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Steelers' Pouncey has "no regrets" in return from suspension

Dec. 4, 2019 6:50 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Maurkice Pouncey is free to get back to work. The Pittsburgh Steelers center is also free of regrets. “The money was worth it, trust me," Pouncey said Wednesday after returning from a two-game suspension for kicking and punching Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett during a...

Duck’s Dynasty? Backup Hodges leads Steelers by Browns 20-13

Dec. 1, 2019 6:44 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — No fighting. No helmet swinging. Barely any trash talking. Just football. And one very loud statement from the banged-up Pittsburgh Steelers written not on a T-shirt but all over the Heinz Field turf: The faces may change when Cleveland visits Pittsburgh. The result does not. Undrafted...

Steelers QB Rudolph denies report he used racial slur

Nov. 21, 2019 8:31 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The on-field fight between Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph and Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett has turned into a war of words off it, with Rudolph denying an anonymous report alleging he used a racial slur shortly before their now infamous confrontation last...

Steelers’ Rudolph: ‘No acceptable excuse’ for role in brawl

Nov. 20, 2019 4:30 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph wanted to get away from Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett. The way Rudolph went about it — a process that contributed to a brawl that culminated with Rudolph getting smacked in the head with his own helmet and led to Garrett...

Tomlin: Brawl vs. Browns “ugly for the game of football”

Nov. 19, 2019 4:22 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Steelers coach Mike Tomlin accepted his team’s role in the now-infamous fight last Thursday night that ended with Cleveland defensive end Myles Garrett hitting Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph in the head with Rudolph’s own helmet. Just don’t expect Tomlin to use...

Who’s left? Steelers running out of players and time

Nov. 18, 2019 7:45 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The chaotic ending will live on in infamy. The carnage that came before it, however, could have just as significant an impact on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ season. The ugly confrontation between Cleveland defensive end Myles Garrett and Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph on the final...

AP source: NFL to hear Garrett’s appeal early this week

Nov. 17, 2019 1:48 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Myles Garrett will soon learn when he can play again. The Cleveland Browns star defensive end, who was suspended indefinitely after the NFL ruled he used a helmet “as a weapon” to strike Pittsburgh quarterback Mason Rudolph in the head, will have his appeal heard by the...

Photo breakdown of Myles Garrett using helmet as a weapon

Nov. 15, 2019 5:01 PM EST

Myles Garrett used an opponent’s helmet as a weapon to hit Pittsburgh quarterback Mason Rudolph in the head, an attack played over and over on TV and social media. He was swiftly suspended by the NFL. The violence unfolded with shocking clarity with seconds remaining in Cleveland’s 21-7 win over the...

Browns star Garrett facing NFL discipline after outburst

Nov. 15, 2019 11:35 AM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Myles Garrett swung a helmet. The NFL will soon swing back. The Browns star could be facing an unprecedented league suspension for his violent outburst Thursday night, when he ripped off Pittsburgh quarterback Mason Rudolph’s helmet and clubbed him on the head during the final...

Defense dominates but offense sputters as Rams fall to 5-4

Nov. 10, 2019 10:54 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Aaron Donald slipped by Pittsburgh guard David DeCastro and crashed into Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph, slamming him into the Heinz Field turf for a safety early in the fourth quarter on Sunday, a play the Los Angeles defensive end thought would ultimately swing momentum to the Rams....