| Mar 11, 2015
| 2:39 PM
With all the surprises that were delivered around the NFL Tuesday, Jason Worilds has pulled another. The Steelers free agent linebacker announced early Wednesday morning that he was leaving football.
And the Steelers believe he means it.
| 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...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 10:17 AM
"Crab cakes and football, that's what Maryland does!"
After seeing the movie Wedding Crashers, I've heard that quote from my friends countless times. I love this quote because of the genuine pride encompassed by a simple sentence. People from Maryland...
| Nov 25, 2014
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PITTSBURGH — After consecutive 8-8 seasons, the Pittsburgh Steelers are in the playoff hunt again at 7-4 and in a much different form than they and their fans are accustomed: Their offense is their strength, defense not so much....
| Nov 25, 2014
| 11:53 AM
Troy Polamalu, the All-Pro safety for the Pittsburgh Steelers, and his wife, Theodora, have sold their home in La Jolla for $2.5 million.
The contemporary residence, on 1.75 acres, features a pair of family rooms, an updated chef's kitchen, six...