PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger chose to come back for his 18th season, believing the Pittsburgh Steelers still had the ability to contend for a Super Bowl even without so many of the faces that protected him so capably for so long. The 39-year-old insists he doesn't have buyer's remorse, though the optimism that came easily during training camp is fading. The hits he's absorbing are starting to pile up. The losses too, the latest a baffling 24-10 setback against Cincinnati on Sunday in whi
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Joe Burrow threw for 178 yards and three touchdowns, including two to rookie Ja'Marr Chase, and the Cincinnati Bengals handled the listless Pittsburgh Steelers 24-10 on Sunday. Burrow connected on a 17-yard strike to Tyler Boyd and found Chase for 34-yard and 9-yard scores as the Bengals (2-1) won at Heinz Field for the first time since 2015. Facing a pass rush missing injured All-Pro linebacker T.J. Watt, Burrow completed 14 of 18 passes, highlighted by the chemistry he and Ch
The Steelers are 1-2, and their quarterback is a big reason.