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Garrett’s suspension for helmet attack upheld after appeal

Nov. 21, 2019 4:05 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Myles Garrett’s goal was to be NFL’s top defensive player this season. He won’t finish it. Garrett’s indefinite suspension for smashing Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph over the head with a helmet was upheld Thursday by an appeals officer who...

Winless Bengals hope to avoid “horror show” vs Steelers

Nov. 21, 2019 3:03 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Andy Dalton could barely protect himself as the Steelers poured through the line, sacking him eight times at Heinz Field in September — one of the quarterback’s worst moments in a nine-year career. Now it’s rookie Ryan Finley’s turn to feel the heat. The...

Steelers QB Rudolph denies report he used racial slur

Nov. 21, 2019 2:05 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph is denying he used a racial slur before his confrontation with suspended Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett. ESPN, using anonymous sources, reported Thursday that Garrett told the NFL that Rudolph used a slur just before a brawl...

Steelers-Bengals Preview Capsule

Nov. 21, 2019 12:51 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (5-5) at CINCINNATI (0-10) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE — Steelers by 7 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Steelers 5-4-1; Bengals 4-6 SERIES RECORD — Steelers lead 65-35 LAST MEETING — Steelers beat Bengals 27-3, Sept. 30 LAST WEEK — Steelers lost to Browns 21-7; Bengals...

Dolphins-Browns Preview Capsule

Nov. 21, 2019 12:45 PM EST

MIAMI (2-8) at CLEVELAND (4-6) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE — Browns by 10 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Dolphins 5-5; Browns 3-6-1 SERIES RECORD — Dolphins lead 11-8 LAST MEETING — Dolphins beat Browns 30-24, OT, Sept. 25, 2016 LAST WEEK — Dolphins lost to Bills 37-20; Browns beat...

QB Mayfield exudes leadership at critical time for Browns

Nov. 20, 2019 5:50 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — In those raw emotional moments following the stunning brawl with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Baker Mayfield exuded calming leadership. The Browns are going to need more of that from their quarterback. Mayfield, who has played much better the past three weeks after a slow start to his second...

1-game suspension for Browns’ Ogunjobi’s upheld

Nov. 20, 2019 5:29 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The one-game NFL suspension for Cleveland Browns starting defensive tackle Larry Ogunjobi for his role in the brawl with the Pittsburgh Steelers was upheld by an appeals officer. Ogunjobi shoved Pittsburgh quarterback Mason Rudolph seconds after Cleveland teammate Myles Garrett swung a...

Browns’ Garrett awaits ruling after hearing for suspension

Nov. 20, 2019 5:25 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Myles Garrett looked composed and casual, a stark contrast to the last time he was seen in public. Stylishly dressed in a bright blue suit and black turtleneck, the Cleveland Browns’ star defensive end met Wednesday with an appeals officer in New York in hopes of getting a reduction...

Steelers’ Rudolph: ‘No acceptable excuse’ for role in brawl

Nov. 20, 2019 4:30 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph wanted to get away from Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett. The way Rudolph went about it — a process that contributed to a brawl that culminated with Rudolph getting smacked in the head with his own helmet and led to Garrett...

Tomlin: Brawl vs. Browns “ugly for the game of football”

Nov. 19, 2019 4:22 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Steelers coach Mike Tomlin accepted his team’s role in the now-infamous fight last Thursday night that ended with Cleveland defensive end Myles Garrett hitting Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph in the head with Rudolph’s own helmet. Just don’t expect Tomlin to use...