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Helmets for the Kansas City Chiefs and the Tennessee Titans are displayed during a news conference for this weeks NFL conference championship football game at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history

Jan. 18, 2020 12:29 PM EST

Tom Brady has been synonymous with the AFC championship for the last two decades. Thirteen times he played for the Lamar Hunt Trophy and nine times he won it, besting MVP Patrick Mahomes in overtime, upending Blake Bortles in a classic comeback, denying Andrew Luck and Philip Rivers trips to the Super Bowl,...

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin looks on during the first half of an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)

Rooney: Steelers standing pat at QB heading into 2020

Jan. 15, 2020 4:28 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Art Rooney II isn't quite sure what to make of what the Pittsburgh Steelers president called one of the “craziest” seasons he's experienced during his 50-plus years around the NFL. The Steelers lost quarterback Ben Roethlisberger at halftime of Week 2. They pulled off an...

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) fumbles as he is hit by Minnesota Vikings defensive end Danielle Hunter (99) in the second half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

Tom Brady, Drew Brees exit early in changing of the QB guard

Jan. 7, 2020 4:17 AM EST

Suddenly, the old guard looks rather old. Tom Brady, who wants to keep playing next season at age 43, was overshadowed on wild-card weekend by a QB who threw for just 72 yards. Drew Brees, who turns 41 this month, followed up what might have been his best season ever with a dud that featured his first...

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin looks on during the first half of an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)

Tomlin: Rudolph is Steelers' top backup QB heading into 2020

Dec. 31, 2019 4:30 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers' 2019 season was defined by chaos at quarterback. Coach Mike Tomlin is eyeing a return to normalcy in 2020. Tomlin said Tuesday the team expects veteran Ben Roethlisberger to return next season after missing all but six quarters of Pittsburgh's uneven 8-8 ride in...

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive tackle Isaiah Buggs leaves the field after an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Baltimore. The Ravens won 28-10. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)

Half full or half empty? Steelers' 2019 a wild mixed bag

Dec. 30, 2019 2:05 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The bottom didn't fall out, so there's that. It typically does when teams lose their franchise quarterbacks early in the season. Yet the Pittsburgh Steelers did more than just survive after Ben Roethlisberger grabbed his right elbow in pain late in the second quarter of a Week 2 game...

Isaiah Buggs, tackle defensivo de los Steelers de Pittsburgh, se marcha del terreno tras la derrota ante los Ravens de Washington, el domingo 29 de diciembre de 2019 (AP Foto/Gail Burton)

Steelers' season ends in heavy rain and with sea of mistakes

Dec. 29, 2019 10:11 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — How appropriate that the Pittsburgh Steelers' season ended on a soggy, ugly Sunday when they couldn’t move the ball or stop the Baltimore Ravens on offense. Even if they beat the Ravens, the Steelers weren't going to the postseason. Tennessee's win over Houston finalized that...

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Robert Griffin III throws a pass against the Pittsburgh Steelers during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)

Despite lacking star power, Ravens beat Steelers 28-10

Dec. 29, 2019 9:27 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Soaked to the core after standing the rain for well over three hours, coach John Harbaugh smiled broadly once the Baltimore Ravens wrapped up the finest regular season in franchise history by playing hard and effectively in a game that had absolutely no bearing on the team's playoff...

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph (2) tries to hand off the ball to Pittsburgh Steelers running back Benny Snell (24) in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Steelers QB Rudolph done for season, Hodges to start finale

Dec. 24, 2019 1:19 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mason Rudolph's star-crossed season is over. The Pittsburgh Steelers placed the second-year quarterback on injured reserve on Tuesday, two days after Rudolph hurt his left shoulder in the third quarter of a loss to the New York Jets. The move clears up Pittsburgh's quarterback picture...

NFL This Week: Cowboys, Eagles chase East title at .500 mark

Dec. 21, 2019 11:46 PM EST

Complaints about the NFL's playoff structure have rarely carried more clout than down the stretch of this season, given the glaring weakness of the NFC East. Though there are currently no teams in this quagmire of a quartet with a winning record, yes, either Dallas or Philadelphia will still get to host a...

FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2019, file photo, New York Jets offensive assistant coach Hines Ward watches from the sideline during the second half of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Jacksonville, Fla. Ward has been a popular guy this week — and he has the voicemails, texts and emails to prove it. The Steelers are coming to town and the former Pittsburgh wide receiver has been hearing from friends and former colleagues who hope to catch up with the  Jets' offensive assistant coach. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

Jets' Hines Ward finds himself in 'strange' spot vs Steelers

Dec. 20, 2019 6:30 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Hines Ward has been a popular guy this week — and he has the countless voicemails, texts and emails to prove it. The Steelers are coming to town and the former Pittsburgh star wide receiver has been hearing from friends and former colleagues who hope to catch up with the...