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  1. Brad Wing hoping to stick with Steelers

    Scott Brown

    PITTSBURGH -- Steelers punter Brad Wing is hoping history -- or at least a variation of it -- does not repeat itself over the next couple of days. His father, David, tried out for the Detroit Lions as a punter in 1990 but did not survive the final...

    Blog | August 30, 2014
  2. Vick pays $10K for No. 1, money to charity

    Rich Cimini

    Turns out that Michael Vick paid $10,000 to acquire jersey No. 1 from punter Ryan Quigley. There's nothing unusual about that; it's customary for a player to pay a negotiated price if a teammate owns the number he covets. But in this case, there's a ...

    Blog | May 05, 2014
  3. What the Jaguars can expect in the draft

    michaeldirocco

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jacksonville Jaguars have 11 picks in the 2014 NFL draft, which begins a month from today. It'll be the second go-around for general manager David Caldwell, who seems to have put together a solid first draft class. What k...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  4. Free-agency primer: Bengals

    Coley Harvey

    Key free agents: DE Michael Johnson, OT Anthony Collins, S Taylor Mays, S Chris Crocker, WR/KR/PR Brandon Tate, OG Mike Pollak Where they stand: Last week the NFL's franchise/transition tag deadline came and went without the Bengals using ...

    Blog | March 07, 2014
  5. Mail call: Why isn't CB more of a priority?

    Scott Brown

    Here is the latest Steelers' mailbag. Questions I received but didn't answer top the list for next week's mailbag. I appreciate the great questions and, as always, keep them coming. And away we go ......

    Blog | February 15, 2014
  6. Powell's shank led to Bengals punter switch

    Coley Harvey

    CINCINNATI -- At the moment Shawn Powell's foot connected with the football for a second time last Sunday, all of Paul Brown Stadium knew what would be coming in the next few days. The punter would be packing his bags. The odds seemed high that...

    Blog | January 02, 2014
  7. Bengals release Powell, make signings

    Coley Harvey

    CINCINNATI -- Two days after horribly shanking a punt that traveled just 10 yards, punter Shawn Powell was released by the Cincinnati Bengals and replaced by a more veteran kicker. Zoltan Mesko, a fourth-year player who was drafted by New England ...

    Blog | December 31, 2013
  8. Football journey: Ryan Allen

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- When rookie punter Ryan Allen went undrafted and signed a free-agent contract with the Patriots on May 3, he was a longshot to stick. The Patriots had incumbent Zoltan Mesko, and while Allen was a two-time Ray Guy Award winner...

    Blog | December 28, 2013
  9. Rapid Reaction: Pittsburgh Steelers

    Scott Brown

    PITTSBURGH -- A few observations from the Pittsburgh Steelers' 23-10 victory against the Buffalo Bills at Heinz Field: What it means: The Steelers kept their season from spiraling out of control by beating up on the Bills in a stadium that had mor...

    Blog | November 10, 2013
  10. Roster limits changes Tomlin can make

    Scott Brown

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Mike Tomlin was so mad after the Pittsburgh Steelers lost at Oakland -- and managed two touchdowns on the same field where the Eagles' Nick Foles threw seven scoring passes a week later -- that he fired his punter. Never mind ...

    Blog | November 04, 2013
  11. Highlighting Patriots-Steelers connections

    Field Yates

    Each week, we use this space to highlight connections between the New England Patriots' upcoming opponent and the organization. As of early this week, we were anticipating the return of former punter Zoltan Mesko, signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers af...

    Blog | November 01, 2013
  12. Steelers hope to flip script in New England

    Scott Brown

    Steel City wake-up: morning links Coach Mike Tomlin acknowledged Tuesday at his weekly news conference that slow starts have been an issue for the Steelers. Earlier in the day quarterback Ben Roethlisberger indicated on his weekly radio show that ...

    Blog | October 30, 2013
  13. New punter means new holder for Suisham

    Scott Brown

    PITTSBURGH -- Mike Tomlin said his confidence in kicker Shaun Suisham hasn't wavered. He showed it, in one sense, when the Steelers released punter Zoltan Mesko on Tuesday afternoon. Suisham will have to adjust to a new holder -- it will likely...

    Blog | October 29, 2013
  14. A week to revisit Mesko vs. Allen

    Mike Reiss

    At the end of the preseason, the New England Patriots made the tough decision to go with rookie punter Ryan Allen over incumbent Zoltan Mesko. This is a timely week to revisit the move, as Mesko -- one of the most likeable Patriots players in rece...

    Blog | October 29, 2013
  15. Tomlin open to Steelers making a trade

    Scott Brown

    PITTSBURGH -- The Steelers have already made two trades this season, and coach Mike Tomlin hasn't ruled out the team making more moves before the 4 p.m. ET trading deadline today. "I'm open to it," Tomlin said of the Steelers making a trade. "We'l...

    Blog | October 29, 2013
  16. Zoltan Mesko waived by Pittsburgh Steelers

    Scott Brown

    What became apparent after Mike Tomlin did not give Zoltan Mesko a vote of confidence at his weekly news conference became official late Tuesday afternoon.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2013