Tag: Pittsburgh Steelers

Diontae Johnson from the Pittsburgh Steelers secures a first down against the Baltimore Ravens in Week 13. (Image: Joe Sargent/Getty)

Pittsburgh Steelers Add WR Diontae Johnson on COVID-19 List

Diontae Johnson tested positive for COVID-19 and the Pittsburgh Steelers star wide receiver will miss quarterback Ben Roethlisberger’s final game before he retires at the end of the season. In addition to Johnson, the Steelers also added center Kendrick Green to the reserve/COVID-19 list. Neither player will have enough time […]

Javelin Guidry from the New York Jets knocks down a pass intended for Danny Amendola from the Houston Texans. (Image: Getty)

NFL Week 13: Saints, Lions, Bears, Jets Among 8 Home Dogs

More than half of this week’s NFL schedule is loaded with road favorites and home dogs, including the New Orleans Saints, Detroit Lions, Chicago Bears, Atlanta Falcons, Houston Texans, New York Jets, Pittsburgh Steelers, and Seattle Seahawks. It’s no surprise to see the usual suspects listed as home dogs, including […]

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger in action against the Chicago Bears during Monday Night Football in Week 9. (Image: Gene Puskar/AP)

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Tests Positive for COVID

On the eve of their Week 10 matchup against the winless Detroit Lions, the Pittsburgh Steelers discovered the quarterback Ben Roethlisberger tested positive for COVID-19. Roethlisberger took a licking this season, but despite playing through multiple maladies this season including a torn pectoral muscle and a nagging shoulder injury. However, […]

Quarterback Carson Wentz (2) commands the huddle for the Indianapolis Colts. (Image: Getty)

NFL Week 6 Survivor Picks: Colts, Chiefs, Steelers, Dolphins

Heading into Week 6 of the NFL season, we have a couple of picks for your survivor pools, including the Indianapolis Colts, Kansas City Chiefs, Miami Dolphins, and Pittsburgh Steelers. If you want to fade bad teams like the Houston Texans or Jacksonville Jaguars, then fire away at the Indianapolis […]

Trainers from the Pittsburgh Steelers assist wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster off the field after a shoulder injury knocked him out of Week 5. (Image: Joe Sargent)

Steelers WR JuJu Smith-Schuster Dunzo with Season-Ending Surgery

The Pittsburgh Steelers lost wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster for the remainder of the season while he recovers from surgery to repair a shoulder injury. Smith-Schuster dislocated his shoulder after being tackled by Denver’s Kareem Jackson in the second quarter during a 27-19 victory against the Denver Broncos. ESPN’s Adam Schefter […]

Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens are the current betting favorite to win the AFC North. (Image: Maddie Meyer/Getty)

AFC North Odds: Cleveland Browns and Baltimore Ravens Coin Flip

If there’s an NFL division that epitomizes smashmouth football, it’s the AFC North, and this upcoming season should be hotly contested once again. The Baltimore Ravens and Cleveland Browns will vie for the AFC North title, with the Ravens the slight favorite at +110 odds ahead of the Browns at […]

NFL Wild-Card Weekend Ratings Sag Despite Expanded Format

NFL Wild-Card Weekend Ratings Sag Despite Expanded Format

The NFL’s expanded slate on wild-card weekend, with several networks opting to expand their footprint by simultaneously broadcast on alternate networks or streaming, did not yield a ratings bonanza. Instead, overall viewer numbers were down year over year and in some cases were the lowest in five years or more. […]

Dawson Knox (88) and Josh Allen (17) celebrate a touchdown for the Buffalo Bills. (Image: Bryan Bennett/Getty)

Monday Night Football Doubleheader: Washington/Steelers, Bills/49ers

Monday Night Football features a unique doubleheader in Week 13 with Washington (4-7) visiting the undefeated Pittsburgh Steelers (11-0), and the Buffalo Bills (8-3) playing the San Francisco 49ers (5-6) in Arizona. It wouldn’t be the NFL’s pandemic season without a couple of extra primetime games to accommodate the rescheduling […]

BetMGM Nabs Pittsburgh Steelers Partnership Prior to Launch in Pennsylvania

BetMGM Nabs Pittsburgh Steelers Partnership Prior to Launch in Pennsylvania

BetMGM’s pending arrival in Pennsylvania kicked off Tuesday with the announcement of a multi-year deal with the Pittsburgh Steelers. The online sportsbook has grown its media footprint steadily since hiring chief operating officer Ryan Spoon from ESPN last month. Parent company MGM touted BetMGM as the company’s 2020 bright spot […]