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  Steelers | Pittsburgh makes changes to roster    Mon May 3, 03:37 PM

Free-agent CB DeMarkus Acy (Seahawks) signed a one-year contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers Monday, May 3. Financial terms were not disclosed. The team also waived TE Charles Jones and P Corliss Waitman.

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  Steelers | Terrell Edmunds' option declined    Mon May 3, 11:07 AM

Pittsburgh Steelers S Terrell Edmunds' fifth-year option was declined Monday, May 3.

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  Steelers | Pittsburgh adds Isaiah McKoy    Mon May 3, 12:26 AM

Undrafted free-agent WR Isaiah McKoy (Kent State) agreed to terms with the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday, May 2.

Footballguys view: In four games, McKoy was 1st team All-Mac and led his team in receiving with 25 catches for 455 yards. McKoy has explosive capabilities as evidenced by 13 of his 16 career receiving touchdowns being 20 yards or more. However, drops (15 in three years) are an issue and his build up speed doesn't maintain when changing direction.

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  Steelers | Steelers adds seven UDFAs    Sun May 2, 01:59 PM

Undrafted free-agent CB Shakur Brown (Michigan State), LB Calvin Bundage (Oklahoma State), CB Mark Gilbert (Duke), WR Isaiah McKoy (Kent State), S Donovan Stiner (Florida), S Lamont Wade (Penn State) and LB Jamar Watson (Kentucky) agreed to terms with the Pittsburgh Steelers Saturday, May 1. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.

Footballguys view: In four games, McKoy was 1st team All-Mac and led his team in receiving with 25 catches for 455 yards. McKoy has explosive capabilities as evidenced by 13 of his 16 career receiving touchdowns being 20 yards or more. However, drops (15 in three years) are an issue and his build up speed doesn't maintain when changing direction.

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  Steelers | Rico Bussey Jr. agrees to terms    Sun May 2, 11:38 AM

Undrafted free-agent WR Rico Bussey Jr. (Hawaii) agreed to terms with the Pittsburgh Steelers Saturday, May 1, according to his agent. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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  Steelers | Pittsburgh drafts Pat Freiermuth    Fri Apr 30, 08:55 PM

Penn State TE Pat Freiermuth was selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers with the 55th overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft.

Footballguys view: Freiermuth is a big-bodied tight end who can box out smaller defenders. He gets called 'Baby Gronk' by some on Draft Twitter but that's a lofty comparison. Freiermuth is your classic 'Y' tight end as he can thrive as a blocker and a receiver. He's used to a heavy target load, and the Steelers would be wise to integrate him fully into the offense.

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  Steelers | Mason Rudolph terms    Fri Apr 30, 11:33 AM

Updating previous reports, Pittsburgh Steelers QB Mason Rudolph's one-year extension is worth $5 million with $4 million more available in playing-time incentives.

Footballguys view: The Steelers want to see if Rudolph can be their quarterback of the future. We think they should have different plans but you never know. Rudolph hasn't shown much as a starter when he's gotten a chance to fill in for an injured Ben Roethlisberger.

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  Steelers | Pittsburgh drafts Najee Harris     Thu Apr 29, 11:11 PM

Alabama RB Najee Harris was selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers with the 24th overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft.

Footballguys view: The Steelers needed running back help as James Conner moved on in free agency. Harris is a big-bodied back but he's more of a three-down back and less of a power back, despite weighing 230 pounds. He'll step into the starting role and lead back for the Steelers, which means he's got RB2 fantasy value.

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  Steelers | Mason Rudolph agrees to extension    Thu Apr 29, 06:34 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Mason Rudolph agreed to terms on a one-year contract extension with the Steelers Thursday, April 29, according to a source. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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  Steelers | Pittsburgh intrigued by Trey Sermon    Tue Apr 27, 03:54 PM

Ohio State RB Trey Sermon has convinced some in the Pittsburgh Steelers' organization that his playing style is similar to a young Le'Veon Bell, according to Pro Football Network's Tony Pauline.

Footballguys view: There are a lot of mocks where the Steelers select a back in the first round. If they wait until Day 2 a guy like Sermon would make a lot of sense. Sermon can do it all as a running back and is a favorite of Matt Waldman. No matter where Sermon lands, we will be monitoring him from a fantasy football perspective.

