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Trubisky, Steelers open post-Big Ben era against Bengals

Sep. 08, 2022 14:21 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Kenny Pickett — the former Pitt star, Heisman Trophy finalist and first-round draft pick — might be the quarterback of the future for the Pittsburgh Steelers. But for right now, Mitch Trubisky is their man under center. Trubisky will be the starter when the...

NFL welcome: Up 1st for McDaniel, a matchup with Belichick

Sep. 08, 2022 12:32 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — For Bill Belichick and Mike McDaniel, the 2000 season was a big deal. Belichick was starting his run as coach of the New England Patriots. McDaniel was starting at wide receiver for Smoky Hill High School. They were worlds apart then. They’ll be on...

Belichick eyeing McDaniel's past to scout new Dolphins coach

Sep. 06, 2022 18:45 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — In some ways, Dolphins coach Mike McDaniel is an enigma to Bill Belichick. He doesn’t know him too well personally and there’s been little crossover between their staffs. “Talked to him at the owners’ meetings and saw him down...

Lawyers bash Goodell-led arbitration in NFL racial bias suit

Aug. 31, 2022 13:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for three Black NFL coaches alleging racial bias by the league took aim directly at Commissioner Roger Goodell on Wednesday in their latest arguments against arbitrating a dispute they say belongs before a jury. In papers filed in Manhattan federal court,...

Bengals try to stay on top in balanced, brutal AFC North

Aug. 31, 2022 13:19 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Myles Garrett's face cringed as if he had just missed a certain sack by letting a quarterback escape. On the brink of a new season, Garrett hates to think about how Joe Burrow and the Cincinnati Bengals, coming off three straight fourth-place finishes and expected...

NFL news dominates headlines, even during the offseason

Aug. 25, 2022 12:38 PM EDT

After one of the wildest offseasons in NFL history featuring blockbuster trades, rapid free-agency movement, record-setting contracts and plenty of off-field drama, the regular season is almost here. Are you ready for some football? The Buffalo Bills visit the...

Hiring minority coaches in the NFL comes down to owners

Aug. 23, 2022 17:45 PM EDT

No matter how much the NFL pushes teams to hire minority coaches, owners have the final say. The league established the Rooney Rule in 2003 and has expanded it several times over the years to encourage teams to hire more minority coaches. It started the Quarterback Coaching Summit in...

Steelers enter 2022 with new quarterback, same old goals

Aug. 23, 2022 16:08 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger wasn't joking when he said he planned to disappear after retirement. Maybe, but the specter of the player who defined the Pittsburgh Steelers for nearly two decades looms over the franchise in 2022. Following a likely future Hall...

Dolphins hoping new additions will help end playoff drought

Aug. 23, 2022 14:26 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — When Tua Tagovailoa has been asked about the Dolphins’ commitment to him as their franchise quarterback, his answers have followed a similar theme: He feels that the team is all-in on him in 2022. Tagovailoa, entering his third year in the NFL, will...

With new coach, playmakers, Dolphins hope for AFC resurgence

Aug. 23, 2022 12:48 PM EDT

MIAMI DOLPHINS (10-7) New faces: Head coach Mike McDaniel (former 49ers offensive coordinator), WR Tyreek Hill, RB Chase Edmonds, T Terron Armstead, WR Cedrick Wilson Jr, LB Melvin Ingram, QB Teddy Bridgewater, OL Connor Williams, RB Raheem Mostert, DB Keion Crossen, FB Alec Ingold....