Steelers LB T.J. Watt suffers groin injury in loss to Raiders
Pittsburgh Steelers pass rusher T.J. Watt did not return against the Las Vegas Raiders after suffering a groin injury in the first half.
NFL Power Rankings, Week 2: Steelers, Saints soar; Packers, Titans plummet
With Week 1 officially in the books, Dan Hanzus unveils his rankings for all 32 teams heading into Week 2. How high did the Steelers climb? How far did the Packers fall?
Steelers' T.J. Watt on weight of being top-paid defender: 'I'm built for this'
Though there were bumps in the road to get there, it all worked out for T.J. Watt and the Steelers. Now, following it up becomes paramount, as Watt will hit the 2021 season with the tag of being the league's top-paid defender.
2021 NFL season, Week 1: Trend to monitor, impact of Ravens' injuries and favorite projections
Analytics guru Cynthia Frelund reveals two of her favorite projections for Week 1. Plus, she delves into a league-wide trend and the impact of the Ravens' injuries on projected win totals.
Five NFL rookies I can't wait to watch in Week 1; why T.J. Watt is worth $112 million
In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks spotlights the five rookies he can't wait to watch in Week 1. Plus, analysis on T.J. Watt's record-setting contract, Larry Fitzgerald's league-changing impact and Baltimore's injury-riddled backfield.
T.J. Watt agrees to four-year extension with Steelers worth more than $112M
T.J. Watt and the Pittsburgh Steelers have agreed to terms on a four-year extension worth more than $112 million -- an average of $28.003 million -- with $80 million fully guaranteed at signing, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Thursday afternoon.
Minkah Fitzpatrick 'paying attention' to T.J. Watt-Steelers negotiations with UFA looming in 2023
Pittsburgh's handling of the ongoing T.J. Watt situation could end up impacting how safety Minkah's Fitzpatrick handles his own pending contract situation.
T.J. Watt participates in practice; Ben Roethlisberger says pay LB
Steelers LB T.J. Watt was back on the practice field Wednesday for the first time this summer. Does that mean a contract is on the horizon for the star defender?
Mike Tomlin 'optimistic' T.J. Watt deal will 'get done,' All-Pro OLB will practice and play this week
Steelers star pass rusher T.J. Watt didn't play a down in the preseason while attempting to leverage a contract extension. But despite that, his head coach believes he'll practice on Wednesday, play on Sunday against the Bills, and to boot, play well.
2021 NFL season award predictions: Who'll win MVP, Defensive Player of the Year, Rookie of the Year?
Who is poised to nab NFL MVP? How about Defensive Player of the Year? And which rookies will take home the hardware? As we head into the 2021 season, NFL.com analysts predict every award winner.
'Top 100 Players of 2021' finale: Who SHOULD be No. 1? My ranking of the top 10
NFL Network's "Top 100 Players of 2021" concludes this Saturday at 4 p.m. ET with the final countdown from No. 10 to No. 1. We already know the players, but how should they be ranked? In advance of the season finale, Adam Rank provides a pecking order.
2021 NFL season preview: Ranking all eight divisions
Jeffri Chadiha ranks all eight divisions entering the 2021 NFL season. Can any other quartet hang with the ultra-competitive NFC West? Are the AFC North's Browns ready to challenge the AFC West's Chiefs for conference supremacy?
Top 100 Players of 2021: Top 10 players revealed in alphabetical order ahead of final episode
The finale of the Top 100 Players of 2021 will not air until Sunday, Aug. 29 on NFL Network, but we now know the 10 players who are vying for the top spot.
Top 10 players of the 2017 draft class entering the 2021 NFL season
The 2017 NFL Draft class is absolutely loaded with talent, but only one player can be crowned the best of the bunch. Who holds that coveted spot in Brian Baldinger's list of the top 10 players of the 2017 class heading into 2021?
Top 25 NFL free agents in 2022: Prospective class loaded with pass catchers and defensive backs
Which players are poised to cash in on the 2021 NFL season? Gregg Rosenthal provides an early look at the top 25 free agents in 2022, and the class is absolutely loaded with talented pass catchers and defensive backs.
NFL Power Rankings: Cowboys up, Colts down as preseason heats up
As the 2021 NFL preseason gets underway, Dan Hanzus re-assesses all 32 teams in a fresh installment of Power Rankings. What has Washington rising? Why are the Saints down?
Mike Tomlin not fretting T.J. Watt's hold-in: 'The business is going to run its course'
Steelers linebacker T.J. Watt isn't taking part in team drills as both sides hope to hammer out a new contract. Head coach Mike Tomlin knows these things have a way of working themselves out.
Time for Jon Gruden to step it up; Hall of Fame candidates under 30
What's been dogging the Raiders since Jon Gruden's return? Is Lamar Jackson on a Hall of Fame track? Bucky Brooks explores those topics and more in this edition of the Scout's Notebook.
Art Rooney II on Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger: 'It's not written in stone that this is his last year'
If Big Ben's long and winding NFL career doesn't come to an end after 2021, it might not come to its end in Pittsburgh, either. Steelers president Art Rooney II said bringing the club's longtime starting QB back for 2022 isn't out of the question.
AFC North training camp preview: Odell Beckham primed for comeback; who will back up Big Ben?
Is Odell Beckham Jr. ready to be his best self in Cleveland? Who will be the Steelers' Plan B at QB? Nick Shook eyes the players and position battles to watch in his AFC North camp preview.
