James Harrison terrorized Andy Dalton for three sacks, Antonio Brown scored on a punt return and the Steelers special teams dominated as Pittsburgh capitalized on plenty of Bengals mistakes and trounced Cincinnati 35-7 at Heinz Field on Sunday.
The offense put up points in bunches, the defense hassled and pressured Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton, and the Steelers’ special teams came up with big play after big play in a 35-7 victory that
Nasir Robinson had 16 points and 12 rebounds, and Ashton Gibbs got hot at the right time—and made the defensive play of the game in the waning seconds—to lead Pitt past Tennessee 61-56 in Knoxville on Saturday afternoon in the Big East/SEC Challenge.
Brandon Lindsey led a Pitt defense that forced six turnovers—three by Lindsey—and Kevin Harper kicked four field goals as the Panthers defeated Syracuse 33-20 at Heinz Field. The Panthers secured a bowl berth with the win.
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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.
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.
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.”