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Tomlin's leadership guides Steelers to unlikely playoff spot

Jan. 10, 2022 13:26 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — It sounded like wishful thinking at best. A throwaway line at worst for a coach bracing himself for imminent disappointment. “I'm capable of talking myself in(to) anything,” Mike Tomlin said last week when asked about the seemingly unlikely series of events...

Browns close season with 21-16 win over Burrow-less Bengals

Jan. 10, 2022 00:25 AM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Joe Burrow skipped Cincinnati's last trip of the regular season. He and the Bengals have reservations to go somewhere more special — the playoffs. Case Keenum got his second win while filling in for Baker Mayfield on Sunday as the Cleveland Browns ended their...

Browns place Pro Bowl corner Ward on COVID-19 reserve list

Jan. 08, 2022 18:49 PM EST

Browns Pro Bowl cornerback Denzel Ward has been placed on the COVID-19 reserve list and will miss Sunday’s season finale against Cincinnati. Ward was already questionable with a groin injury suffered in Monday’s loss at Pittsburgh. The fourth-year corner had three interceptions,...

No ending: Garrett pushing DE Clowney to re-sign with Browns

Jan. 07, 2022 15:49 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Myles Garrett has enjoyed chasing quarterbacks and trying to wreck games alongside Jadeveon Clowney this season. He'd love to do it again. “I want him here,” Garrett said. And what Garrett wants, he usually gets. For all that went...

Game 17 in NFL brings playoff race, record-breaking wrinkles

Jan. 07, 2022 02:54 AM EST

That sweet 16-game symmetry of the NFL, with each team's schedule neatly divided into quarters just like the action on the field, has been brushed aside after 43 seasons. The long-discussed 17th game has finally arrived, another weekend of the made-for-television inventory that...

Bengals resting QB Burrow for Browns' finale before playoffs

Jan. 06, 2022 13:20 PM EST

CINCINNATI (10-6) at CLEVELAND (7-9) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox BETTING LINE: Bengals by 3, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Bengals 9-7; Browns 7-9. SERIES RECORD: Bengals lead 51-45. LAST MEETING: Browns...

Browns' No. 2 QB Keenum admires Mayfield's 'gutsiest' season

Jan. 05, 2022 22:52 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Case Keenum didn't doubt Baker Mayfield's toughness for a single second. He may have underestimated his tenacity. "There were some weeks just to get him to the field was a small miracle,” said Keenum, Cleveland's backup quarterback who will start for Mayfield in...

Hendrickson, 3 other Bengals starters placed on COVID list

Jan. 04, 2022 22:01 PM EST

Cincinnati sacks leader Trey Hendrickson and three other starters are among five Bengals who were placed on the COVID-19 reserve list Tuesday. Center Trey Hopkins and left guard Quinton Spain were sidelined along with safety Vonn Bell. The fifth player is linebacker Akeem...

Battered Mayfield, listless Browns lose to Steelers, 26-14

Jan. 04, 2022 02:06 AM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Cleveland Browns knew they had been eliminated from playoff contention entering a Monday night showdown against their AFC North rival Pittsburgh Steelers. But a battered Baker Mayfield wanted to lead his team to a winning record. Now, that...

Roethlisberger, Steelers top Browns to stay in playoff mix

Jan. 04, 2022 01:29 AM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger looked for the last time into the Heinz Field stands peppered with No. 7 jerseys bearing his name and tried to soak in a moment as inevitable as it was unimaginable for most of his career. This is the end for the longtime Pittsburgh Steelers...