Best NFL pass rushers heading into 2021 season? Analysts reveal gold, silver, bronze picks
In honor of the Summer Olympics in Tokyo, we're highlighting the best of the best across the NFL. Who are the top three pass rushers heading into the 2021 season? Check out the gold, silver and bronze medalists at the position, according to the voting of our 25-analyst panel.
State of the 2021 Pittsburgh Steelers: Does Ben Roethlisberger have one last Super Bowl run in him?
Could this be the final season of the Ben Roethlisberger era in Pittsburgh? Can the 39-year-old deliver the Steelers a seventh Super Bowl title? Adam Rank explores the state of the franchise.
2021 NFL season: 12 players on rookie deals whose teams should never let them go
Will Josh Allen be a Bill for life? Is Nick Chubb going to stick with the Browns? How much does Lamar Jackson mean to the Ravens? Gil Brandt lists 12 young players whose teams should never let them go.
Madden NFL 22 cover: Who SHOULD get spotlight? Aaron Donald, Alvin Kamara among 9 players I'd pick
It appears the Madden NFL 22 cover will be revealed on Thursday. So ... who SHOULD receive one of the brightest spotlights in football? Considering marketability, domination and sizzle, Adam Schein ranks his top nine candidates.
T.J. Watt forces strip-sack for second-straight week
Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker T.J. Watt forces strip-sack for second-straight week.
Top plays of the week | Week 1
Watch the top plays of the week during Week 1 of the NFL 2021 season.
T.J. Watt on win over Bills: 'I'm really happy with the way we played'
Pittsburgh Steelers LB T.J. Watt talks with NFL Network's Aditi Kinkhabwala after the Steelers' Week 1 win over the Bills.
T.J. Watt: Steelers' three-edge rusher rotation will be 'special' in 2021
Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker T.J. Watt shares the Steelers' three-edge rusher rotation will be 'special' in 2021.
Can't-Miss Play: T.J. Watt shows relentless motor on strip-sack of Josh Allen
Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end T.J. Watt shows relentless motor on strip-sack of Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen
Rapoport details T.J. Watt's $112M contract extension with Steelers
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport details linebacker T.J. Watt's $112-million contract extension with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Big Ben on T.J. Watt: One reason 'I took less money is for guys like him to get paid'
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger discusses teammate linebacker T.J. Watt's contract situation.
Rapoport: Mike Tomlin 'optimistic' T.J. Watt's contract will get done
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin is optimistic about LB T.J. Watt's contract situation.
Kinkhabwala: 'There is most definitely a stalemate' with T.J. Watt in Pittsburgh
NFL Network's Aditi Kinkhabwala reports the latest on Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker T.J. Watt's contract situation as the the regular season approaches.
Rapoport: T.J. Watt's status 'up in the air' for Week 1 as contract negotiations remain murky
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports Pittsburgh Steelers LB T.J. Watt's status is "up in the air" for Week 1 as contract negotiations remain murky.
Kinkhabwala: Steelers, T.J. Watt are 'very, very close' on contract extension
NFL Network's Aditi Kinkhabwala details Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker T.J. Watt's contract situation.
'Top 100 Players of 2021': T.J. Watt | No. 9
Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker T.J. Watt has been voted as the No. 9 player in the NFL on the "Top 100 Players of 2021" rankings.
Steelers GM on negotiations with Watt: 'We always try to keep our players with us'
Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert joins NFL Network's Michael Irvin and Steve Wyche for an interview.
Kinkhabwala lays out the 'curious case of T.J. Watt' in training camp
NFL Network's Aditi Kinkhabwala lays out the 'curious case of linebacker T.J. Watt' in training camp.
Kinkhabwala: T.J. Watt's potential new deal 'has to be done before' season starts
NFL Network's Aditi Kinkhabwala believes outside linebacker T.J. Watt's potential new Steelers deal has to be done before the season starts.
LaDainian Tomlinson's Top 5 edge rushers entering '21 | 'NFL Total Access'
NFL Network's LaDainian Tomlinson shares his top five edge rushers entering the 2021 NFL season.
T.J. Watt wins the Deacon Jones Award for the player with the most sacks
Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker T.J. Watt wins the Deacon Jones Award.
PFF: Most 90 Club appearances in 2020
Here are the players with the most appearances in the Pro Football Focus 90 Club during the 2020 NFL season.
McGinest, Carr give out game balls for the 2020 NFL season
NFL Network's Willie McGinest and David Carr give out game balls for the 2020 NFL season.
Kinkhabwala: Tomlin must think about mental, physical break for veteran Steelers
NFL Network's Aditi Kinkhabwala discusses the Pittsburgh Steelers Week 17 matchup against the Cleveland Browns.
Colts vs. Steelers highlights | Week 16
Watch the full game highlights of the Week 16 matchup between the Indianapolis Colts and the Pittsburgh Steelers.
T.J. Watt chases down Philip Rivers for critical strip-sack turnover
Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Mike Hilton recovers a fumble caused by linebacker T.J. Watt's strip-sack on Indianapolis Colts quarterback Philip Rivers.
T.J. Watt gets through to Rivers for sack on Colts' second snap
Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker T.J. Watt sacks Indianapolis Colts quarterback Philip Rivers.
Steelers vs. Bengals highlights | Week 15
Watch the highlights from the Week 15 matchup between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Cincinnati Bengals.