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Bailey Zappe appears likely to make his 2nd straight start for the offensively challenged Patriots

Dec. 05, 2023 18:38 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — All signs point to quarterback Bailey Zappe making his second straight start for the New England Patriots on Thursday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers. The 2022 fourth-round pick addressed the media from the podium on Tuesday, usually a good sign when...

Mitch Trubisky thinks he can still be a starting quarterback. His next chance begins Thursday

Dec. 05, 2023 16:29 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mitch Trubisky insists he's too worried about the New England Patriots to think about how the next few weeks might affect the arc of his career. Still, the No. 2 overall draft pick in 2017 may be running out of opportunities to prove he can be an NFL starting...

Steelers QB Kenny Pickett out indefinitely after undergoing surgery for a high right ankle sprain

Dec. 04, 2023 19:58 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers will have to try and move on after a nightmarish loss to Arizona without quarterback Kenny Pickett. Pickett is out indefinitely after undergoing surgery to repair a high right ankle sprain on Monday. Mitch Trubisky will get the start on...

Every NFL team throws in an occasional clunker. The Steelers picked a poor time for theirs

Dec. 04, 2023 15:34 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Tomlin laughed. Then he bit his tongue. Asked if he could describe a bafflingly flat 24-10 loss to Arizona on Sunday in one word, the longtime Pittsburgh Steelers coach smiled, let out a somewhat sarcastic chuckle, and cautioned that he needed to watch what...

Steelers and Cardinals game delayed twice for inclement weather before Arizona wins 24-10

Dec. 03, 2023 21:16 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals' 24-10 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers was delayed twice Sunday because of inclement weather. Halftime at Acrisure Stadium was extended by more than 30 minutes after an initial round of heavy wind and rain swept through Pittsburgh. The...

Pittsburgh's roller-coaster season takes another unexpected dip in embarrassing loss to Cardinals

Dec. 03, 2023 20:12 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers thought they had things figured out. That the black cloud that lingered near the end of former offensive coordinator Matt Canada's tenure was gone. The yards were starting to come, with points hopefully soon to follow. Safety Minkah...

James Conner scores twice against his old team, Kenny Pickett hurt as Cardinals beat Steelers 24-10

Dec. 03, 2023 20:09 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Forced to endure an unexpected “second halftime” after the skies opened up around Acrisure Stadium in the third quarter on Sunday, the Arizona Cardinals retreated to the locker room and tried to stay loose. While the Pittsburgh Steelers were trying to figure...

Steelers QB Kenny Pickett out against the Cards because of ankle injury. Mitch Trubisky takes over

Dec. 03, 2023 15:17 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Kenny Pickett injured his left ankle in the second quarter of Sunday's game against Arizona and did not return. Pickett came up limping after getting tackled by Cardinals defensive end Jonathan Ledbetter following a short gain near...

Mike Tomlin thinks T.J. Watt is the 'best defensive player on the planet.' Watt isn't into the hype

Dec. 01, 2023 14:52 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The momentary bliss-fueled blackouts that used to consume T.J. Watt after every big play still come. Just not as frequently as they used to. It's not for lack of opportunity. If anything, it's the opposite. Games come. Games go. And in seemingly...

Steelers hope offensive uptick against Cincinnati wasn't a mirage as struggling Cards visit

Nov. 30, 2023 14:46 PM EST

ARIZONA (2-10) at PITTSBURGH (7-4) Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, CBS. OPENING LINE: Steelers by 5 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Cardinals 6-6; Steelers 7-4. SERIES RECORD: Steelers lead 35-23-3. LAST...