‘Fragile’ Steelers still optimistic 2019 is salvageable
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Tomlin's expression and the circumstances surrounding it summed up the plight of his injury-ravaged team perfectly.
"Seriously, guys?" the Pittsburgh Steelers coach...
Steelers rookie QB Hodges to start vs. Chargers
PITTSBURGH (AP) — It's officially "Duck" season for the Pittsburgh Steelers.
The Steelers ruled quarterback Mason Rudolph out for Sunday's visit to the Los Angeles Chargers while he...
Niners quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo just wins
Jimmy Garoppolo just wins.
Garoppolo is 12-2 as a starter, including 4-0 this season as the San Francisco 49ers lead the NFC West. He's a win away from tying Dan Marino, Kurt Warner, Philip...
New faces, same heat? New-look Steelers, Ravens set to clash
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger’s right arm is in a cast while he recovers from right elbow surgery.
Joe Flacco is trying to keep the Denver Broncos afloat.
Younger QBs stepping into starting roles
Look out, Tom Brady and the rest of the old heads. The young guns are moving in.
Every NFL game in Week 4 featured at least one starting quarterback age 26 or younger. There has already been...
In Baltimore, ‘you’re not a Raven until you beat Steelers’
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Baltimore coach John Harbaugh shared a message that was passed along to young Ravens about the rival Pittsburgh Steelers.
Steelers break out of funk, stomp Bengals 27-3
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers insisted they might have been winless through three weeks, but they were far from hopeless. They stressed the process of finding an identity with...
Trubisky injures left shoulder, Allen suffers concussion
Only four weeks into the regular season and it's already been a rough time health-wise for several NFL starting quarterbacks.
The Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger is out for the season with an...
Roethlisberger undergoes elbow surgery, plans 2020 return
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger had surgery to repair his right elbow on Monday.
Team spokesman Burt Lauten said Roethlisberger underwent the procedure...
Steelers’ margin for error vanishes during 0-3 start
PITTSBURGH (AP) — 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...
5 takeaways not enough for Steelers in Rudolph’s 1st start
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — 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'...
Sloppy 49ers beat Steelers 24-20 on late Garoppolo TD pass
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — 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...
The Latest: New starting QBs showing potential
The Latest on NFL Week 3 (all times EDT):
Daniel Jones will be the talk of New York this week after the rookie quarterback led the Giants to a win.
Who are these guys? Obscure QBs and backups
Who are these guys?
Already, eight NFL teams are starting quarterbacks they didn't plan to have behind center about a month ago. That's one-quarter of the league.
Chargers’ Rivers, Texans’ Watson face off in key game
CARSON, Calif. (AP) — In a week in which one of his 2004 draft classmates suffered a season-ending elbow injury and the other was benched, Philip Rivers continues to be old reliable for the Los...
Mason’s Moxie; Steelers QB Rudolph embracing challenge
PITTSBURGH (AP) — 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...
Odds stacked against Steelers heading into game vs. 49ers
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — 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...
Steelers-49ers Preview Capsule
PITTSBURGH (0-2) at SAN FRANCISCO (2-0)
Brees, Roethlisberger, Foles, Darnold. Who’s next to go?
The way NFL quarterbacks having been going down or losing their jobs just two weeks into the season, it's no stretch to wonder who's next.
The list already is way too long and includes some...
Steelers begins post-Ben life by trading for DB Fitzpatrick
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers have no plans to bail on the season with Ben Roethlisberger out until 2020 with an elbow injury.
49ers return home after successful road trip to start season
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco coach Kyle Shanahan believed the improvements the team made leading into his third season would make the 49ers a contender.
Post-Roethlisberger life begins for Steelers, Rudolph
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers have been 0-2 before. They've struggled on offense before. They've had issues on defense before. They've been blown out by the Patriots before. They've...
Steelers’ Roethlisberger done for season with elbow injury
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger likes to point out that he's played through the end of every contract he's ever signed. It's tangible proof of the longtime Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback's...
Call to arms: Saints, Steelers reel with Brees, Big Ben out
Few scenes Sunday seemed more incongruous than Drew Brees and Ben Roethlisberger on the sideline watching their teams trying to score without them.
Woe and 2? Roethlisberger’s injury clouds Steelers’ future
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger shook his right arm once. Then twice. And just like that, the Pittsburgh Steelers found their season at a crossroads just two weeks in.
Good ’Crief? Steelers WR Donte Moncrief eyeing bounce back
PITTSBURGH (AP) — 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...
