NEW YORK (AP) - George Perles, who coached Michigan State to a Rose Bowl victory in 1988 and was a key defensive assistant for the dominant Pittsburgh Steelers teams of the 1970s, died Tuesday. He was 85.

BALTIMORE (AP) - Slogging through the rain without several notable stars and with very little at stake, the Baltimore Ravens relied on a strong defensive performance to beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 28-10 Sunday and finish the regular season riding a 12-game winning streak.

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Though he was still 20 years old at the time of the draft, Devin Bush was cognizant enough of the extraordinary for them lengths the Pittsburgh Steelers went to acquire him.

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Mason Rudolph's star-crossed season is over. The Pittsburgh Steelers placed the second-year quarterback on injured reserve on Tuesday, two days after Rudolph hurt his left shoulder in the third quarter of a loss to the New York Jets.

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Paxton Lynch hasn't thrown a meaningful pass in two years. Yet there the Pittsburgh Steelers backup quarterback was on Monday, getting bombarded with questions about whether he's capable of stepping in and helping lead Pittsburgh to a playoff berth.

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Le'Veon Bell helped deal his former team's playoff hopes a big blow, leading the New York Jets to a 16-10 victory over the banged-up Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday.

PITTSBURGH (TNS) - The Steelers committed five turnovers, four on interceptions from quarterback Devlin Hodges, and lost to the Buffalo Bills, 17-10, on Sunday night at Heinz Field, ending their three-game winning streak.

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Sean McDermott remembers lining up across from Mike Tomlin and wanting to do everything he could to impress everyone watching, from the William & Mary coaches to his teammates to Tomlin himself. It comes with the territory when you're a freshman defensive back and the w…

PITTSBURGH (AP) - On the surface, they couldn't be more different. One is the self-professed country boy from Georgia with the easy laugh. The other is a quiet kid from Wisconsin who happens to be the youngest member of a family that treats football not so much a sport but a calling.

PITTSBURGH (TNS) - It was a little more than two months ago that Steelers coach Mike Tomlin referred to his offense as being in a "fragile state." This was after the Steelers went to the wildcat to help secure their first victory of the season against the Bengals.

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Darryl Drake called it in April. Minutes after the Pittsburgh Steelers selected wide receiver Diontae Johnson in the third round of the draft, his new position coach provided an impassioned endorsement of the modestly rated kid from Toledo who won Drake over with all the th…

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Pittsburgh's defense was great and the Duck was just fine. After weeks of wondering how this bunch keeps piecing together victories, a clearer picture is beginning to emerge.

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - The Arizona Cardinals have a No. 1 overall draft pick under center while the Pittsburgh Steelers have a guy named "Duck" throwing the ball around the field.

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pittsburgh running back James Conner's aching right shoulder will keep him out of the lineup for a third straight game when the surging Steelers visit the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday.

PITTSBURGH (AP) - James Washington knew what was coming. It's why the Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver didn't hesitate when he saw the Cleveland Browns jump offside early in the second quarter on Sunday.

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Soon after walking into the Pittsburgh Steelers' locker room after an abbreviated and earlier-than-usual practice Thursday, Mason Rudolph joked with teammates about their plans for Thanksgiving dinner.

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Devlin Hodges has nothing to lose. He knows he's always been considered too something - too short, too small, too unknown, too average - to carry the burden that comes with high expectations.

CINCINNATI (AP) - Devlin "Duck" Hodges took over for struggling Mason Rudolph and threw a 79-yard touchdown pass Sunday, sparking the depleted Pittsburgh Steelers to a 16-10 victory that kept the Cincinnati Bengals the only winless team in the NFL.

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Benny Snell Jr., Tevin Jones and Johnny Holton have been on the field in games together before. But that was in August, when their main goal was proving they deserved spots on the Pittsburgh Steelers' 53-man roster.

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph wanted to get away from Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett.

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Steelers coach Mike Tomlin accepted his team's role in the now-infamous fight last Thursday night that ended with Cleveland defensive end Myles Garrett hitting Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph in the head with Rudolph's own helmet.

PITTSBURGH (AP) - The chaotic ending will live on in infamy. The carnage that came before it, however, could have just as significant an impact on the Pittsburgh Steelers' season.

CLEVELAND (AP) - Myles Garrett is done playing for the Cleveland Browns this season. The NFL isn't saying when the star defensive end will play again.

CLEVELAND (AP) - The Cleveland Browns kept fighting long after the outcome had been decided, and it likely will cost them their best defensive player.

CLEVELAND (AP) - Separated by roughly 130 miles and six Super Bowl titles, the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cleveland Browns have a hostile, historic rivalry resuscitated from being heavily one-sided to much more competitive the past few years.

PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Steelers defense spoiled Aaron Donald's homecoming and derailed the Los Angeles Rams' momentum in the process.

PITTSBURGH (AP) - For years, Bud Dupree and Cam Heyward would talk about getting together to train during the offseason. The discussion was always vague. No specifics or firm commitments. Then the months would pass, January would become April would become June and the chance for the longtime…

PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Hall of Famer who served as the group's Svengali is gone. The quarterback who long ago ditched his reputation for extending plays in favor of a more pragmatic and career-extending approach is out for the season.

PITTSBURGH (AP) - There's a brutal quality to the brand of football Rosie Nix plays. It comes with the territory when you're 5-foot-11, 248 pounds, and your job requires you to lower your head and intentionally run full speed into opposing defenders who are either bigger or faster or both.

PITTSBURGH (AP) - JuJu Smith-Schuster was covered. Blanketed actually. Mason Rudolph didn't care. The Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback flicked a pass down the left sideline and trusted Smith-Schuster to do the rest.

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Tyson Alualu was well aware of the nickname long before the veteran defensive tackle arrived in Pittsburgh in 2017.

PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Pittsburgh Steelers will have to dig their way out of an early season hole without defensive end Stephon Tuitt.

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin declined to discuss whom he gave the game ball to after watching his undermanned club potentially resurrect its season with a 24-17 victory over the Los Angeles Chargers.

CARSON, Calif. (AP) - James Conner scored two touchdowns, Devin Bush recovered a pair of turnovers and Devlin Hodges won his first NFL start as the Pittsburgh Steelers held off the Los Angeles Chargers 24-17 on Sunday night.

PITTSBURGH (AP) - The bold-faced names on the Pittsburgh Steelers defense kept repeating the phrase "ball awareness" over and over during the offseason, as if they could somehow speak the goal of creating more turnovers into existence.

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Out of work on the first Saturday in September after getting cut by the Pittsburgh Steelers, Devlin Hodges sat in his parent's house in Kimberly, Alabama, texted his high school coach Dusty Goode and asked Goode if he wanted to come over and watch some football.