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Roethlisberger, Watt among growing list of Steelers injuries

Sep. 21, 2021 13:57 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — So much for the Pittsburgh Steelers’ very brief run with good health. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, outside linebackers T.J. Watt and Alex Highsmith, wide receiver Diontae Johnson and cornerback Joe Haden and inside linebacker Devin Bush are among...

Despite changes, Steelers' running game still in neutral

Sep. 20, 2021 16:21 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers president Art Rooney set the mandate a couple of weeks after watching his team get blown out at home by Cleveland in the opening round of the 2020 playoffs. "Everybody in the building agrees you can’t finish 32nd in the league in...

QBs Tagovailoa, Wentz, Dalton, Taylor leave with injuries

Sep. 19, 2021 20:41 PM EDT

Tua Tagovailoa was forced out by a rib injury. Carson Wentz hurt his right ankle. Andy Dalton had a knee issue, and Tyrod Taylor exited with a hamstring injury. It was a rough Sunday for quarterbacks. Tagovailoa was knocked out of Miami's 35-0 loss to...

Injuries, miscues pile up for Steelers in loss to Raiders

Sep. 19, 2021 19:07 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — One half, T.J. Watt was wrecking the Las Vegas Raiders' game plan. The next the Pittsburgh Steelers star linebacker was watching from the sideline in sweatpants dealing with a groin injury as the Raiders surged to a 26-17 victory that sapped any...

Carr throws for 382 yards, Raiders top Steelers 26-17

Sep. 19, 2021 18:05 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jon Gruden's long, arduous multi-state, multi-year rebuilding project may finally be nearing its end. The swagger might be back for the Las Vegas Raiders. The deep ball certainly is. Derek Carr threw for 382 yards and two...

Western Michigan stuns Pittsburgh 44-41

Sep. 18, 2021 18:38 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — There's a montage Western Michigan football coach Tim Lester makes his team watch relentlessly. It includes a flash of the letter “R," which stands for “respond." That's not to be confused with “react.” A reaction is emotional. A “response,"...

Autonomous robots prepped for cave search and rescue mission

Sep. 18, 2021 09:58 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — After practicing in a former limestone mine and an abandoned hospital outside of Pittsburgh, a fleet of robots from Carnegie Mellon University is headed to Kentucky for the final test of the ability to autonomously navigate an uncertain, underground course. ...

Seahawks-Titans heads Week 2 games with 2020 playoff teams

Sep. 18, 2021 09:32 AM EDT

Russell Wilson put off watching film for an extra hour to join Peyton and Eli Manning and provide commentary on the alternate “Monday Night Football” broadcast as the Ravens-Raiders thriller went to overtime. After carving up the Colts’ secondary in the opener,...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 18, 2021 00:57 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Albert Gallatin 34, Uniontown 0 Aliquippa 56, Ambridge 0 Bald Eagle Area 42, Huntingdon 0 Bangor 35, Southern Lehigh 14 Bedford 21, Richland 13 Belle...

Steelers, Raiders hoping to prove Week 1 wins were no fluke

Sep. 17, 2021 16:51 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Tomlin spent four years on Jon Gruden's staff in Tampa Bay in the early 2000s, helping mold a defense that won a Super Bowl and gleaning what he could from his fiery boss. Nearing two decades later, the lessons Tomlin — now in his 15th season as...