| Mar 2, 2015
| 3:18 PM
One week before the start of free agency, the Steelers have an estimated $9 million in salary cap room after they released wide receiver Lance Moore and passed on the chance to assure that Jason Worilds would not sign elsewhere.
The 4 p.m. deadline...
| Feb 22, 2015
| 7:22 AM
Between his massive frame, Samoan roots and rare athleticism for his size, University of Washington defensive tackle Danny Shelton has naturally drawn comparisons to Ravens defensive lineman Haloti Ngata.
Shelton is a square-built, stout anchor at the...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 9:48 AM
The Steelers haven't held the 22nd pick in the NFL Draft in 37 years. Haven't drafted a cornerback in the first round in 18. Haven't selected a safety in the first round in a dozen.
When the league's 80th annual confab gathers in Chicago on April 30,...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 4:51 AM
Every NFL team falls into a category during the offseason, which officially begins on March 10.
There are teams headed for foreclosure, desperately trying to get under the projected salary cap simply to sign the draft class.
There are teams who need...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 8:25 AM
As Facebook's latest step into sports, the social media giant is launching Trending Super Bowl — a real-time hub for content from Sunday's game between the Patriots and Seahawks.
The hub will allow followers to see how the game is going on a...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 11:59 AM
PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers took a calculated risk last spring when they opted not to re-sign quarterback Ben Roethlisberger with two years remaining on his current deal, opting instead to focus on bolstering the roster elsewhere.
| Jan 13, 2015
| 9:43 AM
PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers didn't look far for Dick LeBeau's replacement.
The team promoted longtime linebackers coach Keith Butler to defensive coordinator on Tuesday. Butler will take over for LeBeau. The Hall of Famer resigned on...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 10:46 AM
The Ravens made it official, ruling out left offensive tackle Eugene Monroe, rookie defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan and reserve linebacker Arthur Brown.
They didn't practice all week and weren't expected to play Saturday night agains tthe Pittsburgh...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 2:15 PM
PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers roared through a perfect December with the kind of urgency that stoked memories of Super Bowls past.
They won their first division title in four years, looking like a team peaking at the right time.
| Jan 3, 2015
| 10:53 AM
Hard-hitting veteran safety Troy Polamalu is expected to start Saturday for the Pittsburgh Steelers against the Baltimore Ravens in the wild-card round of the NFL playoffs after missing two games with a knee injury.
Polamalu, an eight-time Pro Bowler...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 11:48 AM
DENVER — Each of the dozen NFL teams still standing has reason to believe next month will bring a party and a parade.
Every one of them also has a potentially costly flaw that could have them dejectedly clearing out their lockers instead.