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Steelers Sign Veteran Kicker Garrett Hartley
August 11, 2015
Pittsburgh Steelers

Steelers Sign Veteran Kicker Garrett Hartley

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed veteran kicker Garrett Hartley on Tuesday to replace the injured Shaun Suisham. Agent Erik Burkhardt made the announcement, which was later confirmed by the team. Hartley, a career 81.7 percent kicker in seven NFL seasons, received a one-year deal, sources told ESPN. Hartley spent six seasons with...

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Shaun Suisham to Have Surgery, Steelers Shopping for Kicker
August 10, 2015
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Shaun Suisham to Have Surgery, Steelers Shopping for Kicker

Shaun Suisham will have surgery on his left knee this week and the Steelers will go shopping for another kicker. Suisham has a torn anterior cruciate ligament and cartilage damage, and the team will almost surely place him on injured reserve, ending his season. The 10-year veteran was injured on the opening kickoff of the...

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Shaun Suisham Suffers Potentially Serious Injury
August 10, 2015
Injury Report

Shaun Suisham Suffers Potentially Serious Injury

The Steelers and Vikings were hoping to escape Canton without any significant injuries, but Pittsburgh may be holding its breath on at least one key starter. Kicker Shaun Suisham sustained a potentially serious knee injury trying to help make what appeared to be an unnecessary tackle on the second-half kickoff Sunday in the...

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Steelers Fall 14-3 to the Vikings in Hall of Fame Game
August 10, 2015
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Steelers Fall 14-3 to the Vikings in Hall of Fame Game

Surely, you had to feel sorry for Steelers quarterback Landry Jones. He got his long-awaited start, albeit in the preseason, to run the high-powered offense that finished No. 2 in the NFL last season. OK maybe not and maybe now you’re thinking maybe it is time the Steelers find a new 3rd string QB to develop. And while...

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Jerome Bettis Salutes Family, Fans During Hall of Fame Induction
August 08, 2015
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Jerome Bettis Salutes Family, Fans During Hall of Fame Induction

Jerome Bettis stepped to the podium during Saturday night’s Pro Football Hall of Fame inductions, then saluted Steelers Nation. “Well, listen here,” Bettis began enthusiastically. “We have to get one thing understood. We’re in Canton, Ohio, but this is Steeler Country.” He then grabbed a Terrible Towel from...

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Landry Jones to Start the Hall of Fame Game vs. Vikings
August 07, 2015
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Landry Jones to Start the Hall of Fame Game vs. Vikings

There is no plan, per se, at least not in the traditional football sense. Nor was there any specific preparation for the opponent in Sunday’s Hall of Fame Game – the Minnesota Vikings. But that doesn’t mean Coach Mike Tomlin won’t walk into Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium with a specific expectation for what he wants to...

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Steelers Make Roster Moves Sign Rookie DT Joe Okafor
August 07, 2015
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Steelers Make Roster Moves Sign Rookie DT Joe Okafor

Steelers make roster moves by signing undrafted rookie free agent DT Joe Okafor. The Steelers signed undrafted rookie free agent defensive tackle Joe Okafor, the team announced today. Okafor played collegiately at Lamar University from 2012-14 and for Oklahoma State in 2011. In 2014, he was named All-Southland Conference...

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Steelers Jerome Bettis Received His Hall of Fame Gold Jacket
August 07, 2015
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Steelers Jerome Bettis Received His Hall of Fame Gold Jacket

As Jerome Bettis made his way through the sea of returning Hall of Famers, all of them congratulating him, hugging him and welcoming him to the family, his smile got wider and wider. It was real. He was headed through that gauntlet of football legends, including fellow former Steelers Joe Greene, Franco Harris, Lynn Swann and...

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Ben Roethlisberger to Miss Hall of Fame Game
August 07, 2015
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Ben Roethlisberger to Miss Hall of Fame Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers will lack serious star power for Sunday’s Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, running back Le’Veon Bell, wide receiverAntonio Brown, tight end Heath Miller, center Maurkice Pouncey and outside linebacker James Harrison are among the players sitting out the game...

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Hall of Fame Game Preview: Steelers vs Vikings
August 07, 2015
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Hall of Fame Game Preview: Steelers vs Vikings

It’s finally here. The first NFL live-action game since February. We have endured a long offseason full of controversies about deflated footballs and destroyed cell phones, both stemming from “Deflate-Gate”, the controversy that just cannot end, no matter how much fans are sick of it. Now, the controversies...

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