1:28 AM EDT, Sun June 16, 2019
DK Pittsburgh Sports 5 hours ago

How James Washington’s hoops (and taekwondo) help him fight for footballs

PITTSBURGH -- James Washington, the Steelers second-round pick in 2017, is known for the 'combat catch.' But what does that mean? And when will we see more? The post How James Washington’s hoops (and taekwondo) help him fight for footballs appeared first on DKPittsburghSports.com.
Behind the Steel Curtain 10 hours ago
World’s first robotic quarterback being trialed by NFL teams

World’s first robotic quarterback being trialed by NFL teams

The future of the fourth quarterback as a training camp arm could one day be in doubt if robotics company Monarc Sports Robotics has their way. While the NFL is not normally known for embracing change, certain teams around the league have been quick to adapt to new technologies that will gave them an edge or help improve existing training methods. In 2016, the Pittsburgh Steelers were one of the first to trial tackling robots at practice, a device ultimately purchased by a number of NFL teams and colleges. Now it would appear that the use of robotics in football has taken a significant...
Behind the Steel Curtain 12 hours ago
Ben Roethlisberger comes in at No.12 on Forbes 2019 highest-paid athletes list

Ben Roethlisberger comes in at No.12 on Forbes 2019 highest-paid athletes list

Thanks to the new contract he signed this offseason, the Steelers star quarterback is back on the list of the world’s richest athletes While it can be hard to comprehend the contracts handed out to some NFL players these days, the money the top names can earn pales by comparison to the figures received by professional athletes playing other sports. As per the latest Forbes highest-paid athletes list released last week, the sport to play if you really want to get paid is soccer, with the top three earners on the list all plying their trade in European soccer leagues. Barcelona captain...
DK Pittsburgh Sports 13 hours ago

Roethlisberger rescues Switzer from worm in his food

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger continues to take care of his receivers — on and off the field. Ryan Switzer explains. The post Roethlisberger rescues Switzer from worm in his food appeared first on DKPittsburghSports.com.
ClutchPoints 13 hours ago
Steelers news: Mike Hilton says holdout ‘hasn’t crossed my mind’

Steelers news: Mike Hilton says holdout ‘hasn’t crossed my mind’

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Mike Hilton may be looking for a new deal, but he isn’t about to hold out for it and is putting the team above his own personal needs and wants: “That hasn’t even crossed my mind,” Hilton said earlier this week, according to Joe Rutter of The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. “I’m here for […] The post Steelers news: Mike Hilton says holdout ‘hasn’t crossed my mind’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.