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Kenny Pickett will be Steelers' starting QB vs. Bills

Oct. 04, 2022 18:22 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Tomlin never had a definitive timeline on when to hand the keys to the Pittsburgh Steelers' offense to Kenny Pickett. If anything, Tomlin wanted to delay a move that seemed inevitable from the moment the Steelers drafted Pickett with the 20th overall pick six...

Wilson's solid performance in clutch a great sign for Jets

Oct. 03, 2022 18:22 PM EDT

There were moments in the first three quarters Sunday when Zach Wilson showed flashes of the playmaker the New York Jets thought they were getting when they drafted him No. 2 overall last year. There were other times when the second-year quarterback — making his season debut after...

Spectator at Steelers game dies after fall from escalator

Oct. 03, 2022 15:22 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A spectator at Sunday's game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and New York Jets died following a fall on an escalator at Acrisure Stadium. The Allegheny County medical examiner’s office identified him Monday as 27-year-old Dalton Ryan Keane of Monaca. Paramedics...

Turning to Pickett was inevitable for struggling Steelers

Oct. 03, 2022 13:16 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Tomlin tried to keep the moment at bay as long as he could. Mitch Trubisky did too while gamely — if futilely — enduring what quickly became a weekly referendum on his ability to hang onto the starting quarterback job in Pittsburgh during a slow start. ...

Pickett sparks Steelers, but it's not enough in loss to Jets

Oct. 02, 2022 19:12 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kenny Pickett provided a brief second-half spark for the Pittsburgh Steelers. A couple fourth-quarter turnovers and a defensive meltdown allowed the New York Jets to rally late and escape with a 24-20 victory Sunday. “I wanted to win more than...

Wilson rallies Jets past Pickett, Steelers 24-20

Oct. 02, 2022 18:05 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — There was no doubt in Zach Wilson's mind. None. And the second-year New York Jets quarterback had no interest in keeping his confidence to himself. So walking into the huddle late in the fourth quarter on Sunday, the Jets down by three in a place the franchise had...

Wilson returns as Jets visit Watt-less Steelers

Sep. 30, 2022 17:05 PM EDT

NEW YORK JETS (1-2) at PITTSBURGH (1-2) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS OPENING LINE: Steelers by 3 1/2 according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Jets 1-2; Steelers 1-2. SERIES RECORD: Steelers lead 20-6. LAST MEETING:...

Hines Ward's path to becoming NFL head coach starts in XFL

Sep. 30, 2022 04:56 AM EDT

Hines Ward sees some Pittsburgh in San Antonio. Ward, who played his entire 14-year career with the Steelers and was MVP of their Super Bowl win over Seattle in 2006, is getting his first opportunity to be a head coach with San Antonio in the new XFL. The league relaunches in...

Watt now? Steelers defensive warts exposed in star's absence

Sep. 29, 2022 16:49 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The solution for much of what is ailing the Pittsburgh Steelers defense is right there hiding in plain sight on the practice field most days, simultaneously close at hand and tantalizingly out of reach. T.J. Watt's legs are fine. The status of his left pectoral...

Wilson returns for Jets; Trubisky stays course in Pittsburgh

Sep. 29, 2022 15:18 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The New York Jets and Zach Wilson are where the Pittsburgh Steelers are going with Kenny Pickett. The only question, it seems, is when. Mitch Trubisky's job is to make sure it's later, not sooner, a full-circle moment for a player formerly on the...