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Steelers News: For most of the 2019 Pittsburgh Steelers, it is back to work

Time to check on the latest news surrounding the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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The Pittsburgh Steelers’ season is over, but if you think the news surrounding the black-and-gold is over — think again. For the drama-filled Steelers, things are just heating up, and this is where the daily links article comes in. You might have missed some key news, and we fill you in and give you the latest, and sometimes greatest, news surrounding the Steelers.

Today in the Black-and-gold links article we take a look at how the current members have started Phase One of the offseason program.

Let’s get to the news:

  • The boys are back in town...sort of.

Haden: ‘It’s time to get going’

By: Teresa Varely, Steelers.com

“It’s like the first day of school, like when you have your clothes laid out for school ready to go,” said Donte Moncrief. “I was ready to go this morning. My alarm went off. I jumped out of bed. I was ready to be here and happy to get going.”

And he wasn’t the only one. You could just see the excitement with the hugs as teammates greeted each other after being apart for over three months. And the genuine affection as they welcomed new players, like Moncrief who signed with the team as an unrestricted free agent this offseason.

Phase One of the offseason program is underway and players were back at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex for the voluntary program, with veterans setting a prime example by being there on day one.

Maurkice Pouncey, Joe Haden, Cameron Heyward, and Alejandro Villanueva, just to name a few, were among those there to kick things off on Monday morning.

To read the full article, click HERE


  • Remember when Antonio Brown threw furniture off the balcony of his Florida home? That supposedly has reached a settlement.

Antonio Brown settles Florida furniture-throwing lawsuit

By: Paul Guggenheimer, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

The former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver has settled a lawsuit brought by a man who claimed his child was nearly hit by furniture that Brown allegedly threw off a balcony.

Brown had sought to have the lawsuit dismissed.

“The parties have reached an agreement, and everybody is pleased,” said Alan Kluger, the attorney representing Ophir Sternberg, who sued Brown.

Details of the settlement are confidential.

To read the full article, click HERE


  • Sometimes things just work out in the craziness of the NFL Draft

Draft worked out perfectly for Heyward

By: Teresa Varley, Steelers.com

Cameron Heyward shares what the NFL Draft was like for him.

“The experience with the Combine, as much as it wasn’t physical because I couldn’t do the drills, it’s mentally draining as you are portraying your message, what you are about, that you are a student of the game, your aspirations and what you want to do in the game and how you are going to do that.

“I met with almost every team. There are about five hours of sleep in the three days. It was a whirlwind. I am just happy my meeting with the Steelers went as well as it did. The thing that stood out about the meeting with the Steelers, it wasn’t about football. It was getting a chance to sit down and talk to me, about my family, my rich tradition with the City of Pittsburgh. It was a chance to get to know each other. It was more relaxed. In other meetings I was all over the place, but with the Steelers I felt at home.

“I would say it is always refreshing to talk to a team you idolized all of your life. That interview was made for me so I wanted to knock it out of the park.

To read the full article, click HERE


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