STEELERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Antonio Brown Extension: Steelers Make Brown The Highest Paid WR In NFL

The Pittsburgh Steelers are taking care of their in-house business to kick-off this offseason. Priority number one was signing wide receiver Antonio Brown to a contract extension. Today, they’ve done that at an eye-popping $15 million per season. The length of the contract is five years, which means Brown will remain a Steeler through the peak years of his career. This is great...
Via Campus Sports Net
31 minutes ago

Pittsburgh Steelers extend Antonio Brown, use franchise tag on Le’Veon Bell

The Pittsburgh Steelers‘ offseason is already off to a flying start. With the new league year fast approaching, the Steelers took their first steps in keeping two of their “Killer B’s” in Pittsburgh for what the organization hopes will be the rest of their careers. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Steelers and wide receiver Antonio Brown have agreed to a four-year...
Via EndZoneScore
59 minutes ago

Steelers reportedly make Antonio Brown NFL's highest-paid wide receiver

The Pittsburgh Steelers have gone on a bit of a spending spree Monday. After placing the franchise tag on running back Le’Veon Bell earlier in the day, the Steelers agreed on a long-term deal with Pro Bowl wideout Antonio Brown that will make him the highest-paid receiver in the NFL, according to multiple reports. Brown will earn more than $15 million per season, but the length...
Via FOX Sports
1 hour ago

Antonio Brown, Steelers agree on new deal

Word early on Monday was that the Steelers and wide receiver Antonio Brown were making good progress toward an agreement on a new contract. They’ve found that agreement. Brown has shared a picture on Twitter captioned “Steelers for life” with what looks like a contract in agent Drew Rosenhaus’ hand. The Steelers announced that it…
Via Pro Football Talk
1 hour ago

Report: Steelers make Brown NFL's highest-paid WR

The Pittsburgh Steelers and Antonio Brown have reportedly agreed to terms on a new contract that makes him the highest-paid receiver in the NFL. This news comes as no surprise, as it was reported earlier Monday that a deal was already well on its way to being concluded before the new league year. “Antonio is a good guy, a good person,” said Steelers’ President Art Rooney II...
Via Sportsnaut
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Schefter: Steelers And Brown Reach Long-Term Deal

Big but not surprising news out of Pittsburgh. The Pittsburgh Steelers and Antonio Brown have reportedly reached a long-term agreement, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Steelers and Antonio Brown have reached agreement on deal to make him highest paid WR in NFL, per sources. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) February 27,...
Via Steelers Depot
1 hour ago

Steelers place franchise tag on running back Le'Veon Bell

PITTSBURGH (AP) The Pittsburgh Steelers have placed an exclusive rights franchise tag on Pro Bowl running back Le'Veon Bell, ensuring he'll remain with the team in 2017. The tag gives the Steelers time to work out a long-term deal with Bell, who could have become a free agent next month. The 25-year-old led the NFL in average yards from scrimmage last season and became the first...
Via Associated Press
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Steelers place franchise tag on Pro Bowl RB Le'Veon Bell

The Pittsburgh Steelers aren’t letting Pro Bowl running back Le’Veon Bell hit the free-agent market. The Steelers placed the non-exclusive franchise tag on the 25-year-old on Monday, according to multiple reports. The non-exclusive tag allows both sides until July 15 to agree on a long-term deal. Another team could sign Bell but that team would have to give the Steelers two first...
Via FOX Sports
2 hours ago

Le’Veon Bell gets franchise tag

The Steelers weren’t expected to let running back Le’Veon Bell hit the open market when the new league year gets underway next month so it comes as no surprise that he’s the latest player to receive a franchise tag. The Steelers have placed a franchise tag on Bell and, per multiple reports, it is the…
Via Pro Football Talk
2 hours ago

Steelers place franchise tag on Le'Veon Bell

The Pittsburgh Steelers have placed the franchise tag on running back Le’Veon Bell, the team announced Monday.With the deadline to tag players coming up on Wednesday, the Steelers have apparently decided that they are not going to reach an agreement with Bell on a long-term deal before then. Bell is arguably the best running back in the NFL, and the Steelers have no intention of...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rapoport: Steelers, Antonio Brown Making “Significant Progress” On Long-Term Deal

