PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Matt Canada appreciates his players — from longtime quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to second-year guard Kevin Dotson — taking the onus for a sluggish start. The first-year play-caller also thinks it's perhaps a bit misguided. Canada knows he was promoted in January to help create a system that would not force the Steelers to rely so heavily on the now 39-year-old Roethlisberger. So far, it hasn't happened. The running game is last in th
CINCINNATI (1-1) at PITTSBURGH (1-1) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS OPENING LINE: Steelers by 3, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Cincinnati 2-0; Pittsburgh 1-1. SERIES RECORD: Steelers lead 67-36. LAST MEETING: Bengals beat Steelers 27-17 on Dec. 21, 2020 in Cincinnati. LAST WEEK: Bengals lost to Bears 20-17; Steelers lost to Raiders 26-17. BENGALS OFFENSE: OVERALL (24), RUSH (18), PASS (28), SCORING (20). BENGALS DEFENSE: OVERALL (6), RUSH (11), PASS (9), SCORING (10T). STEELERS O
The Times' Sam Farmer analyzes each matchup and predicts the winners of Week 3 of the 2021 NFL season.