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Steelers not worried about bad blood, just bad start

NFL Week 4 Who: Cincinnati at Pittsburgh, Monday, 8 p.m. TV: ESPN Line: Steelers by 42 Records: Both teams are 0-3 on the season. The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — The familiar faces that fueled the hostility between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals are ...

TE picked up from Seahawks

From Mirror, wire reports PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers have acquired tight end Nick Vannett from the Seattle Seahawks for a fifth-round pick in the 2020 draft. Pittsburgh is in need of help at tight end. The team placed Xavier Grimble on injured reserve Wednesday with a calf ...

Young QBs need mobility to thrive

By Teresa M. Walker The Associated Press It’s an NFL rite each season that young quarterbacks find themselves playing early whether because of high draft status, injuries or simply a struggling team looking for a spark. Injuries already have forced Gardner Minshew of the Jaguars, Mason ...

Rudolph takes blame for defeat

PITTSBURGH — Mason Rudolph’s career as an NFL starting quarterback is six quarters old. Yet he knows how it goes. When things don’t go well, the first order of business is placing the blame squarely on your shoulders. So Rudolph did after a 24-20 loss to San Francisco on Sunday ...

What happens now?: No excuses coming from Tomlin for his 0-3 Steelers

By Josh Dubow The Associated Press SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The San Francisco 49ers gave away everything but the game. Jimmy Garoppolo threw a 5-yard touchdown pass to Dante Pettis with 1:15 remaining and the 49ers overcame five turnovers to beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 24-20 on Sunday for ...

Brown: Finished with NFL

By Jimmy Golen The Associated Press FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Antonio Brown says he is finished with the NFL. In a Twitter rant on the morning his most recent team was getting ready to play without him, the former New England Patriots receiver says, “Will not be playing in the NFL ...

Steelers-49ers highlights, lowlights

The following are the highlights and lowlights from the Steelers’ 24-20 loss to the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif.: Play of the game: With 5:36 left in the game and the Steelers holding a 20-17 lead, running back James Conner fumbled on a ...

Rudolph unable to produce enough big plays

By Josh Dubow The Associated Press SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Mason Rudolph delivered two big plays in his first career start in place of the injured Ben Roethlisberger. Rudolph and the rest of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offense couldn’t do much of anything outside of those two long ...

Odds stacked against Steelers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Two straight losses to open the year, a season-ending injury to the franchise quarterback, and a West Coast trip to face an undefeated team all add up to many people writing off the Pittsburgh Steelers before the end of September. That’s just the way coach Mike ...

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 ...