7:27 PM EDT, Wed August 31, 2016
2 hours ago

OT Blog: Steelers claim QB Zach Mettenberger off waivers

PITTSBURGH -- Today likely signals the end of Bruce Gradkowski's time in Pittsburgh.
4 hours ago

Shocking, I know: Harrison cleared of wrongdoing

James Harrison predicted that his interview with NFL investigators into his alleged PED use would last about “20 seconds.” The Steelers linebacker also said the result of said investigation would be “they’re going to clear my name and give me…
6 hours ago

Contract restructure was easy as A-B for Steelers

Think that must’ve been a pretty happy charter flight to Charlotte on Wednesday afternoon?
15 hours ago
Numbers show Pirates' pitcher Nova could be on same track as A.J. Burnett

Numbers show Pirates' pitcher Nova could be on same track as A.J. Burnett

In Nova’s 31 1/3 innings with the Pirates, his 2.87 ERA is second only to closer Tony Watson and is over two full runs better than his mark in New York (4.90). He has given up just one walk and…
15 hours ago
NFL's new horse collar rules a hairy situation for Steelers RB DeAngelo Williams

NFL's new horse collar rules a hairy situation for Steelers RB DeAngelo Williams

DeAngelo Williams wears his trademark pink-tipped dreads down to his name plate. A new NFL rule stipulates that players can't tackle above the name plate, yet they are still free to pull him by his hair. Make sense? Not to…
15 hours ago
With Ladarius Green out on the PUP list, veteran David Johnson's role should increase

With Ladarius Green out on the PUP list, veteran David Johnson's role should increase

David Johnson's role with the Steelers will be vital at a position group with great uncertainty, possibly now more than ever, with Ladarius Green officially set to miss at least the first six weeks of the season.
19 hours ago
What it means: Steelers reduce roster to 75 players

What it means: Steelers reduce roster to 75 players

The Steelers reduced their roster to 75 players Tuesday. Times Steelers Correspondent Chris Mueller delves into who was cut and what it means.
20 hours ago
Pirates offense goes quiet in 3-0 loss to Cubs

Pirates offense goes quiet in 3-0 loss to Cubs

Chicago's Kyle Hendricks held the Pirates offense to only three hits in eight innings as Pittsburgh lost its second straight game Tuesday night.
21 hours ago

The bizzare case of Ladarius Green and the Steelers

It was just before noon Tuesday when a familiar face slowly ambled down South Water Street. Wearing a grey Steelers sweatshirt, Ladarius Green ventured into a part of the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex where Steelers sweatshirts are a common sight,…
22 hours ago

Mueller: Pirates manager Hurdle's Monday feeling was off when it came to leaving Locke in to face Cubs

The Pirates are in a serious race for a playoff spot. Every win is precious. Opportunity knocked in the early moments of Tuesday morning. All Clint Hurdle had to do to greet it was open the bullpen door.
Aug 30, 2016
Steelers Insider: Landry Jones responds, Tomlin holding out most starters

Steelers Insider: Landry Jones responds, Tomlin holding out most starters

With most of the starters expected to sit out against the Panthers, Landry Jones could expect to see a similar snap count to what he had against the Saints. Thursday night will be his last chance to prepare to step…
Aug 29, 2016
Ryan Harris is the Steelers' best insurance policy

Ryan Harris is the Steelers' best insurance policy

With Marcus Gilbert seeking a second opinion on his elbow, the Steelers are glad to have Ryan Harris around. The veteran tackle can play either side of the line and has veteran know-how.
Aug 29, 2016
Steelers Insider: Alejandro Villanueva doesn't agree with Colin Kaepernick's actions

Steelers Insider: Alejandro Villanueva doesn't agree with Colin Kaepernick's actions

Alejandro Villanueva said he would be the first one to hold hands with 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and work to bring about change to the way minorities are being treated in the United States. But he won't do so by…
Aug 29, 2016
Metzer: Not gonna bet against Cullen this time

Metzer: Not gonna bet against Cullen this time

After seeing what Matt Cullen did for the Penguins last year, there should be no doubt that the 39-year-old can help the team both on and off the ice this season.
Aug 29, 2016
Steelers Jerald Hawkins to spend rookie season on injured reserve

Steelers Jerald Hawkins to spend rookie season on injured reserve

After a solid showing during training camp, Steelers fourth-round pick Jerald Hawkins will spend his rookie season on injured reserve with a torn labrum in his right shoulder.