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  Steelers | Najee Harris destined for Pittsburgh?    Tue Apr 27, 03:07 PM

Alabama RB Najee Harris is a 'perfect' fit for the Pittsburgh Steelers and a player multiple teams believe the Steelers will draft in the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft, according to NFL Media's Ian Rapoport.

Footballguys view: If the Steelers go with a running back in the first round then Harris could be that guy. He's a big back and doesn't rip off big plays but he's not the power player that some assume he is. Instead, he's more Josh Jacobs in terms of the way he plays and can also be used effectively as a receiver out of the backfield.

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  Steelers | Minkah Fitzpatrick's option picked up    Tue Apr 27, 01:59 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers DB Minkah Fitzpatrick had his fifth-year team option exercised Tuesday, April 27.

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  Steelers | Pittsburgh open to drafting QB    Mon Apr 26, 03:53 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said the team is open to selecting a quarterback during the 2021 NFL Draft even though they have four quarterbacks on the current roster.

Footballguys view: Mason Rudolph is the primary backup to Ben Roethlisberger and he's not that good...even though some around the team swear they like him as a future starter. Roethlisberger is hanging on for one more year but he's almost done with his pro career. The Steelers need to be mindful of the future, and that could mean selecting a quarterback to groom for one year. Someone like Kellen Mond in the second round or Jamie Newman in the fourth round could make sense.

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  Steelers | Justin Layne arrested    Fri Apr 23, 08:56 AM

Pittsburgh Steelers CB Justin Layne was arrested in Lake County, Ohio, Friday, April 23, after a traffic stop. Layne is reportedly charged with driving under suspension, a speed limit violation and having a firearm in his vehicle.

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  Steelers | Mike Tomlin extended    Tue Apr 20, 09:00 AM

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin signed a three-year extension through the 2024 season Tuesday, April 20. Financial terms weren't disclosed.

Footballguys view: The Steelers have only had three head coaches over the last 45-plus years. Tomlin is with the most stable franchise when it comes to keeping a head coach, and he's responded by making the Steelers a perennial playoff team most seasons. It's a shame he never got Ben, Bell and Brown to win a Super Bowl but the team will be moving on from the final piece of that trio (Roethlisberger) shortly.

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  Steelers | PIT expected to use early draft pick on RB    Sun Apr 18, 11:38 AM

The Pittsburgh Steelers are expected to select a starting-caliber running back in the first two rounds of the NFL Draft. The team views RBs Benny Snell, Anthony McFarland Jr. and Kalen Ballage as backup options but does not believe they are dynamic enough to be considered featured backs.

Footballguys view: The Steelers have an interesting collection of running backs, each with varying skill sets but nobody who is going to strike fear into an opponent. This is a great draft class for running backs, so even if they wait until Day 2 of the draft they should be able to find a starting-caliber back from the bunch. No matter who they add, the Steelers backfield is shaping up to be a RBBC early on until someone emerges.

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  Steelers | Vince Williams gets one-year deal    Wed Apr 14, 07:27 PM

Updating a previous story, Pittsburgh Steelers LB Vince Williams signed a one-year deal Wednesday, April 14, according to sources. Williams also said he will think about retirement following the 2021 season and will consider transitioning into coaching.

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  Steelers | Vince Williams staying put    Wed Apr 14, 03:00 PM

Free-agent LB Vince Williams signed an undisclosed contract to remain with the Pittsburgh Steelers on Wednesday, April 14.

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  Steelers | Joshua Dobbs back with Pittsburgh    Wed Apr 14, 01:07 PM

Free-agent QB Joshua Dobbs (Steelers) agreed to terms on a one-year contract to remain with the Pittsburgh Steelers on Wednesday, April 14. Financial terms of the deal were not immediately disclosed.

Footballguys view: Dobbs sticks with the Steelers to compete for the backup job behind Ben Roethlisberger. Mason Rudolph is considered the primary backup and some even believe he can be the starter of the future. Expect the Steelers to add a quarterback in the draft at some point.

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  Steelers | Abdullah Anderson joins Pittsburgh    Mon Apr 12, 03:19 PM

Free-agent DE Abdullah Anderson (Vikings) signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers Monday, April 12. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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  Steelers | Ben Roethlisberger sputtered to finish    Fri Apr 9, 11:26 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger ranked 31st in yards per pass attempt from Week 10 to the end of the season, and he threw at least one interception in five of his final six starts.

