The Steelers released running back Daryl Richardson to make room for Le’Veon Bell on the active roster. The (2-1) Steelers host (2-1) Kansas City Sunday night.
Steelers’ safety Jordan Dangerfield said he was “running with the No. 1s” and cornerback Justin Gulbert said the chances are “very high “ he’ll play defensive snaps Sunday night against the Chiefs. Dangerfield spent time on the Steelers’ practice squad in 2014 and 2015. Gulbert was acquired in a trade with Cleveland, who drafted him eighth-overall in 2014.
Steelers’ running back Le’Veon Bell served his three-game suspension for violating the league’s substance abuse policy, and will be back on the field when (2-1) Pittsburgh hosts (2-1) Kansas City Sunday night.
Carson Wentz threw for 301 yards and two scores, Philly’s ‘D’ shut down Ben Roethlisberger and Antonio Brown, as the Eagles beat the Steelers 34-3. (2-1) Pittsburgh hosts (2-1) Kansas City Sunday night.
Steelers injured wide receiver Markus Wheaton was back at practice and plans on playing against the Eagles Sunday. Wheaton has been hampered by a shoulder injury and hasn’t played in the regular season.
Monday Night Football, Ben Roethlisberger went 27 of 37 for 300 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Steelers past the Redskins 38-16. The Steelers host Cincinnati Sunday afternoon.
The Pittsburgh Steelers open their regular season tonight against the Redskins in game 1 of the Monday Night double header. And the 49ers host the LA Rams at 10:20 tonight to wrap up week 1 in the NFL.
Pittsburgh visits Washington Monday night at 7:10.
The Steelers rested most of their starters and fell to the Panthers 18-6 in their final preseason game. Pittsburgh finished the exhibition season at (1-3). The Steelers open the regular season next Monday night in Washington.
The NFL has cleared Pittsburgh’s James Harrison and Green Bay’s Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers, saying there was “no credible evidence” the players were guilty of any of the claims made in a documentary by Al-Jazeera America in January.