Pats linebacker Kyle Van Noy inactive against Steelers
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Patriots linebacker Kyle Van Noy missed Sunday night's game against Pittsburgh to be with his pregnant wife, who was in labor. Receiver Demaryius Thomas had a hamstring...
Dolphins QB Tannehill back under center in trip to Indy
Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill is expected to make his first start in six games because of an injured throwing shoulder when Miami visits the Indianapolis Colts.
Tannehill will be without tight end A.J. Derby, who will miss his sixth game since Sept. 23 with foot and knee injuries. Nick O'Leary is starting in his place.
Colts center Ryan Kelly is out with a sprained ligament in his left knee.
Steelers rookie Okorafor ready to fill in if necessary
PITTSBURGH (AP) — 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.
Steelers Preview Capsule
PITTSBURGH STEELERS (13-4)
New faces: S Morgan Burnett, LB Jon Bostic, rookies S Terrell Edmunds, WR James Washington, QB Mason Rudolph, OL Chukwuma Okorafor.
Key losses: LB Ryan Shazier (injured), WR Martavis Bryant, S Mike Mitchell, S Robert Golden, CB William Gay, OL Chris Hubbard, offensive coordinator Todd Haley.
Michigan and Michigan State boasted two of the youngest teams in college football last season, and it shows in the number of Wolverines and Spartans invited to next month's NFL Combine in Indianapolis.
Michigan has three players — center Mason Cole, defensive tackle Maurice Hurst, and linebacker Mike McCray — attending, while center Brian Allen is the Spartans' lone representative.
A year ago, Michigan had 14 players at the combine, while Michigan State had three.
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