Some good news to get you through this Monday. NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport sent out a tweet earlier this afternoon reporting the Pittsburgh Steelers and Antonio Brown are close to a long-term deal. #Steelers & reps for WR Antonio Brown are making significant progress toward a big-$ extension, sources say,...
Via Steelers Depot
6 hours ago

Emmanuel Sanders says he drank two gallons of water at combine to gain weight

Denver Broncos receiver Emmanuel Sanders isn’t a big guy, which is something he was worried NFL scouts would count against him during his pre-draft process in 2010.As a means to combat this, Sanders took extraordinary measures he took to change the script. “I’m a small guy, so prior to weighing in I ended up drinking like two gallons of water so I was so bloated and full...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

By the Numbers: The Pittsburgh Steelers, Part III

As I continue to provide you with the greatest players at every jersey number in the history of the Pittsburgh Steelers, we start getting a little defensive. In football, the higher the uniform number is usually means we’re discussing players that man the defensive line or linebacker positions. With so many great defensive players throughout their history, there will be numbers...
Via The Sports Post
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jay Cutler said to be considering retirement

Amid rumors regarding what the Chicago Bears are going to do with Jay Cutler, reports suggest the quarterback may make speculation concerning his NFL future a moot point.NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport said Wednesday on “NFL Total Access” the 33-year-old Cutler may be considering retirement.“(He’s) one of several veterans who are still considering whether they want to play,...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Le’Veon Bell unlikely to have groin surgery

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell finished the 2016 season with an injury and was even contemplating surgery. But according to the latest reports, surgery now seems unlikely. Obviously, surgery is a big step. Even relatively minor surgery requires some rehab time. So, any athlete looking to have off-season surgery should do so as soon as possible.If surgery is avoidable...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Joey Porter fight video from outside bar released

Police have released footage showing the incident outside a Pittsburgh bar that Joey Porter was involved in last month, and it appears to show that the Steelers coach was the aggressor.The videos, which are taken from two different angles, show Porter walking up to the door of a bar called the Flats, where he was supposedly told by a bouncer that he would not be allowed inside. Police...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Latest: Video shows assistant Steelers' coach scuffle

PITTSBURGH (AP) The Latest on the incident outside a bar that led Pittsburgh Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter to be fined for disorderly conduct (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Pittsburgh police have released surveillance video in support of an officer's account of a confrontation he had with Pittsburgh Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter. Porter was fined $300 on Tuesday...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers' Joey Porter fined $300 over dispute at bar

PITTSBURGH (AP) Pittsburgh Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter has been fined $300 after pleading guilty to a disorderly conduct citation stemming from a dispute with a bar bouncer and a police officer last month. Porter entered the plea Tuesday in City Court in Pittsburgh. He originally faced more serious charges, including aggravated assault, for allegedly grabbing the officer...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Mock Draft and Possible Draft Targets to Fill Steelers Needs

List of potential Pittsburgh Steelers NFL Draft targets at each stage of the draft to fill Steelers needs. With the NFL Combine approaching, I decided to lay out an article beginning to delve into the Pittsburgh Steelers potential draft strategy. With few glaring Steelers needs on the roster besides outside linebacker, Pittsburgh can go a lot […] Steelers Mock Draft and Possible...
Via Still Curtain
6 days ago  |  Discuss

TGS Offseason Preview: Pittsburgh Steelers

Between now and the start of the new league year in March, TGS is providing brief summaries looking ahead at the offseason from the perspective of each NFL team. In this edition, we look at the Pittsburgh Steelers. 2016 record: 11-5 — 1st place, AFC North What’s new? Ben Roethlisberger seems pissed, Le’Veon Bell doesn’t have a contract and Antonio Brown is suddenly a potential...
Via This Given Sunday
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Le’Veon Bell announces release date for upcoming rap album

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell is about to hit the big time with his budding music career with the release of a full-length rap album.Bell took to Twitter Wednesday to announce the news that “Post-Interview” will drop on March 1. The new album comes on the one-year anniversary of his mixtape “The Interview.”Bell has been pursuing his music career on the side...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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