a neck injury and determined he could return. Upon his return, Roethlisberger threw an interception that ended the game.

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  Steelers | Josh Harris leads backfield    Sun Jan 4, 12:01 AM

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Josh Harris had a team-high nine carries for 25 yards in the team's wild-card playoff game against the Baltimore Ravens Saturday, Jan. 3.

Footballguys view: The Steelers didn't have much of a commitment to running the football against the Ravens. They started the game featuring the newly acquired Ben Tate, but after an early fumble they went away from him. The absence of Le'Veon Bell certainly crushed the Steelers on Saturday.

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  Steelers | Ben Roethlisberger hit hard    Sat Jan 3, 11:55 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger (undisclosed) briefly left the game in the fourth quarter after taking a sack and was looked at by trainers Saturday, Jan. 3, but was able to return.

Footballguys view: Roethlisberger takes a lot of big hits...especially when the Steelers play the Ravens. With the Steelers losing, he'll have the offeason to get healthy and ready for next year.

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  Steelers | Josh Harris with upside    Sat Jan 3, 07:01 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Josh D. Harris is expected to play often Saturday, Jan. 3, with RB Le'Veon Bell (knee) inactive for the wild-card playoff game.

Footballguys view: Harris is not going to bring the same things that Bell does to the table. Expect the Steelers to pass as much as they can...even though the weather is working against that.

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  Steelers | Le'Veon Bell inactive    Sat Jan 3, 06:59 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell (knee) is inactive for the wild-card playoff game Saturday, Jan. 3.

Footballguys view: This was announced on Thursday. The Steelers will feature undrafted rookie Josh Harris at running back.

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  Steelers | Week 18 Inactives    Sat Jan 3, 06:56 PM

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared OG Chris Hubbard, DL Clifton Geathers, CB Ike Taylor, WR Lance Moore, QB Landry Jones, RB Le'Veon Bell, TE Michael Palmer inactive for Week 18.

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  Steelers | Ike Taylor open to any role    Fri Jan 2, 04:12 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers CB Ike Taylor (forearm, shoulder) said he is willing to accept any role during the team's wild-card playoff game. Taylor has not played since Week 14 because of the injuries and has been surpassed by several cornerbacks on the depth chart.

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  Steelers | Troy Polamalu expected to start    Fri Jan 2, 04:01 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers SS Troy Polamalu (knee) is expected to start at strong safety in the wild-card playoff game, but it is not known if he will lose some playing time to SS Will Allen.

Footballguys view: Getting Polamalu back is nothing but a good thing for the Steelers defense. Their pass defense has struggled this year, so any help against the Ravens on Saturday is welcome.

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  Steelers | Friday injury report    Fri Jan 2, 02:30 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers OT Mike X. Adams (illness), LB James Harrison (illness), QB Landry Jones (illness), DT Steve McLendon (shoulder), TE Michael Palmer (groin), SS Troy Polamalu (knee) and CB Ike Taylor (forearm, shoulder) fully participated in practice Friday, Jan. 2, and are listed as probable for the Wild Card game.

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  Steelers | Heath Miller listed as probable    Fri Jan 2, 02:22 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Heath Miller (non-injury) fully participated in practice Friday, Jan. 2, and is listed as probable for the Wild Card playoff game.

Footballguys view: The Steelers are going to have to lean heavily on the passing game with star RB Le'Veon Bell (knee) out. Miller is a favorite of QB Ben Roethlisberger, and he makes for an interesting selection for those playing daily fantasy football during the playoffs.

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  Steelers | Ben Roethlisberger probable    Fri Jan 2, 02:16 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger (non-injury) fully participated in practice Friday, Jan. 2, and is listed as probable for the Wild Card playoff game.

Footballguys view: The weather may not be great in Pittsburgh on Saturday night. No matter, the Steelers have no choice but to air it out since Le'Veon Bell (knee) has been ruled out.

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  Steelers | Steelers 0-3 without Le'Veon Bell    Fri Jan 2, 01:29 PM

The Pittsburgh Steelers are 0-3 and have averaged 14 points per game when RB Le'Veon Bell (knee) has not been in the lineup in his career.

Footballguys view: This is not the stat you want to read if you're a Steelers fan.

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  Steelers | Le'Veon Bell ruled out against Ravens    Fri Jan 2, 12:53 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell (knee) has been ruled out for the team's Wild Card game against the Baltimore Ravens Saturday, Jan. 3.

