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Steelers GM hopes to keep Le'Veon Bell beyond 2018

Le’Veon Bell‘s agent says the running back is unlikely to be in Pittsburgh after the 2018 season. Steelers GM Kevin Colbert, meanwhile, is still hoping to keep Bell in place for years to come. “Even though we could not reach a long-term contract agreement with Le’Veon Bell, we are excited he will be with the team in 2018,” Colbert said in a statement. “We worked very hard to find common ground, but we were unable to accomplish that prior to today’s deadline. Le’Veon will...

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Le'Veon Bell's Agent: 2018 Will 'Likely' Be Final Season with Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers and Le'Veon Bell were unable to come to terms on a long-term deal Monday, and the running back’s agent said the 2018 season will "likely" be his client's last in black and yellow...

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Steelers GM Kevin Colbert releases statement on inability to come to terms with Le’Veon Bell

It certainly sounds as if the Steelers are preparing for life without Bell in 2019.

The deadline for the Pittsburgh Steelers and All-Pro running back Le’Veon Bell to come to terms on a long-term contract has come and gone.

No deal.

While this isn’t breaking news anymore, Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert released the following statement regarding the team’s inability to find middle ground with Bell and his team.

Statement from GM Kevin Colbert on Le’Veon Bell:...

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Le’Veon Bell and teammates take to Twitter to respond to failed contract extension news

Social media was busy after news of the Steelers and Le’Veon Bell not being able to come to terms on a new contract.

By now you have heard the news of the Pittsburgh Steelers and Le’Veon Bell’s failure to come to terms on a new contract. While the Steelers released a statement of their inability to find common ground in negotiations, Bell took to his verified Twitter account to tell fans his thoughts heading into the 2018 season.

Check out what he said:

to all my Steeler fans, my...

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Agent: 2018 likely Bell's last season as a Steeler

After the Steelers and running back Le'Veon Bell failed to reach an agreement on a contract extension before Monday's 4 p.m. franchise tag deadline, Bell's agent told ESPN, "This now likely will be Le'Veon's last season as a Steeler."

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What no deal means for Le'Veon Bell and the Steelers

There are several implications of another franchise tag, starting with Le'Veon Bell likely being done in Pittsburgh after this season.

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Twitter reacts to Steelers failing to reach deal with Le'Veon Bell

As many expected, a long-term deal between the Pittsburgh Steelers and star running back Le’Veon Bell did not get struck prior to Monday’s deadline.Bell had reportedly been seeking what would be close to quarterback pay and the Steelers were not willing to commit to that. Now, he is slated to earn $14.5 million on the franchise tag.From already predicting where Bell will land in 2019, to naming his replacement, to the fantasy football fallout, let’s see what the Twitter world thinks...

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Le'Veon Bell, Steelers Reportedly Fail to Agree to New Contract Before Deadline

A holdout may be in Le'Veon Bell's future. The Pittsburgh Steelers failed to agree to a contract extension with the superstar running back before Monday's 4 p.m...

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Steelers unable to agree an extension with Le’Veon Bell before deadline

For the second year in a row, Le’Veon Bell will play the season under the franchise tag after failing to agree to a long-term deal with the Steelers before the NFL’s 4 p.m. ET deadline on Monday

The league imposed deadline for the Pittsburgh Steelers to sign Le’Veon Bell to long-term contract passed on Monday at 4 p.m ET without any fanfare after both sides were once again unable to come to an agreement on a new deal. As per NFL rules, negotiations towards an extension cannot now...

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Simon Chester

Mike Tomlin adds to the excitement about the growth and development of Justin Hunter

While Justin Hunter’s first six years in the NFL have been rather disappointing, Mike Tomlin is hopeful of a big season from the former University of Tennessee product in 2018

Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin was back in his hometown over the weekend, but he isn’t the only person on the team that calls the area known as “Seven Cities” his home. Wide receiver Justin Hunter was born in Virginia Beach, just a few miles from where Tomlin grew up in Hampton, Virginia.

Returning home...

