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Steelers

Top-pick Pickett signs rookie deal

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers agreed to terms with quarterback Kenny Pickett on his rookie deal, the team announced on Thursday. The four-year deal comes with a fifth-year team option. Pickett was the only quarterback taken in the first round of the 2022 draft when he was selected at ...

NFL seeking arbitration in Flores’ lawsuit

The Associated Press NEW YORK — The NFL and six of its teams have filed for arbitration in the lawsuit that alleges they engaged in racial discrimination. If the league’s request is successful, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell would be the arbitrator. The league and the teams filed ...

Flores focused on his new job, not NFL lawsuit

PITTSBURGH — Brian Flores is trying to focus on the little picture, not the big one. So while the landmark class-action lawsuit Flores filed against the NFL and three teams in February over what he considers racist hiring practices winds its way through the legal system, Flores insists his ...

Steelers will fix leaky run ‘D’ without Tuitt

By Will Graves The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Cam Heyward knew it wasn’t his place to try to convince Stephon Tuitt to return to the NFL. The Pittsburgh Steelers Pro Bowl defensive lineman’s hope, however, was that if his longtime running mate could find his way into the locker ...

Steelers defensive lineman Tuitt retires

PITTSBURGH — Stephon Tuitt’s NFL career is over. The Pittsburgh Steelers’ defensive lineman announced his retirement on Wednesday, saying he feels called to move on from the game following the death of his younger brother in June 2021 and Tuitt’s recent graduation from Notre ...