Bettis ready to pull into Hall of Fame

Aug 3, 2015

Bettis ready to pull into Hall of Fame

By the end of 2004, Jerome Bettis was done. Finished. Burned out. A dozen years in the NFL, most of them as the perpetually smiling blue-collared soul of the Pittsburgh Steelers, left him spent. The Steelers had just watched a 15-1 season evaporate a ...

Union offered NFL settlement on Brady ban

Jul 24, 2015

Union offered NFL settlement on Brady ban

The players’ union proposed a settlement on Tom Brady’s four-game suspension last week that was “met with silence” by the NFL, a person familiar with the proposal told AP. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday because the NFL Players Association’s offer was ...

Jul 17, 2015

Heyward, Steelers finalize six-year deal

Cam Heyward spent the offseason swatting away questions about his future as the final year of his rookie deal with the Pittsburgh Steelers loomed this fall. No matter how he was asked, the defensive end always gave a variation of the same answer: “I’m ...

Patriots to open against Steelers

Apr 22, 2015

Patriots to open against Steelers

Among the Patriots’ rewards for winning the Super Bowl is hosting the season opener. The opposition this year is another team with championship pedigree: the Pittsburgh Steelers. New England and Pittsburgh will begin the NFL season on Thursday night, Sept. 10, with a game ...

Polamalu ends career at right time

| Apr 13, 2015

Polamalu ends career at right time

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By announcing his retirement, former Pittsburgh Steelers strong safety Troy Polamalu made some right decisions. First of all, Polamalu made his decision to call it quits before suffering more damage to his health. Polamalu, who turns 34 later this month, has had a history ...

Steelers great Polamalu calling it a career

Apr 10, 2015

Steelers great Polamalu calling it a career

Troy Polamalu’s iconic football career is over. The Uniontown Herald-Standard reported Thursday night that the eight-time Pro Bowl safety told Pittsburgh Steelers chairman Dan Rooney he will retire rather than return for a 13th season. “Maybe it was a sign for me to retire ...

Ravens defeat rival Steelers to advance

Jan 4, 2015

Ravens defeat rival Steelers to advance

The Baltimore Ravens survived the tumultuous dismissal of Ray Rice, a sometimes spotty fall and a critical month without their suspended, all-everything nose tackle. Winning in Pittsburgh in January hardly seemed too much to ask. Allowed to hit the reset button in the playoffs, ...

Bell runs wild as Steelers rally from 11 down to top Titans

Nov 18, 2014

Bell runs wild as Steelers rally from 11 down to top Titans

This time, the Pittsburgh Steelers beat their struggling opponent. Ben Roethlisberger and Le’Veon Bell were an impressive duo in Music City on Monday night. Roethlisberger threw a 12-yard touchdown pass to Antonio Brown with 9:01 left, lifting the Steelers to a 27-24 victory over ...

Rejuvenated Harrison slides back into spotlight

Nov 5, 2014

Rejuvenated Harrison slides back into spotlight

The game ball sat innocently in the gold-painted locker, an oblong tribute to a career revival no one saw coming. Not even James Harrison. Two months ago, the Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker was retired, weary from more than a decade as one of the NFL’s ...

Steelers dominate Ravens

Nov 3, 2014

Steelers dominate Ravens

Ben Roethlisberger keeps trying to tamp down expectations, insisting the Pittsburgh Steelers remain a work in progress. The process nearly looks complete. If it’s not, then things might really get out of hand. Looking in full command of an offense getting more dynamic by ...

Roethlisberger gives master class as Steelers pound Colts

Oct 27, 2014

Roethlisberger gives master class as Steelers pound Colts

Ben Roethlisberger spent a week politely answering questions about Andrew Luck, saying all the right things to anyone who asked about how impressed he was with the rising Indianapolis Colts star. Then Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback delivered a virtuoso performance not even the precocious Luck ...

Steelers rally past Texans

Oct 21, 2014

Steelers rally past Texans

The deluge started with a desperation third-down heave, a trickle that turned into a downpour and led to another abrupt turn in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ confounding season. Good one week and lousy the next, Pittsburgh managed to be both in a 30-23 victory over ...