Latest Antonio Brown News

'Fragile' Steelers still optimistic 2019 is salvageable

Oct. 17, 2019 4:38 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Tomlin's expression and the circumstances surrounding it summed up the plight of his injury-ravaged team perfectly. "Seriously, guys?" the Pittsburgh Steelers coach said when asked if Mason Rudolph would be the quarterback after being cleared of the NFL's concussion protocol. It's a...

As offense stalls, Steelers defense tries to pick up slack

Oct. 10, 2019 5:31 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The bold-faced names on the Pittsburgh Steelers defense kept repeating the phrase "ball awareness" over and over during the offseason, as if they could somehow speak the goal of creating more turnovers into existence. It wasn't just empty jargon. For all the chaos of Pittsburgh's 1-4...

Ravens-Steelers Preview Capsule

Oct. 3, 2019 6:25 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (2-2) at PITTSBURGH (1-3) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE — Ravens by 3½ RECORD VS. SPREAD — Ravens 2-2; Steelers 2-2 SERIES RECORD — Steelers lead 28-22. LAST MEETING — Steelers beat Ravens 23-16 on Nov. 4, 2018. LAST WEEK — Ravens lost to Browns 40-25;...

Forget 'any given Sunday': There are givens in NFL this year

Sep. 28, 2019 10:42 AM EDT

You can take that "any given Sunday" bromide and toss it out with some of Case Keenum's interceptions. So far in 2019, there is a Grand Canyon between the contenders and everybody else. Sure, there will be upsets — or what we conclude are upsets until we learn more about the 32 teams. No, the Dolphins...

Antonio Brown's fall as fast as his rise in NFL

Sep. 27, 2019 8:44 PM EDT

Antonio Brown's unraveling happened nearly as quickly as his rise in the NFL. One of the most prolific receivers for a decade, the four-time All-Pro got dumped by three teams in 6 1/2 months. The New England Patriots released him last week after a second woman in 10 days accused him of sexual misconduct —...

Johnson's reliable tackling helps Rams limit big pass plays

Sep. 26, 2019 9:22 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — John Johnson has interceptions in consecutive games for the Los Angeles Rams, including the clinching pick in the end zone on fourth down against Cleveland on Sunday. The third-year safety intercepted a pass by Drew Brees in overtime of the NFC championship game to help send...

Pats, Chiefs, Rams, Cowboys are top 4 in AP Pro32 poll

Sep. 24, 2019 8:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Through three weeks, the NFL's big four are as dominant as ever. The New England Patriots, Kansas City Chiefs, Los Angeles Rams and Dallas Cowboys, all division winners last year, are undefeated so far and occupy the top four spots in the AP Pro32 poll for the second consecutive week....

Chargers sign TE Kendricks, DE Peace, place Phillips on IR

Sep. 17, 2019 8:07 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers have signed tight end Lance Kendricks and defensive end Chris Peace. Kendricks' addition Tuesday gives the Chargers a receiving tight end to take the place of Hunter Henry, who is out for an extended period after suffering a knee injury in the Sept. 8...

Steelers' Roethlisberger done for season with elbow injury

Sep. 16, 2019 5:41 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger likes to point out that he's played through the end of every contract he's ever signed. It's tangible proof of the longtime Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback's commitment both to the game itself and the franchise he's led to a pair of Super Bowl titles. That commitment...

AP source: NFL to meet with Antonio Brown accuser Monday

Sep. 15, 2019 6:13 PM EDT

The NFL plans to meet Monday with a woman who says she was raped by New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown. A person with direct knowledge of the situation confirmed the meeting to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the situation. Britney Taylor accused Brown of...