Archive for the ‘Pittsburgh Steelers’ Category

Jets’ Le’Veon Bell won’t play in preseason, says coach Gase

Sunday, August 18th, 2019

Le'Veon Bell will not be on the field until the games count for the New York Jets. The Jets will hold the 27-year-old running back out for the entire preseason, coach Adam Gase told reporters after the team's Green and White scrimmage on Sunday. "I was about 99 per cent sure heading into the season, it was all based off how he practised, conditioned, those types of things," Gase said.

Raiders GM Mayock sounds off on absent AB

Sunday, August 18th, 2019

The Oakland Raiders' Antonio Brown was absent from practice Sunday, and general manager Mike Mayock sounded fed up with the star wideout. "Y'all know that AB is not here today, right?" Mayock said, addressing reporters in a video that was distributed on the Oakland Raiders' Twitter page. Brown was a full participant in the team's walkthrough on Saturday, but he has had only one full-speed practice and two walkthroughs, in part because he was recovering from foot blisters caused by a cryotherapy mishap and lately because of the helmet issue.

Chiefs vs. Steelers highlights | Preseason Week 2

Saturday, August 17th, 2019

Watch highlights from the Pittsburgh Steelers' preseason Week 2 win over the Kansas City Chiefs. Watch this game on NFL NETWORK

Steelers honor Drake, keep Chiefs in check in 17-7 victory

Saturday, August 17th, 2019

Then the ball was kicked off and Pittsburgh went back to work, keeping Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs in check in a 17-7 victory on Saturday night. It's just been a very difficult week,'' said Steelers coach Mike Tomlin, who attended Drake's funeral in Tennessee along with general manager Kevin Colbert Saturday before returning in time to lead his team to its second preseason victory in as many weeks. If anything the game is kind of a break from that.

Chiefs-Steelers game delayed an hour by weather

Saturday, August 17th, 2019

Inclement weather forced officials to clear the field and the stands about an hour before the 7:30 p.m. ET scheduled kickoff. The game now is expected to start at 8:30 p.m.

Gruden: Brown will be practicing with Raiders soon

Saturday, August 17th, 2019

Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden believes star wide receiver Antonio Brown will fully participate in practice soon. The start to Brown's first year with the Raiders has already been shrouded in turmoil. After he arrived to camp in a hot air balloon, the seven-time NFL Pro-Bowler was quickly placed on the non-football injury list.

ESPN documentary shows Bleier’s emotional return to Vietnam

Saturday, August 17th, 2019

Rocky Bleier thought he made peace with what happened in a rice paddy in Vietnam on Aug. 20, 1969. What the former Pittsburgh Steelers running back didn't have though was closure until a trip back there last year. Bleier's visit to Vietnam - the first time he had been back since being injured in battle - is the subject of ESPN's "The Return", which debuts Tuesday at 8 p.m. EDT on ESPN2.

ESPN documentary shows Bleier’s emotional return to Vietnam

Saturday, August 17th, 2019

Rocky Bleier thought he made peace with what happened in a rice paddy in Vietnam on Aug. 20, 1969. What the former Pittsburgh Steelers running back didn't have though was closure until a trip back there last year. Bleier's visit to Vietnam — the first time he had been back since being injured in battle — is the subject of ESPN's "The Return", which debuts Tuesday at 8 p.m. EDT on ESPN2.

Steelers reveal helmet decal in honor of deceased WR coach Darryl Drake

Saturday, August 17th, 2019

Darryl Drake's funeral was held on Saturday. Representatives of the Steelers, Cardinals, Browns and more were in attendance.

Steelers honor late coach with helmet decal

Saturday, August 17th, 2019

The Pittsburgh Steelers are honoring the memory of Darryl Drake, their late wide receivers coach, with a helmet decal. The yellow decal with the initials "DD" will debut in Saturday night's preseason home game against the Kansas City Chiefs and will be worn throughout the 2019 campaign. Drake, 62, passed away suddenly last Sunday, one day after reportedly complaining of chest pains.