The NFL is increasing the regular season to 17 games and reducing the preseason to three games to generate additional revenue for America’s most popular sport.
Tuesday, March 30, 2021
Friday, March 26, 2021
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have made a big move to grab their quarterback of the future by trading up with Miami to acquire the No. 3 pick in next month's draft.
Friday, January 08, 2021
Saturday, August 01, 2020
PITTSBURGH — Randy Fichtner has seen many rookie receivers excel with the Steelers over the years. He’s been an assistant coach on Mike Tomlin’s staff since 2007 and has witnessed the development of some of the game’s top playmakers at the position.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
The Steelers’ schedule was released on Thursday and by midday Friday many local pundits and observers had predicted them to be a 10- or 11-win team. The theory is that the Steelers won eight games last season without Ben Roethlisberger, and now that he is back, it has to be worth at least tw…
Saturday, March 28, 2020
MORGANTOWN – I was meandering about the Times West Virginian office when I first heard the news the NBA had suspended its season. It was just a couple weeks ago, but it feels much longer than that.
Thursday, March 19, 2020
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Monday, December 02, 2019
PITTSBURGH — James Washington knew what was coming. It’s why the Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver didn’t hesitate when he saw the Cleveland Browns jump offside early in the second quarter on Sunday.
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The chaotic ending will live on in infamy. The carnage that came before it, however, could have just as significant an impact on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ season.
Tuesday, November 05, 2019
PITTSBURGH — The franchise quarterback hasn’t taken a snap since the middle of Week 2 and has essentially become the highest-paid assistant coach in the NFL. The guy tasked with taking over left his third career start after getting knocked unconscious. The running game is a bit of a mess. Th…
Monday, October 28, 2019
Monday, October 21, 2019
PITTSBURGH — Mason Rudolph faintly remembers walking off the field in a daze. Everything else leading up to the hit the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback took from Baltimore’s Earl Thomas on Oct. 6 that left Rudolph unconscious, his brain opted to delete.
Tuesday, October 08, 2019
PITTSBURGH — Mason Rudolph ambled through the Pittsburgh Steelers locker room on Monday, a welcome sight less than 24 hours removed from a harrowing collision with Baltimore safety Earl Thomas that left the second-year quarterback lying unconscious on the Heinz Field turf.
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Monday, September 23, 2019
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Jimmy Garoppolo threw a 5-yard touchdown pass to Dante Pettis with 1:15 remaining and the San Francisco 49ers overcame five turnovers to beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 24-20 on Sunday for their first 3-0 start in 21 years.
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
PITTSBURGH — 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 commitment both to the game itself and the franchise he’s led to a pair of Super Bowl titles.
Saturday, August 03, 2019
Friday, August 02, 2019
LATROBE, Pa. — Cam Heyward was exaggerating when the Pittsburgh Steelers defensive tackle referred to safety Terrell Edmunds as “no body fat Rell .”
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Saturday, May 11, 2019
PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver Diontae Johnson understands parallels will be drawn between himself and former Steelers star Antonio Brown. The third-round pick, however, is focused on forging his own path.
Sunday, April 28, 2019
Monday, March 11, 2019
ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Oakland Raiders agreed on a deal Saturday night to acquire prolific but disgruntled receiver Antonio Brown from the Pittsburgh Steelers and will give him the lucrative new contract he wanted.
Wednesday, December 26, 2018
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Tomlin isn’t going to complain about the officiating. Or lament the turnovers and missed opportunities over the last month that have the Pittsburgh Steelers on the outside of the playoffs looking in heading into Week 17.
Monday, December 24, 2018
NEW ORLEANS — Drew Brees capped a 326-yard passing performance with 2-yard touchdown to Michael Thomas with 1:25 left, and the New Orleans Saints clinched the top seed in the NFC playoffs with a 31-28 victory over Pittsburgh that dealt a significant blow to the Steelers’ playoff hopes.
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