This makes sense for a Steelers team that went into last year's divisional-round bout with Denver -- a game they lost 23-16 -- minus a banged-up Brown and Bell. One season earlier, the Steelers were nipped by the Ravens in a wild-card tilt that saw Pittsburgh try to replace Bell -- injured in Week 17 -- with Josh Harris and Ben Tate. This time around, Bell certainly deserves a rest after accounting for a league-high 56.8 percent of his team's touches since Week 4.
Texans QB C.J. Stroud on breaking home losing streak: 'Not winning since 2021...that is not flying for anybody in this building'
The Houston Texans entered Sunday's contest against the Pittsburgh Steelers, having not won a home contest in 644 days. But all that changed on Sunday with QB C.J. Stroud continuing his great rookie season.
Bills CB Tre'Davious White feared to have suffered torn Achilles
Buffalo Bills cornerback Tre'Davious White is feared to have suffered a torn Achilles, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday on Good Morning Football.
Falcons coach Arthur Smith shoulders blame for not 'jump-starting the offense early' in loss to Jaguars
With high-end talent on the field, you'd think the Falcons would boast a dynamic, explosive offense. So far, in 2023, that's simply not been the case.
Cowboys' DaRon Bland after two-INT game in win over Patriots: 'Teams will try and test me'
With Dallas Cowboys cornerback Trevon Diggs out for the season, DaRon Bland filled those superstar shoes by intercepting Mac Jones twice. "I feel like that every week, I feel like the teams will try and test me," Bland said.
49ers OT Trent Williams thinks RB Christian McCaffrey could win NFL MVP: 'This might be the year'
San Francisco 49er Trent Williams thinks teammate Christian McCaffrey has a chance to end up winning NFL MVP. "This might be the year. I can see it," Williams said.
Robert Saleh lauds Zach Wilson after Jets' loss: 'If he plays like that, we're gonna win a lot of football games'
Zach Wilson turned in perhaps the most impressive performance of his young career. Unfortunately, his New York Jets still fell to the reigning Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs, 23-20, and a Wilson fumble in the fourth quarter loomed large in the loss.
Justin Herbert leads Chargers win despite suffering 'flesh wound' on left hand
With his left, non-throwing hand bandaged, Justin Herbert led the Los Angeles Chargers to a 24-17 win over the Las Vegas Raiders on Sunday, highlighted by a 51-yard completion to Josh Palmer that clinched the victory.
Patriots HC Bill Belichick suffers largest defeat of career in loss to Cowboys; Mac Jones to remain starting QB
The Patriots lost 38-3 to the Cowboys on Sunday, a game that featured the largest deficit of Bill Belichick's head-coaching career and another subpar performance from QB Mac Jones.
Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes reaches 200 career TD passes faster than any QB in history
Patrick Mahomes connected with Noah Gray for a 34-yard touchdown Sunday night against the New York Jets, the Kansas City Chiefs' quarterback's landmark 200th career touchdown pass -- a feat he accomplished faster than any player in history.
Chargers OLB Khalil Mack notches six sacks, finishes one shy of record
Khalil Mack recorded a mind-spinning six sacks in the Chargers' 24-17 win against the Las Vegas Raiders, which is just one less than late Hall of Famer Derrick Thomas' all-time single-game record of seven.
2023 NFL season: Four things to watch for in Seahawks-Giants on Monday night
NFL.com's Brenna White breaks down four things to watch for when the Seattle Seahawks face the New York Giants on "Monday Night Football."
Head coach Matt Eberflus after Bears blow 21-point lead: 'When you're 0-4, no one's done the job well enough'
Despite holding a three-touchdown lead after almost three quarters, the Bears lost to the previously winless Denver Broncos, 31-28, on Sunday to fall to 0-4 for the first since in 23 years.