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Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

Saints LB James Laurinaitis talked about what a matchup problem Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell presents. Sure enough, Bell spins out of a Laurinaitis tackle near the sideline on a pass catch and goes for first down. Bell's first touch of the preseason.

Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

Le'Veon Bell makes his first play, spinning off a Saints defender for a first down off a screen pass

Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

DeAngelo Williams warmed up with a pink oxygen mask pregame.

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

A good-sized Steelers crowd in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome for Saints vs. Pittsburgh. Don't always see that in the preseason. Then again, Steelers don't get to New Orleans very often.

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

WR Antonio Brown warming up to make his preseason debut for Steelers tonight vs. Saints in Superdome. Saints' defense has been off to surprisingly great start this summer, but they'll really get tested tonight with Brown, Ben Roethlisberger and Le'Veon Bell all expected to play a couple series.

Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

New Orleans-area youth football squads taking in the Steelers-Saints game.

Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

Antonio Brown got a few punt return reps in pregame

Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

Artie Burns has been working on the field but I'm told he's not expected to play tonight barring unforeseen change.

Pat McManamon ESPN Staff Writer 

The Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, will host special showings of "Gleason" Saturday and Sunday at 11, 1 and 3. The inspiring documentary tells the story of ex-New Orleans Saints player Steve Gleason, and his post-career fight with ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease). Viewing of the movie is included in the HOF admission ticket.

Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

Linebacker Vince Williams' new deal, per NFL contract records: $1.5 M signing bonus, $2 M salary in 2017 and 2018 (this year remains the same, $675,000). So, $5 million in new money over three years.

Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

Ladarius Green told me he's holding out hope for Wk 1 but acknowledges ankle rehab 'very slow.'

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Steelers' non-QB MVP: Well, that's easy

Were you expecting someone other than Antonio Brown? Jeremy Fowler calls Brown "a poster child for non-QB MVPs," adding that he's been voted Pittsburgh's team MVP in three of his first six seasons. Non-QB MVPs

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NFL leaves Harrison interview with no credible evidence (0:42)
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Players 'annoyed' by NFL's PED investigation (1:37)
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1dDan Graziano

Source: No new evidence in NFL's PED interviews

A source told ESPN's Dan Graziano that no new evidence was presented in the NFL's PED interviews with James Harrison, Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers.

Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

James Harrison left the Steelers complex at 12:36 p.m. NFLPA reps, including attorney Heather McPhee, left at 12:41.

Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

Stakeout. Harrison watch

Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

The Harrison meeting lasted about 40 minutes. He is now on the practice field.

Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

The James Harrison meeting with NFL investigators is complete. He will not be made available.

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#NFLRank audit: Cam Newton over Big Ben?

Mike Sando notes that league insiders, unlike #NFLRank voters, prefer Ben Roethlisberger to Newton. Meanwhile, a pair of Pittsburgh inside linebackers finished highly in positional rankings. #NFLRank audit by position (Insider)

Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

Steelers RT Marcus Gilbert has restructured his contract, with his 2016 salary dipping from $3.95 M to $760,000, according to NFLPA records. A source said Gilbert agreed to a restructure to help the Steelers alleviate cap room. He'll likely get the leftover money in an alternate form, such as a signing bonus conversion.

Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

James Harrison's plan is to meet with NFL investigators at 11 a.m., then attend a Steelers practice that starts some time in the late morning. Harrison expects the interview to be brief.

Team Stats

Passing Yards287.73rd
Rushing Yards107.816th
Points For26.4Tied-4th
Points Against19.911th

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