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Pittsburgh Steelers (8-8)

Sun. 12/8 Sun. 12/15 Sun. 12/22 Sun. 12/29
@ Ari
W 23-17
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vs. Buf
L 10-17
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L 10-16
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@ Bal
L 10-28
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'Prime' time? TE Ebron eager to start over with Steelers

PITTSBURGH (AP) Eric Ebron isn't worried about Ben Roethlisberger's surgically repaired right elbow. The same goes for Ebron's balky ankle, which the newly signed Pittsburgh Steelers tight end said had “a whole lot of mess” in it before getting cleaned up in December.

While Ebron acknowledged he wouldn't quite be ready to go if the season started this week, he quickly pointed out that it doesn't. And when it does - whenever that might be - he'll be ready.

“(Steelers coach) Mike Tomlin pretty much told me that he was going to put me in the best possible situation to succeed," Ebron said Thursday, about a week removed from signing a two-year deal with the team. "There’s no other thing you want as a player that’s coming into pretty much prime of my career. I’m 26 years old, no better situation to be than where they’re going to use you to the best of your ability.”

AFC North Division
xyz-Baltimore 1420.875
Pittsburgh 880.500
Cleveland 6100.375
Cincinnati 2140.125
Full Standings
Pass Yds: M. Rudolph1765
Pass TDs: M. Rudolph13
Rush Yds: J. Conner464
Rush TDs: J. Conner4
Rec Yds: J. Washington735
Rec TDs: D. Johnson5
Int: M. Fitzpatrick5
Sacks: T. Watt14.5
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 4428 (30)
Passing Yards: 3214 (31)
Rushing Yards: 1447 (29)
Points per game: 18.1 (27)
Yards per game: 276.8 (30)
Touchdowns: 25 (32)
Field Goals: 29 (9)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 4866 (5)
Passing Yards: 3455 (5)
Rushing Yards: 1753 (14)
Points per game: 18.9 (6)
Yards per game: 304.1 (5)
Touchdowns: 30 (5)
Field Goals: 25 (16)
Date Player Transactions
3/30 C. Kuntz signed One-year contract (through 2020)
3/30 D. Hendrix signed One-year contract (through 2020)
3/25 C. Walker signed One-year contract (through 2020)
3/25 J. Jones signed
3/25 T. Kinnel signed One-year contract (through 2020)
3/20 S. Wisniewski signed/unrest FA Two-year contract (through 2021)
3/20 J. Dangerfield re-signed/unrest FA One-year contract (through 2020)
3/20 E. Ebron signed/unrest FA Two-year contract (through 2021)
3/20 C. Wormley traded w/ pick for 2021 fifth-round draft pick
3/18 Z. Banner re-signed One-year extension (through 2020)
Date Player Status
12/29 M. Pouncey knee (Out)
12/29 J. Conner quad (Out)
12/24 M. Rudolph shoulder (IR)
12/15 J. Smith-Schuster knee (Out)
12/15 J. Conner shoulder (Questionable)
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