Steelers TE James found relief after Patriots’ SB loss

Pittsburgh Steelers
February 20, 2018

Jesse James is synonymous with more than just an outlaw these days. The Pittsburgh Steelers tight end has become the poster boy for the “What the heck is a catch?” movement following his potential game-winning touchdown versus the New England Patriots being reversed upon review. James told Josh Moyer of the Centre Daily Times he hears about the play almost daily, and only found relief when the Philadelphia Eagles beat…

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Rooney: Steelers seek long-term deal for Le’Veon Bell

Pittsburgh Steelers
February 7, 2018

Impending free agent Le’Veon Bell isn’t alone in his newfound confidence that a long-term agreement will be reached to solidify his future in Pittsburgh. Speaking to local reporters Wednesday, Steelers president Art Rooney II echoed Bell’s sentiments. The organization would “like to have a long-term contract with Le’Veon,” Rooney confirmed, via Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Although Rooney conceded that these lucrative commitments rarely get finalized until the last…

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Big Ben on Todd Haley: Now we’ll face him twice a year

January 24, 2018

Lodged as the new offensive coordinator of the Browns, Todd Haley left Pittsburgh under a cloud of whispers over his fraught relationship with Ben Roethlisberger. On Wednesday, the Steelers quarterback took the high road while unpacking his six seasons with Haley. “We had a great run, very successful when he was here,” Roethlisberger told NFL Network’s Jane Slater during preparation for the Pro Bowl in Orlando. “Just thankful for the…

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Browns hire Todd Haley as offensive coordinator

January 22, 2018

The Cleveland Browns have landed a new offensive coordinator. The team officially announced on Wednesday that Todd Haley is taking the job. Haley spent the past six years as Pittsburgh’s play-caller, but the Steelers decided not to renew his contract following last week’s 45-42 playoff loss to the Jaguars. Not helping matters, the 50-year-old Haley reportedly struggled to get along with star quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. A former head coach for…

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Randy Fichtner replaces Todd Haley as Steelers OC

Pittsburgh Steelers
January 18, 2018

Todd Haley is out in Pittsburgh. The Steelers are allowing their offensive coordinator to walk, as first reported by NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport on Wednesday. Technically, it’s not a firing as Haley’s contract expired after the season, bringing his successful six-year run with the team to an end. Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin confirmed the news in a team-issued statement: “I have made the decision to not renew the…

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Divisional Round schedule: Jaguars-Steelers rematch

January 8, 2018

The 2018 Divisional Round schedule was confirmed Sunday following two nail-biting wild-card games. Two of the four games are rematches from earlier this season, including the Jaguars‘ return to Pittsburgh where they intercepted Ben Roethlisberger five times in Week 5. All times listed below are Eastern. Saturday, January 13 Atlanta Falcons at Philadelphia Eagles, 4:35 p.m. (NBC) Tennessee Titans at New England Patriots, 8:15 p.m. (CBS) Sunday, January 14 Jacksonville…

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