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Allen, Mahomes, Stafford star on wild-card weekend

Jan. 19, 2022 17:08 PM EST

Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills pitched a near-perfect game in their playoff victory against the New England Patriots. The Bills became the first team in NFL history to score touchdowns on their first seven drives of a playoff game, before kneeling down on the final possession of a...

Rudolph, Haskins eager to make bid for open Steelers' QB job

Jan. 19, 2022 14:44 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mason Rudolph understands the baggage he carries. Dwayne Haskins too. The next seven months give the two Pittsburgh Steelers quarterbacks a chance to shed the weight. For the first time in nearly a generation, the starting gig in the city they play for is up for...

Steelers' Tomlin: 'all options' on the table at QB in 2022

Jan. 18, 2022 14:35 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — For the first time in Mike Tomlin's long tenure as the head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers, he enters the offseason unsure of who his starting quarterback will be in the fall. The only certainty is that it won't be Ben Roethlisberger, who has given every...

Steelers face long-overdue reboot as Roethlisberger exits

Jan. 17, 2022 12:47 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger came back for one more run, wanting a chance for his final performance to not be a lopsided first-round playoff loss. Even with his closest friends gone. Even with a first-year offensive coordinator. Even knowing he'd have an almost completely...

Chiefs open up offense against Pittsburgh, eye Buffalo next

Jan. 17, 2022 12:25 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs had to learn to dink and dunk their way through this entire season, contrary to every instinct of go for broke quarterback Patrick Mahomes, as opposing defenses simply refused to let themselves get beaten deep. You can bet they...

Retirement awaits Roethlisberger after 42-21 loss in KC

Jan. 17, 2022 00:46 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger raised some eyebrows ahead of their wild-card game against the defending AFC champion Chiefs on Sunday night when he admitted that “we probably aren't supposed to be here.” Well, he wasn't wrong. ...

Mahomes leads Chiefs to 42-21 wild-card romp over Steelers

Jan. 17, 2022 00:45 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Chiefs were going nowhere on offense against Pittsburgh early Sunday night, so coach Andy Reid had wide receiver Mecole Hardman take a shotgun snap and hand off to running back Darrel Williams on a trick play. Their exchange hit the ground, T.J. Watt...

He's back: Steelers WR Smith-Schuster returns, will face KC

Jan. 15, 2022 15:48 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers received an unexpected boost on Saturday when they activated JuJu Smith-Schuster off injured reserve ahead of Sunday's visit to Kansas City. Smith-Schuster hasn't played since injuring his right shoulder during a victory over Denver on Oct....

Steelers visit Chiefs with nothing-to-lose playoff attitude

Jan. 14, 2022 17:42 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Mike Tomlin and Ben Roethlisberger are brutally honest about the Steelers' chances of advancing past the wild-card round of the playoffs, especially given the Chiefs humiliated them just a few weeks ago in Arrowhead Stadium. First, the Pittsburgh coach: “I...

Chiefs begin pursuit of another Super Bowl vs Steelers

Jan. 14, 2022 16:18 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (9-7-1) at KANSAS CITY (12-5) Sunday, 8:15 p.m. EST, NBC BETTING LINE: Chiefs by 12 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Steelers 8-9; Chiefs 8-9. SERIES RECORD: Steelers lead 23-10; 1-1 in postseason. ...