PITTSBURGH (AP) - Six months ago, Stefen Wisniewski's Sundays consisted of spending the afternoon watching the NFL on TV wondering if his phone was ever going to ring. The veteran offensive lineman tried not to fixate on the circumstances that led to him sitting on the couch.

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Turns out, Derek Watt's reunion with younger brother T.J. has its limits. Like say, sharing a roof for the first time since college.

PITTSBURGH (TNS) - After a fairly sleepy start to free agency, the Steelers have kicked things into overdrive over the past 24 hours.

PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Pittsburgh Steelers are holding onto outside linebacker Bud Dupree. Ramon Foster is walking away.

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers are holding onto outside linebacker Bud Dupree. The team placed the franchise tag on Dupree on Monday, just hours before the NFL-mandated deadline for teams to use the designation.

CANTON, Ohio (AP) - The Pittsburgh Steelers and Dallas Cowboys will play in the Hall of Fame Game to honor their former coaches, Bill Cowher and Jimmy Johnson, who will be inducted this summer.

PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Pittsburgh Steelers are confident quarterback Ben Roethlisberger's surgically repaired right elbow will be ready to go in time for the 2020 regular season, so confident there are no plans to look around for a proven veteran backup just in case.

PITTSBURGH (TNS) - As the Post-Gazette's Joe Starkey pointed out last week, Antonio Brown apologies tend not to have the longest shelf life.

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert isn't quite ready to head off into retirement.

MIAMI (AP) - There are 11 pure safeties in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Four more are seeking to join them when the Class of 2020 is selected today.

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Art Rooney II isn't quite sure what to make of what the Pittsburgh Steelers president called one of the "craziest" seasons he's experienced during his 50-plus years around the NFL.

NEW YORK (AP) - George Perles, who coached Michigan State to a Rose Bowl victory in 1988 and was a key defensive assistant for the dominant Pittsburgh Steelers teams of the 1970s, died Tuesday. He was 85.

BALTIMORE (AP) - Slogging through the rain without several notable stars and with very little at stake, the Baltimore Ravens relied on a strong defensive performance to beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 28-10 Sunday and finish the regular season riding a 12-game winning streak.

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Though he was still 20 years old at the time of the draft, Devin Bush was cognizant enough of the extraordinary for them lengths the Pittsburgh Steelers went to acquire him.

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Mason Rudolph's star-crossed season is over. The Pittsburgh Steelers placed the second-year quarterback on injured reserve on Tuesday, two days after Rudolph hurt his left shoulder in the third quarter of a loss to the New York Jets.

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Paxton Lynch hasn't thrown a meaningful pass in two years. Yet there the Pittsburgh Steelers backup quarterback was on Monday, getting bombarded with questions about whether he's capable of stepping in and helping lead Pittsburgh to a playoff berth.

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Le'Veon Bell helped deal his former team's playoff hopes a big blow, leading the New York Jets to a 16-10 victory over the banged-up Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday.

PITTSBURGH (TNS) - The Steelers committed five turnovers, four on interceptions from quarterback Devlin Hodges, and lost to the Buffalo Bills, 17-10, on Sunday night at Heinz Field, ending their three-game winning streak.

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Sean McDermott remembers lining up across from Mike Tomlin and wanting to do everything he could to impress everyone watching, from the William & Mary coaches to his teammates to Tomlin himself. It comes with the territory when you're a freshman defensive back and the w…

PITTSBURGH (AP) - On the surface, they couldn't be more different. One is the self-professed country boy from Georgia with the easy laugh. The other is a quiet kid from Wisconsin who happens to be the youngest member of a family that treats football not so much a sport but a calling.

PITTSBURGH (TNS) - It was a little more than two months ago that Steelers coach Mike Tomlin referred to his offense as being in a "fragile state." This was after the Steelers went to the wildcat to help secure their first victory of the season against the Bengals.

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Darryl Drake called it in April. Minutes after the Pittsburgh Steelers selected wide receiver Diontae Johnson in the third round of the draft, his new position coach provided an impassioned endorsement of the modestly rated kid from Toledo who won Drake over with all the th…

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Pittsburgh's defense was great and the Duck was just fine. After weeks of wondering how this bunch keeps piecing together victories, a clearer picture is beginning to emerge.

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - The Arizona Cardinals have a No. 1 overall draft pick under center while the Pittsburgh Steelers have a guy named "Duck" throwing the ball around the field.

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pittsburgh running back James Conner's aching right shoulder will keep him out of the lineup for a third straight game when the surging Steelers visit the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday.

PITTSBURGH (AP) - James Washington knew what was coming. It's why the Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver didn't hesitate when he saw the Cleveland Browns jump offside early in the second quarter on Sunday.

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Soon after walking into the Pittsburgh Steelers' locker room after an abbreviated and earlier-than-usual practice Thursday, Mason Rudolph joked with teammates about their plans for Thanksgiving dinner.

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Devlin Hodges has nothing to lose. He knows he's always been considered too something - too short, too small, too unknown, too average - to carry the burden that comes with high expectations.

CINCINNATI (AP) - Devlin "Duck" Hodges took over for struggling Mason Rudolph and threw a 79-yard touchdown pass Sunday, sparking the depleted Pittsburgh Steelers to a 16-10 victory that kept the Cincinnati Bengals the only winless team in the NFL.

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Benny Snell Jr., Tevin Jones and Johnny Holton have been on the field in games together before. But that was in August, when their main goal was proving they deserved spots on the Pittsburgh Steelers' 53-man roster.

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph wanted to get away from Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett.

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Steelers coach Mike Tomlin accepted his team's role in the now-infamous fight last Thursday night that ended with Cleveland defensive end Myles Garrett hitting Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph in the head with Rudolph's own helmet.