Steve McLendon reportedly visits Green Bay Packers
After matching an offer to Emmanuel Sanders, the Pittsburgh Steelers could find themselves back in a bind over restricted free agent Steve McLendon after he reportedly visited the Green Bay Packers.
Draft questions: Can Saints build contending defense?
The New Orleans Saints need the pieces to transition over to defensive coordinator Rob Ryan's 3-4 scheme. There are plenty of places to start, though pass rushers always are a priority.
Mike Tomlin downplays concerns about 2013 Steelers
The Pittsburgh Steelers have watched a lot of talent leave this offseason. Coach Mike Tomlin isn't concerned and has a message for everyone writing off his team next season.
Free agency primer: Ranking the interior D-linemen
Need an interior defensive lineman? Marc Sessler breaks down the options from Henry Melton to Richard Seymour. We rank the top players and reveal which teams will be looking for help.
Ben Roethlisberger: No issues for Pittsburgh Steelers
A lot has been made about the Pittsburgh Steelers' locker room this offseason. After restructuring his contract to help the team, Ben Roethlisberger set out to put the leadership question to bed.
Dick LeBeau: Troy Polamalu will return to greatness
Troy Polamalu has missed a significant amount of time in two of the last four seasons because of injury. Is the end in sight? Not according to Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau.
Pittsburgh Steelers stare down a salary-cap squeeze in March
The Pittsburgh Steelers missed the playoffs in 2012, but the real disappointment could come in March. Albert Breer outlines the difficult decisions ahead, including what to do with James Harrison.
Offseason Forecast: Pittsburgh Steelers
The Pittsburgh Steelers are a franchise known for continuity. But their roster is expected to change dramatically this offseason. Are veterans like Mike Wallace done in Steel City?
James Harrison could go in Steelers' March cap purge
Already roughly $14 million over the salary cap, the Steelers are facing another March Massacre veteran purge. Which players join free agent Mike Wallace as those unlikely to return?
Pittsburgh Steelers react to 'bumblebee' uniforms
Black and yellow horizontal stripes with block numbers? While the Pittsburgh Steelers' throwback uniforms might not be everyone's style, some players say they dig 'em.
Steve McLendon has firm grip on Steelers' nose tackle
The Pittsburgh Steelers activated Casey Hampton off the physically unable to perform list Friday, but a report out of Pittsburgh says Steve McLendon is locked in as the starter.
Steelers surprise: RB Rashard Mendenhall activated
The Pittsburgh Steelers got a dose of great news on Friday afternoon when Rashard Mendenhall and Casey Hampton were activated from the active/PUP list.
Brett Keisel: Steelers' D 'to be tough like always'
As younger players step into the starting lineup, Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Brett Keisel told NFL Network's "NFL AM" that the defense again will be one of the league's better units.
Rashard Mendenhall improving for Pittsburgh Steelers
Pittsburgh Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall said he's right on schedule in his rehab after suffering a knee injury last season, even though there's still no schedule for his return.
Mike Wallace, Steelers WR, is most underpaid in NFL
If he winds up playing for the Steelers under the restricted free agent tender in 2012, Mike Wallace will be among the best values in the NFL, Brian McIntyre writes.
Steelers need young defensive players to step up
Pittsburgh has perennially been home to one of the NFLs' top defensive units. For the Steelers' D to remain on top in '12, Marc Sessler writes that a host of youngsters need to step up.
Steelers GM: Rashard Mendenhall might be PUP-bound
Rashard Mendenhall isn't close to returning from a torn anterior cruciate ligament, and Steelers GM Kevin Colbert says the running might not be ready to play once the season starts.
Casey Hampton eyes Steelers' opener for return
Steelers veteran Casey Hampton has started 148 games for Pittsburgh. Just six months after having knee surgery to repair an anterior cruciate ligament, he's sure he'll be back in time for the regular season.