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Pittsburgh Steelers Sign Second Round Pick Stephon Tuitt to a Four-Year Contract
June 18th, 2014 at 11:12 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers continued their minicamp on Wednesday with an array of big plays for both the offensive and defensive units. During the session, the team also found time to make some roster moves. ***PHOTO1*** The most important move was to secure their final draft choice, Notre Dame defensive end...

Pittsburgh Steelers Sign Third Round Pick Dri Archer to a Four-Year Contract
June 13th, 2014 at 9:28 PM
One day after the Pittsburgh Steelers extended the contract of center Maukice Pouncey, the team reached a contract agreement with one of their two remaining unsigned draft choices: Dri Archer. At this point, no specific details of the four-year contract have been released. ***PHOTO1*** Archer was the fastest player (official...

Pittsburgh Steelers Sign Fourth Round Pick Martavis Bryant to a Four-Year Contract
June 9th, 2014 at 10:58 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers were back at OTAs on Monday, however they focused on team building instead of drills by venturing to Dan & Busters for an afternoon of fun and bonding. One player that was celebrating was rookie fourth round pick wide receiver Martavis Bryant, who inked his four-year deal...

Pittsburgh Steelers Sign First Round Pick Ryan Shazier to a Four-Year Contract
June 5th, 2014 at 9:53 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers came to terms with their first round pick, linebacker Ryan Shazier, on a four-year contract agreement (with a fifth year option). The athletic linebacker with incredible speed will receive a fully guaranteed salary in the $9 million range with a $5 million signing bonus. ***PHOTO1*** Shazier was...

Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger Returns to OTAs; Team Makes a Roster Move at Wide Receiver
June 5th, 2014 at 9:32 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers saw a familiar face return to their OTAs on Wednesday as quarterback Ben Roethlisberger returned to team activities to work on the no-huddle offense. With Roethlisberger back, the only regular that was not available was safety Troy Polamalu. ***PHOTO1*** The Steelers also made a minor roster move...

Pittsburgh Steelers Sign Alabama Undrafted Rookie Free Agent Cornerback Deion Belue
May 28th, 2014 at 10:29 PM
Many fans believe that the Pittsburgh Steelers made a mistake by not adding more young cornerbacks to the roster during the draft. In fact, many were surprised that the team did not add more through their undrafted rookie free agent class. That all changed on Wednesday, as the team made...

Pittsburgh Steelers Sign Two Draft Picks to Four-Year Contracts
May 19th, 2014 at 9:30 PM
On the day that the Pittsburgh Steelers announced that the team will add 3,000 seats to Heinz Field for the 2015 season, they were also busy signing two of their nine draft choices. During the announcement, team president Art Rooney II announced that no tax money will be used in...

Pittsburgh Steelers Undrafted Rookie Free Agent Profile: Stanford Cornerback / Safety Devon Carrington
May 14th, 2014 at 10:25 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers finished their draft on Saturday by selecting only one prospect in the secondary: Arizona cornerback Shaquille Richardson. That matched that number in their undrafted rookie free agent (UDFA) haul by signing Stanford cornerback / safety Devon Carrington. ***PHOTO1*** Carrington may not be a household name in Pittsburgh...

Pittsburgh Steelers Sign 10 Undrafted Rookie Free Agents
May 11th, 2014 at 12:20 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers completed the three days of the NFL Draft with nine prospects that all have a solid chance to make the roster. With the draft complete, it is now the time for the team to roll the dice on some potential diamonds in the rough by signing undrafted...

Pittsburgh Steelers Select UMASS Tight End Rob Blanchflower in the Seventh Round of the NFL Draft
May 10th, 2014 at 8:26 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers have completed their 2014 NFL Draft by selecting a small-school tight end prospect in Rob Blanchflower from Massachusetts. While somewhat an unknown commodity, he did catch enough of the coaching staffs eye to warrant an inventation during the pre-draft process. ***PHOTO1*** Blanchflower is not a hybrid receiver like...

