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Starkey: No explaining Steelers, AFC North - Tribune-Review

1 hour 3 min ago

Starkey: No explaining Steelers, AFC North
Tribune-Review
Has there ever been a Steelers team as unreadable as this? A team that shuttles from dominance to disarray and back so frequently and randomly? It began at the beginning, which at least makes sense. Nothing else does. The Inscrutable Steelers started ...

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Steelers Ben Roethlisberger takes aim at team record for touchdown passes in a ... - Behind the Steel Curtain (blog)

12 hours 6 min ago

Steelers Ben Roethlisberger takes aim at team record for touchdown passes in a ...
Behind the Steel Curtain (blog)
He wasn't on his game in the Meadowlands and the Steelers didn't play well. As Roethlisberger goes, so go the Steelers. Because of that, it would seem wise to set up game plans for the last five games that involve heavy doses of passing. The matchups ...

Steelers Josh Harris doubts there are too many running backs with his speed - Behind the Steel Curtain (blog)

13 hours 10 min ago

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Steelers Josh Harris doubts there are too many running backs with his speed
Behind the Steel Curtain (blog)
Harris, an undrafted rookie free agent this year, spent the early part of this season on the Steelers' practice squad after earning a spot with the team during a spring tryout. However, when LeGarrette Blount was released, Harris was promoted to the ...
Steelers giving undrafted running back a shotPittsburgh Post Gazette

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Steelers dogged by fumbles more than a lack of turnovers - Behind the Steel Curtain (blog)

13 hours 56 min ago

Steelers dogged by fumbles more than a lack of turnovers
Behind the Steel Curtain (blog)
Turnover differential is often the one statistic that links teams with wins and losses. A few of the top teams in the NFL are, not coincidentally, leading the league in turnover differential. The Steelers aren't the best in that area, and it'll need to ...

These players will be key for the Steelers over their final five games - Behind the Steel Curtain

14 hours 44 min ago

These players will be key for the Steelers over their final five games
Behind the Steel Curtain
After the bye this week, the Steelers are likely to get back safeties Troy Polamalu and Shamarko Thomas, linebacker Jarvis Jones and nose tackle Steve McLendon. They may also get back cornerback Ike Taylor or possibly even outside linebacker Jarvis ...

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Steelers looking for consistency down the stretch - Fresno Bee

21 hours 22 min ago

Fresno Bee

Steelers looking for consistency down the stretch
Fresno Bee
No matter the opponent the Steelers somehow find a way to turn each weekend into a three-hour high-wire act. So while Taylor is encouraged as Pittsburgh takes a 7-4 record into a welcome bye week, he's not exactly ready to start thinking about January ...
5 Pittsburgh Steelers Players Who Need to Get Healthy During Bye WeekBleacher Report
Ike likes what he's seeing from SteelersSteelers.com
Ike Taylor impressed with Steelers' rookies, two in particularESPN (blog)
Behind the Steel Curtain (blog)
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Steelers looking for consistency down the stretch - Charlotte Observer

21 hours 55 min ago

Charlotte Observer

Steelers looking for consistency down the stretch
Charlotte Observer
Something the Steelers have done regularly down the stretch under coach Mike Tomlin. Pittsburgh is 22-13 over the final five games of the season during Tomlin's seven years on the job, including 4-1 marks in 2008, 2010 and 2011. The Steelers made the ...
Ike likes what he's seeing from SteelersSteelers.com
5 Pittsburgh Steelers Players Who Need to Get Healthy During Bye WeekBleacher Report
Ike Taylor impressed with Steelers' rookies, two in particularESPN (blog)
Behind the Steel Curtain (blog) -Steelers Depot
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Steelers' Wheaton embraces expanding role - Tribune-Review

22 hours 4 min ago

Steelers' Wheaton embraces expanding role
Tribune-Review
Wheaton isn't likely to surrender kickoff-return duties when the Steelers host the New Orleans Saints next weekend at Heinz Field, considering he's averaging a team-high 24 yards on nine returns. He would rank eighth in the AFC if he had the minimum 12 ...

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Steelers giving undrafted running back a shot - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

22 hours 16 min ago

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Steelers giving undrafted running back a shot
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
“You're seeing, more and more, running back by committee in college,” Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley said. “You're getting two or three guys getting a lot of carries in the spread offense a lot of the teams are running. It's developing more ...
Steelers Josh Harris doubts there are too many running backs with his speedBehind the Steel Curtain (blog)

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Steelers giving undrafted running back a shot - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

22 hours 16 min ago

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Steelers giving undrafted running back a shot
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
“You're seeing, more and more, running back by committee in college,” Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley said. “You're getting two or three guys getting a lot of carries in the spread offense a lot of the teams are running. It's developing more ...
Steelers Josh Harris doubts there are too many running backs with his speedBehind the Steel Curtain (blog)

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Pittsburgh Steelers' Antonio Brown Joins Athletes Pumping Nutritional ... - Forbes

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 13:52

Pittsburgh Steelers' Antonio Brown Joins Athletes Pumping Nutritional ...
Forbes
Pro Bowl receiver Antonio Brown of the Pittsburgh Steelers became the latest in a flurry of athletes to be spokesmen for the exploding nutritional supplement industry sweeping the nation. Pittsburgh-based BioRhythm's products are sold in more than 1 ...
BioRhythm Names Steelers WR Antonio Brown As Newest SpokesmanSteelers Depot

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Steelers OLB Jarvis Jones' return not guaranteed in 2014 - Behind the Steel Curtain

