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Wilson throws, catches, leads Seahawks past Eagles 26-15

SEATTLE (AP) — Everyone knew Russell Wilson could run and pass. But catch? The Seattle Seahawks quarterback showed he can do that, too. Wilson threw for 272 yards and a touchdown, and caught a 15-yard touchdown pass from Doug Baldwin as the Seahawks rolled past the Philadelphia Eagles ...

Former Eagles coach Andy Reid wanted Russell Wilson in 2012

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Russell Wilson would be playing for the Philadelphia Eagles if Andy Reid got his man in 2012. Reid planned to select Wilson in the third round of the NFL draft that year, but Seahawks general manager John Schneider beat him to it. The Eagles settled for Nick Foles 13 ...

Steelers look to cure defensive woes against Browns

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison feels the team’s current defensive woes can be cured. Adding a former first-round pick into the mix can only help. Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said second-year linebacker Bud Dupree is in the plans for Sunday’s game at ...

No. 9 Penn State dealing with more injuries up front

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Earlier this season Penn State endured a rash of injuries to his its linebacker corps. Now, coach James Franklin hopes it can do the same down a handful of offensive linemen. The No. 9 Nittany Lions (8-2, 6-1 Big Ten) will have to continue their chase for the Big ...

Slumping Steelers lose Cam Heyward for season due to injury

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin understands the negativity associated with a four-game slide and stressed his underachieving team would do its best to absorb it and move forward. It’s a path they’ll have to travel without Cam Heyward. The defensive end and ...

Steelers closing ranks as losing streak hits 4

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ramon Foster knows the drill, even if it’s one the Pittsburgh Steelers have been largely able to avoid most of the last four-plus decades. When a team that began September with realistic Super Bowl expectations finds itself listing as Thanksgiving nears like the ...

Panthers not getting ahead of themselves after Clemson upset

PITTSBURGH (AP) — As a general rule, Pittsburgh kicker Chris Blewitt tries to steer clear of social media. He logs onto Facebook only occasionally, joking he likes something every couple of months so people know he’s still alive. Twitter is pretty much out. Consider it an act of ...

Death of man after Pittsburgh Steelers game investigated

BALDWIN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities in western Pennsylvania are investigating the death of a Pittsburgh-area man after some kind of incident following the Pittsburgh Steelers game. Pittsburgh police said detectives started investigating after Allegheny County police informed them of the ...

Penn State pays out $93 million to 33 Sandusky victims

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (AP) — Penn State's latest audited financial statements show it has settled with one more sexual-abuse accuser of former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, bringing the total payout to $93 million to 33 people. The statements cover the fiscal year that ended June ...

Steelers-Ravens rivalry renewed with duel for 1st place

By The Associated Press PITTSBURGH (4-3) at BALTIMORE (3-4) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE — Ravens by 2 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Pittsburgh 4-3, Baltimore 2-4-1 SERIES RECORD — Pittsburgh leads 24-20 LAST MEETING — Ravens beat Steelers, 20-17, Dec. 27, 2015 LAST ...