Colon says Kugler has never said a word to him about playing guard

By Dale Grdnic LATROBE, Pa. — The Pittsburgh Steelers moved practice back an hour Thursday to accommodate a vote by the players, as the new CBA appears to be ratified. Practice is now set for 4 p.m. at Saint Vincent College. The delay also gives players a chance to vote on the new CBA. With

Steelers/NFL Tidbits: New NFL Labor Deal said to be 3-4 weeks away

NFL Labor Talks Significant progress has been made between the NFL and players association and all signs are starting to point towards the two sides reaching an agreement before July 15th, which has been the date many presume a new deal would need to be in place for training camps to start on time. With

Sweed expected to join Roethlisberger for workouts

Sweed to join Big Ben Wide Receiver Limas Sweed, the Steelers 2nd round pick in 2008, is fully recovered from a torn Achilles and is expected to join Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger for workouts in the “immediate future”, a league source tells Inside Pittsburgh Sports. Various Steelers receivers have joined Roethlisberger for workouts over the

Taylor had no intention to reach deal with Steelers before CBA deadline

Steelers Free Agency Buzz The Pittsburgh Steelers, as expected, did not reach a deal with cornerback Ike Taylor before yesterday’s deadline and once a new CBA is in place, the Steelers No. 1 cornerback will become a free agent. Following a meeting between high powered agent Joel Segal and front office executive Omar Khan at

NFL: Hampton seeking more than $9.5 million in guarantees

Off-season Buzz The Steelers focus will quickly turn towards defensive tackle Casey Hampton in the coming weeks and to some extent right tackle Willie Colon, who the coaching staff regards as the Steelers best offensive lineman. Hampton, 32, is coming off his best season of his career and is in line for one last pay

Day After: The Latest Steelers Buzz

*Much of the buzz surrounding the Steelers going into week 6 was who would start at running back. As expected Rashard Mendenhall started and got the bulk of the carries. Moving forward the starting job is Mendenhall’s to lose. Mendenhall gives the Steelers offense another dimension with his pass catching and blocking ability and the

Steelers blank Bills 17-0

Pittsburgh 17 – Buffalo 0 Photo: David Hague – Inside Pittsburgh Sports In their most important game of the preseason, the defending Super Bowl champions put on a dominating performance in the first half. Ben Roethlisberger went 15-of-19 for 168 yards and James Farrior had a 22-yard interception return for a touchdown as the Pittsburgh

NFL: Steelers to begin negotiations with Max Starks next week

Inside Pittsburgh Sports has learned the Steelers top priorty will be starting left tackle Max Starks this off-season. Starks, 27, Signed a one-year, $6.895 million contract last off-season and many fans questioned the signing as Starks opened the season on the bench. After starting the Steelers final 13 games (including playoffs) at left tackle, Starks