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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...

FILE - In this Dec. 22, 2019, file photo, Carolina Panthers' Christian McCaffrey runs during the second half of an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts, in Indianapolis. McCaffrey's versatility and superb statistics helped him to a rare double: The Carolina Panthers running back has made The Associated Press NFL All-Pro Team at two positions. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

McCaffrey a double All-Pro pick; Gilmore, Thomas unanimous

Jan. 3, 2020 6:59 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Christian McCaffrey's versatility and superb statistics helped him to a rare double: The Carolina Panthers running back has made The Associated Press NFL All-Pro Team at two positions. McCaffrey rushed for 1,387 yards and 15 touchdowns while catching a phenomenal 116 passes for 1,005 yards...

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...

Miami Dolphins wide receiver DeVante Parker catches a pass over New England Patriots cornerback Stephon Gilmore in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

In wake of turnaround, Dolphins believe 2020 will be special

Dec. 30, 2019 5:56 PM EST

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins head into another long offseason accompanied by the sort of buzz five-win seasons rarely generate. It has been that kind of year for the Dolphins: weird. A gutting of the roster under rookie coach Brian Flores extended beyond training camp, when Miami traded away two...

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...

Isaiah Buggs, tackle defensivo de los Steelers de Pittsburgh, se marcha del terreno tras la derrota ante los Ravens de Washington, el domingo 29 de diciembre de 2019 (AP Foto/Gail Burton)

Steelers' season ends in heavy rain and with sea of mistakes

Dec. 29, 2019 10:11 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — How appropriate that the Pittsburgh Steelers' season ended on a soggy, ugly Sunday when they couldn’t move the ball or stop the Baltimore Ravens on offense. Even if they beat the Ravens, the Steelers weren't going to the postseason. Tennessee's win over Houston finalized that...

Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker T.J. Watt (90) strips the ball from Buffalo Bills running back Devin Singletary (26) and the Steelers recovered during the second half of an NFL football game in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Steelers’ Watt no longer plays second fiddle to big brother

Dec. 26, 2019 6:42 PM EST

Being on the short list of candidates for the NFL’s defensive player of the year award won’t earn T.J. Watt too many accolades at family gatherings. “My brother,” Watt said, “will humble me really quickly.” Watt’s older sibling, J.J., four years ago joined Lawrence...

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...

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;...