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@ Car
L 9-34
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@ Buf
W 23-16
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vs. LV
L 17-26
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vs. Cin
10:00 AM PT11:00 AM MT12:00 PM CT1:00 PM ET17:00 GMT1:00 10:00 AM MST12:00 PM EST11:00 AM CT21:00 UAE13:00 ET16:00
@ GB
1:25 PM PT2:25 PM MT3:25 PM CT4:25 PM ET20:25 GMT4:25 1:25 PM MST3:25 PM EST2:25 PM CT0:25 UAE (+1)16:25 ET19:25

Despite changes, Steelers' running game still in neutral

PITTSBURGH (AP) Pittsburgh Steelers president Art Rooney set the mandate a couple of weeks after watching his team get blown out at home by Cleveland in the opening round of the 2020 playoffs.

"Everybody in the building agrees you can't finish 32nd in the league in running and feel like you're going to have a successful season," Rooney said in late January.

Nearly every offensive decision the Steelers made during the offseason was aimed at fixing the problem. The offensive coordinator? Fired. The offensive line coach? Same. Their first four picks of the draft were used on a running back (Najee Harris), a tight end (Pat Freiermuth) and a pair of raw but talented linemen (Kendrick Green and Dan Moore Jr.).

AFC North Division
Pittsburgh 110.500
Baltimore 110.500
Cleveland 110.500
Cincinnati 110.500
Full Standings
Pass Yds: B. Roethlisberger483
Pass TDs: B. Roethlisberger2
Rush Yds: N. Harris83
Rush TDs: J. Smith-Schuster1
Rec Yds: D. Johnson141
Rec TDs: N. Harris1
Int: None 
Sacks: T. Watt3.0
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 583 (27)
Passing Yards: 483 (18)
Rushing Yards: 114 (31)
Points per game: 20.0 (25)
Yards per game: 291.5 (28)
Touchdowns: 3 (28)
Field Goals: 4 (11)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 796 (22)
Passing Yards: 652 (28)
Rushing Yards: 169 (11)
Points per game: 21.0 (9)
Yards per game: 398.0 (21)
Touchdowns: 3 (7)
Field Goals: 7 (31)
Date Player Transactions
9/20 H. Mondeaux active/prac. squad
9/20 T. Alualu on IR fractured ankle
9/9 T. Watt re-signed Four-year extension (through 2025)
9/7 H. Mondeaux pract. squad add
9/7 T. Vaughns pract. squad add
9/7 D. Scott pract. squad add
9/7 R. Bussey pract. squad del
9/3 A. Witherspoon traded for 2023 fifth-round draft pick
9/3 H. Mondeaux cut
9/1 R. Coward signed
Date Player Status
9/20 T. Alualu fractured ankle (IR)
9/19 C. Davis knee (Out)
9/19 J. Haden groin (Questionable)
9/19 D. Bush groin (Questionable)
9/19 Z. Gentry ankle (Questionable)
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