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Drop Zone? Steelers playmakers searching for consistency

Nov. 12, 2019 6:17 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Vance McDonald should have been pumped. Thrilled. Yet he wasn't. He couldn't be. As his Pittsburgh Steelers teammates celebrated around him following a 17-12 victory over the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday, the veteran tight end stewed. Yes, the Steelers had pushed their winning streak to...

2 of a kind: Chubb, Hunt give Browns powerful backfield

Nov. 12, 2019 5:03 PM EST

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Freddie Kitchens has struggled to make two star wide receivers happy. The Browns coach now has a pair of elite running backs to please as well. One football. Four playmakers. That's not necessarily a bad problem. With Kareem Hunt returning from his eight-game NFL suspension to join Nick...

Rams' O-line woes worsen with injuries to Allen, Havenstein

Nov. 11, 2019 9:49 PM EST

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams' offensive line is coming apart, and so is their season. The durable unit that was the bedrock of the Rams' offensive success over the past two years is an injured, inconsistent shadow of its once-dominant self. The Pittsburgh Steelers' defense proved it...

Mighty Minkah: Safety Fitzpatrick leads Steelers' turnaround

Nov. 11, 2019 4:24 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The ball left Jared Goff's hands and fluttered to the ground. And for a split second, everyone around Minkah Fitzpatrick eased up . Not Fitzpatrick. Easing up isn't really his thing. Instinctively, the Pittsburgh Steelers safety at the epicenter of his team's remarkable turnaround reached...

Browns take step forward in strange, unpredictable season

Nov. 11, 2019 2:34 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — When the Browns finally reached the end zone after so many embarrassing, empty trips inside the red zone, they also re-discovered Rashard Higgins, their mysteriously lost wide receiver. Perversely perfect. This strange, unpredictable season had another weird moment. Desperate for a win,...

Defense dominates but offense sputters as Rams fall to 5-4

Nov. 10, 2019 10:54 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Aaron Donald slipped by Pittsburgh guard David DeCastro and crashed into Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph, slamming him into the Heinz Field turf for a safety early in the fourth quarter on Sunday, a play the Los Angeles defensive end thought would ultimately swing momentum to the Rams....

Steelers defense leads way in 17-12 win over Rams

Nov. 10, 2019 10:30 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The ball fluttered into the air and hung there for a split second. When it came back down to earth, it landed where it always seems to these days for the Pittsburgh Steelers: the seemingly omnipresent arms of safety Minkah Fitzpatrick. Pittsburgh's decision to send a 2020 first-round...

Home game: Donald leads Rams into showdown with Steelers

Nov. 7, 2019 3:20 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Aaron Donald is losing his edge. Kind of. The Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle spent his team's bye week back home in Pittsburgh working out in the facility at the University of Pittsburgh that bears his name . It was cold. Well, cold to a guy who's spent the last few years soaking up...

Rams-Steelers Preview Capsule

Nov. 7, 2019 2:07 PM EST

LOS ANGELES RAMS (5-3) at PITTSBURGH (4-4) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE — Rams by 3 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Rams 6-2; Steelers 4-3-1 SERIES RECORD — Rams lead 17-9-2. LAST MEETING — Steelers beat Rams 12-6 on Sept. 27, 2015 LAST WEEK — Rams were off; Steelers beat...

Rams WR Cooks ruled out with concussion, seeing specialist

Nov. 6, 2019 8:44 PM EST

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Brandin Cooks needs more time to recover from his latest concussion, and the Los Angeles Rams plan to be cautious with their big-play receiver. Cooks won't play Sunday against Pittsburgh while he seeks further medical help for his second concussion in a month. He was ruled out...