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Source: JuJu to have surgery, miss four months

Previously covered the Kansas City Chiefs for the Kansas City Star and Oklahoma University for the Oklahoman. PITTSBURGH — The Steelers will be without one of their most reliable receivers the rest of the season. Wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster dislocated a shoulder on Sunday and is undergoing surgery later this week that is expected to […]

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Steelers’ Smith-Schuster leaves loss with injury

Previously covered the Kansas City Chiefs for the Kansas City Star and Oklahoma University for the Oklahoman. PITTSBURGH — Wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster was ruled out with a rib injury late in the third quarter of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 24-10 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday. When the injury occurred wasn’t immediately obvious. Smith-Schuster […]

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Door closes: Steelers Watt ruled out vs. Bengals

Previously covered the Kansas City Chiefs for the Kansas City Star and Oklahoma University for the Oklahoman. PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker T.J. Watt has been downgraded to out for Sunday’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals, the team announced Saturday. Watt injured his groin in the first half of a Week 2 loss to […]

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Steelers’ Watt on record deal: ‘I’m built for this’

Previously covered the Kansas City Chiefs for the Kansas City Star and Oklahoma University for the Oklahoman. PITTSBURGH — After months of contentious negotiating and a fast-approaching deadline to get a deal done with the Steelers, T.J. Watt on Friday expressed joy that the saga was over. The 26-year-old star edge rusher officially signed a […]

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Source: Steelers deal for Seahawks’ Witherspoon

Previously covered the Kansas City Chiefs for the Kansas City Star and Oklahoma University for the Oklahoman. PITTSBURGH – After an initial 53-man roster that was short on cornerbacks, the Steelers have fortified the position by acquiring Ahkello Witherspoon in a trade with the Seahawks, sources confirmed to ESPN. Witherspoon, 26, signed a $4 million, […]

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Steelers’ Schobert: Trade ‘came out of the blue’

Previously covered the Kansas City Chiefs for the Kansas City Star and Oklahoma University for the Oklahoman. PITTSBURGH — When Jacksonville Jaguars general manager Trent Baalke told Joe Schobert he needed to talk with him after the team’s final team meeting Thursday, the veteran inside linebacker knew something was off. But Schobert hardly expected what […]

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Agent: Haden wants to finish career with Steelers

Previously covered the Kansas City Chiefs for the Kansas City Star and Oklahoma University for the Oklahoman. PITTSBURGH — Entering the last year of his contract, Steelers Pro Bowl cornerback Joe Haden made it clear he wants to remain in Pittsburgh. Drew Rosenhaus, Haden’s agent, has approached the team regarding an extension for his client, […]

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Feeling ‘amazing,’ Ingram thrilled to be a Steeler

Previously covered the Kansas City Chiefs for the Kansas City Star and Oklahoma University for the Oklahoman. PITTSBURGH — At 32 years old with nine NFL seasons under his belt, outside linebacker Melvin Ingram is a seasoned veteran. But entering his next chapter with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Ingram feels like he’s just getting started. “I […]