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Sunday Night Football: Pittsburgh leads Seattle 14-0 at halftime

It took a quarter for things to get going, but the Steelers scored touchdowns on consecutive possessions to take a 14-0 lead over the Seahawks on Sunday Night Football. A shanked punt put Pittsburgh in position to score the first touchdown, which was a 5-yard pass from quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to running back Najee Harris. [more]

After scoreless first quarter, Steelers take 7-0 lead

If you like punts, the first quarter of Sunday night’s matchup between the Steelers and Seahawks was for you. But Pittsburgh took advantage of a short punt by Seattle’s Michael Dickson early in the second quarter to take a 7-0 lead. The Steelers had just moved into Seattle territory when receiver Diontae Johnson put Pittsburgh [more]

Sunday Night Football: Zach Banner inactive for Steelers

Offensive tackle Zach Banner will have to wait at least another week to make his 2021 debut. Banner tore his ACL early in the 2020 season and was activated off injured reserve on Saturday. But he has been declared inactive for Sunday’s matchup with the Seahawks on Sunday Night Football. Otherwise there were no real [more]

Steelers inside linebackers coach Jerry Olsavsky takes leave after wife’s death

Steelers inside linebackers coach Jerry Olsavsky is away from the team after the death of his wife. Rayme Olavsky was 45 years old. She and Jerry have three children. “The Pittsburgh Steelers have heavy hearts with the unfortunate passing of Rayme Olsavsky,” the team said in a statement. “Words cannot express our sadness for Jerry [more]

Seahawks place Chris Carson on injured reserve

The Seahawks already had ruled out running back Chris Carson for this week. He also will miss a Week 7 game against New Orleans and a Week 8 game against Jacksonville after the Seahawks placed Carson on injured reserve. He joins quarterback Russell Wilson on IR, with both players eligible to return to game action [more]

NFL Week Six injury report roundup: DeAndre Hopkins in, Nick Chubb out for Sunday

Week Six of the 2021 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with a win by the Buccaneers and it continues with 12 more games on Sunday, which means that the 24 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]

Seahawks will place Russell Wilson on injured reserve

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson made a one-handed appearance on the practice field this week after having surgery to repair a torn tendon and dislocation in his right middle finger, but he won’t be doing that in the next few weeks. Head coach Pete Carroll told reporters on Friday that Wilson will be placed on injured [more]

Seahawks rule Chris Carson out against Steelers

The Seahawks will head to Pittsburgh without their starting quarterback or their top running back in the lineup. Chris Carson has been ruled out with the neck injury that also kept him from playing against the Rams in Week Five. Alex Collins, DeeJay Dallas, and Travis Homer handled running back duties with Carson out of [more]

Geno Smith says he’s a more patient quarterback now than early in career

It’s been four years since Geno Smith last started an NFL game. It’s been since the end of the 2014 season since Smith has started consecutive games while with the New York Jets. Now with Russell Wilson set to miss several weeks recovering from finger surgery last week, Smith is getting the shot he’s been [more]

Russell Wilson listed as limited practice participant; Chris Carson, DK Metcalf sit out

Russell Wilson remains on the Seahawks’ 53-player roster, even though he underwent surgery last Friday. The quarterback cannot use his right hand after surgery to repair a torn tendon and dislocation in the middle finger, so he threw left handed and did some other cardio work at practice. The Seahawks listed Wilson as limited on [more]

Ben Roethlisberger: We still have a long way to go on offense

The Steelers snapped a three-game losing streak in last Sunday’s game against the Broncos and there were positive developments on the offensive side of the ball on the way to the 27-19 win. Running back Najee Harris ran for 130 yards and posted more than five yards per carry while Ben Roethlisberger threw for multiple [more]

JuJu Smith-Schuster on learning he’s out for season: I cried all night, I love football so much

An emotional Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster addressed a crowd at an event for his foundation and explained to them how devastated he was when he learned this week that his shoulder injury will force him to miss the rest of the season. “I sat there and I cried,” Smith-Schuster said. “I cried all night. [more]

Ben Roethlisberger sits out Wednesday’s practice

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger didn’t practice Wednesday. He is nursing hip and pectoral injuries. It’s the same injuries he had last week when he sat out Wednesday’s session before returning to full practices Thursday and Friday. Roethlisberger briefly was shaken up in Sunday’s game but didn’t miss a snap, playing all 65 plays. Receiver JuJu [more]

Ben Roethlisberger on JuJu Smith-Schuster injury: I’m hurt because I miss that guy

Pittsburgh’s JuJu Smith-Schuster is out for the season with a shoulder injury, which means quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has one fewer receiver to target in 2021. Smith-Schuster has been one of the Steelers’ key receivers since entering the league as a second-round pick in 2017. He signed a one-year deal to return to Pittsburgh in the [more]

Pete Carroll on Geno Smith: “He loves the fact that he has this chance to help his team.”

It’s been 10 years since the last time the Seahawks have had a quarterback other than Russell Wilson make a start for the the team in a regular season game. Tarvaris Jackson started the final game of the 2011 season for the Seahawks before Wilson was drafted the following spring. Since then, Wilson has taken [more]

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