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Steelers try to stop throwing Fitz, Buccaneers

The Pittsburgh Steelers are off to a rough start -- on and off the field -- and it doesn't figure to get any easier when they visit the suddenly potent Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Monday night.

Pittsburgh first-team All-Pro running back Le'Veon Bell is holding out and first-team All-Pro wide receiver Antonio Brown didn't report for work Monday, and implied on Twitter that he wanted to be traded. But the Steelers' biggest problem could be Tampa Bay quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick.

Fitzpatrick became the first player to record back-to-back 400-yard, four-touchdown games to start a season, and could be licking his chops after Kansas City's Patrick Mahomes tossed six touchdown passes in the visiting Chiefs' 42-37 victory over the Steelers last week.

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NFC South Division
TeamWLTPct
Tampa Bay 2001.000
Atlanta 110.500
Carolina 110.500
New Orleans 110.500
Full Standings
Leaders
Pass Yds: R. Fitzpatrick819
Pass TDs: R. Fitzpatrick8
Rush Yds: P. Barber91
Rush TDs: R. Fitzpatrick1
Rec Yds: D. Jackson275
Rec TDs: D. Jackson3
Int: K. Alexander0
Sacks: K. Alexander1.0
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 965 (3)
Passing Yards: 819 (1)
Rushing Yards: 155 (27)
Points per game: 37.5 (2)
Yards per game: 482.5 (1)
Touchdowns: 9 (2)
Field Goals: 2 (26)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 887 (29)
Passing Yards: 773 (31)
Rushing Yards: 134 (2)
Points per game: 30.5 (27)
Yards per game: 443.5 (31)
Touchdowns: 8 (30)
Field Goals: 1 (3)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
9/19 C. Ward cut
9/12 W. Clarke signed
9/12 J. Jones pract. squad add
9/12 V. Hargreaves III on IR shoulder
9/11 M. Williams signed
9/11 A. Gettis cut
9/11 J. Richards pract. squad add
9/11 A. Victor pract. squad del
9/11 D. Bond cut
9/11 R. Bullough cut
Injuries
Date Player Status
9/16 B. Grimes groin (Out)
9/16 V. Vea calf (Out)
9/16 D. Jackson shoulder, concussion (Questionable)
9/16 J. Pierre-Paul knee (Questionable)
9/12 V. Hargreaves III shoulder (IR)
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