February 2016 - Pittsburgh Steelers Wiretap

Heath Miller Retires After 11 Seasons With Steelers

Feb 19, 2016 8:17 PM

Heath Miller has retired after 11 NFL season with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Miller was a first round pick in 2005 and retires with 592 receptions, 6,569 yards and 45 receiving touchdowns.

Team president Art Rooney II said in a statement that Miller informed the franchise of his plans early Friday.

"On behalf of the entire Steelers organization and Steelers Nation around the world, I would like to congratulate and thank Heath of his many contributions to the Steelers," Rooney said. "The chants of 'HEEATH' will be missed at Heinz Field and around the entire NFL. Heath is the most accomplished tight end in team history and his efforts will not soon be forgotten."

Miller released a statement later Friday thanking the team "for giving me the opportunity to live out my childhood dream."

"I will always cherish and value the special bonds that I formed with my teammates. It was truly an honor for me to take the field with them," Miller said. "I am also appreciative of my entire family and all of the coaches who helped me along the way. Additionally, I want to thank Steelers Nation, the best fans in the NFL!"

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James Harrison Returning To Steelers In 2016

Feb 16, 2016 7:13 PM

James Harrison will return to the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2016 for his 14th NFL season.

Harrison turns 38 in May.

Harrison has one year left on a two-year extension he signed before the 2015 season. He's due $1.25 million in base salary.

Jeremy Fowler/ESPN

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Patriots, Panthers Have Best 2016 Super Bowl Odds (All Teams Listed)

Feb 8, 2016 10:41 AM

The New England Patriots are the favorites to win the 2016 Super Bowl at 9-1.

The Patriots lost to the Denver Broncos in the AFC Championship Game, while the team with the second best odds, the Carolina Panthers, lost to the Broncos in the Super Bowl.

The Broncos have the ninth best odds at 18-1.

New England -- 9-1
Carolina -- 10-1
Seattle -- 11-1
Green Bay -- 12-1
Pittsburgh -- 12-1
Arizona -- 15-1
Cincinnati -- 15-1
Indianapolis -- 15-1
Denver -- 18-1
Dallas -- 24-1
Kansas City -- 25-1
Minnesota -- 25-1
Philadelphia -- 35-1
Baltimore -- 38-1
Giants -- 42-1
Jets -- 42-1
Buffalo -- 45-1
Houston -- 45-1
Atlanta -- 50-1
LA Rams -- 50-1
Washington -- 50-1
Miami -- 60-1
Detroit -- 60-1
Oakland -- 60-1
Chicago -- 65-1
New Orleans -- 65-1
San Diego -- 75-1
Jacksonville -- 85-1
San Francisco -- 110-1
Tampa Bay -- 110-1
Cleveland -- 200-1
Tennessee -- 220-1

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