Steelers CB Witherspoon cashes in on breakout season
Ahkello Witherspoon spent most of the first half of the 2021 NFL season standing on the sideline in sweatpants while the Pittsburgh Steelers went on without him. Witherspoon credits both for the two-year contract he signed earlier this month that will keep the veteran cornerback in Pittsburgh. “The most important opportunity is the next one,” Witherspoon said Monday.news.yahoo.com
Live updates: Winless Detroit Lions back on the road to face Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 10
FinneyLT Taylor Decker will make season debut for Detroit Lions; WR Josh Reynolds out--The Detroit Lions (0-8) have an opportunity to start the second half of their season on a bright note against the Pittsburgh Steelers (5-3) in Week 10. Hit the refresh button to keep up and make sure to follow MLive’s Detroit Lions reporters on Twitter -- @BenjaminSRaven and @kmeinke. Detroit has lost five straight in this series, not beating the Steelers since the infamous coin toss overtime game on Thanksgiving in 1998. They’ve tied once and lost the other nine games on the road against the Steelers since that last victory. How to watch Detroit Lions at Pittsburgh Steelers: Everything you need to know heading into Week 10Steelers rule out QB Ben Roethlisberger against Lions due to COVIDDetroit Lions vs. Pittsburgh Steelers betting odds for 11/14/21 game: Lions an underdog on the roadDetroit Lions at Pittsburgh Steelers: Matchups to watch, key questions heading into Week 102021 Team stats:DVOA offensive ranking: Lions 30th | Steelers 18thDVOA defensive ranking: Lions 29th | Steelers 13thNet yards gained per passing attempt: Lions 5.5 (29th) | Steelers 5.9 (26th)Rushing yards per attempt: Lions 4.1 (20th) | Steelers 3.6 (29th)Points per game: Lions 16.8 (29th) | Steelers 20.1 (23rd)Points allowed per game: Lions 30.5 (31st) | Steelers 21.1 (8th)Net yards allowed per passing attempt: Lions 8.3 (32nd) | Steelers 6.7 (20th)Rushing yards allowed per attempt: Lions 4.3 (16th) | Steelers 4.4 (20th)Takeaways: Lions 7 | Steelers 8mlive.com
Third-string QB Beathard throws 3 TDs, 49ers stun Cardinals
San Francisco 49ers running back Jeff Wilson (30) celebrates his touchdown against the Arizona Cardinals with quarterback C.J. Beathard threw three touchdown passes, Jeff Wilson ran for 183 yards, and the San Francisco 49ers dealt a brutal blow to the Arizona Cardinals' playoff hopes by defeating them 20-12 on Saturday. If the Chicago Bears win their final two games, they will reach the playoffs because of a tiebreaker over the Cardinals. The 49ers (6-9) pulled ahead 14-6 in the third quarter on Beathard’s 9-yard touchdown pass to fullback Kyle Juszczyk. Cardinals: LB Haason Reddick (hamstring) left the game in the first quarter, but returned early in the second quarter.
Lions WR Golladay makes 2020 debut; Bucs' Godwin also active
Jeudy is active for the Bucs game as Denver quarterback Jeff Driskel makes his first start while Drew Lock recovers from a shoulder injury. Cardinals: QB Brett Hundley, WR Christian Kirk, RB Eno Benjamin, OL Mason Cole, OL Josh Miles, DL Leki Fotu. ___CHICAGO AT ATLANTABears: CB Duke Shelley, OG Arlington Hambright, NT Daniel McCullers, WR RIley Ridley, OLB Trevis GipsonFalcons: WR Julio Jones, CB A.J. Browns: WR Donovan Peoples-Jones, CB Greedy Williams, LB Jacob Phillips, Olivier Vernon, Evan Brown and WR Rashard Higgins. Brown, CB Chris Jackson OLB Derick Roberson, C Aaron Brewer, TE Geoff Swaim, DT Matt DickersonVikings: WR Tajaé Sharpe, WR K.J.