Mike Tomlin: ‘We won’t let divisive times divide us’

Mike Tomlin: ‘We won’t let divisive times divide us’

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin sounds like a man that wants never to revisit this issue again regarding his team. He’s got work to do coaching a professional football team, so Tuesday’s press conference could be seen as a ‘lets get this noise out of the way’ type of statement. Tomlin spent the majority […]

Alejandro Villanueva explains National Anthem flap

Alejandro Villanueva explains National Anthem flap

Pittsburgh Steelers left tackle Alejandro Villanueva apparently wanted to see the flag, but remain in the tunnel with his teammates during the National Anthem on Sunday, but things didn’t go quite as planned. Per ESPN: ‘Villanueva, a former Army Ranger who toured several times in Afghanistan, asked quarterback Ben Roethlisberger if he could stand in front of the […]

James Harrison confused by Alejandro Villanueva’s decision not to stay in locker room during anthem

James Harrison confused by Alejandro Villanueva’s decision not to stay in locker room during anthem

The Pittsburgh Steelers were all reportedly in agreement that the team as a whole would stay in the locker room during the National Anthem on Sunday, but one lone Steeler, former Army ranger LT Alejandro Villanueva decided to do his own thing. Alejandro Villanueva chose to stand  just outside of the entrance and salute the flag as the […]

Roethlisberger on loss: ‘I’ll take this game on me’

Roethlisberger on loss: ‘I’ll take this game on me’

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger takes the blame for the 23-17 overtime loss to the Bears Sunday: “I need to play better football. I’ll take this game on me,” Roethlisberger said, (235 yards, one TD). “I didn’t play well enough, I missed too many throws, didn’t make good reads, whatever it was. Turned the ball over on […]

Friday news roundup: Pittsburgh Steelers

Friday news roundup: Pittsburgh Steelers

Smith-Schuster making splash for Steelers He knows the Pittsburgh Steelers didn’t draft him to turn his Instagram feed into … Smith-Schuster lined up tight to the right side of the Steelers offensive line. Tuitt’s return big boost to Steelers’ defense Pittsburgh defensive end Stephon Tuitt (91) is shown against Cleveland. Tuitt returns this week, which is good news for the Steelers and […]

Monday news roundup: Pittsburgh Steelers

Monday news roundup: Pittsburgh Steelers

Is the Steelers defense good, or are their opponents lousy? The question of the day for the Steelers’ third-ranked defense: Are you that good or have the first two opponents been woefully undermanned? That defense has … RB Le’Veon Bell says explosive plays are coming Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell knows that he doesn’t quite look like himself yet, […]

Thursday news roundup: Pittsburgh Steelers

Thursday news roundup: Pittsburgh Steelers

7 Steelers who may matter most vs. the Vikings 7 Steelers who may matter most vs. the Vikings … And once Pittsburgh has opened up the middle of the field in recent years, the Steelers’ offense becomes … Mike Tomlin accuses referees of using video board to call penalty on Steelers Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin is not happy that, in his mind, Sunday’s referees used […]

Weekend news roundup: Pittsburgh Steelers

Weekend news roundup: Pittsburgh Steelers

Steelers’ plan for DeShone Kizer: ‘Hit him often, hit him early’ PITTSBURGH — Collapsing the pocket is the Steelers’ plan for all rookie quarterbacks, which works about 83 percent of the time. The Steelers’ offense may disappoint more than the defense I have little doubt that the 2017 Steelers defense will meet or exceed all that we expect. Injuries aside, […]

Steelers WR: Kaepernick ‘deserves an opportunity’

Steelers WR: Kaepernick ‘deserves an opportunity’

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey is the latest to speak out on the what’s been taking so long for much-maligned former 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick to land with a team. The latest Kaepernick news had him possibly landing with the Ravens, but that apparently fell through. As the season starts this week, one can […]