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Le’Veon Bell signs $52.5m deal with New York Jets after sitting out 2018 season

Running back will give QB Sam Darnold a backfield weaponBell did not play in 2018 season due to dispute with SteelersLe’Veon Bell sat out a full season while considering where he’d make his next playmaking moves. Well-rested, motivated and armed with a…

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Steelers end messy divorce with Antonio Brown and trade receiver to Raiders

Pro Bowler is arguably best wide receiver of his generationOakland reportedly give up third- and fifth-round picks The Oakland Raiders agreed on a deal on Saturday night to acquire the prolific but disgruntled receiver Antonio Brown from the Pittsburgh…

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Why one of the NFL’s best receivers wants out of one of its premier franchises

Antonio Brown has put up one of the best six-year spans for a receiver in league history. But he has never felt like he gets the respect he deservesAntonio Brown walked into his workplace on Tuesday and declared … free agency. Sort of. How did we get…

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Four-time All Pro Antonio Brown intends to ‘move on’ from Steelers

Relationship with Pittsburgh has soured over past seasonSteelers also facing loss of star running back Le’Veon BellAntonio Brown, arguably the most dominant wide receiver in the NFL over the past decade, has stated his desire to leave the Pittsburgh St…

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The Eagles are playoff bound, the Steelers aren’t | Hunter Felt

Both Pennsylvania teams won in Week 17 but they needed help to make the postseason. The Eagles got it courtesy of the Bears but the Steelers had the misfortune of relying on the BrownsSometimes, it’s just out of your hands. On Sunday, both the Pittsbur…

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Why did one of the NFL’s best players give up $14.5m and a year of his prime?

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ Le’Veon Bell will sit out the entire 2018 season, as players try to tilt the balance of power away from the league’s ownersAs many had expected, Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell, one of the best players in the NFL,…

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Ben Roethlisberger throws five touchdowns as Steelers skin Panthers

Pittsburgh rip Carolina behind Roethlisberger’s perfect nightPanthers’ Eric Reid ejected for targeting during third quarterBen Roethlisberger’s first pass went for a touchdown. His last did the same. And in between the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback a…

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The NFL’s current “roughing the passer” rule might be historically bad

The rule is so unpopular that even quarterbacks – the players it is supposed to protect – don’t like it. Don’t expect a quick reaction from the league thoughMiami Dolphins defensive end William Hayes was trying to avoid a penalty, instead he tore his A…

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Roethlisberger’s Steelers hold off late Buccaneers rally as ‘FitzMagic’ runs dry

Roethlisberger tosses for 353 yards and three scores in winSteelers hold on narrow win after leading 30-10 at halftimeTampa Bay’s Ryan Fitzpatrick throws three first-half picksBen Roethlisberger threw for 353 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Pitt…

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‘We’re losing, we suck’: Antonio Brown delivers damning verdict on Steelers

Struggling Pittsburgh have yet to win a game this seasonWide receiver has vented frustration on social mediaPittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown said on Thursday that his frustration on the sideline during Sunday’s game and his tweet toward …

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Ex-rugby player Christian Scotland-Williamson is chasing his NFL dream

The British rugby player, formerly of the Worcester Warriors, is a longshot to make the Steelers, but you’d be mad to write him offThere are no rational reasons to expect Christian Scotland-Williamson will make the Pittsburgh Steelers as a tight end. H…

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Steelers’ Ryan Shazier leaves hospital six weeks after severe spinal injury

Injury was sustained during game against Bengals last yearLinebacker thanks family, team and medical staff after releasePittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier has been released from hospital six weeks after a severe spinal injury sustained during …

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Jaguars to meet Patriots for place in Super Bowl after shocking Steelers

Pittsburgh’s late rally in vain as they fall 45-42 to JacksonvilleDefensive takeaways help Jags to continue resurgent seasonThe Jacksonville Jaguars, yes those Jacksonville Jaguars, are heading to the AFC championship game.Rookie running back Leonard F…

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Former Steelers star James Harrison signs with New England Patriots

Harrison, 39, signs with Patriots shortly after his release from SteelersLinebacker brags he finally has a team-mate older than him (Tom Brady)Bill Belichick insists signing is not about obtaining intel on PittsburghJames Harrison is no longer the odd …

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NFL Week 15: Patriots stun Steelers in instant classic – video highlights

The New England Patriots fended off the Pittsburgh Steelers in a frenetic final minute on Sunday and close out an impressive 27-24 victory. Elsewhere in the NFL, the LA Rams thrashed the Seattle Seahawks 42-7, the Jacksonville Jaguars reached the play-…

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Ryan Shazier thanks supporters as doctors monitor spine injury

Steelers linebacker was hurt during Monday’s win over BengalsPittsburgh coach Mike Tomlin says it has been a tough time for teamRyan Shazier has thanked those who sent him messages of support after he suffered a spinal injury during Monday night’s game…

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Steelers-Bengals brutality a reminder life-altering violence is at NFL’s core

The grim carnage of Monday’s game puts a fine point on the NFL’s most inconvenient truth: that violence is an essential feature of the leagueThe body count included a pair of young men carted off on stretchers and still more knocked out with serious in…

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Steelers-Bengals marred by worrying injuries on brutal, ugly night for NFL

Ryan Shazier taken to hospital with back injury during Pittsburgh winJuJu Smith-Schuster taunts injured Vontaze Burfict after illegal hitThe Pittsburgh Steelers edged their AFC North rivals the Cincinnati Bengals 23-20 on Monday night but the game was …

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NFL Week 12: Philadelphia Eagles record ninth straight win – video highlights

The Philadelphia Eagles became the first NFL team this season to reach 10 wins with a 31-3 victory over the Chicago Bears on Sunday. It is the third time since the NFL-AFL merger in 1966 that the Eagles have reached 10-1 and on each of the two previous…

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NFL Week 10: Washington’s Maurice Harris makes ‘catch of the year’ – video highlights

Washington wide receiver Maurice Harris makes a spectacular one-handed touchdown grab on Sunday in what is being called the ‘catch of the year’. The 36-yard play was originally ruled incomplete but then changed to a touchdown after Washington challenge…