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Thirty-two players nominated for 2022 Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award
The 32 player nominees for the eighth annual Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award have been finalized, the NFL announced.
Vikings WR Justin Jefferson, Colts RB Jonathan Taylor lead Players of the Week
Indianapolis running back Jonathan Taylor and Minnesota wide receiver Justin Jefferson are among the Players of the Week.
T.J. Watt back at practice for Steelers, opening LB's window to return from injured reserve
Edge-rushing linebacker T.J. Watt was designated to return from injured reserve on Wednesday, the Steelers announced, opening a 21-day window for Watt to make it back to the active roster.
Cam Heyward, Steelers searching for first win without T.J. Watt: 'I have to step up'
Steelers DE Cam Heyward reflects on what the Steelers need to do to earn their first win without star pass rusher T.J. Watt in six tries.
Cameron Heyward: Steelers 'not reinventing the wheel' with T.J. Watt out
With T.J. Watt on injured reserve, the Steelers are preparing for life without their game-wrecking playmaker. Star defensive lineman Cameron Heyward knows Pittsburgh will have to do only a few things differently sans Watt.
Steelers' Alex Highsmith aiming for '10-to-12 sack mark' in 2022
Pittsburgh Steelers edge rusher Alex Highsmith made the jump from a rotational player as a rookie to a regular starter in 2021. Now the third-year player is looking to make another leap by putting together his first season with double-digit sacks.
Building the best NFL team money can buy under the 2022 salary cap
What is the best possible team money could buy in 2022? NFL Media researcher Anthony Holzman-Escareno builds the ultimate 53-man roster while remaining under this year's $208.2 million salary cap.
NFL officials acknowledge refs erred on multiple calls against Bears in Week 9 loss to Steelers
Members of the NFL's officiating department who reviewed the game acknowledged that referee Tony Corrente and his crew erred on at least three separate critical calls and non-calls that went against the Bears in their loss to the Steelers, per Ian Rapoport and Tom Pelissero.
NFL's most underappreciated players: Jordan Poyer, Courtland Sutton, Alex Highsmith among AFC picks
Who are the NFL's most underappreciated players? Cynthia Frelund scours every AFC roster and uses her context-based models to spotlight one overlooked standout on each team.
AFC North projected starters: Browns bursting with firepower; don't dismiss Steelers
Is this the Browns' year? How frisky are the Bengals? Will the Ravens struggle to manufacture a pass rush? Are people hastily dismissing the Steelers? Gregg Rosenthal projects the starters for every AFC North team.
2020 NFL rookie grades, AFC North: Bengals, Browns see big returns
How did Joe Burrow and the rest of the Bengals' rookies perform in Year 1? What about the Browns' impressive newbies? Nick Shook grades each AFC North team's rookie class.
Scouting reports on six NFL players set for bigger roles in Week 14
Charley Casserly scouts six notable players, including a pair of Pittsburgh Steelers linebackers, who could be set for bigger roles in Week 14.
2020 NFL playoff picture: Rookies who will shape postseason race
Will Tua Tagovailoa push the Dolphins into the playoffs? Can Justin Jefferson lift the Vikings? Gil Brandt ranks 12 rookies primed to impact the postseason race.
Joe Haden: Steelers confident in replacements for Bud Dupree
In the wake of Bud Dupree's season-ending knee injury, Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Joe Haden is confident linebackers Alex Highsmith and Ola Adeniyi are up to the task of replacing him.
Steelers beating Ravens without their A-game a scary proposition for rest of NFL
The Steelers prevailed in the NFL's fiercest modern-era rivalry, holding off the Ravens 28-24 to remain unbeaten -- and they did it without playing their best Sunday. Those two developments should put the rest of the league on notice, Jim Trotter writes.
