| Sep 6, 2013
| 4:27 PM
The Bears will open their 2013 season Sunday by hosting Cincinnati at Soldier Field. With kickoff nearing, here’s this week’s “Hurry-Up,” a flurry of notable odds and ends on the Bengals.
The Bears’ offensive line...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 6:39 PM
CINCINNATI — Defending Jay Cutler once seemed so easy to Bengals outside linebacker Vontaze Burfict.
Burfict was a teenager growing up in Corona, Calif., whose family loved the Broncos. When Burfict played for Arizona State, he wore No. 7 in honor...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 6:33 PM
LATROBE (AP) — The chat wasn't exactly a pep talk or a wake-up call so much as Keith Butler providing one of his star pupils with a little perspective.
After the Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker coach spent two years watching LaMarr Woodley...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 7:41 PM
LATROBE (AP) — David Paulson stood on practice field No. 1 on Sunday afternoon, the second-year Pittsburgh Steelers tight end standing next to All-Pro teammate Heath Miller while the two watched one of Miller's children do their own imitation of a...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 3:55 PM
Last year's disappointing season and the loss of several key players have NFL fans and pundits skeptical about what kind of Steelers team will come out of Latrobe this year.
And while the offseason losses were great —including former Super...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 7:52 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Tomlin knows he can talk all he wants about progress and the overhauled roster and how much he likes what he's seen during the offseason.
Yet the Pittsburgh Steelers coach understands it means little if it doesn't...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 1:30 PM
HAMPTON — Mike Tomlin's annual homecoming produced the expected result: mobilizing the local chapter of Steelers Nation and providing a celebrity boost for a favorite cause.
Tomlin, the Peninsula native and Pittsburgh Steelers' head coach,...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 8:50 AM
“Hard Knocks,” the HBO reality series, is returning to Cincinnati Bengals training camp in August and will take another look at the NFL franchise it chronicled in 2009.
That might be a disappointment to fans who were hoping for a behind-the-...
| May 21, 2013
| 7:33 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Troy Polamalu walked off the Pittsburgh Steelers' practice field on Tuesday with rookie safety Shamarko Thomas hanging on the veteran safety's every word.
To be honest, Polamalu admits it's still a little strange to think...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Ben Roethlisberger makes the Pittsburgh Steelers a contender every year. It is rare that a team is fortunate enough to have a quarterback of his caliber.
That's why it is surprising that team leaders didn't use last week's draft to better...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 8:08 PM
The Cleveland Browns have added another pass rusher to operate in tandem with outside linebacker Paul Kruger and defensive end Jabaal Sheard, drafting LSU hybrid outside linebacker-defensive end Barkevious Mingo.
Drafted sixth overall, the junior is one...