Pittsburgh

James Washington makes a catch in Steelers OTAs
Josh Rowntree
Josh Rowntree
June 07, 2018 - 3:16 pm
Steelers rookie receiver James Washington is taking advantage of his opportunities. And older players are taking notice. A third-round pick, Washington has been the beneficiary of Antonio Brown electing to skip OTAs and Juju Smith-Schuster not participating in team drills as well. "The more reps,...
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Ben Roethlisberger watches at OTAs on June 6
Josh Rowntree
Josh Rowntree
June 06, 2018 - 3:16 pm
Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said Wednesday that he skipped the last six OTA practices for a pre-planned family vacation.
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Steelers LB Ryan Shazier updates his health status
Josh Rowntree
Josh Rowntree
June 06, 2018 - 2:17 pm
PITTSBURGH (93.7 The Fan) - Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier addressed the Pittsburgh media en masse Wednesday for the first time since his December 4 spinal injury that left him with no feeling in his lower extremities. With the assistance of a cane, Shazier walked to and stood at a podium at the...
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Steelers OT Bryce Harris (left) goes through first OTA
Josh Rowntree
Josh Rowntree
June 05, 2018 - 1:49 pm
PITTSBURGH (93.7 The Fan) - Bryce Harris was preparing to take a Series 7 financial advisor exam on Monday. But the offensive tackle had to reschedule when he got a call from the Pittsburgh Steelers. Harris, 29, will now have to delay battling for clients and, instead, battle for a roster spot. "It...
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Stan Savran and Bob Smizik added to Pirates media wall of fame
Josh Rowntree
Josh Rowntree
May 31, 2018 - 8:20 pm
On Thursday evening at PNC Park the Pirates added two local sports media icons to the wall of fame located in the press box. Stan Savran and Bob Smizik are the first to receive the distinction since 1993. Savran, who began working in Pittsburgh in 1976, has held a variety of occupations in media...
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Steelers TE Jake McGee during OTAs
Josh Rowntree
Josh Rowntree
May 31, 2018 - 2:25 pm
The fifth day of Steelers OTAs was a tough one. Offensive tackle Jerald Hawkins sustained a left knee injury that is believed to be serious. “It sucks, man,” offensive guard David DeCastro said. "That hurts. We were just talking about how well ‘Hawk' was playing. Football is a brutal game. It...
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Steelers CB Mike Hilton participates in the team's OTA workouts
Josh Rowntree
Josh Rowntree
May 31, 2018 - 11:25 am
With a breakout season under his belt, Steelers corner Mike Hilton still has something to prove. Hilton, who battled for a roster spot during last season’s OTAs and training camp, comes into these offseason workouts with a roster spot seemingly secure. But don’t tell Hilton that. “It’s the same...
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Steelers OT Jerald Hawkins
Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports
Josh Rowntree
May 30, 2018 - 1:05 pm
Steelers offensive tackle Jerald Hawkins left Wednesday’s OTA workout with a knee injury, multiple teammates confirmed.
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Jameson Taillon
Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports
Josh Rowntree
May 27, 2018 - 8:58 pm
PITTSBURGH (93.7 the Fan) - Jameson Taillon had not recorded an out in the seventh inning since his complete game, one-hitter against Cincinnati on April 8. But, on Sunday at PNC Park, the Pirates righty allowed just three runs on five hits, leaving the game with one out in the seventh. The Pirates...
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Pirates OF Gregory Polanco During Game on
USA Today
Josh Rowntree
May 27, 2018 - 5:10 pm
During his meeting with the media before Sunday’s Pirates-Cardinals game, Pittsburgh general manager Neal Huntington addressed the ongoing poor play of right fielder Gregory Polanco. Following Sunday’s 6-4 loss to St. Louis at PNC Park, Polanco now has three hits in his last 36 at bats, with no...
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