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Game-wrecking T.J. Watt worth every dollar for Steelers

Dec. 06, 2021 15:03 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The metrics are easy. When T.J. Watt plays, the Pittsburgh Steelers are playoff contenders. When he doesn't, they're in trouble. A lot of trouble. Three months after signing one of the richest contracts given to a defender in NFL history, the...

Gamble doesn't pay off for Ravens in loss to Steelers

Dec. 05, 2021 22:49 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — John Harbaugh went for the win, and it didn't work out for the Baltimore Ravens. Lamar Jackson led Baltimore to a touchdown with 12 seconds to play, but his throw on the 2-point conversion was too far in front of tight end Mark Andrews. That...

Steelers turn away Ravens 20-19 after failed 2-point attempt

Dec. 05, 2021 21:47 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — If the end is near for Ben Roethlisberger, he's not telling. Not publicly anyway. The longtime Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback insists he won't make a final decision about his future until January at the earliest. Until then, he is intent on savoring...

Ravens can bury reeling Steelers with a win in Pittsburgh

Dec. 04, 2021 11:14 AM EST

BALTIMORE (8-3) at PITTSBURGH (5-5-1) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. EST, CBS BETTING LINE: Ravens by 4, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Baltimore 4-7; Pittsburgh 4-7. SERIES RECORD: Steelers lead...

Sure-handed Steelers WR Diontae Johnson coming into his own

Dec. 02, 2021 17:57 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Diontae Johnson stood on the Pittsburgh Steelers practice field, leaned to his left and took in a short underhand flick from a member of the team's support staff. Over and over again Johnson collected the pass in his outstretched hands while another...

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...

Bengals seek sweep of Steelers, momentum in playoff race

Nov. 24, 2021 13:34 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (5-4-1) at CINCINNATI (6-4) Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, CBS BETTING LINE: Bengals by 3 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Pittsburgh 4-6; Los Angeles 5-5. SERIES RECORD: Steelers...

Herbert throws for 382 yards, Chargers hold off Steelers

Nov. 22, 2021 01:49 AM EST

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Justin Herbert and the Los Angeles Chargers had the uncanny knack of blowing double-digit leads and losing in the last minute. Not anymore. Herbert threw a 53-yard touchdown pass to Mike Williams with 2:17 remaining as the...

Rudolph's spot start a mixed bag in messy tie with Lions

Nov. 14, 2021 19:26 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mason Rudolph believes he's more comfortable, that the game which seemed so fast when the Pittsburgh Steelers backup quarterback filled in for an injured Ben Roethlisberger in 2019 has slowed down. That he's capable of being a successful NFL starter. ...

Comedy of errors as Steelers, Lions slog to 16-16 tie

Nov. 14, 2021 18:35 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Detroit's long losing streak is over. The threat of a winless season still remains. For now, the Lions will take it, no matter how ugly it looks. The Lions slogged their way to a 16-16 tie in dreary Pittsburgh on Sunday, surviving...