Latest JuJu Smith-Schuster News

Chiefs keep leaning on McKinnon, other unsung players

Jan. 19, 2022 17:17 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jerick McKinnon probably shouldn't have been surprised to spend all season buried on the Chiefs depth chart. The journeyman running back had been passed over plenty of times before. Start with those early years in Minnesota, when he backed up...

Retirement awaits Roethlisberger after 42-21 loss in KC

Jan. 17, 2022 00:46 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger raised some eyebrows ahead of their wild-card game against the defending AFC champion Chiefs on Sunday night when he admitted that “we probably aren't supposed to be here.” Well, he wasn't wrong. ...

Steelers have Harris, Smith-Schuster for playoff game in KC

Jan. 16, 2022 19:11 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers had running back Najee Harris and wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster available for their wild-card playoff game against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday night. Harris, who ran for a franchise rookie-record 1,200 yards this season,...

He's back: Steelers WR Smith-Schuster returns, will face KC

Jan. 15, 2022 15:48 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers received an unexpected boost on Saturday when they activated JuJu Smith-Schuster off injured reserve ahead of Sunday's visit to Kansas City. Smith-Schuster hasn't played since injuring his right shoulder during a victory over Denver on Oct....

Say it ain't so, Joe: Haden eyes last stand in Pittsburgh

Jan. 13, 2022 15:52 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Joe Haden felt terrible in the middle of last week as symptoms of COVID-19 took their toll. A day later, the veteran Pittsburgh Steelers defensive back left better. Physically, anyway. Mentally, Haden feared his second time in the league's protocols would end the...

Lawrence, McCaffrey, Jones headline 2021 All-Absent Team

Dec. 29, 2021 12:39 PM EST

Every year, players in every NFL city fail to meet expectations. Sometimes it’s due to injuries and other times it’s simply poor performance. They ruin fantasy teams and real teams alike. Often the biggest names become the biggest busts. Some are even repeat...

Sure-handed Steelers WR Diontae Johnson coming into his own

Dec. 02, 2021 17:57 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Diontae Johnson stood on the Pittsburgh Steelers practice field, leaned to his left and took in a short underhand flick from a member of the team's support staff. Over and over again Johnson collected the pass in his outstretched hands while another...

Steelers promote WR Sims to active roster as Claypool sits

Nov. 13, 2021 16:10 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers have promoted wide receiver Steven Sims to the active roster for Sunday's game against Detroit. Pittsburgh made the move Saturday after announcing wide receiver Chase Claypool is out for Pittsburgh's matchup against the winless...

Treat: Steelers, Browns renew rivalry with Halloween matchup

Oct. 29, 2021 13:52 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (3-3) at CLEVELAND (4-3) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS OPENING LINE: Browns by 3 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Pittsburgh 2-4; Cleveland 4-3. SERIES RECORD: Steelers lead...