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Steelers' Mike Tomlin says Russell Wilson has 'pole position' for starting QB job

Mar. 25, 2024 17:50 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. — (AP) — Russell Wilson’s resume and experience give him the edge over Justin Fields. Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said Monday that Wilson is considered Pittsburgh’s starting quarterback but Fields will get a chance to compete. “We’re not...

Russell Wilson is eager to reboot his career in Pittsburgh. The Steelers are betting big on it

Mar. 15, 2024 17:07 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Russell Wilson didn't come out Friday and say he expects to be the starting quarterback in Pittsburgh. Considering the lengths the Steelers went to woo the nine-time Pro Bowler and Super Bowl champion — including the stunning decision to move on from the player...

The Steelers are turning their underachieving offense over to former Falcons coach Arthur Smith

Feb. 02, 2024 15:48 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers hired former Atlanta Falcons head coach Arthur Smith as offensive coordinator on Friday, hoping he can help a unit that's underachieved in recent years. The 41-year-old Smith was fired last month following a third straight 7-10 season in...

Steelers president Art Rooney II believes in Mike Tomlin, but adds 'it's time to get some wins'

Jan. 29, 2024 17:40 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers president Art Rooney II is getting tired of having his club watch the Super Bowl on TV. Rooney would rather the Steelers be there in person on the field. And with the franchise riding a seven-year drought since its most recent postseason...

Panthers agree to terms with Bucs offensive coordinator Dave Canales to become their next head coach

Jan. 25, 2024 21:51 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Dave Canales will attempt to do what Frank Reich and Matt Rhule before him could not: turn around the struggling Carolina Panthers. The NFL’s worst team agreed to terms with Canales, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive coordinator, to become their head coach...

Mike Tomlin remains 'on go' for the Steelers through 2024, and likely beyond

Jan. 18, 2024 14:27 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Tomlin remains “on go” in Pittsburgh. Both in 2024 and likely beyond. The NFL's longest-tenured head coach said Thursday he plans on returning to the Steelers for an 18th season, brushing aside speculation that he was on the cusp of...

Patriots coach Jerod Mayo says 'everything under consideration' as new era begins in New England

Jan. 17, 2024 17:27 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Jerod Mayo will be a first-time head coach, and the youngest in the NFL. He’ll also be following one of the winningest coaches in NFL history in Bill Belichick, who built the New England Patriots into one of the league’s preeminent franchises. ...