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Pittsburgh Steelers (5-5-1)


Sun. 11/14 Sun. 11/21 Sun. 11/28 Sun. 12/5 Thu. 12/9
vs. Det
T 16-16
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@ LAC
L 37-41
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@ Cin
L 10-41
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vs. Bal
1:25 PM PT2:25 PM MT3:25 PM CT4:25 PM ET21:25 GMT5:25 2:25 PM MST4:25 PM EST3:25 PM CT1:25 UAE (+1)16:25 ET19:25
@ Min
5:20 PM PT6:20 PM MT7:20 PM CT8:20 PM ET1:20 GMT9:20 6:20 PM MST8:20 PM EST7:20 PM CT5:20 UAE (+1)20:20 ET23:20

Steelers living out purgatory promised by salary-cap crunch

PITTSBURGH (AP) The Pittsburgh Steelers took a flyer on Mike Hilton five years ago, and the undersized cornerback repaid their faith by becoming one of the most versatile defensive backs in the NFL, a relentless 5-foot-9 tornado who maximized every last ounce of his talent.

A talent that ultimately became too expensive to keep.

When Hilton hit the open market last spring, the Steelers - grappling with a one-time-only unexpected dip in the salary cap because of the COVID-19 pandemic - had no recourse when Cincinnati offered Hilton a four-year, $24 million contract.

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AFC North Division
TeamWLTPct
Baltimore 830.727
Cincinnati 740.636
Pittsburgh 551.500
Cleveland 660.500
Full Standings
Leaders
Pass Yds: B. Roethlisberger2522
Pass TDs: B. Roethlisberger14
Rush Yds: N. Harris708
Rush TDs: N. Harris5
Rec Yds: D. Johnson809
Rec TDs: P. Freiermuth6
Int: T. Edmunds1
Sacks: T. Watt12.5
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 3581 (24)
Passing Yards: 2764 (18)
Rushing Yards: 958 (29)
Points per game: 20.4 (22)
Yards per game: 325.5 (22)
Touchdowns: 22 (27)
Field Goals: 22 (5)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 4043 (21)
Passing Yards: 2771 (12)
Rushing Yards: 1464 (28)
Points per game: 24.3 (23)
Yards per game: 367.5 (25)
Touchdowns: 27 (11)
Field Goals: 22 (29)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
11/29 D. Archibong pract. squad add
11/29 A. Miller pract. squad add
11/29 T. Watt reserve/non football injury COVID-19
11/27 J. Leglue active/prac. squad
11/27 D. Archibong active/prac. squad COVID-19 Replacement
11/27 A. Miller active/prac. squad
11/27 S. Sloman pract. squad add
11/27 J. Hassenauer on IR pectoral
11/27 E. Ebron on IR knee
11/26 M. Fitzpatrick reinstated
Injuries
Date Player Status
11/28 J. Haden foot (Out)
11/27 J. Hassenauer pectoral (IR)
11/27 E. Ebron knee (IR)
11/21 J. Haden foot (Out)
11/21 T. Watt hip, knee (Out)
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