Steelers still waiting to hear from Antonio Brown

Football 01/16/19, 15:00

The Pittsburgh Steelers are still waiting to hear from wide receiver Antonio Brown.Team president Art Rooney II said Wednesday he's still not sure what led the perennial Pro Bowler to walk out on the team before the season finale. The Steelers benched Brown for their victory over Cincinnati and he ...

Denver Broncos bring Mike Munchak in from Steelers

Football 01/14/19, 18:42

Mike Munchak, who had been a finalist for Denver's head coaching job, is making a lateral move from the Pittsburgh Steelers to serve as the Broncos' new offensive line coach."There's nobody better as an offensive line coach than Mike Munchak," new coach Vic Fangio said Monday. "The combination of his ...

Brown out? Tomlin frustrated with star receiver’s antics

Sports 01/02/19, 15:18

Mike Tomlin doesn't want to say Antonio Brown bailed on the Pittsburgh Steelers.The longtime head coach is not ruling it out either.The star wide receiver went radio silent in the days before the team's regular-season finale against Cincinnati last Sunday, in essence abandoning the club in what Tomlin described as ...

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 ...

Steelers’ Antonio Brown questionable vs. Cincinnati

Football 12/28/18, 18:22

Pittsburgh Steelers All-Pro wide receiver Antonio Brown is uncertain to play in the team's biggest game of the season. Brown was listed as questionable to play in the Steelers' must-win, regular-season finale at home against Cincinnati on Sunday. He missed all three practices this week with a knee injury, and coach ...

Steelers hope for a win (and some luck) vs. Bengals

Football 12/27/18, 17:32

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown is modifying his jersey, using a marker to add an "s" to the end of his last name.Safety Sean Davis is mulling a present or two to Cleveland quarterback Baker Mayfield, promising to send the rookie "a little something something" if the Browns can ...

Tomlin trying to keep reeling Steelers focused despite odds

Football 12/25/18, 13:41

Mike Tomlin isn't going to complain about the officiating. Or lament the turnovers and missed opportunities over the last month that have the Pittsburgh Steelers on the outside of the playoffs looking in heading into Week 17.The longtime head coach doesn't see the point in it. Spending too much time ...

Steelers rookie RB Samuels morphs from project to starter

Football 12/19/18, 18:05

Jaylen Samuels spent the months leading up to the 2018 NFL draft answering one question over and over again."People were like, 'What position (are you) going to play?'" the Pittsburgh Steelers rookie said. "And I just kept saying 'I'm going to play running back.'"Not everyone believed him. The NFL included.The ...

Steelers defense comes up big while finally stopping Pats

Football 12/17/18, 16:03

Joe Haden saw the ball floating toward him, Rob Gronkowski bearing down on him, stretched out every inch of his 5-foot-11 frame and hoped for the best.For once, the first time in a while, the best actually happened for the erratic Pittsburgh Steelers defense.Haden's leaping fourth-quarter interception — one in ...

NFL ICYMI: As of now, Brady, Patriots not what they’ve been

Football 12/17/18, 02:50

Tom Brady scrambled and heaved up a wobbly pass off his back foot, the sort of thing a less-experienced, less-accomplished and, well, less-cool QB might do.The ball was picked off, and the New England Patriots were on their way to a second consecutive defeat.More importantly — and more interestingly — ...

Road Rash: Sloppy Patriots fall to Steelers 17-10

Football 12/16/18, 22:07

No last-second meltdown. No double-lateral magic by the opponents. No, the New England Patriots couldn't point to anything fluky in a 17-10 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday.Not after a game in which they were penalized 14 times for 106 yardsOne in which they punted on five straight possessions ...

Burden of a “Beast”; Steelers know they must stop Gronkowski

Football 12/13/18, 17:40

The words tumble out of Sean Davis' mouth casually when describing Rob Gronkowski, as if they come up regularly in conversation when the Pittsburgh Steelers safety and his teammates are discussing New England tight end Rob Gronkowski.Words like "beast" and "freak," all spoken with a mixture of admiration, respect and ...

Steelers, Patriots smarting heading into showdown

Football 12/13/18, 13:37

No pregame talk of a potential playoff rematch by Mike Tomlin.No real implications for home-field advantage in the AFC.Not much hype either, at least not the kind that typically accompanies a meeting between the New England Patriots and Pittsburgh Steelers.Not with both teams coming off the kind of numbing road ...

FANTASY PLAYS: Pats-Steelers a strong potential daily stack

Football 12/12/18, 19:44

The last few weeks of the NFL season can be a wild ride, particularly as playoff races heat up and bad weather becomes a potential factor in the Northeast and Midwest. The main slate contests on FanDuel and DraftKings feature just one game with a total above 50 points as the ...

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 ...

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