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Steelers eyeing return of Fitzpatrick, Watt vs. Bengals

Nov. 26, 2021 14:45 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — T.J. Watt and Minkah Fitzpatrick will spend Sunday afternoon on the field in Cincinnati and not on their phones back in Pittsburgh. Neither player was listed on Friday's injury report, clearing the way for their return after they spent last Sunday on...

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...

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...

Steelers playing waiting game on injured stars Watt, Haden

Nov. 23, 2021 17:59 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers are hoping injured defensive stars T.J. Watt, Minkah Fitzpatrick and Joe Haden will be back when they travel to Cincinnati on Sunday. All three sat out a 41-37 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers last week. Watt is dealing with hip...

Injuries to stars leave Steelers with no margin for error

Nov. 22, 2021 16:52 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers spent all week hoping Ben Roethlisberger's bout with COVID-19 would be mild enough to allow him to start on Sunday night in Los Angeles. All that attention, all that concern, might have been a little misplaced. As vital as their...

Steelers' patchwork defense shredded, but nearly bests Bolts

Nov. 22, 2021 01:50 AM EST

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Only one Steelers defense during coach Mike Tomlin's 15-year tenure ever gave up more yards than the patchwork group that got shredded by Justin Herbert and the Chargers on Sunday night. Los Angeles scored on its first five drives and took a...

Steelers' Roethlisberger, Chargers' Bosa are active for game

Nov. 21, 2021 19:12 PM EST

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and Los Angeles Chargers linebacker Joey Bosa are active for Sunday night's game after being taken off the reserve/COVID-19 list. The Steelers (5-3-1) will be missing linebacker T.J. Watt though after he...

Steelers, Chargers each looking to bounce back Sunday night

Nov. 20, 2021 16:36 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (5-3-1) at LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (5-4) Sunday, 8:20 p.m. EST, NBC BETTING LINE: Chargers by 5 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Pittsburgh 3-6; Los Angeles 5-4. SERIES...

No Watt, Haden or Dotson for Steelers as they head to LA

Nov. 19, 2021 16:08 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers will head to Los Angeles to face the Chargers without star outside linebacker T.J. Watt. The team ruled Watt out Friday after he missed a third straight day of practice due to hip and knee injuries suffered in last week's tie...