PFF 90 Club: Highest-graded players | Week 10
See the highest graded players from Week 10 of the NFL season, according to Pro Football Focus
Alex Highsmith bursts through edge to shut down draw play
Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Alex Highsmith bursts through the edge to shut down New Orleans Saints tight end Taysom Hill's draw play at line of scrimmage.
Every Alex Highsmith sack at the bye | 2022 season
Watch all 6.5 sacks by Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Alex Highsmith through 8 weeks of the 2022 NFL season.
Alex Highsmith's relentless pursuit results in strip-sack vs. Tom Brady
Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Alex Highsmith's relentless pursuit results in strip-sack vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady.
Highsmith puts Wills Jr. in spin cycle for third-down sack on Brissett
Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Alex Highsmith puts Cleveland Browns left tackle Jedrick Wills Jr. in a spin cycle for a third-down sack on Browns quarterback Jacoby Brissett.
Next Gen Stats: Previewing Steelers-Browns | Week 3
Next Gen Stats takes a look at the most intriguing stats and storylines from Thursday night's Steelers vs. Browns matchup on Prime Video.
RedHot Recaps: Week 1
Check out some of the hottest performances from Week 1 of the 2022 NFL season in this installment of RedHot Recaps presented by Frank's RedHot.
Can't Miss-Play: Steelers' D forces strip-sack and Cameron Heyward shows off catching skills by recovering ball in the air
Can't Miss-Play: Pittsburgh Steelers' D forces strip-sack and defensive tackle Cameron Heyward shows off catching skills by recovering ball in the air.
Highsmith leads Steelers charge on 7-yard sack vs. Burrow
Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Alex Highsmith leads Steelers charge on 7-yard sack vs. Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow.
Previewing Steelers' 2022 floor and ceiling
See what changes the Pittsburgh Steelers made to their roster this past off-season along with predictions on their best and worst case scenarios.
Alex Highsmith speeds off the edge for sack on Mahomes
Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Alex Highsmith speeds off the edge for a sack on Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes.
All 9 sacks from Steelers' defense | Week 17
Watch all nine sacks from the Pittsburgh Steelers' defense from Week 17 of the 2021 season.
Alex Highsmith's bear-hug brings down Mayfield for Steelers' FIFTH sack of night
Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Alex Highsmith sacks Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield for the Steelers' fifth sack of the game.
Steelers sniff out play-action with 14-yard sack on third down
The Pittsburgh Steelers defense sniffs out the Seattle Seahawks' play-action pass with a 14-yard sack on third down inside the red zone.
Alex Highsmith blindsides Geno Smith for 8-yard sack on third down
Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Alex Highsmith blindsides Seattle Seahawks quarterback Geno Smith for an 8-yard sack on third down.
Garafolo: 'No real indication' pec injury will hold Big Ben out Week 3
NFL Network's Mike Garafolo and Tom Pelissero report the latest on Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger's availability ahead of Week 3.
Alex Highsmith's high-level spin move leads to sack
Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Alex Highsmith uses a spin move to get through for a sack.
PFF's Top 5 defensive rookies of the 2020 season
Pro Football Focus breaks down the top 5 defensive rookies of the 2020 NFL season.
Steelers vs. Browns highlights | Week 17
Watch the full game highlights of the Week 17 matchup between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Cleveland Browns.
PFF's top rookie performances of Week 16
Pro Football Focus breaks down the top rookie performances from Week 16 of the 2020 NFL season
Watt, Highsmith converge on Finley for massive third-and-goal sack
Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker T.J. Watt, Alex Highsmith converge on Ryan Finley for massive third-down sack.
Steelers vs. Bills highlights | Week 14
Watch the Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Buffalo Bills highlights from Week 14 of the 2020 season.
Jeremiah: Steelers' red-zone defense was Sunday's difference-maker
NFL Network's Daniel Jeremiah says the Pittsburgh Steelers' red-zone defense was Sunday's difference-maker.
Steelers vs. Cowboys highlights | Week 9
Watch highlights from the Week 9 matchup between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Dallas Cowboys.