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Cris Collinsworth Apologizes for Inoffensive Comment About Female Football Fans Cris Collinsworth Apologizes for Inoffensive Comment About Female Football Fans
- December 05, 2020

In particular, the ladies that I met", he said. They had really specific questions about the game. It was not long before the broadcaster was attacked for supposedly condescending to women, and Collinsworth quickly took to social media to apologize. (more...)
COVID-19 outbreak pushes Steelers-Ravens to next Tuesday COVID-19 outbreak pushes Steelers-Ravens to next Tuesday
- November 30, 2020

The AFC North matchup, which was originally scheduled to be played Thanksgiving Day, was moved to Sunday before being pushed again to Tuesday . Bryant, 32, was a big part of the game plan for the Ravens in their 30-24 loss to the Tennessee Titans last weekend. (more...)
NFL Postpones Ravens-Steelers After COVID-19 Outbreak NFL Postpones Ravens-Steelers After COVID-19 Outbreak
- November 28, 2020

Last year's NFL MVP is the biggest star to become infected by the virus. The list is reserved for players who either tested positive for the illness or came into close contact with someone who did. The NFL has moved the game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens from Sunday to Tuesday, sources told Adam Schefter of ESPN . (more...)
Ravens QB Lamar Jackson reportedly tests positive for COVID-19 Ravens QB Lamar Jackson reportedly tests positive for COVID-19
- November 28, 2020

Dobbins and Mark Ingram tested positive on Sunday night and the team shut down its facility on Monday . But they won't be able to play on a two-day turnaround, which means that game likely gets pushed back to Sunday. ProFootball Talk reported another Ravens player tested positive on Friday in point-of-care testing. As happened earlier this year during the Tennessee Titans outbreak, there would be no game Thursday night . (more...)
More positive coronavirus tests for Ravens More positive coronavirus tests for Ravens
- November 25, 2020

That list is for players who test positive for the coronavirus and those determined through contact tracing to have been exposed to it. On Tuesday, the Ravens canceled practice after learning of more positive coronavirus tests Tuesday morning, according to a source. (more...)
Steelers Planning As Though Ben Roethlisberger Will Play Steelers Planning As Though Ben Roethlisberger Will Play
- November 14, 2020

All will be isolated for five days and are not permitted in the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex. The Pittsburgh Steelers are going into Sunday's game against the Cincinnati Bengals with the impression that Ben Roethlisberger will be under center. (more...)
Ben Roethlisberger among 4 new Steelers added to Reserve/COVID-19 list Ben Roethlisberger among 4 new Steelers added to Reserve/COVID-19 list
- November 10, 2020

While Roethlisberger has not tested positive, he has been deemed a high-risk contact and must isolate for five days . Each player would need to pass COVID-19 tests - and produce back-to-back negative test results - before potentially becoming eligible to play Week 10. (more...)
Cowboys’ Jerry Jones throws Ben DiNucci under the bus following Eagles loss Cowboys’ Jerry Jones throws Ben DiNucci under the bus following Eagles loss
- November 04, 2020

Dalton, who missed last week's game in Philadelphia, was just about to be cleared from the concussion protocol but has now entered the Covid-19 protocol, which will likely keep him out for 14 days. I think we certainly, as a team, paid the price to have him come in and under those circumstances. Sunday, Pittsburgh plays at Dallas, which has won its past two games against the Steelers but would seem to be in. (more...)
Titans Steelers Wont Play In Week 4 Titans Steelers Wont Play In Week 4
- October 02, 2020

If you have any Steelers or Titans in your anticipated starting lineup this week, make sure to continue staying informed on the situation, but it appears likely that a game will be played between the two teams this week. The Cleveland Browns would conclude that run of home games October 18. Players and staff who have tested positive will be isolated, monitored and given all necessary medical care. (more...)
Steelers And Titans To Be Scheduled For Monday Night Steelers And Titans To Be Scheduled For Monday Night
- October 01, 2020

The Pittsburgh Steelers and Tennessee Titans appear to be slated for a Monday night game this week. In-person activities for the Titans and Vikings have been suspended pending further developments. Those individuals have been isolated and will receive additional testing. Game officials who worked Sunday's Titans-Vikings game have been contacted for followup testing and monitoring. (more...)
Bouchette's Walkthrough: NFL's ruling on Steelers-Titans shouldn't be hard Bouchette's Walkthrough: NFL's ruling on Steelers-Titans shouldn't be hard
- October 01, 2020

