Pittsburgh may have squandered a prime opportunitity to push for home-field advantage in the playoffs on Monday night, but they'll receive an early Christmas present on Saturday, drawing the lowly St. Louis Rams at Heinz Field in the team's final home game of the regular season.
12/20/2011 - 22:06
Ben Roethlisberger was hobbled, the 49ers defense was dominant and the Steelers were humbled in San Francisco 20-3 on Monday Night Football.
12/20/2011 - 01:32
Jerome "The Bus" Bettis played for the Pittsburgh Steelers from 1996 to 2005. He was a fan favorite and culminated his career by helping lead the Steelers to an improbable playoff run in his last season, and a Super Bowl victory in his hometown of Detroit before retiring.
12/19/2011 - 15:23
John Malecki describes the first time he got cut by a NFL team as heart-dropping. He was originally signed as an undrafted free agent by Tennessee in April 2010. Then, all within the month of August, he was waived by Tennessee, signed by Cleveland and waived by Cleveland.
12/15/2011 - 20:24
Thursday's win could stand out as one of the signature games of Ben Roethlisberger’s career. And that says quite a bit, considering his career has included two Super Bowl victories, three games with a perfect passer rating, and numerous moments where he has used his unique play style to redefine what a quarterback can be.
12/14/2011 - 21:44
Head coach Mike Tomlin could head into 49ers territory with a depleted roster. QB Ben Roethlisberger, safety Troy Polamalu, and center Maurkice Pouncey are all questionable for Monday's matchup - and while LaMarr Woodley could return this week, the Steelers will be without suspended star James Harrison.
12/13/2011 - 22:02
Steelers linebacker James Harrison has been suspended for one game for his helmet-to-helmet hit on Browns quarterback Colt McCoy last Thursday.
12/13/2011 - 12:57
Ben Roethlisberger suffered a high ankle sprain, but returned in the second half to lead his team to a 14-3 victory over the Cleveland Browns on Thursday Night. A fourth-quarter interception by William Gay prevented a Cleveland touchdown and a hobbled Ben found Antonio Brown for a 79-yard touchdown two plays later for the game-clinching score.
12/09/2011 - 01:26
Mortty Ivy and Damon Cromartie-Smith added to active roster
12/09/2011 - 00:12
Second-year receiver returned punt 60 yards for touchdown in Steelers win over Bengals
12/07/2011 - 10:28
Antonio Brown's 60-yard punt return for a touchdown was the dagger in a 35-7 victory over Cincinnati, but Pittsburgh's overall performance on special teams drastically altered the dynamic of a game that could have been much, much closer.
12/06/2011 - 21:32
The Steelers will hope that the momentum of their 35-7 win over the Bengals carries over into a home matchup against the Browns on a short week. That home contest kicks off the final stretch of the season, with Pittsburgh likely needing to win out to catch the Ravens for the AFC North crown.
12/05/2011 - 21:25
The Steelers executed in all three phases in a 35-7 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals at Heinz Field. Hear Mike Tomlin, Ben Roethlisberger, Hines Ward, Mike Wallace, Brett Keisel, and Cameron Heyward speak on the key division win.
12/04/2011 - 21:05
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.
12/04/2011 - 17:11