New York Jets QB Zach Wilson medically cleared, will start against Pittsburgh Steelers

FLORHAM PARK, NJ — After sitting out the first three games due to a preseason knee injury, quarterback Zach Wilson has been medically cleared and will start Sunday for the New York Jets, coach Robert Saleh announced Wednesday. Wilson, who practiced on a limited basis the past two weeks, is expected to take a full … Read more

Pittsburgh Steelers ‘encouraged’ by injury outlook for T.J. Watt, Mike Tomlin says

PITTSBURGH — As the Steelers await second and third opinions on TJ Watt’s suspected torn pectoral muscle, coach Mike Tomlin said he is encouraged about the outlook of his star pass-rusher. “We’re probably in a lot better place than we were after the game,” Tomlin said Tuesday. “… I can definitively say that TJ won’t … Read more

Bengals will try to extend recent domination of Steelers

PITTSBURGH (9-8-1) at CINCINNATI (13-8) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS BETTING LINE: Bengals by 6 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Steelers 8-10 (2021); Bengals 14-7 (2021). RECORD SERIES: Steelers lead 67-38. LAST MEETING: Bengals beat Steelers 41-10 on Nov. 28 in Cincinnati. STEELERS OFFENSE 2021: OVERALL (23), RUSH (29), PASS (15), SCORING … Read more

season preview, analysis, Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers, latest news, how to watch

Football is here. For Australians, that means 3am Monday wake-ups are back. And for those who don’t have the fortune of watching sport as part of their job, quietly streaming Monday Night Football on Kayo while the boss isn’t looking. With that in mind, it’s time to run the rule over the NFL. Before you … Read more

Mason Rudolph Remains Second String QB on Pittsburgh Steelers’ Latest Depth Chart

PITTSBURGH — Mitch Trubisky has all but cemented his place as the Pittsburgh Steelers’ starting quarterback. He appears to have closed the book on the team’s open quarterback competition, leaving Kenny Pickett and Mason Rudolph to duke it out for the backup roles. Pickett had been taking the vast majority of second-team reps in practice, … Read more

Najee Harris to Play in Pittsburgh Steelers’ Last Preseason Game

PITTSBURGH — For the first time this preseason, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ star tailback will take the field. Head coach Mike Tomlin said that Najee Harris will “absolutely” play in the team’s preseason finale against the Detroit Lions. It will mark his 2022 debut of him. “All healthy guys are scheduled to play,” Tomlin said when … Read more

Kenny Pickett Caps Pittsburgh Steelers Debut With Last-Second, Game-Winning Touchdown

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers utilized all three quarterbacks and saw their first-round rookie lead a game-winning drive in his first ever game on the way to a 32-25 win over the Seattle Seahawks. The Steelers won the coin toss and decided to put the ball in the hands of their new quarterback. Mitch Trubisky … Read more

Pittsburgh Steelers, hold-in WR Diontae Johnson agree to two-year contract extension

PITTSBURGH — Diontae Johnson got his deal. After a weeklong hold-in at the Pittsburgh Steelers’ training camp, the wide receiver and the team reached a two-year extension that averages $18.355 million per year, sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter and Kimberley Martin. The deal, worth up to $39.5 million if he reaches incentives, includes $27 million … Read more

Dwayne Haskins was legally drunk at time of death, according to toxicology report

Dwayne Haskins was legally drunk when he was struck by a dump truck on I-595 in Florida and killed on April 9, according to a toxicology report released by the office of the Broward County Medical Examiner on Monday. According to the toxicology report, two separate samples taken from Haskins’ body had alcohol levels of … Read more

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Dwayne Haskins dies after being struck by dump truck

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Dwayne Haskins died Saturday morning after he was struck by a dump truck while he was walking on a South Florida highway. Haskins was 24 years old. Florida Highway Patrol spokesperson Lt. Indiana Miranda confirmed the accident on westbound Interstate 595. Haskins was pronounced dead at the scene. Miranda didn’t say why … Read more