LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Alex Highsmith wants to make an even bigger impact on the defense this season.
Highsmith starred on the right side during his first full season as a starter.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin is hopeful linebacker T.J. Watt and cornerback Joe Haden will be available when Tennessee visits Heinz Field on Sunday.
Watt left last Thursday's 36-28 loss to Minnesota in the first half with a groin injury.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Melvin Ingram needed a job. The Pittsburgh Steelers needed depth at outside linebacker, so they took a flyer on the nine-year veteran, signing him to a one-year deal on the eve of training camp with the hopes he would provide quality depth if required.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers will be without tight end Eric Ebron and outside linebacker Melvin Ingram when they travel to Cleveland to face the Browns on Sunday.
Ebron injured his hamstring in practice on Thursday and didn't practice on Friday before being ruled out.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Cam Heyward is tired of listening to critics pile on Ben Roethlisberger and the rest of the Pittsburgh Steelers offense.
Last time the longtime defensive end checked, the entire team was 1-2.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers star outside linebacker T.J. Watt won't play against Cincinnati after all.
The team has downgraded Watt to out for Sunday's visit from Cincinnati (1-1). Watt, who is dealing with a groin injury, was listed as questionable on Friday's injury report.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will play on Sunday against Cincinnati, while star outside linebacker T.J. Watt is questionable due to a groin injury.
Roethlisberger was a full participant in practice on Friday after being limited on Thursday while dealing with a bruised chest suffered in a loss to Las Vegas last week.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — So much for the Pittsburgh Steelers’ very brief run with good health.
Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, outside linebackers T.J. Watt and Alex Highsmith, wide receiver Diontae Johnson and cornerback Joe Haden and inside linebacker Devin Bush are among a growing list of players dealing with issues as the Steelers (1-1) prepare to host Cincinnati (1-1) on Sunday.
PITTSBURGH STEELERS (12-5)
New faces: RB Najee Harris, LB Joe Schobert, LB Melvin Ingram, OL Trai Turner, C Kendrick Green, TE Pat Freiermuth.
Key losses: C Maurkice Pouncey, RG David DeCastro, LT Alejandro Villanueva, RB James Conner, TE Vance McDonald, LB Bud Dupree, DB Steven Nelson, LB Vince Williams.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Alex Highsmith seeks consistency heading into his second NFL season.
He’s also excited to be back in the mix with the NFL’s top-ranked pass rush.