Pittsburgh Steelers Select Tennessee Nose Tackle Daniel McCullers in the Sixth Round of the NFL Draft
May 10th, 2014 at 5:54 PM
Early in the draft process, many experts and fans pegged Notre Dame nose tackle Lois Nix as a potential target for the Pittsburgh Steelers. While Nix was on the board throughout day one and day two, the team waited to grab a two-down nose. Instead, they waited until the sixth...

Pittsburgh Steelers Select UCLA Linebacker Jordan Zumwalt in the Sixth Round of the NFL Draft
May 10th, 2014 at 4:45 PM
Through the first five rounds of the NFL Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers have clearly had an interesting haul. They have added size, speed, and athleticism at multiple areas of their roster. Heading into the sixth round, they could really head any direction, although outside linebacker would make the most sense....

Pittsburgh Steelers Select Arizona Cornerback Shaquille Richardson in the Fifth Round of the NFL Draft
May 10th, 2014 at 4:04 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers started day three of the NFL Draft by adding a tall wide receiver with speed in Clemson receiver Martavis Bryant. With their first fifth round selection, they turned back to their defense and added a cornerback that had visited the team during the pre-draft process. ***PHOTO1*** Cornerback...

Pittsburgh Steelers Select Clemson Wide Receiver Martavis Bryant in the Fourth Round of the NFL Draft
May 10th, 2014 at 2:09 PM
At the end of day two of the NFL Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers shocked much of the fan base by passing on a tall wide receiver and adding speedster Dri Archer. Those same fans should be excited with the teams fourth round draft choice: Clemson wide receiver Martavis Bryant. ***PHOTO1***...

Pittsburgh Steelers Select Kent State Running Back / Wide Receiver Dri Archer in the Third Round of the NFL Draft
May 9th, 2014 at 11:38 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers have had an interesting draft to this point. With their first two picks, they got younger and faster on defense, and with their final pick of day two they added some blazing speed to the offense with the selection of Kent State wide receiver /running back /...

Pittsburgh Steelers Select Notre Dame Defensive End Stephon Tuitt in the Second Round of the NFL Draft
May 9th, 2014 at 8:24 PM
As fans continue to come to terms with the selection of linebacker Ryan Shazier in the first round, the NFL Draft continues. As fans watch tape, they see Shazier as a playmaker and a player that can make an impact. While that is happening, the Steelers continue to rebuild their...

Pittsburgh Steelers Select Ohio State Outside Linebacker Ryan Shazier at Number 15 in the NFL Draft
May 8th, 2014 at 11:27 PM
With fan favorite, cornerback Darqueze Dennard, still on the board, the Pittsburgh Steelers decided to a different direction with their number 15 selection. With that pick, the Steelers grabbed Ohio State linebacker Ryan Shazier.***PHOTO1*** Shazier was one of the more interesting linebacker prospects that the Steelers brought in for a...

Pittsburgh Steelers Seven Round Mock Draft – Update 3
May 1st, 2014 at 10:35 PM
One of the best parts of the NFL off-season is the NFL Draft. With this years event now less than a week away, draft boards are being finalized and the directions a team may be looking are coming into focus. With the Pittsburgh Steelers, there are still some questions that...

Pittsburgh Steelers Pick-up 2015 Option on Defensive End Cameron Heyward
April 22nd, 2014 at 11:43 AM
While much of the recent news has centered around the draft, there was different news coming out of the Pittsburgh Steelers facility early Tuesday. With the CBA deadline to pick up the 2015 contract option for 2011 first round selections approaching, it should come as no surprise to anyone that...

Pittsburgh Steelers Add Veteran Punter Adam Podlesh to the Roster
April 15th, 2014 at 9:44 PM
Just when it appeared that the Pittsburgh Steelers were singularly focused on the NFL Draft, the franchise quietly made a roster move aimed at potentially improving their special teams. On Tuesday, the team finally inked a veteran punter to a one-year contract. ***PHOTO1***With only former undrafted rookie free agent Brad...