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Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin looks on during the first half of an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)

Rooney: Steelers standing pat at QB heading into 2020

Jan. 15, 2020 4:28 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Art Rooney II isn't quite sure what to make of what the Pittsburgh Steelers president called one of the “craziest” seasons he's experienced during his 50-plus years around the NFL. The Steelers lost quarterback Ben Roethlisberger at halftime of Week 2. They pulled off an...

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin looks on during the first half of an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)

Tomlin: Rudolph is Steelers' top backup QB heading into 2020

Dec. 31, 2019 4:30 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers' 2019 season was defined by chaos at quarterback. Coach Mike Tomlin is eyeing a return to normalcy in 2020. Tomlin said Tuesday the team expects veteran Ben Roethlisberger to return next season after missing all but six quarters of Pittsburgh's uneven 8-8 ride in...

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive tackle Isaiah Buggs leaves the field after an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Baltimore. The Ravens won 28-10. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)

Half full or half empty? Steelers' 2019 a wild mixed bag

Dec. 30, 2019 2:05 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The bottom didn't fall out, so there's that. It typically does when teams lose their franchise quarterbacks early in the season. Yet the Pittsburgh Steelers did more than just survive after Ben Roethlisberger grabbed his right elbow in pain late in the second quarter of a Week 2 game...

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Devlin Hodges calls signals during the first half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Don Wright)

Steelers look to strengthen playoff position vs. Bell, Jets

Dec. 19, 2019 5:28 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers hold their playoff destiny in their own hands. Win the last two games of the season, and they're in. No sweating, no scoreboard watching. That's why the Steelers' game Sunday against the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium has taken on an almost...

Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Bud Dupree celebrates after forcing a fumble off Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Ryan Finley and recovering the ball for a turnover during the second half an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Gary Landers)

Organic chemistry; LB duo Watt, Dupree thriving for Steelers

Dec. 12, 2019 4:24 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — On the surface, they couldn't be more different. One is the self-professed country boy from Georgia with the easy laugh. The other is a quiet kid from Wisconsin who happens to be the youngest member of a family that treats football not so much a sport but a calling. Bud Dupree, however,...

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin works the sidelines during the first half an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Gary Landers)

Former teammates McDermott, Tomlin lead Bills, Steelers

Dec. 12, 2019 2:04 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sean McDermott remembers lining up across from Mike Tomlin and wanting to do everything he could to impress everyone watching, from the William & Mary coaches to his teammates to Tomlin himself. It comes with the territory when you're a freshman defensive back and the wide receiver...

Bills-Steelers Preview Capsule

Dec. 12, 2019 11:12 AM EST

BUFFALO (9-4) at PITTSBURGH (8-5) Sunday, 8:20 p.m. ET, NBC OPENING LINE — Steelers by 1 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Bills 8-4-1; Steelers 7-4-2 SERIES RECORD — Steelers lead 16-9 LAST MEETING — Steelers beat Bills 27-20, Dec. 11, 2016 LAST WEEK — Bills lost to Ravens 24-17;...

Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) wears a glove on his throwing hand during the second half of an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, in Pittsburgh. Mayfield left the game in the first half after hitting his hand on a helmet. (AP Photo/Don Wright)

Browns' Mayfield passing in practice, looks good to go

Dec. 5, 2019 5:50 PM EST

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield threw in practice for the first time since injuring his right hand in Sunday's loss at Pittsburgh. Mayfield's bruised throwing hand remains wrapped, but he zipped passes to Cleveland's running backs and tight ends during the early portion of Thursday's...

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray is sacked by Los Angeles Rams defensive end Dante Fowler during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Steelers try to maintain momentum vs. struggling Cardinals

Dec. 5, 2019 2:10 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have a No. 1 overall draft pick under center while the Pittsburgh Steelers have a guy named “Duck” throwing the ball around the field. Yet it's the Steelers who are making a playoff push. Pittsburgh (7-5) has won six of its past seven games heading...

Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield answers questions about his injured hand during a news conference after an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Don Wright)

Browns' Mayfield still slowed by right hand injury

Dec. 4, 2019 5:13 PM EST

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Baker Mayfield isn't going to let a sore, swollen right hand keep him from playing. "Mama didn't raise a wuss," he said Wednesday. Mayfield played the second half of Sunday's 20-13 loss to Pittsburgh with a badly bruised hand sustained after he smashed it on the facemask of Steelers...