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Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa (1) celebrates his first NFL play with Miami Dolphins running back Matt Breida (22), Miami Dolphins guard Ted Karras (67) and Miami Dolphins running back Lynn Bowden (15) against the New York Jets during an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. Tagovailoa’s winning personality helped the Miami Dolphins avoid locker room backlash when he was promoted to replace popular veteran Ryan Fitzpatrick. (AP Photo/Doug Murray)

Lots of division matchups to spice up Week 8 of NFL schedule

Oct. 31, 2020 9:50 AM EDT

For NFL fans who relish division rivalries, this is your week. Some of them are headliners: the 49ers at the Seahawks, Steelers at the Ravens and slumping Patriots at the Bills. Others — Vikings at Packers, Chargers at Broncos, Cowboys at Eagles — not so much. Regardless, when familiar foes face...

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, right, checks on wide receiver Diontae Johnson (18) after Johnson was injured in the second half of an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

Steelers WR Diontae Johnson hopes injury woes are behind him

Oct. 30, 2020 3:36 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The sequence was symbolic of Diontae Johnson's injury-plagued season. The Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver slipped between defenders and stretched to turn a third-and-7 into a first down for his ninth and final catch in the waning minutes of last Sunday's 27-24 victory over Tennessee...

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (7) passes as offensive tackle Alejandro Villanueva (78) blocks Tennessee Titans linebacker Harold Landry (58) in the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

Unbeaten Steelers, surging Ravens renew high-stakes rivalry

Oct. 29, 2020 5:04 PM EDT

The fierce NFL rivalry between the Steelers and Ravens lost some of its luster last year when Pittsburgh stumbled to the finish without injured quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. Baltimore swept the Steelers, capping a 14-2 regular season by playing its backups in a 28-10 rout. The Ravens had already clinched the...

Steelers, Ravens renew rivalry in duel for 1st place

Oct. 29, 2020 1:29 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (6-0) at BALTIMORE (5-1) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE - Ravens by 3 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Steelers 5-1; Ravens 3-2-1 SERIES RECORD - Steelers lead 28-24 LAST MEETING - Ravens beat Steelers 28-10 on Dec. 29, 2019 at Baltimore LAST WEEK - Steelers beat Titans 27-24; Ravens had bye, beat...

Tennessee Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill (17) is sacked by Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Vince Williams (98) for a 3-yard loss in the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

Under pressure: Steelers' sack streak at 63 and counting

Oct. 29, 2020 9:03 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The play that launched one of the most impressive streaks in NFL history began innocently — or maybe menacingly is the better word — with James Harrison in full flight, his No. 92 a blur as he chased down Joe Flacco for a 12-yard loss on a sunny afternoon in Baltimore. The...

FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2020, file photo, Baltimore Colts receiver Jimmy Orr was along the sideline after suffering a dislocated shoulder during the team's NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons in Baltimore. Orr, a sure-handed wide receiver who played for the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Colts, died Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020. He was 85. His death was confirmed Wednesday by Edo Smith and Sons Funeral Home in Brunswick, Ga. (AP Photo, File)

Jimmy Orr, former star WR for Colts and Steelers, dies at 85

Oct. 28, 2020 8:12 PM EDT

Jimmy Orr, a sure-handed wide receiver who played for the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Colts after starring at the University of Georgia, has died. He was 85. Orr passed away Tuesday night. His death was confirmed Wednesday by Edo Smith and Sons Funeral Home in Brunswick, Georgia. Jim Irsay, owner of the...

Baltimore Ravens defenders Pernell McPhee (90) Calais Campbell (93) prepare for the next play during an NFL football game against the Houston Texans, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Houston. In the midst of an NFL season that is course to set records for the most points and touchdowns, the Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers are winning on the strength of their defense. (AP Photo/Matt Patterson)

Ravens intend to show Pittsburgh they play defense better

Oct. 28, 2020 4:15 PM EDT

In the midst of an NFL season that is on course to set records for the most points and touchdowns, the Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers are winning on the strength of their defenses. The Steelers have the top-ranked unit in the league in terms of fewest yards allowed (286.3 per game) and are riding a...

Pittsburgh Steelers linebackers Alex Highsmith (56) and T.J. Watt (90) celebrate after a 45-yard field goal attempt by Tennessee Titans kicker Stephen Gostkowski was no good in the final seconds of the fourth quarter in an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. The Steelers won 27-24. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

Unbeaten Steelers reach top spot in AP Pro32 poll

Oct. 27, 2020 2:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — As the league's only unbeaten team, the Pittsburgh Steelers have climbed all the way to the top of the NFL. As well as the No. 1 spot in the latest AP Pro32 poll. But just barely. The Steelers received seven of the 12 first-place votes for 378 points in balloting Tuesday by media members...

Philadelphia Eagles' Carson Wentz (11) tries to pass against Baltimore Ravens' Tyus Bowser (54) and Calais Campbell (93) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Derik Hamilton)

Rested Ravens gear up for showdown with unbeaten Steelers

Oct. 26, 2020 5:32 PM EDT

Coming off an unusual bye week that included daily COVID-19 testing, a stay-safe directive and the addition of sack specialist Yannick Ngakoue, the Baltimore Ravens have turned their attention toward Sunday’s AFC North showdown with the unbeaten Pittsburgh Steelers. Baltimore's bye came a week earlier than...

Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebackers T.J. Watt (90) and Bud Dupree (48) celebrate after a 45-yard field goal attempt by Tennessee Titans kicker Stephen Gostkowski was no good in the final seconds of the fourth quarter in an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. The Steelers won 27-24. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

Perfectly imperfect; Steelers not satisfied at 6-0

Oct. 26, 2020 5:28 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — To hear the NFL's last unbeaten team tell it, the Pittsburgh Steelers are perfect in record only. Don't get defensive end Cam Heyward wrong. He appreciates the fact the Steelers (6-0) are off to the second-best start in the franchise's 87-year history after escaping Tennessee on Sunday....