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New York Giants' Daniel Jones runs with the ball during the second half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

Perfection on display when Steelers visit Titans, both 5-0

Oct. 23, 2020 5:31 PM EDT

Maybe all the delays involving the Titans and the jumbled NFL schedule led to the kind of showcase game we all need. Pittsburgh (5-0) at Tennessee (5-0). Yes, the COVID-19 outbreak in Nashville provided some understandably nervous and upsetting times. And it could be a harbinger for a league attempting to play a...

Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) is wedged during a sack by Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Stephon Tuitt (91) in an NFL game, Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Pittsburgh. The Steelers defeated the Browns 38-7. (Margaret Bowles via AP)

With flak flying back home, Browns visit struggling Bengals

Oct. 23, 2020 3:18 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Bengals keep insisting they are better than their dismal record. The Browns' crash in Pittsburgh last week showed they might not be as good as they thought. The rematch of the AFC North rivals on Sunday in Cincinnati could provide more clarity. The Browns (4-2) are smarting after...

Browns look for rebound in rematch with improving Bengals

Oct. 23, 2020 2:53 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (4-2) at CINCINNATI (1-4-1) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS OPENING LINE - Browns by 3 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Browns 3-3; Bengals 5-1 SERIES RECORD - Bengals lead 51-43 LAST MEETING - Browns beat Bengals 35-30 on Sept. 17 at Cleveland LAST WEEK’S RESULT: Browns lost to Steelers 38-7; Bengals lost to...

Pittsburgh Steelers running back James Conner (30) carries the ball an NFL game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Pittsburgh. The Steelers defeated the Browns 38-7. (Margaret Bowles via AP)

Steelers RB Conner letting play do talking during hot start

Oct. 23, 2020 2:51 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — James Conner's Pittsburgh Steelers teammates insist he's having a good time, that the fourth-year running back has never been happier or more engaged. Not that you'd know it by talking to him. Asked Friday why he seemed so sullen when the subject was raised of his strong start for the...

Army quarterback Cade Ballard, right, celebrates a touchdown with teammates Jordyn Law, Noah Knapp (65) and Mike Johnson (59) during an NCAA college football game against UTSA on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, in San Antonio, Texas. Army won 28-16. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)

The Latest: Army-Navy game being moved to West Point

Oct. 23, 2020 12:34 PM EDT

The 121st Army-Navy game will be played at West Point’s Michie Stadium instead of the traditional site in Philadelphia. The academies made the announcement Friday. The move is being made due to attendance limits placed on outdoor events in Pennsylvania because of the novel coronavirus. Those limits would...

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin walks the sideline during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Delay makes showdown bigger for undefeated Steelers, Titans

Oct. 22, 2020 2:00 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have been through so much dealing with the NFL's first COVID-19 outbreak during the season resulting in one game postponed and rescheduled to a second game pushed to a rare Tuesday night kickoff. They've come through still undefeated. Now they host one of the...

Pittsburgh Steelers free safety Minkah Fitzpatrick (39) is greeted by teammates in the end zone after intercepting a pass buy Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) and taking it in for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Steelers, Titans undefeated heading into rescheduled game

Oct. 22, 2020 10:10 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (5-0) at TENNESSEE (5-0) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE - Steelers by 2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Steelers 3-1; Titans 2-3 SERIES RECORD - Steelers lead 46-32 LAST MEETING - Steelers beat Titans 40-17 on Nov. 16, 2017 at Pittsburgh LAST WEEK - Steelers beat Browns 38-7; Titans beat Texans 42-36, OT AP...

Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry (22) beats Houston Texans strong safety Justin Reid (20) as Henry runs 94 yards for a touchdown in the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

Regarding Henry: Steelers D bracing for Titans star back

Oct. 21, 2020 6:50 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sure there are options when facing Derrick Henry. None of them, however, are particularly fun. Try to hit the NFL's hottest running back high, and he will stiff-arm you into GIF-worthy oblivion ( see Norman, Josh ). Try to hit him low one-on-one, and you risk Henry turning you into highly...

Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) tries to recover from a sack as teammates offensive tackle Jedrick Wills (71), offensive tackle Jack Conklin (78) and center JC Tretter (64) look on during an NFL game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Pittsburgh. The Steelers defeated the Browns 38-7. (Margaret Bowles via AP)

Browns' Mayfield ignoring critics, 'noise' aimed at him

Oct. 21, 2020 3:57 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield's getting blitzed from every direction right now. He's ducking from the barrage. Cleveland's quarterback has been under a steady attack this week following a dreadful performance in Pittsburgh, a two-interception outing that has brought out his critics and fueled their...

File-This Oct. 6, 2019, file photo shows New York Jets' Le'Veon Bell, right, rushing past Philadelphia Eagles' Rodney McLeod during the first half of an NFL football game in Philadelphia. The New York Jets have surprisingly released Bell, ending a disappointing tenure after less than two full seasons. The team issued a statement from general manager Joe Douglas on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, in which he says the Jets made the move after having several conversations with Bell and his agent during the last few days and exploring trade options. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Le'Veon Bell ready to roll with Chiefs for first time

Oct. 21, 2020 2:21 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Le'Veon Bell once carried the ball a league-leading 321 times in a single season for the Pittsburgh Steelers. He doesn't figure to get nearly as many chances with the Kansas City Chiefs. That's just fine with the two-time All-Pro running back, though. Bell has been the focal point...