The kickoff is dead. Long live the kickoff. As expected, the NFL's decision to move kickoffs to the 35 yard-line produced more touchbacks early in the season. But it did not eliminate the return touchdown.
10/10/2011 - 16:11
Big Ben threw for a career-high five touchdowns to guide the Steelers to a 38-17 victory over the Tennessee Titans to move the defending AFC Champs above .500 once again. Pittsburgh outgained Tennessee 174-66 on the ground thanks to strongs effort by Isaac Redman and Jonathan Dwyer.
10/09/2011 - 18:05
This game made Pittsburgh’s 2008 draft look even worse. Sixth-round pick Mike Humpal couldn’t make the team as a rookie, but no one was going to miss a sixth-round pick in the long run. When Bruce Davis failed to make the team out of training camp in his second year though, Pittsburgh lost a third-round pick in the same draft.
10/05/2011 - 17:27
Chris Scott released to make room for veteran lineman
10/05/2011 - 09:53
The Steelers bring a 2-2 record back to Pittsburgh and will prepare to face the 3-1 Tennessee Titans on Sunday. However, they'll be taking the field without the services of outside linebacker James Harrison, who will miss a number of weeks with an eye injury.
10/04/2011 - 21:33
The month of September was a bitter pill to swallow for the Pittsburgh Steelers, but it may end up being just what the doctor ordered. The defending AFC champion Steelers opened the season with one of their worst losses in decades, a 35-7 beatdown at the hands of their biggest rival, the Baltimore Ravens.
10/02/2011 - 11:41
QB: Tom Brady, New England: Sure, the month ended with a four-interception performance against the Bills. All the same, Brady threw four touchdowns in that game to give him a league-leading 11 scores in September. He also laps the field in yardage and already has an NFL-record tying 99-yard pass in 2011.
10/02/2011 - 11:27
The running game is a major issue, with multiple people to blame. There are some that will blame Mendenhall for the struggles of Pittsburgh’s rushing attack, saying he doesn’t hit the hole with enough authority and that he’s unable to gain tough yards on his own. Others blame the sub-standard offensive line and say that Mendenhall has no room to run.
09/28/2011 - 21:10
After barely escaping with a win in Indianapolis, Pittsburgh will continue its tour of the AFC South with a trip to Houston to play the 2-1 Texans and their high-flying offense.
09/27/2011 - 20:48
The Steelers survived three turnovers, multiple injuries on the offensive line and an overwhelmingly dominant performance by Colts defensive end Dwight Freeney to beat Indianapolis 23-20 on a last-second field foal by Shaun Suisham.
09/26/2011 - 00:07
Mike Wallace is much more than a one-trick pony. He is quickly evolving from one of the league’s best deep threats to one of its top receivers. His deep speed, the attribute that used to be his one trick, is now setting him up for routes all over the field.
09/21/2011 - 23:27
The Steelers followed their Week 1 whipping in Baltimore with a resounding shutout over the Seahawks at Heinz Field. The Black and Gold look to get a winning streak going with a trip Indianapolis to face the reeling Colts on Sunday Night Football.
09/20/2011 - 20:44
After a nearly five month work stoppage, the NFL and NFL Players Association have agreed to a new Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) that will provide labor peace for the next ten years.
09/20/2011 - 16:07
Check out PSR Radio for locker room interviews with Ellis Cannon following the Steelers shut out of Seattle in the 2011 home opener. Ellis talks with Brett Keisel, Troy Polamalu, LaMarr Woodley, Aaron Smith, Marcus Gilbert, William Gay, Larry Foote and Lawrence Timmons.
09/18/2011 - 19:39
Ellis G. Cannon
Ben Roethlisberger completed 22-of-30 passes for 298 yards and a touchdown, and the Steelers defense dominated the Seahawks, holding them to 164 total yards as Pittsburgh bounced back from a Week 1 loss to soundly defeat Seattle 24-0.
09/18/2011 - 16:25