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Steelers living out purgatory promised by salary-cap crunch

Nov. 29, 2021 16:17 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers took a flyer on Mike Hilton five years ago, and the undersized cornerback repaid their faith by becoming one of the most versatile defensive backs in the NFL, a relentless 5-foot-9 tornado who maximized every last ounce of his talent. ...

Steelers place star linebacker T.J. Watt on COVID-19 list

Nov. 29, 2021 16:04 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers have placed star outside linebacker T.J. Watt on the COVID-19 list. The team made the announcement on Monday, a day after the Steelers were embarrassed 41-10 on the road in Cincinnati. Watt is the third...

Bengals confident after pounding AFC North rival Steelers

Nov. 29, 2021 14:49 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Bengals have built an offense around star quarterback Joe Burrow and big-play receivers. However, it was a fierce ground game that powered the past two big wins. Running back Joe Mixon has had back-to-back 100-yard...

The Latest: Dalvin Cook out for game with shoulder injury

Nov. 28, 2021 19:10 PM EST

The Latest from Week 12 of the NFL (all times EST): ___ 7:10 p.m. Minnesota Vikings running Dalvin Cook has been taken off the field on a cart after injuring his shoulder in the third quarter against the San Francisco 49ers. He...

Mixon runs for career-high 165 yards, Bengals crush Steelers

Nov. 28, 2021 19:02 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Bengals cornerback Mike Hilton, who played for the Steelers for his first four years, got his first pick-6 at any level of football against his former team late in the first half Sunday. Hilton's interception of Ben Roethlisberger put Cincinnati up...

Steelers search for answers after blowout by Bengals

Nov. 28, 2021 18:44 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — A 41-10 thrashing at the hands of the division rival Bengals has the Steelers in line to miss the playoffs for the third time in four years. It wasn't so much that Sunday's loss happened as how it happened. The Steelers (5-5-1) were beaten in the...

Slumping Steelers try to avoid series sweep against Bengals

Nov. 26, 2021 11:19 AM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin says every game against an AFC North opponent is an elimination game. That starts Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals, who have already defeated the Steelers once this year. His urgency is...

Thanksgiving week: A good time to look at NFL unfortunates

Nov. 26, 2021 00:07 AM EST

And the meek shall inherit the first draft pick. Or not. When the Jets visit the Texans on Sunday, there are no playoff implications — or even dreams. Both teams are 2-8, deservedly so. Yet the winner might eliminate itself...

Steelers hope offensive outburst is a sign of things to come

Nov. 24, 2021 17:13 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger isn't ready to say the Pittsburgh Steelers offense is suddenly fixed. Yes, scoring more than 30 points for the first time in a year last week against the Los Angeles Chargers was nice. And yes, having the offensive line be far enough...

Misery has company in the Motor City in Bears-Lions matchup

Nov. 24, 2021 15:49 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Misery has company in the Motor City. The winless Detroit Lions (0-9-1) will kick off the NFL's schedule of games on Thanksgiving as usual and their guests have plenty of problems of their own for a change. The Chicago Bears (3-7)...