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 09:23

Steelers OLB Jarvis Jones' return not guaranteed in 2014
Behind the Steel Curtain
The Pittsburgh Steelers' defense has had its share of injuries in 2014. One of many was the dislocated wrist of second-year outside linebacker Jarvis Jones. Jones was placed on the injured reserve/designated-to-return list after having surgery to ...
Steelers LB coach cautiously optimistic Jarvis Jones will play again in 2014ESPN (blog)
Steelers Holding Out Hope That Injured LB Jarvis Jones Will Play Again This ...Steelers Depot

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Steelers 2014 free-agency class has had a rocky 11 games - Behind the Steel Curtain

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 07:54

Steelers 2014 free-agency class has had a rocky 11 games
Behind the Steel Curtain
Fans had reason for optimism surrounding the Steelers' free-agency class of 2014. Not only was it more than just a player or two (which is typical in the very small school of Steelers' free-agency classes), but it was at least one starter and, at worst ...
Players share their bye week plansSteelers.com

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Bob Smizik: Steelers continue to confound; no surprise as Pirates dump Ike Davis - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 05:39

Bob Smizik: Steelers continue to confound; no surprise as Pirates dump Ike Davis
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
The Steelers' season is 11 games old and we know about as much concerning how good or how bad they are as we did in training camp. They are 7-4, which is good, but except for games in weeks eight and nine against Indianapolis and Baltimore, they've ...

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Steelers enjoy flying under the radar - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 00:01

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Steelers enjoy flying under the radar
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
With their latest open week finally upon them, the Steelers might not be in the position they would prefer, have not arrived there how they thought they might, but, with the bottom line of 7-4, they are smack in the thick of the playoff chase. Don't ...
A Steeler's Early Departure Becomes a Permanent ExitNew York Times
Steelers Film Room: Inside look at the inside and outside zone running of the ...Behind the Steel Curtain
5 Pittsburgh Steelers Players Who Need to Get Healthy During Bye WeekBleacher Report
Steelers.com -Fresno Bee
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Play of nose tackles could have impact on Steelers' stretch run - Tribune-Review

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 23:18

Guardian Liberty Voice

Play of nose tackles could have impact on Steelers' stretch run
Tribune-Review
He likely will get a chance to start ahead of ailing veteran Steve McLendon when the Steelers face the New Orleans Saints on Nov. 30 at Heinz Field. “I had to keep working hard,” said McCullers, who was inactive for the first six games. “I want it more ...
Figuring Out the 2014 Pittsburgh SteelersSportingCharts.com
Steelers Haven't Used Their No-Huddle Offense Much In Second Half Of SeasonSteelers Depot
Pittsburgh Steelers: The NFL's EnigmaGuardian Liberty Voice

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Ed Bouchette's Steelers chat transcript: 11.20.14 - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 15:19

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Ed Bouchette's Steelers chat transcript: 11.20.14
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Go Steelers!: Hi Ed, on the touchdown before halftime shouldn't there have been safety help deep? On the replay I see Will Allen biting hard on the fake too. It appeared Allen also had responsibility for that side of the field. Ed Bouchette: No ...
Steelers Insider Ed Bouchette: Dri Archer Could See More Work In Steelers ...CBS Local

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Steelers LB coach cautiously optimistic Jarvis Jones will play again in 2014 - ESPN (blog)

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 14:32

Steelers LB coach cautiously optimistic Jarvis Jones will play again in 2014
ESPN (blog)
“I hope he can, but we'll see,” Steelers linebackers coach Keith Butler told ESPN.com. “A linebacker's got to be able to use his hands. If he can't use his hands, he can't play. He's defenseless, and we're not going to put him on the field if he's ...
Steelers Holding Out Hope That Injured LB Jarvis Jones Will Play Again This ...Steelers Depot

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Troy Polamalu nears return - ESPN

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 13:15

Troy Polamalu nears return
ESPN
Cornerback Ike Taylor, meanwhile, is waiting for clearance from Steelers doctors as he works his way back from a broken forearm. Taylor, who was injured in the Steelers' 37-19 win at Carolina on Sept. 21, has been practicing on a limited basis and he ...

Ex-Steeler LeGarrette Blount signs with Patriots - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:59

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Ex-Steeler LeGarrette Blount signs with Patriots
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Former Steelers running back LeGarrette Blount wasn't out of work for long, as the New England Patriots announced this afternoon that they've signed Blount. Blount was released by the Steelers on Tuesday morning after he walked out on his teammates ...

This is not a great time for the National Football League. America's richest and most successful sports league is being taken to task by everyone from media to protest groups to longtime fans.
Editor's DeskFeature One
When the Penguins dealt Jordan Staal to the Carolina Hurricanes for Brandon Sutter, Brian Dumoulin and the No. 8 overall pick on Draft Day 2012, they were coming off a string of disappointing playoff finishes.
Blue LineFeature Two
The six western Pennsylvania quarterbacks in the Pro Football Hall of Fame -- Jim Kelly, Dan Marino, Joe Montana, Joe Namath, George Blanda and Johnny Unitas -- will be honored in Pittsburgh next summer.
Feature ThreePure Steel
From 2004 to 2011, the Steelers led the league or finished second in fewest points allowed per game five times. Those squads were marshaled by Steelers greats such as nose tackle Casey Hampton and receiver Hines Ward, who recently made headlines for calling his old team's defense “soft.”
Feature FourPure Steel
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The 2014-15 season is underway and plenty of high-end talent dots the top teams in America. Here is PSR's early peek at some of the best players in the land.
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There were smiles after a Plum football game late last season, for the first time in more than two years. The Mustangs finally came out on the winning end of a game.
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At Pitt Basketball’s 2014 Midnight Madness event, Joseph Uchebo did not win the dunk contest. He did, however, win over the fans.
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Can John Calipari load up for another title run with what is perhaps America's most talented roster? Does UConn have enough to repeat? Will the Tar Heels big men lead UNC to the promised land?
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