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Austin Davis will be Browns’ 24th starting quarterback since 1999

The news today that Austin Davis will start on Sunday for the Browns continues a long and disappointing trend in Cleveland: The team simply cannot find a franchise quarterback.Since returning to the NFL in 1999, the Browns have started an NFL-high 23 different quarterbacks, with Davis slated to become the 24th on Sunday.Here’s the full [more]

Week Eight early inactives

Every week we bring you all the inactives from the early games in one post, constantly updated with the latest information. This week kicked off early with the Lions and Chiefs in London, so we’ll cover the 1 p.m. ET kickoffs here. Check back often to see the full list as it becomes available.Buccaneers at FalconsBuccaneers: [more]

Steelers’ roster move indicates Roethlisberger won’t play

The Steelers have promoted rookie quarterback Tyler Murphy from the practice squad, a sign that Ben Roethlisberger probably won’t play Sunday in Kansas City.Landry Jones is in line to make his first career start. Roethlisberger is listed as questionable and was limited in practice this week; he’s missed the last three games due to a [more]

Week Two early inactives

Every week we’ll bring you all the inactives from the early games in one post, constantly updated with the latest information. So check back often to see the full list as it becomes available.Patriots at BillsPatriots: DT Dominique Easley, DB Justin Coleman, RB James White, S Nate Ebner, OL Ryan Wendell, WR Keshawn Martin, DL Trey [more]

Roethlisberger elaborates on concerns about headsets, Patriots

Before Steelers coach Mike Tomlin declared that the team was done talking about the headset problems at Gillette Stadium, Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger elaborated on the problems the Steelers had on Thursday night against the Patriots.“In a lot of games, the offensive coordinator to quarterback headset, there’ll be — whether it’s one play, it’s static, [more]

Steelers sign Michael Vick

Michael Vick is back in the NFL, as Ben Roethlisberger’s backup.The Steelers announced this evening that they have signed Vick and placed Bruce Gradkowski, who had been slated as the backup quarterback, on injured reserve.The 35-year-old Vick is a far cry from the star he once was, and he’s coming off a season in which [more]

Report: Vick visiting Pittsburgh following Gradkowski injury

The Steelers are in need of quarterback insurance, and that’s why Michael Vick is scheduled to visit with the team on Tuesday. ESPN’s Adam Schefter first reported Vick’s visit. The Steelers have to explore options because veteran backup Bruce Gradkowski suffered a left-hand injury in last weekend’s preseason game that will require surgery. The Steelers [more]

Stephon Tuitt, Bruce Gradkowski and T.J. Lang leave with injuries in Pittsburgh

The story of the first half of Sunday’s game between the Steelers and Packers is injuries.Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson and Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey were the first two players to depart the contest so that they could receive medical attention, but each of them soon had some company.Steelers defensive end Stephon Tuitt injured his [more]

Steelers move on from Tajh Boyd

Last week, it was former Michigan quarterback (turned receiver) Devin Gardner. This week, it’s former Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd.Both have been jettisoned from the Steelers roster, well in advance of the mandatory cut-down date.Boyd, a sixth-round pick of the Jets in 2014, was cut when the team reduced to 53 players last August. He later [more]

Steelers activate Bruce Gradkowski from PUP list

The Steelers no longer have to worry as much about whether they have a capable insurance policy for Ben Roethlisberger.The Steelers announced they had activated backup quarterback Bruce Gradkowski from the physically unable to perform list, and that he’d practice today.Gradkowski had been bothered by a sore throwing shoulder, but is apparently sufficiently well to [more]

Bridgewater lasts a quarter while Roethlisberger sits out

In the preseason, the initial rush of excitement for the return of football quickly gives way to disappointment at the starting quarterbacks getting little or no playing time. That was certainly the case with tonight’s Hall of Fame Game.Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger didn’t play at all, and Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater played only the first [more]

Landry Jones will get an extended audition in prime time

When football season officially returns with the first of 65 unofficial games, a guy who may not have a job come September 10 will get plenty of work.Via Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Steelers quarterback Landry Jones will start Sunday night’s game against the Vikings. He also will play “deep into the second half [more]