Footballguys view: Roethlisberger looked finished near the end of the season. It happens to the best of them, and Roethlisberger is going to try and get through one more year as the starter. We're not expecting much from the veteran this year.

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  Steelers | T.J. Carter joins Steelers    Fri Apr 9, 04:06 PM

Free-agent DE T.J. Carter (Saints) signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers Friday, April 9. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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  Steelers | Jamir Jones lands with Pittsburgh    Wed Apr 7, 05:05 PM

Free-agent LB Jamir Jones (Texans) signed an undisclosed contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers Wednesday, April 7.

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  Steelers | Kellen Mond has talked with PIT    Fri Apr 2, 08:55 PM

Texas A&M QB Kellen Mond said he has talked with the Pittsburgh Steelers on multiple occasions during the pre-draft process.

Footballguys view: Mond is working to be a mid-round pick in the 2021 NFL draft. He's got a rocket arm and doesn't mind attacking a defense at any level. His mechanics are clunky and he too often tries to make difficult throws rather than find the open guy. Mond is a developmental quarterback, something the Steelers seem to be in the market for with Ben Roethlisberger likely done after the 2021 season.

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  Steelers | Jarvis Miller gets deal with Pittsburgh    Wed Mar 31, 05:24 PM

Undrafted free-agent LB Jarvis Miller (Massachusetts) signed an undisclosed contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers Wednesday, March 31.

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  Steelers | Pittsburgh, Jamie Newman conversing    Wed Mar 31, 04:21 PM

University of Georgia QB Jamie Newman told ESPN.com's Brooke Pryor on Wednesday, March 31, that he has talked with the Pittsburgh Steelers 'quite a bit' throughout the draft process - including interviews with head coach Mike Tomlin, offensive coordinator Matt Canada and general manager Kevin Colbert.

Footballguys view: Even though the team seems to like Mason Rudolph, they need to find a better quarterback of the future. There's a lot to like about Newman's game. Newman transferred from Wake Forest to Georgia but opted out of the 2020 season for the Bulldogs. He has a big arm and the mobility to be a threat to run. Newman is known as having high football intelligence and is a hard worker. As a Day 3 pick, some team could get a steal if he develops and plays up to his potential.

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  Steelers | Karl Joseph set to meet with Pittsburgh    Wed Mar 31, 02:40 PM

Free-agent S Karl Joseph (Browns) is reportedly en route to visit the Pittsburgh Steelers later this week.

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  Steelers | Mathew Sexton to PIT    Wed Mar 31, 12:24 PM

Undrafted free-agent WR Mathew Sexton (Eastern Michigan) agreed to an undisclosed deal with the Pittsburgh Steelers Wednesday, March 31.

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  Steelers | Kalen Ballage signs with Steelers    Tue Mar 30, 11:27 AM

Free-agent RB Kalen Ballage (Chargers) agreed to a one-year deal with the Pittsburgh Steelers Tuesday, March 30.

Footballguys view: Ballage flashed a bit during his brief time with the Chargers. He is a big back but he's not a bruiser. Instead, Ballage can catch passes out of the backfield and has some smoothness to his game after the catch. He'll work to get into the mix with Benny Snell, Anthony McFarland and Jaylen Samuels.

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  Steelers | Pittsburgh adds Rashaad Coward    Mon Mar 29, 02:38 PM

Free-agent OG Rashaad Coward (Bears) agreed to terms with the Pittsburgh Steelers Monday, March 29. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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  Steelers | Jordan Berry back with Steelers    Mon Mar 29, 02:24 PM

Free-agent P Jordan Berry (Steelers) re-signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers Monday, March 29. He received a one-year contract, but financial terms were not disclosed.

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  Steelers | Tyson Alualu returning to Pittsburgh    Sat Mar 27, 07:38 PM

Free-agent DT Tyson Alualu (Steelers) agreed to terms on a two-year contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers Saturday, March 27, according to sources. Financial terms were not disclosed. Alualu initially agreed to terms with the Jacksonville Jaguars but has decided to return to the Steelers.

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  Steelers | Eric Ebron reworks deal    Thu Mar 25, 06:46 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Eric Ebron has agreed to restructure his contract, which created around $3.9 million in salary cap space for the team, according to sources.