Post-AB life off to a bumpy start for Steelers
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers insist they won't miss the drama Antonio Brown provided on a weekly — and sometimes daily — basis. Missing the wide receiver's record-setting production...
Steelers struggle without Antonio Brown, Le’Veon Bell
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The post-Antonio Brown era is off to a bad start for the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Pittsburgh struggled to generate offense in a 33-3 loss at New England on Sunday night...
Brady starts his 20th season by beating Steelers 33-3
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — 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...
Steelers are last team to beat Patriots in game that counted
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — When the New England Patriots unveil their sixth championship banner on Sunday night, the Pittsburgh Steelers will have a close-up view.
Steelers offense searching for balancing act in 2019
PITTSBURGH (AP) — No team threw it more times than the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2018. Only the Green Bay Packers ran it less often.
This is the balance offensive coordinator Randy Fichtner...
QBs Rudolph, Allen impress; Panthers defeat Steelers 25-19
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Mason Rudolph was all smiles as he stood in the locker room talking about his performance in the preseason.
Rudolph continued to outperform Josh Dobbs in the battle...
NFL 2019: soph QBs still finding their footing, and throwing
Given the many variables that go into developing an elite quarterback, Jim Kelly can't even imagine assessing what to make of last year's group of five first-round draft picks as they enter their...
Big Ben makes preseason debut, Steelers beat Titans 18-6
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger needed three short series to show he's ready for the regular season, even though he wasn't happy the Steelers didn't score earlier.
NFL 2019: Steelers eyeing unity minus departed stars
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The word Ramon Foster chose wasn't by accident.
Asked what he expects the identity of the Pittsburgh Steelers to be in 2019 following the high-profile departures of star...
Steelers keep Chiefs in check in 17-7 victory
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mason Rudolph guided a long first-half touchdown drive to perhaps nudge ahead of Josh Dobbs in the race to be the backup behind Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers...
Dobbs, Rudolph lead Steelers to 30-28 win against Bucs
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The battle is on for the backup quarterback spot in Pittsburgh.
Josh Dobbs and Mason Rudolph led the offense on four scoring drives as the Steelers defeated the Tampa Bay...
McDonald sees positive changes in Steelers, Roethlisberger
LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Vance McDonald noticed a positive change in the organization following last year's turbulent season.
Farm Hand; Blue-collar roots shape Steelers WR Washington
LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — James Washington needed a hard reset. His rookie year with the Pittsburgh Steelers didn't go as planned.
Roethlisberger, Steelers ready to move on from Brown, drama
LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger acknowledged on Friday that he had a unique on-field connection with wide receiver Antonio Brown.
Bucs QB Winston relishes chance to work with Bruce Arians
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Bruce Arians is back on the sideline after a year of retirement, eager to help Jameis Winston realize his potential with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Bengals owner Mike Brown opposes 18-game schedule proposal
CINCINNATI (AP) — Bengals owner Mike Brown thinks the NFL's current 16-game schedule for the regular season is long enough, and he doubts that the league will be able to shorten the preseason and...
Steelers Training Camp Capsule
PITTSBURGH STEELERS (9-6-1)
OPEN CAMP: July 25, Latrobe, Pennsylvania.
LAST YEAR: Pittsburgh let 2 1/2-game lead in AFC North vanish over final month of season to miss playoffs for...
Backup Plan? Job behind Steelers QB Roethlisberger wide open
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Josh Dobbs did all the right things last summer, or at least enough of them for the Pittsburgh Steelers to cut veteran backup quarterback Landry Jones at the end of the preseason...
Gruden challenges Antonio Brown during Raiders offseason
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Antonio Brown's credentials were well established long before he arrived in Oakland as the Raiders new No. 1 receiver.
Roethlisberger bothered by criticism but eager to move on
PITTSBURGH (AP) — 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...
Roethlisberger, 37, to remain with Steelers through 2021
PITTSBURGH (AP) — 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...
Steelers Draft Preview Capsule
20. PITTSBURGH STEELERS (9-6-1)
LAST SEASON: Late collapse following 7-2-1 start forced Pittsburgh to miss playoffs for first time since 2013 and set stage for wide receiver Antonio Brown's...
Steelers sign CB Steven Nelson, bring back Chickillo, Berry
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The "Killer Bs" era is officially over in Pittsburgh. Antonio Brown is an Oakland Raider. Le'Veon Bell is a New York Jet, and Ben Roethlisberger will be part of a roster that...