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The Steelers must find a replacement for Ryan Shazier

3 hours 23 min ago

The Steelers have had a curious draft history with linebackers, back to the beginning of Chuck Noll and right through today.

Paul Zeise: The Steelers should roll the dice in the NFL draft

5 hours 43 min ago

The NFL draft is less than a week away, and the Steelers have so many options it would be foolish to try and guess whom — or even what position — they will use their first-round pick on. There are some indications they will address linebacker first, and that means there are probably only a few realistic options with first-round value who will be available when they pick.

The best and worst of the Steelers' 2018 schedule

8 hours 53 min ago

We’ve known which teams the Steelers would play in 2018 for a while now, but dates and times make the season that looms ahead much more real. Here’s a look at the highlights and lowlights of the slate unveiled Thursday

Steelers, Patriots will reportedly meet Dec. 16 at Heinz Field

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 2:47pm

The NFL has not released its 2018 schedules yet, but there have been leaks, and one of them involves the Steelers and Patriots.

Joe Haden on Steelers' pass defense woes: 'It's a communication thing.'

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 2:06pm

The Steelers returned to work this week for voluntary workouts at the UMPC Rooney Sports Complex, and one of their first assignments was re-watching the AFC divisional round playoff loss to Jacksonville.

Since Troy Polamalu, the Steelers have struggled drafting safeties

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 11:36am

Kevin Colbert had a terrific record when it came to drafting safeties early in his tenure as Steelers general manager. The first time he picked a safety was 2002, when Chris Hope arrived in the third round. One year later, Colbert recognized future greatness in Troy Polamalu and traded up 11 spots in the first round to secure him.

Ray Fittipaldo's Steelers seven-round mock draft: April 19

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 6:45am

The NFL draft prep is almost done. The combine, free agency, pro days and top 30 visits are over. It’s T-minus seven days until draft day and an entire year’s worth of work will be boiled down into three frantic days.

James Harrison says there's no hard feelings with the Steelers

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 3:18pm

Bill Belichick talked to James Harrison about playing one more year for the New England Patriots, but the thought of leaving Pittsburgh again was too much for him.

Ed Bouchette: Drafting a QB is playing football roulette

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:00pm

Since 1981, NFL teams drafted 84 quarterbacks in the first round. The Steelers drafted one.

Safeties Justin Reid of Stanford, Marcus Allen of Penn State among four prospects visiting Steelers Tuesday

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:16am

Add Stanford safety Justin Reid to the list of college prospects visiting the Steelers Tuesday. Reid posted a video on his Instagram account from inside the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex about his visit.

Joe Starkey’s mailbag: Is James Harrison worthy of the Pro Football Hall of Fame?

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 10:13am

Welcome to Joe Starkey’s mailbag, where the Post-Gazette columnist and 93.7 The Fan radio host answers your questions about sports, life, Buffalo, Billy Bragg and everything in between. If you want to ask Joe a question, tweet him @JoeStarkey1 or email him at On to the questions …

Former Steelers LB James Harrison an all-time team great who won't make Hall of Fame

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 5:54pm

The conversation was about Steelers all-time greats. A co-worker asked me to rank the best players in franchise history who won’t get into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. I didn’t include Alan Faneca, Troy Polamalu, Ben Roethlisberger and Antonio Brown because they will make it to Canton. My list had L.C. Greenwood, Donnie Shell, Andy Russell, Hines Ward and James Harrison. I put Harrison No. 1.

Paul Zeise: James Harrison is an all-time Steelers great

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 11:32am

James Harrison announced his second retirement Monday morning, but it seems pretty clear he won’t be making another comeback. 

Two defensive linemen — LSU's Greg Gilmore and Delaware's Bilal Nichols — visit Steelers

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 10:34am

A couple of late-round defensive line prospects are visiting the Steelers Monday, 10 days from the start of the NFL draft. Greg Gilmore of LSU and Bilal Nichols of Delaware are visiting the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex. 

Ed Bouchette: Mock drafts have gotten out of control

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 8:00am

There was a time when the only real NFL mock draft that counted arrived via the mailbox. Mel Kiper predicted the first round of the draft in his NFL Draft Report, a yearly book first published in 1979 that analyzed college prospects and team needs.

Former Steelers linebacker James Harrison announces his retirement...again

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 7:02am

Former Steelers linebacker James Harrison announced his retirement via his Instagram account Monday morning.

Shazier stands to cheers at Ohio State spring game

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 6:19pm

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State fan favorite Ryan Shazier visited the spring game Saturday and stood without assistance to cheers from the crowd at his alma mater.