Steelers put Ryan Shazier on IR, hopeful Joe Haden returns vs. Pats

PITTSBURGH — Mike Tomlin is ready to talk about the New England Patriots. The fact the Pittsburgh Steelers coach can include cornerback Joe Haden in the discussion is a bonus. Haden will attempt to practice for the AFC North champions this week, barely a month removed from a fractured left leg that appeared to put […]

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NFL Network suspends analysts over sexual misconduct suit

NEW YORK — Hall of Fame player Marshall Faulk and two other NFL Network analysts were suspended after a woman who worked as a wardrobe stylist at the network accused them of sexual misconduct in a lawsuit. The NFL on Tuesday identified the three as Faulk, Ike Taylor and Heath Evans. They have been “suspended […]

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Eagles turn to Nick Foles after test confirms torn ACL for Carson Wentz

AP Sports Writer Eds: Updates with new lead, additional details and quotes. With AP Photos. PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz got the Eagles this far. Now, it’s up to Nick Foles to deliver Philadelphia its first Super Bowl title. Wentz has a torn left ACL and will miss the rest of the season and playoffs, […]

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Steelers lock up AFC North with 39-38 win over Ravens

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers won one for injured star Ryan Shazier — and wrapped up the AFC North in the process. Chris Boswell made a 46-yard field goal with 42 seconds left and Pittsburgh’s defense overcame a sloppy night to stop one Baltimore’s last-gasp drive in the Steelers’ 39-38 victory Sunday night. The Steelers […]

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Sources: Doctors believe Carson Wentz tore ACL in Eagles’ division-clinching win

LOS ANGELES — Two sources familiar with the injury tell The Associated Press that doctors believe Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz tore his left anterior cruciate ligament in a win over the Rams Sunday and will miss the rest of the season and playoffs. Wentz, a favorite in the NFL MVP race, will have an […]

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Plenty to learn about NFL playoff contenders come December

Call it “December Definition.” We’ll learn plenty about the various playoff contenders this week when the Eagles visit the Rams, the Vikings take on the Panthers, the Seahawks meet the Jaguars, the Raiders play at the Chiefs, and the Ravens head to Pittsburgh. The Eagles, Rams, Jaguars, Vikings and Steelers all have ways of clinching […]

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Flavor of the Week: Playoffs!?! Don’t talk about playoffs! Are you kidding me?

We’re finally here. The fantasy football playoffs. Playing for all the marbles. In honor of the first week of the fantasy playoffs, I went back in time and talked to former Indianapolis Colts head coach Jim Mora about fantasy football. Here was our conversation: JM: And that was a disgraceful performance in my opinion. DJ: […]

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Eagles’ Fletcher Cox, Rams’ Aaron Donald are among NFL’s best on D-line

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Jared Goff and Carson Wentz will command the entire NFL’s attention during their first head-to-head matchup when the Los Angeles Rams host the Philadelphia Eagles. As for those two quarterbacks themselves, they’ll be paying a whole lot more attention to the two elite defensive tackles trying to clobber them. Los Angeles’ Aaron […]

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Steelers’ Vince Williams adjusts with close friend Ryan Shazier injured

PITTSBURGH — It wasn’t so much a conscious decision Vince Williams made to wear teammate Ryan Shazier’s jersey during Steelers practice this week. And there wasn’t anyone who compelled him to do it, either. For Williams, donning the No. 50 of his close friend while he’s in the hospital with a spinal injury just felt […]

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Pittsburgh Steelers rallying around injured linebacker Ryan Shazier

PITTSBURGH — Ryan Shazier’s locker sat untouched in a corner of the Pittsburgh Steelers locker room Wednesday save for one little piece: his yellow No. 50 practice jersey, which found its way into the hands and over the shoulders of good friend and fellow inside linebacker Vince Williams. While Williams and the rest of Shazier’s […]

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