While the proceedings were ho-hum August routine for a stable Steelers team coming off a Super Bowl appearance, the ever-changing Redskins put more stock than usual in the first preseason game. Washington coach Mike Shanahan had his starters play the entire first half -- hardly the norm for the opener -- as he sought to gauge his team's fitness and knowledge of the play book following the NFL lockout.
Joe Burrow not surprised with consecutive AFC title game appearances: 'I would say that winning is expected'
Having already ended the franchise's 32-year AFC Championship Game drought this time last year, Bengals QB Joe Burrow isn't surprised or overwhelmed by the consistent success that's coincided with his arrival.
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