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Steelers expect to have James Conner tonight

Steelers running back James Conner should be back on the field tonight against the Bills. Conner is expected to play tonight after missing the last three games with a shoulder injury, according to multiple reports. With Conner back, the Steelers are likely to have a running back by committee approach with Conner, Benny Snell and [more]

David Tepper’s interest in the Steelers officially has been sold

Before David Tepper bought the Panthers, he owned a minority interest in the Steelers. He continued to own that minority interest after buying the Panthers. This week, the NFL approved the transfer of Tepper’s interest to new buyers. According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Tepper’s interest has been purchased by Lending Tree founder and CEO Doug [more]

Week 15 injury report roundup

Week 15 of the 2019 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with a win by the Ravens and it continues with 14 more games on Sunday, which means that the 28 teams in those games submitted their final injury reports of the week on Friday. The teams playing on Monday night won’t release their final [more]

JuJu Smith-Schuster: No setback with knee, but I’ve gotta take it slow

Hopes that wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster would return to the Steelers lineup diminished over the course of the week. Smith-Schuster went from a full participant in Wednesday’s practice to limited on Thursday and not practicing at all on Friday due to the knee injury that’s kept him out of the last four games. On Friday, [more]

Get used to seeing the Ravens more often

The Ravens have taken the NFL by storm this year, led by the uncanny skills of quarterback Lamar Jackson. As the NFL draws up its plans for 2020, the Ravens and Jackson will surely be in the center of the league’s radar screen. The Ravens undoubtedly will get the maximum number of prime-time games, given [more]

Report: JuJu Smith-Schuster aggravated knee injury

The Steelers downgraded wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster on the injury report yesterday, and now apparently won’t have him Sunday night against the Bills. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, Smith aggravated his knee injury in yesterday’s practice and it doesn’t appear that he’ll play this week. Smith-Schuster had practiced fully on Wednesday, but yesterday’s report [more]

Report: Ravens thinking about parking Lamar Jackson if they clinch

The Ravens are going to put Lamar Jackson on the field during a short week, despite him not practicing a lot lately. That doesn’t mean they’re not thinking about finding him some rest. According to Mike Garafolo of NFL Network, the Ravens are considering starting Robert Griffin III in Week 17 if they’ve already clinched [more]

JuJu Smith-Schuster drops to limited participation Thursday

Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster was a full participant in Wednesday’s practice, but he didn’t follow that up with another full session on Thursday. Smith-Schuster, who has missed the last three games with a knee injury, was downgraded to limited participation as the team continued preparing to face the Bills on Sunday night. Aditi Kinkhabwala [more]

NFL announces nominees for Walter Payton Man of the Year Award

The NFL has announced this year’s nominees for the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award given each year to a player based on their philanthropic and community work. There’s one nominee per team, each of whom will receive a donation of up to $50,000 to a charity of their choice. The winner of the [more]

Antonio Brown returns to airing grievances on social media

Former Steelers, Raiders and Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown used social media to offer an apology last week, but he’s using it for different purposes on Wednesday. Brown has posted a series of tweets that take issue with the fact that he’s not currently in the NFL. One of the tweets features a list of [more]

Edmunds brothers will be first brother trio to play in same NFL game since 1927

Sunday night’s Bills-Steelers game will be a special night for the Edmunds family. Bills linebacker Tremaine Edmunds, Steelers safety Terrell Edmunds and Steelers running back Trey Edmunds will all be on the field, and that will make them the first trio of brothers to play in the same NFL game in 92 years. According to [more]

Diontae Johnson nabs AFC special teams player of the week

The Steelers drafted wide receiver Diontae Johnson in the third round of this year’s draft with the hope that he’d give their offense a boost. Johnson has proven to be productive in that role and he’s also taken on punt return duties in recent weeks. Last Sunday’s game against the Cardinals saw Johnson thrive in [more]

Steelers expect JuJu Smith-Schuster, James Conner to practice this week

A report on Monday indicated that Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster is eyeing this Sunday’s game against the Bills as the time to return to game action after missing the last three contests with a knee injury. Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin isn’t ready to specuate about the chances that Smith-Schuster plays, but he does [more]

“Outside the box” coaching hire isn’t out of the question in Carolina

Panthers owner David Tepper’s first significant imprint on the team could be an intriguing one. Per a source with knowledge of the team’s plan, an “outside the box” coaching hire isn’t out of the question in Carolina. While that’s a broad statement that seemingly would encompass any hiring beyond the conventional universe of candidates ( [more]

Steelers may catch a break if Ravens rest starters in Week 17

The Steelers are currently the No. 6 seed in the AFC playoff picture, and they’re right on the playoff bubble: Win at least two of their remaining three games and they’re in. Lose two and they’re probably out. Given that two of their final three opponents — the Bills and Ravens — have better records [more]

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