Gruden challenges Antonio Brown during Raiders offseason

Sports 05/29/19, 02:27

Antonio Brown's credentials were well established long before he arrived in Oakland as the Raiders new No. 1 receiver.Brown posted six straight 100-catch seasons for the Steelers with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and was the NFL's most prolific receiver before he forced his way out of Pittsburgh to join the Raiders ...

Roethlisberger bothered by criticism but eager to move on

Football 05/21/19, 13:29

Ben Roethlisberger heard the noise. How could he not? At times, it was deafening.Antonio Brown. Le'Veon Bell. A handful of other former teammates long since gone from the Pittsburgh Steelers locker room. The talking heads on TV. They all came for him in some form or another during a turbulent ...

Roethlisberger to remain with Steelers through 2021

Sports 04/24/19, 11:57

The Pittsburgh Steelers have reiterated repeatedly during an eventful offseason that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger remains the team's unquestioned leader. They have handed him a new deal to prove it.The Steelers and the two-time Super Bowl winner agreed to terms on a contract extension Wednesday that will keep Roethlisberger in Pittsburgh ...

Pitt turns to Whipple to revitalize passing attack

Football 02/07/19, 01:58

Pittsburgh coach Pat Narduzzi's biggest coup during the offseason might not be the any of the players who signed letters of intent to join the reigning ACC Coastal Division champions, but a 61-year-old passing game guru with a reputation as a quarterback whisperer.Welcome back to Pittsburgh, Mark Whipple.More than a ...

Steelers edge Bengals 16-13 but miss out on AFC North title

Football 12/30/18, 20:00

Ben Roethlisberger passed for 287 yards and a touchdown, newly acquired kicker Matt McCrane booted three field goals and the Pittsburgh Steelers edged the Cincinnati Bengals 16-13 on Sunday.Still, it wasn't enough for Pittsburgh to win its third straight AFC North title. The Steelers (9-6-1) saw their chance at capturing ...

Saints narrowly upend Steelers and take top NFC seed

Football 12/23/18, 20:06

Drew Brees capped a 326-yard passing performance with 2-yard touchdown to Michael Thomas with 1:25 left, and the New Orleans Saints clinched the top seed in the NFC playoffs with a 31-28 victory over Pittsburgh that dealt a significant blow to the Steelers' playoff hopes.Alvin Kamara gained 105 yards from ...

Steelers ride rookie Samuels past Patriots 17-10

Sports 12/16/18, 19:42

Rookie running back Jaylen Samuels, making his second start in place of injured James Conner, ran for a career-high 142 yards and made a critical third-down reception in the fourth quarter as Pittsburgh snapped a three-game losing streak by holding off the New England 17-10 on Sunday.Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver ...

Roethlisberger OK, Boswell not as Steelers weigh changes

Football 12/11/18, 14:29

Ben Roethlisberger's ribs are bruised but not broken.The Pittsburgh Steelers believe the same could be said about their wildly uneven season.Roethlisberger believes he'll play on Sunday when New England visits Heinz Field, one of the few certainties for a team in search of answers thanks to a three-game losing streak, ...

Boswell’s missed FG sends Steelers to 24-21 loss to Raiders

Football 12/09/18, 21:32

A Pittsburgh Steelers team that kept finding ways to win during a six-game winning streak now has fallen short at the end for a third straight game.A slick field that led to kicker Chris Boswell losing his footing on a potential game-tying kick is to blame this time.Boswell missed a ...

Carr’s late TD pass leads Raiders past Steelers 24-21

Football 12/09/18, 19:50

Derek Carr threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to Derek Carrier with 21 seconds left before Chris Boswell slipped on a potential game-tying 40-yard field goal attempt on the final play of the Oakland Raiders' 24-21 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday.Ben Roethlisberger returned from a rib injury to lead ...

Steelers QB Roethlisberger seeks 1st win in Oakland

Football 12/06/18, 18:04

The Oakland Coliseum has been a bit of a house of horrors for Ben Roethlisberger in his career.While Big Ben has had success almost everywhere he has played, he's still looking for his first career win in Oakland after losing his three previous trips to Raiders teams that combined for ...

Steelers RB James Conner out with sprained left ankle

Football 12/04/18, 12:26

Pittsburgh Steelers running back James Conner is out for Sunday's game in Oakland because of a sprained left ankle.Conner, who is second in the NFL with 12 rushing touchdowns, suffered the injury in the fourth quarter of a 33-30 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers.The team initially described Conner's injury ...

Steelers blame themselves, not officials, for losing skid

Football 12/03/18, 16:39

The excuses aren't hard to find if the Pittsburgh Steelers were in the mood to look for them.The false start that wasn't called on a play that ended with a Los Angeles Chargers touchdown . The apparent block in the back that helped spring Chargers punt returner Desmond King for ...

Rivers rallies Chargers past Steelers 33-30

Football 12/02/18, 23:44

Michael Badgley kicked a 29-yard field goal on the final play to lift the Los Angeles Chargers to a 33-30 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday night.Badgley initially missed a 39-yard kick but Pittsburgh was called for offsides. Badgley's ensuing 34-yard attempt was blocked, but the Steelers were again ...

It’s lit! Smith-Schuster steps into spotlight for Steelers

Football 11/30/18, 01:30

JuJu Smith-Schuster wants to get something straight. That 4.52-second 40-yard dash the Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver ran at the combine in the spring of 2017? It was a blessing, even if it didn't feel like it at the time.A fraction faster and Smith-Schuster knows he likely goes higher than the ...

Rivers and Roethlisberger on a roll as they renew rivalry

Football 11/29/18, 20:07

The Chargers' Philip Rivers and Pittsburgh's Ben Roethlisberger are playing some of the best football of their 15-year careers.On Sunday, the two meet at Heinz Field in a prime-time game that could serve as a playoff preview.If the postseason began this week, the Chargers would be facing the Steelers in ...

Steelers RB Conner on recent fumbles: “It’s correctable”

Football 11/28/18, 17:52

Ben Roethlisberger cut off the question mid-sentence. The quicker to dismiss it, the better.No, the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback stressed, there are no issues about running back James Conner's ability to hold onto the ball even after Conner's fumble late in the third quarter on Sunday in Denver swung momentum to ...

Steelers look to clean up mistakes after sloppy loss

Football 11/26/18, 19:08

Ben Roethlisberger called the interception that ended Pittsburgh's six-game winning streak fluky.On the surface, the Steelers quarterback is right.The only reason Denver defensive lineman Shelby Harris found himself in position to make a leaping grab of Roethlisberger's pass intended for Antonio Brown was because Harris was mashed off the line ...

Broncos snap Steelers’ six-game winning streak 24-17

Football 11/25/18, 19:50

Nose tackle Shelby Harris picked off Ben Roethlisberger's 2-yard pass to Antonio Brown in the end zone with 1:03 remaining to seal Denver's 24-17 win over Pittsburgh that snapped the Steelers' six-game winning streak Sunday.The Broncos (5-6) used four takeaways to counter a 97-yard touchdown toss from Roethlisberger to JuJu ...

Denver pass-rushing partners Miller and Chubb best in NFL

Football 11/21/18, 17:59

The Pittsburgh Steelers bring the best wide receiving combo and top tight end twosome into Denver this weekend. Countering all that is the league's most prolific pass-rushing pair in Von Miller and rookie Bradley Chubb ."It's unbelievable, maybe the best one in the game right now, those two guys," Steelers ...

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