| Feb 14, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Writers from around the Tribune Co. discuss whether the Steelers should part ways with Hines Ward, their all-time leading receiver....
| Oct 3, 2010
| 5:05 PM
Joe Flacco's exhilarating, last-minute 18-yard touchdown pass to T.J. Houshmandzadeh did more than elevate the Ravens to the top of the AFC North.
The Ravens' 17-14 triumph over the previously undefeated Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field marked Flacco's...
| Feb 5, 2011
| 3:44 PM
Mike Tomlin inherited a team one year removed from a Super Bowl championship. The franchise quarterback was 24, the incomparable safety 25, the fan base Labrador loyal.
Nice work if you can get it, the antithesis of the typical coaching transition ...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 11:13 AM
Roethlisberger will not start vs. Rams
Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will not start against the Rams on Saturday as the Steelers want to rest his high left ankle sprain, the team announced
Charlie Batch, 37, will make his first start since Week 4 of...
| Dec 24, 2011
| 2:20 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers rested their ailing quarterback but still managed to get the victory they needed to keep pace in the AFC North with a 27-0 home win over the St. Louis Rams on Saturday at Heinz Field.
The Steelers (11-4) remained tied with...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 12:47 PM
Former Ravens quarterback Troy Smith has signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers, according to The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Smith, a former Heisman Trophy winner and a fifth-round pick by the Ravens in 2007, spent three seasons with the team before losing...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 12:05 AM
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — While instructing the Chiefs quarterbacks, Jim Zorn ducked and dipped his shoulders, shifted his hips, pump-faked the football and nimbly moved his feet.
It was just as he did in his days as a scrambling passer for the expansion...
| Feb 15, 2012
No room for sentimentality
There is only one way the Steelers should bring back Hines Ward next season — if they believe he can make them a better team.
There is no room for sentimentality or loyalty in the NFL....
| Sep 8, 2011
| 6:30 AM
There’s been a startling amount of talk about the aging of the Pittsburgh Steelers defense, a unit that surrendered the fewest points last season and boasts the NFL Defensive Player of the Year in strong safety Troy Polamalu.
The media has often...
| Feb 7, 2009
A funeral-home official in Norfolk said former William and Mary and Pittsburgh Steelers Pro Bowl lineman George Hughes has died.
Carl Gallup of Holloman-Brown Funeral Home said Hughes died Thursday night at the VA Medical Center in Hampton. He was 83. No...
| Dec 31, 2007
As the Ravens closed out one of the most disastrous seasons in team history, even their final celebration might have been in vain.
By outlasting the uninspired Pittsburgh Steelers, 27-21, the Ravens traded their first win in 76 days for sliding down in...