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  • Names & Faces: J.J. Watt, Todd Haley

    J.J. Watt The Houston Texans' linebacker is a finalist for the NFL's Walter Payton Man of the Year award, along with Carolina tight end Greg Olsen and Baltimore tight end Benjamin Watson. Watt's relief fund for Hurricane Harvey victims raised $37 million in 19 days. Olsen has put together two initiatives, one to fight breast cancer, the other to help youngsters with congenital heart defects. Watson assists people through his charitable arm, the One More Foundation. "I learned...

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  • Randy Fichtner Named Steelers Offensive Coordinator, QB Coach

    The Pittsburgh Steelers didn't waste much time replacing offensive coordinator Todd Haley, promoting quarterbacks coach Randy Fichtner to the position, according to Teresa Varley of Steelers.com.  He will also remain the team's quarterbacks coach. "I want to thank Coach (Mike) Tomlin and Art Rooney II for giving me this opportunity to be the offensive coordinator for this organization," he said. "We have a tremendous roster, and it will be my charge to continue putting our offensive players in...

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  • Steelers part ways with offensive coordinator Todd Haley

    Todd Haley spent six seasons helping turn the Steelers' offense into one of the most dynamic in the NFL. All the yards and all the touchdowns weren't enough, however, for the offensive coordinator to keep his job. The Steelers chose not to renew Haley's contract on Wednesday, three days after the AFC North champions were ushered out of the playoffs in a 45-42 divisional-round loss to Jacksonville. "I have made the decision to not renew the...

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  • AP source: Steelers part ways with Todd Haley

    A person with direct knowledge of the decision says the Pittsburgh Steelers will not renew offensive coordinator Todd Haley's contract. The person confirmed the decision to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Wednesday because there was no formal announcement from Haley or the...

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  • Tomlin not ready to endorse Haley's return in 2018

    Todd Haley's contract as the offensive coordinator for the Pittsburgh Steelers is up. And coach Mike Tomlin doesn't sound as if he's in a rush to decide whether Haley will be back next season. Tomlin sidestepped several attempts to endorse Haley's return on Tuesday as the AFC North...

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  • NFL1000: Ranking the Top Outside Wide Receivers of 2017 Season

    Football is the most interdependent sport, as the success of one player rests more on those around him than in any other athletic endeavor. Within that, receivers are as dependent on the forces around them as any players on the gridiron.  Say you come out of college and you have all the tools to succeed. You're a height/weight/speed guy. A scout's dream. In the right offense, you have Rookie of the Year potential. Now, imagine the following two scenarios. In the first you're drafted by a team...

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  • Jaguars stun Steelers 45-42 to earn trip to AFC title game

    PITTSBURGH - The Jacksonville Jaguars heard the chatter, read the tweets and Instagram posts. And they got a little confused. Why were the Pittsburgh Steelers talking about the New England Patriots? Didn't they have to face the Jaguars first before reaching a rematch with the Super Bowl champions? "I don't know if they misread the schedule or didn't play us this week, but they didn't acknowledge us at all," Jacksonville linebacker Myles Jack said. "And we didn't...

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  • Jaguars stun Steelers 45-42 to earn trip to AFC title game

    The Jacksonville Jaguars, yes those Jacksonville Jaguars, are heading to the AFC championship game. Rookie running back Leonard Fournette ran for 109 yards and three touchdowns, Blake Bortles added 214 yards passing and a vital fourth-quarter score as the relentless Jaguars stunned the...

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  • The Latest: Jaguars out to 21-0 lead over Steelers

    The Latest on the NFL playoffs on divisional weekend (all times EST): 2 p.m. The Jacksonville Jaguars are taking it to the Pittsburgh Steelers. Jacksonville running back T.J. Yeldon bulled in from 4 yards to give the Jaguars a stunning 21-0 lead over Pittsburgh early in the second...

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  • Jags-Steelers, Vikings-Saints playoff ready

    The NFL divisional playoffs wrap up with a doubleheader Sunday starting in Pittsburgh where the AFC North champion Steelers (13-3) host the upstart Jacksonville Jaguars. The winner earns a trip to New England to face the defending Super Bowl champion Patriots in next week's AFC title game. ...

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  • Antonio Brown Reportedly Will Play vs. Jaguars Despite Calf Injury

    Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown will reportedly be on the field for Sunday's postseason clash against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reported the news, noting Brown had "no restrictions at practice" and appeared "like himself": Brown hasn't played since he suffered a calf injury during a Week 15 loss to the New England Patriots. This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available. Get the best sports content from...

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  • Blake Bortles and Jaguars shock Steelers to reach AFC championship game

    The Jacksonville Jaguars stamped a ticket to New England for the AFC championship game by beating the Pittsburgh Steelers 45-42 on Sunday.

