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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...

FILE-This Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019 file photo shows New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels walking on the field as the team warms up before an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills, in Foxborough, Mass. The Cleveland Browns have asked the New England Patriots permission to speak with McDaniels about their head coaching vacancy, a person familiar with the request told the Associated Press on Monday. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

Browns set to interview McDaniels, others for coaching job

Dec. 30, 2019 8:46 PM EST

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Jarvis Landry believes he knows what the Browns are missing more than anything else. “Leadership,” the star wide receiver said Monday. A day after their season of great expectations ended in bitter disappointment, failure and another year out of the playoffs, the Browns...

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...

Cleveland Browns head coach Freddie Kitchens, left, watches during the first half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Gary Landers)

One, done: Browns fire Kitchens after disappointing season

Dec. 29, 2019 9:27 PM EST

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Freddie Kitchens made a great first impression. Everything after that was underwhelming. Kitchens, who famously crowed “if you don't wear brown and orange, you don't matter” at his introductory news conference less than a year ago, was fired Sunday night by the Cleveland...

The Latest: Arizona QB Murray has hamstring injury

Dec. 26, 2019 7:05 PM EST

The Latest on Week 16 in the NFL (all times EST): 6:45 p.m. Arizona quarterback Kyler Murray has left the game against Seattle with a hamstring injury and Brett Hundley has taken over. Murray was tended to on the sideline by Cardinals trainers after leading a drive that finished with a Zane Gonzalez 46-yard field...

On Football: Offbeat Awards for the 2019 season

Dec. 26, 2019 6:38 PM EST

The Associated Press will hand out its individual NFL awards on the night before the Super Bowl in Miami. Until then, here are some off-the-beaten track honors to consider. BEST GAME: Week 10, the best Monday night game in years saw Seattle beat San Francisco 27-24 in overtime in a key NFC West matchup. This one...

FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2019, file photo Baltimore Ravens quarterback Robert Griffin III works out prior to an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals in Baltimore. It will be Griffin's first NFL start since 2016 on Sunday, Dec. 29. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

For Ravens, there is no meaningless game against Steelers

Dec. 26, 2019 5:25 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens have already clinched the top seed in the AFC playoffs and will rest several key starters, including quarterback Lamar Jackson, in Sunday's regular-season finale. That doesn't mean the Ravens don't have plenty of incentive to beat the division rival Pittsburgh...

Baltimore Ravens tight end Mark Andrews (89) celebrates after a 39-yard touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)

Steelers seek playoff berth vs Ravens, who own No. 1 seed

Dec. 26, 2019 12:50 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (8-7) at BALTIMORE (13-2) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, CBS. OPENING LINE --- Steelers by 2 RECORD VS. SPREAD--- Steelers 7-6-2, Ravens 9-5-1 SERIES RECORD — Steelers lead 28-23 LAST MEETING — Ravens beat Steelers 26-23, OT, Oct. 6 LAST WEEK — Steelers lost to Jets 16-10; Ravens beat...

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph (2) tries to hand off the ball to Pittsburgh Steelers running back Benny Snell (24) in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Steelers QB Rudolph done for season, Hodges to start finale

Dec. 24, 2019 1:19 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mason Rudolph's star-crossed season is over. The Pittsburgh Steelers placed the second-year quarterback on injured reserve on Tuesday, two days after Rudolph hurt his left shoulder in the third quarter of a loss to the New York Jets. The move clears up Pittsburgh's quarterback picture...