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New faces, familiar stakes as Steelers host the Ravens

Dec. 08, 2022 14:23 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The faces on the field keep changing. The stakes when the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens meet do not. Especially in December. Ben Roethlisberger's retired. Lamar Jackson is hurt. It hardly matters. Not when Mike Tomlin and John Harbaugh...

Muuuth! Steelers TE Pat Freiermuth forging his own path

Dec. 07, 2022 18:38 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The sound still catches Pat Freiermuth off guard. On the road anyway. So yeah, it was a little weird last Sunday when the Pittsburgh Steelers tight end caught a pass and heard a sizable chunk of black-and-gold-clad fans inside Mercedes-Benz Stadium...

Rams become 8th defending Super Bowl champ with losing mark

Dec. 07, 2022 11:00 AM EST

The Los Angeles Rams are having a Super Bowl hangover unlike any other. The defending champions are assured of being the eighth team to have a losing record the year after winning it all and are one loss shy of the most losses ever for a team defending a Super Bowl title. ...

Harris, running game gives Steelers offense an identity

Dec. 05, 2022 15:16 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — When he’s at his best, Najee Harris is a blunt instrument. Powerful. Decisive. Destructive. Capable of imposing his will — usually in the form of a stiff arm — whenever the mood strikes. The Pittsburgh Steelers running back displayed that in a 19-16 win over...

Colts, Steelers eager to show they can shine in prime time

Nov. 27, 2022 13:14 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay started asking the question three years ago. Why wasn't his team hosting more prime-time games? From 2011-20, the Colts played a league-low nine times under the lights at Lucas Oil Stadium. They...

Colts try to turn tables on Steelers dominance in series

Nov. 25, 2022 12:27 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jeff Saturday knows the score. The Indianapolis Colts have lost seven straight to the Pittsburgh Steelers since last winning 14 years ago — when Saturday was still in the prime of his playing career. And if Indy hopes to change anything in this...

Steelers WR Diontae Johnson becoming a highly paid decoy

Nov. 22, 2022 14:25 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Diontae Johnson wanted to be paid like a No. 1 receiver. The Pittsburgh Steelers obliged over the summer when they gave him a contract extension that put him within the top 20 at his position in the NFL. So far, there has been little return on...

Steelers defense coming up short against quality opponents

Nov. 21, 2022 16:46 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Tomlin chooses his words carefully and intentionally. There's a reason over the summer that he used “dominant” to describe what he expected out of the Pittsburgh Steelers defense in 2022. It was equal parts challenge and choice. With elite players at all...

Watt's presence provides Steelers with a glimmer of hope

Nov. 14, 2022 12:39 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Damontae Kazee had heard the stories about T.J. Watt. The almost maniacal ferocity the Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker brought to practice. The way the NFL's Defensive Player of the Year in 2021 wreaked havoc. The intensity the game's best edge...

Drafting Jalen Hurts was right call for undefeated Eagles

Nov. 13, 2022 14:01 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jalen Hurts saw the area code pop up on his mobile device on draft night and thought for a moment the numbers represented that other NFL city in Pennsylvania. Nah, the 2-1-5 digits the QB read came from Philadelphia and that meant one thing, the Heisman Trophy finalist out of...