Latest Devlin Hodges News

Murray absorbs blame after 3 INTs in Cardinals loss

Dec. 8, 2019 11:06 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kyler Murray was quick to shoulder the responsibility for Arizona's 23-17 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday after the rookie quarterback threw a season-high three interceptions. Two of those interceptions ended promising drives and were a big reason the Cardinals lost their...

Steelers hang on for 23-17 victory over Cardinals

Dec. 8, 2019 9:05 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Pittsburgh's defense was great and the Duck was just fine. After weeks of wondering how this bunch keeps piecing together victories, a clearer picture is beginning to emerge. Maybe the Steelers are just pretty good. Diontae Johnson returned a punt 85 yards for a touchdown and the...

Jumping right in: Rookies make big impact on NFL season

Dec. 6, 2019 5:07 PM EST

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Hey rook, get in there. The salary cap, rookie wage scale and migration of strategies from the college to the professional game have placed more of a premium than ever on playing rookies in the NFL. The days of sitting on the bench or having limited roles while learning from trusted...

Steelers-Cardinals Preview Capsule

Dec. 5, 2019 3:01 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (7-5) at ARIZONA (3-8-1) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE — Steelers by 2 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Steelers 6-4-2, Cardinals 7-4-1 SERIES RECORD — Steelers lead 34-23-3 LAST MEETING — Steelers beat Cardinals 25-13, Oct. 18, 2015 LAST WEEK — Steelers beat Browns...

Chargers, Jaguars streaking in wrong direction

Dec. 5, 2019 1:37 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Close losses have defined the Los Angeles Chargers' season. The Jacksonville Jaguars would take one of those right now. The Jaguars (4-8) have been blown out in four straight, trailing by as many as 25, 32, 24 and 23 points in lopsided affairs that crushed the team's playoffs...

Six rookie QBs have already earned wins this season

Dec. 5, 2019 3:11 AM EST

While Tom Brady and Drew Brees pursue Peyton Manning, Devlin Hodges is chasing Ed Rubbert. Say what? Manning's record of 539 touchdown passes could be broken by both Brady and Brees during the final month of the regular season. Brady has thrown 535 TD passes and Brees has 532. As for Hodges, he only has three...

Hunting buddies Washington, Hodges building rapport

Dec. 2, 2019 2:33 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — James Washington knew what was coming. It’s why the Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver didn’t hesitate when he saw the Cleveland Browns jump offside early in the second quarter on Sunday. At the snap, Washington ditched his intended route and raced upfield. Call it the...

Steelers’ Rudolph saying all the right things after demotion

Nov. 28, 2019 4:57 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Soon after walking into the Pittsburgh Steelers’ locker room after an abbreviated and earlier-than-usual practice Thursday, Mason Rudolph joked with teammates about their plans for Thanksgiving dinner. In the midst of a trying two-week stretch on and off the field, Rudolph chose to...

Round 2; Steelers, Browns bracing for pivotal rematch

Nov. 27, 2019 6:45 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Myles Garrett won’t be in the stadium. Barring injury, Mason Rudolph won’t be on the field. While the absence of the central figures in the helmet-swinging brawl that marred Cleveland’s 21-7 whipping of Pittsburgh on Nov. 14 removes a topic for fhe rematch on Sunday,...

Duck’s Tale? Hodges eager for another shot with Steelers

Nov. 27, 2019 5:11 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Devlin Hodges has nothing to lose. He knows he’s always been considered too something — too short, too small, too unknown, too average — to carry the burden that comes with high expectations. Yet rather than make him angry, it’s freed him. The 23-year-old...