Ravens in driver’s seat to end 3-year playoff drought

Football 12/03/18, 16:24

The Baltimore Ravens are still fighting to end a three-year playoff drought even though they are riding their longest winning streak of the season.The Ravens hold a one-game lead for the sixth and final postseason spot in the AFC. Baltimore (7-5) also is within a half-game of the first-place Pittsburgh ...

Steelers lose biggest lead ever at home in loss to Chargers

Football 12/03/18, 01:44

The Pittsburgh Steelers let another one slip away.For the second straight week, the Steelers held a second-half lead and lost. This time, Pittsburgh blew its biggest lead ever at home, as Michael Badgley kicked a 29-yard field goal on the final play, lifting the Los Angeles Chargers to a 33-30 ...

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 ...

Brotherly Love: Watts, Pounceys to face off Sunday night

Football 11/30/18, 14:49

On the surface they're identical. Below the surface too. Large. Loud. Remarkably athletic and remarkably close. Well compensated and well tattooed.Still, Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey believes there is one surefire way to tell him and Los Angeles Chargers center (and very slightly older brother) Mike apart on Sunday night ...

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 ...

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 ...

Broncos tight end Jeff Heuerman out with broken ribs

Football 11/26/18, 15:04

Jeff Heuerman's breakout season came to a premature end Monday with word that he sustained broken ribs and a bruised lung in the Denver Broncos' 24-17 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers.Coach Vance Joseph said on his weekly radio show that Heuerman has three broken ribs and would miss the rest ...

Broncos primed for late-season run after beating Steelers

Football 11/25/18, 23:08

Von Miller channeled Bill Belichick after the Denver Broncos' stirring 24-17 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers.He finished all six of his answers in his poker-faced postgame news conference by saying, it's "on to Cincinnati."The surging Broncos (5-6) visit the sliding Bengals (5-6), who have lost five of six, next weekend ...

Broncos face Steelers, out to snap another 6-game win streak

Football 11/23/18, 14:29

The Pittsburgh Steelers can unnerve plenty of defenses with the NFL's best pair of pass catchers and the league's top tight end tandem.Not Denver's."We've had a tough game every week," Broncos cornerback Chris Harris Jr. said. "We haven't had any easy games. So, this is just another top offense that ...

Harris waiting for Brown rematch since 2015 humiliation

Football 11/22/18, 15:16

When they take the field Sunday, Broncos cornerback Chris Harris Jr . will have waited 1,072 days for his rematch with Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Antonio Brown ."It's the best versus the best," Harris proclaimed.Brown got the best of Harris last time.The star cornerback hadn't surrendered a touchdown in 35 games ...

Steelers rookie Okorafor ready to fill in if necessary

Football 11/21/18, 19:38

Mike Munchak revels in projects such as Chukwuma Okorafor. The Pittsburgh Steelers offensive line coach loves few things more than taking raw talent, particularly talent with an unconventional background, and turning into something far more substantial.The list of Munchak's protégés includes starting left tackle Alejandro Villanueva, a former Army officer ...

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 ...

Jaguars can’t find 1 win to get them going

Football 11/18/18, 19:37

The Jacksonville Jaguars still believe they can turn their season around, and it starts with just one win.Finding it has never felt like more of a challenge.The Jaguars ran the ball with authority, intercepted Ben Roethlisberger three times, kept the Pittsburgh Steelers from scoring in the first half for the ...

Steelers rally to stun Jaguars in final seconds, 20-16

Football 11/18/18, 17:04

Ben Roethlisberger was far from perfect until the fourth quarter, and that was all that mattered for the Pittsburgh Steelers.One week after Roethlisberger had a perfect quarterback rating, he overcame three interceptions and a 16-0 deficit by leading two late scoring drives. He lunged in from the 1 for the ...

Roethlisberger leads Steelers to comeback win over Jags

Football 11/18/18, 16:51

Ben Roethlisberger was far from perfect until the fourth quarter, and that was all that mattered for the Pittsburgh Steelers.One week after Roethlisberger had a perfect quarterback rating, he overcame three interceptions and a 16-0 deficit by leading two late scoring drives. He lunged in from the 1 for the ...

Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell a no-show as deadline approaches

Sports 11/13/18, 14:31

The Le'Veon Bell watch is almost over for the Pittsburgh Steelers.The star running back has until 4 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon to sign his one-year franchise tender and be eligible to play this season. Coach Mike Tomlin says the AFC North-leading Steelers (6-2-1) have not heard from Bell. But he ...

Take 5; Steelers get a break after drilling Panthers

Football 11/09/18, 18:08

Ben Roethlisberger was still in the process of picking himself up off the Heinz Field turf when the scrum started, one that sent a message that at the moment it might be unwise to mess with the Pittsburgh Steelers.Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey and right guard David DeCastro were not particularly ...

Rivera tells Panthers to get away from football after loss

Football 11/09/18, 17:28

Panthers coach Ron Rivera wants his players to get away from football, just for a little while.A day after a humiliating 52-21 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers, Carolina's eighth-year coach said it may just be what the Panthers need."Sometimes the best medicine is to forget about it and then come ...

Roethlisberger throws for 5 TDs, Steelers rip Panthers 52-21

Sports 11/09/18, 00:22

The Pittsburgh Steelers aren't playing like a team missing Le'Veon Bell.Ben Roethlisberger threw for 328 yards and five touchdowns, James Conner ran for 65 yards and a score before leaving late with a possible concussion and the Steelers pounded the Carolina Panthers 52-21 on Thursday night for their fifth straight ...

Cops: Steelers Antonio Brown pulled over for going 100 mph

Football 11/08/18, 12:39

Police say Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown was stopped for speeding over 100 mph in his Porsche, just hours before the team's game against the Carolina Panthers.Ross Township police tell WPXI-TV that an officer was searching for a bank robbery suspect Thursday when a black Porsche sped by.The officer ...

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