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NFL news roundup: Latest league updates from Friday, Dec. 8
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2023 NFL season: Four things to watch for in Titans-Steelers on Prime Video
NFL.com's Eric Edholm breaks down four things to watch for when the Tennessee Titans visit the Pittsburgh Steelers on Thursday night.
Injury roundup: Ravens WR Odell Beckham Jr. (ankle), OT Ronnie Stanley (knee/rest), CB Marlon Humphrey (foot) expected to play
Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. (ankle), OT Ronnie Stanley (knee/rest) and CB Marlon Humphrey (foot) are all expected to play Sunday against the Steelers.
Top 10 pass rushers: Micah Parsons earns top marks in new Next Gen Stats Pressure Probability Model
The Next Gen Stats analytics team ranks the top pass rushers of the 2023 NFL season using the new NGS Stats Pressure Probability Model. Who earns the No. 1 spot? And which teams land multiple players?
Bills QB Josh Allen, Eagles RB D'Andre Swift highlight Players of the Week
Philadelphia running back D'Andre Swift and Buffalo quarterback Josh Allen lead the way for Players of the Week.
2023 NFL season: One potential first-time Pro Bowler from each AFC team
Kevin Patra has selected one candidate from each AFC team to earn a first Pro Bowl nod in 2023. Which Jets playmaker could benefit most from Aaron Rodgers' arrival? Will Austin Ekeler finally get the recognition he deserves?
Alex Highsmith, Steelers agree to terms on four-year, $68 million extension
Alex Highsmith and the Steelers agreed to terms on a four-year, $68 million extension, per NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. Highsmith, 25, was entering the fourth and final year of his rookie contract.
Steelers' Alex Highsmith 'still confident' long-term deal will get done ahead of contract year
Even as the Steelers' 2022 season was a disappointment, Alex Highsmith put his best foot forward. The fourth-year pass rusher recently said he is still hopeful that he can cash in on his career season in the form of a long-term contract.
Steelers LB Alex Highsmith: 'We can be the best defense in the NFL' in 2023 if we stay healthy
With a healthy T.J. Watt back into the fold, Steelers LB Alex Highsmith believes Pittsburgh has the personnel to be one of the NFL's best defenses in 2023.
Next Gen Stats' top 10 disruptors of 2022: Reigning NFL DPOY Nick Bosa ranked, but not No. 1
Nick Shook uses Next Gen Stats metrics to rank the top 10 disruptors of the 2022 NFL season. Who earned the No. 1 spot over Defensive Player of the Year Nick Bosa?
NFL's unsung heroes in 2022 season: Spotlighting 1 overlooked/surprise contributor from each AFC team
Nick Shook is recognizing one unsung hero from each team, with the selections ranging from surprise difference-makers to players who don't get the attention they deserve. D.J. Reed, Jerick McKinnon and Alex Highsmith are among the AFC players who get their due.
2023 Pro Bowl Games snubs: Justin Fields, Tua Tagovailoa among players left out
Now that the Pro Bowl Games rosters have been revealed, which players who were left out deserved the nod? Eric Edholm identifies 15 snubs.
2022 NFL season's top 10 edge rushers: No. 1 spot goes to Browns' Myles Garrett over Cowboys' Micah Parsons
The Next Gen Stats analytics team reveals its ranking of the 10 best edge rushers entering Week 14 of the 2022 NFL season, with the Browns' Myles Garrett leading a list of star defenders.
2022 NFL season: Four things to watch for in Steelers-Colts game on 'Monday Night Football'
NFL.com's Christian Gonzales breaks down four things to watch for in Monday's prime-time game between the Steelers and Colts.
Thirty-two players nominated for 2022 Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award
The 32 player nominees for the eighth annual Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award have been finalized, the NFL announced.
Vikings WR Justin Jefferson, Colts RB Jonathan Taylor lead Players of the Week
Indianapolis running back Jonathan Taylor and Minnesota wide receiver Justin Jefferson are among the Players of the Week.
Cameron Heyward: Steelers 'not reinventing the wheel' with T.J. Watt out
With T.J. Watt on injured reserve, the Steelers are preparing for life without their game-wrecking playmaker. Star defensive lineman Cameron Heyward knows Pittsburgh will have to do only a few things differently sans Watt.
Building the best NFL team money can buy under the 2022 salary cap
What is the best possible team money could buy in 2022? NFL Media researcher Anthony Holzman-Escareno builds the ultimate 53-man roster while remaining under this year's $208.2 million salary cap.
NFL officials acknowledge refs erred on multiple calls against Bears in Week 9 loss to Steelers
Members of the NFL's officiating department who reviewed the game acknowledged that referee Tony Corrente and his crew erred on at least three separate critical calls and non-calls that went against the Bears in their loss to the Steelers, per Ian Rapoport and Tom Pelissero.
NFL's most underappreciated players: Jordan Poyer, Courtland Sutton, Alex Highsmith among AFC picks
Who are the NFL's most underappreciated players? Cynthia Frelund scours every AFC roster and uses her context-based models to spotlight one overlooked standout on each team.
AFC North projected starters: Browns bursting with firepower; don't dismiss Steelers
Is this the Browns' year? How frisky are the Bengals? Will the Ravens struggle to manufacture a pass rush? Are people hastily dismissing the Steelers? Gregg Rosenthal projects the starters for every AFC North team.