Footballguys view: Nobody should be surprised by this news. Bell did not feel comfortable running this week, and the game against the Ravens is on Saturday. This means undrafted rookie Josh Harris is likely to be the starter for the Steelers. It also indicates the Steelers offense will live and die on the arm of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger.

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  Steelers | Le'Veon Bell hoping to play Saturday    Fri Jan 2, 12:04 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell (knee) is hoping to play in the team's Wild Card game against the Baltimore Ravens Saturday, Jan. 3. He didn't practice Wednesday, Dec. 31 but he did some light jogging and rode a stationary bike. He'll be questionable, at best, to play, but he's currently walking without a limp. 'My leg feels great,' said Bell, who left the Steelers' 27-17 win over the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday night after taking a helmet shot on his knee. 'It feels good to be able to move around and not think about it much.'

Footballguys view: Doctors have told Bell that he can't make his knee any worse by playing, but we just don't see him suiting up for Saturday's game against the Ravens.

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  Steelers | Le'Veon Bell not comfortable with knee    Thu Jan 1, 09:17 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell (knee) said he did not try to run in practice Thursday, Jan. 1, because he did not feel comfortable with his injured knee.

Footballguys view: He's unlikely to play on Saturday against the Ravens. The Steelers are going to have to rely on their passing game to win.

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  Steelers | Troy Polamalu expected to be ready    Thu Jan 1, 04:34 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers LB Troy Polamalu (knee) is expected to be ready for the team's playoff game, according to defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau.

Footballguys view: The Steelers need all hands on deck this week as they will have a tougher time than usual if they're without Le'Veon Bell. Polamalu is not what he once was, but will be a help to the Steelers secondary against Joe Flacco and company.

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  Steelers | Thursday practice report    Thu Jan 1, 04:06 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Landry Jones (illness) and LB James Harrison (illness) did not participate in practice Thursday, Jan. 1. OT Mike X. Adams (illness), DT Steve McLendon (shoulder), TE Michael Palmer (groin), SS Troy Polamalu (knee) and CB Ike Taylor (forearm, shoulder) fully participated in practice.

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  Steelers | Heath Miller takes part in practice    Thu Jan 1, 04:01 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Heath Miller (non-injury) fully participated in practice Thursday, Jan. 1.

Footballguys view: Miller is the type of fantasy tight end who always sneaks up on folks during the season. Given how much we expect Ben Roethlisberger to throw with Le'Veon Bell probably out, he should see a fair amount of work. We can see him as topping 50 yards, and a receiving touchdowns might be in the cards as well.

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  Steelers | Ben Roethlisberger practices    Thu Jan 1, 03:54 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger (non-injury) fully participated in practice Thursday, Jan. 1.

Footballguys view: The Steelers need a Big effort from Roethlisberger with Le'Veon Bell likely out. Roethlisberger has been taking advantage of the loaded boxes the threat of Bell drew, as has Antonio Brown and that will change this week if Bell is out. Roethlisberger will still do well--we expect 280-300 yards and probably a pair of touchdowns and we think Brown will find a way to get open. The Ravens defense can be shaky, and Roethlisberger will throw a ton so Brown will likely top 100 yards.

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  Steelers | Le'Veon Bell misses practice    Thu Jan 1, 03:44 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Jan. 1.

Footballguys view: It's looking bad for Bell and the Steelers offense is going to have its hands full adjusting without him. It's a tough matchup (Ravens have 4th ranked rush defense), but we expect rookie Josh Harris to take over the reigns and have Dri Archer taking enough to limit Harris' upside. The Ravens secondary is suspect (23rd against the pass), so expect the Steelers to lean on their passing game.

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  Steelers | Danny Coale signed to practice squad    Thu Jan 1, 01:12 PM

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed free-agent WR Danny Coale (Steelers) to their practice squad Thursday, Jan. 1. The team also placed WR Tim Benford (undisclosed) on the practice squad Reserve/Injured list.

Footballguys view: Coale was a fifth-round pick by the Dallas Cowboys in the 2012 NFL draft. He's bounced around the league since then, spending time with the Cowboys, Colts and now the Steelers. He's a good underneath receiver because of his quickness and agility after the catch.

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  Steelers | Ben Roethlisberger does not practice    Wed Dec 31, 05:47 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger (non-injury) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 31.

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