Greg Warren News Archive

How 2 Pittsburgh Steelers paid tribute to Greg Warren

Because he mentored a young punter and kicker through their first seasons as Pittsburgh Steelers, Greg Warren's No. 60 jersey hung over Chuck Noll Field on Sunday. Both of the less experienced specialists remain key components of Pittsburgh's 2017 season. The long snapper was released in May, ending a career of 12 years, all played with the Steelers.

Pittsburgh Steelers release 12-year veteran Greg Warren

The Steelers released one of their longest-tenured players Thursday when they waived long snapper Greg Warren, with the designation of failed physical. Warren, who was signed by the Steelers as an undrafted free agent out of North Carolina in 2005, was a part of three Super Bowls teams, including playing on the Super Bowl XL and Super Bowl XLIII championship teams.

Steelers re-sign unrestricted free agent LS Greg Warren

Long snapper Greg Warren has been with the Steelers since joining the team as an undrafted free agent in 2005. While terms of his deal have not been released, Warren likely has signed the same contract he has agreed to in each of the last five offseasons: a one-year agreement worth $1.08 million with a base salary of $1 million and a signing bonus of $80,000.

Steelers long snapper Greg Warren has been here before

If the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the New England Patriots in the AFC championship, three players from the team will join a somewhat select group of players who have appeared in four Super Bowls. Two of them — Ben Roethlisberger and James Harrison — might not surprise you. The third is long snapper Greg Warren, who has the ultimate “only in America” story.

Christmas Q&A with Greg Warren

Times NFL Correspondent Chris Mueller talks with long-time Steelers long snapper Greg Warren about playing on Christmas and how he adjusts his personal life to playing on a holiday. Warren: I think it’s a huge honor to play on Christmas. It’s kind of difficult on the personal side to be able to enjoy the holiday with your family when you’ve got a game like that.

Keeping job is a snap for Steelers' Greg Warren

The Pittsburgh Steelers' specialists are a close-knit group. Longtime long snapper Greg Warren should know. No one has spent more time in special teams meetings at the Steelers' facility over the past decade-plus than Warren. Not many in the history of the Steelers, for that matter, have played more seasons or in more games — regardless of position — than Warren.

Steelers sign long snapper Greg Warren to a 1-year deal

Greg Warren is sticking with the . The club announced Friday it has signed the veteran long snapper to a one-year contract that will bring Warren back for a 12th season in 2016. Warren is one of four Steelers remaining from the team that won the Super Bowl after the 2005 season. Warren hasn't missed a game in six straight years.

Steelers Long Snapper Greg Warren: 'I have to enjoy this'

The Pittsburgh Steelers have been holding their training camp at Saint Vincent College for 50 years. Long snapper Greg Warren is a rarity on the team being a part of that rich tradition for over a decade. Warren is in his 11th camp with the team this year. Only Ben Roethlisberger and James Harrison, both in their 12th Steelers training camp, have been to more of them.

Long snapper Greg Warren key part of Steelers trivia

It’s a trivia question that one sports television network got wrong: How many players still on the Steelers roster have two Super Bowl rings, and who are they? Answer: Ben Roethlisberger (everyone gets that one), Heath Miller (and that one) and James Harrison (didn’t he retire?). That’s three. There are four. “According to ESPN, I’m not even one of those,” said Greg Warren.

Steelers re-sign Greg Warren

The Pittsburgh Steelers have re-signed long-snapper Greg Warren to a one-year contract, the team announced. Warren saw action as the team’s long-snapper in 16 regular-season games and one postseason contest in 2014. The 10-year veteran has appeared in 149 regular-season games and 10 postseason games since entering the NFL with the Steelers as an undrafted free agent in 2005.

Greg Warren's lasted a long time as Steelers' long snapper

Greg Warren has been the Steelers’ long snapper for a decade now, and he is the proud owner of two Super Bowl rings. But the 32-year-old veteran rarely finds the spotlight, and few people recognize him off the field. That is OK with him. “I like the anonymity,” Warren said. “I’m very low-key anyway." Warren was signed by the Steelers as a rookie undrafted free agent from North Carolina in 2005.

Steelers long-snapper Greg Warren tears meniscus in knee

Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said Thursday that long-snapper Greg Warren has a meniscus tear in his knee and is expected to miss four weeks, meaning he might not be ready for the start of the regular season. Warren has not missed a regular-season game since Dec. 21, 2009, a span of 64 consecutive games. He was injured during Wednesday’s practice scrimmage against the Buffalo Bills.

Greg Warren: From N.C. to Super Bowl (with thanks to dad)

Greg Warren, Pittsburgh's long snapper, will be a part of his third Super Bowl on Sunday, when the Steelers face Green Bay. And the man who taught him his craft (his father) will be among the 100,000-plus fans expected at Cowboys Stadium for the 6:30 p.m. kickoff. "I don't think either one of us ever thought it'd go anywhere past high school," Greg Warren said this week. "I think we've both been very surprised at how (far) it's taken me."

Q&A With Pittsburgh Steelers' Greg Warren

This week Greg Warren’s parents will make the 1,300-mile drive from Mt. Olive, N.C. to Arlington, Texas, to see their son take part in his third Super Bowl. Warren, a deep snapper for the Pittsburgh Steelers, was a four-year lettermen at UNC who graduated with degrees in biology and exercise and sport science. Warren was a member of the Steelers’ Super Bowl squads in 2006 and 2008.

NFL Update: Playoffs

Greg Warren and the Pittsburgh Steelers' rallied past the Baltimore Ravens 31-24 Saturday to advance to the AFC Championship next weekend. Warren, a two-time Super Bowl Champ, and the Steelers face the New York Jets next weekend. Julius Peppers and the Chicago Bears handled the Seattle Seahawks 35-24. Peppers will look to advance to his second career Super Bowl as Chicago hosts Green Bay next weekend in the NFC title game.

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