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Rudolph’s time arrives this Sunday

The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Mason Rudolph could have gone the hat and clipboard route, the typical gear of choice for most NFL backup quarterbacks. The inner pragmatist in him would have none of it. So Rudolph spent the first six quarters of the 2019 season standing on the ...

Roethlisberger done for season with right elbow injury

By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger's season is over. His career possibly, too. The Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback's injured right elbow will require surgery, ending the 37-year-oldás 16th season just two weeks in. Roethlisberger shook his arm after a ...

Seattle coach still worried about Steelers

NFL Week 2 Who: Seattle Seahawks (1-0) at Pittsburgh Steelers (0-1) When: Today, 1 p.m. TV: FOX The latest line: Steelers by 31⁄2 points. The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Pete Carroll watched the tape. The Seattle Seahawks coach isn’t buying what he saw from the ...

Butler takes blame for Steelers defense

NFL Week 2 Who: Seattle at Pittsburgh When: Sunday, 1 p.m. TV: FOX The latest line: Steelers by four points The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Tom Brady’s good enough on his own, he doesn’t need the help. The Pittsburgh Steelers seemed insistent on providing some anyway while ...

Bouncing back on mind of Moncrief

The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Ben Roethlisberger delivered the message to Donte Moncrief almost immediately, the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback’s way of letting Moncrief know his faith wasn’t shaken in the wide receiver even after Moncrief’s forgettable debut during a 33-3 loss ...

Bad and ugly: Pats smother Steelers on both sides of the ball

By Jimmy Golen The Associated Press FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The New England Patriots trolled the Pittsburgh Steelers on Saturday and then blew them out Sunday night. A day after the acquiring former Steelers malcontent Antonio Brown, the defending Super Bowl champions showed they might not ...

Steelers-Patriots highlights, lowlights

The following are the highlights and lowlights from the Steelers’ 33-3 loss to the New England Patriots on Sunday night at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass.: Play of the game: After the Steelers cut the deficit to 20-3 in the third quarter, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady fired a 58-yard ...

Steelers will get to see Super Bowl banner

NFL underway Who: Pittsburgh at New England When: 8 p.m. tonight TV: NBC The line: Patriots by 6 The Associated Press FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — When the New England Patriots unveil their sixth championship banner tonight, the Pittsburgh Steelers will have a close-up view. The last team ...

AB hooks up with Brady and Belichick

The Associated Press ALAMEDA, Calif. — Antonio Brown agreed to terms with the New England Patriots hours after the Oakland Raiders cut him, going from the NFL’s cellar to the defending Super Bowl champions on Saturday despite wearing out his welcome with two teams in one ...

Offense will search for balance this season

NFL week 1 Who: Pittsburgh at New England When: Sunday, 8 p.m. TV: NBC The line: Steelers are 6-point underdogs. By Will Graves The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — No team threw it more times than the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2018. Only the Green Bay Packers ran it less often. This ...

Steelers fans have Pats’ interest

NFL week No. 1 Who: Pittsburgh at New England, Sunday, 8 p.m. TV: NBC The line: Patriots by 6 The Associated Press FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — There will be torn loyalties Sunday among members of the Winovich family of Jefferson Hills, Pennsylvania. Tried-and-true fans of the ...

Haden, Steelers committed to each other

PITTSBURGH — Joe Haden called it two years ago when the veteran cornerback practically sprinted to Pittsburgh shortly after the Cleveland Browns released him on the eve of the 2017 regular season. “When I came here I didn’t think I was going to leave,” Haden said. And he’s not. At ...

Steelers give Haden three years

The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Joe Haden is sticking with the Pittsburgh Steelers. The veteran cornerback and the team have agreed to a new three-year, $32 million contract that will keep Haden in Pittsburgh through the 2021 season. Haden was in the final year of a three-year deal he ...

Rudolph fares well in Steelers loss

Almost here The Pittsburgh Steelers will open the 2019 season on Sunday night, Sept. 8, at New England on NBC. The Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Mason Rudolph and Kyle Allen turned in solid efforts and appeared to solidify their No. 2 quarterback roles for their respective teams in ...

Several Steelers still keeping the faith

Final tuneup The Pittsburgh Steelers are at the Carolina Panthers on Thursday night at 7 p.m. It will air on WTAJ and KDKA. It is the final preseason game. By Will Graves The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Pressure is relative. So forgive Kameron Kelly if the Pittsburgh Steelers ...

Getting in the work: Roethlisberger plays in first preseason game

The last one The Pittsburgh Steelers play their final preseason game this Thursday at Carolina. Game time is 7 p.m. and will be televised on WTAJ and KDKA. By Teresa M. Walker The Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Ben Roethlisberger needed three short series to show he’s ready ...

Dupree ready for breakout

The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Bud Dupree seemingly has the total package. A chiseled 6-foot-4 and 269-pounds, long and athletic with raw speed and explosiveness rarely amassed for an NFL edge rusher. Dupree’s skillset has tantalized the Pittsburgh Steelers for years, even if his ...

Steelers-Titans game will use Skycam a lot

The Associated Press NEW YORK — NBC will use a Skycam as its primary camera during the preseason game Sunday between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Tennessee Titans. The network received plenty of critical reviews the last time it tried this for a Thursday night game between the Steelers and ...

Rookie dedicates season to Drake

By Dan Scifo The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Diontae Johnson is dedicating his rookie season to Darryl Drake. Drake died a week ago and Johnson honored the Steelers’ former wide receivers coach with his first NFL touchdown reception in ...

Steelers living up to ‘shut out the noise’ mantra

PITTSBURGH — The shirts read “shut out the noise.” Shutting out the pain of suddenly losing the man behind the mantra will take far longer for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Still, there was something about the game-day routine that brought a sense of relief and normalcy just six days removed ...