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The assignment: Identify the four best teams in the NFL and the likely participants in the conference title games Sunday, Jan. 22. It sounded easy enough until further study proved that this isn’t a great season for great teams. In other words, there may not be four.
01/13/2012 - 10:38
Jerry DiPaola
Ike Taylor may be receiving the lion's share of the blame for Sunday's postseason loss, but he was just part of the problem in a loss that really was a total team effort. Numerous players and coaches had a hand in what turned out to be an overtime defeat to an inferior opponent.
01/12/2012 - 21:39
Kenneth Torgent
Pittsburgh's unexpected first-round loss to Denver knocked them out of the playoffs and into the offseason.
01/10/2012 - 20:21
Kenneth Torgent
Tim Tebow hooked up for an 80-yard score to Demaryius Thomas on the first play of overtime, and the Steelers fell to the Broncos 29-23 in Denver. Thomas abused Ike Taylor all afternoon, racking up 204 yards on four catches. Isaac Redman was outstanding in a losing effort with 121 yards in his postseason debut.
01/08/2012 - 21:51
Kenneth Torgent
Running backs coach taken to hospital
01/06/2012 - 12:12
Tony DeFazio
This week's Six Points looks ahead at the playoffs, instead of back at the Browns. Find out why the loss of Mendenhall might not be the team's most significant, why the Steelers have struggled on the road, and why those struggles might not matter this Sunday.
01/05/2012 - 18:56
Kenneth Torgent
Running back Chad Spann added to active roster; team adds back to practice squad
01/04/2012 - 11:59
PSR Staff
Steelers safety had two tackles and three pass breakups in Pittsburgh's win in Cleveland
01/04/2012 - 10:27
PSR Staff
With Rashard Mendenhall on IR and Ryan Clark being held out as a precaution, the Steelers will need Isaac Redman and Ryan Mundy - among others - to step up in a postseason road battle with Tim Tebow and the Broncos on Wild Card Weekend.
01/03/2012 - 22:09
Kenneth Torgent
When I sat down, in mid-April, to write out a column on what the Steelers needed to do in the then-upcoming 2011 NFL Draft, it was a no-brainer. This team needed help at cornerback, and it needed it bad.
01/03/2012 - 14:58
Kenneth Torgent
Cornerback Anthony Madison, who joined the Steelers in 2006 and has been with the team on and off since then, will replace injured running back Rashard Mendenhall on the team's active roster.
01/03/2012 - 14:30
PSR Staff
Quarterback Aaron Rodgers of the 15-1 Green Bay Packers leads the way for PSR's 2011 NFL All-Pro team, compiled by Scott Kromko.
01/03/2012 - 13:29
Scott Kromko
Will Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow Ever Win an NFL Playoff Game? "NO WAY," counters Chris Mac of TheChrisMack.com.
01/03/2012 - 13:20
Chris Mack
Will Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow Ever Win an NFL Playoff Game? "OF COURSE," says Tim Benz of The X Morning Show
01/03/2012 - 13:00
Tim Benz
Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall tore his right ACL in the team's win over the Browns yesterday and will be out for the remainder of the playoffs. It's possible Mendenhall will return for the start of training camp in July.
01/02/2012 - 18:48
Tony DeFazio
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After a slow start to the recruiting season, things have picked up for new Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi.
Editor's DeskFeature One
In 2001, advanced statistics innovator Bill James released The New Bill James Historical Baseball Abstract, an updated version of his original one thousand-page baseball opus released in 1985.
Feature TwoNorth Shore Notes
Bob Huggins is heading into his ninth season as the head coach at West Virginia and his 30th season as a Division I head coach.
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There is a baseball player at Louisville who just completed the season with a 9-3 record, 117 strikeouts and a 1.77 ERA in 96.2 innings pitched. There’s also a player who batted .308 with four home runs and 34 RBI in 211 at bats.
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The 2015 Steelers open training camp this weekend. Here's what we're wondering as the Black & Gold invade Latrobe.
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Driving past the line of scrimmage and into the secondary at a listed 255 pounds—40 pounds heavier than the league-average running back—few players in NFL history redefined their position quite like Jerome Bettis.
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The Pittsburgh Steelers have been notorious for having a top unit at the linebacker position year in and year out. Dating back to the days of Jack Lambert and Jack Ham, the Steelers have built their defensive foundation around the linebackers.
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With Steelers veterans like Troy Polamalu, Jason Worilds and Ike Taylor all retired, there are several positions that may not be sorted out until the team breaks camp in Latrobe in a couple weeks.
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