Articles Tagged with Pittsburgh Steelers

Pittsburgh Steelers Coach Mike Tomlin: No One To Blame But Ourselves

Coach Mike Tomlin

Mike Tomlin, head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers, has every right to be angry. With 7-8 Pittsburgh considered a long-shot for the AFC wildcard, the Steelers saw the stars align, getting three of the four outcomes they needed to be the top 8-8 team in football and land the final playoff spot. First, the Steelers… Read more »

San Diego Chargers Make Playoffs On Blown Call?

QB Philip Rivers

The National Football League released a statement Monday that admitted the San Diego Chargers should have been penalized on the final play of regulation—a missed 41-yard field goal attempt by the Kansas City Chiefs—in Sunday’s overtime win that allowed San Diego to secure the final wildcard spot in the AFC Playoffs. Rule 9, Section 1,… Read more »

Pittsburgh Steelers Start Season 0-2 As Offense Continues To Falter

Pittsburgh Steelers Running Game Gone

For the first time since 2002, the Pittsburgh Steelers have started the NFL season with an 0-2 record. Anyone who watched the teams first two games of the season understand where the problem lies. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has suffered through accuracy issues while the team’s running game has ground to a halt. During much of… Read more »

Steelers’ Le’Veon Bell Out At Least One Month With Lisfranc Sprain

Steelers' Le'Veon Bell will at least a month with a sprained lisfranc

Pittsburgh Steelers’ running back Le’Veon Bell will miss at least one month for the steel curtain with a lisfranc sprain. Bell was projected to be the Steelers’ starting running back before the season began. He was selected by Pittsburgh in the second round of the 2013 NFL Draft. The Steelers have struggled to find a… Read more »

Mike Tomlin Cuts Steelers On Twitter

Mike Tomlin uses twitter to monitor his players

Mike Tomlin uses Twitter in a very unique way. The straight faced head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers follows the players on his roster. So what happens when a player is cut? Tomlin unfollows them. When the Steelers cut their roster down from 75 to 53 men, Tomlin went on Twitter and unfollowed everyone who… Read more »

Chris Rainey Kicked Off Pittsburgh Steelers Roster After Beating Girlfriend

Chris Rainey Kicked Off Steelers

Running back Chris Rainey has been fired from his role with the Pittsburgh Steelers after he allegedly beat his girlfriend on Thursday morning. Following the attack, Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert said: “Chris Rainey’s actions this morning were extremely disappointing. Under the circumstances and due to this conduct, Chris will no longer be a member… Read more »

Ben Roethlisberger Unlikely To Play Sunday Against Ravens

Big Ben unlikely to play against Ravens on Sunday

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has been out since injuring his throwing shoulder and dislocating a rib November 12 against Kansas City, and it seems unlikely he will be back in time for the Steelers’ matchup Sunday with AFC North Rival Baltimore. reports that, while Big Ben has managed to practice with the team… Read more »

Ben Roethlisberger Could Play By Next Sunday, Continues Rehabilitation

Ben Roethlisberger

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger could be ready to play by next Sunday when the Steelers take on the Baltimore Ravens. According to reports, Big Ben has been rehabilitating his throwing arm on schedule and had been testing out his range of motion earlier in the week with some soft-tossing exercises. Ben has been working… Read more »

Mike Wallace Finally Ends Contract Dispute With Pittsburgh Steelers

Pittsburgh Steelers Mike Wallace Agrees To Play

Mike Wallace and the Pittsburgh Steelers have ended their contract dispute just two weeks before the NFL regular season is slated to begin. The restricted free agent had refused to sign his one-year contract tender that would pay him $2.7 million. Wallace showed up to practice on Tuesday where he was set to undergo a… Read more »

Steelers’ Lamarr Woodley Gives Big To Hometown Athletics

Lamarr Woodley

Saginaw, MI – Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Lamarr Woodley pledged to help local sports programs in his hometown, and, this week, he backed up that pledge with a $60,000 donation. Woodley didn’t appreciate the pay-to-play fees in his hometown of Saginaw, Michigan which were a burden to many underprivileged children, so he put up enough money… Read more »

Mike Tomlin Signs Pittsburgh Steelers Contract Extension Through 2016

Mike Tomlin 2016 Contract Extension

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin has signed a contract extension through the 2016 NFL season. The 40-year-old coach is entering the final year of his contract and the team had an option for 2013 but instead chose to reach suitable financial terms for an additional three years. While terms of the deal have not… Read more »

Kordell Stewart, Former Steelers QB, Officially Retires

kordell-stewart-retirement 2012 pittsburg steelers

Former Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Kordell Stewart officially retired Wednesday — nearly seven years after last suiting up and running onto an NFL field. Though Stewart, 39, spent his final two years in the NFL with the Ravens, he said filing his retirement papers with the Baltimore club didn’t feel quite right. “This where it all… Read more »

Ben Roethlisberger Graduates From Miami University in Southwest Ohio

Ben Roethlistberger Graduates With Degree In Education

When Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger left for the NFL in 2003 he had not yet earned his degree from Miami University in southwest Ohio, now nine years after the fact the NFL star has managed to finish the required classes needed to pick up his diploma. The 30-year-old Roethlisberger received his bachelor’s degree in… Read more »

Hines Ward Announces His Retirement From NFL


Shortly after the Pittsburgh Steelers let Hines Ward go, the former Steelers wide receiver announced on Tuesday that instead of playing his 15th season with another team this year, he will be retiring. Before Ward was let go from the Steelers earlier on in the month, the beloved football star said that he was adamant… Read more »