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Former teammate cites Antonio Brown’s improved speed as the 2018 season nears

Antonio Brown is constantly on a quest to improve his game, and the most recent area of improvement is his speed.

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ All-Pro wide receiver Antonio Brown does almost everything to perfection. But if there's one cut on Brown which is repeated often, it's about his speed.

You hear commentators and media state how he doesn’t have “breakaway speed”, and how he “can’t run by anyone.” While Brown certainly has made up for this lack of speed throughout his career...

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Report: Le’Veon Bell could sit half the season without new contract

Le’Veon Bell and the Pittsburgh Steelers are quickly running out of time to hammer out a new contract. And if the parties are unable to do so, there’s a chance the two-time First-Team All-Pro could opt to sit out a large number of games during the 2018 NFL season, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter.In fact, Schefter speculates Bell could decide to sit out the Steelers’ first eight games.“I think it’s possible Le’Veon Bell sits out the first half of the year if he doesn’t get a...

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Bell contemplating sitting out first half of 2018 season?

The Pittsburgh Steelers and Le’Veon Bell have found themselves in a familiar situation with the deadline to work out a long-term extension about to pass, and speculation has already begun regarding where Bell could go from here.In an appearance on SiriusXM NFL Radio Monday, ESPN’s Adam Schefter said he believes it is possible that Bell could sit out the first eight games of the 2018 season. As Schefter notes, Bell’s rationale would be that he does not want to risk suffering a serious...

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‘Parties aren’t optimistic’ deal gets done with Bell

The deadline for the Pittsburgh Steelers and Le’Veon Bell to land a contract extension is today at 4:00 pm ET. Will a deal get done between the Steelers and the star running back? According to a report by NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport, it doesn’t look promising between Le’Veon Bell and the Steelers on a contract extension. The […] Pittsburgh Steelers: ‘Parties aren’t optimistic’ deal gets done with Bell - Still Curtain - Still Curtain - A Pittsburgh Steelers Fan Site - News, Blogs,...

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Adam Schefter Thinks It's Possible Le'Veon Bell Sits 8 Games If No New Contract

Running back Le'Veon Bell might be upping the ante in his contract standoff with the Pittsburgh Steelers ...

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The best Pittsburgh Steelers to not to start their career in the Steel City: The Defense

In Part Two of our look at the best players to start their careers in other cities, BTSC tackles the defense.

BTSC continues to profile the best Steelers players to begin their careers with other teams since 1969 by chronicling the starting defense. While there are some blockbuster names at certain positions, other slots are filled with lesser-known names that may be deemed questionable. But know this, there were some spots that the Steelers continually drafted well. So very well, in fact,...

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As deadline looms, Le'Veon Bell puts conviction to test

More than 16 months into their contract stalemate, one side must look at the clock and decide if it's worth meeting the other's demands.

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Report: Steelers and Le’Veon Bell long-term contract will be a “challenge”

Contrary to what Mike Tomlin said over the weekend, Adam Schefter of ESPN is suggesting this deal is far from close.

Over the weekend, there was a report from NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport suggesting some headway had been made between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Le’Veon Bell to reach common ground on a long-term contract.

Then Mike Tomlin, who spoke at his annual football camp in Virginia, also said there was reason for optimism, but he added the negotiators would have to get into a room...

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Opinion: Steelers, Bell, And The Inevitable Impasse That Will Divide Them

Surprise, surprise, Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell is the topic du jure, and I can’t imagine why. He was the subject of our question of the day. Now he will be the focus of my opinion of the day. I would say it’s not a controversial one, but there is such a diversity of […]

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Top 5 catches of Antonio Brown’s career

Antonio Brown is widely considered to be the best receiver in football. Even recently, several media outlets have been comparing him to Jerry Rice. After eight years in the league, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ wide out has made some memorable catches. We’ll take a look at Brown’s top five catches so far. Antonio Brown is a special […] Pittsburgh Steelers: Top 5 catches of Antonio Brown’s career - Still Curtain - Still Curtain - A Pittsburgh Steelers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and...

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