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Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Bud Dupree (48) and linebacker T.J. Watt, right, celebrate a big play against the Jacksonville Jaguars during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Tunnel vision: Unbeaten Steelers focused on 1-0, not 16-0

Nov. 23, 2020 6:41 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger doesn't want to get into the comparison game. The Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback doesn't see the point. So while the wins keep piling up — the latest a drama-free 27-3 victory over Jacksonville on Sunday that pushed Pittsburgh to 10-0 — Roethlisberger...

New England Patriots quarterback Cam Newton (1) walks off the field after failing to make first down against the Houston Texans during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

On Football: About those rising NFL teams, never mind.

Nov. 23, 2020 5:12 AM EST

Mediocrity is mediocrity. You can’t hide it, especially in the NFC East, where being mediocre is a compliment. This, however, isn’t about those weaklings. It’s about teams many thought might be making moves toward relevance in the standings: New England, Minnesota, San Francisco, Chicago....

Dallas Cowboys running back Tony Pollard, right, runs from Minnesota Vikings linebacker Eric Wilson (50) during a 42-yard touchdown run during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn)

The Latest: Cowboys win, NFC East teams all have 3 wins

Nov. 22, 2020 7:35 PM EST

The Latest on Week 11 in the NFL (all times EST): ___ 7:35 p.m. Somehow, the NFC East race has become even tighter and weirder. The Dallas Cowboys beat the Minnesota Vikings 31-28 on Sunday to earn their third win of the season. Andy Dalton threw three touchdown passes. Elsewhere in the division, the Eagles lost,...

Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Jake Luton, left, throws a pass as he is rushed by Pittsburgh Steelers defensive tackle Cameron Heyward (97) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Matt Stamey)

Jaguars facing another QB decision after Luton's debacle

Nov. 22, 2020 6:46 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have another quarterback decision to make. Coach Doug Marrone acknowledged he considered benching rookie Jake Luton in a 27-3 loss to unbeaten Pittsburgh on Sunday and switching to veteran Mike Glennon. Luton threw four interceptions in...

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Bud Dupree (48) and linebacker T.J. Watt, right, celebrate a big play against the Jacksonville Jaguars during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Steelers dominate skidding Jaguars 27-3, remain unbeaten

Nov. 22, 2020 5:54 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Pittsburgh's latest victory was picture perfect. The Steelers defense gathered in the end zone after each turnover — four times in all — and posed for the cameras. Some of the celebrations were planned, some candid, most cheesy. All of them well-deserved. Ben...

Ravens defense short-handed for showdown vs. Henry, Titans

Nov. 22, 2020 12:16 PM EST

The Baltimore Ravens will face the Tennessee Titans without injured defensive linemen Calais Campbell and Brandon Williams, both of whom were placed on the inactive list Sunday for the rematch of last January’s AFC playoff game. Campbell has a calf strain and Williams is nursing an ankle sprain. That...

Jags activate Hayden from IR, expect him to play vs Steelers

Nov. 21, 2020 5:04 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars activated veteran cornerback D.J. Hayden from injured reserve Saturday and expect him to play significantly against Pittsburgh on Sunday. They waived safety Doug Middleton to make room on the roster. Hayden missed the last three games because of a strained...

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Philip Rivers (17) throws downfield to a receiver in an NFL game against the Tennessee Titans, Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020 in Nashville, Tenn. The Colts defeated the Titans 34-17. (Margaret Bowles via AP)

Colts could go from outsider to contender by beating Packers

Nov. 21, 2020 12:19 PM EST

It's difficult to sneak up on anybody in the NFL, given the attention the sport commands. Yet the Indianapolis Colts have been something of a secret at 6-3. If you're surprised to see them tied with Tennessee atop the AFC South, it's excusable. After beating the Titans, should they handle one of the NFL's elite...

Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback CJ Henderson, left, breaks up a pass intended for Houston Texans wide receiver Brandin Cooks (13) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Jaguars place CB Henderson on IR, create hole vs Steelers

Nov. 19, 2020 4:55 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars placed rookie cornerback CJ Henderson on injured reserve Thursday with a groin injury, creating a huge hole in their secondary days before hosting unbeaten Pittsburgh. The Jaguars (1-8), who have lost eight in a row, could get nickel cornerback D.J. Hayden...

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (7) celebrates a touchdown pass to wide receiver Chase Claypool during the second half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Steelers looking for a perfect 10 against skidding Jaguars

Nov. 19, 2020 12:38 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Pittsburgh and Jacksonville have played some real nail-biters. Ten of their past 12 meetings have been one-score games, including several decided on the final drive and a few on the final play. The past two might have been the best between the former AFC Central foes, with...