Archive for the ‘Pittsburgh Steelers’ Category

Roethlisberger’s Last Ride?

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

Two days after the Steelers’ 2016 season ended with a loss to the Patriots in the AFC championship game, Ben Roethlisberger made an appearance on a sport-talk radio show in Pittsburgh and revealed that he was considering retiring. No one, including Roethlisberger’s own teammates and coaches, knew exactly what to make of it. Roethlisberger was turning 35 in March and had shown no signs of decline.

Who wins the AFC North?

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

Tuesday’s PFT Live has not one but two questions of the day. The first deals with a division that has not two but four teams in it. Then again, they all do. I just liked the sound of that. Anyway, who wins the AFC North? The Steelers, regarded as a

Le’Veon Bell not leaving Steelers unless traded

Monday, August 21st, 2017

Le'Veon Bell insists he is "not going anywhere" unless the Pittsburgh Steelers take the decision to trade him. The running back has failed to reach a long-term deal with the franchise this off-season, the Steelers having wrapped up their training camp on Friday. Bell is expected to return to the team at some point before the start of the regular season next month and it seems he has no plans to leave unless the Steelers tell him otherwise.

NFL: How Steelers Can Prise Le’Veon Bell Back to Pittsburgh by Labor Day

Monday, August 21st, 2017

Le’Veon Bell has kept the Steelers sweating over his future throughout this summer. Bell has spent most of August in South Florida, skipping preseason training and games for Pittsburgh, while also failing to sign his new $12.1 million franchise tender.

Le’Veon Bell not leaving Steelers unless they trade him

Monday, August 21st, 2017

Le'Veon Bell is prepared to spend his career in Pittsburgh. Despite failing to reach a long-term deal with the franchise this offseason, the Steelers running back on Sunday tweeted that he doesn't plan on leaving the team unless he's traded. The Steelers wrapped up their training camp on Friday with Bell still holding out, though he's expected to return to the organization at some point before the start of the regular season.

5 winners and 3 losers from Sunday’s NFL preseason action

Monday, August 21st, 2017

There were the obvious winners and losers from Sunday’s preseason games, which pitted the Falcons against the Steelers and the Saints against the Chargers. The Steelers and Saints won, and the Falcons and Chargers lost. But several other things stood out on Sunday — some in a good way, and some not so much. Week 2 of the preseason typically features a lot of younger players trying to make enough of a mark to carve out a roster spot for the coming season. Hall of Famer LaDainian Tomlinson said during the Chargers game that we’re seeing “growing pains” from these second- and third-team players, and that’s true for every team. They were only on the field for one series, but the Falcons’ first-team

Dropped passes mar James Conner’s preseason debut

Monday, August 21st, 2017

The Steelers remain without Le'Veon Bell for the time being, which leaves plenty of work for the team’s other running backs to do in practice and in the team’s preseason games. Coach Mike Tomlin said that the team had seen a lot of their other backs to explain why Conner, who didn’t play in the preseason opener due to a shoulder injury, got 20 of the 22 carries by backs in the game and the third-round pick was productive on the ground. Conner  was targeted four times, but wound up with one catch and a couple of drops that stuck in his mind after the game.

Report: Le’Veon Bell showing up shortly after third preseason game

Monday, August 21st, 2017

According to Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com, the Steelers running back is not expected to show up in time to play in this week’s third preseason game, but is expected shortly after that. At least one teammate said he should be back before Labor Day, and Bell has been texting teammates lately to stay in the loop.

Rookie Conner stars in Steelers’ 17-13 win over Falcons

Sunday, August 20th, 2017

James Conner overcame Hodgkin's lymphoma and a serious right knee injury to reach the NFL. The rookie running back from the University of Pittsburgh broke off runs of 17 and 19 yards, leading to Bart Houston's go-ahead, 6-yard touchdown pass to Justin Hunter in the fourth quarter of Pittsburgh's 17-13 exhibition victory over the Atlanta Falcons. ''With all the runs, I was getting more comfortable,'' Conner said.

Follow along with live updates, highlights from Sunday’s preseason games

Sunday, August 20th, 2017

The matchup between the Saints and Chargers is underway, and here are the highlights. Saints 10, Chargers 7: Los Angeles did score, on a pick-six! Saints 10, Chargers 0: It’s the end of the third quarter and no, we have no idea if the Chargers are ever going to score. Saints 10, Chargers 0: The Saints have sacked the Chargers’ quarterbacks SIX times. Halftime: The Saints carry a 10-point lead into the second half. Saints 10, Chargers 0: The Chargers have managed to sack Chase Daniel twice, but they still trail by 10. Saints 10, Chargers 0: What an acrobatic catch from Geremy Davis. Saints 10, Chargers 0: The Saints defense has been relentless tonight. It is just preseason, but the pass rush and