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  • NFL Playoffs 2018: Schedule, Odds and Predictions for Final Divisional Games

    Ladies and gentlemen, we are officially halfway through the Divisional round of the NFL playoffs, which means there are just two games remaining until the AFC/NFC conference championship games are set. On Saturday, the Philadelphia Eagles took care of business at home against a tough Atlanta Falcons team that remained within striking distance for the entirety of the game. Following the Eagles advancing to the NFC championship game, the New England Patriots played host to the Tennessee...

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  • Report: Antonio Brown Not 100 Percent, Will Test Calf Injury Before Jaguars Game

    Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown will reportedly test his calf injury prior to Sunday's AFC divisional playoff game against the Jacksonville Jaguars to determine if he's healthy enough to suit up. "He is not close to 100%," a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. "My guess is he will be active and give it a go." Another source told ESPN.com's Dan Graziano "there are lingering concerns about Brown's calf holding up in the cold weather at Pittsburgh's Heinz Field." Brown, who...

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  • Source: Brown's calf 'not close,' likely to play

    Though there are lingering concerns about Antonio Brown's calf holding up in the cold weather, the Steelers' All-Pro receiver is expected to be active for Sunday's home playoff game against the Jaguars, a source told ESPN.

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  • Defensive coordinator Vic Fangio staying with Bears

    Vic Fangio is returning to the Chicago Bears as defensive coordinator after being passed up for their head coaching job. Fangio, the former defensive coordinator at Stanford and the 49ers under Jim Harbaugh, re-signed Friday to continue to lead a defense he helped transform the past three seasons. He was the first candidate to interview for the Bears' top coaching job after John Fox was fired, but general manager Ryan Pace decided to go with former Kansas City...

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  • NFL Playoff Picks 2018: Odds and Over/Under Predictions for Postseason Games

    On paper, the second round of the 2018 NFL playoffs shouldn't hold as many surprises as the first. Like when the Kansas City Chiefs inexplicably coughed up a home lead to lose yet another playoff game in front of a friendly crowd. Or the Los Angeles Rams looking like the most dominant team in football before laying a gigantic egg in the playoffs. Heck, the Jacksonville Jaguars actually winning a playoff game could fit the theme here as well.  But with the dominant teams entering the fray after a...

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  • Jaguars vs. Steelers: TV Schedule, Odds, Ticket Info, Game Time and More

    Ten years and one week after they achieved a postseason triumph in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the Jacksonville Jaguars are back at Heinz Field for a divisional-round contest on Sunday.  In their last playoff appearance, the Jaguars went into Heinz Field and knocked off the Steelers on a Josh Scobee 25-yard field goal with 37 seconds left.  The major contributors on both sides have changed significantly since the 31-29 Jaguars wild-card victory on January 5, 2008, with Steelers quarterback Ben...

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  • South Florida’s deep connection to the NFL playoffs runs through high school football

    About 5 percent of NFL players played high school football in Miami-Dade or Broward counties. Among them: Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown (Norland), Falcons running back Devonta Freeman (Central), Vikings All-Pro cornerback Xavier Rhodes (Norland), Eagles cornerback Patrick Robinson (South Miami and Gulliver), Steelers tackle Marcus Gilbert (St. Thomas Aquinas) and Jaguars center Brandon Linder (St. Thomas Aquinas).

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  • NFL Playoffs 2018: TV Schedule, Bracket Predictions for AFC and NFC Games

    After an exciting start to this year's postseason with the Wild Card round last weekend, the 2017 NFL playoffs are back in full swing in the Divisional round with just eight teams remaining in the hunt for the Lombardi Trophy. While only one team will become Super Bowl champions this season, the league is not short on suitors this time around as some teams, like last year's Super Bowl runner-up Atlanta Falcons, appear to be clicking at just the right time. Below, we'll take a look at the...

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  • Looks out Eagles, Falcons looked Super Bowl-ready last week

    What America saw last weekend from the Atlanta Falcons was similar to what the team showed for 2? quarters of last year's Super Bowl. Can they keep it up as they head on the road again Saturday to Philadelphia? The Falcons have that balanced offense — if Matt Ryan is efficient — to...

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  • Biggest injury questions for every NFL playoff team

    Is Antonio Brown on track to return against the Jaguars? How much of a concern is Julio Jones' lingering ankle injury? NFL Nation reporters assess the biggest injuries for the divisional round.

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  • Bell: Steelers must capitalize on Killer B's

    With running back Le'Veon Bell potentially facing free agency in 2018 and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger's future status uncertain, the Steelers feel the urgency to win a Super Bowl this season.

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  • NFL Playoff Bracket 2018: Divisional Schedule, Odds for Road to Super Bowl 52

    The pretenders are gone. It's time for the heavyweights to take the field in the NFL playoffs. After sitting out the first weekend of action, the top seeds return to stake their claim in the postseason. The Philadelphia Eagles, who appeared to be the best team in the league by a fairly significant margin through the first 14 weeks, have much to prove in the divisional playoffs as they host the sixth-seeded Atlanta Falcons. The defending NFC champions came through with a fairly surprising 26-13...

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