2020 NFL rookie grades, AFC North: Bengals, Browns see big returns
How did Joe Burrow and the rest of the Bengals' rookies perform in Year 1? What about the Browns' impressive newbies? Nick Shook grades each AFC North team's rookie class.
Scouting reports on six NFL players set for bigger roles in Week 14
Charley Casserly scouts six notable players, including a pair of Pittsburgh Steelers linebackers, who could be set for bigger roles in Week 14.
2020 NFL playoff picture: Rookies who will shape postseason race
Will Tua Tagovailoa push the Dolphins into the playoffs? Can Justin Jefferson lift the Vikings? Gil Brandt ranks 12 rookies primed to impact the postseason race.
T.J. Watt and Alex Highsmith combine for red zone sack vs. Murray
Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker's T.J. Watt and Alex Highsmith combine for red zone sack vs. Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray to force a second-and-long.
Alex Highsmith explodes off edge for 7-yard sack vs. Kyler Murray
Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Alex Highsmith explodes off edge for 7-yard sack vs. Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray to force fourth down late in first quarter.
Top 10 Steelers plays at midseason | 2023 season
Watch a countdown of the 10 best highlight plays made by the Pittsburgh Steelers through the first nine weeks of the 2023 regular season.
Alex Highsmith discusses Steelers defense during '23 season
Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Alex Highsmith discusses Steelers defense during '23 season on 'The NFL Report'.
Gerald McCoy's Top 5 underappreciated pass rushers of 2023 season
NFL Network's Gerald McCoy's Top 5 underappreciated pass rushers of 2023 season.
Highsmith's second sack of night goes for big loss with 1:17 remaining
Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Alex Highsmith's second sack of 'Thursday Night Football' goes for a big loss with 1:17 remaining.
Alex Highsmith takes down Levis for Steelers' second sack of game
Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Alex Highsmith takes down Tennessee Titans rookie quarterback Levis for Steelers' second sack of the game.
Steelers' best defensive plays vs. Jaguars | Week 8
Watch the best plays by the Pittsburgh Steelers' defense against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 8 of the 2023 NFL season.
Minkah Fitzpatrick sustains apparent hamstring injury during Steelers' sack of Lawrence
Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Alex Highsmith sacks Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence, and safety Minkah Fitzpatrick goes down with an apparent non-contact injury.
Can't-Miss Play: Highsmith's strip-sack of Jackson ends up in Watt's hands for game-altering takeaway
Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Alex Highsmith's strip-sack of Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson ends up in the hands of Steelers linebacker T.J. Watt for late game takeaway.
Cam Heyward discusses his recovery from his Week 1 injury, defensive players to watch in Week 3
Pittsburgh Steelers defensive tackle Cam Heyward shares how has recovery been going since Week 1 injury, defensive players to keep an out for in Week 3, and more.
Can't-Miss Play: Highsmith and Watt combine for Steelers second defensive TD vs. Browns
Pittsburgh Steelers linebackers Alex Highsmith and T.J. Watt combine for Steelers second defensive touchdown vs. the Cleveland Browns on a strip sack of quarterback Deshaun Watson.
Can't-Miss Play: Highsmith snags pick-six TD vs. Watson on first drive of game
On the first play of the game, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Alex Highsmith picks off a deflected pass from Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson and returns it 30 yards for the opening touchdown on 'Monday Night Football'.
Alex Highsmith stuffs Christian McCaffrey short on third down
Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Alex Highsmith stuffs San Francisco 49ers running back Christian McCaffrey short at the line of scrimmage on third down to force fourth down.
Steelers LB Alex Highsmith on his expectations entering 2023 season, previews Week 1 matchup vs. 49ers
Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Alex Highsmith wakes up with "GMFB" and shares his expectations entering 2023 season, previews Week 1 matchup vs. the San Francisco 49ers.
Steelers' top plays vs. Bills | Preseason Week 2
Watch the Pittsburgh Steelers' top plays vs. the Buffalo Bills in the Preseason Week 2 game.
Josh Allen's heroic efforts are thwarted by Steelers' pursuit
Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen's heroic efforts are thwarted by Pittsburgh Steelers' pursuit.
Alex Highsmith hunts Carr down for 13-yard sack on third down
Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Alex Highsmith hunts down Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr for a 13-yard sack on third down.
PFF 90 Club: Highest-graded players | Week 15
See the highest graded players from Week 15 of the NFL season, according to Pro Football Focus
Alex Highsmith's spin move off edge results in 8-yard sack
Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Alex Highsmith's spin move off edge results in 8-yard sack vs. Carolina Panthers quarterback Sam Darnold.
Alex Highsmith gets home on Ryan for key late-game sack
Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Alex Highsmith gets home on Indianapolis Colts quarterback Matt Ryan for a key late-game sack.
PFF 90 Club: Highest-graded players | Week 10
See the highest graded players from Week 10 of the NFL season, according to Pro Football Focus
Alex Highsmith bursts through edge to shut down draw play
Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Alex Highsmith bursts through the edge to shut down New Orleans Saints tight end Taysom Hill's draw play at line of scrimmage.
Every Alex Highsmith sack at the bye | 2022 season
Watch all 6.5 sacks by Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Alex Highsmith through 8 weeks of the 2022 NFL season.