As a result, the Titans and their Week 3 opponent, the Vikings, have closed team facilities and suspended in-person activities for now. "All decisions will be made with health and safety as our primary consideration". However, the Titans-Steelers matchup has yet to be canceled or postponed. "We live one week at a time", Tomlin said. The Titans have been informed that they can not return to their training facility until Saturday, and the Vikings are waiting to return until all the test ... (more...)
American Conference votes to resume fall football season American Conference votes to resume fall football season
- September 28, 2020

The MACtion will start on a Wednesday, of course, and the championship game will be played December 18 or 19. The league is now planning to play in the fall after initially postponing the season over COVID-19. Football is the only sport being resumed with all others (soccer, cross country, volleyball) tentatively scheduled to return during the spring sports season when their respective NCAA Championships will occur. (more...)
American Athletic Conference announces plan for the upcoming fall sports season American Athletic Conference announces plan for the upcoming fall sports season
- August 07, 2020

The 12 schools in the American Conference, which includes the University of Tulsa, will play a regular conference season in football, men's and women's soccer , women's volleyball, men's cross country and women's cross country. The Sun Belt also announced an eight-game league schedule plus up to four nonconference games. Similar to men's soccer , the No. 1 seed will host the tournament. (more...)
Ex-Steelers Pro Bowler, NCAA wrestling champ Carlton Haselrig dies Ex-Steelers Pro Bowler, NCAA wrestling champ Carlton Haselrig dies
- July 25, 2020

Haselrig, born in Johnstown, Pa., was inducted into the Pitt-Johnstown Athletics Hall of Fame in 2009. The Steelers took a shot on him and it paid off. HIs last two fights were in Johnstown and Pittsburgh, respectively. He had a 3-2 record, including a final victory at Johnstown's Cambria County War Memorial. (more...)
Hall of Fame Game to be canceled, enshrinement postponed Hall of Fame Game to be canceled, enshrinement postponed
- June 25, 2020

League sources told ESPN on Thursday that the NFL will cancel the upcoming Pro Football Hall of Fame game , originally scheduled for August 6 in Canton, Ohio, and postpone the enshrinement ceremony because of COVID-19. Five modern-era players, Steve Atwater, Isaac Bruce, Steve Hutchinson, Edgerrin James and Troy Polamalu; coaches Bill Cowher and Jimmy Johnson; and three contributors, Steve Sabol, Paul Tagliabue and George Young, were set to be enshrined this year. (more...)
Sixers owner Joshua Harris acquires minority stake in Steelers Sixers owner Joshua Harris acquires minority stake in Steelers
- June 17, 2020

The minority stake is roughly 5 percent of the Steelers' franchise worth $2.8 billion. Neither will have any say in the Steelers' operations as Art Rooney II remains the president and principal owner of the team as a whole. It is the second time in a year that an ownership stake in the Steelers has changed hands. Before his acquisition of the Panthers was final, Tepper had to divest himself of a stake in the Steelers. (more...)
Steelers to keep training camp at home this year Steelers to keep training camp at home this year
- June 03, 2020

The league has canceled all in-person workouts at team facilities, which only in the past two weeks have begun opening on a limited basis. But they could decide to move it to their new facility in Henderson, Nevada. Davis didn't rule out training in Napa even after moving to Las Vegas in an interview last summer, though that's ultimately uncertain at this stage. (more...)
Ghana Premier League players to lose contract due to coronavirus Ghana Premier League players to lose contract due to coronavirus
- March 26, 2020

Professional football in England will not resume until April 30 at the earliest. Squad members at St. Andrews earning more than £6,000 (€6,515) a week have been asked to take a 50% deduction in their salary for the next four months. According to reports gathered by Footballghana.com, some Ghanaian players in the local league are on the verge of losing their contracts as clubs are finding it hard to pay them. (more...)
Ex-Chargers FB Derek Watt to sign with Steelers Ex-Chargers FB Derek Watt to sign with Steelers
- March 19, 2020

He will join his brother, T.J. Watt next season. Now, the two brothers are set to play on the same team in the NFL. The three-year, $9.75 million contract will make Derek Watt one of the highest paid fullbacks in the NFL. The three-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year expressed some of those challenges on Twitter Tuesday. J.J. and T.J . often offer some fun banter on Twitter over who is the "favorite uncle" to Derek's young son, Logan. (more...)
Mike Tomlin rips ESPN (while on ESPN) for its Mason Rudolph coverage Mike Tomlin rips ESPN (while on ESPN) for its Mason Rudolph coverage
- February 18, 2020

So I fully support Mason Rudolph , we as an organization fully support Mason Rudolph . And to be quite honest with you, we were a little hacked off by what we saw this weekend. Garrett was suspended indefinitely after ripping off Rudolph's helmet and hitting the quarterback in the head with it near the end of the Week 11 contest. (more...)