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  Steelers | Cassius Marsh returns to Pittsburgh    Wed Mar 24, 05:41 PM

Free-agent DE Cassius Marsh (Steelers) re-signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers on an undisclosed contract Wednesday, March 24.

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  Steelers | Pittsburgh keeps Robert Spillane in the fold    Wed Mar 24, 01:52 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers exclusive rights free-agent LB Robert Spillane signed his tender offer Wednesday, March 24.

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  Steelers | Pittsburgh moves on from Steven Nelson    Tue Mar 23, 02:14 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers CB Steven Nelson was released Tuesday, March 23.

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  Steelers | Chris Wormley re-signed     Mon Mar 22, 01:21 PM

Free-agent DT Chris Wormley (Steelers) re-signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers Monday, March 22. He signed a two-year contract, but the financial terms were not disclosed.

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  Steelers | Tyler Simmons signs with PIT    Mon Mar 22, 11:52 AM

Free-agent WR Tyler Simmons (Texans) agreed to a one-year deal with the Pittsburgh Steelers Monday, March 22. Financial terms weren't disclosed.

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  Steelers | Joe Haeg agrees to terms    Sat Mar 20, 03:28 PM

Free-agent OG Joe Haeg (Buccaneers) agreed to terms with the Pittsburgh Steelers Saturday, March 20, according to a source. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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  Steelers | Miles Killbrew signs with Pittsburgh    Sat Mar 20, 02:51 PM

Free agent S/LB Miles Killebrew (Lions) will sign a one-year contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers, according to a source Saturday, March 20.

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  Steelers | Tyler Simmons joins Pittsburgh    Fri Mar 19, 06:46 PM

Free-agent WR Tyler Simmons (Texans) officially signed Friday, March 19, with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Terms of the deal were undisclosed.

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  Steelers | Pittsburgh grants Steven Nelson permission for trade    Fri Mar 19, 04:59 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers CB Steven Nelson has been granted permission to seek a trade, a source said Friday, March 19.

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  Steelers | JuJu Smith-Schuster contract details    Fri Mar 19, 04:21 PM

Updating a previous report, Pittsburgh Steelers WR JuJu Smith-Schuster's contract has four voidable years, enabling the Steelers to spread the $7 million signing bonus beyond 2021. He will receive $1 million in base salary for the upcoming year and cost $1.6 million against the salary cap.

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  Steelers | JuJu Smith-Schuster sticks with PIT    Fri Mar 19, 01:28 PM

Free agent WR JuJu Smith-Schuster on Friday, March 19, decided to re-sign with the Pittsburgh Steelers, accepting a one-year deal worth $8 million according to a source. In doing so, Smith-Shuster bypassed better offers from the Baltimore Ravens and Kansas City Chiefs.

Footballguys view: The Steelers are keeping the band back together for one more year. Smith-Schuster has strong chemistry with QB Ben Roethlisberger and is WR2 worthy for Fantasy GMs so long as he's healthy.

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  Steelers | PIT talks with two Georgia prospects    Wed Mar 17, 02:32 PM

Georgia C Trey Hill and TE Tre' McKitty both said they have talked with the Pittsburgh Steelers during the pre-draft process.

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  Steelers | Vince Williams let go    Tue Mar 16, 04:17 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers LB Vince Williams was released Tuesday, March 16, according to a source.

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  Steelers | Zach Banner staying with Steelers    Tue Mar 16, 03:35 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers OT Zach Banner agreed to terms on a new two-year contract with the Steelers Tuesday, March 16, worth $9.5 million. The deal includes a $3.25 million signing bonus.

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  Steelers | Cameron Sutton staying in Pittsburgh    Mon Mar 15, 05:00 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers CB Cameron Sutton agreed to terms on a new two-year contract with the Steelers Monday, March 15, worth $9 million, according to sources.

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  Steelers | Robert Spillane tendered    Sat Mar 13, 04:41 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers exclusive-rights free-agent LB Robert Spillane was tendered Saturday, March 13, and is expected to sign, according to a league source.

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  Steelers | No tender for Ola Adeniyi    Sat Mar 13, 01:24 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers LB/DE and pending free agent Ola Adeniyi will not receive a tender offer from the team due to salary cap considerations, according to a source Saturday, March 14, and he will be an unrestricted free agent.

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