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Bears trade for Steelers’ Claypool: Trade takeaways

By Mike DeFabo, Kevin Fishbain, Adam Jahns and Jake Ciely The Steelers traded wide receiver Chase Claypool to the Bears for a 2023 second-round pick Tuesday, they announced. Here’s what you need to know: Claypool ranked tied for second on the Steelers in receptions and fourth in receiving yards this season. Pairing Claypool with Darnell …

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Tomlin on Steelers' struggles: 'It starts with me'

Tomlin on Steelers’ struggles: ‘It starts with me’

PITTSBURGH — In the aftermath of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ worst loss in more than three decades, Mike Tomlin took responsibility and owned his team’s failures Tuesday. “We were a disaster in all three phases, and we have to own that, starting with myself and I do,” Tomlin said. “… When it’s that bad across the …

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Steelers, seeking 'spark,' promote Pickett to QB1

Steelers, seeking ‘spark,’ promote Pickett to QB1

PITTSBURGH — The Kenny Pickett era is officially here. The Pittsburgh Steelers listed their 2022 first-round pick as the starter on the depth chart — ahead of Mitch Trubisky — for Sunday’s game at the Buffalo Bills. “I don’t want to dump the responsibility of what transpired at Mitch’s feet,” coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday. …

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Which NFL teams will make the playoffs? Our experts make their picks

The Athletic‘s NFL experts are here to make their predictions for which 14 teams they think will make the playoffs this season. Each writer and editor was asked to pick the seven teams from each conference they think will compete for a chance to go to Arizona and play for the Super Bowl in February. …

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'A relief': Hold-in Johnson inks Steelers extension

‘A relief’: Hold-in Johnson inks Steelers extension

PITTSBURGH — Diontae Johnson got his deal. After a weeklong hold-in at the Pittsburgh Steelers’ training camp, the wide receiver and the team reached a two-year extension that averages $18.355 million per year, sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter and Kimberley Martin. The deal, worth up to $39.5 million if he reaches incentives, includes $27 million …

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