NFL schedule 2018: Steelers, 49ers lead six contenders with most favorable schedules

The 2018 NFL schedule was surprisingly kind to many of the best teams from 2017. Four of the league’s playoff powers don’t face anything that would suggest they won’t return to the tournament. In addition, the week-by-week setup played most favorably into the hands of two non-playoff teams

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Steelers, along with the rest of the NFL, showing interest in rugby player turned tackle prospect

Stop me if you’ve heard this before…a player who isn’t known to be an offensive tackle is converted into such with the help of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Yes, that would be the story of Army Ranger Alejandro Villanueva who played tight end in college, was converted to defensive tackle and eventually

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Bengals-Steelers rivalry will put NFL's new helmet rule to ultimate test

Rest assured the vicious rivalry between the Cincinnati Bengals and Pittsburgh Steelers played a role in the NFL’s new helmet targeting rule. Simply put, the NFL passed a resolution stating any lowering of the head to initiate contact will draw a flag. Veteran viewers of the Bengals-Steelers rivalry

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It's a catch: NFL owners approve simplified catch language

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – Maybe it’s too late for Jesse James and the Steelers or Zach Miller and the Bears. No matter, the NFL has a simplified catch rule designed to eliminate confusion – and, the league hopes, controversy – about receptions. Team owners unanimously approved the new language Tuesday

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Martavis Bryant Trade Rumors: Steelers Deny Interest in Dealing WR

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert denied reports the team is open to trading wide receiver Martavis Bryant. “We have never ever made one phone call about Martavis Bryant for a trade,” Colbert told reporters Wednesday at the scouting combine. “Martavis Bryant is a Pittsburgh

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Le'Veon Bell is a 'potential fit' for the Bucs in free agency

Considering the Tampa Bay Buccaneers struggles generating an effective running game and Doug Martin failing to return to his 2015 prime form, it’s pretty clear that the Bucs will likely be parting ways with Martin and kick off their search for an explosive, dominant running back that can provide

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Maurkice Pouncey says Ben Roethlisberger wants to play 3 more years

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has already said he plans on playing again next season, but just how long will the six-time Pro Bowler remain in the NFL? Pittsburgh center Maurkice Pouncey believes Roethlisberger, 35, has at least three more seasons left in him. “(Roethlisberger) told us

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Steelers part ways with OC Haley, expected to promote Fichtner

Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley will not return for the 2018 season, ending a six-year run with the team, and quarterbacks coach Randy Fichtner is expected to replace him. The 50-year-old Haley’s contract is expiring and he won’t get a new deal to remain in Pittsburgh, head

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Steelers vs. Jaguars: Live updates from divisional playoff game in Pittsburgh

A chance to face the Patriots in the AFC title game is on the line Sunday as the Jaguars take on the Steelers in Pittsburgh. The Jags pulled off a win at Heinz Field once already this season with a 30-9 win in Week 5. In that game, Ben Roethlisberger threw five interceptions. Roethlisberger has thrown

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Cardinals request permission to talk to Mike Munchak

The Cardinals have requested permission to speak with Steelers offensive line coach Mike Munchak, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media. Arizona is casting a wide net as it seeks to replace Bruce Arians. Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia, Patriots linebackers coach Brian Flores, Vikings offensive

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